Join us on Monday, July 17, 2023, through Thursday, July 20, 2023, for the Southern Grants Forum in Nashville, Tennessee, at the Sheraton Grand Hotel. This in-person conference will feature more than 20 sessions discussing current issues in grants management as well as essential compliance requirements. By attending the Southern Grants Forum, you will enjoy informative and entertaining sessions exploring Federal grants management, fiscal integrity, human resource, governance, and programmatic issues.

SGF 2023 SCHEDULE

NOTE: All session times are Central Daylight Time.

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July 17, 2023
July 18, 2023
July 19, 2023
July 20, 2023

Conference Check-In

Attendees should plan to arrive on Monday, July 17, 2023, for conference check-in starting at 1:00 PM.

  • Legislative Terrace
  • 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Breakfast

Breakfast is served!

  • Legislative Terrace
  • 7:00 AM-8:00 AM

Welcome

Enjoy a warm welcome to Southern Grants Forum 2023.

  • Platinum Ballroom
  • 8:00 AM-8:15 AM

Grants Management Hot Topics

Learn about recent developments in Federal grants management during our opening session.

  • Platinum Ballroom
  • 8:15 AM-9:45 AM

Morning Break

Enjoy a refreshing coffee break.

  • Legislative Terrace
  • 9:45 AM-10:00 AM

General Session 2

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  • Platinum Ballroom
  • 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

General Session 3

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  • Platinum Ballroom
  • 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Afternoon Break

Enjoy an extended afternoon break.

  • Legislative Terrace
  • 2:30 PM-3:00 PM

General Session 4

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  • Platinum Ballroom
  • 3:00 PM-4:30 PM

Reception

End the day meeting your fellow attendees and our speakers during a complimentary networking reception.

  • Skye
  • 5:00 PM-6:30 PM

Breakfast

Breakfast is served!

  • Legislative Terrace
  • 7:00 AM-8:00 AM

Morning Break

Enjoy a refreshing coffee break.

  • Legislative Terrace
  • 9:45 AM-10:00 AM

Breakout Session 2-A

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  • Melody A
  • 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Breakout Session 2-B

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  • Melody B
  • 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Breakout Session 2-C

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  • Studio 4
  • 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Breakout Session 2-D

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  • Studio 5
  • 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Lunch Break (On Your Own)

Explore the Nashville lunch scene during this "own your own" lunch break.

  • On Your Own
  • 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Afternoon Break

Enjoy an extended afternoon break.

  • Legislative Terrace
  • 2:30 PM-3:00 PM

Breakfast

Breakfast is served!

  • Legislative Terrace
  • 7:00 AM-8:00 AM

Morning Break

Enjoy a refreshing coffee break.

  • Legislative Terrace
  • 9:45 AM-10:00 AM

Breakout Session 6-A

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  • Melody A
  • 10:00 AM-11:45 AM

Breakout Session 6-B

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  • Melody B
  • 10:00 AM-11:45 AM

Breakout Session 6-C

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  • Studio 4
  • 10:00 AM-11:45 AM

Breakout Session 6-D

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  • Studio 5
  • 10:00 AM-11:45 AM

SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

CPE Information

Attendees of the Southern Grants Forum can earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits in accordance with the details below. Credits will be based on a 50 minute hour. One (1) hour of CPE credit may be earned per hour of attendance for the educational sessions. The field of study varies; please see session descriptions for more details.

Additional Information 

Prerequisites: Varies (See session descriptions)  |  Advance Preparation: Varies (See session descriptions)  |   Program Level: Varies (See session descriptions)  |  Delivery: Group Live  |  Refund policy  |  For more information regarding refund, concerns, and program cancellation policies, please contact Brian Tipton at [email protected] or (404) 389-4864.

Sponsor

The firm of Carr, Riggs, & Ingram, LLC, is the CPE sponsor for the 2023 Southern Grants Forum. Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

A new attendee can be substituted for the original attendee at no additional charge at any point before the in-person conference.  Our policy is that registrations cannot be cancelled and refunds will not be given after the cancellation deadline. The cancellation deadline for the 2023 Southern Grants Forum is Friday, June 9, 2023, at 5:00 pm EDT. Regardless of registration category or attendance, absent a timely cancellation received before the deadline, each registrant must pay the appropriate registration fee in full.  Any registrant who fails to attend is still obligated to pay the registration fee unless the registrant cancelled before the deadline.  All cancellations must be in writing, but email is sufficient.

Let us know how we can help you!

Do you need some help registering for Southern Grants Forum or just have questions about the conference? Email us or call us at one of these numbers.

(629) 208-7703 (Mary Alison)

(334) 348-1335 (Keith)

(404) 389-4864 (Brian)