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2015 Government Professional Training Seminar

Wednesday and Thursday
September 9 and 10, 2015
7:30 a.m. – Registration and Networking
8:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
(Early Registration by Friday, July 31, 2015; Regular by Friday, August 21, 2015)

Hale Koa Hotel
2055 Kalia Road
Honolulu, HI 96825

CPE Credit Hours: 16 hours (15 hours CPE Yellow Book Qualified)

Early Registration (Registration form and check or government issued
purchase order received by July 31, 2015)
Members (in good standing): $300
Non-members: $375

Registration after July 31 (ends August 21, 2015):
Members (in good standing): $350
Non-members: $425

Click here to see AGA 2015 Training Seminar Brochure

Click here to download AGA 2015 Training Seminar Registration Form



  • Yellow & Green Books – GAO Updates
  • The Future is NOW – For the Uniform Grant Guidance (2 CFR 200)
  • Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Update — the Now and the
  • Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • The Internet of Things: Risks and Rewards
  • City and County of Honolulu: Challenges and Opportunities
  • State Government Financing Challenges


KRISTEN KOCIOLEK, Assistant director on the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) Financial Management and Assurance Team (Replaces James Dalkin)

GILBERT TRAN Senior policy analyst with the Executive Office of the President, OMB, Office of Federal Financial Management

DAVID R. BEAN Director of research and technical activities for the GASB

RONALD HELLER, Practicing law in Hawaii for over 30 years, concentrating on tax litigation, tax law, and business disputes, primarily dealing with accounting and financial

CAREY CARPENTER, Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Enterprise Risk Services Advisory

JOSEPH MENDEZ, Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Enterprise Risk Services Advisory

ROY AMEMIYA, Managing Director, City and County of Honolulu

WESLEY MACHIDA, Director of Finance, Department of Budget and Finance, State of Hawaii