Back in Person & Better Than Ever!

Join your colleagues, friends and fellow AGA members at our first in person event in two years at the 2022 Professional Development Training (PDT22)!  AGA is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all our PDT participants, please review the Health & Safety Guidelines for all in-person attendees.

  • In-Person Participants: All inclusive. Choose between seven concurrent breakout sessions. Attend any of the sessions below.

  • Virtual Participants:  Choose between three pre-selected concurrent breakout sessions (sessions marked with "livestream").

  • All sessions will be recorded and archived and available for one year (no CPE for recorded sessions).

  • All times listed are Pacific Time.


Sunday, July 17, 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Sunday, July 17, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: Platinum Foyer

    Sunday, July 17, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    • Room: San Diego
    The Partnership currently is working on two projects – A follow up to strategic efforts to improve governmental responses to Cyber attacks and limit the impacts on federal, state, and local governments as a result of Cyber Attacks.  Representatives of GSA and GAO will be in attendance to discuss the... ...read more...

      Sunday, July 17, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

      Sunday, July 17, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

      Monday, July 18, 6:00 AM - 6:30 AM

      Monday, July 18, 6:30 AM - 4:00 PM

      • Room: Platinum Foyer

        Monday, July 18, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

        • Room: Platinum 5-10

          Monday, July 18, 7:00 AM - 6:15 PM

          • Room: Platinum 5-10

            Monday, July 18, 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

            • Room: Marquis Ballroom
            Are you ready to rock? Come to a rock show disguised as a keynote based on three core principles — attitude, behavior and consequences. While you can’t always control events, you can control your attitude and behavior and their consequences. With rock & roll philosophy, technique and swagger, be the... ...read more...
            Speaker(s)
            Speaker
            Mark Schulman
            World Renowned Drummer, Author, Speaker
            • Livestream

            Monday, July 18, 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

            • Room: Platinum 5-10

              Monday, July 18, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

              Monday, July 18, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

              Monday, July 18, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

              Monday, July 18, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

              • Room: Newport & Rancho Las Palmas
              Meeting of the AGA’s Financial Management Standards Board with GASB and FASAB representatives.  Attendance is by invitation only, if you are interested in the FMSB or would like more information on this meeting, then contact the FMSB chair or vice chair....

                Monday, July 18, 2:05 PM - 3:20 PM

                Monday, July 18, 3:20 PM - 4:00 PM

                • Room: Platinum 5-10

                  Monday, July 18, 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

                  Monday, July 18, 4:50 PM - 6:15 PM

                  Tuesday, July 19, 6:00 AM - 6:30 AM

                  Tuesday, July 19, 6:30 AM - 4:00 PM

                  • Room: Platinum Foyer

                    Tuesday, July 19, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

                    • Room: Platinum 5-10

                      Tuesday, July 19, 7:00 AM - 4:05 PM

                      • Room: Platinum 5-10

                        Tuesday, July 19, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

                        • Room: Marquis Ballroom
                        Hear the latest research on mindfulness and its application to the workplace.  Leaders must inspire and bring out the best from the workforce, leadership must lead by example and “walk the talk.” To attract, engage and retain top talent, leaders need to create more human and employee-centered workplace environments.   Learn the... ...read more...
                        Speaker(s)
                        Speaker
                        Pandit Dasa
                        Mindful leadership Expert and Author
                        • Livestream

                        Tuesday, July 19, 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM

                        Tuesday, July 19, 10:20 AM - 11:00 AM

                        • Room: Platinum 5-10

                          Tuesday, July 19, 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

                          Tuesday, July 19, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                          • Room: Marquis Ballroom

                            Tuesday, July 19, 1:05 PM - 2:20 PM

                            • Room: Grand E
                            Speaker(s)
                            • Livestream

                            Tuesday, July 19, 2:35 PM - 3:25 PM

                            Tuesday, July 19, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                            • Room: Los Angeles & La Jolla

                              Tuesday, July 19, 3:25 PM - 4:05 PM

                              • Room: Platinum 5-10

                                Tuesday, July 19, 4:05 PM - 4:55 PM

                                Tuesday, July 19, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                • Room: Newport & Rancho Las Palmas

                                  Tuesday, July 19, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

                                  • Room: Grand Plaza
                                  Join us outside of the Anaheim Marriott & Hilton at the Grand Plaza (East) for a networking event with cordials, cigars & desserts.  Note: AGA PDT conference attendee badge is required for entry. ...
                                  Sponsored by: MIL Corporation

                                    Wednesday, July 20, 6:00 AM - 6:30 AM

                                    Wednesday, July 20, 6:30 AM - 4:00 PM

                                    • Room: Platinum Foyer

                                      Wednesday, July 20, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

                                      • Room: Marquis Ballroom
                                      Join us for a breakfast awards ceremony as we recognize and honor the accomplishments of our chapter leaders.  You'll have a chance for some early networking with colleagues.  Note: Breakfast service ends at 8:15 am....

                                        Wednesday, July 20, 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM

                                        • Room: Marquis Ballroom
                                        Two experienced government leaders share their views on hot topics in federal and state government, identifying key focus areas for addressing impacts of the pandemic, how they are driving innovation in their organizations, and future challenges and key opportunities facing the financial management community....
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Moderator
                                        Ms.  Ann Ebberts M.S., PMP
                                        CEO
                                        AGA
                                        Speaker
                                        Mr.  David Lebryk MPA
                                        Fiscal Assistant Secretary
                                        Dept of the Treasury
                                        Speaker
                                        Ms.  Melinda Miguel PMP, CIG
                                        Chief Inspector General
                                        State of Florida, Executive Office of the Governor
                                        • Livestream

                                        Wednesday, July 20, 9:20 AM - 10:10 AM

                                        • Room: Marquis Ballroom
                                        Hear an overview of the U.S. economic outlook and its potential impacts on federal and state governments. You will come away with a better understanding of the different potential economic scenarios which may play out in the quarters to come, including those centered around inflation, public policy, and geopolitical uncertainty....
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Dan White
                                        Economist
                                        Handout(s)
                                        • Livestream

                                        Wednesday, July 20, 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM

                                        • Room: Marquis Foyer

                                          Wednesday, July 20, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

                                          Wednesday, July 20, 11:55 AM - 12:55 PM

                                          • Room: Marquis Ballroom

                                            Wednesday, July 20, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

                                            Wednesday, July 20, 3:05 PM - 4:05 PM

                                            • Room: Marquis Ballroom
                                            From her childhood in West Virginia as a bi-racial child in an adoptive family to learning she was African royalty, Sarah Culberson takes us on a unique journey, filled with warmth and humor stories, images, art and kindness. A granddaughter of the Paramount Chief of a village in Sierra Leone,... ...read more...
                                            Speaker(s)
                                            Speaker
                                            Princess Sarah Culberson
                                            Princess of Sierra Leone, Humanitarian, and Author of "A Princess Found"
                                            • Livestream

                                            Wednesday, July 20, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

                                            • Room: House of Blues Anaheim
                                            Join us as we thank 2021-2022 National President Gerry Boaz for his service and celebrate and welcome 2022–2023 AGA National President Melinda Miguel.  All PDT attendees and their guests are invited. Continued transportation will be provided to/from House of Blues Anaheim with first pick-up at 5:45 p.m. at Marriott hotel entrance or... ...read more...