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2012 Workshop Videos
Financial Forecasting & Budget Balancing Strategies for Local Governments
Learn how to identify fiscal gaps in your long term financial outlook and learn how to develop strategies to solve these fiscal shortfalls.  
Speakers include: 
  • Dean Kaplan, Managing Director and Leader of Strategic Consulting, PFM Group
  • Bill Fazioli, Senior Managing Consultant, PFM Group

GASB Pending Pension Changes
The workshop will discuss the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) proposed changes in financial reporting for pensions.

Speaker includes:
  • Dennis Hoyle, Auditor General, State of Rhode Island

Worker's Compensation Court to the Rescue?
Injured while working from home? Denied a public safety accidental disability retirement pension? Under emerging new legal theories about when an employee may be working in this nearly always work-connected world, and a new law which passed the last legislative session governing the award of police and fire disability pensions, the Workers' Compensation Court will be answering these and other timely questions.
Moderator and speakers include: 
  • Denise Lapolla, Workers' Compensation Manager, Rhode Island Interlocal Risk Management Trust
  • The Honorable George E. Healy, Jr., Chief Judge of the Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Court
  • John Harnett, Esq., Lovett Schefrin Harnett
  • Nick Fernandes, President, Information with Integrity, Inc.
  • Ian C. Ridlon, Esq., General Counsel, Rhode Island Interlocal Risk Management Trust