Los Angeles – May 22 & 23, 2019
Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

 

Join the Questica staff and some of its partners for one and a half days of great networking opportunities and education sessions, after the National GFOA Conference.

 

The event opens on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 with an interactive customer panel session and networking reception. Open to Questica customers and public sector organizations interested in budgeting, performance, transparency and engagement solutions (complimentary registration).

 

The focus the next day is on our customers. Thursday, May 23, 2019 features discussion about budgeting best practices and tools, along with sessions about getting the most out of Questica’s Budget, OpenBook, and Budget Book solutions.

 

Why attend?

 

CONNECT: Network with experts and peers to generate new ideas for your department and organization.
LEARN: Innovate your approach to budgeting, performance and transparency to drive broader benefits across your organization.
COLLABORATE: Hear about the successes and challenges of your peers. Plus discuss and exchange best practices and new learnings.

 

It’s an opportunity for you and your organization to find out how Questica can help transform your budgeting management process (planning, analysis, reporting, transparency, and engagement) to: ensure greater accuracy and efficiency, achieve greater usage and collaboration, and deliver better results through strategic reporting and performance management.

Agenda

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2019

3:00 - 5:00 PM

Registration Opens

 

4:00 - 4:15 PM

Welcome and Introduction

Speaker: Craig Ross, Chief Revenue Officer, Questica

4:15 - 5:30 PM

Customer Panel Session on #BudgetTransformation

Host: Stefan Baerg, VP, Sales, Questica

Speakers:

Alan Harris, City of Beaumont, Alberta

Mark Reister, City of Riverside, California

Laura Ripley, University of Washington, Housing & Food Services, Washington, California

Meghan Starkey, StopWaste, Oakland, California

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Networking Reception

 

THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2019

7:30 - 8:45 AM

Registration Opens and Breakfast

9:00 - 9:10 AM

Welcome

Speaker: Stefan Baerg, VP, Sales, Questica

9:10 - 10:00 AM

BREAK OUT SESSIONS:

 

Questica Budget – Advanced Calculation Engine
Learn more about our powerful new solution-wide Advanced Calculation Engine to Questica Budget Suite to enable public sector organizations to create complex models for revenue, projections and activity-based costing. We’ll be showing a number of examples along with Q&A.

Speaker: Kyle Wheaton, Senior Developer, Questica

Room: TBD

 

Engaging Stakeholders for Better Budgeting

Speaker: Chris Adams, President, Balancing Act

Room: TBD

10:00 - 10:10 AM

Break

10:10 - 11:00 AM

BREAK OUT SESSIONS:

 

Building Reports in Questica Budget

Speaker: Brett D’Amelio, Project Manager, Questica

Room: TBD

 

Questica OpenBook
A look at what’s new, what’s next, Project Explorer for Capital Projects, and open Q&A.

Speaker: James Orr, Product Manager, Questica

Room: TBD

11:00 - 11:10 AM

Break

11:10 AM - 12:00 PM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

 

Questica Budget – Advanced Calculation Engine (repeat)

Speaker: Kyle Wheaton, Senior Developer, Questica

Room: TBD

 

Creating a Better Budget Book

Speaker: Jamie Black, President, F.H. Black & Company

Room: TBD

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch and Questica Solutions Update

Speaker: James Orr, Project Manager, Questica

Room: TBD

1:00 - 1:10 PM

Break

1:10 - 2:00 PM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

 

Questica Budget Tips and Tricks

Speakers: André Aberdeen, Senior Account Executive, and Wendie Leest, Customer Success Manager, Questica

Room: TBD

 

Understanding Indirect Costs: Budgeting and Grants Management

Speaker: Nicolie Lettini, VP, Indirect Services, eCivis

Room: TBD

2:00 - 2:10 PM

Break

2:10 - 3:00 PM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

 

Building Reports in Questica Budget (repeat)

Speaker: Brett D’Amelio, Project Manager, Questica

Room: TBD

 

Best Practices for Communicating Financial Information

Speakers: Jamie Black, President, F.H. Black & Company

Room: TBD

 

3:00 - 3:15 PM

Closing Remarks

 

Registration Info

$325*

Individual Rate

$300*

Multiple Attendee Rate

*Plus applicable taxes. US Dollars.

Register for the Questica Connect - Los Angeles event today!

Venue

Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

901 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA

Accommodations

For overnight accommodations, please contact Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE for room bookings.

 

Questions?
If you have questions about the event, please contact Questica’s Marketing Team.

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