CFMA's 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition

Jun 22, 2013 ‐ Jun 26, 2013


CFMA’s Annual Conference is designed for CFOs, controllers, and financial managers in the construction industry; construction CPAs; banking and financial service professionals; insurance professionals; surety underwriters; attorneys; and other construction industry specialists.



From early morning Dawn Peer Groups to informative Breakout Sessions, popular General Sessions and Roundtable Discussions – CFMA’s conference programs provide the tools and skills you need to keep up with the changes and challenges in construction financial management. In this on demand archive, you’ll find specialized topics by thought-provoking speakers that will help you to succeed in this unique industry.



Featured programs from our 2013 Annual Conference:


On Demand sessions include an audio recording with synced-up PowerPoint Slides and supporting materials.




Standard: $299.00
Members: $159.00

Sessions

Strategies to Reduce Labor Cost & Mitigate Compliance Risk on Prevailing Wage Jobs

Jun 25, 2013 9:30am ‐ Jun 25, 2013 10:45am

Credits: None available.

After this session, you will be able to:
• Bid more competitively and/or more profitably on government projects
• Recognize strategies and examples of how to reduce labor costs with bona fide benefits
• Discuss current Department of Labor Wage & Hourly Division audit issues
• Identify how owners and key employees can contribute more to the company retirement plan

Speaker(s):
  • Phil Zak, CPA, CCIFP, Software Consultant, Viewpoint Construction Software
  • Bicknell Robbins, CBIZ Benefits and Insurance Services, Inc.
Standard: $49.95
Members: $29.95

Stop Investigating Injuries & Start Preventing Them Using Leading Indicators & Predictive Analytics

Jun 25, 2013 9:30am ‐ Jun 25, 2013 10:45am

Credits: None available.

Learn how to use a contractor’s leading indicators and predictive analytics to proactively drive a Zero Incident philosophy. You will learn how to:
• Reduce loss and enhance profitability by predicting workplace incidents using advanced analytics
• Utilize leading indicator measurement and implementation techniques to drive continuous improvement
• Apply techniques that top-performing contractors use to measure their leading indicators

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.95
Members: $29.95

Subcontractor Prequalification - Putting Your Best Forward

Jun 25, 2013 9:30am ‐ Jun 25, 2013 10:45am

Credits: None available.

In this challenging business environment, subcontractor prequalification is more important than ever. As a subcontractor, have you ever wondered how to effectively present your information to obtain more bid opportunities? In this interactive session, we’ll review case studies and discuss best practices to address prequalification challenges. You will learn how to:
• Identify prequalification goals and assess the key risks being evaluated by contractors and owners
• Proactively identify and assess concerns on your prequalification
• Utilize available resources from your surety company and its resources, as well as other business partners to enhance your results
• Utilize criteria to prequalify your sub-subcontractors and vendors

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.95
Members: $29.95

General Session II: CEO Panel: Road to the Top

Jun 25, 2013 10:45am ‐ Jun 25, 2013 12:14pm

Credits: None available.

Former CFOs discuss their own roads to becoming CEOs of their organizations. Learn about their strategies to navigate the current economy in the construction industry. Follow these panelists’ transitional journeys, engage in a lively discussion, and learn how they made it to the top.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.95
Members: $29.95

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Managing, Not Scorekeeping

Jun 25, 2013 2:00pm ‐ Jun 25, 2013 3:40pm

Credits: None available.

Learn what CFOs and controllers can contribute to their companies as leaders and managers. This session will emphasize the value added by CFMs to enable companies to plan and grow – not just know what happened in the past. You will be able to identify and apply techniques and skills required for effective leadership.

Speaker(s):
  • Kevin Foley, CPA, CCIFP, CFO, Madison Concrete Construction
  • Anthony Stagliano, CPA, CCIFP, National Director of A/E/C Services, CBIZ MHM, LLC
Standard: $49.95
Members: $29.95

Capitalizing on Health Care Reform

Jun 25, 2013 2:00pm ‐ Jun 25, 2013 3:40pm

Credits: None available.

This session will address the financial and operational effects the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and health care reform could potentially have on your company. After this session, you will be able to:
• Explain the key elements of this legislation
• Identify the opportunities made available through the PPACA and explain how to make them work for your company
• Discuss the effects PPACA is projected to have on health care delivery and its costs/financing

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.95
Members: $29.95

How to Achieve a Major Defense Verdict in a Wrongful Death Case

Jun 25, 2013 2:00pm ‐ Jun 25, 2013 3:40pm

Credits: None available.

Gain a greater understanding of the legal process – from the filing of a complaint through a verdict at trial – and how claims against your company are litigated. You will also gain an understanding of the fundamental differences of the settlement goals for both the insured and insurer and why it is important for the insured to get involved. In addition, learn how to prepare for and respond to accidents that could lead to litigation.

After this session, you will be able to explain how such current investigative technologies as “black boxes,” electronic control modules, DriveCam, 3D laser scanning, and video surveillance could help make more accurate risk assessments, determine the defensibility of claims, and settle claims for less money.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.95
Members: $29.95

Technology Connects Office & Field for Improved Collaboration & Profit

Jun 25, 2013 2:00pm ‐ Jun 25, 2013 3:40pm

Credits: None available.

Connecting those in the office and those at jobsites can help streamline processes across estimating, bidding, accounting, financials, project management, and more. Learn how you can use construction software and mobile technology to:
• Execute projects for more profit
• Leverage real-time, centralized information
• Gain value of anytime/anywhere access to data

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.95
Members: $29.95

When Preparing for Government Contract Audits...

Jun 25, 2013 4:00pm ‐ Jun 25, 2013 5:15pm

Credits: None available.

This session will review lessons learned when preparing for government contract audits. You will leave this session able to:
• Differentiate between the various types of audits and recognize the key risk areas
• Identify contractor recordkeeping responsibilities
• Improve management of government record requests
• Better manage the audit process

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.95
Members: $29.95

Opportunities & Challenges in Design/Build & P3s: A Panel Discussion

Jun 25, 2013 4:00pm ‐ Jun 25, 2013 5:15pm

Credits: None available.

As alternative methods of project delivery become more prevalent, how will you ensure that you “stay in the game” – especially if you are not a large, national contractor? In this moderated panel discussion, you will learn about two of the most popular alternative methods of project delivery: design/build (D/B) and public-private partnerships (P3s). Upon completing this session, you will be able to:
• Understand the prevalence of each method – domestically and internationally
• Compare and contrast the pros and cons of each method
• Determine which projects benefit most from either D/B or P3s
• Recognize key attributes in assembling an effective D/B or P3 team
• Identify key legal and insurance issues

Speaker(s):
Standard: $49.95
Members: $29.95
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