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November 20, 2019: What Analysts Need to Know about Government Accounting - Presented by Dean Mead of GASB
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

What Analysts Need to Know about Government Accounting - Presented by Dean Mead of GASB

~ Presented by PhAMAS in conjunction with the NFMA's Introduction to Municipal Bond Credit Analysis ~

Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm


1601 Market Street, 36th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103


GASB’s Dean Mead will provide an educational seminar on the rules that state and local governments follow when accounting for and reporting their finances. During this in-depth discussion, participants can expect to hear:

  • The basics from the perspectives of the financial statement analyst
  • How the accounting standards affect the information that analysts receive
  • The significant new changes to government financial reports

Immediately following the workshop, PhAMAS will present a panel of speakers from across the Municipal Bond industry who will discuss their experience as Analysts from their respective positions. Panelists include:

  • Robin Prunty, Head of Analytics and Research, S&P
  • Don Farrell, Head of East Region, Build America Mutual
  • Alan Schankel, Municipal Strategist, Janney Montgomery Scott
  • Ellen Cannarsa, Municipal Credit Research, Vanguard

Download a detailed schedule of the program.

Cost: $50 -- includes "An Analyst's Guide to Government Financial Statements - 3rd Edition." Lunch will be provided. 

Registration: Registration is closed.

The Philadelphia Area Municipal Analyst Society (PhAMAS) is a not-for-profit association with members located in the Philadelphia region, including southern New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.  

Contact: [email protected]