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SIG Meeting: Finance and HR
Wednesday, October 04, 2023, 8:00 AM to Friday, October 06, 2023, 5:00 PM CDT
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Finance and HR SIG Fall Meeting

Thank you to our gracious host, The American Meteorological Society (AMS), who will be hosting this fall event in their office in Boston, MA. 

October 4-6, 2023
The American Meteorological Society (AMS)
45 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108
Hotel block information to be provided. 
No registration fee, other than food per person.

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Document Retention in a Virtual Environment
We all modified our procedures during the pandemic.  This session will provide a case study of how to move your document retention to a virtual environment.
- Jessica Silwick with ABET, session chair 

Succession Planning
This session will provide you with some best practices in creating your succession planning as well as testing it on a regular basis.
- Mark Hernick with SPEI, session chair

Fraud and How to Avoid It, How to Keep Our Executive Officers Out of Jail!  
This session will provide actual case studies of fraud activity within the organization including the top 10 that occur right before our very eyes.  Learn how to identify them and protect your organization with this knowledge and some proven technologies.to help improve some internal controls.
- Brad Ferguson, SPIE, session chair

Grant Compliance Pitfalls and Best Practices
This session will address grant compliance and preparing for an A-133, single audit.
- Andrea Mancinelli, AMS, session chair.

Good, Bad and Ugly
During this session some of our colleagues will share some challenges that their organizations have had and how the organization reacted to resolve the issues.
- Jonathan Goodwin, AOAC, session chair

Remote Workers:  HR and Payroll Tax Compliance
Do you have some employees that decided to relocate during the pandemic to be closer to an ocean or purchase a retirement home out of state?  This session is for you.  You will learn how to ensure that your organization is in compliance with various state tax, wage laws, unemployment and benefits issues.  Also, do you pay for the remote workers to travel to the office for a meeting and how do you know if it is taxable by law?
- Gigi Swartz, AIP, session chair. 

How to be successful in Managing a Virtual Team
The focus will be on what works, what doesn’t and how to train all levels of staff to adapt to the new way we are all working today.
- Brad Ferguson, SPIE, session chair.

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To participate in the historic "Freedom Trial," please meet at the hotel on Wednesday, October 4 at 1:00pm. 

A special thank you to Andrea Mancinelli of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for hosting.
If you have any questions, please reach out to Kelly Clark, CAE at [email protected]