Monday, March 23

Event Location: Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Note: Schedule is subject to change without notice.

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8:30 - 9:00 AM - Registration, Continental Breakfast and Table Top Exhibits

Attendees can pick up their badges at this time. Enjoy a continental breakfast and visit with the exhibitors.

9:00 - 10:15 AM - Internal Controls and Third-Party Risk: Best Practices and Practical Guidelines

Hear from experts on cyber and control risks, plus external auditors on the important subject of internal controls. The presenters will detail how to conduct due diligence to help your club minimizes the risks of fraud, theft and data breaches.

Harvey Johnson, CPA, CISA, Partner, Cyber & Control Risk Services, PBMares, LLP.
Helaine Weissman CPA, CHAE, Partner, PBMares, LLP.

Specialty Reporting Area: Ethics, Finance

10:15 - 10:30 AM - Beverage Break and Table Top Exhibits

Enjoy refreshments while networking with your colleagues and exhibitors.

10:30 - 11:45 AM - What is the Chief Financial Officer's Role at My Private Club

Are you a CFO in a private club? This roundtable discussion is your chance to hear from the club president, treasurer, COO and fellow CFO and what they envision for your role. From monthly membership billing to negotiating benefits, hardware systems to human resources, annual budgets to long-range cash forecasting — discover what is expected from you.

Bruce Barfield, CEO and Co-founder, The Rainmaker Group
Leslie Dove, Chief Financial Officer, Capital City Club
Andew Feinour, Past President, Ansley Golf Club
David Sheppard, General Manager and Chief Operating Officer, Atlanta Athletic Club

Specialty Reporting Area: General

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM - Networking Lunch

Enjoy a delicious lunch while networking and discussing the morning's education sessions with your colleagues.

1:15 - 2:30 PM - Disaster Planning and Recovery for a Club Controller — A Matter of When

Do not get left out in the storm — Planning for disaster recovery does not have to involve re-inventing the wheel. In this session, review standard procedures and tools to transition smoothly from the recovery process back to your day-to-day operations. Share disaster stories if you dare so that others may learn from previous mishaps. Be the hero by being prepared for the worst.

Phil Guido, CHAE, Controller, Bonita Bay Community Association, Inc.

Specialty Reporting Area: General

2:30 - 2:45 PM - Beverage Break and Table Top Exhibits

Enjoy refreshments while networking with your colleagues and exhibitors.

2:45 - 4:00 PM - Cyber Security Outlook for 2020

This session is designed to help you protect yourself and your club against possible cyber attacks. Examine the various types of cyber attacks, how to combat them and how to prevent them from occurring. Determine your options if you have been the victim of a cyber attack and explore common cyber insurance policies and their coverage. Finally, take a look at your company's Cyber Security Awareness Policy and address your workplace procedures to protect the workplace.

David Johnson, CHTP, Area Director, Information Technology, WDI Hospitality

Specialty Reporting Area: Technology

4:00 - 6:00 PM - Networking Reception

Enjoy beverages and delicious snacks while connecting with fellow attendees and discussing the day's hottest topics.

Sponsored by HFTP Georgia Chapter.

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