2010.09.17 > For Immediate Release
contact: Wendy Townley - University Relations
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October Conference to Welcome Regional, National Budget Experts
Omaha - Budget and finance management researchers, experts and personnel will travel to Omaha Oct. 7-9 for the 2010 Association for Budgeting and Financial Management Conference at the Embassy Suites in downtown Omaha.
Hosted by the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) School of Public Administration, the conference brings city, state and national budgetary experts who are well versed in the science behind the current challenging economic times.
Several panelists will present on a variety of topics during the three-day conference, most notably:
“Public Pension Plans: Out of Control?” – Ken Kriz, UNO School of Public Administration (8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7)
“Coping with Fiscal Stress” – Carol Lewis, University of Connecticut (10:15 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7)
“Federal Government Issues” – John Mikesell, Indiana University (1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7)
“Education Finance: What Works?” – William Duncombe, Syracuse University (1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7)
“Local Government Fiscal Health In and Beyond the Crisis” – Helisse Levine, Long Island University (3:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8)
Visit www.abfm.org/annual_conference.htm to learn more about the conference, or call (402) 554-2762.
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