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2019-2020 Program Calendar

Please note below the locations for each event.  Luncheon presentation details will be added as information is made available.

NOTE: Luncheon dates are subject to change based upon speaker and venue availability. Please visit the FAR website regularly for updates.

What our members are saying about FAR programs...

"I have found the educational and networking opportunities to be awesome. From the monthly luncheons to the annual conference - and breakfast round-table sessions, this organization provides financial professionals with timely information on a variety of relevant and interesting topics." Joseph B. Diehl, Deputy Director, NAIHC

"The FAR Nonprofit Member Breakfast was an excellent event with knowledge sharing and insightful discussion. I appreciated the opportunity to network with a diverse group of professionals." - Caroline Espree, VP Human Resources & Administration, NOWCC

Daphne Latimore
Luncheon Presenter
April 2019

Jean Case
FAR Leadership Conference Keynote Speaker

May 2019

Hang Pham
Luncheon Presenter
June 2019

Luncheon dates 2019-2020
  • Location: National Housing Center, 1201 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC (unless otherwise noted)

    September 26, 2019 
  • October 15, 2019
  • November 19, 2019
  • December 10, 2019*
  • January 16, 2020
  • February 19, 2020
  • March 19, 2020
  • April 21, 2020
  • May 27, 2020 FAR Conference (Grand Hyatt Washington)
  • June 16, 2020

*The December member-only event may be a luncheon or an afternoon networking event.

National Housing Center (located at the National Association of Home Builders)

To view pictures from past events, click here.

**For-profit, non-members may attend one luncheon before joining. To attend additional luncheons, FAR membership is required. Contact hq@far-roundtable.org for more information. 

Nonprofit Breakfast Discussion dates 2019-2020 TBD

June 6, 2019 Nonprofit Breakfast at NAIHC                  

Upcoming events

    • 29 Oct 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Washington, DC
    • 11

    Come join the conversation!  Brief discussion of why this is important to me, what lessons you’ve learned at your organizations, and challenges you’d still like to solve.

    Moderator: Danielle McLean

    American Financial Services Association
    919 18th Street, NW Suite 300
    Washington, DC 20006 (map)

    Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

    Time: 8:30 - 10:00 AM

    Parking: There is parking in the building ($16).

    Metro: Farragut West Metro

    A light breakfast will be served. 

    *Please note:  Attendee contact information will be distributed after the meeting. If you have any objections to sharing your information with the other breakfast attendees, please note it in your registration or notify Christina Hartz at hq@far-roundtable.org.

    **This event is for nonprofit members. Contact Christina at 703.971.1116 or hq@far-roundtable.org if:
    - Y
    ou are a nonprofit member and have staff you want to bring along
    - Y
    ou work for a nonprofit, but are not a FAR nonprofit member and would like to attend this event

    • 19 Nov 2019
    • 11:15 AM - 1:30 PM
    • National Housing Center, Washington, DC

    Confused by Blockchain? In this session, you’ll discover the basics of Blockchain and why it is relevant for your business. Learn how Blockchain is far more than just cryptocurrency, and how it is set to bring trust to business networks and bring about a whole new generation of transactional applications. To be ready, it is essential that businesses move beyond their own verticals and foster ecosystems that many business leaders have not imagined.

    Presented by Shari L. Diaz

    Shari has 20 years of professional experience, 16 of which with IBM spanning Engineering, Sales, Customer Fulfillment, Services and Hardware Procurement, Global Business Transformation, eCommerce and most recently Watson Supply Chain Offering Management. She is a global program director, and has deep expertise in supply chain strategy and operations management, eCommerce/B2B trends and technology, and large-scale business transformation and innovation. She has extensive experience in the Retail, Utility, Industrial and Airline/Travel industries.

    Shari is a proven business leader with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University and an MBA focused on International Management from Thunderbird.

    With degrees and experience in both business and engineering, her passion is problem solving and process improvement, using data-driven decisions and continuous improvement methods. Her current focus is building out the IBM Supply Chain Cognitive, Blockchain and IoT strategy.

    When: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 | 11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    (Networking 11:15 am - 11:45 am | Buffet opens 11:45 am | Presentation 12:30 - 1:30 pm)

    National Housing Center (Auditorium)
    1201 15th Street, NW
    Washington, DC (map)

    Metro: Guests can take the Metro to Farragut North or McPherson Square.

    Parking: There is plenty of parking within a few blocks of the National Housing Center.


    Gold Members please contact hq@far-roundtable.org to be registered.

    Registering yourself: FAR members, please make sure to log in to the FAR website to receive FAR member registration options. FAR members may add nonprofit guests to your registration.

    Registering a substitute: FAR members, please do NOT log in to the FAR website if you are registering a colleague as your substitute, simply go to the event page and select the appropriate substitute registration. FAR members may add a first-time, nonprofit non-member guest to the registration.

    *If you are a nonprofit, non-member and have not attended a FAR luncheon before, 
    please contact hq@far-roundtable.org to attend as our guest!*

    These programs will be reviewed for CPE and CAE credit.

    FAR is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.  For more information regarding refund, complaint, and program cancellation policies, please contact the FAR office at: 1325 G Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005 or email (hq@far-roundtable.org). There are no refunds or cancellations accepted after November 15, 2019. Field of Study: TBD Program level is basic – update. There are no pre-requisites nor advanced preparation. It is Group-Live delivery method. Sponsor ID: 109395

    FAR is a CAE Approved Provider. Program(s) will be evaluated monthly to meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.asaecenter.org/cae.

1325 G Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005


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