Digital Schools 2018 Annual User Conference

From $250
Sun Nov 4, 8:00 AM - Tue Nov 6, 11:45 AM (PST)
Monterey Marriott, 350 Calle Principal, Monterey, California, USA  

Digital Schools 2018 User Conference

Monterey Marriott, 350 Calle Principal, Monterey CA

  • Pricing: $375 for Monday, November 5th & $250 for Tuesday, November 6th*
    Please note: the last day to cancel and receive a refund is October 26, 2018

    Featuring Guest Speaker MICHAEL FINE, Chief Executive Officer, FCMAT

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Sunday, November 4th

Digital Schools will be hosting a reception for all registered attendees that would like to join us at Cibo Ristorante in downtown Monterey!
Time: 6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Monday, November 5th

8:00 am-9:00 am: Registration & Breakfast

9:00 am-10:00 am: GENERAL SESSION: Looking back. Looking Forward_

  1. Key events from the past year to date
  2. Adopting and Embracing Functionality to Benefit your Operations including topics such as:
    -Mobile Authorization App
    -Position Control: Use of system stats
    -File attachment Functionality including integrated user security changes
  3. Roadmap for the future
  4. Q and A’s

10:00 am-10:15 am: Break

10:15 am-11:15 am- Monday Session 1

  1. Budgeting Overview
  2. Payroll Adjustment (Retro Tool or off Salary Pay)
  3. How to get the MOST from Digital Schools: A Panel utilizing core HR/Position Control/Payroll & Time Management

11:30 am-12:00 pm: Conversion to Angular: Why it is important to ALL Users

12:00 pm-12:45 pm: Lunch

1:00 pm-1:45 pm- Monday Session 2

  1. Reimbursement Management
  2. Understanding & Implementing Electronic Timesheets
  3. Purchasing and AP

1:50 pm-2:50 pm- Monday Session 3

  1. Super Users: what to do in certain scenarios for Finance & HR
    Attendees are asked to SUBMIT “what if” scenarios they would like to have discussed in the meeting
  2. Advanced Position Control and Time Management Functionality: Streamlining & Integrating
    Topics will include, based on particular interests of attendees:

    -Setting up effective EWA authorization
    -Managing the annual cap. The annual CAP is automatically calculated and can be controlled through the position and related calendar
    -Best practices for managing Paid by Hours Worked employees
    -Utilizing ACA Management screen to track hours for PT classified to manage costs
    -AB 1522 S/L tracking and management
    -Supervisor approval of time sheet activity
    -Setting up special slots for Roving subs
    -Tracking ‘Working out of Class’ activity

  3. Reports Overview
    Attendees are asked to submit information IN ADVANCE of reports that they would like to review. Please note this is different from the “workshop” on Tuesday which is hands’ on.

    Topics will include:
    -a review of the most frequently requested reports and troubleshooting guides
    -do’s and don’t’s in working with pre-formatted reports
    -custom report guides and perspectives from users

2:50 pm-3:00 pm: Break

3:00 pm-4:00 pm: General Session/Guest Speaker: Michael Fine, FCMAT Chief Executive Officer

  1. “System Innovations to Strengthen Fiscal Stability”
  2. Followed by Q&A session & Raffle Drawing

Tuesday, November 6th

7:30 am-8:30 am: Breakfast

8:30 am-10:00 am: Tuesday Session 1 (Each attendee will need to choose 1 session in each time slot when registering for all sessions that have 2 options)

  1. Budgeting Workshop
  2. Custom and Preformatted Report Workshop
    -Laptops required. Putting together sample reports.
    -Report Optimization Project: We need your help to help us. What are your issues and concerns? We want to walk away with the three or four top issues that you need addressed.

10:00 am-11:30 am: Tuesday Session 2

  1. Advanced Excel Workshop
  2. Application Managers Round-table
    -Keeping Senior Management Apprised
    -Motivating the Reluctant User
    -Observations and Suggestions

11:30 am-11:45 am: Closing General Session

  1. Q and A
  2. Raffle Drawing
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