2021 Annual Conference

Save the Date: Sept. 30 - Oct. 2

We are excited to report that ABFM’s annual research conference will take place, in person, at the Georgetown Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC.

Call for Proposals

The  Association for Budgeting & Financial Management is accepting proposals for panels, papers and posters to be presented at its 33rd Annual Conference this fall.


The conference proposal deadline has been extended to June 18, 2021.

Advancing Public Sector Finance

The Association for Budgeting and Financial Management (ABFM) is a section of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).  ABFM aims to promote the professional development of budgeting and financial management in the public and non-profit sectors.

Membership in ABFM is available on its own or as an affiliation with ASPA.


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The Budget and Accounting Act turns 💯 this month!

To celebrate this historic milestone, top federal, state, and local public budgeting & finance experts are coming together June 21-25 for a week-long virtual event.

REGISTER (FREE): http://1921budgetact.com


Join ABFM & AABPA next week to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of The Budget & Accounting Act https://mailchi.mp/nclgba/line-item-15sep20-5012522?e=91194f72f7

Public budgeting and finance scholars…you have TWO weeks to submit your nominations for the @abfm_aspa Curro Student Paper Award! Let’s recognize our students’ great work! Details here: https://abfm.org/submissions-are-open-for-the-2021-michael-curro-student-paper-award/ https://twitter.com/carlaflink/status/1395484077524930568

NEXT WEEK: Join us for a special, week-long series of events w/ @AABPA and @ABFM_aspa, commemorating the centennial of the Budget and Accounting Act of 1921! Learn more and register at https://1921budgetact.com #BudgetAct100

Did you miss the virtual issue in January? We collected some of SLGR's best articles on cutbacks and economic recovery, a salient topic for scholars and government professionals. @ASPA_SIAM @ASPANational @abfm_aspa

Check out the collection: https://journals.sagepub.com/topic/collections-slg/slg-1-fiscal_stress_and_economic_recovery/slg