Virtual Seminars

NASBP Virtual Seminars - available only to members, affiliates and associates - present need-to-know information from industry leaders via webinar approximately twice a month. Each Virtual Seminar takes place at 2:00 p.m. Eastern on a Tuesday and lasts 1 hour. Registration for each Virtual Seminar costs $89 and is good for one log-in, however participants are encouraged to invite colleagues and/or clients to sit in on the seminar.

You must log in to NASBP's website in order to register for Virtual Seminars. If you do not have a login and password, please send an email to Michele Thomas at requesting a login and password.

Please note: Registrants will receive connection information on the morning of the virtual seminar. If you have registered for a Virtual Seminar and do not receive your log-in information by noon EST the day of the presentation, please email Danielle Hard at for connection information.

If you have never attended an NASBP Virtual Seminar, please read our FAQ sheet before the presentation; we promise, it will answer your most-pressing questions simply.

Upcoming Virtual Seminars

Please note: as of Jan. 1, 2017, the one-time registration fee for NASBP Virtual Seminars has increased to $89.


Markets, He Wrote:  Looking for Clues into the Economy's Direction

2 p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 7.

This presentation provides detailed discussions of global, national and regional economies using the most up-to-date data available.  Special attention is invested in critical elements of economic life, including the performance of financial, labor, and real estate markets.

Anirban Basu
is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan recently appointed him Chair of the Maryland Economic Development Commission. He also serves as chairman of the Baltimore County Economic Advisory Committee; is the Chief Economist to Associated Builders and Contractors; and Chief Economic Advisor to the Construction Financial Management Association. Mr. Basu earned his B.S. in Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 1990. He earned his Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and his Master’s in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park. His Juris Doctor was earned at the University Of Maryland School Of Law.

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The Future of Lease Accounting

2 p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 14.

In February of 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued the long awaited new accounting standard for leases.  The accounting for assets of that companies lease is set to change in the next few years.  The impact of these changes on balance sheets and income statements of contractors will be discussed during this webinar, including the impact on working capital, liquidity and leverage ratios and equity, which can directly affect surety and credit availability for contractors

Tim is national industry partner for BKD National Construction & Real Estate Group.  He has more than 30 years of experience performing audit, accounting, tax and management consulting services in various industries.  He assists clients in the areas of business and strategic planning, operational and control reviews, mergers, acquisitions and consolidations, financial forecasts, feasibility studies, valuations, business process improvements and audit and tax issues.  In addition, he leads BKD’s firm wide Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) practice. He has provided strategic planning consulting for a variety of businesses and industries, including start-ups.  He also has assisted many clients with their long-range business development plans, using business and market fundamentals with an emphasis on the financial aspects of growing a business.

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 Anticipated Future Virtual Seminars


Virtual Seminar Resources

Annual Subscribers may access all of our archived Virtual Seminars: Virtual Seminar Library

The archived list of Virtual Seminars:Virtual Seminar Summaries

Each archived recording can be purchased separately. Please note that you first must login to NASBP's website, then agree to the content license agreement, then purchase the recording. Once the system registers  your purchase, NASBP staff will email you the Virtual Seminar link for all recordings. In order to purchase a Virtual Seminar from 2016 and earlier: Purchase Recordings

For the purchase of 2017 and all future recordings follow this link: Purchase Recordings

For those new to the Adobe Connect platform, we have created an FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

A volunteer board guides the creation of the seminars: Editorial Board

For questions and/or to suggest a future topic, please contact NASBP Professional Development Department at