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Wednesday, February 27, 6:30 AM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: Hall Foyer

    Wednesday, February 27, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

    Wednesday, February 27, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

    • Room: Atrium Ballroom
    • Session Number:W100
    Leadership in today’s fast-paced environment demands a facility to flex in times of flux. Agility, adaptability and innovation are key attributes of leaders who will drive change and transformation in the future of work.  This keynote address will offer insights and strategies to help you proactively map your future in... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Cheryl Cran
    Author and Renowned Tech Workplace and Leadership Expert
    Moderator
    Mr.  John Lynskey CGFM, CPA
    Controller
    National Science Foundation

      Wednesday, February 27, 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM

      • Room: Atrium Ballroom
      • Session Number:W101
      New technology brings new challenges to the workforce and management. During this session, a panel of CFOs will review the impact of technological change in their organizations and share insights on leveraging innovations, such as RPA, analytics and blockchain, to improve efficiency and effectiveness....
      Speaker(s)
      Moderator
      Fola Ojumu
      Partner
      Kearney & Company
      Speaker
      Mr.  John Lynskey CGFM, CPA
      Controller
      National Science Foundation
      Speaker
      Ms  Karin Dasuki CGFM, CPA
      Deputy Dir., Ofc. of Finance and Accounting
      DoE
      Speaker
      Rendell Jones, CGFM
      Chief Financial Officer
      National Credit Union Administration

        Wednesday, February 27, 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM

        Wednesday, February 27, 10:50 AM - 11:40 AM

        • Room: Atrium Ballroom
        • Session Number:W102
        With public trust in government hovering at a mere 20 percent, government is not communicating its significant activities effectively. In this important session, attendees will explore ways to spread the word about government successes and enhance accountability through impact reporting. ...
        Speaker(s)
        Speaker
        Ms.  Amy Edwards
        Deputy Asst. Secretary, Accounting Policy & Financial Transparency
        U.S. Dept of the Treasury
        Moderator
        Mr.  Andrew Lewis CGFM, CPA, PMP
        Partner
        KPMG LLP
        Speaker
        Chris Mihm
        Managing Director
        U.S. Government Accountability Office
        Speaker
        Ms.  Victoria Collin
        Acting Chief of the Management Controls and Assistance Branch, Office of Federal
        US Office of Management and Budget

          Wednesday, February 27, 11:40 AM - 12:50 PM

          • Room: Atrium Hall

            Wednesday, February 27, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

            • Room: Atrium Ballroom
            • Session Number:W103
            Program integrity encapsulates a variety of concepts, including improper payments, internal controls and payment integrity. One final piece of the puzzle is fraud risk management. In this session, attendees will learn to "build on what you have" as you integrate fraud risk management with program integrity initiatives. ...
            Speaker(s)
            Moderator
            Ms.  Linda Miller
            Director
            Grant Thornton LLP
            Speaker
            Scott Gaines
            Senior Policy Analyst
            OMB
            Speaker
            Ms.  Tammie Johnson
            Program and Management Analyst
            Bureau of the Fiscal Service

              Wednesday, February 27, 1:50 PM - 2:40 PM

              • Room: Atrium Ballroom
              • Session Number:W104
              During this session, experts will describe various staffing models and how each of them may work for your organization. Attendees will learn how to use data and algorithms to assist in decisionmaking, the assorted benefits of each model, various building considerations and how to predict future staffing needs. ...
              Speaker(s)
              Speaker
              Ms.  Alecia Davis
              Chief, Workload Analysis and Resource Modeling Division
              U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
              Moderator
              John Mandell
              Director
              Guidehouse
              Speaker
              Michael Coffman
              Program Manager
              Transportation Security Administration
              Speaker
              Sidney Evans
              Assistant Director, Program Analysis & Evaluation for Manpower & Organization
              Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Department of Homeland Security

                Wednesday, February 27, 2:40 PM - 3:10 PM

                Wednesday, February 27, 3:10 PM - 4:25 PM

                • Room: Atrium Ballroom
                • Session Number:W105
                Where and how government performs work varies according to needs. The key is applying the appropriate service delivery model for optimized internal controls, customer service, efficiency and value to the mission. Come explore various models for your agency, from shared services to centers of excellence, to increase savings and impact....
                Speaker(s)
                Speaker
                Ms.  Antonia Harris
                Chief Human Capital Officer
                GSA
                Moderator
                Mr.  Dave Mader
                Chief Strategy Officer,Civilian Sector
                Deloitte Consulting
                Speaker
                Mr.  David Shive
                CIO
                GSA
                Speaker
                Mr.  Gerard Badorrek
                CFO
                General Services Administration

                  Thursday, February 28, 6:30 AM - 4:30 PM

                  • Room: Hall Foyer

                    Thursday, February 28, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

                    Thursday, February 28, 8:00 AM - 9:10 AM

                    • Room: Atrium Ballroom
                    • Session Number:T100
                    Progress on key aspects of the President’s Management Agenda, to include how the CFO community is working together to make progress on the PMA Cross Agency Priority Goals – specifically related to improving financial management and financial assistance mission support activities, improving data quality, moving towards shared services, and identifying... ...read more...
                    Speaker(s)
                    Moderator
                    Bill Colbert
                    Partner
                    EY
                    Speaker
                    David Lebryk, MPA
                    Fiscal Assistant Secretary
                    Dept of the Treasury
                    Speaker
                    Mr.  Tim Soltis CPA, CISA
                    Deputy Controller of the United States
                    OMB

                      Thursday, February 28, 9:10 AM - 10:00 AM

                      • Room: Atrium Ballroom
                      • Session Number:T101
                      AI can improve agency performance in a number of ways, including simplifying access to operational and financial data. During this session, attendees will learn how to harness the power of AI through automation, augmentation, and machine learning. ...
                      Speaker(s)
                      Speaker
                      Mr.  Edward Burrows
                      RPA Program Manager
                      General Services Administration
                      Moderator
                      Dr.  Kurt Steward PhD
                      Vice President
                      Infor Federal
                      Speaker
                      Mr.  Mike Wetklow CGFM, CPA
                      Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Division Director
                      NSF
                      Speaker
                      Nunzio Esposito
                      NYU Professor/Digital or Technology Expert
                      Speaker
                      Ms.  Teresa Hunter
                      Deputy Director
                      Dept of the Interior

                        Thursday, February 28, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

                        Thursday, February 28, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

                        • Room: Atrium Ballroom
                        • Session Number:T102
                        Improper payments from the federal government have risen steadily since 2003, when the Improper Payment Information Act was implemented. In 2017, the total was staggering – nearly $1.4 trillion disbursed incorrectly. Learn what agencies are doing to turn this trend around. ...
                        Speaker(s)
                        Moderator
                        Asif Khan CGFM, CPA, CISA, FCCA
                        Director, Financial Management and Assurance
                        U.S. Government Accountability Office
                        Speaker
                        Ms.  Beryl Davis CGFM,CPA
                        Director, Financial Management and Assurance
                        GAO
                        Speaker
                        Ms.  Carole Banks
                        Deputy CFO
                        Dept of the Treasury
                        Speaker
                        Ms.  Gloria Jarmon CGFM, CPA
                        Deputy IG for Audit Services
                        HHS OIG Office of Audit Services
                        Speaker
                        Heather Pajak
                        Senior Policy Analyst
                        Office of Management and Budget
                        Speaker
                        Timothy Persons PhD
                        Chief Scientist
                        GAO

                          Thursday, February 28, 11:45 AM - 12:50 PM

                          • Room: Atrium Hall

                            Thursday, February 28, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

                            • Room: Atrium Ballroom
                            • Session Number:T103
                            When making decisions, leaders traditionally balanced information against their own instincts. Today, inundated as we are with data, decisionmaking can be more challenging. In this session, attendees will discover tools to navigate these murky waters.  ...
                            Speaker(s)
                            Speaker
                            Mr.  Nestor Tezna
                            Branch Chief Accounting & Financial Compliance
                            NASA
                            Speaker
                            Mr.  Robert Westbrooks CPA
                            Inspector General
                            PBGC OIG
                            Moderator
                            Mr.  Roger Von Elm CGFM, CPA
                            Principal
                            CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

                              Thursday, February 28, 1:50 PM - 2:40 PM

                              • Room: Atrium Ballroom
                              • Session Number:T104
                              Never before have financial managers had so much data at their fingertips and the technical capabilities to do something with it. During this session, attendees will learn how to turn data into information and how to protect assets from cyberattacks.   ...
                              Speaker(s)
                              Speaker
                              Dom Cussatt
                              CIO
                              VA Office of Information and Technology’s Enterprise Cybersecurity Strategy
                              Speaker
                              Mr.  Doug Robinson
                              Executive Director
                              NASCIO
                              Speaker
                              Timothy Persons PhD
                              Chief Scientist
                              GAO
                              Moderator
                              Mr.  Tony Hubbard
                              Principal
                              KPMG LLP

                                Thursday, February 28, 2:40 PM - 3:10 PM

                                Thursday, February 28, 3:10 PM - 4:25 PM

                                • Room: Atrium Ballroom
                                • Session Number:T105
                                Carl Cameron applies decades of election coverage and a comprehensive understanding of the American political process to provide a true insider’s analysis of the 2018 midterms. In addition to shedding light on the impact of election results on the House and Senate, Republicans and Democrats, and the Trump presidency, he... ...read more...
                                Speaker(s)
                                Speaker
                                Carl Cameron
                                Former FOX News Chief Political Correspondent
                                Moderator
                                Mr.  William Bell
                                CFO
                                MA Department of Education
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