20th Biennial Forum Videos

The National Intergovernmental Audit Forum (NIAF) is providing you these videos taken at the 20th Biennial Forum of Government Auditors on August 20-21, 2014.  The NIAF is sharing this program with the audit community without charge in the interest of promoting continued knowledge sharing during a time of fiscal challenges.

CPEs:  NIAF is not responsible for providing Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours for those who view program sessions.  Those interested in obtaining CPEs should seek guidance from their respective audit organization or relevant professional association.

Forum’s Agenda and Speaker Presentations

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Luis Escalante, Jr., NIAF Executive Director, at escalantel@gao.gov or 214-777-5693.


Opening Ceremonies and Presentation of Colors
Luis Escalante Jr., U.S. GAO


Welcome
Dennis J. Gallagher, City Auditor, City and County of Denver


Anticipating and Meeting Accountability Challenges in 2014 and Beyond

  • Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States
  • Moderator: Dennis J. Gallagher, City Auditor, City and County of Denver

Societal Change—The Social is Political: New Technology Changes Policymaking and Elections in 2014

  • Ron Elving, Senior Washington Editor, National Public Radio
  • Moderator: Charles Young, Managing Director of Public Affairs, U.S. GAO

Analytical Tools: Lessons Learned in Reviewing Procurement Integrity Controls

  • Thomas Caulfield, Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE), Training Institute Executive Director
  • Moderator: Pam Robinson, Public Funds Administrator, Wyoming Department of Audit

NIAF’s David M. Walker Excellence in Government Performance and Accountability Awards

  • Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States
  • Moderator: Beryl Davis, Director, Financial Management & Assurance (FMA), U.S. GAO

A View from the Future – How and Why Our World is Profoundly Changing

  • Edie Weiner, Futurist & President; Weiner, Edrich, & Brown, Inc.
  • Moderator: Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States

Analytical Tools: What Auditors Need to Know About Big Data

  • John Buyce, Director of State Audits,  Office of the New York State Comptroller
  • Doug Bausch, Senior Physical Scientist, FEMA Region VIII, Denver Federal Center
  • Della Whorton, Assistant Director, Audit Liaison & Reports, The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board
  • Moderator: Timothy Persons, Chief Scientist, U.S. GAO

Transformation: Audit Offices of the Future

  • Saskia Stuiveling, President, Netherlands Court of Audit
  • Timothy Persons, Chief Scientist, U.S. GAO
  • Dianne E. Ray, Colorado State Auditor
  • Charles Young, Managing Director of Public Affairs, U.S. GAO
  • Kip Memmott, Director of Audit Services, City and County of Denver
  • Moderator: Gary Blackmer, Director, Audits Division, Oregon Secretary of State

NIAF 2014-2020 Strategic Plan Ratification
Gary Blackmer, Director, Audits Division, Oregon Secretary of State and Co-Chair, NIAF Strategic Plan Task Force


Strategic Foresight: Transforming NASA in the Face of Fiscal Constraints and Disruption

  • David Radzanowski, Chief of Staff, NASA
  • Paul Martin, Inspector General, NASA

Audit Challenges: Overcoming Barriers to Information Access

  • Cathleen Berrick, Managing Director, Defense Capabilities & Management, U.S. GAO
  • J. Anthony Ogden, Deputy Inspector General, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve  System
  • Moderator: Nola Rocha, Manager, McGee, Hearne, & Paiz, LLP

Professional Standards: Update on the Green, Yellow, and Red Books

  • James Dalkin, Director, FMA, U.S. GAO
  • Beryl Davis, Director, FMA, U.S. GAO
  • Eric Holbrook, Assistant Director, FMA, U.S. GAO
  • Moderator: Jerry Heer, Director of Audits, Milwaukee County Office of the Comptroller

Human Capital: Making Your Organization the Best Place to Work

  • Max Stier, President & CEO, Partnership for Public Service
  • Moderator: Brooke Bebow, Director, Office of the Inspector General, DHS

Risk Management: The Changing Nature of Enterprise Risk

  • James Pelletier, Director, IIA’s American Center for Government Auditing
  • Jeanette M. Franzel, Board Member, PCAOB
  • David M. Fisher, Vice President & Business Transformation Officer, SRA International, Inc.
  • Moderator: Jackie Rowland, Assistant City Auditor, Colorado Springs, Colorado

OMB Grant Reform: Implementation Issues

  • Hai “Gilbert” Tran, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Federal Financial Management, Office of Management & Budget
  • Moderator: Beryl Davis, Director, FMA, U.S. GAO

Reflections on a Career in Public Service & Government Accountability

  • Dennis Gallagher, City Auditor, City and County of Denver
  • Moderator: Susan Quinlan, Assistant Director, Manager, Denver Field Office, U.S. GAO

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