Forum videos: 20th Biennial

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.


Presentations from the 20th Biennial Forum of Government Auditors, August 20-21, 2014

  • 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