Forum Videos: National Intergovernmental Audit Forum 2019

The National Intergovernmental Audit Forum (NIAF) is providing you these videos taken at the National Intergovernmental Audit Forum of September 18, 2019. 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.

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National Intergovernmental Audit Forum

September 18, 2019

Welcome and Opening Remarks

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  • Gene L. DodaroComptroller General of the United States
  • Darreisha M. Bates, Director of Domestic Relations, Strategic Planning and External Liaison, U.S. GAO

Federal, State and Local Issues Briefing

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  • Michael E. Horowitz, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice and Chair of Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency
  • Suzanne M. Bump, State Auditor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Corrie Stokes, City Auditor, Austin Texas

5 Dimensions of Accountability and Current Challenges with Data

  • Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States


Trends: Open Government Data and the Private Sector

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  • Stefaan Verhulst, Co-Founder and Chief Research and Development Officer, The GovLab

Experts Panel: Trends in Information

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  • Kirke Everson, Principal and Government Intelligent Automation Lead, KPMG LLP
  • Tony Wang, Partner, Williams Adley
  • Moderator: Ernie Almonte, Partner, RSM US LLP

Audit Innovation and the Impact of Bringing Informatics and Big Data to the Field

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  •  Dr. Timothy M. Persons, Chief Scientist and Managing Director , Science, Technology Assessment and Analytics, U.S. GAO
  • Mr. Jon Minkoff, Chief Data Officer, Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission

Organizing  Audit Capacity: Best Practices for Identifying, Attracting, and Retaining a Workforce with the Skills Necessary to Achieve Audit Excellence

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  • Larry Reinkemeyer, Assistant Inspector General for Audit, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Greg Hook, Legislative Auditor, State of Maryland
  • Dr. Chris Horton, County Auditor, Arlington County, Virginia
  • Moderator: Shirley Jones, Esq, Managing Associate General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, GAO

Using Data to Inform Decision Making

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  • Paul Johnson, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, U.S. GAO
  • Tina Kim, Deputy Comptroller for Government Accountability, Office of the State Comptroller, New York State
  • Moderator: Darreisha M. Bates

  • Closing Remarks

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  •  Darriesha M. Bates, Director of Domestic Relations, Strategic Planning and External Liaison, U.S. GAO