Forum Videos: National Intergovernmental Audit Forum and Cybersecurity Conference

The National Intergovernmental Audit Forum (NIAF) is providing you these videos taken at the National Intergovernmental Audit Forum of July 18, 2017 and the Cybersecurity conference of July 19, 2017. 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

July 18, 2017

Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Gene L. DodaroComptroller General of the United States and National Intergovernmental Audit Forum (NIAF) Chair

Federal, State and Local Issues Briefing

 

  •  Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) and Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Ronald L. Jones, Chief Examiner, Department of Examiners of Public Accounts, Alabama
  • Jerry Heer, Director of Audits, Milwaukee County Audit Services Division, Milwaukee Office of the Comptroller

The Future of Public Service

 

  • Teresa W. Gerton, President and CEO, National Academy of Public Administration
  • Introduction: James-Christian Blockwood, Managing Director, Strategic Planning and External Liaison, U.S. GAO

Essential Developments in Government Accountability

 

  •  Update on the Yellow Book Exposure Draft
    Kristen Kociolek,
    Assistant Director, Financial Management and Assurance, U.S. GAO
  • Inspector General Use of GAO’s Schedule Assessment Guide
    Allison C. Lerner,
    Inspector General, National Science Foundation
  • Real-Time Auditing at the Local Level
    Drummond Kahn,
    Director of Audit Services for the City of Portland, Oregon
  • Moderator: Tim Bowling, Managing Director, Audit Policy and Quality Assurance, U.S. GAO

Driving Government Accountability Through Analytics

 

  • Enhancing Analytics to Serve Congress and the American People
    Vijay D’Souza,
    Director, Center for Enhanced Analytics, Applied Research and Methods, U.S. GAO
  • Data Analytics to Fight Fraud, Waste and Abuse at HHS
    Caryl Brzymialkiewicz,
    Assistant Inspector General/Chief Data Officer, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Powering Up with Analytics
    Suzanne M. Bump,
    Massachusetts State Auditor
  • Moderator: Nancy Donovan, Director of Domestic Relations, Strategic Planning and External Liaison, U.S. GAO

Human Capital Trends: Implications for the Future Workforce

 

  •  Donald F. Kettl, Professor and Former Dean, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland
  • Moderator: Jenny Wong, Executive Director, Intergovernmental Audit Forums, Strategic Planning and External Liaison, U.S. GAO

The Big Picture: How State and Local Governments Can Prepare for an Uncertain Fiscal Future

 

  •  State and Local Fiscal Challenges
    Tracy Gordon,
    Urban Institute, Senior Fellow, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center
  • The State and Local Audit Perspective
    Michael Taylor, Director of Performance Review Services, Virginia Office of the State Inspector General; Former Director of Internal Audit, Hanover, Virginia
  • Moderator: Jerry Heer, Director of Audits, Milwaukee County Comptroller’s Audit Division

Issues In Transforming Government

 

  • How Collaboration Can Address Issues of Duplication, Overlap and Fragmentation
    Chris Mihm,
    Managing Director, Strategic Issues, U.S. GAO
  • Moderator: Judy England-Joseph, Strategic Advisor, Partnership for Public Service and Adjunct, Center for Audit Excellence, U.S. GAO

  • Closing Remarks

 

  •  James-Christian Blockwood, Managing Director, Strategic Planning and External Liaison, U.S. GAO

NIAF Cybersecurity Forum –  July 19, 2017


Welcome and Opening Remarks: GAO’s Experience in Auditing Cybersecurity

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

Cybersecurity: What Should the Role of Government Be?

 

  •  Jane Holl Lute, President and CEO of SICPA North America and Former Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Introduction: James-Christian Blockwood, Managing Director, Strategic Planning and External Liaison, U.S. GAO

#NEXT: The Future of Technology and Security

 

  •  Peter Warren Singer, Strategist and Senior Fellow, New America Foundation
  • Moderator: Stephen Sanford, Strategic Planning and External Liaison, U.S. GAO

The Evolution of Cybersecurity Auditing

 

  • Robert Dacey, Chief Accountant, U.S. GAO
  • Greg Wilshusen, Director, Information Security Issues, U.S. GAO
  • Naba Barkakati, Chief Technologist, U.S. GAO
  • Tammy Whitcomb, Acting Inspector General, U. S. Postal Service, Committee Chair, CIGIE Information Technology Committee

The “Silver Bullet”: Myths and Realities of Cyber Risk Management

 

  • Marie O’Neill SciarroneCo-Founder and President of Trinity Cyber LLC and former Special Assistant to the President for Homeland Security
  • Moderator: Nancy Donovan, Director of Domestic Relations, Strategic Planning and External Liaison, U.S. GAO

The Impact of Disparate Federal Cyber Regulations on State Government IT

 

  • Yejin Cooke, Director of Government Affairs, National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO)
  • Moderator: Nick Marinos, Director, Information Technology, U.S. GAO

Audit Leader Roundtable: Organizational Strategies and Human Capital Issues

 

  • Kathleen Tighe, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Education
  • Elaine Howle, California State Auditor
  • Eduardo Luna, San Diego City Auditor
  • Moderator, Gloria Jarmon, Deputy Inspector General for Audit Services, Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services