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AGA 2017 Professional Development Training (PDT)

Innovate, transform, and achieve

Deloitte is proud to sponsor the Association of Government Accountants (AGA’s) 2017 Professional Development Training (PDT) taking place July 9-12, 2017 in Boston, MA. PDT brings together the top officials in federal, state, and local government, as well as from academia and the private sector, for three-and-a-half days of valuable training and networking.

ERM: Updating the value proposition

Monday, July 10, 2017: 2:05–3:20 p.m. EST
Room: Ballroom C
Session number: M109

Moderator: Todd Grams, managing director, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Daniel Kaneshiro JD, MPA, policy analyst, Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
Jason Leecost CFE, director of Operational Risk Analysis Division, Ginnie Mae
Jacqueline Ponti-Lazaruk, chief risk officer, USDA, Rural Development

What criteria do you use to measure risk? Is risk assessment consistent and deliberate in your everyday activities? Learn about OMB Circulars A-11 and A-123, and perspectives on ERM, and hear lessons learned from agencies that have applied ERM practices. You may think of risk in a whole new way.

Fraud analytics: Balancing today’s needs with tomorrow’s vision

Tuesday, July 11, 2017: 9:30–10:20 a.m. EST
Room: Ballroom B
Session number: T101

Moderator: Dave Mader, Civilian Sector, chief strategy officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP
John Sopko, special inspector general for Afghanistan Reconstruction, Department of Defense
Mark Easton DFMCP3, CDFM-A, DCFO, Department of Defense
Jonathan Morse, deputy director, Center for Program Integrity, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Sally Atwell, director, Internal Special Audit, MA Office of the Inspector General
Bradley Hart JD, inspector general, Illinois Department of Healthcare & Family Services–Office of Inspector General

Learn how to proactively combat fraud, waste and abuse as we discuss often overlooked areas like governance, stakeholder engagement, and process integration. Speakers will discuss challenges faced and lessons learned as they’ve embedded fraud analytics into their organizations.

Robotics in finance

Tuesday, July 11, 2017: 1:05–2:20 p.m. EST
Room: Ballroom B
Session number: T119

Moderator: Marc Mancher, principal, Federal Analytics Service Line lead, Deloitte Consulting
John Hill, assistant commissioner, US Department of the Treasury
Lisa Ziehmann, deputy chief financial officer, Finance, NASA
Sahra Torres-Rivera CGFM,CPA,PMP, Deputy CFO, FDA

Process Robotics can help businesses effectively manage repetitive, transaction-based tasks in a quick and cost-effective manner, allowing organizations to effectively increase service levels, reduce backlogs, and improve processing times; and enable professionals to focus on more critical and complex activities.

Workforce of the future

Tuesday, July 11, 2017: 2:35–3:25 p.m. EST
Room: Ballroom C
Session number: T124

Moderator: John Forsythe, managing director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Wynn Coggins, deputy chief administrative officer, US Patent and Trademark Office
Karin Dasuki CGFM, CPA, deputy director, Office of Finance and Accounting, Department of Energy

Agencies’ HR organizations must operate like modern companies and establish a customer-centric, engaging employee experience in order to attract and retain the workforce of the future, as leaders embrace digital technologies, focus on diversity and inclusion, and promote a strong learning culture.

Event details:

Date and location:
July 9-12, 2017
Boston Convention Center



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