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Program and Schedule

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11:40 a.m.  
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11:50 a.m. – Noon.
Welcome and Overview 

Noon –12:50 p.m.
W100: Security Stat: A Data Driven SSA
There's a new sheriff in town at Social Security and he is bringing SecuritySTat with him. Hear from the Commisioner of Social Security, the Honorable Martin O'Malley, about how he is taking lessons learned from managing Baltimore and Maryland to improve customer service at SSA. 

12:50–1 p.m. 
Transition to Next Session/Break

1–1:50 p.m.
W101: Practically Speaking: How Governments Are Using Data Today
State and local government's aren't only the laboratories of Democracy, they're also laboratories of data analytics and evidence-based policymaking. Learn how many jurisdictions are serving citizens better with innovations in data collection, integration, and use. 

  • Amy Edwards Holmes, Exec. Dir. Bloomberg Center for Government Excellence
  • Kathy Stack, former Deputy Associate Dir. for Education, Income Maintenance and Labor, OMB
  • Jonathan Womer, Director - Dept of Administration, State of Rhode Island
  • Ahu Yildirmaz, President & CEO, Coleridge Initiative‚Äč

1:50–2:10 p.m. 
Transition to Next Session/Break

2:10–3 p.m.
W102: Building A Culture of Performance
What would you do with $60 billion? The IRS is putting it to good use to tranform the agency into a high performing, customer focused, revenue collecting machine. Tune in to hear how they're doing it. 

M: Sarah Cunningham, Director, Summit Consulting

3 –3:10 p.m. 
Transition to Next Session/Break

3:10–4 p.m.
W103: Resilience Through Evidence
FEMA is the first responder in times of disaster. How is the agency using data and evidence to respond more quickly and effectively in response to emergencies? 

  • Maggie Battaglin, former Director of Mitigation, North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency
  • Rebecca Kruse, Assistant Director for Evaluation, Program Analysis & Evaluation Division, DHS
  • Amanda Snook, Branch Chief, Research and Analysis Branch, FEMA

M: Justin Baer, Sr. Vice President, ForsMarsh

4:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks

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