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Jan. 10, 2019 | Washington or virtual | 6 CPEs

discussing federal financial management systems in a budget-constrained environment

Registration and fees

  In-person Virtual
AGA Member    
government employee free free
private sector employee not available comp
government employee  
$100 $100
private sector employee  not available $100

Program and schedule

The 2019 FSS program planning is underway! Please check back often for updates.

Virtual schedule 

Note: Agenda for virtual live streaming is based on popular sessions only. Participants attending virtually will not be able to select sessions of their choice. Please see General Information for more details.

In-person schedule-at-a-glance

7:30 – 8:40 a.m.
Badge pickup and coffee in Solutions Hall

8:45 – 9 a.m. 
Welcome and Overview
Ann Ebberts,

9 – 9:50 a.m.
Keynote Address
Irv Dennis,
Chief Financial Officer, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development
Dave Lebryk, Fiscal Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Gwen Sykes, CFO, U.S. Secret Service
M: Bryan Jester, Senior Vice President, CACI

9:50 – 10:40 a.m.
CIO Priorities and Technology Topics
CIOs are balancing priorities of modernization, cloud, security and digital future with constrained budgets with new federal requirements in the PMA, FITARA and TBM. Our panel will discuss how they are working with their CFOs to meet the external demands as well as deliver on the agency mission.
Joe Klimavicz, CIO, U.S. Department of Justice
David Shive, CIO, General Services Administration (invited)
Gary Washington, CIO, U.S. Department of Agriculture 
M: Kevin Greeer, Vice President, CGI Federal

10:40 – 11:10 a.m.
Coffee break in Solutions Hall

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.   
Enterprise Scale Agile in Federal Agencies
With a focus on efficiency, agile can extend beyond application development teams to improve operations. This panel will address how aencies are incorporating agile within federal agencies and the lessons learned around change management, automation tools and techniques, acquisitions and pivoting from 'project' management to 'product' management.
Jenn Beddor, Senior General Engineer, GAO
M: Todd Hager, Vice President, Macro Solutions

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.  
Lunch in Solutions Hall

1:30 – 2:20 p.m.   
Saas - Plain Talk with Providers and Clients
Software as a Service (SaaS) means different things to different people Hear from leading service providers and their clients what Saas is, what it took to implement it successfully and how their understanding of Saas changed over time.
M: Austin Price, Communications Lead, GSA

Change Management
Massive ERP implementations that have had great success, program offices and how change affects them, what worked, what didn't work, what would you do differently...
Matt Roper, Deputy Director of Finance, U.S. Department of Justice
M: Eric McNutt, Sr Vice President, Trilogy Federal

2:20 – 2:50 p.m. 
Coffee Break in Solutions Hall

2:50 – 3:40 p.m.
Shared Services
Cyber Security and Continuous Diagnostics Monitoring
Ralph Mosios,
Chief Information Security Officer, Federal Housing Finance Agency
Rick Therrien, Director, Cybersecurity Architecture & Implementation, IRS
M: Sallie Sweeney, Director, KPMG LLP

3:40 – 4:30 p.m.
A Show and Tell of Emerging Technologies
Ed Burrows,
RPA Program Manager, General Services Administration
Tina Kim, Deputy Comptroller, NYS Office of the Comptroller
M: Steve Watson, Senior Principal,TFC Consulting

4:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Closing remarks