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Training & Events
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May 12 | Washington, D.C. | 4 CPEs

Registration and fees

AGA members  
Government employee Complimentary
Private sector employee via sponsorship
Nonmembers  
Government employee $62
Private sector employee via sponsorship

Program and Schedule

7:30–8:00 a.m. 
Continental Breakfast in the Solutions Hall

 

8– 8:10 a.m.
Welcome and Overview 

  • Ann Ebberts, CEO, AGA

 

8:10–9:00 a.m.
T100: Strategic Plans
Examine strategic planning and management process for agencies. The perspectives of both OMB and GAO executives will be incorporated to give attendees a good flavor for how the Management side of the house views this annual endeavor as well as how Congressional oversight via GAO comes into play. 

  • Dustin Brown, Deputy Assistant Director for Management, U.S. Office of Management & Budget
  • Jacki Ponti-Lazaruk, Chief Innovation Officer, Rural Development, U.S Department of Agriculture
  • Steven Sanford, Managing Director, U.S. Government Accountability Office

M: Mary Goldsmith, National Federal Sector Director, RSM

 

9–9:50 a.m.
T101: Results for America
Results for America issued its annual "Invest in What Works Standards of Excellence" for both federal agencies and state governments. The standard assesses how federal agencies and state governments are building the infrastructure necessary to use evidence and data in their budget, policy, and management decisions. Hear what agencies and states are building the infrastructure necessary to use evidence and data decisions as well as hear best practices in the use of evidence and data to drive budget, policy, and management decision-making.

  • Josh Inaba, Senior Manager, State and Federal Policy, Results for America
  • Christin Lotz, Director, Office of Evidence and Impact, Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration
  • Matthew Soldner, Commissioner, National Center for Education Evaluation and Chief Evaluation Officer, U.S. Department of Education
  • Christina Yancey, Chief Evaluation Officer, U.S. Department of Labor

M: Sarah Cunningham, Director, Summit Consulting LLC

 

9:50–10:20 a.m. 
Coffee Break in the Solutions Hall

 

10:20–11:10 a.m.
T102: The Intersection of FM and Performance
The Biden Administration has called this the Year of Evidence for Action. Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service has set ambitious goals for the future of Federal Financial Management. And the government's data transparency grows greater every year. Learn how initiatives transform the effectiveness, efficiency and transparency of government operations.

  • Dan Berger, CFO and Assistant Commissioner, Office of Management, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Jason Bossie, Director Office of Program Performance, Analysis, and Evaluation, Small Business Administration
  • Corinna Turbes, Policy Director, Data Foundation

M: Amber Heimberg, Director, Guidehouse

 

11:10 a.m.–Noon
T103: Leadership Perspectives on the President's Management Agenda and Beyond 

The President's Management Agenda (PMA) sets ambitious goals for strengthening the federal workforce, improving the customer experience, and better managing the business of government, including financial management. Top OMB and Treasury officials share thoughts on PMA initiatives and lessons learned to help government achieve breakthroughs. 

  • Pam Coleman, Associate Director Performance & Personnel Management, U.S. Office of Management & Budget
  • Dave Lebryk, Fiscal Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury

M: Robert Shea, National Managing Principal, Grant Thornton

 

Noon
Closing Remarks

 

Questions? Contact meetings@agacgfm.org