Building on Progress; Driving Results

June 11 | Virtual, | 4 CPEs | 3 PDUs

Registration and fees

AGA members  
Government employee Complimentary
Private sector employee via sponsorship
Government employee $50
Private sector employee via sponsorship

Program and Schedule

Please note that the Summit is held in Eastern time. 

Thursday, June 11, 2020

7:30 a.m. 
Log in to GoToWebinar to test sound and connection | Access information will be sent at least one week out |  Icebreaker, trivia game

8– 8:10 a.m.
Welcome and Overview 

  • Ann Ebberts, CEO, AGA

8:10–9:00 a.m.
T100: The Drive for Evidence-based Policymaking | FOS: ACCG
Newly appointed Evaluation Officers tell their stories of the successes and challenges they have had implementing and adopting the spirit of the Foundations for Evidence-based Policymaking Act.

  • Jason Bossie, Director, Small Business Administration
  • Christine Heflin, Director of Performance Excellence, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Jed Herrmann, Vice President - State and Federal Policy Implementation, Results for America

M: Amber Heimberg, Director, Guidehouse

9:00–9:10 a.m. 
Break | Transition to Next Session

9:10–10:00 a.m.
T101: OMB Initiatives to Maximize Results | FOS: MGMT
Agencies are leveraging Strategic Reviews to learn and improve. OMB's new grants guidance takes another crack at righting the balance between accountability and results. Since first introduced in 2016, agencies have been using ERM programs to mitigate risks, but with the 2019 update to OMB Circular A-11, Part 6, how are they incorporating the skillsets and analysis of other disciplines to improve the organizational management and program service delivery of agencies?

  • Dan Kaneshiro, Senior Policy Analyst, U.S. Office of Management and Budget
  • Nicole Waldeck, Senior Policy Analyst, U.S. Office of Management and Budget
  • Adam Lipton, Performance Manager, U.S. Office of Management and Budget

M: Karin O'Leary, Associate Partner, IBM

10:00–10:20 a.m. 
Coffee Break On Your Own | Sponsors presentation

10:20–11:10 a.m.
T102: Setting the Right Strategy | FOS: MGMT
Agencies are obligated to update their strategic plans one year following the next presidential inauguration. How can they get the most out of defining their strategies and aligning the organization to new goals?

  • Gerard Badorrek, Chief Financial Officer, General Services Administration
  • Steve Brockelman, Director of Performance and Analytics, General Services Administration
  • Steve Sanford, Director, Center for Strategic Foresight, GAO

M: Mary Goldsmith, National Federal Sector Director, RSM

11:10–11:20 a.m. 
| Transition to Next Session

11:20–12:10 p.m.
T103: Congress' Expectation for Evidence and Results | FOS: MGMT

Congress showed rare bipartisan enthusiasm for evidence-based policymaking when it enacted the Evidence Act. How is it demonstrating an expectation for more evidence and greater results?

  • Nichole Dunn, Chief of Staff, Congressman Ben McAdams
  • Christian Hoehner, Deputy Policy Director, Minority Staff, House Committee on Oversight and Reform
  • Satya Thallam, Policy Advisor, U.S. Office of Management and Budget

M: Robert Shea, Principal, Grant Thornton Public Sector

12:10 p.m.
Closing Remarks