DATA Act

April 25 | 2–3:50 p.m. ET | 2 CPEs | FOS: AUDG

Since May 9, 2017, every federal agency is required to report standardized spending data. This webinar will focus on explaining how you can use data to enhance the value, quality, engagement, interaction, and effectiveness of your daily task. Hear the results of the Grants Pilot test and learn how to prepare especially, if you are non-federal agency. 

We will also explore resources and software such as USAspending.gov, GitHub, and the Central Data Element Repository Library to help guide in reporting automation and reduce costs. 

Speakers: 

  • Mike Peckham, ReInvent, Grants Management Lead, HHS
  • Hudson Hollister, Executive Director, Data Coalition

Moderator: Demek Adams, CGFM, Partner, Grant Thornton

Learning objectives: Participants will learn:

  • How the DATA Act has impacted grants reporting
    • Section 5 Grants Pilot objectives
    • Section 5 Grants Pilot test models
    • Three overarching recommendations to Congress for reducing grant recipient reporting burden
  • How the DATA Act impacts the way agencies report spending
    • Purpose of the DATA Act
    • Stakeholder involvement in DATA Act
    • Financial reporting today
 
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Registering a group for 3 or fewer webinars via email/mail? Use this form
Cancellations and early bird group pricing deadline: April 20, 2018


Program Level: Overview

Prerequisite: None

Advance Preparation: None required

Field of Study: Auditing (Governmental)
 

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