::Up-Coming CPE Events


Wednesday, June 03, 2015
FREE Webinar - Update and Implications of DATA Act

Status as of 5/24/2015 4:52:48 AM, Available Seats: 129 - Waiting List: 0
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Update and Implications of DATA (Digital Accountability & Transparency) Act “Beyond the Beltway?”

Building and maintaining public trust and confidence is one of the most important goals for all those that work for and with government agencies. USASpending.gov was a tremendous first step after the 2009 financial crisis, to capture federal spending information for the American taxpayer – and provide accountability and transparency for protecting public funds from fraud and abuse. The DATA ACT builds upon this foundation, to ensure enhanced availability, accuracy, and usefulness of federal spending information to help ensure government program effectiveness and mission accomplishment, which contributes to building public trust and confidence in government. This web conference will present:
•Brief recap on current status of DATA ACT, including intentions of Congress in passing Pub.L.113-101
•Efforts underway to improve Federal spending information, across all business areas, to include financial data standards government-wide (Federal, State, Local);
•Impact to Department of Defense, especially in procurement (initial pilot area)
•Implications at State and Local levels – the ripple effect
•What’s happening in the Financial Services/Regulatory community?

Speakers:
•Christina Ho, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Accounting Policy and Financial Transparency – U. S. Department of the Treasury
•Hudson Hollister, Executive Director – Data Transparency Coalition
•LeAntha Sumpter, Deputy Director, Program Development and Implementation, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense

Learning Objective: Understand current approaches and actions underway, and their implications, to improve availability, accuracy, and usefulness of Federal spending information of the DATA Act. Transparency of information is across all business areas [acquisition/procurement, financial, human capital, logistics, IT, etc] . Of particular interest is the State and Local communities [trickle down affect] and the Department of Defense’s operationalizing of the requirement, given they are 50% of the Federal Government’s annual discretionary spending.

Program Level: Overview

Prerequisite: None

Advance Preparation: None

Field of Study: Accounting (Governmental)


This event, sponsored by the Financial Management Advisory Council and the AGA-Olympia Chapter, is FREE to all participants.

Date: June 3, 2015
Time: 11:00 am – 12:50 pm
CPE: 2 Hours

Location:
John A Cherberg Building
Senate Hearings Room 4
Capital Campus
215 Sid Snyder Avenue SW
Olympia, WA 98504

http://www.des.wa.gov/services/Travel/Parking/Pages/ParkVisitor.aspx


Wednesday, June 10, 2015
FRAUD SEMINAR

Status as of 5/24/2015 4:52:48 AM, Available Seats: 38 - Waiting List: 0
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Please join the Olympia Chapter AGA for an exciting four hour discussion about fraud. Snacks & coffee will be provided.

Speakers:
Mark Couey, Special Investigations Unit, Office of the Insurance Commission
Topic: Insurance Fraud in Washington State – Enforcement Overview & Success Stories

Scott Saxon, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Topic: Public Corruptions with an Emphasis on Government Programs Including Federal Program Fraud

Gina St George, Assurance Services Senior Manager & Kimberly Koch, IT & Business Consulting Senior Manager, Moss Adams
Topic: Technology and Fraud: The Good, Bad and the Ugly

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Time: 8:30 – 12:30 (registration begins at 8:00 am)
4 Hours CPE
Members (including IIA and WFOA) - $100
Non-members - $150

Payment can be made by EFT (SW Vendor Code: SWV0002261 - Tax Id Number: 91-1306423) or by check (payable to AGA-Olympia Chapter) and mailed to AGA-Olympia, PO Box 911, Olympia, WA 98507-0911. The Olympia Chapter does not have the capability to accept debit or credit cards.

Location:
Pellegrino’s Event Center
5757 Littlerock Rd SW
Tumwater, WA