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2017

November

Lawrence Daum, Capacity Building Division Chief (Acting), E3 Bureau, Office of Economic Policy, USAID

Cross-Sectoral Public Financial Management Programming: Ensuring Effectiveness and Sustainability

Sponsor: IBI

David Colvin(Sponsor-IBI), John Crihfield(Sponsor-IBI), Larry Daum(Speaker/USAID), Lucie Phillips(Sponsor-IBI), Pete Aliferis(ICGFM Treasurer)

October

Steve Rozner, Senior Fiscal Advisor, Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and the Environment, USAID

Domestic Resource Mobilization: Getting Back to Basics

Sponsor: Devex

Jim Wright(President,ICGFM/Evans Incorporated), Steve Rozner(Speaker/USAID), Betsy Brown(Sponsor-Devex)

September

Tom Melito, Director, International Affairs and Trade, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Syrian Humanitarian Assistance:  Steps Taken by U.S. Agencies to Ensure Financial Oversight

Sponsor: Grant Thornton

Tom Melito (US GAO)

April

Gergana Danailova-Trainor, Senior Economist, US Government Accountability Office

US GAO Foreign Assistance Evaluation Report

Sponsor: KPMG

Martin Chrisney (KPMG/Sponsor), Jim Michels (US GAO), Gergana Danailova-Trainor (US GAO), Jack Maykoski (ICGFM Past President/Graduate School USA)

March

Lisa J. Kubiske, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Finance & Development, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs

The Fiscal Transparency and Innovation Fund

Sponsor: Graduate School USA

Ryan May (State Dept), Al Tyree (Graduate School USA/Sponsor), Lisa Kubiske (State Dept), Jack Maykoski (ICGFM Past President/Graduate School USA)

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February

Daniella Datskovska, EY; Dr. Doug Webster, USAID; Valerie Lubrano, OPIC;
Alice McNutt Miller, MCC

Unlocking the Value of Enterprise Risk Management

Sponsor: Ernst & Young

Jim Wright (ICGFM President/Evans Incorporated), Daniella Datskovska (EY/Sponsor), Dr. Doug Webster (USAID), Valerie Lubrano (OPIC), Alice McNutt Miller (MCC)

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2016

November

Reginald Mitchell, CFO, USAID

Public Financial Management in the Fight Against Corruption

Sponsor: Grant Thornton

Jason Levergood (Sponsor-Grant Thornton/ICGFM VP Sponsorships & Grants), Reggie Mitchell (USAID), Jim Wright (ICGFM President Elect/Evans Incorporated)

Pictures

October

Natwar Gandhi, Former CFO, District of Columbia

How a Deficit-Plagued District of Columbia was Transformed into a Financially Healthy Municipality

Surplus Bond Rating History Chart FY13

Sponsor: Devex

Alan Robbins (Sponsor-Devex), Nat Gandhi (Speaker), Jim Wright (ICGFM President Elect/Evans Incorporated), Dave Pearl (VP Programs/SharpEntity LLC)

September

Robert Reschke, Vice President for Programs, IBI

Managing Agricultural, Mining and Forestry Concession to Improve Revenues and Minimize Conflicts: The Liberia System

Video: Liberia's National Bureau of Concessions

Sponsor: IBI

Rebecca Mann (Sponsor-IBI), Bob Reschke (IBI), Jack Maykoski (ICGFM President/Graduate School USA)

Pictures

April

Michael Parry, Programme Director, Somalia PFM Education and Training Programme
Alan Edwards, Chair, CIPFA Development

Strengthening Public Financial Management Capacity - A Somalia Case Study

Sponsor: WYG

Jack Maykoski (ICGFM President/Graduate School USA), Michael Parry (Programme Director), Alan Edwards (CIPFA)

Pictures

March

Jason Bauer, Director, Finance, Investment & Trade, Millennium Challenge Corporation

Engaging the Private Sector in Development

Sponsor: The Graduate School USA

Jack Maykoski (ICGFM President/Graduate School USA), Jason Bauer (MCC), Al Tyree (Sponsor-Graduate School USA), Dave Pearl (ICGFM VP Programs/Grant Thornton)

Pictures

February

Lisa Fiely, CFO, US African Development Foundation (USADF)

The US African Development Foundation (USADF)

Sponsor: Association of Government Accountants (AGA)

Ann Ebberts (Sponsor - AGA), Lisa Fiely (USADF), Jack Maykoski (ICGFM President/Graduate School USA)

Pictures

2015

November

Pam White, Former Ambassador to Haiti

PFM Assistance: What Works, Doesn't Work and Why

Sponsor: IBI International

Jack Maykoski (ICGFM President/Graduate School USA), Pam White (Ambassador), Lucie Phillips (IBI International), Robert Reschke (IBI International)

Pictures

October

Robert Wuertz, Director, Office of Economic Policy, E3, USAID

Financing for Development Conference: Highlights and Next Steps

Sponsor: Devex

Russell Moll (Devex - Sponsor), Bob Wuertz (USAID), Dave Pearl(Grant Thornton/ICGFM VP Programs)

Pictures

September

Karen F. Lee, Chief, Federal Financial Systems Branch, OMB

Government-wide Financial Management Initiatives: An OMB Perspective

Sponsor: Grant Thornton

Jim Wright (Evans Inc./VP Membership), Karen Lee (OMB), Dave Pearl (Grant Thornton Sponsor/VP Programs)

Pictures VIDEO

April

Robert Wuertz, Director, Office of Economic Policy, E3, USAID

Implementation of Domestic Resource Mobilization in Developing Countries

Sponsor: KPMG

Trevor Davies (KPMG - Sponsor), Bob Wuertz (USAID), Jack Maykoski (Graduate School USA/ICGFM President)

Pictures

March

Jorge Da Silva, Executive Auditor, Inter-American Development Bank
Mouhamadou Diagne, Director of Strategy & Operations-Internal Audit Vice Presidency, The World Bank Group
Daniel S. Nelson, Assistant Director at the Office of Internal Audit and Inspection, IMF

MEET THE AUDITORS

Sponsor: The Graduate School USA

Richard Hudson (Evans Incorporated/ICGFM Program Steering Committee), Daniel Nelson (IMF), Jorge Da Silva (IADB), Mouhamadou Diagne (World Bank), Al Tyree (Graduate School USA), Jack Maykoski (Graduate School USA/ICGFM President)

Pictures | VIDEO

February

Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States of America

Anticipating and Meeting Accountability Challenges

Sponsor:  Williams Adley

Kola Isiaq (Williams Adley), Gene Dodaro (US GAO), Jack Maykoski (Graduate School USA/ICGFM President)

Pictures

2014

November

David Colvin, President and CEO, IBI International

Successes and Challenges of USAID Payment Reform Implementation in Liberia-3-2014

Sponsor: IBI International

David Colvin(IBI International), Lucie Phillips(IBI International), Jack Maykoski (Graduate School USA/ICGFM President Elect)

October

Pete Troilo, Director, Global Advisory and Analysis, Devex

The Future of Global Development - Insights from a Survey of Leading Development Executives

Sponsor: Devex

Jason Levergood (Grant Thornton/ICGFM VP Sponsorships & Grants), Pete Troilo (Devex), Alan Robbins (Devex), David Nummy (World Bank/ICGFM VP Programs)

September

Javier Arnaiz, Director Dept of Financial and Admin Management Services, Secretariat for Administration and Finance, Organization of American States
Diego Yrivarren, Financial Reporting Manager, Organization of American States

Good Governance Through Financial Management

Sponsor: Williams Adley

Jim Wright (ICGFM VP Membership/Evans Inc), Manuel Pietra (ICGFM President), Diego Yrivarren (OAS), Javier Arnaiz (OAS)

April

Nancy McGuire Choi, Co-Executive Director, AidData and Brad Parks, Co-Executive Director, AidData

Shedding Light on Foreign Aid Makes for Better Financial Management

Sponsor: Grant Thornton

David Pearl (Grant Thornton), Peter Aliferis (ICGFM Treasurer), Jason Levergood (Grant Thornton), Brad Parks (AidData), Nancy McGuire Choi (AidData), Ken Lanza (Grant Thornton)

March

Clare Brady, Director of Internal Audit, IMF and Martin Gouzden, Inspector General, Organization of American States

Meet The Auditors

Sponsor: KPMG

Mark Fitzgerald (KPMG), Martin Gouzden (OAS), Clare Brady (IMF), Richard Hudson (ICGFM BOD)

February

Carol Jenkins, Senior Vice President, World Learning, International Development and Exchange Programs

Organizational Capacity Development

Sponsor: Williams, Adley & Company, LLP

Charbet Duckett (Williams Adley), Carol Jenkins (VP, World Learning) and Jason Levergood (VP Sponsorships & Grants ICGFM)

January

Daniel Altman, Special Agent in Charge, Europe and Asia, USAID

Beneficiary Feedback - Key to Accountability in International Development

Sponsor: The Graduate School USA

Devex Report including ICGFM January DC Forum

David Nummy (VP Programs ICGFM) and Daniel Altman (USAID OIG)

2013

November

David Colvin - President and CEO, IBI International

Assessing Risks Associated with Funding Development Initiatives Through Host Country Systems: The USAID Public Financial Management Risk Assessment Framework (PFMRAF) and the Case of Honduras

Sponsor: IBI International

Lucie Phillips (IBI International), David Colvin (IBI International), Linda Fealing (Immediate Past President, ICGFM)

October

Gordon Ferrier - Assistant Director, CIPFA; Abby Sanglay-Dunleavy, Senior PFM Consultant, WYG; Yasuhiko Matsuda, Senior Public Sector Specialist, The World Bank

Professionalizing the PFM Workforce-Development of a PFM Competency Framework in the Philippines

Sponsor: WYG International

Gordon Ferrier (CIPFA), Yasuhiko Matsuda (World Bank), Abby Dunleavy (WYG), Manuel Pietra (ICGFM President)

September

Jesse Hughes - Public Financial Management, IPSAS Implementation, Internal/External Auditing

IPSAS Compilation and Certification Program for Developing Countries

Sponsor: Williams, Adley & Company, LLP

Cordell Olive (Williams Adley), Jesse Hughes (Speaker), David Nummy (VP Programs ICGFM)

April

Lex Rieffel, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
James W. Fox, Former Senior Economist, USAID

Too Much, Too Soon? The Dilemma of Foreign Aid to Myanmar/Burma

Sponsor: ICGFM

March

Jacqueline Irving — Senior Economist, Oxford Economics

Change Readiness Index: Assessing countries' ability to manage change and cultivate opportunity

Sponsor: KPMG

February

Jorge da Silva - Executive Auditor, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

An Auditor's View of the Leading Development Institutions

Sponsor: Williams, Adley & Company, LLP

January

Marcela Rozo, The World Bank Institute

Procurement, the Next Horizon in Transparency

Sponsor: Graduate School

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