DC Forum Luncheon Series - Programs and Sponsors


DC Forums are held February, March, April, September, October and November at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC

Upcoming DC Forum


September 2018

Stay Tuned for more information on our September DC Forum Speaker!

Sponsor:  IBI

April 2018

Robert Dacey, Chief Accountant, US Government Accountability Office

Audit of the US Government’s Finances- What has been accomplished and what needs to be done?

Sponsor:  KPMG

IBI

Martin Chrisney(Sponsor-KPMG), Robert Dacey(Speaker/GAO), Jim Wright(President-ICGFM/Evans Incorporated)

March 2018

Tom Yatsco, Assistant Inspector General for Audit, USAID/Inspector General

Yuko Keicho, Director, Strategy & Operations, Internal Audit Vice Presidency, The World Bank

Adam Trzeciak, Inspector General, US Government Accountability Office 

Meet The Auditors

Sponsor:  Graduate School USA 

February 2018

Lesley Anne Field, Deputy Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Executive Office of the President

Acquisition Management Priorities and Practices

Sponsor:  Evolver, Inc.

Al Tyree(Sponsor-Graduate School USA), Adam Trzeciak(US GAO), Tom Yatsco(USAID), Yuko Keicho(World Bank), Jim Wright(President-ICGFM/Evans Incorporated), Jack Maykoski(Past President-ICGFM/Sponsor-Graduate School USA)

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Jim Wright(President-ICGFM/Evans Incorporated), Lesley Field(Speaker/OMB), Bill Sabo(Sponsor-Evolver)

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November 2017

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 2017

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 2017

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 2017

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 2017

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 2017

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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November 2016

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)

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October 2016

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 2016

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)

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April 2016

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)

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March 2016

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)

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February 2016

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)

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November 2015

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)

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October 2015

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)

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September 2015

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)

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April 2015

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)

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March 2015

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)

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February 2015

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)

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