~ Spring Miami Conference Committee ~
XVI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN
GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, "INTERNATIONAL CRISIS:
THE ROLE OF THE GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL MANAGER"
Sub-Theme: Accountability and the Need for Good Government Financial Systems & Reliable Information on a Real Time Basis
1. Keynote: Evolving Challenges for Financial Managers in an Uncertain and Dynamic Environment.
Gene Dodaro, Chief Operating Officer, U.S. General Accounting Office
2. The International Crisis: Role of the Government Financial Manager.
Jim Wesberry, Director Project AAA Mexico, Casals & Associates
3. Using Activity Based Modeling to Design Government Financial Management Systems.
Michael Parry, Chairperson, IMCL
4. Integrated Financial Management Information Systems.
Dr. Jesse Hughes, Professor Emeritus of Accounting,
Old Dominion University
5. International Crisis, Accountability and the Role of
Government Financial Managers.
Frederick Schieck, USAID Deputy Administrator
6. Latin American Leadership on Financial Management Transparency and Anti-Corruption Initiatives.
Ramiro Valderrama Aramayo, Consultant
7. E-Government Experience at the State and Local Level.
Carolyn Purcell, Chief Information Officer, State of Texas
Jose Lopez-Presa, Managing Director, LR&B Consultores,
S.A. de C.F., Mexico
9. XBRL-Extensible Business Reporting Language.
Michael Willis, Chair, XBRL Steering Committee, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Sub-Theme: Protection of Government Financial Records Through Improved Computer Security and Disaster Recovery
10. Financial Management Systems-the Colombian Experience.
Edgar Fernando Nieto Sanchez, Consultant, Colombia
11. New Technologies and Methodologies in Computer Security for Government Internet and Intranet Operations.
Robert Dacey, Director of Consolidated Audit and Computer Security, U.S. General Accounting Office
12. Lessons Learned from the Financial Crisis in Argentina-The End of the Convertibility Monetary System.
Horacio Casabe, Advisor to the Argentine Parliament and Former General Director of the General Tax Direction (IRS); Professor, Academic Council of the University and Former Dean of the Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
13. Economic, Financial and Political Crisis. How Will Romania Solve These Problems?
Senator Dan Nicole Rahau, Budget and Finance Committee of the Senate and Member of the Romanian Parliament to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea for Economic Cooperation
14. Update on IFAC Public Sector Standards.
Ronald Points, Regional Finance Manager, East Asia and Pacific, The World Bank
15. Performance Auditing for Financial Managers.
Dr. Mort Dittenhofer, Past Director, School of Accounting, Florida International University
16. Corporate Governance, Participation and Financial Management Reform in Decentralized Developing Countries.
Matthew Andrews, Evaluations Officer, Operation Evaluations Department, The World Bank
Sub-Theme: Preparedness for Man-Made and Natural Disasters, from a Donor's Point-of-View
17. Strengthening Audit Requirements to Assure Better Accountability in International Financing in an Age of Crisis.
Angel Gonzalez-Malaxechevarria, International Consultant, Governance, Financial management and Auditing
18. Strategy for Auditing Disaster Assistance.
Lloyd Miller, Assistant Director, Information Technology and Special Audits, USAID, Office of Inspector General
19. Audits of Natural Disaster Assistance Projects.
Muhammad Mohsin Khan, Director-General, Department of the Auditor-General of Pakistan ; Masud Muzaffar, President of Pakistan Consortium on Governmental Financial Management
20. Auditing in the Hotspots of the World: The Challenges for United Nations Auditors to Work in Real Time.
Esther Stern, Director of Audit, United Nations
21. Financial Management Improvement Plan Methodology.
John Maykoski, Associate Director, International Institute, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Honorable Elbuchel Sadang, Minister of Administration, Republic of Palau
Sub-Theme: Improving Skills to Combat Money Laundering and Corruption in Government Finance
22. Update on Global Anti-Money Laundering Activities.
Alan Abel, Global Practice Leader, Money Laundering Compliance, PricewaterhouseCoopers
23. Tracing Money Laundering Operations to the Source of Funding. Theodore S. Greenberg, U.S. Department of Justice
24. Forensic Audit's Role in Thwarting Money Laundering.
Arthur Hayes, Director, Division of State Audits, State of Tennessee
25. Investigation of Fraud and Anti-Corruption in Latin America. Fernando Mateo Yataco, General Accountant, Essalud, Peru
26. Investigation of Fraud and Anti-Corruption in Hungary.
Arpad Kovacs, President of Hungarian State Audit Office;
Dr. Sepsey Tamas, President, Government Control Office, Hungary
27. Investigation of Fraud and Anti-Corruption in Czech Republic. Vaclav Perich, Vice President of Supreme Audit Office, Czech Republic
28. Transfer Pricing: Income Tax and Import Duty Fraud.
Dr. John Zdanowicz, Director, Center for Banking, Florida International University; Dr. Simon Pak, Professor, Pennsylvania State University
29. Minimizing Your Exposure/Risk through Effective Contract Auditing. For Spanish version click here.
Roberto Martinez, Senior Auditor; Paul Phillips, Regional Audit Manager for the Eastern Region, Defense Contract Audit Agency
Sub-Theme: Safeguarding and Reporting on Infrastructure
30. Restructuring and Expanding Government Auditing Standards-INTOSAI Perspective.
Karin Holmerin, Audit Director, The Swedish National Audit Office
31. Preparedness for Man-Made and Natural Disasters: The Financial Manager's and Auditor's Role.
Hans Gude, Director, KPMG, San Francisco
32. Oversight of Crisis Management Exercises.
Sondra F. McCauley, Audit Manager, U.S. Department of State, Office of Inspector General; Christina Watson, Management Analyst, U.S. Department of State, Office of Inspector General
33. Meeting the International Challenges to Secure International Electronic Finance.
Florencia Pettigrew, Manager for Latin America, McConnell International LLC, Washington, DC