28th Annual International Training Conference - Presentations



Opening Remarks
Manuel Pietra, ICGFM President
President and CEO, FreeBalance

Contemporary Themes of Public Financial Management
Spanish | French
Richard Allen, Consultant
International Monetary Fund

Future State 2030: Preparing Governments to Meet the Challenges of Coming Global Megatrends
Trevor Davies, Global Head
Center of Excellence, International Development
Assistance Services (IDAS), KPMG International

Update on the PEFA Revision Process
Spanish | French
Phil Sinnett, Head of the PEFA Secretariat

A Competency Model for Strengthening Capacity in Public Financial Management
Spanish | French
Gordon Ferrier, Assistant Director (International), CIPFA

Strengthening Internal Audit in the Hungarian Public Sector
Spanish | French
Ms. Edit Németh, Head of Central Harmonisation Unit at Ministry for
National Economy, Hungary
Dr. Balázs Dencső, Head of the Directorate General for Audit of European
Funds, Hungary

The Role of the Accountancy Profession in Economic Development
Spanish | French
Tony Hegarty, Former Chief Financial Management Officer and Head of
the Financial Management Sector Board of the World Bank

Importance of Professionalizing the Accountancy Profession
Spanish | French
Vickson Ncube, Chief Executive Officer – Pan-African Federation of
Accountants, South Africa

US Credits: Strengths and Challenges
Spanish | French
Jane Ridley, Senior Director & Analytical Manager, US Public Finance/State
& Local Government, Standard & Poor’s

Municipal Bankruptcy in America - Lessons Learned
Spanish | French
Eric S. Berman, Partner, Eide Bailly, LLP

The Open Contracting Initiative
Spanish | French
Marcela Rozo, Procurement and Open Contracting Team Leader, The World Bank

Effects of Data and Technology on Accountability
Spanish | French
Dustin Homer, Business Development Manager, Development Gateway, Inc.

Procurement Innovations
Spanish | French
Héctor Martin Cerrato, Director, Office of Contracting Policy and Procurement, Honduras

Guyana’s compliance with the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption, and the United Nations Convention Against Corruption
Spanish | French
Swatantra Anand Goolsarran, President, Transparency Institute Guyana, Inc.

ICGFM Membership
Spanish | French
Jim Wright, VP of Membership, ICGFM

Providing Direct Development Funding to Host Country Institutions: The USAID Public Financial Management Risk Assessment Framework
Spanish | French
David Colvin, President and CEO, IBI International

Change Management Training
Spanish | French
Richard Hudson, International Practice Director, Evans Incorporated
Jim Wright, Program Manager, Evans Incorporated
Doug Hadden, Vice President, Products, FreeBalance

Modernizing Debt Sustainability Analysis Framework for Better Policy Assessments
Spanish | French
Fatos Koc, Head of Department, Undersecretariat of Treasury, Turkey

Closing Remarks
Manuel Pietra, ICGFM President
President and CEO, FreeBalance

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