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  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center (map)
  • 801 Mount Vernon Place Northwest
  • Washington, DC, 20001
  • United States

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Join AGA and AFFIRM in Washington for this free* educational event and listen to an insightful dialogue on the intersection of policies and management issues that impact CFOs and CIOs and how they are working together to improve efficiency and transparency, reduce risk and strengthen their workforce.

*Free for individuals who work for government. Private-sector participation is available via sponsorship. Are you a small business? Contact AGA for special sponsorship pricing.

Program and Schedule

7:30 – 8:10 a.m.
Registration and continental breakfast in the exhibit hall

8:10 – 8:20 a.m.
Welcome and opening remarks

8:20 – 9:10 a.m.
Maturing Management in Modern Times

Federal CFOs and CIOs are facing a wide range of challenges in managing financial and IT priorities in today's ever-changing environment. The panel will discuss how they are managing emerging initiatives including the MGT Act, FITARA, DATA Act, and IT Modernization as they strive to advance and mature their respective agencies operations

  • Teresa Grancorvitz, Chief Financial Officer, National Science Foundation
  • Dorothy Aronson, Chief Information Officer, National Science Foundation
  • Adam Goldberg, Executive Architect, FIT, U.S. Department of the Treasury
    Moderator: Dawn Platt-Pembroke, Principal, Grant Thornton LLP

9:10 – 10:00 a.m.
Running IT Like a Business - TBM

The Office of Management and Budget has an initiative to improve federal information technology spending transparency and is rolling out Technology Business Management (TBM) procedures to help meet that goal. TBM improves transparency inside federal organizations, leading to a more efficient and accountable organization. Implementing TBM the right way requires close collaboration between the CIO and CFO organizations and a joint agreement of the objectives. This panel will focus on the responsibilities of leadership when implementing TBM, as well as the real challenges and benefits observed by those who have implemented TBM.  

  • Rick Chandler, Deputy Assistant Secretary & Chief Financial Officer, Office of IT, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Jon Kraden, Director - Customer Coordination and Communication, General Services Administration
  • Kelly Morrison, Performance Analyst, U.S. Office of Management and Budget
  • Tony Scardino, Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director (Acting), U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • Doug Webster, Chief Financial Officer, U.S. Department of Education
  • Moderator: Michael Huffman, Vice President, CBeyonData

10:00 – 10:35 a.m.
Coffee break in the exhibit hall

10:35 – 11:25 a.m.
Perspectives from the C-Suite

Executive branch actions require agencies to rethink how they organize to accomplish their missions  and support back-office functions such as finance, HR, IT and procurement. A panel of leading CIOs and CFOs discuss how they are collaborating to address these government management challenges.

  • Mary Davie, Deputy Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service, U.S. General Services Administration
  • Lesley Field, Deputy Administrator, OFPP, U.S. Office of Management and Budget
  • Lynn Moaney, Acting Deputy Chief Financial Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Gary Washington, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Moderator: Todd Barber, Managing Principal, TeraThink Corporation

11:25 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Cybersecurity Panel

As government agencies face increasing risks in the cyber arena, federal executives must collaborate to keep their organizations secure from internal and external threats. This session will feature a panel of CFOs and CIOs as they discuss how they tackle these challenges in a cooperative and cost-effective way.

  • Chip Fulghum, Deputy Undersecretary for Management, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Mark Kneidinger, Director, Cybersecurity & Communication, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Ron Turk, Acting Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Moderator: Marlon Perry, Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

12:15 p.m.
Closing Remarks

General Information

On-site name badge pickup

Pick up your materials in the foyer area of room 147 AB of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Badge pickup hours

Tuesday, May 1, 2018   
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.


Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place NW
Washington, D.C., 20001

By metro:
Take the yellow or green line to the Mt. Vernon Square/7th St.-Convention Center stop

The convention center does not have a designated parking garage; however, there is ample parking surrounding the center.

AGA has partnered with SpotHero to reserve your parking in advance and get there on time, stress free! To reserve your parking spot today, visit the Washington Convention Center SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50 percent off drive-up rates.

New to SpotHero? Download the SpotHero app for iPhone or Android and enter promo code CFOCIO for an extra $5 off your first park.

To view the sponsor form, click here

Thank you to our sponsors for making this event possible!