Department of Commerce 2017 Financial Management Conference Executive Sessions
Thursday, May 18, 2017
WELCOMING REMARKS (Red Auditorium)
Steve Kunze - DoC Deputy CFO
Overview: Welcome to the conference. Overview of what the conference is trying to achieve – Connecting Commerce theme. Note emergency exits and other safety logistics.
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE PRIORITIES (Red Auditorium)
Overview: Discussing the Department’s transition, the strategic roadmap for financial management and our support of Commerce’s priorities.
OMB BUDGET PERSPECTIVE (Red Auditorium)
Matt Vaeth - OMB Assistant Director for Legislative Reference
CFO PANEL - RISK MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE (Red Auditorium)
Overview: The purpose of this panel is for the CFOs and Risk Managers to share how the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework and data are used. The goals are to discuss the value of implementing and maturing ERM across all DOC organizations, to share examples where ERM has proven beneficial, and to gain insight on how data are/will be used throughout at the Department-level. Emphasis will be placed on the return on investment from the ERM process though all the stages of ERM maturity.
(Red Auditorium)Ricardo Aguilera - Former Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller
Overview: The session examines leadership skills needed for financial managers in the increasingly complex, changing, and information-rich environment. The speaker will discuss human factors needed by leaders to understand themselves and their organization’s needs. In addition, the particular challenges of financial managers to build relationships, effectively plan their careers, find work/life balance, and learn continuously will be discussed.
DAY 1 WRAP-UP AND LOGISTICS FOR NETWORKING EVENTS
Friday, May 19, 2017
DAY 2 OVERVIEW AND ANNOUNCEMENTS (Green Auditorium)
Frank Murphy - PTO CFO
BEST PRACTICES IN GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (Green Auditorium)
Overview: This session will provide highlights on specific best practices, emerging trends, issues and opportunities in the financial management community. The panelists will discuss topics such as: the competencies for the CFO organization of the future; working capital funds, shared services, the importance of performance agreements, pricing structures, and reducing costs as demands decrease. Both topics will offer current insights and ways that can improve the operations of the government.
YOU KEEP SCORE HOW? (Green Auditorium)
Slides: CBO’s Role in the Congressional Budget Process
Overview: What exactly is scorekeeping? Who does it, and why? Join OMB, CBO, and Senate Appropriations Committee staff to learn their respective roles in keeping score, the rules of the game, what is expected of agency budget offices, and how you can be a real MVP.
CONFERENCE TAKEAWAYS / FUTURE FMC CONFERENCES (Green Auditorium)
CLOSING REMARKS (Green Auditorium)
Steve Kunze - DoC Deputy CFO
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