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Hosted by George Mason University and Accenture, this year’s Training on Fraud in the Government Sector brings together government leaders to discuss policy and legislation, organizational best practices, analytics and audit techniques, and technologies for identifying and fighting fraud, waste and abuse in public sector organizations.
Speakers represent organizations and agencies across the government, such as the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Defense, Department of Agriculture, US Postal Service, Department of Education, and the Data Transparency Coalition.
This year’s event also includes an update on fraud, waste and abuse in the US health care system—a relevant topic in the current administration.
Training on Fraud in the Government Sector 2014
George Mason University – Founders Hall Auditorium, Arlington Campus
3351 Fairfax Drive
May 22, 2014
Click here to register.
Current agenda can be found here.
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Accenture’s highly skilled professionals have deep consulting and technology expertise, and vast experience working with private and public sector organizations to implement public service transformation. Accenture Federal Services’ team members featured at this year’s Training on Fraud in the Government Sector include:
Kevin Greer is a Managing Director in Accenture’s Health & Public Service Finance & Enterprise Performance group. With over 22 years of finance, accounting, and information management advisory service to CFOs, he supports Federal civilian, defense, and Intelligence agency transformation and finance projects. Greer specializes in Federal financial management, governance, risk and compliance and enterprise effectiveness to include shared services and business process improvement. His clients include the departments of the Navy, Army, Agriculture, Energy, Defense Commissary Agency, Treasury, Homeland Security and Veterans Administration.
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Managing Director, Accenture Analytics – Fraud & Risk
Jim is a Managing Director for the Accenture Analytics – Fraud & Risk group. His expertise is in originating and implementing unique analytical platforms, developing effective business strategies, and capitalizing on advanced analytics to optimize profitability and program performance. Focus areas include: business strategy, decision management, risk management, fraud prevention, credit underwriting, database marketing and retail payments optimization.
From an analytical perspective, he specializes in utilizing advanced analytical methods to exploit behavioral patterns within large databases to drive improvements in business profitability. Since developing his first predictive model in college, his passion has been to innovate predictive and decision sciences methods that solve the most complex problems. Though focused on various business opportunities, his concentration is in fraud prevention through behavioral analysis and the deployment of systemic processes to protect the interests of consumers, businesses, and shareholders.
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Senior Manager, Analytics Delivery Lead
Chris is a Senior Manager with Accenture Federal Services and responsible for the delivery of Analytics projects across Federal Health, Human Services, and Public Sector Financial clients. Chris has over 20 years of experience helping Government and Commercial clients improve financial and operational outcomes using applied analytics, business intelligence, and digital content solutions. He specializes in the design and delivery of solutions for fraud detection and prevention, customer service, and marketing optimization using predictive and statistical modeling, data mining, visualization, and business process workflow integration.
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Deputy Assistant Secretary for Accounting Policy, Treasury.
Richard T. Ginman
Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy
Dr. Shantanu Agrawal
CMS/CPI Health Care Fraud
Edward Slevin, CISA
Director, Computer Assisted Assessment Techniques (CAATs)
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Inspector General
Executive Director, Data Transparency Coalition
Office of Inspector General, Department of Defense
Deputy Assistant Inspector General, Analytics
Body Language Institute, CFE
United States Department of Agriculture
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Kevin Greer, Executive Director, Accenture Federal Services, moderating the panel session "Fraud Trends, Improper Payment and the Data Act – Today and the Future"
Christopher D’Errico, Analytics Delivery Lead, Accenture Federal Services, moderating the panel session " Leading Practices in Identifying and Fighting Fraud"
Chris D’Errico, Analytics Delivery Lead, Accenture Federal Services, discusses the role of leadership in data and analytical efforts
Michael F. Wood, Executive Director, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, talks about cloud technology for data analytics
Michael F. Wood, Executive Director, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, talks about the use of data for fraud analysis across government
Michael F. Wood, Executive Director, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, discusses analytics and fraud trends in the government
Michael F. Wood, Executive Director, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, discusses the overall success the board had with reporting compliance
John Cassara, Retired Special Agent to the Department of Treasury’s Office of Terrorism Finance and Financial Intelligence, discusses the different types of money laundering
John Cassara, Retired Special Agent to the Department of Treasury’s Office of Terrorism Finance and Financial Intelligence, discusses trade fraud
Hudson Hollister, Executive Director, Data Transparency Coalition, discusses the benefits of data standardization on both government and the technology industry
Hudson Hollister, Executive Director, Data Transparency Coalition, discusses the goal of the proposed federal Data Act
Hudson Hollister, Executive Director, Data Transparency Coalition, discusses how the Recovery Board’s work provided a test case for government data standards
Hudson Hollister, Executive Director, Data Transparency Coalition, discusses Data Act implications
Hudson Hollister, Executive Director, Data Transparency Coalition, discusses the potential influence of the Data Act on the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act (IPERA)
Beryl H. Davis, Director, Financial Management and Assurance, Government Accountability Office, discusses the types of improper payments
Beryl H. Davis, Director, Financial Management and Assurance, Government Accountability Office, discusses improper payment mitigation
Edward Slevin, Director, Computer Assisted Assessment Techniques, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Inspector General, discusses the use of data analytics in fraud identification
Timothy Gallagher, Section Chief, Financial Crimes Section, Criminal Investigative Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, discusses financial fraud threat mitigation
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