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Thursday, February 5, 2015

ICGFM DC Forum - March 4, 2015


International Consortium On Governmental Financial Management (ICGFM)
DC Forum Luncheon

March 4, 2015, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. EST

Our Speakers:

Jorge da SilvaExecutive Auditor, Inter-American Development Bank
Mouhamadou DiagneDirector of Strategy & Operations-Internal Audit Vice Presidency, The World Bank Group
Daniel S. NelsonAssistant Director at the Office of Internal Audit and Inspection, IMF
  • Gain a unique insight into the most important development institutions today
  • Hear the latest trends in accountability from an international auditor’s perspective
  • Learn how evolving missions are affecting the oversight role of the IMF, World Bank, and      Inter-American Development Bank 

One of the DC Forum’s most popular events is an informal discussion with the senior auditors of the key international development and financial institutions based in Washington, DC.  This session will provide insight into recent trends in accountability at the international level and afford a unique insight into the auditor’s perspective of these important international institutions.

Our Speakers:
Jorge da Silva was appointed Executive Auditor of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on September 1, 2012.  Mr. da Silva brings to the IDB more than 25 years of private and public sector experience in internal auditing, accounting, risk management, internal controls, and information technology.

Mouhamadou Diagne is the Director of Strategy & Operations for the World Bank Group Internal Audit Vice Presidency and brings to the institution over 20 years of experience in Accounting and Auditing. Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Mouhamadou held senior positions at Fannie Mae, Arthur Andersen, and Deloitte & Touché. Mouhamadou is a CIA, CPA, CGMA, CIDA, and a member of the AICPA. He is holds MBA and MSc. degrees with concentration in Finance.

Daniel S. Nelson joined the IMF in October 2004 as Assistant Director at the Office of Internal Audit and Inspection in the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC. Prior to the IMF, Mr. Nelson worked at the UN World Food Programme, and with Price Waterhouse. He is a CPA and a CIA. Mr. Nelson also served as a member of the audit committee of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 
1779 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036

Time: 12:00-1:30pm

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

ICGFM DC Forum - February 4, 2015

Anticipating and Meeting Accountability Challenges

International Consortium On Governmental Financial Management (ICGFM)
DC Forum Luncheon
February 4, 2015, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.


Our Speaker:

Gene Dodaro
Comptroller General of the United States

Gene L. Dodaro became the eighth Comptroller General of the United States and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on December 22, 2010, when he was confirmed by the United States Senate. He was nominated by President Obama in September of 2010 from a list of candidates selected by a bipartisan, bicameral congressional commission. He had been serving as Acting Comptroller General since March of 2008. 

Mr. Dodaro has testified before Congress dozens of times on important national issues, including the nation's long term fiscal outlook, efforts to reduce and eliminate overlap and duplication across the federal government and GAO's "High Risk List" that focuses on specific challenges—from reducing improper payments under Medicare and Medicaid to improving the Pentagon’s business practices. In addition Mr. Dodaro has led efforts to fulfill GAO’s new audit responsibilities under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. 

As Comptroller General, Mr. Dodaro helps oversee the development and issuance of hundreds of reports and testimonies each year to various committees and individual Members of Congress. These and other GAO products have led to hearings and legislation, billions of dollars in taxpayer savings, and improvements to a wide range of government programs and services.

Federal, state, and local governments all face a period of transition involving both significant challenges and unprecedented opportunities. Trends in national security, fiscal sustainability, global interdependence, science and technology, communications networks, governance, and demographics will have strong implications for the nation and the accountability community.

Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
1779 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036

Time:  12:00-1:30pm

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