ICGFM Promotes Knowledge Transfer Among Public Financial Management Experts

Working globally with governments, organizations, and individuals, the International Consortium on Governmental Financial Management is dedicated to improving financial management by providing opportunities for professional development and information exchange.

Monday, May 18, 2009

International Gathering of Public Financial Management Expert Begins

Experts in governmental financial management are meeting at the ICGFM Spring Conference in Miami for the first of five days of knowledge transfer. Lessons learned and good practices from over 40 countries will be shared.

James Ebbitt, the President of ICGFM, welcomed guests to the conference. Mr. Ebbitt indicated that the timely topic of financial uncertainty and its impact on countries around the world.

Speakers at the conference this year include:

  • David M. Walker, President & Chief Executive Officer, Peter G. Peterson
  • Robert Vos, Director, Development Policy and Analysis Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations
  • Kevin Page, Parliamentary Budget Officer, Parliament of CanadaR
  • icardo Velloso, Deputy Division Chief, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund

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