22nd Biennial Forum of Government Auditors

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Pre-Registration is now CLOSED.   Limited on-site registration will be available beginning at 7:00am on Wednesday, May 9 at The Antlers Hotel.   

Meeting Materials 

As part of the Forums' continuing effort to be green, the attendees list, speaker biographies, and speaker presentations (when permitted) will be uploaded to this page prior to the meeting.  The Forum encourages attendees to download and/or pre-print materials in advance of the meeting.  The Forum will provide a printed program agenda to all attendees at registration check-in.

  • Session 1:Trends and Challenges in Government Accountability (DODARO)
  • Session 2: Current Trends in Technology: Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (PERSONS)
  • Session 3A: Auditing Medicaid: Opportunities and Challenges (JARMON/MEMMOTT)
  • Session 3B:  Critical Thinking: Problem-Solving Skills for Auditors (CAMPBELL
  • Session 4A:  Large Scope Audits (THOMPSON)
  • Session 4B: Innovative Data Analytics (FREEMAN/GALLAHER/PERSICHITTE)
  • Session 5A:  Auditing Disaster Relief and Recovery Efforts (CURRIE/ATKINSON/WILKS)
  • Session 5B: Security Auditing in an Unsecure World—Things Auditors Should Know (GAMACHE/RICKARD)
  • Session 6:  Behavioral Ethics for Auditors (LAGER)
  • Session 7: Opportunities in an Evolving Audit Environment (RAY)
  • Session 8:  Current Issues in Cybersecurity (PLANTENGA)
  • Session 9: Transformational Initiatives in Oversight and High Profile Audits (HOROWITZ)
  • Session 10: USAFacts: Government by the Numbers (BALLMER)
  • Session 11: Economic Report: What Lies Ahead for Auditors (ROMINE)
  • Session 12:  Auditing for Governing: The People We Serve (ELVING)
  • Session 13:  Ethics for Auditors (NOBLE)*
*Slides not used or not approved for posting.


Contact Information

  • Program Questions
    Steve Gaty, Co-Chair, Program Committee
    (303) 572-7450

    Jenny Wong, Co-Chair, Program Committee
    (202) 512-2940

    Registration Questions

    Juanita A. Aiken, Chair, Operations Committee
    (202) 512-5648

    All Other Inquiries

    Luis Escalante, Jr., Executive Director, National Intergovernmental Audit Forum (NIAF)
    (214) 777-5693

Payment Instructions

  • National Intergovernmental Audit Forum
    Tax ID #:  52-1263609
    DUNS #:  797523446

    Registration fees may be remitted by any of the following methods:   

    Credit Card:  
    Visa (Credit and Debit), MasterCard (Credit and Debit), American Express and Diner's Club International.  

    Payable to "National Intergovernmental Audit Forum" and mail to:

    U.S. GAO
    Attn: Juanita A. Aiken
    441 G Street NW, MS 7814
    Washington, DC 20548

    Purchase Order:  
    Scan purchase order form and email to Juanita A. Aiken.