21st Biennial Forum of Government Auditors

Kansas City, Missouri
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

21st Biennial Forum of Government Auditors
May 10, Welcome Reception, Hotel Phillips
May 11-12, Kansas City Convention Center

New approaches for accountability given today’s changing environment are critical for federal, state and local leaders in the intergovernmental audit community.

The 21st Biennial Forum includes an opening keynote by Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States, who will also present the David M. Walker Excellence in Government  Performance and Accountability Award to government audit professionals. 

Other special addresses are by:
  • Patricia K. Miller, Chair, International Internal Audit Standards Board; Partner, Deloitte (Retired); Founder, PKMiller Risk Consulting, LLC 
  • Nicole Galloway, Missouri State Auditor 

Speakers will address such topics as the following: 
  • Trends in Retirement and Pensions in America
  • Smart Cities and Public Engagement
  • New Developments at GAO in Creating Best Practice Guidance
  • The Internet of Things
  • Auditing Cybersecurity
  • New Tools for Reducing Improper Payments and Detecting Fraud
  • Capacity-Building for the Audit Community
  • Digital and E-Government Best Practices
  • Challenges Faced by Federal, State and Local Leaders in Auditing
  • Preparing Government at All Levels for Transition and Change
A Welcome Reception at Hotel Phillips is planned for those who wish to gather and network the evening before the 21st Biennial Forum commences.  The Main Reception will be held at the Barney Allis Plaza (outdoor venue) at the close of the first day of the Forum. Both receptions are convenient to the Kansas City Convention Center.




May 11, 2016
May 12, 2016




Contact Information

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    U.S. GAO
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    National Intergovernmental Audit Forum
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