Please join us Friday, March 22, 2013 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM for the Collaboration & Transformation SIG sponsored workshop where Mr. Norman Dong and a senior government panel will lead attendees through a facilitated discussion on grants management best practices. Attendees will then break out into small groups where government and industry participants will discuss the challenges, opportunities, and innovations discussed during the presentations, identifying areas for further exploration and collaboration.
· Norman Dong, Deputy Comptroller, Office of Management and Budget
· Jim Burch, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice
· Amy Haseltine, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary, Division of Grants, Department of Health and Human Services
· Zuleika K. Morales-Romero, Director, Office of Field Policy Mgmt, Department of Housing and Urban Development
· Kenneth N. Petty, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Planning, Department of Transportation
· Mary F. Santonastasso, Director, Division of Institution and Award Support, Office of Budget, Finance, and Award Management, National Science Foundation
· Tyson Whitney, Director, Transparency and Accountability Reporting Division, Department of Agriculture
Key questions this session will address include:
- Opportunities related to key grants management activities and functions, such as linking performance and budget, improving peer review, and risk management
- Existing, cutting-edge, and future E-Gov opportunities and practices (e.g., grants.gov, open data/source, crowd-sourcing, etc.)
- Exploring grant making efficiency, shared services, transparency, and accountability
- Opportunities and challenges for identifying and addressing duplication in grants programs
- Streamlining program delivery and operations to increase efficiency and improve service and operations
- Information technology issues including systems consolidation and data consolidation
The non-attribution information collected in this workshop will used in the development of future ACT-IAC Executive Reports. These government and industry SME-generated reports will cover a variety of grants management best practices on topics including transparency, costs, data quality, skill‐sets/competencies, certification, improper payments, single audit, and risk variables. Don’t miss this opportunity to get in on the ground floor!
Who Should Attend: Federal Government and industry leaders looking to learn about and share grant management best practices.
Advance registration is required for this event and is limited to Government and IAC members. Upon completion of your registration please access the survey included in the event registration confirmation email; this information will be used to determine participation in the workshop table discussions. Seating is limited. Please note you will need to be logged into the portal in order to access the registration page.
Facility Security: The building where this venue is being held requires all visitors to process through security. Attendees must bring a government-issued picture ID. Please arrive at least 20 minutes early to allow sufficient time to go through security and to be seated prior to the start of the event.
Press Policy: this event will be off the record.
Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
810 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
Metro: Gallery Place-Chinatown
Late Policy: Late arrivals will not be admitted to events once the program has started.