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2014 ALGA Annual Conference
May 5-6, 2014
Marriott Tampa Waterside
Tampa, FL
Pre-conference workshops on May 4
Post-conference workshops on May 7
Registration Brochure

   
 Materials  (P - PPT Presentation file, H - PDF Handout file, NAME - Bio PDF file)
 
  Monday, May 5
 
 GS#1. Auditing in a Political Environment (no handout)
 Leif Engstrom, City Auditor, City of Albany (NY)
 Jeffrey Griffiths, Auditor General, City of Toronto (ON)
 Eduardo Luna, City Auditor, City of San Diego (CA)
 Courtney Ruby, City Auditor, City of Oakland (CA)
 
 CS#1. A One-Day Performance Audit
P H  Michael Eglinski, City Auditor, City of Lawrence (KS)
 
 CS#2. Auditing Personnel Processes (combined presentation / handout)
P H  Sharon Erickson, City Auditor, City of San Jose (CA)
 Michael Houston, Program Performance Auditor, City of San Jose (CA)
 Jazmin LeBlanc, Program Performance Auditor, City of San Jose (CA)
 Gitanjali Mandrekar, Program Performance Auditor, City of San Jose (CA)
 
 CS#3. Enterprise Risk Management for Governments
H  Scott McKay, Partner and National Leader, Risk Advisory Services, Cherry Bekaert LLP
 
 CS#4. Non-Audit Services and GAGAS Compliance (no handout)
     Harriet Richardson, City Auditor, City of Palo Alto (CA)
     Amanda Noble, Deputy City Auditor, City of Atlanta (GA)
     Stan Sewell, City Auditor, City of Chattanooga Internal Audit Department (TN)
     Supplemental Material
 
 CS#5. Knighton Gold Award Winner - Small Shop (combined handout)
  H  Farishta Ahrary, Auditor, City of Sacramento (CA)
   Nick Cline, Senior Auditor, City of Sacramento (CA)
 
 CS#6. Capital Projects Audits - Trying to Add Value
P H  Bert Fletcher, City Auditor, City of Tallahassee (FL)
 
 GS#2. What Keeps Local Government Auditors Awake at Night? (combined handout)
  H  Katherine Barrett, Columnist, Governing
   Richard Greene, Columnist, Governing
 
 CS#7. Investigation Topics Roundtable (combined handout)
  H  Amy Messer, Assistant City Auditor, City of Dallas (TX)
   Carmelina DiMondo, Forensic Unit Director, City of Toronto (ON)
   Steve Flaherty, Audit Manager, City and County of San Francisco (CA)
 
 CS#8. Data Analytics: A Core Competency in the New Millennium
(combined presentation / handout)
P H  Donald E. Sparks, Vice President, Audimation Services Inc.
 Christopher Peters, Founder, GPS Consultants, LLC
     Supplemental Material # 1
     Supplemental Material # 2
 
 CS#9. Auditing Environmental Sustainability (combined presentation / handout)
P H  Kip Memmott, Director of Audit Services, City and County of Denver (CO)
 Chris Wedor, Audit Supervisor, City and County of Denver (CO)
 Katja Freeman, Lead Auditor, City and County of Denver (CO)
 Emily Owens, Senior Auditor, City and County of Denver (CO)
 
 CS#10. Peer Review Panel (combined presentation / handout)
P H  Gary Chapman, Senior Auditor, City of Tampa (FL)
 Kelly Hammond, Acting Director, Frederick County Internal Audit Department (MD)
 Stan Sewell, City Auditor, Office of Internal Audit, City of Chattanooga (TN)
     Supplemental Material
 
 CS#11. Audits To Go (combined presentation / handout)
P H  Michael Eglinski, City Auditor, City of Lawrence (KS)
 Wayne Kawamura, Senior Auditor, City and County of Honolulu (HI)
 Ross Tate, County Auditor, Maricopa County (AZ)
 
 CS#12. Introducing the IIA’s American Center for Government Auditing (ACGA)
H  Jim Pelletier, Director of Government Services, The Institute of Internal Auditors
 
 Tuesday, May 6
 
 GS# 3. Meet the New ICIF: Revisions to COSO’s Internal Control Integrated Framework
P H  Sandra B. Richtermeyer, COSO Board Member and Chair, Department of Accountancy and Business Law, Xavier University
 
 CS#13. How to Complete Your Audits More Quickly with Leadership Skills
H  Mark E. Gebicke, Government Audit Training Institute (GATI)
 
 CS#14. Limited Scope Audits and Assessments of Key Functions Across City Departments (combined presentation / handout)
P H  Tonia Lediju, Director of Audits, City and County of San Francisco (CA)
 Irella Blackwood, Audit Manager, City and County of San Francisco (CA)
  Supplemental Material
 
 CS#15. Knighton Gold Award Winner - Medium Shop (combined presentation / handout)
P H  Courtney Ruby, City Auditor, City of Oakland (CA)
 Paige Alderete, Assistant City Auditor, City of Oakland (CA)
 
 CS#16. Toronto Police Investigations of Sexual Assault Audit and Update
P H  Jeff Griffiths, Auditor General, City of Toronto (ON)
 Jane Ying, Senior Audit Manager, City of Toronto (ON)
 
 CS#17. School Audits To Go
P H  Paula Ward, Chief Internal Auditor, Washoe County School District (NV)
P H  Theresa Weatherman, School Board Auditor, Fairfax County Public Schools (VA)
 
 CS#18. Procurement and Contracting Audits
P H  Bert Nuehring, Partner, Crowe Horwath
 Mark Maraccini, Partner, Crowe Horwath
 
 GS# 4. Office Culture and Onboarding
P H  Ben Thompson, Deputy County Auditor, King County (WA)
 
 CS#19. Emergency Communications Audits: Recommending Changes to Critical Services from Response Times to Training and Supervision
P H  Stephanie Jackson, Performance Audit Manager, City of Atlanta (GA)
 Christopher Armstead, Senior IT & Compliance Auditor, City of Atlanta (GA)
P H  Drummond Kahn, Director of Audit Services, City of Portland (OR)
 
 CS#20. Internal Controls: GAO’s New Green Book and the New COSO Model
 (combined presentation / handout)
P H  Larry Stafford, Senior Management Analyst, Clark County (WA)
 Kristen Kociolek, Assistant Director, Government Accountability Office
 Harriet Richardson, City Auditor, City of Palo Alto (CA)
 
 CS#21. Successful Implementation of Continuous Controls Monitoring
 (combined presentation / handout)
P H  Mady Cheng, Senior Auditor, County of San Diego (CA)
 Franco Lopez, Senior Auditor, County of San Diego (CA)
 
 CS#22. Small Audit Shop Roundtable (no handout)
P H  Moderator: David Givans, County Internal Auditor, Deschutes County (OR)
 
 CS#23. Study of Performance Auditing in U.S. and Canadian Cities
 (combined presentation / handout)
P H  Ron Foster, Internal Audit and Risk Management Consultant
 Tom O’Connor, Consultant and Trainer in Governmental Auditing
 
 CS#24. Knighton Gold Award Winner - Large Shop
P H  Gerald Micciulla, Deputy City Controller, City of Philadelphia (PA)
     Supplemental Material


2015 ALGA Annual Conference
May 4-5, 2015
Catamaran Hotel
San Diego, CA
Pre-conference workshops on May 3
Post-conference workshops on May 6

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