WASHINGTON, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Excellence in Government, produced by Government Executive Media Group, announced the list of speakers headlining this May's event.
Tim Clark, Editor at Large, Tom Shoop, Vice President and Editor in Chief, and Katherine Peters, Executive Editor, declared the theme: "Innovation: More Mission for the Money" for the May 7th event. Joining them will be top federal officials and experts to take a hard look at the impact of the current budget climate on agency operations and the potential for harnessing the power of innovation in driving 21st century government.
The event welcomes an unprecedented lineup of Congressional representatives, federal officials and agency leadership to the stage, including Virginia Congressman Gerry Connolly; Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen; Danny Werfel, OMB; Doug Shulman, IRS; Beth McGrath, DoD; Davita Vance-Cooks, GPO and more.
The complete list of speakers includes:
Angela Bailey, Associate Director, Employee Services, U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Richard Boly, Director, Office of eDiplomacy, U.S. Department of State
Bill Bransford, General Counsel, Senior Executives Association
Jeri Buchholz, Assistant Administrator for Human Capital Management and Chief Human Capital Officer at NASA
Bruce Chew, Partner, Monitor Group
Tim Clark, Editor at Large, Government Executive Media Group
Congressman Gerry Connolly, Representative, 11th District of Virginia
Brandon Friedman, Director of Online Communications, Department of Veterans Affairs
Bev Godwin, Director, Federal Citizen Information Center, General Services Administration
Todd Grams, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Management, Department of Veterans Affairs
Lana Hurdle, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of Transportation
Nolan Jones, Director of eGovernment Innovation, NIC
Vivek Kundra, Executive Vice President for Emerging Markets, Salesforce.com; Former Federal Chief Information Officer
Joseph Marks, Staff Correspondent, Nextgov
Beth McGrath, Deputy Chief Management Officer, Department of Defense
Pat McGinnis, Professor of Practice, Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University
Betsy Myers, Author of "Take the Lead: Motivate, Inspire, and Bring Out the Best in Yourself and Everyone Around You" and Founding Director of Bentley University's Center for Women & Business
Erica Navarro, Director of Strategic Planning and Performance Management, USAID
Jeff Neal, Senior Vice President, ICF International
Gina Pingitore, Chief Research Officer, J.D. Power and Associates
Katherine Peters, Executive Editor, Nextgov
Paul Posner, Director, Public Administration Program, George Mason University
Bridget Roddy, Virtual Student Foreign Service Program Manager, State Department
Jaqi Ross, Associate Director, Recruitment Office, Internal Revenue Service
Stephen Shapiro, Author of "Best Practices Are Stupid" and "Personality Poker"
Tom Shoop, Vice President and Editor in Chief, Government Executive Media Group
Doug Shulman, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service
Aliya Sternstein, Senior Correspondent, Nextgov
David Uejio, Lead for Talent Acquisition, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Davita Vance-Cooks, Acting Public Printer, Government Printing Office
Congressman Chris Van Hollen, Representative, 8th District of Maryland
Reginald Wells, Deputy Commissioner, Office of Human Resources, Social Security Administration
Brenda Wensil, Chief Customer Experience Officer, Office of Federal Student Aid, Department of Education
Danny Werfel, Controller, Office of Management and Budget
Jessica Newhall, General Manager of the Excellence in Government event said, "This May we're focusing on innovation and its role as an enabler to drive more mission for the taxpayer dollar. Federal agencies are under intense pressure to deliver services with fewer resources and to be more accountable to performance and quality imperatives. With the incredible lineup we've built so far, converging top leaders across the executive branch and Congress, we're excited to take a hard hitting look at government innovation today and how we can progress."
Excellence in Government takes place May 7th, 2012 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. For more information visit www.ExcellenceInGov.com.
About Excellence in Government
Produced by Government Executive Media Group, Excellence in Government is the premier learning opportunity for federal managers, offering best practices, leadership lessons and provocative ideas in key management areas such as program performance, information technology, and human capital. On May 7th, hundreds of federal leaders will convene in Washington D.C. to address today's most pressing challenges facing federal agencies and to share ideas for using innovation to achieve "More Mission for the Money." Visit www.ExcellenceInGov.com.
About Government Executive Media Group
As part of Atlantic Media Company, Government Executive is dedicated to the mission of "informing and challenging the national discourse" through serving federal managers and executives across government. Through its magazine, web sites, events and research properties, Government Executive Media Group is the leading information resource for federal decision makers1 and the essential marketing partner for companies seeking intelligent engagement with members of federal acquisition teams. Visit www.GovExec.com.
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