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Agenda Overview – PAW for Government – September 18 – 19, 2013
Pre-Conference Workshop: Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Full-day WorkshopLocation - Willard Intercontinental; Room: Buchanan
Making Text Mining Work: Practical Methods and Solutions
Dr. Andrew Fast, Chief Scientist, Elder Research Inc.

Day 1: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
7:15-8:15am REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
Room: Atrium Ballroom Foyer
8:15-8:30am CONFERENCE CHAIR WELCOME REMARKS
Isaiah Goodall, Program Chair, Predictive Analytics World for Government
and Director of Business Development, Elder Research, Inc.
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
8:30-9:00am
KEYNOTE
The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act
Congressman Darrell Issa, Chairman, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
9:00-9:30am
KEYNOTE
The Path of the Digital Arrow
David Williams, Inspector General, USPS
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
9:30-10:00am PLENARY SESSION
iShore: Using Analytics to Further the Mission
Paul Gallagher, Principal, Public Sector Strategy & Operations, Deloitte Consulting
Steven Surell, Enterprise Information Management Lead, Commander for Naval Installations Command (CNIC), U.S. Navy
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
10:00-10:30am BREAKRoom: Atrium
  GENERAL/MANAGEMENT TRACK
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
TECHNICAL TRACK
Room: Atrium Ballroom A
10:30-10:35am Track Sponsored by
accenture
Moderator: Chris D'Errico,
Accenture Federal Services
Track Sponsored by
Deloitte
Moderator: Kirk Petrie, Deloitte FAS LLP
10:35-11:20am

Overcoming Obstacles to Implementing Advanced Analytics
Bryan Jones, Director, Countermeasures and Performance Evaluation (CAPE), U.S. Postal Service OIG
Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio
Risk Assessment in the Brokerage Industry
Giulio Girardi, Financial Economist, Office of Quantitative Research, Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
11:20am-12:05pm

Test and Learn:
Analytics Strategy and Results at IRS

Dean Silverman, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner and Director, Office of Compliance Analytics, IRS
Text Mining Case Studies
from Federal Agencies

Dr. Andrew Fast, Chief Scientist,
Elder Research, Inc.
12:05-1:00pm LUNCH Room: Atrium Lunch & Learn
High-Performance Analytics
Bil Westerfield, Senior Systems Engineer, SAS Federal; Manuel Figallo, Senior Systems Engineer, SAS Federal
SAS
Room: Atrium Ballroom A
1:00-1:30pm PLENARY SESSION
Lessons We Can Learn From Quantitative Stock Trading
Dr. John Elder, General Chair, Predictive Analytics World for Government and CEO, Elder Research, Inc.
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
1:30-2:30pm PLENARY PANEL
Developing an Analytics Framework and Measuring Success

Dean Silverman, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner and Director, Office of Compliance Analytics, IRS (Moderator), Bryan Jones, Director, Countermeasures and Performance Evaluation (CAPE), U.S. Postal Service OIG, Michael Wood, Executive Director, Recovery and Accountability Board, and Greg Elin, Chief Data Officer, FCC
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
2:30-3:00pm PLENARY SESSION
US Postal Service - Analytics Deliver Insight for Improved Sales
Cliff Rucker, Vice President of Sales for the United States Postal Service (USPS)
Jane Turnbull, Senior Manager Accenture Federal Services

Room: Atrium Ballroom B
3:00-3:30pm BREAKRoom: Atrium
  GENERAL/MANAGEMENT TRACK
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
TECHNICAL TRACK
Room: Atrium Ballroom A
3:30-4:15pm
Open Data Reforms in Federal Finance, Regulation, and Beyond: An Opportunity for Analytics
Hudson Hollister, Executive Director, Data Transparency Coalition
Defense Logistics Agency Overview and System of Integrated Metrics Analysis Model Presentation
Ken Mitchell, Director, Defense Operations Research and Resource Analysis, Defense Logistics Agency
Andrew Rose, Operations Research and Research Analysis, Defense Logistics Agency
4:30-5:15pm
From Instinct to Analysis: Building an Analytics Capability in the Federal Government
David Saltiel, Director of Analytics, US Treasury
Equipment Diagnostic Analysis Tool (CEDAT) and Predictive Analytics: Ensuring Tactical Electrical Power for Warfighters
David Aebischer, Chief, Training Support Division, Power, Analysis, Communications, and Training (PACT) Branch, U.S. Army
Dr. Suzanne Mahoney, Senior Principal Analyst, Innovative Decisions, Inc.
5:15-6:15pm NETWORKING RECEPTIONRoom: Atrium

Day 2: Thursday, September 19, 2013
7:10-8:10am REGISTRATION & BREAKFASTRoom: Atrium
8:10-8:15am CONFERENCE CHAIR WELCOME REMARKS
Isaiah Goodall, Program Chair, Predictive Analytics World for Government and
Director of Business Development, Elder Research, Inc.
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
8:15-8:45am
KEYNOTE
Data Analytics for Government Oversight
Mr. Gene Dodaro, U.S. Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
8:45-9:45am PLENARY PANEL
Working Horizontally: Analytics as a Bridge

Shawn Kingsberry, CIO, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board (Moderator)
Stephen Lord, Director, Forensic Audits and Investigative Service, U.S. Government Accountability Office
David Saltiel, Chief Financial Economist and Director of Analytics, Fiscal Service, Department of Treasury
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
9:45-10:15am PLENARY SESSION
Using Social Data for Public Sector Analytics
Will Mayo, Business Development, Gnip
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
10:15-10:45am BREAK Room: Atrium
  GENERAL/MANAGEMENT TRACK
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
TECHNICAL TRACK
Room: Atrium Ballroom A
10:45-10:50am Track Sponsored by TBA Track Sponsored by TBA
10:50-11:35am

There's No Such Thing as Big Data
Gerhard Pilcher, Vice President and Senior Scientist, Elder Research, Inc.
Predictive Analytics for Veteran
Population Projection Model

Lijia Guo, Chief Actuary, VA
11:35am-12:20pm
Case Study: Data to Decisions:
Building Data Analytics Capability in the Department of Defense

David Jakubek, Deputy Director, Information Systems, OUSD ATL
The High ROI of Data Analytics on a Multi-Agency Data Warehouse at the State of Michigan
Dick Novello, Director of Data Center Operations, State of Michigan
12:20-1:15pm LUNCH Room: Atrium
1:15-2:00pm
KEYNOTE
Predictive Analytics in Medicare
Kelly Gent, Director, Data Analytics and Control Group, Center for Program Integrity,
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
2:00-3:00pm INDUSTRY EXPERT PANEL
Gerhard Pilcher, Vice President and Senior Scientist, Elder Research, Inc. (Moderator)
Bill Franks, Chief Analytics Officer, Teradata
Chris D'Errico, Senior Manager, Accenture Federal Services
Bharat R Rao, Director, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
3:00-3:30pm BREAK
  GENERAL/MANAGEMENT TRACK
Room: Atrium Ballroom B
TECHNICAL TRACK
Room: Atrium Ballroom A
3:30-4:15pm
Acquisition Visibility - The Key to Informed Decision-Making for DoD
Mark Krzysko, Deputy Director, Enterprise Information, OSD(AT&L)/ARA
Case Study: Obama for America
Pinpointing the Persuadables: Convincing the Right Voters to Support Barack Obama
Daniel Porter, Director of Statistical Modeling, Obama for America
4:20-5:00pm
NSF OIG Data Analytics for Grant Oversight
Dr. Brett Baker, Assistant Inspector General for Audit, National Science Foundation OIG
Analytic Techniques and Tools to Focus Audit Efforts at DOL OIG
Stephen Fowler, Office of IT Audit, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Labor
Sarah Will, Data Scientist, Elder Research, Inc.
Kris Hoover, Data Scientist, Elder Research, Inc.

Post-Conference Workshop: Friday, September 20, 2013
Full-day WorkshopLocation - Willard Intercontinental; Room Douglas
The Best and the Worst of Predictive Analytics: Predictive Modeling Methods and Common Data Mining Mistakes
Dr. John Elder, CEO & Founder, Elder Research, Inc.

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