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OIG Suspension and Debarment Conference Crystal City, VA - Oct. 14, 2011

On October 14, 2011, 435 representatives from over 60 agencies attended the second annual OIG Suspension and Debarment Conference. The keynote speaker was Representative Darrell Issa, Chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Below are links to the conference agenda and presentations.


The Lay of the Land: Reports from the CIGIE Suspension & Debarment Working Group: Ken Chason, Counsel to the IG (NSF-OIG), and Brian Baker, Deputy Chief Counsel (FHFA-OIG)

Effective OIG and Agency Coordination: the Ghost in the Machine: Debra Sonderman, Suspension and Debarment Official (DOI), Stanley Stocker, Debarment Program Manager (DOI-OIG), and Robert Knox, AIG (DOI-OIG)

Small Business Administration: Combating Fraud, Waste, and Abuse - GTSI and Related Issues: Michael Chodos, Deputy General Counsel (SBA), Robert Meunier, CEO/General Counsel (DSI, LLC), and John Hanson, Executive Director (Artifice Forensic Financial Services, LLC)

Fast Alert - Fraud Risk Notification to Agencies and OIGs: Michael Wood, Executive Director (Recovery, Accountability & Transparency Board)

Making Lemonade: Maximizing the Use of Suspension and Debarment at a Small OIG: Matthew Elliott, AIGI (NARA)

Don't Jump the Shark: Changing the Landscape for a Debarment Program: Jeremy Kirkland, Senior Attorney (USPS-OIG)

The Red Card Contractor Disclosures as a Basis for Suspension and Debarment: Jeff Bennett, Special Agent (DoD)

Multi-discplinary Training on Suspension and Debarment: George Hurst, Chief, Financial Fraud Instite (FLETC)

Inspector General Criminal Investigator Academy: Cindy Pangello, Program Manager, IG Criminal Investigator Academy

$6,000 Purchase Leads to 5 Debarments: Danielle Cole-Pasquale, Special Agent (DOS-OIG)

Safeguarding DOT Against Awards to Improper Parties: Calvin Scovel III, Inspector General (DOT)

Audit of Suspension / Debarment within DOJ: Cynthia Schnedar, Acting Inspector General (DOJ)

Audit of USAID Process of Suspension / Debarment: Tim Cox, AIGA (USAID-OIG)

Research Misconduct and Debarment: James Kroll, Head, Administrative Investigations (NSF-OIG)

Government-Wide Suspension in a Criminal Case: Jen Springmann, Special Agent (NSF-OIG)

ARRA Funds and Suspension / Debarment: Lee Stokes, Investigative Attorney (NSF-OIG)

For more information, please feel free to contact us at oig@nsf.gov or at 703-292-7100. Click here to Report Fraud, Waste or Abuse


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