Conference Agenda & Topics

WELCOME TO THE 2020 NACA VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

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Presenters bios….

Agenda for the 2020 NACA Virtual Conference TBA. The agenda below was the one planned for Nashville and we will be trying to offer all the sessions as webinars.

     
  TOPIC  PRESENTER (S)
Monday – Sept. 21
   
10:45- 11:00
Conference Welcome Brian Felix CCA – Chairman NACA
11:00-12:15
Keynote- Construction in the Time of Crisis Jake Ortego  CCA/CCP
12:30 – 1:30
Beyond The Hard Hat: Construction Fraud Audit Analytics

 

Melissa Goddard CCA/CCP, CFE, CRIS, PI

 

1:45 – 2:45
Effective Report Writing Vinson Chapman CCA – HPM Audit & Contract Services
     
Tuesday- Sept. 22
   
11:30-12:30
The Role of Auditors in Construction Contract Negotiations Laura Rogers CCA – Broward County Office of the County Auditor
1:00 – 2:00
Mock Mediation John Sier JD CCP – KITCH
2:15-3:15
The Pitfalls of Lump Sum General Conditions Laura Kiefer CCA/CCP & Henry Woods CCA
5:30 – 7:00 Virtual Happy Hour discussion  
     
Wednesday- Sept. 23
TOPIC  PRESENTER (S)
     
11:30 – 12:30 No More Paper Pay Apps Adam Rouse CCA/CCP – BDO
1:00 – 2:00 Managing Construction Change Orders:  Fact or Fiction?
Marvin Johnson CCA/CCP 
2:15 – 3:15 Surety Bonds & Construction Audits: What Auditors Need to Know Amar Patel CCA
     
Thursday- Sept. 24
   
     
11:30 – 12:30

How to Research Project Specifications, Submittals, and RFIs to Identify Potential Cost Recovery Audit Findings

Rich Townsend CCA & Clay Addison- RL Townsend & Associates, LLC.
2:15 – 3:15 Value of Engaging Audit for Construction Projects Early Ed Travers CCA and Kenneth Brzozowski CCA/CCP 
3:15-3:25 CURT Presentation  Rob Fischer – Construction Users Round Table
1:00 – 1:50 Accounting and Control Requirements:  Achieving the Gold Standard  John Wisz CCA/CCP
2:00 – 2:50 Construction Project Audit – A Comprehensive Approach Ken Che CCA/CCP
     
3:10 – 4:00 Bringing Clarity to the Foggy World of Construction Audit Tony Khoury CCA/CCP CFE  
4:10 – 5:00 The Lump Sum Conundrum:  Getting beyond the Façade John Wisz CCA/CCP
     
     
  TOPIC  PRESENTER (S)
     
8:00 – 8:50 Construction Monitoring: Identifying small issues before they become big problems. Alex Koltsov CCA
9:00 – 9:50 Red flags and real life case studies in the identification of fraud in construction projects across Latin America. Felipe Andre Gutierrez – CONEXIG
     
10:00 – 10:50 Follow the LLC – Who is Your Actual Business Partner?

Brad Sargent CCA / Spencer – The Sargent Consulting Group

11:00 – 11:50 “Black Swan Risk: How Can Construction Auditors Assess the Unexpected?  Paul Pettit CCA
11:50 – 12:15 Conference Wrap Up Brian Felix – Chairman – NACA