Conference Agenda & Topics

TBA

2019 Presenters Bios…

Monday – September 9
TimeTopic / Event
7:15 – 7:50Registration-Breakfast -Kensington
8:00 – 8:10Opening Remarks
Brian Felix – Chairman- NACA
8:00 – 9:40Keynote- Fun with Fraud: Sham Subs, Bogus Change Orders, and other Risks for Owners and Their Auditors 
John Hall -Hall Consulting, Inc.
9:40 – 10:00Break
10:00-10:50Subcontracts:  Audit Strategies for Effective Management and Cost
Control

John Wisz CCA, CCP  – Wisco
10:50-12:15General Contractor Challenges and Trends
Kris Newman – McCarthy Holdings, Inc
12:15 – 1:15Lunch– Kensington
1:15 – 3:00Managing the Weapons of Mass Destruction – 
“General Conditions” and “Change Orders” 
Marvin Johnson CCA/CCP – Construction Management Partners 
3:00 – 3:15Break
3:15 – 5:00Is a Rose truly a Rose?  The Difference Between Owner
retained Auditors & Counsel retained Auditors in Litigation
Carina Kraatz  – Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
6:00 – 8:00Chairmen’s Reception – NoMad Garden – Lounge
Tuesday – September 10
TimeTopic / Event
7:00 – 8:00Breakfast -Kensington
8:00 – 9:40Technology that GC’s have adopted to help improve safety and job
site performance & how auditors can leverage this technology in
their audits.
Kay M. Papin CCA, CCP – McCarthy & Adam Rouse CCA – BDO
9:40-10:00Break
10:00 – 10:50Labor Rate Workshop
Paul Donovan CCA -Paul Donovan LLC
11:00 – 12:00Banking/wire fraud scams, insider misconduct, and accounts payable scams
Angie Singer Keating, CISA, CISM, CRISC – Reclamere, Inc.
12:00 – 1:00Lunch – Kensington
1:00 – 1:50Rentals and Equipment
Paul Pettit CIA, CRMA, CPEA, CCA, CCP, PMP – Revenew
2:00 – 2:50Audit Ethics
Jake Ortego CCA, CCP, JA CEA – JA Cost Engineers and Advisors, Inc.
2:50 – 3:00Break
3:00 – 4:00How Much Hidden Profit Is There In Self Performed Work 
Debbie Townsend CCA – RL Townsend
4:10 – 5:00Auditors RED Flags for Construction Payment Application
Review
Henry Woods CCA – Brown Smith Wallace
Wednesday – September 11
TimeTopic / Event
7:00 – 8:00Breakfast  -Kensington
8:00 – 8:50Fraud Detection Panel
J. Bradley Sargent CCA, CPA/CFF, CFE, CFS and FABFA & Jim Spencer CCA, CFE, MBA – The Sargent Consulting Group with Jim McAskin & Brad Danek – Brooks, Wilkens, Sharkey, & Turco
9:00 – 9:50Ortego Equation for bond, insurances & OHP
Jake Ortego CCA, CCP, JA CEA – JA Cost Engineers and Advisors, Inc.
9:50-10:10Break
10:10 – 11:00GMP Contract Considerations: Allowance, Contingency & Savings
John Wisz CCA, CCP  – Wisco
11:10 – 12:00Change order auditing for electrical 
Rich Townsend CCA – RL Townsend
Conference CPE Totals 20