But don’t let the seemingly staid name fool you. The conference will host a series speakers and topics, including how-to’s on data mining and fraud detection as well as a keynote speech on how to be a human lie-detector.
AGA President Relmond Van Daniker joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the conference, the intersection of fraud and technology and how federal managers can also benefit from better fraud-detection efforts.
“Whether it’s fraud or waste or abuse, it’s money that we could be using for the taxpayers that we just don’t have because it’s going to the wrong people [or] it’s going to the wrong item,” Van Daniker said.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-8 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.