FEDtalk

  • The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Federal Sector Programs

    Tune in this Friday to hear host Tony Vergnetti of Federal Employee Defense Services talk with Dexter Brooks and Timothy Bladek from the EEOC Office of Federal Operations. They will be discussing the federal sector EEO programs, with an emphasis on what outreach and training the EEOC is providing to help with eradicating harassment in the federal sector.

    August 7, 2018

  • Understanding your Thrift Savings Plan

    Tune in to the August 3rd FedTalk and join host Tony Vergnetti and Michael Livingston from the Livingston Financial Group to hear about important financial planning strategies for all federal employees to consider. They will talk about your Thrift Savings Plan Contributions, Fund Choices, Investment Basics, and Withdraw Options. They will also discuss the upcoming changes to the TSP from the TSP modernization act that was signed in December 2017.

    August 3, 2018

  • We Need Space: Federal Partnerships In Space Exploration

    Tune in to the July 20th FedTalk to hear about the changing face of federal space exploration and research, including the increased reliance on public/private partnerships with academia and private organizations such as Boeing and SpaceX.

    July 20, 2018

  • Summit the Supercomputer and the Future of Federal Technology

    Tune in to the July 6th FedTalk to hear about what’s in store for federal technology for the coming year, including developments on expanded use of artificial intelligence, extended reality, and the unveiling by the Department of Energy of Summit, the world’s most powerful supercomputer.

    July 6, 2018

  • Improving Federal Data to Improve the Federal Government

    Tune in to the June 1st FedTalk as host Debra Roth speaks to three organizations leading the effort to improve the federal government’s operations by improving the data on which it relies.

    June 1, 2018

  • Catch up with The United States Digital Service

    Tune into the May 18th FedTalk to hear about the latest initiatives from the United States Digital Service (USDS) and dCode, including a new digital initiative at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

    May 18, 2018

  • Checking in with Long Term Care and FEEA

    Tune in this week to learn why long term care insurance is a crucial part of your retirement planning. And did you know FEEA’s Annual Public Service Charity Walk/Run is right around the corner? Get all the race details and sign up before it’s too late!

    May 4, 2018

  • Get outside for National Park Week

    Joining host Julie Perkins of Shaw Bransford & Roth is Sara Newman, DrPH, MCP, an active duty commissioned corps officer in the United States Public Health Service currently assigned to the National Park Service serving as the Director of the NPS Office of Public Health (OPH). Sara is the principal advisor to the NPS Director and executive leadership for public health protection, disease prevention and health promotion decisions impacting the health of more than 300 million visitors to more than 400 parks nationwide.

    April 16, 2018

  • The White House’s tech & science agenda

    Host Ben Carnes of Shaw Bransford and Roth will delve into the Trump Administration’s tech and science agenda with guests Carten Cordell, a Senior Technology Reporter at FedScoop, as well as Derek B. Johnson, a reporter at FCW. The panel will also highlight examples of the federal government’s attempts to implement emerging technologies, like blockchain.

    April 6, 2018

  • Dissecting the President’s management agenda

    With the Trump Administration releasing the Presidents Management Agenda this week, we’ve assembled a panel of experts to discuss key components of the agenda this Friday.

    March 23, 2018

  • Women’s History Month and the Suffrage Movement

    Tune in this week for our special Women’s History Month show to learn about some of the greatest female contributions to history, culture, and society.

    March 8, 2018

  • Presidents Day lessons from the greats

    Tune in this week for a special FEDtalk in honor of Presidents Day.

    February 23, 2018

  • Forging ahead with federal leaders

    On this week’s FEDtalk, host Ben Carnes will be joined by Senior Executives Association (SEA) President Bill Valdez and Federal Times’ Jessie Bur to discuss current challenges (as well as current opportunities) facing federal leaders.

    February 9, 2018

  • The delicate budget balancing act

    Host Ben Carnes of Shaw Bransford & Roth is joined by a panel of budget experts to discuss the current federal funding landscape, how we got here, and if there is any hope for a better future.

    January 26, 2018