CARES Act Webinar: Implementing, Monitoring, and Reporting

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As the U.S. declared a public health emergency on Feb. 3, 2020, COVID related cases surpassed 9,800 around the world quickly becoming a pandemic by March 11, 2020, which the World Health Organization declared (source:  Thus, the CARES Act was established on March 27, 2020, with a $150 billion Coronavirus Relief Fund. The CARES Act provided direct payments to Americans to cover expenses related to public health emergencies concerning COVID-19; however, little guidance was provided to local and state governments on how to monitor and control payments — not including how to report payment data back to the federal government. 


On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan of 2021 (ARP) was established to further combat the effects of the coronavirus and provide additional direct payments to Americans, businesses, as well as State, Local and Higher Education entities in an effort to accelerate the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. 


In this guided training and discussion related to the CARES Act, attendees will receive a bird’s eye view and insights from government leaders, subject matter experts and advisory experts working with the CARES Act on a daily basis. 

Learning Objectives

At the end of the webinar, attendees will be able to: 

  • Gain insight into the current landscape and perspectives related to the CARES and ARP Act implementation.
  • Gain a perspective on lessons learned related to CARES Act implementation and payment integrity monitoring.
  • Gain real-time perspectives on current solutions and mitigation efforts related to CARES Act.
  • What tools are available to assist in the process.

Speaker and Presenter Information

  • Scott Young, Senior Audit Advisor,Office of the Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)
  • Justin Marsico, Chief Data Officer/Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Office of Data Transparency
  • Calandra Layne, Acting Director, FIAR, OUSD Comptroller,Dept. of Defense
  • David Horn, CGFM, CPA, Director, Office of Financial Policy & Reporting, Dept. of Health and Human Services
  • John Pasquantino, Acting Controller, OMB


  • Frances Legall, Deloitte

Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Office of the President (includes OMB), Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Treasury, Dept of Veterans Affairs, EPA, GSA, USPS, SSA, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), Judicial Branch Agencies, State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, CIA, FEMA, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, FAA, Census Bureau, USAID, National Guard Association, EEOC, Federal Government, State & Local Government, FDA, NSA, FCC

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Wed, Apr 21, 2021, 2:00pm - 3:45pm ET


AGA Member:  $59.00 (Until 04/21/2021)
Non-Member:  $99.00 (Until 04/21/2021)

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