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Thomson Reuters Announces Keynote Speaker, Panelists at 3rd Annual Government Conference

Thomson Reuters Announces Keynote Speaker, Panelists at 3rd Annual Government Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Thomson Reuters Announces Keynote Speaker, Panelists at 3rd Annual Government Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting eventThomson Reuters will hold its third annual Government Conference on June 5 at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Derek Benner, acting executive associate director for homeland security investigations at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will serve as a keynote speaker at the event, which will focus on trade-based money laundering and supply chain risk, Thomson Reuters said.

John Shiffman, an investigative reporter at Reuters, will lead a panel discussion on current challenges facing journalists and the impact of social media on public perception.

Reuters journalists Amanda Becker, congressional correspondent; John Walcott, international affairs editor; and Yasmeen Abutaleb, healthcare correspondent; will join Shiffman in the discussion “Around the World with Reuters: Truth and Consequences in Time of Uncertainty.”

Andy Russell, lead director for Defense Department programs at Thomson Reuters Special Services, will moderate the discussion “Supply Chain Risk: Managing Global Complexity.”

The panelists are:

  • Chris Nissen, director of asymmetric threat response at Mitre
  • Emile Monette, lead of the cyber supply chain risk management initiative at the Department of Homeland Security's office of cybersecurity and communications
  • Robert Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University

Jesse Spiro, global head of threat finance and emerging risks at Thomson Reuters, will be the moderator of the panel discussion “Trade-based Money Laundering: Understanding the Challenges and Attacking the Problem.”

The panelists are:

  • Kristen Reif, director of illicit trade prevention group at Philip Morris International
  • Marcy Forman, managing director of global investigations unit and AML compliance at Citigroup
  • Patrick Li, director of the national targeting center for investigations, trade transparency unit for homeland security investigations at ICE

Click here to register for the event.

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Written by Jane Edwards

is a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, where she writes for ExecutiveBiz about IT modernization, cybersecurity, space procurement and industry leaders’ perspectives on government technology trends.

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