Now that the dust has settled on the Society of Defense Financial Management (SDFM) Program/Budget Summit (PBS) 2024, we want to thank all of the speakers, sponsors, and members for their participation and insights.

Over 200 defense financial management professionals attended the PBS and heard the latest on PPBE Reform, Defense Reform, Digital Transformation, Talent Management, and Auditability. SDFM is indebted to our speakers who shared their expertise and engaged in frank and transparent discussion.

– PPBE Reform: Lara Sayer, Hon. Robert Hale, and Arun Seraphin

– Digital Transformation: Krystyna KolesarDavid MagjukaLily ZelekeThomas Sasala

– Defense Reform: Hon. Peter LevineElizabeth Field, Silvana Rubino-Hallman, Ph.D, Hon. John Whitley

– Talent Management: Brynt ParmeterMichael BeaupreScott BlackburnBarb CarsonAndrea Smith

– Auditability: Tom SteffensSteve MoraniCarol Assi, Jonathan Witter CPA (Maryland)

And, we are extremely grateful to our corporate sponsors. Events like P/BS 2024 would not be possible without their support:

– Lynch Consultants, LLC – Presenting Sponsor
– Decision Lens – PPBE Panel Sponsor and Registration Sponsor
– ManTech – Digital Transformation Panel Sponsor
– Graduate School USA – Auditability Panel Sponsor
– Avature – Talent Management Panel Sponsor
– RMA Associates, LLC – Defense Reform Panel Sponsor
– ClearInfo – Beverage Sponsor

SDFM CEO Rich Brady summed it up best, “As we concluded P/BS 2024, I was filled with a profound sense of accomplishment and optimism. The substantive discussions allowed us to explore the driving forces in defense financial management today, tackle the most pressing challenges, and develop innovate solutions.”

See you again next year!