Friday, May 17 Agenda

IRS, SSA Executives to Address Attendees at APA Congress

Friday, May 17

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Registration/Check-in

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Federal Government Executive General Session
Key players in the administration will discuss the issues that impact payroll management and how they are working to implement change.

Charles P. Rettig, Esq.
Commissioner
Internal Revenue Service

Chuck Rettig, Esq., is Commissioner of the IRS responsible for the nation’s tax system with approximately 80,000 employees and an $11 billion budget. His mission includes improving taxpayer services while respecting taxpayer rights. Rettig is particularly interested in increasing stakeholder engagement. With former leadership roles in the American Bar Association’s Section on Taxation and American College of Tax Counsel, he has received many professional honors.

Grace M. Kim, Esq.
Acting Deputy Commissioner for Operations
Social Security Administration

Grace Kim joined the Social Security Administration (SSA) in 1995 as part of the SSA’s Chicago Office of Chief Counsel. She served as the Deputy Regional Chief Counsel, Acting Regional Chief Counsel in Chicago, and was appointed as the permanent Regional Chief Counsel for the San Francisco Office. In 2013, Kim joined SSA’s Office of Operations, when she was appointed as the permanent Regional Commissioner of the San Francisco Region with responsibility for SSA’s operations in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and the Far Pacific.

9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Expo and Global Pavilion Open

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Workshop Session 11

12:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Awards Luncheon
Sponsored by Wisely Pay by ADP

Guest Speakers
Carolyn Huse, CPP, 2018 Payroll Woman of the Year
Gary Lynch, CPP, 2018 Payroll Man of the Year

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Professional Development Lounge


2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Workshop Session 12

4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Closing General Session

Keynote
Jeff Civillico
“The Power of the Pivot"
Sponsored by The Canadian Payroll Association