The Visiting Speaker Program event with presentations on the effectiveness of collaboration within the federal government and current and future challenges facing agencies and the entire country. Assistant Secretary James Rispoli introduced Mr. Frank DiGiammarino and Mr. Jonathan Breul and made opening remarks at the program. Mr. DiGiammarino, NAPA Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, presented the topic of collaboration and its impacts on the resilience and ability of the federal government to sustain itself in the short and long term. Mr. Jonathan Breul is the Executive Director, IBM Center for the Business of Government and Partner, IBM's Global Business Services as well as an elected Fellow of NAPA. The Center focuses on the future of the operation and management of the public sector.