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Keynote Speakers & Agenda

The 2023 EUG workshop agenda is still evolving, but check out the 2022 EUG agenda below to see the impressive list of speakers we had!



Working Titles and Speakers

  • IPMDAR Lessons Learned Panel

    • Jon Fleming - NASA

    • Russ Rodewald - Raytheon

    • John McGregor - Boeing

    • Denise Kerby - Missile Defense Agency

    • Ivan Bembers - National Reconnaissance Office

    • David Treshansky - DAU

    • John McGahan - OSD/ADA IPM Division Program Manager EVM-CR

    • Jen Horner - OSD/ADA IPM Division Deputy Program Manager EVM-CR

  • Surveillance of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)

    • Gary Humphreys - Humphreys & Associates

  • Status of DECM Tests and DCMA Earned Value Initiatives

    • ​Jean Christian Brutus and James M Vallely - DCMA

  • Enterprise Implementation of Empower at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics 

    • Emily (Paper) Hodgson - Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

  • IPMDAR in the Intelligence Community/NRO Developed Validation Tool

    • Michelle Jones - National Reconnaissance Office

  • Implementation and Use of Empower at VT Halter Shipyard

    • Shara King - VT Halter

  • DOE PARS/Empower Improvements and the ASU Study

    • Matthew "Zac" West - Department of Energy

  • U​sing Empower for EVM Surveillance at NASA

    • Barbara Phillips and Brie Smith - NASA​

  • Understanding and Working with the EVM Central Repository (EVM-CR)

    • Jen Horner - OSD/ADA IPM Division Deputy Program Manager EVM-CR

  • Empower for Focused EVM Analysis

    • Lisa Cazalet and Paul Tackett - Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS)

  • Empower Role-Based Training Approach at L3Harris

    • Jason Kinder - L3Harris


Topics from Encore staff:

  • Empower Enhancements since EUG II - Gary Troop

  • Open Forum for Customer Feedback - Gary Troop and Jim Price

  • Creating Custom Charts and Reports in Empower Using External Data - Brittany Hayes

  • Server Configuration Options - Brittany Hayes

  • Configuring Empower for DCMA DECM and DOE data-driven audit metrics - Brooke Boswell

  • Help Us, Help You: The Anatomy of a Support Ticket - Zach Bonner

  • The Advantages of Having A "Pruned" Database in Empower - Gary Troop and Jim Price

Break sessions with software partners from Barbecana, Integrated Management Concepts, Oracle, and ProjStream


Attendees will also have the opportunity to schedule one-on-one tech support sessions to discuss any software-related topics. It's a great opportunity to meet the technical staff and exchange lessons learned with other users.

*Note: included in your registration fee is breakfast and lunch as well as dinner at our evening networking events.


Have a topic you would like to present or a topic you would like to see Encore Analytics present? Please email


*Please note: This event is closed to the press.

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