Virtual/In-person at the Mark Center Conference Center, Rooms 18 & 19

4800 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22350

Thursday, July 27, 2023​

 

The annual outreach commemorates whistleblowers for National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.  This event is open to all within the Department of Defense, Federal, state, and local governments, and Non-governmental organizations that operate a Hotline Program.  Topics discussed will be best practices, lessons learned, and examples of the greatest challenges facing the hotline oversight community.

Reasonable Accommodations: If you have a disability, which requires an accommodation to engage in an agency-sponsored activity, please contact the OIG Disability Program at DisabilityProgram@DODIG.MIL or by phone at (703) 604-9708.

 

 

Agenda

All times in Eastern Daylight Time

8:30 - 8:50

Check-in

8:50 - 9:00

Administrative Remarks

 

9:00 - 9:05

Welcome/Introduction

Mrs. Marguerite Garrison, Deputy Inspector General for Administrative Investigations, Office of Inspector General, DoD

9:05 - 9:45

Keynote

The Honorable Mr. Robert Storch, Inspector General, DoD

9:45 - 9:46

Video

Department of Defense Office of Inspector General, Whistleblower Know your Rights

9:46 - 10:45

Whistleblower of the Year

Mr. Patrick Gookin, Director, DoD Hotline

10:45 - 11:00

Break

11:00 - 11:05

Videos

Department of Defense Office of Inspector General Whistleblower Protection & Department of Defense Hotline

11:05 - 12:05

Panel Discussion

Mr. Patrick Gookin, Director, DoD Hotline
Mr. Kenneth Sharpless, Whistleblower Protection Coordinator, DoD OIG
Mr. Steve Sheehan, Inspector General, Defense Health Agency
Mr. DaVon Camp, Director, DOJ Hotline

12:05

Closing Remarks

Mrs. Marguerite Garrison, Deputy Inspector General for Administrative Investigations, Office of Inspector General, DoD

 


Registration for the Annual Hotline Worldwide Outreach closes on Thursday July 27, 2023!
If parking is required please register by July 17, 2023.
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Guest Speaker Biographies (PDFs)

The Honorable Robert P. Storch

Mrs. Marguerite Garrison

Mr. Patrick Gookin

Click Here for the Agenda (PDF)