Partner Event - 60th IIA Chicago Annual Seminar - 2021

When:  Mar 8, 2021 from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM (CT)

This year marks the 60th Anniversary of the Chicago Chapter Annual Seminar! 

The Annual Seminar would not be the success it is today without YOU.  

We plan to mark this commemorative milestone by celebrating YOU our members!

Join us to earn 16+ hours of CPE* from renowned speakers and for opportunities to connect with influential members of the internal audit profession!  We look forward to seeing you!


Please reach out to the Chapter's Registrar, Rachel Means, with any questions related to the event -

Agenda for The Day: More Session Information on Individual Track Pages Above
Monday 03/08/2021
7:30 am - 8:00 am Open Webinar, Virtual Exhibitors & Networking
8:00 am - 8:10 am Presidents Welcome & 60th Anniversary Celebration
8:10 am - 9:25 am Keynote - Nonverbal Communication Skills that Display Trust, Exhibit Ethical and Professional Truths and Demonstrate Respect During Virtual Conversations and from 6 Feet Away [More Info]
9:25 am - 9:40 am Transition Break, Virtual Exhibitors & Networking
9:40 am - 10:30 am How Recent COSO Guidance Impacts Internal Auditors in a Transformational World [More Info] Cloud Governance and Security [More Info] Sense and Respond: Moving Toward Real Time Assurance [More Info] A Maturity Model for Audit of Corporate Culture [More Info]
10:30 am - 10:45 am Transition Break, Virtual Exhibitors & Networking
10:45 am - 11:35 am Panel Discussion: Attracting and Retaining Internal Audit Talent in Today’s Marketplace [More Info] Cybercrime - A Conversation with the Department of Justice [More Info] Data Interrogation: What's Hiding in your Organization's Data? [More Info] Can You Hear Me Now: Developing Strategic Listening Strategies [More Info]
11:35 am - 12:30 pm Lunch Break, Virtual Exhibitors & Networking
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Keynote - The Power and Value of Artificial Intelligence [More Info]
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm Transition Break, Virtual Exhibitors & Networking
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Are You Ready? Three Critical Competencies You Need For Lean And Agile Auditing [More Info] Lessons Learned from a Pandemic - Remote Workforce Security [More Info] IA Approach to Managing Emerging Risk of Data Localization [More Info] Compliance and Risk in the Evolving World of Cannabis [More Info]
2:50 pm - 3:20 pm Transition Break, Virtual Exhibitors & Networking
3:20 pm - 4:10 pm Benefit from Agile Auditing Without Adopting the Manifesto [More Info] The Audit Security Assessment [More Info] Intelligent Audit: Next Level analytics for the Next Level Audit [More Info] Committing to Continuous Monitoring: Drive Audit Strategy and Influence Enterprise Actions [More Info]
4:10 pm - 4:25 pm Transition Break, Exhibitors & Networking
4:25 pm - 5:15 pm Keynote - Storytelling With Data: Bringing Data to Life through Pictures and Stories [More Info]
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm Virtual Reception: Award Ceremony and Giveaway Raffle

    *Note: 8 hours of NASBA Group Live Presented Online Due to Covid-19  CPE are available on the day of the event (March 8, 2021). An additional 8+ hours of IIA sponsored CPE will be available through self-study courses made available during the two weeks that follow the event. In total, attendees may earn 16+ hours of total CPE between the day of and the self-study in the weeks that follow.

    For CPE issued for attendance on the day of the event, attendees will be required to respond to all polling questions in order to qualify for CPE. We suggest that you disable pop-up blockers on your device to allow for viewing/answering of polling questions. If you have problems viewing/answering the polling questions or have restrictions on your device that don’t allow you to view/answer polling questions, please contact the Chapter Registrar at 

    National Registry Statement: The IIA Chicago Chapter is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

    Cancellation Policy

    NOTICE of Cancellation/ Refund Policy: Due to costs incurred for seminars, cancellations will only be accepted if notice of cancellation is received by the IIA Chicago’s Registrar via e-mail or phone by February 22, 2021. The IIA e-mail is and phone number is (312) 642-4000. Paid registrations cancelled by the deadline will be refunded and outstanding payment registrations will be closed. Paid and outstanding payment registration will not be refunded or closed after the deadline. Please be aware of this policy when arranging plans to attend seminars. We look forward to meeting your educational needs. For more information regarding refund, complaints, and/or program cancellation policies, please contact Rachel Means at


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