Call for Speakers


Let your voice be heard at our conferences and beyond.

The Conference Organizing Committee invites IT governance, information security, privacy, IT risk and audit and control professionals to share their real-world experience of best practices, challenges and successes in the 2020 ISACA Manila Annual Conference.

The ISACA Manila Conference is an annual  event developed specifically for IT Governance professionals. This year is different as we transition from an in-person event to a virtual conference with the theme Positive Potential of Technology amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic.

This year’s Conference will focus Conference shall focus on relevant knowledge topics and issues on:

  • Business Continuity Planning
  • IT Audit & Assurance
  • IT Risk Management
  • Emerging Technology & Techniques
  • Data Analytics & Information Management
  • Industry Trends & Insights
  • IT Governance, Compliance & COBIT
  • Security/ Cybersecurity
  • Leadership Development & Career Management
  • Industry Trends & Insights
  • Navigating COVID – 19
  • Other topics that aim to enrich the knowledge of the professional and technical dimensions of IT Governance, risk, security, audit and controls.


Abstracts should be 250-500 words in length. It should cover the outline of the presentation and the relevant concepts to be discussed.

The following details should be included:

  • Presentation title and author’s Name
  • Affiliation/Company
  • Contact details: Office & mobile number, email address
  • The paper should be written in English, 12 point, Arial font, single-spaced.


Send the abstract through email to with an email subject line of “Call for Speakers Submission

Submissions are subject for review and selection by the 2020 ISACA Manila Conference Organizing Committees.  Selected abstracts would be included in the speakers’ line up for this year’s Conference.

If your submission is accepted for the Conference presentation, you need to submit the complete presentation materials on or before July 15, 2020. The presentation materials should be either in Adobe PDF or MS PowerPoint format.

All full presentation materials submitted to the conference will be reviewed by a committee and may be subject for revision in response to reviewer comments and suggestions, with the agreement of the speaker involved.

 Email the presentation materials to with the subject line of “Final Presentation Materials”.


  • Time allotted for each speaker is 45 minutes.
  • Please allot some time for Q&A; moderators will be assigned to facilitate Q&A during your session, and can initiate the Q&A portion;
  • If you do not wish to be asked questions after your presentation, please inform the moderator beforehand;
  • Please limit your PowerPoint presentation to 20-30 slides maximum, excluding Title & Contact info slides
  • If you wish to be notified of the remaining time, or require a timer, please inform the moderator in charge, beforehand.
  • If there are any requests, special materials/equipment needed, or planned activities for your session, please do not hesitate to inform us of such in advance, so that we may prepare accordingly.
  • Presentations should be genuinely informative, newsworthy or useful content, and not be a disguised pre-sales presentation.


Deadline for submission of Abstracts: 
June 30, 2020

Notification of Presentation Acceptance: July 5, 2020

Deadline for submission of Complete Presentation: July 15, 2020

Conference Proper: August 13-14, 2020 | 8:00AM – 12:00PM


For further information about 2020 ISACA Manila Annual Conference, please contact the following representatives of the conference organizing committee:


Jeannine Roxas & Jay Gomez


Apple Bernardez
T/F: +63.2 88942533
Mobile: 0926-004-5004