Don't miss out! Sign up today for our weekly newsletters and stay abreast of important GRC-related information and news.

Keep me logged in Forgot your password?

Please wait...

Please wait...

Industry & Conference Events


April

April 22-24
Las Vegas, NV
Advanced Fraud Audit School
In this case study-based four-day seminar from the MIS Training Institute you will work on two real-life case studies and simulate every aspect of a fraud audit. You will start with the fraud risk identification by examining documents, using background reports to search for clues, researching vendor existence and leveraging advanced techniques to obtain information to corroborate your suspicions of fraud. At the conclusion of the class you will understand how to identify the red flags that warrant an internal investigation.

April 23-25
Nashville, TN
Securities Compliance Seminar
The Financial Markets Association's 23rd Annual Securities Compliance Seminar is designed for compliance professionals, internal auditors, risk managers, banking/securities attorneys and regulators. This event will focus on current securities broker/dealer compliance topics, including new rules or interpretations, regulator initiatives, Volcker Rule/Dodd-Frank updates and fixed income fair pricing.

April 24-25
Atlantic City, NJ
Regulatory Compliance for Dietary Supplements
GlobalCompliancePanel's Regulatory Compliance for Dietary Supplements in the US, EU and Canada will cover basic regulatory requirements for marketing of dietary supplements in the U.S. and Canada including product safety, manufacturing, product claims, and labelling requirements. A general overview of EU regulations will also be given.

April 29
Baltimore, MD
Compliance Conference
The HBMA 2014 Annual Compliance Conference offers two-and-a-half days of instruction presented by and expert faculty of compliance and billing industry professionals. Featuring new and revised sessions, this once-a-year program provides a practical approach to developing and assessing your compliance plan within the context of effective business practices. Learn how to integrate compliance into everything you do.

April 29-May 1
Las Vegas, NV
MetricStream GRC Summit
GRC 20/20's Chief GRC Pundit, Michael Rasmussen, will be presenting the latest trends and approaches to GRC architecture at MetricStream's GRC Summit 2014.



May


May 5
Boston, MA
GRC Professional
The GRC Fundamentals seminar will cover how to efficiently design and enhance GRC activities within a business based on established GRC standards. This program also will prepare attendees to enhance their credentials by taking the GRC Professional certification exam, offered by OCEG's affiliate organization, GRC Certify. Through lectures and practical group interaction, discussions, and exercises, attendees will learn about defining a GRC strategy; integrating and improving corporate performance, risk and compliance programs; strengthening core business processes and more.

May 5-7
Conrad Dubai
Global Healthcare: Pharmaceutical Compliance Conference
The Pharmaceutical Compliance Forum sponsors this hybrid conference and internet event. Participate at the live event for a more complete take on the subject matter, professional networking opportunities, and interaction with the faculty. Or watch the conference plenary session in live streaming video and listen to streaming audio of track sessions over the Internet and at your convenience at any time 24/7 for the six months following the event.

May 7
Boston, MA
GRC Auditor
The GRC Auditor seminar will provide attendees with an understanding of how to report on GRC activities to management, the board, and external third-parties - including how to have a GRC capability, or portion there-of, certified by OCEG. The Open Compliance and Ethics Group's (OCEG) GRC Capability Framework and related GRC Assessment Tools are an effective and efficient way to provide assurance to the GRC capability of any organization. GRC Certify, an affiliated non-profit organization to OCEG, is offering the ability for audit professionals to become certified as a GRC Auditor. This seminar also explains the process for certification for those interested in pursuing further.

May 7-8
Cambridge, MA
GCOR: Annual Governance, Compliance, and Operational Risk Conference
The Risk Management Association presents a two-day event featuring plenary panels and sessions, all designed to help you better understand global operational risk and its role in your financial institution. This conference typically covers topics ranging from modeling operational risk capital to best practices, and how global operational risk fits in the larger enterprise-wide risk management picture. The financial services industry is well represented with speakers from all areas, including U.S. and international banks, accounting firms, and regulators.

May 7-9
Baltimore, MD
L&C Conference
FIA's L&C 2014, the 36th Annual FIA Law & Compliance Division Conference on the Regulation of Futures, Derivatives and OTC Products will bring together compliance officers, attorneys, and regulators to consider issues affecting the legal and regulatory framework of the derivatives industry.

May 12-14
New York, NY
Best Practices for Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting
This Euromoney Financial Training course provides an opportunity to explore how to successfully establish credible budgets and forecasts that are user-friendly management tools to monitor and help improve performance. You will learn about proven practices in planning, budgeting, and forecasting as applied by an experienced CFO to overcome challenges. Additionally, you will have an opportunity to network and share experiences with like-minded people keen to tackle challenges in this key area.

May 13-15
London, U.K.
Information Governance & eDiscovery Summit
The 9th Annual Information Governance & eDiscovery Summit is designed to provide attendees with the necessary skills, technologies and advice to prepare for the future. Speakers will include judges, regulators and top-level industry experts.

May 15-16
San Francisco, CA
Audit Manager's Guide to IT Risks
This two-day seminar from the MIS Training Institute is designed to help audit executives get up-to-speed on a wide range of technologies, meet the new challenges posed by technological change, and provide assurance that IT risks are being adequately addressed. This briefing will provide you with a comfortable working knowledge of IT terms and concepts; update you on new and emerging technologies affecting your business; and help you establish a strategic response to IT risks.

May 15-16
San Francisco, CA
Acceptance Sampling: Methods and Applications
GlobalCompliancePanel's Acceptance Sampling: Methods and Applications event provides attendees with an understanding of acceptance sampling methods and their application to manufacturing. The course delivers tools, templates, and insight that will allow participants to choose and implement the best sampling methods for their application. This event also covers specific applications of sampling including incoming inspection, design validation, design verification, process validation, and quality audits.

May 18-21
London, U.K.
SCCE: European Compliance & Ethics Institute
Hear from faculty that includes industry experts from around the world and professionals from the corporate environment, academia, government, and the law. Attracting over 2,000 compliance and ethics professionals a year, SCCE's events provide unparalleled networking opportunities, all with special discounts for members.

May 19-21
Washington, DC
Compliance Week Annual Conference
Registration is open for Compliance Week's conference, taking place May 19-21 in Washington, D.C. Engage with thought-provoking speakers, experience innovative session formats, enjoy world-class networking events, and much more at our 9th annual event.

May 19-21
Chicago, IL
Auditing and Preventing Fraud in Procurement
This MIS Training Institute seminar will examine the risks inherent in the procurement function, the strategic alliances that are often made, the information systems used, the management processes it affects and the bidding, vendor selection, and contracting processes. Participants will acquire the knowledge and practical skills to perform value-added audits of this critical business function.

May 20-22
TBD
ICI: Operations and Technology Conference
The Investment Company Institute is offering this conference on operations and technology. Check back for more information.



June



June 1-4
Austin, TX
SCCE: Higher Education Compliance Conference
Hear from industry experts from around the world and professionals from the corporate environment, academia, government, and the law at this SCCE event on higher education compliance. Gain networking opportunities and more, all with special discounts for members.

June 2-4
Dublin, Ireland
Global Patent Strategy Exchange
Network and benchmark with heads of patent from pharmaceuticals, life sciences, IT, ICT, telecoms, semiconductor, electronics, food and beverage, automotive, transport, and other industries and discover how you can derive greater ROI from your patents. Learn how you can be more innovative in patent prosecution, protection, valuation, monetization, and licensing to help you meet your strategic business goals and align them with your company's objectives.

June 7
New Orleans, LA
Life Cycle of Third Party Risk Management Workshop
The American Bankers Association's Life Cycle of Third Party Risk Management Workshop is designed to outline, in detail, the key components of a successful third party risk management program based on the recent OCC and FED guidance. The program will walk you through the life cycle of the relationship which includes planning; due diligence and third party selection; contract negotiation; ongoing monitorin; and termination. Attendees will also learn the critical activities in managing the life cycle such as documentation and reporting, oversight and accountability, as well as independent reviews.

June 8-11
New Orleans, LA
Regulatory Compliance Conference
The American Bankers Association's 2014 Regulatory Compliance Conference will cover strategies needed to stay on course, protect your bank, and move ahead with renewed confidence. Attendees will gain continuing education credits, while getting up-to-the minute information from regulatory experts, compliance team training and development, best practices, benchmarks, and networking opportunities.

June 9-11
New Orleans, LA
CFO Exchange
The American Bankers Association's CFO Exchange will help community bank CFOs navigate new territory safely, while dealing with regulatory, legislative, and accounting changes. This event is designed to give attendees firsthand information from experts in the field and bank regulators on issues that are crucial to any bank's bottom line.

June 9-13
Waltham, MA
Managing Ethics in Organizations
Managing Ethics in Organizations (MEO) is an executive development course providing practical advice and theoretical tools for creating and managing an effective ethics program. This event designed primarily for practicing ethics officers who are about to take on additional ethics/compliance responsibilities or who are already in the position, but without the benefit of formal training. This course also is appropriate for individuals who are considering the ethics officer profession and for consultants and professors who work in the business ethics field. Managers whose organizational function requires them to work closely with the ethics office, such as auditors and human resource specialists, also are encouraged to attend.

June 10
San Francisco, CA
Investment Adviser Compliance Symposium
This NRS event provides an introduction to the Advisers Act: framework, registration, exclusions and exemptions, exempt reporting advisers, private fund advisers, and more.

June 12-13
Cambridge, MA
Financial Accounting and Reporting Update
ACS' Financial Accounting and Reporting Update Conference will address the latest developments in major accounting changes from U. S. and international standard-setters. Sessions include revenue recognition; fraud; and regulatory updates.

June 15-20
San Antonio, TX
25th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference
Register early to be a part of this global training event featuring almost 3,000 attendees from around the world, more than 70 educational sessions, and 40+ exhibitors. The ACFE Global Fraud Conference traditionally hosts experts in the anti-fraud field. These thought leaders share their insights and address the key anti-fraud issues relevant to you.

June 16-17
Miami, FL
Developing & Positioning Derivative Solutions for Corporate Clients
This program establishes a framework for understanding how to measure and develop effective corporate hedging strategies through the appropriate use of derivatives markets and products. Delegates will focus on how to measure the effect of volatility on currency and interest rate exposures, tailor derivative solutions to hedge corporate exposures, and perform comparative analysis between alternative structures and solutions. Participants will also develop an understanding of how originators, investors, and financial intermediaries' interact with each other to execute their hedging strategies and meet their specific business needs.

June 17-18
New York, NY
Annual Tax Seminar
The Institute of International Bankers' Annual Tax Seminar will bring together government officials and private-sector experts who will provide a detailed and authoritative review of the key tax issues and developments affecting internationally headquartered banking/financial institutions operating in the United States. While the seminar is designed for tax specialists, all interested professionals are encouraged to register. CPE credits for accountants registered in New York and New Jersey will be available.

June 23-26
National Harbor, MD
Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit
The Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2014 takes a comprehensive look at the entire spectrum of IT security, business continuity management and risk, including: network and infrastructure security, identity and access management, compliance, privacy, fraud, business continuity management, and resilience. This year's summit offers five in-depth, role-based programs: CISO program; IT security; risk management and compliance; business continuity management; and the business of IT security and risk.

June 24-25
San Francisco, CA
SOX & Internal Controls Update
ACS' SOX & Internal Controls Update will cover the latest regulatory/best practice changes in key areas and assess the effects of the latest accounting standards on your SOX compliance. Sessions include best practices in SOX documentation and testing; fraud issues; and cyber security threats.



July



July TBD
Kuala Lampur, Malaysia
IDG: Computerworld Malaysia Governance, Risk & Compliance Forum
Sponsored by IDG, this event is entirely devoted to the highly complex, but necessary, discussion of governance, risk and compliance (GRC). Who should attend: senior IT management, CIOs, It directors, and specialized legal and audit professionals.

July 6-9
London, UK
IIA 2014 International Conference
The theme for the IIA's 2014 International Conference is "Time to Make the Connection" and we are focusing on delivering a program that delves into timely issues impacting the profession, including audit management for the CAE or head of internal audit, as well as emerging global issues.

July 14-17
Miami, FL
Global Corporate Treasury Management - Controlling Cash & Risk
The treasury's world is growing increasingly more complex. Never has it been more important for companies and their banks to deploy best practices to control cash, working capital, and risk on a global basis. Over and above the mandate to excel in these traditional roles, treasury is called upon to be more strategic in its activities and to develop a solid business partner relationship across the complex. Learn more about the world of global corporate treasury management at this Euromoney Financial Training event.

July 14-17
Boston, MA
Advanced Fraud Audit School
In this case study-based four-day seminar from the MIS Training Institute you will work on two real life case studies and simulate every aspect of a fraud audit. You will start with the fraud risk identification by examining documents, using background reports to search for clues, researching vendor existence, and leveraging advanced techniques to obtain information to corroborate your suspicions of fraud. At the conclusion of the class you will understand how to identify the red flags that warrant an internal investigation.

July 28-30
San Francisco, CA
GRC Professional
The OCEG GRC Fundamentals seminar will teach attendees how to efficiently design and enhance GRC activities within their business based on established GRC standards. This program also will prepare delegates to enhance their credentials by taking the GRC Professional certification exam, offered by OCEG's affiliate organization, GRC Certify.

July 30
San Francisco, CA
GRC Auditor
The GRC Auditor seminar will provide attendees with an understanding of how to report on GRC activities to management, the board, and external third-parties - including how to have a GRC capability, or portion there-of, certified by OCEG. The Open Compliance and Ethics Group's (OCEG) GRC Capability Framework and related GRC Assessment Tools are an effective and efficient way to provide assurance to the GRC capability of any organization. GRC Certify, an affiliated non-profit organization to OCEG, is offering the ability for audit professionals to become certified as a GRC Auditor. This seminar also explains the process for certification for those interested in pursuing further.

July 30-August 1
San Francisco, CA
GRC Advanced Workshop
OCEG's GRC Advanced Workshop is intended for individuals who have already attended the GRC Professional seminar and are looking for the next level or seasoned GRC professional. This workshop will discuss GRC strategy and advanced topics based on the desire of the participants. Topics discussed will be based on participant requests so attendees are sure to have their questions answered and walk away with valuable examples and templates.



September


Sept. 10-12
San Francisco, CA
Auditing and Preventing Fraud in Procurement
This MIS Training Institute seminar will examine the risks inherent in the procurement function, the strategic alliances that are often made, the information systems used, the management processes it affects, and the bidding, vendor selection, and contracting processes. Participants will acquire the knowledge and practical skills to perform value-added audits of this critical business function.

Sept. 14-17
Chicago, IL
SCCE: Compliance & Ethics Institute
Hear from industry experts from around the world and professionals from the corporate environment, academia, government, and the law at this SCCE event. Gain networking opportunities and more, all with special discounts for members.

Sept. 14-18
Los Angeles, CA
ACUA 2014 Annual Conference
ACUA's Annual Conferences follow much the same format as they did when the association was first formed; with days spent in educational sessions and evenings devoted to networking opportunities. Attendees are then encouraged to attend different tracks on a variety of topics rather than a set track for the entire time of the conference. Tracks typically cover such topics as emerging issues, professional development, research & compliance, information technology, enterprise risk management, and fraud & investigations.

Sept. 14-19
Chicago, IL
CUNA Regulatory Compliance School Pre-Conference
CUNA Regulatory Compliance Schools arm you with information to gain a comprehensive understanding of the current regulatory environment. Credit union professionals of all background and skill levels will gain a solid understanding of the major regulations affecting credit unions and their regulatory duties. Highlights include: expert compliance speakers, networking, and Credit Union Compliance Expert (CUCE) designation.

Sept. 17-18
Irvine, CA
Financial Accounting and Reporting Update
ACS' Financial Accounting and Reporting Update Conference will address the latest developments in major accounting changes from U. S. and international standard-setters. Sessions include revenue recognition; fraud; and regulatory updates.

Sept. 18-19
Chicago, IL
Audit Manager's Guide to IT Risks
This event from the MIS Training Institute is designed to help audit executives get up-to-speed on a wide range of technologies, meet the new challenges posed by technological change, and provide assurance that IT risks are being adequately addressed. Presented in straightforward language, this briefing will provide you with a comfortable working knowledge of IT terms and concepts; update you on new and emerging technologies affecting your business; and help you establish a strategic response to IT risks.

Sept. 28 - Oct. 1
TBD
ICI: Tax and Accounting Conference
This event, brought to you by the Investment Company Institute, will focus on tax and accounting issues relevant to today's investors.

Sept. 29-30
Miami, FL
Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate Products
Through a series of lectures, case studies, and interactive exercises, this 2-day program from Euromoney Financial Training provides delegates with a set of fundamental building blocks for understanding the interdependencies between FX and interest rate markets and products. It also broadens their knowledge of global pricing conventions in forwards and options products on foreign exchange and interest rates and allows delegates to compare hedging results through the use of a variety of hedging solutions

Sept. 29-Oct. 2
New York, NY
Implementing Basel III & Dodd-Frank
This heavily practitioner-based course from Euromoney Financial Training is designed to help participants grasp the essentials of applying Basel III and Dodd-Frank regulatory requirements. All areas of risk are covered as well as derivatives and securitization activities and their Dodd-Frank and Basel III reforms. Simultaneously, the important elements of implementation and especially key aspects that must be understood throughout the organization—from the front-line to the executive and board-level—are discussed.



October


Oct. 1-3
Atlanta, GA
Ethics and Compliance Conference
ECOA's 22nd Annual Ethics and Compliance Conference offers learning opportunities for ethics and compliance practitioners at all levels of professional development and from all industries and regions of the world. The sessions will be led by ethics and compliance practitioners, subject-matter experts, academicians, and business leaders.

Oct. 6-7
Lincoln, NE
Real Estate Lending Compliance Conference
This event is brought to you by the Nebraska Bankers Association and focuses on real estate lending compliance.


Oct. 7-8
New York, NY
Risk Management and Regulatory Examination/Compliance Seminar
The Institute of International Bankers' Risk Management and Regulatory Examination/Compliance Seminar will  provide definitive and timely information on key examination updates, supervision issues and best practices in the regulatory community. This event is an opportunity for experienced officers to be updated on new developments and gain practical insights in preparing for examinations. It also offers new officers an introduction to the U.S. regulatory system and compliance requirements.

Oct. 8-9
London, U.K.
Pharma Compliance Europe
The Pharma Compliance Europe 2014 conference will will host the major pharmaceutical, medical device and regulatory agencies across Europe, discussing the challenges and best practices to manage risk and enhance attendee's compliance program.

Oct. 12-14
National Harbor, MD
Board Leadership Conference
The National Association of Corporate Directors' Board Leadership Conference will address emerging issues, share innovative ideas, shape new initiatives, and further the pursuit of exemplary board leadership with more than 1,000 boardroom leaders. This three day event will offer learning opportunities and resources to benefit directors from public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

Oct. 14-17
Baltimore, MD
Regulatory Compliance Seminar
The National Association of Federal Credit Unions' Regulatory Compliance Seminar will cover the latest credit union compliance challenges, including detailed analyses of new and future regulations. Topics will include regulatory updates and proposed regulations. This conference will offer re-certification credits for current NAFCU Certified Compliance Officers. 

Oct. 15-16
New York, NY
SNL Insurance M&A Symposium
The flagship M&A gathering in the insurance space, with perspectives from senior executives, policy makers and Wall Street professionals on the strategic and tactical issues currently surrounding insurance carrier mergers and acquisitions.

Oct. 19-21
Dallas, TX
Annual Convention
The American Bankers Association's Directors' Forum covers important issues to community bank boards of directors, focusing on oversight responsibilities, succession planning, financial due diligence, committee roles and best practices in management to help attendees successfully fulfill their board responsibilities.

Oct. 23-24
Orlando, FL
SOX & Internal Controls Update
ACS' SOX & Internal Controls Update will cover the latest regulatory/best practice changes in key areas and assess the effects of the latest accounting standards on your SOX compliance. Sessions include best practices in SOX documentation and testing; fraud issues; and cyber security threats.

Oct. 28-30
Dallas, TX
GRC Professional Seminar
OCEG's GRC Fundamentals seminar will teach attendees how to efficiently design and enhance GRC activities within their business based on established GRC standards. This program also will prepare delegates to enhance their credentials by taking the GRC Professional certification exam, offered by OCEG's affiliate organization, GRC Certify.

Oct. 30
Dallas, TX
GRC Auditor
The GRC Auditor seminar will provide attendees with an understanding of how to report on GRC activities to management, the board, and external third-parties - including how to have a GRC capability, or portion there-of, certified by OCEG. The Open Compliance and Ethics Group's (OCEG) GRC Capability Framework and related GRC Assessment Tools are an effective and efficient way to provide assurance to the GRC capability of any organization. GRC Certify, an affiliated non-profit organization to OCEG, is offering the ability for audit professionals to become certified as a GRC Auditor. This seminar also explains the process for certification for those interested in pursuing further.



November


Nov. 3-5
Chicago, IL
ICI: Fund Directors Conference
The rapidly changing environment for funds (from new regulatory requirements to an evolving marketplace) makes the 2013 Fund Directors Conference a prime opportunity to gain insights into the implications of these changes for funds and their boards. Highlights include: a session devoted to fund directors' core responsibilities, fund leadership, update on SEC activities, fair valuation, board composition, and more.

Nov. 3-5
Washington, D.C.
Pharmaceutical Regulatory & Compliance Conference
The Pharmaceutical Compliance Forum sponsors this hybrid conference and internet event. Participate at the live event for a more complete take on the subject matter, professional networking opportunities, and interaction with the faculty. Or watch the conference plenary session in live streaming video and listen to streaming audio of track sessions over the Internet and at your convenience at any time 24/7 for the six months following the event.

Nov. 9-11
National Harbor, MD
Money Laundering Enforcement Conference
The American Bankers Association and the American Bar Association's Money Laundering Enforcement Conference will provide strategic conversations on the state of AML/CFT efforts and sessions that provide new ideas and tools that attendees can implement immediately. Speakers who represent banking, law enforcement and the legal community will cover every angle of BSA/AML compliance and enforcement issues.

Nov. 9-11
Colorado Springs, CO
SRI Conference: Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing
The 25th Annual SRI Conference is an annual forum for investors and investment professionals engaged in sustainable, responsible, impact (SRI) investing. This conference is a gathering of professionals working to make money and direct the flow of investment capital toward a truly sustainable future

Nov. 20-21
Chicago, IL
Financial Accounting and Reporting Update
ACS' Financial Accounting and Reporting Update Conference will address the latest developments in major accounting changes from U. S. and international standard-setters. Sessions include revenue recognition; fraud; and regulatory updates.



December


Dec. 2-5
New York, NY
Advanced Fraud Audit School
MIS Training Institute's Advanced Fraud Audit School is a four-day seminar that will provide two real-life case studies and simulate every aspect of a fraud audit. Participants will start with the fraud risk identification by examining documents, using background reports to search for clues, researching vendor existence, and leveraging advanced techniques to obtain information to corroborate their suspicions of fraud. At the conclusion of the class, participants will understand how to identify the red flags that warrant an internal investigation.

Dec. 2-5
Las Vegas, NV

Identity & Access Management Summit
The Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit 2014 shows you how to develop your IAM strategy while advising on tactical IAM issues, challenges by BYOD or SaaS adoption, integration of social platforms, and more. Topics covered include: IAM, security, mobility and cloud; data security/IAM convergence; and leveraging external identities.

Dec. 16-17
Philadelphia, PA
Financial Accounting and Reporting Update
ACS' Financial Accounting and Reporting Update Conference will address the latest developments in major accounting changes from U. S. and international standard-setters. Sessions include revenue recognition; fraud; and regulatory updates.



Compliance Week now has a companion group on LinkedIn, where members can network and discuss the compliance and governance news of the day. Open to all compliance professionals, free to join.





Top Global GRC Risks
Sponsored by NAVEX Global


Thought Leadership



Compliance Week Podcasts ...

Every week we chat with leading thinkers in compliance, auditing, risk management, public policy and more. These short (10-15 minutes) interviews are free to all. Follow Compliance Week podcasts on iTunes.