ISACA’s 2012 Global Events Highlight Solutions for IT, Business Professionals
January 2012 by Marc Jacob
ISACA, a nonprofit association serving 95,000 IT governance, security and assurance professionals, has announced its 2012 conference schedule, including its second annual INSIGHTS conference. With members in 160 countries, ISACA offers education and networking opportunities around the world.
ISACA’s World Congress: INSIGHTS 2012 will be held 25–27 June 2012, in San Francisco, California, USA. Designed for progressive IT and business leaders, the conference addresses topics at a strategic level, giving insights needed to develop strategies for effective integration of business and technology. Attendees will engage with thought leaders from diverse industries, helping their enterprises achieve greater trust in, and value from, information systems.
INSIGHTS 2012 will feature executive panels, interview sessions and talk–show host format to address pressing business issues in a more interactive environment. Industry leaders will facilitate discussions on topics including:
• Exploiting big data for competitive advantage
• Information as the business integrator
• The future of SAS 70–type reviews
• Cybercrime threats: What should we worry about?
• Technology trends and predictions
• Emerging regulations: What’s coming?
• What concerns global CEOs?
• How COBIT 5 can add value to an enterprise
For more information on ISACA’s World Congress: INSIGHTS 2012, visit www.isaca.org/worldcongress.
ISACA’s other 2012 global conferences and educational events, which address the latest IT–related advances and challenges, are categorized by region in the list below.
2012 Global Events
North America Computer Audit, Control and Security Conference (CACS)
7–10 May 2012, Orlando, Florida USA, www.isaca.org/nacacs
ISACA North America Information Security and Risk Management Conference (ISRM)/ IT Governance, Risk and Compliance Conference (IT GRC) (co–located)
isaca Training Courses—www.isaca.org/training
ISACA offers a variety of classroom courses. These educational events provide opportunities to explore aspects of IT assurance, audit, governance, risk and security, and to learn about proven techniques based on best practices and lessons learned from the ISACA community. Classroom training is available in the following areas of concentration:
For a complete list of courses and the full schedule, visit www.isaca.org/training.
ISACA Euro CACS/ISRM (co–located)
10–12 September 2012, Munich, Germany
ISACA Oceania CACS
10–12 September 2012, Wellington, New Zealand
ISACA Latin America CACS/ISRM (co–located)
1–3 October 2012, Bogota, Colombia
ISACA’s free Virtual Conferences
Risk Management––22 March 2012
Regional/Industry—9 August 2012
Cloud—13 December 2012
For additional information on ISACA’s global events, visit www.isaca.org/conferences.