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​Call for Speakers
Share Your Knowledge and Reap the Rewards 

2017 Financial Services Exchange
Sept. 18–19, 2017
Renaissance Downtown DC / Washington, DC
The IIA’s Financial Services Audit Center and its Financial Services Advisory Board are calling on dynamic presenters who can engage their audience and facilitate thought-provoking exchanges at the 2017 Financial Services Exchange.

The goal of the conference is to bring together legislators, regulators, and industry leaders to share information and experiences navigating through this heavily regulated industry. The Exchange also provides ample opportunity to
network and connect with other financial services audit professionals. You are
encouraged to submit a proposal for a presentation regarding the internal audit profession in the financial services industry.

Topics of interest within these tracks include but are not limited to:

  • Artificial intelligence/automation
  • Assessing risk governance frameworks
  • Auditing consumer compliance issues
    • Leading industry practices and regulatory expectations
  • CCAR/stress testing process
  • Communication with key stakeholders
  • Cybersecurity
  • Evolving use of data analytics in internal audit
  • Fintech
  • FRB 13-1/OCC Part 30 Regulatory expectations of internal audit
  • GRC
  • Insurance
    • Solvency
    • ERM
    • Cybersecurity (FFIEC)
    • New standards in corporate governance
  • Risk culture
  • 2nd and 3rd line relationships
  • Small banks
    • Outsourcing/co-sourcing
    • Recruitment and retention
  • Examination Management Supervisory
  • Talent management
    • Generational gaps
    • Recruitment and retention
  • Technology
    • Fintech
    • Blockchain (What is it? How is it changing financial services? What should audit be doing now and in the future?)
    • Robotics
  • Third-party management
  • Trusted advisor

Proposals will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • A proven track record as a speaker (you are welcome to submit past evaluation scores, comments, or recommendations).
  • The ability to share best practices and innovative tactics implemented in your internal audit function.
  • The ability to address an issue critical to the internal audit profession and financial services industry.
  • The level of interaction the session will provide the attendees including Q&A, polling technology, case studies, and takeaway tools.
  • With the exception of Sound Bites presentations, service providers are required to provide a current practitioner with whom they will be co-presenting. They will not be considered without one being listed in the proposal.

Speaking at the conference is a volunteer opportunity. Compensation for speaking fees and travel is not provided unless otherwise indicated. If you will need assistance with travel, please indicate that in your submission. All speakers receive a full complimentary registration for the 2017 Financial Services Exchange.

Please read the directions for submission and submit your proposal now.

Important Dates:

Deadline for submission of proposals March 20, 2017
Proposals reviewed by Conference Committee and IIA April 1–14, 2017
Invitations issued to selected speakers April 17–21, 2017
Email notification sent to those not selected May 1–5, 2017

We look forward to hearing from you!

The IIA’s Conference Team

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