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The New CAE Roundtable: Pathways to Success in Your New Role

March 11, 2018 / ARIA Resort & Casino / Las Vegas


This event convenes individuals who are new to the audit leadership role and provides opportunities to network with likeminded individuals as well as seasoned leaders in the profession to learn and exchange strategies, tools, and techniques that will foster positive outcomes within the first year and beyond.

Attendees will discuss, review, and evaluate competencies to be an effective leader in internal auditing. Specific focus will be on strategies to gain and maintain success in leadership roles.


  • Hear from audit executives who will share success strategies within the first year of being in the role.
  • Learn from seasoned leaders in the profession and discuss the future of internal audit.
  • Participate in roundtable breakout discussions to focus on:
    • Strategies to build relationships with key stakeholders with whom you will have or need frequent interaction.
    • Approaches in understanding the business side of your organization and how the audit function brings value.
    • Interview techniques to acquire the best talent.
    • Effective strategies for managing across generations.
    • Tactics for effective communication with the audit committee.

The First Year... Challenges, Opportunities, and Accomplishments

Patty Miller

Patty Miller, CIA, QIAL, CRMA
PKMIller Risk Consulting


Stuart White

VP Corporate Compliance & Audit Services

Sarah Duckwitz Sarah Duckwitz, CPA
SVP, Director of Internal Audit
Dickinson Financial Corporation

The Future of Internal Audit

Larry Harrington Larry Harrington, CIA, QIAL, CPA, CRMA
Vice President, Internal Audit
Raytheon Company

Breakfast and lunch will be provided for this event and you will earn additional 4.8 CPE credits.

Pricing: Members $325; non-members $425

*You must be registered for GAM to attend this additional event.

Space is limited so register today!

Women in Internal Audit LeadershipWomen in Internal Audit Leadership Forum

March 14, 2018 / ARIA Resort & Casino / Las Vegas

In 2018 we will be continuing the conversation around women leaders in the internal audit industry. To be successful in closing the gap, women and men who support the professional advancement of women in audit need opportunities to engage in collaborative discussions, illuminating growth and social equity.

Also, IF you are attending GAM you can save $100 on your registration fee by contacting IIA Customer Relations at +1-407-937-1111 or to register.

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EHS ForumEnvironmental, Health & Safety Forum

March 15, 2018 / ARIA Resort & Casino / Las Vegas

In the world of sustainability and risk it crosses all industries and is becoming more and more important to internal auditors. Understanding where those opportunities are and how to address them is imperative.

Also, IF you are attending GAM you can save $100 on your registration fee by contacting IIA Customer Relations at +1-407-937-1111 or to register.

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If an individual is registered for GAM and also registers the EHS forum they will receive a $100 discount off of their GAM registration. If an individual is registered for GAM and also registers for WIL forum, they will receive $100 discount off of their GAM registration. Registrants can only receive one discount, even if they are attending both programs in addition to GAM.

Build a Stronger Team and get $500 OffCombine the power of The IIA’s Audit Intelligence Suite (AIS) with On-site Training and save $500!

Benchmark your audit activity for free and make sure your team is on the right track. The IIA offers Group Training solutions that can provide you with training programs based on your organization’s priorities, the needs of your staff, and the learning objectives you set.

Register now for a Group Training consultation at GAM 2018.

Ask the Expert - IIA Quality ServicesAsk the Expert

IIA Quality Services invites you to “Ask the Expert” all your quality assurance and improvement program questions at the GAM Conference. Speak to a seasoned quality consultant who will be ready to provide guidance related to your Quality Assurance and Improvement program or any Standards conformance questions you may have.

Sign up* for a 15-minute consultation now.

*Registration for the GAM Conference is required.