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2019 General Audit Management Conference 

2019 General Audit Management Conference Program

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March 11–13, 2019
Gaylord Texan / Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX

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The 2019 GAM theme, Looking Ahead: Turning Disruption Into Opportunity, and its accompanying conference program, strive to support the professional growth and development of new, emerging, and seasoned audit leaders through immersive education, strategic insight, peer-to-peer engagement, and takeaways for immediate, impactful, and positive outcomes.

With 47 general and concurrent sessions, featuring world-renowned presenters, focused on six educational tracks, and providing 17.5 CPE credits, GAM is where leaders evolve.

General Session Speakers

Shivvy Jervis

Shivvy Jervis
Award-winning Futurist, Innovation Strategist, and Broadcaster

Future Innovations with Big Impact: What's Leading the Charge?

Richard Chambers
Hester Peirce

Richard F. Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Institute of Internal Auditors

Hester M. Peirce, J.D.
Commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission

IIA President's Address and Conversation with Commissioner Hester M. Peirce, Securities and Exchange Commission

Cheryl Boone Isaacs

Cheryl Boone Isaacs
Film Marketing Executive Immediate Past President,
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Fireside Chat with Cheryl Boone Isaacs facilitated by Nancy Haig
From Risk to Opportunity: Leading Through Crisis

Mike Evans

Mike Evans
Award-winning Author, Speaker and Executive Consultant

Leading Change - Achieve What Matters Most

Seth Mattison

Seth Mattison
Workforce Trends Expert Co-founder and Chief Movement Officer,
Luminate Labs 

Deploying a Disruptive Mindset: Workforce of the Future

Sound Bites: Disruptive Technologies and the Impact on Auditing

Stephen Mills

Transforming Internal Audit Using New Technologies

Stephen Mills, CIA, CCSA, ACA
Managing Director
Promontory Financial Group, LLC (an IBM Company)

Brian Foster

From Analytics to Assurance

Brian Foster, CIA, CPA
General Manager, Internal Audit
Microsoft Corporation

Christa Steele

Disruptive Technologies and Mitigating Emerging Risks

Christa Steele
CEO, Corporate Board member & Advisor to public and private companies

Harold Silverman, CIA, CRMA, QIAL
Managing Director, CAE Solution
The Institute of Internal Auditors

*This will replace the PayPal panel.

Pre-conference Workshop

  • Lean and Agile Internal Audit: Driving Value Add, Insight, and Productivity in Internal Audit - James Patterson

Educational Tracks

  • Track 1: Leveraging Technology
  • Track 2: Auditing in the New Era
  • Track 3: Leading With Vision and Impact
  • Track 4: Implementing Tools and Techniques
  • Track 5: Preparing for Future Risks
  • Track 6: Leading to Solutions: Interactive Learning for CAEs

Program Features

  • Pre-conference Workshop
  • 5 General Sessions
  • 42 Concurrent Sessions
  • World-renowned keynote and general session speakers
  • Welcome Reception Monday evening
  • Vendor Reception Tuesday evening
  • Breakfast daily
  • Lunch Monday and Tuesday
  • Conference App with presentations uploaded if available
  • Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits: 17.5; 4.8 CPEs for Pre-conference Workshop

Program Overview

Day 1: Sunday, March 10, 2019

  • Registration, 7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Pre-conference Workshop: Lean and Agile Internal Audit: Driving Value Add, Insight, and Productivity in Internal Audit, 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Day 2: Monday, March 11, 2019

  • 2 General Sessions
  • 15 Concurrent Sessions
  • Welcome Reception

Day 3: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

  • 1 General Session
  • 20 Concurrent Sessions
  • Vendor Reception

Day 4: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

  • 2 General Sessions

Please continue to check back for more details about this must-attend event.​​