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​2021 General Audit Management Conference
2021 General Audit M​anagement​ Conference is now Fully Virtual!

Already Registered

Tuesday, March 16 – Thursday, March 18, 2021
Pre–Conference Events– Monday March 15, 2021
Post Conference Activities –​ Friday March 19, 2021

You will need your IIA credentials (email and password) to log in. If you are not an IIA member and have never set up an IIA login, please create a complimentary Global Account Number. To speak to a GAM specialist, please call +407-937-1460 Monday–Friday from 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. ET or email Please allow 24–48 hours for a response.

Internal Audit Is More Ready, Relevant and Resilient Than Ever

For 42 years, the GAM Conference has been the essential experience audit executives trust to be influential, engaging, and informative. This tradition of excellence will continue in 2021 with a new theme: Internal Audit Recharged: Ready. Relevant. Resilient. The content will focus on moving beyond disruption to rethinking audit practices and leading in the new norm. The industry’s best and brightest will share their perspectives on optimally positioning today’s audit leaders for future advancement.

To gain competencies, tools, and skills needed to leverage your impact, credibility, and value as a trusted leader in internal audit management, register now for the 2021 GAM Virtual Conference.​​

Who Should Attend?

Audit executives, including CAEs, VPs, audit committee and board members, audit directors, and stakeholders affected by the internal audit process, will find in-depth exploration of issues facing today’s executives and the opportunity to network with peers an invaluable experience. The following topics will be covered:

  • Planning For, Responding To, and Recovering From Disruption
  • Managing Data and Leveraging Technology
  • Keeping Pace With the Velocity of Risk
  • Rising From a Crisis and Fostering Resilient Teams

Details are available on the Program Information page.

What's in it For You?

InnovationTransform the future of audit executive management through relevant content and valuable takeaways.

Interaction — Enjoy networking opportunities with leaders from national and international audit departments. Exchange sustainable ideas and strategic insights for effective outcomes.

Impact — Discover leading practices, success strategies, data-driven insights, and trends that will position you as a seasoned leader in internal audit.

Partnerships — Explore new partnership opportunities with internal audit decision makers.

Experts — Benefit from the expertise of some of the world's leading authorities in and outside of the internal audit field.

Value — Gain new perspectives, ready-to-implement takeaways, and inventive techniques to facilitate positive outcomes.

Professional Development — Earn up to 16.5 CPEs. An additional 4.2 CPEs are available with the virtual Pre-conference Workshop and 3.9 CPEs are available with the Pre-conference CAE Forum.

What's in it For Your Organization?

Exceptional value for your training dollars — Receive documentation from sessions that can be utilized to train and share insights with your audit team.

Access to industry experts — Industry leaders will be sharing strategies, tools, and skills to enhance your influence and value as a trusted leader.

Meet leading vendors — Visit the exhibit area to get answers and discover products that move your organization forward while decreasing enterprise expense and increasing ROI.

Immediately actionable – Gain competencies and resources to bolster your impact and credibility in audit management.

Pricing and Registration

Discounted pricing for IIA members! Not a member? Join today!


​Regular Rate
Members $995
​Nonmembers $1,195
AEC Members** Essential: $795
Expanded & All Access: One Complimentary registration
Pre-Conference Workshop $375

**Join The IIA’s Audit Executive Center at either the Expanded or All Access membership tier and receive 1 (one) complimentary registration to the 2021 GAM Conference. Visit the AEC website for details.

Pre-conference Workshop

Monday, March 15, 2021

Ready & Relevant

Tim BerichonTim Berichon
Director, Insights & Intelligence
The Institute of Internal Auditors
Author of the “Ready and Relevant: Prepare to Audit What Matters Most”

This workshop will focus on getting internal auditors to the point where they have the confidence to say yes and not lose great opportunities to be strategically relevant. Ready and Relevant is for internal audit leaders, department heads, and managers who are looking to transform their teams to a more risk-based approach.

Post Conference

Friday, March 19, 2021

Friday Town Hall

Anthony PuglieseAnthony Pugliese

GAM registrants are invited to join an Exclusive Virtual Town Hall to meet the incoming IIA CEO, Anthony Pugliese. Gain insight on his vision for the organization and the future of the Internal Audit.

Visit program information page for more details.

Keynote Speakers

​​John CarryrouJohn Carreyrou

Pulitzer Prize Winner and Best-selling Author

Bad Blood — The Rise and Fall of Theranos: A Conversation With John Carreyrou

Richard ChambersRichard F. Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA

President and Chief Executive Officer, The Institute of Internal Auditors

Being an agent of Change in an Era of Disruption

William MichalisinWilliam Michalisin CIA, CAE

EVP & Chief Operating Officer


John ManzellaJohn Manzella

World-Recognized Speaker, Author and Nationally Syndicated Columnist on Global Business, Trade Policy, Labor & the Latest Economic Trends

Economic Forecast, Emerging Risks and Survival Strategies

Shirley DavisShirley Davis, Ph.D.

President and CEO, SDS Global Enterprises, Inc.

Cultivating Cultures of Inclusion and High Performance

Geoff WhiteGeoff White

Investigative Journalist and Technology Specialist

Crime DotCom