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Oceania CACS 2016, 11-13 September

Monday, 22 Aug 2016

Building Trust and Value in a Digital World – Protect, Govern, Empower

Oceania CACS 2016 Conference, will be hosted by the Papua New Guinea Chapter of ISACA, in association with ISACA Brisbane Chapter. The conference will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, 11 – 13 September 2016.

Explore how to ensure organisations keep creating value, while at the same time safeguarding the necessary information. In today’s interconnected world organisations rely more and more on technology that is increasingly interconnected and accessible to third parties.

This technology brings a lot of business benefits and creates enormous value for individual organisations and the society, as a whole. It’s difficult to imagine these days, not being able to check-in online for a flight or pay a bill on the mobile. But the same openness and connectivity, as we all know too well, is what creates challenges for us as IS Governance, Assurance and Security professionals.

Why Should I Attend?

16 CPE credits. Attendance at CACS 2016 will provide you with 16 CPE credits for the discounted price of AUD $1,195 / AUD $1,395 (member-only Early Bird/Standard).

Highly discounted rate for 37 WCARS. CACS 2016 delegates can register for 37 World Continuous Auditing and Reporting Symposium (WCARS), held on 14-15 September 2016, and earn 12 additional CPE credits for only AUD $390 (a 61% discount, available only to CACS 2016 delegates) –

Four high-profile keynote speakers

  • Mr Matt Loeb – Chief Executive Officer, ISACA International
  • The Hon. Terry Grafenstine – Inspector-General, US House of Representatives and Vice-Chair, ISACA International Board
  • Mr Andrew Johnson – Chief Executive Officer, Australian Computer Society
  • Mr David Lewis – Technical Director, Australian Signals Directorate.

30 high-quality speakers sharing their expertise in 3 streams:

  • IS Governance (Govern)
  • IS Risk/Assurance (Empower)
  • IS/Cyber Security (Protect).

Two round-tables

  • CEO round-table – the CEOs of ISACA International, Australian Information Security Association (AISA) and Institute of Internal Auditors – Australia (IIA) will discuss the strategic directions that membership organisations need to take; how they can serve their members better; what are the general society/economy challenges and how professional organisations can help
  • Chief Audit Executive (CAE) round-table – three CAEs from Higher Education, Government and Industry will discuss some of the strategic directions for the profession; the potential challenges facing their organisations and teams; and provide some personal views on how to overcome these.

Women in IT (WIT) breakfast

  • Ms Kate Hillman – Partner, EY
  • The Hon. Terry Grafenstine – Inspector-General, US House of Representatives and Vice-Chair, ISACA International Board
  • Assoc. Prof. Marta Indulska – Discipline Leader, UQ Business School

Hosted by ISACA International Board Director, Jo Stewart-Rattray, these highly accomplished professional women will discuss what the future holds for women in the IT profession, ways to increase the female participation in IT and how to better involve girls and parents in IT during primary and high school years.

Welcome Reception. This event is complimentary to all CACS 2016 delegates and will be held on 11 September 2016 at Crowne Plaza – Surfers Paradise.

Gala Dinner. Another complimentary event for the delegates, the dinner is one of the highlights for CACS 2016 and is held on Monday, 12 September at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Register for Oceania CACS 2016 before 6 September 2016 and you will be automatically entered into a draw to win a MacBook Air valued at $1,399.