ISACA Announces 2017 Global Events

 
 

Programs Expanded to Meet Needs of Professionals Worldwide

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ISACA, a global association serving IT assurance, governance and cybersecurity professionals, announced its 2017 event schedule, which includes expansion in all types of learning. Serving professionals in 180 countries, ISACA offers education, networking, credentialing and career development opportunities.

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural CSX cybersecurity conferences in Europe and Asia, ISACA will add sessions and learning opportunities at these events, as well as its CSX North America event. A new, one-day CSX event will be presented, World Café-style, in Cairo, Egypt. CSX Bootcamps will also expand training opportunities.

The conference and bootcamps are part of ISACA’s Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX), which offers skills-based training and performance-based testing to address a growing worldwide cybersecurity skills gap. CSX helps cybersecurity professionals of every level advance their careers and better protect and defend their enterprises.

ISACA also continues to expand its Computer Audit, Control and Security (CACS) conferences; an event in Africa was added last year. CACS will take place in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania and Latin America this year. More sessions are being added, including tracks on advanced audit and assurance. Additional options for pre- and post-conference workshops will serve the needs of professionals seeking in-depth, hands-on training.

ISACA’s 2017 global conferences and educational events are categorized by region in the list below. For a list of courses and the full schedule, visit www.isaca.org/education.

2017 ISACA Global Events
North America
North America CACS1-3 May 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
www.isaca.org/NA-CACS2017
The CACS Conference will offer the latest in information systems audit, control and security. Knowledge, tools and strategies will be shared at all levels of expertise, and tracks will include sessions on governance and COBIT. ISACA’s COBIT 5 business framework adds value and mitigates risk, and can be customized to optimize resources, and ensure effective, adaptable governance.

GRC Conference, co-hosted with The IIA15-17 August 2017, Dallas, Texas, USA www.isaca.org/grc2017
GRC is presented by ISACA and The IIA for governance, risk management, control and business professionals around the world.

Africa
The Best of CSX | Africa, July 2017, Cairo, Egypt
www.isaca.org/education (Check soon for updated information)
This new, one-day event will feature sessions for viewing and live discussions on the latest cybersecurity threats, challenges and opportunities, tailored to all levels of cybersecurity expertise. The event will be presented in a facilitated, collaborative World Café discussion format.

Africa CACS, 11-12 September 2017, Accra, Ghana
www.isaca.org/africacacs2017
The CACS Conference will offer the latest in information systems audit, control and security. Knowledge, tools and strategies will be shared at all levels of expertise, and tracks will include sessions on governance and COBIT.

Asia
A CSX Event, November 2017, Singapore
www.isaca.org/education (Check soon for updated information)
This event will feature the latest cybersecurity threats, challenges and opportunities.

Asia-Pacific CACS Conference, 29-30 November 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
www.isaca.org/asiacacs2017
The CACS Conference will offer the latest in information systems audit, control and security. Knowledge, tools and strategies will be shared at all levels of expertise, and tracks will include sessions on governance and COBIT.

Europe
EuroCACS Conference, 29-31 May 2017, Munich, Germany
www.isaca.org/eucacs2017
The CACS Conference will offer the latest in information systems audit, control and security. Knowledge, tools and strategies will be shared at all levels of expertise, and tracks will include sessions on governance and COBIT.

CSX Europe, 30 October-1 November 2017, London, England
www.isaca.org/csx-eu2017
CSX 2017 will examine the latest cybersecurity threats, challenges and opportunities. Sessions will be tailored to individual levels of cybersecurity expertise and align with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.

Latin America
Latin America CACS, 28-29 September 2017, San José, Costa Rica
www.isaca.org/lacacs2017
The CACS Conference will offer the latest in information systems audit, control and security. Knowledge, tools and strategies will be shared at all levels of expertise.

Oceania
Oceania CACS Conference, 11-12 September 2017, Canberra, Australia,
www.isaca.org/oceaniacacs2017
The CACS Conference will offer the latest in information systems audit, control and security. Knowledge, tools and strategies will be shared at all levels of expertise.

Training Weeks
ISACA offers a variety of week-long, in-depth courses on topics such as IT assurance, governance, risk and cybersecurity. For more information, visit www.isaca.org/trainingweek.
Chicago, Illinois, USA—6-9 March 2017
Miami, Florida, USA—20-23 March 2017
Houston, Texas, USA—17-20 April 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA—15-18 May 2017
Houston, Texas, USA—12-15 June 2017
Boston, Massachusetts, USA—19-22 June 2017
Los Angeles, California, USA—10-13 July 2017
Chicago, Illinois, USA—31 July-3 August 2017
Miami, Florida, USA—14-17 August 2017
Portland, Oregon, USA—11-14 September 2017
Seattle, Washington, USA—25-28 September 2017
Los Angeles, California, USA—6-9 November 2017
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA—4-7 December 2017

CSX Bootcamps
CSX Practitioner Boot Camp Training from ISACA’s Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) is an immersive, five-day course conducted in an adaptive, live cyber laboratory environment-enabling attendees to build critical technical skills by learning complex concepts and practice applying industry-leading methods. The course helps prepare attendees for the exam to earn the CSX Practitioner Certification.
www.isaca.org/csx-practitioner-boot-camp

Online Webinars
ISACA offers free webinars throughout the year. ISACA members may earn free continuing professional education credits (CPE) for attending ISACA webinars. For more information, visit www.isaca.org/webinars.

On-Site Training
ISACA’s On-Site Training can bring a variety of courses designed for IT assurance, control, security and governance professionals to a convenient location or within an enterprise. For information, visit www.isaca.org/onsitetraining.

For additional information on ISACA’s global events and education, visit www.isaca.org/education.