Call for Speakers

We invite you to share your real-world knowledge,
experience, and solutions with the AuditBoard community.

We’re seeking engaging proposals for presentations at Audit & Beyond, which will be held
at Terranea Resort & Spa in Los Angeles, CA on October 6-8, 2020. Ideal qualified
speakers will have substantial industry or AuditBoard experience in audit, risk, or
compliance, as well as an engaging and timely topic.

Submit Your Proposal

We’re looking for speakers who are willing to
present on the following topics:

Adaptive audit planning Adaptive audit planning
Agile auditing Agile auditing
Applying audit management technology Applying audit management technology
Audit team operations and enablement Audit team operations and enablement
Building relationships with stakeholders Building relationships with stakeholders
Compliance in a fast-changing business environment Compliance in a fast-changing business environment
Data analytics, RPA, and AI Data analytics, RPA, and AI
Diversity in audit, risk, and compliance Diversity in audit, risk, and compliance
Financial services industry trends Financial services industry trends
Incorporating risks into operational audits Incorporating risks into operational audits
Leveraging AuditBoard to innovate auditing Leveraging AuditBoard to innovate auditing
Public sector industry trends Public sector industry trends
Regulatory trends and changes Regulatory trends and changes
Risk Management Risk Management
Soft skills (critical thinking, etc) Soft skills (critical thinking, etc)
Strategies for improving SOX compliance Strategies for improving SOX compliance
Talent management and culture Talent management and culture
Women in leadership Women in leadership

Submission Timeline

Deadline for proposal
submissions
May 29, 2020 Deadline for proposal submissions
Proposals reviewed by the
AuditBoard Program Committee
June 1 to June 15, 2020 Proposals reviewed by the
AuditBoard Program Committee
Invitations issued to
selected speakers
June 15 to June 26, 2020 Invitations issued to selected speakers

What's in it for you?

In addition to the opportunity to share your thought leadership with Audit & Beyond attendees, speakers will receive a waived
conference fee (a $2,500+ value) and the chance to network, learn, and enjoy the full experience at Audit & Beyond.

Submit your proposal by May 29, 2020 to be considered for this year’s conference. If your proposal is
selected, you will be contacted by June 26, 2020.

Submit Your Proposal

Speaking at Audit & Beyond is a volunteer opportunity. Compensation for speaking fees and travel is not provided
unless otherwise indicated.
All speakers receive a complimentary, non-transferable, full registration for
the Audit & Beyond 2020 Conference.

Proposals will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • A proven track record as a speaker.
  • Includes up-to-date data, case studies, and resources.
  • Provides practical strategies real-world examples, tools, and/or take-home messages for implementation to produce successful outcomes (emphasize how to, what works, and why).
  • Shares leading practices and innovative tactics implemented in your audit, risk, or compliance function.
  • Involves a level of interaction for attendees including Q&A, polling technology, case studies, and takeaway tools.
  • Refrains from sales or self-promotions of products and services.
  • Service providers and/or consultants are encouraged to co-present with a current practitioner, and to include their co-presenter’s information in their submission.

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