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2018 ACUA Annual Conference

2018 ACUA Annual Conference
Join fellow college and university audit professionals in beautiful New Orleans, Sept. 9-13, 2018.  The Annual Conference offers opportunities for attendees to learn innovative ideas, obtain and share best practices, and take home new ideas.

Registration Steps
1. SIGN IN: To register you must Sign In. If you are not a member, or do not currently have an account from attending a prior meeting, you must Create An Account.
2. BEGIN REGISTRATION: Select the "Register Myself" button to begin the registration process.
3. EDIT REGISTRANT INFORMATION: Click the "Edit Registrant Information" link to review and update your name badge information.
4. REGISTRATION OPTIONS: Choose the conference registration option that applies to you.
  • Member or Non-Member Full Conference Registration
  • Single Day Attendance (To attend single days of the meeting choose this registration option then add specific days to your itinerary from the Program selection area that follows)

5. QUESTIONS: Answer conference questions and "Save Responses" before proceeding.
6. PROGRAM SELECTIONS: Under the "Program" area you may add single day registrations (if applicable), choose Tuesday Bonus Sessions, pay for guests, RSVP for conference events, and make session selections.  Skip any section that does not pertain to you.
7. CHECK OUT.

Please note: The block of rooms reserved for ACUA at the host hotel has filled up faster than anticipated and the hotel is sold out on Wednesday, September 12. We have arranged for A Room With A View to assist ACUA attendees with finding alternative hotel arrangements during the Annual Conference. They will secure the lowest available rates within walking distance of the Marriott New Orleans, ACUA's host hotel. Reservations processed by A Room With A View are automatically on a waitlist for rooms at the host hotel. Should cancellations occur within the ACUA group block at the discounted group rate A Room With A View will assist with transferring reservations to the host hotel.  A Room With A View can be reached at 1-800-780-4343 international attendees should email reservations@aroomwithaview.net.  This is a FREE SERVICE for all ACUA conference attendees.  Any attendee that needs to cancel their reservation at The Marriott New Orleans should call A Room With A View before cancelling your reservation. By calling A Room With A View, they will be able to transfer your room to another ACUA attendee who is on the waiting list for a room at the Marriott.

Cancellation Policy: Written notice of cancellations received on or before Jul. 23, 2018, will be fully refunded. Cancellations received from Jul. 24 - Aug. 20, 2018, will be refunded less a $200 processing fee. Cancellation requests after Aug. 20, 2018, must be submitted in writing to ACUA-info@kellencompany.com and will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Substitution of registrants is encouraged.

For questions regarding the conference or registration please contact the ACUA Executive Office at 913-222-8663, or email us at ACUA-info@kellencompany.com

When
9/9/2018 6:00 PM - 9/13/2018 11:55 AM
Where
New Orleans Marriott 555 Canal St. New Orleans, LA

Program

   

ADD SINGLE DAY REGISTRATION SELECTIONS

 
Track
ADD SINGLE DAY REGISTRATION SELECTIONS
Time
8:00 AM - 6:45 PM
9/10/2018 8:00 AM
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ADD SINGLE DAY REGISTRATION SELECTIONS
Time
8:00 AM - 6:45 PM
9/10/2018 8:00 AM
Track
ADD SINGLE DAY REGISTRATION SELECTIONS
Time
8:20 AM - 4:50 PM
9/11/2018 8:20 AM
Track
ADD SINGLE DAY REGISTRATION SELECTIONS
Time
8:20 AM - 4:50 PM
9/11/2018 8:20 AM
Track
ADD SINGLE DAY REGISTRATION SELECTIONS
Time
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9/12/2018 8:00 AM
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ADD SINGLE DAY REGISTRATION SELECTIONS
Time
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9/12/2018 8:00 AM
Track
ADD SINGLE DAY REGISTRATION SELECTIONS
Time
8:00 AM - 11:55 AM
9/13/2018 8:00 AM
Track
ADD SINGLE DAY REGISTRATION SELECTIONS
Time
8:00 AM - 11:55 AM
9/13/2018 8:00 AM

BONUS SESSIONS (Select the $50 fee then choose 2 sessions)

 
ADD THIS ITEM TO YOUR CART & SELECT BONUS SESSIONS BELOW.  (Select one session from the 1:10 p.m. time slot and one from the 3:10 p.m. time slot.)
Track
BONUS SESSIONS (Select the $50 fee then choose 2 sessions)
Time
1:10 PM - 4:50 PM
9/11/2018 1:10 PM
By 2030 the world will not see most jobs replaced by technology. However, it will see most jobs replaced by humans who have mastered innovative technology.  After this session, participants will be able to: Identify what roles are most at risk of disruption, explain what technologies will dominate the future, discuss real life examples of how analytics are helping post-secondary institutions.
Track
BONUS SESSIONS (Select the $50 fee then choose 2 sessions)
Time
1:10 PM - 2:50 PM
9/11/2018 1:10 PM
In this session the faculty will share key insights from TeamMate's 2017 internal audit practitioner survey (which focused on combined assurance) and benchmark current assurance practices. Real world experiences with wins and learning opportunities will also be discussed.
Track
BONUS SESSIONS (Select the $50 fee then choose 2 sessions)
Time
1:10 PM - 2:50 PM
9/11/2018 1:10 PM
This session will detail how to prepare your construction project for a natural disaster and develop an audit plan that empowers owners to minimize construction delays and unnecessary costs. After this session participants will be able to: Integrate natural disaster preparedness for construction projects into enterprise risk management programs, maximize cost recoveries by fully leveraging all insurance resources, and minimize construction delays and unrecoverable costs resulting from storm damage.
Category
BONUS SESSIONS (Select the $50 fee then choose 2 sessions)
Time
1:10 PM - 2:50 PM
9/11/2018 1:10 PM
To accomplish the annual audit plan and all projects thrown our way, it is essential to have a diverse and cohesive team. After this session participants will be able to: Build effective teams, develop team members to increase the breadth of services provided, motivate others to take initiative, be change agents, and raise the department to the next level.
Track
BONUS SESSIONS (Select the $50 fee then choose 2 sessions)
Time
1:10 PM - 2:50 PM
9/11/2018 1:10 PM
The National Science Foundation Office of Inspector General will provide an overview of their role in the university environment. The presentation will include three primary topics: External audits conducted at institutions of higher education, internal audits conducted with NSF, and investigative matters relating to institutions of higher education.
Track
BONUS SESSIONS (Select the $50 fee then choose 2 sessions)
Time
3:10 PM - 4:50 PM
9/11/2018 3:10 PM
This session will focus on the common methods and practices used to implement and sustain Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) programs at higher educational institutions. Discussion will include introducing and sharing lessons learned from various ERM programs, as well as ways to help sustain institutional ERM programs for the longer term.
Track
BONUS SESSIONS (Select the $50 fee then choose 2 sessions)
Time
3:10 PM - 4:50 PM
9/11/2018 3:10 PM
Data Analytic tools help auditors scale their audit tests over the entire data population with minimal or no increase in time and cost, generating analyses and evidence with laser precision. However, output is only as good as the input. Attendees will leave this session with a better understanding of how to improve data quality, including testing the data for accuracy, timeliness, relevance and completeness.
Track
BONUS SESSIONS (Select the $50 fee then choose 2 sessions)
Time
3:10 PM - 4:50 PM
9/11/2018 3:10 PM
This program includes a panel discussion with three Chief Audit Executives (CAE). Each will discuss a particular area of ethical culture that they have impacted through efforts of the Internal Audit function, how the change came about, and how it was executed. Q&A will follow.
Track
BONUS SESSIONS (Select the $50 fee then choose 2 sessions)
Time
3:10 PM - 4:50 PM
9/11/2018 3:10 PM

EVENT RSVP

 
Add this item to your itinerary if you intend to attend the Sunday Opening Reception.  This event is included in conference registration fees. Show your school pride by wearing your university/college-emblazoned attire.  Come for hors d'oeuvres and beverages while you reconnect with longtime ACUA friends, make new friends, and visit with vendors to learn about their products and services, before departing to area restaurants for dinner on your own.
Track
EVENT RSVP
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
9/9/2018 6:00 PM
Add this item to your itinerary if you intend to attend the off-site evening event at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.  The Aquarium's riverfront location is a short walk from the Marriott New Orleans.  There will be a New Orleans inspired menu, music, and more! This event is included in conference registration fees.
Track
EVENT RSVP
Time
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9/12/2018 7:00 PM

GUEST REGISTRATION

 
Includes the Sunday Opening Reception and Wednesday Evening Event.  This item should be purchased for guests of attendees only.  These events are already included in attendee conference registration fees.
Track
GUEST REGISTRATION
Time
9/9/2018 6:00 PM - 9/12/2018 10:00 PM
9/9/2018 6:00 PM

TRACK SESSION 01 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10

 
Audit Trends & Issues - A Panel Discussion
Track
TRACK SESSION 01 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10
Time
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
9/10/2018 10:30 AM
Specialized Knowledge & Topics (Prerequisite: Familiarity with 2013 COSO Framework)
Track
TRACK SESSION 01 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10
Time
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
9/10/2018 10:30 AM
Compliance, Risk Management & QARs
Track
TRACK SESSION 01 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10
Time
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
9/10/2018 10:30 AM
Information Technology/Information Security
Track
TRACK SESSION 01 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10
Time
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
9/10/2018 10:30 AM
Ethics, Fraud, & Professional Development (Prerequisite: Familiarity with data security compliance)
Track
TRACK SESSION 01 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10
Time
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
9/10/2018 10:30 AM

TRACK SESSION 02 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10

 
Audit Trends & Issues
Track
TRACK SESSION 02 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10
Time
1:10 PM - 2:50 PM
9/10/2018 1:10 PM
Specialized Knowledge & Topics
Track
TRACK SESSION 02 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10
Time
1:10 PM - 2:50 PM
9/10/2018 1:10 PM
Compliance, Risk Management, & QARs
Track
TRACK SESSION 02 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10
Time
1:10 PM - 2:50 PM
9/10/2018 1:10 PM
Information Technology/Information Security
Track
TRACK SESSION 02 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10
Time
1:10 PM - 2:50 PM
9/10/2018 1:10 PM
Ethics, Fraud, & Professional Development
Track
TRACK SESSION 02 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10
Time
1:10 PM - 2:50 PM
9/10/2018 1:10 PM

TRACK SESSION 03 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10

 
Audit Trends & Issues (Prerequisite: Experience in an internal audit leadership position)
Track
TRACK SESSION 03 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10
Time
3:20 PM - 5:00 PM
9/10/2018 3:20 PM
Specialized Knowledge & Topics
Track
TRACK SESSION 03 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10
Time
3:20 PM - 5:00 PM
9/10/2018 3:20 PM
Compliance, Risk Management, & QARs
Track
TRACK SESSION 03 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10
Time
3:20 PM - 5:00 PM
9/10/2018 3:20 PM
Information Technology/Information Security (Prerequisite: IT audit experience)
Track
TRACK SESSION 03 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10
Time
3:20 PM - 5:00 PM
9/10/2018 3:20 PM
Ethics, Fraud, & Professional Development
Track
TRACK SESSION 03 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 10
Time
3:20 PM - 5:00 PM
9/10/2018 3:20 PM

TRACK SESSION 04 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12

 
Audit Trends & Issues (Prerequisite: One year general audit experience)
Track
TRACK SESSION 04 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12
Time
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
9/12/2018 10:30 AM
Specialized Knowledge & Topics
Track
TRACK SESSION 04 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12
Time
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
9/12/2018 10:30 AM
Compliance, Risk Management, & QARs
Track
TRACK SESSION 04 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12
Time
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
9/12/2018 10:30 AM
Information Technology/Information Security (Prerequisites: Experience with ACL, Arbutus, IDEA or any other analytics software)
Track
TRACK SESSION 04 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12
Time
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
9/12/2018 10:30 AM
Ethics, Fraud, & Professional Development
Track
TRACK SESSION 04 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12
Time
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
9/12/2018 10:30 AM

TRACK SESSION 05 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12

 
Audit Trends & Issues
Track
TRACK SESSION 05 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12
Time
1:10 PM - 2:50 PM
9/12/2018 1:10 PM
Specialized Knowledge & Topics
Track
TRACK SESSION 05 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12
Time
1:10 PM - 2:50 PM
9/12/2018 1:10 PM
Compliance, Risk Management, & QARs
Track
TRACK SESSION 05 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12
Time
1:10 PM - 2:50 PM
9/12/2018 1:10 PM
Information Technology/Information Security
Track
TRACK SESSION 05 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12
Time
1:10 PM - 2:50 PM
9/12/2018 1:10 PM
Ethics, Fraud, & Professional Development
Track
TRACK SESSION 05 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12
Time
1:10 PM - 2:50 PM
9/12/2018 1:10 PM

TRACK SESSION 06 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12

 
Audit Trends & Issues
Track
TRACK SESSION 06 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12
Time
3:20 PM - 5:00 PM
9/12/2018 3:20 PM
Specialized Knowledge & Topics
Track
TRACK SESSION 06 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12
Time
3:20 PM - 5:00 PM
9/12/2018 3:20 PM
Compliance, Risk Management, & QARs
Track
TRACK SESSION 06 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12
Time
3:20 PM - 5:00 PM
9/12/2018 3:20 PM
Information Technology/Information Security
Track
TRACK SESSION 06 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12
Time
3:20 PM - 5:00 PM
9/12/2018 3:20 PM
Ethics, Fraud, & Professional Development
Track
TRACK SESSION 06 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 12
Time
3:20 PM - 5:00 PM
9/12/2018 3:20 PM

TRACK SESSION 07 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13

 
Audit Trends & Issues
Track
TRACK SESSION 07 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
9/13/2018 8:00 AM
Specialized Knowledge & Topics
Track
TRACK SESSION 07 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
9/13/2018 8:00 AM
Compliance, Risk Management, & QARS
Track
TRACK SESSION 07 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
9/13/2018 8:00 AM
Information Technology/Information Security
Track
TRACK SESSION 07 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
9/13/2018 8:00 AM
Ethics, Fraud, & Professional Development
Track
TRACK SESSION 07 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
9/13/2018 8:00 AM

TRACK SESSION 08 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13

 
Audit Trends & Issues
Track
TRACK SESSION 08 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
9/13/2018 9:00 AM
Specialized Knowledge & Topics
Track
TRACK SESSION 08 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
9/13/2018 9:00 AM
Compliance, Risk Management, & QARs
Track
TRACK SESSION 08 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
9/13/2018 9:00 AM
Information Technology/Information Security
Track
TRACK SESSION 08 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
9/13/2018 9:00 AM
Ethics, Fraud, & Professional Development
Track
TRACK SESSION 08 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
9/13/2018 9:00 AM

TRACK SESSION 09 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13

 
Audit Trends & Issues
Track
TRACK SESSION 09 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
10:05 AM - 10:55 AM
9/13/2018 10:05 AM
Specialized Knowledge & Topics
Track
TRACK SESSION 09 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
10:05 AM - 10:55 AM
9/13/2018 10:05 AM
Compliance, Risk Management, & QARs
Track
TRACK SESSION 09 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
10:05 AM - 10:55 AM
9/13/2018 10:05 AM
Information Technology/Information Security
Track
TRACK SESSION 09 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
10:05 AM - 10:55 AM
9/13/2018 10:05 AM
Ethics, Fraud, & Professional Development (Prerequisites: Experience planning, managing, and executing audit engagements)
Track
TRACK SESSION 09 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
10:05 AM - 10:55 AM
9/13/2018 10:05 AM

TRACK SESSION 10 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13

 
Audit Trends & Issues
Track
TRACK SESSION 10 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
9/13/2018 11:05 AM
Specialized Knowledge & Topics
Track
TRACK SESSION 10 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
9/13/2018 11:05 AM
Compliance, Risk Management, & QARs
Track
TRACK SESSION 10 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
9/13/2018 11:05 AM
Information Technology/Information Security
Track
TRACK SESSION 10 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
9/13/2018 11:05 AM
Ethics, Fraud, & Professional Development
Track
TRACK SESSION 10 REGISTRATION-SEPT. 13
Time
11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
9/13/2018 11:05 AM