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9th Annual ISSA and ISACA Chicago Chapters Audit, Compliance & Security Conference and Networking Cruise

June 18, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 5:30 pm


NOTE: Advance Registration closes at 11:59 PM, Monday June 15th.
At-the-Door registration will be subject to availability. 
Join us for our annual joint ISACA and ISSA training and networking event to be held on June 18, 2015!
Learn about implementing and improving IT Risk Management and IT Security capabilities, network with friends and colleagues, enjoy breathtaking scenery aboard Chicago’s premier luxury vessel, the Odyssey.
This year we have another premier group of speakers.
Enjoy the Odyssey’s multi-million dollar renovation, upgraded food and after the training is over, specialty drinks and hors d’oeuvre with a magnificent 2 1/2 hour cruse on Lake Michigan.
Attendance at the training includes complimentary breakfast, lunch and an afternoon networking cocktail cruise with hors d’oeuvres.
The training will be held aboard the Odyssey while docked at Navy Pier, with a networking cocktail cruise on Lake Michigan to follow immediately after.The ship will depart for the networking cruise promptly at 3:00 pm and return at 5:30 pm.
Register before June 5th to save $35 on the complete conference and cruise registration or $10 on the cruise only. Additional discounts are available to retirees, students, those in-transistion, and members of the following organizations: ISACA, ISSA, InfraGard, IIA, AITP, IAPP, (ISC)2. See the registration info for complete pricing information. Registration at the door will be on a space available basis. The cost at the door is $275 for complete day and $80 for the cruise only.

Registration Fees

Cruise Only
Early Bird (Thru June 5 2015)
Regular (After June 5 2015)





Complete Conference + Cruise
Early Bird (Thru June 5 2015)
Regular (After June 6 2015)




Odyssey departs from the south side of Navy Pier. Limited parking is available at Navy Pier. Alternate parking lots are available just west of Navy Pier in the Streeterville area. Please visit the following web site for more information: http://www.OdysseyCruises.com

Agenda – Tentative, Subject to Change

Early Boarding


Opening Remarks

The Weakest Link – How poor Third Party Risk Management Impacts your CyberSecurity Risk (and what you can do about it) – Jill Frisby-Czerwinski, Senior Manager, Crowe Horwath

So you’re a new CISO – Now what? The First 100 Days – Laszlo Gonc

Eric Shiffman – Special Agent in Charge, FBI Chicago Division


Telework – Risks, Challenges, Perils and Successes – William Slater

CISO Panel – Tina Hauri, Kevin Novak, Michael Phillips, Arlan McMillan, Waquas Akkawi

Prize Drawing

Networking and Cruise

This training event is designed to benefit members and attendees of all skill levels. No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required.

This event is made possible through the support of our sponsors:


ISACA – Chicago Chapter is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Website: http://www.nasba.org
ISSA Chicago Chapter is authorized to submit attendance reports for CPEs to (ISC)2 on behalf of individuals with a certification from (ISC)2. If you wish to take advantage of this service, please include your CISSP number when prompted during the registration process.


ISSA Chicago Chapter and ISACA Chicago Chapter


Odyssey Chicago at Navy Pier
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611 US
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Event Anti-Harassment Policy
The ISSA Chicago Chapter is dedicated to providing a harassment-free event experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, age, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of event participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any event venue, including talks. Event participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event at the discretion of the event organizers/management.

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