• Join us at the GRC Summit Chicago!

    GSMI is excited to be coming to back to Chicago! Be sure to secure your seats early as seating is limited. To assure attendees get the full benefit of an intimate conference, we only offer a limited number of seats.

    Don't wait, get your seat today!

    Why You Should Attend:

  • Streamline the multiple business units into a cohesive GRC process.
  • Learn the ROI potential of a comprehensive GRC control framework.
  • Analyze risk appetite and find opportunity in risks that were once seen as a liability.
  • Access implementable solutions to take back to your company
  • Networking opportunities will introduce you to colleagues throughout the GRC space.
  • Enable internal audit to provide assurance and insight beyond annual auditing plans
  • Identify and implement sustainable practices
  • Assess real privacy risks to your organization.
  • Learn how to proactively monitor change.
  • Understand IT Change Management Issues Facing Your Company


    Who Should Attend:

  • Governance,Risk, Compliance (GRC) Staff
  • CFOs
  • Chief Risk Officers
  • Chief Legal Counsel
  • Chief Compliance Officers
  • VPs of Risk Management
  • VP of Finance
  • Treasurers
  • Controllers
  • Director, Internal audit
  • Director, Operational Risk
  • Manager, Enterprise Risk Management
  • Risk analysts
  • ARM
  • ARM-P
  • IT governance directors/managers
  • IT risk directors/managers
  • IT compliance directors/managers
  • IT Audit directors/managers
  • Information security directors/ managers
  • IT directors/consultants

    4 Topical Tracks:

    IT/Data Security
    Information security, privacy and protection are at the top of the agenda for all high-powered organizations of the 21st century. Linking your IS and IT risk management practices to an overarching GRC program can insure that IT is able to support the current and future needs of other business units. The IT GRC track will analyze the integration of IT into your GRC processes, metrics and measurements techniques and the compliance concerns that need to be addressed from an IT and IS
    Enterprise Risk Management
    The ERM track will provide insight into the importance of a comprehensive framework for managing, mitigating and using risk to your advantage. Sessions within this track will address the creation of a risk management culture, as well as the analysis of specific events and circumstances that need to be addressed within corporate ERM. Topics of discussion include reporting risk to your board, analyzing risk appetite and establishing metrics and measurements for ERM.
    Audit Management
    In the wake of large corporate performance disasters, the financial crisis and subsequent reforms, corporate boards of directors (BODs) have come under growing scrutiny and are being held accountable for their oversight responsibilities. BODs, in turn, are relying more heavily on internal audit departments to ensure that corporate systems are functioning to protect them from the types of scandal, fraud and misrepresentation that have damaged many companies over the past decade. As a result, these departments are undergoing a quick transformation from their traditional role as backward-looking investigators into a process-oriented, forward-looking group with international perspective that can provide education, assurance and insight beyond their traditional annual auditing plans. Topics of discussion addressed in the Audit Track include
    Corporate Governance
    The Governance track focuses on high-level issues and provides the practical strategies and tools you’ll need to deal with them. Simply put, both your leaders will be better equipped to successfully keep pace with the constantly changing environment in which you operate. Some participants update and refine their current practices. The governance structure specifies the distribution of rights and responsibilities among different participants in the corporation (such as the board of directors, managers, shareholders, creditors, auditors, regulators, and other stakeholders) and specifies the rules and procedures for making decisions in corporate affairs. Governance provides the structure through which corporations set and pursue their objectives, while reflecting the context of the social, regulatory and market environment.

    Letter from the producer:

    The GRC summit provides risk and governance executives a platform to share ideas, learn from peers and improve upon existing methodologies that have been created to support the people, process and technologies of their organizations. The GRC Summit is a multidimensional intimate gathering that focuses on educating today’s leaders on the significance of the GRC methodology.

    In its 9th installment, the 2013 Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Summit will be looking at numerous GRC topics facing corporate professionals and leading companies. The 2013 GRC Summit will provide you with implementable solutions and best practices that will develop stability and growth within your GRC program, eventually creating value and ROI where it may have been lacking before.

    Join us at the Hard Rock Hotel this September 24-26, 2013 for the 9th installment of the Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Summit. Hear from industry case studies and thought leaders across four informational session tracks. For more information please visit us at www.thegrcsummit.com, or contact me directly at 888.409.4418.

    I look forward to seeing you in Chicago!
    About GSMI:

    GSMI is a leader in the industry of executive education, global conferences, summits, and training sessions that combine rich learning environments with the opportunity to network with today’s most relevant thought leaders, speakers and practitioners. GSMI’s annual events have reached 85% of the Fortune 500 companies, in over 30 countries, and cover topics that today’s leaders find most challenging and inspiring.
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