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​Member Benefits for Training and Events

The IIA offers numerous benefits for members:
  • Members-only rates on conferences, seminars, and executive development through Vision University can save you hundreds of dollars.
  • Exclusive monthly Members-only Webinars are part of your core membership benefits and provide you with CPE units without ever leaving your desk or paying additional fees.
  • Members-only rates for other specialty webinars and self-study courses provide easy access to advance your knowledge from the convenience of your own desktop.
 
 
 
 Upcoming Events
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9/12/2017

Topic and Learning Objectives:

Click here for session topics and more event details.

Schedule:

  • 7:30 - 8:00: Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:00 - 12:15: Seminar Sessions
  • 12:15 - 1:30: Lunch and Free Use of Range
  • 1:30 - 6:00: Golf Tournament
  • 6:00 - 7:00: Dinner and Awards

 Cost:

  • Member (seminar only): $60
  • Non-member (seminar only): $90
  • Member (golf and seminar): $120
  • Non-member (golf and seminar): $150
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided to golf participants.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided to seminar only participants.

**Credit card payments must be processed online.  Only cash and checks are accepted at the door.**

Cancellation Policy:

Registrants must provide 24 hour notice of non-attendance for a full refund.  No-show registrants that have a balance due will be expected to provide full payment if the event is sold out.


9/28/2017 - 9/29/2017

Conference Details:

The Rocky Mountain Area Conference for Finance & Accounting Professionals was started 30 years ago by the Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance (formerly known as the American Society of Women Accountants). In 1999 The Institute of Management Accountants became a co-sponsor and in 2000 Financial Executives International became the third co-sponsor through 2008.  The Institute of Internal Auditors became the fourth co-sponsor in 2003.  Last year we had over 325 attendees listening to 20 different speakers.

The conference is presented in four concurrent tracks designed to allow CPA's, CMA's and CIA's to acquire up to 16 hours of continuing professional education credits at a modest fee without incurring travel cost.

Cost:

  • Member Full Conference - $450
  • Member Single Day - $285
  • Non-Member Full Conference - $525
  • Non-Member Single Day - $340
Early registration discount if submitted by July 31, 2017
  • Full Conference: $25 off
  • Single Day: $10 off
View the event brochure.

More details and registration can be found on the event's website.


10/19/2017

Topics and Learning Objectives:

This session will address a variety of topics regarding law and internal auditing, including the following: 

  • Auditing Contracts
  • Auditing Legal Counsel
  • Auditing Intellectual Property
  • Internal Auditor Liability
  • Audit Committee Liability
  • Interviewing Pitfalls
  • Court Cases Involving Internal Auditors and Audit Committees
  • Protecting Audit Workpapers and Reports

The training is designed to be a group discussion on these and other issues affecting internal auditing.  Attendees are highly encouraged to bring their own topics for analysis and discussion.

Speaker Bio:


James Scott Fargason is a Certified Internal Auditor with a law degree in International and Comparative Law.  He has been a member of the auditing and legal professions for over 20 years.  He has been retained as an expert in 5 court cases involving internal auditors.

 
Fargason has served on faculty at three research universities.  He is the founder of BoardOfDirectors.com and he has worked with a variety of reputable organizations including Deloitte, Microsoft, Brunswick, General Motors, Chase, Freddie Mac, Time Warner, the World Bank, IBM, and the Federal Reserve.  Additionally he has published several books for the IIA Research Foundation, including his works on Auditing Legal Counsel and Auditing Intellectual Property which can be found on Amazon.  
 
Fargason is also the winner of the prestigious IIA Sawyer Award for his publication on continuous auditing.  This award was presented at the IIA International Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

Schedule:

  • 11:30 - 12:00: Registration
  • 12:00 - 1:00: Lunch
  • 1:00 - 5:00: Internal Auditing and the Law

 Cost:

  • Member - $60
  • Non-Member - $90
  • Student / Faculty / Retiree - $50
Lunch will be provided.

**Credit card payments must be processed online.  Only cash and checks are accepted at the door.**

Cancellation Policy:

Registrants must provide 24 hour notice of non-attendance for a full refund.  No-show registrants that have a balance due will be expected to provide full payment if the event is sold out.