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 Spring Conference April 7, 2014

4/7/2014 7:15 AM
4/7/2014 5:00 PM
Sheraton, Philadelphia | Pennsylvania
"2014 Spring Conference:  
Maximizing Audit's Contribution"
Monday, April 7, 2014
Registration is Now Closed

There will be no onsite registrations permitted.

Credits:      8 CPE
Date:          Monday, April 7, 2014
Location:    Philadelphia Sheraton Downtown
                 201 N. 17th Street
                 Philadelphia, PA 19103
                 NEW LOCATION
Times:       Registration 7:15 am - 8:00 am
                Program 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Member:                $275
Non-Member:          $325

Registration fee includes continental breakfast & lunch and breaks

SPECIAL NOTE: 10% Discount for groups of 4 or more.  Members must register individually on-line prior to March 24 and a single payment must be made via check.(Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount)
New this conference:  All checks must be received prior to March 28.  No payments will be accepted on site.


Our Key Note Speakers

Bob Kueppers
Deloitte LLP

Gary Pines
Harding & Company

Tom Fox
Tom Fox Law

Event Description:
  The Philadelphia Chapter of the IIA is proud to sponsor the annual Spring Conference for 2014.  We are pleased to offer participants multiple concurrent track sessions including topics form Internal Audit; Information Technology; Fraud & Ethics; Governance, Risk and Compliance; and Specialized Knowledge topics.

Learning Outcomes: 
The Conference has been designed to accommodate participant groups seeking from a basic to advanced learning experience.  In general, no specific prerequisites are necessary. 
Each session has specific learning objectives which are described in the Conference Program which will be posted on the event website.
CPE / Seminar Information 
Level of Knowledge:                            Basic
Recommended CPE Credit(s):              8 CPE total
Prerequisite & Advance Preparation:    None
Method of Presentation:                      Group Live
Recommended Category Eligibility:           8 Auditing

Registration Deadline
Registration Deadline is Monday, March 31 at 5:00 pm
(subject to early closure if the conference sells out)
Advance registration AND payment are required.  Please note that our last several conferences were SOLD OUT and we were not able to accommodate walk in registrations.  Please register early to secure your space.
Lunch Selection:
Choice of:
  • Chicken - South Philly Chicken - Parmesan crusted prosciutto and mozzarella stuffed chicken breast, cianti demi-glace, fresh vegetables and rosemary-roasted potatoes
  • Fish - Roasted Tomato Salmon - Grilled salmon filet with a roasted tomato and fennel compote, fresh vegetables and saffron rice.
  • Vegetarian Option - Grilled Vegetable Lattice Puff Pastry
All entrees come complete with warm rolls and butter, coffee and teas, salad and dessert.



Important CPE Distribution Information

Please note the following process for earning and receiving CPE certificates.  Each person will be issued a bar code and will be scanned upon arrival into the conference.  Additional scans will happen during the conference and upon exiting the conference.  The scans will take the place of signing in to and out of the conference.  CPE certificates will not be distributed the day of the conference.  CPE certificates for CPEs earned will be e-mailed to each conference attendee approximately two weeks after the conference.



Discount for IIA Philadelphia Members who are currently out of work.  The IIA Philadelphia Chapter would like to extend the following discount to its members who may be in between jobs.  We are offering a discount of 50% off of the member rate, $137.50.  To apply for this rate, register as a member and then choose the check option.  Contact our event manager via e-mail and they will adjust the rate on your registration.   


Cancellation Policy


The Chapter guarantees to each venue, the number of registered participants.
If you register for an event, the Chapter expects you to pay the registration fee, as the Chapter incurs a cost for every registration.  
"Refunds will be granted to those giving at least seven days advanced notice. You are responsible for the full registration fee without cancellation notice given.  Substitutions are welcome."




All attendee registrations must be made via our web registration page.  General registration closes Monday, March 31 at 5:00 pm. 
Group registration closes March 24.
Mail checks made payable to IIA - Philadelphia Chapter to:
IIA - Philadelphia Chapter
PO Box 2711
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034


CHECKS SHOULD BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN March 28.  If you cannot guarantee that your check will arrive at our PO box before March 28, then please chose the credit card option.  

All registrations must be prepaid.  No payments will be accepted on site.  If we have not received your payment prior to March 31 your registration will be cancelled.  

For more information contact:
Philadelphia Chapter Inquiry Line
Hotel Information

Philadelphia Sheraton Downtown

201-North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

All attendee registrations must be made via our registration page. 
All checks should be made payable to:  IIA Philadelphia Chapter
For more information contact the chapter voice mail box at 215-405-5510 
or e-mail our Meeting Manager at

Payment Policy
As of January​ 2014, The Philadelphia Chapter of the IIA will no longer hold seminar registrations without prepayment.  Registrants will still have the option to pay by credit card or by check, but payment must be received prior to the event date.  Credit card payments can be made online at the time of registration.  Check payments can be sent to the PO box in Cherry Hill, but must be received at least ONE WEEK PRIOR to the event.  One week prior to the event, the Chapter will cancel any registration for which no payment has been received.  The chapter will no longer accept payments on site.

Cancellation Policy
The chapter guarantees to each venue the number of registered participants.  If you register for an event, the Chapter expects you to pay the registration fee, as the Chapter incurs a cost for every registered person.  You are responsible for your registration fee regardless if you attend the event, unless you have cancelled within the cancellation period.
Refunds will be granted to those giving at least seven full days advanced notice.  You are responsible for your full registration fee without cancellation notice given or with no cancellation.  Substitutions are welcome.  Please contact our Meeting Manager at to cancel or transfer your registration.  
The Institute of Internal Auditors, Philadelphia Chapter #108897, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education of 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 submitted to the National Registry of CPE sponsors through its website:
For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaints and refunds, please contact the Philadelphia Chapter at (215)405-5510​