Sarbanes-Oxley Symposium to Address Challenges of Maintaining Compliance and Improving Efficiencies

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<p><strong>Rolling Meadows, Ill. &mdash; April 21</strong><br />Compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act is hard to achieve and even harder to maintain. "IT Controls for Sarbanes-Oxley: The Symposium," to be held June 19-20 in Rosemont, Ill., at the Hyatt O&rsquo;Hare, will feature guidance from experienced professionals on how to meet the act&rsquo;s requirements without destroying bottom-line performance. <br /><br />Hosted by ISACA, a nonprofit association of more than 65,000 IT governance professionals worldwide, the Sarbanes-Oxley Symposium is designed for professionals from organizations that are working toward compliance or trying to gain efficiencies with their current compliance programs. The event will feature a variety of sessions, including company case studies and question-and-answer sessions led by a panel of experts at the end of each day.<br /><br />&ldquo;By learning from other organizations&rsquo; compliance success stories and challenges, companies can successfully leverage the human and financial resources invested in their compliance programs,&rdquo; said Lynn Lawton, CISA, FCA, FIIA, PIIA, FBCS CITP, international president of ISACA. &ldquo;ISACA&rsquo;s Sarbanes-Oxley Symposium provides a way for compliance and assurance professionals to come together and share their experiences for everyone&rsquo;s benefit.&rdquo;<br /><br />Attendees will receive a copy of the IT Governance Institute publication <em>IT Control Objectives for Sarbanes-Oxley: The Role of IT in the Design and Implementation of Internal Control Over Financial Reporting, 2nd Edition</em> as part of the symposium reference material.<br /><br />The Sarbanes-Oxley Symposium registration fee, which includes reference materials, is $1,050 for ISACA members and $1,250 for nonmembers. Attendees are encouraged to bring a colleague; the second registrant will receive a 50 percent discount on the standard fee. Participants are eligible to earn up to 14 continuing professional education (CPE) credits.<br /><br />Upcoming Sarbanes-Oxley Symposium events include:<br /><br />&bull; September 15-16, Washington <br />&bull; December 4-5, Dallas </p>

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