Internal Auditors Society (IAS) Annual Conference

Managing Risk in a Disruptive Environment


November 04 - November 07, 2018


Nashville, TN

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Early Bird Rates – Until 10/5/18

  • Member $1295
  • Membership + Registration $1370
  • Non-Member $1545


The rapid pace of change driven by technology and innovation, shifts in geopolitical landscape, changes in regulatory focus, and dynamic workforce demographics are having an unprecedented effect on all areas of the securities industry.

This year’s SIFMA IAS Annual Conference will convene internal audit, risk management and compliance professionals to discuss the challenges of managing risk in a disruptive environment and share perspectives on how firms are addressing them.

Join us on November 4-7 in Nashville to collaborate with leaders and peers, take a deep dive into key issues, bring back actionable takeaways to your firm, and participate in focused discussions including Future Leaders, Women in Securities, and more.


Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown

623 Union Street
Nashville, TN 37219

The Sheraton Grand is in the heart of the city. Located just one block walk from the Tennessee State Museum or State Capitol, a 15-minute walk from the Country Music Hall of Fame, and with the Nashville International Airport nine miles east, the hotel offers a dynamic conference experience in a superb downtown location.

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Hotel Accommodations

Rates will start at $269 per night and are quoted exclusive of applicable room tax, applicable service/hotel-specific fees, or other miscellaneous taxes.

Please note that the group rates are good through Monday, October 11, 2018 but rooms are limited and only available on a first-come, first-served basis–they may sell out early! Once the block is sold out, the hotel’s market price applies regardless of the date booking.

Make sure to confirm all cancellation policies and forfeiture of deposits directly with the hotel when booking your reservation.

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IAS Annual Conference attendees will be eligible to receive CPE credits.



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Contact Lindsay Gilbride at 202.962.7390.

Media Registration
Contact Emily Reinus at 212.313.1339.

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Terms and Conditions

Code of Conduct
SIFMA meetings and events are intended to educate and engage our members and industry participants in thoughtful conversations. Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated. SIFMA defines inappropriate behavior as any possible illegal conduct, verbal or physical abuse of any type, use of derogatory or discriminatory language, gestures or actions, unwanted invasions of privacy, any form of harassment, racism, sexism, or any other targeted comments which are intended to cause personal offense to another participant either in-person at the event or through social media channels, or the violation of any local, state, or federal laws or regulations.

If you are involved in or witness an incident at a SIFMA meeting or event that violates this Code of Conduct, please use this anonymous incident report form to let SIFMA know immediately. Please provide as much information as possible about the incident so that we can make a proper investigation. Any violations of law should be reported to law enforcement authorities.

SIFMA will investigate any reported incidents swiftly and confidentially if possible. SIFMA, at our discretion, may act on any reports of inappropriate behavior, including but not limited to removing a participant from the meeting or event and/or bar that person from attending future SIFMA meetings or events. SIFMA shall not refund any money paid for such attendee to attend the meeting or event, or for any travel expenses incurred to attend.

Attendee Roster
For your name to be included in the Attendee Roster, your completed registration form and payment must be received no later than two weeks prior to the event. Registrations received after that time will not be included in the Roster.

Conference registration substitutions are welcome. Email [email protected] with the following information and we will confirm the change: original registrant’s full name, substitute registrant’s full name, mailing address, title, phone and email.

Refunds will be granted for cancellations made three weeks prior to the start of the event. All cancellation requests are subject to a $100 processing fee and must be made in writing.