ISACA Unveils New Conference Experience for Technology Professionals Worldwide

Schaumburg, Ill. (Jan. 27, 2021) — ISACA, a global association serving business technology professionals, announced its annual event schedule, which includes the ISACA Conference, a new event focused on emerging technologies, innovation and best practices, as well as new training and learning opportunities.


The ISACA Conference will allow attendees to connect and engage with their fellow business technology professionals across the globe, offering flexible learning experiences featuring key crossover content from past events, including CACS, CSX and CMMI Capability Counts. Sessions of varying lengths will cover topics related to audit, risk, governance, information security, cybersecurity, capability and maturity models, privacy, and emerging technologies. Sessions dedicated to career development as well as bridging workforce and tech education gaps through One In Tech, an ISACA Foundation, will be included.


ISACA is retiring its Computer Audit, Control and Security (CACS) events, which began more than 40 years ago. The last CACS conference will be Latin America CACS, currently planned for March in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.


"We are always innovating ISACA's learning opportunities to meet changing demands. The critical role of ISACA professionals has never been more apparent than it has been during this pandemic because technology innovation is driving recovery efforts," said ISACA CEO David Samuelson. "The value our members provide for safe and secure use of technology in business is one reason the ISACA Conference is now a much broader event. We need to deliver the guidance, knowledge and cross-networking that our professional community seeks to navigate their constantly evolving roles."


ISACA's 2021 conferences and educational events are listed below. The ISACA Conference will expand to include events in Africa, Asia and Latin America in 2022. For a list of courses and the full schedule, visit


2021 ISACA Conferences


Latin America CACS, 25-26 March 2021, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

ISACA Conference North America, 4-6 May 2021, Virtual

Governance, Risk and Control (GRC) Conference, co-hosted with The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), 9-11 August, 2021, Denver, Colorado, USA and Virtual

ISACA Conference Oceania, tentatively September 2021, Australia and Virtual
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ISACA Conference Europe, 20-22 October 2021, Helsinki, Finland and Virtual


Virtual Training Weeks and Virtual Instructor-Led Training


ISACA offers several learning options for professionals beyond conferences: day-long, topic-based trainings; in-depth courses over several days, held virtually, and, when local health and safety guidelines allow, in person. Topics currently scheduled include AI data analytics, AI automation, and certification exam prep for Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), and Certified in Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE). More opportunities and topics will be posted to when available.


Dates for Q1 of 2021 include:


  • CISA Exam Prep Course—15-18 February 2021
  • IA Data Analytics & Automation—22-25 February 2021
  • CRISC Exam Prep Course—22-25 February 2021
  • The Foundations of Automation for IA—26 February 2021
  • CISM Exam Prep Course—1-4 March 2021
  • CDPSE Exam Prep Course—22-25 March 2021


Virtual Summit


These free, one-day events offer a deep dive into hot topics and feature several sessions led by industry expert speakers. Details will be posted to when more information is available. Dates and topics in 2021:


  • Future of Data Protection, Privacy & IT Risk Management—24 March 2021
  • Cybersecurity for the Cloud & State of Cybersecurity—22 September 2021


Online Webinars


ISACA offers free webinars throughout the year, and webinars are archived for one year from their posting for repeat access. ISACA members may earn free continuing professional education credits (CPE) for attending ISACA webinars. To view upcoming, recent and archived webinars, visit


On-Site Trainings


Enterprises can customize their own ISACA trainings for their teams. Select from on-site and virtual options for IT assurance, control, security and governance professionals. For more information, visit


Past Events On-Demand


Stream video of expert-led audit, privacy, risk, cybersecurity, and governance presentations recorded live at ISACA global conferences and events. Viewers can earn CPEs for these sessions; for more information, visit


For additional information on ISACA's global events and education, visit



For more than 50 years, ISACA® ( has advanced the best talent, expertise and learning in technology. ISACA equips individuals with knowledge, credentials, education and community to progress their careers and transform their organizations, and enables enterprises to train and build quality teams. ISACA is a global professional association and learning organization that leverages the expertise of its more than 150,000 members who work in information security, governance, assurance, risk and privacy to drive innovation through technology. It has a presence in 188 countries, including more than 220 chapters worldwide. In 2020, ISACA launched One In Tech, a philanthropic foundation that supports IT education and career pathways for under-resourced, under-represented populations.


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