Know Before You Go

We are looking forward to hosting you at the 2019 International Conference in California next week! Take a moment before you arrive in Anaheim to review some key information to ensure you have a great conference experience!


Conference badges and materials can be picked up on the Plaza Anaheim Convention Center during the following times:

Sunday, 7 July
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Monday, 8 July
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, 9 July
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 10 July
8:00 – 12:30 a.m.

While you are at registration don’t forget to pick up an industry networking sticker so you can connect with other attendees in your industry!

Download the Conference App

Download the conference app to stay up-to-date on the latest happenings of the 2019 International Conference! Full schedule, attendee messaging, session evaluations, polling, presentations, and a list of exhibitors are all available. Learn the top 5 reasons you should be using The IIA conference app to enhance your experience!

Education - What to Expect

The IIA International Conference will deliver a program that delves into timely issues impacting the profession and provide new perspectives, insights, and best practices relevant to all levels and industries.

Check out the full conference program. Don’t forget to scan your badge at the entrance to each session you attend to earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. CPE certificates will be sent via email 2 weeks after the conference.

Live Streaming

As attendees of the 2019 International Conference, you will also receive complimentary access to the six general sessions and seven concurrent sessions that will be available via live streaming during the conference.

We know you can’t be two places at once, so in case you need to make a call, can’t make it to a session, or must leave early, you can still participate in the conference and earn CPE credits. Please review the program matrix to see all the sessions available via live streaming.

All attendees received an email prior the conference with details for how to access.

Networking With Peers and Industry Vendors


Welcome Reception
8 July, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Anaheim Convention Center, 100 Level A

Vintage Beach Party 
9 July, 6:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Anaheim Convention Center, 200 Level
Come experience the vibe of Southern California. Wear your best resort wear and mingle with your peers from around the world (no swimsuits or flip flops)!

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Industry Meetups

Located on Level 100
What if you met five new people at IC 2019? IIA Industry Meetups are the perfect way to do that. Be sure to stop by the meetup relevant to your industry to engage in conversations related to hot topics and pain points with your peers. Industry Meetups will take place in the foyer outside of the Exhibit Hall.

Check the schedule to see when your industry is meeting.

Monday, 8 July

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Financial Services & Insurance

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Health & Social Assistance
Information Services

Tuesday, 9 July

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.
Retail Trade
Wholesale trade

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.
Government & Public Sector

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Educational Services

1:45 – 2:15 p.m.
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Oil & Gas Extraction

No industry meetup that fits your industry? You can still connect with industry peers by using the mobile app! The app has a matchmaking feature to help you connect with attendees from your industry. Use the in-app messaging feature to set up times to meet and exchange ideas.

Exhibit Hall

View a list of Exhibitors and Sponsors.

Monday, 8 July

7:00 – 8:30 a.m.
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. (Welcome Reception)

Tuesday, 9 July

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
9:45 – 10:15 a.m.
12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
1:45 – 2:15 p.m.
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.

Wednesday, 10 July

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Conference Enhancements

LinkedIn Center + Headshot Station

Located in the Exhibit Hall at Booth 513

Visit the LinkedIn Center on the show floor to take your LinkedIn profile to the next level! Through powerful insights, you’ll have your understanding of today’s LinkedIn platform transformed — we’ll discuss profile Do’s and Don’ts and teach you straightforward ways to reposition yourself as an expert and thought leader within your industry. Nothing goes better with a revamped LinkedIn profile than a professional headshot! After you’ve freshened up your LinkedIn profile, walk on over the Headshot Station for a complimentary studio quality headshot. 

Sponsored by PwC

Learn From The Leader Nano Sessions

Located in the Exhibit Hall at Booth 312

Monday, 8 July

10:15 a.m.
Leading the Profession; Learn about The IIA’s latest publications and how they support your work as an internal auditor
Presenter: Jeanette York

3:15 p.m.
Accelerate Your Success; Global Certifications
Presenter: Christine Hovious

Tuesday, 9 July

10:00 a.m.
Voice of the Profession; Gain insights for effectively communicating the value of internal audit
Presenter: Francis Nicholson

3:30 p.m.
IIA Training; Your Pace, Your Place: OnDemand Training Options
Presenter: Lisa Hirtzinger

Innovation Theaters

Located in the Exhibit Hall at Booth 813

Monday, 8 July

10:05 – 10:25 a.m.
Innovation Theater presented by Blackline

Tuesday, 9 July

7:20 – 7:40 a.m.
Innovation Theater presented by IIA Training

9:50 – 10:10 a.m.
Innovation Theater presented by Tempus Resource by ProSymmetry

1:50 – 2:10 p.m.
Innovation Theater presented by OneTrust

3:20 – 3:40 p.m.
Innovation Theater presented by Onapsis

Wednesday, 10 July

10:35 – 10:55 a.m.
Innovation Theater presented by the Internal Audit Foundation

Book Signings

Monday, 8 July

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
General Session (100 Level B)
Richard Chambers | The Speed of Risk: Lessons Learned on the Audit Trail, 2nd Edition

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Bookstore (200 Level)
Linda Tuck Chapman | Third-party Risk Management: Driving Enterprise Value

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Bookstore (200 Level)
Ann Butera | Mastering the Five Tiers of Audit Competency: The Essence of Effective Auditing (Internal Audit and IT Audit)

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Bookstore (200 Level)
Norman Marks | Auditing That Matters

Tuesday, 9 July

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.
General Session (100 Level B)
Dennis Snow | Lessons From the Mouse: A Guide for Applying Disney World's Secrets of Success to Your Organization, Your Career, and Your Life and Unleashing Excellence: The Complete Guide to Ultimate Customer Service

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Bookstore (200 Level)
Bruce Turner | New Auditor’s Guide to Internal Auditing

1:45 – 2:15 p.m.
Bookstore (200 Level)
Dan Clayton and Paul Sobel | Sawyer’s Internal Auditing: Enhancing and Protecting Organizational Value, 7th Edition

3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Bookstore (200 Level)
Sally-Anne Pitt | Internal Audit Quality: Developing a Quality Assurance and Improvement Program

Wednesday, 10 July

12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
General Session (100 Level B)
Mike Walsh | The Algorithmic Leader: How to Be Smart When Machines Are Smarter Than You

The IIA’s CIA and CIA Learning System Booth

You can learn how to drive credibility by getting your team certified. A booth in front of the hall helps you better understand the value of getting your team certified and prepped by the leader, The IIA. Exclusive savings are available to you as an IC attendee. You and your team can apply for the CIA with no application fees ($230 savings) and purchase The IIA’s CIA Learning System with an additional $100 savings. Stop by Booth 102 and learn more.  

Internal Audit Foundation Bookstore

Receive 10% off already reduced IIA member pricing on select products, plus free shipping within the United States and Canada, on onsite purchases. Do not forget to pick up your free copy of “The Future of Cybersecurity in Internal Audit,” a new joint research report from the Internal Audit Foundation and Crowe.

Airport Transportation

Special shuttle discount for The Institute of Internal Auditors!
Book with Karmel Shuttle Service! Reservations are required, but are quick and easy!
Manage your transportation to and from your hotel!

For reservations within 12 hours of your pick-up time, or to place reservations by phone, please call:
Toll-free: +1-888-995-RIDE (7433)
Use promo code IIA19 to receive your discount.

We also offer tours to various sites and attractions in Southern California. Learn more.
Use promo code IIA19 when checking out on the tour website.

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out the Conference FAQs for additional questions you may have prior to the conference starting!