In-person, online, and hybrid events are back in a big way this year. From threat awareness, to risk assessment these are the best compliance conferences and events scheduled for this year which will cover all of this year’s hot topics. Here’s why you shouldn’t miss any of these important appointments in the compliance world.  

First, they provide an excellent opportunity to network with professionals in your industry and build relationships that could help you further your career. Second, at these events you usually have the chance to listen to keynote speakers, join panel discussions, and attend workshops led by experts in the field of compliance. This is a great way to learn more about what compliance entails and how you can improve in your role. You can keep up with emerging trends, best practices, and regulatory developments by subscribing to relevant newsletters, reading industry news, and attending webinars and conferences. 

Attending trade events can be extremely helpful for compliance professionals. You can see new tools and services in action, ask questions, and get information that can help you make informed decisions. Additionally, many conferences offer Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) that can be used to maintain professional certifications or licenses. 

More than any other year, in 2023, conferences will aim to bring together people from different industries, countries, and backgrounds. This diversity of perspectives can help you broaden your thinking and challenge your assumptions, leading to new insights and approaches to compliance. Mark your calendars for these compliance events and conferences to stay up-to-date with the latest compliance trends and developments, build your professional network, and gain valuable insights and knowledge that can help you advance your career. 

General Compliance Events 

2023 SCCE Compliance & Ethics Institute (CEI) 

October 2 – October 5, 2023: Chicago 

The Compliance & Ethics Institute is a yearly event that helps compliance and ethics professionals learn from leaders in the industry about real-world compliance issues. You’ll also be able to network with other compliance and ethics professionals, and connect with colleagues from around the world. Every year, this conference covers the most important issues, such as risk assessment trends, best practices in ethics and compliance, global data protection and privacy regulations, risk-based approaches, and how to mature security programs. Register Now 

Compliance Week National 

May 15 – May 17, 2023: Washington, DC 

Join compliance, ethics, legal, and audit professionals from across industries at the nation’s premier cross-industry compliance event. Attendees will enjoy knowledge-packed, accredited sessions and take home advice from top leaders in the compliance community. This year’s event will feature benchmarking best practices and the latest tactics and strategies to enhance compliance programs. 

This annual conference is touted as one of the leading events for chief compliance officers, information security officers, chief audit officers, chief risk officers, ethics officers, privacy officers, as well as legal, compliance and risk leaders from all types of industries. Pannels and presentations feature cross-industry practitioners, state and federal regulators, professors, and peer leaders. Register Now 

AICPA & CIMA Engage 23 

June 5 – June 8, 2023: Las Vegas & Online 

ENGAGE 23 will help you take advantage of change, rather then feeling overwhelmed by it. With nine tracks of content delivered by experts, you’ll gain unique perspectives, develop new skills, and receive step-by-step guidance so that you can progress at your own speed. 

The nine conference tracks include accounting and auditing, estate planning, personal financial planning, corporate finance and controllers, CPAFMA, career development, practitioners, tech industry, and tax strategies. That’s a lot of information to take in. But don’t worry, by the end of it you’ll be a lot more knowledgeable about the ins and outs of the profession. You’ll know exactly what areas you need to focus on to enhance your skills and succeed in your career. Register Now 

Energy & Utilities Industry Compliance Events 

Utility Cyber Security Forum 

March 21 – March 22, 2023: Chicago 

The Utility Cyber Security Forum is now in its fifth year. Its focus is on providing real-world preparation to utilities and other energy providers so they can successfully deal with cyber security threats. It examines critical precautions and enabling technologies in detail, with the aim of preparing utilities for the unique threats that their ICS and SCADA infrastructures face. 

Cybersecurity professionals in the utilities sector, software and hardware providers, risk management analysts, industrial control system managers, and cybersecurity consultants are invited to join the conference. It covers topics such as current APTs for the energy industry, defense-in-depth networking, building a culture of security compliance within the utilities field, integrating natural gas, oil and pipeline industry as it relates to smart grid, SCADA & control systems security, and closing the IT / OT gap. Register Now 

2023 Digitalization in Oil and Gas Conference 

September 14 – September 15, 2023: Houston 
The 9th Annual Digitalization in Oil and Gas Conference is one of the largest gatherings of oil and gas technology executives and digital technology companies. The conference showcases the latest case studies and solutions in the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors. 

It is slated as world’s lar largest and most advanced network of digitalization and decarbonization events for the energy industry. Topics on the agenda include blockchain applications, IoT, connectivity, and mobile apps. Register Now 

Financial Industry Compliance Events 

2023 FINRA Annual Conference  

May 16 – May 18, 2023: Washington, DC 

The FINRA Annual Conference is a great opportunity for practitioners, peers and financial regulators to discuss compliance and regulatory issues. The conference offers a variety of sessions on topics like technology, cybersecurity, risk management and more. As an added bonus, attendees can earn continuing education credits. Register Now 

2023 ABA Risk and Compliance Conference 

June 13 – June 16, 2023: San Antonio, Texas 

The ABA’s Risk and Compliance Conference is a must-attend event for anyone in the banking industry. This conference brings together the best minds in risk management and compliance to help protect banks from the ever-changing landscape of threats. With two powerful events happening at the same time, this conference is not to be missed. Don’t let your bank be the one that falls behind. Register Now 

Healthcare Industry Compliance Events 

27th Annual Compliance Institute 

April 23 – April 26, 2023: Anaheim, California 

For 27 years, the Compliance Institute (CI) has been the Healthcare Compliance Association’s (HCCA) main event for healthcare compliance professionals. Attendees can learn about current compliance issues, upcoming trends, and how to apply them to their own compliance programs practically. CI also offers networking opportunities so that attendees can connect with each other and share best practices. 

This year’s agenda includes topics like telehealth, physician compliance, auditing and monitoring, compliance law, risk management, privacy and security—all related to the healthcare industry. You can choose to attend in person or remotely to learn and earn continual education credits. Register Now 

Compliance & Healthcare Innovation Conference 2023 

May 19 – May 21, 2023: St. Augustine, Florida 

This year’s Compliance and Healthcare Innovation Conference aims to create a productive environment in which we can openly discuss compliance issues in the United States while exploring opportunities to increase revenue.  This healthcare compliance conference features workshops on HIPAA, MACRA and OSHA. The Compliance and Healthcare Innovation Conference is a great opportunity to learn about the latest developments in healthcare, find new opportunities, and get access to resources that can help you implement effective compliance plans and generate income. Register Now 

Telecommunications Industry Compliance Conferences 2023 

2023 Telecom Accounting Seminar 

August 9 – August 10, 2023: Coralville, Iowa 

This event by Forvis is designed for telecommunication professionals to exchange insight on new accounting standards, industry trends, and financial best practices. Register Now 

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Overall, attending compliance conferences can be a valuable investment for professionals looking to stay informed, build their network, and advance their careers in the field of compliance. 

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