Welcome to UW CISA


The key objectives of the centre are to stimulate relevant research, support the development/delivery of educational materials, communicate about important information integrity (II) and information systems assurance (ISA) issues and related centre activities, and promote interaction among II and ISA educators and practitioners.

The University of Waterloo Centre for Information Integrity and Information Systems Assurance (UW CISA) is sponsored by the School of Accounting and Finance at the University of Waterloo, Chartered Professional Accountants Canada and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association. Its objectives are to improve the quality of research and education in the II and ISA area at the University of Waterloo, throughout Canada and in developing economies. This centre will foster a close and continuing working relationship between the school and its sponsors.

Sponsored by

University of Waterloo logoChartered Professional Accountants Canada (CPA) logo ISACA. Trust in, and value from, information systems.

  1. Oct. 1, 2018Announcement & Call for Papers for 11th Biennial Symposium

    Announcement & Call for Papers

    UW CISA's 11th Biennial Symposium on Information Integrity and Information Systems Assurance

    (plus special workshops on Data/Text Analytics and Data Visualization, Cybersecurity, Machine Learning)

    October 24-26, 2019
    Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre Hotel
    525 Bay St, Toronto, Canada

  2. Mar. 15, 2018Blockchain Implications for Audit and Assurance

    Reprinted from CPA Canada

  3. Nov. 29, 2017UWCISA partners with UWCAE and CPA Canada on Impact of Technology on Ethics in Accounting

    UWCISA is pleased to announce its partnership with UW Centre for Accounting Ethics and CPA Canada for the 2019  Ethics Symposium.

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  1. Nov. 30, 2018Cybersecurity Reporting and Assurance Workshop

    The purpose of this workshop is to explore a cybersecurity assurance engagement that will serve as the foundation for a profession-wide approach for reporting on an entity’s cybersecurity risk management program.

  2. Oct. 24 to 26, 201911th Biennial Symposium on Information Integrity and Information Systems Assurance

    The Centre for Information Integrity and Information Systems Assurance at the University of Waterloo (UW CISA) is holding its 11th biennial symposium in Toronto, Canada. Our symposia are recognized for the extensive interaction between practitioners and academics. Papers and panels are invited from academe and practice addressing risks, controls and assurance issues associated with the following topics:

  3. Oct. 26, 2018Text Analytics and Machine Learning Workshop

    The aims of this workshop will be to highlight the use of both simple and complex text analytics approaches for addressing a variety of issues of interest to workshop participants.

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