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Congratulations to our colleague and friend Gerald Trites on his very timely and valuable forthcoming book.

“Beyond Sustainability Reporting: The Pathway to Corporate Social Responsibility” is a must-read for any companies wanting to make a strong contribution to sustainability issues, for educators who wish to teach sustainability issues and how to manage them, students who wish to benefit from the latest thinking in this area from one of Canada’s most innovative voices, and for anyone interested in knowing how companies can develop a strong and successful action-oriented program for sustainability. 

Besides the valuable content in the main part of the book, there are three useful appendices that would be of great interest to practitioners, educators and students alike.

You can pre-order the book at a very affordable price on Amazon at : “Beyond Sustainability Reporting: Integrated Thinking and Corporate Social Responsibility”

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Frank Yam elected UWCISA Board Chair

Dr. Efrim Boritz is pleased to announce that Frank Yam has been elected as Board Chair of UWCISA. Mr. Yam, a Waterloo alumnus, has had an illustrious multi-decade career in Cybersecurity, IT governance, Assurance and innovation. Among his many honours, he was recently inducted into ISACA’s Hall of Fame. Frank’s many accomplishments and recognitions can be found at (25) "frank yam" | Search | LinkedIn .

We welcome Frank to this new role at UWCISA and look forward to benefitting from his extensive experience and wisdom.

Efrim Boritz on behalf of the UWCISA Board of Directors and staff.

The Institute of Internal Auditors has renewed the University of Waterloo in the Internal Auditing Education Partnership (IAEP) program for the 2023-2028 period. The IAEP program was developed to respond to the growing interest in internal audit education at institutions of higher learning and recognizes institutions that demonstrate ongoing leadership in internal audit education. The global Institute of Internal Auditors’ renewal of its affiliation with the University of Waterloo signifies that the curricula developed prepare students with the skills and knowledge to help them conduct internal audits as well as provide a foundation to begin preparing for the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) examination. Waterloo joins a select group of over 50 other distinguished institutions world-wide participating in the program.

SAVE THE DATE: September 28-30, 2023

The Centre for Information Integrity and Information Systems Assurance at the University of Waterloo (UW CISA) is pleased to announce its 13th biennial symposium to be held 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.

Announcement and Call for Papers

The aim of this workshop is to bring together Accounting Information Systems (AIS) researchers and representatives from accounting firms and organizations to have a  conversation on Al related opportunities and challenges for accounting practice and research and will be held virtually December 7, 2022.

AI & The Accounting Profession Workshop

Co-sponsored by the AIS section of the AAA and the UW CISA

The 2022 ISACA Toronto Summer Conference will be held June 21 – 23. The theme this year is “Digital transformation and Digitization”, and features leaders in industry, academics, and technical speakers. It will focus on positive advances and opportunities, while understanding the risks they present to our organizations and members.

2022 ISACA Toronto Annual Summer Conference