This year’s program will include sessions on:
ISACA will be hosting a variety of 1- and 2-day workshops immediately after the AfricaCACS Conference in 2019 to help you maximize your time, travel and CPE! Information on these workshops will be posted soon, so be sure to check back for more details!
1-Day Workshop; Post-Conference (7 CPE)
Wednesday, 21 August 2019
2-Day Workshops; Post-Conference (14 CPE)
Wednesday, 21 August & Thursday, 22 August 2019
Closing Keynote Speaker
A Call to Reimagine
CEO of Google Africa (2006–09) and Non Executive Board Member at ADvTECH
Stafford has been in the IT industry for more than 15 years and has assumed several roles throughout his career. He worked for numerous companies before starting his own consulting and engineering services company. After this was acquired he joined a multinational enterprise software company called Novell, moving to the USA where he spent 6 and a half years working at their head office. More >>
50th Anniversary Opening Platform
Featured at ISACA’s CACS conferences and other major events in 2019, ISACA marks its 50th Anniversary with a high-impact multimedia experience. Aligned to ISACA’s anniversary theme, “Honoring Our Past. Innovating Our Future, the live presentations include videos, interactive experiences and inspiring leadership remarks and reflections. ISACA recaps its history, putting the spotlight on founding member interviews, historical artifacts, as well as prompting discussions on progress, challenges and visions of the future. More >>
From Disruptive to Daily Dependence: 50 Years and Future Tech
A Plenary Panel Discussion to Mark ISACA’s 50th Anniversary 2019
ISACA professionals in the last 50 years have had to quickly assess new technologies, implementing support, control, audit, governance, risk assessment, and so much more, for their organizations, business enterprise and operations. As we look to the future – assessing and implementing technologies that are disrupting industries, and the tech that has yet to come – we can also learn from the past.
This expert panel, featuring CISOs, CIOs, CEOs, and other leaders, will review the disruptive technologies that have changed how we live and work, and discuss “what’s next, now” – the current state of disruptive technologies and what we can look forward to with the ever-accelerating technology change machine.
Some disruptive technologies, by decade:
- 1960s: mainframe, Internet, first learning robot, laser beam, man’s moon landing
- 1970s: personal computer, laser printer, LCD panel, compact disc, 1G mobile network
- 1980s: laptop computer, IBM PC, Internet protocol standard, cell phones, the Walkman
- 1990s: World Wide Web, e-commerce, Hubble Telescope, DVD, USB flash drive, MP3 players
- 2000s: WiFi, smart phones, Google, social media, GPS for civilian use
- 2010s: tablets, 8-terabyte hard drive, 5-atom quantum computer, IoT