Call for Presenters

The NYS Forum is soliciting presentation submissions to be considered for the NYSICA 2018 Spring Conference.

Session Topic: NYSICA 2018 Spring Conference

Date: May 10, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Albany Capital Center, 55 Eagle Street, Albany NY 12207
Submission due date: February 28, 2018

IMPORTANT: Please read the information below thoroughly for details regarding how to submit your presenter information, what to present, important dates and rules of engagement.

Session Description - Audience Profile:The NYS Forum is collaborating with the New York State Internal Control Association (NYSICA) for meeting, presentation and knowledge assistance. NYSICA provides training and staff development for member agencies in three areas: professional development, refresher training, and beginner orientation based on the New York State Governmental Accountability, Audit and Internal Control Act. NYSICA serves New York State's agencies, authorities and commissions, as well as a growing web community comprised of over 400 participants from international, federal, state, and local governments.

  • Audience Profile - internal control, risk management and auditing staff from NYS government entities.
  • 100-125 attendees are expected.
  • NYSICA is scheduling speakers throughout the event day. The event planning anticipates 4 or 5 speakers on a variety of topics.
  • A minimum of 50 minutes of content is required within each 90 minute session. Professional Development Units will be awarded to NYSICA members who attend the sessions.

NYSICA has requested speaker submissions for review on the following topics. Please note the presentations must be relevant to staff in the fields of internal control, risk management and auditing.

  • Cybersecurity
  • Analyzing Data
  • Risk Management

All presentations must be vendor neutral. Presentation content will be vetted by members of The NYS Forum Work Groups hosting this event. Feedback and recommendations regarding final presentation material will be provided by this group.


Presentation Guidelines - Rules of Engagement

  • Presentation must be made using The NYS Forum's Power Point template.
  • Presenter corporate logo and contact information should appear on the first and last Power Point slides only. Corporate logo must not appear on each individual slide.
  • The presenter must discuss the topic at an expert level, and direct the presentation toward the specific targeted audience identified.


  • 2/5/2018 - Call for presenters distributed to vendor community.
  • 2/28/2018 - Deadline for proposals from vendors.
  • 3/16/2018- Selection/notification of presenters
  • 4/6/2018 - Deadline for first draft of presenter Power Points and related PLEASE NOTE: All PowerPoint presentations MUST be made on The NYS Forum PowerPoint template which will be provided by the workgroup member coordinating this event.
  • 4/20/2018 - Deadline for final presentation Power Points and related documents (1 week prior to event date). PLEASE NOTE: All Power Point presentations MUST be made on The NYS Forum Power Point template which will be provided by the workgroup member coordinating this event.
  • 5/10/2018 - Event Date. 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.