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ACUA Annual Conference


2016 Annual Conference

Sept 11- 15, 2016

InterContinental Miami

Miami, FL



Important Deadlines & Registration Rates

Click here to view the 2016 Annual Conference Registration Brochure.


Pre-Registration is now closed. You can still register onsite by printing this form and taking it to the registration counter which will be open:

Sunday, Sept. 11, 3:00 pm-6:30 pm

Monday, Sept. 12, 7:00 am-4:00 pm

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 7:00 am-10:30 am

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 7:30 am-4:00 pm

Thursday, September 15, 7:30 am-11:00 am


Member rate - $1,140

Non-Member rate - $1,290


Hotel Rate: $194 single/double

Important Hotel Information


The Miami InterContinental Hotel is sold out on a portion of the nights in the official ACUA room block. To assist you with overflow hotel options ACUA has set up overflow options. Please call A Room With A View for information on the official designated ACUA overflow hotel. They will secure the lowest available rates at the best available hotels within walking distance of The InterContinental. Reservations processed by A Room With A View are automatically on a waitlist for rooms at The InterContinental Hotel should cancellations occur within The ACUA group block A Room With A View can be contacted at 1-800-780-4343. A Room with a view can be reached Monday- Friday 8am – 5pm CST. International attendees can reach them at This is a FREE SERVICE for all ACUA attendees.



Notice Regarding the Zika Virus in Miami


Mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus have been reported within a limited area of Miami according to the Greater Miami Convention and Visitor Bureau.  The Annual Conference hotel is not located in the area currently under investigation. Based on the CDC guidelines, the risk of infection is very low for the majority of people.  However, the CDC encourages women who are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant as well as anyone with a compromised immune system or chronic disease that makes them more susceptible to severe infection to consult with their physician if they are concerned about traveling to Miami. For all travelers it is recommended by the CDC that you wear long sleeves and pants and use bug spray containing DEET to prevent mosquito bites. We strongly encourage attendees to pack these items.  


The only ACUA event scheduled outdoors is our Wednesday night event at Nikki Beach.  Nikki Beach has their property sprayed once a week and also has repellant available on site. 


ACUA management will continue to monitor and report any other advisories in preparation for your travels.  Cancellation of Annual Conference registrations will be subject to ACUA’s standard cancellation policy as stated in the registration brochure.  Cancellations received prior to August 19th will be refunded minus a $100 processing fee. Please be sure to note if your cancellation is due to a medical condition as the cancellation fee will be waived in those instances.  Cancellations received after August 19 will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


Up-to-date information about Zika in the Miami area.



Conference Program/CPE

Online Submission is now closed.

Session B2 - Enhancing your Intuitional Process Through has been cancelled
Session E2 - Understanding and Interpreting SOC Reports is moving to Track B, and will now be session B2 on Monday, September 12 from 1:10 pm-2:50 pm
Session E2 - Will be IT Roundtable with Tim Marley
Track C1 - Will be Auditing Compliance Up, Down, and Sideways - Deena King

Exhibits and Sponsorship

Click here to view the 2016 Exhibitor Prospectus.

Click here to download the 2016 Exhibitor Prospectus. Click here to complete the Exhibitor form. 
Click here to download the booth representative form.    


Location/Travel Arrangements
Super Shuttle Service:
Super Shuttle is offering ACUA attendees a discount on service to/from the Miami International Airport and the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
ACUA attendees receive a 10% discount on one-way service or 20% off of round-trip service.
Reservations are required – to make a reservation you can follow this link and use the code CWAXW

Click here for "Things to do in Miami"

Networking Events
Click here to view the Optional Networking Activities Web page.



Upcoming Conferences

2017 Annual Conference

Sept 24 -28, 2017

Hyatt Regency Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ 85004


Discover the vibrant heart of the Southwest at Hyatt Regency Phoenix. Set within the center of this cosmopolitan city, our Phoenix AZ hotel is an urban oasis of comfort and calm. From spacious suites to delicious dining and beyond, we invite you to immerse yourself in the very essence of downtown Phoenix, AZ. Enjoy easy access to the best of Phoenix, surrounded by panoramic city and valley views, delicious dining and new experiences.

Room rate: $195

Downtown Phoenix: It's Cooler Than You Think

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