Connect Local Chicago

Thursday, July 13, 2023
8:00 am- 4:00 pm

An exclusive, free event for Onspring customers:

  • Lab sessions with subject matter experts
  • Customer examples of unique use cases
  • Information sharing with other Onspring users
  • In-person networking
  • A beautiful day in the Windy City

Hosted at Hotel EMC2 in downtown Chicago.

Enjoy Chicago with complimentary views of the city, thought leadership education sessions, and Onspring expert discussions.

All sessions are held Hotel EMC2, an Autograph Collection hotel located just blocks from the Magnificient Mile.

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Need a hotel room?

Take advantage of our discounted rates by reserving your stay at Hotel EMC2 by June 26.


8:30 am

Risk Control Self-Assessments Preview

See the new creations built in Onspring by technical experts and customers who are looking to take their risk management practices to the next level.

In this session, we’ll unpack Risk Control Self-Assessments (RCSA) – what they are and how you can activate workflows and reports in Onspring to manage them.


Heath Baird Onspring

Heath Baird, Solution Engineer

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9:30 am

Upgrading Your Vendor Risk Assessments

Learn how to reduce assessment fatigue with your third-parties by utilizing smarter, more segmented surveys in Onspring. We’ll also unpack the use of dynamic documents to create security assessment summaries that communicate negotiation points or legal clauses to business owners.

10 am

Using Onspring for Cyber Economic Risk Decisioning & Reporting

Learn how you can use Onspring to report cyber risk in economic terms rather than risk ratings and heat maps. In this session, we’ll discuss recent SEC cyber rules that may impact your company, how to balance cyber risk mitigation vs cyber insurance strategies, and communicating cyber risk to boardroom and C-Suite leaders in business terms.


Josh Reid

Josh Reid, GRC Technologies Leader


10:30 am

Why, When & How to Build a Proof of Concept

For those moments when you have a great idea, but not everyone is on board, sometimes you have to show them what they’re missing. In this session, we’ll discuss the value of building a proof of concept in your organization to help others visualize your idea (or their idea). We will also talk through do’s and don’ts in the process to balance your time with ROI.


John Aaholm American Family Insurance

John Aaholm, GRC Technology Lead

American Family Insurance

11 am

Bring your ideas to life with subject matter experts

Take your ideas from the morning session and jump into a conversation with GRC SMEs on how to apply them to your use of Onspring. Bring your questions, they have answers.

  • Action cyber risk in economic terms with Crowe
  • Talk cybersecurity monitoring with SecurityScorecard
  • Plan your next process improvement with Asureti
  • Get advice on next-gen GRC programming with Cential
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Cential GRC Partners
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Lunch on the Terrace

Enjoy the sounds of summer in the heart of Chicago for an outdoor lunch on the gardened Terrace overlooking Ontario Street. 

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1:30 pm

Chicago-style River Boat Architecture Tour

History. Cocktails. Wind. Water. New friends.
What better way to spend your afternoon?
Connect Local Chicago Boat Tour

Reserve Your Seat

Registration is free, but attendance is capped.
Advance registration is required.

Thanks To Our Sponsors

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Cential GRC Partners
SecurityScorecard Onspring Partner

Can’t make Chicago?

Join us for the Connect Annual Conference in Kansas City in October 4-5, 2023.

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