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PORTLAND, Ore., August 29, 2023 - NAVEX, the leader in integrated risk and compliance management software, today announced its twelfth annual NAVEX Next virtual risk and compliance conference, scheduled for Wednesday, September 20, 2023. This year’s keynote will feature Dr. Rumman Chowdhury, a Responsible AI Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

NAVEX Next is the largest risk and compliance conference in the world, attracting thousands of professionals in 2022. It brings together practical guidance and best practices for industry professionals across disciplines and departments including risk management, compliance, legal, human resources, audit, information security, procurement, ESG program management, and corporate training.

NAVEX Next 2023 features 18 global sessions on workplace culture, whistleblowing, business risk, third-party/supply chain risk management, corporate responsibility, sustainability, and integrated risk management.

Dr. Rumman Chowdhury will join NAVEX CEO, Sean Thompson, to present ‘Ethical AI – What Does the Future of Artificial Intelligence Hold?’ The importance of ethical frameworks is more central than ever as organizations explore new ways to leverage this transformative technology. With the right approach, AI-enabled insights can empower organizations to build ethical cultures and comply with regulations across the globe.

Featured speaker Alla Valente, Senior Analyst at Forrester, will share survey findings on how an integrated model of GRC management enables organizations to take siloed data and turn it into actionable business intelligence. This year, the conference will also showcase Desiree Fixler, ESG and sustainability advocate for change. Her keynote session will discuss how to shape a sustainable future, ‘Unmasking Greenwashing and Empowering Change through Whistleblowing.’

The NAVEX agenda will offer key insights into three themes critical to compliance professionals today: risk resilience, accelerating maturity, and compelling compliance. Sessions include:

  • The Key Biggest Regulatory Risks for Businesses to Navigate in 2024
  • Human Rights Impact and Supply Chain Due Diligence
  • The State of Compliance Programs and Whistleblowing in Europe
  • Creating an Enterprise-Level Program for small-to-medium businesses
  • Compliance Made Easy: Using Automation, AI, and Seamless Integrations

Dedicated to continuous learning and professional development for the global risk and compliance community, the NAVEX Next virtual conference is free of charge and open to anyone interested in expanding their knowledge and enhancing their organization’s risk and compliance programs. Click here to register and to access the full agenda and profiles of all scheduled speakers.


NAVEX is the recognized leader in risk and compliance management software and services, empowering thousands of customers around the world to manage and mitigate risks with confidence. NAVEX’s mission is to help customers promote ethical, inclusive workplace cultures, protect their brands, and preserve the environment through sustainable business practices. For more information, visit and our blog. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.