IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 5, 2012) - Paciolan, an industry-leading provider of ticketing, marketing, fundraising and sales automation solutions to more than 500 live entertainment organizations, including 105 college athletics institutions, announced today that Auburn University Executive Director of Internal Auditing, Kevin Robinson, will be the closing keynote speaker at its annual PACnet community conference to be held Feb. 10-13, 2013 at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa in Newport Beach, Calif. Robinson will deliver his keynote, which will focus on fraud prevention and risk management, to all attendees on Wednesday, February 13th.
"It is a great honor to be speaking at such an important athletics industry event as Paciolan's PACnet '13 conference," said Kevin Robinson, Executive Director of Internal Auditing for Auburn University. "I look forward to sharing my knowledge and passion for fraud prevention to help my fellow college athletics administrators improve their programs and achieve their objectives."
Kevin Robinson, CIA, CFE, CCEP, is the Executive Director of Internal Auditing at Auburn University and a Past President of the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA). Kevin has been with Auburn University for more than 23 years and has served as the internal audit director since 2001. He is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) and trained facilitator for Kouzes and Posner's "The Leadership Challenge." He holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master's degree in Accounting and has taught various accounting courses at Auburn University's College of Business and at the community college level.
Kevin is a frequent speaker on the topic of occupational fraud, fraud prevention, internal controls, leadership, and risk assessment/management. He has also published articles in ACUA's "College and University Auditor" and has been quoted in "The Business Officer" magazine, newspapers and various other articles. He is also the primary author of the monthly newsletter "Case-in-Point" which surveys risks events within higher education and provides guidance for proactive risk management.
"Kevin Robinson brings an incredible depth of knowledge and expertise on fraud prevention to our PACnet '13 conference," said Dave Butler, chief executive officer of Paciolan. "We are thrilled to have him close our conference covering such an important industry topic in his usual lively and captivating style that has made him a highly sought-after speaker."
PACnet '13 provides educational sessions covering executive trends, social media, marketing, CRM, ticketing and fundraising -- all aimed at helping teams and venues sell more and maximize revenue streams. Sessions are uniquely geared to each of the markets the company serves, including college athletics, performing arts, pro sports, museums, arenas, and ticketing partners.
Founded in 1980, Paciolan is the leader in venue enablement, powering ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions for leading organizations across North America. Collectively, Paciolan powers over 500 live entertainment organizations that sell over 120 million tickets annually. Primary markets include college athletics, professional sports, performing arts, arenas and museums. Paciolan is a wholly owned subsidiary of Comcast-Spectacor.
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