Internal Audit Conference
We are pleased to present our annual flagship internal audit conference for the UK and Ireland. This year, for the first time, you will have the option to be part of the conference in a flexible way to meet your needs by participating fully online, in-person, a mixture of the two, or on-demand at a time that suits you.
With six high profile keynote sessions and nine streams featuring 30 breakout sessions, there is truly something for every internal audit professional. The programme has been carefully curated to enhance your professional development and will address current issues/trends, industry best practice and insights for the future of the profession.
By attending this event, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable CPE points, network with peers and engage with service and technology providers online and during the exhibition.
Conference at a glance
Take a look at this year’s stream sessions:
Day one - Tuesday 2 November 2021
Digital and cyber
Technology is changing for all businesses and the impact is significant. Our focus will be on highlighting the key risks that should be addressed to keep us all ‘ahead of the game’.
|Environmental, Social and Governance||
For businesses to be successful, they need to focus on ESG issues and provide effective solutions to the most pressing current concerns. The conference devotes six sessions to this topic across two days, looking at the risks and opportunities where internal audit can play a significant role.
The recent past has forced internal audit to rethink the way we’ve operated and delivered our services and there have been some remarkable innovations in the way that we have reacted. These sessions will reflect on how the profession is changing the way it delivers value.
|Public sector spotlight||
The role of the public sector has never been so important. Our emphasis is on three strategic areas which impact the nature and delivery of future services.
The challenges that business has faced recently has put a huge stress on day-to-day operations. All organisations have had to rapidly re-engineer some of the fundamentals to survive. These sessions will focus on the valuable strategic perspective that internal audit can provide in ensuring that there are robust plans and structures in place to adequately protect the business.
Day two - Wednesday 3 November 2021
|Financial services hot topics||
The FS sector provides a unique contribution to the success of our economy. We will explore three specialist risk areas which are of particular interest to those who work in the sector and could well be of value to us all.
|Environmental, Social and Governance||
For businesses to be successful, they need to focus on ESG issues and provide effective solutions to the most pressing current concerns. The conference devotes six sessions on this topic across two days, looking at the risks and opportunities where internal audit can play a significant role.
This stream will ‘deep dive’ into some of the hot topics that face internal auditors today and provide practical “how to” insights of internal audit application.
A successful internal auditor needs to demonstrate a wide range of both personal and business skills which are continually enhanced and developed. These sessions will look at necessary skills for internal auditors.
|Data analytics and audit technologies||
The use of audit technology is now essential, no matter your team size. Recent developments provide an even greater opportunity for robust auditing. This stream will also provide industry insights from some of our partners and sponsors on how these solutions can enhance your internal audit function.
Click here to view this year's session details and what you can look forward to in November.
Sponsors and exhibitors
Click here to view our sponsors and exhibitors for this year's conference.
Click here to view our keynote speaker's for this year's conference.
Click here to view our ticket options (online, in-person or best of both - including on-demand)
We continue to work to government guidelines in relation to the running of 'live', physical events. At the current time, all events scheduled will continue to adhere to government guidelines. Therefore, at this time, we are unable to guarantee whether events in the second half of 2021 will run physically or in a hybrid capacity. We will keep all members and partners fully informed of any changes to the event format as soon as possible. In the event that a scheduled live, physical event will not go ahead, a digital format, equivalent event or refund will be offered.