Internal Audit Conference | Programme


Day one - Tuesday 2 November 2021 


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08:00 – 09:00 REGISTRATION, NETWORKING & EXHIBITION
09:00 – 09:05  WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
John Wood - CEO, Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors
09:05 – 09:15 CHAIR'S WELCOME
Richard Chambers - Former CEO and President, IIA Global
09:15 – 09:50 KEYNOTE 
Business priorities for the next two years - global economic recovery, climate change and audit regulation
Lord Callanan - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
10:00 – 10:50 BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

 

Digital and cyber
The Fourth Industrial Revolution – opportunities provided by digital, AI and robotic technology
Andrew Miller - Cyber Security Partner, PwC

 

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
The role of the board in developing the ESG corporate strategy
Nathan Birtle - SVP, EMEA Sales, Diligent Corporation

 

Innovative auditing
Auditing behavioural risk – a new approach?
Dr Wieke Scholten - Senior director behavioural risk, PhD, &samhoud

 

Public sector spotlight
Opportunities to manage public finances post pandemic
Joanne Pitt - Local Government Policy Manager, CIPFA

 

Business resilience
Keeping your business financially stable
Henry Shinners - Partner, Head of Restructuring & Recovery Services, Smith and Williamson  
10:50 - 11:20 REFRESHMENTS, NETWORKING & EXHIBITION
11:20 – 12:10 BREAKOUT SESSIONS:
  Digital and cyber
Managing the security of data and intellectual property in the cloud
Mark Hughes - President Security, DXC Technology
  Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
Making a social impact – how organisations are addressing the issues of human rights, modern slavery and doing business ethically
  Innovative auditing
Change and innovation in a crisis – how business and internal audit responded (case study)

Rohan McMilian - Head of Risk and Assurance, British Heart Foundation
Sarah Danes - Head of Wellbeing, Safety and Diversity, British Heart Foundation
  Public sector spotlight
Identifying and controlling fraud, bribery and corruption risk

Joshua Reddaway - Director, Fraud and Error Value for Money Audit, National Audit Office (NAO)
  Business resilience
Are your supply chains truly resilient?
Nick Eggett - Head of Supply Chain and Supplier Risk, Risk Advisory Services BDO UK LLP
12:10 – 13:30
LUNCH, NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

13:30 – 14:20

KEYNOTE PANEL
Is integrity an essential part of sound governance and how can internal audit help?
Chair: Richard Chambers - Former CEO and President, IIA Global
Panellists:

Frances Hawkins - Managing Director, Internal Audit, Goldman Sachs
Philippa Foster Back CBE – Non-Executive Director
David Hill - CEO, SWAP Internal Audit Services
14:25 – 15:15 BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

 

Digital and cyber
Protecting your organisation from internal and external attacks
Ken Munroe - Managing Director, Pen Test Partners

 

Environmental, Social and Governance
What does good governance look like and what are the warning signs that it may be failing?
Victoria Penrice FGC - President, Chartered Governance Institute
UK and Ireland
  Innovative auditing
Enhancing internal audit performance and success through digital transformation

Michael Heckner - Senior Director, Center of Excellence, SAP
  Public sector spotlight
How digital and AI technology is transforming the public sector
Iain McGregor - Director Innovation and Development, GIAA
  Business resilience
Strategic workforce planning – building resilience using hybrid teams
Barbara Jeffrey - Partner, McKinsey & Company 
15:15 – 15:40 REFRESHMENTS, NETWORKING & EXHIBITION
15:40 – 16:20 KEYNOTE
Protecting the nation’s critical interests – managing the risk of significant cyber attack
Ciaran Martin - Founding CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre and now Professor of Practice, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford
16:20 – 16:30

CHAIR'S CLOSING REMARKS
Richard Chambers - Former CEO and President, IIA Global


Day two - Wednesday 3 November 2021


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08:00 – 09:00  REGISTRATION, NETWORKING & EXHIBITION 
08:15 – 08:45 WOMEN IN INTERNAL AUDIT (WIIA) NETWORKING EVENT
WIIA Committee with guest speaker Marie Lauri - Global Head of Records Management & Data Disposal/Managing Director, Chief Data Office, Deutsche Bank
09:00 – 09:05      WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
Richard Chambers - Former CEO and President, IIA Global 
09:05 – 09:15 PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS
Peter Elam - President, Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors 
09:15 – 09:55 KEYNOTE
Driving business success
Lindsay O'Reilly - Group Chief Internal Auditor, Barclays 
10:00 – 10:50 BREAKOUT SESSIONS:
  Financial services hot topics
Strategic risks facing the FS sector in the UK and Europe in the next five years

Chris Salisbury - Director, KPMG
Kate Dawson - Director, KPMG 
  Environmental, Social and Governance
Protecting the planet – a practical approach from the retail sector

Martin Townsend - Global Head of Sustainability and Circular Economy, BSI
  Practical auditing
How to effectively leverage combined assurance to meet organisational objectives
Tom Ryan - Manager, Solutions Consulting, Galvanize
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  Skills development
Critical thinking and analysing information - sharpening our skills
James Paterson - Director, RiskAI
  Data analytics and audit technologies
Overcoming the challenges of using data analytics
Peter Jones - Head of Data: Internal Audit, Legal & General
10:50 – 11:20 REFRESHMENTS, NETWORKING & EXHIBITION
11:20 - 12:10 KEYNOTE
The Signs Were There
Tim Steer - Former fund manager, investment analyst and Author of “The signs were there”
12:15 – 13:05 BREAKOUT SESSIONS:
  Financial services hot topics
Managing risk in an accelerating technologically driven world
Carolyn Fiddes - Experienced Audit, Risk & Transformation Director
  Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
Developing a corporate social conscience - focusing on diversity, inclusion and ethical behaviour
Sylvia Ashley - Head of People and Culture Financial Services, BRS, Grant Thornton UK LLP
  Practical auditing
How to audit data management and UK GDPR – a strategic overview

Peter Sheppard - Deputy Director, ICT Audit and Cyber Assurance, TIAA
  Skills development
Agile internal auditing: A journey to improved performance and delivered success

Joseph Yeon - Director of Solution Advisory Services, AuditBoard
  Data analytics and audit technologies
Continuous auditing – keeping the finger on the pulse

Joseph Morgan - Director, Audit Practices and Data Analytics, Barclays Internal Audit
13:05 – 14:25 LUNCH, NETWORKING & EXHIBITION
14:25 - 15:15 BREAKOUT SESSIONS:
  Financial services hot topics
Fighting the AML battle – what should the third line be doing?
Bisi Giwa - Director, Kharis Knoble
  Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
Auditing governance – asking the difficult questions
Liz Sandwith - Chief Professional Practices Advisor, Chartered IIA
  Practical auditing
How much is fraud, bribery and corruption really on internal audit’s radar?
Matthew Weitz - Associate Managing Director, Financial Investigations and Intelligence, Kroll | Duff & Phelps            
Justine Radnedge - Manager, Business Intelligence and Investigations, Kroll | Duff & Phelps
  Skills development
Effective negotiation and influencing – a key skill for all internal auditors
Robert Berry - That Audit Guy
  Data analytics and audit technologies
Horizon scanning – future developments in audit technology

Michael Bennet - Internal Audit Manager, International Airlines Group (IAG)
Iago Arcas - Internal Auditor, International Airlines Group (IAG)
15:15 - 15:45 REFRESHMENTS, NETWORKING & EXHIBITION
15:45 – 16:20  KEYNOTE
Disruption, Innovation and Future scenarios for internal audit

Richard Chambers - Former CEO and President, IIA Global
16:20 – 16:30  CHAIR'S CLOSING REMARKS
Richard Chambers - Former CEO and President, IIA Global
16:30 – 17:30  NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION 
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