Le Centre Sheraton Montréal Hotel | September 30 - October 3, 2018

Day 3 – Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017

Day 1
27 Sep 2017
7:00 - 8:00

BREAKFAST

Social Engineering: The Living Threat in Every Organization

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Human vulnerability is the greatest risk any organization faces in cybersecurity. Social engineering is the ability to manipulate people to divulge information about your corporation.  Discover the various tactics social engineers use to find out more about our organizations and...
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Nejolla Korris

Expanding Advisory Services in Your Internal Audit

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Advisory services performed by internal audit are widely varied and dependent on the leadership of any given audit shop. The Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation issued a publication on Assurance and Consulting services discussing the industry’s perplexing stance on...
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Amy Yung

Fraud Risk Assessment – Interesting Facts and How to Effectively Apply the New COSO Fraud Risk Management Guide

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This presentation will cover the new COSO Fraud Risk Management guide that was released at the end of October 2016 as well as discuss some interesting fraud “facts” from the 2016 Canadian and International editions from the CFE Report to...
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Shawn Hendry

A Simple Guy’s Dream to Change the World, One Audit at a Time

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The profession’s profile took a distinct turn with corporate and federal government scandals around the new millennium.  Internal audit has embraced the challenges of the day, and turned them into an opportunity to further help organizations improve their management frameworks.  The...
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Jean-François Riel

Identifying and Utilizing Emerging Risks to Create Value

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Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) programs are not a new concept. Generally speaking, ERM programs are formal frameworks that enable decision makers to identify key risks, assess their likelihood and potential impact, create a response plan and then monitor progress. Many...
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James Barr

CBOK – Key Stakeholder Messages

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Moderator: Sheila SmigarowskiIn this session, an experienced panel of stakeholders involved in internal audit’s transformation will examine the evolving role of internal audit moving beyond the traditional internal audit areas and into provision of value added strategic advisory related services.   Stakeholders...
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Stuart Lee
Phyllis Clarke
Jane Halford
Sheila Smigarowski
10:30 - 11:00

BREAK

Closing Keynote – Leadership Skills That Can Take Internal Audit to the C Suite

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Internal Auditors have some of the strongest skills necessary to make an impact on their organizations.  These include analytical skills and critical thinking.  While CEO’s appreciate these, they are placing great emphasis on “Soft Skills” such as Communication and seeing...
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Michael J. Fucilli