Calgary TELUS Convention Centre - September 13 - 16, 2020

Full Program at a Glance

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

10:00 – 11:00 ALE Registration – [Concourse Checkroom]
11:30 – 12:15 ALE Lunch – [City Hall]
12:15- 12:30 ALE WelcomeRichard Arthurs, Chair, Board of Directors, IIA Canada – [City Hall]
12:30- 13:30 ALE Opening KeynoteNaohiro Mouri, Chief Audit Executive, AIG – [City Hall]
13:30-14:30 ALE Keynote – Strange ideas about the future of employment
Heather Russek & Jessica Thornton from the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship
[City Hall]
14:30-15:00 Break – [City Hall]
15:00-16:30 Panel [City Hall]: Harold Silverman, The IIA –  Moderator
Nancy Russell –  Chief Audit Executive, Great West Life
Beili Wong – Chief Audit Executive, LCBO
Xihao Hu – Chief Auditor, TD Bank
16:30 – 17:00 ALE Closing [City Hall]
17:00 – 18:30 ALE Networking Reception – [City Hall Foyer]

 


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

  Osgoode Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 6
General Session IT Audit Cyber Security, Fraud Public Sector/MUSH Advanced Analytics IA Innovation Leadership, Diversity & the Role of the Future Auditor Auditing Emerging Risks
07:00 – 17:00 Registration Open – [Concourse Checkroom]
07:00 – 08:00 Breakfast – [Grand Ballroom Foyer]
08:00 – 08:30 Opening Remarks & The IIA Canada Award Presentation Jacqueline Bukaluk and Jeff McIlravey, IIA Toronto, Conference Co-Chairs –  [Osgoode Ballroom]
  Richard Arthurs, Chair, Board of Directors, IIA Canada – [Osgoode Ballroom]
09:00 – 10:00 Opening Keynote – Canada: Coast to Coast to Coast Rick Mercer – [Osgoode Ballroom]
10:00 – 10:45 Exhibits & Coffee Break – [Grand Ballroom Foyer]
10:15 – 10:40 Book Signing with Rick Mercer[Grand Ballroom Foyer]
Concurrent Session 1
10:40 – 11:30   Cyber Security Incident Response Planning, Eugene Ng
[Grand Centre]
Conducting a Performance Audit in the Public Sector in Accordance with CSAE 3001, Marise Bedard [Sheraton B] Interview your Data with SQL to Gather Assurance and Advisory Intelligence, Kevin Leung & Jasbir Singh
[Sheraton C]
Unconscious Bias, Equity, and Challenges to Fair AssessmentBryan Gaensler
[Grand East]
Future-proofing: Reinventing internal audit and changing mind-sets. The RSA INSURANCE experience, Ralph Daals
[Sheraton A]
Embrace Risk in Your Digital Business Transformation Journey, Marshall Toburen
[Sheraton EF]
Concurrent Session 2
11:35 – 12:25   Fraud Risk:  how is it changing and How is it still happening?  What can be done?, Shawn Hendry
[Grand Centre]
Promoting open communication – what is really going on inside your organization?, Nicholas Rolfe & Libby Duckworth
[Sheraton B]
Development of Effective Continuous Monitoring Program in Internal Assurance, 
Sandee Toy
[Sheraton EF]
Internal Audit Reimagined – The Race for Relevance, Syed Imran Zia
[Grand East]
Words Never Lie but People Do, Nejolla Korris
[Sheraton C]
Obtaining Assurance over Crypto
Technologies and the Blockchain,
David Florio & Giles Dixon 
[Sheraton A]
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch & Networking with Exhibitors – [Grand Ballroom Foyer]
13:35 – 14:30 Auditing at the Speed of Risk Richard Chambers, CEO & President, The IIA – [Osgoode Ballroom]
14:30 – 15:00 Benito Ybarra – 2019-2020 IIA North America Board Chairman – [Osgoode Ballroom]
15:00 – 15:30 Exhibits & Coffee Break – [Grand Ballroom Foyer]
Concurrent Session 3
15:30 – 16:20   Leveraging Data Analytics to Detect Fraud, Mary Breslin 
[Sheraton EF]
Auditing Sustainable Development Goals  – The Next Issue on the Horizon, Yves Genest
[Sheraton B]
Auditing Analytic Models, Allan Sammy 
[Sheraton C]
Going Beyond Residual Risk: What’s Your Tolerance?, Louis Seabrooke & Amy Felix
[Grand East]
Agile in a Non-Application Development Environment: RBC Internal Audit’s Journey to Agility, Jennifer Lafontaine,Cathryn Dao-Le, Robert Meddows-Taylor & Salman Nasir
[Sheraton A]
Advising the future – Workplace Conduct and Culture Paul Groch & Wade King
[Grand Centre]
16:30 – 18:30 Welcome Reception [Waterfall Garden]

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2019

  Osgoode Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 6
General Session IT Audit Cyber Security, Fraud Public Sector/MUSH Advanced Analytics IA Innovation Leadership, Diversity & the Role of the Future Auditor Auditing Emerging Risks
07:00 – 17:00 Registration Open – [Concourse Checkroom]
07:00 – 08:00 Breakfast – [Grand Ballroom Foyer]
08:00 – 08:40 Opening Remarks & The IIA Canada Awards PresentationRichard Arthurs, IIA Board Chair – [Osgoode Ballroom]
08:40 – 09:30 Opening Keynote – Neuroleadership: Brain-Based Insights for Better Leadership Dr Brynn Winegard – [Osgoode Ballroom]
09:30 – 10:00 Exhibits & Coffee Break – [Grand Ballroom Foyer]
Concurrent Session 4
10:00 – 10:50   Auditing IT , fraud and financial management and controls in a quick and effective way, Michael Pickup
[Grand Centre]
What Private Sector and Public Sector Internal Auditors can Learn from Each Other, Bill Kessels
[Sheraton A]
If Data is the new ‘oil’, are we Business Professionals ready to harness its power?, Zohaib Akhatar
[Sheraton B]
Internal Audit in the age of Robotic Process Automation, Aneesa Ruffudeen, Baskaran Rajamani, Nicole Shultz
[Sheraton C]

Why Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking Skills are Essential, Mary Breslin
[Grand East]

Auditing Culture: Frameworks and Proven Techniques, James Roth
[Sheraton EF]
Concurrent Session 5
11:00 – 11:50   Addressing Risks In The Era Of Blockchain Adoption, Kunal Bhasin & Kareem Sadek
[Sheraton B]
Detecting Warning Signs of Bid Rigging and Unbalanced Bidding, Beverly Romeo-Beehler
[Sheraton A]
Leveraging Data Analytics in Internal Audit: Michael Kostanecki
[Grand Centre]
Risk Identification: How to See Around the Corner, Natalia Brattan & Andy Taylor
[Sheraton EF]
Finding your True North – How to navigate your organization through disruption, Geoff Rodrigues & Jim A. Barbour
[Grand East]
12:00 – 13:10 Lunch & Networking with Exhibitors – [Grand Ballroom Foyer]
13:15 – 14:15 Diversity PanelEmbedding Inclusion into the DNA of Internal Audit – Why it’s a Key to Success. Moderator: Jacqueline Bukaluk, RBC, Panelists: Lawrence Spicer, RBC, Reema Ibrahim, KPMG, Sara Sloman, TeamMate – [Osgoode Ballroom]
14:15 – 14:45 Exhibits & Coffee Break – [Grand Ballroom Foyer]
Concurrent Session 6
14:45 – 15:35   Why IT Governance is more important than ever! (and how internal audit can help) Neil Power, Caroline Allesev-Cserhati
[Grand Centre]
Innovative Procurement in the Public Sector, Veronica Bila
[Sheraton A]
Artificial Intelligence in Internal AuditAngela Moch, John Colthart
[Sheraton C]
Beyond Google: Open source intelligence for business, research or investigations, Nejolla Korris
[Grand East]
Mindfulness & leadership for the business professional, Hailey Pinksen
[Sheraton EF]
Payments Modernization – Incorporating Modernization into Internal Audit Planning , Zachary BonomoJoleen Young, John Heaton
[Sheraton B]
18:00 – 19:00 Reception[Grand Ballroom Foyer]
19:00 – 22:00 Dinner & Entertainment – [Osgoode Ballroom]

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2019

  Osgoode Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 6
General Session IT Audit Cyber Security, Fraud Public Sector/MUSH Advanced Analytics IA Innovation Leadership, Diversity & the Role of the Future Auditor Auditing Emerging Risks
07:00 – 11:00 Registration Open – [Concourse Checkroom]
07:00 – 08:00 Breakfast – [Grand Ballroom Foyer]
Concurrent Session 7
08:00 – 08:50   Criteria for Evaluating the Integrity of a Set of DataEfrim Boritz
[Sheraton A]
Small Shop, Big Shoes: Redefining the Role of Internal Audit at the City of BramptonForuzan Velji
[Sheraton B]
Elevating Internal Audit’s
Stature with Data Analytics
, Stacie Tronto, Joe Oringel
[Grand Centre]
Overview on IIA Implementation Guides on Integrity, Objectivity, Confidentiality and Competency, as related to the IIA’s Code of EthicsScott Page, Ram Balakrishnan
[Grand East]
Optimizing Controls with Blockchain – A Pilot, Ron Loborec, Maxim Atanassov & Dan Giurescu
[Sheraton C]
Auditing Change: How to Survive and Thrive!, Martin Rubenstein
[Sheraton EF]
09:00 – 09:50 Innovation Panel Moderator: Colin Shaw, OMERS CAE
Panelists: Linda Sampson, CFO – Microsoft Canada; Toby DeRoche, Senior Market Development Consultant – Wolters Kluwer; Arvind Gupta, Professor, Computer Science – University of Toronto; Lisa Lee, VP, Audit – Google/Alphabet – [Osgoode Ballroom]
09:50 – 10:20 Exhibits & Coffee Break – [Grand Ballroom Foyer]
10:20 – 11:20  Closing KeynoteUsing Artificial Intelligence, Let’s Make an Impact –  Michael Fucilli – [Osgoode Ballroom]
11:20 – 11:30 Closing RemarksJacqueline Bukaluk and Jeff McIlravey, IIA Toronto, Conference Co-Chairs – [Osgoode Ballroom]