Sheraton Centre Toronto - September 15 - 18, 2019

Full Program at a Glance

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

10:00 – 11:00 ALE Registration
11:30 – 12:15 ALE Lunch
12:15- 12:30 ALE Welcome – Richard Arthurs, The IIA Canada Board of Directors, Chair; Beili Wong, The IIA Canada Board of Directors
12:30- 13:30 ALE Opening Keynote – Naohiro Mouri, Chief Audit Executive, AIG
13:30-14:30 Strange ideas about the future of employment
Heather Russek & Jessica Thornton, Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship (BII+E)
14:30-15:00 Break
15:00-16:30 ALE Panel: Harold Silverman –  Moderator
William Onuwa – Chief Audit Executive, RBC Bank
Nancy Russell –  Chief Audit Executive, Great West Life
Beili Wong – Chief Audit Executive, LCBO
Richard Mangot – Chief Auditor, Brookfield
16:30 – 17:00 ALE Closing
17:00 – 18:30 ALE Networking Reception

 


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 – 16:00 Registration Open
07:00 – 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 – 08:30   Opening Remarks & The IIA Canada Award Presentation – Jacqueline Bukaluk and Jeff McIlravey, IIA Toronto, Conference Co-Chairs; Richard Arthurs, The IIA Canada Board of Directors, Chair
    Richard Chambers – President and CEO, IIA 
08:30 – 09:00   Benito Ybarro – 2019-2020 North American Board Chairman
09:00 – 10:00   Opening Keynote – Canada: Coast to Coast to Coast – Rick Mercer 
10:00 – 10:45 Exhibits & Coffee Break
10:15 – 10:40 Book Signing with Rick Mercer
10:40 – 11:30 Concurrent Session 1   Cyber Security Incident Response Planning, Eugene Ng, MNP LLP Conducting a Performance Audit in the Public Sector in Accordance with CSAE 3001, Marise Bedard Interview your Data with SQL to Gather Assurance / Advisory Intelligence, Kevin Leung & Jasbir Singh, Canada Revenue Agency Unconscious Bias, Equity, and Challenges to Fair AssessmentBryan Gaensler, Professor, University of Toronto TBD Embrace Risk in Your Digital Business Transformation Journey, Patrick Potter, RSA 
11:35 – 12:25 Concurrent Session 2   Fraud Risk:  how is it changing and How is it still happening?  What can be done?, Shawn Hendry, Focal Point Canada Holding ULC Promoting open communication – what is really going on inside your organization?, Nicholas Rolfe & Libby Duckworth, KPMG LLP Development of Effective Continuous Monitoring Program in Internal Assurance, Natalia Demidova, ATB Financial Internal Audit Reimagined – The Race for Relevance, Syed Imran Zia, Eurocan Words Never Lie but People Do, Nejolla Korris, InterVeritas International Ltd. How to obtain assurance over crypto technologies and the blockchain, David Florio & Giles Dixon, Grant Thorton LLP 
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch & Networking with Exhibitors
13:35 – 14:30   Auditing at the Speed of Light – Richard Chambers, CEO & President, the IIA
14:30 – 15:15   Afternoon Keynote – Peter Sloly
15:15 – 15:30 Exhibits & Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:20 Concurrent Session 3 Leveraging Data Analytics to Detect Fraud, Mary Breslin & Keith Barber, Verracy Auditing Sustainable Development Goals  – The Next Issue on the Horizon, Marc Belanger, Canadian Audit and Accountability Foundation Auditing Analytic Models, Allan Sammy, Canada Post  Going Beyond Residual Risk: What’s Your Tolerance?, Louis Seabrooke & Amy Felix, Canada Revenue Agency Agile in a Non-Application Development Environment: RBC Internal Audit’s Journey to Agility, Jessica Fontaine, RBC Advising the future – Workplace Conduct and Culture: Challenges & Opportunities, Paul Groch, Deloitte 
16:20 – 18:30 Welcome Reception 

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
07:00 – 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 – 08:40   Opening Remarks & The IIA Canada Awards Presentation – Richard Arthurs, The IIA Canada Board of Directors, Chair
08:40 – 09:30   Opening Keynote – Neuroleadership: Brain-Based Insights for Better Leadership, Dr Brynn Winegard
09:30 – 10:00 Exhibits & Coffee Break
10:00 – 10:50 Concurrent Session 4   Auditing IT , fraud and financial management and controls in a quick and effective way regardless of the size of your shop, Michael Pickup, Office of the Auditor General of Nova Scotia  What Private Sector and Public Sector Internal Auditors can Learn from Each Other, Bill Kessels, Ernst & Young LLP If Data is the new ‘oil’, are we Business Professionals ready to harness its power?, Zohaib Akhatar, Pepsico Internal Audit in the age of Robotic Process Automation, Aneesa Ruffundeen, Baskaran Rajamani, Nicole Shultz – Deloitte Why Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking are the Keys to Success in Audit, Mary Breslin, Verracy Auditing Culture: Frameworks and Proven Techniques, James Roth, AuditTrends LLC
11:00 – 11:50 Concurrent Session 5   Risks and Governance of Enterprise Blockchain, Kanul Bhasin, KPMG Canada, Sharon Bauer, KPMG Canada Detecting Warning Signs of Bid Rigging and Unbalanced Bidding, Beverly Romeo-Beehler, City of Toronto Leveraging Data Analytics in Internal Audit: Michael Kostanecki, Protiviti Overview on IIA Implementation Guides on Integrity, Objectivity, Confidentiality and Compentency, as related to the IIA’s Code of EthicsScott Page & Ram Balakrishnan, Protiviti Life Labs Finding your True North – How to navigate your organization through the disruption, Geoff Rodrigues, MNP LLP Third-party risks Auditors’ & Risk Managers’ nightmare: how an Integrated Approach can assure you a good sleep?, Javed Akbar, Rafal Group
12:00 – 13:10 Lunch & Networking with Exhibitors
13:15 – 14:15   Diversity Panel – Moderator: Jacqueline Bukaluk, RBC, Panelists: Lawrence Spicer, RBC, Reema Ibrahim, KPMG
14:15 – 14:45 Exhibits & Coffee Break
14:45 – 15:35 Concurrent Session 6   Why IT Governanace is more important than everNeil Power, Hydro One, Caroline Allesev, PwC Innovative Procurement in the Public Sector, Veronica Bila, MNP LLP Artificial IntelligenceAngela Moch, Deloitte, John Colthart, Mindbridge AI Beyond Google: Open source intelligence for business, research or investigations, Nejolla Korris, InterVeritas International Ltd. Mindfulness & leadership for the business professional, Hailey Pinksen, City of Lethbridge Responding to Payment Modernization in Internal Audit, Zachary BonomoJoleen Evenson, John Heaton, KPMG LLP
18:00 – 19:00 Reception
19:00 – 22:00 Dinner & Entertainment

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
07:00 – 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 – 08:50 Concurrent Session 7   Criteria for Evaluating the Integrity of a Set of DataEfrim Boritz, University of Waterloo TBD Creating a Data-Driven Culture and Implementation Strategy for Internal Audit, Stacie Tronto, Accounding Instructor, Joe Oringel, Visual Riskiq Risk Identfication: How to See Around the Corner, Natalia Brattan, Gore Mutual Insurance Company  Use of Analytics and smart data parcels (blockchain) to achieve enterprise-wide controls optimization, Ron Loborec, Risk Consulting & Maxim Atanassov, Husky Energy Auditing Change – How to Survive and Thrive, Martin Rubenstein, Transport Canada
09:00 – 09:50   Innovation Panel – Moderator: Colin Shaw, OMERS CAE, Panelists: To be confirmed
09:50 – 10:20 Exhibits & Coffee Break 
10:20 – 11:20    Closing Keynote – Mike Fucilli
11:20 – 11:30   Closing Remarks – Jacqueline Bukaluk and Jeff McIlravey, IIA Toronto, Conference Co-Chairs