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 WelcomeRichard Arthurs, Chair, Board of Directors, IIA Canada and Beili Wong, IIA Canada
12:30- 13:30 ALE Opening KeynoteNaohiro Mouri, Chief Audit Executive, AIG
13:30-14:30 ALE Keynote – Strange ideas about the future of employment
Heather Russek & Jessica Thornton from the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship
14:30-15:00 Break
15:00-16:30 Panel: Harold Silverman, The IIA –  Moderator
Nancy Russell –  Chief Audit Executive, Great West Life
Beili Wong – Chief Audit Executive, LCBO
Richard Maingot – Managing Director and Chief Internal 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, Chair, Board of Directors, IIA Canada
08:30 – 09:00 Benito Ybarro – Incoming IIA North American Chairman of the Board
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
Concurrent Session 1
10:40 – 11:30   Cyber Security Incident Response Planning, Eugene Ng 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 Unconscious Bias, Equity, and Challenges to Fair AssessmentBryan Gaensler Future-proofing: Reinventing internal audit and changing mind-sets. The RSA INSURANCE experience, Ralph Daals Embrace Risk in Your Digital Business Transformation Journey, Patrick Potter
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 Promoting open communication – what is really going on inside your organization?, Nicholas Rolfe & Libby Duckworth Development of Effective Continuous Monitoring Program in Internal Assurance, Natalia Demidova Internal Audit Reimagined – The Race for Relevance, Syed Imran Zia Words Never Lie but People Do, Nejolla Korris How to obtain assurance over crypto technologies and the blockchain, David Florio & Giles Dixon 
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch & Networking with Exhibitors
13:35 – 14:30 Auditing at the Speed of Risk Richard Chambers, CEO & President, The IIA
14:30 – 15:15 Afternoon Keynote Peter Sloly
15:15 – 15:30 Exhibits & Coffee Break
Concurrent Session 3
15:30 – 16:20   Leveraging Data Analytics to Detect Fraud, Mary Breslin  Auditing Sustainable Development Goals  – The Next Issue on the Horizon, Marc Belanger Auditing Analytic Models, Allan Sammy  Going Beyond Residual Risk: What’s Your Tolerance?, Louis Seabrooke & Amy Felix Agile in a Non-Application Development Environment: RBC Internal Audit’s Journey to Agility, Jennifer Lafontaine,Cathryn Dao-Le, Robert Meddows-Taylor & Salman Nasir Advising the future – Workplace Conduct and Culture: Challenges & Opportunities, Paul Groch & Wade King
16:30 – 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 PresentationRichard Arthurs, IIA Board Chair
08:40 – 09:30 Opening Keynote – Neuroleadership: Brain-Based Insights for Better Leadership Dr Brynn Winegard
09:30 – 10:00 Exhibits & Coffee Break
Concurrent Session 4
10:00 – 10:50   Auditing IT , fraud and financial management and controls in a quick and effective way regardless of the size of your shop, Michael Pickup What Private Sector and Public Sector Internal Auditors can Learn from Each Other, Bill Kessels If Data is the new ‘oil’, are we Business Professionals ready to harness its power?, Zohaib Akhatar Internal Audit in the age of Robotic Process Automation, Aneesa Ruffudeen, Baskaran Rajamani, Nicole Shultz
Why Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking are the Keys to Success in Audit, Mary Breslin Auditing Culture: Frameworks and Proven Techniques, James Roth
Concurrent Session 5
11:00 – 11:50   Risks and Governance of Enterprise Blockchain, Kunal Bhasin & Kareem Sadek Detecting Warning Signs of Bid Rigging and Unbalanced Bidding, Beverly Romeo-Beehler Leveraging Data Analytics in Internal Audit: Michael Kostanecki Risk Identification: How to See Around the Corner, Natalia Brattan Finding your True North – How to navigate your organization through the disruption, Geoff Rodrigues Third-party risks Auditors’ & Risk Managers’ nightmare: how an Integrated Approach can assure you a good sleep?, Javed Akbar
12:00 – 13:10 Lunch & Networking with Exhibitors
13:15 – 14:15 Diversity PanelModerator: Jacqueline Bukaluk, RBC, Panelists: Lawrence Spicer, RBC, Reema Ibrahim, KPMG, Sara Sloman, TeamMate
14:15 – 14:45 Exhibits & Coffee Break
Concurrent Session 6
14:45 – 15:35   Why IT Governance is more important than everNeil Power, Caroline Allesev-Cserhati Innovative Procurement in the Public Sector, Veronica Bila Artificial Intelligence in Internal AuditAngela Moch, John Colthart Beyond Google: Open source intelligence for business, research or investigations, Nejolla Korris Mindfulness & leadership for the business professional, Hailey Pinksen Responding to Payment Modernization in Internal Audit, Zachary BonomoJoleen Young, John Heaton
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
Concurrent Session 7
08:00 – 08:50   Criteria for Evaluating the Integrity of a Set of DataEfrim Boritz Small Shop, Big Shoes: Redefining the Role of Internal Audit at the City of BramptonForuzan Velji Creating a Data-Driven Culture and Implementation Strategy for Internal Audit, Stacie Tronto, Joe Oringel Overview on IIA Implementation Guides on Integrity, Objectivity, Confidentiality and Competency, as related to the IIA’s Code of EthicsScott Page, Ram Balakrishnan Use of Analytics and smart data parcels (blockchain) to achieve enterprise-wide controls optimization, Ron Loborec & Maxim Atanassov Auditing Change – How to Survive and Thrive, Martin Rubenstein
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
09:50 – 10:20 Exhibits & Coffee Break 
10:20 – 11:20  Closing KeynoteMichael Fucilli
11:20 – 11:30 Closing RemarksJacqueline Bukaluk and Jeff McIlravey, IIA Toronto, Conference Co-Chairs