Sheraton Centre Toronto - September 15 - 18, 2019

Full Program at a Glance

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

10:00 – 17:00 IIA and ALE Registration
11:30 – 18:30 ALE
11:30 – 12:15 ALE Lunch
12:15 – 12:30 ALE Welcome & Keynote – Richard Arthurs and Beili Wong IIAC 
12:30 – 13:30 Mouri San. Chief Audit Executive, AIG
13:30 -14:30 Keynote (TBD)
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 4 Track 5 Track 6 Track 3 Track 2 Track 1
  General Session IA Innovation Leadership, Diversity & the Role of the Future Auditor Auditing Emerging Risks Advanced Analytics Public Sector/MUSH IT Audit Cyber Security, Fraud
07:00 – 16:00 Registration Open
07:00 – 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 – 09:00   Opening Remarks & Awards – Jacqueline Bukaluk and Jeff McIlravey, IIA Toronto, Conference Co-Chairs 
    Richard Chambers – President and CEO, IIA 
    Benito Ybarro – IIA NA Board Chair
09:00 – 10:00   Opening Keynote – Canada: Coast to Coast to Coast – Rick Mercer 
10:00 – 10:45 Exhibits & Coffee Break
10:15 – 10:45 Book Signing with Rick Mercer
10:45 – 11:35 Concurrent Session 1   Unconscious Bias – Bryan Gaensler, Professor, University of Toronto TBD Embrace Risk in Your Digital Business Transformation Journey, Patrick Potter, RSA  Interview your Data with SQL to Gather Assurance / Advisory Intelligence, Kevin Leung & Jasbir Singh, Canada Revenue Agency TBD Cyber Security Incident Response Planning, Eugene Ng, MNP LLP
11:45 – 12:35 Concurrent Session 2   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  Development of Effective Continuous Monitoring Program in Internal Assurance, Natalia Demidova, ATB Financial Promoting open communication – what is really going on inside your organization?, Nicholas Rolfe & Libby Duckworth, KPMG LLP Fraud Risk:  How is it changing and How is it still happening?  What can be Done?, Shawn Hendry, Focal Point Canada Holding ULC
12:35 – 13:45 Lunch & Networking with Exhibitors
13:45 – 14:00   Richard Arthurs, IIA Board Chair
14:00 – 15:00   Afternoon Keynote – Peter Sloly
15:00 – 15:30 Exhibits & Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:20 Concurrent Session 3 Overview of IIA Implementation Guides on Integrity, Objectivity, Confidentiality, and Competency, as related to The IIA’s Code of Ethics – Scott Page, Lifelabs & Ram Balakrishnan, Protiviti TBD Advising the future – Workplace Conduct and Culture: Challenges & Opportunities, Paul Groch, Deloitte + Client ? Auditing Analytic Models, Allan Sammy, Canada Post  Auditing Sustainable Development Goals  – The Next Issue on the Horizon, Marc Belanger, Canadian Audit and Accountability Foundation Leveraging Data Analytics to Detect Fraud, Mary Breslin  Verracy 
16:20 – 18:30 Welcome Reception 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2019

    Osgoode Track 4 Track 5 Track 6 Track 3 Track 2 Track 1
  General Session IA Innovation Leadership, Diversity & the Role of the Future Auditor Auditing Emerging Risks Advanced Analytics Public Sector/MUSH IT Audit Cyber Security, Fraud
  General Session IA Innovation Leadership, Diversity & the Role of the Future Auditor Auditing Emerging Risks Advanced Analytics Public Sector/MUSH IT Audit Cyber Security, Fraud
07:00 – 17:00 Registration Open
07:00 – 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 – 08:40   Opening Remarks & Awards  – Richard Arthurs, IIA Board Chair
08:40 – 09:30   Opening Keynote – Dr Brynn Winegard – Neuroleadership: Brain-Based Insights for Better Leadership
09:30 – 10:00 Exhibits & Coffee Break
10:00 – 10:50 Concurrent Session 4   TBD Why Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking are the Keys to Success in Audit, Mary Breslin, Verracy TBD If Data is the new ‘oil’, are we Business Professionals ready to harness its power?, Zohaib Akhatar, Pepsico What Private Sector and Public Sector Internal Auditors can Learn from Each Other, Bill Kessels, Ernst & Young LLP 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 
11:00 – 11:50 Concurrent Session 5   Going beyond residual risk – what’s your tolerance?, Louis Seabrooke & Amy Felix, Canada Revenue Agency 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 Leveraging Data Analytics in Internal Audit: Michael Kostanecki, Protiviti Detecting Warning Signs of Bid Rigging and Unbalanced Bidding, Beverly Romeo-Beehler, City of Toronto Risks and Governance of Enterprise Blockchain, Kanul Bhasin, KPMG Canada, Sharon Bauer, KPMG Canada
12:00 – 13:10 Lunch & Networking with Exhibitors
13:15 – 14:15   Diversity Panel
14:15 – 14:45 Exhibits & Coffee Break
14:45 – 15:35 Concurrent Session 6   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 Bonomo,  Joleen Evenson, John Heaton, KPMG LLP TBD Innovative Procurement in the Public Sector, Veronica Bila, MNP LLP TBD
18:00 – 19:00 Reception
19:00 – 22:00 Dinner & Entertainment

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2019

    Osgoode Track 4 Track 5 Track 6 Track 3 Track 2 Track 1
  General Session IA Innovation Leadership, Diversity & the Role of the Future Auditor Auditing Emerging Risks Advanced Analytics Public Sector/MUSH IT Audit Cyber Security, Fraud
07:00 – 11:00 Registration Open
07:00 – 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 – 08:50 Concurrent Session 7   Risk Identfication: How to See Around the Corner, Natalia Brattan,  Gore Mutual Insurance Company  TBD Auditing Change – How to Survive and Thrive, Martin Reubenstein, Transport Canada TBD TBD TBD
09:00 – 09:50   Innovation Panel 
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