IIA Canada National Conference - September 14 - 16, 2020

Full Program at a Glance

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2020

10:00 – 11:00 ALE & Conference Registration Open
11:30 – 12:15 ALE Lunch
12:15- 12:30 ALE WelcomeRichard Arthurs, Chair, Board of Directors, IIA Canada – [City Hall]
12:30- 13:30 ALE Opening KeynoteEstelle Métayer, Competia
13:30-14:00 Break
14:00-15:30 ALE Panel:
Sheila Smigarowski, Sheila Smigarowski Consulting and Coaching (Moderator)
Rob Jacobucci , TransCanada
Christine Maligec, Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
Barry James, Lloyd Sadd Insurance Brokers Ltd.
15:30 – 16:20 ALE Keynote – Adam Legge, Community Leader and Author
17:00 – 18:30 ALE Networking Reception

 


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2020

  Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 6
General Session Leadership & Innovation Environmental Health & Safety/Energy SectorFraud & Ethics Public Sector/MUSH  IT Audit, Cyber Security and Data Analytics Soundbites
07:00 – 17:00 Registration Open
07:00 – 08:30 Breakfast
08:30 – 09:30 Opening Remarks & Awards – David Helberg and Liezel Pistorius, Conference Co-Chairs
08:45 – 09:00 Richard Arthurs, Chair, Board of Directors, IIA Canada
09:00 – 09:30 Jenitha JohnChair of Board of Directors, IIA Global
09:30 – 10:30 Opening Keynote – Alfredo Tan, West Jet
10:30 – 11:00 Exhibits & Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:50  Concurrent Session 1 Risk tolerance a year later – building your diverse IA shop for the future

Amy Felix, CRA

Louis Seabrooke, CRA
Why QEHS Compliance Needs to Change

Raimund Laqua, Lean Compliance
What You See Is NOT What You Get: The Myths of Ethics in Internal Audit

Matej Drascek, IIA Slovenia
How can Internal Audit provide value to organizations moving to the cloud?

Natalie Lalonde, Government of Canada

Tanya Kelos, Ernst & Young LLC
How to Use AI Apps to Unleash the Power of Your Audit Program

Deniz Appelbaum, Montclair State University
Get Your Head in the Cloud: What Auditors Need to Know About Cloud Technologies.

Anand Bhakta, Audit Board 

Jason Sechrist, Audit Board
11:50 – 13:15 Lunch & Networking with Exhibitors
13:15 – 14:05  Concurrent Session 2 Beyond Technical Skills: Strategies for Developing Internal Audit Teams of the Future

Robyn Ivany, University of Calgary

Nicole Schultz, University of Calgary
Auditing What Matters Most: Getting Climate Smart in a Changing Environment

Javed Akbar, Tasnee Global
The Role of the Head of Internal Audit in Safeguarding the Ethics and Integrity Values of the Organization

Marc Tasse, University of Ottawa
Gaining Trust and Adding Value….with a sleek and efficient QAIP

Limei Li, Gov’t of NS

Archie Thomas, Archie Thomas Consulting
How to Audit the TOP 10 Cyber Security Threats

Robert Fox, CSE
Sourcing Talent in the Workforce of the Future

Colleen Knuff, TeamMate
14:15 – 15:00 Keynote – William Michalison, The IIA
15:00 – 15:30 Exhibits & Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:20  Concurrent Session 3 Outside the Comfort Zone: What attempting Mt. Kilimanjaro can teach us about leadership and risk taking

Doug Johnson, Haventree
After the good times roll: Cleaning up when the party’s over – Auditing Oil and Gas Revenues and Financial Assurances for Site Remediation

Yves Genest, CAAF
(Un)Ethical Decision-Making: What Causes It, and Can It Be Prevented?

Mary Breslin, Verracy
The Very Small Public Sector Audit Shop – Effectiveness and Conformance are Possible!

Brian Brown, Best Job in the Company Consulting Services

Kerri Elyk, Public Safety Canada
Using Analytics to Detect Fraud at Outsourced Operations

Allan Sammy, Canada Post
Tackling Risk in an Evolving Environment

Melissa Polak, Aurora Cannabis Inc.
17:00 – 19:00 Welcome Reception – Studio Bell

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2020

  Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 6
General Session Leadership & Innovation Environmental Health & Safety/Energy Sector Fraud & EthicsPublic Sector/MUSH IT Audit, Cyber Security and Data Analytics Soundbites
07:00 – 17:00 Registration Open
07:00 – 08:30 Breakfast
08:30 – 09:00 Opening Remarks & Awards – David Helberg & Liezel Pistorius and Richard Arthurs, IIA Board Chair
09:00 – 10:00 Keynote – Jer Thorp, Data Artist, The Meaning Behind Data – Making Data More Human
10:00 – 10:30 Exhibits & Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:20  Concurrent Session 4 Influencing without Power – Creating Collaborative Change

Daniel Samson, SRI International
Does EHS audit have a home in Internal Audit?

Neil Chapman, IO Assurance
Fraud in the Digital Landscape

Paul Ross, KPMG
The Other Side of the Fence

Archie Thomas, Archie Thomas Consulting
Curling and IT security compliance: Lessons for auditing IT security compliance from the ice sheet to the C-suite

Ralph Villanueva, Diamond Resorts
Beyond the Checklist: Auditing Corporate Image

Kenneth Ramaley , Ramaley Group LLC
11:25 – 12:15  Concurrent Session 5 Achieving 20/20 Vision

Katharine Palmer, City Of Calgary

Fern Cyr
Satisfying Stakeholder Needs When Developing an Operations Management System

Kevin Dunn, Cultura Consulting Corporation
IA Role in Workplace Culture & Ethical Conduct

Maya Douglas, Deloitte LLP

Aneesa Ruffudeen, Deloitte LLP
Navigating Audit Path in Organizational Culture

Sophie Dai, Calgary Police Service
Good, Bad and Ugly of Data Analytics – A strategy to success

Rahim Mulji, CW Bank
Managing the Risk of Bias in Artificial Intelligence

Allan Sammy, Canada Post
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch & Networking with Exhibitors
13:15 – 14:15 Keynote – Nejolla Korris, Interveritas International, Smart Energy: Combating the Social Engineering Risk
14:15 – 14:45 Exhibits & Coffee Break
14:45 – 15:35  Concurrent Session 6 Hackathons – A Growth Mindset Approach to Leading Differently

Timothy Chan, Suncor

Tony Bessey, Suncor
Internal Audit Priorities for the Energy Sector

Robert Kuling, MNP
Is Your Company Fit to Compete? The Impact of Culture on Your Organization

Caroline Lass, Caroline Lass – Advisory Solutions and Services
Every Sherlock Holmes Needs a Dr. Watson: Demystifying complex communication to reach your intended audiences

Jon Bateman, City of Calagry
Managing Cyber Security Risk Through Effective Audit Programs

Kaveh Rikhtegar, Canadian Red Cross
The CAE Life Cycle and the Importance of Continuous Improvement

Richard Arthurs, MNP
15:40 – 16:30  Concurrent Session 7 Making Sense of Disruption for Internal Audit

Jill Satre, PwC
Safety Assurance Auditing for Pipeline Risk Management

James Ferguson, Stantec
Fighting Fraud from the Inside Through Audit

Mary Breslin, Verracy
It Takes a Village to Manage Risk: The big vision and big impact of a collaborative Government of Canada internal audit community

Tricia Goulbourne, Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada, Office of the Comptroller General

Gregory Marshall, Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada, Office of the Comptroller General
How to Address the Increasing IT Risk of Third Parties

Jeremy Picco, PRA Canada
18:00 – 19:00 Reception
19:00 – 22:00 Dinner & Entertainment


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2020

  Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 6
General Session Leadership & Innovation Environmental Health & Safety/Energy Sector Fraud & Ethics Public Sector/MUSH IT Audit, Cyber Security and Data Analytics Soundbites
07:00 - 11:00 Registration Open
07:00 - 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 - 08:50  Concurrent Session 8 How to Operationalize Strategy and Culture

Reema Ibrahim, KPMG

Janine Lang, KPMG
How to Turn Compliance Into a Profit?

Landa Richards, Richards Consultancy Inc.
30 Years of Ethical Dilemmas: Lessons Learned

Brian Brown, Best Job in the Company Consulting Services
Value Added Internal Audit and ERM in the Public Sector – Yes It’s Possible!

James Barr, KPMG
Why GRC is Déjà Vu ... and Necessary for Emerging Industries Like Cannabis

Peter Guo, MNP
09:00 - 09:50 Innovation Panel - Colin Shaw (Moderator); Toby DeRoche; Arvind Gupta; Linda Samson
09:50 - 10:20 Exhibits & Coffee Break
10:20 - 11:20  Closing Keynote - Greg Johnson, The Tornado Hunter, From Chasing Sticky Ideas to Chasing Storms - Building Your Legacy
11:20 - 11:30 Closing Remarks - Conference Co-Chairs