IIA Canada VIRTUAL National Conference - September 14 - 16, 2020

Chief Audit Executives New Playbook: How Audit Committees Are Responding to the New Normal

Day 2 - Concurrent Session 5 - Track 6
16 Sep 2020
11:30 - 12:20
Day 2 - Concurrent Session 5 - Track 6

Chief Audit Executives New Playbook: How Audit Committees Are Responding to the New Normal

Our panel of Audit Committee members from across the country will discuss Audit Committee priorities for the new normal and how the role of Internal Audit is changing to support Audit Committees. Join us for a moderated session by Paul Forgues, Executive Director of The IIA Canada.  We will be delving into:

  • How the priorities of Audit Committees have changed;

  • Some of the most significant governance changes being implemented today;

  • The changing role of Internal Audit today and how the function will continue to change in the future to support Audit Committees; and

  • Identifying the priority risks for 2020 and beyond.

The Chief Audit Executives New Playbook: How Audit Committees are responding to the New Normal session will provide internal audit professionals with thoughtful insight and invaluable advice on how the focus, goals and objectives of Audit Committees are changing in these unprecedented times. Our panelists: Chris Clark, Russell Goodman, Chris McGinley, Kathleen O’Neil and Jo-Mark Zurel will share their insight and their expertise on why Internal Audit is more important than ever, and identify for you opportunities to enhance the Internal Audit brand. Join us and learn from leading experts as they discuss these and other critical issues facing Internal Audit professionals.

Our panelists for this event are:

  • Chris Clark, Chair of the Audit Committee of Loblaw Companies Limited, Chair of the Audit, Finance and Risk committee of Air Canada, member of the Board of Trustees of Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, and member of the Board of SNC Lavalin and serves on the Audit Committee.

  • Russell Goodman, Chair of the Audit Committees at Metro, Gildan Activewear and Northland Power, Lead Independent Director at Northland Power, and Chair of the Independent Review Committee at IG Wealth Management Funds.

  • Chris McGinley, Director and Audit Committee Chair at Alberta Blue Cross, Director, Audit Committee Chair and member of the Governance committee at DIRTT Environmental Solutions Ltd, Director and member of the Audit Committee and Compensation, Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee, Trustee and member of the Audit Committee and Chair of Investment Committee for Northview Apartment REIT, Vice Chair and member of the Governance and Compensation Committee of Blue Cross Life

  • Kathleen O’Neill, Chair of the Audit Committee at ARC Resources and Ontario Teachers Pension Plan, and Board member at Finning International

  • Jo Mark Zurel, HR Committee Chair at Fortis, and Major Drilling, Risk Committee Chair at CPP Investments, Audit Committee Chair and Special Committee Chair at Highland Copper Company