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CANCELLATION & REPLACEMENT
A replacement is welcome if you are unable to attend. A full refund less 10% administrative charge will be issued for cancellation received in writing by 22 Dec 2017. A 50% refund and a set of e-documentation will be issued for cancellation received by 5 Jan 2018. Regrettably, no refund will be issued for cancellation received after 5 Jan 2018 or for “no show” participant. You will however receive a set of e-documentation.

Can you Add Value in Times of Emerging Risks, Regulatory Change?

With today’s market volatility, growing cyber risks, and heightened regulatory expectations, it is critical for Internal Auditors to be equipped with the latest best practices and updated approaches to strengthen internal controls and governance. Can you set an audit scope that adds value? Do you know how to successfully adopt data analytics to structure audits? Are you implementing robust controls to manage cyber and fraud risks?

Hear Latest Best Practices and Industry Updates

Internal Audit Excellence 2018 is packed with real life case studies for you to acquire proven solutions to deliver value in assuring governance, risk, and compliance effectiveness. Gain new insights from DBS and Nan Fung Group on how to meet changing stakeholder expectations and align audit plans with strategic objectives. Discover how Vitasoy audits at the speed of risk and how a leading healthcare company implements robust cyber security controls. Don’t miss the chance to find out how IBM proactively detects fraud and how Hong Kong Jockey Club uses data analytics to improve audit efficiency.


Acquire Effective Tools and Solutions

    • Risk assessment tools and matrices to determine critical risk areas and controls gaps
    • Data analytics tools to detect new and emerging risks
    • Fraud detection tools to identify red flags and assess fraud risks
    • Measure IA performance with latest indicators and frameworks
  • Conference Highlights

    • Regulatory updates from HKEX, HKMA, latest HKFRS standards
    • Becoming the strategic advisor: Building collaborative relationships with stakeholders
    • Auditing strategic risks: Assessing and prioritising risks from a strategic perspective
    • Risk-based audit: Adapting audit plans to organisation’s fast-changing risk profile
    • Risk assessment: Enhancing risk management, operational process and control effectiveness
    • Cyber security audit: Developing a strong cyber risk management framework
    • Fraud investigation: Determining the objective and scope of an investigation
    • Auditing governance culture: What constitutes as effective corporate governance?
    • Data analytics: Audit analytics framework, lifecycle, key elements
    • Assessing IA effectiveness: Ensuring strategy, people, processes, tools are up-to-date

Benefits of Attending

  • Examine the regulatory outlook in 2018 and how IA can respond to these developments
  • Overcome key challenges in turning IA into a value-added function
  • Find out how to evaluate the execution of strategic initiatives and the risks involved
  • Discover how to maximise limited resources by focusing on key risk areas
  • Learn how to identify high levels of residual risk and factor them into the audit plan
  • Hear how to drive your risk-based IT audit plan with people, processes, tools
  • Pick up the dos and don’ts in dealing with fraud suspects and ensuring cooperation
  • Gain insights into how to establish the governance and culture audit scope and execution
  • Examine how to ensure data quality, reliability and integrity in performing analytics
  • Determine how efficient and effective your current audit methods are
 

Speakers

Matt Burrows

Director, Head of Audit,

Credit Suisse

Robert Cheung

Head of Internal Audit, Greater Asia Region,

Intel Corporation

Scott Layton

Director of Internal Audit and Investigations,

IBM

Peter Stigant

Regional Head of Internal Audit,

AXA Asia

Ronnie Ip

Managing Director & Head of Audit, Greater China,

DBS

Alex Cheung

Senior Manager, Information Security & Risk Management,

Johnson & Johnson

Terence Chow

Group Director, Internal Audit and Risk Management,

Vitasoy

Henry Lo

Head of Internal Audit,

Nan Fung Group

Paulo Chak

Audit Manager (Data Analytics),

The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Dan Maini

Head of Internal Audit,

Nord Anglia Education

Paul McSheaffrey

Partner,

KPMG

Imelda Kwong

Director,

PwC Hong Kong

Marie Gervacio

Executive Director, Advisory,

EY

Matthew Field

Vice President Advisory Services, Internal Audit and GRC, APAC,

Wolters Kluwer

Testimonials

Practical and inspiring. Effective delivery in cyber security, data analysis and fraud investigation. Advancing the delegates to be a trusted advisor. Great chance for networking with professionals among the industry.

Many speakers who are real IA leaders in APAC or globally, so it is useful and relevant to hear directly from real practitioners of internal audit.

The programme outline was well-planned. The speakers provided great insights and overview on the topics presented and the attendees are free to participate by throwing out queries anytime. Glad that I went home with hands full of information.

I absolutely enjoyed the presentations in the past 2 days by these most professional and successful internal auditors in the world!

Who Should Attend

This conference is specially designed for Senior Level Executives in-charge of Internal Audit, Governance, Risk, Compliance, Finance, IT Audit and Legal

 

Agenda

  • Day 01

    08:30 Registration & Morning Coffee
  • 09:00 Chairperson’s Welcome & Ice Breaking Session
  • 09:30 REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

    Latest Regulatory Updates, Trends, and Developments Impacting Internal Audit

    • Overview of IA developments and their impact on various industries
    • Regulatory updates from HKEX, HKMA and how they impact IA in financial services industries
    • What needs to be done by next quarter of 2018 to ensure IA regulatory compliance?
    • Looking forward – Examining what will be the regulatory outlook in 2018 and beyond
    • Elevating the roles of internal auditor in promoting risk culture

    Marie E. Gervacio, Executive Director, Financial Services – Advisory, Ernst & Young

  • 10:30 Morning Refreshment & Networking Break
  • 11:00 DELIVERING INTERNAL AUDIT EXCELLENCE

    Becoming the Strategic Advisor: Recommended and Proven Practices to Enhance Internal Audit Value

    • How can IA meet and respond to changing stakeholder expectations and priorities?
    • How can internal audit develop innovative audit approaches?
    • What are the key challenges in turning internal audit into a value-added function?
    • How to collaborate effectively with the Audit Committee and senior management?
    • What are some effective interviewing and negotiation techniques for enhanced communication with the auditee?
    • Where do we go from here? – How much more should the role of IA evolve?

    Moderator
    Paul McSheaffrey, Partner, KPMG

    Panelists
    Ronnie Ip, Managing Director & Head of Audit, Greater China, DBS
    Henry Lo, Head of Internal Audit, Nan Fung Group
    Dan Maini,
    Head of Internal Audit, Nord Anglia Education
    Peter Stigant,
    Regional Head of Internal Audit, AXA Asia

  • 12:00 Lunch & Networking Break
  • 13:30 AUDITING STRATEGIC RISK

    Aligning Internal Audit and Strategy: The Intel Way

    • How IA evolves to adapt to the changing business risk landscape at Intel
    • What are Intel’s key challenges in turning internal audit into a value added function
    • How Intel assesses and prioritises risks from a strategic perspective
    • How Intel evaluates the execution of strategic initiatives and the risks involved
    • Evaluating the effectiveness of metrics used to monitor Intel’s strategic initiatives

    Robert Cheung, Head of Internal Audit, Greater Asia Region, Intel Corporation

  • 14:30 RISK-BASED INTERNAL AUDIT

    Auditing at the Speed of Risk: Vitasoy’s Value Adding Risk-Based Audit Strategy

    • Vitasoy’s approach in prioritising and assessing enterprise-wide risks
    • How Vitasoy deep dives into key risk areas for resource maximisation
    • Examine Vitasoy’s anticipatory audit coverage and indicators used to identify emerging risks
    • Learn how Vitasoy adapts its audit plans to its changing risk profile
    • Success factors and pitfalls to avoid in Vitasoy’s risk-centered audit plan

    Terence Chow, Group Director, Internal Audit and Risk Management, Vitasoy

  • 15.30 Afternoon Refreshments & Networking Break
  • 16:00 INTERNAL AUDIT RISK ASSESSMENT

    Analysing the Effectiveness of Existing Controls, Operational and Risk Management Processes

    • Categorising key risks across the various spectrums
    • Inherent risks assessment and examining residual exposure
    • Identifying high levels of residual risk and how to factor them into the audit plan
    • Identification on how to analyse critical gaps in existing controls
    • Reviewing the effectiveness of risk mitigation actions
    • Examining effective tools and matrices to enhance the internal audit risk assessment process

    Interactive activity: Carry out an in-depth analysis of the BP Deepwater Horizon case to identify critical risk areas and control gaps

    Matthew Field, Vice President Advisory Services, Internal Audit and GRC, APAC, Wolters Kluwer

  • 17:00 Chairperson’s Insights & Analysis of the Day’s Proceedings
  • 17:10 End of Day One
  • Day 02

    08:30 Morning Coffee
  • 09:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks & Interactive Charge-Up Session
  • 09:30 CYBER SECURITY AUDIT

    Enhancing Cyber Resilience: Johnson & Johnson’s IT Audit Approach

    • Examining best practices from different industries (banking, FMCG etc) on cyber risk management frameworks
    • How to review the effectiveness of cybersecurity programmes, processes and controls
    • Key steps in assessing your cyber risk maturity
    • Importance of people, process and systems in driving your IT audit plan

    Alex Cheung, Senior Manager, Information Security & Risk Management, Johnson & Johnson

  • 10:30 Morning Refreshments & Networking Break
  • 11:00 FRAUD DETECTION & INVESTIGATION

    IBM’s Practical Strategies in Identifying and Investigating Fraud

    • Find out how IBM identifies red flags and assesses fraud risks
    • Discover the techniques and tools used by IBM in detecting potential fraud risks
    • How IBM evaluates and monitors the effectiveness of current audit procedures in preventing sophisticated fraud
    • How IBM determines the objective and scope of a possible investigation
    • Do’s and don’ts in dealing with suspects – Ensuring cooperation at IBM

    Scott Layton, Director of Internal Audit and Investigations, IBM

  • 12:00 Lunch & Networking Break
  • 13:30 AUDITING CORPORATE GOVERNANCE & CULTURE

    Evaluating Governance, Culture, Conduct – Credit Suisse’s Corporate Governance and Culture Audit Strategy

    • How Credit Suisse establishes the governance and culture audit scope and execution
    • Examine Credit Suisse’s key focus areas when evaluating corporate governance and culture
    • Gain insights on Credit Suisse’s challenges and pitfalls in assessing culture
    • Indicators used by Credit Suisse to measure the effectiveness of its culture

    Matt Burrows, Director, Head of Audit, Credit Suisse

  • 14:30 DATA ANALYTICS

    How The Hong Kong Jockey Club Leverages on Analytics to Improve Audit Efficiency and Effectiveness

    • Best practices from HKJC’s audit analytics framework, lifecycle, key elements
    • Common challenges faced by HKJC in using audit analytics
    • How HKJC ensures data quality, reliability and integrity in performing analytics
    • Understanding the analytics output – How HKJC uses data visualisation to provide meaningful insights
    • Live demo samples of how analytics was used at HKJC in recognising red flags, risk identification and more

    Live Demo Session: Witness how data analytics was used at HKJC in two sample audit areas from planning, fieldwork to reporting

    Paulo Chak, Audit Manager (Data Analytics), The Hong Kong Jockey Club

  • 15:30 Afternoon Refreshments & Networking Break
  • 16:00 ASSESSING IA EFFECTIVENESS

    Strategies in Performing a Quality Assessment on the Internal Audit Function

    • How to assess the adequacy of resources and overcome constraints
    • How to identify if IA is providing value with sufficient advice on control and risk management effectiveness
    • Monitoring if current audits are done in cost-effective and efficient methods
    • Key attributes, indicators and frameworks used to assess IA effectiveness
    • Ensuring that IA strategy, people, processess and tools are up-to-date and relevant

    Imelda Kwong, Director, PwC Hong Kong

  • 17:00 Chairperson’s Insights & Analysis
  • 17:10 Close of Conference