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CANCELLATION & REPLACEMENT

A replacement is allowed if registered participants are unable to attend. For cancellations received in writing before 13 Dec 2019, a full refund will be given with a 10% administrative charge. For cancellations received in writing before 2 Jan 2020, a 50% refund will be given together with the event documentation. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after 2 Jan 2020 or “no show” participants. However participants will receive a copy of the event documentation.

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Enhance IA’s Value & Efficiency in 2020

As businesses continue to grapple with changing business models, tightening regulations and technology disruptions, the pressure is on internal audit to manage the risk environment while driving progress on strategic priorities. From RPA, data analytics to agile auditing, how can IA innovate to ‘do more with less’ and generate deeper insights? How can IA provide greater assurance for strategic, culture and cyber risks? How can IA become a value-adding partner amidst growing stakeholder expectations?

Our insightful 2-day conference is packed with case studies, industry best practices and latest trends to elevate IA’s performance in 2020. Find out how New World Development aligns IA with strategic business objectives and how SAP is embracing agile auditing. Discover how to apply RPA, AI and Bots in audit and how IA can provide cultural assurance from Sands China, Bupa Asia and East West Ageas Life Insurance. Gain insight into how Bank of China fights cyber threats. Don’t miss insights from DBS, Mattel and Nan Fung Group on innovative ways for IA to add strategic value.


Programme Highlights

    • Trends & regulatory updates
    • Strategic audit
    • Agile auditing
    • Cybersecurity
    • Culture audit
    • Intelligent automation
    • Data analytics
    • Fraud management
    • Becoming a value-adding partner

Benefits of Attending

  • Hear the latest statistics of strategic priorities for IA in 2020
  • Analyse how to adapt audit plans with changing business priorities
  • Adopt key considerations when implementing agile auditing
  • Learn how to conduct a cybersecurity risk assessment
  • Assess the different evaluation techniques to conduct a culture audit
  • Find out how to manage the risks of emerging technologies
  • Grasp how to shift from manual audit to continuous monitoring
  • Acquire analytics techniques to detect outliers and identify fraud
  • Examine how gather concrete evidence to prove wrongdoing
  • Pick up tips on how to build collaborative auditor-auditee relationships
  • Discover how to tackle manpower issues including high staff turnover
  • Network with industry peers and engage in insightful discussions
 

Speakers

Ronnie Ip

Managing Director and Head of Audit Greater China,

DBS

Munenori Iwanaga

Corporate Audit, Vice President and Head of APJ and Greater China,

SAP

Douglas Lui

Vice President & Chief Internal Audit,

Sands China

Teddy Liu

General Manager – Corporate & Talent Development, Internal Audit Head,

New World Development Company Limited

Henry Lo

Head of Internal Audit,

Nan Fung Group

Jan Manigque

Regional Head of Audit,

Bupa Asia

Rosanna Tong

Global Director, Governance, Risk Management, Compliance and Sustainability,

Mattel East Asia Ltd

Gary Yiu

Head of IT Audit,

Bank of China (Hong Kong)

Stephen Anderson

Independent Director,

East West Ageas Life Insurance

David F. Samy

Partner - Advisory Services: Risk Lead,

EY Hong Kong

Jens Kessler

Director, Risk Advisory,

KPMG China

Edmond Kuo

Director, Advisory – Risk,

EY Hong Kong

Vincent Leung

Managing Director,

Protiviti

Frank Yam

Chairman & CEO,

Focus Strategic Group Limited

Past Delegates Testimonials

Conference is very insightful with diverse topics. Very useful for Internal Auditors to stay relevant.

The true candid discussions by all presentations made the conference a much enjoyable, beneficial, and knowledge sharing experience

I was able to learn useful information and insights and validated my understanding of a few subjects. The panel discussion explored good questions.

Who Should Attend

Senior Level Executives responsible for Internal Audit, Governance, Risk Management, Compliance

 

Agenda

  • Day 01

    08.30 Registration & Morning Coffee
  • 09.00 Conference Chair’s Welcome & Ice Breaking Session

    Frank Yam, Chairman & CEO, Focus Strategic Group Limited

  • 09.30 TRENDS & REGULATORY UPDATES

    2020 Internal Audit Landscape: Newest Developments & Regulatory Outlook

    • Developments impacting internal audit and how IA can respond
    • Latest statistics of strategic priorities for IA in 2020
    • Pending regulatory updates and ensuring compliance
    • How internal audit will evolve in the next 5 years

    Edmond Kuo, Director, Advisory – Risk, EY Hong Kong

  • 10.30 Morning Refreshments & Networking Break
  • 11.00 STRATEGIC AUDIT

    How New World Development Aligns Internal Audit with Strategic Business Objectives

    • New approaches to develop a strategic internal audit plan
    • Aligning risk appetite with strategic objectives
    • Identifying, assessing and prioritising strategic risks
    • Adapting audit plans to changing business priorities

    Teddy Liu, General Manager – Corporate & Talent Development, Internal Audit Head, New World Development Company Limited

  • 12.00 Lunch & Networking Break
  • 13.30 AGILE AUDITING

    Agile Auditing at SAP: Elevating IA Value & Performance

    • Why SAP is embracing agile auditing
    • Insight into SAP’s agile approach and methodology
    • How to develop an agile framework to adapt to emerging risks
    • Key considerations when implementing agile auditing

    Munenori Iwanaga, Corporate Audit, Vice President and Head of APJ and Greater China, SAP

  • 14.30 FRAUD MANAGEMENT

    Turbocharge your Defences: How to Detect & Investigate Complex Fraud Schemes

    • How fraudsters are becoming more sophisticated with their tactics
    • Conducting a fraud risk assessment and implementing proactive controls
    • Identifying red flags and anomalies
    • Gathering concrete evidence to prove wrongdoing
    • Investigative interview tips to obtain crucial information
  • 15.30 Afternoon Refreshments & Networking Break
  • 16.00 BECOMING A VALUE-ADDING PARTNER

    Enhancing the Strategic Value of Internal Audit

    • Innovative and new ways for IA to add strategic value
    • How to demonstrate and quantify the value of IA to stakeholders
    • How can IA maintain independence amidst growing stakeholder expectations?
    • How to build collaborative and trusting auditor-auditee relationships
    • How to tackle high staff turnover, lack of technical skills in the audit team

    Moderator:
    David F. Samy, Partner – Advisory Services: Risk Lead, EY Hong Kong

    Panellists:
    Ronnie Ip, Managing Director and Head of Audit Greater China, DBS Bank
    Henry Lo, Head of Internal Audit, Nan Fung Group
    Rosanna Tong, Global Director, Governance, Risk Management, Compliance and Sustainability, Mattel East Asia Ltd

  • 17.00 Conference Chair’s Insights & Analysis of the Day’s Proceedings
  • 17.10 End of Day One
  • Day 02

    08.30 Morning Coffee
  • 09.00 Conference Chair’s Opening Remarks & Interactive Charge-Up Session

    Frank Yam, Chairman & CEO, Focus Strategic Group Limited

  • 09.30 EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

    RPA, AI, Blockchain: How Emerging Technologies are Transforming Audit

    • How to apply RPA, machine learning and bots in audit
    • Selecting the right automation tools: Key considerations
    • Steps to implement emerging technologies
    • Tips to obtaining management and staff buy-in
    • How to manage the risks of emerging technologies
  • 10.30 Morning Refreshments & Networking Break
  • 11.00 DATA ANALYTICS

    How to Leverage on Data Analytics to Improve Audit Coverage and Efficiency

    • Key considerations when selecting data analytics tools
    • Ensuring data quality, reliability and integrity
    • Analytics techniques to detect outliers and identify fraud
    • Shifting from manual audit to continuous monitoring
    • Embedding analytics within the IA function: Critical success factors and pitfalls to avoid

    Vincent Leung, Managing Director, Protiviti

  • 12.15 Lunch & Networking Break
  • 13.45 CYBERSECURITY

    Fighting the Cyber Threat: How to Stay Ahead on Cyber Resilience

    • Today’s cyber threat landscape: Key threats, actors, motivations
    • Conducting a cybersecurity risk assessment
    • Auditing cybersecurity controls
    • Developing a cybersecurity risk response
    • Assessing your cybersecurity maturity

    Gary Yiu, Head of IT Audit, Bank of China (Hong Kong)

  • 14.45 CULTURE AUDIT

    Providing Cultural Assurance: How to Conduct a Corporate Culture Audit

    • Defining the scope of assessment to cover high-risk areas
    • Determining the preferred or model corporate culture
    • Comparison of different evaluation techniques and approaches
    • Reporting on corporate culture – Dos and Don’ts

    Moderator:
    Jens Kessler, Director, Risk Advisory, KPMG China

    Panellists:
    Douglas Lui, Vice President & Chief Internal Audit, Sands China
    Jan Manigque,
    Regional Head of Audit, Bupa Asia
    Stephen Anderson, Independent Director, East West Ageas Life Insurance

  • 16.30 Conference Chair’s Insights & Analysis of the Day’s Proceedings
  • 16.45 Close of Conference