Conference programme

Day one

08:00 – 09:00     
Registration, tea and coffee

09:00 – 09:15     

Welcome and introduction

09:15 – 10:00

Keynote session

10:00 – 10:40

Keynote session
The future of audit regulation in the UK
Sir Jon Thompson - CEO, Financial Reporting Council (FRC)

10:40 – 11:10

Break - tea and coffee

11:10 – 11:55

Breakout sessions

Stream A

Digital and cyber
Effectively managing your cyber security risks in this new world of remote working

Stream B

Professional practices, standards and practical guidelines

Stream C

Governance, risk and compliance 

Stream D

Internal audit futures - NEW
How has the role of internal audit evolved during the pandemic – what are the lessons for the future?
Carolyn Clarke - Chair, Care UK

Stream E

Fraud: financial crime, bribery and corruption
Fraud, scams and cybercrime – the law enforcement response
Andy Fyfe - Detective Chief Inspector at Economic Crime Department, City of London Police

12:00 – 12:45

Breakout sessions

Stream A

Digital and cyber
The impact of IOT (Internet of Things) on an organisation’s cyber resilience

Stream B

Professional practices, standards and practical guidelines
The audit of strategy and strategic risk – is this now an internal audit imperative?
Matej Drašček - Chief Audit Executive, LON d.d.

Stream C

Governance, risk and compliance 

Stream D

Internal audit futures - NEW
High performing small audit teams adopting agile and digital techniques
Martin Christy - Acting Group Head of Internal Audit, Tullow Oil

Stream E

Fraud: financial crime, bribery and corruption

12:45 – 14:00  

Lunch

14:00 – 14:40

Keynote panel session
The impact of disruption

14:45 – 15:25

Breakout sessions

Stream A

Digital and cyber
Artificial Intelligence – how business as we know it will be totally transformed

Stream B

Professional practices, standards and practical guidelines
How to develop a value-adding, data-driven audit universe
Aimee Smith - Audit Manager, Principality Building Society

Stream C

Environment and climate change - NEW 
Building a truly sustainable organisation

Stream D

Economy and society - NEW
The global economy – where do we go from here?

Stream E

Public sector spotlight - NEW 
Diary of an NHS Whistleblower – How I was trying to be heard

15:25 – 15:55

Break - tea and coffee

15:55 – 16:35

Breakout sessions

Stream A

Digital and cyber 
How ethical hacking and penetration testing can help your organisations security risk management

Stream B

Professional practices, standards and practical guidelines 
Auditing the reliability and integrity of management and board information

Stream C

Environment and climate change - NEW

Stream D

Economy and society - NEW

Stream E

Public sector spotlight - NEW

16:40 – 17:25

Keynote session
Mapping the genome – programming our lives in the future
Andrew Hessel - President of Humane Geonomics, Chairman of The Genome Project - Write

17:25 – 17:30
Chair's closing remarks

17:30 – 19:00
Networking drinks reception


Day two

08:00 – 09:00     
Registration, tea and coffee 

08:15 – 08:55 
Women in Internal Audit networking breakfast

09:00 – 09:15     

Welcome and introduction

09:15 – 10:00

Keynote session
Our people are our greatest asset
Stevie Spring CBE - Chairman, Mind, the mental health charity

10:05 – 10:45

Breakout sessions

Stream F

Financial services hot topics
The growth of Fintech - is this the future for the sector?

Stream G

Business leadership excellence - NEW
Leadership and effective decision making during a crisis

Stream H

Audit technology essentials - NEW
Internal audit technology – supporting the professions’ goals – where do we go from here?
Colleen Knuff - Senior Product Management Director, TeamMate

Stream I

Personal health and wellbeing - NEW

Stream J

Public sector spotlight - NEW
The evolution of public sector internal auditing in the new world

10:45 – 11:15

Break - tea and coffee

11:15 – 11:55

Breakout sessions

Stream F

Financial services hot topics

Stream G

Business leadership excellence - NEW 
Generating enthusiasm through cultural transformation and organisational impact
Preeti Sadarangani - Head of Group Internal Audit, Vodafone

Stream H

Audit technology essentials - NEW
Jump-starting your data analytics programme

Stream I

Personal health and wellbeing - NEW
Managing your personal stress – practical tips for us all

Stream J

Public sector spotlight - NEW
The evolution of public sector internal auditing in the new world

12:00 – 12:45  


Keynote session 
Strategic challenges and opportunities in the banking and financial services

12:45 – 14:00

Lunch and refreshments

14:00 – 14:40

Keynote session
Title: TBC
Ollie Phillips - Former England 7's Captain, World 7's Player of the Year, 4 X WRH

14:45 – 15:20

Breakout sessions

Stream F

Financial services hot topics

Stream G

Ethics, behaviour and culture
Ethical sourcing and procurement

Stream H

Regulatory and accounting - NEW
Anulka Clarke - Head of Assurance, ICO

Stream I

Fraud - financial crime, bribery and corruption 
Data breaches – the risks posed by employees and insiders

Stream J

Internal audit soft skills - NEW
Becoming the Unknowing Auditor
Zoe Williams

15:40 – 16:15

Breakout sessions

Stream F

Financial services hot topics
Virtual auditing – a pioneering new technology solution
Aman Khosa - Head of GIA Innovation, UBS and Gary Toner - Managing Director GIA, UBS

Stream G

Ethics, behaviour and culture

Stream H

Regulatory and accounting - NEW
Anulka Clarke - Head of Assurance, ICO

Stream I

Fraud - financial crime, bribery and corruption 
Catching a thief – understanding the mind of a fraudster

Stream J

Internal audit soft skills - NEW 
Active listening – how to be a more effective auditor

16:20 – 16:50

Keynote session

16:50 – 17:00
Chair's closing remarks