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South West Conference 2019

South West Conference 2019 | Evolving with the business

The ability to deliver effective assurance and drive quality and credibility upwards under constant cost constraints is critical to success. The South West annual conference 2019 will delve into auditing in an increasingly demanding environment and ensure you are up-to-date with thought leaders in the profession.

Speakers representing both the public and private sector will talk you through their current challenges and the techniques and methods they employ to overcome them.

This two-day event, taking place at the DoubleTree Hotel, Cadbury House in Bristol, will provide you with an invaluable opportunity to network in a professional but relaxed environment, including a full gala dinner in the evening on the first night.

DoubleTree Hotel
Frost Hill, Congresbury
Bristol BS49 5AD


 Why you should attend

  • Stay up-to-date with best practice procedures for effective internal auditing and risk management
  • Gather and share ideas on improving the efficiency of your team with your peers
  • Network with other audit and risk professionals in a relaxed and friendly environment
  • Team build with fellow colleagues.

CPE competency areas covered

  • Internal audit delivery
  • Improvement and innovation
  • Technical expertise.

Day 1 - 5 CPE points | Day 2 - 4 CPE points | Attend both days and receive 9 CPE points

Day one - Wednesday 15 May

08.00-09.25 Coffee and registration
09.25 - 09.30

Andrew Ellins, Day Chair

09.30 - 10.15

Internal audit data analytics journey
Phil Culleton, Director for data analytics, Barclays

10.15 - 11.00

Governance of risk management
Stephen Maycock, Internal Audit and Risk Management Consultant

11.00 - 11.15 Refreshments
11.20 - 12.05

A chief internal auditor's perspective in a changing audit environment 
Janet Chapman, Chief Internal Auditor, Nationwide Building Society

12.15 - 13.00

Adding value
Michael Cole, Head of Internal Audit, MOD

12.50 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 14.45

Anti-bribery and corruption/gifts and hospitality
Ryan Newcombe, Nationwide Building Society

14.45 - 15.30

Moya Moore, Assistant Director, SWAP

15.30 - 15.45 Refreshments
15.50 - 16.35

Thoughts from your president
Paul Manning, President, Chartered IIA

16.35 - 16.45

Closing remarks
Andrew Ellins


Post dinner speaker, Aaron James
Sports impressionist & stand up comedian

 Day two - Thursday 16 May

08.30 - 09.00 Coffee and registration
09.00 - 09.10

John Chesshire, Day Chair

09.10 - 09.55

Latest developments in the profession
Dr. Ian Peters MBE, CEO, Chartered IIA

09.55 - 10.40

Chartered IIA hot topics
Liz Sandwith, Chief Professional Practice Advisor, Chartered IIA

10.50 - 11.00 Refreshments
11.00 - 11.45

Independence – risks and associated challenges 
Simba Muzarurwi, Head of Audit, Risk and Insurance for Cornwall Council

11.45 - 12.30

Panel/facilitated session: Cyber - internal audit challenges 
Holly Sykes, Principal Audit Manager, Cornwall Council

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch 
13.30 - 14.15

Operational resilience
Paul Evans, Associate Director - Risk Advisory, Deloitte
Tom Berrington, Associate Director Financial Service Practice, Deloitte

14.15 - 15.00

Data analytics - practical application
Nicola Osinaike, IT Internal Audit Manager, AuditDataHub

15.00 - 15.10

Closing remarks
John Chesshire

Conference with dinner and accommodation

Member price: £460 + VAT  
Non-member price: £590 + VAT  

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Conference with dinner

Member price: £370 + VAT 
Non-member price: £495 + VAT 

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Attend one day only

Member price: £225 + VAT 
Non-member price: £290 + VAT 

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Day one with dinner

Member price: £300 + VAT 
Non-member price: £365 + VAT 

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Group bookings

If you would like to make a group booking please click here.


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This event has been organised by our IIA South West regional volunteer team.

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