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IIA Ireland annual conference 2017

Beyond the horizons - emerging challenges in internal audit

Dedicated to bringing together internal auditors from across Ireland to the prestigious surrounds of Croke Park the IIA Ireland annual conference is one to not miss. It offers an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues from a plethora of areas whilst receiving an update on changes in the sector.

Hear from a variety of high profile speakers on the role that internal audit can play in assurance and non-assurance activities. With a number of high calibre speakers you are able to learn first-hand from leaders in the field of internal audit as well as other fields.

CPE competency areas covered

  • professional ethics
  • critical thinking

6 CPE points

08.30-09.20 Registration, coffee and networking
09.20-09.30 Chairman's address
Ross Boreland, chairman, IIA Ireland
09.30-10.00 Thoughts from your president
Paul Boyle, President, Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors

Security in the digital world - The enduring value of fundamentals
Seán Croston, chief operating officer, Goodbody

10.45-11.00 Coffee
11.00-11.45 Auditing culture
Ros O'Shea, partner, Acorn Governance Solutions

BREAKOUT SESSION 1: Choose on the day from one of the two options:

Programme auditing - The role of internal audit in building confidence through major change
Ivan O'Brien, director, EY

The updated Code of Practice - Implications for internal audit
Yvonne McBain, director, PwC

12.30-13.30 Lunch

BREAKOUT SESSION 2: Choose on the day from one of the two options:

Compliance v value for money
Paul Behan, procurement and supplier relationship manager, Irish Blood Transfusion Service

Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Donal Murray, director, Deloitte


A view from the audit committee
Margaret Sweeney, non-executive director, Dalata Hotel Group plc

Noreen O Kelly, corporate governance consultant

15.30-15.45 Coffee
15.45-16.15 The increasing importance of professionalism in internal audit
Ian Peters, CEO, Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors
16.15-17.00 Ireland's housing market: supply, supply supply!
Ronan Lyons, economist
17.00-18.00 Networking drinks


Accommodation for this event is available at the Croke Park Hotel. Please email quoting reference IIA1050417.

The IIA preferred rates are as follows: 

Single occupancy B&B €135
Double occupancy B&B €155

Book before 18 March to receive this rate. 


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Please note that there is no discount available for group bookings for this conference. 

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

IIA Ireland annual conference 2017

Duration: 1 day

6 April 2017


Start: 08:30
End: 17:30


Croke Park Dublin

Jones's Road
Dublin 3



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