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Internal Audit 2018

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Our annual conference is an internal audit extravaganza featuring two days of inspirational talks, interactive learning and invaluable networking opportunities. This year's event was our largest ever, with 500 audit professionals joining us in London to hear from dozens of business leaders and industry experts on a host of key topics.

If you attended the event, the presentations are now available via the conference app.

Planning is underway for Internal Audit 2019

Next year's conference will be held on 29–30 October so please save the date and bookmark this page, which we will update with more details in due course. 


What does the conference look like? Lights, camera, action ...


What happened this year?

1. Eight inspiring keynote sessions

World-class business leaders and industry experts gave fascinating insights on risk, leadership and governance, and delegates put their questions to the speakers during extended Q&A sessions. Daniel Finkelstein opened the conference by talking about how the relationship between government, business and individuals needs to improve in order for capitalism to thrive. View more keynote speakers

2. Specialist seminar streams

The programme featured several breakout sessions on a range of topical themes including digital and cyber, financial crime, bribery and corruption, audit transformation, and leadership. There was also be a dedicated stream for the financial services sector. View the programme

3. EQA hub

Our EQA hub allowed delegates to book free 15-minute consultations with our quality services team to discover the benefits of conducting an internal audit effectiveness review. 

4. CIA Live

New for 2018, CIA Live was a dedicated stream of breakout sessions for members studying the CIA. The stream was integrated within the main programme of day one of the conference, offered to student members at a highly reduced rate. 

5. Large exhibition

The latest software and services for internal auditors were on show in the exhibition. Leading suppliers were on hand to explain and demonstrate the features and benefits of their key products. 

6. Conference app

Our conference app allowed delegates to network with delegates, view the programme and exhibitors, and pose questions to the keynote speakers. 

7. Pre-conference drinks reception

Lead conference sponsor ACL hosted a fabulous drinks reception the night before the conference, with gin tasting and cocktail making, at St Ermin's Hotel in Westminster.


Internal Audit 2019: save the date

Next year's conference will be on 29–30 October 2019 at the QEII in Westminster. See you there!