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IT Audit

17 January, Birmingham

Emerging technologies such as blockchain, the internet of things and artificial intelligence are increasingly being used to open up new opportunities, ways to deliver services and do business. High profile incidents such as cyber-attacks and systems outages highlight the need for internal auditors to help provide assurance that risks associated with both new and current technologies are being adequately managed. The introduction of new technologies also creates challenges around how internal audit should help their organisations balance innovation, risk and control.

This event delves into emerging technologies and will provide you with an with an overview of a range of current technology risks and how you can prepare to support your organisations when managing them. Speakers will also cover innovation, cyber resilience and the role internal audit plays.

Why attend?

  • Stay up to date with developments in technology
  • Gain an understanding of how these will impact delegates' organisations and what their responses should be as internal auditors


09.30-10.00 Registration
10.00-10.15 Introduction
10.15-11.15 Emerging technologies
Sud Parwana, PwC
11.15-11.30 Break
11.30-12.30 Operational resilience
Barrie Millet, Wesleyan
12.30-12.45 Hays Project Solutions
12.45-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 Cyber resilience 
14.20-15.30 Third-party assurance
Mike Hughes, ISACA
15.30-15.45 Break
15.45-16.45 Digital transformation
Ilesh Mistry, MMT Digital
16.45-17.00 Close
17.00 Drinks reception

CPE competency areas covered

  • governance, risk and control
  • improvement and innovation

5 CPE points

This event has been organised by our IIA Midlands regional volunteer teams. 

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