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Internal Controls, Governance, Risk and Compliance

Hear the Latest Updates, Analyze Best Practices and Get Strategies for Optimizing Your Internal Controls Program

June 13 - 14, 2017  ·  Toronto, Ontario
Day Two Program Agenda: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
8:00 - 9:00        Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:10
Opening Remarks from the Chair
9:10 - 10:10
Improving Your Internal Controls with Enterprise Risk Management
Leon Bloom, Partner, ERM Services, Deloitte
  • Understanding enterprise risk management (ERM)
  • Communicating strategies and responsibilities
  • Risk identification and assessment
  • Identifying potential opportunities
  • Reporting considerations
10:10 - 10:30        Networking Break
10:30 - 11:30
Identity Analytics and Audit Automation for Continuous Monitoring
Eric In, Vice-President, Brainwave Identity GRC Inc.
  • How to use Identity Analytics from existing data to improve controls and risk detection
  • Automation solution to save 85% of time and effort in performing internal audit controls
  • How continuous monitoring can improve both compliance and cybersecurity
11:30 - 12:30
Control Considerations for Emerging Technology Trends
Ivica Popovic, Manager, Cyber Risk Services, EY
  • Evolution of information security threats
  • Understanding today's challenges for cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity frameworks
  • Cyber threat intelligence
  • Top risks for emerging technologies
  • Guiding principles for cybersecurity controls
  • Next generation detection and prevention
12:30 - 1:45        Luncheon Break
1:45 - 2:45
Thinking Outside the Control Box
Irving Greenberg, Consultant, Internal Controls, RioCan REIT
  • Challenges companies face in managing their internal controls program
  • Tips for reducing compliance costs while effectively managing risk
  • Zero-based controls framework
  • Changes in testing assurance model
  • Continuous monitoring
  • Robotics
2:45 - 3:00        Networking Break
3:00 - 4:00
Evolving Internal Controls to Meet Changing Organizational Needs
Vaibhav Agarwal, Manager, Internal Controls and Compliance, Davis + Henderson
  • Evolution of internal controls
  • Risk treatment optimization: a major opportunity to add significantly more value
  • Placement of internal controls function in the organization
  • Long-term goal of internal control function
  • Dealing with stagnancy (die-down of internal controls function)
  • Improving internal controls culture and awareness
4:00 - 5:00
Security of Big Data in a Financial Industry
Shezan Chagani, Senior Manager, EY
  • Benefits of Big Data and the rise of its usage across all industries and specifically Financial Sector
  • What are the risks with Big Data environments?
  • How these risks correlate with the various data elements and data usages required of financial industries
  • What processes and controls at a high level should be looked at when implementing a Big Data solution
5:00        End of Day Two



As a leader responsible for internal controls, you play a dynamic role in your organization. Providing oversight to the details of a business while protecting your organization from missteps that adversely impact the bottom line requires tools and strategies to help you stay vigilant to risk. With ongoing revisions to control frameworks and frequent updates to compliance regulations, you need opportunities that can help you keep abreast on the latest rules.

INFONEX's Internal Controls, Governance, Risk and Compliance 2017 will provide you with industry updates while providing you fresh a perspective on emerging trends and best practices in controls, risk and governance. With the new COSO implementation, it is a perfect time to start anew with an assessment of improving your organization's resiliency against threats.

Attend this conference and raise your knowledge in controls. Discuss the difference between Sarbanes-Oxley, Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Audit Functions. Get the latest on enterprise solutions for governance, risk, and controls. Learn what is happening in the fast-changing world of auditing and how to capitalize on it. Hear how to communicate risk appetite frameworks with management and ensure they understand the risk profile of their organization.

Internal Controls, Governance, Risk and Compliance 2017 will allow you to benefit from the thought-provoking discussions, need-to-know regulatory updates, and practical tool kits that cover the full scope of internal controls. Register today!

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