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General Sessions​

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​General Session 2​

​A Whole New World? Exponential Technology Development and Its Implications for Individuals, Organizations, and the Society​ Claudia Olsson, Digital
Transformation Strategist,
Founder, and Chief Executive Officer
Officer of Exponential AB,
SWEDEN

​General Session 5​

Keeping Secure in the Physical and Digital Realms Through Artificial Intelligence​ Tanmay Bakshi, Neural Network
Architect, Honorary IBM Cloud
Advisor, CANADA​

Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Session 1 – Monday, 7 May, 2018 / 10:40 – 11:40 a.m.

CS 1-1

What Great Internal Audit Departments Do Well

Richard Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CCSA, CGAP, CRMA
Presid​ent and Chief Executive Officer
Institute of Internal Auditors (Global)
USA

CS 1-2

"Internal Audit of the Future": How Does the Role of Internal Audit Evolve in Light of the Disruptions Caused by Digitization?

Rolf Spjelkavik
Vice President, Head of Group Internal Audit
Sandvik AB
SWEDEN

Martin Wiedemann
Partner, IA Domain Leader EMEIA
EY
GERMANY

CS 1-3

Preparing Internal Audit for the New World of Robotics and Automation

Thomas Sanglier, CIA, CRMA, CPA
Senior Director, Internal Audit

Xing Quan, CIA, CRMA
Senior Manager, Internal Audit

Raytheon Company
USA

CS 1-4

Combined Assurance in Today's World of Internal Audit

Greg Grocholski, CIA
Vice President, Chief Audit Executive
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)
SAUDI ARABIA

Mike Gowell, CPA
General Manager
Senior Vice President
TeamMate/Wolters Kluwer
USA

CS 1-5

How Corporate Culture Can Silence the Whistle – Lessons Learned From Volkswagen's Dieselgate

Oliver Dieterle, CIA, CGAP, CRMA
Chief Audit Executive
Bundesagentur für Arbeit
GERMANY

CS 1-6

Why Cyber Falls Under ERM and Not Just IT

Domenic Antonucci, CFIRM, CRISC, PMI-RMP, PMP
Group Risk Officer
Abdul Latif Jameel Group
SAUDI ARABIA

Stig Jarle Sunde, CIA, CGAP, CISA, CRISC, IRM Cert.
Senior Internal Auditor (ICT)
Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC)
UAE

CS 1-7

The Guide to an Effective Internal Audit Activity

Farah Alruwaily
Internal Compliance Manager
Capital Market Authority (CMA)
SAUDI ARABIA

CS 1-8

Security Operations Center – The Beating Heart of Cybersecurity Risk Management

Naif Alotaibi, CISM, CISSP
Security Operations Center Manager
Saudi Aramco EXPEC Computer Center
SAUDI ARABIA

CS 1-9

Advice and Insight on Moving Your Internal Audit Group Up a Line

Naohiro Mouri, CIA, CCSA
Executive Vice President, Chief Auditor
AIG, New York
JAPAN

CS 1-10

The Role of Supreme Audit Institutions in Supporting and Strengthening Internal Audit

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His Excellency Adel Al-Saraawi
Deputy President
State Audit Bureau of Kuwait
KUWAIT

 

Concurrent Session 2 – Monday, 7 May, 2018 / 11:50 a.m.– 12:50 p.m.

CS 2- 1

GTAG: Auditing IT Governance

Lisa Hirtzinger, CIA, QIAL, CCSA, CRMA, MBA, M.A.
Vice President, Professional Knowledge & Assessment
The IIA
USA

CS 2-2

Audit the Future: Using Audit Analysis to Predictively Manage Future Risks

Dan Zitting
Chief Product Officer
ACL Services Ltd
CANADA

CS 2-3

Exploring the New Normal for Internal Audit: Time to Question the Status Quo

Syed Imran Zia, CIA
Chief Internal Auditor
Gulf Drilling International
Qatar

CS 2-4

Third-party Risk Management

Manoj Agarwal, CIA, CRMA, CA, CISA
Head of Internal Audit
Metro Shoes Limited
INDIA

CS 2-5

Internal Audit and Criminal Prevention

Felice Isnardi
Deputy Attorney General (Ret.)
Court of Milan
ITALY

CS 2-6

Internal Audit: A Key Ally of Cybersecurity

Gurpreet Kochar, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CEH, CGEIT
Head of Technology and Process - Information Systems Audit

Thomas Heuckeroth
Vice President, Cyber Security & Infrastructure Management

Emirates Airline
UAE

CS 2-7

Medical Insurance and Healthcare Fraud

Salah Al Halyan
Insurance Consultant, Arbitrator, and Court Expert
Gulf Insurance Consulting
UAE

CS 2-8

Agility and Innovation for the Dynamic Internal Auditor: Key Elements Derived from Music, Martial Arts, and Entrepreneurship

Bhavesh C. Bhagat, CISA, CISM
Chairman
Confident Governance
USA

CS 2-9

Emerging Trends in Auditing ERM

Abdelmonem Gabr, CIA, CFSA, CRMA
Senior Controller
Finance Audit Department of Dubai Government
UAE

CS 2-10

Investigating Fraud with Burning Fire

Elie Safar, CIA, CPA
Co-Founder and Former President of IIA-Lebanon, Internal Audit Coach and Advisor
Elie Safar Advisory Services
LEBANON

 

Concurrent Session 3 – Monday, 7 May, 2018 / 2:20 – 3:20 p.m.

CS 3-1

Auditing the Corporate Business Continuity Plan

Seth Davis, CIA, CFSA
Vice President, Internal Audit Services
RLI Corp
USA

CS 3-2

Emerging Technology and Its Role in Internal Audit

Moderator: Princy Jain, CIA, CCSA, CRMA, CA
Partner
PwC
USA

Phil Mennie
Director, Technology & Digital Risk
PwC
UAE

Robert Kella
Senior Vice President, Group Internal Audit
Emirates
UAE

Cary Haggard
Senior Vice President, Audit & Advisory
Mubadala Investment Company
UAE

CS 3-3

The Robots Are Coming! The Robots Are Coming: How to Avoid Audit Extinction

Michael J. Fucilli, CIA,QIAL,CGAP,CRMA,CFE
Auditor General
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
USA

CS 3-4

Integrating Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Risks into Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Integrating Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Risks into Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

Brendan LeBlanc, CIA, CPA
Partner
EY, Climate Change and Sustainability Services Practice, Massachusetts
USA

Rodney Irwin
Managing Director, Redefining Value and Education
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
SWITZERLAND​

CS 3-5

Fighting Corruption: What Should Internal Auditors Do?

 

Hans Nieuwlands, CIA, CCSA, CGAP
Chief Executive
IIA–Netherlands
THE NETHERLANDS

CS 3-6

Cybersecurity and the Role of Internal Audit

Wael Ahmed Fattouh
Partner, Cybersecurity and Technology Risk
PwC
SAUDI ARABIA

CS 3-7

Auditing Strategic Objectives

Maria Aridi
Internal Audit Manager
Kenya School of Law
KENYA

CS 3-8

Fascinating Milestones and Real-Life Anecdotes From the Treasure Trove of Celebrated Audit Professionals

Moderator:
Mohammed Siddiqui, CIA, CRMA, CPA, CA
Vice President, Internal Audit
Chief Risk Officer
Facility Association
CANADA

Steve Goepfert, CIA, QIAL, CRMA, CPA
Chief Audit Executive (Ret.)
United Airlines
USA

Neeraj Kumar, CIA, CRMA, CA
Senior Vice President Internal Audit
Emirates Group
CANADA

Abdulqader Obaid Ali, QIAL, CRMA
Chairman
IIA–UAE
UAE

CS 3-9

2018 Global Chief Audit Executive Research Study Results

Ahmed Al Ansari
Acting Chief Executive Officer
Dubai South
UAE

Terry Hatherell, CRMA, CPA, CA
Global Internal Audit Leader
Deloitte, LLP
CANADA

CS 3-10

A Model for the Success of Internal Audit in Government Organizations

Major General Mohammed Al Marri
General Manager
General Department of Residency and Foreigners Affairs
DUBAI

 

Concurrent Session 4 – Monday, 7 May, 2018 / 3:50 – 4:50 p.m.

CS 4-1

Technology Risk Governance – A Sustainable Approach to New Threats

 

Anna Di Gregorio, CIA, CGAP, AIAQA
Corporate Manager, National Quality and Risk Management
KPMG AG
SWITZERLAND

CS 4-2

Auditing Social Media and Its Cyber Threats

Robert Findlay
Global Head of IT Audit
Glanbia
IRELAND

CS 4-3

Hunting Down the Bad Guys – Utilizing Product Tracing Technology and Prediction Models in Internal Audit

Sven Hirsekorn, CIA, CRMA
Head of Compliance — Global Duty Free
Imperial Tobacco
GERMANY

CS 4-4

Building an Ethical Culture in Organizations

Mohamed Nurul Alam
Chief Compliance Officer
Banglalink Digital Communications
BANGLADESH

CS 4-5

Why Good People Do Bad Things: What's an Auditor to Do?
Presentation unavailable

Deanna Sullivan, CIA, CRMA, CPA, CFE
Principal
SullivanSolutions
USA

CS 4-6

Cybersecurity Challenges: “War Games” Is Not a Movie Anymore

Komitas Stepanyan, CRMA
Deputy, Internal Audit Department
Central Bank of Armenia
ARMENIA

CS 4-7 The Changing Face of Audit in a World of Change

Ahmed Khaleel Matar Abujarad
ADNOC
UAE

CS 4-8

Trusted Advisor: The Universal Internal Audit Brand

Sanjay Patel
Chief Operating Officer
Illinois Power Agency
USA

CS 4-9

A New Wave of Digital Innovation and Its Impact on Internal Audit

Yulia Gurman,CPA, CIA
Chief Audit Executive
Packaging Corporation of America
USA

George Stoyanov, CIA
Partner
Grant Thornton
UAE

CS 4-10

Auditing in the Era of Artificial Intelligence
Presentation unavailable

Ayesha Lootah
Board Member
IIA–UAE
UAE

     

Concurrent Session 5 – Tuesday, 8 May, 2018 / 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m

CS 5- 1

Sustainability: Essential for Survival

Rajkumar Adukia
Chartered Accountant
Adukia and Associates
INDIA

CS 5-2

Analytics i​n Action: A Case Study in Fighting Fraud

Shagen Ganason, CIA
Chief Audit Executive
Ministry for the Development of Indigenous Peoples
NEW ZEALAND

CS 5-3

Auditing Bots: Understanding Cognitive Applications and Their Review

Deepak Wadhawan, CIA, FCA, CPA
Chief Executive Officer
IIA–India
INDIA

CS 5-4

Modern Governance and Internal Audit's Evolving Role​

Anton Van Wyk, CIA, QIAL, CRMA
Partner, Director
PricewaterhouseCoopers
SOUTH AFRICA

CS 5-5

Fraud Risk Management: A Preview of Expectations vs. Realities

Khalid D. Al-Faddagh, PhD, DIC
Board Audit Committee Member
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation
SAUDI ARABIA

CS 5-6

Cloud ​Computing Is Here to Stay: What Auditors Need to Know

Nada Al Chalabi, CIA, QIAL, CISA, CISSP, CISM, CRISC
Senior Audit Manager
Dubai World
UAE

CS 5-7

Family Companies - The Challenges & How To Address Them?

Hossam Amin Fahmy
Founder, Managing Director
Change Consulting Cairo & Dubai
President, IIA–Egypt
Board Member, 57357 Children Cancer Hospital Group
UAE

CS 5-8

The 4 People You'll Ever Need to Know in Life

Darryl Woods
Speaker
Start Smart Life
USA

CS 5-9

Is Artificial Intelligence on Your Board or Audit Committee’s Agenda?

Hossam El Shaffei, CFE, CA, CCSA, CRMA, CFCI, CUN-Investigator, EFQM
Partner
RSM
EGYPT

CS 5-10

Best Practices in Internal Audit

Basem Tayseer Hijaz
CIA, QIAL, CPA, CISA, CRMA, CRISC, CFE
Chief Audit Executive
NADEC
SAUDI ARABIA

 

Concurrent Session 6 – Tuesday, 8 May, 2018 / 12:45 – 1:45 p.m.

CS 6-1

COSO ERM – Integrating with Strategy and Performance

Paul Sobel, CIA, QIAL, CRMA
Vice President, Chief Audit Executive
Georgia-Pacific LLC
USA

CS 6-2

Prepare for Blockchain Disruption: The Basics and What It Means

Anthony Chalker, CIA, CRMA, CISA, CPA, CFF
Managing Director
Protiviti
USA

CS 6-3

Leveraging Technology in Internal Audit

Munenori Iwanaga, CIA, US CPA (California)
Senior Director and Head of Internal Audit APJ and Greater China
SAP
SINGAPORE

CS 6-4

Money Laundering Is Here and Now: Are You Protected?

Mónica Ramírez Chimal
Public Accountant
Asserto RSC
MEXICO

CS 6-5 Anti-fraud Scenario Assessment

Pritesh Dattani, CIA, QIAL, CMA, CMIIA, FCA
Group Audit Director
Gulf Marketing Group
UAE

CS 6-6

Audit Analytics as the Agent of Change

Leonard Block, CPA, CIA
Associate Vice President, Internal Audit
Nasdaq
USA

CS 6-7

More Relevant Audit Committee Reporting
Presentation unavailable

Kristiina Lagerstedt
Vice President, Audit and Risk
Sanoma Plc
FINLAND

CS 6-8 The Importance of People and Relationships in Delivering Business and Audit Outcomes
Presentation unavailable

John Haining
Senior Partner
The Storey Group
UAE

CS 6-9

The Disruptors​

Fadi Sidani
Managing Partner, Governance Dynamics
Founding Partner, Risk Advisory
Deloitte Corporate Governance
MIDDLE EAST​

CS 6-10

Managing the Next Generation — An Innovative Perspective for a Changing Workforce

Arabic Presentation

Badar Abdullah Al Hashmi, CIA, CRMA, CRISC
Member, International Relations Committee (IIA Global)
President, IIA–Oman
OMAN

Abbas Ali
Board Member, IIA–Oman
Executive Manager, Internal Audit
Bank Dhofar
OMAN


 

Concurrent Session 7 – Tuesday, 8 May, 2018 / 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

CS 7-1

Train Your Head to Think on Its Feet

Robert Melley
Managing Director
IA Innovation
USA

Norm Laviolette
Chief Executive Officer
Improv Asylum
USA

CS 7-2

Optimizing Your Data Analytics Capabilities

Riyaz Kasmani, CISM, CISA, PMP
Senior Manager - Governance, Risk, and Controls
Cisco Systems, Inc.
USA

CS 7-3

Spreading “Organizational Happiness” Through Internal Audit​

Adil Buhariwalla, CIA, CRMA
Partner, Internal Audit & Risk Consulting
Crowe Horwath
UAE

CS 7-4

Leveraging and Extracting More Value From Audit Engagements

Peter Elam
Head of Internal Audit
Novartis International AG
SWITZERLAND

CS 7-5

Ethics and the Motivations of the Fraudster

Allan Bachman, CFE
Education Manager (Ret.)
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
USA

CS 7-6

Information Security – Protecting Privacy​

Anthony Blenkey
Director of Assurance and Advisory
Moore Stephens LLP
UAE
CS 7-7

Doing More With Less. How Can It Be Done in the Health Area?

Edit Weidlich, CGAP
Chief Audit Executive
European Medicines Agency
UK

CS 7-8

Let's Get Engaged! How Internal Audit Can Live Happily Ever After With Its Stakeholders​

Nita Singh, CPA, CRMA
Manager, Internal Audit
Rio Tinto
CANADA

CS 7-9

Managing Risks of Third Parties in a Distributor Environment

Linda Fonner, CPA, CIA, CISA, CRMA, CPE, CFE
Director, Finance & Controlling, South-East Asia & India
Atotech Company Limited
THAILAND

CS 7-10

The Effective Internal Audit
Presentation unavailable

Dr. Manal Kamel
Executive Director, Internal Audit Department
Dubai Aviation City Corporation
Group Internal Audit & Risk Assessment (GIARA)
UAE​​