Internal Controls 2018

Calgary, Alberta · June 12, 2018
8:00 - 9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:00 - 9:00

9:00 - 9:15
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Leveraging ERM: Internal Controls Underpining Achievement of Business Strategies
Leon Bloom, Practice Leader, Enterprise Risk Services, Deloitte
  • ERM as a capability framework to support achievement of business strategies, objectives and performance management
  • Control assurance frameworks, regulation and common threads
  • Governing principles
  • Where are control frameworks heading?
  • Continuous alignment of ERM and internal control with the 'extended enterprise'
  • Sound practices and insights
Updating Risk Governance to Bolster Internal Control Effectiveness
Leon Bloom, Practice Leader, Enterprise Risk Services, Deloitte
  • Risk governance objectives
  • Growing risk governance, control requirements and expectations
  • Guiding principles for risk governance and control effectiveness
  • Shortcomings in the traditional risk governance and control model
  • Updating and evolving risk governance and control
  • Management and Board oversight
  • Key questions
IFRS 16/ASC 842 Leases: Internal Control Considerations
James Trites, Senior Manager, EY
  • Refresher on the impact of adopting Lease accounting standard
  • Practical expedients and policy elections affecting transition
  • Controls related to the completeness of the population of leases
  • Controls related to the accuracy of data and transition provisions
  • Testing and ongoing control considerations
12:00 - 1:00 Luncheon Break 12:00 - 1:00

Evolving Modern Cyber Threats: Key Considerations
  • How to identify and be ready for evolving cyber attacks
  • Determining which cybersecurity measures are right for your organization
  • How cyber threats will impact your business and operations
  • Identify effective strategies for cyber resilience
  • Benefits of leveraging a cybersecurity framework
IFRS 15: Impairment Considerations
  • Major impacts of the new IFRS standard on revenue
  • Common challenges to assess during the new standard
  • Key issues in disclosure requirements
  • Five steps to consider in recognizing revenue in the new standard
  • Who should analyze the new standard and who does it affect
Fraud Prevention Through Effective Internal Controls
Ednica Newbold, Senior Advisor, Internal Controls, ATCO Group
  • Types of fraud
  • Common frauds: ACFE Fraud Report (Canada)
  • Elements of an effective corporate anti-fraud program
  • Fraud Risk Assessments
  • Control mechanisms that assist in the prevention of fraud and risk
Too Little or Too Much: How to Get Better Value From Your Cybersecurity Budget
TJ (Tongjie) Zhang, Senior Associate, Cybersecurity and Privacy, PwC
  • Clarifying the ownership of cybersecurity
  • Reviewing technology in place and in plan
  • The human factor in cybersecurity
  • Incident response vs. long-term plan
  • Different factors for a successful cybersecurity program
5:00 End of Program 5:00

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, and emerging technologies, you need opportunities that can help you keep abreast on the latest changes.

INX Training's one-day Internal Controls seminar will provide you with industry updates and a fresh perspective on emerging trends and best practices in controls, risk and governance. With the new developments related to process automoation, cryptocurrencies and cyber-threats, it is a perfect time to start anew with an assessment of improving your organization's resiliency.

Attend this conference and raise your knowledge in controls and learn what is happening in the fast-changing world of auditing and how to capitalize on it. This program will allow you to benefit from the thought-provoking discussions, need-to-know regulatory updates, and practical, internal-controls tool kits. Register today!

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