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12th Annual Internal Auditors

Internal Audit 3.0: Embracing the Next Generation of Audit in line with Innovation, Disruption and Emerging Risks in today’s Digital Age

7-9 Oct 2019
The Address Dubai Marina Hotel, United Arab Emirates

Conference Workshop

Risk Management that Helps the Organisation Succeed, not just Avoid Failure

This workshop will provide guidance on how an organization can and should approach risk management

Workshop Moderator: Norman D. Marks, CPA, CRMA

Company: Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management,USA

Why You Should Attend

12th Annual Internal Auditors

Years of excellence and a proven track record in this must attend audit event of year, join us and find out how to adapt to challenges of emerging risks, innovation, technologies and disruption within the audit profession today. In collaboration with the UAE Internal Audit Association, this conference is a platform that connects the major industry players of the region with key decision makers across all sectors to discuss the most cutting edge innovations and upcoming trends that help shape the future of Internal Auditors.

Each year, this conference takes great pride in bringing the region’s 100+ audit professionals on site to network, learn and share their experiences including previously welcoming Heads and Audit VPs from Emirates NBD, Emaar Properties, Mubadala Group, Dubai Islamic Bank, Abu Dhabi Terminals, ENOC, SABIC, STC, Kuwait Finance House, Etihad Aviation, DEWA, Ministry of Health, ADNOC, IKEA, ACWA Holding among others.

Hear from industry aspects on the following themes: Digital Innovations in Audit, Internal Audit and Risk Management; Data Analytics, Compliance and Security, Audit Governance and Assurance and TheFutureSkills for Internal Auditors.

Be part of our full day workshop facilitated by a Risk Guru and Author of “Auditing That Matters” - Norman Marks on the Risk Management that Helps the Organisation Succeed, not just Avoid Failure that will enrich you with the framework needed to lead transformation within your audit function

Have a peek at our previous event highlights by clicking here

The event has also been approved with 21 CPE from the UAE Institute of Internal Auditors for all members who attend this 3 day event

An Audience with Norman Marks

In this private session, attendees will get an exclusive pass for a “Meet and Greet” with the highly renowned Risk Guru, Norman Marks. This not to be missed opportunity will start off with a book signing and will proceed to a networking and mocktail reception.

Book Your Seat for the Exclusive Post-Event Workshop by Global Risk Guru – Norman Marks, USA and receive a complimentary copy of his award winning book, “Auditing That Matters”.

The book signing will be on Day-2 (8th Oct 2019) at 1600.


Key Topics

  • Keynote by European Commission - Audit Governance: Strengthening the Oversight in Risk Management and Financial Reporting
  • GDPR Discussion - Auditing GDPR Compliance: Are your Controls and Protocols Adequate?
  • Audit 3.0: Discovering the Changing Landscape through Augmented Reality and Automation
  • Two Sides of the Same Coin: Drawing the Line between Internal Audit and Risk Management
  • Old School to New School: Enhancing Internal Auditors Skill-set in today’s Digital Audit Function
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Senior Director of Internal Audit,Bahrain Bourse
    Chief Internal Auditor,Bahrain Commercial Facilities Company
    AVP - Internal Audit,Bahrain Commercial Facilities Company
    Senior Director,GFH Financial Group
    Executive Vice President,Prime Bank Limited
    Acting Vice President Internal Audit,ADNOC
    Manager Internal Audit ,Afreximbank
    Chairman - Risk & Compliance Committee,ACWA Power
    Internal Auditor,Middle East Paper Company
    Manager - Internal Audit-Almulla Group
    Executive Manager - Audit-Commercial Bank of Kuwait
    Chief Internal Auditor,Kuwait Petroleum Corporation

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    Practical Insights From

    Dr Khalid Al-Faddagh
    Board Audit Committee Member
    Saudi Telecom (STC) and SABIC, KSA

    Dr. Manfred Kraff
    Director General - Internal Auditor of the Commission
    European Commission, Belgium

    Daniel Werner van Zyl
    Vice President – Internal Audit
    Mubadala Investment Company, UAE

    Ayed AlGithami
    Chief Audit Executive
    Jabal Omar Development Company, KSA

    Ronald Jansen
    Chief Audit Executive
    IKEA Group, Netherlands

    Bernhard Kindelmann
    Head of Internal Audit – Middle East
    Siemens, UAE

    Abdulaziz Abalkhail
    General Director of Audit
    Ministry of Defense, KSA

    Eisa Ali Salem Al Hammadi
    Vice President, Audit & Assurance

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • Well organised, all speakers were very experienced and had a broad knowledge to share during the workshop- National Bank of Abu Dhabi, UAE
    • Perfect experience- Ministry of Finance UAE
    • It was very well organized- IKEA, KSA
    • The content and the course agenda were well diversified- Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, UAE
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