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13th Annual Internal Audit

Accentuating the Audit Function by Developing Strategies to Mitigate Risks Associated in a Volatile Business Environment

10-12 Nov 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Why You Should Attend

13th Annual Internal Audit

The internal audit function in today’s business world is expected to constantly evolve to help businesses meet new challenges such as changing business models, fraud occurrence, technology innovations, new regulatory requirements and increase in cyber attacks. With the surging demand and plunging resources, how can the internal audit team stay ahead in the new decade? To effectively mitigate risk, enhance controls and identify the inefficiencies within organisation, it is essential for the internal audit auditors to diversify their skill sets and work alongside other departments.

Each year, this conference takes great pride in bring together top audit leaders globally and regionally to share their experiences and thoughts. This 3-days flagship conference revolves around four main themes that address the top risks faced by the internal audit functions within the region:

·         Corporate Crime Intelligence and Investigation

·         Audit Culture

·         Cyber Risk Management in Audit Technology Disruption

·         Audit Assurance and Internal Control

Be part of our post-conference workshop on Agile Auditing that provide you as an internal auditor with more innovative approach that will enhance the internal audit function your organisation.

Join us now and be prepared to take away key practices that will future-proof your role as an internal auditor and position you as a trusted business partner within the organisation.

For more details on registration and fees, simply email Anna Foo directly at



Key Topics

  • Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) - Future-Proofing the Role of Internal Auditor to Avoid Risks and Seize Opportunities
  • Audit Pandemic Discussion - Past, Present and Future: Risk Management and Internal Audit in Times of Pandemic Risk
  • Audit-Tech Disruption Rapid Fire - Digital Business Transformation: Why Internal Audit Remains Cognisant of Technological Risks
  • Seduction of Fraud - Fraud Resilience: Bridging the Gap between Fraud Prevention, Ethics and Human Behaviour for Conducive Business Environment
  • Workshop - Agile Auditing: Adapting to an Collaborative Innovation Approach for Better Audit Function

  • Why Choose marcus evans Conferences?

    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

    Practical Insights From

    Dr Khalid Al-Faddagh
    Member of Board Risk Committee; Chairman - Risk & Compliance Committee; Board Audit Committee
    Public Investment Fund (PIF), KSA; ACWA Power, KSA; SABIC & SPIMACO

    Waheed Alkahtani
    Executive Director
    Saudi Anti–Fraud Association (SAFA), KSA

    Torben Hilbertz
    Group Internal Audit Director
    Abu Dhabi Health Services Co. (SEHA), UAE

    Mohammad Ali Dada
    Head of Group Internal Audit
    Etihad Airways, UAE

    Serhat Khan
    Internal Audit Director
    National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), UAE

    Amjad Ali
    Vice President - Group Chief Internal Auditor
    Vision International Investment Company, KSA

    Haitham Al Shaifan
    Associate Executive Director of Internal Audit
    Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, KSA

    Shahrukh Shahzad
    Chief Internal Auditor
    IKEA Saudi Arabia & Bahrain, KSA

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "Well organized. Great experienced speakers line up" - Samref - Saudi Aramco Exxonmobil Refinery, KSA
    • "Event was well organized." - ADNOC Fertilizers, UAE
    • "Sessions and round table was well organised." - Bahrain Economic Development Board
    • "Organisation and service was great." - Ooredoo Oman
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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Aarathi Manokaran

    Suite A-20-1, Level 20, Hampshire Place Office, 157 Hampshire City,
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,

    +603 2603 2594