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A great excitement to organize year by year the Audit Masters conference. This time the 8th Annual Internal Audit Forum will take place in the lively city of Rome. As usual the attendees will be presented with a number of sessions on today’s current issues and trends. Our expert speakers will provide an insight into their experiences throughout interesting keynote presentations, and the Q&A and networking sessions will give the opportunity for knowledge-sharing.

Audit Masters 2020 is a great platform to discuss common challenges. We are convinced that the conference is going to give a great value to the attendees this time as well.

We look forward to seeing you in Rome.

On behalf of GLC,
Aletta Lemak

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Event schedule

Day one

  • 08:00 Registration & Networking with Welcome Coffee

  • 08:30 Greeting from the Project Lead & GLC Icebreaker Session

  • 08:45 Opening Remarks from the Chair

  • 09:00 Principles vs. Rules Based Audit Methodologies

  • 09:40 Creation of an Audit Universe and its Implications

  • 10:20 Tea, Coffee, Networking & Exhibits

  • 10:50 Building Data Analytics competencies

  • 11:30 Smart Fraud Management in SAP – Identify and avoid fraud at the beginning!
    Intelligent automation of risk compensating measures with AKQUINET bRobots

  • 12:10 Data analysis within internal audit: the next level!

  • 12:50 Luncheon & Networking

  • 13:50 Maintaining a leading edge capability in an ambitious Bank – Analytics surrounding Compliance Risks

  • 14:30 Data Driven Risk Assessment

  • 15:10 Tea, Coffee, Networking & Exhibits

  • 15:40 Auditing Cybersecurity – no silver bullet

  • 16:20 New and emerging cybersecurity threats and how they affect the entire organization

  • 17:00 Closing Remarks from the Chair

  • 17:10 End of Day 1

  • 18:00 Evening Program

Day two

  • 08:20 Meet, Greet & Networking with Welcome Coffee

  • 08:50 Opening Remarks from the Chair

  • 09:00 Building the Audit Skills for the Future

  • 09:40 The importance of effective branding and marketing of the internal audit department internally and externally

  • 10:20 Tea, Coffee, Networking & Exhibits

  • 10:50 Practical experience with agile auditing while staying in compliance with the IPPF

  • 11:30 Practical examples of implementing agility in audit teams

  • 12:10 Understanding culture; a practical guide to determining behavioural risk

  • 12:50 Luncheon & Networking

  • 13:50 Improving internal audit efficiency and productivity: the Deutsche Bank experienceinternal audit

  • 14:30 Effective quality assurance and improvement programmes for internal audit

  • 15:10 Closing Remarks from the Chair

  • 15:20 Farewell Tea, Coffee and Networking

  • 15:50 End of Day 2

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Become a speaker
Virpi Vuorinen
Virpi VuorinenHead of Operations in Group Internal Audit
Steve Sanders
Steve SandersHead of Audit UK
Bank of Ireland
United Kingdom
Patrick Grenham
Patrick GrenhamGroup Internal Audit Manager
Bank of Ireland
Tijs Wolffenbuttel
Tijs WolffenbuttelChief Audit Executive / Director Audit
Volksbank N.V
The Netherlands
Cesar Souza
Cesar SouzaGroup Audit Chief Operating Officer
Zurich Insurance Group
Max Ng
Max NgGlobal Head of Group Audit
Deutsche Bank AG
Michael Müllner
Michael MüllnerHead of Security & Compliance Services
Ian Hersey
Ian HerseyHead of Professional Practices, Group Internal Audit
Lloyds Banking Group
United Kingdom

Who will you meet?

Members of the Board, Chief Audit Executives Chief Auditors, Chief Internal Executives, Chief Internal Auditors, Audit Committee Members, Chief Risk Officers,  Chief Financial Officers As well as Senior Vice Presidents (SVP), FVPs, EVPs, Vice Presidents, Managing Directors, Executive Directors, Directors, Leads, Heads, General Managers & Senior Managers OF:


• Audit

• Audit Methodologies

• Audit Processes Audit program

• Compliance

• Compliance and Conduct Risk Compliance Risk

• Control

• Corporate Audit

• Corporate Security Corporate Security

• Financial Crime

• Fraud Fraud Investigation

• Fraud Prevention and Detection Governance

• Governance and Integration

• Group Conduct Information Management

• Internal Audit

• Investigations IT Audit

• Law Enforcement

• Money Laundering Reporting Quality Assurance

• Regulation

• Regulation and Compliance Regulatory Compliance

• Risk

• Security Security and Investigations

• Standards and many more…

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