5th Annual Internal Audit for Financial Institutions

Venue: Barcelona

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Event Date/Time: May 26, 2011 End Date/Time: May 27, 2011
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The 5th Annual Internal Audit for Financial Institutions will provide you with the best practices & insights into the leading trends in Internal Audit.
Reveal the position of Internal Audit in current financial environment, highlighting recent changes and critical insights how to focus limited resources in high risk areas ensuring effective audit cycle including the position of Internal Audit under regulatory changes and developments. Leading Internal Audit experts will provide you with knowledge and share experience. If you want to attend Internal Audit conference, make it on the most focused event for Financial Institutions on 26 & 27 May 2011 in sunny Barcelona!

Expert advisors:

* Giovanni Avanzi, Head of Audit Methodology, UniCredit SPA, Italy
* Monique Garsoux, Head of Audit Methodology, Tools and Techniques, Dexia, Belgium
* Dinara Assanova, Internal Audit Director, Bank Pozitiv, Kazakhstan
* Krisztian Kovacs, Head of Audit Coordination & Methodology, K&H, Hungary

Key speakers:

* Peter Grewal, Head of Group Audit, SwissRe, Switzerland
* Michael Marchesani, Head of Group Audit, Zurich Insurance Ltd., Switzerland
* Anh Tran, Head of Group Audit, Allianz SE, Germany
* Alessandro Busetti, Head of Group Audit, Generali, Italy
* Paul Watts, Head of Group Audit, Standard Life, The United Kingdom
* Johan Feijen, Senior Vice President and Head of Group Finance Audit, Rabobank, The Netherlands
* Mark Carawan, Group Chief Internal Auditor, Barclays PLC, The United Kingdom
* Rudi Hex, Audit Program Manager and President of IIA Belgium Chapter, KBC Global Service N.V., Belgium
* Berry Wilson, Chief Auditor , ING Group, The Netherlands
* Monique Garsoux, Head of Audit Methodology, Tools &Techniques, Dexia, Belgium
* Giovanni Avanzi, Head of Audit Methodology, UniCredit SPA, Italy
* Peter Magala, Head of Internal Audit, VUB, Intesa Sanpaolo Group, Slovakia
* Kuldar Ojang, Head of Country Internal Audit, Swedbank, Estonia

Key topics:

* Gain critical insights behind the effective audit cycle
* Understand the role of Internal Audit in Business Strategy Auditing
* Respond to new challenges of Basel III and Solvency 2 framework
* Share the best practices in Information Technology auditing
* Learn how to set up and manage data mining in Internal Audit
* Scrutinize how to audit the risk control function
* Explore the importance of ethics and soft controls in Risk Management
* Network with Internal Audit experts to share the experience and knowledge

Special features:

* Lively Panel Discussions with “HEADS OF GROUP INTERNAL AUDIT”
* INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP on „Auditing Compliance Function“
* 2 STREAMS and CPE CREDIT hours
* UNIQUE CONTRIBUTION from European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing, Phil Tarling, President of ECIIA and International Projects Director, Internal Audit & Risk Management for RSM Tenon