What we do

Internal auditing is an independent,objective assurance and consulting activity that strengthens and protects organisations.

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Who we are

Internal auditors support achievement of organisation objectives with pragmatic insights that strengthen governance and improve business processes. We strive to make a positive difference from the boardroom to the front line, which maintains trust and confidence in the organisation.

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What’s your potential? Rise to the call of reaching your potential by launching an internal audit career right here in New Zealand. Are you starting out in your career or getting ready to rise and side-step, taking your skills to a new challenge? Your journey into internal audit starts here with IIA NZ.

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Professional Networking Events

IIA NZ Conference 2018

29 October 2018 - 30 October 2018
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
SkyCity Auckland Convention Centre
88 Federal Street

Conference Programme 2018

Monday 29 October 2018

8:00am - 9:30am: Registration Desk Open
9:30am - 10:30am: Keynote - Vaughn Davis

Vaughn Davis is the owner and creative director of advertising and social media business The Goat Farm, host of Radio Live show Sunday Social, and a regular tech commentator on TV, in print and on radio.

Vaughn has a particular passion for using social media to help businesses connect with people. In 2010 he wrote New Zealand's first book on social media, Tweet this Book, which has so far had over 25,000 readers worldwide.

10:30am - 11:00am: Morning tea and Exhibitor Viewing
11:00am - 12:30pm: Unlocking the Secrets of Blockchain

• Understanding blockchain - what is it, how does it work and where would you use it?
• Trust and controls in the blockchain environment
• Blockchain within the internal audit context - does it provide the perfect audit trail?
Mike Clarke, KPMG

Disruptive Technology

• Distributed Ledger Technology and its application in the supply chain
• How technology can simplify the customer interactions and make reconciliation from multiple suppliers simpler and more accurate
• Emerging risks, disruptors and technologies changing businesses today
Ian Cormack, Disruptive Strategist, IAG New Zealand

12:30pm - 1:30pm: Lunch and Exhibitor Viewing
1:30pm - 2:30pm: Global Megatrends and how they will Impact New Zealand's Prosperity

• How global megatrends will change the way we live and impact on the leadership roles we have
• Trends, patterns of economic, social or environmental activity that will change the way people live, and the science and technology products they demand
Ross Buckley, Executive Chairman of KPMG in New Zealand

2:30pm - 3:30pm: Artificial Intelligence: Tool or Threat?

• How A.I. is changing the way business interact with their customers and make decisions
• How organisations benefit from A.I.
• We question not only how this implementation will impact risk control and mitigation, but also the A.I. link to internal audit - friend or foe?
Jonathon Cain, Life Product team Suncorp NZ

Transforming the Internal Audit Shop

• Robotic Process Automation (RPA) explained
• Where does RPA sit along the automation spectrum?
• Benefits of RPA
• Suncorp RPA's Journey
Janine Jackson, Executive Manager, People Solutions and Partnering
Nicola Debezancon-Ballaigues, Project Manager Partnering and Automation - Suncorp People Experience Team

3:30pm - 4:00pm: Afternoon Tea and Exhibitor Viewing
4:00pm - 5:00pm: Gen Z - Unlocking Secrets of Blockchain

• Insights from a blockchain native
• How Gen Z embrace blockchain and emerging technologies into their everyday life
Hadi Daoud

5:15pm - 6:30pm: Cocktail Party
6:30pm - Late: Gala Dinner and Awards Presentation

Tuesday 30 October 2018

8:00am - 8:30am: Registration Desk Open
8:30am - 9:30am: Key Note Address
9:30am - 10:30am: Insights into Future Workforce Proofing

• An integrated plan around people, future ways of working, and the capabilities needed
• Help employees understand their strengths and passions and the external trends impacting work in the future, so they can adapt and learn the skills and mindsets that are growing in demand
Cathryn Boyd, General Manager Workforce Planning, IAG
Helen Meade, People and Culture, IAG

10:30am - 11:00am: Morning tea and Exhibitor Viewing
11:00am - 12:00pm: What Great Internal Audit Departments Do Well

• Disrupting the status quo
• Emerging technologies and effectively resourcing the internal audit function
• Engaging with stakeholders to determine the real value touch points for internal audit
• Planning, execution and establishing success
Ramon Manzano, GM Regional Internal Audit, HealthAlliance

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch and Exhibitor Viewing
1:00pm - 2:00pm: Change and How the Internal Auditor Adds Value (Panel Discussion)

This session will explore the expectations of key stakeholders and what they want from internal audit. It will delve into some of the challenges that stakeholders are experiencing with internal audit deliverables as well as highlight the value that internal audit delivers.

Panel members include:
Henri Eliot, Chief Executive Board Dynamics
Dr Lee Mithais, ONZM Director and Board member
Paul Connell
Rob Hennin

2:00pm - 3:00pm: Economic Outlook

• International trends and news play out daily, but what can we draw from these events that will affect us in the medium to long term.

3:00pm - 4:00pm: Keynote - Lillian Grace

Lillian is the CEO and Founder of Figure.NZ, an organisation that sees numbers as a language that hold our stories - whether it be that there are 42,000 registered labradors in NZ, 24 mushroom farms, or 60,000 births each year. Figure.NZ is the first organisation in the world to make numbers truly accessible for everyone, not just the experts. Lillian believes everyone will benefit when we can all better understand our context and shift from debating about what is, to where we want to be and how to get there.

4:00pm: Closing Remarks

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