Abu Dhabi

Monday, February 19, 2018
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM



9:00-9:30 AM

 Registration and Coffee

9:30-9:50 AM

Keynote Address

9:50-10:50 AM

 Panel Discussion: Emerging Audit trends and challenges

Today’s internal auditors are expected to do more – to provide assurance on a range of new and emerging risks, while also delivering timely insights to guide key strategic decisions. In this session, the speakers will talk about the changing expectations and priorities and the skillsets required to manage the same.

  • The changing role of CAE : Core responsibilities before and now.
  • Risk management continues to be the top challenge for all the organizations. What should be the top 5 priorities for all in this new year.
  • Skill sets that are required to meet new / changing responsibilities and challenges
  • Best practices for internal auditors to successfully meet stakeholder expectations, and drive exceptional business performance in their organizations

10:50 - 11:10 AM

 Networking Break

11:10 - 11:45 AM

Success factors for implementing an effective GRC program

By Anandaraman Santhana, Compliance Manager, Nawah

11:45 – 12:15 PM

 Risk Management trends in the region

By Melissa Aoun, Associate Director - Transformation Advisory, Grant Thornton UAE

12:15 Onwards

 Closing note followed by networking lunch