Pre-Conference Workshop – Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

Seeing Risk through the COSO

Michael Fucili, Ex- Vice Chair of the Institute of Internal Auditors’ Board of Directors

Day 1 – Wednesday, November 17th, 2021

Opening Keynote Session

The Way Ahead (Presentation and Interview)

  • Anthony Pugliese – IIA President and CEO; and
  • Abdulqader Obaid Ali- Chairman of the Board of UAE IAA

Rising Role of Audit in ESG Reporting

(Sponsored by PwC)

  • Rashid Khursheed – ESG Reporting Assurance Leader, PwC Middle East; and
  • Azzah Fawzi – Middle East Risk Assurance Partner, Energy and ESG Reporting Lead

Emerging Trends in Supply Chain Finance

(Sponsored by Protiviti)

Ramakrishnan Viswanathan, Managing Director & FS Tech Leader, Middle East Member Firm

RPA Case Studies

Apoorva Yatindra, Head – Telecom and Automation Vertical at ANB

Disruption in Internal Audit function because of Intelligent Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Dr. Anuraag Guglaani, Partner – Strategy – Transformation Technology- Cyber Security

Risk Culture: The Most Neglected Component of Enterprise Risk Management Framework

(Sponsored by MBG)

Alok Bishnoi, Partner – Risk Advisory

Digital Transformation – Banking Sector

Mohammed Tarik, Heading the Quality, Services & Performance department- Emirates NBD

Auditor to Prosecutor: Learning to speak a common language to get maximum justice for your clients

Ben David, District Attorney New Hanover and Pender Counties in North Carolina

RPA for F&A Digital Transformation

Swamy Nunna, Head of Risk & Audit, Board Member – RMB Holding Group

Day 2 – Thursday, November 18th, 2021

Accelerating Towards a Circular Economy

Sponsored by Bee’ah

Khaled Al Huraimel – Group Chief Executive Officer – Bee’ah

Before it’s too late…

Sponsored by KPMG

  • Firas Haddad – Partner, Governance, Risk and Compliance Services, KPMG Lower Gulf
  • Maryam Zaman – Partner, Head of Governance, Compliance, and Internal Audit for Financial Services, KPMG Lower Gulf
  • Siddharth Behal – Partner, Head Governance, Risk and Compliance Services, KPMG Lower Gulf

Fintech Landscape in MEA

Mohamed Roushdy, Chief Information Officer- Chief Digital Officer – Fintech – Digital Transformation Advisor

Leading Cities with Smart Solutions

Laila Abdullah AL Hadhrami, Smart Cities Development Manager

Unified Digital Ecosystem and The Future of Audit & Risk Management

(Sponsored by Beinex)

Indumon Das, Founder and Managing Director – Beinex

Audit 2050: The Future Internal Auditor: What will become of the Internal Audit Profession

Michael Fucili, Ex- Vice Chair of the Institute of Internal Auditors’ Board of Directors

How to increase the agility of the internal audit response?

By Giridhar L.S., Chief Executive Officer

End of Conference