Agenda

Internal Controls : Tuesday, June 9, 2020

08:00

60 min

Registration and Continental Breakfast

10:00

15 min

Networking Break

10:15

60 min

Leveraging ERM and internal control to Support Achievement of Business Strategies and Objectives

Leon Bloom, Consultant, Deloitte

  • ERM as a capability framework to support achievement of business strategies and objectives and performance management
  • Control assurance frameworks, regulation and common threads
  • Governing principles
  • Where are the control frameworks heading?
  • Continuous alignment of ERM and internal control with the ‘extended enterprise’
  • Sound practices and insights

11:15

60 min

Cyber Control Integration

Mark E.S. Bernard, Founder, Secure Knowledge Management

The Cybersecurity program will control costs while improving employee and customer engagement by reducing interruptions to services created by the loss of information confidentiality, integrity, or availability in addition to mitigating the risk of a breach the would lead to reputation damage and unplanned expenses.

  • Governance and risk management of Cybersecurity
  • The crazy 8s of Cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities
  • Compliance risks associated with Cybersecurity regulation
  • The integration between internal control frameworks and Cybersecurity
  • The relationship between operational risk and Enterprise risks

12:15

60 min

Luncheon

13:15

60 min

Updating risk governance to strengthen internal control effectiveness

Leon Bloom, Consultant, Deloitte

  • Risk governance objectives
  • Growing risk governance, control requirements and expectations
  • Guiding principles for risk governance and control effectiveness
  • Shortcomings in the traditional risk governance and control model
  • Updating and evolving risk governance and control
  • Management and Board oversight
  • Key questions

14:15

60 min

Establishing Organizational Buy-In to Internal Audit and Internal Controls

Suzanne Dunn, Manager, Internal Audit, Pacific Blue Cross

  • How do you shift the paradigm away from “police officer” to “strategic partner”
  • Common pitfalls that cause an Internal Audit & Internal Controls department to lack organization buy-in
  • Ways to create, deploy and provide “value” to business functions
  • How to bridge the gap between compliance and operational improvement

15:15

15 min

Networking Break

15:30

60 min

Effective Control Through Alignment of Business Strategies, Risk Appetite and Operating Culture

Leon Bloom, Consultant, Deloitte

  • What constitutes a strong risk control framework?
  • Business strategies and objectives
  • Risk capacity and appetite
  • ‘Risk intelligent’ organizations

16:30

Closing Remarks from the Chair

Writing a Great MD&A : Wednesday, June 10, 2020

08:00

60 min

Registration and Continental Breakfast

09:00

10 min

Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair

10:15

15 min

Networking Break

10:30

60 min

Leveraging MD&A for Shareholder Value and in Response to Wider Scrutiny

Leon Bloom, Consultant, Deloitte

  • MD&A and shareholder objectives
  • Why should management develop a ‘great’ MD&A?
  • MD&A stakeholders, interested parties and divergent self-interests
  • Shareholder value levers
  • Leveraging risk and capital management, good governance, conduct and reputation
  • Governance and regulatory expectations

12:30

60 min

Luncheon

15:30

15 min

Networking Break

16:45

Closing Remarks from the Chair