Agenda: Energize Your Data*

Tuesday, April 2

8:30AM – 9:00AM

Registration Opens

9:00AM – 10:00AM

DIGITAL AUTOMATION IN INTERNAL AUDIT

Andrea Luciente, Senior Director, Acting Leader, Internal Audit, Harris Corporation
Candace Corsillo, Director, IT Internal Audit, Harris Corporation
Milena Gordon, Internal Audit Director, Harris Corporation

With the rapid advancements of technology, the internal audit function is tasked with more oversight than ever before. Understanding the risks which underlie new technologies and in turn understanding how to use these to maximize efficiencies will be crucial. This session will touch on expectations for the future state of internal audit and provide insights into success in the digital age.

10:00AM – 11:00AM

BUILDING AN EFFECTIVE IA DATA ANALYTICS PROGRAM IN A HIGHLY DIVERSE AND DECENTRALIZED ENVIRONMENT

Laura Toubin, Chief Audit Executive, Crane Co.
Rodi Tountcheva, Data Analytics Leader, IAG Center of Excellence, Crane Co.

Three years ago, Crane Co. committed to building a formal Internal Audit Data Analytics program in order to achieve greater risk assurance and governance across the company. Hear from the Laura and Rodi about the phased road map they developed as they faced the challenge of navigating a very diverse and decentralized enterprise and the constraints of a well-established audit testing methodology at a public company. Over time, the data analytics program has continuously grown to be more repeatable while wider in scope with the goal to bring greater value to the audits and the overall company. Looking to 2019 and beyond, the journey to grow and integrate for optimal value continues. Learn how Crane Co.’s Internal Audit has progressed through its data analytics program implementation and get a glimpse of what lies ahead.

11:00AM – 11:15AM

Networking Break

11:15AM – 12:15PM

CONTINUOUS MONITORING ANALYTICS FOR PROCURE-TO-PAY

Nilesh Acharya, Associate Director of Data Analytics, Internal Audit Services, Zimmer Biomet

The purchase to payment process (P2P) is considered one of the most complex audit process spanning multiple sub-systems and operations. The P2P process remains an area prone to fraud, money leakage and inefficiencies. Nilesh will discuss how Zimmer Biomet is implementing a Continuous Risk Monitoring Framework around this process that includes 40 plus Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems.

12:15PM – 1:30PM

Lunch

1:30PM – 2:30PM

IDENTIFYING THE RIGHT ANALYTICS TOOLS

Jessica Luebbert, Manager Data Analytics, Corporate Audit, Abbott

“Which tools are right for us?” – this is the inevitable question that needs to be addressed as companies are developing a new data analytics program. In this session, Jessica will review some of the popular analytics tools used in audit departments today, including: Tableau, Power BI, Qlik, ACL, RPA, R, and Python.

2:30PM – 3:15PM

IGNITE SESSION

Join fellow manufacturing leaders in the internal audit space to discuss the issues important to you. Have candid conversations with peers to help you solve your most pressing challenges. Attendees will have the opportunity to provide suggestions for discussion topics.

3:15PM – 3:30PM

Networking Break

3:30PM – 4:30PM

DECONSTRUCTING AN IA ANALYTICS PROGRAM — WHAT WENT RIGHT, WHAT WE LEARNED AND WHAT’S TO COME

John Buchanan, Director of IT Audit, Fluor Corporation
Jonathan Wilhoit, IT Audit Manager, Fluor Corporation

The fact that integration of data analytics into the audit process is critical to remaining relevant in the current business environment is old news for Internal Auditors. However, many companies are still trying to figure out how to make that happen. Until three years ago, Fluor Corporation was in the same boat. That's when senior leadership made several key decisions that transformed an analytics initiative into an established program, integrating analytics into multiple aspects of the audit process. Join us as we dissect the Fluor's data analytics program—the successes, the lessons learned, and a glimpse at the future.

4:30PM – 6:00PM

Cocktail Reception

Wednesday, April 3rd

9:00AM – 10:00AM

FRAUD DETECTION USING DATA ANALYTICS

Chris McClure, Partner, Crowe LLP

Internal audit is one of the key leaders identifying potential weaknesses in its organization. Perhaps one of the most crucial elements, particularly in a manufacturing environment, is the ability to identify possible fraudulent activity. Hear how manufacturers are using data analytics to inform their leadership to identify, prevent and respond to fraud.

10:00AM – 11:00AM

BIG DATA AND OTHER BUZZ WORDS: Cutting Through the Noise to Develop a Strong Internal Audit Analytics Program

Andrew Clark, Data Economist, BlockScience

With so much noise and buzzwords floating around regarding data analytics, it can be rather difficult to decipher between the signal (what is worthwhile) and what is only talk. Sometimes the rhetoric even starts within your organization, confounding the issue further. During Andrew’s session, he will provide attendees with the knowledge they need to tune out the bogus information while gleaning valuable insights for developing and deploying their audit analytics program. The presentation will conclude with tangible examples of a successful Manufacturing Audit Analytics program, and recommendations for how to get yours up and running. After attending, participants will be able to articulate how steps for setting up an analytics program within their departments, as well be armed with knowledge for educating senior leadership on the fundamental changes in technology that are occurring, and what is just marketing.

11:00AM – 11:15AM

Networking Break

11:15AM – 12:00PM

IGNITE SESSION

Join fellow manufacturing leaders in the internal audit space to discuss the issues important to you. Have candid conversations with peers to help you solve your most pressing challenges. Attendees will have the opportunity to provide suggestions for discussion topics.

12:00PM – 1:15PM

Lunch

1:15PM – 2:15PM

INTERNAL AUDIT’S CRUCIAL ROLE IN DATA GOVERNANCE

Aleksandra Void, Counsel, BakerHostetler

When a data breach occurs, organizations often scramble to determine the next correct move.  From technology to legal to risk management, many teams spring into action, doing the best they can under close scrutiny and tight timelines. There are various opportunities for internal audit to mitigate the risk of a data security incident and to help ensure the organization’s response is efficient and appropriate. In this presentation, Aleksandra will discuss trends in data security incidents, the cadence and elements of the incident response process, and how auditors can use this information to be proactive with their organization’s data governance.

2:15PM – 3:15PM

WHEN ROBOTICS MEETS INTERNAL AUDIT: OPPORTUNITIES AND OUTLOOK

*Subject to change.