Event details

2018 Audit and Risk Committee Forum

The Audit and Risk Committee Forum a joint initiative between IIA-Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors is specially designed for Audit and Risk Committee members to address strategic issues that are shaping the operating environment of organisations today and to gain insights to effectively manage the associated risks of business.


• Understanding why cyber security should be a priority for Audit and Risk Committees
• Disruption risk – What’s on the minds of the Audit and Risk Committee
• Data protection and cyber security: playing by the new rule book the in digital age
• The Global Economy, Geopolitics and Risk
• Making misconduct extinct - Culture starts from the top

The program will be structured with a mix of high level keynote sessions (which are part of the SOPAC 2018 program and closed door break-out sessions to get down to the practicalities on addressing key issues on the role of  Audit and Risk Committees. To enable practical takeaways from the forum, the sessions will be presented by the profession for the profession – featuring Company Directors, Audit Committee Chairs, Audit and Risk Committee Members and Regulators.

To permit discussion and knowledge sharing on practical approaches that the internal audit and risk functions and Audit and Risk Committee members can employ to effectively manage risk, numbers to the forum will be strictly limited.


• John Price, Commissioner, ASIC
• Andrew MacLeod, Global Leader, Negotiater and Communicator
• Anne Templeman-Jones, Independent Non-Executive Director
• Jenny Morison, Independent Audit Committee Chair
• Russel Howcroft, Chief Creative Officer, PwC Australia
• Justin Garderner, Chair, Audit & Risk Committee, Hutchinson Telecom Australia
• Claudia Bels, Non-Executive Director and Audit & Risk Committee Member
• Nils Van Boxel, Senior Exceutive Partner,Gartner

Please note: To attend this forum you must be an Audit Committee Member. CAEs can attend this forum only if attending with their Audit Committee Representative.

This is a stand alone event. However, special prices are available for CAEs (who are attending SOPAC) if attending the forum with their Audit and Risk Committee representative. Please refer to the Combined Ticket option in the brochure.

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Venue and date:

Date: Monday, 21 May 2018 - 8:45 AM to 5:35 PM

Location: Melbourne


Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Room 203

Level 2

1 Convention Centre Place



Status: Available


Early Bird: $800.00

Early Bird: $800.00

Standard: $900.00

Standard: $900.00

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Duration and CPE: 7.50 hours

For more information please contact John Harmata

+61 2 9267 9155