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Financial Reporting, Audit and Assurance Conference

Virtual event on 11 and 12 October 2021

Featuring keynote speeches from FRC Chief Executive Sir Jon Thompson and Lord Callanan, Minister for Business, Energy and Corporate Responsibility, this conference will explore how reporting and audit are transforming to strengthen trust and to help build a sustainable future.

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Trust and Transformation

As the profession seeks to rebuild trust through audit and corporate governance reform and as businesses rise to the challenge of transforming to a net-zero economy, this online event will equip delegates to deal with these critical issues and work towards a better future.
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Open to all

The event is open to all, with both ICAEW and non-ICAEW members welcome to attend

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Discounts for faculty members

Discounted rate exclusively available to members of the Audit and Assurance Faculty and Financial Reporting Faculty

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Recordings available

On-demand recordings will be available to registered delegates after the event

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Tailor to your interests

Breakout sessions enable you to tailor the programme to your areas of interest

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Partners

Hear expert insights from our carefully selected partners

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Networking

Virtual breakout rooms will enable you to meet others and share your experience

Programme

Monday 11 October

Keynote
Sir Jon Thompson, Financial Reporting Council
09:30
Trust through bespoke reporting: it’s not rocket science
Jake Green, KPMG | Danielle Stewart OBE, RSM
10:20

Breakout rooms

Reporting in turbulent times: how to build trust
Mei Ashelford, Gather | Robbie Cruikshanks, Gather
11:20
Key trends driving audit change
Mark Edmonson FCA, Inflo
11:20

Breakout rooms

Audit and fraud: preparing for change
James Ferris, Financial Reporting Council
11:55
Building bridges: connecting financial reporting and internal controls
Tim Le Mare and Charles Calovich, Workiva
11:55

Breakout rooms

Hybrid working and the foundations of resilience
Isabelle Campbell, CABA
12:30
Networking
12:30
Event closes
13:00

Tuesday 12 October

Keynote - Climate change, reporting and audit
Lord Callanan, Minister for Business, Energy and Corporate Responsibility
09:30
Panel: Sustainability reporting and addressing the climate challenge
Veronica Poole, Deloitte | Paul Lee, Redington | Lyn Provost, IAASB and Sandra Latner, Pearson
10:20

Breakout rooms

Assurance mapping: looking at ESG issues
Naomi Rigby, PwC
11:20
Open banking: transforming the audit process
Kyle Gibbons, Confirmation
11:20

Breakout rooms

Connecting financial and sustainability reporting
David Wray, Huawei
11:55
Performing high-quality digital audits
Mike Bowman, Inflo
11:55

Breakout rooms

Stress management, the introduction to mindfulness and breathing exercises
Isabelle Campbell, CABA
12:30
Networking
12:30
Event closes
13:00
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Speakers

Sir Jon Thompson is Chief Executive, Financial Reporting Council and a speaker at ICAEW Virtually Live 2021
Sir Jon Thompson Chief Executive, FRC

Jake Green
Jake Green Partner, KPMG

Danielle Stewart
Danielle Stewart OBE Partner, RSM

Mei Ashelford
Mei Ashelford Director of Reporting Intelligence, Gather

Mark Edmondson
Mark Edmondson FCA Chief Executive Officer, Inflo

Robbie Cruikshanks
Robbie Cruikshanks Research Assistant, Gather

James Ferris
James Ferris Head of UK Auditing Standards, FRC

Isabelle Campbell
Isabelle Campbell Trainer, CABA

Lord Callanan
Lord Callanan Minister for Business, Energy and Corporate Responsibility

Veronic Poole
Veronica Poole Partner, Deloitte

Paul Lee
Paul Lee Ex-investor and member of the UK Endorsement Board

Lyn Provost
Lyn Provost Member of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

Sandra Latner
Sandra Latner Senior Director of Sustainability and ESG Investor Engagement, Pearson

Naomi Rigby
Naomi Rigby ESG Assurance, PwC

Kyle Gibbons
Kyle Gibbons Managing Director Europe, Confirmation

David Wray
David Wray Global Accounting & Reporting Senior Director, Huawei

Mike Bowman
Mike Bowman Chief Commercial Officer, Inflo

Further session details and speakers to be added as they become available.

Prices

Members and subscribers

Audit and Assurance Faculty member

£50.00 +VAT
Members and subscribers

Financial Reporting Faculty member

£50.00 +VAT
Members
Non-members

In partnership with

Inflo

Also supported by

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