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Financial Reporting, Audit and Assurance Conference

Virtual event held 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 explored how reporting and audit are transforming to strengthen trust and to help build a sustainable future.

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Monday 11 October

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

Breakout rooms

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

Breakout rooms

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

Breakout rooms

Hybrid working and the foundations of resilience
Isabelle Campbell, CABA
Event closes

Tuesday 12 October

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

Breakout rooms

Assurance mapping: looking at ESG issues
Naomi Rigby, PwC
Open banking: transforming the audit process
Zoi Therapou and Sam Kerr, Confirmation

Breakout rooms

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

Breakout rooms

Stress management, the introduction to mindfulness and breathing exercises
Isabelle Campbell, CABA
Event closes
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Our 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

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

Mike Bowman
Mike Bowman Chief Commercial Officer, Inflo

Sam Kerr
Sam Kerr Regional Account Manager, UK

Zoi Therapou
Zoi Therapou Commercial Director, EMEA

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