ACIIA Conference 2022, Bangkok, Thailand

Date: October 31 – November 1, 2022

Venue: Centara Grand at CentralWorld, Bangkok

Overview

This document has been developed as a guide for proposal submissions for the 2022 ACIIA Conference, which will be held in Bangkok, Thailand. We encourage all potential speakers to review this document prior to submitting a proposal for consideration.

The theme for The ACIIA’s 2022 Conference sets the stage to share new and forward-looking information and leading practices for internal audit professional. As internal auditors are increasingly becoming trusted advisors and an integral part of their organizations, they are compelled to broaden their set of skills. This conference will prepare industry professionals to embrace and learn new technologies, and implement new tools and techniques to effectively respond to shifting business and risk landscapes. The goal is to equip the profession with the resources it needs to stay current with the latest developments and advancements to bring significant value to businesses around the world.

We seek dynamic presenters who can engage their audience and conduct thought-provoking discussions. You are encouraged to participate by submitting a proposal to speak, noting the topic on which you would like to present within the education formats noted below.

Topics of interest for the conference include:

  1. Audit Methodology, Innovation, and Continuous Improvement

Topics in this category include methodology and practices of auditing which is a particular set of processes or procedures used in providing assurance and/or consulting services.

Example topics related to:

  • Agility
  • Data Analytics
  • Combined Assurance
  • Continuous Auditing
  • Remote/Virtual Auditing
  • Innovation
  1. Technology and Cyber security

Topics in this category include applying technology and cyber security management in conducting internal audit activities.

Example topics related to:

  • The Fourth Industrial Revolution
  • Adoption of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Changing Role of Internal Audit
  • Block chain
  • Digital Economy
  • Fin Tech
  • Big Data Management
  • Cyber security
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Metaverse
  1. Governance, Risk, and Controls

Topics in this category include how organization manages and controls risks to achieve good governance.

Example topics related to:

  • Bribery and Corruption
  • COSO Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)/Internal Control Framework
  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM): Integration and Strategic Planning
  • Enterprise Risk Management (ERM): Internal Audit’s Role in Risk Culture
  • Environment, Social and Governance (ESG)
  • Ethics
  • Environmental Trends and Issues
  • Fraud
  • Governance, Risk, and Control
  • Stakeholders Management
  • Three Lines of Defense
  1. Leadership, Organization Relationships, Strategy and Other

Topics in this category composed of human capital and organization manage their resources.

Example topics related to:

  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Succession Planning
  • Talent Management
  • Organizational Culture
  • Advisor vs. Assurance in the Tech Movement
  • Building Relationships with Key Stakeholders
  • Business Acumen
  • Communication for Internal Audit
  • Generational Gaps
  • Leading Internal Audit Capabilities
  • Measurement and Accountability
  • Strategic Planning
  • Trusted Advisors

Speaking at the ACIIA Conference is a volunteer opportunity. Compensation for speaking fees and travel is not provided, but the IIAT will provide 2 nights of accommodation at the same hotel of the event. However, if you will need assistance with travel, please indicate that in your submission. All speakers receive a complimentary, non-transferable, full registration for the 2022 ACIIA Conference, and a half-day of sight-seeing.

The 2022 International Conference will be a hybrid event with both in-person and virtual attendees. All speakers must be able to travel to Bangkok to present their session.

Important timeline events include:

Deadline for submission of proposals

August 31, 2022 

Proposals reviewed by The IIAT and Conference Committee

April – August, 2022

Invitation issued to selected speakers

1st Week of September, 2022

Email notification to speakers who were not selected

1st Week of September, 2022

Submissions received after 6.00 p.m. Bangkok Time (GMT+7) on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, will not be considered for the 2022 ACIIA Conference program, unless otherwise with prior notice.

Form for speaker’s profile and topics proposed is designed in word file and easy to fill in. It could be download from the website www.ACIIA2022.com

Questions?

If you have questions regarding the 2022 ACIIA Conference Call for Speakers, please email aciia2022@theiiat.or.th for more information