Current Trends in Accounting
At this unique, highly targeted one-day seminar, you can listen to an unmatchable team of financial experts from both the public and private sectors who will supply you with up-to-date information and expert guidance on the latest developments and best practices in accounting, internal controls and cybersecurity.
Participants will get an overview of key trends that will define the public sector accounting landscape going forward. As well, attendees will receive an update on the latest techniques to improve internal controls in the government sector. They will also hear from a cybersecurity expert who will share their insights on government security trends and the impact upon the accounting and financial reporting sector.
As always, our PD Day seminars promise to have thought-provoking discussions and lively feedback between participants and speakers.
Diane Peressini, Executive Director, Government Accounting Policy and Reporting, Office of the Comptroller General
Upcoming Accounting and Auditing Standards in the Government of Canada
Khatera Akbari, Director, Corporate and Financial Planning, Department of Finance
Clarissa Ahnert, Manager, PwC Ottawa Risk Assurance Services Practice
Current Trends in Internal Controls/Continuous Monitoring
Internal Controls and Monitoring have progressed from testing samples to leveraging data analytics and performing reviews over 100% of transactions. This allows organizations to focus time and efforts on more value added activities in emerging focus areas or deeper dives into known issues. This presentation will outline current and new focus areas as well as innovative approaches to monitoring leveraging technology.
Eugene Ng, CISSP, PCI QSA, BCOMM, Partner, Cyber Security, MNP
Moderated by Adam Ali, MBA, PMP, Partner, MNP
Hassan Qureshi, CPA, CMA, CRISC, CISA, CISSP, P.ENG, CGEIT, TOGAF, PbD, Partner, Enterprise Risk Services, MNP Eastern Canada AI Lead
John Craig, Director, Solutions Delivery, MindBridge Ai
Arun Thangaraj, Assistant Deputy Minister and CFO, Global Affairs Canada
Panel Discussion: Current Trends in Artificial Intelligence