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 June Meeting - CAE Conference and Half-Day Seminar

6/12/2014 9:30 AM
6/12/2014 4:15 PM
Kirkwood Hotel |
June 12, 2014
4 CPEs
Date:                             Thursday, June 12th, 2014
Chief Audit Executive (CAE) Conference:
The most senior auditor (or a delegate) from every organization is invited to share best practices on topics that interest them during a two hour session preceding lunch.  There will be a scribe at this session and notes will be distributed to the attendees.
Seminar Topics:        “Business Process Documentation”
Elizabeth Ackley, Manager PwC Risk Assurance
"A Day in the Life" (IT control environments)
Steven Hannah, Chief Information Officer CRST International
                                       Time Management”
                             Wanda Johnson, founder “At Your Service Corridor Community”
                                    4th Topic TBD
Where:                The Hotel at Kirkwood
                             7725 Kirkwood Boulevard SW
                             Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Cost:                   IIA Members $45
                             Non-Members $50
                             Students $10 
                                    CAE Conference Only - Free
Meeting Schedule:
CAE Conference                              9:30 – 11:30
Registration:                                    11:15 – 11:30
Lunch                                              11:30 – 12:15
Program                                                    12:15 –   4:15
Menu:              PLEASE SELECT ONE - Choice of: Sliced Turkey and Swiss On pretzel roll; Roast Beef and Havarti on ciabatta; or  Kirkwood House Salad with mixed greens, roasted peppers, zucchini, squash, wonton strips, cheddar cheese, and choice of dressing
                            (If anyone has a special dietary need, accommodations can be made on an individual basis)
Reservations are due by end of business 11:00AM Monday, June 9, 2014.
Please send reservations to Linda Januska at
About Our Speakers
 Liz Ackley
Liz is a Manager within the PwC Risk Assurance practice and resides in Des Moines, IA.  Liz has over six years of experience in external audit testing key business process controls, automated controls and IT General Controls in support of integrated financial statements for multinational, public and private companies. 
Currently, Liz is the lead manager for developing and executing the approach for controls for an external audit for an insurance company, as well as a SOC 1 report for an asset manager.  In addition, Liz has assisted on projects for internal controls readiness assessments (including the NAIC Model Audit Rule, third party attestations and SOX), pre- and post-implementation system reviews, and Internal Audit Services.  Liz has also performed financial statement audits for an insurance brokerage as part of an audit rotation program within PwC.
Steven Hannah
Steven Hannah is Chief Information Officer for CRST International, Inc., a position he has held since October, 2004. As CIO, Hannah leads an organization who creates the technology vision, plan its implementation, and develop and operations technology across the CRST enterprise. Previous to CRST, he was the VP of Technology for Knight-Ridder, Inc. a large Newspaper publishing company headquartered in San Jose; CA. Mr. Hannah attended Eastern Michigan University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.
 Wanda Johnson
Wanda Johnson has been an administrative assistant for 15 years. She understands that your time is valuable and wants to help you make the most of it. To help do this she launched At Your Service Corridor Community. Small businesses and entrepreneurs have overwhelming to-do lists staring them in the face and Wanda Johnson can assist with this so her client can focus fully on their business growth. So if you need someone vested in your business and full of resources, contact Wanda for a free consultation.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Upper Iowa University.