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 Sacramento Chapter Event Leading Technologies for Tomorrow's Internal Auditor

Chapter Event
10/22/2013 7:30 AM
10/22/2013 10:00 AM
Location: HQ-2 VSP HQ | California
Leading Technologies for Tomorrow’s Internal Auditor
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
8:00 am Breakfast Meeting
Location: HQ-2 VSP HQ
Program Overview:
Leading Technologies for Tomorrow’s Internal Auditor
Studies consistently show that internal audit departments are not taking sufficient advantage of technology. In this session, Norman Marks will review some of the current and coming technologies that can and probably should be used to enhance the practice of internal auditing today and tomorrow.
Norman has been a chief audit executive for more than twenty years, specializing in technology - first as an IT auditor and later as CAE for global technology firms. Recognized as one of the most significant thought leaders of our profession, he will share his insights and practical experience. 
Learning Objectives/Outcomes:
The session will cover:
·         A brief review of current technology trends
·         Technology that is available now and what can be seen on the horizon
·         The opportunity for internal auditors
·         A practical approach to selecting and implementing disruptive technology in the internal
Who should attend: The session will be directed to all internal auditors (basic/intermediate/advanced).
Presenter: Norman Marks, CPA, CRMA
Norman Marks, CPA, CRMA is an evangelist for “better run business”, focusing on corporate governance, risk management, internal audit, enterprise performance, and the value of information. He is also a mentor to individuals and organizations around the world.
Norman was the chief audit executive of major global corporations for twenty years and is a globally-recognized thought leader in the professions of internal auditing and risk management.  In addition, he has served as chief risk officer, compliance officer, and ethics officer, and managed what would now be called the IT governance function (information security, contingency planning, methodologies, standards, etc.) He ran the Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 (SOX) programs and investigation units at several companies.
He is the author of the Institute of Internal Auditors’ “Minimize Costs & Increase the Value of Your Sarbanes-Oxley 404 Program” (previously published as “Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404: A Guide for Management by Internal Control Practitioners”), which has been described as “the best Sarbanes-Oxley 404 guide out there for management”. 
Norman is a member of the review boards of several audit and risk management publications (including the magazines of ISACA and the IIA), a frequent speaker internationally, the author of several award-winning articles, and a prolific blogger about better run business (consistently rating as one of the top global influencers in social media on the topics of GRC, internal audit, risk management, and governance). 
Norman was profiled in publications of the AICPA and the IIA as an innovative and successful internal auditing leader. He has also been honored as a Fellow of the Open Compliance and Ethics Group for his GRC thought leadership, and as an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management for his contributions to risk management.
Norman can be found at:
·         Marks on Governance
·         Norman Marks on Governance, Risk Management, and Internal Audit
CPE: 2    
Field of Study: Auditing
Prerequisite:  None  
Advance Preparation: None  
Knowledge Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Live Group
Price: Members $25 and Non-Members $45