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Audit Conference 2020 - Online

Strengthen your audit practice through knowledge, strategies and solutions that address today's most pressing issues. 
The annual Audit Conference is a highly valued event that will be hosted online in 2020 for the first time.

Specifically designed for audit professionals in New Zealand, the informative and interactive sessions will equip you with up-to-the-minute knowledge that can help you navigate a landscape of constant change during these uncertain times. 

The impressive line-up of selected speakers includes leading subject matter experts, regulators and fellow practitioners who will share pertinent insights into the transforming audit profession.

Content description
The online conference is highly relevant to auditors, managers, directors and audit partners across all industry sectors.

A simple portal will allow you to get involved and ask questions about specific issues and the auditor role. The tailored content includes topics such as:
  • The future of audit in New Zealand
  • ISA 315 Risk identification and assessment
  • Assurance over Extended External Reporting
  • How to practically audit Less Complex Entities (LCEs)
  • Sharpening the tools within your auditor toolkit to deal with new risks and techniques
  • The use of technology in audits
  • The Privacy Bill
  • Facing unreality: Staying smart in the era of Synthetic Media

Event details
This online programme comprises three online sessions, delivered over three consecutive mornings. You also have the option to access the recorded sessions on demand if you're unable to attend the live events. 

Monday 16 November 2020 
9.00am - 12.40pm

Tuesday 17 November 2020
9.00am - 1.05pm

Wednesday 18 November 2020
9.00am - 12.00pm

Learning outcomes
Completing this CPD activity will help you to gain deeper insights into areas such as:
  • Current issues facing the audit industry
  • The future of audits in New Zealand and the world
  • How the role of assurance practitioners is evolving
  • The impact of technology on auditing practice
  • Identifying risk, fake technology and synthetic media 
  • Modern solutions to practical auditing challenges

Monday 16 November 2020 
9.00am - 12.40pm

Tuesday 17 November 2020
9.00am - 1.05pm

Wednesday 18 November 2020
9.00am - 12.00pm


Topic: Audit & Assurance

Sub-Topic: Financial Statement Audit, Other Assurance Engagements

Format: Conference

Proficiency Level: Intermediate, Advanced, Authority

CPD: Upto 8.5 hours