Plenary speeches

Robert KOLLAR (HUN), president of IIA Hungary

– Opening speech

Cyndi PLAMONDON (USA), Chief Operating Officer, IIA Global

– Auditing Organizational Culture:  A Hard Look at the Soft Stuff

Henrik STEIN (GER), President of ECIIA

– The Internal Audit Profession from a European Perspective - Positioning and Challenges

Henrieta KISSOVA (SVK), Group Audit Director, Magyar Telekom

– Internal Auditing as an attractive job and career for young generation and future managers

Ramsés GALLEGO (ESP), President of ISACA Barcelona Chapter

– Memories of future present. Welcome to the cyber-era

Martin NAVRATIL (SRB), CEO, Telenor Banka a.d.

– Audit challenges in fastest growing digital bank in CEE region – The Telenor Banka Case

Nemanja KRSTIC (SRB), Head of Internal Audit, Telenor Banka a.d.

Joerg BAUER (GER), President of GE Hungary

– Disruptive Technologies and their influence on the Audit Function

Vasilijs NEVJADOMSKIS (RUS), Deputy-head of Internal Audit Department - managing director at Gazprombank 

– Managing internal audit in a time of change

 Imre BOLYA, (HUN) inspirational speaker and a coach 

– Secrets of charismatic presentation



I. Knowledge sharing – new age

Jovanka TOMANOVIC (SRB), Internal Audit Manager at Mirabank

– New age internal auditors - growth through knowledge sharing

Dr. Marton GAJDOS (HUN), Executive director MKB Bank Zrt., Internal Audit, Hungary

– Knowledge-sharing: a practical example of a mid-sized audit team in the banking sector    

 László KARAS (HUN), Senior Management Consultant,  EXPERTUS Consulting

 – The human side of knowledge sharing - opportunities and limitations


II. IT Solutions

Tamas GAIDOSCH (HUN, Head of department, Hungarian National Bank  

– The Dark Side of the Cloud and What Can You Do

Konstantin LALOV (BUL) Service & Support Manager at LOGEN Ltd.

– Audit Technology of the Next Generation

Andrea MAJOR and Miklos MAJOR (HUN), Partner and manager of PwC Hungary 

– Process and data intelligence in internal audit


III. Second over the first: The added value of the second line over the managerial controls

Zsuzsanna TAMASNE VONEKI (HUN), Head of Operational Risk Department

– How can operational risk management improve processes

Tomislav MIČETIĆ (CRO), Secretary General at Ministry of Public Administration

– Ex Internal Auditor helping Public Sector Institution towards Quality Management

Flemming RUUD (SUI), Professor at Department of Accounting Auditing and Business Analytics

– The new COSO model and the defence lines


IV. How to attract young professionals to internal audit?

Jasna TURKOVIĆ (CRO), President of IIA Croatia, Senior Auditor in Intesa Sanpaolo Card

– From talent to competencies that matter

Zoltan SZOLLOSI (HUN), Senior manager, Deloitte Hungary

– Carrier model for new generation of internal auditors

 Nikolett VIRAG (HUN), executive of VNDesign Ltd., trainer at TreningPartner Ltd.

– The result oriented communication of internal audit's tasks


V. Governance – Companies under strict control

Nathan PAGET (UK), Group Chief Internal Auditor at Department for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs

– Assurance Mapping

Nina KLUG (AUT), Sparkassen Versicherung AG VIG Internal Audit Department

– Dont burn after reading“ – Efficient Follow Up in the Field

Zuzana KITTO (CZE), Board Member of the Czech Institute of Internal Auditors and internal audit manager at UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia

– How internal audit in banking is affected by the growing regulation of the banking sector 


VI. Information Security

Komitas STEPANYAN (ARM), Head of IT Audit Division, Central Bank of Armenia

– Digital life: Cyber Security challenges and solutions

Peter RONASZEKI (HUN), managing director, FORTIX Consulting Ltd,

– New generation of IT security threats - Auditing Cybersecurity 


– Cyber security incident management


VII. Tone at the top - Audit Committee – Board - Governance

Ferenc SMOHAY (HUN), Partner, Risk & Compliance ABT Treuhand Group 

– Changing Audit Committees in a changing world

Lukas WAGENKNECHt (CZE), Chairman of Good Governance

– Internal Audit and Audit Committee

Ferenc BIRO (HUN)

– Tone at the top


VIII. Controls Hand-in Hand: The Co-operation of Internal Audit and Supreme Audit Bodies

Soledad LLAMAS (ESP), Cooperation Committee Manager of ECIIA, Leader of the ECIIA-work groups

– How to improve Corporate Governance in Public Entities in Europe 

Janos SZATMARI (HUN), Project manager of integrity assessment at the State Audit Office of Hungary

– How to improve Integrity Management in Public Entities in Hungary

Csaba HATVANI (LUX), European Court of Auditors, Senior auditor

– New procedure at the European Court of Auditors


Program schedule

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