September 25 – 28, 2016 | HALIFAX Marriott Harbourfront



Richard Chambers

President and CEO, Institute of Internal Auditors

Todd Hirsch

Financial Chief Economist, ATB.

Bruce Kirkby

Wilderness Writer and Adventure Photographer; Columnist, The Globe and Mail

Richard LeBlanc

Professional Speaker,; York University, The Directors College, Canadian Coalition for Good Governance

Victor Young

Corporate Director and Officer of the Order of Canada


Tyler Held

Senior Manager, EY's Halifax office

John Lees

Founding Partner, Orbis Risk Consulting Inc.


Carmen Abela

Managing Director, WindReach Consulting Services Inc.

Allen Amyotte

Director, Internal Audit, University of Calgary

Richard Arthurs

Partner and National Leader, Governance and Risk Management, with Meyers Norris Penny (MNP)

Gurmit Aujla

Director, Audit Services, BCLC

Ram Balakrishnan

Practice Lead, Canada – Internal Audit & Financial Advisory, Protiviti

Sonia Brennan

Deputy Auditor General, City of Ottawa

François-Michel Brière

IM/IT Auditor, Employment and Social Development Canada

Darren Budd

Partner, Orbis Risk Consulting Inc

Ann M. Butera

President, The Whole Person Project, Inc.

John Delaney

Manager, Integrated Risk Management, Royal Canadian Navy

Elaine Dianko

Director, Internal Audit, WorkSafeBC

Ted Doane

Executive Director Internal Audit for the Province of Nova Scotia

Jeff Erdman

VP Risk Management, Finning International Inc.

Michael Ferguson

Auditor General of Canada

Aron Feuer

Managing Director Cyber Security, Valencia IIP Advisors

Lanja Fletcher

Principal, LHH Knightsbridge Talent and Leadership Development

Michael J. Fucilli

Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Chetan Gor

Senior Director, Crowe Horwath Global Risk Consulting

Lora Grandberg

Senior Manager, ERM and insurance, Cameco Corporation

Andrew Hayes

Director of Internal Audit and ERM, Enerflex

David Helberg

Director, Internal Audit and Corporate Ethics, Cameco Corporation

Jennifer Hookey

Partner, Ernst & Young

Rahim Jiwani

Director Internal Audit, CIBC

Douglas Johnson

Chief Internal Auditor, Equity Financial Trust

Jill Johnston

Partner, PwC

Darren Jones

Senior Manager, KPMG Cyber Security Practice

Luc Juillet

Associate Professor, Department of Political Studies, University of Ottawa; Jean-Luc Pepin Research Chair

Cindy Kailly-Smith

Manager Audit Services, British Columbia Lottery Corporation

Richard C. Kennedy

Chief Internal Auditor & Assistant Deputy Minister; Ontario Internal Audit Division, Treasury Board Secretariat

Maggie Kiel

Vice President Quality Management, MNP

Jerry Koh

Manager, MaRS Solutions Lab

Nejolla Korris

CEO, InterVeritas International

Eric Lau

Head of Process Improvement, Equity Financial Trust

Daniel Lebel

Chief Audit Executive, University of Quebec

Tim J. Leech

Managing Director, Risk Oversight Solutions Inc.

John Lees

Founding Partner, Orbis Risk Consulting Inc.

Brian Link

VP, GRC Strategy and Partnerships, Resolver

Sarah Lyons

Principal & Chief Operating Officer, A Hundred Answers (AHA)

Bonnie Lysyk

Office of the Auditor General of Ontario

Kendra MacDonald

Atlantic Enterprise Risk Marketplace Leader, Deloitte LLP

Robert Mainardi

Professional Speaker, Consultant, Founder & President, Mainardi & Company

David Marks

Manager, Internal Audit, Enbridge Inc.

Sharon Messerschmidt

Senior Public Sector Assurance and Risk Management Consultant

James Mitchell

Chair of the Audit Committee, Health Canada

Peter Morin

Principal Cyber Engineer, Forcepoint

Matt Mura

Canada’s National Risk Leader

James R. Murray

practitioner and speaker, IT Governance, Risk and Strategy

David Nunn

CEO and CFO, Centennial Group Ltd., ICD Representative

Scott Page

Chief Audit Executive, Wajax Corporation

Dena Palamedes

Chief Audit Executive and Director General, Canada Border Services Agency

Michael A. Pickup

Auditor General of Nova Scotia

Hassan Qureshi

Principal, A Hundred Answers (AHA)

Sajay Rai

Founder & CEO, Securely Yours LLC

Sajid Rizvi

Senior Manager, Internal Audit, CIBC

Anne Scotton

Chief Audit and Evaluation Executive at Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)

Dean Shivji

Senior Advisor to the CAE, Employment and Social Development Canada

Archie Thomas

Consulting Internal Auditor

Leah White

Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

Jean-François Willis

IT audit professional, Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec

Peter Yien

Partner, MNP LLP