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Internal Auditors

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Network with restaurant internal audit professionals who face the same challenges, and share on-target, specialized experiences. What better way to discover best practices, solutions to stubborn problems, or opportunities for advancement than from restaurant leaders in your field?

Our Internal Auditors Executive Study Group delivers information essential to your daily workload and long-term career. Whether you need guidance on risk management and brand protection or audit administration and cloud computing, this group is your window into what fellow restaurant industry leaders are doing and which strategies work best.

2017 Speaker Presentations

Speaker presentations are open to Internal Auditors Executive Study Group attendees only. To receive a username & password to access the presentations email meetings@restaurant.org.

Listserv

Our group's member-only Listserv is an effective way to ask your colleagues questions, share news, and contribute to discussions on issues important to professionals in your field. To be eligible, you must work full-time in the field of internal audits for a company that is a restaurant member of the National Restaurant Association. Click here to subscribe.

Once you join the list, simply send Internal Audit email messages to ia@lists.restaurant.org. Your message goes to everyone who is subscribed to the list.

Can I view past messages?
Yes, click here to visit our archives. Registered members of the Listserv can read or search past messages. You can also change the settings of your account.

How do I unsubscribe?
To leave the Internal Auditors Listserv, send a message to ia-unsubscribe@lists.restaurant.org. Be sure to send this message from the email address you want to remove from the list.

Agenda

Wednesday, June 14

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
   
8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. Welcome & Company Introductions
   
9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Ethics
  Speaker: Jeanne Yamamura, CPA, CGMA, MIM, PhD, University of Reno
   
11 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Networking Break
   
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Risk Management
  Speakers:
Anne Hughes, Vice President, Internal Audit, Sonic Corporation
Charlie Wright, Director, Enterprise Risk Solutions, BKD CPAs & Advisors
   
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
   
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Restaurant Industry Outlook & Trends - This session will take place in Pinyon Ballroom 2 & 3
  Speaker: Hudson Riehle, Senior Vice President, Research & Knowledge Group, National Restaurant Association
   
2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. CFO Panel - This session will take place in Pinyon Ballroom 2 & 3
  Moderator:
Mike Gottlieb, Global Leader of Restaurant Practice, Ernst & Young, LLP
Panelists:
Vince Burchianti, CFO, Firehouse of America, LLC
Dave Deno, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer, Bloomin' Brands
Allen Arroyo, Chief Financial Officer, Blaze Pizza, LLC
   
3:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. Networking Break
   
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Breakout Session - This session will take place in Pinyon 2 & 3
  Speaker: Daimon Geopfert, National Leader of Security, Privacy, and Risk Services, RSM US, LLP
   
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Reception
Location: Starvine 10

Thursday, June 15

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
   
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. PCAOB Update
  Speakers:
Patty Salkin, Managing Director, Deloitte
Michael Corrao, Advisory Senior Manager, Deloitte
   
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Technology to Streamline Audits
  Speakers:
Shawn L. Dahl, Principal, RSM US LLP
Jim Tarantino, Manager, National Data Analytics Champion, RSM US LLP
   
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Networking Break
   
10:45 a.m. - Noon Fraud Investigation
  Speaker: Brian Huchro, Partner, Forensic & Investigation, Deloitte
   
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
   
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Vendor Audit: Pricing, Insurance and Results
  Speaker: Janet Smith, CPA, CIA, Managing Director, Risk Advisory Services, BDO USA LLP
   
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Cybersecurity Auditing
  Speaker: Loras Even, Principal, RSM US LLP
   
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Networking Break
   
3:45 p.m. - 5 p.m. Breakout Session - Operators Only
  *Breakout sessions will be divided by senior & middle level and entry level (corporate vs. franchise)
   
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Off-Site Dinner
Location: Cucina at Wolfgang Puck, located inside The Shops at Crystals (3720 Las Vegas Blvd. South)

Friday, June 16

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
   
8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. Business Meeting (Operators Only)
   
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Restaurant Industry Legislative Outlook - This session will take place in Pinyon Ballroom 2 & 3
  Speaker: Cicely Simpson, Executive Vice President, Policy & Government Affairs, National Restaurant Association
   
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Wage & Labor Update
   
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Closing Remarks

 

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