|POST-SUMMARY OF THE 10TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS|
|Data:||21 października 2011, 10:15|
|Opis skrócony:||POST-SUMMARY OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON INTERNAL CONTROL, INTERNAL AUDIT, ANTICORRUPTION AND ANTIFRAUD ISSUES|
|Załącznik:||Summary v3.pdf (703,13 KB)|
POST-SUMMARY OF THE
10TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON INTERNAL CONTROL, INTERNAL AUDIT, ANTICORRUPTION AND ANTIFRAUD ISSUES
Under the HONORARY PATRONAGE of the EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
Krakow, 14-16 September 2011.
Attendees of the Congress were greeted by Professor Zbigniew Paszek of the Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University (AFMKrakowUniversity) and Edmund J. Saunders, founder and Honorary President of Warsaw-based PIKW Ltd.
PIKW Ltd has had the pleasure of initiating and organizing this unique conference since 2001. This Jubilee year we welcomed IIC Polska, the Poland Chapter of The Institute for Internal Controls, as co-organizer.
Preceding the official opening by Professor Klemens Budzowski, Chancellor of theAFMKrakowUniversity, theAFMKrakowUniversitychoir, directed by Katarzyna Śmiałowska, performed the National Anthem and the Hymn of the European Union. The Chancellor, in his opening speech, referred to the issues of combating irregularities in the field of higher education.
Letters from Stanisław Kracik, the Małopolska Voivoda, and Marek Sowa,Marshallof the Małopolska Voivodship, each offering congratulations and good wishes for further successes in combating economic fraud, were read out. A letter from Dr. Frank Nasuti, Chairman of TheIIC, in the USA and addressed to the congress organizers and attendees was also read out. Of particular reference was the ‘Chairman’s award’ to Edmund J. Saunders for his promotion and development of the institute inPoland.
Chancellor Klemens Budzowski - in the name of authorities of the AFM Krakow University- also presented Edmund J. Saunders with a letter of recognition for his achievements in the academic field and the organizational activities of the PIKW.
Concluding the official opening ceremony, Mr. Rafał Krzemień, Chairman of the Educational Program Council of PIKW, opened the Congress deliberations by presenting the first Special Guest Speaker, Mr. Brian Gray – Director General, Head of Internal Audit Services (IAS) of the European Commission inBrussels.
As in previous years the Congress was organized to meet the particular organisational needs of:
- the members of management boards,
- directors of Internal audit departments,
- directors of Internal controls departments,
- members of audit committees,
- controllers and internal auditors,
- professionals specializing in crime detection, financial frauds and anti-corruption,
- members of the regulatory bodies,
- financial directors,
- risk management directors,
- financial controllers,
- professionals responsible for the prevention activities and identification of abuses in the company.
Representatives of the major financial institutions and companies from other sectors took part in the Congress, as well as experts from the academic fields and from public administration. Presentations and speeches made by the invited guests reflected the challenges and aspects of audit, control and supervision in commercial companies as well as in public sector.
During the Congress 22 inspiring themes were presented by universally recognized speakers. These are listed below in the order in which they were presented.
"The internal audit role in promoting the efficient internal control and anti-fraud mechanisms in the European Commission”, Brian Gray, Director General, Head of Internal Audit Services (IAS), European Commission,Brussels,Belgium.
„Global development in the anti-fraud and anti-corruption activities”, Toby Bishop, CFE - Director of the Deloitte Forensic Center, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP from Chicago; former President and CEO of ACFE Global Texas, USA.
„Co-operation between the compliance function and internal audit in fraud prevention”, Piotr Chmiel - PTC Ltd., Compliance Team Manager.
„CBA as an element of the anti-corruption mechanisms in Poland”, Iwona Czerniec – Expert – Anti-corruption Policy Coordinator at the CBA HQ.
" The Dinev 3D Model used for Fraud Risk Assessment", Dimiter Dinev, CFE - The Founder & Chairman of the ACEF (The Association for Counteraction to Economic Fraud).
"Selected methods of the crime detection analysis”, Artur Gębicz CFE, CICA, Deputy Director of the Internal Audit Department in Bank BGŻ.
„Implementation process of the proactive tools of the irregularities prevention in the Police and the Early Intervention System (SWI)”, Krystyna Gęsik, Małgorzata Chmielewska – Police HQ.
„Using the law on distribution of digits in order to assess the reliability of the financial and accounting data - chosen examples”, Marzena Farbaniec, Tadeusz Grabiński, Bartłomiej Zabłocki, Wacław Zając - AFM Krakow University.
„Internal audit yesterday and today - last changes and prospects for the future development”, Piotr Hans, CIA, CFE, CMR - Internal Auditor of the NOVOL Capital Group. Lecturer of the SKwP.
„"Vanishing target" compliance audit in practice.”, Piotr Jaworski – co-author of the management control procedures. Owner of the Consulting Company.
„Co-operation of the external and internal auditors”, Piotr Kołodziejczyk - Member of the National Chamber of the Chartered Accountants (KIBR).
„Verbal ethics – gesture ethics, supporting the business relations and image of the 3rd Millennium”, Elżbieta Maria Komorowska – PIKW Consultant inWarsaw.
„Control best practices– new challenges and problems”, Eugeniusz Koncewoj, CFE - Member of the Management Board – Ingenium Foundation.
„Why the companies do not like internal investigations and how it should be mitigated?”, Bartłomiej Kowalczyk - Internal Audit, Coca-Cola HBC Poland.
„ Condition of the financial statements in Serbia”, Miroslav Milojević - Director of the Economy and Finance Institute in Belgrade, Serbia.
„Audit Committee of the Supervisory Board”, Andrzej S. Nartowski - President of the Polish Institute of Directors.
„Audit concepts in scope of the assessment and self-assessment of the corporate governance in public administration””, Grzegorz Piątak, CIA, CGAP - internal auditor of the Regional Labour Office in Zielona Gora, PIKW coach; former Vice-President of IIA Poland.
„The Role of Whistleblowing in Corporate Governance”, Wojciech Rogowski - Expert, National Bank of Poland, Allerhand Institute.
„Selected Steps of Fraud Risk Mapping – Fraud Risk Assessment and Preparation of the Action Plan; Role of Internal Auditors in Risk Management”, Rodan Svoboda, CIA, CICA - President, Eurodan, former Director General of the IIA Czech Republic.
„The Compliance Function as an Indispensable Element of the Control System”, Leszek Taterka - CFE, CICA Compliance Manager, Bank Zachodni WBK S.A.
“Fighting Fraud – first step – the Room of the Management Board!”, Caroline Waddicor - Managing Director, Hibis Europe Ltd.
„Kinesthetics and Analysis of Speech - Supporting Tools for Internal Audit, Control and Combatting Corruption and Fraud”, Wiesław Zyskowski - Owner of Zyskowski – Szkolenia, Doradztwo, Consulting, former Police Officer.
Participation in the event is awarded with 18 Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE).
Following the opening day of the Congress a special meeting took place, titled “EuroIIC 2011”. The meeting was conducted by Mikołaj Rappé-Niemirski, member of the IIC Management Board. The IIC Polska President, Edmund J. Saunders attended for the first time in his role as European Region Coordinator for TheIIC.
In attendance were members of IIC Polska together with representatives of TheIIC fromBulgaria, theCzech Republic,Italy,Serbia, and theUnited Kingdom&Ireland.
One important resolution was the creation of the Serbian IIC Chapter, whose Chairman will be Professor Miroslav Milojević, Director of the Institute for Economics and Finance in Belgrade.
Of particular interest during coffee breaks was the invitation from Chancellor Klemens Budzowski to view an exhibition entitled ”Children, Women, education on the Islands of the Indian Ocean”. The presentation was prepared by Professor Anna Kożuch, a lecturer of theAFMKrakowUniversity.
The ceremonial banquet for attendees was held in Folwark Zalesie in Grajewo near Wieliczka. As in previous years, the dinner, drinks and entertainment were well received by our guests.
A special thank you to a number of people and organisations without whose help and support this Congress would not be possible;
Jacek Mażulis, an outstanding translator. Through his efforts, professional knowledge and skills, the issues discussed were clearly and transparently presented to the attendees.
Tadeusz Labedzki and Piotr Meryn from theSilesianUniversity for their organizational support during the discussion panels.
Our sponsors and the media, thanks to whom the Congress was widely publicized. In particular we wish to thank Polish TVN and the Krakowska Telewizja Internetowa (ktvi.pl), operating in theAFMKrakowUniversity.
All the people, often acting without personal recognition. Thanks to them the initiative to organize the Congress was fully justified and its professional, media and integration related aims fully achieved.
The organizers of this 10th International Congress, particularly the dedicated staff of PIKW and IIC Polska in Warsaw; Maciej Klukowski, Ireneusz Jabłoński, Piotr Grzybowski, Sylwia Hołuj, Maria Jabłońska, Kamila Klukowska, Mikołaj Rappé-Niemirski and Dariusz Gromadka. And from the AFM University in Krakow; Agata Krawiec, Maciej Banach and Fryderyk Kraczka, Grzegorz Lisowski.
During the Congress the following publications were promoted:
1. Kontrola wewnętrzna - zintegrowana struktura ramowa – COSO I (Internal Control – Integrated Framework). Translated by Edmund J. Saunders and the PIKW team. Polish edition published by PIKW, Warsaw 2008.
2. Zarządzanie ryzykiem korporacyjnym - zintegrowana struktura ramowa - COSO II (Enterprise Risk Management – Integrated Framework). Translated by Magdalena Dziadosz and the PIKW team. Polish edition published by PIKW, Warsaw 2007.
3. COSO III - "Przewodnik - jak monitorować systemy kontroli wewnętrznej" (COSO Guidance on how to monitor Internal Control). Polish edition published by PIKW,Warsaw, 2011.
4. „Audyt i kontrola wewnętrzna w przedsiębiorstwach i administracji publicznej” (Audit and Internal Control in the Corporate and Public Sectors). Edmund J. Saunders, most recent book published by PIKW Publikacje Ltd.,Warsaw, 2011.
Zbigniew Paszek Edmund J. Saunders
Kraków, Warszawa 6.10.2011 r.