For members of audit committees/governors.
This event will look at the role and function of audit and risk committees, considering approaches to take an appropriate overview of the major risks facing institutions, scenario planning and how risk assurance frameworks are evolving. The session will also consider regulatory expectations on audit committees including value for money, and the key elements of the CUC audit committee code of practice.
9.30am - Chat platform opens for networking
9.45am - Welcome, introductions and housekeeping - Aaron Porter, Associate Director (Governance), Advance HE
10.00am - The changing role of audit in HE and beyond - Victoria Holbrook, Assistant Director, Governance, Advance HE
10.20am - The CUC HE Audit Committees Code of Practice Overview and Q&A - John Rushforth, CUC and Senior Associate, Advance HE
10.50am - Break
11.05am - Insights from an internal auditor - Juliet Simpson, Chair of Council of Higher Education Internal Auditors (CHEIA) and Head of Internal Audit, Newcastle University
11.25am - Experiences of audit in HE, emerging practice and topical concerns for institutions over the last 12 months - Richard Young, Director at Uniac
11.55am - Panel discussion
12.10pm - Break
12.40pm - Breakout discussions
1.10pm - Feedback and final Q&A
1.30pm - Wrap up and signposting