2022 IT Symposium

When:  Dec 5, 2022 from 09:00 to 16:00 (PT)
Associated with  Vancouver Chapter
2022 IT Symposium 

Event Details
Event will be hosted at Terminal City Club
837 W Hastings St.
Vancouver BC V6C 1B6
5.5 CPE Hours
Field of Study: Information Technology
Knowledge Level: Basic
Course Prerequisites: None


The IIA Vancouver Chapter, the ISACA Vancouver Chapter and our Platinum Sponsor, MNP LLP, are pleased to announce an in-person event on Information Technology Symposium.

Join us for an exciting day filled with IT Auditors and prominent thought leaders as they share their unique perspectives and experiences in leading their organizations through technology changes.  This event includes individual presentations and a panel discussion. 

Light breakfast and lunch are included. Coffee will be served during networking sessions and breaks.

For Speaker's bios, click the link below:


Registration fees:

  • Members: $140
  • Non-members: $180

Last date for registration:  December 1, 2022 11 PM PST

Event Schedule: 

8:15am - 8:55am - Light Breakfast
9:00am - 10:15am - Cybersecurity incident preparedness and readiness

The presentation will cover the importance of being prepared not only before a cyber incident happens, but also best practices on how to manage and handle a cyber incident after it occurs.

The speakers will go into details about conducting security and IT vulnerability assessments and the importance of incident preparedness and readiness. We will share a real cyber incident that our team has recently dealt with, including the impact it had, the steps taken, the resolution of the incident and lessons learned. The session will aim to provide the audience with best practices on building cyber resilience and how to maintain an effective security program.

Presented by Debora Monteiro and Judy Sin from MNP LLP

10:15am-10:30am - Coffee Break
10:30am - 12:00pm - Panel discussion | Cybersecurity impact to Audit Plans

During this session, the speakers will discuss how audit plans are tailored to cover the elevated requirements of cybersecurity, and the more complicated challenges entities are facing regarding cybersecurity issues.

Presented by Shruti Goswami from Central 1 Credit Union and Doug Steele from Decision Point Advisors

*Additional panelists to be announced*

12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch 
1:00pm - 2:15pm - Surviving a Privacy Audit: Due Diligence Tools

The privacy session will discuss privacy legislative requirements as well as audit requirements.  The speaker will discuss strategies that auditors can use when conducting a Privacy Impact Assessment and a Privacy Gap Assessment, as well as compliance tools to ensure compliance with current legislation.

Presented by Ritchie Po from Kobalt.io

2:15pm - 2:30pm - Coffee break
2:30pm - 3:45pm - Keeping ethical AI front-of-mind when implementing technology

The speaker will share his insight and opinions on balancing the implementation of the latest AI technologies and the potential ethical requirements of the general public.

Presented by Serge Bukharov from SkyHive


Terminal City Club
837 W Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC BC V6C 1B6