We are happy to inform that professor Mark Beasley, sponsored by IIA The Netherlands, has accepted the invitation to present the keynote speech named: "Opportunities and Challenges for Internal Audit in Risk Oversight”.

  • Mark Beasley is ‘Deloitte Professor of Enterprise Risk Management’ at NC State University, North Carolina. His research specialties are the study of Enterprise Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Financial Statement Fraud, and the Financial Reporting Process. Mark is the author of the book ‘Auditing and Assurance Services’.

    He was board member at the Service Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO).

Programme in pdf

Programme 14th European Academic Conference on Internal Audit and Corporate Governance
6 – 8 April, 2016

The PhD workshop is taking place on Wednesday 6th April 2016 and the programme is as follows:

Location: Y2-16 (Polak Building)
Chair: Gerrit Sarens

09:00 – 09:30


09:30 – 09:45

Welcome by Gerrit Sarens

09:45 – 10:30

Paper 1: Dragan Vucic
Knowledge Creation by Internal Audit

10:30 – 11:15

Paper 3: Tim Huygh
‘Towards Viable Enterprise Governance & Management of Information Technology’

11:15 – 12:00

Paper 3: Jolanda Breedveld
'The role of the time factor in audits of the local public sector audit institutions’

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch Break (Siena, Tinbergen Building)

13:00 – 14:15

Workshop by Mark Beasley

14:15 – 15:00

Discussion PhD-research 1 (Gerrit Sarens, Arno Nuijten)
Research-topics from practice

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:15

Discussion PhD-research 2 (Gerrit Sarens, Arno Nuijten)
Pitfals and tips for practitioners

16:15 – 16:30


17:30 – 19:30

Dinner at Erasmus Paviljoen

The first day of the main conference is taking place on Thursday 7th April 2016 and the programme is as follows:

Location: M1-17 (Van der Goot Building)
Chaired by Arno Nuijten and co-chair (to be confirmed)

08:30 – 09:00


09:00 – 09:15

Welcome by conference chair

09:15 – 10:00

‘What drives and measures public sector internal audit effectiveness? Dependent and independent variables’
Philna Coetzee and Lourens Erasmus

10:00 – 10:45

‘Benchmarking and Assessing the Value of Governance of Enterprise IT: an international study through the lens of COBIT 5’
Steven de Haes, Tim Huygh, Anant Joshi, Wim Van Grembergen

10:45 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:45

‘The Empirical Link Between Internal Audit, Contract Income and ‘Passthrough’ Efficiency in the Top 500 UK Charities’
Angela Toothill

11:45 –12:30

‘Do Audit Committee Internal and External Busyness Affect Audit Delays and Financial Restatements in Malaysia?’
Mohamad Azlan Jaafar, Wan Nordin Wan-Hussin, Hasan Mohammed Bamahros

12:30 – 12:45

Pitch Interactive Poster-sessions

12:45 – 13:15

Lunch Break

13:15 – 14:30

Interactive Poster-sessions

14:30 – 15:15

Exploratory Research into the Personality of Internal Auditors’
Violaine Paresi, Bob van Kuijck

15:15 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:15

‘Unfolding the Basel Internal Audit Practices’
Vikash Kumar Sinha, Marika Arena

16:15 – 17:00

‘Breaking out or hanging on? Discussing the professional development of internal auditors in the Dutch public sector’
Mark van Twist, Ilsa de Jong, Thomas Schillemans, Martijn Van der Steen

17:00 - 17.15



  1. ‘The fourth E of performance auditing’ Cobus Janse van Rensburg and Elizbe Gildenhuis
  2. ‘Risk Appetite: reaching for the efficient frontier’ Arie de Wild and Vincent Versluis
  3. ‘The expanding and value-adding role of Internal Auditing in supply chains’ David Pooe
  4. ‘Ethics and Code of Conduct of Greek Internal Auditors: the latest trends’ Andreas Koutoupis and Michail Bekiaris
  5. ‘Six Sigma implementation in a telecommunications company: management’s and internal auditors’ role in changing the culture and value of the company.’ Bienkie Shuttleworth
  6. ‘Auditor decisions during event log building for process mining – A first exploratory study’ Mieke Jans.

The second day of the main conference is taking place on Friday 8th April 2015 and the programme is as follows:

Location: M1-17 (Van der Goot Building)

Chaired by Arno Nuijten and Andreas Koutoupis

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome by conference chair

09:15 – 09:45


09:45 – 10:45

Keynote Mark Beasley

10:45 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:45

‘Factors enhancing the internal auditing function's ability to add value for the auditees. Evidences from Italian companies’
Nathanael Betti, Gerrit Sarens, Giuseppe D’Onza

11:45 – 12:30

‘Diversity and Board Composition in Non-Profit Governance’
Rob Melville, Paul Palmer, Ruth Massie, Tobias Jung

12:30 – 13:00

Lunch Break

13:00 – 13:45

‘Lines of Defense Coordination for Internal Audit Quality’
Tatiana Mazza, Stefano Azzali

13:45 – 14:30

‘The influence of ‘Timing’ on the effectiveness of the Internal Audit function’
Violeta Verbraak, Arno Nuijten

14:30 – 15:15

‘Factors that influence the use of the Internal Audit Function by Executive Management and Audit Committee’
Marc Eulerich

15:15 – 15:30


Please note that the above programmes are subject to change.

Vergelijk @count opleiding

  • @title

    • Tijdsduur: @duration
Vergelijk opleidingen