IIA-Chinese Taiwan Hosts 2014 Annual Conference
IIA–Chinese Taiwan held their 2014 Annual Conference in Taipei in April. The conference attracted more than 600 participants including government dignitaries, banking and auditing leaders, government representatives, and IIA–Chinese Taiwan directors and members.
The conference was themed Public Sectors Governance and Corporate Governance, and kicked off with Chairman Doris Wang welcoming attendees and introducing distinguished guests who would lead key discussions during the conference. A video message from IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers was shown, acknowledging IIA–Chinese Taiwan for their valuable contributions to the profession, congratulating them for their accomplishments, and wishing the institute and the attendees a most successful event.
Following Chambers’ message, Wang presented Mr. Ching-Long Lin, auditor general of the National Audit Office, with an award recognizing his contributions to the local government agencies and auditing institutes. Awards were also presented to the institute’s top three “CIA exam high score” candidates.
The conference’s diverse agenda included panel discussions and sessions on topics such as Internal Audit Control in Government, Corporate Ethics and Social Responsibility, IFRS Financial Instruments, Risk Evaluation, and Corporate Governance. Dr. Ming-Chung Tseng, chairman of the Financial Supervisory Commission R.O.C., delivered a keynote address.
The event received press coverage, including China Times. Chairman Wang said the panel discussions “…were of significant professional benefit to all of those who attended.” Additionally, IIA–Chinese Taiwan was “pleased that the views, ideas, and targets of internal auditing have been echoed by the government and private sectors in Taiwan.”
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