2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail

CS7-3: TUESDAY MARCH 17, 2009, 2:25-3:35 p.m.

Who Said That the Standards are Boring?!!!

Kimberly A. Hock, CIA, CFSA
Director, Risk Management, Convergent Wealth Advisors
  • Discover how the new International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (issued January 1, 2009) will impact the profession.
  • Learn how the new International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) will provide you with authoritative guidance that is current, relevant, internationally consistent, and required by internal auditing professionals worldwide.
  • Find out why the combination of the Standards and the IPPF mean a new era for internal auditors seeking to boost their professionalism.



Presenter Biography: Kimberly A. Hock, CIA, CFSA

Kimberly Hock is responsible for developing and maintaining the companys enterprise risk management program and assisting the company in strengthening internal controls and improving the overall operational business performance. She has spent her entire 20-year career in positions relating to risk management, internal auditing, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance. Most recently, Hock was the corporate internal auditor for BioVeris Corp., a biotech and capital manufacturing firm. She is an active member of The IIA's Washington, D.C. Chapter and has served on The Institute's International Board of Directors in addition to numerous committees. Currently, she serves on the Internal Auditing Standards Board.

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