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Innovating GRC Technology within your Internal Audit Department


To provide internal audit professionals with knowledge and skills needed to leverage innovative GRC technologies within their departments. Attendees will explore emerging trends and leading practices with GRC technology adoption with a focus on enhancing audit effectiveness, efficiency, and agility.

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DATE: June 26, 2024
TIME: 12:00PM - 1:00PM EST

One (1) NASBA CPE will only be awarded to participants on the live broadcast who are logged in for a minimum of 50 minutes and engage on at least three poll questions per each hour of the event.

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Dan Fornelius, CIA
Director in CohnReznick’s Risk Advisory Practice

Dan Fornelius is a recognized leader with 20 years of experience in the fields of internal audit, SOX compliance, risk management, corporate compliance, and fraud prevention and detection. Dan’s expertise has contributed to build outs, assessments, and transformations of internal audit functions, organizational governance, risk management and compliance frameworks, and public company readiness programs.

Dan is conversant with several market leading integrated risk and GRC management technologies, including Workiva. As an advisor, technology implementation team lead, or managed service provider, he helps companies optimize their risk intelligence and automation initiatives by identifying their needs, assessing their capabilities, leading their GRC technology implementation, and providing sustainable future state strategies and transformative insights.

Dan is a Certified Internal Auditor and has volunteered for the Institute of Internal Auditors for over 15 years and is the current chapter president of the North Jersey Chapter. He has published several articles and hosts and speaks regularly at internal audit conferences and workshops. He also performs maturity assessments and quality assurance reviews of internal audit functions to ensure compliance with the IIA Standards and enhance internal audit operations to professional leading practices and the new Global Internal Audit Standards.

Grant Ostler CIA, CPA
Industry Principal at Workiva

Grant Ostler is an Industry Principal at Workiva and has more than 35 years of experience primarily in the disciplines of auditing, enterprise risk management, and process improvement. He served as Chief Audit Executive for almost two decades for entities ranging from Fortune 500 companies to pre-IPO companies including building internal audit functions from scratch and leading the implementation of SOX 404 compliance programs for three companies.

Mr. Ostler is an active member of the Twin Cities Chapter of the IIA where he currently serves as the Chair of the CAE Committee and has held numerous leadership positions including Chapter President over the past two decades.

Mr. Ostler is a frequent presenter for the IIA including sessions at the following IIA conferences:

  • General Audit Management (GAM)
  • IIA International
  • IIA Cybersecurity
  • IIA Ignite
  • Numerous presentations to IIA Chapters

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