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Larry Sawyer Educators’ Symposium Recap

​2021 Virtual Event Recap

Whether you attended all, some, or missed this year’s symposium, the Internal Audit Foundation is pleased to make this year’s materials available to our academic and research community. Click on the item you wish to access to review the session or materials.

Symposium Recordings

July 28, 2021

July 29, 2021

Session Materials

July 28, 2021

Presentation #1: Analytics—It’s Not the Software; It’s the Mindset
Presenter: Joy Gray, PhD, CIA, Bentley University, USA

Presentation #2: The Impact of Internal Audit Education Partnerships on Financial Reporting Quality and External Auditor Reliance
Presenters: Christopher Calvin, PhD, CIA, & Matthew Holt, PhD, University of Dayton, USA

July 29, 2021

Presentation #1: The Impacts of Data Analytics and Technology on Internal Audit Practices

Topic 1: The Use of Technology-Based Audit Techniques in the Internal Audit Function—Is There an Improvement in Efficiency and Effectiveness?
Presenter: Marc Eulerich, PhD, CIA, Mercator School of Management, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Topic 2: The Impacts of the Use of Data Analytics and the Performance of Consulting Activities on Perceived Internal Audit Quality
Presenter: Nathanaël Betti, PhD, Louvain School of Management, UCLouvain, Belgium

Presentation #2: Exploring Research in Progress
How Does Internal Auditors’ LinkedIn® Usage Affect Internal Audit Quality?
Presenter: Marie Rice, CIA, John Chambers College of Business and Economics, West Virginia University, USA