Dear colleagues in IIAP:
It is my pleasure to welcome you all to 69th Annual Conference of the Institute of Internal Auditors – Philippines which will be held in SMX Convention Center, Bacolod City from October 19 – 21, 2016.
The IIA-P Annual Conference has become a premier conference among the academic, industry and business practitioners of internal audit as it continuously provides every attendee with great opportunities learn, participate, share their knowledge, enrich their professional network and make new collaborations.
This year’s conference theme “Embrace and Lead the Change with Smile” directs our next action as agents of change in this profession with so much dynamism and growth. This year’s conference will be focusing on this mantra and the convention committee and organizers have assembled a terrific slate of speakers and sessions that allow us to joyfully initiate and lead positive changes in our respective organization and in the business community as a whole. It is a particularly exciting time to be involved in this challenge of change and development.
Bacolod will be our host city for this year’s conference. Bacolod is truly beautiful and historical city in the Visayas region that has been preserving its unique and colorful cultural traditions for centuries. But now recently, it was also hailed as a “center of excellence” for information technology and business process management operations.
On behalf of the organizing committee and the IIA-P, we would like to express our warmest welcome to all of you and hope you will enjoy your stay in Bacolod. We hope that the conference and the city will leave you with unforgettable memories and with great SMILES.
We are looking forward to seeing you all in the upcoming conference.
Ma. Filomena Hopilos
Convention Committee Chair
Board of Trustee
Ms. Tomas holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration major in Accounting and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of the East. She ranked 2nd place in the CPA Board Examinations. She also completed the academic requirements for Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the Ateneo de Manila University. She also finished the Strategic Finance and Control course in IMD Switzerland.
After the CPA Board Examinations, she joined SGV & Co. She then moved to San Miguel Corporation as Financial Analyst and rose from the ranks to become its Senior Vice President & Director of Group Audit until 2007. She joined Splash Corporation in September 2009 as Executive Assistant to the CEO and Head of Investors Relations, and soon after was appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Finance Officer. In 2015, she became the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors.
She is presently also a member of the Board of Director of Seaoil Philippines, Barrio Fiesta Manufacturing Corporation, Inc., Prime Global Distribution Corporation, Moondish Corporation, PT Splash Cahaya (Indonesia), Splash H&B Limited (Nigeria), and Splash Global PTE Limited (Singapore).
An entrepreneur and family man – Juio D. Sy, Jr. is married to Maria F. Sy and blessed with three childred – Jay Poalo (21 years old), Sebastian (19 years old) and Annika Elena (15 years old).
Jun, as he is fondly called by family and friends, graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1984 after completing BS Business Management Honors Program.
Jun Sy is the Founder and President of TAO Corporation – one of the top 50 corporations in the Philippines.
Jun has supported corporate social responsibility projects through Taospuso Foundation which champions advocacies in Public School education, Promotion of original Filipino Music and Youth Sports.
Aside from Jun’s corporate responsibilities, he sits as a Board of Trustee for his Alma Mater Ateneo-Sacred Heart School for Boys and the Childrens Protection Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping abused children.
Cathy has more than 20 years experience in risk management and internal controls, particularly in financial, process, systems, and project implementation.
She is currently the Chief Audit Executive (CAE), and previously heads the Group Risk Management and was the Sustainability Program Director at Ayala Corporation, one of the biggest, most respected, and most widely diversified conglomerates in the Philippines, with leadership positions and business interests in real estate development, banking and financial services, telecommunications, electronics and information technology, water and wastewater services, business process outsourcing, and other domestic and international operations. She is a member of the audit committees in some of Ayala’s investee companies in the BPO and energy sectors, and at Ayala Automotive Holdings Corporation. Prior to moving to Ayala in 2012, she was VP & CAE for Globe Telecom where she started as an Internal Audit Manager in 1996 and rejoined the company in 2000. In 1998, she joined PricewaterhouseCoopers – Singapore as Manager for Operational and Systems Risk Management. She started her career at SGV & Co in 1991 as a financial auditor and moved to IT audit after completing a Computer Programming and SDLC course at the Institute of Advanced Computer Technology (I/ACT).
Cathy is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors, a professional organization committed to bring the practice of corporate directorship to a much higher level of professionalism consistent with international best practice and global standards. She is also the 2014 Chair of the Board of Trustees and previously a Member of the Board of Directors for The Institute of Internal Auditors – Philippines where she held various positions, and is a local and international guest lecturer and speaker for internal auditing, risk management, and corporate governance.
Cathy is a CPA and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in BS Commerce major in Accounting in 1991.
Juancho has gained over 25 years of combined experience in public accounting, government auditing, internal audit, risk management, corporate finance, strategic planning and fraud forensic audit services. He is currently the Managing Partner & CEO of Chan Robles & Company and ChanRobles Konsult of the ChanRobles Group of Companies. Previously, Juancho was connected with Punongbayan & Araullo (P&A), where he was the Consultant in charge of Business Development and Consulting, Partner and Head of Advisory Services. He also previously occupied the positions of Audit Committee Chairman and Risk Management Partner at P&A.
Earlier in his auditing career, Juancho trained in New York with another firm. Subsequently, he worked abroad, where he received various awards and commendations from U.S. government agencies (including the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation) for his work against white collar crimes and public corruption. He also received a special award as “Outstanding Filipino Professional” from the Philippine Consulate General.
Juancho is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) both in the United States—where he obtained the highest possible rating in auditing of 99% in the 2000 U.S. uniform CPA examinations—and in the Philippines—where he obtained the 11th highest overall rating in the 1984 CPA licensure examinations. Juancho obtained his Masters in Management Degree, with Distinction, from the Asian Institute of Management and his Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy, Honourable Mention, from De La Salle University. He recently graduated from the prestigious Harvard Business School’s Owners-President Managemet Program (2013 – 2015).
LLOYD ABRIA LUNA, popularly known in social media as #PambansangInspirasyon, is an international motivational speaker, author of nine self-help books, radio and television talk show host, former newspaper and magazine columnist, publisher, and a life mentor. He is an award-winning owner and Chief Enabling Officer of LLOYDLUNA Communications, a leading personal development company in the Philippines that aims to teach and motivate people to succeed through keynote motivational speeches, life skills training, and personal development programs.
A proud Filipino personal development teacher whose life works have been featured in many Asian conventions and conferences, he has inspired more than half a million people from many walks of life who have heard and seen him speak on personal motivation, work inspiration, and business success—from many islands in the Philippines to the wonderful cities of Bangkok, Thailand, Seoul, South Korea, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, and Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
His remarkable journey from being a bread seller in his suburb hometown during his early childhood to now a highly celebrated author and resource expert has been the subject profile of major television networks, radio, newspapers, magazines, and websites. His nine self-published books, “Is There A Job Waiting For You?”, “The Obvious Reasons for Success,” “Alphabet of Achievement,” “Why Am I Working?”, “Why Good People Fail,” “Believe in Your Self,” “Nurse Your Future,” “The Internet Marketing Handbook,” and “Why Am I In Love With You?”, have garnered rave reviews.
His three-year-old television show, Creative Business on Global News Network, has been instrumental in pushing for his cause to have a deeply inspired Filipino nation through exclusive fun-filled interviews with the country’s inspiring business and community leaders.
Warren is an Advisory Partner and has been with the SGV & Co. for more than 27 years. He specializes in cyber risk advisory and has handled clients in public and private sectors – banking and capital markets, insurance, media, power and utilities, telecommunication, healthcare retail and IT-enabled businesses. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, Certified Information System Security Professional, Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls, and ISO27001 Lead Auditor.
Warren is a former President and Trustee of the ISACA Manila Chapter
Third Librea is the Head of the Advisory Division. Third is a well-rounded information technology and finance professional with extensive experience in information technology, information technology audit, financial audits, and business consulting.
At P&A Grant Thornton, where he started his career, he worked with the Assurance Division, Business Risk Services Group, and the Corporate Finance Division. Third was the second recipient of P&A Grant Thornton’s prestigious Primus Award for Individual Excellence. Before returning to P&A Grant Thornton in 2009, he held a managerial position with the information technology group of one the world’s largest investment banks.
Erick is a CPA, Certified Fraud Examiner and a partner in SGV’s Assurance practice, under the Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services (FIDS). He provides investigation, compliance and dispute services work for a wide variety of clients in different industries. He has a combined working experience of 20 years on fraud investigation, and internal and external auditing in the Philippines and overseas. His specializations are in the areas of forensic audit and investigation. Erick also performs compliance works on U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices (FCPA) Act and business code of conduct for U.S. and multinational companies.
He is a member of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Erick graduated cum laude from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, major in Accounting.
Mr. Dante T. Fuentes has been the Chief Compliance Officer at Security Bank Corporation since January 16, 2014 and also serves as its First Vice President. Mr. Fuentes served as the Chief Compliance Officer of ChinaBank Savings Inc. from March 7, 2012 to June 18, 2013 and also served as its Vice President until June 18, 2013. Mr. Fuentes served as Chief Compliance Officer and Vice President of China Banking Corporation from December 15, 2008 to June 18, 2013. He has
Jayson Lo is an entrepreneur by heart. He pioneered companies in various industries including direct selling, manufacturing, trading, and the restaurant business. Jayson educates and entertains! He has conducted talks for various groups from all walks of life. His vast experience includes speaking engagements for companies, business conferences, sales rallies, schools, and non-profit organizations, as he endeavors to develop their top asset: PEOPLE. Jayson’s primary aim is for positive life-change and the desire to help others achieve their fullest potential. His presentations are an eclectic of the best from his experience in different industries, extensive research, and study on the subject presented.
Apr 1 - Jun 30
Php 15,000.00 nett
Jul 01 - Aug 31
Php 18,000.00 nett
Sep 01 - Oct 10
Php 21,000.00 nett
Apr 01 - Jun 30
Php 18,000.00 nett
Jul 01 - Aug 31
Php 21,000.00 nett
Sep 01 - Oct 10
Php 24,000.00 nett