“LEARNING NEVER STOPS” – this idea was the red thread of the XX Anniversary International Online Conference “INTERNAL AUDIT AND CONTROL”, which was successfully held on September 7, 2022 and for the past 20 years has been rightfully considered an important annual professional event in the field of audit. The conference was attended by Heads of Audit and Control Services from 15 countries. Organizer– “Business-Format” company.

In a turbulent world, it is more important than ever to remain resilient and antifragile. We were honored to open this year’s conference by the speaker who is best at talking about antifragility –Sebastian Burgemejster, CISA, CRISC, CISM, CRMA Co-Founder The Antifragility Institute . 

The work of the conference continued further in the Session: “Audit in new realities. What’s new?” They shared their vision:

  • Andrzej Nowiczenko, Head of Internal Audit CIA, CRMA, CGAP Privatbank
  • Anna Fur, Director of Internal Audit Department, First Ukrainian International Bank
  • Irina Blinova, Director, Head PwC Academies in Ukraine, Assoc CIPD, Ilya Bachurin, Social and organizational psychologist, business coach 

Further work continued in the session “Practical work tools for effective control”. The session featured:

  • Ekaterina Tretiak, Deputy Director of the Internal Audit Service, Eurasian Bank
  • Carolina Kompaniets, Head of Internal Control Systems Department Vodafone Ukraine
  • Dmitry Lazuchenkov, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, ISO 27001 CLA |director | Technology Risk Consulting Leader Ernst & Young LLC 

Of course, now not a single conference is complete without the Digital Session “Auditor in the Digital World”, where their reports were presented by:

  • Alexandra Vlasova, Global Compliance lead AGC Biologics (Denmark)
  • Oleg Prokudin, Senior Risk Control Manager PWC Kazakhstan
  • Timur Avdeev, Head of Internal Audit at Beeline Kazakhstan 

A worthy continuation of the busy working day of the Conference was the International Cross-Dialogue, moderated by Evgenia Rossova, President of IVA Kazakhstan


  • Aziz Fataliyev, President of the Institute of Internal Auditors of Azerbaijan, Director of the Internal Audit Department of YELO Bank
  • Ekaterina Tretiak, Deputy Director of the Internal Audit Service, Eurasian BankKazakhstan
  • Alexandra Vlasova, Global Compliance lead AGC Biologics (Denmark)
  • Sukhrob Kurbonov, Chief Audit Executive Xalq Banki of the Republic of Uzbekistan 

A key point of discussion was the strategic importance of training for internal auditors in order to stay afloat and seize opportunities.

Once again, our conference has become an excellent professional platform for business communication, growth and development of auditors from all countries!

See you again at Business-Format conferences!

We look forward to collaborating!

Email: office@business-format.com.ua