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Course: Vendor Audit
Vendor Audit 1/2 Day Course
Location: Calgary Petroleum Club
Time: Registration & Breakfast @ 7:30am; Course 8:00 am to 12:00 noon

Vendor Audit
Format: ½ day (4 hours)

In this course you will learn the following:

1. Overview of the vendor / compliance audit activity
2. Risks in third party relationships
3. Benefits of audit
    a. Costs savings
    b. Processes improvement
    c. Risks mitigation
    d. Relationships building
4. Audit process
    a. Identification criterion
    b. Planning considerations
    c. Execution approach
    e. Reporting and follow up
5. Key areas of focus
    a. Contract Types
    b. Contract risks and risk assessment
    c. Audit approach
6. Typical overcharges and their root cause
7. Wrap up and summary of lessons learnt

Instructors:
Salman Yasin
Salman Yasin has over 19 years of experience in the Operational, Financial, and Compliance audits of all business segments that include Upstream, Downstream and Capital Projects of Oil and Gas industry.

Currently Mr. Yasin is working for Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. as a Supervisor Vendor, Audit and responsible to identify, plan, execute, facilitate and manage vendor audits in all business areas of the company.  Previously, he worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Ernst Young LLP, and Enbridge Gas Distribution Ltd. at different positions."

Shahid Qureshi
Shahid has 20 years of experience in financial reporting, business process optimization, risk management and Information Technology Governance. Shahid is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), a Certified General Account (CGA), a fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). He is also a cost and management accountant (CMA) and a member of Chartered Secretaries and Managers. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics. Shahid has extensive international experience and has worked in Canada, Asia, Middle East, Far East, Europe, United States of America, United Kingdom, Caribbean and Africa as part of the senior management team at KPMG.

Shahid is currently the Vice Chairman of CPA (Chartered Professional Accountants) Calgary Chapter. He is the Deputy Chairman for ACCA (Chartered Association of Certified Accountants) Canada Committee and a member of ACCA international Council. Shahid is also the President of ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) Calgary.

Fee:
$300 +GST Members
$350 +GST Non-members

Location: Calgary Petroleum Club (319 - 5th Avenue SW)
Includes a full breakfast from 7:30 am - 8:00 am

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PASC Board of Directors Meeting (11 of 11)
June 2015/16 Meeting
Location: Calgary Petroleum Club
Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Course: Revenue Audit
Revenue Audit
Location: Calgary Petroleum Club: 319 5 Avenue SW (Cardium A&B)
Time: 7:30 am to 12:00 noon

Revenue Audit
Format: ½ day

You will learn the following in this 1/2 day session:

  • Petrinex
    • Audit preparation - to ascertain risk areas
  • EPAP - Directive 76 (Alberta)/ EVAP (Saskatchewan)
    • Enhanced Production Audit Program System
    • Enhanced Valuation Audit Program
  • Directive 17
    • Measurement Requirements for Oil & Gas Operations
  • Directive 46
    • Production Audit Handbook
  • Gas Component Conversiona & Oil Densities
  • Onsite Information
    • Production Accounting & Revenue Files
    • Oil & Gas Analysis
    • Production Accounting Information Not Available
  • Common Rick Areas & Findings
    • Gas
    • Oil & Solution Gas
    • Liquids

Instructor: Dale Richardson
Dale Richardson received a two year business administration diploma from  Mount Royal College and worked as a Tax Clerk, Gas Plant Accountant, Internal Auditor and a Revenue and Fixed Asset Supervisor before joining Rife Resources Ltd in August 1983.  He started at Rife Resources as a Senior Auditor,  became Audit Supervisor in 1987, was then promoted to the Audit Manager from 1993 to 2008. Since 2008 Dale has become the Business Manager at Rife Resources Ltd.  Dale is currently part of the Asset Preservation and Compliance Team which involves ensuring that the terms of freehold leases are complied with and non leased mineral titles lands are included with offsetting production are drilled or leased out. Dale is also part of the offset team that issues offsets on leased freehold lands where offsetting production is draining the freehold lands. The APAC teams is also involved in mediation and legal issues.

Dale also accesses risk areas internally and conducts internal reviews and contractor audits at Rife Resources which also manages  Freehold Royalties Partnership and Canpar Holdings Ltd.  Dale also participates on joint venture audits as mentor and trainer with the auditors conducting the joint venture audits.

Fee:
$300 +GST Members
$350 +GST Non-members

Location: Calgary Petroleum Club (319 5 Avenue SW)
Time: 7:30am Registration & Breakfast, 8:00am Class Starts
Note: Full breakfast & tea/coffee served between 7:30am - 8:00am

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PASC Luncheon: June 21, 2016
Alberta's Economic Forecast for 2016
Location: Calgary Petroleum Club (319 5th Avenue SW)
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm

Save-the-Date: Alberta's Economic Forecast for 2016

Speaker: Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist, ATB Financial

For over 20 years, Todd has worked as an economist at numerous organizations including the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canada West Foundation and the Bank of Canada. For almost a decade, Todd taught economics at the University of Calgary. He released his first book, The Boiling Frog Dilemma: Saving Canada from Economic Decline in 2012.  
 
Todd provides economic commentary for many Canadian media outlets and is a regular columnist for the Globe and Mail. He currently serves on the University of Calgary Board of Governors and is the chair of the Calgary Arts Academy. Todd recently received the University of Alberta's Alumni Honour Award. 

Todd holds a BA Honours in Economics from the U of A and an MA in Economics from the University of Calgary. 

PASC Members: $45.00 +GST
Nonmembers: $55.00 +GST
Location: Calgary Petroleum Club (319 - 5th Avenue SW)

Lunch will be provided with a non-alcoholic beverage, and dessert.

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June 2, 2016

Course: Vendor Audit
Vendor Audit 1/2 Day Course
Location: Calgary Petroleum Club
Time: Registration & Breakfast @ 7:30am; Course 8:00 am to 12:00 noon

Vendor Audit
Format: ½ day (4 hours)

In this course you will learn the following:

1. Overview of the vendor / compliance audit activity
2. Risks in third party relationships
3. Benefits of audit
    a. Costs savings
    b. Processes improvement
    c. Risks mitigation
    d. Relationships building
4. Audit process
    a. Identification criterion
    b. Planning considerations
    c. Execution approach
    e. Reporting and follow up
5. Key areas of focus
    a. Contract Types
    b. Contract risks and risk assessment
    c. Audit approach
6. Typical overcharges and their root cause
7. Wrap up and summary of lessons learnt

Instructors:
Salman Yasin
Salman Yasin has over 19 years of experience in the Operational, Financial, and Compliance audits of all business segments that include Upstream, Downstream and Capital Projects of Oil and Gas industry.

Currently Mr. Yasin is working for Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. as a Supervisor Vendor, Audit and responsible to identify, plan, execute, facilitate and manage vendor audits in all business areas of the company.  Previously, he worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Ernst Young LLP, and Enbridge Gas Distribution Ltd. at different positions."

Shahid Qureshi
Shahid has 20 years of experience in financial reporting, business process optimization, risk management and Information Technology Governance. Shahid is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), a Certified General Account (CGA), a fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). He is also a cost and management accountant (CMA) and a member of Chartered Secretaries and Managers. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics. Shahid has extensive international experience and has worked in Canada, Asia, Middle East, Far East, Europe, United States of America, United Kingdom, Caribbean and Africa as part of the senior management team at KPMG.

Shahid is currently the Vice Chairman of CPA (Chartered Professional Accountants) Calgary Chapter. He is the Deputy Chairman for ACCA (Chartered Association of Certified Accountants) Canada Committee and a member of ACCA international Council. Shahid is also the President of ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) Calgary.

Fee:
$300 +GST Members
$350 +GST Non-members

Location: Calgary Petroleum Club (319 - 5th Avenue SW)
Includes a full breakfast from 7:30 am - 8:00 am

June 8, 2016

PASC Board of Directors Meeting (11 of 11)
June 2015/16 Meeting
Location: Calgary Petroleum Club
Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm