The 2019 IDEA Scotland + Northern England User Group is being hosted at Scott-Moncrieff, Edinburgh on Tuesday 3rd December. This completely free event, hosted in collaboration with Grant Thornton LLP, is open to all users of the IDEA Data Analysis Software and offers an excellent opportunity for individuals to meet with fellow users from a variety of different organisations in order to share ideas, whilst also hearing a variety of presentations including technical advice on the use of IDEA from developers and support staff.

Independent of the developers and distributors of IDEA, the User Group’s objective is the promotion of a free exchange of ideas, information, and experiences between users.


09:30 – 10:00             Registrations
10:00 – 10:05 Introduction
Mitchell Collins, Manager, Scott-Moncrieff
10:05 – 10:50 What a good idea
Sue Holmes, Principal Internal Auditor, and Gary Smith, Corporate Fraud and Compliance Officer, Scottish Borders Council
10:50 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:00 The use of IDEA for Continuous Auditing and Fraud
Denise Galloway, Audit Technician, and Neil Robertson, Corporate Fraud Officer, Fife Council
12:00 – 12:45 Getting More from IDEA
With updates and other news / Questions & Answers
James Loughlin, Head of Technical & Training, AuditWare Systems Ltd
12:45 Finish and buffet lunch
IDEA UK Scotland and Northern England User Group

Date: Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Location: Meeting Room 4th Floor,
Exchange Place,
3 Semple Street,

Please note:  Registrations must be received by Wednesday, 27th November. Registration does not guarantee an invitation to the event.