The African Federation of the Institutes of Internal Auditors (AFIIA) in collaboration with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Tanzania proudly invites you to the 7th AFIIA Conference to be held in Arusha Tanzania. AFIIA and IIA Tanzania brings the world to Tanzania in May 2021.

This is the first ever Hybrid AFIIA Conference that will involve both virtual and physical experience. Participants will have opportunity to choose either to participate virtually or in person. However, a limited number of in person delegates will be hosted on first come, first served basis. All COVID-19 Protocols are complied with. Go for your preferred option and do not afford to miss it!

Over 800 internal audit professionals from a variety of sectors, representing Africa and overseas are expected to attend.

Why Should I Attend?
  1. Experience a comprehensive program focused on timely, global issues impacting the profession
  2. Network and exchange information on the new, refined and innovative practices of internal audit adopted around the world
  3. Earn 20 CPE credits to maintain your IIA Certifications and meet other professional bodies CPE requirements
  4. Share and discuss innovative ideas and concepts with respected subject matter experts and practitioners from around the world.
  5. Participate in Sessions on pressing topics such as Digitization, Agile Auditing, Governance and Risk, culture, Fraud and corruption, Financial services and transformational leadership.
  6. Engage with sponsors and exhibitors in experiencing their latest innovative offerings to help you succeed

Conference Topics - Snapshot
  • The Politics of Internal Audit
  • Auditing Culture
  • The Role of IT Audit in Driving Enterprise Digital Transformation and Innovation
  • Challenges of Emerging Technologies in Auditing
  • Building Data Analytics Competence. Practical Experience
  • The Next Generation of Internal Auditors
  • IPPF: The License For Driving to Greatness
  • Use of Data Analytics in Fraud Prevention and Detection: Case Study of Banking and Insurance Industries
  • Case Based Learning: Enterprise Risk Management. What Auditors Need to Change
  • The Risk of Non-Financial Risks
  • Project and Contract ManagementUnderstanding the Risks
  • Stress Management - Finding more to Life than Work
  • Developing Agility and Resilience in the Audit Function
  • Revitalize Internal Audit Relationships

Who Should Attend?
Internal Auditors, External Auditors, Risk Managers, Accountants, Audit Committee members and other interested parties

Conference Fees

Note that all participation fees are VAT 18% inclusive.

Group Discount: Register 9 and get 1 free.

Your conference registration will afford you:
  • Up to 20 CPE credits (All delegates)
  • Admission to all sessions (All delegates)
  • Access to lunch & daily refreshments (In-person delegates only)
  • Confirmed Gala Dinner (In-person delegates only)
  • Official presentations (All delegates)
  • Opportunities to interact with exhibitors and sponsors in the exhibit hall (All delegates)

Additional CPE Credits
You can also get additional 12 CPE credits by attending the Pre-conference Event on 24 - 25 May 2021 (Board & Audit Committee Forum). Note that separate fees will be charged.
Tour: There will be a whole day tour on Saturday 29th May 2021 to the finest Ngorongoro National Park or Tarangire and Manyara National Parks. Should you choose to participate in a tour additional TZS 200,000 will be charged to Tanzanians and USD 200 to foreigners. If you have a guest for a tour TZS 200,000 or USD 200 per guest will be charged for Tanzanians and foreigners respectively.

Arrangements have been made for accommodation to cater for all budgets. Discounted rates ranging from USD 50 to USD 200 per night (including all Taxes) for a single occupancy

The major Airlines that easily come to Tanzania include; KLM, Emirates, Quartar Airways, Ethiopian Airways, Rwanda Air, Air Tanzania, Uganda Air, Kenya Airways etc.

You may obtain your VISA to enter Tanzania on arrival or through an online application for a fee of USD 50. East African residents do not require a VISA to enter Tanzania. The following countries will require referral VISA, Djibouti, Chad, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, Sierra Leone and Somali Land. For more VISA information visit

Sponsors and exhibitors
Do not miss the rare opportunity to meet internal Auditors and decision makers from Africa. For more information about sponsor and exhibitor opportunities please contact or call +255784663979.

COVID-19 Protocols
It is imperative to ensure the health and safety of all our delegates. We will have all measures in place including temperature screening, face mask, hand sanitizer, proper meals arrangements and social distance. However, foreign delegates as per Tanzanian Government Guideline, have the following additional requirements:
  • To have their PCR Test Documents verified at point of entry.
  • To get PCR Test at a cost of USD 100 before flying back to respective country. PCR Test can be taken and results including certificate be delivered within 48 hours after sample collection. However, prior booking for appointment is required.
We have arrangements in place to ensure that PCR Test appointments for foreign delegates are booked well in advance and test on arrival, to enable them meet different Airlines’ duration requirements for PCR Test Certificate. However, the PCR Test fee should be paid along with the participation fee during Event registration.

Bank Information

AFIIA Cancellation Policy
Cancellation charge of 20% will be charged if written notification for cancellation is received by 30th April 2021.

No refund shall be remitted for cancellation after 30th April 2021. We extend a warm welcome to you and your colleagues to be part of this premier event. AFIIA is coming home in May 2021!