THE INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS OF KENYA
(Established under the Accountant Act, Laws of Kenya)
THE ANNUAL FINANCIAL INNOVATIONS AND EMERGING ISSUES SEMINAR
Theme: Accounting for Tomorrows Possibilities
Date: 5th – 8th February 2019
Venue: Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa – Port Louis, Mauritius
The world is transforming, and the rise of a connected Africa is allowing countries across the continent to vault several stages of development in key areas such as banking and telecommunications. Businesses are facing relentless change. New technologies have emerged and are emerging. Traditional finance processes have been disrupted and the pressure is now on leaders and their teams to drive new digitally enabled business models. Innovation holds the promise – the promise of being the number enabler of the shift to better processes, products, partnerships.
ABOUT THE EVENT
The Annual Financial Innovations & Emerging Issues Seminar, now in its 2nd year, will gather leading players and thought leaders in the industry – uniting stakeholders from the public sector, business end-users, financial and technology services organizations, NGOs and Fin-Techs to discuss and explore key issues and opportunities today. Participants will also learn new ideas, trends and best practices in accountancy, financial management and leadership.
- Digital Identity and Cyber Security
- Analytics and Financial Innovation
- The future of Finance driven by Technology and Innovation
- Capital Markets Developments in Africa – Exploring New Frontiers in Technology
- Strategic Risk Management; Trends and Developments in Risk Management
- Recent Developments in the Accountancy profession and impact on financial reporting
- Sustainability Reporting / Integrated Reporting; Are accountants letting go on financial statement numbers?
- FiRe Award; Lessons for Private/Public Sector Entities
- The revolution of Crypto-currency; welcome to the world
Mauritius, known officially as the Republic of Mauritius, is an island nation located off the southeast coast of the African continent in the Indian Ocean. It is a volcanic island of lagoons and palm-fringed beaches with coral reefs surrounding most of the coastline. Mauritius, a tropical island paradise and arguably Africa’s wealthiest destination, is one of the world’s top luxury tourism destinations. It possesses a wide range of natural and man-made attractions, enjoys a tropical climate with clear warm sea waters, attractive beaches, tropical fauna and flora complemented by a multi-ethnic and cultural population that is friendly and welcoming. These tourism assets are its main strength, especially since they are backed up by well-designed and run hotels, reliable and operational services and infrastructures. Mauritius received the World Leading Island Destination award for the third time, as well as the World’s Best Beach award, at the World Travel Awards in January 2012.Most Mauritians are bilingual being equally fluent in French and English. English is the official language, but French and Creole are widely spoken. Oriental languages also form part of the linguistic mosaic.Mauritius has preserved its image as one of Africa’s few social and economic success stories, being a sugar and clothing exporter and a center for up market tourism.
Members of ICPAK and reciprocating professional bodies will be awarded 20 CPD Units upon successfully attending all seminar sessions.
Professionals from both the private and public sector, business end-users, financial and technology services organizations, NGOs, Fin-Techs, researchers,members of other Professional Accountancy Organizations (PAOs) and other professionals from different sectors of the economy. among others.
YOUR FINANCIAL COMMITMENT
Seminar charges are as follows:
|Category||Early Bird Registration||Normal Registration|
|Booking & Payment or LSO/LPO accepted by ICPAK on or before COB 23rd January 2019||Booking & Payment or LSO/LPO accepted by ICPAK after 23rd January 2019|
|Associate Member||KES 135,000||KES 145,000|
|Members||KES 155,000||KES 165,000|
|Non-Members||KES 165,000||KES 175,000|
|Kenyan CPAs in Mauritius and & other PAOs||USD 1,240||USD 1,340|
|International Delegates||USD 1,650||USD 1,750|
Registering multiple participants? Group-rate discounts offer maximum savings for firms with multiple registrants. Contact us to book your group registration at firstname.lastname@example.org
Delegates may pay in consecutive instalments using the early bird rate provided the final instalment is made by end of the early booking period, in this case, 23rd January 2019.
Delegates from other nations are requested to check with their Mauritius Embassy/ High Commission for their travel requirements. Kenyan citizens do not require visa to Mauritius – however, a valid passport is a must.
If you have special dietary or religious requirements, or should you need any particular assistance kindly refer to the event coordinator on email@example.com
G. NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL TRAINING AUTHORITY (NITA) Reimbursement
The Institute is registered as a trainer with National Industrial Training Authority. The Institute’s registration number is DIT/TRN/47. Participants who are registered levy contributors should apply to NITA for reimbursement of their fees. Please note that this is applicable for Kenyan citizens only and subject to NITA regulations. Remember that to qualify you should apply to NITA for approval prior to the date of the conference. Further details can be obtained from their website (www.nita.go.ke).
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES & Additional Information
The Annual Financial Innovations and Emerging Issues Seminar presents a good opportunity for organizations to market and/or sell their products and services to a target group with high purchasing powers, both on personal and corporate levels. This seminar presents a unique opportunity for brand positioning and communication that will enjoy optimal visibility before potential targeted customers. Armed with significant purchasing power and decision-making authority, the audience are a key target group for businesses. Sponsorship opportunities range from cocktail, gala, media sponsorships, exhibitions and advertising. For more information or enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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