FINANCIAL INNOVATIONS AND EMERGING ISSUES SEMINAR

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February 5 @ 9:30 am - February 8 @ 1:00 pm

| 165000Ksh

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

PRELUDE

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.

TOPICS

  • 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

ABOUT MAURITIUS
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.

 CPD UNITS

Members of ICPAK and reciprocating professional bodies will be awarded 20 CPD Units upon successfully attending all seminar sessions.

TARGET AUDIENCE

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


GROUP DISCOUNT

Registering multiple participants? Group-rate discounts offer maximum savings for firms with multiple registrants. Contact us to book your group registration at felista.kibe@icpak.com

INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS

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.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

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.

 DRESS CODE
Business Casual

 SPECIAL NEEDS

If you have special dietary or religious requirements, or should you need any particular assistance kindly refer to the event coordinator on felista.kibe@icpak.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 raphael.nguli@icpak.com

Other requests for information can be channeled to us via telephone on +254 719 074100/129/215/136 or via email to felista.kibe@icpak.com with a copy to memberservices@icpak.com.

We encourage you to regularly visit our website www.icpak.com for updates on the Conference

 

 

Details

Start:
February 5 @ 9:30 am
End:
February 8 @ 1:00 pm
Cost:
165000Ksh
Event Categories:
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Organizer

ICPAK
Website:
icpak.com

Other

Target
Public and Private Sector
CPD Hours
20
Associates Member Cost
Ksh 145,000
Full Member Cost
Ksh 165,000
Non Member Cost
Ksh 175,000
Event Type
Seminar
Status
Open
Associate Member Discount
10000
Full Member Discount
10000
Non Member Discount
10000
Discount Date (yyyy-mm-dd)
2019-01-23

Venue

Mauritius
Mauritius, Kenya
Phone:
+254 727 531006
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About ICPAK

ICPAK is an Institution
mandated to protect and uphold public interest
as well as develop and regulate the accountancy profession in Kenya.

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Contact Information:

P.O BOX 59963-00200,
CPA Center, Ruaraka, Thika road.
Nairobi, Kenya.

Telephone Line (Main) : +254 719 074 000

Mobile: +254 719 074 000, +254 (0) 727 531006 / 733 856262 / 721 469796/ 721469169

Email: icpak@icpak.com

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