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: Gaborone, Botswana
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.
- Driving Corporate Leadership through Innovation; Data or Intuition Debate
- Digital Identity and Cyber Security
- Green Finance – Best Practice
- Analytics and Financial Innovation
- Capital Markets Developments in Africa – Exploring New Frontiers in Technology
- Customer Centric Public-Sector Organizations; A case study
- Strategic Risk Management; Trends and Developments in Risk Management
- Experiences and Lessons for a Value Adding Audit Function
- Recent Developments in the Accountancy Profession and the Impact on Financial Reporting
- Sustainability Reporting / Integrated Reporting – Are Accountants Letting Go on Financial Statement Numbers?
- FiRe Award; Lessons for Private Sector Entities
- A life of Impact; Building Blocks for Significance and Fulfilment
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, 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|
|Student 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 Botswana and members of BICA & 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 email@example.com
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 Botswana Embassy/ High Commission for their travel requirements. Kenyan citizens do not require visa to Botswana – 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
Other requests for information can be channeled to us via telephone on +254 719 074100/129/215/136 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com.
We encourage you to regularly visit our website www.icpak.com for updates on the Conference
Botswana is one of the most beautiful countries in Africa, with a population of only 2.3 million people living in the country, the official name of the country is the Republic of Botswana. It is bordered by South Africa to the south and southeast, Namibia to the west and north, Zimbabwe to the northeast, and Zambia to the north. English is the official language of Botswana and widely spoken, although Setswana (also called ‘Tswana’) is spoken by almost everybody. The currency used is called Botswana Pula. Botswana is an intriguing country, filled with old traditions and mysteries, stunning national parks, friendly people and a great diversity of wildlife. It has very unique tourist attractions that you may want to enjoy after your training: These include: Chobe National Park with the largest elephant population on the continent, The Okavango Delta is the largest inland delta in the world, Moremi Game Reserve, The Makgadikgadi Pan one of the largest salt flats in the world.