PUBLIC FINANCE MANAGEMENT (PFM) CONFERENCE FOR AFRICA

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April 24 @ 8:00 am - April 26 @ 5:00 pm

| 70000Ksh

INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS OF KENYA

 (Established under the Accountant Act, Laws of Kenya)

PUBLIC FINANCE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE FOR AFRICA

Theme: Rethinking PFM in Africa – Towards Good Financial Governance

Venue: Leisure Lodge Beach & Golf Resort – South Coast – Mombasa, Kenya

Date: 24th– 26th April 2019

1.0  PRELUDE

African governments continually recognize the value for reforming management of public finances. The objective of these various reforms initiated are geared towards the attainment of discipline in managing public funds, reduction of corruption, improvement of service delivery, enhancing transparency and accountability in the public sector, promoting economic growth and the attainment of long-term objectives such as the sustainable development goals.

The focus on public finance management is motivated by donor conditions, increasing need for transparent and open governments, enhanced legal framework guiding public finance management and the strong advocacy for citizen participation in government projects and budget making process.

As part of the reforms, countries are supposed to adopt IPSAS as the basis of preparing financial statements for government which should culminate in the consolidation of financial statements for the entire government. Further, the use of automation through IFMIS has been adopted by African governments to enhance efficiency in the utilization of public funds. The success of these reforms is yet to be fully realized despite rigorous efforts.

In a series of ICPAK CPD events, this conference has been organized to deeply discuss the thematic areas herein

  • Fiscal Accountability and Transparency – Re-looking at the Role of the Legislature
  • PFM Reforms and Budgeting – Evidence from Kenyan Devolved Units
  • Automation of Public Sector Audits and PFM – A Case of the Office of the Auditor General, Kenya
  • PFM and Africa Agenda 2063
  • Public Debt Contracts in Africa – Are They a Trap?
  • Regional Tax Reforms – A Case for East Africa
  • Effect of Customs Unions in Regional Economic Growth – A Look at the East African Community

2.  TARGET

Government Accounting Officers, Public Finance specialists, Chief Finance Officers, County Government Executives, County Assembly Executives, Legislators, International and local Development Partners, Civil Societies, Donor Agencies, Governance Experts, Policy Analysts, Academia among others.

3.  CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNITS

Members of ICPAK and those from other reciprocating professional bodies will earn 20 CPD units upon successfully attending all conference sessions.

4.  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).

5.  PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The conference presents a perfect opportunity for organizations to showcase their products & services to a target group with high purchasing powers, both on personal and corporate levels. You will also have a unique opportunity for brand positioning and communication that will enjoy optimal visibility. 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 maureen.chelangat@icpak.com

Further requests can be channeled to us via telephone calls on +254 719 074000/100/129 or via email to emma.opiyo@icpak.com with a copy to memberservices@icpak.com

6.  CHARGES

Details Early Bird Rate

(Booking and Payment received by 9th April 2019)

Regular Booking

(Booking and payment received after 9th April 2019)

Associate Members/Accounting Trainees Kshs. 50,000  per Delegate Kshs. 60,000  per Delegate
Kenyan based Members/ACCA Members and IFAC PAOs Kshs. 65,000  per Delegate Kshs. 70,000 per Delegate
Non-Member Kshs. 70,000 per Delegate Kshs. 75,000 per Delegate
International Delegates USD 710 USD 760

Details

Start:
April 24 @ 8:00 am
End:
April 26 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
70000Ksh
Event Category:

Organizer

ICPAK
Website:
icpak.com

Other

Target
Public Sector
CPD Hours
20
Associates Member Cost
Ksh 60,000
Full Member Cost
Ksh 70,000
Non Member Cost
Ksh 75,000
Event Type
Conference
Status
Closed
Associate Member Discount
10000
Full Member Discount
5000
Non Member Discount
5000
Discount Date (yyyy-mm-dd)
2019-04-09
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as well as develop and regulate the accountancy profession in Kenya.

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Telephone Line (Main) : +254 719 074 000
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