THE INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS OF KENYA
(established under the Accountant Act, Laws of Kenya)
THE 29th ECONOMIC SYMPOSIUM
Theme: Harnessing Economic Resilience for Post-COVID Recovery
Date: 10th – 12th February 2021
Venue: Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel, Nairobi
The country’s economy is experiencing fundamental changes caused by COVID19 pandemic that has disrupted livelihoods, businesses and government operations. According to the Budget Outlook and Review Paper 2020, the economy grew by 4.9% in the first quarter of 2020 compared to a growth of 5.5 % in a similar period in 2019. It is estimated that the impact of Covid-19 will further constrain the economy to about 2.6%.
The economy has so far been resilient not to be overrun by economic shocks such as locust invasion, drought, floods and COVID19 pandemic among others. With the lifting of containment measures and adjustment of incentives and reliefs to cushion citizens and businesses from the adverse effects of the pandemic, focus on implementation of the Economic Stimulus Programme and Post Covid-19 Economic Recovery Strategy will be essential to boost economic activity in 2021.
Themed Harnessing Economic Resilience for Post-COVID Recovery, the 29th Economic Symposium seeks to explore strategies for economic recovery, employment creation and access to essential services by citizens.
The Symposium will focus on the following four thematic areas as enlisted below:
Subtheme One: Economy
- Post-Covid Recovery and the Big Four Agenda
- Public Debt Conundrum – Which Way for Kenya
- Rethinking Public Investment Programmes for service delivery
Sub Theme Two: Trade
- Exchange Rate Policy – Kenya Shilling Performance and Implications to the Economy 2021
- Regional Integration and Trade – Is Kenya’s Competitive Edge Shrinking?
Sub Theme Three: Governance
- Economics of BBI- Cost Implications of Proposed Governance Structures
- Election Campaign Financing – Is it time to implement the Law ahead of 2022 General Elections?
- Strengthening Financial Accountability for Economic Growth
Sub Theme Four: Technology and Emerging Issues
- Digital Lending – Does it Lead to Financial Inclusion or Overburden Households?
- Climate Financing- Securing Environment for the Current and Future Generations
|Associate Members||KShs 35,000 per Delegate|
|Full Members||KShs. 45,000 per Delegate|
|Non-Member||KShs. 55,000 per Delegate|
Note: Delegates are required to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements. Symposium charges cater for training fee, training materials, certificate and meals during the event.
Continuous Professional Development Units (CPDs).
Members of ICPAK and those from other reciprocating professional bodies will earn 20 structured CPD points upon successfully attending all learning sessions.
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 Economic Symposium attracts over 300 participants drawn from both the public and private sectors presenting a rare chance for exhibitors and sponsors. Those interested in sponsoring this event can reach us through firstname.lastname@example.org
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