INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS OFKENYA
(established under the Accountant Act, Laws of Kenya)
THE 36th ANNUAL SEMINAR
Theme: Beyond the Profession
Dates: 23rd – 27th November 2020
Venue: Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa, Mombasa
ABOUT ICPAK – THE HOST
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) is a regulatory body mandated to regulate and coordinate the activities of qualified and registered Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) in Kenya – including promoting research into the subject of accountancy and finance and related matters, publication of books, periodicals, journals and articles in connection therewith; promoting the international recognition of the Institute, advising the Examination Board on matters relating to examinations standards and policies, advising the Minister for Finance on matters relating to financial accountability in all sectors of the economy and setting and enforcing standards of professional practice such as accounting, auditing and ethical standards. The Institute is established by an Act of parliament – The Accountants Act No. 15 of 2008 and has been in existence since 1978. Over its long history it has registered over 23,000 members. Its members work in diverse sectors of the economy as accountants, financial experts, auditor and financial consultants. Over 500 of our members have emigrated and are working beyond the borders of Kenya. Members of the Institute are present in 41 different countries around the globe.
ANNUAL SEMINARS – A BRIEF HISTORY
Each year for the last 35 years, ICPAK has maintained a rich tradition of congregating once a year in the month of May to reflect on the profession and emerging issues affecting the nation. This year’s seminar follows in pattern as it seeks to reinforce the role of professional accountants in safeguarding public interest. The previous 35th Annual Seminar attracted 2,500 participants largely drawn from Kenya but with representation from Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Nigeria. This year, the event is targeted to attract a wider representation of East Africa and the continent at large.
Day One: Registration and Seminar Official Opening
Day Two: Aligning to the Macro-Environment
Day Three: The Profession, Technology and Risk Management
Day Four: Effective Governance and Sustainability
|Associate Members||Ksh. 60,000 per delegate|
|Members||Ksh. 65,000 per delegate|
|Non-members & International Delegates||Ksh. 70,000 per delegate|
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).
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