SAIPA Accounting iNdaba 2019








The Future-Ready Professional Accountant in the 4th Industrial Revolution

DATES: Tuesday 13th – Thursday 15th August 2019
VENUE: Cape Town International Convention Centre

The 4th Industrial Revolution is here! But emerging technologies, new business models and evolving client expectations threaten to upend traditional accounting services. Now is the time for Professional Accountants everywhere to master disruption and become digital authorities. Join an expected 1000 delegates at the SAIPA Accounting iNdaba 2019 for a 3-day long deepdive into this and other trending topics, such as IFRS, SMPs, tax and public sector accounting.


Our presenters range from respected local subject matter experts to well-known international authorities, as well as a distinguished keynote speaker.


Darrel Scott

IASB Board Member

Lindy Bodweig

IPSAS Board Member

Prof Wiseman Nkuhlu

Chairman of the Board for KPMG, SA

Saleem Kharwa

Professional Account (SA)

Mandi Olivier CA(SA)

Senior Executive for Professional Development at SAICA

Xolani Qubeka

Chairman for Small Business Development Institute (SBDI)

Walter Muwandi (FCCA)

Chief Executive Officer for CCG Systems

Dr. Hanlie Smuts

Associate Professor in the Department of Informatics at the University of Pretoria

Sandra Chogo

Speaker on the 4th Industrial Revolution in Tanzania

Dumisani Dlamini

Chief Financial Officer of SANParks

Robert Cameron-Ellis

Independent Forensic Accountant

Jeanine Poggiolini

Technical Director of the Accounting Standards Board in South Africa (ASB)


They represent respected professional bodies such as: International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA), International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB), and Accounting Standards Board (ASB).

You can attend their sessions at our main auditorium and any of the two breakaway sessions. Also, two think tanks will each provide a semi-enclosed area in the centre’s main exhibition hall where you can listen to short presentations on selected topics, such as Cloud Accounting, over a Bluetooth earphone. Plus, there will be panel discussions where subject specialists will unpack critical concerns.


On the first night, we’ll host a relaxing cocktail party, affording you the opportunity to settle in and mingle. Then, on Wednesday, you’ll attend a gala evening, where our presentations will be complemented by fine dining and stimulating entertainment.


The following delegate pricing packages include attendance at all three days of the conference, a place at the opening cocktail event and a reservation for the Gala Dinner. The once-off admission fee gives you access to any and all sessions you prefer.

Partners packages allow accompanying partners to attend the Gala Dinner on Wednesday 14 August 2019. At an additional cost, we are making available a pre-arranged tourist package for partners, delegates must use this promo code SAIPA2019 in order to qualify for the discount.

Travel and accommodation costs are for the delegate and partners’ own accounts.

Membership type Cost per delegate – including VAT
SAIPA annual CPD subscriber R3 565.00
SAIPA members R4 025.00
IAC member R4 025.00
SAIPA Student members R950.00
SAIPA Trainee members R950.00
Non-members R5 750.00
International delegates US$ 500.00
Partners package – South African guests R500.00
Partners package – international guests US$ 150.00

* Attending all 3 days will count for structured hours as below:

Accounting 6
Tax 4
Ethics 3
Other 3
Total 16 hours


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