Conference Programme

Thursday 19 October 2017 Registration
Celebratory Event at Grand Beach Café
Friday 20 October 2017 Full day conference
Networking evening (venue and details to be advised)
Saturday 21 October 2017 Full day conference

Refreshments and lunches will be served during the conference, giving delegates the chance to network in between sessions.

FOCUS AREAS:

The five areas of focus to be covered in the two days are:

  • Tax
  • Reporting
  • Technology
  • Governance and
  • Ethics

 

FORMAT:

The programme is a combination of Plenary and Breakaway Sessions.

Day 1
DAY 1: Friday 20 October 2017
7:30–8:30 Late Registration
8:30–9:00 Welcome
9:00–10:00 Tax & Trusts
10:00–10:15 Platinum Sponsor Slot
10:15–10:45 Accountancy in Africa
10:45–11:15 Tea Break
11:15–12:45 Breakaway Session 1
12:45–14:00 Lunch
14:00–15:30 Breakaway Session 2
15:30–16:00 Tea Break
16:00–17:30 Ethical Dilemmas

BREAKAWAY SESSION 1 (1 hour, 30 minutes)

TECHNOLOGY AND DATA ANALYTICS
Topic Target Audience Allocated Speaking Time
Becoming a Virtual CFO

 

“Engagement Letters”

 

“Technology of Rendering a service”

 

Practice 15 – 20 min
Risk Management

 

“How to identify risks in Business”

 

“Risk Management in the Digital Era”

 

“Reputation Management and Technology”

Business

 

15 – 20 min
MSCOA Public Sector 15 – 20 min
Case Study Lecture Trainees 15 – 20 min

 

BREAKAWAY SESSION 2 (1 hour, 30 minutes)

TAX
Topic Target Audience Allocated Speaking Time
Trusts

 

“Legalities of Trusts”

 

“Tax implications of Trusts”

 

Practice 15 – 20 min
VAT

 

“Input Taxes”

 

 

 

Public Sector

 

15 – 20 min
Voluntary Disclosure Programme or Panama Papers

 

Business 15 – 20 min
Academic Paper on Tax Trainees 15 – 20 min
Day 2
DAY 2: Saturday 21 October 2017
8:30–9:30 King IV
9:30–10:30 Integrated Reporting for SMEs
10:30–11:00 Tea Break
11:00–12:30 Breakaway Session 3
12:30–13:30 Lunch
13:30–15:00 Breakaway Session 4
15:00–15:30 Platinum Sponsor Slot
15:30–16:30 Panel Discussion: NOCLAR
16:30–17:00 Closing

 

 

BREAKAWAY SESSION 3 (1 hour, 30 minutes)

REPORTING
Topic Target Audience Allocated Speaking Time
Reporting and Assurance

 

Practice 15-20 min
Performance

 

“Performance Budgeting”

 

“Performance Audits”

 

 

 

Public Sector

 

15-20 min
Financial Instruments

 

“Non-monetary Currencies”

 

“Risk Management”

 

“Investment Management”

Business 15-20 min

 

 

BREAKAWAY SESSION 4 (1 hour, 30 minutes)

SURVIVING BEYOND NUMBERS
Topic Target Audience Allocated Speaking Time
Reliance on other Professions

 

Practice 15-20 min
Accounting and Accountability

 

 

 

Public Sector &

Business

 

15-20 min
Relying on Numbers

 

“Predictability”

All 15 -20 min
Developing trainees beyond numbers

 

Why the Profession needs you?”

Trainees 15-20 min