PROGRAMME 2020

 
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DAY 1

Nov. 26

 AGENDA ITEM
8:30 – 9:00  REGISTRATION
9:00 – 9:10  Opening Remarks
 Conference Chair and Council Member, ICATT
9:10 – 9:20  Remarks
 Denise Chinpire-O’Reilly – President, ICATT
9:20 – 9:30  Greetings from ICAC
 Khalil Alli – President, ICAC
9:30 – 9:35  Host: Introduces the First and Second Addresses
9:35 – 10:00  Address: ICATT’s Fiftieth Year – What’s Next for Accountancy

 Marcia Annisette – Professor of Accounting; Associate Dean, Academic

Schulich School of Business, Canada.

10:05 – 10:30  Address: The Next Normal. Moving from Essential to Indispensable

Jimmy Greer –  Head of Sustainability, ACCA

10:30 – 10:45  B R E A K 
10:45 – 12:00  Panel: How We Survive

The strategies used by companies large and small to survive the pandemic.

 Moderator: TBD

12:00 – 1:00  L U N C H
1:00 – 2:30 Concurrent Interactive Sessions Choose One (1)

Either

 
(A) Corporate Performance Management
Presenter: TBD

Gain insights into:

Streaming your reporting processes by leveraging the latest technologies

Ways to create world class reporting, budget/forecasting & financial consolidations

 

OR

(B) Business Continuity Planning for Accounting & Finance Units
Presenters:
Mr. Kofi Boxill, PwC
Ms. Kathy-Ann Smith, PwC

Learn how major companies have implemented and adapted their BCP throughout the pandemic situation

Best practice BCP strategies

What accounting and finance departments should consider when reviewing their BCP for future situations

2:30-2:45 BREAK
2:45 – 4:00 Concurrent Interactive Sessions Choose One (1)

Either

(C) Moving Your Practice into the Cloud

Presenters:

Stacey Supersad, Digicel
Douglas Thomas, Digicel

 

What’s in it for you?

What’s in it for your clients?

How to go about it?

 

OR

(D) Controlling Your Cash Flow Through Digitalization

Presenter: TBD

Understanding cash-flow is crucial for any business

What SMEs can do to better manage cash-flow

How an online accounting software can help

 

OR

(E) IAS 36 Impairment of Assets – Covid 19 Implications

Presenter: BDO (Names TBD)

4: 00   C L O S E

 

DAY 2
Nov. 27
 AGENDA ITEM
8:30 – 9:00  REGISTRATION
9:00 Opening Remarks
Conference Chair and Council Member, ICATT
9:05 – 10:15 Currency Market Outlook and Management Strategy

Presenter: TBD

Market Economic Overview – Impact of the Pandemic on Currency Markets

Market Risk and Business Risk

How to Manage Market Volatility in Uncertain Times

10:15 – 10:30  B R E A K
10:30 – 12:00 Choose One (1) 

Either

(F) Navigating Tax In A Pandemic
Presenter : TBD

OR

(G) Fraud in Financial Statements

Presenter: TBD

Case studies, Real-life stories of fraud

Ethical considerations

OR

(H) HRM and Industrial Relations 2020 and Beyond

Presenter: TBD

Gain insights into:

Managing a Distant Workforce

Workers, Childcare, Quarantine and Isolation

Balancing Talent and Liquidity

12:00 – 1:00  L U N C H
1:00 – 3:00 Either

 (I) Practical Audit Training

Presenter: Michael Scott

Gain insights into:

Audit compliance and regulatory requirements

OR

(J) Current Expected Credit Losses Model – IFRS 9

Presenter: TBD

The next big innovation in accounting standards is the new Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) model for recognizing credit losses, which takes effect in 2020 for most public companies

3:15 – 4:00

 

Virtual Networking

 

Online Payments Accepted

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