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FREE accountancy career conference line-up complete

01 June 2018

Being Global: future-proof your career in accountancy

Brought to you in association with PQ magazine

Date: Monday 11 June
Time: 9.00am to 5pm
Venue: University of Law, 14 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7DE
Book at: http://being-global.eventbrite.co.uk

9.00-9.30am ARRIVAL & COFFEE
9.30-9.45am WELCOME SPEECH – Rob Sowerby, LSBF, director of professional courses
9.45-10.15am WHAT THE PROFESSION WILL LOOK LIKE IN THE FUTURE – THE BIG PICTURE, Dr Noel Tagoe, CIMA, executive vice president, academics
10.15-10.45am THE GLOBALISATION OF THE PROFESSION (or how the qualification gives you wings), Adam Birt, ICAEW, head of ACA development & special projects
10.45-11.15am GENERATION X & HOW THEIR WORLD SHAPING UP, Maggie McGhee, ACCA director of professional insight
11.15am-11.45am COFFEE BREAK
11.45-1.00pm THE STATE OF THE CURRENT MARKET & WHAT REAL-LIFE EMPLOYERS WANT Tom Eagle, Pro-recruitment, head of financial recruitment. He will be joined by two employers – Nav Gudra, senior HR advisor for the National Audit Office and Mark Twum-Ampofo, partner at Kingston Smith. Followed by a Q&A session
1.00-2.00pm LUNCH
2.00-3.00pm PANEL DISCUSSION: Road map your career path. Looking at the rise of AI (robots), big data and globalisation. Panel will include Andrew Harding, CEO of the Association (CIMA & AICPA), Gillian Fawcett, Head of International at CIPFA, & Andrew Williamson, AAT director of marketing & brand strategy.
3.00-4.00pm THE CHANGING NATURE OF APPRENTICES, with Claire Bennison, Head of ACCA UK & Lea Watson, and AAT product manager (employer relationships & apprenticeships)
4.00-4.15pm SUMMING UP FROM LSBF’s Rob Sowerby
4.15pm NETWORKING


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