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Future-proof your career next Monday!

06 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

10.15-10.45am THE GLOBALISATION OF THE PROFESSION (or how the qualification gives you wings), Adam Birt, ICAEW

10.45-11.15am GENERATION X, Y & Z & HOW EXPECTATIONS ARE CHANGING, Maggie McGhee, ACCA

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, 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, Chief Executive – Management Accounting, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, 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 Stephen Mooney, ACCA & Jenny Dack, AAT

4.00-4.15pm SUMMING UP FROM LSBF’s Rob Sowerby

4.15pm NETWORKING


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