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Where to be on Monday - Future-proofing your career?

08 June 2018

How is your accountancy career going? All you expected it to be? If you want to future-proof your career then there is only one place to be this Monday – our free one-day London ‘Being Global’ conference.

We have some big guns lined up for the day from the accountancy profession, and real-life employers and recruitment consultants. It is a unique chance to discover what the future might hold for you.

Along with digitalisation, we know that globalisation is going to continue to be one of the industry’s big influencers in both eh short and medium-term.

Sign up at http://being-global.eventbrite.co.uk

Here’s the order of the day...

Being Global: future-proof your career in accountancy
Date: Monday 11 June
Time: 9.00am to 5pm
Venue: University of Law, 14 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7DE


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, Adam Birt, ICAEW head of ACA development & special projects.
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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