2000 to Attend ACCA Global Virtual Conference

More than 2,000 finance professionals and business people are expected to take part in a global virtual conference organised by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) in July.

A range of leading experts from around the world will cover issues at the event on 28th July including:

  • The role of the accountant in re-building a global economy
  • Where next for the global economy and the impact on the accounting profession
  • Talent management issues in 2010
  • a global perspective of narrative reporting
  • The business of innovation
  • The value of audit in a modern world
  • governance, risk management and compliance and
  • Generation Y: nurturing the finance professionals of the future.

Among those making presentations at the global virtual conference are corporate governance guru Professor Mervyn King from South Africa, Alan Teixeira, Director of Technical Activities of the International Accounting Standards Board, Juthika Ramanathan, Chief Executive of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore (ACRA) and senior ACCA member Coutts Otolo, chief executive officer, Ernst & Young, Eastern Africa, along with leading experts from global businesses.

ACCA’s Deputy President Mark Gold and Chief Executive Helen Brand will also be speaking to the conference, which will be a mix of live and recorded presentations.

Helen Brand said:

“The global virtual conference will bring together some of the world’s leading experts in a number of key areas for our profession – and will then enable them to speak to a worldwide audience including employers, finance professionals and technical experts about a range of pressing issues and challenges which we all face in the coming years. This is the second such virtual conference we have held, following the success of 2009’s inaugural event and we look forward to engaging with thousands of our members.”

Anyone wishing to register for the event should visit the ACCA global virtual conference website.

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