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Welcome to a transformative journey into the heart of finance, where tradition meets innovation. Join us for an unforgettable event dedicated to exploring the profound impact of technology on financial standards and practices in Africa.
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Insightful Discussions: Explore the latest trends in financial technology and their implications for IFRS adoption in Africa.
Global Perspectives: Gain valuable insights from international experts and thought leaders.
Networking Opportunities: Connect with professionals and peers who are shaping the financial landscape.
Knowledge Exchange: Deepen your understanding of IFRS and its role in the age of artificial intelligence.
Inspiring Keynotes: Be inspired by influential speakers at the forefront of the financial and tech industries.
Public Sector Financial Reporting Specialist
Since March 2022, Amon Dhliwayo has been the Deputy Team Leader for the Government of Rwanda’s (GOR’s) IPSAS Implementation project. Amon has worked with:
o Other experts to update the Asset Management Policy, prepare Accounting manuals and Financial Reporting Templates that comply with IPSAS and incorporate GOR’s legislation and IFMIS requirements;
o IPSAS Experts, Business Analysts and System Developers to:
§ Revise the structure and coding of the Government’s Chart of Accounts to align with IPSAS, GFS and UNSPSC requirements; and
§ Write IPSAS Accounting Requirements for Assets and Public Debt (Financial Instruments) which will be used to develop the IFMIS Fixed Assets, Inventory and Public Debt modules that comply with IPSAS; and
o Registered valuers to collect data to identify, register and value government’s land, buildings, road transport equipment, investment property and intangible assets to be recognised for the first time in the 30 June 2023 statement of financial position (balance sheet).
• Prior to March 2022, Amon worked as a Standard Setter at the IPSASB in Toronto, Canada for 4 years and developed the Property, Plant, and Equipment (PPE) Standard and wrote the Chapters on accounting for natural water and living resources (animals and plants) in the Natural Resources Consultation Paper (CP) issued in May 2022. Amon also worked at KPMG South Africa as an IPSAS implementer from 2013 to 2018 and as an Auditor from 2009 to 2013.
• Amon is a Qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) and registered member of CPA Canada and SAICA.
PhD Applied Accounting Training Provider, Facilitator
PhD Applied Accounting Training Provider, MNGT DVT Programs, Short Courses, Strategic Planning Facilitator.
Dr Prince Sinamane has facilitated thousands of training to numerous executives in more than 10 countries, and is a renowned Public Finance Facilitator, Turn Around Strategist and Motivational Speaker. He has facilitated various courses for National Treasury, SARS, FORTHARE SOLUTIONS, DBSA, SITA, SASSA, etc.
BDO Sri Lanka Partner, Assurance & Advisory
Jerad is a partner in the Audit and Assurance division at BDO Sri Lanka and Maldives. He also serves as the Head of Technical and Training at BDO.
He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and holding a B.Com (Special) degree from the University of Colombo. He has more than 16 years’ experience mainly in audit, consulting and training functions. Prior to joining BDO, he worked at Ernst & Young (EY), Sri Lanka for nearly 10 years, including their offices located in Saudi Arabia, Singapore and Guam.
After leaving EY, he worked in the BDO, Fiji office for two years as an Associate Director prior to joining BDO Sri Lanka as an Associate Director. He is specialized in general financial accounting, audit and in providing services related to IFRS training & consulting. His local and international experience includes auditing clients in different industries including, banking and finance, leisure, telecommunication, manufacturing, transportation, food & beverage, retail and services. He has conducted IFRS training in Fiji, Bhutan and in the Maldives.
He is also serving as a facilitator at the Institute of Charted Accountants of Sri Lanka in conducting various training sessions.
Digital Transformation & Cyber Security Strategist
Munashe is a licensed Experienced Business Rescue Practitioner, an expert in Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance and Strategic Management Consulting, a lecturer, and Governance expert who founded successful enterprises and has had extensive experience turning around struggling businesses over the years. He has been the youngest CIMA Fellow in Africa for two (2) years in a row now, thus 2019 and 2020. He runs a Consulting company and a tertiary educational & training institution which has a groundbreaking approach to learning where theory and experience meet. The company develops learners that are good cultured hard and smart workers. He is also a licensed Facilitator, Assessor and Moderator.
He also has a Corporate Social Investment which offers SMMEs free business advisory, Accounting and Tax services.
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Keynote speech by Dr Iyad Abumoghli, Senior Principal Advisor @ UN Environment
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This IASB Update highlights preliminary decisions of the International Accounting Standards Board