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FIRST ANNUAL IFRS AFRICA SYMPOSIUM

BE A PART OF THIS LANDMARK EVENT Who should attend

The IFRS AFRICA Symposium 2021 brings together a network of IFRS accounting professionals from across the continent to discuss the most pertinent issues facing IFRS reporting in a mid- and post- COVID world as well as looking forward to economic development on the continent and digital transformation within the accounting sphere. 

Whether you have been working with financial statements produced under IFRS for a significant time or are new to the world of IFRS reporting, this IFRS AFRICA Symposium is a must for the following:

Accounting Professionals, Financial Executives,Finance Directors, Head of Finance, Chief Finance Officers, Accounts Managers, Auditors, Financial Analysts, Bankers, Investment Bankers and all Executives in accounting, reporting and/ or controlling area. 

Claim your place in the first ever IFRS AFRICA Symposium:

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International Speakers
Continental Speakers

MEET THE EXPERTS Speaker Line Up

South Africa, Prince Sinamane, PhD

PhD Applied Accounting Training Provider, Facilitator

Sri Lanka, Jerad Dias, ACA, B. Com-Special

BDO Sri Lanka Partner, Assurance & Advisory

Sri Lanka, Romesh Ranawana, DPhil

Tengri Aero Industries, CTO and Co-Founder

Zimbabwe, Munashe Naphtali Mupa FCMA, CGMA, M.Ist.D

Digital Transformation & Cyber Security Strategist

South Africa, Werner Swanepoel, CA (SA)

Vertice MedTech, Group Chief Digital Officer

Nigeria, Olayinka Moses, PhD CPA CNA

Wellington School of Business, Lecturer

Sweden, Nandita Mishra, PhD

Intergrated Reporting, Ambassador

Australia, Luckmika Perera, PhD CA CPA FIPA FFA

Deakin University, Associate Professor

South Africa, Oliver Orton, M.A, Law

Corporate Governance, Lead / ESG, Africa at IFC - International Finance Corporation

USA, Ann Rosenburg, MBA

Sustainability Solutions at Wood plc, Senior Vice President

ENHANCE YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Meet with like-minded thought leaders from across the continent.

This will be a virtual symposium and will be the first of its kind undertaken in South Africa and Africa. The first ever annual IFRS AFRICA Symposium will be a landmark event that will bring together a panel of the top thought leaders in the field of IFRS financial reporting and will be attended by delegates from across South Africa and from the key African countries that IFRS Training currently has a footprint in.

Benefit from sharing experiences with people from other organisations and gain a new perspective on common problems.

  •  IFRS Training Facilitator 17.30 - 17.40 CAT
    IFRS Training Facilitator

    Opening Remarks

    • Welcome Speech
    • Thank sponsors
    • Outline agenda

  •  Sri Lanka, Jerad Dias, ACA, B. Com-Special 17.40 - 18.20 CAT
    Sri Lanka, Jerad Dias, ACA, B. Com-Special

    Session 1 - Overview of Key IFRSs

    • [Discussion of core principles of selected key IFRSs]

  • 18.20 - 18.25 CAT

    Break

  •  South Africa, Oliver Orton, M.A, Law 18.25 - 19.15 CAT
    South Africa, Oliver Orton, M.A, Law

    Session 2 – Emerging Trends in Corporate Governance and IFC Approach

    • The Economic Development, Future Ready Accountant and Digital Transformation

  • 19.15 - 19.20 CAT

    Break

  •  South Africa, Oliver Orton, M.A, Law 19.20 - 19.35 CAT
    South Africa, Oliver Orton, M.A, Law

    Q&A Session - Corporate Governance

    • Oliver Orton

    Moderated by Jerad Dias

  •  IFRS Training Facilitator 19.35 - 19.40 CAT
    IFRS Training Facilitator

    Closing Remarks

  •  IFRS Training Facilitator 17.30 - 17.35 CAT
    IFRS Training Facilitator

    Opening Remarks

  •  Nigeria, Olayinka Moses, PhD CPA CNA 17.40 - 18.20 CAT
    Nigeria, Olayinka Moses, PhD CPA CNA

    Session 1 - The Future Ready Accountant

    • The Accountant's Role

  • 18.20 - 18.25 CAT

    Break

  •  Australia, Luckmika Perera, PhD CA CPA FIPA FFA 18.25 - 18.55 CAT
    Australia, Luckmika Perera, PhD CA CPA FIPA FFA

    Session 2 - Current Status and Future Outlook of Integrated Reporting

  •  IFRS Training Facilitator 18.55 - 19.00 CAT
    IFRS Training Facilitator

    Closing Remarks

  •  IFRS Training Facilitator 17.30 - 17.35 CAT
    IFRS Training Facilitator

    Opening Remarks

  •  South Africa, Victor Zvandasara, CA(SA), MCOM 17.35 - 18.05 CAT
    South Africa, Victor Zvandasara, CA(SA), MCOM

    Session 1 - Looking To the Past and the Future

    • The Impact of COVID-19 on IFRS Financial Statements

  • 18.05 - 18.10 CAT

    Break

  •  South Africa, Werner Swanepoel, CA (SA) 18.10 - 18.40 CAT
    South Africa, Werner Swanepoel, CA (SA)

    Session 2 - Information Processing and Related Technologies That Are Rapidly Changing the Financial Reporting Landscape

    • Digital Transformation Within the Accounting Sphere

  • 18.40 - 18.45 CAT

    Break

  •  Zimbabwe, Munashe Naphtali Mupa FCMA, CGMA, M.Ist.D 18.45 - 19.15 CAT
    Zimbabwe, Munashe Naphtali Mupa FCMA, CGMA, M.Ist.D

    Session 3 - The Rise of Crypto

    • The Impact on Decentralised Finances and Foreign Currency Payments

  •  IFRS Training Facilitator 19.15 - 19.25 CAT
    IFRS Training Facilitator

    Special Presentation from the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF)

    • Special Presentation from ATAF

  •  IFRS Training Facilitator 19.25 - 19.30 CAT
    IFRS Training Facilitator

    Closing Remarks

  •  IFRS Training Facilitator 17.30 - 17.35 CAT
    IFRS Training Facilitator

    Opening Remarks

  •  South Africa, Prince Sinamane, PhD 17.35 - 18.05 CAT
    South Africa, Prince Sinamane, PhD

    Session 1 - The Biggest Challenge for Accountants in the Next 12 Months

  • 18.05 - 18.10 CAT

    Break

  •  USA, Ann Rosenburg, MBA 18.10 - 18.40 CAT
    USA, Ann Rosenburg, MBA

    Session 2 - ESG - It’s Coming

    • Responsible Investing

  • 18.40 - 18.45 CAT

    Break

  •  IFRS Training Facilitator 18.45 - 19.15 CAT
    IFRS Training Facilitator

    Session 3 - Mental Wellbeing

    • It's Not All About the Numbers

  •  IFRS Training Facilitator 19.15 - 19.20 CAT
    IFRS Training Facilitator

    Closing Remarks

  •  IFRS Training Facilitator 17.30 - 17.35 CAT
    IFRS Training Facilitator

    Opening Remarks

  •  Sri Lanka, Romesh Ranawana, DPhil 17.35 - 18.05 CAT
    Sri Lanka, Romesh Ranawana, DPhil

    Session 1 - AI For Good

    • The Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence

  • 18.05 - 18.10 CAT

    Break

  •  Sri Lanka, Jerad Dias, ACA, B. Com-Special 18.10 - 18.40 CAT
    Sri Lanka, Jerad Dias, ACA, B. Com-Special

    Session 2 - What's New

    • Recent and Upcoming Technical Developments

  • 18.40 - 18.45 CAT

    Break

  •  IFRS Training Facilitator 18.45 - 19.15 CAT
    IFRS Training Facilitator

    Round Table Discussion – Application of IFRSs

    • Moderated Q & A Session

  • 19.15 - 19.20 CAT

    Closing Remarks

    • Thanks & Acknowledgements

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