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The Future of Accountancy: Success in a changing world

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Keyworth Centre, London South Bank University

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SE1 6NG

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A conference looking to the future of the accountancy profession and impact emerging current issues will make. This is an opportunity for CPD and networking across the sector and with our diverse body of students.

We welcome accountants, accounting students, individuals working in the accountancy profession, or connected with the sector.

What to expect on the day:

  • Expert speakers from leading accounting bodies and organisations
  • Careers talks on networking, developing a PDP and how to get headhunted
  • The importance of coaching and mentoring for career development, and understanding mental health, resilience, and wellbeing in the workplace
  • Shifting skill sets and preparing for the 21st century in the accountancy sector
  • Developing your digital brand to work for you
  • Technology in the accounting space and the impact that digital is having on the industry, such as: cloud software, IP, crowdfunding, big data, and the General Data Privacy Regulation
  • Panel discussions with leading Q&As from leading governing bodies
  • Closing remarks from the Dean of the Business School, Mike Molan
  • Networking opportunities with fellow peers from the day, with refreshments provided
  • The apprenticeship landscape, and understanding the levy and employers responsibilities
  • Setting up your own business, and top tips on how to get started

Experienced and expert speakers on the day include the following individuals from a whole host of organisations within the private and public sector.

Alan Hatfield, Executive Director, Strategy & Development, ACCA

Mark Protherough, Executive Director, Learning & Professional Development, ICAEW

Tony Margaritelli, chair of ICPA and member of the HMRC Agent Strategy Group

Lea Watson, Employer Relationships and Apprenticeships Product Manager, AAT

Gary Carter, President and CEO, ICBGlobal

Claire Bennison, Head of Sales and Marketing Western Europe, ACCA

Pat Keogh, Managing Director, Pro-Recruitment Group

Tom Eagle, Head of Finance Practice, Pro-Recruitment Group

Peter Noyce, Partner and Head of Legal Services, Menzies LLP

Andy Miles, CEO of Think Marble Limited

Maggie McGhee, Director of Professional Insights, ACCA

David Oliver, founder of MyFirmsApp

Mike Day, Education Director at Xero

The event is proudly sponsored by ACCA, ICAEW, AIA, and FA Simms & AMLCC


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