PROGRAM FOR ACOA

DAY 1, TUESDAY 2 MAY 2017
PROGRAM DIRECTORS: PAFA CEO/ICPAU CEO
8:30-3:00PM REGISTRATION
 

9.00–1.00 pm


OPENING CEREMONY PRESENTER
Welcome Remarks CPA Dr. Protazio Begumisa, President, Institute of certified Public Accountants of Uganda

Ms. Asmaa Resmouki, President, Pan African Federation of Accountants.

Ms. Rachel Grimes, President, International Federation of Accountants

Keynote Address: Accountancy and Accountability: Transforming Africa’s Economies – In the context of Agenda 2063 H.E Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Former Chairperson of the African Union Commision.
Opening Remarks
Hon. Matia Kasaija, Minister of Finance, Planning & Economic Development
Speech by Chief Guest and Official Opening of ACOA 2017: Transforming Africa’s Economies H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda Uganda
2.00–6.00pm Networking Delegates and invited guests
6.00pm OPENING COCKTAIL, DINNER & ENTERTAINMENT
HOSTED BY PAFA
 Delegates/Invited Guests
9.00pm DEPARTURE AT LEISURE

DAY 2, WEDNESDAY 3 MAY 2017
Program Directors:
8:30-9:00am Speech by Conference Partner
Mr. Lawrence Ssemakula, Accountant General, Ministry of Finance , Planning & Economic Development
9.00am-10.30am Session1- Plenary: Accountancy & Accountability: Intergrated Thinking
Main speakerDiscussants
Session Chair:Ms. Loshni Naidoo,
Project Director, Intergrated Reporting Saica.Ms. Leigh Roberts, Chief Executive Officer, The intergrated Reporting, SAICAMs. Assietou Sylla Diof, Director, Programming, Budgeting, Finance & Accounting Directorate, African Union Commision
10.30am-11.00am HEALTHBREAK
11.00am-12.45pm Session 2– Concurrent (1-4)
Adv. Mojankunyane Florence ,Gumbi consultant, Gumbi, Dechambenoit an Associates

Mr. George Addo Larbi, Practice Manager, Governance Practice, World Bank

Prof. Samuel Sejjaaka, Partner, SNG Sejjaaka, Kawaase &co

2.2 Accountancy and Accountability: Transforming Africa’s economies-In the context of high fives
Session Chair:Dr. Sebastian O. Okeke,
Country program officer, Africa Development Bank, Uganda Country Office
Dr. Asumani Guloba, Manager, Policy research & innovation, National planning Authority
2.3 Accountancy and Accountability: The New Auditor’s Report – Implementation Realities Session Chair:
Mr. Babatunde Adebisi Sanda, Retired partner – Leader, Transaction Advisory services, Ernst & Young, West Africa

Ms. Megan Zietsman, Deputy chair, International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

Ms. Zimkita Mabindla, Senior Executive, corporate reporting, south African Institute of Chartered Accountants

2.4 Accountancy and Accountability: Thinking Beyond Numbers Session Chair:
Mr. Theuns Holtshousen, Business Leader, Caseware Africa

Mr. Willem du Preez, Vice President, Intercontinental Trust Limited.

12.45-1.45pm LUNCH
2:00-3.30pm Session 3– Concurrent (1-4)
3.1 Adoption and Implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards – Creating Africa’s Competitive Advantage Session Chair:
Mr. Darrel Scot, Board Member, International Accounting Standards Board

Mr. Augustine Addo, Ag. Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ghana

Mr. Papa Bathie Gueye, Partner, RMA, Senegal

3.2 Common Accountancy Curriculum Content for Africa: Facilitating Cross-Border Accountancy Skills Session Chair:
Prof. Mark Allison, Executive Director of Education, ICAS

Mr. Arjuna Herath, Chair, Professional Accountancy Organisation Development Committee

Ms. Laurie Gillow, Manager, International consultancy, AAT

3.3 Professionalisation of the Public Sector Accountancy for Better Service Delivery Session Chair:
Mr. Bruce C. Vivian, Senior Manager, Professionalism, AFROSAI-E Secretariat

Mr. David K. Watkins, Chair, Accounting and Auditing Standards Panel, CIPFA & Technical Advisor to the Chair of the Internernal Public Sector Accounting Standard.

3.4 SMP Forum I
IFAC Global SMP Survey 2016 Results Session Chair:
Dr. Haj. Twaha Kaawaase, Member, IFAC SMP Committee & Parner, SNG Sejjaaka, Kaawaase & Co.
The Role of SMPs in Providing Business Support to SMEs: New Evidence Session Chair:
Mr. Mazi Nnamdi Okwuadigbo, Founder and Managing Partner, Nnamdi Okwuadigbo and CO.
Panel Discussion: Examining the Impact of the Research covering technology, Marketing and Networks.

Discussants:

Session Chair:
Mr. Mats Olsson, Deputy Chair of the IFAC Small and medium practices committee & Partner, Adrian & Partners AB

Dr. Haj. Twaha Kaawaase

Mr. Mazi Nnamdi Okwuadigbo

3.30pm-4.00pm HEALTH BREAK
4.00-5.30pm Session 4: Concurrent (1-4)
4.1 Professional Ethics in a Challenging Environment Session Chair:
Mr. Oswald Martin Urassa, chief Finance Officer, Mortgage Refinance Co. Ltd
4.2 Presentation of Three Research Papers By Academics Session Chair: Mr. Patrick Kabuya

Senior Financial Management Specialist, The world Bank, South Africa Office

Mr. Michael Babajide Oyewo, Lecturer, Faculty of Business Administration, Department of Accounting, University of Lagos

Dr. David Mathuva Mutua, Lecturer, Faculty Affairs Director and Academic Director(Msc. Development Finance), Strathmore University Business School

Mr. Vicent Taiwiah Konadu, Post-Graduate Research Supervisor, University of Cape Coast.

4.3 Making the Accountancy Profession Attractive to the Next Generation  Session Chair:
 Dr. Sunday A Ekune, Registrar/Chief Executive Officer, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria

Mr. Robert Thomason, Executive General Manager, Educaton at CPA Australia

Mr. Hapenga M. Kabeta

Chief Executive Officer, Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants

4.4 SMP Forum– II
New publication on intergrated Thinking and Intergrated Reporting for SMEs, Practice Management Guide Update and Global knowlege Gateway. Session Chair:
Mr. Mats Olsson, Deputy Chair of the IFAC Small and Medium Practices Committee and partner, Adrian & Partners AB
Implementation Support:

  • ISA Guide,
  • Review and Compilation Guides, and
  • Brochure on choosing the Right Service:

comparing Audit, Review, Compilation and Publication on Agreed-upon Procedures Engagements.

Alhaji Isma’ila Muhammudu Zakari, Vice President, ICAN & Managing Partner, Ahmed Zakari & Co.
Panel Discussion: Examination how tools and guides can be used in practice Session Chair: Mr. Mats Olsson
Discussants: Alhaji Isma’ila Muhammadu Zakari

Dr. Haj. Twaha Kaawaase

7.00pm-10.00pm DINNER, Sponsored by WCOA2018(CA ANZ and CPA Australia)
DAY 3: THURSDAY, 4 MAY 2017
    PROGRAM DIRECTORS:
    8.30-10.30am  Session 5- Plenary: Empowering Women For Economic  Growth In Africa

Discussants:

 Session Chair:
Dr. Miria Matembe, Board Member, Centre for Women in Governance(CEWIGO)
Adv. Nikiwe Pinda-Setsabi, Corporate Secretary, Lesotho Electricity company(Pty) Limited.
Ms. Lesego Sennelo, President, African Women Chartered Accountants
 10.30-11.00am  HEALTH BREAK
 11.00am-12:45pm Session 6 –Accountancy & Accountability: PAFA Affiliates Supporting Development of the Profession in Africa
Session Chair:

 

6.1 The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA) Mr. Brian McEnery FCCA, ACCA President
6.2 The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants(CIMA) Mr. Andrew Harding, Chief Executive Management Accounting of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
6.3 Compangnie National des Commissaires aux Comptes(CNCC/CSOEC) Mr. Arnaud Debray, Executive Director FIDEF & Senior Partner, AXE CONSEILS
6.4 The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales(ICAEW) Mr. Ross Campbell, Director, Public Sector, ICAEW
 12:45pm-2.00pm  LUNCH
 2:00-3:30pm  Session 7 – Plenary: Development Partners Supporting Development of the Accountancy Professional in Africa.
 Mr. Hisham Waly, Practice Manager, Governance Practice, World Bank
Mr. Eshetu Y. Legesse, Officer in Charge, Fiduciary and financial Management Division, African Development Bank
3:30-4:00 HEALTH BREAK
4:00-5:30pm Session 8 – Plenary: Harnessing ICT for Africa’s Economic Advancement

Session Chair:
Mr. John Njiraini, MBS,  Commissioner General, Kenya Revenue Authority
Ms. Lucy N Mbabazi,
Country Manager, Visa Rwanda
Mr. Godfrey Semugooma,
Asst. Accountant General, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
7:00-10:00pm DINNER
    DAY 5: FRIDAY, 5 MAY 2017
PROGRAMME DIRECTORS:
  9.00–10.30am    Session 9 – Plenary: Transforming Africa’s Economies: Political Accountability & The Rule of Law  Session Chair:
Prof. P.L.O Lumumba, Chief Executive & Secretary, Kenya School of Law
10:30-11:00am
HEALTH BREAK
 11.00-12.45pm  Session 10 – Plenary: Wrap up and Take Home: Final Statement of the outcome of ACOA2017
 Session Chair:
Report from the Rapporteurs CEO PAFA

New PAFA President

 1.00-12.30pm  Session 11 – Plenary: Closing Ceremony
 12.45-1.45pm  LUNCH
 2:00-6:30pm  Tour of Kampla

Boat Cruise

Sports Activities

7.00-10.30pm CLOSING GALA DINNER  HOSTED BY ICPAU

 

 

 

 

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