Schedule

DAY 1: MONDAY, 1 MAY 2017  
11.00am-5.00pm   REGISTRATION  
DAY 2: TUESDAY, 2 MAY 2017  
9.00am-6.00pm   REGISTRATION  
3.00–5.30 pm   Opening Ceremony    
1.     Welcome Remarks
  • President, ICPAU
  • President, PAFA
  • President, IFAC
 
2.     Speech
  • Platinum Sponsor
 
3.     Keynote Address: Accountancy and Accounting: Transforming Africa’s Economies
  • TBA
 
4.     Speech & Opening of ACOA 2017
  • Chief Guest
 
6.00–8.00pm 5.     OPENING COCKTAIL HOSTED BY PAFA  
DAY 3: WEDNESDAY, 3 MAY 2017  
9.00-10.30am 6.    

Session 1 – Plenary: The Value Chain of Accountancy in Growing Africa’s Economies

  • Accountancy in public and private sectors
  • Capacity building of PAOs
  • Opportunities for the profession
  • Capacity building of the profession
  • Mr. Fayez Choudhury, Chief Executive Officer, International Federation of Accountants
  • Mr. Vickson Ncube, Chief Executive Officer, Pan African Federation of Accountants
 
10.30-11.00am 7.     HEALTH BREAK    
11.00am-12.45pm 8.     Session 2 – Concurrent (2.1-2.4):    
  • Practical Challenges in the Implementation of IFRS & IFRS for SMEs
  • Mr. Darrel Scott, Board Member
    International Accounting Standards Board, (South Africa)
  • CPA Frederick Kibbedi, Partner, PKF Uganda (Uganda)
  • Pastor Patrick Obilo Orji, Managing Consultant, Turning Point Consulting Limited (Nigeria)
 
  • Practical Challenges in the Implementation of IPSASs
  • Prof Isayah  Jairo, Chairman, National Board of Accountants and Auditors, (Tanzania)
  • Dr. Omodele R N Jones, Chair, Council for Standards of Accounting, Auditing, Corporate & Institutional Governance (CSAAG) (Sierra Leone)
  • Ms. Lindy Bodewig,  IPSASB Technical Advisor,   International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (South Africa)
 
  • Practical Challenges in the Implementation of ISAs
  • Mr. Imran Vanker, Member, International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (South Africa)
  • Mr. Djué Tiémélé Yao, Chairman, Ordre des Experts-Comptables Agréés et des Comptables Agréés de Côte d’Ivoire – OECCA (Cote D’Ivoire)
  • Ms. Michèle Cartier Le Guérinel, Member, Professional Accountancy Organization (PAO) Development Committee (France)
 
  • Implementing the IESBA Code of Ethics
  • Ms. Chishala Kateka, Member, International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (Zambia)
  • CPA Ashif Kassam, Executive Chairman, RSM Eastern Africa (Kenya)
  • Mr. Wassim Khrouf, Member, IFAC Small and Medium Committee (Tunisia)
 
12.45-1.45pm 9.     LUNCH    
2:00-3.30pm 10.   Session 3 – Concurrent (1-4)    
  • Enhancing Professional Accountancy Education
  • Mr. Mamour Fall, Past President of ONECCA (Senegal)
  • CPA Pius Maneno, Executive Director, NBAA (Tanzania)
  • Mr. Isaac Njuguna, Deputy Director, KASNEB and Member IAESB
 
  • Risk Management: Aligning Risk with Strategy and Performance
  • Mr. Charles Tilley, Chair, IFAC Professional Accountants in Business Committee (United Kingdom)
  • Mr. Daniel Monehin, Member of the IFAC Professional Accountants in Business Committee (Nigeria)
  • Mr. Shahied Daniels, Chief Executive Officer, SAIPA (South Africa)
 
  • Reforming Public Financial Management in Africa
  • CPA Lawrence Semakula, Accountant General of Uganda (Uganda)
  • Ms. Alta Pinsloo, Executive Director, Strategy, and Chief Operating Officer, IFAC (South Africa)
  • CPA Bosco Mkombozi Karake, President, ICPAR (Rwanda)
 
  • SMP Forum – I
  • Ms. Monica Foerster, Deputy Chair, IFAC SMP Committee (Brazil)
  • CPA Dr. Haj. Twaha Kaawaase, Member, IFAC SMP Committee (Uganda)
  • CPA Abdulwahid Aboo, Member, IFAC SMP Committee (Kenya)
  • Ms. Katharine Bagshaw, Member, IFAC SMP Committee (United Kingdom)
 
3.30-4.00pm 11.   HEALTH BREAK    
4.00-5.30pm 12.   Session 4: Concurrent (1-4)    
  • Developments in Islamic Finance and Banking – Mauritius, Tunisia
  • Mr. Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan, MemberIFAC Professional Accountants in Business Committee (Malaysia)
  • Prof. Mahmoud Sami Nabi, Professor of Economics, Tunisia Polytechnic School (Tunisia)
 
  • Auditing the Government– Uganda, Rwanda
  • Mr. Jan van Schalkwyk, Executive, Auditor-General’s Office & Chair INTOSAI Task Group on Auditor Certification (South Africa)
  • Mr. Terence Nombembe, Member, IFAC Board & Chief Executive Officer, SAICA (South Africa)
 
  • The Effective Finance Function – Rwanda, Malawi
  • Mr. Sanjay Rughani, MemberIFAC Professional Accountants in Business Committee (Kenya)
  • Mr. Matthews Kunaka, MemberIFAC Professional Accountants in Business Committee and Chief Executive Office of the ICAZ
  • Mr. Mohammed Hoosen Abdool-Samad, Group Finance Director, Illovo Sugar Ltd
 
  • SMP Forum – II
 
7.00-10.00pm  

DINNER

SPONSORED

 
DAY 4: THURSDAY, 4 MAY 2017  
9.00-10.30am  

Session 5 – Plenary: Sustainable Business: Transforming Africa’s Economies

  • Integrated Reporting
  • Perspectives from African companies
  • Mr. Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings and the United Bank for Africa (Nigeria)
 
10.30-11.00am   HEALTH BREAK    
11.00am-12.45pm 16.  

Session 6 – Plenary: Growing and Maintaining Strong PAOs in Africa

 

  • Why PAOs are important to the profession and the economy;
  • What makes a strong PAO/CB Framework;
  • How IFAC supports PAO development;
  • Ensuring profession embraces PAIBs; and
  • The role of PAOs in advocacy and public policy (speakers sharing own PAO stories).
  • CPA Caroline Kigen, Chair, Professional Accountancy Organization Development Committee, IFAC (Kenya)
  • Ms. Priya Iyer, Member, IFAC Professional Accountancy Organization (PAO) Development Committee and Pro Vice Chancellor, Botho University (Botswana)
  • Dr. Patrick Ngumi, Chief Executive, ICPAK (Kenya)
 
12.45-1.45pm 17.   LUNCH    
2:00-5:00pm 18.  
  • Tour of Kampala
  • Boat Cruise
  • Sports activities
   
7.30-10.30pm 19.   DINNER

SPONSORED

 
DAY 5: FRIDAY, 5 MAY 2017  
9.00–10.30am  

Session 7 – Plenary: Empowering Women for Sustainable Growth of African Economies

  • The business case for empowering women;
  • Practical strategies and solutions (both general and specific to the speakers’ own experience); and
  • Mentoring and sponsorship programs
  • Ms. Keto Kayemba, Member,  IFAC PAODC Committee & Assistant Auditor General (Uganda)
10.30-11.00am 21.   HEALTH BREAK  
11.00-12.30pm 22.   Session 8 – Plenary: Political Accountability & Professionalism
  • Mr. Ndung’u Gathinji, Chairman of Drummond Investment Bank Limited, Kenya
12.30-1.00pm 23.   Session 9 – Plenary: Closing Ceremony
  • ICPAU, PAFA, IFAC, World Bank
1.-2.00pm 24.   LUNCH  
2:00-6:30pm 25.   FREE AFTERNOON / EVENING  
7.00-10.30pm 26.   GALA DINNER Hosted by ICPAU
PAFA MEETINGS, DAY 1, SUN 30 APRIL 2017
9.00am-5:00pm 1 CEO FORUM
PAFA MEETINGS, DAY 2: MONDAY, 1 MAY 2017
9:00am-1:30pm 2 PAFA BOARD MEETING
2:00pm-5:00pm 3 SMO WORKSHOP
PAFA MEETINGS, DAY 3: TUESDAY, 2 MAY 2017
8:30am-13:30pm 4 PAFA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
3:00am 5:30pm 5 2017 ACOA OPENING CEREMONY
ACOA, DAY 1: MONDAY, 1 MAY 2017
11.00am-5:00pm REGISTRATION
DAY 2, TUESDAY 2 MAY 2017
PROGRAM DIRECTORS: PAFA CEO/ICPAU CEO
 

3.00–5.30 pm

OPENING CEREMONY
1. Welcome Remarks · President, ICPAU

· President, PAFA

· President, IFAC

2. Platnum Sponsors’ Speech · Platinum Sponsor
3. Speech by Chief Guest and Official Opening of ACOA 2017: Transforming Africa’s Economies · To be advised by ICPAU Secretariat
4. Keynote Address: Accountancy and Accountability: Transforming Africa’s Economies – In the context of Agenda 2063 · To be advised by the African Union Commission
6.30–9.00pm 5. OPENING COCKTAIL Looking for sponsor
DAY 3, WEDNESDAY 3 MAY 2017
Program Directors
9.00am-10.30am 6 Session1- Plenary:

Accountancy & Accountability: Transforming Africa’s economies-In the Context of High Fives

Session Chair:

  • Main Speaker
  • To be advised by the African Development Bank

Discussants

  • To be advised by the NEPAD Secretariat
  • To be advised by the African Union Secretariat

To be advised by ICPAU Secretariat

10.30am-11.00am 7 HEALTHBREAK
11.00am-12.45pm 8 Session 2– Concurrent (1-4)
8.1 Accountancy and Accountability: Combating Illicit Flows Session Chair:
  • To be advised by PAFA Secretariat
8.2 Accountancy and Accountability: The Future of Corporate Reporting – Integrated reporting Session Chair:
  • To be advised by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)
8.3 Accountancy and Accountability: The New Auditor’s Report – Implementation Realities Session Chair:
  • To be advised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • To be advised by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
8.4 Accountancy and Accountability: Thinking Beyond Numbers Session Chair:
  • To be advised by ICPAU Secretariat
12.45-1.45pm 9 LUNCH
2:00-3.30pm 10 Session 3– Concurrent (1-4)
10.1 Adoption and Implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards – Creating Africa’s Competitive Advantage Session Chair:
  • To be advised by ICPAU Secretariat
  • To be advised by ICPAU Secretariat
10.2 Common Accountancy Curriculum Content for Africa: Facilitating Cross-Border Accountancy Skills Session Chair:
  • To be advised by PAFA Secretariat
10.3 Professionalisation of the Public Sector Accountancy for Better Service Delivery Session Chair:
  • To be advised by the African Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E )
  • To be advised by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA)
10.4 SMP Forum I
IFAC Global SMP Survey 2016 Results Session Chair:
  • To be advised by IFAC
The Role of SMPs in Providing Business Support to SMEs: New Evidence Session Chair:
  • To be advised by IFAC
Examining the Impact of the Research covering technology, Marketing and Networks. Session Chair:
  • To be advised by IFAC
3.30pm-4.00pm 11 HEALTHBREAK
4.00-5.30pm 12 Session 4: Concurrent (1-4)
12.1 Professional Ethics in a Challenging Environment Session Chair:
  • To be advised by ICPAU Secretariat
12.2 Presentation of Three Research Papers By Academics Session Chair:
To be advised by PAFA Secretariat
12.3 Making the Accountancy Profession Attractive to the Next Generation Session Chair:
To be advised by the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)
12.4 SMP Forum– II
Practice Management Session Chair:
  • To be advised by IFAC
International Standards Implementation
  • To be advised by IFAC
7.00pm-10.00pm 13 DINNER LOOKING FOR SPONSOR

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