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The CPA Conference 2021

The CPA Conference 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged economies around the world, disrupted supply chains, and changed organizational behaviours. The lessons learnt from the pandemic will shape CPAs and their organizations’ development as they leverage the arsenal of skills and resources they developed and deployed to navigate this global crisis.

 

Come and join the Institute’s debut conference for both CPAs in business and practice, which provides a platform for speakers to share and inspire Institute members on the latest trend and development relating to the accounting profession and the business world.

 

Themed “Transcending together”, the conference will explore the business lessons learnt from the pandemic, the urgent need for digital transformation, the future of the finance function, as well as the evolving skill sets and the path forward for the accounting profession.

 

About the Event  
Date   2 October 2021, Saturday
Time Morning session 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Afternoon session 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Venue  The Grand Ballroom, Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong 
Language Cantonese
CPD hours 2.5 hours per session / 5 hours for full day

 

Enrol Now!

Online enrolment will close on 24 September 2021.

 

Morning session
(09:00 - 12:00)
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Afternoon session
(13:30 - 16:30)
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Full day
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Member $450 $450 $900
$675
Non-member $720 $720 $1,440
$1,080

*The fee does not include any refreshment / meal.

 

 

Programme - Morning session

09:00  Welcome address      
    Mr. Raymond Cheng FCPA (practising)

President

Hong Kong Institute of CPAs

   
         
 09:15 Keynote speech: Brand Value creation and transformation of LEGO
  The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the consumer and shopper behavior drastically with waves of lock down and revenge purchase. The expectation and desire of consumer to consumer brands also changes a lot with the heavy digital evolution and world situation. How has the LEGO Group created the brand value and transformed the business to keep the high growth even in COVID?
     

Mr. Kenny Sham

Director, Head of Marketing (Hong Kong, Taiwan & Macau)

The LEGO Group

   
         
 09:45 Panel discussion 1: Lessons from the crisis    
  The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged economies, disrupted supply chains, and changed organizational 
behaviours. What are the business lessons we can learn from the disruption?
    Mr. Edwin Morris CPA

Group CFO

Jebsen & Co. Ltd

  Mr. Francis Ngai

Founder & CEO

Social Ventures Hong Kong

         
 10:15 Networking break    
         
 10:45 Panel discussion 2: Digital transformation     
 

The COVID-19 pandemic has speeded up the adoption of digital technology and brought about changes 

in the way companies in all sectors and regions do business. How has the digital revolution impacted the accounting profession?

    Mr. Chan Ting Bond, Michael FCPA

Co-Founder &
Chief Executive Officer

Vis Mobility Limited

  Dr. Toa Charm

Chairman

OpenCertHub

    Mr. Dickman Chiu CPA

Group Financial Controller

100x Group

  Mr. Andrew Lee

Partner, Greater China Markets

Ernst & Young

         
 12:00 End of the morning session
     

  

Programme - Afternoon session

13:30 

Keynote speech: Doing business with purpose 

   
   

Mr. Tsang Chun Wah, John

Founder

Esperanza

   
         
 14:00 Panel discussion 3: Future of the finance function    
 

Finance functions are transforming from back office support functions to business-facing functions that support and enable decision-making across organizations. Technology advancements and the proliferation of data are also dramatically reshaping the role of the finance function. Are we ready?

   

Mr. Keith Chan CPA

Chief Financial and Technology Officer

McDonald’s Hong Kong

 

Mr. Anthony Lin FCPA

Financial Controller

Gammon Construction

         
 14:30 Networking break     
         
 15:00 Panel discussion 4: Skills evolution and the pathway forward     
 

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated change and professional accountants need to evolve and embrace the changes. What are the roles and skill set required for future accountants?

   

Mr. Teddy Liu CPA (practising)

Member, People Development Management Committee

The Hong Kong Management Association

 

Mr. Kit Wong CPA

Director, Education and Training

Hong Kong Institute of CPAs

   

Ms. Louisa Yeung FCPA

Chief Executive Officer

KOS Group 

 

Ms. Yan Yeung CPA

Partner, Tax Services

PwC Hong Kong

         
 16:20 Closing remarks      
   

Ms. Rosalind Suk Yee Lee FCPA

Vice President

Hong Kong Institute of CPAs and

Convenor of The CPA Conference 2021 Organizing Committee

   
         
 16:30  End of the afternoon session      

 

To promote work-life balance, booths introducing the Institute’s sports and recreational interest groups will be available at the conference.

 

Sponsors

Special thanks to our sponsors:

 

Title Sponsor

       

 

Platinum Sponsors

       

 

Gold Sponsors

         

Listed in alphabetical order.

 

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Email us at ms@hkicpa.org.hk to learn about the sponsorship details.

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