ACOA 2015 in Mauritius

21 CPD points for participation

The Mauritius Institute of Professional Accountants has been chosen to host the next Africa Congress of Accountants from 12th to 14th May 2015 (ACOA2015) at the SVICC in Pailles. The Institute, under the auspices of the Pan-African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) will play host to 35 African countries in Mauritius for this Congress. Thought leaders from the African and international accounting sectors as well as reputed representatives from the IFAC, the World Bank, African Development Bank and leading accountancy bodies like Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales, ACCA, CIMA and AAT, will be invited to ACOA 2015. In Mauritius, leading accounting firms and professionals, as well as leaders from the finance sectors will be participating in ACOA 2015. This high-calibre conference will also attract regional and international media coverage. MIPA Members have volunteered to join the ACOA Organizing Committee.

ACOA 2015 Themes presented 

Here are the themes chosen for the 3rd Africa Congress 2015 in Mauritius:

Plenary Sessions’ Themes

  • The Future of Corporate Reporting – Integrated Reporting
  • Public Sector Governance & Reporting
  • Where we are with Intra-African Trade & Investment

Concurrent Sessions’ Themes

  • African Elections – where do we get it wrong?
  • Managing Africa’s resources for the benefit of Africans
  • Developing sustainable public sector growth in Africa – the role of private equity
  • Ethics & Trust: The war on Corruption &Illicit Financial Flowsfrom Africa
  • Infrastructure Challenges- Effects on trade & investment
  • The Accountant as the Innovation Driver
  • Transforming Africa Agriculture for shared prosperityand improved livelihood
  • IT Challenges & Opportunities
  • Women in Accountancy : Bridging the Gender Divide
  • Mauritius as an offshore financial centre and a financial hubto Africa
  • Shared Services
  • Access to finance to SMEs & Micro-businesses
  • Capacity building in Africa- a major barrier
  • FDI in Africa: Managing relations with investors
  • Entrepreneurship: promoting micro-economic activities
  • Taxation across Africa
  • African participation in Standard setting
  • Strengthening capital markets across Africa
  • Promoting SMEs & SMPs
  • Challenges around food security
  • Mastering Internet Intelligence & E-reputation due diligence
  • The Development and Challenges of Public Accountancy Organizations across Africa
  • Regulation & the profession: the way forward

This event will carry 21 CPD points. There are Early Bird Rates of Rs 19,000 (until end of December 2014). The normal will be of Rs 23,000 as from January 2015.

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Registration and Information on:

    • Mauritius Institute of Professional Accountants
      Suite 1104 - 11th Floor, SIT Business Centre,
      THE CORE
      62, Cybercity, Ebene
      Tel: (230) 467 7096
    • Financial Reporting Council