3rd Africa Congress of Accountants

3rd Africa Congress of Accountants

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.

Related News: ACOA 2015 website goes live, Early Bird Offer Ending Soon

Registration and Information on: www.acoa2015.com



Venue: SVICC in Pailles
Dates: 12th to 14th May 2015
Presenter: -
CPD Units: 21


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