Accountants in the Modern World Conference | AIA

Event Date: 
12 September 2017
Event Time: 
09:00 to 16:00

 

As technological advancements continue unabated it is critical that today’s accountants are fully up to speed and comfortable working within an ever-changing digital landscape. The Accountants in the Modern World Conference 2017 focuses predominately on the way in which business technology has advanced business functions and operations to higher levels than ever before. Our key note speaker will deliver a much required analysis regarding Making Tax Digital. There will also be a break out session on Cyber Security.

AIA are also delighted to announce that our President, Les Bradley FAIA will be in attendance at the conference. Les is looking forward to meeting and networking with all of our attendees in what promises to be an insightful and thought provoking day. 

In addition to highly informative presentations, as a delegate you will also benefit from:

- Opportunity to ask speakers direct questions and receive expert advice

- Networking opportunites with peers

- 6 CPD units and a certificate of attendance

- Opportunity to see what our carefully chosen exhibitors can do for you and your business

Lunch and Refreshments provided

 

The Accountants in the Modern World Conference 2017 will take place in the Wesley Euston Hotel, London. For further information on the hotel and preferential room rates please click here.
    

AGENDA

09:00-09:30 | REGISTRATION |

09:30-11:00 | KEYNOTE | MAKING TAX DIGITAL/CONNECT CURRENT & REVENUE ACTIVITY | PAUL RIGNEY & RICHARD HIER, QDOS VANTAGE

11:00-11:15 | BREAK |

11:15-12:45 | SESSION 1 | ACCOUNTANTS WORKING WITH CLOUD SOFTWARE | SHARON JANDU, TechATP

OR

11:15-12:45 | SESSION 2 | CYBER SECURITY | ALEX EGGAR, TechATP

12:45-14:00 | LUNCH |

14:00-15:30 | SESSION 3 | R & D TAX CLAIMS & CAPITAL ALLOWANCES | PAUL RIGNEY & RICHARD HIER, QDOS VANTAGE

OR

14:00-15:30 | SESSION 4 | CLOUD BASED EXPENSE MANAGEMENTTOM RHYS-JONES, EXPENSIFY

15:30-16:00 | NETWORKING |


09:30-11:00 | KEYNOTE | MAKING TAX DIGITAL/CONNECT CURRENT & REVENUE ACTIVITY | PAUL RIGNEY & RICHARD HIER, QDOS VANTAGE

Paul Rigney

 

Paul has spent his working life in taxation joining H M Revenue & Customs in 1976 on leaving school. After 8 years he left and began a career spanning 25 years in practice working with PKF, BDO, and smaller practices before entering the world of Tax Fee Protection in 2007. Paul speaks regularly at events including utilizing his wealth of knowledge and experience in differing areas of taxation and working environments.

 

 

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS 

11:15-12:45 | SESSION 1 | ACCOUNTANTS WORKING WITH CLOUD SOFTWARE | SHARON JANDU, TechATP

Sharon Jandu

 

Sharon Jandu is the Director of Partnerships and Business Development, TechATP Ltd.  At TechATP we work with businesses to support their digital transformation, TechATP also work very closely with Education to create a Digital Skills Academy which enables students, staff and the business community to grow and develop their digital skills with partners such as Microsoft, Tesla and Autodesk leading the way. We have created a Digital Learning Environment that includes the latest technology in Robotics, Digital Design and Information Technology as well as the training and support to match, our services ensure that the sector remains at the cutting edge of innovation.

Prior to this Sharon worked for Microsoft as Head of SME Partnerships, where she was responsible for scoping out the strategy for partnerships and professional influencer relationships within the UK SME/SMB sector, supporting UK SMEs with a cutting edge technology platform.

 

11:15-12:45 | SESSION 2 | CYBER SECURITY | ALEX EGGAR, TechATP

Alex Eggar

 

Alex is a Cloud Specialist who's been working with Microsoft Productivity and Collaboration technologies for over 12 years. He's been involved in the evolution of Microsoft Cloud services since starting as a SharePoint consultant in 2004, continuing to evolve and align his skills from both a technical and non-technical perspective. Today he enjoys working with customer to enable their cloud strategy, providing advice and guidance on device and data security, digital communications, collaboration, information architecture and adoption / change management.

 

 

 

14:00-15:30 | SESSION 3 | R & D TAX CLAIMS & CAPITAL ALLOWANCES | PAUL RIGNEY & RICHARD HIER, QDOS VANTAGE

14:00-15:30 | SESSION 4 | CLOUD BASED EXPENSE MANAGEMENT TOM RHYS-JONES, EXPENSIFY

Tom Rhys Jones | Expensify

 

Expensify delivers cloud-based receipt and expense management through a user-friendly web and mobile application. With direct integrations to accounting software and other workflow tools, Expensify is the industry-leader in receipt and expense management.

Tom Rhys Jones is the Business Development Lead at Expensify UK, and works with accountants across the country who are implementing Expensify. With a background in helping businesses with digital transformation, he's passionate about staying ahead of the curve with progressive technology.

 

MEET THE TEAM

On the day AIA team members will be on-site to ensure the day runs smoothly, so you can relax and enjoy what promises to be a digitally thought provoking set of presentations. Our team will be happy to assist throughout the day.

 

 

Clare Armstrong - Event Coordinator

 

 

 

 

Sharon Gorman - AIA Head of Development

 

 

Debbie Dodds

 

Debbie Dodds - AIA Development Executive

 

 

 

 

 BOOK NOW

£95.00 AIA members (CPD643)
£125.00 Non-members (CPD644)

You must book and pay for your place prior to the event. This allows us to make appropriate arrangements, and ensures that we can keep you informed of any changes or cancellations. There are four different ways you can book:

  1. Pay online through My AIA (Please make a note of the booking codes above).
  2. Post back the CPD Booking Form.
  3. Fax back the CPD Booking Form to 0191 493 0278.
  4. Phone 0191 493 0268 and pay by credit card.

BOOK THE PRACTICE GROWTH CONFERENCE AND ACCOUNTANTS IN THE MODERN WORLD CONFERENCE TOGETHER AND SAVE 20%

To book this bundle, please purchase through My AIA or call +44 (0)191 493 0265 to book using the  codes below:

£152 AIA members (CPD 655)
£200 Non-members (CPD 656)

TERMS & CONDITIONS

If you have to cancel or transfer, the full fee will be transferred to a future event, provided notice is received not less than 24 hours prior to the event. If you cancel or transfer later than this, the full fee will be charged to that event. Alternatively, a substitute delegate would be welcome at no extra charge.

Where circumstances force the AIA to change the details of or cancel a seminar, the liability of the AIA will be limited to a refund of fees for that particular seminar. The AIA is not liable for any consequential loss.