THE CONFERENCES

 

 

6 TRACKS

200 SPEAKERS

250 INTERACTIVE SESSIONS

 

 

FINANCE DIRECTORS’ SUMMIT

 

A CFO is known for being reliable and a problem solver. In the new age of digital technology, CFO’s also need to be bold. Hear how CFOs make decisions, deliver those decisions with assurance, and manage with authority. Get a glimpse into the future role of the finance team and build strategies to ensure that you and your team are future proof.


SME UNIVERSITY

 

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are facing a lot of challenges with the introduction of VAT in the GCC. At SME University, industry experts will discuss how SMEs can best deal with the new charge, how to prepare for the VAT return, how to be compliant with GCC regulation and discovering what is the best strategy for your business.


TAX, REGULATION & COMPLIANCE THEATRE

 

An unprecedented opportunity to learn from the top regional experts about successful VAT implementations across different industries. Learn how to implement digital tax, how to automate your tax return process, understand the cross industry VAT principles and prepare for the future of Common Reporting Standards.


PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

 

Get ideas and inspiration on how you can run your practice more efficiently and win more customers. Accountants from across the region will be debating how to advance business planning with analytics, what accountants must do to survive the automation revolution, how to integrate the right technology and how to recruit your future finance and IT departments.


TECH THEATRE

 

Be inspired by the latest technological solutions in accountancy and finance. Hear how AI, blockchain, machine learning and cyber security are changing the finance function forever. Take your entire finance function into the cloud in 2018. Evaluate the latest technologies and get a clear road map on how you can create efficiencies, save money and modernise your business.


PAYROLL AND BOOKKEEPING THEATRE

 

Designed specifically for accountants in business and bookkeepers, you’ll learn how you can create efficiencies, eliminate paperwork and reduce double entry. Topics covered include exploring the changing role of bookkeepers into trusted advisors, delivering practical results by staying on top of cashflow, stimulating your accounts receivable processes and understanding your digital workflow practices.