Accountants are the new innovators - don’t be left behind!The world is changing fast, and accountants need to change with it. This year’s online conference looks at how accountants can adapt and lead from the front. A shift is happening, so make sure you are on the right side of the curve. We are here to help that happen.
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The world is changing fast, and accountants need to change with it. This year’s online conference looks at how accountants can adapt and lead from the front. A shift is happening, so make sure you are on the right side of the curve. We are here to help that happen. LSBU Business School & PQ Magazine are back with our 6th Annual Conference organised to discuss the important issues, share best practice, address your learning needs & more! Register through Eventbrite to attend event -> Click here!
9.15am: Intro & virtual housekeeping - Neil Hudson-Basing, Corporate Events Manager, LSBU
9.20am: Welcome & scene setting - Sarah Moore-Williams, Dean, LSBU Business School, Graham Hambly, Editor, PQ Magazine
9.30am: Keynote Speech: Can accountants really be innovators or are they stuck in the past? - Lord Sikka
10am: How can accountants ensure they are innovators first and accountants second? - Professor Richard Murphy, Chartered Accountant and Founder, Tax Justice Network
10.30am: Comfort break
10.40am My personal journey through COVID-19 and how the NHS coped with the pandemic: Claire Gravil, Head of Finance, Direct Commissioning COVID Vaccination Programme, NHS England and NHS Improvement
The LSBU NHS finance placement scheme update, along with some Student’s on placement - Sotiris Kyriacou, University College of London NHS Hospital Foundation Trust / Alister D'souza, NHS Clinical Education Administration Manager, CNWL – Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, and NHS Finance placement student / Elmas Solak, current LSBU student and recently completed NHS Finance Placement
11.30am: Jobs, Jobs, jobs: Evie Courtier, Content Editor, GAAPweb
12pm: Innovation - a global preceptive: Nilushika Alwis, CIMA - Vice President - Global Business Services at Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Clive Webb, Head of Business Management - P&I Team, ACCA
1.15pm: Keynote speech: If you don’t want to be left behind then it really is time to become an innovator - Chris Argent, Founder and Managing Director, Generation CFO
2pm: Blockchain benefits: the evidence so far - Dr Ross Thompson, Lecturer in Accountancy and Finance, Arden University
2.30pm: Integrating carbon accounting into the curriculum: Professor Ian Thomson, Director, Lloyds Banking Group for Responsible Business and University of Birmingham
How can firms become net zero now, some practical advice - David Rothera, Climate Project Manager, Net Zero Now
3.15pm: Roundtable Discussion Usha Mistry, Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance, LSBU / David Fredrick, Marcus Bishop Associates Ltd / Kate Anna Phelan, Head of Product, Eintech and more!
4.10pm: Closing remarks