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  • Africa Congress of Accountants 2019

    Program

    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    OPENING CEREMONY

    Welcome remarks

    Session Director : Naima Nasr, CEO OEC / Vickson Ncube, CEO PAFA Speakers :
    • King’s High Patronage Ambassador
    • Saad-Eddine El Otmani, Head of Government of Morocco
    • Issam EL Maguiri , OEC President
    • Koos du Toit, PAFA President
    • In-Ki Joo, IFAC President

    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Plenary 1

    THE AFRICA WE WANT

    an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa-towards Agenda 2063

    Session Director : Speakers :
    • Mohamed Benchaaboun, Moroccan Minister of Economy and Finance
    • Biodun Adeyemo, Acting Director, Programming, Budgeting, Finance & Accounting, African Union Commission
    • United Nations Economic Commission for Africa delegate

    3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

    Plenary 2

    KEYNOTE ADDRESS

    Democracy and Innovation underpinning successful public sector in Africa

    Session Director : Speakers :
    • United Nations Economic Commission for Africa delegate
    • Edward Mitole, Founder at the African Renaissance Project, South Africa
    • Mohcine Jazouli, Moroccan Minister of African Affairs

    4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

    health break

    health break  

    4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

    Plenary 3

    GENDER PARITY

    A Critical Pillar for attaining the Africa we want

    Session Director : Asmaa Resmouki, OEC member and IFAC Board member Speakers :
    • Hon. Filomena de Fatima Ribeiro Vieira Martins, President of the network of women parliamentarians of ECOWAS
    • Gladys Boss Shollei, Member of the Kenyan National Assembly
    • Amina Bouayach, President of the National Human Rights Council and Human rights, Gender parity and democracy Activist, Morocco

    5:15 PM - 6:30 PM

    Networking

    Networking

    5:15 PM - 6:30 PM

    Investing in Africa _ Sharing initiatives from the region

    Session Director : Samir Agoumi Speakers :
    • Helen Brand, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of England (ACCA) CEO
    • Dorothé C. SOSSA, Permanent Secretary of the Organization for the Harmonization in Africa of Business Law (OHADA)
    • Others Pan-African Operators : BCP Group- OCP Group - CFC Authority- Société Générale - African Fintech Network – IsDB – Choose Africa - SANLAM

    8:00 PM

    Dinner at the hotel

    Dinner at the hotel

    8:45 AM - 9:45 AM

    Plenary 4

    STRONG INSTITUTIONS

    An enabler of effective public policies and public value management in Africa

    Session Director : Shahied Daniels, South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) CEO Speakers :
    • David Kenani Maraga, Chief Justice of Kenya
    • Moussa Mara, Former Prime Minister of Mali
    • Zouhair Chorfi, Secratary-General of the Moroccan Ministry of Economy and Finance
    • Dominique Strauss Khan, Economist, France
    • Moahloli Mphaka, Government Secretary of Lesotho
    • Khalid Safir, Director General of Local Government, Morocco

    9:45 AM - 11:00 AM

    Session 1

    Simultaneous workshops

    1. Education – The key to leveraging Africa’s human capital and youthful population
    2. Public Health Management Models: Regional Case Studies
    3. The role of the Accountancy Profession in successful Public Value Management
    4. Accrual Accounting: The case for Standardisation, Financial Reporting and & Performance Management
    5. Public Sector Performance Measurement: Global Insights & Experiences
    6. Digitalisation in Performance Management and Measurement: Africa in the mix

    11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

    Health break

    Health break

    11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

    Plenary 5

    Africa Professionalisation Initiative (API)

    Session Director : Vickson Ncube, PAFA CEO Opening word : Saïd Amzazi, Moroccan Ministry of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research Overview : Bruce Vivian, AFROSAI Senior Manager Speakers :
    • Meisie Nkau, AFROSAI-E CEO
    • Kenneth Hlasa, ESAAG CEO
    • Hassan Idi, CREFIAF Secretary General

    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Lunch at the hotel

    Lunch at the hotel

    1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

    Plenary 6

    INTEGRATED THINKING

    A tool for managing resources for the benefit of Africa

    Session Director : Patrick Kabuya, AIRC Secretariat and IIRC Council Member Speakers :
    • Alta Prinsloo, Executive Director, Quality & Development IFAC
    • CEO/CFO of a large African Company (To be confirmed)
    • Tarryn Sankar, Listed Credit & Investment Analyst, Future Growth, South Africa
    • Dounia Taarji, President of the Executive Board of the Hassan II Fund for Economic and Social Development, Morocco
    • Biodun Adeyemo, Acting Director, Programming, Budgeting, Finance & Accounting, African Union Commission

    2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

    Session 2 Simultaneous

    Workshops

    1. Unpacking Block-Chain for Effective Finance Management
    2. Ethics and Tax: Enabling effective and efficient tax policy
    3. Rationalizing Public investment Prioritisation and Public Private Partnerships : achieving Successful Public Value Management
    4. Public Finance Reforms in Africa: Improvement in Public Sector Performance and Reconfiguration of Organic Laws
    5. PAO Capacity Building: A Case of African Development Bank (AFDB) Funding
    6. SME Audit Standards/ IFRS for SMEs / IFAAR / Accountancy Education

    4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Health break

    Health break

    4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

    Plenary 7

    PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT

    Impacts Assessment and Accountability Requirements

    Session Director : Leonard Ambassa, PAFA Vice President Speakers :
    • Ed Owolokere, Director of World Bank Group’s Governance Global Practice responsible for Africa, Middle East and North Africa, and Europe and Central Asia
    • United Nations Economic Commission for Africa delegate
    • Ahmed EL Midaoui, Former President of Moroccan Court of auditors, Former Vice-President of International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI)
    • Cosme Goundété, OECCA President, Benin
    • Noureddine Bensouda, General Treasurer of Morocco

    5:15 PM

    Networking

    Networking

    8:00 PM

    Gala Dinner

    Gala Dinner

    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Plenary 8

    STRONG INSTITUTIONS

    An enabler of Ethics driving Effective Service Delivery

    Session Director : Edwin Makori, IAESB Technical Advisor, ICPAK Director of Professional Services, Kenya Opening word : Mohamed Aujjar, Minister of Justice, Morocco Speakers :
    • Lawrance Semakula, Accountant General, Uganda
    • Mohamed Bachir Rachdi , President of the National Instance of Probity, Prevention and the Fight against Corruption (INPPLC), Morocco
    • Freeman Nomvalo, Former Accountant General and SAICA CEO, South Africa

    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Health break

    Health break

    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Session 3

    Simultaneous Workshops

    1. Supreme Audit Institutions and Public Accounts Committees (PAC)serving accountability
    2. The role of Accountants in combating illicit financial flows in Africa.
    3. Africa Call for Research Papers Initiatives 2019 (ACRPI): Presentation of outcomes
    4. Africa Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) – Engaging to influence policy
    5. The Socio- economic impact of Human Development programs and initiatives
    6. Accounting Technicians Initiatives

    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Lunch

    Lunch

    2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

    Motivational Speaker

    Alex Granger

    2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

    Plenary 9

    Digital Economy and Artificial Intelligence – The Future of the Accountancy Profession

    Session Director : Speakers :
    • Jacques Attali, Economist, France
    • Philippe Arraou, IFAC Board member , ETAF President and FCM President
    • Sanjay Rughani, Deputy Chair, IFAC Professional Accountants in Business Committee
    • Tankiso Moloi, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
    • David Hanson, Robotics Researcher (Sophia Robot)

    3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

    Health break

    Health break

    4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

    Plenary 10

    • WRAP-UP- Outcomes
    • General rapporteurs
    • PAFA President
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