On Tuesday 15 May 2018, ICAEW will host a free immersive virtual conference on digital disruption and its impact on the accounting and finance profession.

This exciting virtual conference brings together leading subject matter experts, solution providers and finance professionals from around the world. They will shine a light on the issues you need to understand to get ready for digital disruption and answer many of your practical questions including:

  • Learn how digital transformation will affect the bigger picture, including the future of the professions, mega trends in the accountancy profession, and becoming a transformational leader.
  • Understand the various themes affecting the finance function in a digital world, including automation, robotics, Artificial Intelligence, cyber security and analytics.
  • Explore how to prepare your practice for tomorrow, including adopting the cloud, using technology to enhance Audit quality, and securing your data and enabling clients to secure theirs.
  • Ask our expert speakers any questions you may have during our live Q&A sessions.
  • Visit the Solutions Centre Booths to connect with solution providers.

The Event is free of charge.

Virtual Environment

While there are some live sessions, unlike a traditional conference, this event offers a substantial degree of flexibility in terms of the timing of your involvement.

If you’re new to virtual conferences: they operate in a very similar way to webinars. Simply register your place, using the link on the right hand side and you will receive the link through which to join the conference nearer the time.

You will enter our virtual ‘lobby’ where you can then visit stands, and of course attend the sessions. The virtual environment is user friendly and it’s straightforward to navigate your way around.

You will have the advantage of being able to log in and participate from anywhere in the world, so you can drop in and out of the conference to suit the demands of your working day and catch up where you left off, whenever convenient with you.

There will be opportunities for you to re-visit recordings of the sessions after the conference has finished.