Agenda

ENVISIONING THE FUTURE…#MANAGING OUR REALITY

2021 ANNUAL CARIBBEAN CONFERENCE
ALL EVENTS TO BE HELD VIRTUALLY

June 24, 2021

Time ( AST ) Topic / Presenters
   
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome Remarks,
Khalil Alli, ICAC President
   
9:15 - 9:50 Keynote Address - The Caribbean in the Post-Pandemic World
The Right Hon. Perry Christie, Former Prime Minister of the Bahamas
   
9:50 - 10:20 Becoming Future Ready
Stathis Gould, Director, Advocacy, IFAC
   
10:20 - 10:50 Gen Z and the Future of Accountancy
Helen Brand, Chief Executive, ACCA
   
10:50 - 11:10 NETWORKING BREAK
11:10 - 11:55 A Pandemic Surge and Evolving Policy Responses
Henry Mooney, Economics Advisor, Inter-American Development Bank
   
11:55 - noon Launch of ICAC Charity FUND
   
Noon - 1:00 Lunch Break
1pm - 1:45 Climate Crisis - A Caribbean Perspective
Dr. James Fletcher, Former Energy Minister (St.Lucia); Managing Director (Soloricon Ltd.)
   
1:45 - 2:30 The Impact of New Technologies on Ethics
Jim Collins, IBM
   
2:30 - 3:00 Handover of Presidency and Introduction of New Executive
Khalil Alli
   

June 25, 2021

 

Time ( AST ) Topic / Presenters
   
9:00 - 9:45 The Future of Corporate Reporting
Tadeu Cendon, Board Member, IASB/IFRS Foundation
   
9:45 - 10:45 Preparing the Future Accountant
Stacy-Ann Golding, Int’l Panel, Accountancy Education,
Gordon Beal, CPA Canada
Carol Boothe, ACCA
Jim Knafo, AICPA
   
10:45 - 11:00 Networking Break
11:00 - 11:30 The Future-Fit CFO
Tim Herrod, IFAC’s PAIB Advisory Group
Sonya Alleyne, CFO/Head of Operations, Barbados Family Planning Association
   
11:30 - 12:00 The Impact of ESGs on Your Valuations
Mario Greene, Senior Manager, Strategy and Transactions, EY Caribbean (Barbados)
   
Noon - 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 - 1:30 The impact of Blockchain, Tech, AI and ‘The Passion Economy’
Andre Bello, Founder, Atomic Gurus
   
1:30 - 2:00 The re-engineered work environment
Zia Paton, Partner, Digital Services Leader, PwC in the Caribbean
   
2:00 - 2:30 Accessing the Global Markets - Positioning the Region
Grace Burnett , CEO, GraceKennedy Financial Group
   
2:30- 3:00 An eye on the region’s emerging sectors
Martin Pertab, Senior Petroleum Economist, Ministry of Natural Resources (Guyana)
Ms. Madhavi Gangaram Panday, Manager Compliance and Risk, Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname N.V. (Staatsolie)
3:00 Conference Closed

Note: Topics and times are subject to change prior to the conference.  All times are in AST currently  also the same time as NYC and MIA time or US EST time.