ICAJ Hosts Business Conference on October 5, 2018

Kimberly Ellison Taylor2Themed, #MegaTrends 3.0 - Changing Times … Changing Strategies, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) hosts its annual Business Conference on October 5, 2018, at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, beginning at 9:00a.m.

The Conference promises to be informative, exciting and insightful with a programme that has been designed to attract the interest of key decision makers across the public and private sectorsin Jamaica and the Caribbean, including business leaders, professionals, entrepreneurs, government policy makers, as well as professional accountants and students.

The Keynote Speaker will be Ms. Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, Immediate Past Chairman of the American Institute of CPAs; Board of Directors, and who is the Global Accounting Strategy
Director at Oracle, U.S.A, a leader in cloud solutions and enterprise technology.

A sought after speaker, she has received numerous awards and accolades. Notably, Ms. Ellison-Taylor has been recognized by Accounting Today as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Accounting in 2016 and 2017 and also by CPA Practice Advisor as one of the Most Powerful Women in Accounting for 2016, 2017, and 2018.  Ms. Ellison-Taylor will speak on “Changing Times … Changing Strategies”.

Other topics for the Conference include:
• Global Economic Trends and Implications
• Business Process Outsourcing … boom or bust?
• Data Security … is your data really safe?
• The Big C: Cryptocurrency … is it legal or not?
• Best in Class Employers … attracting talent in a changing environment
• Professional Accountants … keeping relevant in the digital Age
• Faced with the end of single-use plastic items … is Jamaica ready?
• Coping with change!

Register now online at www.icaj.org. Registration closes on September 30, 2018. The Business Conference will come to a close with cocktails, a networking and lyming session
as well as entertainment at the Pegasus. The Conference is being held as a part of the activities for Chartered Accountants’ Week which is being celebrated from October 1 – 5, 2018.

For further information, please contact:
Angela Reid-Gordon (Mrs.)
Public Relations Officer
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica
8 Ruthven Road, Kingston 10
Tel: (876) 929-5869/6082, (ext. 224), 754-9328
Fax: (876) 929-9416
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Website: www.icaj.org

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