From blockchain to chat bots - ACCA’s Power of Digital conference now available on demand

More than 10,000 ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) members attended the organisation’s first ‘Power of Digital’ virtual conference recently.

Now available on demand, the event showcases ACCA’s digital resources for students and members, alongside key research about the digital agenda. Key subjects covered at the event included AI, machine learning, audit and technology and blockchain.

The conference is open for the rest of June at www.accaglobal.com/digital and after at ACCA’s resource finder so that those who missed the live event can power-up their knowledge of the digital world and hear from key speakers including:.

  • Shamus Rae, Head of Digital Disruption, KPMG
  • Claire Webster, CFO, NTT Data UK
  • Gary Turner, Managing Director, Xero UK
  • Maria Mora, Principal Engineer AI, Fujitsu Laboratories Europe
  • Alex Falcon Huerta FCCA, CEO & Founder, Soaring Falcon
  • Michelle Chivunga, British Blockchain Association

The event was held as part of ACCA’s strategy to highlight the big themes influencing the accountancy profession around the world now and in the future. Quarter 1 has been about the power of digital; Q2 is about the power of connections; Q3 will be about the power of ethics and Q4 the power of future-ready talent.

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About ACCA

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants, offering business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.

ACCA supports its 219,000 members and 527,000 students (including affiliates) in 179 countries, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills required by employers. ACCA works through a network of 110 offices and centres and 7,571 Approved Employers worldwide, and 328 approved learning providers who provide high standards of learning and development.

Through its public interest remit, ACCA promotes appropriate regulation of accounting and conducts relevant research to ensure accountancy continues to grow in reputation and influence.

ACCA has introduced major innovations to its flagship qualification to ensure its members and future members continue to be the most valued, up to date and sought-after accountancy professionals globally.

Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. More information is here: www.accaglobal.com