Competencies for the Future: Professionalism of Accountants in the Disruption Era


11-12 April 2019



Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center


IAI-AFA-IAESB International Conference 2019

Ikatan Akuntan Indonesia (IAI) / Institute of Indonesia Chartered Accountants together with the ASEAN Federation of Accountants (AFA) and the International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) are proud to host the IAI-AFA-IAESB International Conference 2019.

This 2-day program focuses on future competencies of professional accountants in the disruption era, from the perspectives of regional (Southeast Asia) accountancy bodies and global experts, discussing topics such as:

Digital age: Opportunities and challenges for professional accountants;

The need for better professional skepticism: A look at recent accounting misbehavior;

Overview of current CPD practices in the region: The need of enhancing the capacity of accounting competencies;

ICT skills: Requirements, necessary skills, and growing importance of behavioral skills for accountants;

Professional skepticism: Becoming a better skeptic; and

The importance of CPD: Emphasizing accountant’s professional responsibilities through learning and development

The Conference will serve as a platform of networking, knowledge sharing, and updating of the latest trends affecting the accountancy profession, with particular emphasis on the role of accounting education standards to enhance the relevance of the profession. Take this invaluable opportunity to be at the forefront of the latest discussion on what is currently affecting the profession and how the profession is adapting to the many changes reshaping our business environment.

Bali has been crowned as the number one travel destination in the world (TripAdvisor, 2017) and is a world class destination with a recently revitalized international airport (Ngurah Rai International Airport). Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center is the venue of various international meetings, including APEC Summit 2013 and the most recent Annual Meetings of the Internal Monetary Fund and World Bank Group 2018.


National, regional (Southeast Asia), and global prominent speakers and experts will share their views on various issues affecting the accountancy profession, among others:

Dr. In Ki Joo

President, IFAC

Kon Yin Tong

President, ISCA

Anne-Marie Vitale

Chair, IAESB

David Simko

Chair, Professional Skepticism Task Force, IAESB

Daniel Slezak

IAESB Technical Advisor for Susan St. Amant

Prof. Sidharta Utama

Member, National Council, IAI & Member, IAESB

DR Nurmazilah Dato’ Mahzan

Chief Executive Officer, MIA

Chun Wee Chiew

Board Member, IAASB

Isnaeni Achdiat

Council Member, IAI

Jusuf Wibisana

Council Member, IAI

Irhoan Tanudiredja

Council Member, IAPI

Prof. Lindawati Gani

Member, National Council, IAI & Technical Adviser, IAESB

Catherine Edwards

Director of Skills and Assessment, ACCA

More to Come

*in confirmation

The Conference are expected to be attended by representatives of Professional Accountancy Organizations from all ten ASEAN Member States and global accountancy bodies with accumulated membership of more than 1,000,000 accountants all over the world.


Foreign Participants NORMAL  


Local participants NORMAL, IAI MEMBER  


Local participants NORMAL, NON IAI MEMBER  


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