The ICAI, recognizing its role and responsibilities to the stakeholder community at large is organizing an International Conference on the theme “Accountancy Profession: Catalyzing Reforms, Creating Values” to dwell deeper into emerging paradigm of Accountancy Profession and bring the Indian and global perspective together on issues that are of contemporary relevance. The International Conference will deliberate on the issues related to Taxation Reforms, Future of Corporate Reporting, Auditing reforms, Creation of Stakeholder Value, Technological Reforms and alike and will provide an apt opportunity to delegates to empathize the challenges and opportunities available while dealing with areas of contemporary and emerging interest in global economy.
The Accountancy profession as an integral part in the process of transition has witnessed a paradigm change in its contributory role; in every sphere of economic activity. The shift in the business philosophies due to dawn of a new world trade order emphasize a broadened role for the accounting professionals as strategy formulators and facilitators. While moving to the role of a value creator, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has endeavoured to imbibe the best practices model by analyzing the best approach as available amongst varied corporates in different parts of the world and has been playing the role of an enabler by getting the relevant stakeholders exposed to such best practices.
The International Conference would be an apt platform for ideas exchange and usher interactive dialogue amongst the global and local accounting fraternity and other stakeholders and is likely to see participation of more than 1200 professionals from Pan India and Asia Pacific Region. The Conference would have renowned experts in the area of accounting and auditing from international bodies including doyens from Trade and Industry in India.
The International Conference would enable sharing of experiences of International participants on the role of the accounting profession as a value creator and enabler of various reforms in financial sector. The topics are judiciously selected and are germane for the International Conference and the timing of this conglomeration is perfect. This Conference will attract participation of eminent accountants and other faculties across the globe and predominantly from the emerging nations.
I hope that you will find the Conference both enjoyable and valuable, and enjoy the architectural, cultural and natural beauty of the City of Dreams- Mumbai !
The International Conference would be an apt platform for one-to-one interaction and exchange of ideas amongst the global and local accounting fraternity. The Conference aims to update the accounting fraternity to demands of a market driven economy; while being the Trustee of Public Interest. I am sure that the deliberations at this Conference would enrich our knowledge and experience.
I look forward to your participation at the Conference.