ICAI International Conference
Accountancy Profession: Catalyzing Reforms, Creating Values
6th and 7th December 2019, NCPA, Mumbai
First Day: Friday, 6th December 2019
1015 – 1930 Hrs
CPE : 12
0800 – 1030 Hrs Registration
1015 – 1200 Hrs Session – I
Accountancy Profession: Catalyzing Reforms, Creating Values
  • Mr. Alan Johnson, Deputy President, International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)
  • Padma Shri CA. (Dr.) T.N. Manoharan, Past President, ICAI
  • CA. Prafulla P. Chhajed, President, ICAI
  • CA. Atul Kumar Gupta, Vice President, ICAI
  • CA. Priti Savla, WIRC Chairperson
  • Shri Rakesh Sehgal, Acting Secretary, ICAI
1200 Hrs – 1300 Hrs Panel Discussion – I
Ethics of Ethics – Dealing with Ethical Dilemmas
  • CA. M.M. Chitale, Past President, ICAI
  • CA. Amarjit Chopra, Past President, ICAI
  • CA. G. Ramaswamy, Past President, ICAI
  • CA. Keki Mistry, Vice Chairman & CEO, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) Ltd.
  • CA. Jayant Gokhale, Past Council Member, ICAI (Session Moderator)
1300 – 1400 Hrs Lunch
1400 – 1445 Hrs Session – II
Insolvency – Lessons and Way Forward
  • CA. Subodh Kumar Agrawal, Past President, ICAI
  • Dr. M.S. Sahoo, Chairperson, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India
  • CA. Rajesh Sharma, Member (Technical), National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT)
1445– 1545 Hrs Panel Discussion – II
Future Ready Professionals
  • CA. Bhavna Doshi, Past Council Member , ICAI (Session Moderator)
  • Mrs. Joy Thomas , President & CEO, CPA Canada
  • Dr. Gary Pflugrath, Head of Policy and Advocacy, CPA Australia
  • CA. Nilesh S. Vikamsey, Past President, ICAI
1545 – 1645 Hrs Panel Discussion – III
Globalization: Advantage India
  • CA. Abbas Ali Mirza, Chair, ISAR Working Group of Experts at the UNCTAD, United Nations & Past Chairman, UAE (Dubai) Chapter of ICAI (Session Moderator)
  • Mr. Russell Guthrie , Executive Director, External Affairs, and CFO, IFAC
  • CA. Manoj Fadnis, Past President , ICAI
  • Shri Ashwani Bhatia, Managing Director & CEO, SBI Mutual Fund
1645 – 1745 Hrs Session – III
Leading in Digital World through Technovation
  • CA. V.S. Parthasarathy, Group CFO & Group CIO, Mahindra & Mahindra Limited
  • CA. K. Raghu, Past President – ICAI
  1st Day Conference Concludes

ICAI International Conference
Accountancy Profession: Catalyzing Reforms, Creating Values
6th and 7th December 2019, NCPA, Mumbai
Second Day: Saturday, 7th December 2019
0930 – 1700 Hrs
1000 – 1100 Hrs Motivational Talk
  • CA. M. Devaraja Reddy, Past President, ICAI
  • Padma Shri Dr. Arunima Sinha, Former Indian Volleyball Player and First Female Amputee to scale Mount Everest and Mount Vinson
1100 – 1200 Hrs Session – IV
Enabling Growth Through Direct Tax Reforms
  • CA. R. Bupathy, Past President, ICAI
  • CA. (Dr.) Girish Ahuja, FCA
1200 – 1300 Hrs Panel Discussion – IV
Accountancy Profession: Meeting Stakeholder’s Expectations
  • CA. Pankaj Jain, Past Council Member, ICAI (Session Moderator)
  • Dr. R. S. Sodhi, Managing Director, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Limited (GCMMF), AMUL
  • Ms. Fiona Wilkinson, President, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • CA. Ved Jain, Past President, ICAI
1300 – 1400 Hrs Lunch
1400 – 1420 Hrs Special Session
  • CA. Thomas Chazhikadan, Hon'ble Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha)
1420 – 1545 Hrs Panel Discussion – V
Understanding Market for Wealth Creation
  • Ms. Nisha Poddar, Editor – M&A, CNBC TV18 (Session Moderator)
  • CA. Navneet Munot, Executive Director & Chief Investment Officer, SBI Mutual Fund
  • CA. Nilesh Shah, Managing Director (MD), Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co Ltd.
  • Mr. Manish Gunwani, Chief Investment Officer (Equity), Reliance Nippon Life AMC
1545 – 1630 Hrs Session – V
GST – Way Forward
  • CA. Upender Gupta, IRS
  • Shri Rohan Shah, GST Expert
1630 – 1700 Hrs Special Address
India's Growth Story: Towards USD 5 Trillion Economy and Achieving
Sustainable Development Goals
  • CA. Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) and Prime Minister's Sherpa to G 7 and G 20
Conference Concludes