ICAI International Conference
Accountancy Profession: Catalyzing Reforms, Creating Values
6th and 7th December 2019, NCPA, Mumbai
First Day: Friday, 6th December 2019
0930 – 1930 Hrs
CPE : 12
0800 – 0930 Hrs Registration
  Inaugural Session
Chief Guest:
  • Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Hon’ble Union Minister of Women & Child Development & Minister of Textiles
Guest of Honour:
  • Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, Hon’ble Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs
Special Guest:
  • Shri Injeti Sriniwas, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs
  • CA. Prafulla P. Chhajed, President – ICAI
  • CA. Atul Kumar Gupta, Vice President – ICAI
  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
  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)
  Session – II
Insolvency – Lessons and Way Forward
  • Dr. M.S. Sahoo, Chairperson, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India
  • CA. Subodh Kumar Agrawal, Past President – ICAI
  Panel Discussion – II
Future Ready Professionals
  • Mrs. Joy Thomas , President & CEO, CPA Canada
  • CA. Sunil Talati, Past President – ICAI
  • Dr. Gary Pflugrath, Head of Policy and Advocacy, CPA Australia
  • CA. Nilesh S. Vikamsey, Past President – ICAI
  • CA. Bhavna Doshi, Past Council Member – ICAI (Session Moderator)
  Panel Discussion – III
Globalization: Advantage India
  • Mr. Russell Guthrie , Executive Director, External Affairs, and CFO, IFAC
  • CA. Manoj Fadnis, Past President – ICAI
  • CA. Mahaveer Singhvi, IFS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs*
  • CA. Abbas Ali Mirza, Chair, ISAR Working Group of Experts at the UNCTAD, United Nations & Past Chairman, UAE (Dubai) Chapter of ICAI (Session Moderator)
  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
  Motivational Talk
  • Padma Shri Dr. Arunima Sinha, Former Indian Volleyball Player and First Female Amputee to scale Mount Everest and Mount Vinson
  • CA. M. Devaraja Reddy, Past President – ICAI
  Special Address – II
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
  Panel Discussion – IV
Accountancy Profession: Meeting Stakeholder’s Expectations
  • 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
  • CA. Pankaj Jain, Past Council Member, ICAI (Session Moderator)
  Session – IV
Enabling Growth Through Direct Tax Reforms
  • CA. R. Bupathy, Past President – ICAI (Session Chair)
  • CA. (Dr.) Girish Ahuja, FCA
  Session – V
GST – Way Forward
  • CA. Upender Gupta, IRS
  • Shri Rohan Shah, GST Expert
  Panel Discussion – V
Understanding Market for Wealth Creation

Capital Market-Strategies for the Road Ahead
Investment Opportunities in Global Market
  • CA. Navneet Munot, Executive Director & Chief Investment Officer, SBI Mutual Fund
  • CA. Nilesh Shah, Managing Director (MD) of Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Co Ltd.
  • Mr. Manish Gunwani, Chief Investment Officer (Equity), Reliance Nippon Life AMC
  • Ms. Nisha Poddar, Deputy Editor, CNBC TV18 (Session Moderator)
Conference Concludes
*Confirmation awaited