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46° IAFEI World Congress (day 2)

Africa driving global change

Conference Day Two: Thursday 10 November, 2016: Practical challenges facing the CFO

07.30 – 08.20 Early-morning refreshments and networking

08.25 – 08.30 Opening address from the Chair

  • Nicolaas van Wyk | CEO | SAIBA (South Africa) 

08.30 – 09.15 Technical Session 1: Cybersecurity and the CFO

Moderator: Carl Wöcke | Predictive Analytics and Artificial Intelligence | Merlynn Specialised Software Development (South Africa) 

Panellist:

  • Nathan Desfontaines | Cyber Security Manager | KPMG (South Africa) 
  • Dr Conchita L. Manabat | President | Development Centre for Finance in the Philippines | Chair, Advisory Council | IAFEI (Philippines) 
  • Martin Butler | Head: MBA Programme | University of Stellenbosch Business School (South Africa) 
  • Linda de Beer |Independent Non-Executive Director | Chairman IT Committee Sasfin Bank Ltd (South Africa) 
  • Kris Budnik | Director | PwC Africa (South Africa) 

STREAM ONE

Chairperson: Nicolaas van Wyk | CEO | SAIBA (South Africa) 

09.15 – 10.00 Technical Session 2: A CFO perspective on technological innovation and its implications for business

Moderator: Ryk van Niekerk | Editor | MoneyWeb (South Africa) 

Panellist:

  • Louw Barnardt | Managing Director | Outsourced CFO (South Africa) 
  • Michael Jordaan |Founder & CEO | Montegray Capital | former CEO | FNB (South Africa) 
  • Frederic Doche | CEO | Decision Performance Conseil | DPC Asia (France) 
  • Carl Wöcke | Predictive Analytics and Artificial Intelligence | Merlynn Specialised Software Development (South Africa) 
  • Phillip Hattingh | Director | PwC Africa (South Africa) 

10.00 – 10.45 Technical Session 3: Stakeholder relationships as the new frontier of value creation in business

Moderator: Nishant Saxena | Regional CFO and Executive Director, Business Development for Sub-Saharan Africa | Cipla (South Africa) 

Panellist:

  • Michael Lasch | CEO | The Global Platform for Intellectual Property (South Africa) 
  • Ricardo Botas | Finance Director | Samsung Electronics (South Africa) 
  • Ncaba Hlophe | CEO | Stakeholder Relationship Assessments SA (South Africa) 

10.45 – 11.15 Morning refreshments and networking

11.15 – 12.00 Technical Session 4: Success strategies for implementing corporate sustainability initiatives

Moderator: Teressa Malevu | Managing Director | Imbeleko-Yesizwe Social Development Agency (South Africa) 

Panellist:

  • Luiz Calado | Managing Director | BRAiN | Vice-President | Financial Executives Institute of Brazil (Brazil) 
  • Michael Kloss | CEO & Chairman | Robert Bosch (South Africa) 
  • Lindi Dlamini | Group Executive Human Resources | PPS (South Africa) 

12.00 – 12.45 Technical Session 5: Public administration management – the role of the public sector CFO

Moderator: Yvonne Chetty | CFO: Finance & SCM | Department of Energy (South Africa) 

Panellist:

  • Werner van der Merwe | CFO | Technology Innovation Agency (South Africa) 
  • Dumisani Dlamini | CFO | National Arts Council | 2016 Young CFO of the Year Award | 2016 Public Sector CFO of the Year (South Africa) 
  • Prof. Lana Hanner Weldon | Department Accounting | University of Fort Hare (South Africa) 
  • Gronie Hluyo | CFO | South African Football Association (South Africa) 

12.45 – 13.30 Lunch

STREAM TWO

Chairperson: Keith Engel | CEO | South African Institute of Tax Professionals (SAIT) (South Africa) 

09.15 - 10.00 Technical Session 6: Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Captive Shared Services Centres (SSC): Analysing the reasons behind South Africa’s growing importance as a BPO / SSC destination

Moderator: Armand Angeli | President of DFCG International and President IAFEI for EMEA (France) 

Panellist:

  • Jean-Claude de Vera | Vice President Global Business Services | LafargeHolcim 
  • Premysl Trojan | COO/CFO | Clifftop Colony (South Africa) 
  • Janet Taylor-Hall | Chief Executive Officer | Cognia Law (South Africa) 
  • Business Process Enabling South Africa (BPESA) (South Africa) 

10.00 – 10.45 Technical session 7: Managing the evolving relationship between the CEO and CFO - winning through financial leadership

Moderator: Roy Clark | Managing Director | ClarkHouse Human Capital (South Africa) 

Panellist:

  • Kholeka Zama | CFO | Wesgro (South Africa) 
  • Eduardo Francisco | President | BDO Capital & Investment Corporation | Vice Chairman | IAFEI (Philippines) 
  • Lucia Fracassi | ANDAF Vice Chairman | IAFEI Secretary (Italy) 
  • Sean Doherty | CFO Investment Banking | Standard Bank (South Africa) 

10.45 – 11.15 Morning refreshments and networking

11.15 – 12.00 Technical Session 8: Managing market risk: how can CFOs best manage the current market and currency volatility? 

Moderator: Ryk van Niekerk | Editor | MoneyWeb (South Africa) 

Panellist:

  • George S. Chua | CEO | Bayan Automotive Industries Corporation | President | Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) (Philippines) 
  • Dominique Chesneau | Managing Partner | TRESORISKCONSEIL | Chairman | International Treasury Committee (France) 
  • Bikash Prasad | Senior VP & CFO (Africa & Middle East) | Olam International | 2016 CFO Award Winner: Moving into Africa Award (South Africa) 
  • Manenzhe Manenzhe | Chief Financial Officer | Parliament (South Africa) 
  • Andre Cilliers | Director | TreasuryOne (South Africa) 

12.00 – 12.45 Technical Session 9: The challenges and opportunities for medium-sized businesses in Africa

Moderator: Faith Ngwenya | Technical Executive | South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) (South Africa) 

Panellist:

  • Fabian Cazares | CFO/Head of Finance Southern Africa | Philips Healthtech (South Africa) 
  • Ben Jordaan | Senior Lecturer: Business Management | University of Fort Hare (South Africa) 
  • Professor Dovhani Thakhathi | President | Southern African Institute of Business Accountants (SAIBA) (South Africa) 

12.45 – 13.30 Lunch

IAFEI Working Committees: panel discussions

13:30 – 14.30 International Tax Committee: Managing tax planning and minimising tax risks: how CFOs must square the circle

Moderator: Dr. Conchita L. Manabat | President |Development Centre for Finance in the Philippines | Chair of the Advisory Council | IAFEI (Philippines) 

Panellist:

  • Bikash Prasad | Senior VP & CFO (Africa & Middle East) | Olam International | 2016 CFO Award Winner: Moving into Africa Award (South Africa) 
  • Luis Ortiz-Hildago | Founding Partner | Ortiz, Hernandez Orendain Abogados, S.C. | Vice Chairman |Mexican Financial Experts Institute (IMEF) (Mexico) 
  • David Lermer | Director Corporate International Tax Leader | PwC Africa (South Africa) TBC
  • Prof Jennifer Roeleveld | Director: Tax Institute for Fiscal Research Faculty of Commerce | University of Cape Town (South Africa) TBC 

14.30 – 15.30 International Observatory of Management Controller Committee: 2016 results of International Observatory of Management Control survey

Presenter: Frederic Doche | Chairman of the IAFEI Management Control Committee | Vice-President | DFCG International (France) 

15.30 – 15.45 Afternoon refreshments and networking

15:45 – 16.30 International Treasury Committee: Uberisation of the Treasury Function? 

Moderator: Andre Cilliers | Director | Treasuryone 

Panellist:

  • Dominique Chesneau | Managing partner TRESORISKCONSEIL | Chairman International Treasury Committee (France) 
  • Dr. Mampho Modise | Chief Director Strategy and Risk Management | National Treasury (South Africa) 

16.30 – 17.15 International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Accounting Principles Committee

Moderator: Nicolaas van Wyk | CEO | SAIBA (South Africa) 

Panellist:

  • Jean-Luc Michel | Chief Accounting Officer, Nissan Europe | Representative of the IAFEI (preparers) | IAASB and IESBA CAGs of IFAC (France) 
  • Steven Firer | Head of Technical and IFRS Advisory | Nkonki (South Africa) 
  • Prof. Sean Weldon | Associate Professor | University of Fort Hare (South Africa) 

17.15 – 18.00 Anti-corruption Committee

Panellist:

  • Juan Alfredo Ortega | VP Finance | Latin America McGraw Hill Education | President |America´s Chapter of the IAFEI (Mexico) 
  • Luis F. Ortiz | Partner | OCA Law Firm | Founder and Chairman, Anti-Corruption Committee | Mexican Financial Experts Institute (IMEF) (Mexico) 
  • Jaco de Jager | CEO |Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - SA Chapter (South Africa) 

18.00 – 18.15 Announcement: New set of officers of IAFEI and a brief presentation by the host institute of the 2017 IAFEI World Congress. 

18.15 Closing remarks from the Chair

18.20 Close of 46th Annual IAFEI World Congress


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