Audit & Accounting Conference 2022

Our highly anticipated Audit & Accounting conferences have now combined for 2022.

With influential speakers & a flexible one-day program this is the opportunity to advance your professional development & examine the future of the accounting and audit profession while also introducing you to the latest in technical updates, tools and techniques that transform finance functions and practices.

Whether you’re in a public practice, corporate, government or not-for-profit, this conference will provide you with audit and assurance, economic, financial accounting, technical and technology updates, as well as access to the latest tools to add value to your career and practice.

Accounting topics include:
  • IFRS roundup
  • Future of financial and non-financial reporting
  • CFO toolkit: risk and strategy
  • How finance leaders can rethink supply chains in 2022
  • Future of business and economy
  • Sustainability, climate and non-financial reporting update
  • Ethics and conflicts of interests

Audit and Assurance topics include:

  • The new audit quality management standards
  • Practical implementation of ASA 315 (Revised)
  • ASIC’s inspection findings
  • Update for audits of charitable / not for profit organisations

Topics relevant to all include:
  • The future of financial reporting and audit
  • Accounting standards update
  • Economic update
  • Innovation, growth and the future of work
  • Wellbeing in the workplace
  • The next generation of accountants and talent
  • Ethical leadership Audits

Who should attend?
This conference is designed to address the needs of auditing and assurance, accounting and finance professionals within public practice, commerce, government, education and not-for-profit 
sectors at the following career stages/job functions:
  • Accountants (Financial and Management)
  • Senior Accountants (Financial and Management)
  • Financial Analysts
  • Mid-Senior Management (Accounting and Audit)
  • Financial Controllers
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Audit & Assurance managers
  • Audit & Assurance Partners
  • Audit sole practitioners

If you attend the conference, you will also receive an On Demand recording of the event. 

19 May 2022

A packed program with five different sessions running across each time slot.

Join our live-streamed sessions and be part of the discussion through Q&A and chat. Or you can view the on-demand recordings when it suits you.

View the full program schedule.

This year's conference features a powerful line-up of global leaders, who will share their insight, experience and knowledge.

Here are some amazing facts about our presenters:

Dr Catriona Wallace has been recognised by the Australian Financial Review as the Most Influential Woman in Business & Entrepreneurship. Catriona is an expert in the field of Artificial Intelligence and is an Adjunct Professor, keynote speaker, Chair of an AI VC fund and the Director of the Gradient Institute, a Responsible AI consultancy.

Liz Guist has over 35 years’ experience in, external audit services, audit methodology leadership, domestic and global risk and quality leadership, six sigma and Learning and Development.

Mel Yates is the Director of Reporting, Red Tape Reduction and Corporate Services at the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. Prior to this Mel worked at the Australian Taxation Office in compliance, internal policy and operational financial management roles.

Stephen Koukoulas is an economic thought leader in his role with his business, Market Economics. Stephen is often driving the debate on housing, consumer spending, investment strategies, interest rates and budget policy. He does this by drawing on his unique background including his experience heading global research for TD in London, his role as Chief Economist of Citibank and Former Senior Economic Advisor to the Australian Prime Minister.

Anne Fleischer is a Director in our Canberra CFO Advisory team and has over 30 years’ experience spanning both the public and private sectors in Australia and the UK in finance, risk and governance. Anne has led finance functions for a range of Commonwealth agencies and was a CFO in the Communications portfolio for six years.

Dr Mel Irons has a Psychology PhD and a Masters. A registered psychologist; she has also been working in the fitness industry for over 15 years.

View full speaker line up.


Topic: Audit & Assurance, Business Mindset, Ethics & Integrity, Reporting

Sub-Topic: Business Reporting, Ethics, Financial Statement Audit, Future of Business, Leadership, Other Assurance Engagements, Sustainability

Format: Conference

Proficiency Level: All

CPD: Upto 17 hours