Course bookings and enrolment now open for students of CIPFA’s Professional Accountancy Qualification.
Selected course bookings available from next week.
Thursday, 23 November, Mercure Hotel, Cardiff
Welcome to the 2017 CIPFA CYMRU Conference from:
Local Government Austerity in Wales: The Evidence Venue: Calon One
Michael Trickey, Programme Director, Wales Public Services 202
Wales’ leading public service think tank launches its latest major report at the CIPFA conference and provides a forensicanalysis of the funding and expenditure challenges in Wales.
Refreshment & Exhibition
Financial Resilience in Public Services
Sean Nolan, Director of Local Government & Policing, CIPFA
The continuing financial challenge has meant that ‘Resilience’ has become the emerging key word for public bodies in Wales. There are practical steps your organisation can take to become financially resilient. Sean Nolan will set out the framework for the modern resilient Welsh public body.
Delegate Stream Options
The Public Finance Stream
The Professional Stream
AI, Busting the Myth
Will it cost me my job and what does it
mean to public services? We’ll de-bunk
the myth and explain in no-nonsense
language what it is and how it applies
to you as a finance leader responsible
Simon Robinson, Founder & Managing
Lunch & Exhibition
The dark side isn’t so bad – value-based healthcare from a doctor’s perspective
Dr Sally Lewis, Assistant Medical Director (Value-based care), Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
A doctor’s perspective is offered on value based healthcare and what a new means of allocating resources could look like in our digitally transformed services.
The Digital Stream
Integrating Health & Social Care
Overcoming the challenges of integrating two major services is key to future service delivery. An overview of both challenges and solutions is delivered by CIPFA’s expert.
Gareth Davies, CIPFA
Brexit – What the Finance Professional Should Know
Looking beyond the political debate, the key technical milestones and the implications for public services are set out.
Alan Bermingham, CIPFA
Fighting Cyber Crime
The increased reliance on technology and promotion of digital services means that the risk of cyber-crime increases. But what is it and what steps can we take?
Peter Wilson, CIPFA
Commercialisation: The Future Way for Wales
An insight into what the future could look like from a forward thinking Welsh public service body.
Mark Evans, Powys Council
Technical Accounting – A 30 Minute Guide
A 30 minute ‘sweep’ of current technical developments to ensure that finance professionals have a pointer to what is coming up.
Sarah Sheen, CIPFA
Refreshment & Exhibition
Of People, Pounds and Pavements: Transforming the Finance Function
If it was simply a matter of ‘balancing the books’ then life might be tolerable but the modern finance professional is responsible for the management information across all key areas of the business – from people to pavements.
This workshop will examine the premise that modern systems are a key enabler to transforming the finance function. Fully integrated HR, payroll, finance and asset management solutions really are the answer in managing people, pounds and pavements.
Commercialism; What Does it Mean for You?
The pressure to achieve ambitious income targets can often lead to a short term, disjointed approach to income generation. But whether it’s introducing fees and charges or setting up a new company the same questions apply. Taking you back to basics; from engagement to evidence, objectives to outcomes, find out the right commercial strategy for your organisation and how to put it into practice.
Natalie Abraham/Nicky Waters, We are C.CO
Leading the Way – Your Journey to Self Mastery
Robert Herdman, Author and Motivational Speaker
Robert Herdman will remind us all that the primary future power will still be brain power and sets up conference to understand yourself better as an essential motivation for the day ahead.
Close of Conference – Rhian Evans, President of CIPFA CYMRU Wales
Hosted by Rhian Evans President
CIPFA Wales Annual Conference Dinner & evening entertainment
CIPFA Wales Public Finance Awards
After Dinner Entertainment
After dinner speaker to be announced