CIPFA Wales Annual Conference

22 November, St David’s Hotel Cardiff

CIPFA Wales Conference 22 November Cardiff

Thursday 22nd November: The CIPFA Wales CYMRU Annual Conference 2018

10.10

Welcome to the 2018 CIPFA CYMRU Conference from:

  • Rhian Evans, President of CIPFA CYMRU Wales.

 

  • Carolyn Williamson, CIPFA Vice President

 

 

Plenary Sessions

10.30

Keynote Address

Mark Drakeford AM Cabinet Secretary for Finance

10.50

A Welsh Challenge - A Welsh Solution
Debbie Wilcox,  Leader WLGA  

The leader of WLGA sets the template for conference (addressing all parts of the public sector) outlining how Welsh professionalism and political values can be a combined positive force.

11.20

Refreshments & Exhibition

11.45

Modernising the Audit Process
Adrian Crompton, Auditor General for Wales

Wales’ new Auditor General takes an early opportunity to set out his vision for what public services in Wales can expect from a future modernised audit service under his leadership and how he will assess public bodies who are rising to public finance challenges.

 

Break Out Workshops

12.15

Sponsored workshop

 

Sponsored workshop

 

Building a Capital Strategy
CIPFA Property

CIPFA’s property experts provide a briefing on the new requirement for a capital strategy.

13.00

Lunch & Exhibition

14.00

The City Deal: A Good Deal for Wales
Kellie Beirne, CEO City Deal Project

What is the city deal and how does it benefit Wales?  Find out from the CEO of the City Deal Project and how it can transform public services in Wales.

 

Break Out Workshops

14.35

Sponsored workshop

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Sponsored workshop

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Professional Ethics – Upping Your Game

The ethical challenges in todays public services are outlined along with tips on how to navigate through them

Margaret Pratt, Chair CIPFA Ethics Working Group

15.15

Refreshment & Exhibition

 

Plenary Sessions

15.40

The Finance Professional of the Future!

16.15

Motivate Your Staff and Yourself!

17.00

Close of Conference – Rhian Evans, President of CIPFA CYMRU Wales

 

POST – CONFERENCE EVENING ENTERTAINMENT

18.45

Evening Drinks Reception
Hosted by Rhian Evans President

19.15

CIPFA Wales Annual Conference Dinner

21.00

CIPFA Wales Public Finance Awards
The Wales Public Finance Awards.
Hosted by yet to be announced

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