Event Information
Event code CCPD19101901 Event Flyer Closed Language English
Event name IT Conference 2019: Smart CPAs in the Era of Smart Everything – Accountants in the future world of machines
CPD hours 3.50
Competency Information, Communications and Technology IG,Information Technology
Level 1 - Foundation
Contact Ms. Sharon Ngai at sharonngai@hkicpa.org.hk / 2287 7067

​Rundown of the conference:

​• Registration (08:30 – 09:00)

• Speech by the Guest of Honour (09:00 - 9:30)

Dr Lucas Hui, Chief Technology Officer, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI)

Topic : Artificial Intelligence in finance: Where the mind partners with the machine

​• Speech by keynote speaker (09:30 – 10:00)

Mr Anthony Lam, Project Manager, Application Systems, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Topic : How a finance department can stay top of the class with robotics process automation (RPA)

​•  Speech by keynote speaker (10:00 – 10:30)

Dr Raymond So, Director, Elite Training Science and Technology, Hong Kong Sports Institute

Topic : Advancement of technology in elite sports training and competition

​• Networking coffee break (10:30 – 11:00)

​• Presentation of souvenirs (11:00 – 11:10)

• Panel Discussion Session on Accountants in the future world of machines (11:10 – 11:55) 


Mr Brian Chan, Partner, Banking & Capital Markets Leader, Hong Kong, Deloitte China

Mr Darren D Hariharasegaran, Senior Manager, PwC

Mr Stanley Yung, Partner, Ernst & Young

Ms Isabel Zisselsberger, Head of Financial Strategy and Transformation and Customer & Operations, KPMG China


Dr Lawrence Wong, Member, Organizing Committee, Information Technology Interest Group

• Speech by other speaker (11:55 – 12:25)

Mr Ricky Lau, Regional vice President, North Asia, BlackLine

Topic : The role of finance in digital transformation

​• Speech by other speaker (12:25 – 12:55)

Mr Erik Saito, General Manager of Asia Pacific, Workiva

Topic : How to become a more strategic finance team

​​• Closing remarks (12:55 – 13:00)

Mr Vincent Chan & Mr Victor Tan, Co-convenors, Organizing Committee, Information Technology Interest Group

Event Date
Date / Time CPD hours Venue
19 Oct 2019 (09:00 - 13:00) 3.50 Ballroom, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon.
Fee Information
Type Fee (HKD)
Enrolment Member (Early bird) 485.00
Student (Early bird) 485.00
Member (Regular) 585.00
Student (Regular) 585.00
Non Member (Early bird) 755.00
Non Member (Regular) 855.00
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