1st ASEAN CPA Conference 2019 |
October 16-17, 2019


Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Part 1: ASEAN CPA – From Ten to One

08.30 – 09.45
Opening Ceremony

  • Opening remarks by Mr. Haru Koesmahargyo (Chairman, Organizing Committee)
  • Welcoming speech by His Excellency Dato’ Lim Jock Hoi (Secretary-General, ASEAN)
  • Keynote speech by Her Excellency Dr. Sri Mulyani Indrawati (Minister of Finance, Republic of Indonesia)

09.45 – 10.00
ASEAN CPA: The Identity of ASEAN Professional Accountants

Launching ceremony of the ASEAN CPA Logo, by:

  • Teerachai Arunruangsirilert (Chairman, ASEAN CPA Coordinating Committee); and
  • Representatives of the ASEAN CPAs from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam

Witnessed by Her Excellency Dr. Sri Mulyani Indrawati and His Excellency Dato’ Lim Jock Hoi

10.00 – 10.30 
Graduation Ceremony

Induction of new ASEAN CPAs, represented by new ASEAN CPAs from the ASEAN Member States, by:

  • Teerachai Arunruangsirilert

10.30 – 11.00 
Coffee Break

Part 2: ASEAN CPA – Broadening the Horizon

11.00 – 12.30
ASEAN CPA: Promoting the Profession

Sharing of best practices on promoting the ASEAN CPA in the ASEAN Member States, by:

  • Representatives of the ASEAN Monitoring Committee; and
  • Representatives of the National Accounting Bodies of the ASEAN Member States

Led by Mr. Tan Tai Hiong (Assistant Director, Services and Investment Division, ASEAN Secretariat)

12.30 – 13.30 
Lunch Break

13.30 – 15.00 ASEAN Business Advisory Council: ASEAN CPA Stakeholder Engagement Session

Sharing of insights from key stakeholders of the profession, by:

  • Anangga W. Roosdiono (Member, ASEAN Business Advisory Council & Chair, ASEAN Business Advisory Council 2011);
  • CFO of a major corporation from the Philippines [TBC]; and
  • CFO of a major corporation from Indonesia [TBC]

Led by Mr. Sjahrial Ong (Chairman, Business Services Sectoral Working Group)

15.00 – 15.30 
Coffee Break

15.30 – 16.30
ASEAN CPA: Collaboration with Other Professions

Exploring the role of other professions relevant to the ASEAN CPA in, by:

  • Dato’ Akhbar Satar (President, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – Malaysia Chapter); and
  • Angela Simatupang (Vice President, Institute of Internal Auditors Indonesia)

Led by Mr. Ahmadi Hadibroto

17.00 – 19.00
ASEAN CPA Networking Dinner
by the Sea, Inaya Putri Bali)

Opening speech by Mr. Hadiyanto (Secretary General, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia)

Entertainment program: Traditional dance and music


Thursday, October 17, 2019

Part 3: ASEAN CPA – Building the Profession

08.30 – 10.00
ASEAN CPA: Lessons Learned from International Accountant Professions

Sharing of lessons learned of regional and international accountancy bodies on development of the accountancy profession in the ASEAN region, by:

  • Representative of the ASEAN Federation of Accountants;
  • Mark Billington (Regional Director, Greater China and Southeast Asia, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales); and
  • Representative of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Led by Mr. Djoko Susanto

10.00 – 10.30 
Coffee Break

10.30 – 12.00
ASEAN CPA: Setting the Indonesian Context

Setting the context of the ASEAN CPA in Indonesia and exploring challenges faced by stakeholders in implementation of the regional initiative, by:

  • Sidharta Utama (Member, National Council, Institute of Indonesia Chartered Accountants);
  • Suhartono (Member, Council, Indonesian Institute of Certified Public Accountants); and
  • Agung Nugroho Soedibyo (Member, Council, Indonesian Institute of Management Accountants)

Led by Ms. Andar Ramona Sinaga (Head, Accounting Professional Development, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia)

12.00 – 12.30
ASEAN CPA: What Lies in the Future – Official Handover to the Next Host Country (The Philippines)

Official handover of the Conference Communique from Mr. Firmansyah Nazaroedin to Dr. Noe G. Quiñanola (Chairman, Philippines Board of Accountancy)

12.30 – 13.00
Closing Ceremony

Closing speech by Mr. Firmansyah Nazaroedin

13.00 – 14.00 
Lunch Break

14.00 – 17.00

Option 1:
Mini Workshop:  Big data in auditing for the future of data analytics (+4 SKP)

- Agung Nugroho Soedibjo (IAMI);
- From IAI (TBC)

Option 2:
Beyond the Wall: Half-day Camaraderie Tour of Bali

(Itinerary to be confirmed)