All set for ICAP CFO Conference

Karachi: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan ICAP is organizing the CFO conference themed as CFO – Meeting Future Challenges to be held on 12 and 14 March 2013 in Karachi and Lahore.

The CFO conference has a unique blend of renowned speakers such as Mian Muhammad Mansha, Chairman Nishat Group, Shaukat Tareen, and Advisor to Chairman Silk Bank. Saquib H. Shirazi CEO Atlas Honda, Vincet Tophoff, Senior Technical Manager IFAC, USA, Kimihide Ando MD Mitsubishi Pakistan and President OICCI, Aftab Ahmad Chaudhry Managing Director & CEO Lahore Stock Exchange, Muneer Kamal Chairman Karachi Stock Exchange and many others.

The primary objective of the “CFO Conference 2013” is to explore the key aspects and issues related to creating a faster, leaner and agile finance function and using strategic insight to lead economic growth, establish alliances and meet future challenges. The forum plans to explore the most pressing issues and the best practices being applied in organizations to maintain competitiveness and to achieve profitable growth.

The CFO Conference 2013 provides information about the strategies which can be deployed in finance for growth in both mature and emerging markets. The conference will focus on opportunities and challenges that can be expected by the CFOs to encounter in 2013 and beyond. In continuation with the tradition the Third Professional Excellence Awards will also be held.

Key topics to be discussed in the conference will be Critical Analysis on Economy and how it affects the performance of the business, Financial Leaders Meeting future challenges, Strategic risk management in the face of uncertainty and unexpected risk, public private partnerships, role of CFO in bringing in investment and challenges and opportunities for finance professionals in Middle East.