This edition of Accountancy Futures is published just ahead of the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA), a landmark event held once every four years, bringing thousands of members of the accountancy profession together with other business leaders and visionaries to look to the future. This congress is particularly exciting as it’s in Sydney, and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) is co-hosting the event with CPA Australia. ACCA is a gold sponsor. The strategic alliance between ACCA and CA ANZ will be very much in evidence: for example, we’ll be talking to delegates about our recently released joint research with KPMG on the impact of robotics and artificial intelligence on the accountancy profession. You can read all about this in 'Transformers'. One of the main aims of WCOA is to stimulate thinking, innovation and preparation for the years ahead. Wherever you are reading this edition, we hope that the following articles will achieve the same objective.
Jane Stanton, CA ANZ president
Leo Lee, ACCA president
The ACCA and CA ANZ alliance
A strategic alliance was founded in June 2016 by ACCA and CA ANZ to shape and lead the future of the accountancy profession. Our combined voice represents the views of 800,000 current and future finance professionals in 180 countries, offering unique range and scale. The two professional bodies work together to advance public value, to promote and represent members, to provide greater support and resources to members and other stakeholders, and on research projects and events. Together, the two bodies have more than 100 offices and centres around the world.
Find out more about CA ANZ research and insight activities.
Find out more about ACCA’s research and insights activities.
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