MIA Conference 2016 will be organized at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) on 15th - 16th November 2016 (Tuesday - Wednesday).
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The MIA International Accountants Conference is a flagship event designed and dedicated to accountants and corporate leaders from around the world. Known as MIA Conference 2016, the Conference will be showcasing top notch local and international speakers and industry captains who will be discussing and sharing insights on today’s most pressing issues, challenges and opportunities of the accounting and business world. MIA Conference 2016 is expected to draw more than 2,900 delegates from commerce and industry, public sectors, public practice and academia. It is one of the largest gathering of accountants in the world!
"Strengthening the Profession for a Sustainable Future"
The Malaysian business landscape is poised for radical transformation, as numerous regulatory reforms and multilateral initiatives such as the AEC and TPPA take off. While these macro developments will surely affect accountants, the profession specifically will be rebooted by The Committee to Strengthen the Accountancy Profession (CSAP) reforms. These aim to enhance good governance and audit quality in line with global benchmarks while differentiating Malaysia as a leading hub for premium accountancy services.
As the profession embraces change, accountants face immense pressure to adapt and become more adept in their diverse roles as financial advisors and captains of industry, tasked with innovating business models which seek sustainable growth. The MIA International Accountants Conference 2016, our flagship conference reaching over 2,500 decision-makers and executives annually, is the ideal learning vehicle which will equip you with the tools to become more competent and competitive on an international scale. By engaging and learning together, we can strengthen the accountancy profession to ensure a sustainable future, and play our part in building a resilient nation.
8 Key Takeaways Why Accountants and Finance Professionals MUST attend this Conference
• Address the latest and most pressing issues on business, accounting and finance
• Meet the most influential minds in business, accounting, finance, legal and regulatory
• Gain insights on cutting-edge management tools and best practices
• Learn the latest economic trends and challenges in the region
• Explore how accountants can contribute towards business success
• Evaluate value creation strategies
• Review the importance of good governance and how it can contribute to sustainable growth
• Network with finance leaders, corporate captains, senior government officials and thought leaders
MIA is a statutory body established under the Accountants Act, 1967 to regulate and develop the accountancy profession in Malaysia. To date, MIA has 32595 members.
MIA's responsibilities include education and quality assurance as well as enforcement which are carried out to ensure that the credibility of the profession is maintained and that public interest is continuously upheld.
Its regulatory role is carried out through the following approaches:-
|Having an effective and competitive assessment framework in admitting members into MIA to ensure that the profession is able to meet public expectations where its human capital is concerned|
|Meeting the education and development needs of members as part of a commitment to help members be knowledgeable and maintain their relevance in today’s markets|
|Implementing professional standards and practices based on internationally accepted guidelines as standards and By-Laws for members to comply with in maintaining the integrity of the profession|
|Having in place a robust disciplinary system for those who fail to comply with these standards and By-laws.|
Since its establishment more than 40 years ago, MIA has also been an active partner in nation-building as it actively contributes views and ideas for the well-being of the nation and its economy. In addition, MIA monitors international and local accounting trends and developments, and consults regularly with the government and regulatory bodies.
In the international and regional arena, MIA plays a significant role in developing and advancing the global accounting profession through its involvement in organisations such as:-
MIA’s involvement in these bodies also enables Malaysian accountants to have a voice on these global and regional platforms, also enabling the latest developments overseas to be brought home for the betterment of the profession.
The use of the word ‘accountant’
In Malaysia, the word ‘accountant’ is protected as provided for under the provisions of the Act which states that no one can hold himself out or practise as an accountant unless he is registered as a member of MIA.