22 - 25 September

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All timings are based on Singapore Standard Time (GMT+8).

Agenda is subject to change.

Introduction to Xero for accounting firms

Tue, 22 Sep | 9:30 - 11:00 AM

Speaker: Arie Rahardjo - Partner Development Lead, Asia

Do you know how cloud accounting can benefit your practice? This session is designed for accounting firms who are new to Xero, join us to debunk the myths of cloud accounting, discover tools for your practice and clients, and watch a live demonstration of Xero.

Introduction to Xero for businesses

Tue, 22 Sep | 9:30 - 10:15 AM

Speaker: Julian Wong - Small Business Evangelist, Singapore

Make using spreadsheets a thing of the past. Tune in to hear how using Xero will save you time and help keep your business’s financial information safe and secure.

The power of the platform

Tue, 22 Sep | 11:05 - 11:50 AM

Speaker: Polly Liu - Strategic Partnerships Manager, Financial Services

The more apps you connect to Xero, the more powerful the platform becomes. Discover the most popular apps used by small businesses and accountants in Asia, and find out how you can unlock greater efficiencies and profit in your business when you use Xero with connected apps.

Convincing clients to go cloud

Wed, 23 Sep | 10:20 - 11:20 AM

Speaker: Alex Ng - Senior Account Manager, Singapore

When your clients run their business on Xero, it’s good for their business and it’s good for you. But convincing your clients to move to the cloud can be difficult. Learn more from Xero experts on how to position the benefits of cloud accounting, find the answers to common questions and field the most common objections like a pro.

Automate data capture & extraction with Hubdoc

Tue, 22 Sep | 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Speaker: Ananya Chopra - Partner Consultant, Asia

Learn more about Xero's vision for data automation, get an overview of Xero's current data automation solutions and take a deep dive into Hubdoc with a product demo. See how Hubdoc is changing the financial reporting process and your practice’s workflow. By using Hubdoc and Xero together, you and your clients can dramatically reduce the time spent on repetitive, manual processing and coding in Xero.

Increasing client engagement - the key to unlocking profitability for your practice

Thu, 24 Sep | 9:30 - 10:15 AM

Speaker: Daniel Hustler - Education Manager, Asia

What your clients say about your practice is the single biggest factor in your success – or lack of it. But very few accountants actually know what their clients think of them and many practices are unknowingly going down a path that may rapidly lose them clients and revenue. But by making a few simple changes and putting client experience at the centre of your practice, any practice can turn things around and experience a bright future of stability and growth.

Why you should not be competing on pricing

Wed, 23 Sep | 9:30 - 10:15 AM

Speaker: Fanshen Chan - Account Manager, Malaysia

As your SME clients become more sophisticated, accounting, bookkeeping and compliance services become increasingly marginalised. There are many reasons why SMEs choose one accountant over another, or worse, switch accountants. However, price is rarely the reason. Join this session for practical tips on how your firm can stand out against competitors and win more clients.

Managing cash flow and getting paid faster with Xero

Thu, 24 Sep | 10:20 - 11:20 AM

Speaker: Esther Li - Senior Partner Consultant, Asia

For small businesses, cash flow is king. That's why we've accelerated the launch of new features in Xero to give you and your clients visibility and insights into cash flow. Discover Xero features that help with data accuracy, our latest cash flow forecasting features and cash flow apps that work seamlessly with Xero.

The power of the platform

Tue, 22 Sep | 11:05 - 11:50 AM

Speaker: Polly Liu - Strategic Partnerships Manager, Financial Services

The more apps you connect to Xero, the more powerful the platform becomes. Discover the most popular apps used by small businesses and accountants in Asia, and find out how you can unlock greater efficiencies and profit in your business when you use Xero with connected apps.

Hubdoc and Xero Expenses: Managing invoices and reimbursing employees

Wed, 23 Sep | 2:20 - 3:05 PM

Speaker: Kelvin Wee - Partner Consultant, Asia

Stop holding on to paper receipts and constantly juggling bills and invoices between your inbox and filing cabinet. Using Hubdoc and Xero Expenses, we'll explore how you can dramatically reduce the time you spend on repetitive, manual processing and coding in Xero, so you can spend more time doing what you love.

Managing your day to day in Xero

Tue, 22 Sep | 1:30 - 2:15 PM

Speaker: Daniel Hustler - Education Manager, Asia

Taking the leap into digital, cloud-based systems can seem overwhelming and intimidating, but it’s easy once you’ve got the basics. Join the Xero team to see how you can use Xero to manage your day to day activities, from raising your first invoice to running reports on your business.

Managing cash flow and getting paid faster with Xero

Thu, 24 Sep | 10:20 - 11:20 AM

Speaker: Esther Li - Senior Partner Consultant, Asia

For small businesses, cash flow is king. That's why we've accelerated the launch of new features in Xero to give you and your clients visibility and insights into cash flow. Discover Xero features that help with data accuracy, our latest cash flow forecasting features and cash flow apps that work seamlessly with Xero.

Xero tips & tricks

Wed, 23 Sep | 1:30 - 2:15 PM

Speaker: Daniel Hustler - Education Manager, Asia

Discover helpful tips and tricks in Xero to help you manage your business more efficiently and save you time. Employing just a few of these tips could save you up to two hours a day. Imagine what you can achieve with all that extra time!

App-y Hours feature 10-minute, quick-fire pitches and product demos from your favourite apps in the Xero app marketplace.

We're continuing to add to the app line-up, so stay tuned!

Speaker: Christian Antono - Strategic Partnerships Manager, Asia

App-y Hours

App-y Hour 1: Apps for digitising your business

Thu, 24 Sep | 1:30 - 3:50 PM

This session features apps that help digitise and promote your retail and F&B business.
 

App-y Hour 2: Payroll apps that connect with Xero

Fri, 25 Sep | 9:00 - 10:10 AM

This session features payroll apps that connect with Xero.
 

App-y Hour 3: Apps for your accounting practice

Fri, 25 Sep | 10:30 AM - 12:05 PM

This session features reporting, consolidation and workflow management apps for your accounting practice.

Missed the sessions live? You can now catch up on-demand!

If you attended the sessions live, we will be able to supply a certificate of attendance upon request to facilitate your claim for CPD hours (subject to the final approval of your awarding member body). Simply email cpd.asia@xero.com.

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