Singapore Agenda

Friday 26 January 2018
MES Theatre

8:30 - 9:30 AM
Registration opens

9:30 - 9:40 AM

9:40 - 10:20 AM
Opening keynote

Xero Asia Managing Director, Alex Campbell, looks back at another tremendous year for Xero in Asia, and forward to all the marvelous things yet to come. This is where you’ll hear the very latest Xero announcements for Singapore for the year ahead.

10:20 - 10:35 AM
Guest-of-honour opening address
Evan Law, Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Accountancy Commission

10:35 - 11:05 AM
Morning tea break

11:05 - 11:45 PM
The voice of small business

What are the challenges facing today’s small businesses, and what role should you, their trusted advisor, play? Hear it direct from the small businesses in this panel discussion and gain valuable insights for even better client relationships.

11:45 - 12:30 PM
Xero product: new releases

Want some shiny new tools for your Xero tool box? It’ll be hard to resist the exciting innovations that are on the way. Be the first to learn about new tools that will power-up your practice and open the door to new growth opportunities.

12:30 - 1:45 PM

1:45 - 2:30 PM
Practice innovation: trust-enabled advisory

Why do you do what you do, and how does that keep clients coming back in the door? 80% of accountants in Singapore and Hong Kong have begun to introduce advisory services. Wherever you are on your advisory journey, Anthony Staltari, Partner Consulting Director Asia, will take us through the current professional service business models, challenges facing the relationship between accountants and clients today, and set short, medium, and long-term goals that will help you and your clients achieve success.

2:30 - 3:10 PM
Practice management: rethinking your practice

In this session, we'll deep dive into Xero HQ. Kevin Fitzgerald, Xero’s Regional Sales Director for Asia, will show you developments in our partner products and tools, and explore what it means to be a Xero partner. All this so our accounting and bookkeeper partners are enabled to run efficient, growing, and digital practices in the cloud.

3:10 - 3:25 PM
Wrap up and lucky draw

3:25 - 4:25 PM
Networking drinks

Schedule subject to change