Associations World Congress

7 – 11 December 2020 Online Congress

Education & Development Stream

Education & Development on Monday 7 December.

This stream is preceded and followed by plenary sessions.

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10.55 AM
The chair will welcome delegates, introduce the conference theme and explain the day’s format.


Valli Rajagopal

Digital Learn

11.00 AM

ACCA believe that accountancy is vital for economies to grow and prosper, which is why they work all over the world to build the profession and make society fairer and more transparent. They have more than 219,000 fully qualified members and 527,000 students worldwide. They’re members are among the world’s best-qualified and most highly sought-after accountants, working in every sector you can imagine.

This session will focus on developing and implementing an online mentoring programme and has the following learning outcomes:

  • Overview of ACCA’s Mentoring Programme
  • Understand some of the challenges of a remote mentoring programme
  • Tips on implementing an online mentoring programme


Clare Hodgson

Head of Professional Development Products
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

1.00 PM

Enjoy a delicious lunch and meet your fellow delegates, speakers, conference sponsors and exhibitors.

2.00 PM

Ian will share a perspective on the challenges of international membership growth and a need to keep entry standards up to date in a fast-changing world. Approaches to education, training, and the needs of professions are different globally. What unites nearly all professions are the challenges we are facing from changing industry needs, the impact of technology and data, and the importance of lifelong learning. How best to respond to those challenges, support people into the profession, and deliver a positive social impact?


Ian Jeal

Global Education Manager
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

4.00 PM
Networking with delegates, speakers and engage with exhibitors.

This stream is followed by plenary sessions.