The World Congress of Accountants 2018 is the premier accounting conference for the global business and finance community.
Our program is evolving, we will continue to make regular speaker and new session announcements. The program will be held over 4 days, keynotes embrace our core themes trust, ethics, diversity, sustainability and new technologies poised to shape the future roles of our profession.
Concurrent sessions cater for all disciplines of finance and accounting. Whether your focus is on audit, bookkeeping, financial reporting, or you are a government financial controller, Chief Financial Officer or own your practice, there will be plenty of opportunities to learn, share experiences and discover new developments in your field.
Mission & Themes
Our theme, Global Challenges | Global Leaders speaks to the innovative way our profession turns challenges into opportunities.
Massive social, political and technological changes are sweeping the globe. As accounting professionals, we are perfectly positioned to lead and make a difference.
Embracing disruptive technology
Ethics & Integrity
The program will deliver a diverse experience, using the latest technology and learning methods, enabling you to Learn, Adapt, and Accelerate your career.
The largest and most impactful sessions on the program. Covering the main congress themes, the world’s thought leaders, finance and accounting experts will draw a road map for the next four years.
Sessions cater to all accounting and finance disciplines. From interactive sessions to panels and discussions, leading experts globally will share best practice and allow you to deep dive into the pertinent issues.
Sessions are focused on building your skills. You will be problem-solving in intimate groups alongside your peers.
Sessions are for big thinkers, and future leaders featuring heavy hitting speakers that challenge the status quo.
In-depth 2 hour workshops designed to build skills can be purchased separately on Monday, 5 November. Program released June 2018. Places are limited.
Practical 2 hr workshops delivered by select event partners, accessible to all Full Congress delegates on Monday, 5 November. Places are limited.
Social sessions highlight the very best of Sydney sights, food and culture, and provide opportunities to network or relax with colleagues.
Disclaimer of liability WCOA 2018 reserves the right to alter any part of this program at any time without notice.