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Friday 25th September 2015

Time  Session  Speaker 
8.30am Registration 
9.20am  President's Welcome  Brian Purcell, CPA President 
9.30am  Chairperson's Welcome  Gail McEvoy, McEvoy Craig
9.35am  The Companies Act 2014: Structure & Key Provisions Dr. Thomas Courtney, Arthur Cox 
10.20am  Company Secretarial Issues , Transition of Companies  Conor Sweeney, CLS Chartered Secretaries 
11.05am  Sponsor Welcome  Bibby Financial Services  
11.15am  Refreshment Break 
11.45am  Companies Act 2014 - Overview of Financial Statements  Maureen Kelly, CPA Ireland

Employment Law
- amendments, developments and the significant changes
arising out of the Workplace Relations Act

Derek McKay, Adare HRM 
1.30pm  Lunch 
2.30pm  Guest Speaker: Niall Cody  Niall Cody, Chairman, Revenue Commissioners
3.15pm  Topical Tax Developments  Tom Maguire, Deloitte
4.00pm  Guess what just landed on the desk? Daily Tax Issues Gary O'Mahony, Kieran Ryan & Co
4.45pm  Importance of Branding 'CPA' Deirdre McDonnell, CPA Ireland
5.00pm  Day One Ends 
8.00pm  Networking BBQ

Saturday 26th September 2015

Time  Session  Speaker 
8.45am  Registration 
9.30am  Essential Professional Issues Update  CPA Ireland Professional Services Team 
10.00am  Practice Management - bringing about positive change in your firm Colm Divilly, Professional Education Seminars
10.45am  Refreshment Break 
11.00am FRS 102 - 9 months in  Prof. Robert Kirk, University of Ulster 
11.45am  Raising Finance for SME’s through bank and independent finance providers                Tom Murray, Friel Stafford
12.30pm  Conference Closes