The Association of International Accountants (AIA), the global body for professional accountants are delighted to be sponsoring ‘The Future of Accountancy: Success in a changing world’ at London South Bank University. The exciting first time event is being held in collaboration with PQ Magazine, and promises to deliver an engaging and thought provoking day for the accounting profession.

The event which takes place on the 23 November will welcome accountants, accounting students and individuals working in the accountancy profession, or connected with the sector to the London South Bank University Southwark Campus.

The conference will look to the future of the accountancy profession and the potential impact emerging current issues could make, with experienced and expert speakers from a whole host of organisations within the private and public sector providing thoughts, insight and advice.

The expert speaker list includes, Tim Pinkney, AIA Head of Compliance and Regulation. Tim will be making a presentation on Money Laundering at 2pm within the 'Let's Get Technical' session stream.

Commenting on the upcoming event, Tim, said: “Compliance with AML regulations can appear daunting however most practitioners are already doing a great deal towards meeting their legal responsibilities however practitioners should be under no illusion as to the dier consequences for failure.

“I look forward to sharing real case studies with delegates during my update at the conference to help demonstrate why compliance is essential”.

Other prestigious event sponsors include: ACCA, ICAEW, FA Simms & AMLCC.

Upon agreeing the sponsorship, AIA Chief Executive, Philip Turnbull, said: “We look forward to working closely with London South Bank University and PQ magazine as we all look to the future of the accountancy profession in a fast moving technological landscape.

“Technological advancements continue to modernise the way in which the profession operates, and as a professional body we must look to protect the public who we serve during these times of great change.”