CIPFA hosts events around the UK for members and non-members alike. These events range from small workshops for local CIPFA members through to large conferences, and are directed towards professionals across most disciplines in the public sector.
Regional events developed by CIPFA volunteers allow members and students to share best practice, network and explore how strategic issues apply locally. Many are free or at a nominal cost. For more info on the Regions visit www.cipfa.org/regions
CIPFA South East policy & technical update
Keep this date in your diary, further details will be announced in due course. Check the CIPFA South East web pages for the most up to date information.
CIPFA South East student society: ‘PEP talk’ – an introduction to the new practical experience portfolio
CIPFA’s assistant director for students and members, Steve Daniels, will deliver a presentation outlining the changes from the Initial Professional Development Scheme to the Practical Experience Portfolio. The evening will provide a comprehensive guide and a chance to ask questions on the PEP.
CIPFA in the Midlands ‘Question Time’ style debate: the end of the public sector as we know it?
Public sector bodies are at a tipping point and doing more of the same or cutting certain services is not enough – it’s time to do things differently. This event, supported by PricewaterhouseCoopers, asks whether Midlands authorities recognise that we are approaching this tipping point and looks at examples of progressive thinking.
CIPFA Midlands student society: exam tips and ‘PEP talk’
This event, being held in the afternoon, is dedicated to helping students complete their Practical Experience Portfolio (PEP). Aga Jop from CIPFA’s Education & Membership department will be on hand to answer your questions about the new scheme as well as providing general exam tips.
CIPFA in the Midlands ‘Question Time’ style debate
The series of popular ‘Question Time’ style debates continues with insight, debate and commentary from speakers in the public and private sectors. The topic and panel will be announced nearer to the time – make sure to check the event page online.
CIPFA in the Midlands ‘Question Time’ style debate
This will be the fourth in the series of popular ‘Question Time’ style debates which are being held in the Midlands Region. Details of the topic and panel to be announced shortly online.
Conference for the regions – 20/20 vision
Register your interest to attend this year’s conference for the regions – ‘2020 Vision’ and help shape the future of CIPFA Regions. Sessions will be held on a range of subjects, including financial management and tax avoidance. It will also provide opportunities for networking and engaging with CIPFA staff and volunteers on strategic issues around CIPFA membership and business growth.
CIPFA holds conferences across a range of areas in the field of public finance. The events include technical guidance and debate provided by leading experts and commentators. Search under ‘conferences’ at www.cipfa.org/events
for our full listings
CIPFA annual audit conference
This event is an ideal opportunity to hear from thought leaders in the field of governance and audit. Delegates will be told about the latest Public Sector Internal Audit Standards (PSIAS) developments and how they will continue to promote professionalism, consistency and effectiveness of internal audit across the public sector. To help with the implementation of these standards, the release of CIPFA’s Local Government Application Note will also be explored. The Department for Local Government and Communities has said that it now considers its use
alongside PSIAS to be ‘proper practice’. Speakers at the conference will include speakers from the International Commissioners Office, Janet Eilbeck, chair of the International Accounting Standards Board and Francis Nicholson of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors. Visit the events web page to view the full programme, speaker profiles and to book.
020 543 5746
CIPFA annual conference – ‘Beyond austerity: designing the future state’
For the first time in many years, CIPFA’s flagship event is in London. It will combine high-profile speakers, workshops, a thriving exhibition and networking throughout the event. Visit the website for the programme and to book your early bird discounts.
CIPFA Northern Ireland annual conference
This event will provide an analysis of what needs to be done for the Northern Ireland public sector reforms to succeed. Details will be online shortly.
Dates for your diary
For more information contact our events team on 020 7543 5892, email@example.com
or visit www.cipfa.org/events
IT audit conference
This event will focus on key issues of information security and audit. It is predominantly directed towards IT auditors and information security officers.
Joint housing & treasury management conference
This conference focuses on how local authorities can move forward their housing business plans.
Procurement and contract audit conference
The annual event for public sector auditors who want to keep up to date in the field of procurement and contract audit.
Central government conference
Attending this conference is a great opportunity to get up to date with the latest developments in central government.
This event offers an opportunity to hear from recognised and leading insurance experts on the key challenges in a time of record numbers of insurance claims in era of stringent efficiency targets.
Better governance forum annual summit
This long-running summit is for anyone with an interest in good governance including audit, risk and counter fraud and as always featuring high-profile speakers.