OVERVIEW

National Economics University (NEU, Vietnam), in collaboration with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW, the United Kingdom) and Cardiff Metropolitan University (the United Kingdom), are organizing the 2nd International Conference on Finance, Accounting and Auditing (ICFAA) which will be held in Hanoi, Vietnam on 8thNovember 2019 under the theme “Contemporary Issues in Accounting, Auditing and Finance”.
Following the success of the 1st organization in 2018, ICFAA 2019 is now an established event, attracting global participants around the world. The aim of the conference is providing a forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, experiences and concerns in the field of accounting auditing and finance.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Mr. Mark Billington
FCA, Regional Director, ICAEW South East Asia.

Mark has been the Regional Director, South East Asia since 2009. He leads all ICAEW activities across ASEAN and is focused on building out the brand across all markets in the region. After qualifying as an ICAEW Chartered Accountant in 1990, Mark worked in a variety of industry verticals in the Telecoms sector for multi-national, national and start-up companies.

From 2003-2007 Mark was the CEO of O2 (Asia Pacific & Middle East) based in Singapore where he was responsible for the creation of a premium brand in Asia as well as dealing with the supply chain of O2 into Greater China valued at over US$500m. Prior to this Mark was the COO and SVP for O2 (Netherlands) and oversaw one of the largest outsourcing telecoms deals in Europe during that period valued at €1bn. Before joining O2 Mark held a variety of roles in British Telecom plc including responsibility for strategic investments in France valued at over £4bn.

Mark has over twenty years of experience in evaluating and managing large, complex deals and organizations, and is a frequent speaker and commentator in the region. He currently sits on the Singapore Accountancy Commission’s Productivity Advisory Committee having previously sat on the Research Centre and Development Fund Committee.

Prof. Dr. Ho Yew Kee
Associate of Provost (Skills Future and Staff Development), Singapore Institute of Technology.
Prof. Ho Yew Kee was Head of the Department of Accounting, Vice Dean of Finance and Administration at National University of Singapore (NUS). He also held research and academic positions at many universities in Australia, the United States and at NUS. Currently, Prof. Ho is serving for Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) and the CPA Australia in the furtherance of the objectives and works of the professional bodies. In addition, he was involved in the development of the Singapore Qualification Programme (SQP) for professional accountants. His most significant litigation experience was to be the expert witness in Deutsche Bank AG Chang Tse Wen in 2012 and Tan Poh Leng Stanley v UBS AG in 2016.
Prof. Ho has a Bachelor of Economics (First Class Honours) and a Master of Economics from Monash University, Australia and a Master of Science in Industrial Administration and a PhD in Accounting from Carnegie Mellon University, the United States. He is a fellow Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and fellow Certified Practising Accountant (FCPA) of the CPA Australia and Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) of CFA Institute. 

Confirmed speaker

Dr. Marko S Hermawan
Head of Program of the International Business Program at Binus University International (Indonesia).
Marko has worked in various industries for more than 10 years, mostly as an accountant. During that period, his works were related to IT, pharmaceutical and education industries. He is well-versed in the usage of accounting software, including lecturing MYOB (a business software & accounting solutions) for undergraduate student, and enable in creating a company through to its use in problem-solving matters. Prior to his current position, Marko was assigned as the Head of Program of the undergraduate school of Accounting and Finance in Binus University International from 2009-2011. After finishing his Ph.D. degree, Marko becomes the Head of Program of the International Business program at Binus University International. His main role is to organize study and curriculum mapping, handling students and coordinating lecturer class assignments.

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