05 Jul 2024

Exciting updates for our Global AGM in Rome! Agenda highlights and speaker showcase

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With just over 15 weeks remaining until our Global AGM in Rome, we’re excited to unveil highlights from the programme, including our lineup of Guest Speakers.

This year, our theme centres on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its implications for our profession. We’ll delve into tech and beyond, emphasising the continuing importance of people and our unique value.

We have an inspiring and thought-provoking programme planned!

Here’s a sneak peek at our exceptional speakers and their sessions:

Meet Dan Dronsfield

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Dan is a seasoned AI expert and strategic solutions consultant at T-Tech, Award-Winning Accounting IT Specialists, and a leading figure in integrating artificial intelligence into accounting practices.

Session: Embracing AI: How to Prepare Your Practice

Dan will provide an overview of the current state of AI, practical steps to integrate AI into daily operations, and strategies to leverage AI for growth. Gain the knowledge and tools necessary to embrace AI within your practice.

Meet Janine van Someren

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Janine is the founder of The Wellbeing Advantage and a leading transformational wellbeing coach with over 15 years in high-performance sport and corporate wellbeing. Her approach is rooted in science, providing tangible evidence of how wellbeing directly impacts performance.

Session: The Power of Continuing to Put People First in the AI Era

Janine will explore the importance of prioritising employee wellbeing in an era of AI and automation, providing practical strategies to enhance performance and productivity.

Dan and Janine will also host a collaborative panel discussion: “AI meets Human”

Meet Lawrie Abercrombie

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Lawrie is the founder of Arcanum, a top 25 specialist cyber security consultancy, and one of the first people in the UK to become Chartered for Cyber Security and Risk Management. He is currently one of the Lead Assessors for the UK Cyber Security Council.

Session: Cyber Security – Understanding and Managing the Risk

Lawrie will provide an interactive real-world view of cyber security, focusing on its implications for small and medium businesses and how to react when it all goes wrong [And it does. Frequently]. Understand the risks and how to manage them effectively.

Complete Our Survey!

For all MGI Members – whether attending or not - we are conducting a short survey to gather insights on your current experience and expectations regarding AI in the workplace. Your feedback is invaluable and will help shape our discussions in Rome. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey. It is also available in Spanish.

MGI members please log in to access the survey. Any problems contact Maxine Brock at [email protected].


Register Now

For those who haven't registered yet, now is the time! We are keen to fill the remaining seats and make this the most attended event yet. Register now to secure your spot before the early bird discount ends at the end of August. Special discount packages are available for groups—please contact Nicki Lynn at [email protected] for more details.

Visit the Global AGM event registration site for full information and to register.

Don't miss out on the private tour of the Vatican Museums!

MGI Worldwide look forward to seeing you in Rome for an amazing event filled with insightful discussions, networking opportunities, and unforgettable experiences.

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MGI Worldwide, is a top 20 ranked global accounting network and association with over 8,000 professionals, accountants and tax experts in some 400 locations in almost 100 countries around the world,