Terra Nova All Suite, Kingston + Virtual webcast
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
9:00 am - 3:30 pm (GMT-5)
Welcome to the registration website for our annual International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Seminar: IFRS In-Focus 2022.
Our event experience includes everything you’ve come to expect from a PwC event. Join us virtually online or in-person at the Terra Nova All Suite Hotel, Kingston to learn the latest in new IFRS standards, amendments to existing standards, insights from standards setters and standards currently under development.
J$20,000 (including GCT) for individuals and per person for groups. Groups of 10 or more are eligible for a 10% discount.
J$27,500 (including GCT) for individuals and per person for groups. Groups of 10 or more are eligible for a 10% discount.
Gail Moore, partner at PwC Jamaica, has more than 22 years experience in the accountancy profession and provides services to assurance clients.
Gail manages teams responsible for financial statement audits of companies in telecommunications, banking, general insurance, manufacturing and distribution. She also leads large consolidation audits which involve complex transactions.
Gail also leads the firm’s Net Zero commitment and its environmental community engagements. In this capacity she seeks inclusive best practices that reduces the firm’s absolute carbon emissions, switches to renewables and offsets our air travel. Furthermore Gail builds strategic relationships on behalf of the firm that aids in the preservation and protection of the local environment at the education, advocacy and policy level.
She leads PwC Jamaica’s IFRS Technical Committee and is a member of PwC’s Caribbean region accounting consulting services group. Both groups are responsible for technical guidance and consultation on the application of International Financial Reporting Standards. Gail was also seconded to the PwC Toronto’s assurance group in 2015, working with financial services clients.
Gail is the Chair of the Continuing Professional Development Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ), a member of the Accounting Standards Committee of ICAJ; a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK (FCCA), fellow of the ICAJ and member of the CFA Society Jamaica.
Garfield Reece, an audit partner at PwC Jamaica with more than twenty-three (24) years of experience, leads financial and internal audit engagements for companies in a wide cross-section of industries, including manufacturing and retail, financial services, construction, agriculture, education and the public sector.
He has led audit engagements for entities listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange and others regulated by the Financial Services Commission and Bank of Jamaica. Garfield has also led multi-location audits for large listed financial institutions with operations across the Caribbean, Europe and Bermuda as well as private groups of companies with operations in 30 countries across the Caribbean, North America, Central America, Europe and the Pacific.
A certified chartered accountant, Garfield has completed the certified information systems auditor (CISA) examinations and has led information technology (IT) audits for companies in Jamaica and the Eastern Caribbean. His experience in IT audits has exposed him to information security for common operating and enterprise resource planning systems. Garfield has also led regulatory reviews for light and power utilities in Jamaica and Bahamas.
As part of his professional development, Garfield was seconded to PwC Canada in Toronto for seven months, where he worked as an audit senior manager with a portfolio of audit clients in the financial services sector. At PwC Canada, he focused on life and property and casualty insurance companies and mortgage banks.
Effective 1 July 2020, Garfield became the leader of the firm’s assurance practice.
Tricia-Ann Smith DaSilva is an audit partner in the firm’s Assurance practice with over 15 years of experience in the accounting profession. She has led numerous projects for clients across the region related to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 15 – Revenue Recognition and IFRS 16 - Leases. In this role, she provided independent accounting advice on complex matters relating to IFRS. Furthermore, Tricia-Ann is PwC Jamaica’s methodology lead and she is a member of the firm’s local and regional accounting technical committees. Tricia-Ann is also the lead Technical Partner for PwC Guyana.
During her tenure with PwC, Tricia-Ann has been responsible for a wide spectrum of clients and has gained experience in financial, internal and information technology audits. She has led consolidation audits, and has overseen and coordinated the reporting of large groups with operations in a number of jurisdictions.
Tricia-Ann is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Forensic Accountant. She is certified by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) in Risk, Information and Communication and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Florida International University. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ) and a Director of the Executive Advisory Board of the American Board of Forensic Accounting.
Is this seminar a paid event?
This is a paid-for event. Once you have successfully registered, we will send you an invoice. You will be fully registered for the seminar after your payment is received.
Is my registration transferable?
Yes, your place may be transferred to someone else if you no longer wish to, or can't attend. You can update this information yourself or you may contact: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to update the information for you.
What is the registration deadline?
The deadline to register online is Monday, 17 October 2022.
What is the dress code for the seminar?
Business casual, comfortable wear.
What does the registration fee cover?
The registration fee covers the cost of the course materials.
If I have registered for the event and later discover that I cannot attend, can I receive a refund?
Sure! You can request a full refund up to Friday, 14 October 2022 .
If you have a question which is not covered in this Q&A, please do not hesitate to contact the team at 876-922-6230