CPD Fest 2020

CPD Fest, one of Ireland’s most popular accounting CPD Conferences, has been completely redesigned to give you a truly unique and innovative virtual experience. Join the community and get your virtual event experience started today!

Join Us At CPD Fest 2020

CPD Fest 2020 takes your virtual event experience to the next level.

The foundation, as always, begins with Ireland’s top CPD speakers. We have hand-picked some of the most prominent names in the game and selected the topics that are most relevant to the challenges that accountants on the front-line face daily.

To this, we have added the very latest technology and virtual event delivery strategy and techniques.  We are very excited about our Event Dashboard which throws open the doors to the entire event, giving you an unbelievable return on your CPD Investment.

The CPD Fest 2020 Overview:

  • 40 x 2-Hour CPD Sessions
  • Delivered Across 5 Days 
  • 2 Streams per Day
  • 10-Hour, 20-Hour & 30-Hour Packages
  • Pick ’n’ Mix The Topics of Most Interest
  • Dashboard Access for Advance Features and Special Bonus Benefits 
  • Free Hard Copy Note Pack until 27 Nov

CPD Fest is far more than a CPD event, it is an invaluable information resource which you will be able to rely on well into the future.

Your CPD Fest 2020 Event Partners

CPD Fest 2020 is brought to you in association with exceptional event partners, each of whom we know, trust and recommend.

For this event, our partners have put together some additional goodies which we will share with you once registered.

At OmniPro, our core belief is simply this:

Accountants can and do change lives

And we get up every morning to bring you the tools, advice and training so that you can create an outstanding business for yourself and for your clients too.

In this way, we change lives and communities.
And we’d love to do that together with you.

CPD Fest 2020 - Key CPD Speakers

Des O'Neill
OmniPro
Colm Owens
OmniPro
Mike O'Halloran
OmniPro
Cormac Lucey
Cormac Lucey
Finance Lecturer & Economics Columnist
Paula Kenaey
Paula Keaney
Doyle Keaney Tax Advisors
Amanda Jayne Comyn
Amanda Jayne Comyn
Doyle Keaney Tax Advisors
John Murphy
OmniPro Tax & Legal
Paul Murphy
Martin J. Kelly & Co
Sinead Gortland
Sinead Gortland
OmniPro
Brendan Twohig
Brendan Twohig
MK Brazil
Brendan Casey
PRSI Consultant
Adam Sweetman
Adam Sweetman
Mazars
Rose Tierney
Rose Tierney
Tierney Tax Consultancy
Gabrielle Dillon
Gabrielle Dillon
Twomey Moran
Declan McEvoy
Declan McEvoy
IFAC
Joe Thompson
Joe Thompson
Joe Thompson Tax Advisors
Claire Kelly
Claire Kelly
My Debt Solution
Brian Walker
Brian Walker
The Bar of Ireland
Jim Stafford
Jim Stafford
Friel Stafford
Leah Smith
Leah Smith
Adare Human Resource Management
Dermot Hamblin
Dermot Hamblin
ProfitPro

The 12 Gifts Of CPD Fest

Over the coming weeks we are going to give you advance access to hugely valuable extracts from the note packs The CPD Fest & The Essential Advisors’ Mix.

With The 12 Gifts of CPD Fest you will get guides, financial statements, checklists, tools, tax papers, letters of engagement and reports all the way up to and including the kitchen sink!

 Registration for The 12 Gifts Of CPD Fest is free, quick and straight forward and you can do so here:

The CPD Fest 2020 - Virtual Event Schedule

The CPD Fest 2020 features 40 x 2 Hour CPD sessions delivered across 5 days, with 2 streams running per day.

Simply purchase the number of CPD Fest Credits you require, then select the sessions of your choice from any of the 40 available.

To support the event, we have developed an attendee portal which will give you access to all the CPD Fest 2020 features.

  • Virtual Registration
  • OmniPro Technical Drop-In Clinic
  • Event Community Forum
  • 1-to-1 Event Partner Meeting Rooms
  • Notes & Supporting Documentation Download Library
  • Advanced Speaker Question Submission

Day 1 - Monday 14 December

The Technical Mix

Focus on Corporate Finance

09:00 - 10:40 - Current Auditing Issues & Audit Reports

Speakers: Des O’Neill, Colm Owens, Mike O’Halloran – OmniPro

11:00 - 12:40 - Charity Reporting and Auditing in a Covid World

Speakers: Des O’Neill, Colm Owens, Mike O’Halloran – OmniPro

13:40 - 15:20 - Anti-Money Laundering for 2021

Speakers: Mike O’Halloran, Des O’Neill – OmniPro

15:40 - 17:20 - Property Management Company Update

Speakers: Des O’Neill, Mike O’Halloran – OmniPro

09:00 - 10:40 - The Investment Landscape - What to Expect and How to Position Yourself

Speaker: Cormac Lucey – Finance Lecturer & Economics Columnist

11:00 - 12:40 - Corporate Finance Update - Debt Funding and Equity Valuations

Speaker: Cormac Lucey – Finance Lecturer & Economics Columnist

13:40 - 15:20 - Brexit - What's Coming and How to Prepare for It

Speaker: Cormac Lucey – Finance Lecturer & Economics Columnist

15:40 - 17:20 - Post Pandemic - How to Prepare & Present a Business Recovery Plan

Speaker: Cormac Lucey – Finance Lecturer & Economics Columnist

Day 2 - Tuesday 15 December

The Financial Reporting Workshop

Winter Taxation Essentials - Series 1

09:00 - 10:40 - Impact of C-19 on FS Part 1: FRS 102 Implications

Speakers: Des O’Neill, Mike O’Halloran – OmniPro

11:00 - 12:40 - Impact of C-19 on FS Part 2: Impairment & Post Balance Sheet Events

Speakers: Des O’Neill, Mike O’Halloran – OmniPro

13:40 - 15:20 - Topical Financial Reporting Issues

Speakers: Des O’Neill, Mike O’Halloran – OmniPro

15:40 - 17:20 - Regulatory Financial Reporting Issues

Speakers: Des O’Neill, Mike O’Halloran – OmniPro

09:00 - 10:40 - Succession or Sale: The Tax Considerations

Speakers: Paula Keaney & Amanda Jayne Comyn – Doyle Keaney Tax Advisors

11:00 - 12:40 - A Review of Topical 2020 Tax Appeal Cases

Speaker: John Murphy – OmniPro

13:40 - 15:20 - Finance Bill 2020

Speaker: Paul Murphy – Martin J Kelly & Co

15:40 - 17:20 - Tax Compliance Round Up

Speaker: Paul Murphy – Martin J Kelly & Co

Day 3 - Wednesday 16 December

The Essential Advisors' Mix

Winter Taxation Essentials - Series 2

09:00 - 10:40 - Financial Reporting for 2021

Speakers: Des O’Neill, Mike O’Halloran – OmniPro

11:00 - 12:40 - Company Law and Co Sec

Speakers: Des O’Neill, John Murphy, Sinead Gortland – OmniPro

13:40 - 15:20 - Ten Topical Tax Issues

Speakers: Des O’Neill, Mike O’Halloran – OmniProSpeakers: John Murphy, Des O’Neill – OmniPro

15:40 - 17:20 - Regulatory and Practical Issues for Irish Firms

Speakers: Mike O’Halloran, Des O’Neill – OmniPro

09:00 - 10:40 - Revenue Audits and Interventions

Speaker: Brendan Twohig – MK Brazil

11:00 - 12:40 - Topical Tax Cases

Speaker: Brendan Twohig – MK Brazil

13:40 - 15:20 - PRSI Housekeeping & Update on Brexit and Welfare Issues

Speaker: Brendan Casey – PRSI Consultant

15:40 - 17:20 - Refresher on the VAT on Property Rules

Speaker: Adam Sweetman – Mazars

Day 4 - Thursday 17 December

The Complete Audit Workshop

Winter Taxation Essentials - Series 3

09:00 - 10:40 - Audit Planning under COVID-19

Speakers: Des O’Neill, Colm Owens – OmniPro

11:00 - 12:40 - Audit Execution under COVID-19

Speakers: Des O’Neill, Colm Owens – OmniPro

13:40 - 15:20 - Audit Opinion Forming under COVID-19

Speakers: Des O’Neill, Colm Owens – OmniPro

15:40 - 17:20 - Practical Audit Issues under COVID-19

Speakers: Des O’Neill, Colm Owens – OmniPro

09:00 - 10:40 - Irish UK Tax, VAT & Customs Post Brexit

Speaker: Rose Tierney – Tierney Tax Consultancy

11:00 - 12:40 - Topical VAT Updates

Speaker: Gabrielle Dillon – Twomey Moran

13:40 - 15:20 - Farm Tax Issues - Key Areas for Discussion

Speaker: Declan McEvoy – IFAC

15:40 - 17:20 - Trusts and High Net Worth Individuals

Speaker: Joe Thompson – Joe Thompson Tax Advisors

Day 5 - Friday 18 December

The Practising Accountants' Update

ProfitCon

09:00 - 10:40 - How Personal Insolvency can Save your Clients in Financial Distress

Speaker: Claire Kelly – My Debt Solution

11:00 - 12:40 - Latest Developments in Company Law for Accountants in Practice

Speaker: Brian Walker – The Bar of Ireland

13:40 - 15:20 - Corporate Insolvency: What the Advisor Needs to Know

Speaker: Jim Stafford – Friel Stafford

15:40 - 17:20 - HR and Employment Law - Key Considerations for Businesses

Speaker: Leah Smith – Adare Human Resource Management

09:00 - 10:40 - 6 Steps to Building a Profitable Saleable Accountancy Business

Speaker: Des O’Neill – ProfitPro

11:00 - 12:40 - Asking Better Questions - Who not How

Speaker: Des O’Neill – ProfitPro

13:40 - 15:20 - Technology & Growth Strategies to Get Ahead

Speaker: Des O’Neill – ProfitPro

15:40 - 17:20 - 9 Steps to Quick Cash

Speaker: Adam Sweetman – Mazars

CPD Fest 2020 - CPD Event Credits

Registering for CPD Fest 2020 couldn’t be more straightforward.  We have three packages for you to choose from – 10 Credits, 20 Credits and 30 Credits – allowing you to customize the event to your own specific needs.  Once purchased, pick ‘n’ mix from any of the 40 sessions running across the week of CPD Fest 2020.

We are also offering an option to have your hard copy Note Pack delivered right to your door!  This option can be selected at checkout; virtual Note Packs will be available for download for all registrants from the Event Dashboard regardless.

10 Credits

Access to any 5 of the 40 CPD Fest Sessions
250
  • Access to 5 CPD Fest Sessions
  • Access Digital Note Packs (5 Sessions)
  • 10 Hours CPD

20 Credits

Access to any 10 of the 40 CPD Fest Sessions
450
  • Access to 10 CPD Fest Sessions
  • Access Digital Note Packs (10 Sessions)
  • 20 Hours CPD

30 Credits

Access to any 15 of the 40 CPD Fest Sessions
625
  • Access to 15 CPD Fest Sessions
  • Access Digital Note Packs (15 Sessions)
  • 30 Hours CPD

If you are an OmniPro CPD Club 2020 Member, please click here to register you place on CPD Fest 2020.
To order your Note Pack as a CPD Fest member, please contact the team on 053 910 0000.

It Is Not Just About You Though - Your Membership Will Help Others

We are proud to be part of the B1G1 Business For Good Programme. Contribution is a core value that we treasure. We believe that business has the power and responsibility to make a difference in the world. Now, through B1G1, together, we can work to create lasting change in the world.

On behalf of every member who registers for The CPD Fest 2020, we will provide ongoing funding to female entrepreneurs in Zambia to help them lift their family out of the cycle of poverty through the provision of mentoring and support. 

We don’t just talk about accountants changing the world. We make sure it happens. Your CPD will make a real difference to people who need it the most.