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THRIVING IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

With MTD for VAT rapidly approaching in April 2019, and everyone now operating under the new GDPR data protection regime, 2018 is the defining year for the accountancy industry’s digital transformation.

 

This year’s IRIS World will be focused on helping you to thrive in the digital economy.  As well as providing you with valuable insight  to the changes happening across the industry and demonstrating the new and updated IRIS  products and services, we will be giving you unprecedented access to the future direction of our accountancy software and services that will help you transform your practice like never before.

 

Join us at IRIS World 2018 to ensure your practice thrives in the digital economy


DISCOVER

INDUSTRY INSIGHT AND THOUGHT LEADERSHIP INTO BECOMING A MORE EFFICIENT AND PROFITABLE FIRM

LEARN

HOW CAN YOU THRIVE IN THE INCREASINGLY DIGITAL WORLD TO UNLOCK MORE GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES?

CONNECT

WITH INDUSTRY FIGURES AND DOMAIN EXPERTS AS WE REVEAL HOW YOU CAN PROPEL YOUR PRACTICE INTO THE FUTURE

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PLAN

YOUR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AHEAD OF THE MAKING TAX DIGITAL MANDATE

Where and when

Tuesday 20th September

Twickenham Stadium, London

Where and when

Tuesday 20th September

Twickenham Stadium, London

Tuesday 20th September

Twickenham Stadium, London

Where and when

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Tuesday 9th October

Twickenham Stadium, London

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Tuesday 16th October

The Lowry, Manchester

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Tuesday 30th October

Westerwood Hotel and Golf Resort, Glasgow

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We’re fully booked every year so don’t miss out!

Agenda

What you can expect on the day

Registration and EXPO
8:30 - 9:30
Registration, refreshments and exhibition.

Thriving in the Digital Economy
09.30 - 10:15
Keynote from Sion Lewis, CEO at IRIS Accountancy, setting out the IRIS strategy from today and into the future, with new product announcements and company updates that ensure our customers thrive in the digital economy.

IRIS Product Strategy and how IRIS will help your practice thrive
10.15 - 10:45
Nick Gregory, CPMO at IRIS Accountancy, shares IRIS product strategy for the next 5 years, detailing what you can expect from IRIS and when.


Morning break: Networking and EXPO
10:45 - 11:30
Refreshments, networking and exhibition plus EXPO seminars.


How IRIS and practices are embracing future technologies, today
11:30 - 12:00
Steve Cox, Chief Evangelist at IRIS Accountancy, expands on the IRIS product strategy and describes how the technologies of tomorrow are being embraced in the IRIS accountancy eco-system.



The future of tax technology
12:00 - 12:30
Lee Hawksworth, HMRC's Head of Software Developer Collaboration, will be exploring what lies beyond Making Tax Digital for the Government and how HMRC is already looking at new technologies to increase its digital profile.
Lunch break: Networking and EXPO
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch, networking and exhibition plus EXPO seminars.


Thriving in a Digital Economy; What’s new in IRIS
14:00 - 15:00
IRIS Product Directors, Paul Onions and Tolu Ajimoko, showcase latest product innovations from IRIS that enable you to thrive in the digital economy.  You will see the latest enhancements and products Live on stage, and hear from customers  already thriving by using these exciting new products.

Afternoon break: Networking and EXPO
15:00 - 15:45
Refreshments, networking and exhibition plus EXPO seminars.


Countdown to MTD-day
15:45 - 16:30

Making Tax Digital (MTD) starts in April 2019 for VAT registered businesses, but how do you ensure your practice and clients are ready? Join IRIS tax guru Jenny Strudwick and HMRC as they walk through a step-by-step MTD guide from practice MTD services through to digitally enabling and managing your clients’ MTD data in IRIS.
Industry Panel; Thoughts on the future of the digital economy
16:30 - 17:00
Our industry panel returns with the leading figureheads of HMRC, Companies House, ACCA, ICAEW and ICAS debating the impact of the digital economy, technology and legislation on the accountancy market, the problems that await and how the profession will have to evolve.

Final thoughts of the day
17:00 - 17:15
Closing remarks for the day from Sion Lewis.

Networking and EXPO
17:15 - 18:00
Finish your day with the exhibition, refreshments and networking.

IRIS Customers Awards
19:00 - 00:00
Celebrate excellence in the accounting sector at our inaugural customer awards. Submit your entry now and join us.

What happened at IRIS World 2017?


We gave you effective strategies and tools to increase your competitive edge, develop your services, grow your practice and future-proof it in the digital landscape.
We covered a vast array of topics such as MTD, GDPR and how accounting will change in the next 5 years. We also looked at how the latest technologies, including Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain, will transform the industry.


Hear what some of our customers said about last year's event.

 

Alan Rogers, Advoco Accountants

 

Aryeh Melinek, Melinek Fine

 

Fiona Heyes, Your Tax Shop

Workshops

Choose one informative workshop from each group of sessions

Session One 15:15-16:00

1.A

MTD in IRIS

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1.B

Improving Client Bookkeeping

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1.C

IRIS CRM Overview

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Session Two 16:15-17:00

2.A

Top Tips from IRIS Trainers

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2.B

Roadmap Discussion

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2.C

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Session Three

3.A

GDPR

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3.B

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3.C

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Meet our speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division

CUSTOMER PANEL

Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division

INDUSTRY PANELLISTS

Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division

IRIS SPEAKERS

Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division
Paul Vogel
CEO
IRIS Accountancy Division

Sponsors