ACCA Atlanta Chapter Meeting
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Event Date: 9/10/2018 - 9/10/2018

Season 52 Restaurant
3050 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30305

Event Overview

Atlanta Chapter Head Hugh Reid and Deputy Chapter Head Slawek Horodyski would like to invite members, affiliates, and students to the September Chapter Meeting.

Register here

Program Title: 
Blockchain and its impact on the future of business and organizations

Learning Objectives:
Participants will get an understanding of what blockchain is and how it works as well as its possible impact on the future of businesses and organizations.

Delivery Option:
Group Live.

CPE Credit:
1 CPE in accounting

Program Description:
A fundamental understanding of blockchain technology. Insights into how it may impact the future of businesses and organizations. Presentation of possible use cases.

Program Schedule:
7.00 - 7.05pm: Welcome and Introductions

7.05 - 7.30pm: ACCA update - AGM

7.30 - 8.20pm: Blockchain and its impact on the future of businesses and organizations.

8.20 - 8.30pm: Q&A, Discussion

Discussion Topics:
Impact of Blockchain on organizations, businesses and nations - also from the accounting perspective

Program Level:
Intermediate

Prerequisites:
None

Advanced Preparation:
The participants are encouraged to get a basic understanding of blockchain and distributed ledger technology

Who should attend:
ACCA and CPA's

Course Registration Link:
Register Here

Attendance Policy:
To receive 1 CPE Credit you must attend for a minimum of 50 minutes.

Meeting Policies:
The meeting is free of charge. However if you register and have to cancel, cancellations must be sent by email to acca.usa@accaglobal.com 24-hours prior to the meeting. Also, if you have a complaint, please e-mail ACCA USA at acca.usa@accaglobal.com

Questions:
If you have any questions please email us

Speaker Bio

Patrycja Horodyska has a strong belief that cooperation of nations and the right policies can improve the quality of life and reduce poverty around the globe. She is passionate about international trade and international relations. After getting her Double-Master Degree in Business Administration and International Trade at the University of Poznan, Poland and Technical University of Freiberg, Germany, she pursued her studies on international Relation and European Integration at the University of Amsterdam where she got her Executive Master Degree. She was able to apply her knowledge working for two Polish Presidents as an Expert in the Office for European Integration responsible for international matters, the Polish-EU relations and economic affairs. Growing in her career she subsequently moved to Brussels as a Program Manager at the European Commission (European Government) where she also served as an External Auditor at Directorate General for Regional Policy. Patrycja also worked as a Consultant at the World Bank and provided policy recommendations for Smart Growth Operational Program - where she provided analysis on best practices of globalization programs in International Trade and Management at Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Business School, Columbia University as well as Graduate Institute in Geneva.

Patrycja got involved in blockchain technology in November 2017 where she started experimenting with crypto currencies and became an active trader. In June 2018 she completed the Oxford Blockchain Strategy Program at Said Business School, University of Oxford. This program cohesively integrates relevant information on blockchain for business leaders and innovations by showcasing best use cases, value propositions and implementation strategies in the blokchain industry. She is a firm believer that the blockchain technology will have a fundamental impact on businesses and organizations in particular on fair trade. This technology may be a game changer for developing countries and may enhance policy efforts to end the poverty in the third World. Patrycja is currently working on her startup in the blockchain area which would help charity organizations raise funds in cryptocurrency.

 

 

 In accordance with the standards of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE Credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour.

ACCA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org