On 22nd September, David Terrar and Richard Messik are holding a Cloud Advocates event at Mimecast’s offices in London. I was there a few weeks ago, recording the company’s CFO talking about cloud accounting using NetSuite.
The event is aimed at professional accountants looking at cloud computing. It promises to be enlightening.
Here’s the menu of activities – which count towards CPE/CPD:
|9:30||Registration, Coffee and networking|
|10:00||Welcome and introduction to Cloud Advocates||Richard Messik
|10:15||Practical explanation of The Cloud||Richard Messik|
|10:45||Your clients are buying SaaS – are you prepared?||Dennis Howlett|
|11:30|| Panel – Using Cloud Accounting in Practice
- real life experience from firms doing it
|12:15||What about the Desktop and E-mail?||Daren Oliver|
|12:30||Lunch and networking|
|13:30|| The state of the rest of Cloud Software for accountants
- what’s available, what’s not and why
|14:00||Social Media for Accountants – why bother?||Mark Lee|
|14:30|| Panel – Using Cloud CRM
- real like experience from companies doing it
|15:15||Panel – Debunking the myths of Cloud / Q&A||Phil Wainewright
A N Other
|16:00||Close and networking|
The event is free and can be booked here.
I’ll be attending virtually via a Skype link, delivering a new presentation based on my CIMA discussion. Attending in this manner will be a good demonstration of the strengths and weaknesses of some current technologies.
As usual, I’ll post the presentation to Slideshare.