ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has joined the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB) as a Community Partner for the 2019 edition of Digital Youth Summit scheduled to be held on 27 – 29 September in Peshawar.
Featuring prominent names in the tech industry, the Digital Youth Summit (DYS) is a technology focused conference that takes place annually in Peshawar.
The summit aims to bring together “the next generation of digital innovators in Pakistan” and typically attracts three types of audiences: tech industry leaders from Pakistan and abroad, the budding startup community; and young people looking to network, learn and be inspired.
As a Community Partner, ACCA will contribute by powering the conversations with its award-winning thought leadership and insights. ACCA member and Executive Director at Deloitte, Asmat Ullah will lead a high profile panel discussion on the topic ‘Digital Payments: the $40 billion opportunity’ to propose a roadmap on how to supercharge financial inclusion in the country using cutting-edge digital technologies.
Speaking of ACCA’s participation at the conference, Sajjeed Aslam, head of ACCA Pakistan said,
“It’s a continuation of ACCA’s commitment to supporting the startup ecosystem in Pakistan and we’ll continue supporting the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board with its mission of promoting Information Technology (IT), IT-enabled Services (ITeS) and IT-enabled Education (ITeE) in the province to create jobs, improve public services and attract investment.”
“By looking to the future through our thought leadership, we deliver the insights and skills we need for success in tomorrow’s world and help businesses in the country with their future-readiness. We’re sure that the attendees at the conference will find our future-focused insights useful.”