The Dubai Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) organised a Robotics and Artificial Intelligence seminar recently in the city. A great combination of subject experts from major global brands, like Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Oracle and IBM addressed attendees on the platform of Illusion to Reality. Abdulqader Obaid Ali, Chief Executive Officer at Smartworld, was the honourable chief guest at this seminar.
Key speakers included, CA Mahmood Bangara, Chairman ICAI Dubai Chapter, Ali Hashmi Director Consulting, Deloitte & Touche (M.E.), Akshay Lamba CIO, Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) , Khurram Siddiqui Partner, Global FAAS Robotics Leader, MENA FAAS Digital Leader, EY, Anand Subramanian ECEMEA Cloud Applications Strategy Leader, Oracle, Gopal Sharma Associate Partner MEA RPA Practice Leader IBM Global Business Services MEA.
This power packed seminar proved to pose a great opportunity for members to capitalise on and get insight into imminent technological transformations in the financial and accounting world. A vast variety of topics discussing the future of audit and accounting were covered in this seminar. The industry experts took 30-40-minute sessions on Core Artificial Intelligence, Medium term implications on Audit and Accounting, what is happening now in Audit, Robotic Process Automation for Finance, Building a Winning Finance Team for the New Era of Finance, AI Beyond Accounting, and the Digital Transformation of Financial Functions.
With the rapidly changing technology and advancements in the field of artificial intelligence, it is beneficial for members to keep themselves updated with the latest trends and their impact on the world of finance. It was designed to make members understand that it is time to re-engineer themselves to remain relevant in the era of emerging technology and to help them take a leap towards it.