Online events - Future of SMPs

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This year the EFAA International Conference will be replaced by a series of online events.

Future of Non-Financial Reporting by SMEs

Thursday, 29 October, 13:30 CET

EFAA and SMEunited are pleased to announce the following event and are looking forward to exchanging and discussing the topic with you.

During the event we will discuss what shape and form NFR should take for SMEs, what role SMPs will play and how we can educate and train professionals to prepare and interpret NFR. 

13:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Alban Maggiar, SMEunited President and Salvador Marín, EFAA President
13:45 Keynote Address
Alain Deckers, Head of Unit, DG FISMA, European Commission
14:05 Panel Discussion & Audience Q&A
Saskia Slomp, CEO, EFRAG
Esther Ortiz, Professor at University of Murcia, Member of EFAA's Accounting Expert Group
Luc Hendrickx, Director at SMEunited
Chair: Richard Martin, Head of Reporting, ACCA & Chair of EFAA’s Accounting Expert Group
14:50 Closing Remarks
Salvador Marín, EFAA President

Register here latest on Tuesday, 27 October.
The information necessary to join the webinar will be sent on Wednesday 28 October. Please note that the webinar will be recorded. By joining the webinar you agree with being recorded.

Later virtual events will be soon announced here.


Future of SMPs: Building Digital Competency

Thursday, 15 October, 14:00 CET

Key topic is the importance of digitalization for SMPs, all the more vital as a result of the pandemic, and how EFAA’s Digital Competency Maturity Model (DCMM) can be used to help SMPs raise their digital competency. The webinar shares initial results, as reported in this recent report on the use of the DCMM, and goes on to discuss what we can learn from these results. The audience is invited to contribute ideas on how best to further promote and develop the DCMM.

14:00 Opening Remarks
Salvador Marín, President, EFAA
14:10  Accelerating SMP Digitalization 
Martin de Bie, Advisor New Technology & Innovation, 216 – Chair of EFAA’s Digital Working Group

EFAA’s Digital Competency Maturity Model
Noël de Rudder, Product Lead Accounting solutions, CaseWare – Member of EFAA’s Digital Working Group

14:35 Questions & Answers
Martin de Bie
14:55  Closing Remarks
Paul Thompson, Director, EFAA

The video of the webinar is available here. Slides are available upon request to