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Virtual Congress

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We hope you enjoyed gaining access to exclusive content, and insights from a wide variety of thought-leaders in leadership, finance and accounting.

CPA Congress will be back in 2021

On this page: Why attend? • The online experience • Featured speakers • Convince your boss • Testimonials • Sponsors

Support businesses with leadership and expertise on a journey to recovery at Virtual Congress.
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Why register for Virtual Congress?

Over three days, CPA Virtual Congress brought together world-class speakers and exclusive content in a fully immersive, virtual experience. For those who missed out on the live event, we were pleased to let you know that most of our sessions were recorded and made available for a limited time, so you could enjoy a mix of Main Stage speakers, Virtual Congress Play re-recorded broadcasts, podcasts and more. With all content available until Thursday 10 December, you could truly customise your learning experience to fit around the demands of everyday life.

Delegates were able to gain insights into strategy and change leadership, innovation and finance transformation, navigating the complexities of a COVID-19 impacted world, and learn how they can leverage digital connectivity to achieve outstanding success.


Future focused
Explore the circumstances of the present, to help you think about the possibilities of the future.


Exclusive speakers
Leading thinkers presenting engaging and innovative ideas, industry case stories and actionable insights.

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Resource hub
Access to CPA Australia initiatives and resources via a dedicated learning hub.

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Build your own day
Flexible program for a global audience, allowing for the demands of everyday life.

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A fully immersive virtual experience that connects you with peers from across the globe.

The Online Experience


Networking lounge
Connect 1-on-1 or in group discussions with members and colleagues from around the world.

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Watch live or watch later
Live sessions will be recorded, so you can customise your daily agenda.

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Virtual sponsor booths
Learn how our partner organisations can benefit you and your business.

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Live Q&As*
Take the opportunity to ask speakers questions directly.

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Resource hub
Get exclusive access to tools, information and CPA Australia initiatives to help you succeed.

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Recorded sessions
Watch new sessions released each day, when it suits you.

*Only available during Virtual Congress live event.

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View our Virtual Experience Guide (PDF) or Navigation Video to familiarise yourself with the conference experience.

Listen and learn from engaging world-class thought leaders.

Convince your boss

Is Virtual Congress for you, but your boss needs a little more convincing? Let us help you convince them with an email template that can be customised to send to your boss for approval to attend.

  • Harness strategies to drive future growth.
  • Implement global best practices for finance teams.
  • Understand your sector's biggest trends and challenges.
  • Boost your team's confidence and motivation levels.
  • Connect with thousands of leaders from your profession.
  • Apply what you learn the very next day.

Download email template

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What past delegates, speakers and sponsors had to say


Alastair Lukies CBE

— Founder and CEO, Pollinate International

“What's so fascinating is, all the different organisations represented here affect everything that we do as citizens.”

Jim McKelvey

Jim McKelvey

— Co-founder Square, Founder & CEO, Invisibly

"This is a very select group of people who genuinely care about where the profession is heading."

Piotr Jakubicki

Piotr Jakubicki FCPA

— CPA Australia Divisional Council President

“It's a great time to learn about where the profession is heading, get a chance to hear about how it's changing.”

Prof Ian Williamson

Prof. Ian Williamson

— Pro Vice Chancellor, Victoria Business School

"It keeps me current and it's so hard to find a place where you can have all that expertise in the same place."

Theresa Day

Theresa Day FCPA

— Former Victoria Divisional Councillor

"It just keeps your mind active. I think it's great.”


Yvonne Adele

— MC and Speaker, Yvonne Adele Productions

“There's nothing else in Australia bringing this content to you. It's brilliant.”

David Upton

David Upton

— Strategic Partnerships and Alliances, Jedox

“If you work with finance professionals, then CPA is the place to be in order to engage with them.”

Derek Portelli

Derek Portelli

— Business Manager, ORIX Australia

“Our presence at CPA Congress allows us to develop relationships and demonstrate the efficiencies of our solutions.”

2020 Sponsors

Major Sponsor

About Jedox

Jedox is passionate about bringing business functions together to plan in real-time with common data. We believe business planning can be seamless across organisations.

Learn more about Jedox

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

With an expected audience of over 8,000 finance professionals, CPA Virtual Congress presents an exciting opportunity to connect your organisation with our highly engaged global network.

Customised sponsorship opportunities and a virtual exhibition space are available to showcase your products, services and expertise to accounting and finance decision makers.

Download the prospectus:

Alternatively, contact us to discuss bespoke sponsorship opportunities.

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