Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

March 2021

We are taking the ICB Annual Conference virtual, with an optional bonus face-to-face workshop in each state.

What does this mean?

A day of live virtual engagement:

  • Join the ICB team, visionary business leaders, and inspiring guest speakers as we envision how to grab the opportunities around us, and celebrate the influence of Professional Bookkeepers in Australia.

A month of virtual on-demand educational content – for the entire month of March 2021, attendees will have access to virtual on-demand content and be able to engage with and hear about:

  • The ICB Team live sessions as on-demand content
  • Additional ICB Content
  • Industry partners
  • Celebrating our members
  • ICB – the year that was, and future planning
  • ICB Service Awards

Plus…

An Optional Summit Bonus

Face to Face Workshops – Opportunity Meets Connection.
These will be held in each State. See dates below.

It’s been a year since we have been able to personally connect, and we miss you all. Join us for great food, reconnection and collaboration with colleagues, partners and senior members of the ICB Team. These hands-on, face-to-face sessions, to be held in each state, will be guided by a senior ICB team host who will introduce workshop and networking activities and lead discussions that stem from the virtual event experience.

Virtual Event Agenda

Presentations will include:

Keynote Topics

  • The Professional Bookkeeper… What is professional bookkeeping in 2021 and Beyond?
  • What history tells us about opportunity and influence.

Presentations

  • Opportunities knocking – NDIS and sporting associations provide great opportunities
  • What the 2020 Tax Practitioner Board review means
  • Dealing with difficult connversations
  • Preparing for and implementing Single Touch Payroll – guest speaker panel
  • HR reforms – the lay of the land
  • How well do you know your client’s business?
  • Where do you fit in the Professional Bookkeeper Framework?
  • ICB partner and sponsor presentations

Bonus Opportunity Meets Connection Workshop

Expand on the foundation learning from the Virtual Summit into these hands-on state-based workshops. Leveraging the extensive knowledge and experience of the ICB hosts and your friends and colleagues in the room, unpack the world of a professional bookkeeper by gaining a better understanding of:

  • Understand the puzzle and where your pieces fit
  • Clients are similar and yet unique - do you know yours?
  • How to build networks of support and growth
  • Where to next – Developing an Action Plan
  • Networking Activities

Pricing

To register, you must log on to the ICB website.

To attend a face-to-face workshop you must also attend the virtual event.

The prices below are the costs for both events.

2021 Virtual Event and Workshop Pricing
 Registration Fees (ex GST) 
Early bird pricing
– until 7th February 2021
Online Event OnlyOptional Summit Bonus:
Opportunity Meets Connection Workshop
Total CombinedIncl. GST
MembersAffiliate, Associate, Member, Fellows and CBP Staff $270 $120 $390 $429
Regular pricing
– from 8th February 2021
Online Event OnlyOptional Summit BonusTotal CombinedIncl. GST
Members $320 $150 $470 $517
Educators & Partners $320 $150 $470 $517
Students $320 $150 $470 $517
Non-Members $550 $250 $800 $880

Optional Bonus Face to Face Workshops

In association with the virtual event, there are optional bonus face-to-face workshops – “Opportunity Meets Connection” – to be held in each state. These events will not be a duplication of the virtual event.

Join us for great food, reconnection and collaboration with colleagues, partners and senior members of the ICB Team. These intimate hands-on, face-to-face sessions, to be held in each state, will be guided by a senior ICB team host who will introduce workshop and networking activities and lead discussions that stem from the virtual summit event experience. Each participant will receive a workbook to complete and take home.

LocationsDatesVenuesWorkshop Host
Canberra Tuesday 16th March Hyatt Hotel

 Colin Walker, ICB Non Executive Director

Perth Tuesday 16th March Crown Perth  Rob Marshall, ICB Support & Resources Manager & Director
Adelaide Thursday 18th March Adelaide Convention Centre  Amanda Linton, ICB CEO & Director
Sydney Thursday 18th March Rosehill Gardens Racecourse  Leanne Berry, ICB Support & Resources Team Member & Director
Cairns Wednesdy 24th March Pullman Cairns International  Pauline Walton, ICB Senior Support & Resources Team Member
Hobart Wednesday 24th March The Old Woolstore  Amanda Linton, ICB CEO & Director
Brisbane Tuesday 30th March
Wednesday 31st March
Pullman Hotel  Rob Marshall, ICB Support & Resources Manager & Director
Melbourne Tuesday 30th March
Wednesday 31st March
Sofitel on Collins  Matthew Addison, ICB Executive Director
Darwin Wednesday 31st March Skycity Casino  Amanda Linton, ICB CEO & Director

* Workshop Hosts may alter if required to maintain COVID travel and event requirements

Dietary Requirements – Important Note

At the time of booking your place for the workshops, we ask that you also note any special dietary requirements you might have. Please note that the venues have advised that they can only cater for gluten-free, dairy-free, lactose-free, vegetarian, and pescatarian as per the venues’ instructions. We cannot guarantee that any other special dietary requirements can be met. We require all special requests to be made within 10 days prior to event.

Registration Cancellation Policy

General Event Booking terms and conditions are available on ICB’s Terms and Conditions web page.

The Australian Bookkeepers Summit 2021

  1. The ticket holder acknowledges that all notifications of cancellations must be confirmed via email to and by admin@icb.org.au prior to the event.
  2. The ticket holder acknowledges that in relation to events hosted in an online, or virtual environment, which may contain live or on demand content enabling real time interaction with speakers or facilitators, where the presentation of such content is subsequently available in a recorded or pre-recorded format accessible to the ticket holder for a period of no less than 14 days, no refunds for cancellations or non-attendance will be offered.
  3. If you wish to cancel your ticket to the Virtual Summit event and/or the Virtual Summit event and the Opportunity Meets Connection workshop combined:
    1. prior to the end of the early bird date for the event, you will be entitled to a full refund and any pre-approved access to the events will be removed.
    2. after the early bird date but more than fourteen days before the commencement of the Virtual Summit event, we will charge a cancellation fee of $45 per event and we will provide a refund for the remaining amount and any pre-approved access to the events will be removed.
    3. within fourteen days of the commencement of the Virtual Summit event or otherwise do not use your ticket for the event, no refund will be paid or credit will be offered and any pre-approved access to the events will be removed.
  4. If you have attended the virtual event or have not cancelled your ticket to that event in accordance with the terms and conditions above, but wish to cancel your ticket to the Opportunity Meets Connection Workshops:
    1. prior to the end of the early bird date for the workshop event, you will be entitled to a full refund.
    2. after the early bird date but more than fourteen days before the workshop event, we will charge a cancellation fee of $45 per event and we will provide a refund for the remaining amount paid.
    3. within fourteen days of the workshop event or otherwise do not use your ticket for the event, no refund will be paid or credit will be offered. If you are a member of ICB, an electronic copy of the Summit event manual will be provided to you. If hard copy of the Summit manual is required, it can be requested at admin@icb.org.au.

If you have any further questions, or would like to discuss any of the above with us, please do not hesitate to contact us – email admin@icb.org.au or call 1300 85 61 81.

Resolution of Complaints

  • We will in good faith attempt to resolve any complaint or dispute with you as quickly and amicably as possible. · You may notify a complaint or dispute to us at any time by sending an email to us at admin@icb.org.au
  • If you wish to make a complaint or raise a dispute regarding Fees, you must send us an email within 30 days of such Fees being paid by your Payment Method.
  • In the event that you do not raise any complaint or dispute in relation to an amount of Fees within 30 days of payment, we will take this as your acknowledgement that the Fees are fair and reasonable and as a waiver of your right to dispute them.

CPE

Virtual Event After attending the virtual event, at the end of March you will receive confirmation of the amount of CPE that you have earned from that event. Each event session that you engage in will be allocated CPE hours based on the length of that session. This will mean that the more sessions that you engage in, the more CPE hours you can earn. Not all on-demand content will have CPE hours accredited to them. You will be required to add this CPE to your CPE register following your participation and upload a copy of the CPE confirmation.

Opportunity Meets Connection Workshops This counts 4.0 hours towards your CPE requirements. You will be required to add this CPE to your CPE register following your participation in the workshop.

CPE earned for these events will not automatically be added to your ICB CPE Log.

Booking for the Event

Virtual Event Only (see further down to register for face-to-face workshops)
3rd March 2021 – 11:00am to 5:00pm (Melbourne Time)

Click on image below to register for Online Only event. 

To register for the 2021 Bookkeepers Summit Virtual Event and optional bonus face-to-face workshop, please click the date and location you wish to attend below.

Canberra
Hyatt Hotel
120 Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra ACT
16th March 2021

Perth
Crown Perth
Great Eastern Hwy, Burswood WA
16th March 2021

Adelaide
Adelaide Convention Centre
North Terrace, Adelaide SA
18th March 2021

Sydney
Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
Grand Pavilion, Rosehill NSW
18th March 2021

Cairns
Pullman Cairns International
17 Abbott Street, Cairns QLD
24th March 2021

Hobart
The Old Woolstore
1 Macquarie Street, Hobart TAS
24th March 2021

Brisbane
Pullman Hotel
King Geoge Square, Brisbane QLD
30th March 2021
or
31st March 2021

Melbourne
Sofitel Melbourne on Collins
25 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC
30th March 2021
or
31st March 2021

Darwin
Skycity Casino
3 Gilrush Avenue, Darwin NT
31st March 2021

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