2017 Annual Conference on Integrated Reporting

The IRC hosted a one-day conference on Thursday 27 July 2017 at the JSE, aimed at preparers and users of integrated reports.

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A webinar of the conference is now available for viewing. To view the webinar of the annual conference click here.

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The presentations from the conference can be accessed on the Presentations page.


8:00 – 9:00 Registration and refreshments
9:00 – 9:05 Welcome – Leigh Roberts
Chief Executive Officer of the IRC of South Africa
9:05 – 9:10 Welcome – Corli le Roux
Head of Sustainability, Capital Markets Division of the JSE
9:10 – 9:35 Three Board Agenda items for the 21st Century -Professor Mervyn King
Chairman of the IRC, King Committee and International Integrated Reporting Council
9:35 – 10:00 International trends and developments – Richard Howitt
Chief Executive Officer of the International Integrated Reporting Council
10:00 – 10:30 Interactive Q&A with King and Howitt
10:30 – 10:55 Disclosure of Performance – Claire Hoy (Deloitte) and Thuto Masasa (Nkonki)
The project leaders of the IRC’s latest technical paper lead the discussion on what works and what to avoid
10:55 – 11:25 Tea and networking
11:25 – 11:50 Dealing with Materiality in your Integrated Report – Jonathon Hanks (Incite)
The various facets of materiality are discussed in this interactive session
11:50 – 12:15 Integrated Reporting for SMMEs – Darren Gorton (SAIPA)
A look at how SMMEs can benefit from Integrated Reporting
12:15 – 12:45 Disclosure of Governance information in your Integrated Report
Larissa Clark (EY) hosts this interactive session with Mohamed Adam, Associate Professor Mark Graham (University of Cape Town) and Professor Mervyn King
12:45 – 13:00 Integrated Thinking: International Findings – CIMA
A global survey of C-suite executives identifies the benefits of integrated thinking in decision-making
13:00 – 13:45 Lunch
13:45 – 14:30 Business Model & Strategy
Hosted by Mark Hoffman (KPMG) with three companies sharing their approaches – Leon Kok from Redefine Properties, Rob Huddy from Tsogo Sun and Gaositwe Molefe from Airports Company South Africa
14:30 – 15:15 Investor Perspectives on Integrated Reports
Corli le Roux leads the discussion with Sven Forssman (Navigare Capital), Rene Swart (University of Pretoria), Waseem Thokan (Legae Securities) and Richard Howitt
15:15 – 15:30 Close – Leigh Roberts (IRC)
15:30 – 16:00 Tea and networking

We’re proud to have hosted the conference with the support of the following conference sponsors:

With grateful thanks to our webcast sponsor:

The live webcast and webinar was kindly sponsored by the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA).