The IVAS-IVSC Business Valuation Conference 2023, held under the theme “The Future of Business Valuation: Embracing Shifts and Innovation,” was a resounding success. This two-day event brought together key VIPs and valuation experts to discuss the evolving landscape of business valuation.
Day 1: October 3, 2023
The first day of the conference featured a diverse programme:
- Welcome Remarks by IVAS and IVSC: Mr Lie Kok Keong and Mrs Lim Hwee Hua extended warm welcomes to attendees.
Read Mrs Lim’s full speech here.
- Address by Guest-of-Honour: Ms. Indranee Rajah’s address highlighted the importance of business valuation in today’s society.
Read Minister Indranee Rajah’s full speech here.
- Keynote Address by Mr. Anton Colella: Mr. Colella discussed the global growth of valuation standards and the value of valuers in society.
- ESG Trends Presentation: Ms. Srividya Gopal delved into the impact of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) trends on business valuation.
- Steward Leadership for Sustainability Presentation: Mr. Rajeev Peshawaria explored the need for steward leadership in creating a better future.
- Panel Discussion: “Are You A Growth Leader?”: Experts discussed the integration of ESG factors into business strategies for sustainable growth.
- Presentation and Panel Discussion: “Navigating Around Uncertainty”: Experts shared insights on managing uncertainty in a volatile market.
- Evolving Valuation Standards Presentation: Mr Nicolas Konialidis highlighted proposed enhancements to International Valuation Standards, aligning them with evolving practices and ESG factors.
- Fireside Chat: “An Opening in M&A Transaction?”: The chat explored valuation gaps in M&A deals.
- Unlocking the Future of Enterprise Presentation: Mr Andre Toh discussed the transformative influence of intangible assets and Singapore’s Intellectual Property Strategy (SIPS) 2030.
- Panel Discussion: “Unlock The Potential Of Your Intangible Assets”: Experts explored strategies to unlock intangible assets’ potential.
- Panel Discussion: “The Future of Business: Generative AI’s Impact”: The panel discussed the impact of generative artificial intelligence on business value.
- Networking Dinner: The day concluded with a networking dinner, fostering valuable connections.
Day 2: October 4, 2023
The second day focused on masterclasses and in-depth discussions:
- Masterclass 1: “Business Valuation – A Changing Landscape”: Prof. Eric Teo explored the evolving landscape of business valuation and the importance of understanding uncertainty.
- Masterclass 2: “Inconsistencies Between Hypotheses And Parameters Of The Same Valuation”: Prof. Pablo Fernández addressed inconsistencies in valuation, ensuring more accurate results.
We extend our sincere thanks to all esteemed guests, participants, speakers, moderators, and organisers who contributed to the success of the IVAS-IVSC Business Valuation Conference. Your dedication to advancing the field of business valuation is commendable, and we look forward to continued collaboration and innovation in the years to come.
As we wrap up this year’s conference, we reflect on the profound insights and discussions that have shaped the future of business valuation. The knowledge shared and connections made during these two days will undoubtedly impact the way we approach valuation in an ever-evolving business landscape.
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