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Women in Tax Forum - Europe 2021

June 22-23, virtual event | BST (British standard time)

ABOUT THIS EVENT

The ITR Women in Tax Forum - Europe will be taking place virtually on June 22-23, providing women in tax the opportunity to network and learn from industry thought leaders. Expert speakers will provide updates on global tax changes, including digital tax, DSTs, COVID-19 implications and tax transparency.

 

Throughout both days, dynamic discussions will also examine best practice and innovation around leadership and management. ITR’s Women in Tax Forum is an inclusive event, welcoming junior corporate tax professionals all the way through to managers, directors and heads of tax, and newly admitted lawyers through to managing partners (both men and women). The forum aims to support the advancement of women in tax through a two-day programme and provide a professional development opportunity.
ATTENDEE PROFILE
200+ tax professionals
500+ TAX PROFESSIONALS
Tax professionals
TAX EXECUTIVE AUDIENCE
Networking
INTERNATIONAL NETWORK

VIRTUAL EVENT FEATURES

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Much like an in-person conference, a virtual event brings together top experts and industry peers for dynamic discussions and networking. Through the use of a specially designed events platform, you can access all content and participate in Q&A’s, live polling, breakout sessions and networking groups from a desktop computer or mobile device. You can also view all sessions on demand at a time that suits you.
Virtual booth
Virtual Exhibition Hall
Meet sponsors at their virtual booths
Speaker interaction
Speaker interaction
Reach out to speakers taking part in their live Q&A after their session
Personal Programme
Personal Programme
Create your own schedule with meetings and interesting sessions
On-demand
On-demand Access
Watch at a more convenient time to suit your needs
Networking
Messaging and Video calls
Meeting someone new? Drop them a message or schedule a call
Matchmaking
AI powered matchmaking
Meet new people in the event with AI recommendations

AGENDA

June 22
June 23

Tuesday, June 22

Opening comments from ITR
09.00 - 09.05 BST

Global tax update: 2021 and beyond

09.05 - 09.55 BST
  • How can companies keep up to date in an increasingly fast-changing tax environment?
  • Assessing the long-term impact of COVID-19 for tax practitioners
  • Recent international developments in digital service taxes (DST)
  • Tax controversy: preparing for the expected rise in disputes
Anna Elphick
Anna Elphick
VP tax, global markets, Unilever
Laura Greco
Laura Greco
head of tax, Vodafone Italia
Networking break
09.55 - 10.15 BST

Taxation of the digital economy: where are we now?

10.15 - 11.05 BST
  • Latest developments on the OECD’s Pillar 1 and Pillar 2
  • What are the practical implications for tax practitioners?
  • How are MNEs managing the uncertainty and planning for implementation?
Networking break
11.05 - 11.25 BST

Improving inclusivity and equality post-pandemic

11.25 - 12.15 BST
  • As many return to the office, how can we keep the conversation open on flexible working arrangements for those who have benefitted from it?
  • Managing remote and cross-border teams: creating an inclusive environment for all employees
  • Ensuring gender pay equality is at the forefront of business’ minds as activity resumes
Clare Heard
Clare Heard
Europe & Africa tax director, Diageo
Ola Barreto-Morley
Ola Barreto-Morley
interim head of tax, GFG Alliance
Networking break
12.15 - 12.35 BST

Tax technology and automation

12.35 - 13.25 BST
  • MTD for corporation tax: how will this work in practice?
  • Practical tips for leveraging technology with limited resources
  • Increasing automation and digitisation of tax compliance
Nadine Massaro
Nadine Massaro
head of tax technology & projects, Swiss Re
Close of day one
13.25 - 13.30 BST
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June 22
June 23

Wednesday, June 23

Opening comments from ITR
09.00 - 09.05 BST

Global transfer pricing developments

09.05 - 09.55 BST
  • Dealing with the transfer pricing implications of COVID-19
  • Managing increasing audits in the transfer pricing space
  • Assessing value chain issues
  • Key dispute prevention and resolution methods
Sanna Jäälinoja
Sanna Jäälinoja
head of transfer pricing, Outokumpu
Carolina Graterol
Carolina Graterol
global head of company tax & transfer pricing, Rosen Group
Sylvia Schmatz
Sylvia Schmatz
head of group tax/group tax manager, Prinzhorn Group
Networking break
09.55 - 10.15 BST

Professional development workshops

10.15 - 10.55 BST
Workshop A: The importance of leadership, influencing & mentoring
  • What does it mean to be a good leader?
  • Building your influencing skills
  • How can we encourage more mentoring initiatives? What are the best ways to find a mentor if your company doesn’t have its own programmes?
Laura Warren
Laura Warren
senior counsel/head of tax, Hamilton Lane
Shashi Sharma
Shashi Sharma
head of tax UK&I, Molson Coors
Kate Cornelius
Kate Cornelius
head of new markets & strategic projects – tax, Costa Coffee
Workshop B: Career advancement in the world of tax
  • What skills should tax professionals be prioritising moving forward?
  • How important is it to have a ‘specialised’ focus?
  • The role of further education in career progression
Sarah Sheldon
Sarah Sheldon
AVP tax, MetLife
Florence Biraud
Florence Biraud
group VP tax, Sodexo

Post-panel breakouts

10.55 - 11.15 BST
These interactive breakout sessions will allow delegates who participated in one of the streams a chance to ask follow up questions directly to the speakers and delve deeper into the topics discussed. It’s also a chance to make new connections with industry colleagues, share ideas and hear what other attendees took away from the previous sessions.
Networking break
11.15 - 11.35 BST

The Tax Transparency Agenda

11.35 - 12.25 BST
  • Navigating increasing global tax transparency efforts
  • Managing DAC6 and getting ahead of DAC7 and DAC8
  • Preparing for public CbCR in the EU
  • The importance of relationships in managing reputational risk: engaging the board and the wider public
Jenny Turner
Jenny Turner
tax advisor, UBS
Pamela Palazzi
Pamela Palazzi
head of tax, Sky Italia
Closing comments and close of conference
12.25 - 12.30 BST
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SPEAKERS

If you feel you have something to contribute or would like to position yourself as an expert in your field, please get in touch with Lucy Huckle for in-house speaking enquiries or Jamil Ahad for law firm or service provider opportunities.
Anna Elphlck
Anna Elphick
Unilever
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Laura Greco
Laura Greco
Vodafone Italia
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Clare Heard
Clare Heard
Diageo
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Nadine Massaro
Nadine Massaro
Swiss Re
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Sanna Jäälinoja
Sanna Jäälinoja
Outokumpu
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Carolina Graterol
Carolina Graterol
Rosen Group
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Sylvia Schmatz
Sylvia Schmatz
Prinzhorn Group
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Laura Warren
Laura Warren
Hamilton Lane
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Shashi Sharma
Shashi Sharma
Molson Coors
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Sarah Sheldon
Sarah Sheldon
MetLife
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Jenny Turner
Jenny Turner
UBS
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Pamela Palazzi
Pamela Palazzi
Sky Italia
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Ola Barreto-Morley
Ola Barreto-Morley
GFG Alliance
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Kate Cornelius
Kate Cornelius
Costa Coffee
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Florence Biraud
Florence Biraud
Sodexo
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REGISTRATION TYPE

TAX EXECUTIVES

Access to all sessions is FREE
  • Tax executives
  • Tax managers
  • Heads of tax

ADVISORS

Access to all sessions is £250
  • Partners and of counsel
  • Associates
  • Tax consultants
TESTIMONIALS
"Very interactive sessions, lots of questions were addressed. Great topics were selected
"This was the first ITR conference that I have attended. I am impressed with the presentations and the interaction opportunities provided in a virtual environment
"One of the best online conferences I've experienced
"Very good sharing of practical advice and information. Far exceeded my expectation for a virtual tax event
"Very clear delivery of a timely topic from all the speakers -- pointed and focused coverage
"Very good variety of sessions. Technical, practical, soft skills all covered off
TESTIMONIALS
"Very interactive sessions, lots of questions were addressed. Great topics were selected
"This was the first ITR conference that I have attended. I am impressed with the presentations and the interaction opportunities provided in a virtual environment
"One of the best online conferences I've experienced
"Very good sharing of practical advice and information. Far exceeded my expectation for a virtual tax event
"Very clear delivery of a timely topic from all the speakers -- pointed and focused coverage
"Very good variety of sessions. Technical, practical, soft skills all covered off

SPONSORS

Cuatrecasas
White & Case

CONTACT US

Programme


Email Lucy Huckle
+44 (0)20 7779 8577

Sponsorship


Email Jamil Ahad
+44 (0)20 7779 8767
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