ICSA Uganda (CGI East Africa Region) / KPMG - 13th Annual Directors and Company Secretaries Conference


Thursday 9 March 2023


Mestil Hotel, Kampala & Online

Date: Wednesday 6 March 2024
Time: 8:00am to 4:30pm EAT
Mestil Hotel,
20 Barracks Drive,
CPD: 5 Hours

Physical attendance UGX 200,000
Online attendance UGX 100,000
Organisation table of 8 UGX 1,400,000

It is with great pleasure that ICSA Uganda - East Africa Region and KPMG Uganda host the 13th Annual Director and Company Secretaries’ Conference on Wednesday 6th March 2024 at Mestil Hotel, Kampala from 8:00am to 4:30pm (EAT). The theme of the Conference is “Corporate Governance – the Catalyst for Organisational Resilience.”

The Conference is a hybrid event with both physical and online presentation attracting reputable business leaders, entrepreneurs, corporate bodies, Government Ministries, Agencies and Departments, the Private Sector and Non-Government Organisations. ICSA Uganda was expanded to cover the East African Region to which cause we expect participants from across the Region.


Time Activity/Topic Facilitator
08.00am - 08.30am Arrival of guests and registration Conference Secretariat 
08.30am - 08.45am

Welcome remarks

Ms. Jane Okot P’Bitek FCG, Chairperson, ICSA Uganda (CGIUKI East Africa Region)

08.45am - 09.00am

Welcome remarks

KPMG - Partner

09.00am - 09.30am

Corporate Governance – the navigation system during economic and geopolitical uncertainty

Guest of Honour

09.30am - 10.00am

Keynote Address: Navigating the Influence of Politics in the Boardroom

Dr. Peter Kimbowa – NSSF Chair

10.00am - 10.30am

The role of Climate Governance in the Board’s Strategic Direction – the Global Perspective

Charles Brown FCG, CGIUKI President

10.30am - 11.00am

Coffee Break & Networking

11.00am - 1.00pm

Panel Discussion: 
Navigating the Business Environment

  • Turning to Green Investment for Organizational Sustainability – the Role of the Board in Shaping the Global Climate Action
  • The Board’s Role in Building a Robust Enterprise Risk Management System
  • The Role of the Company/Board Secretary as Trusted Board Advisor

ED Uganda Investment Authority


Angela Kiryabwire – Company Secretary Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda

1.00pm - 2.00pm

Lunch Break & Networking

2.00pm - 2.15pm

Sponsors Slot   |  Platinum and Gold

2.15pm - 4.15pm

Panel Discussion: 
Creating the right Eco-System

  • Generative Artificial Intelligence (a Top Priority Investment) Gauging the Ugandan and East African Boards’ Preparedness
  • Prioritizing Talent Management in the Constantly Evolving Digital Age
  • ESG – Navigating the Path to Net –Zero Emissions


  • 3 Panelists from KPMG
4.15pm - 4.30pm

Closing Remarks



To book your place and for payment details, contact Winnie or Connie – ICSA Uganda (East Africa Branch) Email: icsauganda@gmail.com Tel: + (0)775041074

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