John is a CPA and a partner in Assurance. His audit experience covers industries such as power generation, real estate, mining, food and beverage, and airline and allied services. He also has experience in mergers and acquisitions, cross-border offering and corporate liquidations. A member of SGV’s Accounting Standards Group, he is SGV’s Subject Matter Resource for Leases, Provisions and Contingencies. He is also currently a member of the EY Global and EY Asia-Pacific Subject Matter Groups on Leases. He is an officer and active member of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). At present, he is the President-elect of PICPA Southern Metro Manila Chapter with term starting July 1, 2013. John has a Masters in Business Administration degree from the Asian Institute of Management. He also passed the CFA Level 1 examination. He graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy degree from the University of the Philippines–Visayas.
RESERVATION and ADMISSION
Q: How do I reserve for the PICPA NO webinar? How and when do I get the webinar ID?
A: Go to the picpa.com.ph website and find the webinar/seminar listing at the "CPD/Seminars and Training Tab." Click "Reserve" or the "Title of the Webinar/Seminar" and you will be directed to the registration page of EventBank. Complete the registration. You will receive a confirmation email at the latest two (2) hours before the start of the event. Said email will contain the webinar ID.
Q: How do I login into the event?
A: Download the Zoom Application (free subscription will do). On the confirmation email that you will receive(d), click "Click Here to Join" link. You can login and wait to be let in anytime within the duration of the webinar or earlier, from up to 15 minutes before the event. Remember that your first login is captured by Zoom as your "time in" at the event.
Q: Can I pass on or transfer the webinar ID to someone else?
A: Note that your registration is NON TRANSFERRABLE, NON SHAREABLE. The confirmation email containing the webinar ID that you have received is associated to the PICPA-EventBank-registered email that is yours alone.
Q: How can I assure that my attendance is accounted for?
A: Participant has to identify his FULL NAME upon signing/logging in. When in the webinar, participant must also make sure of his/her connectivity: once disconnected, we will not accept participants to rejoin. Also, participant must make sure to validate attendance before exiting the seminar.
CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE
Q: Will all webinar attendees/participants get a Certificate of Attendance?
A: To be eligible to get a Certificate of Attendance, participants must first satisfy these four (4) requirements: (a) pre-registration, (b) attendance, (c) polls, and (d) evaluation.
(a) Pre-registration in the PICPA-EventBank portal is required.
(b) Attendance: Zoom captures the "time in" of participants automatically. Only those who join the event not later than 15 min after its official start will qualify to earn Certificate of Attendance.
(c) Polls – In all poll questions flashed on the screen during the webinar, participation is being tracked.
(d) Evaluation – Participants have to accomplish the ZOOM online evaluation form available only after the Q&A portion.
Q: When will the Certificates of Attendance be printed and released to the participants?
A: Please wait for further announcements regarding this matter. If your need for the actual certificate is urgent, please request for a copy by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
OTHER WEBINAR SCHEDULES
What are the other upcoming webinars?