After much demand, we’re excited to announce our Aqilla Conference is back for another year! Join us on 7th March 2023 (our 17th birthday!) for a full day of finance and accounting presentations, breakout sessions and plenty of networking opportunities. We can’t wait to meet with all of our loyal customers face-to-face, and celebrate 17 years of Aqilla!

Who can attend?

This event is open to customers and partners of Aqilla who are keen to gain industry insights, meet our team of trusted advisers face-to-face, and share thoughts and ideas with other Aqilla users on how to get the most out of your investment in Aqilla.


Date and location information

Date: Tuesday 7th March 2023

Time: 9:15am until 4:00pm with (optional) drink and networking from 4:00pm onwards

Location: The Royal Society of Arts House, 8 John Adam St, London WC2N 6EZ

Since our last Conference, we’ve devoted our time and effort to bring you the best of finance and accounting innovation. Hundreds of product updates and new features have been rolled out, including:

  • Open Banking
  • Mobile expenses
  • Regular updates to MTD, aligned with HMRC
  • Aqilla SmartAI
  • A new highly customisable ‘UX2 powered’ Control Desk, driving efficiency and visibility of all documents.

The Conference will be your opportunity to discover what’s to come and what will be new in 2023. Our trusted advisers will be on hand to answer any questions you have about the Aqilla platform, business, accounting, tech, and the future of finance.

Guest Speaker


We are thrilled to introduce our fantastic Aqilla Conference 2023 guest speaker, Oliver Deacon!

Oliver is a former Microsoft Finance Director and an accredited executive leadership and innovation coach for finance leaders and professionals across the globe. We cannot wait to hear his thoughts on the future of finance!


The Agenda


9:15 – Registration and networking

9:40 – Welcome address by Hugh Scantlebury, Co-founder & CEO

10:00 – Aqilla update

10:30 – What’s in store for the future at Aqilla

11:00 – Morning coffee break and networking

11:30 – Tips & tricks: how to get the best out of Aqilla

12:15 – Aqilla customer experience with Ryedale Group

12:45 – Lunch

13:45 – Guest speaker: Oliver Deacon

14:30 – Panel discussion

15:00 – Afternoon coffee break and networking

15:15 – Q&A session

15:45 – Raffle draw and closing remarks

16:00 – Drinks and networking