Uncover how to move the finance function into the 21st Century, to become a true business partner and integral part of the board.
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We know the process to change is not an easy one and we are working with you to help realise the future of finance mandate through bringing the best ideas and innovations to guide you on the journey.
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Finance is facing unprecedented disruption. Responsible for changing the shape and role of both the function and its finance leaders, demystifying and embracing some of the more critical technologies is the path to success.
Don't simply jump on the technology bandwagon! Hear practical experiences and insights from industry speakers who will help you to assess exactly what technology you do and don't need, to move forward.
Every CFO is an artist. Finding your own way to building the best finance function to support your business is how we can help.
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08:00 - 09:00 60 mins Registration and morning coffee
09:00 - 09:05 5 mins Chairman’s opening remarks
09:05 - 09:45 40 mins Info Opportunity and risk: the roadmap to modern finance Dr. Noel Tagoe - EVP Management Accounting, Research and Curricula, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
09:45 - 10:15 30 mins Info Augmented Intelligence, time to think before we act Stuart Pemble - VP Global Finance, Thomson Reuters
10:15 - 10:45 30 mins Info Defining tomorrow’s business DNA
10:45 - 11:15 30 mins Info DNA of the future CFO Mike Faull - Partner, Interim CFO and Finance Transformation, Savannah Group
11:15 - 11:45 30 mins Networking refreshment break in the exhibition hall
11:45 - 12:15 30 mins Info Defining the CFO's innovation journey, how soon is tomorrow? Christopher Argent - BI and Analytics Programme Lead, Vodafone
12:15 - 12:45 30 mins Info Adopting the Cloud to drive step-change in performance and capability Will James - Head of Finance Transformation, AmTrust International
12:45 - 13:15 30 mins Info How to access and analyse Big Data for greater decision-making and performance management
13:15 - 14:15 60 mins Lunch
14:15 - 14:45 30 mins Info The art of visualisation: embrace data visualisation to support and augment business decision-making
14:45 - 15:25 40 mins Info Rolling out next generation cognitive to accelerate process and efficiencies Armand Angeli - President, EMEA, IAFEI Chris Garner Smith - SSC Europe Operations Director, Essilor Philip Green - CFO & NED, former CFO, Deliveroo David Wray - Global Accounting & Reporting Senior Director, Huawei
15:25 - 15:55 30 mins Speed dating
15:55 - 16:10 15 mins Networking refreshment break in the exhibition hall
16:10 - 16:50 40 mins Info Presenting the business case for technology investment Professor Joe Peppard - Center for Information Systems Research, MIT Sloan School of Management
16:50 - 17:30 40 mins Info CFOs/Finance must spend more time looking at business transformation. Discuss. Doug Bonthrone - Former Director, Global Services Strategy & CFO, Bottling Investments, The Coca-Cola Company Nigel Beck - Managing Director, Optimum Value Solutions Professor Joe Peppard - Center for Information Systems Research, MIT Sloan School of Management
17:30 - 17:35 5 mins Chairman’s close of day one
17:35 - 18:35 60 mins AICPA & CIMA drinks reception