EventsSummitAssociation for Financial Professionals AFP 2019

Association for Financial Professionals AFP 2019

Explore how treasury organizations are grappling with transitioning to a real-time world to manage changing customer expectations at AFP 2019

The AFP 2019 will be taking place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC), located at 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210.

A full conference registration includes:

  • Sunday Keynote
  • Tuesday Keynote
  • All educational concurrent sessions (with the exception of pre-conference seminars and the CTP Review Course as indicated on the registration form. Some programs have eligibility requirements.)
  • Welcome Reception on Sunday
  • Attendee Breakfasts Monday through Wednesday
  • Attendee Luncheons Monday through Tuesday
  • Exhibit Hall Opening and Closing Receptions

The event will have sessions on Career Development, Capital Investments and Investments, Financial Planning and Analysis, Payments, Retirement Plans and Benefits and Risk Management, apart from Treasury Management.

Click here to have a glance of the schedule and here to register for AFP 2019.

The first session will, Cashflow Forecasting: Overcoming Technology and Organizational Challenges, will cover experiences in championing, developing and using practical cash forecast, share best practices for identifying the right technology, cost-effective options, and outline the through the process as well as the challenges each presents.

The subsequent topics, Future Of Treasury: The Uncut Version and Elevating The Role Of Treasury Within Your Organization will focus on artificial intelligence (AI), robotic process automation (RPA), machine learning (ML) and blockchain and ensuring treasury has a consultative role, respectively.

The Treasury Management sessions at AFP 2019

A session on LIBOR by Jason GranetManaging DirectorGoldman Sachs and Michael TaetsDeputy Treasurer – Global Funding & Exposure ManagementGeneral Electric will provide a foundational history of LIBOR, reviews the implications of transitioning from LIBOR to SOFR and how corporations and investors can prepare for transition.

A real life example on how a restaurant company managed change in the midst of an aggressive acquisition drive, integrating new businesses into their processes, using change management strategies to streamline integration activities, and more will covered in the session Food For Thought: The Secret To Successful Post-Acquisition Treasury Integration.

Other sessions will have the following topics:

  1. Getting More From Your Technology To Master Cash Forecasting
  2. China: opening doors creating opportunities for US Corporates
  3. Audits, VDAS, Reports, Sounds Like Unclaimed Property
  4. Point to Counterpoint: A Discussion and Debate of Treasury Management Issues of the day
  5. Treasurers Innovation Panel
  6. Artificial Intelligence within the financial world: How will it help you?
  7. Capitalizing on rising rates: Driving Strategic Value from an Early Pay Program
  8. Collision Course: Navigating Merging Treasury Teams
  9. Emerging Benchmark Interest Rates: Accounting and Valuation Observations on Libor Replacement
  10. Virtual Account Management: The Next Big Thing in Treasury, Now Live Globally
  11. Cash Forecasting: Roadmap to the future
  12. Treasury’s Big Data: How to Transform Analysis Statements into Analytics
  13. The impact of Real-Time Payments on Treasury Operations

Whitepapers & Resources

Transaction Banking Survey 2019

Transaction Banking Survey 2019

TIS Sanction Screening Survey Report

Payments TIS Sanction Screening Survey Report

Enhancing your strategic position: Digitalization in Treasury

Payments Enhancing your strategic position: Digitalization in Treasury

Netting: An Immersive Guide to Global Reconciliation

Netting: An Immersive Guide to Global Reconciliation