Educational Track Descriptions
AFP 2024 will have seven unique educational tracks that offer something for every treasury and finance professional. Each session will be placed into one of the seven tracks. Read the descriptions to get a feel for each track.
Capital Markets & Investments: Session content in this track is designed to support corporate practitioners in the areas of capital allocation, capital structure, short-term investing and cash and liquidity management, share
repurchases, and dividend planning.
Career Development: Session content in this track is designed to support the ongoing professional development and transformation of treasury and finance practitioners to push themselves to grow and enhance their personal and professional strengths and skills.
Executive Institute: Session content in this track is designed for and restricted to senior-level finance practitioners. Topics include strategic review, industry trends, managing highly effective teams, partnering with the business, and the continued expansion in the role of treasury from the treasurer’s perspective.
Financial Planning & Analysis: Content in this track is designed to support corporate practitioners by providing them with knowledge and practical insights on a wide range of topics, including financial planning, business partnering, enterprise performance management, strategic planning and attracting, developing and retaining talent. Content may also explore effective presentation techniques, data visualization, budgets/forecasts, variance explanations, and the application of emerging technologies within the practice of FP&A.
Payments: Session submissions for this track are designed to support corporate practitioners by providing them knowledge and practical insights on a wide range of payments-related topics such as new technologies, efficiencies, payments fraud and standards.
Risk Management: Content in this track centers on financial risk mitigation. Strategies to reduce foreign exchange exposures, exposure gathering, pension de-risking, hedge accounting, netting/pooling structures to reduce risk along with traditional insurance products are covered here.
Treasury Management: Content in this track covers a wide range of topics impacting the treasury practice that include; bank relationship management, regulatory, compliance, audits/controls, front office vs. back office, treasury operations, cash management, structuring and managing retirement and health insurance plans, and products that are used to be more effective in treasury, treasury technology, M&A, global treasury initiatives, cross border treasury structures, etc.
At AFP, we believe the treasury and finance profession becomes stronger when diverse voices come together. Our goal is to create an inclusive, respectful conference experience that welcomes participation from people of all races, ethnicities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientations, abilities, religions and ages. As such, we are actively striving to increase the diversity of perspectives within our conference sessions, in order to enrich the experience for the entire treasury and finance community.