• Risk Management Fundamentals: Dashboards and Hedging

    Sep 22, 2020

    Former AFP Chairman Mike Connolly and Amol Dhargalkar, managing director of Chatham Financial, provide an in-depth look at two Risk Management sessions at AFP 2020.
  • Time Management While Working from Home

    Sep 22, 2020

    AFP 2020 keynote Daniel Pink provides five tips for financial professionals as they attempt to balance their time while working from home.
  • Forecasting in Uncertain Times

    Sep 14, 2020

    In a pre-conference workshop, Carl Seidman, principal of Seidman Financial, will provide attendees with both implementation-ready and theoretical approaches for improving forecasting accuracy.
  • 5 Tips for Influencing Key Decision-Makers

    Sep 3, 2020

    AFP 2020 speaker Mark Jeffries provides five important tips to help financial professionals become strategic influencers.
  • Five Questions on Data-Driven Decision-Making

    Aug 24, 2020

    At AFP 2020, Megan Weis, Vice President and General Manager FAO Services for Personiv, will present the session, Data-Driven Decision-Making (DDDM): A Blueprint & Case Study.
  • AFP 2020: FP&A in the Age of Transformation

    Aug 18, 2020

    The FP&A track at AFP 2020 features multiple sessions with solutions and practices that can help finance professionals anticipate what’s coming around the bend.
  • Amy Webb: Forecasting the Future

    Aug 11, 2020

    AFP 2020 Mindshift Keynote Amy Webb discusses how treasury and finance professionals can harness futurist strategic tools to benefit their organizations.
  • The Future of Integrity and Data Analytics in FX

    Aug 10, 2020

    As companies have adjusted to working remotely as a result of COVID-19, they have been finding new ways to cut costs and save money wherever possible. Technology and transparency cab help to efficiently manage FX arrangements and drive down FX Costs.
  • Getting Operations Involved in Forecasting

    Aug 3, 2020

    As financial professionals, it is our job to guide our companies to the future. The only way we can do this is to show them all possible options and their outcomes. However, this will not do the company much good if we are not accurate in our forecast. While many of us would pride ourselves on knowing our business and what will be successful, it is operations that will have the most firsthand knowledge of exactly what is needed to accomplish this goal.
  • Now is the Time to Adopt E-Invoicing

    Jul 20, 2020

    In these extraordinary times, the back office is now at the forefront of every organization, and adopting e-invoicing can bring greater control and visibility into AP and AR processes.
  • How Blockchain Can Combat Fraud

    Jul 13, 2020

    To remain relevant and deliver value to colleagues and partners, treasury and financial professionals must be knowledgeable about blockchain functionality, implementation and bigger picture implications. Our AFP 2020 session, lies at the intersection of blockchain, other distributed ledger tools and the potential for increased fraud and other unethical activity that these tools can prevent.
  • The Need for Dynamic Financial Modeling

    Jul 7, 2020

    Dynamic financial modeling allows organizations to craft forecasts and plans with a range of possibilities and flex them according to their expectations about the future.
  • Transforming Toxic Employees into Inspiring Leaders

    Jun 30, 2020

    Financial professionals regularly look at KPIs, facts, figures, and much more. What is much harder to evaluate quantitatively is the cost of a toxic leader.
  • It’s Time to Fully Leverage ACH in Your Payments Mix

    Jun 23, 2020

    Now, more than ever, there should be no question about the vitality of the modern ACH Network. On April 15, 2020, more than 80 million Americans received economic stimulus payments by direct deposit. That’s a shining example of just how important the ACH Network is to this country.
  • The Future of Work: Recruiting & Retaining Staff

    Jun 15, 2020

    The future of work is one of the hottest topics in treasury and finance today. Why? Because the future of work is now. What will work look like? Where will we work? With whom? How many people will be in the office versus working remotely? Never have we experienced a moment in history like this.
  • Leveraging ISO 20022 in the U.S.

    Jun 9, 2020

    ISO 20022 is finally coming to the United States and will make a major impact on global transactions. In a session at AFP 2020, we will show attendees how to prepare for ISO 20022 migration and how it will solve many of issues with making international payments
  • Harnessing Payments Data to Gain Powerful Insights

    Jun 2, 2020

    Our AFP 2020 session, Harnessing Payments Data to Gain Powerful Insights, explores the journey that Hyatt Hotels has taken to develop its payments analytics competency and how it is leveraging that competency during these unprecedented times.
  • Herding Cats and Useful Skills for Project Management

    May 18, 2020

    The phrase “herding cats” is a perfect description for the job of project manager. Trying to balance numerous priorities and personnel requires this skill and knowing how to “herd” is the difference between project success and failure.
  • Aligning Investment Strategy with Your Company's Operations

    May 14, 2020

    In a session at AFP 2020, ICD will do a deep dive into how treasury departments align their short-term investment objectives with the needs of their very different business operations.
  • Tony Hawk: Perseverance Makes Perfect

    May 12, 2020

    Considered the greatest in his sport and also an accomplished entrepreneur and philanthropist, Hawk will appear at AFP 2020 as a keynote speaker. In this interview, he provided a preview of his upcoming session, explaining how perseverance and authenticity kept him going throughout his career.