10 things not to miss at the Treasury Leaders Summit

By Alara Basul | 23 November 2017

It’s almost time for the Treasury Leaders Summit that will take place on the 5th and 6th of December in London, where senior treasury and finance leaders from across global capitals will come together to discuss the key issues impacting their industry. With a schedule packed with in-depth talks on the future of treasury and how to successful protect your assets, we’ve done the hard work for you and picked out 10 things you can’t afford to miss at the event.

We hope to see you there.

The evolving role of the treasurer

In what promises to be a great discussion, listen to speakers from Booking.com and Dominos on how the role of the treasurer has evolved from solving back-office solutions to becoming more businesses focused and influential.

Treasury Innovator17

Here you will be able to watch quick pitches from the short-listed start-ups, innovators and disruptors, that will showcase their approach to a product or service. The winner will be announced on day two of the summit.

How to protect your assets

Did you know that 90% of larger organisations have explained that they have suffered from a form of data security breach, with 74% of small-to-medium sized companies reporting similar issues. In this discussion, hear about how digitalisation can provide several advances to an organisation and how best to prevent fraud and protect your assets.

The future of payments

Hear from Franco Motta on the advancements in technology and customers’ increasing appetite for speed and convenience are revolutionising the way we pay and manage our finances. This session explores the digital, consumer and regulatory drivers for what the future of payments look like.

Blockchain 101

Tim de Knegt, Manager of Strategic Finance & Treasury at Port of Rotterdam, has recently implemented a Blockchain PoC into his organisation. He will be discussing how to build your business case for early acceptance and adoption as well as best practice advice to implement this new technology. Discover how sharing high-quality data, generate transparency and complete transactions efficiently lowers costs and risk.

How to partner with your CFO

This session, which is led by Malcolm Pape, will discuss how you can build your treasury strategy in order to support business growth and how you can be of best value to your CFO.

Hedging new strategies

Interested in knowing how to reduce the risk of currency volatility and pricing movements? Malcom Finn, global Financial Controller at Costa Coffee will explain how you can hedge appropriately to minimise risk and take an offset position through derivatives and options.

Banks vs Fintechs: Competition or collaborative partner?

As competition and technology develops, banks are being faced by competition by technology innovators and disruptors. This exciting session will cover the challenges and opportunities for both established financial services players and those disrupting the industry, and discuss what it takes to make a successful collaboration.

Building an internal bank

Creating an in-house bank is not just for large multinational organisations. This case-study led session will demonstrate how to adopt the internal banking model and how the growth strategy can centralise your bank account management procedures and allow better forecasting.

And of course, the treasurers networking drinks

Don’t miss the opportunity to network with more than 150 treasury leaders and industry experts from Dyson, Specsavers, Deliveroo, and many more. 

To find out more, visit www.treasuryleaderssummit.com

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