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8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
5: The New Banking Paradigm: Staying in Step with Your
- Explore both sides of the Client/Banker relationship.
Hear how companies can positively position themselves and discuss
the role that banks' financial stability plays in managing current
and potential bank relationships. Learn how banks position
internal changes and communicate shifting strategies to their
clients. Take away a road map for evaluating, and if necessary,
- Anita S. Patterson, CTP, Director of Treasury
Operations and Patriot Act Compliance Officer, Manheim, a
subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, Inc.
- Wayne E. Kissinger, Group Vice President,
6: Best Practices in Investment Monitoring and Reporting
- Financial professoinals managing investment portfolios need
accounting, compliance, risk and performance analytics to monitor
and manage their investment portfolios. Traditionally, a
complete view of this information has been time consuming and
resource intensive to obtain. In this session, Celgene's best
practices for producing timely, reconciled analytics for managing
their investment portfolio will be examined.
- Douglas G. Bressette, Assistant Treasurer,
- R.B. Erickson, Business Development,
11: 2009 AFP Treasury Benchmarking Program: Realities of
Treasury Technology Adoption
- Hear the results from the second survey in the AFP Treasury
Benchmarking Program. This survey focused on the delivery of
treasury operations processes and featured questions about key
performance measures and the utilization of information technology
solutions. The presenters will review the key findings of the
study including the drivers, hurdles and benefits realized from
treasury technology adoption.
- Robert Eimers, CPA, MBA, Associate
Partner, IBM Global Business Services
- Kevin A. Roth, PhD, Managing Director,
Research and Strategic Analysis, Association for Financial
- Annette E. LaPrade, Global Department Head,
IBM Benchmarking Program, IBM Corp.
- Jeff A. Glenzer, CTP, Managing Director,
Product Development, Association for Financial
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
29: The Global Bank Billing and Analysis Statement (BSB):The
Future of Bank Pricing Transparency
- The BSB, the new global bank billing and analysis statement,
has been gaining meaningful traction in terms of availability, use,
and acceptance. The panel will discuss the benefits of BSB
including improved cash liquidity and analytics; determine why
banks should promote BSB to clients: and examine its technical
structure relative to the 822 electronic bank analysis statement
- Paul Burstein, CCM,TWIST
- Stephen J. Weiland, Chairman, The Weiland
Financial Group, Inc.
- Peter Storgaard, Head of Global Cash
Management, Danske Bank Group
- Robert J. Blair, CCM, Executive Director,
33: Building a Virtual City and a Virtual Treasury: The Case
Study of the City of Los Angeles
- Discover how the City of Los Angeles modernized its treasury
operations by assessing the banking, technology and accounting
needs of its client departments. Learn how it developed a uniform
account model for virtual treasury management that resulted in the
automation of manual processes, including the implementation of
both bank provided and in-house technology solutions.
- Crista E. Binder, CTP, Assistant Treasurer,
City of Los Angeles
- Stefan Jaskulak, CTP, Director of Cash
Management Services, City of Los Angeles
35: Take Control: Optimizing Internal Treasury Processes
- Treasury professionals are often forced to design around
outside stakeholders as opposed to optimizing operational
processes. It is critical to leverage Treasury best practices
to transform inefficient current state processes and technology
into a state of the art Treasury operation. Tyco
International will address first-hand how they not only
re-engineered existing workflows, but also re-designed their
Treasury functions and technology to optimize internal Treasury
- Shubhi S. Rao, Vice President and Assistant
Treasurer, Global Liquidity, Tyco International
- Michael J. Bosacco, Senior Consultant,
Treasury Strategies, Inc.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
45: Shared Service Centers: Realizing Efficiencies across
- A Shared Service Center (SSC) can be a powerful way to achieve
cost reductions, realize synergies, and improve customer
service. SSCs warrant consideration as you look to centralize
cash management across borders. Volkswagen Group of America
will share their experiences and lessons learned in operating the
SSC they implemented to manage both the U.S. and Canada
- Lawrence S. Tolep, CTP, Treasury Operations
Manager, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
- Cliff B. Cusack, Director, Product Sales
Specialist, Canada, Citi
47: Documentation and Legal Liability Issues in Relationship
- It is critically important now more than ever to pay attention
to documents/contracts governing the service provider/customer
relationship in these uncertain economic conditions. This
session will focus on service relationships, types of services,
proper account documentation and much more. Learn to
strategically focus your efforts to protect your organization as
either a customer or service provider in a highly interactive,
- Mark J. Krawczyk, CTP, Chief Financial
Officer, Monarch Quilts, Principal, Czyk &
- Gregory G. Viener, CTP, Senior Vice President,
Director of Public Funds, Citizen's Bank
51: Deploying Today's Technology Models in a Treasury
- Are you looking to enhance the efficiency of your treasury
operations; reduce system procurement and maintenance costs;
and improve the efficiency of treasury processes? This session is
designed to provide the Treasury professional with a practical,
non-technical, understanding of some of the key strategies for
deploying technology to meet your Treasury goals.
- Randall T. Durling, Director, International
Finance, The Boeing Company
55: Treasuries in Transition: Lessons Learned in Treasury
Reform in Iraq and Zambia
- In many countries making front page news, treasury
professionals face unique - and some not so unique - challenges,
ranging from technological obsolescence to civil war.
Increasingly, governments are recognizing the relationship between
treasury's ability to fund key public services and social
stability. Participants in this session will learn the
behind-the-scenes stories of treasury operations in Iraq and
- Lynda Roades, Advisor, Budget and
Financial Accountability, U.S. Dept of the Treasury, Office of
57: Creating a Remote Treasury: Is Your Company Ready?
- Does your management team expect a functioning treasury in
spite of power failure, civil disobedience, or natural
disaster? Have you evaluated the benefits, risks, and costs
of remote treasury operations? Participants will receive a
framework to evaluate the pros and cons of remote operations.
Special emphasis will be placed on shifting management focus from
staff attendance to task based supervision.
- Kevin R. Low, CTP, Assistant Treasurer,
Health Net, Inc.
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
64: Congratulations! Now What? Real World Advice on Treasury
Integration after a Merger or Acquisition
- Two senior treasury professionals share their experiences and
lessons learned from integrating the treasury operations of
acquired companies. To be successful, the surviving Treasury team
must effectively utilize the skills of their counterparts to
transfer information, merge cultures, communicate with customers
and evaluate existing banking relationships. Complicating
this: Management needs them to execute this plan quickly and
- Mark E. Kirsch, CTP, Director, Treasury
Operations, Eisai, Inc.
- Gavin P. Waugh, CTP, Vice President and
Assistant Treasurer, Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc.
67: The Rise of Treasury Management: How the Financial Crisis
Increases the Strategic Role of Treasury
- This panel will discuss how the financial crisis has directly
influenced and changed the roles and responsibilities of treasury
professionals. To facilitate a comprehensive discussion, the
panelists include treasury practitioners, a treasury consultant, a
treasury management banker and a treasury management
- Daniel J. Carmody, CTP, Managing Director,
- William T. Chittenden, Ph.D., CTP, Associate
Professor of Finance, Texas State University- San
- Philip L. Mattes, CTP, Assistant Treasurer,
Career Builder, LLC
- Susan Donatello, Director of Treasury,
- Jeffrey Murrell, CTP, Senior Vice
President, Frost Bank
71: Deciphering Account Analysis Statements: The Encryption Key
- The lack of transparency of bank account analysis statements is
a long standing issue. Recent changes to FDIC assessments and
policy changes have made the account analysis puzzle even harder to
decipher. Learn about the most effective techniques and resources
available to ensure that you get the highest return on investment
for time spent analyzing bank analysis statements.
- Daniel D. Gill, CTP, Director, The Weiland
Financial Group, Inc.
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
87: Making the Business Case for a Treasury Technology
- Capital budgets are tight and every proposal is being
scrutinized under a microscope. However, this is not the time
to ignore investments in treasury technology that improve
operational efficiency just because there is no immediate ROI.
Discover how to build and present a compelling business case for a
treasury workstation and obtain senior management's approval of
- Kevin A. Schuh, CTP, Manager, Treasury
Operations, R.H. Donnelly
- Bob Stark, Director, Marketing Strategy,
88: Innovations in Efficient Bank Account Management: It's
- The current paper intensive, time consuming and cumbersome
process of account opening, modification and closing is painful for
both banks and their corporate customers. This session will cover
recent industry developments, introducing Electronic Bank Account
Management and will highlight the experiences of SWIFT, a bank and
a corporate working together to define the right solution for the
- Stacy Rosenthal, Senior Business
Manager, Banking Initiatives, SWIFT Americas
- Loretta Gannon, Vice President, BNY
Mellon Treasury Services
- Susan Boeri, Manager, Treasury Services,
90: The Treasury Services RFP: Establishing the Link between
Promises and Performance
- Banks sometimes promise the world in their response to an RFP
to get your business. Promises often include: increased cash flow,
improved customer service, and cost savings. How do you score
a bank's execution of promises made to earn your business? It
all starts with the translation of an RFP response to the services
contract and continues through the development of performance
- Scott Smith, CPA, CIA, CMA, Vice
President, Treasurer and Finance Director, Brambles
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
97: Constructing a Treasurer's Bridge across the U.S. -
- As significant trade partners, it is critical for companies
operating on both sides of U.S./Canadian border to understand each
other's treasury operations. Learn key differences in clearing,
payment and reporting systems - including the impact of the recent
cancellation of Canadian TECP initiative. Discuss various types of
paper and electronic payment fraud, understand cross-border
concerns and utilize tools to effectively bridge the border.
- Valerie G. Wong, CMA, Director, Treasury
Operations, CCL Industries
- William C. Brodt, CTP, Managing Director,
BMO Capital Markets
99: Improve Global Cost Savings and Compliance through In-House
Banks and Shared Service Centers
- Learn how Sun Chemical's new business model leveraged their ERP
systems implementation to build seamlessly integrated in-house bank
processes including liquidity structures, payment factories, shared
service centers and netting. Explore benefits and
cost-savings such as rationalizing bank accounts, eliminating
cross-border fees, increased efficiency, straight through
processing, automated accounting and improved compliance.
- Kathleen A. Zevola, Director, Treasury and
Finance, Sun Chemical Corporation
- Jaime Ryan, Managing Partner, e5
Solutions Group, LLC
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
118: The Power of Consolidating Banking Relationships: The
Chicago Public Schools Experience
- One of the largest school districts in the U.S., Chicago Public
Schools, consolidated banking services, previously provided by 70+
financial institutions, for its 600+ schools. Maximizing interest
earnings is among the advantages achieved by establishing a
customized account structure which is easily managed through a
single Internet-based treasury management banking system.
- David A. Bryant, Treasurer, Chicago Public
- Joanna B. Skoog, Vice President,
Treasury Management Sales, U.S. Bank
120: Treasury Technology: Perception vs. Reality
- Many treasury departments continue to conduct critical treasury
activities using spreadsheets and/or antiquated treasury
technology. Driving this aversion to treasury technology are often
perceptions about the impact of these solutions on: Cost, Control,
and Career. Evaluate many of the most commonly cited
concerns/perspectives about technology adopotion voiced by treasury
professionals, and find out how these beliefs differ from
- Judson Murchie, CTP, Analyst, AITE
122: Implementing a Large Scale Deployment of Remote Deposit
Capture - A Case Study
- Discuss the operational and technical challenges faced in the
development and deployment of a remote deposit capture (RDC)
initiative. Learn how Pacific Dental Services successfully
developed and implemented a comprehensive RDC solution across over
150 offices throughout the Pacific Northwest.
- Tammy Karecki, Cash Manager, Pacific Dental
- Michael Grazer, Senior Product Manager, Bank of the
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
128: Treasury Benchmarking: Successful Techniques, Tactics and
- Consistently benchmarking treasury operations can help ensure
the implementation of best practices. This presentation will
discuss proven treasury benchmarking strategies and techniques.
From documenting treasury processes to discovering current best
practices benchmarking information, this presentation will discuss
in detail the treasury benchmarking process. This session will also
include an interactive benchmarking case study.
- Pauline Marx, Chief Assistant Treasurer,
City and County of San Francisco
- Daniel J. Carmody, CTP, Managing Director,
131: A Best-in Class Cash Forecasting Solution:
Leveraging Multiple Technology Platforms to Realize the
- The frustrations of making multiple technology platforms
communicate effectively to produce an accurate and robust
consolidated cash forecast have been felt by thousands of cash
forecasters. This session will involve a discussion of how
Microsoft was able to develop a centralized cash forecasting
solution by utilizing several technology platforms including
Sharepoint, Excel, a treasury workstation, and their ERP
- Christy Barwick, CTP, Senior Manager,
Corporate Finance, Microsoft Corporation
- Anita M. Prasad, General Manager, Treasury
Capital Management, Microsoft Corporation
- Bob Stark, Director, Marketing Strategy,
134: Tackle the Treasury Paper Chase with a Document Imaging
- How do you effectively manage the piles of relevant paper and
megabytes of electronic files generated and received by your
treasury department? Discover how one company created an imaging
solution to capture and store critical treasury operational
documents for easy access and retrieval. Business continuity
and document destruction issues, key considerations in the
development of this solution, will also be discussed.
- William J. Luehrmann, Director, Treasury
Services, Occidental Petroleum Corporation