Shared Service 2017 Barcelona 21-22 September, 2017 | Barcelona, Spain
Shared Service Centers

Key Topics
• Understanding SSC new environment and tomorrow challenges
• Creating best SSC cultures and values among your global team
• Understanding business transformation and organization reengineering
• Familiarize yourself with organizations finance core competencies
• Effective performance management for operation and projects management

Special Features

• Analyzing Artificial intelligence trends
• Innovative ideas to improve SSC
• The importance of a Real implementation of Robotic process in SSC

Shared Services Center Tour
To continue your Shared Services journey Axiom Groupe is including a visit to a Shared Services Center of Excellence just after Day 1 of the conference

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11th Annual Eastern European Shared Services & Outsourcing Week 9-11 October, 2017 | Budapest, Hungary
11th Annual Eastern European Shared Services & Outsourcing Week

In this unparalleled regional event, you will learn how to simultaneously construct your people strategy and embrace disruptive technology, in order to become a truly valued business partner to your organisation.

Furthermore and to warm you up before the event, we invite you to please pause for a moment and have a look at the Best Reads (so far!) for Shared Services leaders based in the CEE region. Enjoy!

1 – NEW: A New Generation is Making Waves in the Workplace - And They Are Redefining the Game Plan [Successfully, as it happens]>>
Discover how some of the top 20 Most Admired SSCs globally were recruiting new skill sets, what kind of training was most effective, and which strategies were most successful in retaining key talent.

2 – MOST POPULAR: CEE Market Report: The Perfect Storm of Automation + Millennials = A New Delivery Paradigm>>
Do you know how are new technologies influencing the mobile-enabled millennial generation in the Central and Eastern Europe Shared Services landscape? Find out more in this exclusive SSON report.

3 – MOST LIKED: Evolution of Central & Eastern Europe SSCs (Captive/Hybrid excluding BPO)>>
Which functions and industry verticals are most common in CEE? SSON Analytics reviewed internal and external data on the Captive/Hybrid SSC landscape in CEE. The interactive data sets answers to this question and more!

The information contained in these reports will be discussed in further detail at the Eastern European SS&O Week taking place from 9th - 11th October in Budapest, Hungary. View the agenda here >>

IAFEI is the Association Partners of the RPA series and therefore we are able to offer you a 20% discount on your booking. Simply enter the code: IAFEI_CEE_20 when you book and receive 20% of the standard ticket price: We look forward to hearing from you, and to meeting you in person in October!

IAFEI & the SSON team
P.S: for more information about the event or assistance with your registration email or call +44(0) 207 368 9809.

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15th Retail Banking Forum 10-11 October, 2017 | Vienna, Austria
15th Retail Banking Forum

This renowned high-profile European retail banking event gathers 170+ senior executives annually, combines C-level insights on successful banking strategies & hands-on case studies from leading financial institutions.

Join us in Vienna 10-11 October 2017 and learn from 40+ speakers during 5 streams and 30+ hands on presentations.

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Working Capital Management 2017 Barcelona 19-20 October, 2017 | Barcelona, Spain
Working Capital Treasury and Cash Management 45th financial edition

Key Topics
• Working Capital Innovations and Logistics
• Digitization to Optimize Working Capital
• Online and Mobile technology Optimization
• Cost Reduction and Optimization with Digitization
• Management and Forecasting Tools for Treasury
• Create a cash management culture
• FinTech and Big Data
• How can Businesses optimize the use of FinTech?
• E-invoicing: an innovative way to speed up cash collection
• Strategies for Global Trade Finance
• What impact will the Brexit have on the financial environment?

Special Features
• Interactive Discussion Sessions - Intimate discussion groups which enable attendees to focus only on the most relevant topics
• High Level Executives – Share challenges & successes with other high level decision makers
• Exclusive Networking & Benchmarking – Limited number of attendees provide an ideal opportunity to exchange ideas in a less formal networking environment
• Key Market Trends – Get access to strategic information from leading European companies

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Process Excellence Europe 23-25 October, 2017 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Process Excellence Europe

Process Excellence Europe is the only summit for European leaders involved in delivering truly efficient transformation and operational excellence.
Catering to a wealth of industries and senior practitioners “PEX Europe” provides tangible case studies and peer-led discussions on aligning change management, continuous improvement and digital transformation with those all important strategic initiatives.
Customers are evolving faster than your business and showing no signs of slowing down. Both your internal and external customers are constantly demanding increased levels of business excellence, which means that you need to develop higher-quality personalised products and deliver them now. With agile organisations leading the way and continuously looking to innovation and sustainability to grow their business, you need to adapt to this hyper-competitive landscape or risk losing your market share.
Join Nike, Arla Foods, Adidas, Uber, Google, Santander, Zalando and many many more at Process Excellence in Amsterdam, The Netherlands from 23-25 October 2017.

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Meet the experts London 20-21 November, 2017 | London, UK
Meet the experts

VIP code FKW53499IAFEI for a 20% saving, exclusively for IAFEI members! Join us at Meet the Experts, Europe’s longest running and largest conference dedicated to financial reporting and regulatory developments. With contributions from the IASB regulators, PwC, investors and preparers, you are sure to stay up to date with the latest regulatory and accounting developments at the 19th annual conference. The 3 focuses of Meet the Experts 2017:

Strategic Focus - discover the impact of:
• IASB updates and plans
• European, UK & US regulatory developments
• The Political & Macroeconomic environment

Technical Focus - accounting sessions on:
• IFRS 9, 15, 16 and 17
• Hedging
• Deferred tax
• Impairment

Practical Focus - hear perspectives of:
• Preparers of financial statements
• Investors, analysts & other users of accounts
• Standard-setters
• UK, European and US regulators

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PS. Register before Friday 8 September to save £100!

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Enterprise Risk Management, 46th financial edition 23-24 November, 2017 | Barcelona, Spain
Enterprise Risk Management, 46th financial edition

Key Topics
• Cyber security, threat management and context-aware digital trust
• Risks and opportunities of emerging technologies: smart machines, AI, IoT and OT
• Data governance and Data security and risk governance
• Enabling safer cloud computing
• Informed risk governance
• Security analytics, advanced attack detection and incident response
• Privacy and data security
• People-centric security strategies
• Agile strategies to secure digital business
• Adaptive security architecture
• Mobile security and ByoD for digital business
• Protecting vital infrastructure
• Identity governance and access management

Special Features
• Interactive Discussion Sessions - Intimate discussion groups which enable attendees to focus only on the most relevant topics
• High Level Executives – Share challenges & successes with other high level decision makers
• Exclusive Networking & Benchmarking – Limited number of attendees provide an ideal opportunity to exchange ideas in a less formal networking environment
• Key Market Trends – Get access to strategic information from leading European companies

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Fintech Connect live 6-7 December, 2017 | London, UK
Fintech Connect Live

Combining the hustle and bustle of an exhibition featuring over 3000 visitors, and 200 exhibitors and partners from over 50 countries, FinTech Connect Live is the UK’s largest fintech event.
Playing host to 4 strategic conference sessions with inspirational case studies from around the world, a technology buyers theatre with 50 product demos, 12 educational workshops tackling practical fast growth challenges, and two full days of dedicated mentoring clinics for startup leaders, all brought to you from over 300 of the industries finest speakers, FinTech Connect Live is the ‘must have ticket’ for stakeholders from across the full fintech eco-system.

FinTech Connect Live provides a platform for all those attending to collaborate, differentiate, form connections, source solution, conduct and generate business with new, existing and upcoming fintech players in the market.

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Annual Controller Summit 2017 7-8 December, 2017 | Berlin, GERMANY
Annual Controller Summit 2017

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Annual Controller Summit that will take place on 7-8 December 2017 in Berlin, Germany.
The Controller Summit will discuss all of the key challenges and developments in Financial Control, especially how they relate to CFO's and controllers today. We will bring together some of the best finance control professionals across a variety of industries. They will explore how the finance function is changing, and how to deliver robust control in the current market place.
The purpose of the conference is also to create a perfect atmosphere conducive for active engagement and networking!

Key themes include:
• Understanding the position of the controller & the relationship with the CFO
• Identifying key technology needs of your business to validate budgets
• Aligning the control function with the wider corporate strategy
• Saving costs by optimising your shared services department
• Developing strategic decision models for Financial Strategy to maximise profits
• Improving efficiency and accuracy in reporting, saving time and money for your company

Members of the International Association of Financial Executives Institutes will enjoy a 30% discount when using the promo code IAFEI30

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For more details about events in Europe & Africa, contact Armand Angeli at email address: or telephone no.: +33 (0)6 0984 39 69. For events in Asia, contact Hiroaki Endo at email address: or telephone no.: +81-3-6758-3851