INTERNATIONAL EVENTS OF INTEREST

GTR Europe Trade & Export 22 May, 2018 | Paris, France
GTR Europe Trade & Export

GTR, leading specialists in international trade, export, commodity and supply chain finance conferences, returns to Paris on May 22, with GTR Europe Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018!
Armand Angeli, President of the EMEA area at the IAFEI, also returns as keynote speaker and will chair this key event by sharing his expertise about the trade finance market of France and the its trade partners.
Once again, over 200 trade finance and export finance experts, as well as corporate thought-leaders, will gather to constitute the ideal learning and networking platform.

Topics of discussion include:
• Addressing recent geopolitical events and the impact on Europe's trade
• Revising corporate strategies due to evolving trends and a fast-changing commercial climate
• Identifying the major threats for the current trade finance market
• Analysing Europe's supply chains, the main manufacturing hubs and supply chain financing tools & trends
• Discussing leading issues impacting the African trade finance market and Euro-African relationships
• Assessing the role of trading houses and market trends, the mitigation of risk and the appreciation of political risk and trade credit insurance
• Debating on new developments in the role of technology and its adoption within the industry
• "Trade finance as we know it is not happening anymore"

Join us there! Every member of the IAFEI and the DFCG is eligible for a 15% discount when getting in touch. Contact Judith at jmulhausen@gtreview.com for more information and registrations.

More information here: www.gtreview.com

7th Business Performance Management 23-25 May, 2018 | Berlin, Germany
7th Business Performance Management

By attending our flagship event on Business Performance Management you will be able to discuss the role of controlling in a strategic context, and have a frank discussion on the interlink between business planning, strategy & financial performance management.
We will discuss performance management form the point of view of market and business considerations, but we will also further the discussion by looking at how to innovate in the area of financial controlling and what the finance function of the future will look like in the context of digital transformation. Moving beyond KPIs, scorecards, and technologies, we offer you an opportunity to learn from practical case studies and share your ideas with your peers.

*Delegate Discounts available for IAFEI members. Please note that this does not apply for solution providers/vendors/consultants.

For more information regarding this conference, please contact Yiota Andreou, YiotaA@marcusevanscy.com or visit the event website: https://goo.gl/nmnPrt.

More information here: http://www.marcusevans-conferences-paneuropean.com

AI Paris 2018 11-12 June, 2018 | Paris, FRANCE
AI PARIS 2018

Les 11 et 12 juin 2018 ouvriront les portes du rendez-vous le plus attendu de la scène AI hexagonale : AI Paris 2018 ! Pour cette deuxième édition le congrès invitera l’ensemble des décideurs et utilisateurs métiers pour 48h d’immersion dans l’ère du business augmenté !



AI Paris 2018, c’est:
+ de 48H de talks concrets et inspirants
+ de 60 speakers experts
+ de 70 exposants, leaders dans l’AI
+ de 2000 décideurs attendus
• Réservez votre badge d’accès gratuit
• Assistez aux conférences stratégiques du congrès – vous bénéficiez de 25% de remise avec l’IAFEI et la DFCG : Réservez votre Full Pass conférence (-25%)

Véritable laboratoire d'innovation et d’inspiration, le sommet vous dévoilera des retours d’expérience inédits d’hommes et de femmes visionnaires qui façonnent jour après jour les codes et usages de l’intelligence artificielle au sein de leurs organisations.

De la mise en lumière de cas d’usages concrets aux partages de méthodologies d’implémentation et la découverte des technologies et solutions qui feront les avancées de 2018… AI paris et l’ensemble de ses partenaires vous offriront les clés pour exceller dans cette nouvelle économie !

Découvrez sans plus attendre les sujets clé du programme de conférence :
• De la méthodologie d’implémentation aux modèles de gouvernance… Au-delà du « hype », AI Paris se positionne comme un réel facilitateur de stratégie IA!
• Redéfinition des métiers, enjeu éthique et apparition de nouveau risque… AI Paris s’engage concrètement à vos côtés pour vous aider à appréhender ces différents chantiers de transformation!
• Entrer de plain-pied dans l’ère de l’intelligent economy : AI Paris vous dévoile une série de cas d’usage exclusif, créateur de valeur pour l’entreprise et ses métiers !

Découvrez le programme complet

More information here: https://aiparis.fr

African Diasporas Forum 22 June, 2018 | Paris, Palais des Congrès
African Diasporas Forum

Sous le haut patronage d’ Emmanuel Macron, Président de la République.
Le Forum des diasporas africaines aura lieu vendredi 6 avril au Palais des congrès de Paris.
Création de valeurs, création de réseau, apport de solutions concrètes, développement de projets innovants et inclusifs : ce Forum cible à la fois les membres de toutes les diasporas africaines mais également toutes les personnes ayant la volonté d’entreprendre ou de construire un projet professionnel en Afrique, en particulier la jeunesse française et européenne. La journée sera articulée autour de quatre conférences thématiques, d’une conférence de synthèse et d’une plénière lors de laquelle s’exprimeront des personnalités de haut niveau, françaises, européennes et africaines.
En parallèle des conférences, des espaces de seront plus spécifiquement consacrés au recrutement, au financement de projets et à la création d’entreprises rencontres (PME/PMI). Des animations ponctueront également la journée.

Pour plus d’information DFCG / IAFEI : armand.angeli@orange.fr / +33 6 09 84 39 69

More information here: www.forumdesdiasporas.com

African Diasporas Forum 28-29 June, 2018 | InterContinental Frankfurt, Frankfurt - GERMANY
IFRS® Foundation Conference: Frankfurt 2018

Taking place on 28 and 29 June, this unique event features a mix of plenary and elective sessions to fully tailor your experience at the event.

Quote VIP code IFRSIAFEI for an exclusive IAFEI 20% saving! Book your place here >>


5 important reasons to attend the annual IFRS Foundation Conference

1. Hear directly from 25 IASB Board members and staff, including Chair Hans Hoogervorst
2. Gain unique insights into recently published IFRS Standards during practical and interactive special interest workshops or break-out sessions
3. Obtain the latest information on current projects, future research projects, strategy and operational priorities
4. Interact with IASB members and staff and ask your questions directly to those responsible for setting the Standards
5. Network and engage with 420+ delegates from all around the world. Attending the conference, workshops and drinks reception will allow you plenty of time to forge new relationships and exchange ideas

Registrations received by Friday 25 Mat will benefit from an early bird saving of up to €400 on top of the IAFEI saving!

Hear from 38+ expert speakers, including:

• Sue Lloyd, Vice-Chair, IASB
• Rachel Knubley, Associate Director, IASB
• Luka Mucic, Chief Financial Officer, SAP SE
• Markus Grund, Chief Accountant, BaFin
• Sue Harding, Managing Director, Citi Research
• Bettina Thormann, Vice President, Financial Reporting Enforcement Panel
• Roxana Damianov, Team Leader of the Corporate Reporting team, ESMA
• Pascal Marchand, Chargé de mission, H3C-French High Council of Statutory Auditors

More information here: www.ifrs-conference.org/

Intelligent Automation Financial Services 2018 9-11 July, 2018 | London, United Kingdom
Intelligent Automation Financial Services 2018

Actionable, Applicable and Achievable Intelligent Automation to Revolutionise Financial Services

Join 60+ banking, insurance and financial services leaders as they discuss cutting edge automation topics, including; the shift from RPA to cognitive automation, nurturing unstructured data, the importance of bot IDs, real-time data opportunities, transforming the customer journey, back office machine learning capabilities and using intelligent automation to administer regulatory compliance. No other automation event caters to the financial sector better!

Discount code for IAFEI members (10%): IAFEI_10

More information here: https://roboticsbfsi.iqpc.com

Meet the Experts 29-30 October, 2018 | Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London - United Kingdom
Meet the Experts

Meet the Experts - Quote VIP code IAFEIMeettheExperts for a 20% saving, exclusively for IAFEI members!

Plus, if you register before Friday 14 September to save an additional £100! Book your place here: https://goo.gl/KnrUDT

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 20th annual conference.

The 3 focuses of Meet the Experts 2018:

Strategic Focus - Plenary sessions include:
• IASB update
• Regulatory developments: Europe, UK & US
• Political & macroeconomic trends

Technical Focus - new accounting Standards:
• Extended implementation session on Leases
• More detailed technical accounting sessions for non-financial and financial institutions

Practical Focus - Delve deeper into:
• Preparer & investor perspectives
• Application of IFRS across Europe
• Impact of regulation on reporting and listing

Download the agenda here: https://goo.gl/Y48svs

More information here: https://finance.knect365.com

For more details about events in Europe & Africa, contact Armand Angeli at email address: armand.angeli@orange.fr or telephone no.: +33 (0)6 0984 39 69. For events in Asia, contact Hiroaki Endo at email address: akiendo3@gmail.com or telephone no.: +81-3-6758-3851