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P2P Transformation Summit 2016

 p2p transformation2 video bP2P Transformation Summit 2016


 7th June, 2016 - The Waldorf 

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More than ever, companies need strategic control on cost, risk and efficiency. Many are looking to automate in order to achieve the levels of insight they need to create a real transformation across finance. But what does Finance Transformation mean on a practical level and what will change mean for you and your team? Join us and discover the key steps you can take to lead your team to success.


 Benefit from all that the event offers:

• Two tracks: P2P Transformation and Leadership
• Keynote Speaker, Joe Simpson
• Eight speakers and workshops offering the latest in transformational strategy
• Superb networking opportunities with like-minded peers
• Excellent Waldorf buffet lunch
• Afternoon tea and cakes
• Champagne AP awards reception

joe simpson by ric potterContemporary finance functions are moving away from the siloed attitudes of the past and many organisations are collaborating across the different areas of purchase to pay, often with shared KPIs and reporting. Emerging and evolving technology is often the enabler of change, but if you want to maximise P2P functionality, it's just one of the elements to consider.


• Develop the skill sets needed to become a Global Process Owner
• Intelligently apply robotic process automation to P2P
• Control and evaluate P2P risk and compliance
• Recognise and and reap the benefits of supply chain finance
• Drive your business forward with intelligent analytics
• Define your P2P roadmap for success
• Ensure change management isn't an afterthought
• Evolve and improve your technology alongside process
• Align your people development with your organisations strategic values
• Reconcile your KPIs to your business outcomes


 The Waldorf, London

palm court 2The event will be held in the magnificent Palm Court and Adelphi Suites at The Waldorf Hotel. Situated in the heart of London, the hotel combines the splendour of the past with the best in contemporary service and facilities. Our P2P Transformation Summit, including the plenary, breakout and exhibition rooms will enable you learn from a succession business experts in a beautiful setting.


Andrew Burgess - Director at Symphony Ventures
Andrew has been a management consultant for most of his 25-year career. He has worked on many major change projects, including strategic development, IT transformation and outsourcing, in a wide range of industries across four continents. As well as being an IT Director and CTO, he has run sourcing advisory firms and recently created and managed the robotics practice for one. He is considered an authority on innovative and disruptive sourcing, including Robotic Process Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Impact Sourcing, and is regularly invited to write and speak on these subjects.

Nigel Chapman -  Director at The Centre for Facilitation
Nigel Chapman is a co-founder and Director of the Centre for Facilitation. He has a track record of achievement in organisation development, people development, business change project delivery and business improvement. Nigel is frequently engaged by organisations that are at the launch stage of business improvement and/or organisation change projects or strategic programs. Working in a facilitative manner, Nigel works with people and teams, helping to build and develop the skills and knowledge of people to enable them to achieve results and to continue improving performance.

Nic Walden - Senior Advisor, Procurement and P2P Advisory Services, The Hackett Group
Nic Walden is a Senior Advisor in The Hackett Group’s Procurement and P2P Advisory programme where he works continuously with senior executives of the world’s leading companies to provide top performance insights, research and networking. With a broad background in consulting and industry, he has spent 15 years working with senior executives to address and overcome challenges to transform procurement, finance and shared service organisations. Mr Walden has specific interests in effective sourcing, procurement’s internal brand and purchasing technologies.

Michael Hyltoft - Supply Chain Finance Advisor, Director of Shared Service, Ultra Electronics
Michael Hyltoft is an accomplished Supply Chain Finance Director and Advisor with over fifteen years of experience in finance, shared services, technology and outsourcing. With his practical experience in Shared Services and specialise experience in Purchase to Pay and Order to Cash processing, Michael can deliver invaluable Supply Chain Finance (SCF) solutions. With his record of successfully implementing SCF programs, he is well versed in all aspects of designing and implementing SCF from end to end. Recognised as one of the top thought leaders in the market, Michael is regularly invited to speak at international conferences. He possesses a Master’s degree in Information Technology and Economic Control. Michael has consulted to many multinational clients, such as Qinetiq, Heineken and Kingfisher, and he structured finance for Nestlé’s global supply chain.

Peter Loughlin - Managing Director, Purchasing Insight
Pete is a well-known voice in the industry and provides expert consultancy services in the fields of Purchase to Pay, including financial supply chain management, supply chain finance, e-invoicing and procurement. A former Head of Global P2P for Orange Business Services and a principal consultant for KPMG, Pete has that rare ability to cut through the noise and get to the heart of the key strategic issues. His insights are in demand at a wide variety of national and international conferences.

Michael Ryan - Director Finance Transformation & Shared Services
Michael Ryan is an experienced Finance Transformation Consultant with over 20 years experience in managing change. He has a unique blend of front line industry experience in addition to Big 4 Consulting background. Working on multiple Finance Transformation initiatives Michael specialises in Shared Services which arguably is the birthplace of the Global Process Owner role. Michael has worked across a number of industries including Telecoms, Media, Pharma and Manufacturing and has experienced a high degree of P2P impact on all his engagements.

Rakesh Sangani - Managing Partner, Proservartner
Rakesh is a recognised thought leader in Finance & HR Transformation, Shared Services and Outsourcing, and regularly presents at conferences across Europe, Asia and North America. With board level roles within the NHS, and charities, Rakesh has the gravitas to influence executives on business transformation, shared services and outsourcing. He is a qualified chartered accountant, certified project manager, and Black Belt Lean Six Sigma.


Your sessions for the day

8:45 - 9:30   Registration
9:30- 10:00      Refeshments and Networking in the Exhibitor Zone
9:30- 10:00   Welcome and introduction
10:00 - 11:00    Keynote Speaker
11:00 - 11:30    Roundtable Masterclass - by invitation only
11:00 - 11:30    Morning Coffee in the Exhibitor Zone - networking with Keynote
11:35 -12:15   Breakout sessions - Tracks one and Two
12:20 - 13:00    Breakout sessions - Tracks one and Two
13:00 - 14:00    Buffet Lunch - Meet the Exhibitors
14:00 - 14:40   Breakout sessions - Tracks one and Two
14:45 - 15:25    Plenary session
15:25 - 15:45   Coffee and Afternoon tea - Meet the Exhibitors
15:50 - 16:50    AP Awards, Prize Giving & Champagne reception
17:00    Closing remarks

  Track One: P2P Transformation    Track Two: Leadership


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