Detailed Agenda

Sunday, April 2nd

8:00am TEXPO® Open Golf Classic – Onion Creek Club
11:00 – 5:00pm Conference Registration

CTP & FP&A Exam Preparation:

All CTP Essential Learning sessions are presented by:
Dubos Masson
, PhD, CTP, CertICM, President, The Treasury Academy
Tyrone Gant, CTP, Associate, The Treasury Academy

All FP&A Exam Prep sessions are presented by:
Dr. Matthew Hill, CMA, CTP, FP&A, Director, Arkansas State University Center for Treasury and Financial Analytics

1:00pm – 3:00pm Essential Learning for CTP Candidates (B)
Dispelling Misconceptions about the CTP Exam, How ETM is Created, and How the CTP Exam is Developed
FP&A Prep Course (I) – Introductions and a Review of the FP&A Material and Exam Basics
3:15pm – 5:00pm Essential Learning for CTP Candidates (B)
Banks & FI’s, Payment Systems & Relationship Management & Vendor Selection
FP&A Prep Course (I) – Financial Statement Analysis: Basics, Ratios, and Financial Planning
5:00pm – 6:30pm TEXPO® Welcome Reception – Level 5 – Poolside

Executive (X)   |   Advanced (A)   |   Intermediate (I)   |   Basic (B)   |   FP&A Renewal Credit (F)

Each session title includes a designation for the level of material presented. An explanation of each level and the prerequisites for that session level can be found on the “Professional Renewal Credits” page.

NOTE: An Essential Learning for CTP Candidates session and an FP&A Exam Prep session are included during each session period on Monday and Tuesday.

Monday, April 3rd

8:15am – 9:30am

James P. Owen
Author and Social Engineer
Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer of the Center for Cowboy Ethics and Leadership

9:45am – 10:45am

Bridging the Gap – The Expanding Role of the Treasurer & the Challenges Therein (X)
Mark O’Toole, Vice President Commodities & Treasury, OpenLink Financial

Automating Invoice Receipt and Approvals (A)
Chris Patterson, Vice President & Treasury Solution Specialist, PNC

Foreign Exchange Risk Management: Are You Prepared? (A) (F)
Ron Waliczek, Managing Director, OTC FX & Interest Rates OTC, FX & Rates, INTL FCStone

Understanding Innovation in Cash: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly (I)
Will Goldthwait, VP, Portfolio Strategist, State Street Global Advisors
Two Corporate Co-presenters TBA

The Ever Shrinking TMS Vendor Landscape – a Problem? (I)
Paul Bramwell, EY

The Evolving Landscape of Payments Security (I)
Matt Davies, AAP, CTP, CPP, Payments Outreach Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

CTP – Working Capital Management (B)

FP&A – Time Value of Money and Capital Budgeting (I)


11:30am – 12:30pm

The Future of Digital Commerce (X)
Derrick Carpenter, SVP, Product, Portfolio & Integrated Payment Services Leader, Bank of America Merchant Services

Global Interest Rates: Dislocations and Opportunity (A) (F)
Francesco Tonin, FX Market Specialist, Bloomberg
Lin Yang, Treasury Director, Financial Risk Management at Dell Computers

Wire Fraud, BEC Scams, and Check Fraud – Defeating the Trifecta (I) (F)
Greg Litster, President, SAFEChecks
Dawn Lothringer, CTP, Zachry Industrial

Insurance – Balancing the Costs, Risks and Rewards of Crucial Insurance Policies and Captive Insurance (A) (F)
Moderator –  Reed Moraw, President, Cadence Insurance
Philip Blais, Senior Vice President, RT Specialty
Todd Fredella, Senior Vice President, Cadence Insurance
Becky Kruse, Vice President, Cadence Insurance

Millennials & Generational Preferences around Payment & Paycards (I)
Martin Armstrong, CPP, MBA, DBA, VP, Payroll Shared Services, Time Warner Cable
Steve Byrnes, Specialized Sales, Prepaid Business Development, Visa
George Mavrantzas, Director of Special Projects, Global Cash Card

Working Capital Optimization = Automation (I)
Jim Nelson, Managing Senior Vice President, U.S. Bank
Suzanne Hall, VP, Cash Manager, Leggett and Platt

CTP – Financial Statements, Analysis and Decisions (B)

FP&A – Capital Budgeting Continued and the Cost of Capital (I)

2:30pm – 3:30pm

Cash Management Tune-Up: Investment Products and Strategies (X) (F)
Tony Carfang, Managing Director, Treasury Strategies
Ian Rasmussen, Senior Director, Fitch Ratings

Understanding the Supply Chain Finance Landscape (I) (F)
Craig Jeffery, Managing Partner, Strategic Treasurer

Effective Cash Forecasting: Less Complicated than You Think! (I) (F)
Enrique Calderon, Executive Director and Assistant Treasurer, Fluor
Jeff Diorio, CCM, Director, Treasury Strategies
Thomas Gavaghan, Manager, NORAM Presales, Kyriba

The Emerging Digital Payment Experience: Transforming Value for Consumers (I)
Steve Riddell, Senior Manager of Payment Strategy, Active Network
Greg Schaub, Managing Director, Merchant Services, J.P. Morgan

Out with the Old, In with the New: What to Look for in an ePayables Partner (I)
Meitra Aycock, VP, Commercial Credit Product Management, Comdata
Susan Kittrell, Controller, Chuy’s

CTP – Review of CTP Calculations (B)

FP&A – Applied Statistical Tools: Descriptive Statistics and Trend Analysis (I)

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Are You Maximizing the Value of the Data You Exchange with Your Bank? (X) (F)
Colin Kerr, CTP, Director; Sr Digital Channels Mgr, Global Banking and Markets, Bank of America ML
Dawn Lothringer, Senior Treasury Manager, Zachry Industrial

The Real Way Cyber Threats Affect You and How Cyber Insurance Can Help (A) (F)
Jessica Daehler, Assistant Vice President, McGriff, Seibels & Williams
Mark Lopes, President, G2S Global

Public Funds Investment Act Compliance (I) (F)
Patrick Shinkle, Associate Director, UNT Center for Public Management
Corrine Steeger, Assistant Director/Treasury Manager, City Controller’s Office, City of Dallas

Panel – Successful Women in Banking (I)
Myra Caldwell, EVP/Director, Treasury & Deposit Operations, Cadence Bank
Beth Hosen, Managing Director, Treasury Services, JPM Chase
Mary Murray, CTP, Group EVP, Executive Director, Corporate Services, Amegy Bank
Moderator Heather Ladage, Market President & Publisher, Austin Business Journal

Optimizing your Bank Account Structure (I)
Lynne Marlor, Managing Director, BNY Mellon
Patricia Mullin, CCM, VP, Manager of Cash Management, Cambridge Trust Company
Raymond Vines, CPA, CTP, Treasury Director, Dean Foods Company

Efficiency and Effectiveness: The Ease of Using a Robust TMS (I) (F)
Andrew Blair, Account Manager, GTreasury
Akshat Patel, Sr. Treasury Analyst, Toyota Commercial Finance
Alan Smith, Treasury Manager, Toyota Commercial Finance

CTP – Money & Capital Markets (B)

FP&A – Applied Statistical Tools: Risk and Capital Budgeting (I)

Tuesday, April 4th

8:30am – 9:45am

Decoding Treasury and Fintech’s Past and Forecasting the Future (X) (F)
Mark Kirsch, CTP, Treasury Practitioner Executive, Global Business Solutions, Bank of America ML
Evan Smith, CFA, Vice President and Treasurer, CST Brands

Trends in Treasury: Global Treasury Benchmarks for 2017 (I) (F)
Cathy Gregg, CCM, Managing Director, Treasury Strategies
Tracey Knight, Director Solutions Consulting, ION

No More Secrets: A Roadmap to BSA Compliance (I)
Suzanne Hall, VP, Cash Manager, Leggett and Platt
George Pivik, Executive Director, Compliance Program Manager, JPMorgan Chase

Stop, in the Name of EMV! Is Merchant Regulation Breaking Your Heart? (I)
Ana Chandler, Assistant Vice President, Treasury Management Sales, Amegy Bank
Julie Fairbanks, Vice President, Merchant Service Sales, Amegy Bank
William (Bob) Rogers, Vice President of Sales, FirstData

The Changed Landscape for Short-term Investing Post SEC Money Market Fund Reform (I) (F)
Kevin Stibora, Treasury Director, Hewlett Packard
Scott Wachs, Executive Director, Global Head of Product, Morgan Stanley

Cloud Services: Are they Secure enough for You? (I)
Rebecca Libourel, US Treasurer, INEOS
Mohan Murali, President & CEO, Axletree Solutions

Health Care Industry Roundtable Discussion (I) (F)
Cynthia Newton, CPA, System Director of Banking Operations, Baylor, Scott & White Health
Tim Phillips, Deputy Head, Healthcare, BNY Mellon

CTP – Cash Forecasting & Risk Management (B)

FP&A – Cost Accounting Topics: Break-Even Analysis (I)

10:30am – 11:45am

Ten Ways to Optimize your Debt Issuances (X)
Bob Callahan, Director, Redbridge
Perry Ewing, Assistant Treasurer, Quanta Services

Weighing Credit, Price, and Quality to Find the Right Fit (I)
James Brunnquell, CTP, Senior Vice President, Phoenix-Hecht

Best Practices on Mitigating Financial Risks in Restrictive Jurisdictions (I) (F)
Don Banowetz, CTP, Regional Director of Sales, Cambridge Global Payments

Maximizing People, Processes and Profits (I) (F)
Todd Cooke, CFO, Vengroff Williams
Kristin Lamm, CFO, Holocaust Museum Houston
Keri Rudasill, Chief Financial Officer, Allegiance Mobile Health
Mallory Shary, Treasury Management Sales Officer, Cadence Bank
Mary Jane Sotelo, SVP, Treasury Management, Cadence Bank

Unclaimed Property – What it is and what to do with it (I) (F)
Susan Vance, Compliance Officer, FSITrack

Are You a Target? Safeguarding Your AP Department through Automation (I)
Mim Davis, CFO, Ansira
Heather Stone, Vice President, CSI globalVCard

Retail Industry Roundtable Discussion Group (I)
Beth Ewing, CCM, Director, USA Corporate Treasury, BBVA Compass Bank

CTP – Advanced CTP Math (B)

FP&A – Cost Accounting Topics: Variance Analysis (I)

1:45pm – 3:00pm

New Payment Technologies – Are the New Kids on the Block Going to Push Aside Today’s Payment Models? (X) (F)
Doug Carlson, Director; Global Payments & Deposits Platforms, Global Transaction Services, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Corporate Co-presenter TBA

Navigating through International Turbulence (A) (F)
Bill Adams, Senior International Economist, PNC
Louise McDonnell, International Advisor, PNC

Toss the Paper: Electronify and Simplify (I)
Ron Victor, Executive Director, J.P. Morgan
Kevin Weber, CTP, Sr. Treasury Manager, Trinity Industries
Frank Woodley, CTP, Treasury Manager, Trinity Industries

Global Payments – Beyond the G10 (I)

Are You Kidding Me? Managing The Barrage of Treasury Compliance Issues Gracefully (A) (F)
Craig Jeffery, Managing Partner, Strategic Treasurer

Leveraging LinkedIn to Fuel Career Success in Treasury (I)
Ernie Humphrey, CTP, CEO & Founder, 360 Thought Leadership Consulting

Energy Industry Roundtable Discussion Group (I)
Dustin Johnson, Treasury Manager, National Oilwell Varco
Matthew Roush, CTP, Manager, Cash & Treasury Operations, The HollyFrontier Companies
Kevin Tipton, CTP, CPCP, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Energy Group

CTP – Simulated 50 Question Exam – Part 1 of 2 (B)

FP&A – Exam Prep: Timed Multiple Choice and Task-Based Simulations – Part 1 of 2 (I)

3:30pm – 4:45pm

FX Risk Management: New Opportunities for Exposure Analysis (I) (F)
Alison Fletcher
, Corporate FX Market Specialist, Bloomberg
Zeenat Fatehi, Foreign Exchange Manager, Dell

New Technology in Pharmacy Management: Contracting, Specialty & Member Adherence (A)
Kristin Begley, Pharm. D., Chief Pharmacy Officer, Truveris
April Thurfield, Employee Benefits Executive, McGriff, Seibels & Williams

The Intersection of Tax and Treasury (A) (F)
Denise Magyer, CTP, Senior Vice President, Allied Irish Bank
Beatriz Saldivar, CTP, Consultant

“I so” want to know about ISO 20022 (I)
Mike Zack, Sr Treasury Consultant, GTreasury
Andrew Hazen, Regional Director, SWIFT

Execute Effectively: Best Practices for Implementing a Treasury Management System (I)
Thomas Gavaghan, Manager, NORAM Presales, Kyriba
Jeffery Hodges, Treasury Manager, Cash Operations, Sysco Corporation

Government Industry Roundtable Discussion (I) (F)
Patrick Shinkle, Associate Director, UNT Center for Public Management
Corrine Steeger, Assistant Director/Treasury Manager, City Controller’s Office, City of Dallas

CTP – Simulated 50 Question Exam Debrief – Part 2 of 2 – Open Q&A (B)

FP&A – Exam Prep: Timed Multiple Choice and Task-Based Simulations – Part 2 of 2 – Q&A (I)