Session 7

Tuesday, April 4th
Room 201
1:45pm – 3:00pm
Executive – FP&A Renewal Credit

Doug Carlson, Director; Global Payments & Deposits Platforms, Global Transaction Services, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Session Description

The abundance of news these days about the promise of exciting new advances in payments technology such as blockchain, APIs, real time payments, has caused many to speculate that today’s older payment technologies are headed for obsolesce. Indeed with the impact of millennials demanding ultra-convenience and mobile everything, it is reasonable to imagine the best solution is to start fresh.

Not so fast. Traditional payment processing is the backbone of $73 + T (1) of world commerce – and will not change overnight. What the next generation of payment models will encompass is a blend of the old and the new.

Join this session to hear a perspective on which new payment models will make the cut and which will be historical footnotes? How are banks and organizations planning ahead to strategically blend the old and the new?

 

Tuesday, April 4th
Room 203
1:45pm – 3:00pm
Advanced – FP&A Renewal Credit

Bill Adams, Senior International Economist, PNC
Louise McDonnell, International Advisor, PNC

Session Description

This session will outline economic and market headwinds that challenge US companies internationally, including:

  • Discussion of Brexit
  • Negative Interest Rates
  • Currency Volatility
  • International Regulations
  • Review of Best Practices for Treasury Structures
  • Payment Efficiencies
  • Receivables
  • Liquidity and Information Reporting

Tuesday, April 4th
Brazos
1:45pm – 3:00pm
Intermediate

Ron Victor, Executive Director, J.P. Morgan
Kevin Weber, CTP, Sr. Treasury Manager, Trinity Industries
Frank Woodley, CTP, Treasury Manager, Trinity Industries

Session Description

This session will explore strategies Trinity Industries employed to automate their accounts receivables processes and deliver better business performance. These corporate treasury practitioners will explain how automation not only drives efficiencies by accelerating cash, but also mitigates risk, strengthens visibility, and optimizes the order-to-cash working capital cycle, among other benefits. The panelists will also share their thoughts on how moving from a zero rate interest environment impacts working capital and business strategies for improving their overall bottom line.

Moderated by a receivables industry expert, Treasurers will learn new steps they can apply in their daily work streams that will pay off in efficiencies over time.

Tuesday, April 4th
Lone Star B
1:45pm – 3:00pm
Advanced – FP&A Renewal Credit

Craig Jeffery, Managing Partner, Strategic Treasurer

Session Description

The financial crisis spawned a range of regulations that are still hitting treasury groups. Other situations have triggered additional regulations including companies changing their country of domicile; concerns about money laundering and terrorism funding; tax avoidance etc. Treasury has to prepare for and respond to these regulations with their organizational understanding, agreements and technology. From FBAR, Section 385, FATCA, EMIR, Money Market Reform to Dodd-Frank and BASEL III, changes are impacting relationships, processes and profitability. This session will provide a framework on how best to manage new and developing regulations and compliance requirements.

 

Tuesday, April 4th
Lone Star C
1:45pm – 3:00pm
Intermediate

Ernie Humphrey, CTP, CEO & Founder, 360 Thought Leadership Consulting

Session Description

Social media is long past being just for “socializing.” Business professionals that are not leveraging LinkedIn are being lapped by their professional peers in terms of professional networking and career management.

Discover how to build and manage the professional network you need to succeed within and beyond Treasury. Learn how to leverage LinkedIn to develop a thought leadership brand that sets you part from peers and to fuel business development at your company.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover the value of LinkedIn in developing an effective personal online brand
  • Understand how to leverage LinkedIn to develop the professional network you need to achieve your career goals
  • Understand how to leverage LinkedIn in the realm of business development

Tuesday, April 4th
Room 310
1:45pm – 3:00pm
Intermediate

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

Session Description

With the first signs of an increase in drilling activity since the energy industry downturn in late 2014, we are looking forward to this year’s Energy Roundtable session.

The energy industry has been heavily focused on credit amendments and working capital exercises pinpointing areas to accelerate cash inflows, and decelerate cash outflows. Join us to participate in our open forum discussion on treasury and accounting initiatives across the energy industry.

Please submit topics of interest you would want insight from your energy banking and treasury colleagues such as:  Treasury Workstations, Global Account Reporting, Treasury Staff Structure, Safety/Gift/Recognition Cards, Expat Payroll to Kevin.Tipton@wellsfargo.com.

Tuesday, April 4th
Room 301
1:45pm – 3:00pm
Basic

Tyrone Gant, CTP, 1st Vice President, Sales Manager, Colorado Business Bank
Dubos Masson, Ph.D, CTP, CertICM, President, The Treasury Academy

Session Description

  • Taking a 50-Question CTP Exam Under Simulated Exam Time Constraints

This session will provide workshop participants with a sample 50-question CTP Exam. The questions will cover a wide range of topics and include all of the exam question formats. The exam will be administered under actual CTP time constraints to simulate as much as possible test conditions. However, the exam will be in hardcopy format, not computer-based as is the case with the actual CTP Exam.

Note: Only participants who have taken this two-and-a-half-day workshop are eligible for the sample CTP Exam. Room monitors will be on site to ensure that only eligible participants will be allowed to take the exam.

Also: For maximum benefit of material, the presenters of the CTP session request doors to close 10 minutes after the session begins.

Tuesday, April 4th
Room 303
1:45pm – 3:00pm
Intermediate

Dr. Matthew Hill, CMA, CTP, FP&A, Director, Arkansas State University Center for Treasury and Financial Analytics

Session Description

Both sessions 7 & 8 consist of FP&A practice questions. The questions will be timed to mimic the time constraints on exam day. After the allotted time, we will review and discuss the answers. We will also discuss test-taking strategies. The session will close with general Q&A.

 


NOTE: Session Handouts available where indicated

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