Événements internationaux

Upcoming events of interest / Evénements à venir :

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


29-30 October, 2018 | London, UK 
Connected Claims Europe

The best claims-focused insurance conference in Europe returns to London. Connected Claims Europe is the only event that matches the latest customer feedback with technological innovation in the claims process. Through a practical retelling of insurer success stories, we guarantee a detailed reveal of what works and what hasn’t. Crucially, we will deliver exclusive insights on the next step of this technological revolution. Stay abreast of the competition by anticipating how analytics, automation, chatbots and AI will disrupt the industry further by providing the best possible customer experience of claims.

Special conditions are granted to DFCG members by using the code : 4949IAFEI200.

More information here


13-14 November, 2018 | Radisson Blu Amsterdam, Netherlands 
3rd Edition Record to Report Process Optimisation and RPA Strategy

This marcus evans event is about using automation, RPA, AL and best practices to make the R2R process less costly and more efficient.

Learn from Key Practical Case Studies:

  • DHL sharing experiences around R2R finance transformation and implementation roadmap
  • Nissan Europe deploying RPA’s and simplifications to accounting and invoicing management processes
  • Philips presenting on standardisation, harmonisation and automation
  • Solvay discussing robotic process automation improving R2R efficiency
  • LyondellBasell finding the right process for automation with process mining

Expert Speaker Panel:

  • Martine Munnix, Vice President Global Process, Owner RtR, SSC EFSS Site Manager, DHL Express, The Netherlands
  • Damien Guyonnet, R2R Process Manager, Michelin, France
  • Francisco Canchanya, Global Process Owner R2R and FP&A, Finance Shared Service Center, Triumph Group, Switzerland
  • Anna Korn, Manager Global Processes R2R, Philip Morris International, Poland
  • Jean-Luc Michel, Head of SSC, Nissan Europe, Hungary
  • Hans van Lenten, Manager GPS Automation and Reporting, LyondellBasell, The Netherlands
  • Pierre Boyer,  Process Manager, Record to Report, Solvay, France

Special offers for DFCG International members using code CS126-DFCG when registering for this event:

  • 2 day conference: -€200
  • 2 day conference & 1 workshop: -€250
  • 2 day conference & 2 workshops: -€350

(Not for solution providers and consultants)

Interested? If you feel that you are a good fit for this conference please visit the event website: http://bit.ly/2Ek2FSH

For more details, contact Armand Angeli, President DFCG International (armand.angeli@orange.fr / 06 09 84 39 69)


19-20 November, 2018 | The Bloomsbury Hotel, London, United Kingdom
AICPA® & CIMA® Finance Transformation: Going beyond disruption to create value

This conference will help you to prepare for the future demands of a business you haven’t even seen yet. It will uncover ground-breaking research based on the new report by CGMA, ‘Accounting in extraordinary times: the future of finance.’ Discover the strategies and advice you need to move your finance function forward.

Hear from industry experts such as:

  • Noel Tagoe, EVP Management Accounting, Research and Curricula at Association of International Certified Professional Accountants,
  • Rachid Lassoued, Global Head of Cross Asset Financial Engineering Services at Bloomberg
  • Stuart Pemble, VP Global Finance at Thomson Reuters
  • Armand Angeli, President SSC / RPA committee at DFCG France

Look for:
150+ CFOs, heads of finance and finance transformation leaders from global corporations. 4 keynote presentations. 3 panel sessions.

Topics include:
• Accounting in extraordinary times: roadmap to modern finance
• DNA of the future CFO
• The blockchain revolution and what’s in it for finance!
• Reskilling the finance workforce to embrace the future mandate

As an DFCG reader, you are entitled to a 20% discount. To avail of the discount, please use the below link which will automatically add the discount to your order.

More information here


20-21 Novembre, 2018 | Cité de la Mode et du Design, Paris
Data Marketing 2018 Paris

Le Congrès Data Marketing Paris revient les 20 & 21 Novembre prochains pour une troisième édition qui rassemblera de nouveau la filière marketing dite « data-driven » !

Face à la montée fulgurante des technologies cognitives et des usages associés à la rupture digitale, les directions marketing sont entrées dans une ère nouvelle. Cette année, le sommet de l’intelligence marketing réunira plus de 2 000 professionnels pour 48H d’immersion dans le marketing de demain ! 
A travers 2 jours de conférences, ateliers, rendez-vous d’affaires, rencontres avec 45 exposants et 2000 visiteurs… Data Marketing Paris 2018 vous offrira une opportunité unique de vous informer et networker avec l’ensemble des acteurs du marché.

Data Marketing Paris 2018 est le rassemblement français du marketing Data Driven à ne manquer sous aucun prétexte.

Data Marketing Paris 2018, c’est :
+2 000 participants attendus
+60 speakers emblématiques
+30 conférences stratégiques, Keynotes et Retours d’expérience
+45 exposants clés du Data Marketing
+45 ateliers produits et solutions

L’objectif de cet événement est de vous proposer un panorama complet des opportunités, perspectives, technologies et de fédérer l’écosystème français autour des solutions data au service du pôle marketing.

L’Expo Data Marketing Paris 2018

Pour vous accompagner dans vos projets de transformation, plus de 45 entreprises emblématiques de la Data-Driven économie seront présentes pour vous faire découvrir les nouvelles opportunités et les perspectives d’avenir qu’offrent aujourd’hui les solutions les plus innovantes du marché.

Un programme de plus de 45 ateliers produits et solutions en accès libre vous permettra de vous immerger dans les usages les plus innovants des technologies de la data au service du marketing. Ce sera également l’occasion pour vous de découvrir les derniers retours d’expériences en la matière et d’échanger avec les acteurs qui ont mené ces projets à bien.

Les conférences stratégiques du congrès

Pour répondre aux nouvelles problématiques rencontrées par la fonction marketing, les solutions Data-Driven deviennent une référence pour le traitement, l’analyse et les actions marketing. Le programme des conférences s’empare des thèmes phares de votre fonction :


Pour consulter le programme et réserver votre FullPass Conférences, cliquez ici

Les membres de la DFCG bénéficient d’une réduction de 30% sur le FullPass Conférences en utilisant le code de réduction DMP18-DFCG


26-28 Novembre, 2018 | Amsterdam, Netherlands
Performance Management in a Digital Environment

Take advantage of digital technologies and define a new role for finance to make business controlling more efficient

8th Edition Business Performance Management in a Digital Environment

This marcus evans conference is an exclusive opportunity to rediscover the role of a business controller in the Digital Age and solve the talent challenge. You will learn how to move away from preparing standard analyses in Excel to the effective use and interpretation of forward-looking data-driven analytical models. Our panel of experts will define optimal practice for integrating AI and driving return on investment from digital transformation.

By attending this marcus evans event, you will learn how to select the right KPIs for your organisation and achieve goal congruence. You will discover the best practices of modernising budgeting and forecasting processes and discuss with your peers the human element of analytics in a digital environment.

*Delegate Discounts available for DFCG 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: http://bit.ly/2wHUHvk


27-28 Novembre, 2018 | Cité Internationale Universitaire, Paris
Blockchain Paris 2018

Découvrez le panorama complet des applications liées à la blockchain en entreprise, les 27 & 28 novembre prochains à la Cité Universitaire de Paris. Le congrès Blockchain Paris vous propose de participer à 48h d’échanges avec les acteurs innovants du domaine, autour d’ateliers, de conférences stratégiques et de rendez-vous d’affaires.

Au-delà du sujet des crypto-monnaies, les usages blockchain se concrétisent dans des domaines aussi variés que les services financiers, bancaires, assurance, l’immobilier, le service public, la santé, les télécommunications, l’énergie, les transports, les objets connectés, le notariat et les jeux…  Secteurs pour lesquels elle apporte un indéniable gain de sécurité, mais aussi de temps et d’argent avec l’automatisation et la suppression d’intermédiaires.

La blockchain est la nouvelle révolution technologique du XXIe siècle qui va profondément impacter nos modes de travail. Faites le point sur ses usages réels et prenez une longueur en réservant votre accès pour le congrès Blockchain Paris 2018 :

Le premier congrès d’envergure dédié à la blockchain en France

Devenez experts de la blockchain en venant networker avec les pionniers dans ce domaine. Le plus grand espace dédié à la blockchain se tiendra à la cité internationale universitaire de Paris :

  • Une vingtaine d’entreprises de la blockchain seront présents pour vous présenter leurs expertises et solutions. Retrouvez les sponsors / exposants
  • Notre plateforme de rendez-vous d’affaires vous permet de planifier vos rencontres et d’optimiser votre temps sur l’expo. Découvrez la plateforme Connect by Corp.
  • Plus de 60 ateliers business délivrés dans 2 salles en simultané vous permettront de découvrir les solutions et usages de la blockchain en entreprise. Consultez le programme des ateliers.
  • Un espace startup accueillant une dizaine de jeunes pousses qui vous présenteront produits et services sur fond d’innovation et de nouvelles technologies.


Des tables rondes et cas d’usages autour de la blockchain

Les premiers retours d’expériences et cas d’usages apparaissent dans de nombreux secteurs avec des applications diverses. Faites le point sur les nouvelles possibilités offertes par la nouvelle technologie en participant au programme des conférences stratégiques. Parmi les thématiques abordées :

  • Etat de l’art de la blockchain en France
  • Vision de la blockchain à long terme
  • Les évolutions impératives des organisations
  • Les applications sectorielles et cas d’usages
  • Les enjeux technologiques
  • Les enjeux réglementaires


Les membres de la DFCG bénéficient d’une réduction de 30% sur le « Full Pass Conférences » en utilisant le code BCP18-DFCG. Le salon lui-même est gratuit.


5-6 December, 2018 | ExCel London, UK
Fintech Connect Live

Now in its 4th year, FinTech Connect is established as the UK’s largest and fastest growing financial trade show. Following a record year in 2017 with 3719 attendees from 1800 companies, this year’s show promises to be bigger and better than ever, with 5,000+ attendees across 2 jam-packed days, 250+ industry leading speakers, 175+ exhibitors, 50 tech demos and 6 dedicated conferences.

View the Agenda

Register for a free Visitor pass, or register with our code, ‘IAFEI10’ to save 10% on your Full Pass!

Register now at https://www.fintechconnect.com


25-26 February, 2019 | Amsterdam, Netherlands
Pratical RPA and AI Implementation Conference

Discover where RPA and AI can add value to your business and overcome the practical problems that arise when executing these projects

Robotic Process Automation, while being a relatively immature technology has seen explosive growth in the last few years. The majority of firms have now begun to deploy their automation projects or plan to in the close future and are beginning to see a tangible return on investment. These benefits can increase through altering your approach and understanding the business complications that come from implementing a disruptive technology such as RPA.

This marcus evans event will approach the topic of robotic process automation from a strategic angle, providing the information required to not only successfully implement an RPA project, but also to scale these projects to blend cognitive technologies into your traditional robotics approach and unlock the true potential that RPA brings.

*Delegate Discounts available for DFCG 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: http://bit.ly/2EA8prJ

DFCG contact: Armand Angeli, President DFCG International (armand.angeli@orange.fr)


Past events / Evénements passés :

27 September, 2018 | Lugano
Commodity Trade Finance Conference 2018

GTR’s annual Commodity Trade Finance Conference, organised in partnership with the Lugano Commodity Trading Association (LCTA), returns on September 27. Set to gather over 200 commodity trade experts from multinationals, trading companies, financial institutions and service providers, the event will assess the key trends impacting global commodity markets and trade, from geopolitical volatility to commodity financing appetite and liquidity.

Established as the ultimate networking and learning platform for the industry’s key players, attendees will receive critical market insight, build business relationships and gain the inside track on the latest commodity financing trends and techniques.

For more details and enjoy free or reduced-price tickets contact Armand Angeli, President DFCG International (armand.angeli@orange.fr)

More information here


4-5 October, 2018 | Barcelona, Spain 
World RPA & AI Summit

This summit will provide a platform for key business stakeholders and technical experts to discuss various benefits of robotic and cognitive technologies. It will give a great chance to exchange knowledge on smart utilization of data analytics, Robotic Process Automation and Artificial intelligence in order to maximize business capabilities and enterprise growth.

Here are a few of the case studies that will be discussed during the summit:
– Moving money for better with RPA: Lessons learned from the global roll out of RPA at Western Union
– Scaling Up Robotic Process Automation: Monitoring & Maintenance
– Robots are coming: Time to prepare for the future – ING’s RPA journey
– Engaging the Customer with RPA and Artificial Intelligence
– How Heineken is exploring opportunities and advantages of RPA implementation
– From Hype to Reality: AI and Future of Shared Services Centers Market

Join us there! Every member of the IAFEI and the DFCG is eligible for a 30% discount. Please use “IAFEI30” as your promo code here You can also find more information about the event visiting the event page below.

More information here


9-10 October, 2018 | London, UK 
Insurance AI and Analytics Europe

AI is helping to reduce turn-around times, lower costs and improve productivity. But AI will only be a competitive advantage if implemented throughout your insurance organisation.

Join the insurance AI revolution with 350+ C-level analytics, pricing, marketing, claims and underwriting executives at Insurance AI & Analytics Europe Summit (9-10 October 2018, London). Learn how to defeat data-silos and legacy systems challenges, embed actionable insights into core business areas and maximise data value, ultimately realising the promise of AI!

Visit the website to find out more: www.insurancenexus.com

Join Two Days That Will Change Your Team & Business, Including:
• Realise the Promise of AI: define your organisational structure, data governance and technology investments to unlock AI’s full potential, efficiently scaling up to meet volume and customer-experience demands
• Move Beyond AI and Towards Intelligent Automation: hear the success stories from industry’s leaders and learn how to move beyond basic robotics to intelligent interaction to realise enterprise-wide automation
• AI-Driven, Customer-Led – Translate Technology into Enhanced Customer Experience: from frictionless onboarding and claims processing to empowering customers with real-time risk assessment. Deliver tomorrow’s dream customer experience today – connected, automated and transparent!
• Ignite the AI Revolution! Data Strategies to Fuel Your AI Capabilities: capture, process and integrate data from different sources to drive additional business value. Start thinking data as an asset and understand data’s real value while retaining the strategic advantage
• Over 16 Case studies on Accelerating Underwriting, Fast-Tracking Claims and Boosting Customer Experience: get the exclusive insights directly from insurance leaders on how AI and machine learning are impacting core business areas to reduce turn-around times, lower costs and improve customer experience

We are pleased to be able to offer our IAFEI members a £200 discount on their tickets: simply enter the discount code 4952IAFEI200 when registering!

Register now: www.insurancenexus.com/register

More information here


Grâce au partenariat avec DFCG International nous disposons de quelques places gratuites. Merci à toute personne intéressée de contacter Armand Angeli (armand.angeli@orange.fr).


Pour toute autre information sur l’IAFEI et les événements internationaux, contactez Armand Angeli


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