A two-day conference total working capital management: strategies and tactics for sustainable improvement

A two-day conference total working capital management: strategies and tactics for sustainable improvement

* SEPTEMBER 28-30, 2003 * THE PLAZA HOTEL, NYC

YOU KNOW HOW TO BOOST CASH FLOW IN A CRISIS.

Now, discover how to liberate fresh cash from operations in good times and bad by continuously reducing your working capital requirements.

Learn how leading companies are:

* Counting on better working capital management to offset decreased revenues and restore financial equilibrium

* Motivating business units to focus on better working capital performance

* Identifying and addressing inefficiencies across the financial value chain

* Driving cash flow generation with monthly targets, not annual targets, for operating performance

* Setting a logical framework for reallocating liberated cash flow

* Developing the cross-functional business case for improving working capital performance

* Ensuring that supply chain management goals align with working capital performance targets

* Integrating financial systems with operating systems for stronger decision-support

* Measuring internal levels of liquidity to enhance cash efficiency

* Creating a working capital performance scoreboard and measurement system to ensure “one version of the truth”

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2003 Registration and Welcome Reception

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2003 Welcome and Introduction Mary Driscoll President & Editorial Director CFO Executive Programs

Working Capital Management Performance–Everybody’s Problem and Everybody’s Opportunity Stephen Payne CEO REL Consultancy Group

Case Study: An In-depth Look at Initiatives to Improve Working Capital Performance in a Fortune 500 Company David Wajsgras SVP & CFO Lear Corporation

Case Study: Seeking Improvements at the Core of Working Capital Management–A/R and A/P Processes Ed White VP & Controller Owens-Illinois

Federal Government Borrowing and Expected Capital Markets Impacts Brian Roseboro Assistant Secretary for Financial Markets US Department of the Treasury Concurrent Executive Education Workshops Customize your learning experience–choose from several concurrent sessions. Details at www.cfoworkingcapital.com

Look Beyond Working Capital Management Tactics–Prepare for Threats to Global Business Operations Donald Christian Partner PricewaterhouseCoopers

William Kelly Director, Insurance Risk Management Solutions Practice PricewaterhouseCoopers

Networking Reception

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2003

Case Study: Big Blue’s Working Capital Management Model Jesse Greene VP & Treasurer IBM

Case Study: Measuring, Improving, and Controlling Working Capital Cheryl Beebe VP Finance & Treasurer Com Products International

Profit Optimization in the Supply Chain: Supply Chain Best Practices John Fontanella VP, Research AMR Research

Case Study: Getting Every Employee to Think in Terms of Cash Flow–Driving Cultural Change at Lockheed Martin Michael Gabaly Director, Enterprise Performance Management Lockheed Martin

Liquidity Management to Enhance Working Capital Efficiency Nicholas Havoutis SVP & Global Head Liquidity & Investment Management JPMorgan Chase

Panel Discussion: Outsourcing as a Strategic Management Tool–How Outsourcing Can Enhance a Business’ Finance Operations & Improve Working Capital

Tim Reason Senior Writer CFO Magazine panel moderator

Lisa Pollina Co-Faunder & Managing Partner Bordeaux Capital

Neil Hirshman, Partner Outsourcing Practice Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Janey Place President of Mellon Lab & OnLine Services & EVP of Mellon Financial Corporation

Closing Remarks

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