Corporate performance management: what finance must do to move the needle

Corporate performance management: what finance must do to move the needle

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Professor Robert Kaplan

Harvard Business School

Co-Developer of The Balanced Scorecard

Free to the first 50 delegates to register:

The new book by Robert Kaplan and David Norton–Strategy Maps: Converting Intangible Assets into Tangible Outcomes.

FEBRUARY 8-10 THE PLAZA HOTEL NEW YORK CITY

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2004

Welcome and Introduction

Mary Driscoll–moderator

President and Editorial Director

CFO Executive Programs

Keynote Address–Advanced Financial Performance Management: The Key to Sustainable Profitable Growth

Professor Robert Kaplan

Harvard Business School

Co-Developer of The Balanced Scorecard

Balancing Cost and Value in Finance

Tracy Schmidt

SVP and CFO

FedEx Express

Case Study: The CFO’s Role in Creating Actionable Business Intelligence to Drive Sound Product Positioning and Corporate Profitability

Charles Atwood

CFO

Harrah’s Entertainment

Strategies and Best Practices for Achieving World-Class Finance Performance: A Special Preview of Hackett’s 2004 Finance Performance Study

Richard Roth

Chief Research Officer

The Hackett Group

All delegates will receive an advance preview copy of the Hackett Group’s 2004 Finance Performance Study!

Concurrent Executive Education Workshops

Choose from multiple sessions to customize your conference experience. Details at www.cfo-cpm.com.

CFO Magazine’s Technology Debates: How Far Can Current Technology Really Take the CFO Who Wants to Turbo-Charge Corporate Performance?

Scott Leibs–Debate Moderator

Editor

CFO IT

Debate #1: Does Technology Enable Competitive Strategy?

Nicholas Carr

Consultant, Business Writer, and Author of “IT Doesn’t Matter”

Debate #2: “Pay As You Go” IT–The Next Big Thing?

Bill McNee

Founder and CEO

Saugatuck Technology

Debate #3: BI and CPM Solutions–Why Is It So Hard to Improve Visibility and Forecasting?

Networking Reception

TUESDAY, FEBNRUARY 10, 2004

Case Study: How The CFO Can Use Business Analytics To Drive Fact-Based Strategy Development

Tom Goldstein

CFO

LaSalle Bank

Panel Discussion: Sarbanes-Oxley–Integrated IT Planning and Compliance Management

Richard Roth

Chief Research Officer

The Hackett Group

Tom Manley

SVR Finance and Administration and CFO

Cognos

Supply Chain Management in an Era of Rapidly Changing Costs

Mary Winston

VP and Controller

Visteon

Panel Discussion: Understanding the Challenges of CPM Systems

Scott Leibs–Panel Moderator

Editor

CFO IT

Keith Hall

CFO

LendingTree

Brian Hartlen

VP

GEAC

Craig Schiff

President and CEO

BPM Partners

Case Study: Driving Cultural Change to Get Every Employee to Think in Terms of Cash Flow Performance

Michael Gabaly

Director, Enterprise Performance Management

Lockheed Martin

Driving Value with Your Measurement Systems

Bennett Stewart

Senior Partner

Stern Stewart

Closing Remarks

Mary Driscoll–moderator

President and Editorial Director

CFO Executive Programs

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2004

2:00 pm-5:30 pm–Optional Pre-Conference Workshop: Driving Beyond Sarbanes-Oxley for Optimal Finance Performance

Designed to demonstrate how leading companies are taking regulatory pressures in stride and driving beyond compliance to deliver true business value, this interactive workshop delivers insights into Finance operations at companies like Cisco, FedEx Express, ING Americas, and Principal Financial Group.

Richard de Moll

VP and Solutions Leader, Finance and Employee Transformation

Cap Gemini Ernst & Young

FEATURE SPEAKERS:

Tracy Schmidt

SVP and CFO

FedEx Express

Mary Winston

VP and Controller

Visteon

Charles Atwood

CFO

Harrah’s Entertainment

Nicholas Carr

Consultant, Business Writer, and

Author of “IT Doesn’t Matter”

Tom Goldstein

CFO

LaSalle Bank

Richard Roth

Chief Research Officer

The Hackett Group

Michael Gabaly

Director, Enterprise Performance

Management, Lockheed Martin

Bennett Stewart

Senior Partner

Stern Stewart

A conference for finance executives who see that Sarbanes-Oxley presents opportunity to:

* Strengthen finance

* Monitor and protect cash flow

* Align spending with strategy

* Align operations with finance

* Drive organization-wide effectiveness

* Move the needle

Register by January 9 and Save $300–

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