CFO Connect Symposium

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Thursday 11 July

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM ^ 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM
Morning reception and registration
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM ^ 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM
Opening and welcome address
Speaker
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM ^ 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM
Keynote address: Smart nation – are we ready?
The government has introduced a slew of initiatives that will transform the way we live, work, and play to achieve its smart nation goals. How can companies plug into this nationwide digital roadmap? What are the key considerations for CFOs in guiding their organisations on their digital journey?
Speaker
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM ^ 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM
Artificial intelligence – the shape of things to come
Artificial intelligence (AI) will eventually transform the finance function and create new jobs in this space. What is the state of the AI market over the coming years? Are there limitations to the AI dream? Make sense of how the market may realistically evolve as data science takes a bigger role in accounting and finance decision-making.
Speaker
  • Kailash Ramalingam
    Executive Director and Regional Head of Customer Centres and Strategic Initiatives, DBS
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM ^ 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM
Chasing robotics in financial transformation
Speaker
  • Raghvendra Singh
    Managing Director, Finance & Enterprise Performance, Accenture – ASEAN
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM ^ 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM
Networking tea break
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM ^ 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM
Panel discussion: Cybersecurity – getting the right mindsets for CFOs
Cybersecurity has become a top priority for companies. CFOs have an important role to play not just for the whole-of-organisation functions, but also in countering the potentially damaging effects of cyber attacks on corporate data and finance systems. How can CFOs shape their mindsets on cybersecurity in partnership with their technology counterparts in the business? Hear practical experiences on cyber resilience in this panel discussion.
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12:00 AM - 12:00 AM ^ 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM
Navigating the choppy economic waters
In July, it will be a year since the start of a trade war between the US and China. Whatever the outcome of resolution talks between both sides, the truth is that global supply chains have been disrupted and uncertainty is frustrating corporate decision-making. How is the global economy expected to evolve and what choppy waters should organisations prepare for?
Speaker
  • Pin Ru Tan
    Director, Asia-Pacific Rates Strategy, HSBC Singapore
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM ^ 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM
Panel discussion: Anti-bribery and anti-corruption – what the CFO needs…
Finance processes such as sourcing, procurement and billing are the most vulnerable to corruption. Building a robust anti-corruption program is therefore critical for the CFO. Does your company have an anti-bribery or anti-corruption program? Does it really work? Discover how you can improve the efforts to prevent corruption and bribery in your organisation, and how technology can play a part.
Speakers
  • Kelvin Kwek
    General Counsel, Samsung Electronics SE Asia and Oceania Regional HQ
  • Josephine Choo
    Partner, Specialist & Private Client Disputes Practice, WongPartnership
  • June Sim
    Senior Vice President and Head of Listing Compliance, Singapore Exchange Regulation
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM ^ 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM
Networking lunch

Sectors

  • Accounting for COVID-19

    Gain exclusive insights from experiences and case stories on how finance teams and leaders are navigating the complexities of a COVID-19 impacted world.

  • Accounting for Sustainability

    Lead your teams through the risk and opportunities associated with delivering financial returns while successfully navigating a sustainable business, generating positive value for society and operating within environmental constraints.

  • Governance and Risk

    Understand emerging trends and current regulatory and risk management framework, equip yourself with tools to assess your business, develop a response strategy and position your organisation well into the future.

  • Innovation and Finance Transformation

    Keep abreast with the nimble innovation landscape, hear from global finance leaders on opportunities and challenges of business transformation and evolution.

  • Personal Development

    Identify and develop your talents, realise your full potential to become a coveted professional and a well-rounded individual.

  • Strategy and Change Leadership

    Develop agile finance leadership skills to drive strategic change and successfully manage high performance teams while fostering healthy workplace culture.

  • Trust, Ethics and Resilience

    Recognised as amongst the top-most desired traits of a high-performance leader, learn how to practice and ultimately weave these qualities in your team’s cultural fabric.