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Workiva Annual Conference - October 13th

Amplify EMEA 2022

Enter a new era of transparency—the free conference for finance, risk, ESG and reporting teams.

Discuss the new era for integrated reporting with Workiva and a host of experts. Join us in person in Amsterdam or virtually.

Event details

- October 13th
- The Kromhouthal, Amsterdam
- Sessions 9am-4.30pm
- Drinks and networking until 6.30pm
- In person and virtual
- Limited tickets

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We’re in a new era for reporting: one that will be defined by transparency, data integrity and assurance. Arm yourself with insight from some of the industry’s most authoritative voices, and learn how the Workiva platform is evolving to meet new challenges, at Amplify EMEA 2022.

One day, seven sessions, unlimited potential.

Join Workiva and an audience of your peers and learn how to navigate today and tomorrow with ease.

Speakers

Dr. Ben Caldecott, the founding director of the Oxford Sustainable Finance Group and Senior Research Fellow of Sustainable Finance at the University of Oxford, will draw from his work at the intersection between finance, public policy, and academia for his closing keynote at 4pm.

Julie Iskow, President and COO at Workiva, will be giving the opening keynote at 10am.

And, throughout the day, we'll be joined by leaders from Forvis, PwC, Banco Santander, ArcelorMittal, Phillip Morris International, The Risk Coalition and more.

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Agenda

Speakers:

  • Julie Iskow, President and Chief Operating Officer, Workiva

Speakers:

  • Frederic Lang, Chief Accounting Officer, ArcelorMittal
  • Javier del Castillo, Financial Reporting Director, Banco Santander
  • Jorge Tavío, Area Sales Director Italy & Iberia, Workiva 

New mandates are disrupting the annual reporting process. Ultimately, this will result in more complexity, more work and more diverse data sets to manage—all while under the same time pressures. The big-picture solution for this is to transform your reporting processes. But what should this actually look like in practice? And how can you bring about process improvement in a way that minimises risk while increasing efficiency and productivity? 

During this session, the panel will explain why their most impactful changes never happen with a big bang but, instead, a slow burn.

Join them to learn:

  • The steps that they took to evolve their processes over time—and what they’re planning to do next 
  • How to identify your top opportunities for improvement (whether audit agility; improvements to review, data collection, or connectivity; improving collaboration; deploying targeted automation; enabling design-centered reporting processes; or anything else) and focus action where it’s needed most 
  • How they developed a roadmap for change that makes sense for their unique business requirements

Speakers:

  • Derek Leatherdale, Associate Director, The Risk Coalition
  • Geert Asselman, Head of Internal Audit and Group Controller, Euronav
  • Marc De Pauw, Director, PwC Belgium
  • Tim Le Mare, Regional Sales Director of Integrated Risk, Workiva
  • Andromeda Wood, VP Regulatory Strategy, Workiva

Disruption creates risk. And as new mandates alter reporting processes,  the motivation to minimise risk is greater than ever.

How should businesses adapt to the changing landscape? What can they do to mitigate exposure to threats? And how can they leverage their internal risk teams to create business value?

During this session, we'll discuss:

  • The benefits of establishing deeper connections between risk, controls, and the wider reporting function
  • How risk professionals have successfully  driven strategic business objectives
  • How to establish stronger relationships between risk management and leadership

Speakers:

  • Sonya Strage, Product Manager, Workiva
  • Mark Rosenberg, VP of Product Management, Workiva

The regulatory landscape is in flux and demands from stakeholders are increasing. We’ll show you how the Workiva platform is keeping pace and ensuring that you’re fully tooled, both now and in the future. 

During this session, we’ll explain the strategy that underpins the development of new product releases, under-the-cover improvements and feature improvements, how customers are using some of our latest features, what’s next for the Workiva platform, and how our new features will benefit your business.

Speakers:

  • Marie Corger, Head of Sustainability, Materiality and Reporting, Philip Morris International
  • Luis Espinosa, Senior Manager, KPMG
  • Erik Saito, General Manager - EMEA & APAC, Workiva

Conversations about ESG reporting are often centred around environmental and social topics. This session will shine a light on the aspect of ESG that can get overlooked: governance.   

It’s undeniable that stakeholders and investors want you to demonstrate complete transparency with regards to your company’s performance and to see how ESG ties into your financial performance. But it’s equally true that they want to know that you have robust governance and controls practices in place. 

Join to learn:

  • How Philip Morris are incorporating governance and transparency within their holistic sustainability strategy
  • How leading organisations are tackling challenges surrounding the integration of financial and non-financial reporting 
  • How to meet evolving ESG expectations head-on

Speakers:

  • Lara Wilson, Financial Controller, Fleetcor
  • David Grant, Managing Director, Forvis
  • Matt Crawford, VP of Growth & Customer Marketing, Workiva

In the new era for reporting, there are three major priorities: minimise risk, achieve data integrity and establish trust. Ultimately, organisations need to be confident in the data that they collate and the information that they include in their final reports. This can only be achieved if they maintain control of their reporting environment and gain oversight of all data, processes and activities. 


During this session, we’ll be joined by a customer who will explain how they became confident in the consistency of their data, established full traceability, and saved time during report preparation and review.


We’ll discuss: 

  • How to create a unified process that will drive data consistency, traceability and audit-readiness across different disclosure and risk workstreams 
  • How to win back time ahead of new mandates coming into force 
  • How connected data helps speed up audit streams   

Speaker:

  • Dr. Ben Caldecott, founding Director of the Oxford Sustainable Finance Group and Senior Research Fellow of Sustainable Finance at Oxford University

Speaker: 

  • Erik Saito, General Manager - EMEA & APAC, Workiva

Don't miss out: join us in Amsterdam (or virtually)

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Elevate strategy and reporting capabilities with respected partners who can take your processes and technology to the next level.

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Preguntas frecuentes

Workiva is dedicated to simplifying your most complex work. Our Amplify events are a chance to rally around a better way of working. We bring thousands of passionate finance, accounting, compliance and ESG professionals together each year to share best practices, gain insights, and get inspired. In addition to career-building training and professional development, you can enjoy an exclusive first look at the latest technologies, meet some of the brightest minds in the business, and gain the clarity you need to embrace transparency and enter the new era for reporting with confidence.

Workiva Amplify EMEA is tailor-made for finance, risk and ESG reporting teams. It’s open to everyone, including Workiva users, non-users and partners.

Workiva Amplify EMEA is taking place on October 13th.

The in-person event is taking place at The Kromhouthal in Amsterdam. Address: Gedempt Hamerkanaal 231, 1021 KP Amsterdam, Netherlands.

You also have the option to join us virtually, wherever you are in the world.

The venue is located at The Kromhouthal in Amsterdam. Address: Gedempt Hamerkanaal 231, 1021 KP Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Getting to the venue is easy. And we're making it even easier by offering a complimentary ferry and shuttle service from Amsterdam Central Station. 

Full details of that service, alongside information about how to access the venue by car, taxi, metro or on foot, can be found here. 

No! Whether you attend in person in Amsterdam or are joining us virtually, Workiva Amplify EMEA is completely free to attend.

We would love to hear from you! Please email amplify_emea@workiva.com.

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