Meet the CFOs of the Year!
Be inspired by those who were awarded in their countries as CFO of the Year. Not only will you hear them speak, you will also be able to enjoy lots of discussions with them during and after the even.
12 hours of tailored presentations, case studies, round-table discussions and workshops. Discuss the macroeconomic situation in the CEE Region and get inspired by business stories of successful and well known CFOs.
Sightseeing and Cocktail Party
You could spend weeks exploring Prague. If you want to take a quick look at all the well-known landmarks, we’ve got you covered. Enjoy our sightseeing tour which will end in Zlaty klas the best pub in Prague to enjoy traditional Czech beer.
8+ Hours of Informal Networking
Networking is as important as knowledge. Meet many of our past attendees & speakers, but also build new connections during the many networking sessions we prepared for you.
Premium Speaker Panel & Advisers
Dr. Jens Wilhelm Meyer
Gerard Van Kesteren
Kuehne + Nagel International
Orkla Foods Central Europe
Executive and Finance & Controlling Director
Continental Matador Rubber
Global CFO Corporate Center
Vice-Chairman of the Board, CFO
TESCO Central Europe
Head of EMEA
Moller Baltic Import
Slovak Telekom & T-Mobile Czech Republic
Unilever Czech & Slovak Republic
Co-founder & CEO
Platebni instituce Roger
ERPM Strategy and Business Development and Leader CEE
General Manager and Founder
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3 Questions with …Matthias Grass, Global CFO Corporate Center at Swiss Re
Matthias Grass will present at the CFO Executive Summit in Prague on April 26-27. Get to know Matthias a bit through our 3 questions 🙂
The Event in Prague
VIENNA HOUSE ANDEL’S PRAGUE
Located in the popular ‘Andel’ district, the Vienna House Andel’s Prague stands for design, modern architecture and a warm welcome. Ideally suited for business travellers and holiday makers alike, both the hotel itself and the apartment complex are surrounded by cool shops, boutique stores and trendy restaurants, and the Old Town is within a walking distance.
Best Rated Presentations…
Gerard Van Kesteren, With great energy, Gerard, spoke about the role of the CFOs in a stagnating market, the impact of protectionism and globalization. Huge amount of case studies and real life examples made his presentation exciting and enjoyable.
Luka Cerar, Luka’s presentation was all about body language and hidden signs we use subconsciously. He showed us how to read signals of nonverbal communication, how to engage people during meetings and how to show power , if needed. His engaging presentation left the audience in awe.
Bjarte Bogsnes , Bjarte discussed why we need to go beyond budgeting what the problems with traditional management are. He proposed lots of interesting solutions and dynamic management models, which inspired the whole audience. His workshop get our audience even beyond his presentation. 😉
Vit Vazan, Have you ever considered to leave your company? Vit shared his thoughts, ideas and personal stories on how to handle that kind of situations, how to start the process of internal changes and how to begin in new company with the right impact. Thanks to his business stories we get an unique chance to laugh and share our own stories with each other.
Best rated workshops…
Bjarte Bogsnes, From command and control to empower and adapt. Bjarte led a very engaging and dynamic workshop about the 12 principles of beyond budgeting, where he shared his own experience in implementation.
Katarina Linczenyiova, Katka showed us how we can work with basic survival instincts to reduce stress at work. She demonstrated breathing exercises, relaxation and mental control techniques that are used by professional free divers.
Meet the 2017 winners of the startup competition
Neuron soundware – Pavel Konecny (Winner 1st Place)
Neuron soundware uses artificial intelligence methods to gain understanding of audio signals. The unique pre-processing of the input data via complex physical sensor model allows neural network to learn and identify the important features quickly with high confidence.
AnaPur – Stepan Andrle (Audience Choice Award)
AnaPur is a liquid vegan food alternative, which fulfills 100 % of your daily nutrition needs. AnaPur consists of perfectly balanced vegan ingredients and it is free of artificial additives or artificial flavorings. Simply mix the powder with water, shake it and drink it!
“ I would like to express my personal gratitude to the following speakers, who were near perfection: Omar Saleh, Luka Cerar, Vit Vazan, Gerard Van Kesteren! Very influential people. Amazing performance! I would like to see them again. ”
Angelos Stavrou, Chief Accountant, PPF Services
“ Improved content, very well organised. Better every year, at least compared to last 3 years.”
Osvelda Qafa, CFO, American Hospital
“ Excellent organisation. I really appreciate the gathering of people from CEE, since we all have similar mindset and no barriers for communication. Great place for networking with peers. Keep it the same! ”
Ivelin Kamburov, CFO, Credissimo