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 these world leaders afterwards.
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 CFOs.
Sightseeing and Cocktail Party
While one could easily spend weeks exploring Prague, it’s also worthwhile to venture out of the city for at least an hour, especially if your guided tour ends in TRADICE pub with great Czech beer.
8+ Hours of Informal Networking
Networking is as important as knowledge for us. 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
CFO Group Operations
Vice-Chairman of the Board, CFO
TESCO Central Europe
Petr Ladzov (TBC)
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The Event in Prague
Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe in terms of its setting on both banks of the Vltava River, its townscape, its picturesque towers and historical buildings. Each of Prague’s districts has its own characteristic atmosphere and unique charm. Scroll around the city and enjoy the business-friendly atmosphere, great craft beer and local cuisine.
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. It was one of the most engaging speeches.
Bjarte Bogsnes , Bjarte discussed why we need to go beyond budgeting and what are the problems with traditional management. He proposed lot 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!
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 interesting implementation experiences.
Katarina Linczenyiova, Katka showed, how can we 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