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Tuesday 21 march 2017

09.00: Welcome


09.15: Opening by Chairman

Bernard Juffermans, Independent (interim) manager and strategic advisor and former Dutch national Program Manager SEPA (requested by the Dutch Central Bank).


09.30 – 10.15: Payments update; prepare for the future

  • Vision of what to expect in the next 5 years in the Payments sector
  • What should treasurers be preparing themselves for?
  • What payment regulations may impact their function and business strategy?

Etienne Goosse, Director General, European Payments Council


10.15 – 11.45: Bank update: The collaboration between corporates and banks

  • What trends did the banks spot in the collaborations with corporates?
  • What are the expectations of the role of a bank in the coming years?
  • What can treasurers expect about their collaboration with the banks?

Representative from (Inter)national Bank


10.45 – 11.15: Coffee break


11.45 – 12.15: Debate on the future Treasury challenges

Treasurers will be interviewed on the expected challenges that they will be facing in the future

Kees-Jan Kindt, Treasurer at Gazprom Finance BV/Holding Coöperatie UA
Martin Schlageter, Global Head of Treasury Operations, Roche


12.15 – 13.15: Lunch break


The Choice is Yours!

During the afternoon we offer the possibility to elaborate on the topics you are most interested in. You can join Treasury Talks.

13.15 – 14.00: Session round 1: Join Treasury Talks
14.00 – 14.45: Session round 2: Join Treasury Talks

14.45 – 15.15: Coffee break

15.15 – 16.00: Session round 3: Join Treasury Talks


Choose the Treasury Talk that fits your challenges best!

Join one of the round tables to listen to one of your colleague Corporate Treasurers. During a Treasury Talk best practices on specific topics will be shared so you can learn from their experience and challenges!


1. Virtual Accounts for Payment efficiency

Together with Deutsche Bank, Roche developed a ‘virtual account’ structure, enhancing existing payments factory to enable greater efficiency and process harmonization. Hear all about the benefits of this virtual account structure!
Martin Schlageter, Global Head of Treasury Operations, Roche

2. Transforming Global Payments Through Standardization and Centralization

Learn about experiences and challenges accompanied with payment factories. Listen to this organization’s standardization and centralization payments project is helping them to streamline bank relationships, to reduce its dependency on online banking platforms, to maximize liquidity, increase controls and to reduce the risk of payment fraud.

3. Peer2peer : The opportunity of P2P financing

Listen about a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Finance initiative running with a couple of companies. This innovative way of financing is enabling consumers and businesses to borrow and lend money. P2P was pioneered in the UK, helped by the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association to be implemented. Learn how they dealt with potential risks on the side of investors.

4. Instant payments: the cultural switch

This organization integrated Instant payments in their organization. Learn about the challenges and benefits for businesses in terms of efficiency, process of payments, and cash flow. In addition, learn about the impact on the business culture that instant payments induces.
Philippe Gelis, CEO, Kantox accompanied by a client’s corporate treasurer

5. Consequences Basel III for notional pooling

The implementation of Basel III is being implemented in the near future that will impact multi currency notional pools is recognition of cross currency for regulatory capital. Learn about the consequences of Basel III on Notional Pooling, that is used by treasurers for balance management.

6. Business Value creation by Treasury function

Adam Smith Award winning Klaas Springer, Global Director Treasury of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.shares his personal story how to create value in an innovative way. Learn in what way you could optimize your Treasury team in order to add value to your organization.
Klaas Springer, Global Director Treasury van Koninklijke FrieslandCampina N.V

7. How can technology help in Treasury Strategy

Listen to a company with a systematic approach to building a treasury technology infrastructure that would meet their current and future needs. Various treasury tools were implemented to meet their requirements in financial risk management, and payments and cash management.

8. Best practice of a Blockchain innovation

Listen to a Blockchain project that is initated by ABN AMRO & Port of Rotterdam. Learn which steps are taken and which impact they have on the treasury function.
Tim de Knegt, Strategic Finance & Treasury Port of Rotterdam / Havenbedrijf Rotterdam

9. FX Risk Management

Listen to a treasurer talking about their challenges for FX risk management. With the help of transparent reporting and easily-defined FX parameters, companies can simultaneously fully control their currency management while working on more value-driven activities.
Toni Rami, COO, Kantox accompanied by a client’s corporate treasurer


16.00 – 16.45: Future: Blockchain Technology; be the first to get to know this innovation.


16.45 – 17.00: 10 points of learning from this event

You will be informed with the 10 most important points of learning discussed during the conference.
Chairman Bernard Juffermans, independent interim manager and strategic advisor in the financial sector


17.00 – 18.30: Networking Drinks


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