November 16 - 18, 2020 | The Mirage | Las Vegas, NV

2020 Program Schedule

*Schedule times and speakers are subject to change.

Pre-Conference + Conference Kick-Off
Monday, Nov 16 – 2020
Conference Day 1
Tuesday, Nov 17 – 2020
Conference Day 2
Wednesday, Nov 18 – 2020

Accounts Payable Certification – Manager

In one full day, you will be prepared to earn your certification credentials as an Accredited P2P Manager. Designed for those with manager level responsibilites and above, this course walks...
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Jess Scheer
Jess Scheer

IRS Regulation Boot Camp includes CPRS Certification

With ever-changing federal legislative and regulatory requirements, any organization that is not knowledgeable and prepared to comply with complex regulations could face significant penalty assessments, which could also be subject...
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Marianne Couch
Marianne Couch, J.D.

Procure-to-Pay Certification – Manager

In one full day, you will be prepared to earn your certification credentials as an Accredited P2P Manager. Leading just your AP processes or just your Procurement processes is only...
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Judy Bicking

Form 1099-NEC and 1099-MISC Basic Training

This half-day workshop includes updated and important changes for the new 1099 reporting regime which requires Accounts Payable to report both the new Form 1099-NEC and the revised Form 1099-MISC...
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Mary Kallewaard

Building and Motivating High Performing Teams

Today, the most sought out organizational leaders are part manager and part HR professional. Join AP veteranToday, the most sought out organizational leaders are part manager and part HR professional....
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Nicole Caley

Psychology of Leadership

The most admired leaders share the gift of effectively influencing and getting others to want to follow them. This ability is of utmost importance for both your career and your...
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Nicole Caley

Advanced Training: 1099 and 1042-S Reportable Payments

This half-day workshop at the Intermediate level provides real-world case studies, hands-on practice with form validity reviews, and detailed discussion of the tax regulatory requirements for documenting the status of...
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Mary Kallewaard

Welcome Remarks & Conference Kickoff

Are you new to the conference, looking for networking or want tips to maximize your time at the conference?  This general session orientation is where you will meet and networking...
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Nicole Caley
Jess Scheer
Jess Scheer

Peer Networking Roundtables

Every year, attendees tell us networking and learning from peers is a highlight of their experience at the conference; during your time at the APP2P conference, we have scheduled peer...
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Establishing P2P and Supplier Strategy

You know why its crucial to convert maverick spend into PO’s, but that doesn’t mean that those in the business understand why it’s in their best interest to buy smarter...
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Judy Bicking

2020 Changes in 1099 and 1042-S Reporting and Tax Regulations

The biggest change in many decades for Accounts Payable’s Form 1099 reporting is now in effect: the new Form 1099-NEC with a due date of January 31, along with a...
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Marianne Couch
Marianne Couch, J.D.

Panel: What You Need to Know to Make Your Card Program a Success

Chances are, your organization is paying for more of its purchases using cards. But is your organization getting all it can from cards? Or, are you unsure of how to...
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Mark Brousseau

Secrets to Success in Payables Working Capita

Tom Glassanos, inventor of dynamic discounting, will showcase the strategic value of payables-related working capital and explore leading strategies that optimize cash and income. This session will demystify how Supply...
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Tom Glassanos

Panel: Paying Suppliers Electronically: Fact Versus Fiction

Paying suppliers electronically delivers undeniable benefits to organizations of all sizes. But making sense of ever-increasing payment methods, pricing models, jargon, and deployment approaches can overwhelm the savviest procure-to-pay professional....
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Mark Brousseau

Uniting AP and Procurement: Overcoming Operational Friction Copy

The worst-kept secret in finance is the organizational friction between AP and Procurement. Even though both functions are part of the same Procure-to-Pay process, they tend to report to different...
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Allison Belton

Leading with Emotional Intelligence: Why You Need It and How to Apply It

If you have made the critical decision to take on the role of a leader, and you want to be great at it – it requires an in-depth look at...
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Nicole Caley

PANEL: Get the Biggest Bang for Your P2P Automation Buck

Approval workflows. Electronic invoicing. Dynamic discounting. Analytics. Oh my! The dizzying array of procure-to-pay technologies is enough to make your head spin. Grab your Dramamine and your toughest automation questions...
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Mark Brousseau

Regulatory Compliance Is More Than 1099s

Financial leaders increasingly rank the avoidance of fines and penalties among their top priorities. While 1099 season accounts for the biggest compliance headaches, it is far from the only regulatory...
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Judy Bicking

2020 Changes in 1099 and 1042-S Reporting and Tax Regulations

The biggest change in many decades for Accounts Payable’s Form 1099 reporting is now in effect: the new Form 1099-NEC with a due date of January 31, along with a...
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Marianne Couch
Marianne Couch, J.D.

Tactical and Practical Tips for Performance Improvement

Before making any changes — from workflow tweaks to automation investments — attend this session to learn where and how to get started. In this 90-minute session, you will be...
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Jess Scheer
Jess Scheer

Form W-9 Due Diligence, Illustrated

This new and extended Super Session provides real-world answers for the challenges which IRS Form W-9 presents when vendors furnish it to you with conflicting or inadequate information. Step by...
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Marianne Couch
Marianne Couch, J.D.

Panel: Unclaimed Property Advisors Share Best Practices

Every company should expect to be audited for their unclaimed property. Are you prepared? A panel of leading unclaimed property consultants will help walk you through what you need to...
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Jess Scheer
Jess Scheer

Keynote

Jon Petz

Uniting AP and Procurement: Overcoming Operational Friction

The worst-kept secret in finance is the organizational friction between AP and Procurement. Even though both functions are part of the same Procure-to-Pay process, they tend to report to different...
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Allison Belton

Selling Leadership

Changing AP’s perception of ‘just’ being a bill payer to a strategic partner within the company can seem impossible. Without changing that perception, it will be extremely difficult to get...
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Judy Bicking

What the IRS Looks for In Your Form 1099-Compliance Procedures

Review recently announced IRS backup withholding correspondence program; Learn the regulatory backup withholding triggers for certain Form 1099 reportable payments; Understand procedures necessary to avoid tax withholding liability
Marianne Couch
Marianne Couch, J.D.

PEER DISCUSSION GROUPS

As universal as many AP challenges can be, sometimes you’re facing challenges unique to your specific industry or organizational structure. Join peers facing similar issues and get insights from those...
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