November 8-10, 2021 | The Hyatt Regency | Denver, CO

2021 Program Schedule

Day 1
08 Nov 2021
Day 2
09 Nov 2021
Day 3
10 Nov 2021

Workshops and Certifications

Please Note: Workshops and Certifications require additional registration and cost.

Accounts Payable Certification – Manager

In one full day, you will be prepared to earn your certification credentials as an Accredited Payables Manager. Designed for those with AP Manager level responsibilities and above, this course...
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Juli Knisley
Judy Bicking

Procure to Pay 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 responsibilities and above, this course walks...
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Jess Scheer
Jess Scheer

Accounts Payable Certification – Specialist

In one full day, you will be prepared to earn your certification credentials as an Accredited Payables Specialist. The content is best suited for those whose responsibilities fall below the...
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Nicole Caley

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 for Form 1099 tax information reporting of payments could face...
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Marianne Couch
Marianne Couch, J.D.

Soft Skills of Leadership

In today’s competitive world, everyone is striving to go the extra mile to stand out from the crowd. However, leaders consistently seem to fall short in areas such as empathy,...
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Lorinda Lewis

Form 1099-NEC and 1099-MISC Basic Training

This half-day workshop provides updated essential information for the new 1099 reporting regime (used first for January 2021 reporting; now with additional changes for filing in January 2022) which requires...
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Mary Kallewaard

Conference Welcome & Kickoff Orientation

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

TOWN HALL: What’s Next in AP and P2P

Change is coming at AP and P2P leaders faster these days.  New ways of working.  New operational challenges.  Heightened risks and regulatory compliance requirements.  The decisions that AP and P2P...
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Esker
Mark Brousseau

Coffee Break | Exhibit Hall Open

Grab a coffee, explore the exhibit hall and network with our sponsors and other attendees.

2021 Changes in Form 1099 Reporting

The biggest change in many decades for Accounts Payable’s Form 1099 reporting was implemented in 2021: the new Form 1099-NEC due January 31 and the major redesign of Form 1099-MISC....
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Marianne Couch
Marianne Couch, J.D.

Operational Best Practices

Judy Bicking, IOFM’s senior trainer and former Johnson & Johnson global AP director, has picked up a lifetime of AP tips, tricks and hacks. Hear what decades of experience sounds...
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Judy Bicking

AP/Procurement Friction

The worst kept secret in AP is there is often significant friction with Procurement, preventing the two sides of the Procure-to-Pay process from getting along. This remains true today, despite...
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Jess Scheer
Jess Scheer

Panel: The AP Pro’s Field Guide to Supplier Payments

What’s the first word that comes to mind when you think about the way your organization pays its suppliers?  If that word isn’t “WOW!” this session is for you.  Our...
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Corpay
Mark Brousseau

Coffee Break | Exhibit Hall Open

Grab a coffee, explore the exhibit hall and network with our sponsors and other attendees.

Peer-to-Peer Networking Roundtables

Size can impact the complexity of your AP challenges.  Join your peers to discuss your biggest pain points, based on the revenue size that most closely matches your organization:

2021 Changes in Form 1099 Reporting

The biggest change in many decades for Accounts Payable’s Form 1099 reporting was implemented in 2021: the new Form 1099-NEC due January 31 and the major redesign of Form 1099-MISC....
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Marianne Couch
Marianne Couch, J.D.

Vendor Master File Fraud Prevention Strategies

In recent years, I’ve seen cybersecurity go from an afterthought to a very real risk in the corporate world. Cybercriminals go to work in an office every day, just like...
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Debra Richardson

Ask an Expert: Your Leadership Questions Answered

Lorinda Lewis
Nicole Caley
Jess Scheer
Jess Scheer
Judy Bicking

Keynote: Discover YOUR Amazing Performance

When was the last time you watched a movie that took a shocking plot twist that had you mesmerized? Witnessed a wedding toast that made you laugh, cry, and get...
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Jon Petz

Coffee Break | Exhibit Hall Open

Grab a coffee, explore the exhibit hall and network with our sponsors and other attendees.

AP Benchmarks: What Separates Top Performing Teams From The Rest

Despite automation’s ability to drive efficiencies, most (52%) systems bought in just the last three years are already scheduled to be replaced. Why? It’s not because the technology is inadequate....
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Jess Scheer
Jess Scheer

Panel: The AP and P2P Automation Answer Forum

Ready to automate AP and P2P but unsure of where to start?  You’re not alone.  Many AP and P2P leaders struggle with how to pick the right AP and P2P...
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Corpay
Esker
ActiveWorx
OpenEnvoy
Mark Brousseau

Be a Better Leader: The Essentials of Conflict Management

Conflict management is a skill that leaders must be able to employ to help foster a positive productive working environment. There is a realization that conflict management should be a...
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Nicole Caley

Form W-9 Due Diligence, Illustrated

This new tax compliance session provides real-world answers for the challenges the IRS Form W-9 presents when vendors furnish it to you with conflicting or inadequate information. Step by step,...
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Marianne Couch
Marianne Couch, J.D.

Using Simple Lean Methodology to Identify Pain Points and Drive Change

In todays changing economy, leaders are challenged to identify gaps in their processes and find new, innovated ways to do create efficiency. Using this simplified Lean methodology help to identify...
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Laurie Heuss, APM

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