August 29-31, 2021 | Walt Disney World Resort®, FL

Conference Agenda

 

Day 1
29 Aug 2021
Day 2
30 Aug 2021
Day 3
31 Aug 2021

Workshops & Certifications

Note:  Pre Conference Workshops and Certification sessions require additional registration and cost. Click here to learn more.

Conference Kick Off

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

Town Hall: The Accounts Payable We Knew is Gone: What’s Next?

The pandemic changed everything for accounts payable professionals. The way they work. The challenges they face. The risks they must prepare for. And the expectations the business has for them....
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Mark Brousseau

Coffee Break | Exhibit Hall Open

Grab a coffee, explore the exhibit hall and meet our sponsors and attendees.

RPA to Improve Expense Audit Compliance

The session will give an overview of how UPMC AP implemented Robotics Process Automation (RPA) into our Expense Audit workflow.
Jennifer Garcia

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.

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

Managing Through Change

The only constant in Accounts Payable is change: regulations change, business need change, vendor needs change, processes change. The ride can be a rollercoaster – scary for most of your...
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Judy Bicking

Vendor Master File Fraud Prevention Strategies

How to add authentication techniques, internal controls and best practices to pay the right vendor every time In recent years, I’ve seen cybersecurity go from an afterthought to a very...
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Debra Richardson

Ignite Innovation: How Lean Leaders Empower Their Teams to Drive Results

What if you could highly engage your associates and transform operations with a few key changes? Learn how OhioHealth leveraged Lean principles to empower their associates to identify and resolve...
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Monica Brooks

Peer-to-Peer 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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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

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.

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

Keynote: Keeping Your Data Safe in a Changing World

As an AP professional, you have access to some of the most sensitive internal and vendor information. As a result, you’re a target for cyberattacks. Do you know how to...
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Alex Hamerstone, QSA, CISSP

Town Hall: Supplier Payments: What’s Hot, What’s Working, What’s Next

Seemingly overnight, supplier payments have gone digital, and there is no let-up in sight. How do you keep pace with the rate of change? How do you catch up if...
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Mark Brousseau

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

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.

Practical and Tactical Strategies To Minimize Your Unclaimed Property Exposure

Unclaimed property laws function to protect the interests of consumers, while also serving as a notable source of revenue for the states.  With much focus given to audit defense, litigation,...
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Robert Tucci
Jim Sadik

Leading with Emotional Intelligence

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

Best Practices in Automation Implementations

Steve, a former IOFM AP Manager of the Year nominee, is a Financial Operations practitioner, a certified business analyst, and a Six Sigma Green Belt. In his current position at...
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Steve Iannarone

Panel: Future of AP

Five years ago, the majority of AP departments lacked any automation; now, 77% automate at least one of their processes. What will the next five years hold? The tea leaves...
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Nicole Caley
Jess Scheer
Judy Bicking
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