So far the 2015 -2016 season is off to a great start.  Not only have we kicked off the year with some outstanding speakers and networking opportunities, but we also enjoyed three successful inaugural socials, as we launched our newest chapters in Jacksonville, Chicago, and New Jersey.  And, as the season continues, we have many more informative programs and wonderful events to anticipate.

 

Here’s a look at our programs scheduled in the month ahead:

Cyber Security: Practical Protection For The Modern Age
Thursday, October 8 @ 7:30 a.m. ET
The office of KPMG, 1601 Market Street, 36th Floor, Philadelphia
Presented by The Philadelphia CFO Leadership Council 

How can CFOs contend with internet-based attacks on US corporations? Join us and learn what our panel of computer and technology experts advises. Topics of discussion will include building incident response plans and preparing policies and procedures to improve your security. Panelists will also offer their recommendations on technologies relevant to your company, as well as future exposure threats for all of us to consider.

The Habits of Highly Successful CFOs
Tuesday, October 13 @ 8:00 a.m. ET
The office of KPMG, 51 JFK Parkway, Short Hills, New Jersey
Presented by The New Jersey CFO Leadership Council 

We’re so thrilled about the September launching of our New Jersey chapter and even more excited to present our first official speaker program, combined with an opportunity to network with some of the area’s most renowned senior financial executives  Join us for a chance to learn more about the role of today’s CFO and find out how it has dramatically evolved over the past several years.  In addition to discussing the traits, characteristics, and styles that make an outstanding CFO, our expert panelists will offer their advice on keys to success in an ever-changing business environment.

Back From The Brink: How CFOs Contribute To A Turnaround
Thursday, October 15 @ 8:30 a.m. ET
The office of Goodwin Proctor, 620 8th Avenue, New York City
Presented by The NYC CFO Leadership Council 

Change is constant and, as a result, today’s corporate environment is rapidly evolving with technological advances, reducing the costs needed to start a business within a mobile world. With such transitions, companies need to address slowing growth or lack of traction and, in many cases, CFOs must expand their roles and be more creative. Join us for a panel discussion, led by CFOs who have met these challenges, as well as multi-disciplinary experts who will share their experiences and offer their advice on how to effectively implement a successful turnaround.

Oktoberfest Beer Tasting & Networking Social
Thursday, October 15 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
Gordon Biersch, Midtown, 848 Peachtree Street, Atlanta
Presented by The Atlanta CFO Leadership Council 

Join us for a fun-filled evening of sipping and socializing.  Enjoy a variety of beers and hors d’oeuvres while meeting and mingling with The Atlanta CFO Leadership Council volunteers and members, as well as other renowned financial executives.  

Practical Processes: Best Practices in Budgeting and Forecasting
Tuesday, October 20 @ 7:30 a.m. ET
The River Club, 1 Independant Drive, Jacksonville
Presented by The Jacksonville CFO Leadership Council 

We’re so thrilled about the September launching of our Jacksonville chapter and even more excited to present our first official speaker program, combined with an opportunity to network with some of the area’s most prominent senior financial executives.  Join us for a panel discussion featuring a group of renowned CFOs who will offer their advice on the best practices to help organize and communicate budgeting and forecasting processes.

Law School For The CFO
Tuesday, October 20 @ 3:00 p.m. ET
The office of Goodwin Proctor, 901 New York Avenue, Washington, D.C.
Presented by The Washington DC CFO Leadership Council 

Join us for an opportunity to get practical legal advice straight from our experts, as we discuss major topics that CFOs and senior financial professionals encounter on a daily basis, including employment law, commercial contracts, and data security practices. This event is hosted by our team of experts from renowned law firm Goodwin Proctor and focuses on the latest industry trends and updates, highlighted by real life examples to help you limit your company’s risks. Don’t miss out on the chance to benefit from one of our most popular programs, followed by a networking and social gathering at Acadiana. 

Corporate Performance Management/KPIs
Wednesday October 21 @ 7:15 a.m. ET
Bentley University’s Wilder Pavilion, Waltham*
Presented by The Boston CFO Leadership Council and The Boston Controllers Leadership Council

*Please note that this is a new location for our chapter events.  

Join our panel of experienced industry experts as they explore Corporate Performance Management (CPM ) to help you understand how to best align your departments and work towards the same goals. This process will help your organization to link its goals and objectives to planning, monitoring, analyzing, and reporting performance information, both internally and externally. In addition, panelists will offer their expertise in helping you to define the appropriate KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) for your business, with the goal of transitioning from spreadsheets to automated performance analysis.  

The Habits of Highly Successful CFOs
Thursday, October 22 @ 5:30 p.m. CDT
The office of KPMG, 200 East Randolph Street, Chicago
Presented by The Chicago CFO Leadership Council

We’re so thrilled about the September launching of our Chicago chapter and even more excited to present our first official speaker program, combined with an opportunity to network with some of the area’s most renowned senior financial executives  Join us for a chance to learn more about the role of today’s CFO and find out how it has dramatically evolved over the past several years.  In addition to discussing the traits, characteristics, and styles that make an outstanding CFO, our expert panelists will offer their advice on keys to success in an ever-changing business environment.

For further details on any of our programs or for information on our chapters, please contact us

 

 

 

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