The International Association of Financial Executives Institutes (IAFEI) will hold the 47th IAFEI World Congress in São Paulo, Brazil on 27-29 September 2017 at Hotel Unique.
Considered the global network event for CFOs, the congress will be hosted this year by the Brazilian Financial Executives Institute of São Paulo (IBEF SP). For three days, finance leaders from 20 IAFEI Member Institutes in America, Asia, Europe, Africa and Middle East will discuss current issues driving or influencing Latin America and the world.
The Brazilian Congress of Financial Executives (CONEF) will take place at the same time and venue as the world congress. This annual event brings together all 12 chapters of IBEF.
REGISTRATION / WELCOME COFFEE - EARLY-MORNING REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING.
09:00 – 09:10
Marco Castro (Brazil Member Institute’s President)
Fausto Cosi (IAFEI Chairman)
09:10 – 09:20
OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE 47TH ANNUAL IAFEI WORLD CONGRESS:
Luiz Roberto Calado (Chairman of Congress Organizing Committee)
09:20 – 10:00
OFFICIAL ADDRESS FROM THE BRAZILIAN MINISTER OF PLANNING, BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT:
Dyogo Henrique de Oliveira (confirmed)
10:00 – 11:00
PANEL DISCUSSIONS: THE MAKING OF "SMART CITIES"
Making a city "smart" is emerging as a strategy to mitigate the problems generated by the urban population growth and rapid urbanization. In this panel we will discuss critical factors of smart city initiatives: management and organization, technology, governance, policy context, people and communities, economy, built infrastructure, and natural environment. These factors form the basis of an integrative framework that can be used to examine how local governments are envisioning smart city initiatives.
11:00 – 11:30
MORNING REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING
11:30 – 12:45
GLOBAL CEO PANEL
Deloitte will discuss items and conclusions of a research they are going to release during the event. Issues will address, among other subjects: tax and infrastructure barriers; supply chain vulnerability and currency flow.
Ana Paula Assis (IBM Latin America). (confirmed)
Altair Rossato (Deloitte). (confirmed)
Carlos Zarlenga (General Motors). (confirmed)
Francisco Mesquita Neto (Grupo Estado). (confirmed)
Maurício Barros (DHL). (confirmed)
12:45 – 14:15
14:15 – 15:00
The $1 trillion treasurer and the value of money: from financial crisis to currency design. What role does money play today and how has that changed over time? Consumer behavior still is one of the hardest things to change, and optionality remains the top priority for how people think about commerce, investments and even what we see on our money. How demand for U.S. currency continues to rise around the world and the profound effect it has on the consumer, the companies and the economy.
Rosa Rios (43rd Treasurer of the United States). (confirmed)
15:00 – 16:15
IAFEI COMMITTEES UPDATE
Chairman of 3 out of the 5 Committees of IAFEI will provide an update of what they are doing.
International Treasure Committee: Dominique Chesneau (France). (confirmed)
International Financial Reporting Standards: Conchita Manabat (Philippines). (confirmed)
International Anti-corruption - A CFO's perspective: Juan Ortega (IAFEI - Mexico). (confirmed)
16:15 – 16:45
AFTERNOON REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING
16:45 – 18:00
CFOs of large Latam based corporations will discuss issues such as: technology; new business models; compliance; results governance. How disruptive technologies are affecting CFOs and their companies. How to lead for the future, millenniums and their values. Key decision factors in spending resources in innovation; return calculation and other issues. Banks – new financial products and services vis a vis new business models. Effect of strong governance implementation in companies performance. Diversity management.
Caio Ibrahim David (Itaú - Unibanco). (confirmed)
Eduardo de Toledo (Klabin). (confirmed)
Harley Scardoeli (Gerdau). (confirmed) João Paulo Seibel de Faria (Microsoft). (confirmed)
João Paulo Seibel de Faria (Microsoft). (confirmed)