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P2P Transformation Summit 2018

5th June, 2018 - The Waldorfp2p summit 2018 low res logo


More than ever, companies need strategic control on cost, risk and efficiency. Many are looking to automate in order to achieve the levels of insight they need to create a real transformation across finance. But what does Finance Transformation mean on a practical level and what will change mean for you and your team? Join us and discover the key steps you can take to lead your team to success.

Benefit from all that the event offers:


Tim Harford

  • Two tracks: P2P Transformation and Leadership
  • Keynote Speaker: Tim Harford
  • Speakers and workshops offering the latest strategy advice
  • Roundtable workshops
  • Superb networking opportunities with like-minded peers
  • Excellent Waldorf buffet lunch
  • Afternoon tea and cakes
  • Champagne AP awards reception

Contemporary P2P functions are moving away from the siloed attitudes of the past and many organisations are collaborating across the different areas of purchase to pay, often with shared KPIs and reporting. Emerging and evolving technology is often the enabler of change, but if you want to maximise P2P functionality, it's just one of the elements to consider.

During the keynote and workshop sessions we'll cover:

  • Rethinking Finance Transformation - it's all about value
  • Why you should always start with why
  • How Change Management is key to unlocking ROI
  • It's your career - so why aren't the C suite listening to you?
  • Business Wargaming - stress test your strategy
  • Fraud - the secret growth industry in your P2P
  • Is a broken P2P process holding you back?
  • Hold everything - we need RPA, or it is AI?

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Summit Agenda

08:45 Registration
08:45 - 09:15 Refeshments and Networking in the Exhibitor Zone
09:15 - 09:30 Welcome and introduction
09:30 - 10:30 Keynote Speaker
10:30 - 11:00 Morning Coffee in the Exhibitor Zone - networking with Keynote
11:00 - 11:40 Breakout sessions - Tracks one and Two
11:45 - 12:15 Breakout sessions - Tracks one and Two
12:30 - 13:30
Buffet Lunch - Meet the Exhibitors
13:30 - 14:35 Breakout sessions - Tracks one and Two
14:40 - 15:40 Plenary session
15:40 - 15:45 Coffee and Afternoon tea - Meet the Exhibitors
15:45 - 16:30 AP Awards, Prize Giving & Champagne reception
16:30 - 16:45 Closing remarks
   Track One: P2P Transformation    Track Two: Forward Focus


Summit Sponsors

tradeshift logo blackFounded in 2010, Tradeshift is the world’s largest business commerce platform that connects buyers and sellers. Tradeshift connects over 1.5 million companies across 190 countries, processes over half a trillion USD in transaction value yearly, and has a marketplace containing 28 million SKUs. It offers solutions for procure to pay, supplier engagement and financial services, and enables companies and partners to build custom or commercial apps on its business commerce platform. Tradeshift is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Copenhagen, New York, London, Paris, Suzhou, Chongqing, Tokyo, Munich, Frankfurt, Sydney, Bucharest, Oslo, and Stockholm.

fiscal-logo-2013-newFISCAL Technologies is the leading provider of forensic solutions that empower purchase-to-pay teams across the globe to protect organisational spend. Incorporating unique technology to reduce risk in the supply chain, FISCAL solutions are used on a continuous, preventative basis to protect supplier spend, defend against fraud, increase profitability and drive process improvement.

Since 2003, FISCAL has safeguarded hundreds of millions of payments and is now relied on by over 250 leading organisations. For more information visit www.fiscaltec.co.uk.

Documation Logo 2017Documation is an agile, expanding software house on a mission to make every client’s world a better place. This promise depends on us building brilliant workflow software and providing a level of service that earns us the highest praise from our customers as often their leading IT supplier! But most of all, it depends on us doing exactly what we say we are going to do - and that really matters to us. Our team of consultants, developers, account managers and support are continually listening, learning and developing to ensure we can provide a brilliant one-stop-shop. We take the time to listen, ask questions and get to know you. In short, we do whatever it takes to understand your business needs and pain points. We’ll then propose and talk through a solution that’s right for you.

25 years on, and still based in the UK, our automated purchase to pay and financial processing solutions make light work of complex tasks. Built on our modular Enable platform, our solutions can automate the entire P2P process, integrate with any business system and benefit any industry, regardless of scale or size. Our solutions will save you time and cost while providing control, visibility and compliance. For more information visit www.documation.co.uk.

coupa logoCoupa is the leading provider of commercial open source e-procurement solutions. Coupa e-Procurement delivers big business procurement automation and spending controls to small and mid-size organizations, enabling companies to streamline processes, improve productivity, and save money. As the e-procurement solution of choice among small and mid-size companies, Coupa e-Procurement has been downloaded by more than 7,500 organizations, and is also available as an on-demand service.

2017 Logo ITESOFT sm 200ITESOFT are a multi award winning international software vendor with an ambition to help our clients reduce costs by streamlining and automating their manual document-centric processes. These market leading solutions are used in 22 countries worldwide and automatically process in excess of 1 billion documents every year in an accurate, fast and effective manner.

ITESOFT is recognised as a world-class Document Capture solution vendor, serving customers across the globe from four locations: France, the UK, Germany and the USA.

StatementMatching Logo 250Statementmatching.com

Supplier account reconciliation is a key control for Accounts Payable to ensure creditor balances are accurate for financial reporting, no mistakes have gone unnoticed and audit processes are complete. Statement-Matching.com is a cloud based application that automates the reconciliation of supplier statements to the accounting records and enables Accounts Payable to share the results with suppliers and meet internal audit controls. Significant Exceptions processing immediately identifies missing credits, invoices recorded as credits, incorrect amounts, incorrect currencies and documents approved for payment that are not quoted on the statement.

WaxDigital 350Wax Digital delivers award winning spend management and eProcurement software solutions to savings-focused organisations around the world.
Our intuitive web3 software is deployed via the cloud in Purchase to Pay (P2P) and Source to Contract (S2C) modules, or as a completely integrated Source to Pay suite (iS2P). Coupled with our unique AnytoAnyTM integration capability that connects to any third-party systems, web3 brings control, compliance and cost savings throughout the entire purchasing lifecycle, managing £23 billion of spend in over 100 countries worldwide, empowering finance and buying team to work more strategically.