Join the world’s biggest Accounts Payable Conference
Join us to be part of the biggest AP community uniting for one day during the conference. With the APA team inviting you to ‘ The AP Leaders Essential Tool Kit for 2022’ like you’ve never seen before.
“Live in Studio” Evolution of Accounts Payable
Headline Partner - Kofax
Keynote – Mandy Hickson
Our 1st Keynote speaker Mandy Hickson the only female pilot on her Front-Line Tornado Squadron, flying multimillion-pound fast jets for the Royal Air Force. She has operated in hostile environments, including patrolling the ‘No Fly’ zone over Iraq.
Drawing on her experience of calculated risk-taking, decision-making under pressure and the critical role of the human in the system, she transfers vivid lessons from the cockpit to other management and leadership contexts
Measuring success, Recognition and reward, Understanding what your team want and what makes your organisation and AP team the place to be.
Break & Networking
Great British Bounce Back
In the 1st of our Live Panel’s we will be discussing how the AP Industry can help support the “Bounce Back” of the British economy. Looking in particular at payments, reporting & communication.
One Step at a Time - Choose the best path to automated business processes for AP
Many AP Departments are thinking about how they can plan for higher efficiency in 2022 and understand that one of the biggest tools for growth available is digitisation. There are many steps to achieve full automation, so it is important that you move at the right pace for your business.
Whether your mission is to become partly automated in 2022 or go the whole nine yards to 100% full automation, the next step of your journey begins with the question, what’s next?
In this presentation, Sean Mclaughlan will discuss the many levels of AP automation and advise and explain why it’s important to start planning for 2022 sooner rather than later.
Why AP is so much more than data capture – Esker live demo.
There’s no doubt that technologies such as AI and RPA can help with back-end data capture in AP – but Esker’s AP solution has so much more to offer.
Join us for a demonstration of what’s at the forefront of our technology: an intuitive, customisable user interface, giving rise to enhanced visibility and stakeholder understanding.
Easy to use, as-standard or fully-configurable dashboards and a wealth of readily available reporting capabilities, mean that any user can easily deduce what is happening in their AP process almost instantly.
Lunch & Networking
Round Table 1 “Doing More With Less”
Hosted Live by – Sid Vasili with guest expert panellists
With the theme for 2021 being “Doing more with Less” Sid will review with a panel of experts how technology has supported & continues to shape the future of the AP Industry. Join the online discussion.
- Mary Shaeffer – Founder, AP Now
- Max Kent – Vice President - Global Procurement, Compleat
- Naomi Secor – Global Managing Director, SSON
- Gemma Durham - P2P Transactional Services Manager, Tarmac
Excellence & Continuous Improvement
Scott is a Six Sigma Black Belt & expert in all areas of continuous improvement & excellence. Scott will take us through the key elements to be aware of & how to shape for the future.
Supporting AP departments in their digital transformation journey.
Itesoft - In disruptive times, technology plays a vital role in helping companies maintain continuity... Join ITESOFT's talk and learn the drawbacks of manual AP processes, the benefits of digitalisation and how it supports greater efficiency and business continuity.
Break & Networking
Lets talk Reality (Live Q&A with customer)
Overcoming Hurdles (addressing why automation can fail)
Building Confidence, Diversity and Inclusion in Accounts Payable
A firm favourite of the global AP Community Mary Schaeffer talks to a panel of experts around building confidence within AP as well as discussing Diversity & Inclusion.