Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) February 11, 2010
Hundreds of CFOs, tax executives, financial and performance management leaders, visionaries and practitioners will convene at Longview Solutions' global customer conference, Dialog 2010, May 10 – 13, 2010 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Miami.
For more than ten years Dialog has offered Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 corporate finance and tax customers, compelling information, real-world strategies and implementation best practices. New content this year includes an expanded Tax track, a Strategic Trends & Practices track, and a dedicated Technical/IT track.
"Based on the theme *The Power of Possibility*, the conference program for Dialog 2010 is designed for attendees to discover new approaches to corporate performance management and tax reporting, while networking with peers and innovators, and then reapplying the information learned to transform their organizations," said John Power, President, Longview Solutions. "The content and venue of this year’s conference, combined with Dialog’s legacy of delivering real value to attendees, makes Dialog 2010 a must-attend for Longview customers, prospects and strategic partners."
In addition to delivering more than 50 breakout sessions worth CPE credits, Dialog 2010 will feature presentations from the Longview leadership team, Nicholas Boothman, author of "Convince Them in 90 Seconds," and Paul Schuster, VP – Corporate Finance and Treasurer for Trustmark Insurance. Breakout speakers, to name a few, include Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Cisco, UPS, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and ShawCor.
New this year, the Strategic Trends & Practices track will showcase respected industry consulting firm BPM Partners and will feature key sessions on topics such as:
- How to Create a Financial Centre of Excellence
- Building a Business Case for Co-existence in a Mega Vendor World
- The Evolution of the Performance Management Market and Technology
"Historically, performance management initiatives evolved out of a need for better insight, control and management of a company’s financial information," said John Colbert, Vice President of research and analysis, BPM Partners. "Now performance management is a strategic initiative for most companies. Longview’s new track reflects this new role of performance management and will help companies to maximize the value of their performance management solution."
Learn about Longview 7
Dialog 2010 will focus on Longview 7, the most recent major release of Longview’s industry-leading corporate performance management software application. The conference will also include several sessions on IFRS, XBRL and SOA; one-on-one consultations with Longview experts; and a new solutions lab.
Focus on Advanced Tax
New this year, Dialog will feature a dedicated tax track that will showcase the issues most important to the tax function and how to leverage the combined power of tax and corporate performance management (CPM) technology to improve productivity. This track will include sessions such as:
- Streamlining the Tax Provisioning Process
- IFRS Implications on the Corporate Tax Function
- Emerging Trends in Tax Technology
Hot Topics in a Hot Location
Dialog 2010 will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami. Miami, a hub of international commerce and gateway to Latin America, offers visitors hot weather and a dazzling array of activities. Dialog 2010’s selected venue, the Four Seasons Hotel, is an architecturally striking tower one block from Biscayne Bay.
Discover, Engage, Transform
"Dialog is a great example of our commitment to our customers and focus on thought leadership" says John Power, President of Longview Solutions. "2010 is set to explore the power of possibility and create opportunities for attendees to discover new ideas, engage with other attendees and subject matter experts and transform this newly acquired knowledge into power within their organizations."
For more information about the conference and the detailed agenda please visit the Dialog website at dialog.longview.com.
About Longview Solutions
Longview Solutions helps companies manage the business of finance with a unified, scalable application that can automate any one, or combination of, the following financial processes: Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting, Consolidation, Tax Provisioning, Management Reporting and Profitability Analytics. Since 1994, hundreds of Fortune 1000 enterprises have standardized on Longview’s Corporate Performance Management (CPM) software to create a single source of financial truth, realizing significant improvements in data integrity, decision support, visibility and financial transparency. Longview is a division of Exact based in Toronto, Canada, with additional offices in Philadelphia, Chicago (USA) and London (UK). For more information please visit http://www.longview.com.
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