AP & P2P Network Announces Spring 2016 Accounts Payable & Procure-to-Pay Conference & Expo

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More than 500 AP practitioners to gather May 23-25, 2016 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort®, FL

AP & P2P Conference & Expo

This is the premier Spring conference for AP & P2P professionals to come learn key best practices and metrics, get up speed on the latest regulatory changes, and understand the technologies available to help streamline their processes

The AP & P2P Network has announced the dates and location for the spring edition of its biannual event, the Accounts Payable & Procure-to-Pay Conference & Expo. The conference will be held May 23-25, 2016 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort®, Walt Disney World®, Florida.

The three-day conference and expo will kick off on Monday, May 23 with several workshops and certification classes, followed by an opening cocktail reception in the exhibit hall. Workshops and certifications are an additional fee; pricing may be found at iofm.com/conference-spring/register. The reception is open to all registered conference attendees.

Conference sessions will take place on Tuesday, May 24 and Wednesday, May 25. During each session block attendees will choose from a variety of topics, including AP & P2P automation, leadership & strategy, metrics & benchmarking, tax and compliance updates, best practices for operating in a de-centralized or centralized department structure, fraud prevention, working capital strategies to improve the bottom line, and more.

Session presenters include key AP & P2P innovators from organizations such as: University of Maryland Medical Center; Dawn Food Products; Voya Financial; Scottrade, Inc.; Celgene; The Hackett Group; Crescent Crown Distributing; AP & P2P Network; City and County of Denver; PwC; University of Virginia; Nexion Health, Inc.; and many more.

“We’re looking forward to welcoming over 500 AP & P2P professionals to Disney this May,” said Brian Cuthbert, Executive Director of the AP & P2P Network. “This is the premier Spring conference for AP & P2P professionals to come and network with their peers, learn key best practices and metrics, get up speed on the latest regulatory changes, and understand the technologies available to help streamline their processes."

A second networking reception will take place on the evening of Tuesday, May 24 in the exhibit hall. Receptions are a great way for attendees to network with other finance professionals, to meet with solution providers and to take part in other fun giveaways and activities planned. The AP & P2P Conference & Expo will wrap up its schedule of activities with additional Accounts Payable Certification offerings on Thursday, May 26.

For more information or to register, go to http://www.iofm.com/conference-spring or contact the AP & P2P Network at 207-842-5557. Discounted lodging at Disney’s Contemporary Resort® will be available soon via the conference website.

The Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM) is the leading organization providing training, education and certification programs specifically for professionals in Accounts Payable, Procure-to-Pay, Accounts Receivable and Order-to-Cash, as well as key tax and compliance resources for Global and Shared Services professionals, Controllers and their F&A teams.

IOFM has certified nearly 20,000 financial operations professionals worldwide through its four certification programs. These programs include Accredited Payables Specialist or Manager (U.S. and Canadian specific versions available), Accredited Receivables Specialist or Manager and Certified Professional Controller. The globally recognized AP & AR certifications are available in English, Simple Chinese and Spanish.

IOFM’s membership networks, the AP & P2P Network (http://www.app2p.com) and AR & O2C Network (http://www.tarn.com), feature industry research and best practices, metrics and benchmarking data, policies, case studies, tools, templates, and critical compliance and corporate governance resources. The Institute also produces on-demand e-learning resources including video trainings and web-based seminars.

IOFM hosts industry-leading conferences designed to facilitate continuing education and peer networking. These events include the Accounts Payable and Procure-to-Pay Conference and Expo (Spring and Fall), and the Accounts Receivable & Order-to-Cash Conference.

With a universe of over 100,000 financial operations professionals, growing certification and membership programs, and a keen understanding of the issues and content needs critical to the profession, IOFM is the trusted source of information in the rapidly evolving field of financial operations.

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