FEI to Host FASB Chairman and Morgan Stanley Vice Chairman as Keynotes for Annual Corporate Financial Reporting Insights (CFRI) Conference

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FEI's annual CFRI conference to be held on November 11 and 12 in New York focuses on “Driving Growth Through Technical and Leadership Excellence," helping attendees learn about connecting technology with people for business success.

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We have the honor of hosting keynote speaker Russ Golden, Chairman of FASB, as he shares his vision of the future of finance. Morgan Stanley’s Carla Harris, the second CFRI keynote, will share her unique insight on intentional leadership—helping leaders to not just lead, but to inspire and motivate.

Financial Executives International (FEI), the association of choice for CFOs and other senior-level finance executives, will host the 38th Annual Corporate Financial Reporting Insights (CFRI) Conference on November 11-12, 2019, at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel. As with prior years, FEI continues to host an exclusive speaker roster, giving CFRI attendees unprecedented access to industry-leading financial reporting trends, strategies, and tools. Attendees have the opportunity to earn up to 15.5 CPE credits, and can register here: http://www.financialexecutives.org/cfri.

Sessions will be conducted by financial leaders from major organizations such as American Express, Crowe, EY, Johnson & Johnson, KPMG, Microsoft, PayPal, PepsiCo, and The Walt Disney Company. These presenters will be joined by key representatives from the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).

Conference Chair Alice Jolla, Microsoft Corporation’s Corporate Controller and member of FEI’s Board of Directors and Corporate Reporting Committee, said, “We consistently receive feedback that CFRI is one of the industry’s most important and impactful annual conferences. It successfully brings together leaders from all types of organizations: small to large businesses, private and public companies, and government agencies. These leaders share their perspectives on challenges and opportunities we all face daily. Regardless of your role in your organization, this focused event will have something that will not only help you do your job better, but also thrive as a financial leader.”

Russ Golden, FASB Chairman and Carla Harris, Vice Chairman, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor of Morgan Stanley will deliver keynotes on November 11 and November 12 respectively.

“This year, CFRI will focus on training financial executives to promote change and innovation in their respective companies. Through a combination of technology, best practices, and leadership skills, attendees will walk away with actionable steps they can take to solve problems and strengthen their professional contributions,” said Andrej Suskavcevic, CAE, president and CEO of FEI and FERF. “This year, we have the distinguished honor of hosting keynote speaker Russ Golden, Chairman of FASB, as he explains a career of learning and shares his resulting vision of the future of finance. Morgan Stanley’s Carla Harris joins Mr. Golden as our second keynote, during which she will share her unique insight on intentional leadership—helping leaders to not just lead, but to inspire and motivate.”

Conference attendees will also have an opportunity to connect with more than 25 exhibitors registered to date, who will showcase solutions and services ranging from account reconciliation and payments tools to evaluation and lease accounting services.

The CFRI conference is made possible through the support of the Financial Education & Research Foundation, and the event sponsors, including Diamond Sponsor Microsoft; Platinum Sponsors Crowe LLP, Deloitte, EY, Greenlight Technologies, Intelligize, Kaplan, KPMG, PWC, ServiceNow, and Workiva; Gold Sponsor Longview; and Silver Sponsors Empire Valuation Consultants, RGP, Stout, and Toppan Merrill.

Agenda and Registration Details
Visit the CFRI website for the complete agenda, speaker biographies and registration details regarding both in-person and livestream attendance. Additionally, join the Twitter conversation at #FEICFRI2019.

About FEI
Financial Executives International (FEI) is the leading advocate for the views of corporate financial management. Its more than 10,000 members hold policy-making positions as chief financial officers, treasurers and controllers at companies from every major industry. FEI enhances member professional development through peer networking, career management services, conferences, research and publications. Members participate in the activities of more than 65 Chapters in the U.S. FEI is located in Morristown, NJ. Visit http://www.financialexecutives.org for more information.

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