600Minutes Executive Finance

Future Finance Function: Driving Change and Accelerating Innovation while Achieving Resource Optimisation

October 29 - November 04, 2021

Netherlands

About the Event

While the role of CFOs and finance leaders has undergone a major shift last year, immediate adoption to digitalization and automation is needed more than ever to protect customers, suppliers, and employees in the future.

Join us at the upcoming 600Minutes Executive Finance networking event filled with insights related to the evolution of the CFO, resilience, digitalization, and scenario planning. Gain insights and share experiences with C-suites, top finance executives and strategic decision makers in the Netherlands through inspiring keynotes, discussions, and virtual 1-to-1 networking sessions.

Why Attend

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Re-build your connections and stay engaged with the business community through our virtual events. Maintain your competitive edge with insightful keynotes, panel discussions, and tailored content, and continue growing your network and discover new business opportunities through virtual 1-2-1 matchmade meetings.

Speakers

Marc Grasso

CFO
Mediq B.V.

Lodewijk Lockefeer

CFO
Zeelandia Groep

Jeanine Tijhaar

Group CFO
Eneco

Hendrik Jan Roel

CFO Albert Heijn & Ahold Nederland
Albert Heijn

Kristof Stouthuysen

Professor Management Accounting
Vlerick Business School

Frank Verbeeten

Honorary Professor IMA & Professor of Accounting
University of Amsterdam Business School

Mike De Boer

CFO
KNAB Bank

Jeroen Smit

Journalist & Bestseller Author
Leadership Speaker

René Kuijer

Senior Manager
PwC Netherlands

Yannick Lamens

Manager Consulting Finance
PwC Netherlands

Featured Sessions

Keynote : Changing role of the CFO: A framework to build purpose
Speaker: Marc Grasso - Mediq B.V.
Panel discussion : The road to recovery - The world after the pandemic
The recent COVID-19 outbreak has affected the whole Dutch economy. CFO's needs to invest in the future and embrace changes to create business continuity. During this session, the panelists will discuss how the business landscape and world will adjust to the “new normal”.

During this session, the panelist will dive into the lessons and learnings during covid-19 and how the future of finance will look like.

• Shaping the future - What are the lessons & learnings of resilience and how can a CFO restructure and transform the business?
• Changing Role - What is the role of the CFO to ensure that the company operates and what opportunities can be seized during this time?
• Driving Value - How can a CFO drive growth and increase the long-term value of the company?
Speakers: Lodewijk Lockefeer - Zeelandia Groep, Jeanine Tijhaar - Eneco, Hendrik Jan Roel - Albert Heijn
Leadership presentation : The DNA of the digital finance leader; Value creation with AI & ML
What do AI & Machine Learning (ML) really mean? How do these 2 technologies generate real impact in various sectors and domains? And how can will AI & ML create value for finance leaders? Professor Kristof Stouthuysen challenges and encourages you to integrate AI & ML in the financial domain step by step to in order to successfully become a strategic partner in the digital age.
Speaker: Kristof Stouthuysen - Vlerick Business School
Panel discussion : Impact Creation - Unlocking value with analytics
In the past years, CFO's have increased the amount of time they spend on using advanced analytics to identify certain threats and new business opportunities. Especially the COVID0-19 recovery pushes CFOs to improve their analytics strategy to accelerate further digitalization, minimize risk and drive sustainability.

The leading voices of this interactive panel discussion will exchange insights on impact creation with the help of data and analytics.

• Leading the change - How can a CFO drive sustainability?
• Finance transformation - How to accelerate the finance digitalization?
• Risk management - How to deal with ethical concerns in your analytics strategy?
Speakers: Frank Verbeeten - University of Amsterdam Business School, Mike De Boer - KNAB Bank
Leadership presentation : A CFO ' Activist' - Driving Purpose on a Long-Term Sustainable Future
A CFO driven by purpose and a strong focus on a (very) long-term sustainable future, will be successful in the 21-the century. During this session, will Jeroen dare the audience to create impact as a business leader
Speaker: Jeroen Smit - Leadership Speaker
Event Themes

In Discussion

The evolution of the CFO - Shifting from accounting to strategy

Recovery through resilience - Fostering business agility and drive business growth by rethinking your finance strategy

Predict the future - Leveraging scenario planning to steer through disruption and identify new opportunities

Adoption of emerging technology - Driving greater operational and financial efficiency

ESG & CSR - Navigating a sustainable business from finance perspective

Event Partners

Solution Providers

Spotlight Videos

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Rydoo SA
Basware
Sigma Conso
SAP Concur
Workday B.V.

Themes

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Digitalisation and Automation | The Finance department of the future
Use of Data in Finance | An Analytical environment
CFO and cooperation with the Business, Necessary Soft Skills
The next steps of Robotics | Will AI rule the future Finance department?
Managing through times of Crisis | Imperatives for CFOs

Speakers

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Harald Seidel
DAF Trucks N.V.
Maarten Laukens
Basware
Brian Montgomery
Workday B.V.
Gavin van Boekel
Unilever
Hans van Leeuwen
Prorail
Onyi Anyado
Onyi Anyado Media House