E-Invoicing as Enabler for Dematerialisation of Business Processes

Exchange Summit
October 10 to 11, 2016 | Barcelona, Spain

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Key topics of the Exchange Summit 2016

  • Current Status of EU Legislation for E-Invoices
  • Why Blockchain Technology Has The Capacity To Disrupt The P2P Process And How You Will Benefit
  • How Digitisation And Robotic Process Automation Will Dramatically Change A/P, A/R And The Entire Financial Supply Chain
  • The 3 Most Important Considerations To Successfully Onboard Suppliers to E-Invoicing: Communication, Value Added Services, SMEs
  • Successfully Managing Risk In The P2P Process
  • Public Procurement in the EU: Where Do We Stand And What´s Next?
  • How to Prepare and Facilitate E-Procurement In Public Sector
  • The Concept Of Smart Contracts And Its Opportunities For P2P
  • Supply Chain Finance As A New Way For SMEs To Find Capital
  • Updates from the EU: EIDAS, CEN / TC 434, Digital Single Market, Public Procurement 2014/24/EU


Preliminary Agenda

Sunday, October 9, 2016

18:00 – 21:00
Registration & Icebreaker Reception
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Monday, October 10, 2016

8:00
Registration and Welcome Coffee

08:30 – 09:00
Media And Analyst Briefing
(Exclusively reserved for accredited representatives of media and analyst)

WARM-UP LEARNING SESSIONS (3 parallel tracks)
09:00 – 09:50

A: Understanding Blockchain Technology and the Concept of Distributed Ledgers

B: Current Status of EU Legislation for E-Invoices

C: Sorting Formats and Standards around E-Invoicing and Payment: EDI, XML, PDF/A-3, UBL, XBRL, ISO20022,...


10:00
Welcome Address and Opening of the Exchange Summit
Johannes von Mulert, Founder Exchange Summit and CEO of Vereon AG

KEYNOTE SESSIONS
10:05
Why Blockchain Technology Has The Capacity To Disrupt The P2P Process And How You Will Benefit

10:35
How Digitization And Robotic Process Automation Will Dramatically Change A/P, A/R And The Entire Financial Supply Chain

11:05
The 3 Most Important Considerations To Successfully Onboard Suppliers to E-Invoicing: Communication, Value Added Services, SMEs

11:35
Networking Break in the Exhibition

COUNTRY HIGHLIGHT SESSION
12:00
Australia - The Global Showcase For E-Invoicing?

13:00
Networking Lunch Break in the Exhibition

FOCUS SESSIONS
14:30
Successfully Managing Risk In The P2P Process
Decision Makers and “Pain Points”
Roles & Responsibilities of Company Officials
Major Cases Studies of Corporate Risks
Process Spotlight: Procure to Pay (AP or P2P)
Risk Management: Why It Is Important and How to Approach It
Industry Frameworks: What’s Out There and Selecting What Works For You
Automating Your P2P Function and Mitigating Risk
Addressing Critical Corporate Controls and Continuous Controls Monitoring (CCM)
Chris Doxey, Doxey Inc., USA

15:00
10 Years Of Electronic Invoicing In Brazil - Evolution, Opportunities And What's Next
Newton Oller, Project Leader of E-Invoicing in Retail, Tax Inspector, Sao Paulo State Financing Secretariat, Brazil

ROUNDTABLES
14:30
Break free of your traditional conference sessions in these presentation-free roundtables. Set a focus on your favorite topic and gain 60 minutes of high-level peer-to-peer discussion and networking with other experts who wish to carry forward the topic.
Each session is facilitated by a moderator. No Powerpoint, no microphones, just you and your biggest challenges addressed as a group, by the group.
Limited to 25 persons per session

A: The Future of VAT In A Digital World
B: Public and Private E-Invoicing Directories
C: E-Auditing
D: Where is EDI going?
E: XBRL
F: E-Reporting
G: CEN / TC 434
H: Enhancing Data Accuracy and Quality


15:30
Networking Break in the Exhibition

16:00
Wrap-up From the Focus Sessions: Topics Discussed, Conclusions And Next Steps Defined

EU UPDATE SESSIONS
16:30
Digital Single Market

16:45
CEN / TC 434: Update And New Insights Into The E-Invoicing Standardization Committee
Jaap van der Marel and Andrea Caccia

17:00
2014/24/EU: Public Procurement

17:15
EIDAS: Update From The EU And Implication For Cross-Border Identity Of Trading Partners

17:30
End of Day 1

18:30
Departure For The Networking Dinner Event

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

WARM-UP LEARNING SESSIONS (3 parallel tracks)
09:00 – 09:50

A: Disrupting Payments in Europe: 5 Things You Need To Know About PSD2

B: The Concept Of Smart Contracts And Its Opportunities For P2P

C: Concept and scope of CEN / TC 434



COUNTRY HIGHLIGHT SESSION
10:00
How to Prepare and Facilitate E-Procurement In The Swedish Public Sector
Kerstin Wiss Holmdahl, Sweden

PANEL DISCUSSION
10:30
Public Procurement in the EU: Where Do We Stand And What´s Next?
Moderator: Charles Bryant, Secretary General, EESPA

11:00
Networking Break in the Exhibition

FOCUS SESSIONS (3 parallel tracks)
11:30 – 12:00

A: Supply Chain Finance As A New Way For SMEs To Find Capital

B: E-Archive and E-Invoicing in Turkey

C: TED - E-Tendering in the EU

12:05 – 12:35
A: MSC Belgium goes UBL all the way: From Invoices To Shipment Data
MSC Belgium NV is a 100% subsidiary of and acts as agent for Mediterranean Shipping Company SA, headquartered in Geneva, one of the largest container shipping companies worldwide. Based in the port of Antwerp, MSC’s major European hub, MSC Belgium serves the Belgian import & export market, and handles bookings and documentation for more than 1 million TEU container units per year. Executing a long-standing strategy of dematerialization of invoices, this now results in
- generating 30000 UBL XML customer invoices per month
- all supplier invoices entering the back-end systems as UBL XML (upgrading from paper or PDF as required)
-A practical approach to avoid the AP platform sirens: focus on the data, not the transport
-Extending the standard UBL invoice with shipment data for the transportation sector
Guido Dilles, E-Invoicing Project Lead, MSC Belgium NV

B: E-Invoicing In An SAP Environment

C: Interoperability

12:35
Networking Lunch Break in the Exhibition

FOCUS SESSIONS (3 parallel tracks)
14:00 – 14:30
A: E-Invoicing at European Central Bank
B: Success Story of Public Sector
C: Open

14:35 – 15:00
A: Success Story of Multinational
B: Open
C: Open

KEYNOTE SESSION
15:05
E-Invoicing Opens 1/3 of Automation Potential - Even More To Save On the Procurement And Payment Side
- PSD2 Brings New And Agile Players To The Market
- Will Money Be Quicker Than Invoices Once Instant Payments Are Obligatory?
- How Integrated Receivables Could Change The Landscape
- Standards In Procurement Business And The Challenge To Serve Hundreds of Systems

15:35 Tombola and Closing Remarks

15:45 End of Exchange Summit 2016

Johannes von MulertJohannes von Mulert
Founder of the Exchange Summit

Contact:
Email: johannes.vonmulert@exchange-summit.com
Tel.: +41 71 677 8700