E-Invoicing: Accelerating Digitization in the Supply Chain

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 Digitization 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 te 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)

EXPERT SESSIONS
09:00 – 09:50

A: Understanding Blockchain Technology and the Concept of Distributed Ledgers
Markus Hautala, Head of Innovation Program, Tieto

B: Current Status of EU Legislation for E-Invoices

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

 

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

KEYNOTE SESSIONS

10:05 - 10:45
World-Class in P2P/S2S - Overview & Trends
- Key drivers for enterprises and functions
- Agility as major driver and how to become more agile
- Drivers for PTP/S2S
- Selected best practices and metrics
Tom Olavi Bangemann, Senior Vice President Business Transformation, The Hackett Group

10:45 - 11:25
Experience How Blockchain Technology Impacts P2P and Supply Chain Finance
- Moving from what blockchain is to how to make it work
- Blockchain is not for banks only: what corporates want
- Which P2P and SCF processes can benefit most from blockchain-based applications?
- Blockchain is being investigated on how it can streamline current P2P and SCF processes: what    is the future holding?
Enrico Camerinelli, Senior Analyst, Aite Group

11:25
Networking and Refreshments in the Exhibition

FOCUS SESSIONS

11:55 - 12:25
How Digitization And Robotic Process Automation Will Dramatically Change A/P, A/R

12:30 - 13:00
A: Australia - The Global Showcase For E-Invoicing?

B: Mobile App for E-Bill Presentment and Payment and Derived Analytics
Johannes Vermeire, Managing Director, Addocted

13:00
Networking and Lunch in the Exhibition

KEYNOTE SESSIONS

14:30 - 15:00
Successfully Managing Risk In The P2P Process
- Major cases studies of corporate risks
- Process spotlight: procure to pay
- Risk management: why it is important and how to approach it
- Automating your P2P function and mitigating risk
- Addressing critical corporate controls and continuous controls monitoring (CCM)
Chris Doxey, Doxey Inc., USA

15:00 - 15:30
10 Years Of Electronic Invoicing In Brazil - Evolution, Opportunities And What's Next
- More than 14 billion electronic invoices issued by about 1.2 million companies
- Market penetration over 95% for all Brazilian companies
- The strategy, role of the government and the steps for electronic invoice massification
- Mistakes and lessons learned in the implementation process
- Improvements in development and what's next: integrating supply chains and electronic tracking of vehicles with RFID
Newton Oller, Project Leader of E-Invoicing in Retail, Tax Inspector, Sao Paulo State Financing Secretariat, Brazil

ROUNDTABLES
14:30 - 15:30
Break free of your traditional conference sessions in these presentation-free roundtables. Set a focus on your favorite topic and gain 45 - 60 minutes of high-level peer-to-peer discussion and networking with other experts who understand the background and opportunities. 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
Jos Feyaerts, CEO, InCoPro
B: Public / Private E-Invoicing Directories
C: E-Invoicing Quick Wins: How to maximize ROI
Zsuzsanna Kun, B2P Subject Matter Expert, Global Operations – Finance, GE
D: The Role of Electronic Data Interchange
Jose Javier Sanchez Hidalgo, CEO, Inposia
E: Enhancing Data Accuracy and Quality
Pirjo Ilola, Federation of Finnish Financial Services
F: What does Accounting Industry expect from E-Invoicing and Digitalized Cash Register Receipts
Bo Harald, Founder of the Real Time Economy Program

 

15:30
Networking and Refreshments in the Exhibition

16:00 - 16:30
Wrap-up of Roundtables: Topics Discussed, Conclusions and Next Steps Defined

EU UPDATE SESSIONS

16:30 - 16:45
Digital Single Market: Impact on Purchase to Pay

16:45 - 17:00
CEN / TC 434: Update And New Insights Into The E-Invoicing Standardization Committee
Andrea Caccia, Chairman of CEN/TC 434, European Committee for Standardisation

17:00 - 17:15
2014/24/EU Public Procurement: Where do we stand?

17:15 - 17:30
EIDAS: Update From The EU And Implication For Cross-Border Identity Of Trading Partners
Andrea Servida, Head Unit E-Government and Trust, DG Connect, European Commission

17:30
End of Day 1

18:30
Departure For The Networking Dinner Event

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

EXPERT SESSIONS
09:00 – 09:50

A: Payments and invoicing:coming together?
In this session we will update you on the key development in the payments world, including PSD2 Access to the Account, Instant Payments, Open API and Open Banking. In particular we will discuss whether and how this could influence the strategic developments in the e-invoicing world and what opportunities might arise.
Douwe Lycklama, Partner, Innopay

B: What Buyers and Suppliers Do not Need to Know about E-Invoicing and E-Procurement
The effective adoption of e-invoicing and e-procurement will be built on well defined, highly accessible, readily scalable and standards-based processes
alongside a compelling call to action. The benefits are compelling and public sector adoption is moving ever-closer to being mandated.
However, to fully unlock the benefits, the underlying delivery framework must address these key drivers. How can this be achieved?
- The role of standards
- Interoperability in a 4-corner model
- Mandatory adoption of e-Invoicing
- Charging rules within the 4-corner model
Tim Cole, COO, Causeway Technologies

C: Supply Chain Finance as a New Way for SMEs to Find Capital

 

COUNTRY HIGHLIGHT SESSION

10:00 - 10:30
How to Prepare and Facilitate E-Procurement In The Swedish Public Sector
- What is the current situation and what are the plans?
- Challenges when e-tendering must be implemented with new rules and electronic tools
- Can existing standards and building blocks facilitate the implementation of e-procurement?
- Can e-invoicing facilitate the progress of the whole end-to end e-procurement?
Kerstin Wiss Holmdahl, Legal counsel / e-procurement, Legal affairs division, Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions

PANEL DISCUSSION

10:30 - 11:15
The Pressure Builds For Adoption of E-Invoicing in Public Procurement
- Status of the new EU core invoice standard to be implemented by all contracting authorities
- What are thissues and constraints
- How to deliver full savings from end-to-end automation?
- Stakeholders share their views
Moderator: Charles Bryant, Secretary General, EESPA
Panelists:
- Peter Norén, Head of unit implementation & sourcing of enterprise applications, The Swedish National Financial Management Authority
- André Hoddevik, Secretary General, OpenPEPPOL AISBL
- Constantin Christiani, Head of Facility and Ressources Management, University of Vienna
more to be announced

11:15
Networking and Refreshments in the Exhibition

FOCUS SESSIONS

11:45 – 12:15
A: OpenPEPPOL

B: E-Archive and E-Invoicing in Turkey
Göksel Ücer, Managing Director, Netle YAZILIM A.S.

C: Digital Supplier Collaboration for Driving Efficiency, Reducing Risk and Optimizing Working Capital
Kai Finck, SVP & Head of SAP Ariba Centre of Excellence, Europe, Middle East and Africa, SAP Ariba

FOCUS SESSIONS

12:20 – 12:50
A: How the EESPA Community is Building the Value Proposition
- Progress on creating the interoperable eco-system
- EESPA's alliance with openPEPPOL
- Compliance challenges for EU and global developments
- How can we drive supply chain automation to a new level?
Esa Tihilä, Chair, EESPA

B: E-Documents in an SAP Environment
- What is the current situation on the customer side considering multinational business?
- How does Globalization services at SAP support e-documents?
- Solution model for e-documents based on a framework and service approach
- Examples of e-document E2E processes and countries
Sascha Wenger, Olivia Vorstheim, Prasoon Anand, SAP SE

C: 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

12:50
Networking and Lunch in the Exhibition

FOCUS SESSIONS

14:20 – 14:50
A: Tax & Compliance

B: Experience with the E-Procurement Portal of University of Vienna
- Directive 2014/24/EU on public procurement – what will change
- E-Procurement in the public sector – still at the beginning
- The convergence from procurement to invoicing – how far away are we?
Constantin Christiani, Chief Procurement Officer – CPO, Head of Facility
and Resources Management, University of Vienna

C: CEN/TC 434 E-Invoicing Public Conference (colocated)

14:20 Opening of the CEN/TC 434 Public Conference
Jaap van der Marel

14:30 General Objectives on E-Invoicing in Relation to the Directive 2014/55/EU

15:10 Benefits and Challenges for Public Authorities

15:50 Coffee Break

16:20 Benefits and Challenges for Suppliers/Service Providers

16:40 Information on Implementation of the Directive 2014/55/EU

17:00 Overview of Relevant European Actions for Deployment of the
        Digital Single Market

17:20 Closure of the CEN/TC 434 Public Conference

 

ROUNDTABLES
14:55 - 15:40
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: Public E-Procurement for SME
Gerhard Laga, The Austrian Federal Economic Chamber
B: E-Confirmation with e-Sens
C: Interdependencies with other Electronic Documents

 

15:40 -16:00
Networking and Refreshments in the Exhibition with Tombola and Closing Remarks

Johannes von MulertJohannes von Mulert
Founder Exchange Summit

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