Everyone learns differently, which is why we have incorporated a variety of innovative styles to cater to your individual preferences and create a more interactive experience. Explore the various formats that will be featured at FinNext 2018.
See the full list of Educational Breakout Sessions.
Get motivated by inspiring speakers as they present concise, carefully prepared talks focusing on strategies, processes or techniques that foster learning and personal development. Finish up with a five to ten minute audience Q&A session for further clarification.
• Adding Predictive Modeling to your Forecast Process
• AI & the Future Impact on FP&A
• Financial Modeling on the Cloud: Defying Gravity to Gravitate Towards the Clouds
• Getting the Band Back Together: How to Find (and Keep) FP&A Rockstars
• Presenting Complex Data Analysis to Executives & Boards
Listen to vendors present their innovative solutions to common challenges in the profession - keeping it short and sweet in a case study format within just 30 minutes.
Think speed dating, but for finance presentations. Listen to focused, fast-paced, seven minute sessions that include a maximum of twenty images or slides. Vote for your favorite presentation at the conclusion.
• Hacking the Budget
• Goal Seek & Solver Hacks to Support Decision-Making
• Analysis Hacking with DAX
• How to Win Data & Influence Strategy
Immerse yourself in the conversation by joining an interactive roundtable. Contribute your knowledge and share your thoughts with a group of subject matter experts, while guided by an experienced facilitator.
• FP&A Roundtable
• Data Visualization: The Four All-Important Questions We Often Forget to Ask Ourselves
If you would rather sit back and listen, attend a panel where experts with contrasting or complementary points of view discuss or debate a topic, while a moderator guides the conversation. Time is reserved at the end for audience participation, questions, and comments.
• Closing Keynote Session
• Volatility is the New Normal
Sometimes the best way to learn is through concrete examples of past experiences. Take on a case study or simulation that analyzes people, groups, events, decisions, periods, policies, processes, or other systems that presented a problem, and their subsequent paths for resolution.
• Business Partnering: Developing the Mindset of a Strategic Partner
• Cost Planning: Innovations for Integrated Business Planning
• Follow the Yellow Brick Road: Establishing a Finance Transformation Roadmap
• Leveraging Prescriptive Analytics to Close Complexity Gaps
• Using Online Data and Social Analytics to Drive Better Decision-Making