6th CFO Innovation Thailand
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Thursday, November 26

8:00am PST

Registration and Welcome Coffee
Thursday November 26, 2020 8:00am - 9:00am PST

9:00am PST

Chairman’s Welcome Remarks
Thursday November 26, 2020 9:00am - 9:10am PST

9:10am PST

Thailand’s Economic and Trade Recovery Plan: The Post-Pandemic Strategy of Stakeholders
  • Reviewing the country's overall trade strategy after the pandemic abates and developing a national digital platform to handle the changing global trading systems
  • Examining government and institutional relief measures in response to COVID-19
  • Seeking appropriate solutions to promote Thailand's platforms that are instrumental to national development
  • Analyzing the components for Stimulus Plan: Will the plan preserve jobs and avoid business failures

Thursday November 26, 2020 9:10am - 9:50am PST

9:50am PST

Resetting and Reshaping Enterprise Objectives: Implementing Business Continuity Plans and Building Adequate Resilience
  • Identifying the key priorities for CFOs in 2020 - 21
  • Finding ways to balance and reimagine a business-as-usual environment that minimizes disruptions for the organization
  • Stress-testing the current financial plans in view of financial performance parameters
  • Surviving an economic downturn: precedence and projections on business viability

Thursday November 26, 2020 9:50am - 10:20am PST

10:20am PST

Cloudifying the Finance Function
  • Examining factors why CFOs should migrate now to cloud technology
  • Making remote work migration smooth with collaborative tools and by offering less infrastructure complexity
  • Predictive Analytics: Case studies from financial industries
  • Tightening Cybersecurity: Cloud computing in enhancing security and data privacy

Thursday November 26, 2020 10:20am - 10:40am PST

10:40am PST

Morning Networking Break
Thursday November 26, 2020 10:40am - 11:10am PST

11:10am PST

Re-emergence plan 2021: What is the ‘New Normal’ for Tourism, Airlines, Hospitality & Entertainment Sectors?
  • Industry analyses: the boardroom pointers
  • Shoring up investor confidence by highlighting future diversification and expansion plans
  • Retaining your customers: CFO’s perspectives
  • Forming new business partnerships and alliances with emerging digital and virtual stakeholders

Thursday November 26, 2020 11:10am - 11:30am PST

11:30am PST

Fast Tracking Digital Transformation: Aligning Strategic Direction with Current Course Correction Measures
  • Building a smarter, more forward-looking and resilient finance function: Aligning people, processes, and Technology
  • Re-calibrating finance function with the right tools and technologies
  • Gearing up the right team with digital talent that can build the finance function of the future
  • Evaluating the potential of emerging technologies and fine-tuning business processes with ROI

Thursday November 26, 2020 11:30am - 12:00pm PST

12:00pm PST

Data Driven Strategy: Call of Action for Finance in the Digital World
  • Setting up a data stewardship function: Who is your champion?
  • Developing data sensitivity in finance talent: making mindset shift that co-existing with large volumes of data and analysis will be an integral part of Finance skills going forward
  • Investing in understanding the potentials of external big data mining

Thursday November 26, 2020 12:00pm - 12:20pm PST

12:20pm PST

Lunch Break and Exhibition Visit
Thursday November 26, 2020 12:20pm - 1:40pm PST

1:40pm PST

CFOs’ Insight on Managing Short Term Liquidity and Improving Cost Recovery
  • Cash flow challenges: Determining the balance between cash and liquidity requirements
  • Staying Liquid: Developing contingency plans for accounting operations
  • Exploring different scenarios and carrying out short-term cash flow forecast in multiple scenarios
  • Plan Ahead: Financial reporting considerations post-pandemic

Thursday November 26, 2020 1:40pm - 2:40pm PST

2:10pm PST

Robotic Process Automation (RPA): Embrace the Hum-Bot Culture in the CFOs Office
  • F&A processes are RPA ready: Addressing RPA readiness criteria's
  • Adopting a laddered approach to experience the benefits of RPA in its full form.
  • How automation will grow within the organization
  • The challenges in keeping robotics as supplemental tool and not as replacement for human capital

Thursday November 26, 2020 2:10pm - 2:30pm PST

2:30pm PST

A Shift from Hybrid Finance Operations to Virtual: How Can CFOs Deliver the Transition?
  • Step by Step: rethinking finance operations from the ground up
  • Weighing the benefits vs. costs of creating a “virtual” finance organization
  • Operate cross borders across multiple regulatory compliances amidst post pandemic
  • “Nightmare-less" CFOs: Making your finance team function effectively from anywhere

Thursday November 26, 2020 2:30pm - 3:00pm PST

3:00pm PST

Mobilizing Finance and Accounting Processes: Successfully Integrating Remote Work with Your Finance Team
  • Adopting mobility to re-define existing F&A process and optimizing them to be used on mobile devices 
  • Analyzing each F&A process to determine the most suitable ones to be mobilized, and therefore maximize the ROI 
  • Streamlining the entire value chain operation, allow quicker time to market, and resolve issues before they become problems 
  • Using dashboards and reporting, where most BI solutions are coming with an embedded mobile enablement option 

Thursday November 26, 2020 3:00pm - 3:30pm PST

3:30pm PST

Afternoon Networking Break
Thursday November 26, 2020 3:30pm - 3:50pm PST

3:50pm PST

Reconfiguring the Business Model: Does Scouting for New Opportunities is the Catch-all Strategy
  • Rebuilding revenue streams from conventional models
  • What will be your sourcing, new product development, pricing and route to market strategies will be?
  • Diversifying as a strategy for recovery
  • Where will be next new markets and segments?

Thursday November 26, 2020 3:50pm - 4:20pm PST

4:20pm PST

Creating a Progressive Governance, Risk and Compliance Infrastructure
  • Adhering to the latest regulatory and compliance standards as well as delivering better organizational performance 
  • Developing adequate response strategies tailored for enterprises’ risk profiles
  • Navigating through the key stages of enterprise-pandemic recovery: identification, planning, consensus, new resources and sustainable growth
  • Revitalizing the current risk management programs to keep pace with evolving risk and regulatory requirements

Thursday November 26, 2020 4:20pm - 4:50pm PST

4:50pm PST

Chairman’s Closing Remarks
Thursday November 26, 2020 4:50pm - 5:00pm PST

5:00pm PST

End of Conference
Thursday November 26, 2020 5:00pm - 5:30pm PST