ICTF's 2020 Virtual Global Credit Symposium

ICTF's 2020 VIRTUAL Global Credit, Collections and A/R Symposium - Live!
October 13-15, 2020  


 AMERICAS TRACK
EMEA TRACKREGISTRATIONSPEAKERS TRADE SHOW
*** AMERICAS Track (ET)    *** EMEA Track (BST)
TWO FOR ONE - YOU MAY PARTICIPATE IN BOTH TRACKS AT NO ADDITIONAL COST - LIVE! or WATCH LATER

*** AMERICAS TRACK***  

1:00 pm ET | Welcome
1:00 - 2:00 pm ET | Keynote:
The State of the Global Economy - World Markets in Review, Risks, Signals and Foresights

Speaker: Peter Hall, Vice President and Chief Economist, EDC, Canada
2:00 - 2:10 pm ET | Virtual Coffee Break
2:10 - 3:00 pm ET | The Critical Role of the Credit Department during the "new normal" - interaction with stakeholders, risk mitigation initiatives, and virtual customer visits best practices

Speakers:
Madeleine Féquière, ICD.D, CCP, Corporate Credit Chief - Domtar Corporation, Canada
Raul Davila, Senior Credit Manager - Ravago Americas, USA

3:00 - 3:10 pm ET | Virtual Coffee Break
3:10 - 4:30 pm ET | North America (U.S./Canada) - Navigating Corporate Defaults and Insolvencies - must know's, must do's and vital tips for global trade creditors doing business in the U.S. and Canada

Speakers:
Bruce Nathan, Partner - Lowenstein Sandler LLP, USA
Hubert Sibre, Partner - Miller Thomson, Canada

4:30 - 5:30 pm ET | Virtual Happy Hour, Networking, TRIVIA, Contests, Great Fun and Prizes - like never before!
*** Wednesday, October 14th (Americas Track)
1:00 pm ET | Welcome to Day 2
1:00 - 1:45 pm ET | Adjusting Your Credit Models to Account for External Shocks like COVID-19
Speaker: Eefje van Craen, Associate Director - BvD, A Moody's Analytics Company, Belgium
1:45 - 1:55 pm ET | Virtual Coffee Break

1:55 - 2:35 pm ET | Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region Trade Creditors' Challenges - Security Instruments, Credit Enhancements and Debt Recovery Options
Speaker: Ahmed Madkour, Middle East Claims & Recovery Director - Recovery Advisers, UAE
2:35 - 2:45 pm ET | Virtual Coffee Break
2:45 - 4:00 pm ET | Latin America - Corporate Insolvencies, Pre- and Post-Bankruptcy Proceeding Challenges and Protection for Trade Creditors
Moderator: David Conaway, Partner - Shumaker, Loop, & Kendrick, LLP, USA

Panelists:
Omar Guerrero Rodríguez, Partner - Hogan Lovells, Mexico
Patricia Medeiros, Senior Legal Manager - Syngenta, Brazil
Marcelo Moreira Ulhoa, Attorney - Rabelo Alvim, Brazil

4:00 - 5:00 pm ET | Live Virtual Trade Show and Prizes - not to be missed!!!
10:00 am ET | Welcome to Day 3
10:00 - 11:30 am ET | Global Trade Creditors' COUNTRY ROUND TABLE and OPEN FORUM: tackling credit risk management challenges, country specific questions, and payment delays - your questions answered!

Moderator: Richard Clark, Director, Corporate Credit - Parker Hannifin Corp., USA

Panelists:
Madalina Filipoiu, Senior Director, Credit, Collections and Cash App EMEA - Oracle, Romania
Hermelinda Gonzalez, CBA, CGCE, Intl. Trade Finance Manager - The Scoular Co., USA

Nick King, FCICM, Director of Credit Management & Collections, Europe Region - Agility, UK
Fernando Mesia, Senior Vice President, Latin America - Amerant Bank, USA

11:30 - 1:00 pm ET | Break 
1:00 - 1:45 pm ET | Leading Virtually - Connecting and Engaging for Motivation and Commitment!
Speaker: Dr. Fouad M. Alame, Founder and CEO - Alame International, Switzerland
1:45 - 2:30 pm ET | Export Risk Management and Safeguarding A/R with Credit Insurance - discussion of evolving trends, risks, challenges, defaults and claims 
Panelists:
Mitchell Dean, Credit Risk Manager - Pfizer, USA
Scott Ettien, EVP, Global Head of Trade Credit - Willis Towers Watson, USA
Angela Hodges, RGCP, Americas Credit Manager - Eastman Chemical, USA
Nick Tiltman, FICM, RGCP, Credit & Finance Solutions Director - Tech Data, UK

2:30 - 2:40 pm ET | Virtual Coffee Break
2:40 - 3:30 pm ET | China Business Smart 2020 - critical insights for companies doing business in China in the midst of Covid-19, evolving trade policies, tensions and uncertainty
Speaker: Dan Joseph, Principal - The China Learning Curve, USA

*** EMEA TRACK***

13:00 BST | Welcome

13:00 - 14:00 BST 
| Keynote:
Country Risk and COVID - What's in Store for the Global Economy?

Speaker: Markus Kuger, Chief Economist, Country Insight Services - Dun & Bradstreet, UK
14:00 - 14:10 BST | Virtual Coffee Break
14:10 - 15:00 BST | The Critical Role of the Credit Department and the "New Normal" - Initiatives for Successfully Managing the Global Credit, Collections and A/R Functions

Speaker: Phil Rice, FICM, Head of Credit - Aggregate Industries UK Ltd., UK

15:00 - 15:10 BST | Virtual Coffee Break
15:10 - 16:00 BST | Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region Trade Creditors' Challenges - Security Instruments, Credit Enhancements and Debt Recovery Options

Speaker: Ahmed Madkour, Middle East Claims & Recovery Director - Recovery Advisers, UAE

16:00 - 17:00 BST | Virtual Happy Hour, Networking, TRIVIA, Contests, Great Fun and Prizes -  like never before!
*** Wednesday, October 14th (EMEA Track)
13:00 BST | Welcome to Day 2
13:00 - 13:45 BST | EMEA Best Practices in Action: Managing a Shared Services Credit Team
Speaker: Patricia Mahon, EMEA Credit & Collections Manager - AutoDesk, Ireland
13:45 - 14:00 BST | Virtual Coffee Break

14:00 - 14:45 BST | Order-to-Cash Transformation Roadmap - Responding to Crisis  
Speaker: Andrea Baker, RGCP, Director, Credit & Collections - Inmarsat, UK
14:45 - 15:30 BST | Export Risk Management and Safeguarding A/R with Credit Insurance - discussion of evolving trends, risks, challenges, defaults and claims 
Panelists:
Oliver Henderson, Chief Broking Officer, Credit Solutions - Aon, UK
Nick Tiltman, FICM, RGCP, Credit & Finance Solutions Director - Tech Data, UK

Martie van Velsen, Director of Global & Oceania - Atradius, The Netherlands
15:30 - 16:30 BST | Live Virtual Trade Show and Prizes - not to be missed!!!
13:00 BST | Welcome Day 3
13:00 - 13:45 BST | Adjusting Your Credit Models to Account for External Shocks like COVID-19

Speaker: Eefje van Craen, Associate Director - BvD, A Moody's Analytics Company, Belgium

13:45 - 14:00 BST | Virtual Coffee Break
14:00 - 14:45 BSTLeading Virtually - Connecting and Engaging for Motivation and Commitment!
Speaker: Dr. Fouad M. Alame, Founder and CEO - Alame International, Switzerland
14:45 - 15:00 BST | Virtual Coffee Break
15:00 - 16:30 BST | Global Trade Creditors' COUNTRY ROUND TABLE and OPEN FORUM:  tackling credit risk management challenges, country specific questions, and payment delays - your questions answered!
Moderator: Richard Clark, Director, Corporate Credit - Parker Hannifin Corp., USA

Panelists:
Madalina Filipoiu, Senior Director, Credit, Collections and Cash App EMEA - Oracle, Romania
Hermelinda Gonzalez, CBA, CGCE, Intl. Trade Finance Manager - The Scoular Co., USA

Nick King, FCICM, Director of Credit Management & Collections, Europe Region - Agility, UK
Fernando Mesia, Senior Vice President, Latin America - Amerant Bank, USA

What ICTF Members Are Saying
Watch the video and find out Why You Should Participate!
 

Registration

Click here to register online or email ICTF at: info@ictfworld.org

REGISTRATION


TWO FOR ONE - YOU MAY PARTICIPATE IN BOTH TRACKS (AMERICAS and EMEA) AT NO ADDITIONAL COST - LIVE! or WATCH LATER
~ TEAM DISCOUNTS ~

Early Bird Registration Fees (by September 9, 2020)


ICTF Member Rate: $425
 

Non-Member Corporate Credit Professional Rate: $575

Non-Member Vendor* Rate: $675

Regular Registration Fees (after September 9, 2020)


ICTF Member Rate: $495
 

Non-Member Corporate Credit Professional Rate: $645

Non-Member Vendor* Rate: $745


  If your company is a non-member, and you and your company are first-time participants at an ICTF event, you may use PROMO CODE: NMFT2020

TEAM DISCOUNTS
for multiple attendees from the same company: 
If you are registering more than two people from your company, please contact us to receive an additional discount of $100 per person for attendee #3 and thereafter. The discount must be applied prior to your online registration. Send us an email to:  info@ictfworld.org

Registration, Substitution and Cancellation Policy: Please note that in order to receive the 'Early Bird' discounts, both registration and payment must be received by the Early Bird deadline of September 9, 2020. Substitutions of attendees may be made at any time by providing a reasonable advance notice to ICTF. Unfortunately, we cannot issue a refund or credit for cancellations received after October 1st. ICTF reserves the right to assess an administrative fee of $50 for cancellations.

*Non-Member Vendor Rates apply only to vendor companies who are not ICTF members.
You must add the Non-Member Vendor ticket to your registration.

VENDORS: Given the size of the ICTF Symposiums as well as ICTF’s focus on education and credit management practitioners, the maximum number of participants from sponsoring vendor companies will be limited to three (3) per company. Vendor members who are not sponsors may not have more than two (2) attendees. Founding Annual Sponsoring partners may be exempt from this attendance limitation.

In order to qualify for the discounted member registration rate, the participant must hold an active ICTF membership at the time of registration and at the time of the event.  


WE LOOK FORWARD TO 'SEEING YOU'  IN THE VIRTUAL GLOBAL CITY OF CREDIT FOR THE BEST CREDIT EVENT OF THE YEAR! 

Dr. Fouad Alame

Alame International

 

 

Andrea Baker

Inmarsat

 

 

Richard Clark

Parker Hannifin Corp.

 

 

David Conaway

Shumaker, Loop, & Kendrick, LLP

 

 

Raul Davila

Ravago Americas

 

 

Mitchell Dean

Pfizer

Scott Ettien

Willis Towers Watson

 

Madeleine Féquière

Domtar Corp.

 

Madalina Filipoiu

Oracle

 

Hermelinda Gonzalez

The Scoular Company

 

Omar Guerrero

Hogan Lovells

 

Peter Hall

EDC

 

Oliver Henderson

Aon

 

Angela Hodges

Eastman Chemical

 

Dan Joseph

The China Learning Curve

 

Nick King

Agility

 

Markus Kuger

Dun & Bradstreet

 

Ahmed Madkour

Recovery Advisers

 

Patricia Mahon

AutoDesk

 

Patricia Medeiros

Syngenta

 

Fernando Mesia

Amerant Bank

 

Marcelo Moreira Ulhoa

Rabelo Alvim

 

Bruce Nathan

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

 

Phil Rice

Aggregate Industries UK Ltd.

 

Hubert Sibre

Miller Thomson

 

Nick Tiltman

Tech Data



Eefje van Craen

Bureau van Dijk



Martie van Velsen

Atradius



To Contact ICTF: info@ictfworld.org

  Phone: +1-410-522-5015

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