InTheBlack LA: The Time is Now


InTheBlack is your opportunity to be part of the latest and greatest in modernizing accounting and finance. This is BlackLine’s Accounting & Finance Innovation Summit, and it is coming to LA on November 15-18.

The event is designed to connect you with 1,500 like-minded professionals, provide insight into the most relevant industry topics, and create lasting memories with our evening entertainment.

Here are a few of the highlights from our executive keynotes:

  • BlackLine founder and CEO Therese Tucker will dive into how automation is affecting the future of finance, and the ways you can thrive in this ever-changing landscape

  • Therese will also be interviewing Earvin “Magic” Johnson on what it takes to succeed, and you won’t want to miss this one-on-one conversation between two ultra-passionate entrepreneurs

  • Todd McElhatton, CFO, SAP North America will discuss the disruption that finance leaders are facing on all fronts, with his keynote about “The Digital Finance Revolution.”

Best Practices, Discovery & Bits

General sessions are divided into two tracks, each one designed to provide you with the right mix of educational content, industry thought leadership, and better insight into BlackLine's products and services.

The Best Practices track will help you hone accounting automation in your organization, showing you how to be more efficient and manage your accounting and finance processes with modern technology.  BlackLine clients will take the stage and reveal how they have achieved industry-leading success with product application, implementation, adoption, and change management.

The Discovery Track will equip you to lead with innovation and thrive in an age of constant change. You will discover new products and learn how to maximize operational efficiency, optimize process, and drive exceptional accounting from BlackLine experts, partners, and clients.

BlackLine Bits are a popular series of shorter sessions that will offer a variety of topics ranging from building SOX compliance task lists to maximizing ERP data within BlackLine. Current customers and experts will guide you through unique product demos while providing best practices, tips, and tricks for getting the most out of BlackLine.

Network the Nights Away

It all begins with the Welcome Reception on Wednesday night. You will enjoy an immersive LA experience in the lobby of the JW Marriott as the first networking opportunity with your accounting and finance peers.

On Thursday, James Corden, host of The Late Late Show and a Tony-Award-winning performer on Broadway, will be performing at The Close Party, which is always a conference highlight. This is an exclusive opportunity to see James Corden perform live on-stage and dance the rest of the night away at a special concert featuring Mirage – Visions of Fleetwood Mac.

It’s Time to Thrive

Now is the time to explore the technology and trends that allow accounting and finance teams to break the mold and thrive in this new era of continual change. Being the catalyst by leading with a new perspective and innovative mindset is the key to mitigating risk and securing the future of your organization.

Register for InTheBlack today to be inspired, challenged, and equipped to become the catalyst your organization needs.