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APAC

18-19 May

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM SGT/11:00 AM - 4:00 PM AEST

Join thousands of Accounting & Finance professionals, industry leaders, accounting experts, and companies embracing modern accounting for this free, two-day virtual event.

30+ Sessions

30+ Sessions

Attend plenary keynotes, interactive breakouts, and training workshops.

Industry Experts

Industry Experts

Engage with leaders from Deloitte, EY, BlackLine, and companies like yours.

Leading Practices

Leading Practices

Discover the best ways to transform processes and automate accounting.

Education & Networking

Education & Networking

Explore the future of accounting with more than 2,000 F&A peers.

Take the next step in your journey to modern accounting.

Do you still wrestle with manual accounting processes? Are you struggling to handle increasing demands on your time? If so, rest assured you’re not alone. That’s why we curated this virtual event dedicated to helping you transform and modernize accounting.

We’re coming to you with industry leaders, accounting experts, and trailblazing customers from across Asia-Pacific for two days in May. By joining and collaborating with this community of accounting professionals and finance executives, you will:

  • Discover leading practices to guide process transformation and accounting automation
  • Learn from peer companies about their challenges and how they overcame them
  • Network with experts from BlackLine, Deloitte, EY, and other leading organisations

It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting to think about finance transformation or a long-time BlackLine customer, we’ve got something for you. Join us on 18 and 19 May to find out how to stop doing work you shouldn’t be doing and start taking back your valuable time to focus on what matters most to your business.

Featured Speakers

Mike Walsh

Mike Walsh is the CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy on designing business for the 21st century. He advises leaders on how to thrive in this era of disruptive technological change. Mikes clients include many of the global Fortune 500, and as a sought-after keynote speaker he regularly shares the stage with world leaders and business icons alike. Mike previously founded Jupiter Research in Australia, and has also held senior strategy roles at News Corporation in the Asia Pacific Region. He is currently a board member and strategic investor in the North Alliance, Scandinavias leading digital marketing group. Mikes best-selling book FUTURETAINMENT, published by Phaidon was the winner of the design award by the Art Directors Club in New York.

Rather than focusing on the distant future, Mike takes an anthropological approach scanning the near horizon for emerging technologies and disruptive shifts in human behavior, and then translating these into pragmatic plans for business transformation.

Modern Accounting Summit Speaker Mike Walsh
Marc Huffman

Marc Huffman

Chief Executive Officer

BlackLine

Lisa Schrieber

Lisa Schrieber

Chief Customer Officer

BlackLine

Pete Hirsch

Pete Hirsch

Chief Technology Officer

BlackLine

EY

Partner Speaker

Deloitte

Partner Speaker

accenture

Partner Speaker

Partner Speaker

SAP

Partner Speaker

Agenda

Over two days you can attend a variety of plenary keynotes, tailored breakout sessions, and advanced training workshops. Here are just a few of the engaging sessions that will be offered at the virtual event:

18 May

9:00am SGT / 11:00am AEST

Opening Keynote: It's Time to Move to Modern Accounting
Marc Huffman, CEO, BlackLine
Pete Hirsch, CTO, BlackLine
Kevin Kimber, Managing Director, AR Automation, BlackLine
Lisa Schreiber, Chief Customer Officer, BlackLine

10:15am SGT / 12:15pm AEST

Executive Panel: Leading Transformations Across APAC
Marc Huffman, Chief Executive Officer, BlackLine
Terry Smagh, SVP, Asia Pacific, BlackLine
Claudia Pirko, RVP, Australia & New Zealand, BlackLine
Victor Ng, RVP, Asia, BlackLine 

12:00pm SGT/2:00pm AEST

Partner Session
Presented by Deloitte

12:00pm SGT / 2:00pm AEST

Breakout: Mapping Out Your Future with BlackLine
Sonia Chu, Sr. Product Manager, BlackLine
Mike McNamara, Sr. Director of Finance

12:00pm SGT / 2:00pm AEST

Workshop: Accelerate Your Use of Account Reconciliations with Templates
May Tickner-Everest, Sr. Education Consultant, BlackLine

12:00pm SGT/2:00pm AEST

Better Together: SAP & BlackLine
Silvio Sella, RVP, Solution Engineering, SAP
Randall Rey Yu, Manager, SAP
Joy Kennedy, Sr. Value Architect, BlackLine
Jim Hawthorne, Value Architect, BlackLine
Edward Watson, Group Lead Accountant, City & Guilds
Ivy Hankinson, Product Owner, Volvo Cars

12:00pm SGT/2:00pm AEST

Breakout: Unlock Cash with AR Automation
Brian Morgan, Director of Product Marketing, BlackLine

12:30pm SGT/2:30pm AEST

Partner Session: Digital Culture as an Enabler to Modern Accounting
Presented by EY

12:30pm SGT/2:30pm AEST

Breakout: Supercharge Financial Decision Making with AR Intelligence
Andy Lilley, VP of Product, BlackLine
Danny Wheeler, Sr. Solutions Manager, BlackLine

1:00pm SGT/3:00 pm AEST

Partner Session - Presented by Accenture

1:00pm SGT/3:00 pm AEST

Customer Conversations: AR Automation at Avis Budget Group
Rahul Malhotra, Sr. Director, SSC Operations & Global Process Owner QTC, Avis
Brian Morgan, Director of Product Marketing, BlackLine

1:30 pm SGT/3:30 pm AEST

Customer Conversations: AR Automation at Creditsafe Group
Jason Braidwood, Global Head of Credit & Collections, Creditsafe Group

1:00pm SGT / 3:00pm AEST

Workshop: All About Reconciliation Items
Charity McKinsey, Customer Training Enablement Manager, BlackLine

1:00pm SGT / 3:00pm AEST

Workshop: Gain Efficiencies with Auto-Certification
Charity McKinsey, Customer Training Enablement Manager, BlackLine

1:00pm SGT / 3:00pm AEST

Breakout: Modern Accounting: A Day in the Life with BlackLine
Imelda Simon, Solutions Consultant, BlackLine

1:30pm SGT/3:30 pm AEST

Partner Session: Optimise the Monthly Finance Cycle - Presented by Tridant
Willem Boshoff, Director, Tridant

2:00pm SGT/4:00 pm AEST

Ask the Experts - Q&A with BlackLine
Panel of BlackLine Solutions Consultants & Product Experts

19 May

9:00am SGT / 11:00am AEST

Keynote: New Rules for a New World
Mike Walsh, Futurist & CEO, Tomorrow

10:00am SGT / 12:00pm AEST

Partner Panel: Finance & Accounting in Our New World
Featuring EY, Deloitte and Accenture
Moderated by Adrian Rusu, RVP, Strategic Alliances, BlackLine

12:00pm SGT/2:00pm AEST

Breakout: BlackLine Accelerators
Lee Coogan, VP of Customer Success, BlackLine
Wendy Patterson, Sr. Manager, Customer Success, BlackLine

12:00pm SGT/2:00pm AEST

Product Roadmap: Account Analysis
Andrzej Komorowski, Sr. Product Manager, BlackLine
Joanna Czyszczon, Product Manager, BlackLine

12:00pm SGT / 2:00pm AEST

Breakout: Customer Conversations: Proactive Accounting with Matching
Adam Grube, Senior Financial Analyst, Dun & Bradstreet

12:00pm SGT / 2:00pm AEST

Breakout: Close Faster by Optimizing Your Journal Entry Process
Zach Hoogerland, Sr. Manager, Marketing Performance, BlackLine
Brandon Maciejewski, Director, Revenue Center of Excellence, BlackBaud

12:00pm SGT / 2:00pm AEST

Workshop: Obtain Critical Insights with Reporting: Metrics Scorecard
Charity McKinsey, Customer Training Enablement Manager, BlackLine

12:00pm SGT / 2:00pm AEST

Workshop: The Intercompany Journey: Enabling Your Top Use Cases
Paul Dubbelman, GBS ATR Lead - Europe, Kraft Heinz
Marva Dryke, Managing Director, Business Consulting, EY
Katie Glynn, Sr. Manager, Risk and Financial Advisory, Deloitte
Chad Soltman, General Manager & Product Director ICH, BlackLine
David Brightman, Director of Product Marketing, BlackLine

12:30pm SGT/2:30pm AEST

Product Roadmap: Finance Automation Will Drive Operational Excellence
Swetha Beepyata, Director of Product Management, BlackLine

12:30pm SGT / 2:30pm AEST

Breakout: The Art of Matching: High-Volume Reconciliations Master Class
Vinayak Dhingreja, Product Manager, BlackLine

1:00pm SGT/3:00 pm AEST

Product Roadmap: The New (Inter-) Face of BlackLine
Deen Wright, Product Manager, BlackLine

1:00pm SGT / 3:00pm AEST

Breakout: Selecting the Right Automation for the Future of F&A Work
Kane Peschl, SAP Solutions, BlackLine

1:00pm SGT / 3:00pm AEST

Workshop: Match & Reconcile Millions of Transactions in Minutes
Emanuele Siano, Principal Education Consultant, BlackLine

1:00pm SGT / 3:00pm AEST

Workshop: Your Journey to Journal Entries with BlackLine
Michele Quartel, Senior Solutions Manager, BlackLine

1:30pm SGT/3:30 pm AEST

Customer Conversations: Putting Credit Management on the Map
Janice Thomason, Manager, Credit & Working Capital, BlueScope Steel Australia New Zealand

1:30pm SGT/3:30 pm AEST

Customer Conversations: Getting Started with Automated Journals in an Oracle Environment
Amy Fallon, Accounting Integration and Systems Manager, Ansys

1:30pm SGT/3:30 pm AEST

Product Roadmap: Turning Data into Action and Intelligence
Prachi Sahoo, Director of Product Management, BlackLine

2:00pm SGT/4:00 pm AEST

Ask the Experts - Q&A with BlackLine
Hosted by Carmen Lyons, Strategic Alliances Manager, BlackLine
Svetlana Loncarevic, Solutions Consultant, BlackLine
Gabriel Lim, Solutions Consultant, BlackLine
Joe Demian, Customer Success Manager, BlackLine
Greg Ambrose, Solutions Consultant, BlackLine

APAC

18-19 May

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM SGT / 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM AEST

Registration is Free!

“We’re all being asked to be more resilient, to be more agile, to do more…with less and from far away. And has there ever been a more compelling event than the last year to push us to embrace digital transformation? We at BlackLine are here to help and guide you through that.”

Marc Huffman
CEO, BlackLine