BlackLine launches Cash Application

AI-Powered automation for Accounts Receivable

EMEA

11-12 May

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM BST

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 Europe 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 organizations

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 11 and 12 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

Jamil Qureshi

Jamil Qureshi is one of today's foremost practitioners of performance enhancing psychology and is an expert in high performing teams. Jamil has enjoyed working with a rich diversity of the most talented business and sports people and teams in the world, helping six individuals get to World Number 1.

He has developed and delivered management and leadership programmes at board level for Coca Cola, Hewlett Packard, Emirates Airlines, Serco, Marks and Spencer, and Royal Bank of Scotland. He has worked across Lloyds Banking Group on their ‘Journey to World Class’.

Modern Accounting Summit Speaker Jamil Qureshi
Marc Huffman

Marc Huffman

Chief Executive Officer

BlackLine

Lisa Schrieber

Lisa Schrieber

Chief Customer Officer

BlackLine

Pete Hirsch

Pete Hirsch

Chief Technology Officer

BlackLine

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:

11 May

10:00 - 11:15 am BST

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

11:15 am - 12:00 pm BST

Customer Showcase: Modern Accounting Leaders
Featuring Paul Nash, Global Audit Director, NSG; Paul Dubbelman, GBS Finance Lead, Kraft Heinz; Moderated by David Brightman, Director of Product Marketing, BlackLine

1:00 - 1:30 pm BST

Partner Session

1:00 - 2:00 pm BST

Breakout: Mapping Out Your Future with BlackLine
Sonia Chu, Senior Product Marketing Manager, BlackLine; Mike McNamara, Senior Director of Finance & Corporate Controller, Marinus Pharmaceuticals

1:00 - 2:00 pm BST

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

1:00 - 3:00 pm BST

Better Together: SAP & BlackLine
David Ormerod, Global Head of CFO Enablement, SAP; John Driscoll, Manager SAP Value Architecture, BlackLine; Toby Lomax, SAP Value Architect, BlackLine; Edward Watson, Group Lead Accountant, City & Guilds; Ivy Hankinson, Product Owner – Finance Foundation Global Online Business, Volvo Cars

1:00 - 1:30 pm BST

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

1:30 - 2:00 pm BST

Partner Session: EY

1:30 - 2:00 pm BST

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

2:00 - 2:30 pm BST

Partner Session: Using BlackLine as a Catalyst for Digitization - Achieve World-Class Finance Automation with Clearsulting
Tim Nicholls, Partner, Head of Innovation, Clearsulting; Brennan Payne, Director, Finance Effectiveness, Clearsulting

2:00 - 3:00 pm BST

Breakout: Customer Conversations: AR Automation - The Game Changer
Featuring Rahul Malhotra, Senior Director, SSC Operations & Global Process Owner QTC, Avis and Jason Braidwood, Global Head of Credit & Collections, Creditsafe Group and Moderated by Brian Morgan, Director of Product Marketing, BlackLine

2:00 - 3:00 pm BST

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

2:00 - 3:00 pm BST

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

2:00 - 3:00 pm BST

Breakout: Modern Accounting: A Day in the Life with BlackLine
Steve Varney, Value Architect, BlackLine

2:30 - 3:00 pm BST

Partner Session

3:00 - 3:30 pm BST

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

12 May

10:00 - 11:00 am BST

Keynote: Turning Ambition into Achievement
Jamil Qureshi, Foremost Practitioner of Performance Enhancing Psychology

11:00 am - 12:00 pm BST

Partner Panel: Finance & Accounting in Our New World
Featuring EY and Deloitte and Moderated by Lucie Bordelais, RVP of EMEA Account Management, BlackLine

1:00 - 1:30 pm BST

Breakout: BlackLine Accelerators
Wendy Patterson, Senior Manager, Customer Success, BlackLine

1:00 - 1:30 pm BST

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

1:00 - 1:30 pm BST

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

1:00 - 2:00 pm BST

Breakout: Close Faster by Optimizing Your Journal Entry Process
Zach Hoogerland, Senior Manager, Marketing Performance & Competitive Intelligence, BlackLine; Brandon Maciejewski, Director, Revenue Center of Excellence, BlackBaud

1:00 - 2:00 pm BST

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

1:00 - 3:00 pm BST

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, Senior Manager, Risk and Financial Advisory, Deloitte; Chad Soltman, General Manager & Product Director ICH, BlackLine; David Brightman, Director of Product Marketing, BlackLine

1:30 - 2:00 pm BST

Product Roadmap: Finance Automation
Swetha Beepyata, Director of Product Management, BlackLine

1:30 - 2:00 pm BST

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

2:00 - 2:30 pm BST

Product Roadmap: User Experience & Dashboards
Deen Wright, Product Manager, BlackLine

2:00 - 2:30 pm BST

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

2:00 - 3:00 pm BST

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

2:00 - 3:00 pm BST

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

2:30 - 3:00 pm BST

Product Roadmap: Data Integration
Prachi Sahoo, Director of Product Management, BlackLine

2:30 - 3:00 pm BST

Breakout: Oracle Journey
Jasmina Cuevas, Client Marketing Specialist, BlackLine

3:00 - 3:30 pm BST

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

EMEA

11-12 May

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM BST

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