Agenda

Choose a 30-minute discussion from across all three streams and learn from the experience of the discussion leader, your fellow delegates, and share your own perspective. Each discussion group is limited to seven participants. Take a look at our 2019 agenda below.

8.30

Registration


9.30

Chair’s Welcome

Speakers:

9.45

Keynote – “Pricing: If you managed costs like this you’d be bankrupt!”

Pricing is your company’s biggest profit lever. Unfortunately, it is often also the most neglected and when poorly managed it erodes margins very quickly. How does a finance leader ensure that their company manages pricing as professionally as they manage costs?

  • What is Pricing Power?
  • Why do manufacturers struggle with pricing?
  • How can your company improve price management?

Speakers:

10.00

Panel Session 1 – How finance directors drive innovation

In what ways has technology enabled Finance to add value to the business?
How is technology changing the role of the Finance Director?
How can the Finance function encourage innovation and investment in new technologies?
What innovation would you most like to see going forward?

Speakers:

10.20

Discussion Host Introductions


10.30

Discussion Session 1

During the conference choose five discussion groups from the two conference streams. Each discussion group lasts for 30 minutes and is limited to 5 delegates. All discussion groups are concurrent, allowing you to work your way through the discussion groups that matter most to you over the course of the day. Choose from the list of discussion groups below in this stream, or click a tab to see the available discussion groups in the other conference stream.


11.00

Coffee break and networking


12.30

Keynote – Finance for non finance managers

Using Finance for Non-Finance to drive independence, effectiveness and accountability of non-finance employees aall levels in decision making that has financial implications. How to become a trusted business partner by getting hands on with the operations.

Speakers:

12.45

Lunch break


14.45

Discussion Host Conclusions


14.55

Summit Recap


15.00

Close of Summit – Coffee and Networking


15.30

TMMX Awards Showcase Factory Tour: BMW MINI

BMW MINI were the winners of the TMMX Smart Factory Manufacturer of the Year 2018

This is an exclusive factory tour of their facility to see why they are best in class for Smart Factory. Gain insight into the automotive robotics production during a guided plant tour. Experience the production of MINIs, from the welding of steel parts into car bodies to the individual interior equipment in the assembly. Numbers are limited to 30, so be sure to book early in order to avoid disappointment.


17.00

End of Factory Tour