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The 3rd ICPAC Mediterranean
Finance Summit
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“We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.” 
Aristotle Onassis

The 3rd ICPAC Mediterranean Finance Summit 2024, aims to address crucial financial challenges and opportunities shaping the global landscape.

Key points and themes will include embracing digital transformation to optimise financial operations, navigating evolving regulatory landscapes, leveraging AI and data analytics for informed decision-making, and fostering sustainable practices for long-term growth.

The 3rd ICPAC Mediterranean Finance Summit 2024 is an elite gathering of world-class finance leaders and key decision-makers gathering to discuss the most impactful strategies and advanced technologies being implemented by leading organisations to advance and transform the role of finance into a strategic partner capable of delivering the critical support for long-term economic success.

Together, we'll drive financial leadership and resilience, to pave the way for a prosperous future in an ever-changing economic environment.

The 3rd ICPAC Mediterranean Finance Summit 2024 is the perfect platform to learn and connect through keynotes, round tables, panel discussions, workshops, networking opportunities, and much more.

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WHAT'S COMING UP

THE EVOLVING PAYMENTS TECHNOLOGY LANDSCAPE

Hear more about - what is the future of money? Learn more about Payments in the Metaverse, embedded finance, BNPL, how to reach the market effectively with the latest innovations in Payments. Discover more about decentralized finance, Crypto payments, AI, Blockchain, biometric payments and much more…

DATA PRIVACY, ETHICS
& CYBERSECURITY

Protecting consumers’ privacy and the potential of AI are key themes to be covered. Hear more
about connecting cybersecurity with managing risk and fraud and establishing a model of security-
by-design.
Let’s explore the revolution of AI and the impact of bias and ethics.

REGTECH AND COMPLIANCE INNOVATION: KEY TRENDS & CHALLENGES

Discover more about automating compliance management and using advanced technologies.
Learn more about next-generation financial crime compliance technology and increasing
transparency and cost-efficiency.

WHERE GREAT MINDS UNITE

Interactive Panels. Disruptive Challenger Sessions. Insightful Keynotes

40

A PRESTIGIOUS
LIST OF OVER 40 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

1000

1000 MINUTES OF TAILORED CONTENT FOR SENIOR EXECUTIVES

400

OVER 400
INDUSTRY LEADERS PARTICIPATING

100

REPRESENTING 
MORE THAN 100 COMPANIES

THE AGENDA

23-24 MAY | LIMASSOL | CYPRUS

23 MAY 2024 [DAY 1] 

08:30-09:00

 REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE

09:00-09:10

 WELCOME ADDRESS

09:10-09:20

 CHAIRMAN OPENING ADDRESS

09:20-09:45

 KEYNOTE SPEECH + Q&A

Embracing The Next Phase of Finance 4.0

  • The impact of connectivity, AI, machine learning, and blockchain on finance operations and strategy

  • How can finance leaders effectively leverage Finance 4.0 trends foroperational efficiency and strategic advantage?

  • Anticipating future developments in the Finance 4.0 landscape

 

09:45-10:15

PANEL DISCUSSION

Digital Transformation in Finance and Accounting

  • The current state of digital transformation in the finance sector

  • Case studies on successful digital transformations

  • The future of finance in the digital era - key financial transformationtrends and drivers

Andreas Theocharides,  CFO CY & Commercial Director Greece at Corina Snacks Ltd

10:15-10:40

KEYNOTE SPEECH + Q&A

Finance Automation: A Path to Operational Efficiency

  • Overview of financial process automation

  • The role of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in finance

  • How can CFOs and controllers partner on finance automation?

  • The future of finance operations with automation
     

10:40-11:10

NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

11:10-11:35

KEYNOTE SPEECH + Q&A

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Finance

  • The role of AI and ML in transforming financial operations

  • Case studies on successful implementations

  • Pitfalls to avoid while implementing AI/ML

  • International speaker - practical application

11:35-12:00

 KEYNOTE SPEECH + Q&A

Future of Global Financial Markets: Opportunities and Challenges

  • Analysis of current trends and future predictions for global financial markets

  • Opportunities emerging from shifts in global economic power,demographic changes, and technological advancements

  • How can finance leaders strategically navigate their organizations inan increasingly interconnected global economy?

  • Interest Rates and Forex access to finance

 

12:00-12:25

KEYNOTE SPEECH + Q&A

Digital Euro: The Proposed Legal Framework & Implications for the Banking Sector

  • How is geo-political instability and the economic downturn now impacting banks’ strategies?

  • How should banks prepare for the evolving digital ecosystem?

 

12:25-13:00

KEYNOTE EXPERIENCE

Levels of Connection

 

13:00-14:00

 NETWORKING LUNCH
 

14:00-14:25

PANEL DISCUSSION

Sustainable Finance: Green Investing and ESG​​

  • The latest updates on ESG in investment decisions

  • The current role of finance leaders in driving sustainable business practices

Andreas Theocharides,  CFO CY & Commercial Director Greece at Corina Snacks Ltd

14:25-14:50

KEYNOTE SPEECH + Q&A

Cybersecurity and Financial Data: Protecting Your Organisation in the Digital Age

  • Strategies and best practices for protecting sensitive financial data

  • The role of finance leaders in fostering a culture of cybersecurityawareness and compliance

  • Addressing common challenges to implementing robustcybersecurity measures

  • Future trends in cybersecurity and how organizations can preparefor them

14:50-15:15

KEYNOTE SPEECH + Q&A

Regulatory Compliance: Evolving Landscape

  • Discussion of recent regulatory changes

  • The role of CFOs in ensuring compliance

  • Future trends in regulations

15:15-15:45

NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

15:45-16:10

KEYNOTE SPEECH + Q&A

Next-Generation ERP Systems​​​

  • Understanding the capabilities of modern ERP systems

  • ERP system selection criteria for finance leaders

  • How to successfully implement and upgrade your ERP system?

 

16:10-16:40

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Talent Management and Succession Planning Cross Collaboration: Breaking Silos in the Finance Function

  • Strategies to improve collaboration and communication, leveraging technology and team-building activities

  • Case studies showcasing successful cross-functional collaborationinitiatives in finance

  • Addressing common challenges to collaboration and providingactionable solutions

  • Future trends in collaborative work practices and how to preparefor them

16:40-17:05

KEYNOTE SPEECH + Q&A

Building Resilience and Mastering Adaptability

Eleni Aristodemou, CFO at Superhome Center (DIY) Limited

 

17:05-17:30

INSPIRATION SESSION

 

17:30-17:35

CHAIRMAN CLOSING COMMENTS DAY 1

17:35-19:00

NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION

 

19:30-22:30

NETWORKING DINNER

Traditional Tavern Experience 

24 MAY 2024 [DAY 2]

08:30-09:00

MORNING NETWORKING COFFEE

09:00-09:30

KEYNOTE SPEECH + Q&A

Building Resilience and Mastering Adaptability

  • Redefining resilience for the modern-day CFO

  • Evaluating the organization’s priorities

  • Focusing business strategies on growth

 

09:30-10:00

PANEL DISCUSSION + Q&A

Driving Growth through Strategic Financial Leadership

  • The evolving role of the CFO as a strategic partner in the business

  • Case studies on growth driven by finance leaders

  • Future expectations from finance leadership

Adonis Sotiriou, Group Chief Financial Officer at LANITIS E.C. HOLDINGS LTD

Ioannis Arampatzis, Commercial Finance Growth Manager GMCI (Greece, Malta, Cyprus, Israel) at BAT

Stathis Flangofas, Group CFO at Squared Financial

10:00-10:25

KEYNOTE SPEECH + Q&A

Beyond Numbers: The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Financial Leadership

  • Understanding the importance of emotional intelligence in finance

  • Strategies for developing emotional intelligence

  • The role of EI in conflict resolution, negotiation, and team-building

 

10:25-10:50

PANEL DISCUSSION

Talent Management and Succession Planning​​

  • Strategies for attracting, developing, and retaining finance talent

  • The importance of succession planning in finance

  • Best practices for talent management

  • Implementation of workplace mental health initiatives and theirimpact on employee well-being and productivity

10:50-11:20

NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

11:20-11:45

KEYNOTE SPEECH + Q&A

Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in Finance​​

  • The business case for diversity and inclusion in finance

  • Best practices for promoting diversity and inclusion

  • The role of leadership in advancing D&I

11:45-12:15

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

The Future of Work in Finance: Remote Work, Flexibility, and Work-Life Balance​​

  • Current trends in remote work and flexible work arrangements in finance

  • The impact of remote work on productivity and employee satisfaction

  • Strategies for managing remote finance teams

 

12:15-12:45

PANEL DISCUSSION

The Integration of Sustainable Practices and Digital Advancements to Optimise Financial Processes and Enhance Overall Environmental Responsibility Within the Finance Function

 

12:45-13:00

CHAIRMAN CLOSING COMMENTS & KEY TAKEAWAYS

13:00-14:00

CLOSING NETWORKING LUNCH

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