1TC 2019 Program

08:00 – 09:00

Networking & exhibition

09:00 – 09:30


09:30 – 10:15

Keynote | Future thoughts: how technological innovation is reshaping treasury | EN

Flex is a fortune 500 hi-tech supply chain company with a $24B annual revenue headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley. They have a geographic footprint in 30 countries and factories in 100 different locations. From conception to advanced manufacturing and reverse logistics, Flex delivers innovative solutions to help customers build and scale products globally. Their global reach presents unique challenges when managing data integrity, reconciliation, and risk management. Discover how Flex traverses such geographical hurdles by leveraging technology to empower their organization to spearhead future innovation. This slot is in English. There will be simultaneous translation to German.

Anita Bubna, Senior Director Treasury | Flex Ltd

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10:15 – 10:45

Networking & exhibition

10:45 – 11:30

Panel discussion | Beyond the staples: the more unusual treasury challenges | EN

Treasury is all about tracking balances, making forecasts and hedging FX risk? You would be surprised! Beyond these and other staples that are part and parcel of nearly every treasurer’s day-to-day responsibilities lies a world of more unusual topics. Adopting Blockchain techniques, learning the ins and outs of sanction screening, rolling out your TMS against different cultural backgrounds, or compensating for political tensions – these are just some of the issues the protagonists of our panel discussion deal with. Hear them tell their tales and contribute your own experiences. This slot is in English. There will be simultaneous translation to German.

Anita Bubna, Senior Director Treasury | Flex Ltd
Royston Da Costa, Assistant Group Treasurer | Ferguson Group
Michael Juen (Moderator), Managing Director | BELLIN
Maxim May, Finance & Controlling / Head of Finance | GAZPROM Germania GmbH
Helmut Taurer, Head of Group Treasury | OC Oerlikon

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11:30 – 12:00

Networking & exhibition

12:00 – 12:45

Client workshop sessions

Future-proofing treasury | EN

Your tm5 is all up and running, your treasury needs all sorted – so what’s next? Join Royston Da Costa, Assistant Group Treasurer at Ferguson, to see what they are doing to stay ahead of regulatory changes, meeting today’s requirements in connection with connectivity and cybercrime, and preparing for the impact of artificial intelligence (AI). This slot is in English.

Royston Da Costa, Assistant Group Treasurer | Ferguson Group

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Treasury and corporate finance dealing with sanctions | DE

Sanctions in connection with foreign trade and payments represent a serious threat to companies doing business worldwide and their treasurers. If anything, the situation has become even more complex. What can treasury do to stay on top of things? Maxim May presents the GAZPROM Germania Group Treasury’s approach to sanctions. Using the example of incoming and outgoing payments, he highlights the impact on business operations. Talking about financing negotiations, he considers the strategic aspects of the issue. In addition, he provides an overview of the current sanctions landscape, focusing on Russia, and discusses potential future developments as well as ways in which treasury departments can protect themselves. This slot is in German. There will be simultaneous translation to English.

Maxim May, Finance & Controlling / Head of Finance | GAZPROM Germania GmbH

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Behind the scenes of the treasury department of a UN Mission | EN

Do corporates and international organizations operate in two different worlds? How do you manage risks when you have a global footprint? In this workshop, we will discuss FX risk and counterparty risk – two of the major risks an organization operating in more than 160 countries is faced with. We will also talk about investments: with a mandate to preserve capital, safeguard liquidity, provide a rate of return and for socially responsible investment, what are your options? Join us to learn more about the challenge and the mission of a treasury department in a non-profit organization. This slot is in English.

Marion Barré, Senior Treasury Officer | IOM | International Organization for Migration

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12:45 – 14:00

Lunch & Exhibition

14:00 – 14:45

Exhibitor workshop sessions

Quick wins with SWIFT: digital matching and data validation at Bilfinger | DE

The mention of “SWIFT” usually makes treasurers think “payments.” But obtaining a company BIC has the potential for so much more. Hear how digital matching has been a success for Bilfinger from day one: recording FX deals, sending and retrieving confirmations and checking unconfirmed details. Martin Engelhardt explains how using the BELLIN SWIFT Service has created an efficient, system-integrated and audit-compliant FX trading process. In addition to their communication channel, SWIFT offers various other products to support treasurers, including SWIFT Service SwiftRef, which Bilfinger uses to improve the quality of bank master data. In this workshop, Martin Engelhardt talks about the advantages for corporates, while SWIFT presents some of their latest product developments. This slot is in German.

Martin Engelhardt, Head of Cash Management / Risk Control | Bilfinger
Ralf Klein, Senior Account Director Corporates | SWIFT

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Setting up a centralized treasury in an international family-owned business | DE

Bamed MAM Group is a leading global manufacturer of pacifiers, baby bottles and other products for infants and small children. Fabian Gerschwiler, head of the Group Finance team, outlines how he took a decentralized setup and turned it into a state-of-the-art, centralized treasury within two years. UBS will join him on stage to talk about their strategic partnership with BELLIN and to look at the latest transaction banking developments. This slot is in German.

Fabian Gerschwiler, Group Financial Director | Bamed MAM Group

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Automated currency risk management with dynamic hedging | EN

Kantox will walk us through its Dynamic Hedging solution which helps international companies, such as BELLIN or LogiTravel, to solve their currency risk by integrating their ERP, TMS or even Multi Dealer Platform. As one of Kantox’s bigger clients, LogiTravel CFO Jesus Pons will give a first-hand testimonial about how Kantox Dynamic Hedging impacted its international operations. This slot is in English.

Jesus Pons, CFO | Logitravel
Oliver Villwock, Director of FX Solutions | Kantox

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14:45 – 15:15

Networking & exhibition

15:15 – 16:00

Exhibitor workshop sessions

Disruptive TMS technology – hedging policy integration and automated hedging decisions and implementation! | DE

When it comes to FX markets, the next logical step in TMS development is the automation of hedging decisions as well as processing of these transactions based on a company-specific hedging policy. We are focusing our efforts on integrated FX monitoring throughout the entire value chain of your company as well as evaluating optimum ratios and hedge horizons. This way, we’re initiating pioneering development that will enable you to master FX challenges and receive support in choosing and implementing an FX strategy. This slot is in German.

Patrick Heeren, Corporate Treasury Solutions | Helaba
Dr. Adam Traczyk, Portfolio Manager Renten & FX | Helaba Invest

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A Bank Fee Analysis case study; Aalberts Industries and Vallstein working together | EN

Many corporates are doing some sort of bank fee analysis, but how about automating it and becoming best in class? Aalberts Industries did just that through WalletSizing® BankFee Edition, a system of Vallstein, partner of BELLIN. In this roundtable, both Aalberts and Vallstein will explain how and what the results were. An opportunity to learn and discuss. This slot is in English.

Pedro Palma, Vice president – Solutions | Vallstein
Arnold Voet, Director Treasury | Aalberts Industries N.V.

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Schüco International KG: Efficiency, transparency and security for international payments | DE

Efficiency, transparency and security are the main drivers behind payments development. This also applies to Schüco Group, a globally active group with entities in around 40 countries. In this Deutsche Bank workshop, Schüco presents their global cash management project with all its potential and challenges. In addition, the workshop will touch on other topics, such as cybercrime and real-time payments, that are and will continue to be of particular relevance to treasurers. This slot is in German.

Thomas Schlesing, Leiter Group Treasury | Schüco
Joachim Timmermann, Referent Treasury | Schüco

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16:00 – 16:30

Networking & exhibition

16:30 – 17:15

Treasury 2025 - a treasury, banking and technology vision | DE

Digitization has unlocked enormous potential in treasury, and businesses benefit from new insights into optimal processes and organizational structures. How is this going to change treasury? The “Big 4” discuss what a treasury digitized “to the max” could look like and what’s in store for the treasurers of tomorrow. In addition, the experts take a look at the banking sector and what developments in the banking world will mean for treasury. They will end the debate with an analysis of future business models and the impact of new technologies on treasury. This slot is in German. There will be simultaneous translation to English.

Prof. Dr. Christian Debus, Partner - Financial Risk Management Advisory | KPMG
Michael Juen (Moderator), Managing Director | BELLIN
Prof. Dr. Steffen Kuhn, Partner | EY
Volker Linde, Partner | Deloitte
Thomas Schräder, Partner | PwC

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17:15 – 17:45

BELLIN Treasury Champions Awards | EN

19:00 – 00:00

Evening event

08:00 – 09:00

Networking & exhibition

09:00 – 09:45

BELLIN’s steps towards a greener future | EN

The planet we live on is ours to protect. This is why we at BELLIN see it as our duty to do everything we can to help the environment. The BELLIN management board will share new, eco-friendly approaches to consulting and sales, including relationship management and implementation aspects, that aim to help all of us achieve a greener footprint. Environmental responsibility is everyone’s business. We’re doing everything we can, but with your help we can make a real difference. Find out how you can support our initiative. This slot is in English. There will be simultaneous translation to German.

Martin Bellin, Founder & CEO | BELLIN
Michael Juen, Managing Director | BELLIN
Wolfgang Kalthoff, CTO | BELLIN
Uwe Reumuth, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) | BELLIN
André Scheffknecht, Chief Sales Officer (CSO) | BELLIN

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09:45 – 10:45

BELLIN presentation | Rolling up our sleeves: discover new product developments and extended functionality in tm5 | EN

The BELLIN development team has been hard at work over the past year. Our sleeves were rolled up, knuckles were being cracked and our products advanced further. Join us in discovering some of the recipes we have been perfecting spanning a whole new implementation of daily cash management, blockchain-based signature management, additional payment fraud prevention, and much more in the pipeline. While we are fixed in making tm5 the universal chief in treasury management systems, we are even more keen on hearing your feedback and input. Delivering an all-encompassing platform is a 3-step process with equal parts innovative drive, technical development acumen and tailoring our products around your needs. This slot is in English. There will be simultaneous translation to German.

Nikolai Diekert, Director Product Management | BELLIN
Wolfgang Kalthoff, CTO | BELLIN

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10:45 – 11:15

Networking & exhibition

11:15 – 12:00

BELLIN workshop sessions

Central Vendor management and payment validation for the whole group | EN

The next step of payment security! With Vendor Web you will be able to manage all vendors – company-wide – in one tool. Every company will have identical information. Use your central vendor list to whitelist your payments or block special vendors and place them on your blacklist. Detect “unusual” payments with our validation system to identify suspicious payments, or to identify mistakes during payment roll creation. This slot is in English. There will be simultaneous translation to German.

Adrien Dumont, Product Manager | BELLIN
Karsten Kiefer, Product Manager / Payments Specialist | BELLIN

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Manage signing authorities digitally | DE

Do you still fill out signature cards for your different banks? Then it is time to have a look into our signature management solution: a trust-based service between corporates and banks based on blockchain. Keep your signing mandates up to date, get rid of delays and gain increased transparency. Thanks to the blockchain, this service is trustworthy and manages your critical data in no time. This slot is in German.

Martin Kreidenweis, Senior Consultant | TNG Technology Consulting
Phöbe Schmalz-Ziekow, Product Manager | BELLIN

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GTB Hub Verify-Your-Supplier in use at Deichmann: Fighting payment fraud together | DE

Deichmann provides active protection for itself, its clients, and its suppliers from payment fraud by utilizing the GTB Hub app's Verify-Your-Supplier feature and the corresponding supplier platform. What drove the world’s largest shoe retailer to back a digital fraud prevention solution? How does the company use the app and the supplier platform? What were Deichmann’s experiences during the onboarding process? And how did Deichmann get its own suppliers to join in? This workshop provides valuable insights into the practical benefits of the application and makes a case for companies, clients and suppliers to work together to combat fraud. This slot is in German.

Jens Rühter, Head of Accounting | Deichmann SE
Miroslav Sokolovic, Senior Manager GTB Services | BELLIN

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12:00 – 12:30

Networking & exhibition

12:30 – 13:15

BELLIN workshop sessions

Cash management integration (SAP) | DE

BELLIN - SAP integration
Do you like to check for new account statements directly in SAP? With our upcoming SAP plug-in, your ERP can connect directly to BELLIN - for example, to download new account statements. This is the first step in this direction, so visit our workshop to see what is coming next! This slot is in German. There will be simultaneous translation to English.

Wolfgang Kalthoff, CTO | BELLIN
Christian Million, | JAS Consulting GmbH

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Artificial Intelligence in treasury. How BELLIN is using it today and how you will profit moving forward | EN

Artificial Intelligence is one of the buzz-words of our time. What use cases can it address in treasury? How are we using it at BELLIN? How can you utilize AI to drive profit? Besides reflecting on these questions, we will be sharing the results of our AI implementation for payment fraud based on real customer data, as well as our roadmap moving forward. This slot is in English.

Nikolai Diekert, Director Product Management | BELLIN
Thomas Endres, Associate Partner | TNG Technology Consulting

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SWIFT gpi for Corporates – complete transparency for cross-border payments | EN

Cross-border payments are a continuous challenge for treasurers. How great would it be to know at all times where a specific payment is at and when it will be credited to the beneficiary? SWIFT gpi for Corporates paves the way for this kind of tracking, and several BELLIN clients have been piloting the solution as part of the SWIFT Early Adopter Phase. This presentation approaches the topic from the point of view of a leading gpi bank as well as BELLIN, as a system vendor. This slot is in English.

Karsten Kiefer, Product Manager / Payments Specialist | BELLIN
Kerstin Schönwitz, Director, Senior Product Manager in Digital Client Connectivity Products, Cash Management | Deutsche Bank

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13:15 – 14:15

Lunch & Exhibition

14:15 – 15:00

Panel discussion | Reinforce established structures or disrupt and replace them? | EN

How will technology affect our daily lives as treasurers, with the banking sector challenged by new concepts and ideas? Are established banking structures going to be turned on their head? SWIFT and Ripple take a look at the future of global money transfers and propose that their specific concepts are set to replace all other approaches. What will the future look like? This slot is in English. There will be simultaneous translation to German.

Martin Bellin (Moderator), Founder & CEO | BELLIN
Marjan Delatinne, Global Head of Banking | Ripple
Karsten Kiefer, Product Manager / Payments Specialist | BELLIN
Wim Raymaekers, Global Head of Banking Market | SWIFT

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15:00 – 15:45

tm5 - the course of the flagship | EN

The last six months: With Release 19.1, the next major step in revamping tm5 is complete. Discover how we achieved it and what changes are included – a look into the heart of BELLIN development. The next months: A roadmap not only shows you the immediate cross road, it shows you the planned future of a product. Discover the course of our flagship. This slot is in English. There will be simultaneous translation to German.

Nikolai Diekert, Director Product Management | BELLIN
Adrien Dumont, Product Manager | BELLIN

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15:45 – 16:00


Early birds are in for a 1TC treat! On Tuesday, February 12, 1TC 2019 kicks off with the pre-conference training exclusively for BELLIN clients. Starting at 12 p.m., we will be offering four 75-minute treasury training workshops, each offered in English and in German. The workshops, which take place in Hotel Santa Isabel, cover a range of topics and are included in the ticket price.

12:00 – 13:15

Trends in liquidity planning

Lessons learned from last year's liquidity planning projects show a clear trend: an increasingly-centralized workflow. Central treasuries are seeking more independence from subsidiaries in order to streamline planning processes and ensure high data quality. Learn how your company can benefit from alternative workflows and discover new tm5 functionalities that will aid your efforts.

Martin Geppert, Senior Treasury Consultant | BELLIN
Andrea Ruiz de Castilla, Treasury Consultant | BELLIN

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13:45 – 15:00

Cash management in tm5 – Current and upcoming cash management functionality

Discover cash management best practices found in tm5’s existing functionality as well as an immersive glimpse into upcoming cash management features we have planned for Release 19.1.

Frank Song, Senior Treasury Consultant | BELLIN

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15:30 – 16:45

Global payments – objectives, challenges and insights from current projects

Many companies have a hard time taking a leap of faith towards implementing a global payments platform. The process can be daunting and presents technical and organizational hurdles along the way. Through countless projects and implementations, we have pooled our expertise to provide answers to frequent questions. Some of those questions include: what should my objectives be when it comes to global payments? What are the challenges I need to face? What issues should I pay particular attention to? In this step-by-step workshop, we show you how to clear any hurdles on your way to a successful global payments setup.

Rainer Hehr, Treasury Consultant / Payments Specialist | BELLIN
Anton Wahl, Senior Treasury Consultant / Payments Specialist | BELLIN

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17:15 – 18:30

Tips and tricks for tm5 – 2019 edition

In tm5, authorized users have access to any data entered in the system, and all treasury processes possess group-wide transparency. Due to last year's high level of interest, this workshop will again guide you through some of the personal settings, keyboard shortcuts, reporting options and permissions that further simplify your administrative control of tm5. Additionally, you will discover which filter criteria settings can help your company maximize the utility of tm5.

Katja Franz, Senior Treasury Consultant | BELLIN
Verena Kern, Treasury Advisor | BELLIN
Rüdiger Schlecht, Head of Customer Advisory | BELLIN

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