Event Date/Time: Oct 14, 2008 End Date/Time: Oct 17, 2008
Registration Date: Oct 15, 2008
Early Registration Date: Sep 22, 2008
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The conference theme is “The Way Forward: Driving performance and profits in a changing world.”

In a year of economic and political uncertainty, financial decision makers are right to ask, “Where are we headed?” Join us at the JW Marriott Resort in Las Vegas for three days of answers and insights from top executives and distinguished thought leaders—plus plenty of time to exchange ideas with your peers.

Speakers and presentations will include:

Keynote Address
Morning in America, Again—An Outsider’s View on the Economy, the Election, and America’s Place in the World
Bill Emmott, Former Editor, The Economist

Creating Value in a Time of Change
Alfred H. (Al) Drewes, SVP and CFO, The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc.

Finance Leading Business Transformation to Maximize Performance
Frank Calderoni, SVP & CFO, Cisco Systems, Inc.

Keynote Presentation
The Fiscal Wakeup Tour
—Why Saving Our Future Requires Tough Choices Today
David M. Walker, President and CEO, The Peter Peterson Foundation; Formerly U.S. Comptroller General

Integrated Business Planning Success: Defining, Articulating and Aligning Strategy
Beverly O. Elving
Senior Vice President – Finance
Applebee’s, International

Project Mercury: A Case Study in Innovation
Jerry Boerner, Executive Director – Finance, AT&T Mobility

The Corporate Ivy League: Who Excels at Training Now?
Panel participants will include:
Peter Mondani, Manager, Financial Leadership Development, General Electric Company
Kathleen Fitzpatrick, VP Finance Leadership and Development, Johnson & Johnson


221 N Rampart Blvd
Las Vegas
United States

Additional Information

Prices: $1095-$2395 Optional Preconference Workshop CFO Rising West Golf Tournament