Event Date/Time: Mar 04, 2010 End Date/Time: Mar 04, 2010
Registration Date: Mar 03, 2010
Early Registration Date: Dec 31, 2009
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The CFO Summit brings together industry leaders from across Europe for a critical examination of the evolving role of the finance function within corporate organisations.

World-renowned experts on risk, forecasting, leadership, cash management and M&A will provide inspirational guidance on how CFOs should respond to the unique set of challenges presented by a world recovering from recession.

Chaired by Andrew Palmer, Finance Editor of The Economist, the summit will include the following speakers:

- Ian Dyson, Chief Financial Officer, Marks & Spencer
- Guy Elliott, Chief Financial Officer, Rio Tinto
- Simon Melliss, Group Finance Director, Hammerson
- Evelyn Bourke, Chief Financial Officer, Friends Provident
- Chris Lucas, Chief Financial Officer, Barclays
- Robert Dyrbus, Finance Director, Imperial Tobacco
- Marina Wyatt, Chief Financial Officer, TomTom
- Colin Day, Chief Financial Officer, Reckitt Benckiser
- Brendan Walsh, Senior Vice-president, American Express
- Stephen Carver, Lecturer, Cranfield School of Management
- Jason Karaian, Senior Editor, Financial Services, Economist Intelligence Unit

Topics to be discussed include:

- The CFO’s strategic focus for 2010
- With power comes responsibility: the CFO’s evolving role
- Uncertain prospects: where next for the global economy?
- One step beyond: moving from CFO to CEO
- Hung out to dry? Kicking back against over-regulation
- M&A: responding to opportunities as they arise
- Opportunities in emerging markets
- Developments in cash management
- A talent for people: leading the finance team