Detail Program Treasury Summit

 14.30 - 14.45 Welcome by ATEB Chair and our Ateb Treasury Summit Sponsors
 14.45 - 15.45 How can treasurers strike the right balance between being efficient in their core operations, while also considering the many technological and regulatory evolutions that will determine the future of the treasury profession. A panel of experts from the corporate world (François Masquelier, Senior VP, Head of Treasury and Enterprise Risk Management - RTL Group), banking (Mario De Vry, Head of Corporate Banking - Belfius), Fintech Community (Wim De Waele, CEO of B-Hive), TMS vendor (Xavier Audibert, VP - Product Architecture & Functional engineering - Kyriba) and advisory (Kishore Gollakota, Director, Risk Advisory - Deloitte Global Treasury Advisory Services) will share their views.
 15.45 - 16.15 COFFEE BREAK 
  STREAM 1: Evolution of the Payment Landscape  STREAM 2: CorporateFunding STREAM 3: Risk management
16.15 - 17.00 

Broad discussion on different topics in current payment landscape (swift GPI, faster payments, instant payments,….) Speakers include François Masquelier RTL Group, Senior Vice President - Head of Treasury and Enterprise Risk Management) and Karine Uzan, Format Products Manager at Kyriba.

A credit rating or not? Introduction by Moody's (Vincent Gusdorf, High yield and investment grade credit analyst) on their rating methodology followed by inputs from corporates on the topic of obtaining and maintaining a rating and the key considerations that come along. 

Managing the interest rate risk of your investment strategy. How can Corporate Treasurers hedge against the negative interests rates environment? Speaker: Nicolas Forest - Candriam - Global Head of Fixed Income and Member of Executive Committee and Pierre Boyer - Candriam - Head of Money Market Fund Management

 17.15 - 18.00 "Payment innovation in Europe - the Role of the European Payment Council (EPC) ” by Etienne Goosse, Director General, European Payments Council Private placement as a source of funding.
Katie Kelly, (Senior Director, Market Practice & Regulatory Policy, ICMA (International Capital Market Association)) will introduce private placement as a funding alternative, exploring some of its advantages, potential disadvantages and other considerations and explaining the development of best practice as reflected in the ICMA private placement market guide. Robin Vandenheede, Originator Debt Capital Markets at Belfius, will clarify the role of bank in a private placement issuance and provide some examples of companies that use private placements within their funding strategy.

Counterparty risks: What exactly should the treasury role be? How can we manage them? What are the Processes & Tools available for Treasurers? You will hear Moody's view on this important topic (Christophe Marinier, Solutions Specialist - Credit Risk Quantitative Solutions at Moody's Analytics) , and the voice from a corporate treasurer (Michel Verholen, Director, Global Treasury Center at Zoetis).