Asia Pacific CFO Vision 2019 in Bangkok

Winning in a disruptive world

20 August 2019 | Waldorf Astoria


Time  Topic
08:30 – 09:00 Registration and Breakfast
09:00 – 09:10 Welcome Speech: Winning in a Disruptive World

Subhasakdi Krishnamra, Thailand Country Managing Partner & SEA Talent Leader
09:10 – 09:35
Keynote address

A broad overview of the future of finance profession, emerging technologies, digital transformation and data are discussed as the session also explores how ready is Thailand as compared to a global context.
09:35 – 10:20
US- China Trade War & Implication for ASEAN
10:20 – 10:40 Coffee break
10:40 – 11:25
Real-World Blockchain Applications and Use Cases
11:25 – 12:10
Protecting your data asset in a digital world
12:10 – 13:30 Networking lunch
13:30 – 14:30
Finance 2025

Among the 8 key trends of Finance in the future, some trends progress faster than others due to the different level of forces and frictions. This session explores share drivers and inhibitors, essential talent skillset and digital enablers, as well as case studies from Deloitte’s experiences.

Timothy Ho, Finance Transformation leader, Deloitte Southeast Asia
Marisa Aunhavichai, Partner, Consulting in Southeast Asia
14:30 – 15:15
Outlook on M&A and equity capital markets

How are businesses responding to the protectionist rhetoric from China-US trade war,  Brexit-UK and the Trump administration?
How is the diversity of the region impacting M&A activity? Which countries continue to be a target for investors?
What financing opportunities are available to high-risk projects? Are investors still investing in debt funds or they prefer big corporates

James Elsom, Executive Director, Corporate Finance Advisory, Deloitte Southeast Asia
Vivek Chhabra, Head of M&A, Fraser & Neave Ltd
15:15 – 15:35 Coffee break
15:35 – 16:30
Winning the game of disruption - Building blocks of transformation

This session explores the future of finance and finance transformation as a solution. Topics such as reinventing the business strategy, the partnership between CFOs & CIOs, allocating the right IT budget in the evolving digital world and cultivating an agile mindset will be discussed.
16:30 – 16:45
Closing: Evolving role of CFOs
16:45 – 18:00 Refreshments

*Deloitte reserves the right to cancel the plenary sessions or make changes to the schedule and speakers, due to circumstances beyond our control.