Tuesday, January 20, 2015
"Treasury as a Strategic Partner"
Presenter:  Bob Stark, VP-Strategy, Kyriba
Treasury has historically been very reactive to the needs of the organization, yet this trend is changing quickly.  This presentation explores how treasury (and you) can create value for the organization.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
"LIBOR, Euro, and Oil: The Good, The Bad, and Keeping It From Getting Ugly"

Presenter:  Helen Kane, Founder & President, Hedge Trackers
Recent market volatility across currency, interest rates, and commodities are causing more corporations to ask if they should be hedging and other companies to ask am I hedging the right thing.  Helen Kane will share 20+ years of experience working with corporate treasury teams to set hedge objectives and implement programs to achieve them.  

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

"Treasury Technology - Current Landscape and Trends"
 Presenter:  Hans Candries, PwC, Principal
Treasury technology is changing at a breathtaking pace and treasury professionals are constantly finding scalable ways to support the growth of their organization in the most effective and efficient manner. This presentation will discuss the global technology trends in Treasury and their impacts on treasury strategy, operations and risk management amid a world of increasing complexity and tighter regulation.

 Tuesday, April 21, 2015

"Simpler Global Payments: What Nonprofis Can Teach Companies About Emerging Markets"

 Presenter:  Sue-Ellen Speight, SVP-USA West Region, INTL Global Payments
Companies that increasingly transact with emerging markets will, at some point ask themselves, 'why is it so hard to get money where it needs to be, when it needs to be?'  As California businesses pay suppliers, staff or operational costs in Asia, Latin America and EMEA, they run into operational as well as foreign exchange issues caused by different banking environments and regulations.  Hear Case Studies that explain some successful strategies that companies have adopted from the nonprofit sector to make smooth, hassle-free payments in emerging markets, while maintaining control and visibility of the complex international payment process.  We will take a tour through some of the most interesting (and challenging) countries, and you'll leave with an understanding of the fascinating process of moving exotic currency around the world.     

Friday, May 1, 2015
*********The 26th Annual San Francisco Treasury Symposium**********
For more information, go to:  www.sftreasurysymposium
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Tuesday, June 16, 2015
"Selecting and Implementing a Global Banking Structure"
Presenter:  Ian Argue, Managing Partner, Global Treasury Partners
- Regional vs. Global
- Which banks to include
- Cash Structures (physical pooling vs. multi-currency notional pooling)
-  Balancing Local and Treasuiry Requirements
- Negotiating with Banks in the Basell III world

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
"Cash Management Today: Now What"
Presenter:   Brandon Semilof, Managing Director, StoneCastle Cash Management
Join Brandon Semilof, a recognized cash management industry expert for a comprehensive discussion on how to manage and maximize your cash balances in the wake of money fund reforms, Basel III implementation and continued low yields.  Learn about the timing and expectations of money fund regulatory reform, how your peers are preparing and responding to reforms and discover new cash strategies and vehicles being utilized beyond traditional money funds and bank deposits.  Discussion will be followed by a Q&A.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

"NETWORKING LUNCH"
Come join us for our first networking lunch!  Meet new people, visit with some friends and deepen your existing business relationships.  
Corporate treasury professionals are encouraged to come and may receive complimentary passes.  Complimentary RSVP passes are limited.  Please contact Que at que@sftma.org or via phone (707) 235-5110 to secure and guarantee your complimentary RSVP.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

************2015 Bay Area Joint TMA Dinner*************
For more information, go to:  www.sftreasurysymposium
"EA's Digital Transformation"
Presenter:  Jon Lutz, VP Corporate FP&A, Strategy and Development, EA
EA, the world’s largest video game publisher, is committed to creating games for every platform—from console to PC and mobile.  EA transformed its business model of putting games on discs and shipping them in boxes to delivering live services to customers online.  EA’s transformation has paid off with its operating income skyrocketing from ~$200M to $1Bn+ over the last 5 years, as it revolutionized how the world engages with video games.  Come join us to learn about how their Finance team supports the company's fast and fierce transformation.

DATE CHANGED to Tuesday, October 27, 2015 (due to the National AFP Conference)

"Improving your Bottom Line by Evaluating your Treasury Expenses"
Presenter:  Lori Snow, Managing Partner, Treasury Intelligence, Inc.
Sure you manage your bank and payment relationships, but do you really know, and more importantly, really need what you’re paying for? What’s negotiable and what’s not? How are other organizations in the same or similar industries managing these costs? We’ll take a look at best practices and review a case study to evaluate how your organization can take advantage of various options and answer these questions.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
"Brocade - Cash Management Optimization Project"
Presenter:  Chris Hanson, Sr. Director/Assistant Treasurer, Brocade Communication Systems
How Brocade went about improving their cash management process and how they changed the way the organization interacts with their bank partners

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

"2015 Holiday HAPPY HOUR Cocktail Celebration"
@ One Market Restaurant, San Francisco, CA  94105
(4:30 - 6:00 p.m.)

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