2014 AFP Annual Conference

The Association of Financial Professionals (AFP) held its 2014 Annual Conference on November 2 – 5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.  It was a great conference,  We were fortunate to attend the following sessions, you can read about our experiences and relive the conference from our perspective via the links below:

Sunday, November 2nd:

Sunday Opening General Session:  A Conversation with Ben Bernanke – Dr. Ben Bernanke, former Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan S. Blinder, former Federal Reserve Vice Chairman

Welcome Reception:  National Museum of American History

Monday, November 3rd:

Maximizing Global Operating Cash:  Google’s Strategy

Economic Overview & Outlook for Interest Rates – Alan S. Blinder, former Federal Reserve Vice Chairman

Industry Roundtable Luncheon:  Colleges and Universities

Improving the Accuracy of a Cash Flow Forecast

The Dangers of Zero Interest Rates

Tuesday, November 4th:

Influence ANY Outcome:  Using Neuroscience to Boost Engagement, Innovation, Accountability

Certification Luncheon:  What Risks Lie Ahead in Corporate Business – Robert S. Mueller, former FBI Director

Leadership in Treasury:  Emerging Markets Pave the Way for Globalization

Tuesday General Session:  The Next Phase of Globalization – Thomas Friedman

Wednesday, November 5th:

Will Bitcoin and Virtual Currencies Reshape Banking?

Financial Modeling

Fresh ideas on Economics, Monetary Theory, Politics, and Less Pressing but Equally Entertaining Matters for the English and Spanish speaking worlds

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