5 Ways to Make the Most out of AFP 2019

By Bob Stark October 9, 2019

With only a little more than a week left until AFP 2019 in Boston, it’s time to start planning for what sessions and events you want to fill your calendar with.

Four days isn’t a lot of time to see and experience everything that the year’s largest conference for treasury and finance professionals has to offer — that’s why we’ve put together a list of the top five things you need to see, attend and do in Boston from October 20-23!

Here are some of our top picks for what to do at AFP 2019:

 1. Have a Laugh
Don’t forget to make time to relax, laugh and CELEBRATE! This year Kyriba is hosting party that is sure to knock your socks off. Join us at Laugh Boston comedy club on Monday, October 21 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET for drinks, networking and of course a few laughs.
Register today to attend.

2. Puppies!
Puppies? You heard right! This year, AFP will have a Puppy Park at the conference. Miss the furry friend you left at home? Need to relieve some stress? Just want to take a break and pet some pups? AFP has you covered. And if you happen to fall in love while you’re there, these pups will be up for adoption.

3. Can’t-miss Sessions
While Robin Roberts’ keynote is sure to be a hit, there are a few more sessions you won’t want to miss! Kyriba has you covered every day of the conference with compelling thought leadership sessions led by your peers. Join us for the following sessions and add them to your calendar.

        • Monday Oct. 21 @ 8:30 a.m., Room 210B
          How Treasury Can Defend Itself Against Geopolitical Volatility with Amazon and World Vision International
        • Tuesday, Oct. 22 @ 11:15 a.m., Room 259AB
          Treasury 2030: The Future is Coming
        • Tuesday, Oct. 22 @ 1:45 p.m., Room 252AB
          What’s Your Game Plan for Data and Cybersecurity? Prepare for the Unexpected with SWIFT, Santander and Viacom
        • Wednesday, Oct. 23 @ 8:30 a.m., Room 153ABC
          Building an FX program to Achieve Risk Reduction Goals & Optimize Costs with JDA Software

 4. Do Some Good
Yes, the networking opportunities and parties are fun, but why not also give back to the community while you’re there? AFP has two community service projects at this year’s conference — you can help clean-up and plant a garden at a local elementary school or volunteer to assemble hygiene kits for Boston’s homeless population.

 5. Learn All About the Industry-leading Initiative to Activate Liquidity
Can’t get enough during the regular sessions? Kyriba is hosting live, in-booth presentations on the following topics: “What is Active Liquidity,” “Become a Best Practice Treasury Team,” “Protect Yourself from Currency Volatility” and “Stamping Out Payments Fraud.”
Stop by booth #1619 for any of these presentations and get a chance to win a portable Projector, Arccos Caddie smart sensor or an Amazon gift card!

We know that when 7,000 treasury and finance professionals gather in Boston that there will be a lot to see and do, but we hope to see you at any of the above-mentioned events — and of course, we hope you stop by booth #1619!

Want to learn more about Kyriba’s presence at AFP 2019?

Visit Kyriba.com/afp-2019.

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