Moderation: Daniel Stach, Česká televize

08:00 - 09:00

Registration of participants, networking

09:00 - 11:00

Part A: Key indicators for finance management

A shaky economy in uncertain times

David Marek, Chief Economist & Director, Deloitte

While just a few years ago the Czech Republic was an almost exemplary stable economy, now one problem after another is piling up. What is the way out and what can we expect?

Wages and everything important that drives the satisfaction and motivation of employees in the Czech Republic now (in data)

Tomáš Ervín Dombrovský, Labour Market Analyst, LMC

The significant drop in real incomes, which the majority of employees have been dealing with since last year, is noticeably shifting the structure of motivations for remaining in the current job, by extension, for changing jobs. Based on the results of current research, we will look at how wages change in the private sector in our country and what impact this has on the management of employees and on the change in the structure of their motives for (possible) job changes. We will also discuss the reactions and other plans of Czech employers + what, as a result, we can expect on the Czech labor market in a year or two.

What sustainable/energetic transformation entails?

Igor Mora, Director Energy Sector, ING Bank
Eva Bučová, Head Corporate Sector Coverage & Chair Sustainability Committee, ING Bank

What role do banks play in the energetic transformation and what are the benefits of sustainable financing? You will find out on concrete example of transformation.

Is VUCA new normal in Automotive industry?

Jiří Černý, Head of Supply Chain Management, Continental Automotive

The term VUCA refers, among other things, to the volatility and complexity of today's world. How does the key industry for the Czech economy deal with these challenges? Presentation will cover current trends within the automotive industry and its heading as well as concrete case studies from the point of view of a market leader and supplier of the world's largest car manufacturers.

Transfer pricing and related difficulties

Lukáš Eisenwort, Managing Partner, EKP Advisory

Do transfer prices apply to you? Are you sure you have this issue properly treated? What are the news and current sentences in this area? All this and much more will be answered in the presentation.

Health and economics

David Navrátil, ministr, Ministr Zdraví a hlavní ekonom, Česká spořitelna

The sustainability of pension system is often discussed with respect to demographic changes. Will work until we are 70 years old? How does health affect the economy? Are manic-depressive Czechs able to achieve higher physical, psychological and financial health?

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee and Tea Break, Networking

11:30 - 13:30

Part B: Technology and Finance Management

The development of technological needs and strategies in the tax area

Radka Mašková, Director Tax & Legal, Deloitte
Jaroslav Beneš, Director & Chief Technology Officer Tax & Legal, Deloitte

Presentation of selected results of the regional Tax Technology Survey 2023, in which we focus on the development of technological needs and strategies in the tax area. We examine the factors that influence companies and their decision-making on investments in technology, implementation and modernization of next-generation ERP systems, the use of technology in the tax area or the fulfillment of tax digitization requirements.

Digital transformation in the finance department- predictive FP&A tools beyond ERP systems

Krzysztof Kowal, CEO, Incube CPM

How to find the difference between running and managing a business? What is the new role of the CFO and how CPM systems can help him? Investments in new technologies and tools: how not to waste time, energy and money on ineffective implementations?

The benefits and threats of AI from the perspective of the CFO

Štěpán Bouda, Chief Innovation Officer, Sabris

Artificial intelligence has developed until a state when it actually helps with business processes. Let´s see on an example from practice on how artificial intelligence helps in finance management and also how it can do harm to business.

Decreasing the uncertainty with predictive cashflow

Pavel Pilař, Senior Consultant, Sophia Solutions

Finance management, as well as entrepreneurship, is affected by uncertainty. Predictive analytics enables to us to deal with some uncertain phenomena in structural and optimized way.  Short case study will show an example, where predictive analytics was successfully used for important decrease of uncertainty while managing cashflow.

Increase your EBITDA with Automation and unlock efficiency and productivity

Pavla Munzarová, VP of Finance, Mews
Jan Moravec, Senior Account Executive CZ&SK, Salesforce

Companies face an urgent task: do more with less and save costs while still driving growth and revenue. Automation is The Key!

Legal news in cybersecurity area

Adam Škarka, advokát, SEDLAKOVA LEGAL

We will look at the basic outlines of the technical, organizational and legal pitfalls that Czech implementation of the NIS 2 directive brings. We will also see how the financial market will be affected by the DORA regulation, which, together with developments in the field of cyber security, has the potential to change the way some financial services operate.

13:30 - 14:30

Business Lunch and Networking

14:30 - 15:45

Part C: Discussion

Panel discussion

Karel Čermák, Group CFO, Plaček Pet Products

Kateřina Kadlecová, CEO, USSPA

Cyril Klepek, Founder & CEO, Cyrkl

Jan Lát, CFO a Vice-President of the Board, Beneš a Lát

Václav Lipowski, CFO, Wienerberger

Lenka Škopová, CFO, Nestlé Česko


Cocktail and afterparty