MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Executives International (FEI), the association of choice for CFOs and other senior-level financial executives, will host its annual Summit Leadership Conference on June 1-3, 2014 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. The Summit brings together more than 600 key decision-makers for dynamic discussions, networking opportunities and valuable workshops focused on next-level leadership development.
This year, the Summit's respected keynote speakers and featured presenters will include:
- Ursula Burns, Chairman and CEO of Xerox Corporation;
- General Michael Hayden, Principal of The Chertoff Group and Former Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) and Central Intelligence (CIA);
- David Hirschmann, President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness, President and CEO of the Chamber's Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) and Senior Vice President at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce;
- Craig Lewis, Chief Economist and Director of the Division of Risk, Strategy and Financial Innovation for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission;
- Mike Walsh, CEO of research lab Tomorrow and author of the best-selling book FUTURETAINMENT; and
- Scott Wine, CEO of Polaris Industries.
With this year's Summit Leadership Conference in close proximity to Capitol Hill, the 2014 Conference agenda will feature a special Hill Day on Wednesday, June 4. Accompanied by FEI's government affairs department, Summit Leadership Conference attendees will have the opportunity to meet with members of Congress to discuss important issues facing senior-level financial executives and their companies.
"The Summit Leadership Conference provides a forum for senior-level financial executives to connect with peers and share insights that help them make informed business decisions," said Marie Hollein, President and CEO of Financial Executives International. "We believe this interaction is fundamental to the ongoing success of financial executives, their organizations and the profession as a whole. We are extremely excited to also host a Hill Day to help attendees put their learnings into practice by engaging in critical discussions on the matters that are top of mind to business leaders."
The Summit Leadership Conference and Hill Day are part of several days of events and training for finance professionals near Capitol Hill. The Summit will kick-off on Saturday, May 31, with a special pre-conference Leadership Day, an annual business meeting of FEI members, followed by the 70th Anniversary Celebration for Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF).
The Summit's pre-conference workshops on Sunday, June 1, will feature sessions and discussions on the future role of finance and accounting, and on presenting financials as a communications skill. Conference attendees will also have the opportunity to attend one of three sponsored breakfast sessions each day, along with concurrent "Innovation Labs" offered twice daily and focused on four key themes: strategic leadership, finance and accounting, digital technology and governance, risk and compliance.
To register for the FEI 2014 Summit Leadership Conference, the pre-conference workshop events or for additional information and a brochure outlining the entire list of events please visit: summit.financialexecutives.org.
Financial Executives International is the leading advocate for the views of corporate financial management. Its 15,000 members hold policy-making positions as chief financial officers, treasurers and controllers at companies from every major industry. FEI enhances member professional development through peer networking, career management services, conferences, teleconferences and publications. Members participate in the activities of 86 chapters, 74 in the U.S., 11 in Canada and 1 in Japan. FEI is headquartered in Morristown, NJ, with additional offices in Washington, D.C. and Toronto. Visit www.financialexecutives.org for more information.
SOURCE Financial Executives International