Former Fed Chair Bernanke to Keynote AFP Annual Conference in Washington D.C.

Thomas L. Friedman, Robert S. Mueller to speak on future business scenarios

Feb 25, 2014, 13:23 ET from Association for Financial Professionals

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke will deliver the keynote address at the AFP Annual Conference in Washington D.C. November 2-5, the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) announced today.

The conference will host over 6,500 finance executives from the world's most influential companies who will gather to discuss business issues such as global risk, corporate liquidity, technological disruptions, relationships with banking partners, transitioning into a growth mode and making financial predictions as change accelerates.

A task force of executives from companies including Microsoft, Invesco, BP Oil and Gas, Hershey, AMC Theaters, FIS, and Discovery have selected 130 educational sessions geared toward professionals in corporate treasury, finance and corporate financial planning and analysis.

Other featured speakers include:

* Thomas L. Friedman - Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times editor discusses "The Next Phase of Globalization"

* Robert S. Mueller - Former FBI director discusses "What Risks Lie Ahead for Corporate Business"

* Zachary Karabell - Harvard economist and author discusses "How Reliable Are the Numbers We Rely On?"

* Jason Redman - Former Seal Team Member, author of "The Trident: The Forging and Reforging of a Navy SEAL Leader"

The conference also will showcase the best new business products and services from financial institutions and technology companies, with over 250 exhibitors expected.

To register or learn more, visit   Register by May 16 to save $600.

Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) is the professional society that represents finance executives globally. AFP established and administers the Certified Treasury Professional and Certified Corporate FP&A Professional credentials, which set standards of excellence in finance. The quarterly AFP Corporate Cash Indicators serve as a bellwether of economic growth. The AFP Annual Conference is the largest networking event for corporate finance professionals in the world.

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