Emburse in Motion 2022

See you soon, Chicago! 

Customer Event


Convene, 16 West Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603

July 20-21, 2022

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Join us at Emburse in Motion in Chicago to gain valuable insight into optimizing travel, expense, and invoice spend. Whether you’ve been a customer for years or just getting started, this event is a prime opportunity to celebrate success, learn from peers, and maximize your Emburse experience. 

Highlights from our in-person midwest stop include: 

  • Two days of engaging industry discussions and Emburse education
  • Special interest industry groups and facilitated networking
  • Interactive breakout sessions with your industry peers
  • Hands-on product best practices sessions
  • An opportunity to meet 1:1 with an Emburse consultant in Consultants’ Corner
  • Sneak peeks of new and future products
  • Guidance for optimizing employee, team, and centralized spend

Agenda

The preliminary agenda is outlined below and still being finalized. Please visit this page again for additional updates.

9:30am (CDT)
Consultants' Corner
Spend time with an Emburse consultant face-to-face, one-on-one, to get your questions answered.

9:30am (CDT)
Registration and Coffee


10:30am (CDT)
Special Interest Sessions

10:30am (CDT) Special Interest Group: Legal
Join us for an interactive session with your peers in legal. You will learn about opportunities to improve your processes for capturing, tracking and reconciling client billable T&E.

10:30am (CDT) Special Interest Group: Higher Education
Join us for an interactive session with your peers and Emburse's Higher Education team of experts. Discuss hot topics in higher education, share your insights, network with your peers, and gain key takeaways and best practices to bring back to your institution.


12:30pm (CDT) Lunch


1:30pm (CDT)
Best Practices Learning Sessions Round One

1:30pm (CDT) Best Practices for Emburse Analytics
Get hands-on with Emburse Analytics during this in-depth training for newer users. You'll learn how standard reports are created and shared. Additionally, you'll get familiar with the Admin tools available to you to help you harness the platform's full potential.

Presenter:
Dottie Kennedy-Brooks

1:30pm (CDT) Best Practices for Emburse Chrome River Administration
Explore the exciting new self-service features for Chrome River Administrators, including Forms and UDA editors, Rule Builder, and Export Builder.

Presenter:
Terry Milligan

1:30pm (CDT) Best Practices for Optimizing your B2B Vendor Payments Program
Like your AP approval processes, vendor pay fulfillment (B2B Payments) is undergoing a digitization revolution. Team members will share best practices to optimize your spend using Emburse Pay and stay ahead of digital change.

Presenters:
Mike Dailey, Matt Brodsky


2:30pm (CDT) Coffee Break


3:00pm (CDT)
Best Practices Learning Sessions Round Two

3:00pm (CDT) Best Practices for Emburse Analytics
Get hands-on with Emburse Analytics during this in-depth training for newer users. You'll learn how standard reports are created and shared. Additionally, you'll get familiar with the Admin tools available to you to help you harness the platform's full potential.

Presenter:
Dottie Kennedy-Brooks

3:00pm (CDT) Best Practices for Emburse Chrome River Administration
Explore the exciting new self-service features for Chrome River Administrators, including Forms and UDA editors, Rule Builder, and Export Builder.

Presenter:
Terry Milligan

3:00pm (CDT) Best Practices for Optimizing your B2B Vendor Payments Program
Like your AP approval processes, vendor pay fulfillment (B2B Payments) is undergoing a digitization revolution. Team members will share best practices to optimize your spend using Emburse Pay and stay ahead of digital change.

Presenters:
Mike Dailey, Matt Brodsky


4:00pm (CDT) Welcome Reception

7:30am (CDT)
Consultants' Corner
Spend time with an Emburse consultant face-to-face, one-on-one, to get your questions answered.

7:30am (CDT)
Breakfast and Networking

8:30am (CDT)
General Session


8:30am (CDT) Welcome

8:35am (CDT) Kickoff with Emburse Executives
There's a lot to celebrate at Emburse, especially the developments to help make your life easier. After highlighting those wins, let's look to the future. You'll get a sneak peek of new products and features currently in development to humanize work. You'll be introduced to the Emburse Spend Optimization Model, the first of its kind—and learn how it helps chart a path toward fully-optimized processes. Additionally, you'll get updates from the Customer Success team, hear from IT about system improvements, and gain insight into Emburse's expanding Partner network.

Moderated by:
Eric Friedrichsen

Presenters:
Adriana Carpenter, Ryan Plutnicki, David Bixler, Courtney Ryan

9:15am (CDT) Product Roadmap
Get an in-depth preview of Emburse's mobility strategy, future enhancements for user experience, and game-changing products like the companion travel app, Emburse Go. You'll also learn how General Mills found success as an Emburse customer.

Presenters:
Van Ho, Koen Bavinck, Rex Heineman (General Mills)


9:55am (CDT)
Coffee Break


10:10am (CDT) Customer Panel
The business world as we know it is forever changed—from remote and hybrid work environments to how organizations approach travel. Hear from a panel of your peers as they discuss how they're tackling spend management challenges, driving innovation and insights, and addressing evolving business needs as we emerge from the pandemic.

Moderated by:
Ryan Plutnicki

10:40am (CDT) Fireside chat with a special celebrity guest
Celebrity alert! Join a fireside chat with a high-caliber celebrity and get your picture taken with our special guest.

Moderated by:
Eric Friedrichsen


11:20am (CDT)
Lunch & Networking


Breakout Tracks: Emburse Chrome River and Emburse Certify


Breakout: Emburse Chrome River

12:20pm (CDT) Employee Spend with Chrome River: Empower the Entire Organization With a Smart End-to-End Experience
This interactive deep-dive on Emburse Chrome River explores how to shift from reactive to proactive spend management through expense innovations and partnerships. Learn from your peers' successes and solutions. Plus, get a glimpse into the product roadmap for employee spend.

Presenter:
Marcus Seuser, Alex Williams

1:10pm (CDT) Team Spend: Help Your Team Leads Make Smarter Decisions With Emburse Spend
The nature of spend is changing rapidly. Learn how your peers are keeping ahead of the curve while discovering new ways to streamline team spend using Emburse Cards and Emburse Spend.

Presenters:
Cortney Clark, Logan McLean

2:00pm (CDT) Centralized Spend: End-to-End Invoice Lifecycle Automation
Your AP team faces new challenges with centralized spend almost daily. Evolving purchasing trends, talent turnover, payment delays, fraud—the list goes on. Get insight from our expertise—and fellow attendees—into what the market is saying about the challenges and how Emburse tackles them. Plus, get a glimpse into the product roadmap for centralized spend.

Presenters:
Matt Brodsky, Alex Williams


Breakout: Emburse Certify

12:20pm (CDT) Centralized Spend: End-to-End Invoice Lifecycle Automation
Your AP team faces new challenges with centralized spend almost daily. Evolving purchasing trends, talent turnover, payment delays, fraud—the list goes on. Get insight from our expertise—and fellow attendees—into what the market is saying about the challenges and how Emburse tackles them. Plus, get a glimpse into the product roadmap for centralized spend.

Presenter:
Jenna Wall

1:10pm (CDT) Centralized Spend: End-to-End Invoice Lifecycle Automation
Your AP team faces new challenges with centralized spend almost daily. Evolving purchasing trends, talent turnover, payment delays, fraud—the list goes on. Get insight from our expertise—and fellow attendees—into what the market is saying about the challenges and how Emburse tackles them. Plus, get a glimpse into the product roadmap for centralized spend.

Presenters:
Andrew McFarland, Jenna Wall

2:00pm (CDT) Team Spend: Help Your Team Leads Make Smarter Decisions With Emburse Spend
The nature of spend is changing rapidly. Learn how your peers are keeping ahead of the curve while discovering new ways to streamline team spend using Emburse Cards and Emburse Spend.

Presenters:
Cortney Clark, Logan McLean


2:50pm (CDT)
Coffee Break


3:20pm (CDT) Emburse Analytics and Customer Case Study
Using International Services Inc. (ISI)'s success story as a framework, learn how Emburse Analytics can enforce expense policy adherence, minimize wasteful spend, help negotiate preferred vendor pricing, and make more informed spend decisions.

Presenters:
Dottie Kennedy-Brooks, Athena Gazikas (ISI)


4:05pm (CDT)
Entertainment: To be announced

4:50pm (CDT)
Wrap-up

Featured Speakers

Eric Friedrichsen

Eric Friedrichsen

Chief Executive Officer

Ryan Plutnicki

Ryan Plutnicki

Chief Customer Officer

Adriana Carpenter

Adriana Carpenter

Chief Financial Officer

David Bixler

David Bixler

Chief Information Officer

Van Ho

Sr. Director, Design

Andrew McFarland

Courtney Ryan

Chief Product Officer

Heather Peterson

Dottie Kennedy-Brooks

VP, Solution Strategy

Athena Gazikas

Senior Expense Administrator, International Services, Inc.

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