The leading congress on E-Invoicing and E-Billing will celebrate its eighth anniversary this year. More than 350 E-Invoicing experts and interested parties from about 30 countries will meet in Berlin to exchange views about current trends and perspectives.

Top-notch speakers will talk about their experiences with E-Invoicing projects over the course of two days. The EXPP Summit 2012 will reward the participants with an exclusive series of success stories and best practice sessions from numerous industries across Europe.

  • Hear the latest news on market trends, perspectives, standards and initiatives
  • Success stories telling how the Procure-to-Pay process and the Financial Supply Chain have been improved and how they can help to reduce costs considerably
  • Focus on the different possibilities for implementing E-Invoicing and E-Billing
  • Harmonising legislation in Europe

The mixture of lectures from experts in the field and professionals with practical experience, as well as podium discussions, roundtables, large exhibition area and especially the cross-border focus will make the EXPP Summit 2012 a compulsory event for CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, Heads of A/R and A/P, Procurement, Invoice Management and E-Invoicing decision makers from all over the world.

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Expected Participants:

CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, Heads of A/R and A/P, Procurement, Invoice Management and E-Invoicing decision makers from all over the world.


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Extract of the agenda

Chairman's opening address

  • Market status
  • Current trends

Bruno Koch, Billentis, Switzerland

E-Invoicing experience in an international company

  • E-Invoice project and objectives at Roche Diagnostics
  • Challenges in a large organization
  • E-Invoicing - more than just sending electronic bills instead of paper
  • Lessons learned
  • Status, next milestones and international plans

Christian Czaja, Head of Process Integration, EMEA, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany

From E-Invoicing to the full E-Procurement chain

  • Political context and actions of the Commission to support the transition towards full E-Procurement in the EU
  • Cooperation with standardisation bodies and results
  • The open-source E-Procurement platform
  • E-Procurement roll-out in the EU Institutions
  • The challenges of pre-awarding
  • Supporting European public administrations in adopting E-Procurement

Angelo Tosetti, Head of Unit Information systems for Policy support, Grant Management and E-Procurement, DG for Informatics, European Commission, Belgium

Standardizing E-Invoice infrastructure across some 500.000 companies in the nordics

  • Community value proposition from a ERP region market leader
  • Platform standardization of the community
  • Applying a value chain approach to E-Invoicing within the invoicing and purchase-to-pay process
  • Business benefits and opportunities

Ulf Bjornvold, Product Management Executive, Visma Software International AS, Norway

Eliminating paper from accounts payable - an exploration of Siemens' journey towards 100% E-Invoicing adoption

  • Implementing truly a global solution
  • Over 20 countries live and paperless in four continents
  • Experiences and lessons learned

Karin Springer, Manager of Standardisation and Automation, Siemens, Germany

E-Invoicing in public administratioon - German government's approach

  • European and national context
  • Expected cost reductions and added values
  • Pilot-project on E-Invoicing
  • Objectives after the pilot

Beate Lohmann, Director-General for administrative modernization and administrative organization, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Germany

Breakout-Session - E-Invoicing in Russia

  • Overview of the current legislation in the sphere of electronic documents
  • National peculiarities: we are different
  • New possibilities for European companies
  • Customer cases: pioneer companies using E-Invoicing

Anna Grigorchuk, Partnership Coordinator, SKB Kontur, Russia

Roundtable discussion

  • Anna Grigorchuk, Partnership Coordinator, SKB Kontur, Russia
  • Maximillian Musselius, CEO, ECR, Russia
  • Tapani Turunen, Development Director, Tieto, Finland

Panel discussion
Legislation in move - the appropriate methods to ensure tax compliant E-Invoices

User Forum: fiction and reality
Innovators discuss about the early days of their E-Billing/E-Invoicing projects, past expectations, where they are today and where they intend to go in the near future.

Physical location
Hilton Berlin
Hilton Berlin
Mohrenstraße 30
10117 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 2023 0
Fax: +49 30 2023 4269