Fall Forum Payroll Conference | Sept 24-26, 2014 | Las Vegas, NV | The Fall Forum

September 24-26, 2014
The M Resort Spa and Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada

Learn the techniques needed to gain executive support for your initiatives.

Download the Fall Forum Brochure.

Benefits of Attending:

  • Determine how emerging trends in technology will improve your processes
  • Discover how performance metrics impact your organization's bottom line
  • Establish guidelines to hire and effectively lead your distributed workforce
  • Identify how global payroll issues will affect your organization
  • See the results of the Enterprise-wide Payroll Performance study.

Executive Panel Discussion

Join this group of distinguished panelists, who are recognized leaders in their organizations, as they share their strategic insights on how they have mastered success in today's business environment.

Moderated by

Nicole F. Smith
Sr. Manager, Education Services
and Learning Development
American Payroll Association

Nicole has 20 years of learning development experience and demonstrates expertise in adult education and theories. With the American Payroll Association, she identifies and cultivates new educational programs and evaluates existing programs, curriculum, and delivery methods to enhance their value and effectiveness. She has also designed learning programs for Family Dollar Corporation, Ceridian, and Kronos including product/software training, new hire schools, project management programs, and leadership development.

Executive Panel Participants

Lisa Bates Thomas Feuerstein Diana Yarborough

Lisa Bates
Sr. Vice President
Wente Family Estates

Thomas Feuerstein
Vice President, Financial Operations
NYU Langone Medical Center

Diana Yarborough
Vice President, Human Resources
Business Partner
ADP, Inc.

Global Payroll Management Certificate Program

The APA's Global Payroll Management Certificate Program embraces the environment that payroll operates in today - the world! This unique program focuses on the strategies and practices that will ensure your organization's success when beginning to operate in or expanding a global payroll environment.

By attending all five double sessions noted with the GPMCP logo, you will receive the Global Payroll Management Certificate.

Global Certificate Program Speakers

Linda Obertin, CPP Mary Brumm, CPP Brent Gow, CPP

Linda Obertin, CPP
Sr. Vice President
Wells Fargo

Mary Brumm, CPP
Sr. Manager,
Global Payroll
NVIDIA Corporation

Brent Gow, CPP
Global Payroll
Starbucks Coffee Company

Leadership Certificate Program

Building Leadership Skills for the 21st Century

The APA's Leadership Certificate Program embraces the world that leaders work in today, with specific concentration in fostering growth in the 21st century. This unique program focuses on many qualities of effective leaders including awareness of self and others, effective communication, and relationship building.

By attending all 10 sessions noted with the LCP logo, you will receive a Leadership Certificate for this program.

Leadership Certificate Program Speaker

Martin Armstrong, CPP, DBA

Martin Armstrong,

Sr. Director, Payroll Shared Services
Time Warner Cable


Showcase Your Outstanding Payroll, Shared Services, or AP Department:
Nominate Your Organization for the 2014 Prism Awards

If your organization has improved business practices, shared services, and overall processes over the last year, your organization could be the recipient of a 2014 Prism Award.

Achieving such an award will help your department garner industry-wide recognition and validate your organization's worth to company officials.

Now is the time!

Nominate your department for the prestigious 2014 Payroll, Shared Services, or Accounts Payable Prism Awards. Companies of all sizes are welcome to nominate any department involved in payroll, finance, HR, or accounting.

Awards will be presented to innovative payroll and shared services departments that exhibit best practices in four different categories: Technology, Management, Processes, or Overall Best Practices. The Accounts Payable Prism Award will honor one department nationally that has shown excellence in technology, performance, or process improvement.

Download the nomination forms today!

2014 Payroll Prism Awards
2014 Shared Services Prism Award
2014 Accounts Payable Prism Award

Nominations were due Tuesday, July 8

Entries will be judged based on specific criteria in areas of improvement and responses to discussion questions. The winners will be chosen by the leadership of the APA's Strategic Payroll Leadership Task Force (SPLTF), Shared Services Task Force (SSTF) and Strategic Accounts Payable Leadership Task Force (SAPLTF), respectively.

Global Cash Card

Conference Exhibitors:

  • ADP, Inc.
  • Avalara
  • Bloomberg BNA
  • Ceridian
  • Expaticore
  • Global Cash Card
  • Greenshades Software, Inc.
  • NetSpend, a TSYS Company
  • Replicon
  • WEX rapid! PayCard

Attend this year's Fall Forum to:

  • Explore the basic and advanced features of shared services organizations
  • Learn from and network with leaders from top companies
  • Uncover real-world solutions to payroll challenges that pertain to efficiency and cost control


    The M Resort Spa and Casino
    Henderson (Las Vegas), Nevada
    Rate: $129.00
    Reservations: (877) 673-7678
    Cut-Off Date: September 2, 2014


    Earn up to 19 RCHs, 1.9 CEUs, or 22.5 CPE credits by attending the Fall Forum.

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