Why it is worth coming

More than 250 participants

Each year, the congress brings together prominent specialists, not only in controlling and finances but also corporate management, sales and advanced technologies. Meet business partners from all over Europe and open up to a global exchange of experiences.


Content-based lectures

Lectures that inspire and change the approach to organisation management. Innovative solutions, new technologies and challenges of the 21st century - these topics will be discussed by the representatives of the International Association of Controllers (ICV) and many international companies.


A presentation by Dr. Rita Niedermayr - A Member of the Board at the International Group of Controlling (IGC), co-author of Controller Competence Model.

Come and hear the visionary lecture delivered by an expert in controlling and finance. It is the first opportunity in Poland to meet the co-author of Controller Competence Model - A Guideline for Modern Controller Development with Motel Competence Profiles and talk to her.

A presentation by Prof. Dr. Utz Schäffer - Director at the Institute of Management Accounting and Control (IMC), WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.

Utz Schäffer is a professor of management accounting and controlling at WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar, Germany, and the Director of the Institute of Management Accounting and Control (IMC), the leading analytical centre for controlling and strategy implementation.

Apart from his academic career, Utz Schäffer gained practical experience as a consultant at McKinsey & Company in Munich and CTcon GmbH in Vallendar and Dusseldorf. He is still closely related to controlling practice and remains a member of the Advisory Board at CTcon, as well as the Supervisory Board of the International Association of Controllers (ICV). He has been dealing with controlling and management for over 25 years.

In the era of digitization the concept of controlling will become more important than ever and good controllership will be needed. Therefore, controllers must reinvent themselves and address eight key challenges which will be outlined during my talk.

A presentation by Nausici Costin
- Chief Financial Officer, NTT DATA Romania S.A.

She has over 15 years of experience in controlling and finance. She has been with NTT DATA Romania since 2012. Nausica will talk about implementing technologies that involved over 1700 people in her organisation. How can you manage such a change? How can you prepare individual departments for it? What made the implementation successful? Take part in the lecture and learn more details!


Updates, trends and practice

Join us for the presentations given by the biggest experts who will share their controlling and financial experience in digital business models and shared services centres.

The subject of the speeches are:

  • Controlling and Management
  • Business Partnering
  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Competence models
  • Future of work
  • Competences in controlling
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine learning
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
  • Shared Services Centers

Subject sessions

The 14th CIA congress also covers 6 subject sessions in which you can participate. The topics during the sessions will be covered in great detail and from a practical perspective. We invited practitioners and experts to take the floor and discuss their fields.

The subject sessions will cover the following topics:

Session A: Advandced Anlytics (translation to ENG/PL)
Session B: Business Intelligence and Visualization – trends and modern concepts
Session C: Optimization of financial and controlling processes and Robotic Process Automation
Session D: Advaced cost and profitability management systems (translation to ENG/PL)
Session E: Controlling competence model
Session F: Controlling and volatility
Session G: ICV Young Controller Barcamp

ICV Young Controllers Barcamp!

We also invite students of controlling to participate in the Congress. Please join us, meet them and invite the best ones to your company. Here at ICV, we believe that controlling is an profession with a bright future and it is important to take care of the development of your professional career.

Consecutive interpreting

We invite controllers from all over Europe to exchange experiences from different countries. Thanks to bilateral, simultaneous Polish-English interpretation first day of the Congress, you will easily understand foreign speakers.

Integration party and networking

The enormous value of our congresses is also the possibility to establish a network of contacts and integrate the participants. During the evening meeting we will organise activities and enable informal exchange of experiences.

Knowledge, experience, inspirations – these are important congress assets, however not the only ones. Competitive advantage is achieved also through an extensive network of contacts. Starting form the morning, the participant exchange business cards and join in the networking sessions and in the evening the exchange experiences and make contact in a less formal atmosphere. Come and see how you can benefit from them in the future.



Innovation, inspiration, integration – the CIA Congress organised by ICV is the most important controlling event in Poland

Andrzej Derkowski
Head of ICV Work Group Toruń-Bydgoszcz