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Longview empowers organizations competing in the now business reality

The Now reality demands the office of finance provide a strategic foundation to support the entire organization to make the right decision Now, with confidence.

Speakers from leading global companies share in the kNOW best practices and case presentations. In addition, Longview includes interactive workshops and panel discussions on current hot topics in the area of Performance Management and Tax Reporting.

If you're part of a finance or tax team, your role is changing. A few years ago, finance was about crunching numbers. Now, CEOs expect their finance teams to take on a more strategic role and provide up-to-the-minute insights that inform organizational strategy.

How will you keep up?

At Dialog 2017, you'll step away from your day-to-day routine and take proactive steps to transform your company. You'll learn how to optimize organizational performance, more accurately predict outcomes, and sharpen your strategy. You'll join more than 200 of your peers at this unique educational forum designed to bring you the inspiration, technology and actionable insights you need to make the right decisions, every time, with confidence.

This year's event includes three action-packed days where you can:

Choose from 30+ sessions.

Learn from Longview experts, customers, and industry thought leaders.

Be the first to hear about Longview's product and technology roadmap.

Learn about updates to your product and powerful, new features that can help optimize your business processes and results.

Get inspired.

Discover how you can benefit from embracing disruption, see what your peers are doing, and gain a clearer picture of what's possible for you.

Visit our Knowledge Pods.

You'll gain practical tips on a variety of topics – from digital disruption to workplace wellness.

Network in the Discovery Lounge.

Trade professional development tips with your peers, our sponsors and Longview experts.

Enhance your expertise

Earn valuable CPE credits.

Conference Venue

Four Seasons Resort Orlando
at Walt Disney World® Resort
10100 Dream Tree Blvd,
Orlando, FL 32836

Dialog 2017 is set within the gates of Walt Disney World® at Florida's only Five Diamond Award rated resort. When you're not in a session, unwind at the resort's golf course, spa, waterpark or restaurants.

Reserve your room by April 25 to ensure availability and enjoy an exclusive room rate of $239 USD per night. This special room rate is also available before and after the conference from May 19 to 27 inclusive, based upon availability, so you can stay to enjoy the sights and sounds of Disney. To book your room, call the reservations team at 1 (800) 267-3046 and quote “Longview”

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Get Your Disney Tickets Soon!

Longview is happy to announce in partnership with Disney the chance to purchase discounted Disney Tickets for themselves as well as those friends and family members that are traveling with them.

These tickets offer pre-arrival savings of 10% on our Full-Multi-Day (2 days or longer) Tickets and include one complimentary admission to an additional Disney Experience at any one of the following:

  • Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
  • Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park
  • Disney's Winter Summerland or Disney's Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Courses (before 4 p.m.)
  • Greens Fees for one round of golf at Disney's Oak Trail Golf Course, our 9-hole walking course

Attendees can also purchase our partial-day tickets, which are exclusive to the meetings market!

Tickets coming soon!

Disney Ticket Microsite will EXPIRE for Advance Purchase Sales on May 21, 2017 and guests must purchase tickets through the site before this date or call 407-566-5600.

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Dialog 2017 will include multiple keynote speakers and more than 30 sessions


May 22


May 23


May 24


Suitable: Tax

Suitable: CPM

Suitable: All

Method: Group Live

10:00AM - 6:00PM


7:00PM - 10:00PM

Welcome Reception | Cocktails and Dinner

7:00AM - 8:30AM


8:30AM - 8:50AM

Opening Remarks presented by John Power | CEO

8:50AM - 9:10AM

The Nuances of the NOW Business Realities: Why Timing is Vital presented by John Power | CEO

9:10AM - 9:30AM

Longview: Product Update presented by Wayne Stevens | CTO

9:30AM - 9:50AM

Clarity from the Cloud presented by Tony Rizzo | Co-Founder, Tidemark

9:50AM - 10:15AM

Company Announcement presented by John Power, Wayne Stevens & Tony Rizzo

10:15AM - 10:45AM


10:45AM - 11:05AM

A Holistic, Perpetual Approach to Performance Management: Why and How it Works presented by Ventana Research

11:05AM - 11:50AM

Strengthening Inter-company Processes presented by Deloitte

11:50AM - 12:20PM

Rethinking the Way We Work: Lessening the Talent, Age and Communications Gap in The Workplace presented by Eric Termuende

12:20PM - 1:30PM


1:30PM - 2:30 PM

Big Data, Singular Answers: Finding the Actionable Truth presented by Sandy Spring Bank

Longview Tax: What's New / What's Next

Introduction to Tidemark: Tidemark in Action

Budgeting, Reporting and Business Analytics, powered by Tidemark presented by Health Network Labs

Longview Data Tables

What's new in Longview Tax?

2:30PM - 3:30 PM

Empowering the Subject Matter Experts presented by Walt Disney Attractions Technology

Manulife: Beyond the Basics

Introduction to Tidemark: Tidemark in Action

Automate your Consolidation with Longview 2017

Longview Tax Country-by-Country Reporting

Tidemark Visualizations

3:30PM - 4:00PM


4:00PM - 5:00 PM

Longview CPM: What's New / What's Next

Transforming the Tax Function: Focal Point on Tax Analytics presented by PwC

Introduction to Tidemark: Tidemark in Action

Our Transition to Continuous Forecast presented by VEOLIA North America

Introduction to Longview Analytics

What's new in Longview Tax?

5:00PM - 7:30PM

Group Recreation Activities

8:00PM - 11:30PM


6:30AM - 7:30AM

Beat the Bear 5K Run/1K Walk

7:00AM - 8:30AM


8:30AM - 9:30AM

The Transformation of Finance presented by

Beazer Homes: Stability amidst Uncertainty

Introduction to Tidemark: Tidemark in Action

Longview Analytics: Driving One Truth presented by Turner International

Using Longview Designer to Build Input Apps (Part 1)

Longview 2017 Task Management (Part 1)

Introduction to Tidemark (Part 1)

9:30AM - 10:00AM


10:00AM - 11:00AM

Longview 2017 – Technical Overview

Actuant Corporation: Our journey to NOW

Introduction to Tidemark: Tidemark in Action

How Longview Disclosure Management Optimizes External and Internal Reporting presented by Certent

Using Longview Designer to Build Input Apps (Part 2)

Longview 2017 Task Management (Part 2)

Introduction to Tidemark (Part 2)

11:00AM - 11:30AM


11:30AM - 12:30PM

Planning the Future: Where Operating and Capital Budgets Intersect in Higher Education presented by Cornell University

Tax Robotics: How it Works in The Real World presented by Deloitte

Introduction to Tidemark: Tidemark in Action

CPM: Ask the Trainer

Tax: Ask the Trainer

12:30PM - 3:00PM

Lunch - Interactive Networking, Sponsor-Anchored Presentations, One-On-One Q&As

3:00PM - 3:30PM

A Business Transformation Within Finance: Introduction presented by The Walt Disney Company

3:30PM - 4:00PM

World Class Market Intelligence: Empowering Now Business Decisions presented by m-Brain

4:00PM - 4:45PM

Facing Reality: Conquering Adversity in Business and in Life presented by BIG

4:45PM - 5:00PM

Closing Remarks presented by John Power

7:00PM - 1:00AM

Dinner and After Party

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Beat the Bear

A conference highlight, Beat the Bear is a 5km run or walk taking place on site, and participation is open to all attendees. The run promotes wellness and camaraderie amongst attendees of all fitness levels. Pre-registration is not required.

Join the 2017 run on the morning of May 24, before breakout sessions begin. More details will be shared in the conference agenda.

What Your Peers Are Saying

At Dialog, you can tailor your experience. You can pick and choose which sessions you would like to attend, so you can customize your experience to what you are hoping to take out of it.

Julie Pfiel, Controller, Generac Power Systems

My biggest takeaway from Dialog is what the future is going to look like. I'm really excited and believe that Longview has helped us prepare, so we will be well-positioned for that future.

Ron Huggins, Cornell University






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