Lavante Moderates Panels at Canada 2012 Financial Operations Symposium

Provides Insights on Supplier Management and Accounts Payable Trends

SAN JOSE, Calif. — September 13, 2012 — Lavante, the leading provider of on-demand supplier management and audit recovery solutions, today announced that it will lead sessions on supplier portals and Accounts Payable at Canada 2012 – Financial Operations Symposium from Sept. 16 – 18, 2012 at The Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, Canada. Lavante, a sponsor of the show, will also exhibit its advanced solutions, which allow companies to quickly drive dollars to the bottom line, improve supplier communications, and ensure high supplier data quality.

Lavante will lead the following sessions at the conference:

  • Supplier Portals 101: How to Implement an Effective Supplier Information Management System – Moderated by Aloke Bhandia, Lavante Senior Director, Product Management, on Tuesday, Sept. 18,   9:40 – 10:30am EDT

  • The Future of Accounts Payable – Is Now – Moderated by Bob Cohen, Basware Vice President, North America; and Jeff Wiest, Lavante Senior Solutions Consultant, on Monday, September 17,   2:00 – 2:50 pm EDT


“We are pleased to play an active role in the Financial Operations Symposium and share our insights into supplier relationship management and Accounts Payable,”  said Joe Flynn, CEO & co-founder, Lavante.  “The conference will feature critical issues facing today’s companies, including the key strategies for improving financial operations efficiency and effectiveness, as well as the latest technologies, processes and tools available in today’s market.”

The Canadian Financial Operations Symposium in 2012 focuses on visionary concepts and proven best practices in the financial operations disciplines of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payments and purchase to pay (P2P). For more information about the conference please visit



About The Institute of Financial Operations
The Institute of Financial Operations, headquartered in Orlando, Fla., with offices in Boston and London, serves as a global voice, chief advocate, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, and principal educator for people in financial operations around the world. Its products and services are particularly focused on accounts payable, accounts receivable, and information management/data capture. Its offerings include conferences and events, networking groups and communities, volunteer opportunities, online tools and other leading-edge resources, professional guidance and standards, educational offerings including e-learning, and certification.


About Lavante
Lavante is the leader in on-demand supplier management solutions, including recovery audit and supplier information management applications.  Built with advanced, patented-pending technology, Lavante delivers to the financial arena a new standard in efficient technology-driven solutions that allow companies to quickly drive dollars to the bottom line, improve supplier communications, and assure high supplier data quality.  Lavante solutions are deployed across Fortune 1000 enterprises including the hospitality, retail, entertainment, manufacturing, and medical industries.  Headquartered in San Jose, California, Lavante is privately held and was founded in 2001.  For more information please visit