IBCS® lectures

Selected international conferences and online events with lectures of IBCS® Certified Consultants. Please send inquiries and registrations directly to the respective organizer.

IBCS® evening lecture in Warsaw

January 14, 2019 at Warsaw School of Economics (for CIMA members and SGH professors)

Lecture Jürgen Faisst: IBCS notation standards – What management accountants can learn from musicians



Management Information and Data Visualisation

December 13-14, 2018 in Warsaw (PL)

Lecture Edyta Szarska: 10 ways of variances reporting according to IBCS
Lecture Piotr Biliński: Variances visualisation according to IBCS in Excel


Kongres Controllerow

November 14-15, 2018 in Gdynia (PL)

Lecture Edyta Szarska: Controller attitude change is a must – AI in analytics is coming


Breakfast Seminar for FP&A Professionals in London

November 8, 2018 in London (UK)

Lecture Jürgen Faisst: Semantic notation for better report comprehension


DAIR to share

November 7-8, 2018 in Zonheuvel in Doorn (NL)

Lecture Ronald van Lent: International Business Communication Standards


Breakfast Seminar for FP&A Professionals in Zürich

November 7, 2018 in Zürich (CH)

Lecture Jürgen Faisst: Semantic notation for better report comprehension


Breakfast Seminar for FP&A Professionals in Amsterdam

November 6, 2018 in Amsterdam (NL)

Lecture Jürgen Faisst: Semantic notation for better report comprehension


ICV Warsaw WG meeting

October 25-26, 208 in Warsaw (PL)

One page reporting. Data visualisation for controlling.


Axians – Public Insights & Innovations

September 27, 2018 in Amersfoort (NL)

Lecture Ronald van Lent: International Business Communication Standards



IBCS® Free Lecture in Vienna

September 24, 2018 in Vienna (AT)

Lecture Jürgen Faisst: IBCS® – Was Controller von Musikern lernen können


IMA Annual Chapter Meeting 2018

June 13, 2018 in Zürich (CH)

Lecture Raphael Branger: True and Fair View in Reporting – advantages of notation standards and professional data management



IBCS® Annual Conference 2018

June 8, 2018 in London (UK)


IBCS® Free lecture @CIMA London

June 6, 2018 in London (UK)

Lecture Jürgen Faisst: IBCS notation standards – What management accountants can learn from musicians


4. Forum Informacji Zarządczej

May 25, 2018 in Warsaw (PL)

Lecture Piotr Biliński, Controlling Partner, Warsaw


Financial Planning & Analysis

May 22-23, 2018 in Warsaw (PL)

Lecture Edyta Szarska, Controlling Partner, Warsaw


Data & BI Summit Dublin

April 24-26, 2018 in Dublin (IE)

Lecture Andrej Lapajne: Building Spectacular Power BI Dashboards – IBCS semantic notation and Microsoft case study presented by Zebra BI


SAP Live Campus Basel 2018

March 6-7, 2018 in Basel

Business Summit Roundtable with Rolf Hichert: Effektives Management Reporting durch Standardisierung nach IBCS®


IBCS® Free lecture @Controller Academy Zagreb

December 5, 2017 in Zagreb (HR)

Lecture Jürgen Faisst: IBCS® – What data analysts and report designers can learn from musicians


Financial Management – Neue Steuerungskonzepte in Zeiten der Digitalisierung

November 28, 2017 in Zurich (CH)

Lecture Rolf Hichert: Reporting Standards in Financial Management


Mazepoint Jedox Roadshow

November 14, 2017 in London (UK)

Opening Keynote Jürgen Faisst: What data analysts and financial report designers can learn from musicians


IBCS® Free lecture @Microsoft

October 19, 2017 in Redmond WA (USA)

Lecture Andrej Lapajne: Dr. Hichert’s IBCS – Designing world-class reports, dashboards, presentation…


IBCS® Lecture @AHK Spain

October 10, 2017 in Madrid (ES)

Lecture Xavier Subirats, Amsel Assessor S.L.: IBCS® WITH SUCCESS – How communication standards help understand reports and presentations


AGORA 17 – European CXO-Cockpit Customer Conference

September 18-19, 2017 in Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Presentation Rolf Hichert: What data analysts and report designers can learn from musicians


Cubeware Infotag 2017

September 8, 2017 in Rosenheim (Germany)

Lecture Jürgen Faisst:  Das können Controller von Musikern lernen!


Free SUCCESS formula webinar for Asia Pacific

September 6, 2017

Webinar with Dr. Rolf Hichert, Managing Partner HICHERT+FAISST, and Greg Davey, IBCS® Certified Consultant at gdBI: Want to decrease decision making time on your reports, presentations and dashboards?


Free SUCCESS formula webinar

August 24, 2017

Webinar with Steve Adams, Senior Consultant, Visual DJ,  Ltd.: How many analysts does it take to change a lightbulb?


European TDWI Conference 2017

June 26-28, 2017 in Munich (Germany)

Workshop with Raphal Branger: Übung macht den Meister – Anforderungen an ein Dashboard praktisch erheben

Lecture of Arne-Kristian Schulz, Dirk U. Proff and Jörn Kohlhammer about an eye tracking study on IBCS® in cooperation with Munich university


IBCS® Public Seminar

June 22, 2017 in New York (USA)

Lecture Jürgen Faisst: What data analysts & report designers can learn from musicians


5th Annual Financial Controlling Toolbox

June 20-21, 2017 in Prague (Czech Republic)

Keynote Rolf Hichert: Benefits of visualization standards.
The next big thing in business intelligence?

Organizer: EBCG European Business Conference Group


IMA’s Annual Conference 2017

June 17-21, 2017 in Denver (USA)

Lecture Heimo Losbichler, Jürgen Faisst: Leveraging visual design for enhanced reporting


BI 2017

June 14-16, 2017 in Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Two lectures by Kristof Gramm:

  • Achieve reporting excellence with SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
  • International Business Communication Standards (IBCS) and SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence: A perfect match for better, faster, and easier report development and higher user adoption

IBCS® Public Seminar @ SAP

June 14, 2017 in Vancouver BC (Canada)

Lecture Jürgen Faisst: What data analysts & report designers can learn from musicians

Organizer: Grid  Dynamics Inc.


IBCS® Public Seminar @ Microsoft

June 13, 2017 in Vancouver BC (Canada)

Lecture Jürgen Faisst: Clear financial reporting and analytics with IBCS® and Microsoft technology

Organizer: 3AG Systems Inc. and GRID Dynamics Inc.


IBCS® Annual Conference 2017

June 2, 2017 in Barcelona (Spain)


firesys day 2017

May 24, 2017 in Kronberg (Germany)

Key note and workshop with Jürgen Faisst: Conceptual and visual design of reports based on the IBCS® Standards


ICV Congress 2017 in Poland

March 31, 2017 in Warsaw (Poland)

Presentation Andrej Lapajne: The traffic signs for the management. Best practices in designing reports, dashboards and presentations


4th International Controlling Conference in Croatia

November 8, 2016 in Zagreb (Croatia)

Presentation Dietmar Pascher: Graz Annual Report – a closer look through a magnifying glass

Organizer: Kontroling Kognosko d.o.o.

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openSAP thought leaders

October 11 to November 9, 2016, online

Course with Rolf Hichert and Jürgen Faisst: Semantic Notation – The next big thing in BI?

10 open online units delivered by SAP

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IMA Inside Talk

June 28, 2016, online webinar

Lecture Jürgen Faisst: How IBCS® notation standards help understand reports

Organizer: IMA | The Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business

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Longview Dialog EMEA 2016

June 16-17, 2016 in Brühl (Germany)

Keynote Rolf Hichert: Visualizing the future – the future of visualizing. Benefits of visual standards in business communication.


IBCS Annual Conference 2016

June 3, 2016 in Warsaw (Poland)


ICV Conference 2015

December 15, 2015 in Warsaw (Poland)

Keynote Jürgen Faisst: IBCS® Standards – Faster creation and easier understanding of reports and presentations.


Longview Dialog 2015

September 14-15, 2015, in Bagshot Surrey (United Kingdom)

Keynote Jürgen Faisst: Got the message? How IBCS® Notation Standards help understand financial reports.


European TDWI Conference 2015

June 22-24, 2015 in Munich (Germany)

Presentation Rolf Hichert: Benefits of Visualization Standards in Business Communication


IBCS Annual Conference 2015

June 19, 2015 at Royal Philips Global Headquarters, Amsterdam (The Netherlands)


BI 2015

June 16-18, 2015 in Nice (France)

Presentation Rolf Hichert: Benefits of visualisation design standards


VI Congresso del ACCID

May 28-29, 2015 in Barcelona (Spain)

Presentation Jürgen Faisst: With SUCCESS to International Business Communication Standards (IBCS®)


2nd International Controlling Conference in Croatia

November 5, 2014, Sheraton Hotel, Zagreb (Croatia)

Presentation Jürgen Faisst: With SUCCESS to IBCS® – Notation standards in business communication and their practical benefits


BOAK – Business Objects Arbeitskreis 2014

September 14, 2014 in Zürich (Switzerland)

Lecture Jürgen Faisst: International Business Communication Standards (IBCS®) auf der Basis von HICHERT®SUCCESS.


HICHERT®IBCS Annual Conference

June 23/24, 2014 in Frankfurt/Main (Germany)


Geschäftsberichte-Symposium 2014

June 12, 2014 in Rüschlikon/Zürich (Switzerland)

Lecture Rolf Hichert: Mehr Transparenz bei visuellen Darstellungen


Tableau Conference On Tour

May 26‒28, 2014, Munich (Germany)

Presentation Rolf Hichert: Visualisierungstechniken verwenden …


Business Intelligence Agenda 2014

March 31 to April 2, 2014 in Zurich (Switzerland)

Organizer: BARC GmbH and Vereon AG

13. Adriatic ICV Controlling Conference: Beyond Controlling

October 17, 2013 in Bled (Slovenia)

Organizer: Internationaler Controller Verein

HICHERT®SUCCESS mit QlikView erfolgreich einführen 

June 26, 2013 in Zurich (Switzerland)

Organizer: PricewaterhouseCoopers AG

HICHERT®SUCCESS Annual Conference 2013

June 16/17, 2013 in Frankfurt/Main (Germany)


HICHERT®SUCCESS Annual Conference 2012

September 3/4, 2012 in Frankfurt/Main (Germany)


DSAG – SAP Customer Conference

June 22, 2012 in St. Leon-Rot (Germany)

Presentation Rolf Hichert: Damit Berichte etwas berichten

CubeServ BI-Kongress 2012

Redefining BI – Business Intelligence ohne Grenzen?

May 24, 2012 in Rümlang (Switzerland)
May 31, 2012 in Köln (Germany)

Presentation Rolf Hichert: Geschäftsdaten in Form von Berichten, Präsentation und interaktiven Systemen verständlich vermitteln: Gibt es allgemeingültige Regeln?


Bissantz Intensivseminar Industriereporting

Bella Reporting Standards

May 15, 2012 in Nürnberg (Germany)



Fachtagung Managementberichte

October 4, 2011 in Zürich (Switzerland)
November 3, 2011 in Vienna (Austria)
November 24, 2011 in Hamburg (Germany)

Organizer: Controller Akademie

Speakers: Rolf Hichert and Dietmar Pascher


May 5, 2011 in Vienna (Austria)
June 16, 2011 in Zurich (Switzerland)
October 20, 2011 in Hamburg (Germany)
November 8, 2011 in Munich (Germany)

Organizer: pmOne

Presentation Rolf Hichert: Geschäftsdaten professionell präsentieren


IDL-Fachforum 2011 mit Prof. Dr. h. c. Lothar Späth

October 5, 2011 in Eltville (Germany)

Presentation Rolf Hichert: Ein Regelwerk zur professionellen Berichterstattung


GFT-VAF Herbsttagung 

September 29/30, 2011 in Essen (Germany)

Presentation Rolf Hichert: Tipps für erfolgreiche Geschäftspräsentationen


Palo Open 2011

September 15/16, 2011 in Europapark Rust (Germany)

Lecture Rolf Hichert: EXECUTIVE REPORTING: Informationen liefern oder Verwirrung stiften?

GfWM Roundtable

July 7, 2011 in Frankfurt/Main (Germany)

Prsentation Rolf Hichert: Macht uns die PowerPoint-Kultur dumm?


10. Heilbronn Controlling Forum

June 9, 2011 in Heilbronn (Germany)

Lecture of Rolf Hichert in the Best-of-Forum


April 13/14, 2011 in Denzlingen (Germany)

Organizer: Kern AG, Freiburg

Lecture Roman Griesfelder: The 7 SUCCESS rules



March 31 to April 1, 2011 in Düsseldorf/Kaarst (Germany)

Keynote Rolf Hichert: Warum viele Manager ihre Berichte nicht verstehen (können)

TU München, Lehrstuhl für Betriebswirtschaftslehre – Controlling

January 26, 2011 in Munich (Germany)

Rolf Hichert with Prof. Friedl with a lecture about “Die Kehrseite der Powerpointkultur im Berichtswesen moderner Unternehmen”


Deloitte-Oracle Client Forum

November 25/26, 2010 in Hamburg (Germany)

Presentation Rolf Hichert: Executive Reporting – Delivering Information or Causing Confusion?


35. Congress der Controller

June 14/15, 2010 in Munich (Germany)

Organizer: Internationaler Controllerverein ICV

Presentation Rolf Hichert: Die Kosten der PowerPoint-Kultur

IBM Cognos Finance Forum 2010

April 28, 2010 in Wiesbaden (Germany)

Presentation Rolf Hichert: Über die Kosten nicht verstandener Berichte – oder: Was macht Berichte wichtig und interessant?