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Last Updated: 13 July 2012

SAP ACADEMIC CONFERENCE ASIA PACIFIC JAPAN 2012

HONG KONG, CHINA

JULY 3 – 7, 2012

The 4th annual SAP Academic Conference in Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) 2012 was held from 3rd– 7th July 2012 in Hong Kong, China.

This year, the conference was a region-wide event themed “Innovation Starts Now”. This upcoming annual conference wass organised for members to learn more on how to innovate their use of SAP initiatives on campus. This was also an excellent opportunity for the professors and lecturers to learn and interact with faculties from other member schools and gain greater insights on SAP and the offerings by SAP University Alliances.

SAP ACADEMIC CONFERENCE APJ 2012

1. Agenda

2. Workshops

    a. List of Workshops

    b. Workshop Schedule

    c. Updates to workshop schedule

    d. Workshop Venue

3. Venues

    a. Conference Venue

    b. Conference Dinner Venue

    c. Welcome Reception & Cocktail Venue

4. Conference Agenda

    a. Conference Keynotes

    b. Breakout Session I

    c. Breakout Session II

5. Outstanding Academic Award APJ 2011 Winners

6. Photos

    a. Workshop at Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education

    b. Welcome Reception at Le 188 Restaurant

    c. Conference Day at Harbour Grand Hotel

    d. Conference Dinner at Jumbo Kingdom

AGENDA

DATE TIME AGENDA
Tuesday, 3 July 2012 09:00 – 09:30 Welcome Address
09:30 – 17:30 Workshop
Wednesday, 4 July 2012 09:00 – 17:30 Workshop
18:30 – 21:00 Welcome Reception & Cocktail
Thursday, 5 July 2012 09:00 – 17:30 Conference Keynotes and Breakout sessions
18:30 – 21:30 Conference Dinner
Friday, 6 July 2012 09:00 – 17:30 Workshop
Saturday, 7 July 2012 09:00 – 16:00 Workshop

NOTE: There will be 2 tea breaks per day and lunches on all workshop days (i.e. 3. 4, 6 and 7 July). 

On the Conference day, 2 tea breaks, a lunch and a dinner will be provided.

WORKSHOPS

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) is the supporting organization for this conference and the workshops will be conducted at IVE Chai Wan campus.

(For UA Members Only) 

Workshop Name Duration Workshop Description Trainers Pre-Requisites Materials

Business Intelligence

4 days This workshop focuses on data warehousing and analytics using SAP solutions. It features the modeling and population of a GBI InfoCube, and analytical solutions from SAP including the new BusinessObjects Analysis tool. Also included is predictive analysis using data mining of large datasets from the University of Arkansas.

Nitin Kale

University of Southern California

Paul Hawking

Victoria University

Preferably with some prior Business Intelligence knowledge.

Link

ABAP Programming

3 days This workshop aims to prepare lecturers to teach an introductory course in SAP’s programming language (ABAP). The focus is on interactive report and dialog (transaction) programming, together with a basic introduction to the ABAP-based Netweaver technology.

Taizan Chan

Queensland University of Technology

Prior programming knowledge (eg Java) Link

SAP ERP Configuration (GBI)

3 days

This workshop introduces participants to configuration in SAP ERP using the Global Bike, Inc (GBI) case.  The full curriculum will include all key processes available in GBI.  The workshop is limited to a subset of these key processes with a focus on teaching the concepts, principles, and techniques related to configuration as well as and hands-on exercises.

Simha Magal

Grand Valley State University

None but it will be good to have attended Introduction to SAP ERP (GBI). Link

Introduction to SAP Business ByDesign® (Certification) ^

^ Only available for UA members from Australia, China and India.

3 days This workshop introduces SAP Business ByDesign®, a fully integrated business management software solution designed for midsize companies or small businesses. Participants learn how SAP Business ByDesign® can be used in introductory business and MIS courses to help students understand end-to-end processes and ERP fundamentals. Hands-on exercises are included.

Christos Konstantinidis

Technische Universität München

None Link
SAP Customer Relationship Management (SAP CRM) 2 days This workshop introduces new curriculum using SAP CRM 7.0 and the Global Bike Inc. (GBI) company case. As starting point the participants get an overview on SAP CRM. Then the curriculum covers marketing, sales and gives a short overview on service, as well as integration to SAP ERP. Includes hands-on exercises.

André Sielging

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

Prior completion of an Introductory to SAP ERP (GBI) workshop. Link

Introduction to SAP ERP Using the ERP Simulation Game (Advanced Level)

2 days This workshop introduces business intelligence concepts using the ERP Simulation Logistics Game, a business game run on a real SAP ERP system. Students form teams and run companies in a simulated competitive market. They must manage the logistic chain of a dairy product distribution company. Participants work hands-on in SAP ERP to input operational decisions and monitor business performance. The use of a dashboard is introduced to support decision making.

Gilbert Babin

HEC Montréal

Ramesh Behl

International Management Institute

Prior completion of an SAP ERP Simulation Game workshop. Link

Introduction to SAP ERP (GBI) #

# Available for prospective UA members.

1 day

This workshop aims to explain how the fundamental business processes interact with SAP ERP in the functional areas such as Sales and Distribution, Production Planning, Financial Accounting, and Human Capital Management.  Materials provided include an introduction to SAP, an SAP ERP navigation case study as well as  slides, exercises, and case studies for each of the below SAP ERP modules. Case study based on Global Bike, Inc (GBI).

Bharathi Vijayakumar

Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT)

None. This is especially good for prospective UA members. Link

Mobile Application Development: Introduction to Sybase® Unwired Platform

1 day

This workshop introduces Sybase® Unwired Platform that enables organizations to develop mobile applications which run on android, iOS and other major devices.  In this technically oriented workshop, participants will gain hands on experience in using the platform to develop several applications.

William (Dave) Haseman

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

None Link

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WORKSHOP SCHEDULES

Name of Workshops

Tue 3 July

Wed 4 July

Thu 5 July

Fri 6 July

Sat 7 July

Business Intelligence X X

CONFERENCE

DAY

&

CONFERENCE

DINNER

*Note: no workshops will be conducted on Thursday.

X X
ABAP Programming X X X
SAP ERP Configuration (GBI) X X X

SAP Business ByDesign®

X X X
SAP Customer Relationship Management X X
ERP Simulation Game X X
Introduction to SAP ERP (GBI) X

Sybase® Unwired Platform (mobile)

X

CONFERENCE KEYNOTES

Topics Speakers Materials

Powerpoint Slides

(Non-UA Members)

Welcome Address

Stanley Lam

Country Manager, SAP Hong Kong

Download

Download Slides

The Moment Business Changes Forever

Kurt J. Bilafer

Regional Vice President – Analytics, SAP Asia Pacific Japan

Download

Download Slides

Nongfu Spring: SAP Implementation & Talents needed

Patrick Hoo

CIO, Nongfu Spring

Download (English)

Download (Chinese)

Download Slides (English)

Download Slides (Chinese)

Accenture Innovation Agenda on SAP

Kevin Liu

Accenture Vice President – Greater China SAP Lead

Please visit website for more information: www.accenture.com

N.A.

Workforce Capability Planning in the SAP Ecosystem

Johnny Yung

Education Sales Director, SAP Hong Kong

Download

Download Slides

SAP And Academia: Creating Educational Opportunities And Supporting Innovative Thinking

Elena Ordonez del Campo

Head, Global University Alliances, SAP AG

Download

Download Slides

University Alliances Asia Pacific Japan Update

Crispian Tan

Director, University Alliances, SAP Asia Pacific Japan

Download

Download Slides

BREAKOUT SESSION 1

Topics Speakers

Materials

(For UA members)

Powerpoint Slides

(For non-UA members)

Mobile –  Deep dive into Mobile and UA curricula

Richard Morgan

Director, Global Mobility SWAT, SAP Asia Pacific Japan Global Mobile Sales & Solutions

Rahul Sachdev

Manager, University Alliances, SAP India

Download (Richard)

Download (Rahul)

Download Slides (Richard Morgan)

Download Slides (Rahul)

Application – UA curricula

Simha Magal

Grand Valley State University

André Siegling

Otto-von-Guericke – Universität Magdeburg

Download

Download Slides

SAP UCC Asia Pacific Japan Introduction and Information Session

David Taylor

Manager UCC APJ, Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

William Downes

Contract Relationships Manager UCC APJ,  QUT

Download

Download Slides

UA China session 1

  1. Session with CIO, Nongfu Spring
  2. Sharing of best practices by National Central University, Taiwan

Patrick Hoo

CIO, Nongfu Spring

Ken Chen

Director, National Central University ERP Center

Download

Download Slides (Ken Chen)

BREAKOUT SESSION 2

Topics Speakers

Materials

(For UA members)

Powerpoint Slides

(For non-UA members)

HANA – Deep dive into HANA and UA curricula

Eric Pang

Technical Director, Database & Technology, SAP Hong Kong

Michael Nuernberg

Operations & Governance Manager. Global University Alliances, SAP AG

Download (Eric)

Download (Michael)

Download Slides (Eric Pang)

Download Slides (Michael Nuenberg)

Analytics – UA curricula

Nitin Kale

University of Southern California

Download

Download Slides

SAP Mentors Supporting the University Alliances Program

Simha Magal

Grand Valley State University

Paul Hawking

Victoria University

Download

Download Slides

UA China session 2

  1. Sharing of Business Intelligence curricula on Crystal Reports
  2. SAP UCC Asia Pacific Japan Introduction and Information Session (China)

Zhao Weidong,

Fudan University

David Taylor

Manager UCC APJ, QUT

William Downes

Contract Relationships Manager UCC APJ,  QUT

Download

Download (UCC)

Download Slides

Download Slides (UCC)

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Outstanding Academic Award APJ 2011

a.    Award Winner from China

Professor Guo Xin Shun, Shanghai Institute Of Foreign Trade

b.    Award Winner from India

Associate Professor Aradhana Gandhi, Symbiosis Centre For Management And Human Resource Development

c.    Award Winner from Southeast Asia

Dr J W Saputro, Universitas Indonesia

WORKSHOP VENUE

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Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)

Chai Wan Campus

30 Shing Tai Road,

Chai Wan, Hong Kong

Nearest MTR Station: Heng Fa Cheun MTR Station (杏花邨 MTR Station) on Hong Kong Island

Please refer to this map.

For MTR Map, please refer to this link.

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CONFERENCE VENUE

Harbour Grand Hotel, Hong Kong  (港島海逸君綽酒店)

23 Oil Street, Hong Kong (香港油街23)

Nearest MTR Station: MTR Fortress Hill Station, Exit A (港鐵炮臺山站A出口)

Contact Number: +(852) 2121 2616

Website: http://www.harbourgrand.com/hongkong/luxury-hotel-,default-en.html

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CONFERENCE DINNER VENUE

Jumbo Kingdom (珍寶王國)

Shum Wan Pier Drive, Wong Chuk Hang, Aberdeen (香港仔黄竹坑深湾码头径)

Nearest MTR Station: Causeway Bay Station (銅鑼灣站)

Website: http://www.jumbo.com.hk/eng/main.php

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WELCOME RECEPTION & COCKTAIL VENUE

Harbour Grand Hotel, Hong Kong  (港島海逸君綽酒店)

23 Oil Street, Hong Kong (香港油街23)

Nearest MTR Station: MTR Fortress Hill Station, Exit A (港鐵炮臺山站A出口)

Contact Number: +(852) 2121 2616

Website: http://www.harbourgrand.com/hongkong/luxury-hotel-,default-en.html

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