This week at SAPPHIRENOW 2013 we will have more than 100 Professors and students participating from 15 countries. For the first time UA offers a dedicated pre-conference program (Monday May 13) where all the below new UA offerings will be presented including there will be a Design Thinking Jam. All the offerings span across LEARN, APPLY & SHARE. We will also introduce the new SAP UA Membership Model (Associate Membership, Full Membership, SAP Education University Partnership, Visionary Member):
- openSAP – Development Training for New SAP HANA® Platform as “Massive Open Online Course” (MOOC)SAP HANA Introduction Course
- SAP HANA Demo Cloud Environment for Universities
- SAP Education for Universities
- SAP Business ByDesign offline Video Training
§ Idea Place University Community (Industry related contests e.g. Connected Cars, SAP Utilities Contest of Tomorrow, The 2013 University App Rumble, Co-innovation Projects e.g. Database of Dreams, University Research (University Innovation Center)
There will be a signing ceremony – SAP University Alliances will welcome 2 new academic member institutions from the US: Notre Dame and Saint Leo.
Last but not least, we will kick off our grand – Share the Knowledge Tour which is an estimated four-year journey around the world. The cross-country bike and canoe tour will be launched at SAPPHIRE. You are very welcome to meet the bikers and learn about the resources available through The Interactive Design Foundation, openSAP and many more great new knowledge resources.
For more details please see the SAP UA SAPPHIRENOW Agenda 2013. If you are not onsite SAPPHIRENOW you can Join SAPPHIRENOW online – Watch keynotes, panel discussions, theater presentations, and executive interviews on a variety of topics – streaming live from 12 different channels.