SAPPHIRE Now: Complementary Preconference Chemical Session with SAPPHIRE Registraion
Increase the value of your SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference experience with an afternoon focused on the chemicals process industry. Join us for a pre-conference, half-day session at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida in the Barrel Spring II room (2nd floor in the convention area) on Monday June 2, from 1:00-5:00pm as we explore new developments with SAP in the manufacturing industries.
- Hear trends that are driving IT organizations amidst mergers and acquisitions from Gartner.
- Gain an inside look into what other chemical companies are doing with an introductory analysis of the ‘Best Run Chemical Companies’ (BRCC). These BRCC workshops have been used at numerous chemical companies to facilitate three to five year roadmaps. Based on the trends presented, breakout sessions will be conducted for further focused discussions with your fellow attendees.
- Conclude with two notable customer presentations
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See below for the full agenda below.
|1:00 – 1:15||Registration|
|1:15 – 1:30||Welcome
Ray Adams, SAP IBU Chemicals & Mark Carter, Dow Chemical
|1:30 – 2:00||New Developments in the Chemical Industry
Don Mahoney, SAP VP IBU Chemicals
|2:00 – 2:30||IT Industry Trends in the Next Three Years
Paul Lord, Gartner
|2:30 – 3:15||Best Run Chemical Company Breakout Session
Facilitators: Paul Kurchina, KurMeta Group & Lauren McCallum, SAP IBU
|3:15 – 3:30||Break|
|3:30 – 3:45||Report Back on Breakout Session
|3:45 – 4:15||SAP Suite on HANA Migration Why and How
Textile Rubber Corporation & Enowa
|4:15 – 4:45||Pricing Optimization and Deal Management Data Needs
Joanne Smith, DuPont & Gabe Smith, Vendavo
|5:00 – 7:00||Networking Reception|