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Join us for the world’s premier business technology conference and the largest SAP customer-driven conference, Tuesday, May 5 th through Thursday, May 7th in Orlando, FL.  A variety of sessions and demonstrations have been designed with focus on the needs and interests of Mill Products companies in the Metals, Forest Products, Paper, Packaging,  Building Materials, Furniture and Textile Industries.

 

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Summary of Sessions

 

MP293: Kimberly-Clark Corporation’s SAP Fiori Implementation Success Story                               Tue 11:00am – 12:00pm

UX250: Using Combining Fiori Launchpad with SAP Screen Personas to Run Simple                    Tue 1:45pm – 2:45pm

SM537: Using ChaRM, CSOL and Retrofit to support a dual project and Production                       Tue 1:45pm – 2:45pm

MP596:  Evergreen Packaging Simplifies The Shop Floor With ECC 6.0                                          Tue 3:00pm – 4:00pm

BI747: Improving manufacturing with SAP HANA Predictive Maintenance at Mohawk                     Tue 3:00pm – 4:00pm

EM634: Mobile asset management: The future is here                                                                      Tue 3:00pm – 4:00pm

CM2127: Creating Cherished Experience Through Customer 360 Engagement (Mohawk)              Wed 12:30pm – 1:30pm

CW701: CPQ Best Practices: How To Configure, Price, and Quote in E-Commerce                        Wed 12:30pm – 1:30pm

IN20714: Excite Users and Increase Productivity with Personalized User Experiences                   Wed 1:00pm –   1:45pm

IN20709: Benefit from the Convergence of IT and Operations in the Internet of Things                   Wed 1:30pm – 1:50pm

                                                                                                                                                            Thur 4:30pm-4:50pm

IN20968: Lower TCO in Energy and Natural Resources                                                                    Wed 2:00pm –   2:45pm

CM1810: From Chaos to Order: How NIBCO Built a Better Quote Process                                      Wed 2:30am –3:30pm

SC1919: How Charlotte Pipe Is Leveraging SAP TM 9.1 to Improve Its Logistics Operations          Wed 2:30pm – 3:30pm

MP425:  Empowering Mobile Sales Force with SAP Variant Configuration at Thompson Creek       Wed 2:30pm – 3:30pm

IN20699: Discover the Benefits of Migrating to the Cloud                                                                  Wed 4:00pm – 4:20pm

IN20743: Reinvent Your Business with the Real-Time Power of the Internet of Things                     Wed 4:00pm – 4:20pm

BT546 Case Study: How Woodgrain Millwork Embraced BRFplus                                                    Wed 4:15pm – 5:15pm

IN20712: Improve Product Quality,Optimize Manufacturing Using Predictive Maintenance             Wed 5:00pm –   5:45pm

SS805: Transition to the cloud – how to transform your on premise solutions to the cloud              Thur 8:00am – 9:00am

SC595: Cross Application Time Sheet (CATS) for Production Orders –Evergreen Packaging          Thur 8:00am – 9:00am

MP279: CMC Runs SAP BPC with EPM on SAP HANA for Plan Forecast and Consolidation          Thur 12:00pm – 1:00pm

LB20989: Improve Safety in Asset-Intensive Industries with Proactive Risk Management                Thur 1:00pm –   1:45pm

IN20738: Reinvent Your Business with the Real-Time Power of the Internet of Things                     Thur 5:00pm – 5:30pm

 

 

Demo Area and Discussion Table for Mill Products and Mining

 

Industries

Campus                                Energy and Natural Resources                        Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday              

 

Highlighted Demos

  • Simplified Commodity Sales Process
  • Boost Asset Performance with Predictive Analytics
  • Improve Productivity with Better User Experiences
  • Align Supply and Demand in Real Time for Profitable Process Industries

 

 

Network with your Peers – Mill Products Special Interest Group Annual Session (Wednesday, May 6th)

Mill Products Special Interest Group:  Networking Meeting

Network with colleagues from Mill Products companies and the SAP Mill Products IBU, learn about conference sessions of interest to Mill Products
companies, and provide input into future Mill Products SIG events

Date: Wednesday, 4:15-5:15pm                                Location:  Pod 1

 

 

Mill Products and Mining Networking Reception

Process Industries (including Mill Products) networking reception

Network with colleagues from Metals, Building Materials, Forest Products, Mining, Oil and Gas and Chemical industry companies as well as experts from the SAP Mill Products and Mining IBU.  Networking event will be held after the conference sessions.

Date: Wednesday, 6:30-8:00pm                                Location:  The Hilton Orlando, Lake Sheen room

 

Mill Products -Related Sessions

MP292: Kimberly-Clark Corporation embarked on a program to enhance their end user experience with SAP by implementing Fiori. As an Early Adopter, they joined the SAP Early Adoption program, SAP General Availability Care (GA Care) for Fiori. Hear firsthand how end users at KCC are adopting Fiori and making their daily business processes simple and easy.                            

Speaker: Dale Van Sluytman – KCC, Jennifer Ingle – SAP

Learn how mining customers have energized their users and transformed their opinion of SAP through the use of standard and custom Fiori applications.
More importantly travel with them on the journey from defining their business
challenges, to building their new to-be processes. Learn about the pitfalls and
common mistakes, and share the successes.

Date: Tuesday, 11:00pm – 12:00pm                Location:  ASUG Mill Products Track, S322

 

 

BI473: Improve Efficiency by Extending Transactional and Analytical Applications with SAP HANA Spatial Capabilities

Speaker: Balaji Krishna SAP

Geospatial is one of the current important technologies, and with the addition of GIS processing with the SAP HANA Platform, you can now run advanced
spatial processing like executing Geoprocessing tasks using ST_Buffer ST_Intersect, and many other GIS capabilities. In this session, learn how SAP HANA delivers these to build a new generation of apps.

Date: Tuesday 11:00am – 12:00pm          Location:  ASUG BI Track, S330E

 

SC292: Improve Integrated Business Planning Overview and Preview of the New Demand Application

Speaker: Tod Stenger SAP

Geospatial Receive an introduction to SAP’s Supply Chain strategy for Integrated Business Planning (IBP). . This will include an overview of each of the IBP modules with a more detailed overview of the new Demand module. Learn the benefits of SAP’s IBP offering and how it can help bring an integrated business planning process to your company.

Date: Tuesday 11:00am – 12:00pm           Location:  ASUG Supply Chain Track, S330H

 

UX250: Using Combining Fiori Launchpad with SAP Screen Personas to Run Simple

Speaker: Peter Spielvogel, Tobias Queck SAP

The Fiori Launchpad is a single starting point to launch role-based, simple Fiori apps and SAP Screen Personas flavors. This seamless integration lets you simplify business process, streamline decision making, and standardize SAP usage. We will demo the technical integration and discuss how these products work together and when to choose which.

Date: Tuesday 1:45pm – 2:45pm               Location:  ASUG User Experience Track, S210C

 

SM537: Using ChaRM, CSOL and Retrofit to support a dual project and Production

Speaker: Lovnish Mahajan, Novelis

Case study of how effectively Novelis is using ChaRM, CSOL and Retrofit functionality of Solman to support multiple global projects roll-outs, upgrades and Production support .This presentation reviews the practices, experiences and ROI of successful Change management.

Date: Tuesday 1:45pm – 2:45pm                   Location:  ASUG Solution Manager Track, S320B

 

MP596: Evergreen Packaging Simplifies The Shop Floor With ECC 6.0

Speaker: Jason Dyer – Evergreen Packaging

Faced with an aging shop floor system, little time, and a budget that didn’t allow for new technology investment, Evergreen delivered an all ECC solution that streamlined material flow and provided a simplified user experience, with minimal training.  This presentation will discuss the approach and show examples of the tools and benefits delivered.

Date: Tuesday 3:00pm – 4:00pm                    Location:  ASUG Mill Products Track, S322

 

BI747: Improving manufacturing processes with SAP HANA Predictive Maintenance at Mohawk Industries

Speaker: Jana Kanyadan Mohawk;  Oliver Mainka SAP

Learn how Mohawk, the world’s leading flooring manufacturer, uses SAP HANA and predictive analytics in the “Predictive Maintenance” program to increase product quality by improving its manufacturing process parameters, including many millions of sensor data readings. Also learn about SAP’s related customer co-innovation program.

Date: Tuesday 3:00pm – 4:00pm                    Location:  ASUG BI Track, S330H

 

EM634: Mobile asset management: The future is here

Speaker: Karsten Hauschild SAP

Mobility is becoming a necessity for companies in asset intensive industries. The session will elaborate on business cases and benefits, scenarios and use cases, SAP’s mobility and GIS strategy and roadmap in an asset management business context. Current and upcoming mobile solutions including augmented reality scenarios will be highlighted.

Date: Tuesday 3:00pm – 4:00pm                    Location:  ASUG EAM Plant Maintenance Track, S320F

 

 

CM2127: Creating Cherished Experience Through Customer 360 Engagement

Speaker: Jana Kanyadan Mohawk Industries

Hear how the world’s largest flooring company, Mohawk Industries, is creating cherished customer experiences through seamless, integrated, and multi-channel experiences in the social, digital, and physical environments among all three constituents – end consumers, channel partners and internal sales,  and marketing and customer service functions.

Date: Wednesday 12:30pm – 1:30pm              Location:  ASUG Customer Management Track, S320D

 

CW701: CPQ Best Practices: How To Configure, Price, and Quote in E-Commerce and for Internal Sales

Speaker: Harald Reitz, Steve Lenz SAP

Offering custom-tailored products and solution bundles, in E-Commerce and by internal sales, is critical for industrial manufacturers. Lean how SAP Configure, Price and Quote (SAP CPQ) based on hybris enables sales teams, customers, and channel partners to configure, price, quote, and order products and solutions more accurately and efficiently.

Date: Wednesday 12:30pm – 1:30pm               Location:  ASUG Configuration Workgroup Track, S331D

 

IN20714 Excite Users and Increase Productivity with Personalized User Experiences

This discussion shows how your energy and natural resources company can energize users and promote positive attitudes through the use of applications
with personalized user interfaces. Learn how to define business challenges, build new processes, and avoid common mistakes. Hear how to use the SAP Screen Personas software and SAP Fiori UX.

Date: Wednesday 1:00pm – 1:45pm               Location:  Industries Microforum IN106

 

IN20709: Benefit from the Convergence of IT and Operations in the Internet of Things

Speaker: SAP

Take advantage of the Internet of Things and of the new analytical and predictive capabilities that result from the integration of smart data from various devices. Use the SAP HANA database to make the most of real-time data that spans both operational technology and information technology areas
throughout the enterprise.

Date: Wednesday, 1:30pm – 1:50pm             Location:  Industries Demo Theater IN101

Date: Thursday, 4:30pm-4:50pm                    Location:  Industries Demo Theater IN101

 

IN20968: Lower TCO in Energy and Natural Resources

Speaker: Microforum

Take advantage of the Internet of Things and of the new analytical and predictive capabilities that result from the integration of smart data from various devices. Use the SAP HANA database to make the most of real-time data that spans both operational technology and information technology areas
throughout the enterprise.

Date: Wednesday, 2:00pm – 2:45pm              Location:  Industries Microforum IN105

 

MP425: Empowering Mobile Sales Force with SAP Variant Configuration at Thompson Creek

Speaker: Dan Pletcher, Thompson Creek; Daniel Naus, ConfigAir

Thompson Creek (TC) is a quality windows and gutters manufacturer in the U.S. midatlantic region. Find out how TC transitioned its mobile sales force from paper quotations to a fully automated mobile iPad app. TC developed SAP Variant Configuration models and partnered with ConfigAir to deploy the mobile application based on ConfigAir Mobile Sales.

Date: Wednesday 2:30pm – 3:30pm               Location:  ASUG Mill Products Track, S322

 

CM1810: From Chaos to Order: How NIBCO Built a Better Quote Process

Speaker: Steve Kemp NIBCO

Quoting prices is where the rubber meets the road. In an ideal world you want your quoting process to be data-driven and aligned with your price strategy. Steve Kemp, Director of Pricing at NIBCO, will share best practices for transforming into a disciplined quoting process that optimizes deal cycle time and drives better price decisions.

Date: Wednesday 2:30pm – 3:30pm               Location:  ASUG Customer Management Track, S320C

 

SC1919: How Charlotte Pipe Is Leveraging SAP Transportation Management 9.1 to Improve Its Logistics Operations

Speaker: Bjorn Bernard Novigo

When Charlotte Pipe–a trusted manufacturer of plumbing systems since 1901–decided to deploy SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM) 9.1, it started
an initiative to replace long-standing legacy applications which helped run their business for a long time. Looking for standard software and processes,
Charlotte Pipe engaged SAP Partner Novigo to deploy the solution.

Date: Wednesday 2:30pm – 3:30pm               Location:  ASUG Supply Chain Track, S330A

 

IN20699: Discover the Benefits of Migrating to the Cloud

Speaker: SAP

Explore business and IT advantages of moving to the cloud. Learn why a large steel company is taking its data center and its SAP applications to a virtual private cloud. Hear about other cloud migrations involving the implementation of SuccessFactors HR solutions and the use of SAP BusinessObjects BI solutions to improve sales.

Date: Wednesday, 4:00pm – 4:20pm               Location:  Industries Campus, Theater 5

 

IN20743: Streamline Configure, Price, and Quote in E-Commerce and Internal Sales

Speaker: SAP

See how your sales teams, dealers, distributors, and customers can accurately and efficiently configure, price, quote, and order complex products and solutions. Do all this while improving customer service levels, reducing quote-to-order cycle times, and increasing sales efficiency.

Date: Wednesday, 4:00pm – 4:20pm               Location:  Industries Demo Theater IN101

Date: Thursday, 4:00pm – 4:20pm                   Location:  Industries Demo Theater IN101

 

BT546: Case Study: How Woodgrain Millwork Embraced BRFplus to Manage Custom Business Rules within Its SAP Landscape

Speaker: Eric Halbur Woodgrain Millwork, Anton Karnaukhov BestXperts

Find out how Woodgrain utilizes SAP Business Rule Framework Plus (BRFplus) to manage a wide range of custom business logic within a number of SAP systems and modules.  Learn how you can make the switch and take advantage of BRFplus as the technology of choice for business rules management within your organization.

Date: Wednesday, 4:15pm – 5:15pm                 Location:  ASUG Business Integration Technology Infrastructure Track S331B

 

IN20712: Improve Product Quality and Optimize Manufacturing Using Predictive Maintenance

Speaker: Jana Kanyadan Mohawk;  Oliver Mainka SAP

This discussion addresses ways you can improve manufacturing process parameters by using predictive analytics. Manage many millions of sensor data
readings. Hear real-world experiences from flooring manufacturer Mohawk on its use of SAP HANA software for predictive maintenance.

Date: Wednesday, 5:00pm –   5:45pm               Location:  Industries Campus Microforum IN106

 

SS805: Transition to the cloud – how to transform your on premise solutions to the cloud

Speaker: Steffen Von Berg SAP

Do you plan to transform your IT to the cloud? How should you prepare for such a process? What are expereinces from our customers? What can SAP offer
to help in such a process? We will try to give some Guidelines how to plan such a process, how to manage SAP in a hybrid world and discuss with the Auditorium upon their plans to go to the cloud.

Date: Thursday 8:00am – 9:00am                      Location:  ASUG Service and Support track, S310H

 

SC595: Cross Application Time Sheet (CATS) for Production Orders – Evergreen Packaging Success Story!

Speaker: Sanjay Srivastava Evergreen Packaging, Vadivel Ranganathan NTT Data

Evergreen Packaging was seeking business solution to enhance Production Order confirmations with HR setup. Chose to implement Cross Application Time
Sheet for Production orders, not possible by standard means. Presenting our story on thought process, solution approach, alternatives, Production &
Efficiency reporting in never-seen-before dimensions.

Date: Thursday 8:00am – 9:00am                      Location:  ASUG Supply Chain track, S330H

 

MP279: CMC Runs SAP Business Planning & Consolidation 10.1 with the EPM Add-In on SAP HANA for Plan Forecast and Consolidation

Speaker: James Knowles, Kumar Kalidindi – Commercial Metals Company

The session will cover CMC’s decision to implement SAP Business Planning & Consolidation 10.1 with the EPM Add-In on SAP HANA for Financial
Planning and Consolidations, the implementation approach, and the key design decisions that were made during the project. The session will follow with a
demo and lessons learned from project implementation.

Date: Thursday 12:00pm – 1:00pm                    Location:  ASUG Mill Products track, S322

 

LB20989: Improve Safety in Asset-Intensive Industries with Proactive Risk Management

Speaker: Microforum

This discussion examines how you can improve operating results by managing environment, health, and safety risks proactively. Hear how energy and
manufacturing companies identify, assess, and control risks to prevent incidents and accidents, and learn about the best practices employed by a global energy producer.

Date: Thursday, 1:00pm –   1:45pm                    Location:  Line of Business Campus Microforum LB221

 

IN20738: Reinvent Your Business with the Real-Time Power of theInternet of Things

Speaker: Panel

Embrace the power of the industrial Internet of Things to change and transform all aspects of design, manufacturing, sourcing, after-sales services, and business models. Hear how your peers plan to reap the benefits of the connected world.

Date: Thursday 5:00pm – 5:30pm                       Location:  Discrete Manufacturing, Panel Discussion Theater 3

 

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