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Time to talk #SAPTechEd Las Vegas – Get Ready for next @SAPMentors @SAPCommunity Call

Who: You

When: September 10

Time: 3:00 pm Eastern (New York Time) Noon Pacific


Whether it’s your first or 20th time attending SAP TechEd conferences, join this session to learn about the highlights this year including new elements for SAP’s premier educational conference.  You’ll hear from veteran attendees their tips and tricks for getting the most value while attending the conference. Also, learn about new online missions to help SAP Community members build their reputation and have even more fun at SAP TechEd.


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Cathy Neergard ,Global Events Lead, SAP TechEd

Caroleigh Deneen will cover some fun missions for SAP TechEd

Chris Kernaghan will moderate

Jason Cao is our producer

Getting Ready:

This year there are 35 journeys – see below:

Here is a link to the learning journeys.

Top 10 Tips to Get Ready

From previous years:

  1. Create your personal schedule via session agenda builder
  2. Register for the hands-on sessions
  3. Plan your meetings with the SAP experts
  4. Prepare your questions to challenge SAP experts
  5. Join the conversation via social media channels with hashtag #SAPTechEd
  6. Share your feedback and impressions on SAP Community
  7. Don’t stay in one track, branch out a little (Michelle Crapo)
  8. Take advantage of waiting in line – the person next to you could be a great contact
  9. Meet people at lunch and unwind
  10. Attend the ASUG sessions, customer driven education



What tips do you have?  Please comment below.


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      Author's profile photo Michael Howles
      Michael Howles

      I'm getting ready for my 6th TechEd after missing last year's.  Some of my advice below from over the years:


      1. Depending on how organized of a person you are, try not to over-pack your schedule with back-to-back sessions unless they are critical.  Inevitably, you will encounter a speaker or peer customer/partner who you'd like to have conversation with.  I've found it invaluable to spend that time while the topic is fresh on my mind, rather than getting a business card and forgetting why I have it when I return to the office.
      2. In TechEd Las Vegas, the air/air-conditioning can dry you out.  Water is your friend and so are eye-drops.  Also, try to get to bed before 3 in the morning.  🙂
      3. Talk and network with other people, while the sessions are worth the price of admission, so is the fact that all these experts and other customers will be convening in one place.  So again, don't pack your schedule with 100% time spent in lecture rooms or you'll be burnt out by mid-day Wednesday with information overload.
      4. Research the speakers you are planning to attend sessions on.  While SAP-delivered sessions will tend to focus on the "possible", ASUG/Customer-delivered sessions will tend to ground into reality what is practical.
      Author's profile photo Tammy Powlas
      Tammy Powlas
      Blog Post Author

      Mike - thank you, great tips, especially this one:

      While SAP-delivered sessions will tend to focus on the “possible”, ASUG/Customer-delivered sessions will tend to ground into reality what is practical.