Top 10 Intelligent ERP Sessions Taking Place at SAPPHIRE NOW in 2018

With only 72 hours at SAPPHIRE NOW — and more than 1,000 keynotes, demos, panel discussions, and networking sessions to choose from — figuring out what to attend, where to go, and when can be a daunting task.

Fortunately, we can help you with that; here’s a list of the top 10 sessions to check out to ensure you make the most of your time at SAPPHIRE NOW.

1. Fan-Favorite Cloud ERP Keynote with Franck Cohen

If you’re looking for insight into how companies can transform into intelligent, modern enterprises, then look no further than this popular keynote. Franck Cohen, president of Digital Core and Industry Solutions at SAP, is taking the spotlight in the Best-Run Theater to engage with attendees on tips for thriving in the digital economy and embracing new technologies. Carrier Corporation, the world leader in high-tech heating, air-conditioning, and refrigerator solutions, will also be sharing their vision for cloud ERP.

  • Session: Explore the Real Advantages of a Public Cloud ERP in SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Location: Best-Run Theater
  • Date, time: Wednesday, June 6, 12:30-12:50 p.m. ET
  • Speaker: Franck Cohen
  • Save the session to your agenda: BA61187

2. Most Buzz-Worthy Keynote with Wieland Schreiner

You come to SAPPHIRE NOW to hear about the latest innovations in technology, and this session is sure to impress. What’s new with SAP solutions for cloud ERP? Conversational UX, AI-powered automation: Save this session to your agenda to hear from Wieland Schreiner, executive vice president of Products and Innovation for SAP S/4HANA, as he discusses how AI-driven automation, in-memory analytics, and conversational interaction are helping businesses gain a digital edge. Topcon, one of the fastest growing companies in the precision agriculture sector, will also present about its deployment of SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

  • Session: Enable Automated Processes and Conversational UX with SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Location: Best-Run Theater
  • Date, time: Wednesday, June 6, 2:00-2:20 p.m. ET
  • Speaker: Wieland Schreiner
  • Save the session to your agenda: BA61204

3. Can’t-Miss “New Kid in the Cloud” Panel with Sven Denecken

Who better to lead a session about your journey to the cloud than the expert at innovation Sven Denecken? In this panel discussion, you’ll hear first-hand from SAP S/4HANA Cloud customers, Cott Holdings, EOH, and Pladis Global (parent company of Godiva and other yummy brands), about how they are using intelligent ERP with features like machine learning, predictive analytics, and intelligent assistants to add instant value in their businesses.

  • Session: Embark on the Journey to SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Location: Theater District – Theater 1
  • Date, time: Wednesday, June 6, 1:00-1:40 p.m. ET
  • Speaker: Sven Denecken and customers
  • Save the session to your agenda: BA61165

4. Best Session to Kick it with SAP S/4HANA Cloud Customer La Liga

Succeeding in soccer requires more than just scoring goals. Jump into this session feet first and hear how one of the most popular and successful sports leagues in the world, La Liga, is working with SAP S/4HANA Cloud to not only transform its business processes, but also redefine the entire world football industry. Moving from outdated IT systems has enabled La Liga to better support its fans, give back to their community, and compete with entertainment giants like Netflix and Amazon.

  • Session: Deliver Excellence with an Intelligent Cloud ERP
  • Location: Theater District – Theater 1
  • Date, time: Tuesday, June 5, 11:00-11:20 a.m. ET
  • Speaker: La Liga
  • Save the session to your agenda: BA61167

5. Better Together: Business with Heart in the Cloud Session

Hear from Melissa Di Donato and Stephen Spears on how current customers are combining SAP S/4HANA Cloud and SAP SuccessFactors solutions to add greater value to their organization. Learn how to capitalize on new opportunities within finance while attracting and retaining the talent necessary to spur digital transformation in human resources.

  • Session: Add Value Through a Unified Cloud with Finance and HR on a Single Platform
  • Location: Business Applications BA342
  • Date, time: Thursday, June 7, 3:00-3:20 p.m. ET
  • Speaker: Melissa Di Donato and Stephen Spears
  • Save the session to your agenda: BA62539

6. “Everything You Need to Know about the Value of Intelligent ERP” Customer Panel

Interested in enabling new opportunities in your business? Hear SAP’s Uwe Grigoleit moderate a discussion with representatives from Centria, Ryan Specialty Group, and Siemens as they walk attendees through their experiences with SAP S/4HANA.

  • Session: Discover the Value of Intelligent ERP
  • Location: Theater District – Theater 1
  • Date, time: Thursday, June 7, 12:30-1:10 p.m. ET
  • Speaker: Uwe Grigoleit
  • Save the session to your agenda: BA61166

7. Can’t-Miss “SAP S/4HANA MeetUp”

Get the inside scoop from the intelligent ERP senior leadership team. Add this session to your agenda for the opportunity to meet and connect with cloud ERP executives, and network with your fellow SAPPHIRE NOW attendees in a casual environment. Topics of this MeetUp will range from planning your intelligent ERP journey to an overview of the roadmap for SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

  • Session: SAP S/4HANA MeetUp
  • Location: SAP MeetUp Spot near the Best-Run Theater
  • Date, time: Wednesday, June 6, 3:00-3:40 p.m. ET
  • Speakers: Sven Denecken, Melissa Di Donato, Uwe Grigoleit, Sal Laher, Wieland Schreiner, Ivo Totev
  • Save the session to your agenda: BA62244

8. “Best Productivity Hacks” Session with Aspen Global

Find out how Aspen Global is radically improving productivity by simplifying business processes with SAP S/4HANA on SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, integrated business planning, and real-time analytics. Learn how to run an efficient, collaborative operation to enable better decision-making on a large scale.

  • Session: Revamp Business and Improve Productivity with SAP S/4HANA
  • Location: Theater District – Theater 1
  • Date, time: Thursday, June 7, 2:30-2:50 p.m. ET
  • Speaker: Aspen Global
  • Save the session to your agenda: BA61169

9. SMB Standout Session with Pacha Group

For over 50 years, Pacha Group has achieved success in the leisure, entertainment, and hospitality industries. Due to the ever-changing, fast-paced digital economy, they made the decision to revolutionize how they operate — down to the core. With the help of intelligent ERP, Pacha Group is seeing a notable reduction in manual tasks workload, international expansion support, and more. Save-the-date for this standout SMB session.

  • Session: Digitize Your Company’s Core Business with SAP S/4HANA Cloud
  • Location: Theater District – Theater 3
  • Date, time:  Thursday, June 7, 1:00-1:20 p.m. ET
  • Speaker: Pacha Group
  • Save the session to your agenda: SM61933

10. The Session All About Growth with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

When you have more than 236,000 employees, are operating in 40 countries, and run 159 manufacturing facilities, it’s safe to say you’ve learned a thing or two about managing growth and scaling business processes. Hear from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) about how they keep track of it all with the help of SAP S/4HANA.

  • Session: Quicken Growth with Intelligent ERP
  • Location: Theater District – Theater 1
  • Date, time: Wednesday, June 6, 5:00-5:20 p.m. ET
  • Speaker: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)
  • Save the session to your agenda: BA61170

One Last Thing: Intelligent ERP Evening Reception

We’re sure you’ve heard that Justin Timberlake is performing for all SAPPHIRE NOW attendee, but have you heard about the intelligent ERP evening reception performance by Cirque du Soleil? Join us for a night of food, fun, and unforgettable entertainment featuring an exclusive performance by the artists of Cirque du Soleil. And, yes, Cirque du Soleil is an SAP S/4HANA Cloud customer!

  • Location: Rosen Centre Hotel Executive Ballroom, Orlando, Fla.
  • Date, time: Wednesday, June 6 at 6:30-9:30 p.m. ET
  • Request an invitation today

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