Agenda and Workshops

Agenda Day 1: Monday, July 10, 2017

9:00 - 12:30
Pre-Conference Workshops
 
 
12:30
Registration, Lunch and Visit the Exhibition Area
 
 
13:30
Chairman's Opening Remarks

David Ormerod, SAP
Nike Caroline Gloeggler, SAP

 
 
13:40
Keynote: Path to Digital Finance – SAP S/4HANA Finance

Martin Naraschewski, SAP

 
 
14:10
Constant Digital Dripping Wears The Stone
  • Lufthansa’s GBS idea and history
  • Shared Services imperatives
  • IT in a state of flux
  • Digital is the “new normal”

 

Michael Mueller, Lufthansa

 
 
14:50
Leveraging One of the World’s Biggest SAP Single Instance for Financial Excellence
  • Journey to implementing a global, single instance
  • Post deployment stabilization
  • Exploitation of the asset - next phases of SAP usage for BAT

Mark Vassallo, British American Tobacco

 
 
15:30
Afternoon Refreshments and Visit to Exhibition Area
 
 

Meet the Experts: These Meet the Expert sessions are your opportunity to join with peers as part of a small group in which you can discuss your challenges and issues with highly qualified financial shared service and solution experts.

Sessions will be led by SAP experts, customers, partners, and product owners who will share experiences and project tips and tricks. Attendees can choose from one of the following sessions.

 
 
16:00
Session A

5 Ideas to Make the Digital Core More Intelligent
Klaus Schimmer, SAP
Robin Bau, SAP 

Session B

Central Finance in the Context of Shared Services 
Javaid Awan, SAP

Session C

Automating Receivables for Shared Services Teams
Helge Meyer, SAP

 
16.30
ZF and Global Business Services – “See, Think and Act in Administration”

Melanie Wiese, ZF Friedrichshafen

Michael Heuss, ZF Friedrichshafen

 
 
17:10
SAP S/4HANA - From the Perspective of a GBS Organization
  • How the game is changing with the next generation of SAP technology
  • What to observe when defining a road map to SAP S/4HANA
  • Opportunities for process governance and a target operating model 

Representatives to be Confirmed, Deloitte and Deloitte Customer

 
 
17:40
Closing Remarks
 
 
18:30
Evening Event Departures