Agenda and Workshops

Conference Agenda Day One - Thursday 15 March, 2018

08:00
Workshop Registration and Refreshments
 
 
09:00
Pre-Conference Workshops

These deep-dive sessions offer a brilliant introduction to the full SAP® portfolio of solutions and provide a strong foundation for the hot topics slated for discussion during the main conference agenda. Please click here for more information.

 
 
12:30
Networking Lunch in the Exhibition Area, Conference Registration
 
 
13:30
Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Chris Johnston, SAP

 
 
13:45
Next Generation Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • What trends and challenges are governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) functions facing today and in the future?
  • How did GRC approaches evolve over the past years at SAP?
  • Where is the GRC industry heading and what are the next steps for SAP internally?
  • How can new technologies like machine learning be leveraged to address those challenges?


Miriam Kraus, SAP

 
 
14:15
Process and Controls Efficiency for Vodafone: Protect the Value, Prevent the Loss
  • Walk through Vodafone Group’s process to establish its controls library for comprehensive controls self-assessment
  • Learn how we have accelerated the implementation of the SAP Process Control application and quickly rolled out manual controls testing
  • See how we have leveraged configuration controls, continuous monitoring, and business-integrity screening in its second-line-of-defence approach


Sara Heuer, Vodafone Group Services

 
 
15:30
innogy SE: The Road to Financial Compliance with SAP GRC Solutions
  • Establish an audit-proof ICS (documentation)
  • Deliver information in an appropriate format (with a GRC dashboard)
  • Automate compliance (with Continuous Control Monitoring, Access Control and Tax Compliance)


Carsten Tegethoff, innogy SE

 
 
15:15
Refreshment Break and a Visit to the Exhibition
 
 
16:00
Business Integrity Screening: A Case Study from the Insurance Industry
  • Insurance fraud trends
  • How to screen high variety and volumes of data for outliers
  • How to give fraud investigators direct control over detection rules: quality (and ease of adjustment) of rules resulting in speed to reduce the number of false positives
  • Minimising payments on illegitimate claim requests and directly impacting company’s loss ratio


Stephan de Jong, Nationale-Nederlanden
Luc Hartering, Nationale-Nederlanden

 
 
16:30
Implementation of the SAP® Tax Compliance Application at BASF: Lessons Learned
  • The importance of an internal control system (ICS) for VAT: What will tax authorities be demanding in the future and why are considerable financial risks involved in VAT?
  • The SAP® Tax Compliance application as an ICS with high automation and compliance: Why did BASF decide to co-innovate?
  • Experiences at BASF with SAP Tax Compliance: As the first company worldwide to go live with SAP Tax Compliance, BASF shares the lessons learned so far.

 

 

Pascal Mattern, BASF

 
 
17:00
Delivering Continuous Monitoring to Ensure Effective Controls Over User Risks

Drawing insight gained from a BP PLC project based on the SAP® Access Violation Management application by Greenlight, this session discusses how to automate the last mile of the process to manage segregation-of-duty controls.
Attend and examine BP’s move to exception-based mitigation and learn how to:

  • Reduce manual control efforts and empower the business to own access compliance by providing effective, user-friendly reporting
  • Centralize and automate the monitoring, investigation, and resolution of access violations
  • Maximise user acceptance and adoption


Amit Kakad, BP
Susan Stapleton, Greenlight Technologies

 
 
17:30
Vision and Road Map for the SAP GRC Solutions (Current and New)
  • Overview of recent innovations in the area of SAP GRC solutions
  • An exclusive insight into planned innovations and the future direction of strategic development of SAP GRC solutions
  • Insight into the latest GRC cloud solutions addressing common “know your customer” as well as data privacy and protection challenges


Jochen Thierer, SAP

 
 
18:00
Close of Day One, Followed by Evening Networking Reception


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