New Zealand SAP User Group


NZSUG Auckland Event + SAP Forum

Thursday 7th September 2017


NB: The order of various sessions may also be amended to meet presenters schedules.




 Main Plenary



Lanyards provided by SAP



Welcome Address - NZSUG & SAP NZ


Presenters: Tim Rivett (NZSUG) and (SAP NZ)



International Keynote: Rethink your data strategy for a future-ready digital business


Presenters: Ken Tsai, Global Vice President, Database and Data Management, SAP Labs, Palo Alto and Uwe Grigoleit, Global Head of Business Development, SAP S/4HANA



Keynote: Microsoft



Morning Break - Sponsored by SAP



 Track One

Main Plenary - Modernise IT

Sponsor: Presence of IT

 Track Two

 Customer Solutions Success

Sponsor: Syd Consulting

 Track Three

SAP Innovation


Sponsor: SAP 

 S/4 HANA Sessions



Sponsor: Deloitte 


Embracing the Digital Journey


Presenter: Rob Scott, Global Lead Strategy & Innovation, Presence of IT 

    Topic TBC


Presenter: Syd Consulting   


 Increase Your Choice and Agility with SAP Cloud Platform: Multi-cloud architecture


Presenters: Ken Tsai, Global Vice President, Database and Data Management


Whats new with SAP S/4HANA and why are customers moving now


Presenters: Uwe Grigoleit, Global Head of Business Development, SAP S/4HANA and Paul Swain, Centre of Excellence, SAP S/4HANA 




Presenter: Emma Ludvigen, Global HR Director, Icebreaker 

Topic TBC




Building collaboration within Business and Ethical Supply Chain


Presenter: Louise Aitken, General Manager, Akina Foundation 

 Conversion to SAP S/4HANA - The Migration path of choice for existing SAP customers


Presenter: Andrew Mills, Associate Director, Deloitte 


Lunch - Sponsored by SAP



 Towards a Cloudy Future at Contact Energy with a Hybrid Environment


Presenter: Craig Brown, SAP Application & Enhancement Manager & Jayshree Ravi, Enterprise Architect, Contact Energy 

        Topic TBC


Presenter: Customer + Oxygen 


Are your Business Processes ready for the Digital Economy (Celonis)


Presenter: Patrick Galland, Senior Solution Architect, SAP Database and Analytics 


 What you must know to make the technical conversion to SAP S/4HANA seamless with the RIG


Presenter: Lars Rueter, SAP S/4HANA APJ Regional Implementation Group and Thomas Csapo, Principal Technology & Solutions Architect, APJ SAP 




Topic TBC

Presenter: Deloitte 

Topic TBC


How to leverage cloud applications to Succeed to drive efficiency and visibility across your business in the digital economy


Presenters: Tom Barlow,Hybris Specialist, SAP and Marc Havercroft, Vice President, Business Transformation Advisory, SAP SuccessFactors

 Learn from the expert panel - real world experiences will help you on the overall SAP S/4HANA journey



  • Uwe Grigoleit
  • Andrew Mills
  • Lars Rueter 



Afternoon Break - Sponsored by SAP



 Making Field Inspections and Mobile Asset Management a great User Experience with MyPM


Presenter: Ben Goggins, ERP Support Officer and Shay van der Hurk, Ranger - Recreation/Historic + Biodiversity, Dept of Conservation

 Last Mile Reporting with SAP Disclosure Management


Presenters: Stuart Bailey, Senior Consultant & Sarah Cheung, Store Reporting Lead, Foodsuffs NI

SAP Leonardo IoT Journey and Digital Logistics in the Live Supply Chain


Presenter: Jon Wilson, Centre of Excellence, IoT and Digital Supply Chain

 More possibilities with SAP S/4HANA as your digital core


Presenter: Andrew Mills, Associate Director, Deloitte 



 Custom Development


Presenter: Fonterra




 SAP Leonardo Machine Learning, get a glimpse of the future


Presenter: Murali Shanmugham, Machine Learning Specialist, SAP

 What are your first steps to S/4HANA


Presenter: Paul Swain, Centre of Excellence, SAP S/4HANA 


 Networking Drinks - Sponsored by NZSUG


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