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NZSUG Auckland Event + SAP Forum

Wednesday 21st August 2019


NB: The order of various sessions may be changed to meet presenter's schedules. 


 Main Plenary - Keynote Presentations

 8:15 - 8:50


Lanyards - Sponsored by SAP 

 8:50 - 9:00

 Welcome Address - NZSUG & SAP NZ

Presenters: Tim Rivett (NZSUG) and Phil Cameron (SAP) 

 9:00 - 9:40

 Platinum Keynote: Beyond Migration - Humanising Digital

Presenter:  Stuart Dickinson, Director & General Manager, DXC Oxygen

 9:40 - 10:20

 International Keynote: The Next Era of Business Innovation and Exceptional Customer Experience

Presenter: Paul Marriott, Senior Vice President Digital Core, SAP APJ 

 10:20 - 10:40

 Morning Break - Sponsored by SAP

 10:40 - 11:20

 Platinum Keynote: The future of SAP and Spatial – why you should care

Presenter: Matti Seikkula, Head of Spatial Services, ZAG and Marin Videnov, Senior Solution Advisor Intelligent Platform, SAP

 11:20 - 12:00

 Platinum Keynote: SAP S/4HANA Cloud - ERP made simple

Presenter: Andrew Mills, Director SAP Practice, Deloitte & Alistair Morgan, NZ Comfort Group 

 12:00 - 12:45

 Lunch - Sponsored by SAP




 Track One

Modernize IT

Sponsor: SNP Australia 

 Track Two

Customer Solutions Success

Sponsor: MyWave 

 Track Three

SAP Innovation

Sponsor: Presence of IT 

 Track Four

Partner Presentations 

 Track Five

Partner Presentations 

 12:45 - 13:25

Digital Data Transformation Powered by SNP BLUEFIELDTM Approach

Marcus Scott, Managing Director, SNP Australia 

 MyWave Presentation - e'ffect

Amy Johnson, Chief Customer Experience and Revenue Officer, MyWave



 Creating a Digital Adoptive Culture

Heidi Chambers, Global Head of Digital Adoption, Presence of IT

 Rewiring your workplace: our neuro-diverse future

Michael Fieldhouse, Social Impact Practice Leader, DXC Technology

HANA 2.0 Upgrade Lessons and Tips Customer Story

Sudesh Lourdes, CTO and Robert Chen, Senior Basis Consultant, Syd Consulting


 13:30 - 14:10

Applying Agile to Successful ERP Implementations

Christian Wehrle, Deloitte & Alistair Morgan, Head of Delivery, NZ Comfort Group 

S/4HANA Finance Migration & Benefits

Bonnie Hohlfeld, SAP Finance Team Lead & Chris Attwood, Technical Architect, Foodstuffs North Island


Reducing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of your SAP Infrastructure

Benjamin Kwan, Systems Specialist, IBM

 HANA - Harnessing the power of spatial

Matti Seikkula, Business Line Manager, ZAG

Creating Exceptional Employee Experience through SAP HR Technology

Nico-Hadj-Blaha, VP Sales, Rizing 

 14:15 - 14:55

Speed up Business Processes with Intelligent Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Murali Shanmugham, Solutions Advisor SAP Cloud Platform, SAP 


How we got 1000 Customers using our Hybris Online Store - A Business user and BA view

Alicia Hovinga & Sheldon Kearns, FrucorSuntory


Accelerated Implementation and Operations of Intelligent Suite using SAP Solution Manager and Focused Solutions

Rajeev Gollapudi, Head Solution Manager & ALM Innovation, SAP APJ

Agile GRC

Dudley Cartwright, CEO, Soterion

Next generation analytics for Finance

Andreas Kral, Solution Advisor, SAP 


 14:55 - 15:15

Afternoon Break - Sponsored by SAP

 15:15 - 15:55

Which Analytics Solution is Right for me? Review of SAC, Tableau and Power BI

Peter Collett, Managing Director, Icon Integration

Expense Management Journey with SAP Concur

James Pearson, Business Enablement Analyst, Tait Communications

From Incubator to Innovator: Datacom's approach to engage the Intelligent Enterprise

Glenn Roberts, Principal Consultant, Datacom

Automated Testing for SAP, a real world example at Net Express

Theo van Dijk, Principal Architect, DXC Oxygen 

Reduce your risk in mitigation to S/4HANA with frequent Change Impact Analysis

Grant Borrie and Tim Rankin-Mills, The Testing Consultancy

 16:00 - 16:40

Intelligent Spend Management: Every Source, Every Category. One Unified View

Joel Solomon, Director Digital Transformation, SAP

Mercury's move to AWS, and what you can learn from it

Mike Nichols, Platform & Solutions Manager, Mercury

Achieving your Optimum Database Size with Data Volume Management Project

Rose Ahmad, DVM Focus Advisor, SAP

Modern Business Intelligence

Stefan Mayer, Managing Director and Pedro Eguren, SAP Business Intelligence Manager, Centrix Holdings and Shahied Moerat, SAP BW HANA Solution Team Lead, Foodstuffs NI


You Journey to S/4HANA 50% Faster. 100% Safer

Deepak Pratap, Director, Lagom and Ben Chen, Director, APJ Panaya


 16:40 - 18:00

 Networking Drinks in the Circles Bar, Level 1, Aotea Centre

Sponsored by NZSUG


Aotea Centre WiFi: Network = Auckland Conventions, Password = Aotea111


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