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Sapphire is just around the corner and it will once again take place in person in Orlando!

As always we would like to provide a curated agenda of all the sessions that are of interest to our chemical customers so that you can get the most out of the conference.

Your first stop should be The Industries Expert Bar: Your chemical specific questions answered by our industry experts on site.  Get support for your business application challenges or follow-up here from a session or on-site demo to get more details.

Visit the Industries Lounge and find out how we are accompanying our customers on every step of the journey with RISE with SAP. And how we are using our 50 years of experience, innovation, and trusted collaboration to create a sustainable world together.

You can also sign up for the Energy and Natural Resources Networking Breakfast on Wednesday May 11. This will require advance registration and is located in the Hilton Room Orange E.

Of course Sapphire offers hundreds of interesting and informative sessions and this is just a small selection that we feel you won't want to miss:
























































































Chemicals Suggested Agenda

 
 
Day 1: Tuesday, May 10  
Session Details Time Location Session Link
Realize the power of becoming an Intelligent Sustainable Enterprise 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Vision Theater Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s): Christian Klein, SAP CEO


In an age where change is a constant and innovation an imperative, SAP solutions run among the most mission-critical systems around the globe, while enabling our customers with the innovation they need to achieve their purpose. SAP CEO Christian Klein and other thought leaders reveal what it takes to become an intelligent, sustainable enterprise.

 
Session ID: KEY100


 

 
Break/Networking 10:30 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Show Floor


 

 
Enable a Resilient and Sustainable Enterprise from Design to Operate 11:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. SCM308 Add session to your agenda


Speaker(s): Martin Barkman, SAP Senior Vice President, Global Head of Solution    Management, Digital Supply Chain, SAP

 

SAP Digital Supply Chain solutions help you digitalize your supply chain and operational processes from end to end. This mitigates the impact of supply chain disruption better, faster, with less complexity, and at a lower cost by helping you become more agile, productive, connected, and sustainable.
Session ID: SCM116


 

 
Transform and Connect Your Value Chain Like TELUS with SAP S/4HANA Cloud 11:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. ERP208 Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s): Laura Kneebone, Director, Information Services (Global Business Systems) TELUS Agriculture
Discover the business transformation at agri-tech company TELUS Agriculture with SAP S/4HANA Cloud and the SAP Analytics Cloud solution. Hear how moving from disparate systems and technology solutions, with the help of SAP Services and Support, enabled better food outcomes for consumers and better efficiencies and profits for farmers and ranchers.

Session ID:

ERP102

 

 























































































































Session Details Time Location Session Link
Lunch 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


 

 
Start with Operations to Achieve Your Sustainability Goals 1:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. SCM308 Add session to your agenda


Speaker(s): Mike Censurato, Solution Mgr SAP

Enabling and maintaining sustainable operations helps companies satisfy the expectations of customers, shareholders, and the community. The SAP Environment, Health, and Safety Management application supports companies trying to meet operational challenges such as reducing carbon emissions and waste, protecting workers, and safeguarding their brand.


 

Session ID:

SCM137


 

 
Improve Asset Availability with Industry 4.0 1:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. SCM307 Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s):
Effective plant maintenance drives operational efficiencies with higher asset uptime and reduces production downtime. Use data-driven, predictive, and prescriptive strategies to anticipate asset failure through Internet of Things technology with the SAP Internet of Things solution and SAP Intelligent Asset Management solutions.

Session ID:

SCM318


 

 
Power a Sustainable Future for Enhanced Performance 2:00 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. IND156 Add session to your agenda


Speaker(s): Jamie Lee, CIO Ecobat | Thomas Lord, CIO VP Natural Gas UGI Utilities Inc                  | Jon Mitchell VP, Sustainability Suncor Energy Inc. | Japen Hollist Dir, Sustainability

 


Session ID:

IND101


Harness sustainability, a boardroom topic that impacts every company in every industry. Explore top-of-mind issues such as electromobility, energy in transition, and achieving zero emissions, waste, and inequality that affect both the public and private sectors. Discover how a focus on sustainability can help drive economic performance.

 
Empower Your Digital Supply Chain with PP/DS Integration for Retal 2:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. SCM311 Add session to your agenda


Speaker(s): Javed Iqbal, Retal | Eleanora Kalinina, LevelX

 
The SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Management solution, with embedded production planning and detailed scheduling (PP/DS), reshapes manufacturing operations and supply chain management. It synchronizes planning and execution in real time, giving employees up-to-date data. Learn how packaging firm RETAL Group transformed its value digital supply chain.

Session ID:

SCM150


 

 
Hear How Chevron Is Transforming in the Cloud 2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. SCM309 Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s): Henrique Robles | Sivaprakash Muniandy


 

Learn how the Cloud Success Services team is helping Chevron Corporation move from on premise to the cloud with SAP S/4HANA and SAP Intelligent Asset Management solutions. See how the energy company optimizes both SAP and third-party solutions by simplifying end-to-end processes, applying a fit-to-standard mindset, and using cloud extensibility.


Session ID:

SCM129


 

 

 

 



























































Session Details Time Location Session Link
Hear How Ecobat Uses RISE with SAP to Power the Circular Economy Forward 3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. ERP210 Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s): Jamie Lee, CIO Ecobat


 

Discover how Ecobat, a leader in battery recycling and lead production, is using the RISE with SAP solution, including SAP S/4HANA Cloud, to enable the circular economy and help the company move its sustainability-focused mission forward. Hear why cloud ERP is essential for Ecobat’s unique business to scale globally.


Session ID:

ERP149
Start Your Transition to Planning in the Cloud for More Resilience 3:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. SCM308 Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s): Eric Simonson Dir, Solutions Mgmt SAP


 

Delight the modern buyer with self-service convenience and by simplifying the complex business-to-business (B2B) commerce experience. Explore how the SAP Commerce Cloud solution helps make complex tasks easier with rich B2B capabilities, comprehensive process integration, and an open and extensible innovation platform.


Session ID:

SCM139


 

 
Happy Hour 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m Show Floor

 































































Day 2: Wednesday, May 11  
Session Details Time Location Session Link
Helping the World Run Better and Improving People’s Lives 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Vision Theater Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s):
Get motivated by compelling stories of transformation, resiliency, and sustainability from three SAP customers to inspire action within your own organization. A panel discussion led by an SAP executive follows, exploring the role of SAP technology in each of the customer’s journeys. Session ID: KEY101


 

 
Break/Networking 10:30 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Show Floor


 

 
Learn How Chemical Companies Are Achieving Business Transformation 11:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. ASUG Booth - Breakout #2 Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s): Jacqueline Grunwald, Advansix | Matt Reymann, SAP
Engage and network with leading chemical companies that are in various stages of their SAP S/4HANA journey, from project evaluation to value realization. Discuss best practices, share key learnings, and understand what’s top of mind across the chemical industry as leaders look to the future with next-generation ERP. Session ID: ASUG111


 

 

 

 

























































































































Session Details Time Location Session Link
Experience the Latest Innovations in SAP S/4HANA Cloud 11:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. ERP207 Add session to your agenda


Speaker(s):  Rudolf Hois, Management S/4HANA Private Cloud and Foundation, SAP

See how to empower business users to focus on what they really need to drive efficient, immediate actions. Discover today's innovations for SAP S/4HANA in user experience, including the product home page, a new analytical experience, and a digital assistant.
Session ID: ERP218


 

 
Lunch 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


 

 
Learn What's New in SAP S/4HANA Cloud 1:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. ERP209 Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s):  Jonathan Rhodes, SAP  | Arpan Shah, SAP
Discover how SAP S/4HANA Cloud, our cloud ERP for your business needs, can help you drive top-line, bottom-line, and green-line growth. Get an overview of the latest product innovations across lines of business. Session ID: ERP112


 

 
Embed Sustainability into Your Core Business Processes 1:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.  ERP210 Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s): Vivek Bapat, Senior Vice President, Purpose and Sustainability Marketing and Solutions, SAP
Growing your green line is becoming just as important as driving top- and bottom-line growth. With a cloud ERP, you can manage sustainability through company-wide transparency and controls. Learn how you can incorporate sustainability into your core business processes to become an intelligent and sustainable enterprise in the cloud.

Session ID:

ERP117


 

 
Achieve Resiliency in Times of Disruption 2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Vision Theater Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s): Paul Cocuzzo | Etosha Thurman | Muhammad Alam
How do companies plan for the future while overcoming the challenges of the past two years? You can do so through holistic spend management that provides greater visibility and anticipates future needs across your organization. Learn how SAP solutions address process harmonization, data integrity, compliance, capacity management, and more. Session ID:  SMN127
 
Innovate with SAP Business Network for a More-Resilient Supply Chain 2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. SMN706 Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s): Tony Harris VP, SAP Business Network Solutions, SAP,                                              Paige Cox SVP, Chief Product Officer & Head of SAP Business Network, SAP
Experience an overview of the planned innovations in the road map for SAP Business Network, spanning procurement, supply chain, logistics, and asset maintenance. Also hear about new innovations that benefit suppliers. Get your questions answered by SAP product experts. Session ID: SMN118


 

 

 

 



























































Session Details Time Location Session Link
Improve Visibility and Decision-Making with Extended Planning and Analysis 3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. SCM310 Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s): Steve Schult, VP Supply Chain, Blue Diamond Growers
Experience an overview of the planned innovations in the road map for SAP Business Network, spanning procurement, supply chain, logistics, and asset maintenance. Also hear about new innovations that benefit suppliers. Get your questions answered by SAP product experts. Session ID: SCM118
Explore How AdvanSix Improved Cashflow with Cloud-Based Process Integration 3:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. BTP811 Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s): Karthik Varatharajalu, IT Dir – ERP Applications AdvanSix Inc.
Find out how chemical company AdvanSix Inc. quickly integrated electronic processes to help increase automation and productivity. Lean how the Cloud Integration capability of SAP Integration Suite helped the company accelerate the processing of customer invoices in the cloud.\n Session ID: BTP185


 

 
Celebration Night at Universal Studios Featuring Pitbull 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m Universal Studios

 































































Day 3: Thursday, May 12  
Session Details Time Location Session Link
Inspire Sustainability 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Vision Theater Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s):
The greatest economic opportunity of our time is rethinking business for a sustainable future. As customer preference drives change across entire industries, demand for ethically and sustainably sourced products is skyrocketing. Hear from global brands pioneering sustainable practices as agents of change in their industry. Session ID: KEY102


 

 
Break/Networking 10:30 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Show Floor


 

 
Understand the Business Value of RISE with SAP 11:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. ERP208 Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s): Sam Masri Head of Industry & Global Advisory Office, SAP
The RISE with SAP solution helps your organization become an intelligent, sustainable enterprise in the cloud, regardless of how your ERP landscape may look today. Discover how RISE with SAP unlocks different sources of value for your business with industry innovation for top-line, bottom-line, and green-line growth. Session ID: ERP106


 

 

 

 

















































Session Details Time Location Session Link
Implement Asset Management for Asset-Intensive Industries 11:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. SCM307 Add session to your agenda
Speaker(s): TBD
For asset-heavy industries such as oil and gas and utilities, it is critical to have high asset reliability for higher operational efficiency. Learn how SAP solutions enable your asset maintenance strategies based on risk and criticality assessments. See how they drive predictive and prescriptive maintenance of assets in the field. Session ID: SCM326


 

 
Lunch 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


 

 
Meetings/Account Workshops 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

 

Can't make it to Orlando? No problem, you also have the option to join us virtually.

For all the latest conference information, please visit our website. Here, you can preview the Session Catalog and explore the sessions you would like to join. Once registered, you can then build your personal schedule, tailored for your own experience.

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