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SAP Sapphire & ASUG Annual Conference in Orlando is coming soon, and we are excited to share some details about the top supply chain planning sessions at the two-day event in Orlando, Florida, on May 16–17. Do not miss the viewpoints from our esteemed customers like Bristol Myers Squibb, Cargill, Maple Leaf Foods, PPG Europe, or Whirlpool, and join the deep dive sessions from SAP experts for supply chain planning, AI, and digital supply chains.


BTP430: Tuesday, May 16 10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

Build Supply Chain Resilience and Agility with Business AI

Natalie Patterson, SAP

Learn how SAP customers leverage business AI in SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain to increase business visibility, predictability, and efficiency. Find out how AI helps supply chain teams increase forecast accuracy and agility in the applications they use every day.


ERP141: Tuesday,  May 16, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Secure Your Business with a Risk-Resilient and Sustainable Supply Chain

Mindy Davis and David Vallejo, SAP

Supply chains operated in isolation expose your organization to unnecessary risk. Supply chain solutions from SAP connect processes across design, planning, manufacturing, logistics, maintenance, and service to the rest of your business, your contextual data, and your partner ecosystem. This allows you to stave off risk and protect your business.


ERP154 Tuesday,  May 16, 02:00 p.m. - 02:40 p.m.

Our Vision and Road Map for Risk-Resilient Supply Chain Planning Solutions

Anna Linden, SAP

Learn how SAP software supports intelligent supply chain planning and drives resiliency with innovations in key areas that enable automated planning decisions and risk management. See what benefits artificial intelligence and probabilistic planning approaches are offering to disrupted supply chains.


ERP142 Tuesday,  May 16, 02:00 p.m. - 02:20 p.m.

Synchronize Supply Chain Planning Decisions from Finance to Execution

Jay Foster, SAP

Discuss trends and new ideas to automate and align decisions with adjacent enterprise functions such as finance, logistics, or manufacturing. Manage risk and variability and improve resiliency and sustainable growth. Help planners to discover and subsequently eliminate planning risks throughout the supply chain network with a risk dashboard.


ERP463 Tuesday,  May 16, 03:00 p.m. - 03:40 p.m.

Leveraging Process Communities to Accelerate SAP IBP Success

Angela Olson and Wendy Wigstrom, Cargill

Modernize and mature supply chain processes with the SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain (SAP IBP) solution and a cloud data strategy for supply chain management. Explore lessons learned from global food corporation Cargill Inc.'s SAP IBP implementation and how to leverage communities of practice to realize increased value.


ERP144 Tuesday,  May 16, 03:00 p.m. - 03:40 p.m.

Unlock the Value of Synchronized Planning to Address Supply Chain Risk

Anna Linden, SAP

Explore how synchronized planning breaks down silos across planning and execution, and creates flexible, agile, and executable plans. Focus on understanding true risk and the probability of disruptions or changes and their impact across the value chain. Run simulations and compare scenarios for fast, informed decision-making.


ERP143: Tuesday,  May 16, 03:30 p.m. - 04:10 p.m.

Panel Discussion: How Supply Chain Leaders Are Proactively Addressing Supply Chain Risk

Hear how industry leaders have addressed supply chain risks by improving supply chain transparency and proactively running simulations and what-if scenarios for informed decisions. Learn how they have enhanced their operations using the SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain solution.


BTP202 Tuesday,  May 16, 2023 03:30 p.m. - 04:10 p.m.

Lead AI Projects to Success with Experiences from the Field

Miguel Mota-Guajardo, Maple Leaf Foods; Andreas Welsch, SAP

Hear from SAP customers and AI experts how you can prepare your organization for change, foster stakeholder collaboration, and confidently approach your AI-driven transformation. Jump-start your business AI journey with expert advice and have your questions answered.


ERP502 Wednesday,  May 17, 11:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Innovate Supply Chain Planning with SAP IBP for Response and Supply

Eric Simonson, SAP

Explore new features such as shelf-life planning, load building, and real-time integration, and the move from legacy systems to SAP Integrated Business Planning for response and supply (SAP IBP for response and supply). Examine innovations in the road map, such as subcontracting and characteristics-based planning.


BTP482 Wednesday,  May 17, 01:30 p.m. - 01:50 p.m.

Experience AI for Finance, Sales, and Supply Chain Processes

Natalie Patterson and Pierpaolo Vezzosi, SAP

Dive into AI demos that help you streamline your finance, sales, and supply chain processes. The demos showcase AI in SAP S/4HANA Cloud and the SAP Central Invoice Management and SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain solutions.


Finally, do not miss to visit our demo pod 903, whenever you have a free minute:

Supply Chain Planning Solutions from SAP

Enable a risk-resilient, connected, and collaborative supply chain that responds quickly and cost-effectively to changes in supply, demand, and market conditions. You can experience simulations and compare scenarios for fast, informed decision-making through predictive, automated, and connected digital business solutions.