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Increase the value of your SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference experience with an afternoon focused on the chemicals process industry. Join us for a pre-conference, half-day session at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida in the Barrel Spring II room (2nd floor in the convention area) on Monday June 2, from 1:00-5:00pm as we explore new developments with SAP in the manufacturing industries.

  • Hear trends that are driving IT organizations amidst mergers and acquisitions from Gartner.
  • Gain an inside look into what other chemical companies are doing with an introductory analysis of the ‘Best Run Chemical Companies’ (BRCC). These BRCC workshops have been used at numerous chemical companies to facilitate three to five year roadmaps. Based on the trends presented, breakout sessions will be conducted for further focused discussions with your fellow attendees.
  • Conclude with two notable customer presentations
    • Textile Rubber with Enowa will discuss the why and how of their Suite on HANA migration
    • and DuPont with Vendavo will review the data intensive process of dealing with product pricing and optimization decisions.

Do not miss this golden opportunity to increase the value of the SAPPHIRE / ASUG experience - sign up today

See below for the full agenda below.

This session is free with your SAPPHIRE NOW conference registration, register for the half-day chemicals process industry session. And if you have not done so already, please register for SAPPHIRE.

1:00 - 1:15Registration
1:15 - 1:30Welcome

Ray Adams, SAP IBU Chemicals & Mark Carter, Dow Chemical
1:30 - 2:00New Developments in the Chemical Industry

Don Mahoney, SAP VP IBU Chemicals
2:00 - 2:30IT Industry Trends in the Next Three Years

Paul Lord, Gartner
2:30 - 3:15Best Run Chemical Company Breakout Session

Facilitators: Paul Kurchina, KurMeta Group & Lauren McCallum, SAP IBU
3:15 - 3:30Break
3:30 - 3:45Report Back on Breakout Session

Team Leads
3:45 - 4:15SAP Suite on HANA Migration Why and How

Textile Rubber Corporation & Enowa
4:15 - 4:45Pricing Optimization and Deal Management Data Needs

Joanne Smith, DuPont & Gabe Smith, Vendavo
5:00 - 7:00Networking Reception