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Supply Chain and Manufacturing

June 22–23

Get ready for two days of insights and real-world experience straight from the ASUG network of SAP customers. Your session will have a dedicated emcee who will serve as your host and facilitate Q&A with our speakers. Each day includes:

  • Opening: Listen to ASUG CEO Geoff Scott’s conversation with a global CXO and thought leader. They’ll discuss how COVID-19 has impacted their personal lives and business operations, and how they’re leading their teams through change.
  • Demos: See how specific technology solutions work in real-life scenarios.
  • Panels: Ask the Experts during these interactive sessions.
  • Customer Stories: Hear how your peers are conquering today’s challenges and ask questions about their experiences.

Monday, June 22


10:30 a.m. CT
Opening Remarks

Thomas Wailgum Communication Director, ASUG

10:35 a.m. CT
CIO Thought Leadership Discussion

Geoff Scott – CEO, ASUG

Listen to ASUG CEO Geoff Scott’s conversations with global CXOs and thought leaders from companies such as Kimberly-Clark, Under Armour, Intel, Coke One North America (CONA), and SAP, who are scheduled to speak during ASUGFORWARD. They’ll discuss how COVID-19 has impacted their personal lives and business operations, and how they’re leading their teams through change.

10:55 a.m. CT
Prepare, React, Recover: Make Your Supply Chain Resilient to Times of Disruption

Martin Barkman – SVP, Global Head of Solution Management, Digital Supply Chain, SAP

Highly variable demand for goods and services, uncertain supply of critical materials, and constrained labor and resource capacity in manufacturing and logistics are all resulting in critical shortages and interruptions to almost every facet of today’s business environment. As these unparalleled supply chain disruptions continue, organizations of all sizes are trying to cope and recover. But where do we go from here? This session will explore key lessons learned and how supply chains will need to look for ways to protect themselves against unexpected events in the future.

11:20 a.m. CT
Break

11:25 a.m. CT
Maximizing Value from SAP Data for Business Agility and Adaptability to Change

Matthew Hayes – VP of SAP Business, Qlik

Now, more than ever, we understand how fast social and economic changes can impact business. Never has this impact been felt more profoundly on supply chains and distribution channels. Business needs to adapt and rapidly respond to these changes, and SAP is often the core technology to drive change. Qlik has solutions to help derive unseen value from data during this time. In this session, we will demonstrate how to leverage SAP data in the right place at the right time in real time to utilize and analyze the data, thus leveraging the most value out of the data that is transacting the business.

11:35 a.m. CT
Sweet Success: Insights into U.S. Sugar's Warehouse Management Strategy

Matthew Miller – Senior Director, IT Business Solutions and Employee Benefits, United States Sugar Corporation

During this session we will review how we utilized mobility software to improve processes in our parts warehouse. After transitioning the warehouse to new software, U.S. Sugar was uniquely positioned to pivot operations and its workforce to face some of the initial challenges brought on by COVID-19.

11:55 a.m. CT
Session Coming Soon

12:15 p.m. CT
COVID-19 and Storm Season 2020: Preparing for a 2-Front Campaign

Barrie Corp – Supply Chain Manager, Gainesville Regional Utilities

Spring is when many people and businesses in the southeast U.S. begin preparing for hurricane season, which officially starts June 1. For utility companies, this is the time of year when you begin preparing for the worst yet hoping for the best, reviewing specific materials for stock levels, discussing supply strategies with your vendors, and continuing to work with operations to determine future needs. This year we also have to contend with COVID-19 and its long-reaching and varied effects on the supply chain.

12:40 p.m. CT
Break

1:05 p.m. CT
Ask the Experts Panel: How Organizations Are Optimizing Supply Chains in Response to COVID-19

Akhilesh Mavilaveettil – IT Senior Director, Enterprise Solutions, Honeywell (more panelists will be named soon)

Moderator: Sandy Markin – Senior Director, Digital Supply Chain Solutions, SAP

Bring your questions for our experts during this live panel discussion.

Each day of ASUGFORWARD will close with a panel of experts. The theme of day one’s panel is how organizations are optimizing their supply chains in response to COVID-19. Join supply chain and manufacturing leaders as they share insights and best practices for creating opportunity, driving efficiency, and embracing innovation during a time of complexity and change.

1:25 p.m. CT
Closing Remarks


Tuesday, June 23


10:30 a.m. CT

Opening Remarks

Thomas Wailgum – Communication Director, ASUG

10:35 a.m. CT
CIO Thought Leadership Discussion

Geoff Scott – CEO, ASUG

Listen to ASUG CEO Geoff Scott’s conversations with global CXOs and thought leaders from companies such as Kimberly-Clark, Under Armour, Intel, Coke One North America (CONA), and SAP, who are scheduled to speak during ASUGFORWARD. They’ll discuss how COVID-19 has impacted their personal lives and business operations, and how they’re leading their teams through change.

10:55 a.m. CT
Bombardier's Journey to the New Norm

Deborrah Boehmisch (McDonald) – Head of BIS, Operational Services and Effectiveness, Bombardier

11:15 a.m. CT
Session Coming Soon

11:35 a.m. CT
Break

11:40 a.m. CT
Using Mobile Apps to Enable a No-Contact Supply Chain

Jonathan Bragg – Director of Software Solutions, Mindset

This 10-minute session will cover utilizing mobile apps and dashboards in SAP environments to provide real-time insights of the location of goods in your supply chain while providing touch-free check-ins, keeping drivers and workers safe. Learn about utilizing phone-based apps for the check-in/check-out of drivers bringing goods in and out of warehouses, plants, and manufacturing facilities, helping accelerate your supply chain while staying safe. You’ll also hear how to use real-time dashboards for greater visibility.

11:50 a.m. CT
Cargill’s Lessons Learned: Value Realization with SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain

Angela Olson – Global Solution Owner and Architect - Supply Chain Planning, Cargill, Incorporated

This session highlights Cargill, Inc.’s journey with the SAP Integrated Business Planning for Supply Chain solution, including its unique approach to addressing the needs of its various industry-spanning businesses in process and technology. Best practices, value realization progression, and lessons learned through years of implementations will be shared with an eye towards coronavirus response.

12:10 p.m. CT
Break

12:15 p.m. CT
Kennametal Backs Its Smart Factories with SAP on Azure

Matt Ordish – Head of Product, SAP Solutions on Azure, Microsoft

Join Matt Ordish, principal program manager at Microsoft Azure, as he interviews customer Tom McKee CIO at global parts manufacturer Kennametal to learn how the organization leveraged SAP solutions on Azure to build its smart factory and digital supply chain. Kennametal embraced new technology like Internet of Things (IoT) and centralized data collection in Azure to achieve advanced data analytics and real-time insights. The result has transformed the business with cost savings, better real-time decisions on the factory floor, and insights to guide future investments.

12:35 p.m. CT
Ask the Experts Panel: Shifts in Manufacturing and Material Management to Respond to a Global Pandemic

Jackie Grunwald – CIO, Advansix

Matt Ordish – Head of Product, SAP Solutions on Azure, Microsoft

Moderator: To be announced soon

Bring your questions for our experts during this live panel discussion.

Each day of ASUGFORWARD will close with a panel of experts. The theme of day two’s panel is shifting manufacturing and material management to respond to a global pandemic. Join supply chain and manufacturing leaders as they share insights and best practices for creating opportunity, driving efficiency, and embracing innovation during a time of complexity and change.

12:55 p.m. CT
Closing Remarks and Wrap-Up

12:50 p.m. CT
Surprise Musical Guest

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Please contact asugforward@asug.com to learn more.

Gold Sponsors:


Microsoft Azure
Capgemini


Silver Sponsors:


Mindset
Qlik


Bronze Sponsor:


Hitachi
Movilitas