27-29 April, 2021 | Digital Event

International SAP Conferences for Forest Products, Paper and Packaging

Cross-Industry Event with the SAP Conferences for Building Materials; Chemicals; Mining & Metals

Agenda Day 1 - April 27, 2021

Please Note! All timings are in Central European Time (CET)

09:00 - 09:45
Opening Keynote: Build Resilience and Agility with Digital Technology
Stefan Weisenberger, Global Vice President, Head of Industry Business Unit Mill Products & Mining, SAP | Dr. Thorsten Wenzel, Global Vice President, Head of Industry Business Unity Chemicals, SAP | Erik Hellemans, Managing Director, Accenture
10:00 - 10:30
Customer Keynote: How Digital Transformation Enables Us to Build Up Resilience
Thomas Meinel, Senior Vice President, Head of Indirect Procurement, Evonik Industries
10:45 - 11:15
End-to-End Digital Transformation With SAP to Optimize Sustainable Paper Production
Ulrich Middelberg, Head of IT, Steinbeis Papier GmbH
11:30 - 12:00
Heinzel GoeS/4HANA Together with TietoEVRY
Andreas Bechtloff, Head of IT Application Heinzel Group, Heinzel | Alexander Wöhrl, Lead SAP Consultant, TietoEV
12:00 - 12:20
Speaker Meet and Greet
10:45 - 11:15
Trends and Developments in Building Materials - From Sustainability to Digitalisation
Dr. Sebastian Dittrich, Head of Group "Processing & Recovery", Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP
11:30 - 12:00
Customer Intimacy - Our Journey From "One-To-All" to "One-To-One"
Markus Armbruster, Vice President IT & Digital, Hansgrohe | Björn Ohnemus, Teamlead Global Digital Marketing, Hansgrohe
12:00 - 12:20
Speaker Meet and Greet
10:45 - 11:15
WACKER's Journey to SAP S/4HANA
Dirk Ramhorst, CIO / CDO, WACKER Chemie AG
11:30 - 12:15
SAP S/4HANA on the Cloud in a Carveout Context
Heike Scheckel, Global Head of IT, MBCC Group | Vijay Gounder, Managing Director – Technology, Accenture
12:15 - 12:35
Speaker Meet and Greet
10:45 - 11:15
Automated Product Certification System at Severstal
Vladimir Sidorov, Head of Digital Development Department, Severstal
11:30 - 12:00
Taking Advantage of the SAP Cloud Platform for the Cable Industry
David Wagener, IT-Analyst, Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke
12:00 - 12:20
Speaker Meet and Greet
12:30 - 13:00
Interactive Breakout: Moving Beyond CX to the Business of Experience (BX)
Sai Tulluri, Director | Nuria Herbosa Saiz, Industry Senior Principal - Technology, Accenture

*Interactive breakouts are cross-industry and open to all attendees*

12:30 - 13:00
Interactive Breakout: Rise to SAP S/4HANA CLOUD is Reality – “What Are Your Plans?”
Alexander Wöhrl, SAP Lead Consultant, TietoEVRY | Kari Pietilainen, Head of Solution and Business Development, TietoEVRY
12:30 - 13:00
Interactive Breakout: SAP Strategy and Roadmap for Maintenance and Field Service Operations
Patrick Crampton-Thomas, Head of Digital Asset Management SAP Digital Supply Chain, SAP
12:30 - 13:00
Interactive Breakout: Product Innovation and Compliance
Dr. Marko Lange, Solution Manager, Industry Business Unit (IBU) Chemicals, SAP
13:15 - 14:00
Cross-Industry Panel Discussion: Sustainability Along the Value Chain
Paulo Boneff, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Gerdau | Davide Zampini, Global R&D Head, CEMEX | Laura Tibodeau, CIO, AmSty| Josef Schoen, Corporate Strategy / Sustainability, AUDI | Stefan Weisenberger, Global Vice President, Head of Industry Business Unit Mill Products & Mining, SAP | Monica Gassmann, Global Lead Circular Economy for Chemicals, SAP
14:15 - 15:00
Cross-Industry Panel Discussion: Next-Generation Supply Chain Planning
Chandan Sinha, CIO, Jindal Saw | Kelli Lyman, Business Systems Analyst, Ingevity | Matthew Reymann, Solution Specialist SAP Chemical Industry Business Unit, SAP | Kai Aldinger, Industry Solution Management, SAP
15:15 - 16:00
REPLAY - Opening Keynote: Build Resilience and Agility with Digital Technology
Stefan Weisenberger, Global Vice President, Head of Industry Business Unit Mill Products & Mining, SAP | Dr. Thorsten Wenzel, Global Vice President, Head of Industry Business Unity Chemicals, SAP | Erik Hellemans, Managing Director, Accenture
16:15 - 16:45
SAP Keynote: RISE with SAP
Dr Uwe Grigoleit, Senior Vice President and General Manager S/4HANA, SAP
17:00 - 17:45
Operational Excellence at Perlen Packaging: Meeting Agile Business Requirements and Optimizing Mill Processes with Data-Driven Integration
Philipp Morgenthaler, COO, Perlen Packaging | Hans-Peter Aregger, CIO, Chemie Papier Holding AG | Thomas Blöchl, COO, T.CON
17:45 - 18:15
Procure to Pay - A Digital Journey Amid Acquisitions, Divestitures, and Mergers
Sanjay Srivastava Sr. Director - IT, Evergreen Packaging
18:15 - 18:35
Speaker Meet and Greet
17:00 - 17:30
The Journey to SAP S/4HANA at Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua (GCC): A Brownfield Project
Larissa Torres, Consulting Services Leader and Project Leader for GCC SAP S/4HANA Brownfield Project, CGG
17:45 - 18:15
How Arauco’s Data-Driven Supply Chain Supercharges Ocean Freight Visibility and Customer Experience
Domingo Amunátegui, Vice President of Supply Chain, Arauco | Adam Compain, CEO, ClearMetal
18:15 - 18:35
Speaker Meet and Greet
17:00 - 17:30
Launching a Global Business Transformation Project Virtually
Jessica Waagner, CCMP™, SHRM-CP, PHR Director, HR and Organizational Change Management SAP S/4HANA Transformation, Ingevity | Steve Gailbreath Director, PMO and Program Governance SAP S/4HANA Transformation, Ingevity
17:45 - 18:15
Circular Economy with GreenToken
Nitin Jain, CoFounder and GM, SAP
18:15 - 18:35
Speaker Meet and Greet
17:00 - 17:30
Product Capability and Feasibility During Order Entry, Powered by SAP Configuration and Pricing Services (CPS)
Jason de Melo, Lead Engineer, Corporate IT Systems & SAP, Cleveland Cliffs | Hari Prasadreddy Pappireddy, SAP PP/QM Consultant, Cleveland Cliffs
17:45 - 18:30
Empowering Employees and Transforming Businesses – The Value of SAP S/4HANA for Mining
Omar Vasquez, Director of Enterprise Financial Systems, Information Technology, Equinox Gold | Rory Friedman, Managing Partner, Delivery, Illumiti
18:30 - 18:50
Speaker Meet and Greet
18:45 - 19:30
Cross-Industry Pan Discussion: I4.NOW – Making Industry4.0 Happen with SAP
Dr. Marko Lange, Solution Manager, SAP | Kai Aldinger, Industry Solution Management, SAP | Dr. Manfred Schulz, Product Expert, SAP | Andreas Forster, Principal Data Scientist, Director, Global Center of Excellence, SAP
19:45 - 20:30
Empowering Employees and Transforming Businesses – The Value of SAP S/4HANA for Building Products
Tony Kasten, Chief Financial Officer, Monarch Cement | Lon Cohen, SAP Solution Architect, Illumiti
20:45 - 21:15
Digitalisation: Enabler For Circular Economy
Annika Hedberg, Head of Programme, European Policy Centre (EPC)

Agenda Day 2 - April 28, 2021

Please Note! All timings are in Central European Time (CET)

06:00 - 06:30
Keynote: Fireside Chat with Scott Russell, Executive Board Member for Customer Success, SAP SE: Imperatives for Growth in a Hyper-Digitized Future
Scott Russell, Executive Board Member, Customer Success, SAP SE
07:30 - 08:00
Resilience in Delivering Projects
Anoop Thakur, General Manager Procurement, Orora Limited
08:00 - 08:20
Speaker Meet and Greet
06:45 - 07:15
Digital Assistant for Clinker Kiln Operators, Built on SAP HANA
Elina Boychenko Vice President for Digitalization and Transformation, Eurocement | Jaroslav Stoupa, Chief Operating Officer, Eurocement
07:30 - 08:00
Construction Waste Management A Sustainability Initiative by CEMEX
Daniel Escudero Regional Processes and IT Head for EMEAA, CEMEX
08:00 - 08:20
Speaker Meet and Greet
06:45 - 07:15
Digital Transformation at IVL: Driving Success and Navigating Complexities Through Ingenuity, Agility and Resilience
SK Agrawal, President and Program Director - Global ERP and Digital Transformation, Indorama Ventures Public Company
07:30 - 08:00
Proactive Management of Operational Risks Underpinned with SAP EHS Management
Shashank Singh, Group Head Digital Safety Platform, Safety & Operational Risk, Reliance Industries
08:00 – 08:20
Speaker Meet and Greet
06:45 – 07:15
Navigating the Digital Transformation Journey at Adaro
Eka Suharto, IT Division Head, Adaro Energy
07:30 – 08:00
Global Standardisation of a Zero Based Budget Approach to Asset Management Using AMT and SAP (Integrated MCB)
Cary Brunson, Director of Asset Management Systems and Standards, Newmont | Antonio Carioca, Asset Management Solution Architect, RPM Global
08:00 - 08:20
Speaker Meet and Greet
08:30 – 09:15
Breaking News Chat Room: Hear How the Center-of-Excellence for Asset Intensive Industries Will Be Powering Businesses to a Profitable and Sustainable Future via Co-Innovation
Rashmi Manda, SAP | Anton Kroger, SAP | Adam Sivell, SAP | Bruce Hingston, SAP | Michael van Kerckhof, SAP | Jen Conway, SAP | Nic Pollock, K2Fly
09:30 – 10:15
Cross-Industry Panel Discussion: RISE with SAP
Stephan Klein - SVP, Head of Digital Business Services Energy and Natural Resources Industries, SAP | Ramin Mirza, Head of Business Development - Business Process Intelligence, SAP | Paula Clark, Managing Director, Accenture Resources Technology ANZ Lead, Accenture | Anna Kositsyna, Metals/Mining Sales Director, SAP
10:30 - 11:00
Interactive Breakout: Embrace Industry 4.Now: Building Blocks to Accelerate your Industrial Transformation to the Intelligent Enterprise
Boris Zeller Director Solution Management Dr. Lauterbach & Partner | Steven Lenaerts, Partner, Delaware

*Interactive breakouts are cross-industry and open to all attendees*

10:30 - 11:00
Interactive Breakout: SAP S/4HANA Business Scope
Ulrike Raidl, Vice President Solution Management, SAP S/4HANA, SAP
10:30 - 11:30
How a Chemicals Leader Transformed Product Development, Environmental Health and Safety, and Regulatory Compliance with SAP Solutions
Rohit Dave, SAP PLM – Lead Chemical Industry, Deloitte | Stavros Stefanis, PLM – Lead, Deloitte | Thomas Schneller, Senior Manager, Deloitte
11:15 - 12:00
How Villeroy & Boch Experiences Intelligent RPA
Dr. Daniel Neuhäuser, Head of ERP Core Solutions, Villeroy & Boch
12:15 - 12:45
Interactive Breakout: Leveraging Data & Technology for Product Compliance
Martina Frenette, Senior Regulatory Analyst, Sphera | John Falk, President, Opesus America
12:45 - 13:15
(REPLAY) Keynote: Fireside Chat with Scott Russell, Executive Board Member for Customer Success, SAP SE: Imperatives for Growth in a Hyper-Digitized Future
Scott Russell, Executive Board Member, Customer Success, SAP SE
13:30 - 14:00
Customer Keynote: Severstal IT Transformation - Future Challenges and Key Strategy Aspects
Sergey Dunaev, CIO, Severstal
14:15 - 15:00
Intelligent Sales Order Management with SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP)
Peter Engel, Solution Owner for SAP Intelligent RPA, SAP
15:15 - 15:45
Interactive Breakout: How Digitization Looks in Production- Integrating People, Machines, Processes and Data to Increase Productivity
Stylianos Chiotellis, Business Lead IoT, T.CON | Brad Robb, International Business Manager, T.CON

*Interactive breakouts are cross-industry and open to all attendees*

15:15 - 15:45
Interactive Breakout: Journey to Intelligent Asset Management
Mario E. López López, Senior Manager - Technology Consulting, Accenture
15:15 - 15:45
Breakout: Simplify EHS!
Dr. Fridtjof Schucht, Managing Consultant SAP EH&S, CONSILIO | Christian Bach, CEO & Head of SAP Business Case Management, CLC xinteg
16:00 - 16:45
How Sandler and T.CON Built an Adaptive System that Provides Agility to React Quickly to Dynamic Market Needs
Dr. Ulrich Hornfeck, Member of Management Board, Sandler | Karl Fuchs, Managing Director, T.CON
16:45 - 17:15
Post-COVID-19 Pulp & Paper Industry Trends
Jim Thompson, CEO, Talo Analytic International, Inc. and Paperitalo Publications
17:15 - 17:35
Speaker Meet and Greet
16:00 - 16:30
CEMEX Data Strategy in the Digital Age
Carlos Augusto Mantilla Espinosa, IT Enterprise Architecture Director, CEMEX
16:45 - 17:15
How Cementos Progreso Are leveraging Technology Expertise to Maximize the Value of Advanced Analytics in the Cloud
Jorge Díaz, BI Business Partner, IT, Cementos Progreso
17:15 - 17:35
Speaker Meet and Greet
16:00 - 16:30
Albemarle’s Post-Merger Momentum: Igniting a Business-Led, SAP-Enabled Transformation for a Built-to-Evolve Enterprise
Larry East - VP of Business Transformation, Albemarle | Marc Broussard - VP of Finance, Albemarle | Armando Betancourt, Principle, Deloitte SAP US Chemical Lead
16:45 - 17:15
Intelligent Spend Management in the Chemicals Industry
Klaus Fischer, SAP
17:15 - 17:35
Speaker Meet and Greet
16:00 - 16:30
SAP Analytics Cloud to the Global Budget Company
Manuel Robalinho, SAP Consultant, Grupo Aço Cearense
16:45 - 17:15
Future Proofing Mining Security, Safety & Data Privacy in the Age of Digital Transformation and the New Normal
Casper Eloff, Head of Security, The Mosaic Company| Jasvir Gill, CEO, AlertEnterprise
17:15 - 17:35
Speaker Meet and Greet
17:45 - 18:30
REPLAY - Digitalisation: Enabler For Circular Economy
Annika Hedberg, Head of Programme, European Policy Centre (EPC)
18:45 - 19:30
Cross-Industry Panel Discussion – Building Supply Chain Resilience and Agility
Hosted by: Paul Bresnahan, Head of Retail and Manufacturing Industries, Fujitsu America Inc; Karthik Varatharajalu, IT Director ERP/SAP, AdvanSix Inc; Stephen Katsirubas, Chief Information Officer Information Technology, Hunter Douglas
19:45 - 20:30
Empowering Employees and Transforming Businesses – The Value of SAP S/4HANA for Forest
Gary Braunscheidel, Chief Technology Officer Information Technology, Baillie Lumber | Lon Cohen, Solution Architect Delivery, Illumiti
19:45 - 20:15
Breakout: A Discussion With Industry Experts on How Companies Are Pivoting To Meet Current Business Challenges
Chris Glander, North America Industry Lead for the Mill Products and Mining Industries, SAP | Magnus Meir, Global Head of Wholesale Distribution, SAP | Robbie Plourde, Chief Revenue Officer at DataXstream

*Interactive breakouts are cross-industry and open to all attendees*

19:45 - 20:15
From ERP Variant Configuration to an Intelligent Customer Experience across CPQ, Commerce Cloud, S/4HANA with Advance
Harald Reitz, Director Product Management, SAP
20:45 - 21:15
Customer Keynote: Successfully Upgrading S/4HANA Whilst Working from Home
Patrick Thompson, CIO, Albemarle

Agenda Day 3 - April 29, 2021

Please Note! All timings are in Central European Time (CET)

08:00 - 08:30
SAP Keynote: How SAP’s Industry Strategy Helps Customers Drive Cost-effective Transformation and Sustainable Growth
Stefan Krauss SVP, General Manager Discrete Manufacturing Industries and Energy & Natural Resources, SAP
08:45 - 09:15
Fireside Chat: SAP S/4HANA at Mondi
Rainer Steffl, CIO, Mondi | Alfred Becker, Global Lead, Product Management for Forest Products, Paper & Packaging industries at SAP
09:30 - 10:00
Learnings From Turning an SAP Project Failure Into a Success
Sergio Perez Aranda, IS OTC Director, IS OTC, SAICA | Alberto Chamoso, IS Business Analyst, IS OTC Department, SAICA
10:00 - 10:20
Speaker Meet and Greet
08:45 - 09:15
BIM and Its Impact on the Digitization Process of Building Materials
Thomas Kirmayr, General Manager Fraunhofer Building Innovation Alliance, Fraunhofer Society
09:30 - 10:00
Etex New Ways: A Digital Approach to Modular Construction
Bert Schoofs IT - Global Head of Applications, Etex
10:00 - 10:20
Speaker Meet and Greet
08:45 - 09:15
The DNA of Digital Leadership – Learning from Asian Paints
Deepak Bhosale, General Manager, IT, Asian Paints
09:30 - 10:15
The STAR Journey at Arlanxeo
Hermann Schuster, Head of IT and Chief Digital Officer, ARLANXEO| Martina Schlebach, Managing Director - Technology, Accenture
10:15 - 10:35
Speaker Meet and Greet
08:45 – 09:15
Electronic Permit to Work with SAP Work Clearance Management
Ross Nicolas Clow, Digital Leader - Strategic Transformation and Innovation, Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) | Sanjay Kumar Mantri, Business Relationship Manager – Maintenance, Permit to Work and Supply Chain, Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA)
09:30 – 10:00
A Path to Successful Procurement Transformation in Metals and Mining
Chetan Trivedi, CIO, Hindustan Zinc
10:00 - 10:20
Speaker Meet and Greet
10:30 - 11:15
SAP Cross-Industry Presentation: Analytics in the Context of SAP S/4HANA
Juergen Butsmann, Director Solution Management SAP S/4HANA, SAP
11:30 - 12:15
Cross-Industry Panel Discussion: Business Networks Panel with Collaboration Case HS2 Construction Project
Alex Small, BIM & Digital Platforms Manager, Tata Steel Europe | Svend Wittern, Global Vice President, Head of New Business & Industry Strategy, SAP | Nemrude Verzano, Head of I4.0 and Digital Supply Chain Innovation, SAP
12:30 - 13:00
Interactive Breakout: TCS Connected Worker Solution for Metals and Mining Industry
Sumit Chopra, Global Head Innovation, TCS | Prateek Tyagi, Business Consultant, TCS | Pandurang Dalvi, Head for Metals and Mining CoE, TCS
13:15 - 13:45
Management of Wood Stocks with SAP EWM – A Klabin SA Case Study
Jean Figueredo da Silva IT Coordinator – Forestry Business IT Klabin
14:00 - 14:30
Insight to Action in the Race to Zero Waste with SAP Circular Economy Solutions
Stephen Jamieson. Global Head of Circular Economy Solutions, SAP | James Sullivan, Head, Global Sustainability Innovation Accelerator, SAP
14:30 - 14:50
Speaker Meet and Greet
13:15 – 13:45
Blockchain for Cross-Company Process Automation in Construction
Alex Small, BIM & Digital Platforms Manager, Tata Steel Europe
14:00 - 14:30
Fireside Chat: Customer Experience at Hörmann
Lennard Eichler, SAP Customer Cloud Team Lead at Hörmann
14:30 - 14:50
Speaker Meet and Greet
13:15 – 13:45
Kemira's Journey to Integrated Planning - Synchronising Demand, Supply and Inventory Planning with SAP Integrated Business Planning
Simo Nuutinen, Director, Global Supply Chain, Kemira OY
14:00 - 14:30
Supply Chain Transformation at Rayonier Advanced Materials with SAP IBP
Tim Brown – VP ERP, Rayonier Advanced Materials
14:30 - 14:50
Speaker Meet and Greet
13:15 - 13:45
Blockchain for Cross-Company Process Automation in Construction
Alex Small, BIM & Digital Platforms Manager, Tata Steel Europe | Benjamin Stöckhert, Business Development Manager, SAP
14:30 - 14:50
Digitalisation Opportunity Management for ArcelorMittal Steligence
François Hanus, Head of Steligence Engineering, ArcelorMittal
14:30 - 14:50
Speaker Meet and Greet
15:00 - 15:30
Keynote: Closing Panel Discussion
Aurelian Popa, CIO ArcelorMittal LCE and Chairman of SAP Advisory Council for Metals | John Shellenberger, Vice President and Chief Information Officer | Johns Manville, and Chairman of SAP Advisory Council for Building Materials | Patrick Thompson, CIO, Albemarle and Chairperman of the SAP Advisory Council for Chemicals | Helio Mosquim, Head of Global IT Innovation, Vale / Stefan Weisenberger, Global Vice President, Head of Industry Business Unit Mill Products & Mining, SAP | Dr. Thorsten Wenzel, Global Vice President, Head of Industry Business Unity Chemicals, SAP
 

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