Emily Briscoe

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Fax: +44 - (0)121 - 212 1623

E-mail: e.briscoe@tacook.com

02-04 April, 2019 - Milan, Italy

International SAP Conference for Utilities

The Intelligent Enterprise for Utilities – Optimize. Extend. Transform.

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Pre-Conference Workshops - April 2, 2019

At these pre-conference jump-start workshops, you review functionalities, dive deeper into topics, get practical examples, take part in discussions, go through online demonstrations, and determine the business benefits available from SAP. Each workshop provides you with a unique opportunity to address challenges, discuss them with your peers, and gain valuable guidance from some of the most knowledgeable SAP utilities industry experts.

All workshops take place on Tuesday 2nd April 2019. Please note that you cannot switch between parallel workshops.

Full Day Workshops (09:00-17:00)

Workshop 1: Overview of SAP for Utilities Solution Portfolio
Juan Manuel Nuñez | Massimo Vegetti | Jordi Masip | Carlo Avversari, SAP
Workshop 2: Updated Insight into SAP S/4HANA® Utilities
Ralf King | Raphael Maultzsch, SAP

Morning Half Day Workshops (09:00-12:30)

Workshop 3: From Smart Metering Integration to Cloud for Energy
Holger Schweinfurth | Stephane Dotto | Michael Dobler, SAP
Workshop 4: Leveraging Core Data Services to Maximize Your SAP Software Investment
Con Ntalianis, SAP
Workshop 5: Geospatially Enabling SAP S/4HANA – How to Enrich Business Applications with Geographic Data
Miquel Carbo | Jordi Masip, SAP
Workshop 6: Connected Assets for Operations in Today’s Intelligent Enterprise
Ken Pierce | Gero Bieser | Rory Shaffer, SAP
Workshop 7: SAP Cloud for Utilities - Delivery and Transformation
Axel Memminger | Jutta Weissing-Hess, SAP

Afternoon Half Day Workshops (13:30-17:00)

Workshop 8: Extending the Intelligent Enterprise to the Contractor Workforce - Using Technology to Develop Qualified, Safe, and Engaged External Workers
Autumn D. Krauss | Kate McNeel, SAP
Workshop 9: Maximizing the Use of the SAP C/4HANA Suite and the SAP Customer Experience Portfolio
Florian Froemberg | Juergen Kuhmann | Wasim Arafat, SAP
Workshop 10: Getting the Most Out of the Intelligent Enterprise for Utilities
Steen Hansen | Con Ntalianis, SAP
Workshop 11: SAP Model Company – The New Interoperability Version: What’s In It for You?
Alf Schweiker | Maria Joao Santos, SAP
Workshop 12: SAP S/4HANA Utilities for Customer Management
Robert Straubinger and Michael Ernzerhoff, SAP

Agenda Day 1 - April 3, 2019

08:00
Registration Open and Welcome Refreshments
09:00
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Miguel Gaspar Silva and Benjamin Beberness, SAP | Jan van den Bremen, Accenture
09:20
Executive SAP Keynote Address: The Energy Industry in the Experience Economy
Peter Maier, SAP
09:50
Customer Keynote: Energy Markets in Transition - Maximizing Your Business Strategy and Performance
Customer Speaker to be Announced
10:20
Industry Executive Keynote Address: Establishing a Forward-Thinking Business Strategy During Times of Energy Transition
Peter Molengraaf, Industry Expert and Former CEO, Alliander
10:50
Morning Break, SAP Microforums, Partner Showcases, and Time to Browse Shared Exhibition
11:45
Welcome from the Utilities Industry Chairman
James McClelland, SAP
12:00
SAP Industry Keynote Address: Experience the Intelligent Enterprise for Utilities
Miguel Gaspar Silva, SAP
12:30
Customer Industry Keynote Address: Title to be Announced Shortly
Fabio Veronese, Enel
13:00
Lunch Break, SAP Microforums, Partner Showcases, and Time to Browse Shared Exhibition
14:45 - 15:15
Customer Case Study: Keeping Customer Experience at the Heart of Our Business with SAP Cloud for Customer
Steve Curzon, Dwr Cymru Welsh Water | Rupert Ruparelia, SAP
15:20
Customer Case Study: Reimagining Customer Engagement
Customer Speaker to be Announced | Martin de Weerdt, Accenture
14:45 - 15:15
Customer Case Study: Journey to Improve Field-to-System Alignment with Mobile App Enablement
Annemarie Groenewald, City of Cape Town
15:20
Customer Case Study: Asset Analytics for the Digital Utility
Dominick Huang, CentrePoint Energy
14:45 - 15:15
Customer Case Study: The Utilities Company of the Future – The Multiple Sides of Urgency Facing Utilities and the Path Forward
Bradley Wasson, NB Power
15:20
Customer Case Study: Eskom Journey to SAP S/4HANA – A South African Tale in 35 Weeks
Rajendra Bhawanipursad, Eskom
14:45 - 15:15
Customer Case Study: Changing the Game – Blockchain for Traceability
Tanya Doyle, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
15:20
SAP Insight: Extending the Intelligent Enterprise with Co-Innovation
Frank Ruland, SAP
15:50
Afternoon Break, SAP Microforums, Partner Showcases, and Time to Browse Shared Exhibition
16:30 - 17:00
Customer Case Study: Title to be Announced
Martin Ridley, Thames Water
17:05
Customer Case Study: Take Customer Relationships to the Next Level with Real-Time Engagements
Customer Speaker to be Announced | Speaker to be Announced, Amazon Web Services
16:30 - 17:00
Customer Case Study: Water Leak Detection Through Data
Cristina Orodel, De Watergroep | Filip Vancoillie, De Watergroep
17:05
Customer Case Study: The Data Perspective: Added Value of a Tight GIS – SAP Integration
Olaf Nattenberg, Westnetz | Florian Brandi-Dohrn, AED-SICAD
16:30 - 17:00
Customer Case Study: Going Live – The Start of Your SAP S/4HANA Journey, Not the End!
Michael Westenberg, TasNetworks
17:05
Customer Case Study: How to Survive and Thrive with Your Transition to SAP S/4HANA
Customer Speaker to be Announced | Patric Dahse, Natuvion
16:30 - 17:00
SAP Insight: SAP Cloud for Energy - Gain First Insights of the New Version of this Energy Data Management Solution in the Public Cloud
Holger Schweinfurth | Michael Dobler, SAP
17:05
SAP Insight: The Future of Work – The Importance of the Human Factor in the World of Digitalization
Klaus Schimmer, SAP | Customer Speaker to be Announced
17:35
Close of Day One
18:30
Depart for Evening Event

2 Agenda Day - April 4, 2019

08:30
Registration Open and Welcome Refreshments
09:25
Welcome Back
Miguel Gaspar Silva and Benjamin Beberness, SAP
09:30
Joint Industry Panel Discussion: How Technology is Becoming the Driver for Global Change
Hosted by: Benjamin Beberness, SAP | Panellists: Frank Westerhof, Royal Dutch Shell; Wagner Luiz Schneider de Freitas, CPFL Energia; Geir Owe Wærsland, Equinor; Inge Opreel, FARYS
10:00
Comfort Break and Time to Move to Track Sessions
10:15 - 10:45
Customer Case Study: Implementation Project for SAP Predictive Analytics for Eletropaulos’s Collection Process
Jose Luis Salas, Enel Eletropaulo
10:50
Customer Case Study: Optimize Digital Asset Management and Energy Consumption with SAP Leonardo
Customer Speaker to be Announced
10:15 - 10:45
Customer Case Study: Moving SAP Software to the Public Cloud
Stefan Lysenko, E.ON Business Services
10:50
Customer Case Study: Empowering FARYS’ Strategy - IT agility in Delivering Business Demands
Inge Opreel, FARYS
10:15 - 10:45
SAP Insight: Introducing SAP Cloud for Utilities – The Next-Generation Solution for the Intelligent Utilities Company Has Arrived
Dieter Koerber and Stefan Engelhardt, SAP
10:50
Customer Case Study: CPFL Energia Road Map for the Intelligent Utilities Company
Wagner Luiz Schneider de Freitas, CPFL Energia
10:15 - 10:45
Customer Case Study: IT Project Management – From Blame-Game to Minimum Lovable Products in 10 Weeks
Eirik Solberg, Equinor
10:50
Customer Case Study: Enel Green Power HSEQ - Improve Event Analysis with SAP EHSM Solution
Fabrizio Ambrosio | Rizzardini Stefano, Enel Green Power
11:20
Morning Refreshments Break, SAP Microforums, Partner Showcases, and Time to Browse Shared Exhibition
12:15 - 12:45
Customer Case Study: Streamline Operations by Leveraging Next Generation Technologies Including Machine Learning and Internet of Things
Customer Speaker to be Announced
12:50
Customer Case Study: How Does an Energy Company Manage Vehicles for Optimal Fleet Utilization and Safer Driving?
Speaker to be Announced, Sarawak Energy
12:15 - 12:45
Customer Case Study: Accelerate Your Evolution on the Path to Cloud Readiness with SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud
Dennis Willemsen and Mark van den Brink, Stedin
12:50
Customer Case Study: SAP Cloud Platform for Enterprise Asset Management Assisted by Drones
Paula Andrea Capece, Transener
12:15 - 12:45
Customer Case Study: Our Industry is Too Complex and Risk Adverse – So Is Cloud a Viable Option?
Clive Nicholas, Xoserve | Paul Roberts, PwC
12:50
Customer Case Study: Moving to SAP S/4HANA Digital Core for Utilities: Beyond the Pure S/4HANA Conversion, Accelerators and Best Practices at ACEA
Sara Volino Coppola, ACEA | - Andrea Rossetti, Atos
12:15 - 12:45
SAP Insight: The Intelligent Enterprise Enables New Asset Management Strategies in Energy Companies
Hisham Gouda | Gero Bieser, SAP
12:50
Customer Case Study: How Alliander is Reducing Overall Cost and Complexity Through SAP Master Data Governance for EAM
Speaker to be Announced, Alliander | Peter Aynsley-Hartwell, Utopia
13:20
Lunch Break, SAP Microforums, Partner Showcases, and Time to Browse Shared Exhibition
14:30
Analyst Closing Keynote Address: The Digitally Determined Energy Company
Jean-François Segalotto, IDC
15:00
Technology Closing Keynote: Technology in the Intelligent Enterprise
Kevin O’Donovan, Technology Evangelist
15:30
Closing Remarks
Miguel Gaspar and Benjamin Beberness, SAP
15:45
Close of Day Two and Conference

Evening Event - Wednesday April 3, 2019

We are delighted to announce the location of our celebration evening. Join us at the Old Fashion Milano for an evening of fun, networking and relaxation after a long content focused day.


Established in 1933 this is one of Milan’s most historical and famous clubs. Located downtown, in the Parco Sempione, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy delicious food, plentiful drinks and unmissable entertainment.

  • Date: April 3, 2019
  • Location: Old Fashion Milano, Milan City Centre
  • Departure: 18:30
  • Return: From 22:00 onwards

What Can You Expect From Our 2019 Event Exhibition?

The exhibition is the main hub of the co-located International SAP Conference for Utilities and International SAP Conference for Oil and Gas. The 2019 exhibition will be our largest yet and attendees will have the opportunity to attend guided tours to meet with our sponsors, explore the SAP Zone, hear valuable content during track sessions and scheduled microforums, kickback and relax in our chill-out zone, network and more.  

Highlights Will Include

Meet 25+ Exhibitors

Book onto one of our guided tours of the exhibition to get a better understanding of how SAP's partners can help you

Attend 30+ SAP Microforums

Explore the SAP Zone, the heart of our exhibition where you can meet SAP experts and have your questions answered

Relax and Reflect in our Chillout Zone

Looking to take some time out of your busy schedule or simply charge your phone? The Chill out zone is the place for you

Discover Exciting Content in our Two Track Theatres

Grab a pair of headphones and tune into our two track theatres which will be taking place in the exhibition and will feature extensive customer case studies

Enjoy our Barista Style Coffee Bars

Consider yourself a coffee connoisseur? Don’t worry we’ll have that double shot extra hot skinny macchiato ready in no time

Plentiful Seating for Networking and Meetings

Organizing an ad-hoc meeting or looking to catch-up with old friends? Don’t worry there is plenty of seating space available

Experience Live Interactive Demos

SAP and partners will provide plenty of hands-on demos and technology for you to experience

Meet SAP Partners During the Showcase Sessions

Hear expert insight from partners onstage about how to maximise your IT landscape

There's an App for That

Looking to download and utilise the event app? Why not visit our app help desk for guidence from our team