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Welcome & Registration
by Alain Georgy (Managing Director SAP Belgium & Luxembourg)
Innovation Talk by Adriana Marais
When asked why she wants to go to Mars, Adriana answers that the allure of the unknown is far more powerful than the comfort of the known. According to Dr Adriana Marais, Director at the Foundation for Space Development, we are at a turning point in history, with humanity ready to go extra-terrestrial. "After all, the Chinese made cotton plants grow on the dark side of the moon and every month, spaceships are launched to explore space. As humans and entrepreneurs, we need to fully realize that we are entering a new era." In her keynote speech, Adriana will give her view on why space changes everything for us here on earth.
Innovation Talk by Tom Raftery
Few people have the ability to connect technology, business and people with as much insight and relevance as SAP evangelist Tom Raftery. In his keynote speech, Tom will focus on the impact of new technologies on our personal lives and how enterprises need to be truly intelligent to connect with the new customer.
Innovation Talk by SAPience
SAPience.be is the Belgian SAP User Group. They are the ones at the centre of the entire SAP community. They offer SAP users an independent platform to connect with other users, to share experiences and knowledge and to learn from peers.
Innovation Talk by Capgemini
Imagine how new technologies like blockchain, IoT or artificial intelligence make companies transparent. With the consumer being empowered by technology, companies must earn his or her trust before any meaningful relationship can be installed.
Round Tables & Speaker Corners
Speaker Corner: Technology and business innovation in the Energy and Natural Resources Industry
Many ENR companies are investing in technology and expertise to increase their capabilities to run new business models. They recognize that new technologies, in particular IoT innovation can generate rapid business value—improving margins, achieving cost savings, or increasing revenue. Asset effectiveness, process automation, and supply integration are just some potential improvement areas.
Speaker: Svend Wittern, Vice President, Head of Industry Business Innovation
Speaker Corner: Using SAP Cloud Platform as the integrated portal for all B2B and B2C interactions
See how a business vision of a uniform branding towards all external stakeholders has been translated into an end-to-end integrated architecture based on the SAP Cloud Platform. Learn about the business benefits, the lessons learned and the challenges of delivering real-time SAP data to your customers and business partners.
Speaker: Kevin De Wilde & Joeri Stoutjesdijk
Round Table: SAP Commercial Project Management: Best practice project management for more than commercial projects
How to best manage your Project Lifecycle, optimize project results and get instant insights in project performance.
Speaker: Jan-Wijbren Dijkstra, Business Unit Manager Portfolio and Project Management
Speaker Corner: The Intelligent Enterprise as a catalyst for change and business simplification @ Royal Dutch Shell
Learn how Maverick NextGen Energies Inc, a savvy energy producer is helping Royal Dutch Shell discover the benefits of SAP S/4HANA Cloud whilst evolving to meet the new demands of the industry. Through a concrete business case, find out how adopting an intelligent enterprise provides leaps in business performance whilst remaining lean and agile exploiting best practices across the enterprise and uncovering new opportunities to stay ahead of the competition.
Speaker: Paul Roberts, Director Technology Consulting, PwC UK
Customer highlighted: Royal dutch Shell
Innovation Talk by Fons Van Dyck
Innovation Talk by Vincent Colegrave, Solar Impulse
Innovation Talk by delaware
Imagine that water supply companies could save 20% of water just by applying artificial intelligence. Come and hear what Delaware and De Watergroep have to say about their maintenance project.
Innovation Talk by Deloitte
Imagine that kids who are 5 years old today, will live 150 years in the future. How will companies deal with this new kind of customer? Discover how you can reimagine your processes and businesses for the customer of tomorrow!
by Typh Barrow
Round Tables & Speaker Corners
Round Table: Optimize and align to meet customer needs in Utilities
During the roundtable we will discuss on how to approach the next goal of becoming an intelligent enterprise, how SAP software is enabling utilities to bring intelligence to their processes and give inspiring examples on intelligent processes in Utilities.
Speaker: Miguel Gaspar Silva, SAP EMEA
Innovation Talk by the Red Lions
"Can you become our national coach?" When goalkeeper Vincent Vanasch informally asked his field hockey club coach if he would be willing to become head of the Red Lions, Vincent could not have imagined that 5 years later, the Red Lions would become world champions. How do you get a team from good to brilliant? How to innovate to get to the top? And how to infuse change not on, but with your team?
Innovation Talk by Danielle Hernandez (from IDC)
By 2020, 60% of all enterprises will be in the process of implementing an organization wide Digital Platform Strategy. The other 40% is in some kind of deadlock, or still working in a silo approach, cumulating digital legacy and shadow IT projects. Danielle Hernandez provides you with a canvas for enterprise-wide digital transformation, and what is the role of each CxO to become a mature digital savvy enterprise.
Innovation Talk by Flexso
What if chatbots could be the best assistant for your candidates? Discover how smart technologies help your HR department optimize your recruiting and onboarding processes.
Innovation Talk by TheValueChain
The only barrier to reinvent your company is your creativity. Technologies have matured and are now business-driven. Discover the business value of digitization leading to the Intelligent Enterprise.
Round Tables & Speaker Corners
Innovation Talk by Alex Callier
Innovation Talk by Timo Elliott
The future is already here! Robots working alongside humans, cars sharing information with other cars, ultra-précised crop fertilization… We're past the age of buzz words, the applications are already here! And who better to give you a deep dive into today’s innovations and applications than SAP evangelist Timo Elliott.