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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
Round Table: The benefits of Integrated Logistics
On your way to becoming the Intelligent Enterprise? How do you streamline your logistics processes to reach higher ever challenging customer satisfaction?
Logistic operations are even more strained in the way to becoming the Intelligent Enterprise. Gaining full visibility of customer sales order through linear warehousing, optimized transportation operations to the end customer, is key. We will show how fully integrated logistics solutions and best practices can put you in the driver seat towards the best customer experience.
Speaker Corner: 360° graphical work order and resource scheduling
by SOA People
SOA People Ready4 Advanced Scheduling is a graphical, fully-fledged planning solution that is directly integrated in SAP. Discover how you can achieve a 360° view and control of your maintenance or service scheduling so that you can better schedule your work and optimise your resources utilisation.
Round Table: Vestas Powers Workforce Mobility with iOS Apps
Learn why Vestas, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of wind turbines, has chosen iOS and SAP Cloud Platform to enhance productivity and efficiency. In the face of a challenging and maturing market, the company is committed to sharpening its competitive edge.
Supported by SAP Cloud Platform and the software developer kit (SDK) for iOS, the company’s OnePlan vision will bring it all together: the flow of turbine components to construction sites around the globe, on-site construction planning, and the exchange of information with vendors, partners, and customers. Join us during our round table to learn more about this case.
Customers highlighted: Vestas
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
Speaker Corner: Environmentally Sensitive Transportation: tackling visible and hidden costs in cold chain logistics and respect compliancy for IMA
Cold chain related industries today are losing billions of dollars, due to poor monitoring of temperature and humidity. Inadequate monitoring represents a public health concern and can lead to regulatory penalties. Leveraging the SAP Leonardo digital innovation system—which includes capabilities such as IoT, machine learning, and blockchain—Deloitte has developed a new ready-to-deploy solution that can help address cold supply chain challenges.
Round Table: Drive your corporate maintenance strategy according to Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)
Learn how SAP covers RCM and incorporates technology trends like big data analysis, machine learning, business networks and 3D mobile execution in the field of maintenance and service.
Speaker Corner: How Connected Assets increase operations efficiency @ Bombardier
Ordina devises in close collaboration with Bombardier the design and implements using it best practices in IoT the End-to-End solution. Additionally we present our partnership with Proximus on the IoT solution and our SAP S/4HANA partnership for the offering SAP HANA as-a-service.
Customers highlighted: Bombardier, Proximus
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
Round Table: GSK takes its scenario planning capabilities in IBP to the next level
Discover how Scenario Planning plays a vital part in the S&OP process of GSK to make informed decisions. Discover how to evaluate multiple scenarios, rapidly generate optimized plans and compare financial and operational KPIs.
Customer highlighted: GSK
Round Table: SAP Digital Supply Chain: Connect Digitally to Perfect Reality
In today’s fast-moving environment, you need to deliver at your best today, delighting customers, while you adapt and continuously improve to reshape how you deliver to satisfy the customer of tomorrow. This requires a digital mirror of your end to end supply chain—from design, planning and manufacturing to logistics and ongoing maintenance—ensuring your customers are central to each and every phase of your business.
Speaker Corner: Workforce safety: how to protect the greatest asset in your company?
Information from sensor-enabled equipment can help to react immediately when your employees are exposed to hazardous situations. Although road traffic injuries have been for example a leading cause of mortality for many years, a substantial portion of the crashes are both predictable and preventable. By proactively managing for example worker fatigue, the number of incidents can be reduced significantly. Discover how intelligent software can support new capabilities to protect your employees in a working environment anytime and everywhere based on the Internet of Things (IoT).
Speaker Corner: Rhyming synchronized Planning with Dynamic Fulfillment: planning & procurement working seamlessly together in the cloud
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.