Agenda & Workshops

11.00AM - 5.00PM

Financial Reporting with SAP

Janet Salmon
Chief Product Owner Management Accounting, SAP (Germany)
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Registration/Arrival Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
Conference Opening and Chairperson's Welcome
Opening Keynote Presentation: Dare to Lead in Complex Times Silvia Damiano - Founder & CEO, About my Brain Institute
Morning Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
Keynote Presentation: Financial Reporting - Is Real Time Reporting Possible? Janet Salmon - Chief Product Owner Management Accounting, SAP (Germany)
Break/Networking Exercise
SAP Roadmap Planning. Aligning your SAP Strategy to your Business Strategy Lorelie Oswald - Managing Principal Financials, SAP (Australia)
Rethink Reporting - Turn Your Enterprise Data into a Producing Asset Leith Ward - SAP Finance Capability Lead, Accenture & James Hewlett - Stream Lead Finance, Fonterra Australia
SAP Reporting and Smiles – Both Right Under your Nose Grant Robinson - Business Management Specialist in SAP Solutions
BPC Functionality: Budgeting, Reporting & Analysis at the City of Nanaimo Adam Coronica - Financial Analyst, City of Nanaimo (Canada)
Optimising Procure to Payment Services to Improve Governance, Risk & Compliance Justine Waddick - Executive Director, Monash University
Lunch/Exhibition Viewing
Lunchtime Discussion Group: Successfully Leveraging and Deploying the Capabilities of a Unified BPC Solution Byron Wahl - EPM Practice Lead, Enterprise Information NTT DATA Business Solutions
Key Ingredients to Baking a Business Intelligence Strategy and Roadmap Tim Austen - Director IT - Business Intelligence, Goodman Fielder Limited
Discussion Group: Excel Nightmares and Nirvana - Pitfalls and Opportunities Richard Frykberg - Operations Director, IQX Business Solutions
SAP GRC Access Controls - The Compliance Journey Continues Ravi Mehta - Enterprise Systems, Queensland Treasury & Trade
Customer Interview: Improving Financial Reporting at Bluescope Steel Using Data Analytics Bill Martinoski - SAP Finance Lead, BlueScope Steel & Dr Michael Lawler - CEO & Co-Founder, Selera Labs
SAP ERP Replaces All Your Legacy Business Systems - or Maybe Not? Mark Tosolini - SAP ERP Projects Manager, Adelaide Brighton
Discussion Group: Closing with Confidence: How Automating Processes Can Help Companies Comply Ann Furlong - Director of Operations APAC, BlackLine Systems
Afternoon Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
Community Networking Drinks Sponsored by The Eventful Group
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Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
Morning Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
Deep Dive Session: SAP’s Enhancement Packages - Are You Missing Useful Functions in Finance? Janet Salmon - Chief Product Owner Management Accounting, SAP (Germany)
Lion Roars Past with HANA! The HANA Journey, With Up to the Minute Travel Progress! Jane Howard - IT Account Manager, Lion & Matthew Youngman - IT Application, BI and Finance Leader, Lion
Implementing BPC to improve Budgeting and Reporting Processes at the City of Nanaimo Adam Coronica - Financial Analyst, City of Nanaimo (Canada)
Transformational Change - Whether You Like it or Not! Rohan Wong - National Manager Internal Budgets and Reporting, Dept of Human Services
Lunch/Exhibition Viewing
Lunchtime Discussion Group: Best Practices for the Implementation of Enterprise Risk Management Using SAP GRC
SAP BusinessObjects Suite on HANA? Optus Says Yes! Ben Gray - Director, Financial Operations, SingTel Optus
A Fully Integrated Business Planning Solution - So Much More than Simple Financial Budgeting and Planning Ross Clow - SAP Consultant, Dubai Aluminium (Dubai) & Ahmad Al Musawi - Systems Analyst, Dubai Aluminium (Dubai)
System Landscape Optimisation Services - Insights for Success Audrey Chua - FI/CO Consultant, SAP (Australia)
The Rocky Road of Reporting Joy Wormleighton - Business Systems Analyst, Holcim
Effectively Managing GRC, Security and License Costs using AuditBot Upul Prematunga - Financial Compliance Manager, Metropolitan Fire
Discussion Group: Hope and Reality: Experiences from Australian Organisations with Accounts Payable Automation with SAP and OpenText Solutions Lee Gale - SAP Solutions Director, APAC, OpenText & Kevin Shockthorap - System Support Specialist, CBH Group
Afternoon Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
Conference Close