Agenda & Workshops

 
6.00PM
Pre-conference Registration
6.30PM
Mastering SAP Financials Jumpstart
7.30PM
Networking Welcome Drinks
 
People & Culture
Fin 1
Fin 2
7.30AM
Registration/Arrival Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
12.30PM
Lunch/Exhibition Viewing
8.15AM
Conference Opening and Chairperson's Welcome
8.30AM
9.30AM
Mastering Transformation. A CFO’s Perspective. Richard McLean - Chief Finance Officer - Asia Pacific and Japan, SAP
10.00AM
Morning Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
10.40AM
Drive Your Finance Transformation With SAP Simple Finance Janet Salmon - Chief Product Owner Management Accounting, SAP (GER)
11.40AM
Change Leadership - What it Looks Like and How to Get the Results You Really Need Greg Taylor - Independent Change Management Evangelist
Sweet on HANA - What We Love About SAP Finance on HANA Prasanna Palaniswamy - ANZ Finance Transformation lead, Accenture
Outpacing the Competition: How Under Armour Leverages “In-Time” Analytics to Win the Race David Roberts - VP, Platform Solutions, SAP & Director, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis, Under Armour (USA)
1.30PM
Building the Technical Team of Tomorrow, Today Benjamin Robbins - Co-Founder, Palador (USA)
Deep Dive: SAP’s Innovations - Is There Something You’ve Been Missing? Janet Salmon - Chief Product Owner Management Accounting, SAP (GER)
2.30PM
Building a Great Team: The Foundation for a Winning Culture David Roberts - VP, Platform Solutions, SAP & Director, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis, Under Armour (USA)
 
 
3.20PM
Afternoon Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
3.50PM
Build a Culture of Accountability: The Key to Organisational Success, Empowered People and High Performance Gregory Bayne - Director/Leadership Capability Consultant, Total Leader and Coach Solutions
Creating Value and Efficiency Through Process Simplification and Harmonisation Eric Chinchilla - IT Director of Global Finance Strategy & Execution, Johnson & Johnson (USA)
What the Experts Are Saying About Product Costing Martin Munzel - Managing Director, Espresso Tutorials (GER)
4.50PM
6.00PM
To wrap up day one, please join us at the UXC Oxygen Mastering SAP Networking Drinks
 
People & Culture
Fin 1
Fin 2
8.00AM
Breakfast Session: SAP Treasury Implemented in 12 Weeks…the RDS Way Craig Street - Group Treasurer, Zespri International (NZ) & Jitu Patel - Systems Analyst - Global Finance, Zespri International (NZ)
9.00AM
A Four-Phase Approach of Transforming Culture at the ATO Julie Prater - Senior Director - Corporate Services, Systems Support, Australian Taxation Office
Successfully Transforming the Finance Function: Developing and Delivering on a Vision Nicole Tournier - Director, Finance Strategy, Monash University
10.00AM
Delivering Delight to MMG’s Managers with Multi-System Mobile Approvals John Moy - SAP UI, Mobility and Development Architect, MMG
10.50AM
Morning Tea & Coffee/Exhibition Viewing
11.30PM
Deep Dive: Getting What You Want Every Time: Key Principles and Tools for High Powered Communication and Influence Gregory Bayne - Director/Leadership Capability Consultant, Total Leader and Coach Solutions
Deep Dive: Getting Started in Mobile Today! Benjamin Robbins - Co-Founder, Palador (USA)
1.10PM
Lunch/Exhibition Viewing
2.10PM
The Key Ingredients for Sustainable Change Stuart Harman - Partner, Oliver Wight Asia Pacific
BPC Customer Fishbowl Colin Teo - VP Group Management Reporting and ELP Office, Neptune Orient Lines (SNG) & David Roberts - VP, Platform Solutions, SAP & Director, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis, Under Armour (USA)
SAP With Best of Breed Solutions - Working Together To Successfully Integrate Multiple Finance Systems Nicole Tournier - Director, Finance Strategy, Monash University & John Young - Portfolio Manager - Workforce & Finance eSolutions, Monash University
3.30PM
Closing Keynote: Be Successful With Your Technology - Become an Elephant Whisperer Greg Taylor - Independent Change Management Evangelist
Innovation and Disruption is All Around Us Today Alfonzo Venturi - CIO, LeasePlan Australia
4.30PM
Conference Close

8.30AM - 4.00PM

Workshop 1: Financial Reporting With SAP

Janet Salmon
Chief Product Owner Management Accounting, SAP (GER)

Workshop 2: Gain Agility and Control: HandsOn SAP BPC Workshop

Eric Smit
Global Senior Director. Center of Excellence Finance, SAP (GER)

Monday 25 May 11.40 - 12.30

Behind the Scenes of AP Automation & Master Data to Produce Strong Governance with Efficiency

Ciaran Mara
SAP Business Process Expert, Village Roadshow Limited

Monday 25 May 1.30 - 2.20

Monday 25 May 2.30 - 3.20

Account Reconciliation Best Practices to Ensure Accuracy in the Numbers

Ann Furlong
FCCA, Director of Operations APAC, BlackLine

Tuesday 26 May 9.00 - 9.50

It’s Budget Time - Get Your CAPEX Initiatives Approved!

Heidi Fischer
Chief Relationship Officer, IQX Business Solutions

Tuesday 26 May 10.00 - 10.50

Leveraging Rule Based Financial and HR Planning - The New Flexible Way of Planning

Puneet Gupta
Managing Partner, Backoffice | CPM Consulting

Tuesday 26 May 11.30 - 12.20