apsolut eConvention – The digital Info Day for Procurement

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The apsolut Info Day for Procurement is already in its 13th round – for your health & safety, this year's event will take place in a fully digital format: Look forward to the first apsolut eConvention! Our event addresses decision-makers from the areas of Procurement, Supply Chain and IT.

We offer you a varied agenda with numerous exclusive sessions where practical reports and future topics meet:

Wednesday, 16th September, 2 pm - 5:30 pm:

  • 2:00 pm - 2:10 pm: Welcome
  • 2:10 pm - 2:25 pm: Thomas Herbst, Founder & Managing Director, apsolut: 15 Years of apsolut – Review & Outlook
  • 2:25 pm - 2:55 pm: Salvatore Lombardo, Senior Vice President, Chief Product Officer SAP Procurement, SAP: SAP Procurement Product Strategy – Transformation of Procurement processes as key to success for global challenges (Part 1)
  • 2:55 pm - 3:30 pm: Ellen Förster, COO, SAP Intelligent Spend Management for MEE & Jan Bungert, Senior Vice President, SAP Intelligent Spend Management for MEE, SAP: SAP Procurement Product Strategy – Transformation of Procurement processes as key to success for global challenges (Part 2)
  • 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm: Sven Thum, Head of Group Purchasing Competence Center & Christian Schampera, Purchasing Process & Project Manager, Vaillant Group: Purchasing 4.0 @ Vaillant Group
  • 4:15 pm - 4:35 pm: Dr. Joachim Weinbrecht, Senior Partner, W+W Consulting: Managing ERP projects successfully: Scope Management, Integration Management & Change Management as key factors
  • 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm: Rene Bäuchle, Manager P2P, apsolut & Marco Boll, Competence Center External Logistics (FIE1.1), MAHLE & Stefan Ehrhardt, Global Coordination & Global Domain Owner NPM / CAPEX Purchasing (CBYG), MAHLE: Added Value & experience from the implementation of SAP Ariba Guided Buying & SAP S/4HANA Central Procurement
  • 5:15 pm - 5:30 pm: Wrap up

Thursday, 17th September, 2 pm - 5:30 pm:

  • 2:00 pm - 2:10 pm: Welcome (back)
  • 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm: Armin Kaczmarek, Senior Vice President, Vorwerk & Pascal Groß, Head of Supply Operations Corporate Purchasing, Vorwerk & Björn Buchholz, Manager, apsolut: Vorwerk's road to Ariba Full Suite
  • 2:40 pm - 3:00 pm: Claudius Rieger, Senior Consultant, valantic & Oliver Zügel, Solution Expert, apsolut: About the interaction of SAP Ariba SCC & SAP IBP
  • 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm: Christoph Menne, Partner & Jan Lipka, Solution Expert, apsolut: RPA, Bots & Machine Learning in Procurement – Fields of Application, Technologies & Experiences
  • 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm: Christian Fleiner, Global Team Lead Purchasing Solutions – Applications; Corporate Functions IT Finance, Purchasing and Quality, Continental & Frank Wirth zur Osten, Partner, apsolut: Continental & apsolut - How the DAX company's procurement processes and the consulting company's portfolio have influenced and developed each other over the past 10 years
  • 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm: Alexander Urban, Senior Partner & Member of the Management Board, apsolut: The next steps on your Transformation Roadmap – Our recommendations for your actions based on market developments & practical examples
  • 5:15 pm - 5:30 pm: Wrap up

Please note: All sessions will be held in German. Register now and secure one of the free limited tickets. We look forward to your participation and to an exciting apsolut eConvention!

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