Registrations for SAUG National Summit 2019 are closing SOON!

SAUG Summit 2019


With only 2 weeks to go before the SAUG National Summit, there is no time to waste in securing your position at Australia’s premier customer run SAP user event. Whether you buy, install, use, teach, service or sell SAP solutions you need to attend #SAUGSummit…Why?

This year’s event includes:

  • Dozens of customers sharing their honest experiences with SAP solutions
  • Industry thought leaders demystifying the latest technologies such as machine learning and AI
  • Global SAP executives sharing product pathways and strategies
  • SAP Expert Mentors and Technology Ambassadors helping YOU to make the most of your SAP solution
  • Great networking opportunities so you can mingle with likeminded people in a relaxed environment
  • PLUS if you’re not currently a member of the SAP Australian User Group, we are currently offering a 20% discount on non-member rates*. 

What sets the SAUG National Summit agenda apart is its focus on customer case studies. Over 30 leading customer organisations will reveal how they are transforming, improving, innovating and optimising their SAP systems; gaining real business value, tackling disruption and leveraging opportunities from new technologies. Some of the customer case studies on show at this year’s Summit include AGL, Endeavour Energy, Bureau of Meteorology, Department of Finance, Genesis Care, Dulux Group, Sydney Water, Woolworths, Xinja, Glencore Coal, Transport for NSW, Coca-Cola Amatil, North Curl Curl Lagoon Friends, Lion plus many, many more. Take advantage of the incredible opportunity to hear from these organisations who have been in your situation and are willing and able to share what they have learned.

SAUG Summit 2019 welcomes back Ray Wang, Master Strategist, Industry Thought Leader and Director of Constellation Research (USA). He’s also the author of the popular enterprise software blog “A Software Insider’s Point of View”. With viewership in 10’s of millions of page views a year Ray has a fabulous reputation for providing insights into how disruptive technologies and new business models such as digital transformation can impact brands, enterprises, and organizations and this year Ray will be advising on how you can developa digital transformation mindset. You’ll also hear from Geraldine McBride, Geraldine is a Scientist by background, spent a decade with IBM and more than 17 years with SAP rising to President & CEO of Asia Pacific Japan and North America.  Post SAP, Geraldine founded MyWave AI focused on Intelligent Personalisation for enterprises.  MyWave AI is integrated with SAP as an SAP global Partner.  Geraldine is also a Director of National Australia Bank, Fisher and Paykel Healthcare and Sky Television. Geraldine McBride CEO of MyWave AI shares her insights and experiences to answer the question ‘What are the key Pillars of Success in becoming a Customer Centred Intelligent Enterprise?’  Hear the answers through live examples and how you can apply this to your business.  

Direct from SAP APJ & Global this year, we welcome several SAP Executives who will share the organisation’s strategic and technical direction. Specifically you will have the opportunity to hear from Martin Mrugal; Global Head Customer Success; Toros Aledjian, Design Senior Product Manager, Lars Reuter, S/4HANA Product Management & Head of S/4HANA Regional Implementation Group, Dr Uwe Grigoleit, Global SVP & GM SAP S/4HANA, Shailendra Kumar, VP & Chief Evangelist, Analytics plus many more. These executives will provide great insight into key product areas for SAP and the product and strategic direction you can expect to see from SAP in the future.

The relationship that the SAP Australian User Group has with the SAP Mentors and Technology Ambassadors is one that we value highly. These individuals are at the top of their game; experts in their field and in working with SAP solutions. They are passionate about what they do and equally passionate about sharing their knowledge and helping organisations to optimise their use of their SAP system. We are thrilled to have nearly a dozen of these experts with us at the Summit; speaking on topic areas such as restructuring your organisation in SuccessFactors, uncovering the SAP Data Warehouse Cloud and what it can do for you, an in depth look at the ABAP RESTful programming model, building mobile applications with the SAP Mobile Development Kit, Up skill yourself for a changing SAP landscape, building a UX strategy for your S/4HANA migration and so much more. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from this talented bunch, get up close and personal at the ‘Ask a Mentor’ table at the SAUG Stand and hear these guys battle it out in a Mentor Panel.

The SAUG National Summit offers over 80 speakers across 14 streams, including our brand-new Customer Experience stream. As the trend towards personalised, differentiated and integrated customer experiences increases in momentum, SAP has dramatically changed its solution offerings in the space, in particular with its C/4HANA Cloud based suite of Customer Experience (CX) products. The dedicated CX streams, over two days will feature Solution Experts, Thought Leaders and Customer Presenters. The SAUG National Summit agenda can be tailored to suit your interests whether that be Digital Transformation, People Engagement, Financial Transformation, SAP Innovation or more; and also offers the opportunity to be involved in the official SAP Usability Testing Lab, or purchase sessions for additional in-depth content with our Pre-Summit workshops on Sunday afternoon. 

And if all that wasn’t enough, the SAUG National Summit presents a greatopportunity to network with likeminded peers in a casual and friendly environment. Join us in the Exhibition Hall on Monday evening, directly after the last session, for our networking functions. Enjoy a delectable selection of canapes served with beer, wine or soft drink against a backdrop of a smooth yet funky jazz quartet.

The event is to be held at the International Convention Centre in Sydney on Monday 26thand Tuesday 27thAugust and will be our best Summit to date. The SAUG National Summit is THE SAP user event to attend this year. Don’t miss the opportunity to register for Australia’s Premier customer-run event. If you’re not currently a member of the SAP Australian User Group, we are currently offering a 20% discount on non-member rates* to the SAUG Summit, for InsideSAP readers. Simply enter the code IS2019 when you register.

We hope to see you in Sydney!


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