BRINGING THE SAP
ECOSYSTEM TOGETHER

Brilliant Content. Capability Development. Networking.
21 – 22 July 2022. Crown Promenade, Melbourne.

WHAT IS

MASTERING SAP?

Brilliant Content. Capability Development. Unrivalled Networking.

Brave and inspiring – and meticulously researched – Mastering SAP is not your average conference.

We’re bringing the thriving Mastering SAP community together – 800+ people, 3 days, 90+ hours of brilliant content and a plethora of unrivalled networking opportunities – to celebrate the talent, innovation and ideas literally transforming the way we work.

Thriving Community

At the heart of Mastering SAP is a fundamental belief in the power of people. It’s this spirit of community that encourages people to break through barriers, engage in brave conversations and form lasting relationships. Where minds and hearts open, and communities of common interest thrive.

Brilliant Content

90+ hours of meticulously researched content. Served to you via novel channels and learning formats. Featuring SAP customers, partners, leadership experts, neuroscientists and change managers. Celebrating the talent, innovation and ideas that are literally transforming the way we work.

Unrivalled Networking

800+ SAP customers, partners and experts. Sharing valuable knowledge, learning new ways and making meaningful connections. Creating a powerful and vibrant networking environment, and a climate where ideas and people grow. Someone in this community has the answer to your greatest challenge.

UNLOCKING AGILITY AND ADAPTABILITY

Gus Balbontin – Investor, Advisor, Adventurer

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. Gus Balbontin is one of them. He’s an investor, entrepreneur, founder and explorer who has spent two decades helping businesses adjust strategies, products, services, culture and individuals to better deal with rapid and regular changing markets. As the former executive director and CTO of Lonely Planet, Gus led one of the most loved brands in the world through significant disruption. Gus remains heavily involved with the startup scene around the world. He will delve deep into the digital transformation of the past two decades, sharing stories of how so many companies mishandled this seismic shift and how today’s business leaders can capitalise on the disruption that’s still occurring today.

HOW EMPATHY IS IMPORTANT TO BUILDING YOUR DATA CULTURE 

Heather Hill – BI Success Coach LLC & SAP Mentor

According to past research, organisations that base their decisions on data-driven insights are almost three times more likely to achieve double-digit growth.  Achieving a culture of data is as impactful to the company bottom line as meeting quarterly sales goals. Data literacy isn’t enough.  To achieve a data culture, organisations need to understand the emotions involved with a culture change. Listen to Heather unpack her key themes as she shares:

• Empathy and how it relates to culture shifts
• How to avoid the pitfalls of failure
• Keys to leading a changing culture
• Three tips to boost your data culture

DISCOVER OUR

COMMUNITIES

MASTERING SAP is home to 6 interconnected communities each
with their own hot topics, schedule and speakers.

MASTERINGSAP

FINANCIALS

The annual innovation forum for Finance leaders to talk: The War on Finance Talent – Recruitment, Development & Training, Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting, Data and Reporting, Universal Journal & Central Finance,, Finance Automation (RPA, AI & Machine Learning), Financial Closing and more.

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TECH & CLOUD

Where Developers, Architects and Technical Specialists enhance their skills in: User Experience (UX), SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP), Embracing Innovation – AI, RPA, ML, Performance Management, The Changing Development Environment, Cloud Migration and more.

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HR & PAYROLL

Two amazing days of learning and innovation on: Employee Experience Management (HXM), The Employee Lifecycle, Learning, Development & Talent Management, Performance Management, HR Analytics – Data, Reporting & Dashboarding, Core Payroll & Single Touch Payroll and more.

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SECURITY & RISK

Forum for Security professionals to discuss: Security Awareness, Ownership & Accountability, SAP Identity Access Management (IAM) & Access Governance, Data Privacy, Protection and GDPR, Secure by Design, Security and the Cloud and Development Security.

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DATA & ANALYTICS

Showcasing customers and partners connecting their people to information for fast, confident decision-making, Becoming a Data Driven Organisation, SAP Analytics Cloud, Self-Service, The User Experience, The SAP Roadmap, Data Privacy, Protection and GDPR and more.

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PUBLIC SECTOR

Concentrating on the unique challenges and opportunities facing the Public Sector: Organisational change management for the journey towards GovERP, Massive Data Migrations, Shared Services Environment, Automation, Integration, Cloud Security and S/4HANA Readiness.

MEET OUR

SPEAKERS

From SAP customers and partners to leadership experts, neuroscientists and change managers – the Mastering SAP program offers you thought leadership and innovation from a diverse range of industries and companies.

Andrew Daddo Mastering SAP MC
Antoniette De Marco Head of IT Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia
Marjorie Wright (USA) SAP FI-CO Consultant/Speaker/Author Simply FI-CO LLC
Jennifer McClure (USA) CEO Unbridled Talent & DisruptHR
Oscar Trimboli Author of Deep Listening & Breakthroughs, Professional Speaker, Apple Award-Winning Podcast Host
Lyubomir Mateev (BUL) Principal UX Designer SAP Design
Thomas Jung (USA) Head of Developer Advocacy SAP 
Wendy Bowie Analysis and Financial Systems Manager Contact Energy (NZ)
Tejan Vallabh (NZ) Head of Financial Planning Contact Energy
Richard J. Watson Partner EY
Suzie Montagu Finance Governance Lead Aurizon Holdings Limited
Tina Lundkvist (NZ) Head of People Analytics Fonterra
Paul White Director of Information and Digital Technology Taronga Conservation Society Australia
Greg Capps (USA) SAP Business Systems Consultant, SAP Business Systems Consultant Georgia-Pacific LLC
Natalie Peters Executive, Domain Orchestration NAB
Troy Goldner SAP Delivery Lead Hydro Tasmania
Frank Florian (USA) Sr. Program Director SAP Norfolk Southern
Karen Twitchett Director Workforce and Technology Northern Beaches Council
Stefan Goehring Senior Account Executive SAP Signavio
Amit Verma Regional Sr. Director & Lead Asia Pacific & Japan, SAP
Nadine Coetzee SAP Test Lead Foodstuffs NZ (North Island)
Ben Murphy IT Architecture Manager SunRice Group
Leslie Hanson Business Systems Analyst, Data Integration Lead Glencore
Alex Andrenacci Partner, SAP+ Business Ernst & Young
Heather Hill (USA) Founder & CEO BI Success Coach LLC & SAP Mentor
Melinda Gabriel National Manager Cross Government Engagement Services Australia – Australian Government
Penny Beecham Learning & Development Specialist The Y NSW 
Sheehan Arangala Business Insights Lead Costa Group
Brendan Tanner CFO McGrathNicol
Marvin Rougier (SING) Director, SAP Experience Center SAP
Gus Balbontin Investor – Advisor – Adventurer
Mike Doyle Independent
Nanette Baber Product Lead – Finance and Cybersecurity SAP Australia
Mark Barry ANZ Director of Solution Engineering – S/4HANA Digital Core SAP
Dudley Cartwright Managing Director Soterion
Travis Smith SAP Domain Architect SA Power Networks
Mark Kemp Project Manager, Information & Digital Technology Taronga Conservation Society Australia
Colleen Hebbert Senior SAP Security & GRC Consultant SAP Australia
Brian Orloff Head of Innovation Advisory SAP
Kenith Gee Head of IT LPMA
Ben Rogers Enterprise Technical Architect Ventia
Amandeep Kaur-Shaik Manager, Strategy, Projects and HR Digital Enablement Nutrien Ag Solutions
Robb Simpson Digital Director Lion
Amit Bajaj SAP Cybersecurity Consultant SAP Australia
Jorg Thuijs SAP Technical Architect DalRae Solutions
Michael Coatsworth (NZ) Principal Architect – Systems Foodstuffs North Island
Chris Rae Managing Director DalRae Solutions
Anastasios Kyriakopoulos Director of Solutions Architects APAC Tricentis
Patrick Saundry Head of Human Experience Management (HXM) DXC
Flora Salim Professor and Cisco Chair in Digital Transport, AI/ML Mobility Data Science Thought Leader
Sarah Reid People & Culture Australia Post
Claire Davies Independent
Martin Gillet (BEL) ERP SAP Consultant Trainer & SAP Mentors Alumni
Paul Swain SAP Transformation Executive Capgemini
Murali Shanmugham Customer Success Partner – SAP Business Technology Platform SAP
Dr. Nicholas Nicoloudis Senior Director – Innovation Technology & Strategy (APJ) SAP Australia
Carmen Lyons SAP Centre of Excellence – Manager BlackLine
Matt Voce Local Product Manager SAP
David Kruijver IT Business Relations Team Lead TasNetworks
Joylene Balido (NZ) Senior SAP Functional Consultant Auckland Council
Andrew Chapman Head of Consulting SAP Concur
Rahul Lohia (NZ) Senior SAP Developer Auckland Council
David Chin Development & Composition Architect Australia Post
Chris Paine SAP Mentor
Ben Choo (NZ) People Analytics and Systems Manager Genesis Energy
Gene Kaalsen SAP Solution Specialist and Partner GTM Strategist, APAC Splunk
Cheryl Jensen Sales Director DalRae Solutions
Mike Vorias Regional Director Finance and Risk Solutions SAP APJ
Brent Paterson Managing Director SNP Australia
Allan Johnson Solution Advisor SAP

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  • 11 x Interactive Online Think Tanks offering Peer-to-Peer Learning 1 week prior to event
  • Access to all Keynotes, Breakouts and Demos at Mastering SAP
  • Entry to the Mastering SAP Expo Floor
  • Lunch, Morning & Afternoon Teas
  • Invitation to Evening Networking Party
  • Mobile App & Meeting Planner
  • Access to all Content After the Event

“Everyone at Mastering SAP is so happy to talk about their learnings!”

ROSS METCALFE

IT Service Manager, Christchurch City Council

THANKS TO OUR

SPONSORS

Thank you to these amazing sponsors who have shown EXTRAORDINARY support of the Community through thick and thin! They are hugely acknowledged by all!

AWS
EY
Tricentis
Blackline
Capgemini
DXC Technology
Soterion
Splunk
SNP
Syniti
Accenture
Bluetree
Insight Software
Natuvion
Navigo
Neptune
Rizing
SAP

“I know the mechanics of ‘what’ you guys do, but there’s a spark in your ‘how’ that is just impossible to bolt down. It is in the essence of every one of your people.”

JOHN DWYER

Principal Consultant, Rizing EAM

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