The UK & Ireland SAP User Group (UKISUG), the independent voice that represents the SAP user community, is holding its annual conference at the ICC Birmingham, between the 27th and 29th of November 2022. UKISUG CONNECT will again bring together more than 70 SAP partners and 600 SAP customers from across the UK & Ireland so they can network and share insight.
This year’s conference will focus on “Driving success for the SAP community”, featuring a full agenda of interactive workshops and networking opportunities. In total UKISUG CONNECT will offer more than 90 hours of educational content and delegates will have the opportunity to meet and interact with SAP, industry experts, and policymakers, to help them maximise their current and future investments in SAP.
UKISUG CONNECT will offer more than 100 breakout sessions covering everything from Customer Experience, Cloud, Analytics, RISE with SAP, Risk, Governance & Cybersecurity, S/4HANA, Sustainability and Payroll. There will be a host of customer speaker sessions, including presentations by Warburtons, BT, FirstGroup, Boots and many more. Throughout the event, there will be a series of Community & Engagement sessions with a focus on Sustainability, Wellbeing and Women in SAP, alongside other interactive roundtables.
This year’s event kicks off with a keynote from guest speaker Will Kintish, author of best-selling book ‘Business Networking – The Survival Guide’, who will be giving a masterclass on networking to help everyone get the most out of the conference. On the second day of the conference there will be keynotes from Paul Cooper, Chairman of UK&I SAP User Group, Michiel Verhoeven, Managing Director of SAP UK&I and customer keynotes from Glen Dimplex and Unipart.
Closing CONNECT will be Dame Inga Beale, the former CEO of Lloyd’s of London. She will share her expertise on the cultural and technological transformation required to make modern businesses a success.
SUGFest will be also making a return, with this year’s theme being ‘SUGFest in the Sun’ to celebrate the return of summer holidays, with fantastic food and amazing entertainment across different areas.
“We are delighted to be welcoming everyone to an even bigger and better CONNECT 2022!” commented Craig Dale, chief executive, UK & Ireland SAP User Group. “We have an amazing line-up of speakers and sessions for attendees. More than ever, organisations need to ensure that they are maximising their technology investments, so as an SAP community it is important that we come together to drive success.”