May
7
9:00 AM09:00

General Session

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Grand Ballroom) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hear from QAD customers and executives as well as other industry experts about key trends in manufacturing, strategic developments across the industries QAD serves and information on new solution developments.

  • The State of Manufacturing: QAD Chief Executive Officer Anton Chilton will speak about the state of manufacturing, QAD's overall strategy for aligning itself with manufacturers and the company's go-forward plans.

  • What Drives QAD: QAD President and Founder Pam Lopker will discuss what drives QAD and enables QAD to be a leader in an ever-evolving manufacturing industry.

  • New Product Innovations: QAD Senior Vice President, Research & Development Bill Keese will present on exciting new products and solutions offered by QAD now and in the near future.

  • Manufacturing Industry Disruption: QAD Chief Marketing Officer Carter Lloyds will speak to the ways in which QAD is keeping pace with emerging manufacturing industry disruptors and how to use these changes for competitive advantage.

  • Jobs to Be Done in a Changing World: Explore keynote speaker Bob Moesta, president of The ReWired Group and adjunct fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, will discuss strategies for making demand-side innovation more predictable and successful, as well as the importance of Lean practices and the development of better, more profitable products.

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May
7
1:30 PM13:30

Consumer Products / Food & Beverage Vertical Update [QPP]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 1) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Consumer Products and Food & Beverage vertical kickoff focuses on the latest trends and disruptions in key segments of those industries. The kickoff will include a drill-down into demand and supply chain planning for those industries, and a customer case study by Oras Group.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speakers:
Steve Dombroski, QAD
Shaun Phillips, QAD DynaSys
Heidi Evilampi, Oras Group

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May
7
1:30 PM13:30

Sponsor Demo Theater

Keep Your QAD System Fit and Trim with Pro2Archive

Progress

Progress Services' Archive/Delete Utility (ADU) makes the task of archiving and deleting data from a QAD system simple and easy with its user-friendly interface that allows complete control over scheduling and executing the process. Compliment ADU with our Pro2 technology and you never lose historical information. Come see for yourself.

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May
7
1:30 PM13:30

QAD Demo Theater

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Oak Alley) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Increase Your Bottom Line with FTA Compliance

Olivier Joncas, QAD

Taking advantage of free trade agreements to reduce costs through preferential status eligibility while mitigating compliance risk is a great way to increase your bottom line. In addition to determining FTA origin status, find out how to identify materials affecting your goods eligibility, reduce the solicitation effort for sourced materials and surviving a CBP verification of origin audit.

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May
7
1:30 PM13:30

Industrial and High Tech Vertical Update [QPP]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Grand Ballroom) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Industrial and High Tech vertical kickoff focused on the latest trends and in particular on the impact of disruptions on the key segments in Industrial and High Tech manufacturing with respect to Anything as a Service (XaaS), Make-to-Order at Scale and Digital Transformation.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speakers:
Glenn Graney, QAD
Charles Wierzbicki, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics

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May
7
1:30 PM13:30

Automotive Vertical Update [QPP]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 2/3) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Automotive vertical kickoff focused on the latest trends and in particular on the impact of disruptions on the key segments in Automotive manufacturing with respect to Anything as a Service (XaaS), Make-to-Order at Scale and Digital Transformation.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speakers:
Terry Onica, QAD
Tom Roberts, QAD

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May
7
1:30 PM13:30

Life Sciences Vertical Update [QPP]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Waterbury Ballroom) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Life Sciences vertical kickoff focused on the latest trends and in particular on the impact of disruptions on the key segments in Life Sciences manufacturing with respect to Anything as a Service (XaaS), Make-to-Order at Scale and Digital Transformation.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speakers:
Mike Kolias, QAD
Matthew Hinchman, Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services

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May
7
3:00 PM15:00

QAD Demo Theater

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Oak Alley) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

All New CRM in the Web UI

Jonathan Fitchett, QAD

Seize the opportunity for a sneak preview of QAD’s upcoming CRM in the Web UI. Whilst guided by the capabilities in QAD CRM, our Web CRM is a completely new product from the ground up. We have re-imagined our CRM with new features targeted specifically for QAD’s customers built on CRM best practice from our market experience. Take the journey from Lead to Sale and share in our vision for the CRM future.

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May
7
3:00 PM15:00

A Case for Quality [QPS]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 1) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

You know quality; we know Enterprise Quality Management solutions. A presentation that will show that tangible impact from the implementation of an Enterprise Quality Management System on manufacturing margins and reducing the cost of quality.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speakers:
Dave Rendel, QAD CEBOS

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May
7
3:00 PM15:00

A Hands-on Digital Transformation Journey: Moving at the Speed of the Business [CX]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 2/3) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn about Visteon’s digital transformation journey in an industry undergoing major disruption. This hands-on journey will be narrated with a three step process of being “Energized”, “Engaged” and “Innovative”. See how some of the foundational infrastructure improvements such as global network transformation, service management modernization and cloud ERP with standardized processes are paving the way for innovations. The session will discuss a blueprint of how IT can be successful by speaking the language of the business and becoming an innovation partner by leveraging emerging trends such as AI and edge computing.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speaker:
Raman Mehta, Visteon

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May
7
3:00 PM15:00

Manage Your Assets from Cradle to Grave - A Day in the Life [QPP]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Waterbury Ballroom) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for a full flow overview of a fixed assets life cycle in the Channel Islands user experience. Learn how assets are built up and capitalized with QAD Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Capital Projects, turning them into fixed assets in the Financials Fixed Asset (FA) App. Explore the different financial activities and operational maintenance interventions on the asset through its life-cycle and the impact on its valuation and operational cost analysis. Includes a demo.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speakers:
Nancy Majure, QAD
Jon Edwards, QAD
Mike Lane, QAD

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May
7
3:00 PM15:00

Sponsor Demo Theater

Eagle: Automated Data Collection Future-Ready

Eagle Consulting & Development

With over 25 years of QAD focus, Eagle has continuously added new features. The popular Eagle Continuous Transaction Processor (CTP) provides a robust framework to allow QAD customers to accept data from a variety of shop floor equipment types via Web Service or data hand-off to post transactions in QAD.

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May
7
4:15 PM16:15

Welcome to “Supply Chain Planning 2020” [QPS]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 1) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Manufacturing companies today are operating in a new world dealing with challenges of constant changes in geopolitics, exponential speed of innovation and the digitization of everything, more demanding and less committed customers, and ever changing supply chains that are no longer chains but a network of opportunistic demand, supply, and capacity entities. How does a company make their supply chain ready for 2020? In this presentation we will discuss current major events impacting global supply networks and the strategies and technologies that may be adopted to not just survive, but thrive in 2020.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speaker:
Shaun Phillips, QAD DynaSys

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May
7
4:15 PM16:15

ERP Moves to Real Time via Production Execution [QPP]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Waterbury Ballroom) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Traditionally ERP is a planning and business function that executes on weekly or even monthly cycles. The integration of Production Execution capability enables a more responsive ERP system, improved service levels and improved operational effectiveness.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speaker:
Glenn Graney, QAD

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May
7
4:15 PM16:15

Sponsor Demo Theater

Supercharge QAD-Automation to Measure Performance

Prophix Software Inc.

Stop relying on spreadsheets and automate your budgeting, forecasting, and reporting by taking QAD to the next level with Corporate Performance Management (CPM) software. Make better sense of the abundance of data from QAD and other sources (CRM, HR System, etc.) and move beyond simple measurement – to better manage the performance of your business.

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May
7
4:15 PM16:15

QAD Demo Theater

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Oak Alley) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Next Gen Enterprise Asset Management

Nancy Majure, QAD
Jon Edwards, QAD

Learn how QAD Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) elevates plant maintenance, capital and expense project effectiveness through a streamlined user experience and new controls over work order execution and approval. During this demo we will highlight new features delivered in EAM, discuss enhancements to MRO taxes and cost analysis, review the new Maintenance Manager Action Center and explore streamlined user and role access.

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May
7
4:15 PM16:15

Rapid, Agile & Effective - Imperial Brands Moves to the QAD Cloud [CX]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 2/3) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn how Imperial Brands mitigated business continuity risks, simplified technical application maintenance and laid the foundation for future upgrades by moving to the QAD Cloud.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speaker:
Marcin Kandora, Imperial Brands

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May
8
9:00 AM09:00

General Session

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Grand Ballroom) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hear from QAD customers and executives as well as other industry experts about key trends in manufacturing, strategic developments across the industries QAD serves and information on new solution developments.

  • Welcome Back: QAD Chief Marketing Officer Carter Lloyds will kick the day off before diving into QAD’s Technology Update with Chief Technology Officer Tony Winter.

  • Technology Update: QAD Chief Technology Officer Tony Winter will discuss recent developments to the QAD Enterprise Platform, QAD Labs and Production Execution.

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May
8
11:00 AM11:00

Global Trade Management and Best Practices [QPS]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 1) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

From its origins in the 1990s as part of early supply chain integration projects, "Global Trade Management" (GTM) has since evolved into a refined discipline that links people, processes and enabling technology into a seamless cohesive solution for managing an international transaction. For trade-dependent companies, understanding and implementing GTM is now a critical component for maintaining a competitive edge in today's global market. In this session, you will learn about the true definition of GTM and identifying your weak links, how to turn regulatory trade compliance into a competitive advantage, trade optimization strategies and best practices, and free trade agreements and whether you are leaving money on the table.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speaker:
Wm. “Jerry” Peck, QAD Precision

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May
8
11:00 AM11:00

Customer Case Study: QAD EE Deployment to Caterpillar Foundry [CX]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 2/3) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn about Caterpillar's journey to implement QAD EE Cloud Channel Islands 2018 for the Caterpillar Foundry in Hodges, SC, including QAD QMS, QAD Automation Solutions, QAD Supplier Portal and machine (IoT) integration.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speakers:
Henry Laprun, Caterpillar
James Shaw, Caterpillar
Tony Nicholson, Caterpillar

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May
8
11:00 AM11:00

QAD Demo Theater

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Oak Alley) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Maximize Supplier Collaboration and Compliance with QAD’s Supplier Portal

Carianne Nieuwstraten, QAD
Thomas Reiter, QAD

In this demo theater session we'll share the latest exciting updates for QAD Supplier Portal with you which align the Portal with QAD's Channel Islands user experience. We'll demonstrate the key Supplier Portal features to you and will highlight business benefits a global manufacturer achieved with improved and more efficient supplier collaboration.

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May
8
11:00 AM11:00

How to Accelerate the Digital Transformation Using QAD Manufacturing [QPP]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Waterbury Ballroom) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are your manufacturing operations up to the challenge? Day-to-day production is challenged with the need to improve overall equipment effectiveness, increase manufacturing flexibility, capture massive amounts of data and communicate in a new digital world. In this session we'll explore how the latest evolutions in QAD Manufacturing support your successful transformation. You'll see how to gain manufacturing flexibility with the new Production Orders functionality, understand how QAD Automation Solutions and Production Execution provide real-time and mass interaction between the shop floor and the ERP, and how the Channel Islands user experience, Action Centers and Dashboards boost the collaboration and insight in daily manufacturing operations. Includes a demo.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speakers:
Guido VanDenBroeck, QAD
Brent Shooltz, QAD

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May
8
11:00 AM11:00

Sponsor Demo Theater

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Poydras) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

AzureOE: SIG’s Progress to MS/SQL Data Replication

Strategic Information Group

Join Daniel Dimm of Strategic Information Group for a presentation about a QAD customer’s journey to get a real-time, affordable solution to replicate QAD data to MS/SQL and open the world of possibilities for reporting. Transform your company’s data to support informed decision making, gain deeper insight and spot trends as they happen in real-time.

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May
8
1:30 PM13:30

QAD Demo Theater

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Oak Alley) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

QAD Manufacturing

Guido VanDenBroeck, QAD
Brent Shooltz, QAD
Emily Zhao, QAD

Learn how QAD Manufacturing will allow you to simplify and synchronize your manufacturing operations (production planning, scheduling, preparations, material supplies, production activities).

During this demo, we will highlight the new features delivered with production orders, show how we improve user efficiencies with role-centric Web User Experience and action centers provided with Channel Islands, Automation Solutions and Production Execution.

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May
8
1:30 PM13:30

Streamlining Finance Operations with QAD eInvoicing [QPS]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 1) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This session provides an overview of how QAD customers can leverage the latest trends on electronic invoicing (both with customers and suppliers) to drive operational efficiencies, reduce costs, improve process efficiency and improve customer service while staying compliant with electronic tax regulations. Learn how you can automate the processing of supplier invoices using the automated matching analysis, invoice approval workflow and automated booking capabilities provided by QAD eInvoicing.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speaker:
Carlos Garcia, QAD

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May
8
1:30 PM13:30

EQMS Case Study: Transformation from Manual to EQMS [QPS]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 2/3) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This session provides a case study of the transformation and journey from a manual, paper-based quality system to an automated Enterprise Quality Management System.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speakers:
Kim Dusch, QAD CEBOS
Michael Winters, PPG Aerospace

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May
8
1:30 PM13:30

Sponsor Demo Theater

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Poydras) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Progress & QAD Exclusively Servicing QAD Community

Progress

The foundation of every QAD deployment is Progress technology. Our team has been developing unique solutions, upgrading, integrating, optimizing, fine-tuning and configuring QAD systems to best deliver and exceed the expectations of QAD-run companies for decades. See examples of Progress’ ongoing differentiating commitment to supporting customers running QAD.

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May
8
3:00 PM15:00

Drive Customer Satisfaction and Profitability through the Customer Lifecycle [QPP]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Waterbury Ballroom) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Customers demand more and expect more than ever before. Managing all aspects of the process from sales management, discrete or scheduled order processing, pricing and promotions, to warranty and service contracts is critical to provide the best and most cost-effective customer lifecycle process for your business. Learn how you can drive customer satisfaction and profitability with QAD Customer Management solutions. Includes a demo.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speakers:
Mary Ann Guthrie, QAD
Kelly Andrews, QAD
Jonathan Fitchett, QAD

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May
8
3:00 PM15:00

Sponsor Demo Theater

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Poydras) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Using Cyberquery to Get More from Excel and QAD

Cyberscience Corporation

This session will focus on the following:

  • Importing Excel data

  • Integrating Excel data with QAD

  • Exporting data to Excel

  • Outputting multiple worksheets to a single Excel spreadsheet

  • Using Cyberquery for Spreadsheets (aka the Excel Add-in)

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May
8
3:00 PM15:00

The Next Generation of Demand Planning: Intelligent and Real-Time [QPS]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 1) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Modern day planners are bombarded with large volumes of both historical and real time data. Planning systems must rapidly identify trends, exclude outliers, and turn data exceptions into actionable insights, which is why Supply Chain Planning is a natural candidate for machine learning. Thanks to the IoT there is more real-time data providing visibility of the short-term horizon. In this presentation we will discuss how machine learning and demand sensing change the demand planning game.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speaker:
Shaun Phillips, QAD DynaSys

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May
8
3:00 PM15:00

QAD Demo Theater

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Oak Alley) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Closed Loop Quality

David Rendel, QAD

Quality processes can involve many different workflows and people. Automation of the workflow, and integration of your business processes and enterprise applications can help ensure that nothing gets missed, and nothing falls through the cracks. We will cover how receiving, inspections, corrective actions, and APQP can be integrated into a seamless process.

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May
8
3:00 PM15:00

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors' Implementation of QAD Automation Solutions and Integration [CX]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 2/3) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This session will discuss the Yanfeng Automotive Interiors experience of implementing the Integration and QAD Automation Solutions in two Greenfield automotive plants in two different countries in EMEA.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speakers:
Waseemuddin Safiri, QAD
Lucian Manolache, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors

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May
8
4:15 PM16:15

The Value of APQP [QPS]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 1) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn about the inherent benefits of implementing Advanced Production Quality Planning. This session covers the process framework that establishes a set of quality requirements that supports the suppliers to ensure that design criteria of a product meets the customer requirements.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speakers:
Michael Mallen, QAD CEBOS

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May
8
4:15 PM16:15

QAD Enterprise Platform: How to Manage Your Extensions [QPP]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Waterbury Ballroom) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn how you can leverage the QAD Enterprise Platform App building or App extensions capability to adapt the ERP to your specific business needs without worrying about version lock-in. Discover how the QAD Enterprise Platform can help you to extend the QAD applications to cover your specific needs. Get a feel for the ease of use of the integrated Business Component and Form builder to help you to build new functionality or extend existing functionality.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speaker:
Kevin Schantz, QAD

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May
8
4:15 PM16:15

QAD Demo Theater

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Poydras) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

From S&OP to IBP: How to Align Operations and Financial Plans

Pierre-Julien Buard, QAD DynaSys

Positioned as a Challenger in Gartner Magic Quadrant for "S&OP systems of differentiation" and among the 10 major players in the IDC Worldwide MarketScape S&OP, QAD DynaSys has supported many companies in the deployment of their global Sales & Operations Planning processes. Discover S&OP / IBP processes, benefits and how to align your plans to success in your business strategy.

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May
8
4:15 PM16:15

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors' Rapid Upgrade to EE and Move to the QAD Cloud [CX]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 2/3) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn how Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is upgrading to QAD EE and moving to the QAD Cloud at a lightening pace of four sites per month. Join us to hear about Yanfeng’s deployment methodology utilizing the QAD implementation and services ecosystem and the benefits they received. See how QAD stacked up against the competition, and why the lower cost of ownership and the flexibility of implementing QAD were major factors in their decision to upgrade and move to the QAD Cloud.This will include a panel discussion.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speakers:
Michael Silletti, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors
John Miciuda, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors
Ram Krishnamurthy, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors

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May
8
4:15 PM16:15

QAD Demo Theater

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Oak Alley) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Customer Schedules, Supplier Schedules

Kelly Andrews, QAD
Marta Losada, QAD

Scheduled Order Management has its roots in practices developed by the automotive industry to support just-in-time manufacturing. Although it originated in the automotive industry, principles of Scheduled Order Management are being applied by companies in other industries such as electronics and consumer goods. During this demo, we will highlight the usability improvements in the Web UI User Experience and exception visibility in Customer and Supplier Scheduled Orders.

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May
9
8:30 AM08:30

General Session & Breakfast

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Grand Ballroom) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hear from QAD customers and executives as well as other industry experts about key trends in manufacturing, strategic developments across the industries QAD serves and information on new solution developments. Breakfast will be served.

  • Wrapping Up & Partner Awards: QAD Chief Marketing Officer Carter Lloyds will start the day with the presentation of the QAD Explore 2019 partner awards.

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May
9
9:45 AM09:45

Procure to Pay - A Day in the Life [QPP]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Waterbury Ballroom) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This session highlights the extensive collaborative purchasing process and supplier interactions in the Channel Islands user experience. Experience how the built-in collaboration and flexibility provide opportunities for boosting the purchasing process. We'll explore the complete flow from the variety of first steps through requisitions, purchase orders or supplier schedule releases; over the interaction with suppliers in QAD Supplier Portal through the inventory result with PO receipts. We'll also highlight the financial visibility of the inventory and cost transactions, the supplier invoice and the supplier payments approval process. Includes a demo.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speakers:
Marta Losada, QAD
Eladi Minguez, QAD

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May
9
9:45 AM09:45

QAD Demo Theater

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Oak Alley) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Fixed Assets Web UI - Accurate Asset Life Cycle Management

Mike Lane, QAD

See how Fixed Assets Web UI manages an Asset Life cycle from acquire to retire providing leading edge flows for asset processing and accounting. The new application provides the Fixed Assets department flexible access to accurate and up to date information and facilitates global capabilities for cross-jurisdictional reporting.

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May
9
9:45 AM09:45

QAD Product Configurator Integration with OpenRules [CX]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 2/3) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This session provides a review and discussion of a recent project at Saint-Gobain to integrate QAD Product Configurator with an external rule engine (OpenRules). Learn how the product configurator questionnaire collects critical performance criteria from the customer and submits that data to an external rule engine. See how the rule engine then returns the product design and specifications necessary for the configurator to create the new item, product structure, BOM, routing and more.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speaker:
Joe St. Clair, Saint-Gobain
Jonathan Fitchett, QAD

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May
9
9:45 AM09:45

Core Model Planning and Preparation [QPS]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 1) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This session will provide an overview of what a core model is, including core model concepts, core model development steps, different levels of standardization, critical success factors, key decisions and project governance.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speaker:
Elaine Marshman, QAD

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May
9
11:00 AM11:00

QAD Demo Theater

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Poydras) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Depot Repair and Quotes for Service in the Web UI

Jonathan Fitchett, QAD

Organizations are increasingly realizing that service must pull its weight in driving the bottom line and the key to this is streamlined service operations in sync with customer expectations. In this demonstration we will show how our new Customer Quotations function operates in harmony with our Web UI Depot repair function to deliver rapid service with control of your service flow from request to job completion.

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May
9
11:00 AM11:00

Utilizing QAD Easy On Boarding Tools and Documentation [CX]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 1) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn how Welbilt has taken the QAD EOB documentation and made it an integral part of all aspects of their implementation plan. See how they utilized the templates from the business process workbook as the guidelines for project strategy, and have modified them to meet their customizations, and then linked and updated all process maps and work instructions to be the basis for training and implementation.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speaker:
Kevin Schram, Welbilt

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May
9
11:00 AM11:00

QAD Automation Solutions Expansion and Enhancements [QPS]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Rhythms 2/3) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This session covers the new functionality that QAD Automation Solutions provides with a focus on business value areas. Topics range from enhancements to the core engine that provide greater control, to significant expansions covering even more business processes.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speaker:
Michael Ochi, QAD

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May
9
11:00 AM11:00

Platform Analytics Update [QPP]

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Waterbury Ballroom) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Discover the new self-service Analytics with dynamic and interactive Action Center dashboards. Lightening fast aggregation algorithms in Apache Spark and a Cassandra Data Lake to bring big ERP data at your fingertips. With a live demo example of Overall Equipment Effectiveness analysis, the heartbeat of manufacturing performance.

(Qualifies for 1 APICS Certification Maintenance Credit)

Speaker:
Alban Bentein, QAD

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