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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
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

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

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

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
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
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

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

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

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
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
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

Hands-on Training

  • Sheraton New Orleans Hotel (Bayside A/B/C) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Streamlined Manufacturing with Production Orders & Automation Solutions (Bayside A)
Extending Your Supply Chain with QAD Supplier Portal (Bayside B)
Personalization & Collaboration in the New QAD Web UI (Bayside C)

(All Explore Training Courses Qualify for APICS Certification Maintenance Credits)

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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

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

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

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
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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