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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
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 (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

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

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
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
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

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

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

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
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
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

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
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:
William van Rijswijk, QAD

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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
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
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

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

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

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
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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