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May
8
11:00 AM11:00

Global Trade Management and Best Practices [QPS]

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.

Speaker:
Wm. “Jerry” Peck, QAD Precision

Room:
Rhythms 1

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May
8
11:00 AM11:00

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

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.

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

Room:
Rhythms 2/3

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May
8
11:00 AM11:00

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

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.

Speakers:
Guido VanDenBroeck, QAD
Brent Shooltz, QAD

Room:
Waterbury Ballroom

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May
8
1:30 PM13:30

Streamlining Finance Operations with QAD eInvoicing [QPS]

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.

Speaker:
Carlos Garcia, QAD

Room:
Rhythms 1

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May
8
3:00 PM15:00

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

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.

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

Room:
Waterbury Ballroom

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May
8
3:00 PM15:00

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

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.

Speaker:
Shaun Phillips, QAD DynaSys

Room:
Rhythms 1

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May
8
3:00 PM15:00

Customer Case Study: Yanfeng's Implementation of QAD Automation Solutions and Integration. Are they Flexible and Scalable? [CX]

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.

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

Room:
Rhythms 2/3

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May
8
4:15 PM16:15

The Value of APQP [QPS]

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.

Speakers:
Michael Mallen, QAD CEBOS
Brian Brooks, QAD CEBOS

Room:
Rhythms 1

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May
8
4:15 PM16:15

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

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.

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

Room:
Waterbury Ballroom

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