Why Should You Attend the International SAP Conference for Utilities?

Dear Utilities Community,

We are excited to invite you all to the upcoming International SAP Conference for Utilities in Munich, Germany, from July 5-7, 2022. The SAP for Utilities Team, our partners and TAC Events are looking forward to meeting you in person again. For anyone who is unable to attend, you also have the option of participating virtually.

This newsletter will introduce you to the highlights of this year’s conference, which is being held under the motto “Utilities at the Forefront of Sustainable Growth” enabling you to explore the future of intelligent and sustainable utilities enterprises with SAP for Utilities solutions.

The agenda addresses a wide variety of solutions and industry challenges in various formats for you to learn, create your vision, and network.
In addition to the presentations, you will have the opportunity to network with the utilities ecosystem and explore the solutions at the exhibition, take part in deep-dive workshops, interactive roundtables, panel discussions, and microforums.

In addition to the presentations, you will have the opportunity to network with the utilities ecosystem and explore the solutions at the exhibition, take part in deep-dive workshops, interactive roundtables, panel discussions, and microforums.

To better plan your visit, please download the brochure. Stay tuned for more updates on our SAP Utilities Community and read more about our event in this blog. Follow #SAPUtilities on LinkedIn and Twitter.

We are looking forward to seeing many of you in Munich this July!

Why Should You Attend the International SAP Conference for Utilities?

You will have the opportunity to meet in person again. Get inspired by customer stories, find out about trends and new solutions, talk to experts and peers, and get to know our new Global Vice President of the Industry Business Unit Utilities Daniela Sellmann introduced by Peter Maier, President SAP Industries and Customer Advisory.

Market Trends & SAP Utilities Strategy

In this podcast and blog, you will learn from our new SAP Utilities Core Program Manager Markus Bechmann about the latest market trends in the utilities industry and get an initial insight into the SAP Utilities strategy. Join the keynotes and the “SAP for Utilities – Journey in the Cloud” track where this topic will be addressed.

SAP Customers at the Conference

Utilities companies from all over the world will join us in Munich to talk about their digital transformation projects. We are delighted to have Anglian Water, BRK Ambiental, CTG Brasil, De Watergroep, Duke Energy, E.ON, Elia, EnBW, Enel, Energie Burgenland, Engie, Farys, IWB, Jera,  Kospo, MVV, Pidpa, Powerlink, Regiocom, RWE, SA Power Networks, Stadtwerke München, Sydney Water, Wattline on board so far.

Watch this video to see where the customers come from.

Sustainability – A Key Topic at the Conference

Embracing sustainability is the key success factor for future growth in the utilities industry and will be addressed throughout the conference. Don’t miss the sustainability keynote panel with EnBW and Anglian Water and get inspired by the latest SAP sustainability solutions in the dedicated track sessions, a customer panel with Accenture and Elia, and in the exhibition. Read more

Define Your Strategy and Roadmap

The closing keynote session covers SAP’s view of the industry’s global innovation drivers and the vision for the SAP solution offering for utilities. Join this session to learn about the transformation to the Cloud with SAP Utilities Core and in particular SAP S/4HANA Utilities as one of the key elements of this solution offering.

SAP Partners at Conference

We are delighted to be showcasing partner solutions from the entire business area portfolio for the utilities industry. This year, many SAP partners will attend the conference and you will have the chance to interact with them in various formats: track sessions, roundtable discussions, and microforums. Read more in Michael Bell’s blog

Learn

Pre-Conference Workshops on July 5th

You will have the opportunity to review functionalities, dive deeper into topics, get practical examples, take part in discussions, go through online demonstrations, and identify the business benefits. Workshops focus on how SAP is addressing Utilities in the Cloud, Intelligent Asset Management, Smart Metering, Customer Experience, and E-Mobility. We are also offering a workshop to be held in German about your transformation and innovation path. Read more about the workshop

SAP and Partner Microforums

During breaks in the main agenda, you will have the opportunity to attend a variety of microforums. Hosted within the exhibition, you will hear first-hand from utilities industry experts 15-minute presentations and live demos, sharing their expertise about topics, such as Energy-as a-Service, Partner’s Role in Industry Cloud, the SAP Business Technology Platform for Utilities and much more.

So far, we have scheduled partner-led microforums from Tricentis, TeamViewer and Prospecta on how they are collaborating with SAP to ensure a successful digital transformation. The complete schedule will be announced soon. Explore the Partner Microforums on page 9

Vision

MVV Enamic: Solution House with SAP Commerce Cloud

To gain the optimal efficiency for customer services along the energy value chain and improve customer experience, MVV Enamic is adopting SAP Commerce Cloud to integrate and fully digitalize lead-to-cash processes. Join us at the conference and learn from our client how SAP for Utilities solutions smoothen the service transition. Read the MVV customer story | Watch the video

EnergyCommunity for SAP for Utilities Facilitates Local Energy Marketplaces

Join this session to hear from the Austrian utilities company Energie Burgenland and SAP partner Exnaton about a new approach to facilitate the integration of decentralized renewable resources, with which utilities can empower prosumers to buy and sell energy within local energy communities and track their energy data. It is not without good reason, that Exnaton won an SAP Innovation Awards 2022 for this innovation. Read the SAP Innovation Awards Pitch

Engie: Model-Driven Maintenance Prediction and Optimization in a Solar Plant

Engie has won the SAP Innovation Awards 2022 as an industry leader for its intelligent technologies for renewable energy. In their track session, you will gain insight into how a simulation-based digital twin of solar farms was used to predict and optimize maintenance activities which helped to release workers from repetitive tasks, which in turn reduced carbon emissions by avoiding unnecessary journeys. Read Engie’s SAP Innovation Awards pitch

SAP S/4HANA for Utilities: The Key Element of Our Solution Portfolio

On the first day, our customers E.ON and Sydney Water will talk about their experiences with SAP S/4HANA for Utilities in a panel. You can also join the full-day track on July 7th to get an overview of SAP S/4HANA Utilities and listen to case studies from CTG Brazil, BRK Ambiental, Korea Southern Power Co (KOSPO), and Powerlink.
We have recently recorded a series of SAP S/4HANA system demos, so you are welcome to take a look at these before the event.

Watch the demos: SAP Fiori Roles | Analytics | Machine Learning and BPEM Integration | Customer Engagement

Supporting Growth and Standardizing Processes with SAP S/4HANA

We are delighted to have BRK Ambiental as one of the largest private sanitation companies in Brazil, speaking about their challenges and lessons learned on their 12-month implementation of SAP S/4HANA Cloud. You can already read some insights in the recently published success story. Read the BRK customer story

SAP and Coneva: Provide Smart Energy Solutions to Run Sustainably with SAP E-Mobility

Coneva and SAP are working together to upgrade the infrastructure to help companies electrify their fleet, whilst utilizing decentralized renewable energy resources for charging. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover the latest developments in the SAP E-Mobility solution in our dedicated track session and at our exhibition. Read the customer story  |  Get more insights on the SAP E-Mobility website

German Speaking Exchange Track

Due to the positive feedback from the last event, we will also provide a German track this time. In the afternoon of the first conference day, you will hear more about the SAP Utilities Core solution, Wattline’s transformation story, a partner roundtable discussion, and an update and presentation on SAP Market Communication and the German SAP S/4HANA Utilities Add-Ons. Read more about the German Speaking Agenda

Network

Meet us at the Exhibition

Our conference provides you with a unique opportunity to address challenges, discuss them with your peers, and gain valuable guidance from SAP Utilities industry experts. We look forward to seeing you at our booth. The SAP team will be there to answer your questions, connect you with SAP experts and demo our solutions.
Read the blog to get more insights

Explore the SAP Sustainability Control Tower

The SAP Sustainability Control Tower helps you to achieve your sustainable business ambitions with holistic enterprise-wide sustainability performance management. If you want to know more about it, come to the SAP booth, where we will present you. Read more about the SAP Sustainability Control Tower

Meet the SAP Partners at the Exhibition

SAP partners complete the SAP Utilities solution portfolio. At our conference, you will have the chance to have one on one conversations with our partners and learn how your future SAP projects can be supported. Read who you can meet

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