LUA Conference 2011

Hilton_Coventry139 delegates attended the 2011 LUA Annual Conference, held on 4th & 5th July 2011, at the Hilton Hotel, Coventry.

This event was free of charge to attend and open to both members and non-members of the LUA.

The Conference Dinner was held on the evening of 4th July 2011, with 89 delegates attending.

On the 5th July, there were a wide variety of presentations, for M3 customers, with 3 full “streams” operating simultaneously, with Customer Case Studies, Lawson news (including 10.1), Lawson Training, and vendor exhibition and presentations.

In addition, Lawson held impromptu “Mashup” demonstrations, a “Pick & Mix”, and IBM brought Watson.

(As the presentations from this conference are now outdated the access links have been removed. If required please use the contact form to request a copy)

Welcome & LUA Update

09:00 – 09:30 Minster 1

Graham Maxfield, General Manager of the LUA, welcomed the delegates to this year’s Annual Conference, and gave an update of the activities of LUA & GAM3.

Rexel – Case Study

09:30 – 10:00 Minster 1

Paul Parker, CIO of Rexel, gave an in-depth overview of their on-going project of RPG 12.5 to M3 10.1 upgrade.

Document Automation & Finance Solutions

09:30 – 10:00 Canterbury 1

Christine Whyte of Readsoft, gave a presentation on Automating Finance Processes

Toyota Material Handling – Case Study

10:00 – 10:30 Minster 1

Ulf Lundin, CEO of Essist on behalf of Joachim Magnusson, gave a presentation of their Sourcing Solution & Services Agreement TMHE.

M3 10.1 Costing Toolbox

10:00 – 10:30 Canterbury 1

Laurie Hester, Fernando Ruiz, and Leonardo Castaldi of Tribex , gave a joint presentation of the new Costing Toolbox available on M3 10.1.

Reynolds Catering Supplies – Case Study

11:00 – 11:30 Minster 1

Stuart Kiernan of BEC gave a presentation of their solution at Reynolds Catering Supplies. Richard Calder & Mike Evans added content.

Sellafield – Case Study

11:30 – 12:00 Minster 1

John Kirkbride of Sellafield gave a presentation of their use of Qlikview.

Breaking News from Merit

13:00 – 13:30 Minster 1

Mike Nutter gave a presentation of Merit Consulting.