MUA Conference 2009

Chesford_GrangeAgain, this year the MUA conference immediately followed the Lawson’s “What’s Next” event, and the Lawson UK User Group also held its own conference at the same time.

This conference built on the success of previous conferences, with a programme that had an emphasis on Customer Case Studies.

Also there was the opportunity for approximately 90 delegates to spend time networking and sharing experiences with other MUA & LUKUG members.

(As the presentations from this conference are now outdated the access links have been removed.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)

Day 1

MUA Update & AGM

Graham Maxfield, MUA General Manager opened the conference & provided an update to what has been a successful year for the MUA.

The MUA AGM also was held with five Resolutions being tabled:-

  • Resolution 1 – Acceptance of 2008/9 Accounts
  • Resolution 2 – Election of new Committee member
  • Resolution 3 – Re-appointment of Graham Maxfield as Director
  • Resolution 4 – Change of Constitution to allow non M3 activities
  • Resolution 5 – Change of name to Lawson User Association

Case Study – Rexel (Vendor Introduction)

Paul Davenport of B2B introduced the technology of this presentation.

Day 2


The following presentation by Graham Maxfield, details the 2nd day agenda and gives the results on the voting of the MUA Annual General Meeting.

The Kerrygold Co Ltd – Case Study

Due to the unavoidable absence of the customer, the whole presentation was given by Carl Erik Schnoor of Multi-Support (the vendor of the solution).

Case Study – Shamrock Foods

Andrew Briggs of BEC introduced the technology used in using voice activation in a busy / noisy warehouse environment.

Colm Brannagan gave the customer’s point of view about the issues that were overcome and the benefits achieved by this implementation.

Case Study – New Wave (Introduction)

Robert Scholten of Estrix, the vendor of the solution, gave an introduction to his company.

Case Study – New Wave (InRiver PIM)

Robert Scholten gave presentation on the InRiver Product Information Management (PIM) solution.

Case Study – New Wave

Lars Einansson, Marketing Manager of New Wave, gave a presentation of the issues overcome and the benefits achieved using this solution to maintain their Product / Catalogue information on their various web sites.

Export Documentation & Electronic Customs Integration

Steve Peirce of AEB gave an introduction to his company, concentrating on their automation of the production of Export / Customs Documentation.

Networking & Vendor Exhibition

After lunch the delegates had the opportunity to network and view the various stands and products in the exhibition area.

Graham Maxfield led a short question and answer sessions between delegates.

The conference was closed at 14:00 p.m.