M3UA UK Conference – 6-7 March 2018 – Main Agenda

The conference agenda includes dedicated M3 & S21 sessions. Customers will share their stories and you will hear presentations from experts at Infor and from M3 partners and third-party vendors to update you. The agenda includes …

  • The latest M3 developments and updates
  • Keynote and External Speaker sessions
  • Customer Case Stories
  • Partner solutions – from our Conference Sponsors

There will be plenty of networking time, presentation topics of common interest, exhibition area plus a Gala Dinner with a Charity Auction.


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FromToSession TitleRoom/Location
DAY ONE AGENDA - 6th March 2018
09:0012:00Open for Registration - collect name badges etc.Conference Reception Area
09:0011:30Tea and Coffee available for arriving delegatesExhibition Area - Kingsley Suite
10:0017:30Exhibitor Area - Open for conference delegates.Exhibition Area - Kingsley Suite
10:0010:45The business impact of Payment Practices in the UK, Europe, and North America - presented by Greg Coulter, CEO of CashbookDaresbury Suite
10:0010:45Understanding Indexes – Key to improving performance and integrity of your data - Michelle Ayers, Advisory Consultant, Syncsort | Vision SolutionsBridge Room 1
10:0010:45Training Session from Infor - Improve Your Navigation in H5 - Presenter: Jean-Luc Meyer | SCM Senior Application Consultant at InforCheshire Suite
10:4511:15Morning BreakExhibition Area - Kingsley Suite
11:0011:55Avaap Test Automation: Streamline M3 System Testing - Presented by Massimo Emilione of Avaap, Practice Director - Products & BirstDaresbury Suite
11:0011:55Integration – an essential part of digitization - Presenters: Carl-Adam Wachtmeister and Thomas Madsen of iCoreBridge Room 1
11:0011:55Introduction to the next generation of System i Workspace from Infor - Speaker TBC
Come to this session to learn about how to use the features of the forthcoming new version of System i Workspace. In the session you will discover how this next generation UI can improve productivity and the overall user experience.
Bridge Room 2
11:0011:55Training Session from Infor - Increase The Productivity of Your Users - Presenter: Jean-Luc Meyer | SCM Senior Application Consultant at InforCheshire Suite
11:0011:55Do you have a question for IBM? Well "Ask the Expert" - With Timothy Wilson, Global Marketing Manager (Infor) and David Spurway, IBM Power Systems Product ManagerBoardroom
12:0013:00LunchExhibition Area - Kingsley Suite
13:0013:15Conference Opening - Welcome Message and Intro
(Trevor Howard and Robin Irvine)
Main Stage - Alice Suite
13:2014:00Keynote Speaker - Cormac Watters, EVP, GM Infor Europe
Cormac will talk about why he joined Infor and what it means for Infor customers in Europe. He will talk candidly about the European organization, what he is changing, Infor’s investment in people, the cloud, the expansion of the alliances ecosystem and more.
Main Stage - Alice Suite
14:0514:15Who are the Sponsors ?
Meet your sponsors - FAST !
Main Stage - Alice Suite
14:1514:45General Data Protection Regulation - A Testing Time for All - Presented by George Wilson of Original SoftwareMain Stage - Alice Suite
14:4515:15Afternoon BreakExhibition Area - Kingsley Suite
15:3016:30Guest Speaker - David Spurway, Power Systems Product Manager at IBM
David's Presentation Covers "AI" - Artificial Intelligence. Different, Challenging, Exciting !!
Main Stage - Alice Suite
16:3017:00Improve Business Information Visibility & Analytics in Seconds Using Excel
Presented by Sarah Cobb, Group Business Systems Director at Renold PLC with Tony Cregg, EMEA Director, Global Software Inc.
Main Stage - Alice Suite
17:0017:15End of first day Wrap-Up - Will be QUICK, I don't wont to keep you from the bar !Main Stage - Alice Suite
18:0019:00Pre-Dinner Drinks - Kindly sponsored by IBMExhibition Area - Kingsley Suite
19:0022:30Gala Dinner and Charity Auction - Kindly sponsored by IBM and Entertainment sponsored by Global SoftwareAlice Suite
DAY TWO AGENDA - 7th March 2018
08:3016:30Exhibitor Area - Open for conference delegates.Exhibition Area - Kingsley Suite
09:0010:00M3 Update - John Gledhill, VP Product Management at Infor
John will present the anchor slot on Day 2, giving everyone a comprehensive update on Infor M3 direct from Product Management and Development. He will cover both What's New and What's Coming for cloud and on premise customers. This is the best opportunity of the year to get fully update on the latest M3 innovations, deliveries and successes.
Main Stage - Alice Suite
10:1010:40Successful M3, CloudSuite, PLM Birst Delivery: Go Live With Avaap
Presenters: Leonardo Castaldi - Avaap Europe Managing Director, Umesh Deshpande - M3 Delivery Head, Massimo Emilione Practice Director - Products & Birst
Main Stage - Alice Suite
10:4511:15Morning BreakExhibition Area - Kingsley Suite
11:1511:45Customer Case Study - Why Northgate plc Chose Infor M3 - Presented by Richard Harris, IT Manager (CIO) at NorthgateMain Stage - Alice Suite
11:5512:25The Scary Work of Security - Presented by Timothy Wilson, Global Marketing Manager at IBM, one of our top sponsors.Main Stage - Alice Suite
12:3013:30LunchExhibition Area - Kingsley Suite
13:4514:15M3 User Association AGM and Discussion - Will keep light and include some surprises !Main Stage - Alice Suite
14:1514:45The Premier Four - Part 1: Two concise presentations from Infor
1. - Infor EAM - Presented by Andrew Dalziel, Senior Director, Industry and Solution Strategy at Infor
2. - Infor CRM - Presented by David Richmond - Sales Director, Infor CX Suite at Infor
Main Stage - Alice Suite
14:4515:30Afternoon BreakExhibition Area - Kingsley Suite
15:3016:00The Premier Four - Part 2: Two further, concise, presentations from Infor
1. - Birst: An overview of what the Birst platform can do and why it is relevant to M3 customers
Presented by: Sachin Choudhary - Principal Data Warehouse Consultant at Birst
2. - Infor OS / Tech - Presented by Amar Dhadli Director, Solution Consulting at Infor
Main Stage - Alice Suite
16:1516:30End of Conference Wrap-Up & Prize Draw - Stay for the end to join in the Prize DrawMain Stage - Alice Suite
16:30Time to go homeMain Stage - Alice Suite
PLUS - A full programme of Sponsor, Customer and Infor sessions across 3 streams in 3 breakout rooms