UKISUG CONNECT 1-3 December 2019

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For the 7th time, UKISUG Connect will be coming back to the ICC in Birmingham to celebrate the annual SAP conference. This three-day event is the largest in the UK for SAP users, professionals, experts, and partners and it provides numerous opportunities to network, learn, and collaborate.

In just three days, you will be able to see more than 200 SAP specialists and 75 exhibitors. You can hear from 7 keynote speakers with over 100 sessions and more than 90 hours of learning. Approximately 50 SAP customers will attend and there are around 16 hours of time dedicated to networking.

UKISUG Connect Exhibitions

If you are ready to show your latest innovations, ideas, and work, the Exhibition Hall is the place for you. You can join other exhibitors to get your brand noticed by attendees from all of the UK and Ireland. There are various options to suit your budget. Here is a taster of some of the exhibitors:

  • Platinum Exhibitors- UKISUG, SAP
  • Gold Exhibitors- Google Cloud, IBM, CyberSafe
  • Silver Exhibitors- Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Colt, Absoft
  • POD Exhibitors- Accenture, CSI Tools, Delphix
  • Bronze Exhibitors- AG Consulting & Apps Limited, Cubescape, Resulting IT

UKISUG Connect Speakers

The event is aimed at the maximum learning you can possibly take away in three days, or even just the one day you are there. For this reason, UKISUG Connect has lined up speakers from all different fields, from systems engineers to VPs, from motivational speakers to product managers.

The full list of speakers is on the UKISUG Connect website, but here are some of the people lined up so far:

Paul McGee, Motivational Speaker

Paul McGee has spoken in more than 40 countries and is a Sunday Times best selling author. His specialties are dealing with change, resilience, and the art of self-leadership.

Dr. Jens Amail, Managing Director of SAP

Since April 2018, Jens Amil has been leading the UK and Ireland Spa team of 4,200 people. Jens is highly motivated by Cloud technologies, machine learning, IoT, and Blockchain. Before relocating to the UK, Jens built up his global leadership experience in the Us, Germany, and China.

Patrick Perrier, Director of Analytics Centre of Excellence, 360 Suit

Patrick Perrier is an expert in regulations, migration, and administration with more than 20 years of experience in Business Intelligence. His aim is to help businesses maximize the SAP BusinessObjects investment.

Networking at UKISUG Connect

Learning should be enjoyable, and with this in mind, the organizers have dedicated plenty of time for networking both during the events and with two social occasions. On Sunday night there will be food and drinks while you take in some light entertainment. Monday night there will be more food, a few sociable drinks, and music at SUGFEST.

The ICC is the perfect location to fit in interactive workshops, SAP Usability testing space, a gigantic exhibition hall, as well as areas for the keynote speakers and breakout sessions. The ICC center, with its 5 levels, is situated in the heart of Birmingham.  Click on the link for more information on how to register. There is a range of registration options from the full 3-day event to 1-day passes and Sunday workshops.