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SAP Networking Event for
Retail, Africa Chapter


Retail in Motion 2023
 
 
Navigating change in an increasingly digital-first Africa

 

The retail industry is undergoing significant transformation. Customers are demanding not just value but personalized experiences, greater convenience and more sustainable choices. Simultaneously, cost volatility, supply chain disruptions and workforce shortage make the situation difficult for retailers

 

To thrive in this dynamic environment, retailers need to deliver a differentiated customer experience, build and monetize new business models, deliver on sustainability imperative, while keeping a strong focus on profitability. But, how do retailers deliver on these priorities?

 

SAP Networking Event for Retail, delves deeper into these areas. Get ready to discover emerging industry trends, transformative impact of technology in driving business outcomes and successful transformation stories. Join us for an exclusive and insightful event, co-hosted by SAP and its partners, that explores variety of industry relevant topics such as enhancing customer experience, optimizing supply chains, driving employee engagement, sustainability and improving profitability among several other topics. 

 

The event will be held in the vibrant city of Cape Town where industry leaders, our partners and experts will converge to share their expertise and insights. From engaging discussions to tailored breakout sessions, you'll gain invaluable insights that will help to propel your retail business forward.  

 

We look forward to welcoming you to this exceptional gathering of minds and ideas. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to connect, learn, and inspire.

 

Who should attend:

  • Functional CXOs
    • CEO
    • CIO / IT Director
    • CTO
    • CFO
    • CHRO
    • CMO
    • Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO)
  • Head of strategy
  • E-Commerce Manager
  • Retail Technology Manager / Architects
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Innovation Manager
  • Merchandising Manager
When

11 October 2023 | 08:00 AM 

Agenda
   
08:00 AM

REGISTRATION, BREAKFAST & SHOWCASE

 

09:00 AM

Opening & Welcome

Estelle de Beer, Head of ICA, Africa

 

09:10 AM

How SAP is helping retailers deliver transformation

Cristina Gonzalez, Vice President for Industry & Value Advisory, SAP EMEA-South

09:30 AM

Innovation in retail

Marc Nolla, Vice President for Solution Advisory, SAP EMEA-South

09:50 AM SAP Business Technology Platform as a driver of innovation

Peter Blignaut, Presales Manager for Business Technology Platform, SAP Africa

10:10 AM You are not alone! How our retail clients are navigating the SAP S/4HANA challenge

Aadil Jappie, SAP Retail Lead for Accenture South Africa

10:30 AM Customer Transformation Story

Angelic Adolph, Digital Transformation Lead - Store Operations, Dis-Chem Pharmacies

10:50 AM BREAK & SHOWCASE

 

11:10 AM

Breakout sessions 1

 

Breakout Room 1: Accenture: Digital Makeover at The Body Shop.

Jose Pereira, SAP Retail Lead – Accenture UK & Ireland

 

Breakout Room 2: OpenText: Discover your Retail Information Advantage: The Content Connection

Carmen Davids, Principal Solutions Consultant, OpenText 

 

 

11:45 AM

Breakout sessions 2

 

Breakout Room 1: Beyond Technologies: Boost on-shelf availability, monitor and replenish your shelves real time with Captana.

Michael Unmüßig, SEVP SES-Imagotag & CEO Captana GmbH

 

Breakout Room 2: gicom: Maximize Profits: State-of-the-Art Agreement Management & Promotion Funds

Stefan Hilger, Member of the Executive Board at gicom

Yasmin Mehlem, Consultant Retail Solutions at gicom

 

12:20 PM

 

Breakout sessions 3

 

Breakout Room 1: Sinch: Sinch Fireside Chat on the CX Transformation Journey

Ryan Miller, Sales Lead for Africa & Israel at Sinch

 

Johan van Zijl, Customer Engagement and Commerce Solutions Expert at Consnet 

 

 

Breakout Room 2: SAP: Building reliable & sustainable supply chains

Wesley Estment, Digital Supply Chain Solutions Executive, SAP Africa

 

 

12:55 PM LUNCH & SHOWCASE

 

01:55 PM

Breakout sessions 4

 

Breakout Room 1: SAP: Delivering a seamless personalised customer experience for the customer of the future

Amrish Singh, Director, Customer Experience Advisory, SAP 

Adam Szucs, Senior Solution Advisor for CX, SAP MEA

 

Breakout Room 2: SAP: Transformational Journey & unlocking value through process transformation

Stanley Dube, Pre Sales Manager for Cloud & Line of Business Applications

 

Breakout Room 3: SAP: Industry Cloud in retail

Shobhit Jain, Head, Industry Advisory – Retail, SAP EMEA-South

Blessed Hwaire, Industry & Value Advisor SAP Africa

 

02:30 PM ENGAGEMENT AREA - SHOWCASE

 

03:00 PM COCKTAILS & NETWORKING
Speakers
Estelle de Beer
Head of ICA, Africa
Cristina Gonzalez
Vice President for Industry & Value Advisory, SAP EMEA-South
Marc Nolla
Head of Solution Advisory, SAP EMEA-South
Peter Blignaut
Presales Manager for Business Technology Platform, SAP Africa
Aadil Jappie
SAP Retail Lead for Accenture South Africa
Angelic Adolph
Digital Transformation Lead - Store Operations, Dis-Chem Pharmacies
Jose Pereira
SAP Retail Lead – Accenture UK & Ireland
Carmen Davids
Principal Solutions Consultant, OpenText
Michael Unmüßig
SEVP SES-Imagotag & CEO Captana GmbH
Stefan Hilger
Member of the Executive Board at gicom
Yasmin Mehlem
Consultant Retail Solutions at gicom
Ryan Miller
Sales Lead for Africa & Israel at Sinch
Johan van Zijl
Customer Engagement and Commerce Solutions Expert at Consnet
Wesley Estment
Digital Supply Chain Solutions Executive, SAP Africa
Amrish Singh
Director, Customer Experience Advisory, SAP
Adam Szucs
Senior Solution Advisor for CX, SAP MEA
Stanley Dube
Pre Sales Manager for Cloud & Line of Business Applications
Shobhit Jain
Head, Industry Advisory – Retail, SAP EMEA-South
Blessed Hwaire
Industry & Value Advisor SAP Africa
Event Venue
Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers, Cape Town

Corner Of Century Boulevard And, Rialto Rd, Century City, Cape Town, 7441, South Africa

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