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Experience an immersive educational event unlike any other with Pre-Conference Day at SAPinsider Las Vegas 2024. Pre-Conference Day is a crucial component designed to enhance your learning journey at the Conference and is dedicated to workshops and hands-on labs, providing an in-depth exploration of SAP topics.

How to Navigate SAPinsider 2024 Pre-Conference Day 

Included in your all-access pass, Pre-Conference Day features 3-hour workshops and hands-on labs to give you the opportunity to dive deeper into topics that interest you. ​  

Hands-on Labs provide an interactive learning experience. Seated at a computer, you can work collaboratively with colleagues, gaining practical experience to enhance your skills in a focused and immersive learning environment.​ 

Workshops are 3-hour sessions designed to facilitate interactive learning that leads to an in-depth exploration of key SAP topics, solutions, best practices, and real-world scenarios. 

Register for Pre-Conference Day for only $399 or get an All Access Event Pass to maximize event benefits and impact.

Pre-Conference Day Sessions
March 18, 2024 at 9:00 AM — March 18, 2024 at 5:30 PM
SAP BTP Leadership Exchange (apply to attend)

Gain a Competitive Edge: Innovate Faster and Maximize IT Investments with SAP Business Technology Platform and AI 

In this full-day knowledge exchange, we delve into the business agility, innovation, and reduced TCO enabled by SAP BTP. We will explore how it empowers organizations to meet business demands while infusing AI into business applications, analytics, and cutting-edge application development, among other scenarios. During this exchange, you will hear directly from customers about driving innovation while accelerating their ERP journey to the Cloud. 

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March 18, 2024 at 9:00 AM — March 18, 2024 at 12:00 PM
Hands-on Lab: SAP Datasphere and SAP Analytics Cloud: Better Together

In this session you get to experience SAP Datasphere, SAP Analytics Cloud, and SAP Analytics Cloud Analytics Designer. You will start by creating a data model in SAP Data Warehouse Cloud and leverage the model in SAP Analytics Cloud as well as SAP Analytics Cloud, Analytics Designer.    

You will:

  • Receive an overview on SAP Datasphere and SAP Analytics Cloud from SAP.
  • Experience live SAP Datasphere, SAP Analytics Cloud, and SAP Analytics Cloud, Analytics Designer.
  • Learn the difference between SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Analytics Cloud, Analytics Designer.
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Ingo Hilgefort
March 18, 2024 at 9:00 AM — March 18, 2024 at 12:00 PM
Master the Essentials of SAP Build

In this workshop you will delve into the fundamentals of SAP Build, gaining a comprehensive understanding of its features and functionalities. Through interactive exercises, you will learn how to create intuitive prototypes, gather user feedback, and iterate swiftly to achieve optimal user experiences. The workshop will also cover best practices for collaboration within SAP Build, enabling teams to work seamlessly on design projects.

You will:

  • Achieve proficiency in SAP Build as you delve into its core components, mastering key features and tools essential for optimizing prototyping and design efficiency.
  • Acquire practical skills in creating intuitive prototypes, implementing user feedback, and rapidly iterating designs to enhance user experiences.
  • Explore collaborative techniques within SAP Build, learning how to effectively work as a team to streamline the design process and optimize project outcomes.
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Eric Solberg
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Mark Wright
March 18, 2024 at 9:00 AM — March 18, 2024 at 12:00 PM
Leveraging SAP's Transformation Suite Approach with LeanIX, SAP Signavio, and SAP Cloud ALM

Join us for a valuable pre-conference workshop covering the interplay of LeanIX, Signavio, and SAP Cloud ALM. This engaging session will empower enterprise architects and Centers of Excellence (COEs) with innovative and efficient strategies to lead transformation initiatives. Attendees will gain the insights to navigate modern transformation complexities confidently and flexibly. This pre-conference wirkshop is impeccably designed for enterprise architects, transformation leaders, COE members, and anyone keen to unlock the potential of SAP's Transformation Suite in leading successful business transformations.

You will:

  • Demystify the Transformation Suite: Gain an in-depth understanding of SAP's Transformation Suite and how its dynamic components work together to support your business's digital transformation efforts.
  • Revolutionize Transformation Practice: Embrace the simplicity and power of the Transformation Suite to streamline your transformation process. The integrated tool suite offers much-needed visibility, control, and intelligence across enterprise architecture, business process management, and application lifecycle management.
  • Unleash the Potential of Enterprise Architects: Reveal how enterprise architects can harness the power of SAP's Transformation Suite to make data-centric decisions, align technology with business objectives and manage complexity, enabling more effective and strategic transformation plans.
  • Walk through Success: Learn from customer examples how companies have effectively leveraged SAP's Transformation Suite and accomplished outstanding accomplishments in their business transformation journeys.
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Tim Steuer
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Evan Stoddard
March 18, 2024 at 9:00 AM — March 18, 2024 at 12:00 PM
Get an Overview of SAP AI Strategy With a Focus into Generative AI Hub and Prompt Engineering

Understand SAP's strategy for Generative AI and discover the opportunities it opens for your business. Gain experience and learn how to combine business data with generative AI within the SAP AI Core infrastructure. Perform prompt engineering at scale and integrate the results into your workflows. Leverage the power of the new capabilities within SAP AI Core to improve your generative AI-led scenarios.

You will:

  • Understand the overarching strategy for generative AI.
  • Learn the integration of business data with generative AI in SAP AI Core.
  • Explore the advanced features within SAP AI Core to enhance and elevate generative AI-led scenarios.
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Pablo Roisman
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Jean-Yves Guyomarc'h
March 18, 2024 at 9:00 AM — March 18, 2024 at 12:00 PM
RISE with SAP and GROW with SAP: A Comprehensive Overview

As business models rapidly evolve and technology changes accelerate, enterprises such as yours are striving to enable the former by fully utilizing the latter. SAP’s capabilities and offerings allow your enterprise can run in an efficient, agile, scalable, intelligent, secure, and sustainable manner.  RISE with SAP and GROW with SAP are the two frameworks SAP provides to simplify and accelerate customer’s journey to the cloud and thus enable them to run in an efficient, agile, scalable, intelligent, secure, and sustainable manner. Attend this session to obtain a comprehensive understanding of RISE and GROW.
You will:

  • Learn about the drivers for RISE and GROW.
  • Discover in a deep dive of RISE about its components & benefits.
  • Delve into GROW including its components & benefits.
  • Hear from selected RISE & GROW customer success stories.
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Anurag Barua
March 18, 2024 at 9:00 AM — March 18, 2024 at 12:00 PM
Transform Your GRC Knowledge with Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices for SAP Access Control and Identity Access Governance

Join us for a deep dive session on how to transform your GRC knowledge with tips, tricks, and best practices for SAP Access Control and Identity Access Governance. You will:

  • Take the reins of your Access Control processes with greater automation and intelligence insights.
  • Better understand services and interfaces.
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Chris Radkowski
March 18, 2024 at 1:00 PM — March 18, 2024 at 10:00 PM
Developer’s Challenge Using Artificial Intelligence

Join us for the Developer's Challenge – where innovation, AI, and the spirit of competition collide! This exclusive, in-person competition is tailored for tech enthusiasts, programmers, and software developers eager to showcase their creativity and problem-solving prowess. With a focus on Artificial Intelligence, up to 10 teams will have the opportunity to compete, design, and share their AI-driven solutions with the developer community. Whether you're a team or an individual participant, sign up now to be part of this exciting challenge and unleash your potential in the world of cutting-edge technology! You will:

  • Be creative and build an AI driven solution.
  • Explore new technologies, work under pressure, and enhance your problem-solving skills.
  • Network, collaborate, and share knowledge with industry peers.
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Thomas Jung
March 18, 2024 at 1:00 PM — March 18, 2024 at 4:00 PM
A Deep Dive into SAP Integration Suite

In this workshop delve into the core components and functionalities of SAP Integration Suite, unraveling the complexities surrounding integration in today's digital landscape. Gain insights into the versatile capabilities of SAP Integration Suite, from orchestrating end-to-end business processes to ensuring data consistency and integrity. Join us as we simplify the intricacies of integration, empowering you to harness the full potential of SAP Integration Suite for enhanced agility, scalability, and innovation in your organization.

You will:

  • Understand the fundamental components of SAP Integration Suite.
  • Explore the versatile capabilities of SAP Integration Suite.
  • Learn practical strategies and best practices for implementing SAP Integration Suite within your organization.
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Craig Stasila
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Ryan Champlin
March 18, 2024 at 1:00 PM — March 18, 2024 at 4:00 PM
Harnessing AI for Business Transformation as an Enterprise Architect

The rapid evolution of Artificial Intelligence (AI)  has ushered in a new era of innovation and disruption across industries. This session will navigate the pivotal role of enterprise architect in orchestrating AI-powered business transformations. It encompasses the strategic fusion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with architectural principles, illuminating how architects can drive and optimize organizational change. This abstract underscores the critical aspect of leveraging AI as a transformative catalyst, with enterprise architects as architects of change. From strategic planning to implementation, it delineates the architect's pivotal role in harnessing AI's potential for reshaping businesses.
You will:                                                                                                                                                    

  • Integrate AI Strategically: Develop a clear strategy for integrating AI into your enterprise architecture to drive transformative business outcomes.
  • Architect for Change: Embrace the role of an architect of change by aligning AI initiatives with architectural principles to optimize organizational transformation.
  • Leverage AI Catalyst: Recognize AI as a transformative catalyst and leverage it to unlock new opportunities, efficiencies, and innovation within your organization.
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Mark Filus
March 18, 2024 at 1:00 PM — March 18, 2024 at 4:00 PM
Better Together: SAP S/4HANA Cloud + SAP Business Technology Platform + SAP Signavio

SAP is helping its customers prepare for digital transformation by providing comprehensive solutions and technology. This includes SAP S/4HANA and other business applications that work together to provide flexibility, innovation, and security. The SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP) offers an enterprise technology platform for integration, data management, analytics, and the development of AI capabilities. Additionally, SAP Signavio works with SAP S/4HANA and SAP BTP to ensure a high-quality ERP implementation and provide a data-driven platform for continuous improvement and organization change management.

You will:

  • Learn how SAP S/4HANA and other industry-leading business applications work together spanning front-end and back-end systems and provide the technical foundation for ongoing flexibility, innovation, and security.
  • Understand how SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP) provides the powerful enterprise technology platform for innovation, efficient integration, data management, analytics, and ongoing development of new AI capabilities; all optimized for SAP applications.
  • Explore how SAP Signavio works with SAP S/4HANA and SAP BTP to help ensure a high-quality ERP implementation and provide a data-driven platform for continuous improvement (CI) and organizational change management (OCM).
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Colin Dover
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Chet Harter
March 18, 2024 at 1:00 PM — March 18, 2024 at 4:00 PM
The SAP "Business Role" Concept: What It Can Do to Enhance Your Security Compliance Program

Attend this session to see a detailed examination of the Business Role concept in GRC Access Control and SAP Cloud IAG. We will take a deep dive look into the Security structure concept of a SAP GRC Business Role as well as the specific functionality that SAP GRC Access Control provides to implement and support the creation and maintenance of Business Roles in BRM, SoD analysis of Business Roles, and the request and provisioning process all from the perspective of enhancing compliance, simplifying the SAP security process for end users and Administrators. This session will provide fact-based Demo driven insight into how GRC Business Roles operate.

You will:

  • Understand the concept of what a Business Role is in Security and the definition it has within the SAP GRC Access Control system. This includes technical structure or lack-there-of in SAP PFCG and how BRM plays a significant role in the concept and technical architecture of a Business Role.
  • Examine the technical setup and functionality around Business Roles in SAP GRC Access Control with a deep focus on ARA SoD analysis capabilities, ARM business role selection and provisioning, and especially on BRM for Business Role creation and maintenance. 
  • Examine the pros and cons of implementing the Business Role concept based on technical structure, end user impact, and long term administration to help Customers decide if Business Roles are right for them equipping customers with fact based insight to create a project business case.
  • See a Demo showing how Business roles are Created and Maintained in SAP GRC BRM and the associated configuration necessary.
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the steps, level of effort, and resources necessary to implement the SAP GRC Business role concept into an existing customer's environment leveraging SAP GRC Access Control to it's fullest.
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James Roeske
March 18, 2024 at 1:00 PM — March 18, 2024 at 4:00 PM
New to GRC? Learn How to Include Custom Code in GRC Rulesets and Establish Repeatable Accuracy

For companies new to GRC, establishing categorization for custom code into the GRC ruleset in an auditable method is one of the toughest challenges. Keeping it clean is another challenge. In this technical information session, learn actionable, repeatable skills using a combination of standard SAP and common office software so your company can achieve risk-based compliance at minimal cost. 

You will:

  • Understand the risks of uncategorized custom code to your overall compliance.
  • Learn how to evaluate custom source code for common GRC rules.
  • Acquire skills to quickly analyze millions of lines of code.
  • Capture data and evidence needed to support decisions.
  • Become GRC self-reliant and efficient to reduce the compliance costs.

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