Pre-Conference Workshops
Special Pre-Conference Workshops hosted the day before the event offer you the opportunity to fortify your understanding of key SAP concepts and technologies, explore new trends and strategies, and enhance your learning experience at the main conference. Advance sign-up is required to ensure your spot.

2 Conferences – 1 Location
Basis & SAP Administration 2018 is co-located with BI & HANA 2018. Registration for 1 event provides access to sessions across both events at no additional cost.

Customer Case Studies
Hear how leading companies tackle their projects and initiatives. Take away best practices and methodologies taught by the companies that use them, and learn how to better utilize your existing technology and plan for the future. Hear how your peers have shortened project times, cut costs, evaluated key criteria, and ultimately achieved success on massive, high-stakes initiatives.

In-Depth, Balanced Sessions
In-Depth, Balanced Sessions Top experts from SAP, leading independent consulting firms, and your industry counterparts present road maps, tips, tricks, best practices, and strategic recommendations. No sales pitches, just practical education you can use immediately when you return to the office.

The world’s foremost experts on SAP technology
At Basis & SAP Administration 2018, you will hear directly from the best of the best. Speakers at this conference are experienced practitioners, industry visionaries, and subject matter experts (SMEs) who you can count on for reliable, accurate information. No sales pitches, just practical content to help you nail your next project, augment your skills, and advance your career.

Exhibitor Meet and Greets
Compare and contrast market-leading solutions and see for yourself how SAP and third-party technologies fit into your IT infrastructure.

Panel Discussions
These sessions are informal, interactive get-togethers where SAP customers can ask panelists their most pressing questions. Each panel will be moderated by a subject-matter expert. You do not need to sign up in advance to attend, and there is no formal agenda. Just come with your list of questions in hand.

Ask the Experts
Sit down with leading experts who manage, deploy, and administer SAP to get detailed answers to your toughest questions. Draw on the real-world experiences from some of the industry’s top technologists and tap into oneon-one time with experts and walk away with detailed answers to the questions that matter to you most.

Live Demos
See in real-time how SAP tools can be leveraged for sizing, monitoring, administration, troubleshooting, configuration, and other tasks necessary to ensure high performing solutions and environments.

Evening Reception
Have some fun after a day of intense learning, and attend the evening reception to relax, catch up with your co-workers and colleagues, and build your professional network. Plus, market-leading solution providers will be on hand to answer your questions and walk you through prerequisites, decision points, trade-offs, and timelines for your ongoing initiatives and upcoming projects.

Speed Networking
You’ve heard of speed dating—now try speed networking! Participants will have 5 minutes to make their initial introductions and converse before moving on to meet another contact. An emcee will provide instructions and keep things moving. Forge new relationships and build a lasting network of peers you can call on for years to come.

Impact 20 Theater
Join industry experts at our Impact 20 Theater where they will be holding 20-minute sessions designed to give you an overview of latest tools, topics, and more. Held in the Exhibit Hall, this is an opportunity to gain even more education on SAP solutions.

Ivo Bauermann

Global Vice President


Gerrit Kazmaier

Head of Analytics Development


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