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EPI-USE Labs User Group Conference

1st August 2017

InterContinental, Sydney

Agenda*

This year's sessions are practical, packed with hints and tips, and include external industry experts.

8:30 Registration
9:00 - 9:55 Welcome
Tim Barker, Richard Potash and Luke Visser
9:55 - 10:15 Morning Tea
10:15 - 11:05 HCM Stream
Digital adoption: HR journey to the cloud - Luke Visser
  Technology Stream
Infrastructure and automation - Henri van Blerk
11:10 - 12:00 HCM Stream
Predictive analytics and the use of cognitive computing to enable insights - Natalie Francis, PhDLeslie Breackell
  Technology Stream
Data security: how to get it right - Daniel Parker
  Lunch Time
Meet the experts, lunch and networking
13:00 - 13:50 HCM Stream
Value realisation - extracting value post-implementation - Luke Visser Lidija Mojsoska
  Technology Stream
Fiori: enabling your managers - Adan Willemse
14:00 - 15:00 Keynote
David Powell
General Manager IT Security Strategy, National Australia Bank
15:00 - 16:30 Networking & Drinks: Harbour Room - level 31
Meet and network with the experts whilst enjoying 200 degree views of the Opera House and Botanic Garden
   
 

Keynote speaker

David Powell, General Manager IT Security Strategy
National Australia Bank

David Powell was appointed Chief Information Security Officer at NAB in 2010, and was responsible for NAB’s cyber security capability. David has been in cyber security and banking for over 25 years and has focused on building security systems, processes and teams to counter threats. Over the last 5 years he has been implementing a large security strategy to provide the most up-to-date technology to counter criminal activity and position NAB as having a leading cyber capability. As the threat landscape continues to deteriorate, David has recently taken a new role within NAB to focus on an aggressive program to deliver a revised IT security strategy and corresponding investment program.


Session Speakers

Natalie Francis, PhD, Talent Specialist, Portfolio Solutions
IBM Talent Management Solutions

  • Talent Specialist, IBM Watson Talent & Kenexa
  • Australian Leader, Thought Leadership Center of Expertise
  • IBM Talent Management Solutions

Leslie Breackell, Client Engagement Leader & HR Executive Advisor, Australia/New Zealand
IBM Talent Management Solutions

  • Smarter Workforce Engagement Leader

Leslie is a Human Resources and Change Management professional, a Business Psychologist and an Executive Coach with experience in strategic and operational Human Resources.

She has worked with a wide range of public and private sector organisations in Australia/NZ and across the world - developing solutions that link people outcomes to business strategy and transformation.

Leslie’s work has more recently focused on Talent and Workforce analytics. In particular, she has been helping HR practitioners seek effective ways to position themselves as key strategic partners in the business, using analytics to improve decision-making as a top priority and giving guidance in the use of advanced analytics so that HR can make a more proactive contribution to business strategy.

Leslie holds a Bachelor degree in Applied Psychology, an Honours Degree in Counselling Psychology, and a Masters of Management Degree (in Strategic Human Resources). She is also a registered Organisational Psychologist, a full member of the Institute of Management Consultants in Australia (registered at the level of Certified Management Consultant) and a certified member of the Australian Human Resource Institute.


Daniel Parker, Solutions Director APJ
EPI-USE Labs

  • Landscape basis Architecting
  • Data security

Daniel Parker is Solutions Director at EPI-USE Labs. He leads experienced consulting teams as to provide a variety of SAP landscape services for customers, including SAP Data Security. 


Henri van Blerk, VP cloud services APJ
EPI-USE Labs

  • Cloud services

Henri has been part of the IT scene since 1999, and the SAP world since 2005.

He started working at EPI-USE in 2002 and has been part of various implementation types, either as the Technical Lead or as a team member. He also worked on virtualization with VMWare Products, and cloud solutions like AWS (Amazon Web Services) and Azure. To Henri IT is more than just a career, it is a lifestyle.


Adan Willemse, Technical architect
EPI-USE Labs

  • Query Manager
  • Variance Monitor
  • Document builder

With more than 10 years’ experience in SAP HR, time management and reporting, Adan has helped many customers meet their enterprise reporting and payroll requirements.  


Luke Visser, SAP Cloud Support Lead at EPI-USE
EPI-USE

Luke is a HCM Professional with over 16 years combined experience in SAP HCM and SuccessFactors. He has experience in numerous project implementations, across numerous industries and regions. He has expert understanding of SAP’s HCM and SuccessFactors functional components and their various integration points.

He has a wealth of experience in project delivery; from solution oversight and management to hands-on configuration. Luke specializes in the support of SuccessFactors and the extraction of value post implementation.


Lidija Mojsoska, SuccessFactors Talent Consultant
EPI-USE

  • Speciality Module, Learning Management

Lidija engages with business stakeholders to ensure organisational design and alignment to a new way of working; enabling the best user experience for their employees. Using the latest technologies to capture audiences and drive productivity with minimal organisational disruption.


Meet the experts

Throughout the event you will have the opportunity to meet the experts in your field.
Register for one of the sessions on the day and put your questions to the people who can provide answers you might never anticipate.

Daniel Parker, Solutions Director APJ
EPI-USE Labs

  • Landscape basis Architecting
  • Data security

Daniel Parker is Solutions Director at EPI-USE Labs. He leads experienced consulting teams as to provide a variety of SAP landscape services for customers, including SAP Data Security. 


Adan Willemse, Technical architect
EPI-USE Labs

  • Query Manager
  • Variance Monitor
  • Document builder

With more than 10 years’ experience in SAP HR, time management and reporting, Adan has helped many customers meet their enterprise reporting and payroll requirements.  


Michael Owen, Technical Consultant
EPI-USE Labs

Michael is a specialised Technical consultant. His key focus areas are data copying, data automation and data security. He has been part of various implementations and is the go to person when it comes to the Data Sync Manager suite.


Lidija Mojsoska, SuccessFactors Talent Consultant
EPI-USE

  • Speciality Module, Learning Management

Lidija engages with business stakeholders to ensure organisational design and alignment to a new way of working; enabling the best user experience for their employees. Using the latest technologies to capture audiences and drive productivity with minimal organisational disruption.


Henri van Blerk, VP cloud services APJ
EPI-USE Labs

  • Cloud services

Henri has been part of the IT scene since 1999, and the SAP world since 2005.

He started working at EPI-USE in 2002 and has been part of various implementation types, either as the Technical Lead or as a team member. He also worked on virtualization with VMWare Products, and cloud solutions like AWS (Amazon Web Services) and Azure. To Henri IT is more than just a career, it is a lifestyle.


Luke Visser, SAP Cloud Support Lead
EPI-USE

Luke is a HCM Professional with over 16 years combined experience in SAP HCM and SuccessFactors. He has experience in numerous project implementations, across numerous industries and regions. He has expert understanding of SAP’s HCM and SuccessFactors functional components and their various integration points.

He has a wealth of experience in project delivery; from solution oversight and management to hands-on configuration. Luke specializes in the support of SuccessFactors and the extraction of value post implementation.

Registration details

Parts of EPI-USE Labs User Group 2017 will be recorded for promotional and educational purposes. Attending this event automatically confirms your agreement to appear in possible broadcasts of the event on various public media platforms. Our privacy policy can be read here

1st August 2017
9am - 4pm
Sydney, Australia
InterContinental

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