Navigating the Future of Global Manufacturing

“Master the Power of QAD”
Day 1 • Monday • February 8, 2016
Concurrent Track Sessions
8:00 am
8:45 am
9:45 am
10:45 – 12:00
8:30 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks – Toni Clubb - WeCUG
Keynote Speaker: Pam Lopker, Founder & President, QAD Inc.
Updates on exciting new projects underway at QAD for achieving the Effective Enterprise. Session will include a
live demo by Jeff Steele.
Vendor Introductions
10:15 am
Technology track
Customer Focus
Demo Center / Training
See how Automation Solutions allow
you to adapt more efficient, accurate,
and agile business processes. QAD's
new Automation Solutions Practice
supports implementing this new
Financial Sales & Operations Planning. Hear
about how organizations use Integrated
Business Planning (IBP) to understand the
financial impact of each decision made in the
S&OP process.
Come see Broom Street Software’s newest
technology Mobile Desk® which includes
APPS for all mobile devices that will allow
you to retrieve and update your QAD data
Astrid Rommens, Director, Automation
Solutions Practice - QAD
Oyku Asikoglu, Solutions Consultant - QAD
Stephen McHugh, Pres. – Broom Street
Martin Cohen, Partner/CIO - Broom Street
Mediterranean Room
Baltic Room
Pacific Room
12:00 – 1:00 | Lunch & Exhibitor Forum sponsored by PICS
1:00 – 2:15
Learn how the new Channel Islands
Action Centers provide insight and
empower you to actively collaborate
and make informed decisions. Channel
Islands also enables the effective user
to be much more responsive to
customer requests, increasing value of
Learn how QAD solutions can help address
the challenges facing the Life Science
industry today, including solutions for Cloud
ERP, integrated quality, supply chain
serialization, automation solutions, Trade
Activity Management (TAM), as well a
Unique Device Identification (UDI) offering
for Medical Device customers.
Live demo of business intelligence and
reporting solution that empower users to
extract information from QAD.
Experience software that utilizes
client/server and Internet technology to
distribute information.
Mary Ann Guthrie, Sr. Director, R&D QAD
Amanda Crissman, UX Engineer - QAD
David Medina, VP, Industry Vertical Markets
John Day, Senior Consultant Cyberscience
Mediterranean Room
Baltic Room
Pacific Room
2:15 – 2:45 | Break & Exhibitor Forum sponsored by Cyberscience
2:45 – 4:00
New QAD solutions allow companies to
Customer success story on upgrading from
adapt more efficiently to business
SE to EE in just 6 weeks. Lessons learned and
demands, like tracking and tracing
key milestones included in this presentation.
packaged inventory unit serial numbers.
Walter Little, Sr. Enterprise Applications
Engineer - Second Sight
Guido Van den Broeck, Director, R&D Ray Greenwood, Senior VP, Consulting
Services - Strategic Information Group
Get a sneak peek of early designs in this
Channel Islands user research session.
This is your opportunity to provide
feedback to directly impact the direction
of the product and ensure it meets your
needs and expectations.
Mediterranean Room
Pacific Room
Baltic Room
Tracey Rhoton, UX Manager - QAD
4:00 – 6:00 | Sunset Reception-with QAD executives—Lobby Patio | Sponsored by— STRATEGIC & QAD
QAD West Coast User Group Website
“Master the Power of QAD”
Day 2 • Tuesday • February 9, 2016
Concurrent Track Sessions
8:00 – 8:30 | Continental Breakfast sponsored by Logan Consulting – QAD Visitor Center
8:30 – 10:00
Business Process
Customer Focus
Demo Center / Training
Manufacturing solutions that simplify
and improve user experiences,
including personalization and
customizations by role, problem
identification and verification using
analytics, dashboards, data collection,
and shop floor reporting.
Global visibility and collaboration using
Demand and Supply Chain planning. QAD's
DSCP provides an advanced decision-making
tool to understand the global impact of
different plans and enables collaboration with
relevant stake-holders. The user friendly
interface standardizes and simplifies even the
most complicated operational plans.
The Modern-Day Guide to ERP
Archeology: Keeping the Past Under
Control. Control your databases. This
session investigates the archiving
process, showing what to archive, how
to do it, and what you can do to
manage your database as simply as
Carianne Nieuwstraten, Product
Manager - QAD
Oyku Asikoglu, Solutions Consultant- QAD
Scott Dulecki, Senior Solutions
Consultant - Progress BravePoint
Mediterranean Room
Baltic Room
Pacific Room
10:00 – 10:30 | Break – Exhibitor Forum sponsored by Eagle
10:30 – 12:00
Supply Chain Risk Management session
to learn how to ensure the continuity of
suppliers and how QAD solutions can
help you to proactively assess and
manage supply chain risk. Concepts
discussed apply to all industry verticals.
The QAD Learning Center has undergone
updates and enhancements. See a guided
exploration covering locating training courses
by role, product releases and accessing virtual
learning environments as well as new selfservice options.
Discussion of the growing trend
towards paperless processing and the
lasting benefits of streamlining
operations. See the industry’s first
Zero-cost program that transitions
vendors to ePayments without
additional cost or workload.
Terry Onica, Director, Automotive
Marketing Strategy - QAD
Bernadette Bagley, Director of Learning &
Development - QAD
Sam Mikhail, VP, Sales and Marketing
David Adams, Channel Sales Support
Manager - ACOM
Mediterranean Room
Baltic Room
Pacific Room
12:00 – 12:30 | Lunch & Exhibitor Forum Wrap-Up sponsored by Progress BravePoint
12:30 | Event Summary, Prize give-away and surveys | Mediterranean Room
Mediterranean Room - (1:00pm – 5:00pm)
QAD Workshop for Enterprise Edition Upgrade Paths
(Pre-Registered Attendees Only)
This will be an interactive session discussing reasons for upgrading, different types of upgrade options,
planning and executing upgrades, comparing and contrasting customer requirements and experiences.
QAD West Coast User Group Website