MWLUG Summer 2018 Conference
When: Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 → Thursday, June 28th, 2018
MWLUG Summer 2018 Conference
URL:http://lgug.workoutloud.com/Event/mwlug-summer-2018-conference

Sessions

 
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Tuesday - June 26th, 2018

IPA Symposium Check In
8:30 AM
8:00 AM
Room: Viking
Overview of the IPA Symposium & Welcome
8:55 AM
8:30 AM
Room: Viking Presenters: Richard Leigh Stout & Bill Geddy, RPI Consultants
The buzz has been growing and the day is here. The IPA Symposium welcome – it starts now. Understand the how’s and when’s, so you take full advantage of this event plus maximize what you take back to your organization.

AM Enablement Track (1 attendee per company, room capacity 20)

Basic IPA Navigation & Sandbox Access for HCM
12:00 PM
8:55 AM
Room: register via email to Ron.Maskal@allina.com Presenters: Richard Leigh Stout & Mike Laskins, RPI Consultants
Learn the basics and the power of Infor Process Automation through the hands-on training, enablement, and building of an IPA flow for HCM. **Please note the Enablement Track is limited to 1 person per company and IS NOT YET FULL! This allows MWLUG companies an equal opportunity to participate in this Track. The classroom will have 20 workstations and a registration confirmation will be required to participate. A waiting list will be created once capacity is reached.**
Advanced Track: IPA Provisioning and Landmark Automation
9:50 AM
9:00 AM
Room: Viking Presenters: Keith Thompson, Denver Health
Learn how Denver Health automated User Account Provisioning with IPA including ESS/MSS, LBI, and RQC with New Hires in HR, Terminations, limited security updates and notifications due to transfers, Manager provisioning, Requisition users, including identities, security and groups, and updates to user IDs within Landmark, including assigns tasks & filters. Learn from Keith Thompson, Applications ERP Manager, Supply Chain, for Denver Health.
Advanced Track: IPA for SCM
10:50 AM
10:00 AM
Room: Viking Presenters: Jeremy Stoltzfus & Jeff House, RPI Consultants
Learn from the experts about the Common applications of IPA for Supply Chain Management including automating requester additions, scheduling/distributing reports, MSCM exception management, and buyers message workflow. Common applications of IPA for Supply Chain Management including automating requester additions, scheduling/distributing reports, MSCM exception management, and buyers message workflow. Learn from IPA Jedi’s Jeremy Stoltzfus & Jeff House of RPI Consultants.
Advanced Track: Automating Month End Close with IPA
11:50 AM
11:00 AM
Room: Viking Presenters: Jeff House & Jeremy Stoltzfus, RPI Consultants
Learn how to close the month end in a nearly painless way by automating those tedious steps with Infor Process Automation. Learn from IPA Jedi’s Jeff House & Jeremy Stoltzfus of RPI Consultants.
Lunch Provided in Stav Cafeteria
1:00 PM
11:50 AM
Room: Stav Hall Dining Area

PM Enablement Track (1 attendee per company, room capacity 20)

Basic IPA Navigation & Sandbox Access for Requisitioning
4:00 PM
12:55 PM
Room: register via email to Ron.Maskal@allina.com Presenters: Richard Leigh Stout & Mike Laskins, RPI Consultants
Learn the basics and the power of Infor Process Automation through the hands-on training, enablement, and building of an IPA flow for Requisitioning. **Please note the Enablement Track is limited to 1 person per company and is NOT YET FULL! This allows MWLUG companies an equal opportunity to participate in this Track. The classroom will have 20 workstations and a registration confirmation will be required to participate. A waiting list will be created once capacity is reached.**
Advanced Track: Everything Business Managers need to Know about IPA
1:50 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Viking Presenters: Keith Thompson, Denver Health
Join Keith Thompson, Manager of Supply Chain Applications at Denver Health, for this “how to” session for business managers, IT managers, and other leaders looking to further utilize Infor Process Automation (IPA) in their organization. Learn what IPA can do, what it can’t do, the challenges of change with people who resist process automation, and the things you need to know the equip and enable your teams for success. Listen to real world example of how to use IPA to differentiate and auto your organization.
Advanced Track: IPA for HCM
2:50 PM
2:00 PM
Room: Viking Presenters: Jeff House & Jeremy Stoltzfus, RPI Consultants
Learn how IPA can be used for both Lawson HR and Global HR including personnel action / action request approval with a custom inbasket and interfaces / job automation. Learn from IPA Jedi’s Jeff House & Jeremy Stoltzfus of RPI Consultants.
Advanced Track: IPA Next Generation v2 (Lawson 10x & beyond)
3:50 PM
3:00 PM
Room: Viking Presenters: Jeremy Stoltzfus & Jeff House, RPI Consultants
You are on v10x or beyond – well IPA has something new for you. You have already invested in Infor Process Automation (IPA) and you have some basic flows, so now what? Learn from recognized experts, Jeremy Stoltzfus & Richard Leigh Stout as they give you tips & tricks, advanced techniques, and share how to take your organization to the next level with IPA. Learn from IPA Jedi’s Jeremy Stoltzfus & Jeff House of RPI Consultants.
IPA Panel
4:30 PM
4:00 PM
Room: Viking Presenters: Richard Leigh Stout & Bill Geddy, RPI Consultants; Keith Thompson, Denver Health; Jeremy Stoltzfus & Jeff House, RPI Consultants; and a Special Guest
Panel discussion with the experts – listen to the presenters from the IPA Symposium and takeaway the knowledge to use IPA to make a difference at your organization.
Early Arriver Reception
9:00 PM
7:00 PM
Room: The Archer House, 212 Division Street, Northfield
Join us Tuesday evening for an informal networking reception at the Archer House, in their River Side Conference Room (lower level). Relax with peers while enjoying appetizers and cocktails as we gear up for the next two spectacular days of conference sessions, networking and fun.

Wednesday - June 27th, 2018

Check-in / Registration
8:15 AM
7:15 AM
Room: Buntrock Commons
Overview of Conference
9:00 AM
8:30 AM
Room: Black/Gold/Sun Ballroom Presenters: Wendy Woitalla, MWLUG Chair
Customer Experience and Support Update
9:30 AM
9:00 AM
Room: Black/Gold/Sun Ballroom Presenters: Dan Sjodin and Yvonne Cheslog, Infor
Infor Update What's New
10:10 AM
9:30 AM
Room: Black/Gold/Sun Ballroom Presenters: Amy Ihlen and Howard Noreen, Infor
Come hear the latest from Infor
Intro to Birst
10:30 AM
10:10 AM
Room: Black/Gold/Sun Ballroom Presenters: John Carrico, Infor
Break
10:45 AM
10:30 AM
Room: Buntrock Commons

Special Interest Group (SIG) Breakout Sessions

SIG: Accounts Payable (AP, MA)
12:00 PM
10:45 AM
Room: Trollhaugen
This is your opportunity to network with other users. Share your questions, your best practices, and your business cards. The actual agenda will be determined by the participants.
SIG: Enterprise Fin Mgmt. (GL, AM, AC, AR)
12:00 PM
10:45 AM
Room: Gold/225B
This is your opportunity to network with other users. Share your questions, your best practices, and your business cards. The actual agenda will be determined by the participants.
SIG: Human Capital Management (includes HR and Payroll)
12:00 PM
10:45 AM
Room: Sun/225C
This is your opportunity to network with other users. Share your questions, your best practices, and your business cards. The actual agenda will be determined by the participants.
SIG: Reporting & Analytic Tools (Crystal, Add-Ins, SQL, Birst)
12:00 PM
10:45 AM
Room: Black/225A
This is your opportunity to network with other users. Share your questions, your best practices, and your business cards. The actual agenda will be determined by the participants.
SIG: Supply Chain Management
12:00 PM
10:45 AM
Room: Valhalla
This is your opportunity to network with other users. Share your questions, your best practices, and your business cards. The actual agenda will be determined by the participants.
SIG: Technical (includes User Interface tools, Design Studio, LSO, Ming.le, IPA)
12:00 PM
10:45 AM
Room: Viking
This is your opportunity to network with other users. Share your questions, your best practices, and your business cards. The actual agenda will be determined by the participants.
Lunch Provided in Stav Cafeteria
1:00 PM
11:30 AM
Room: Stav Hall Dining Area

Session 1

F1: Customer Story: Mayo Clinic, Backup Matching for Patient Refund Checks
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Undset/142 Presenters: Mark Schneider, Mayo Clinic
With the staggered implementation of EPIC across all Mayo Health Systems and Group Practice sites, Mayo Supply Chain took the opportunity to implement an automated backup matching process for patient refund checks. Learn how this has cut down the time staff needs to locate, print and match the backup by having MHC Document Express map and sync the backup to the appropriate check.
G1-1: Customer Story: Great River Energy and Saint Olaf College, Smart Office Startpads
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Viking Presenters: Wendy Woitalla, St. Olaf College and Matt Sherwood, Great River Energy
Infor Smart Office Startpads enable users to create shortcut groups that streamline processes. Be they to forms, websites, or even Excel workbooks you can create Startpads to make your workflow easier. Come and see how to create a Startpad and also see how Great River Energy and St. Olaf College has made use of Startpads to make life easier for their users.
G2-1: RPI Consultants: Getting More out of your ERP Investment – getting greater value out of the Infor/Lawson applications you already own
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Grieg/144 Presenters: Richard Leigh Stout & Jeremy Stoltzfus, RPI Consultants
Learn from two of the most prominent thought leaders in the Infor Lawson market, Richard Leigh Stout, a partner at RPI, and Jeremy Stoltzfus, on some tips, techniques, and an approach for getting greater value out of the Infor/Lawson applications you already own
G3-1: Bails & Associates, LLC: Learn more about Utilizing MS Add-Ins
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Munch/143 Presenters: Arden Varney, Bails & Associates, LLC
The presenter will list some of the most helpful scenarios for using MS Add-Ins to streamline processes.  The presenter will also share helpful information regarding table structure, field selection and ‘gotchas
H1: Global HR Can Really Solve my Problems
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Sun/225C Presenters: Matthew Bragstad, Infor
Come see all the new things that we are adding to Global HR, Self Service, the Global HR Migration Tool Set, and more. This session is jam packed with information, so prepare to take careful notes as your excitement level increases and your anticipation builds with what is waiting for you in Global HR.
P1: Customer Story: Denver Health, Punchout
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Trollhaugen Presenters: Keith Thompson, Denver Health
Denver Health has implemented several Punchout Vendors, including Dell, Amazon, Office Depot and others. Much of the process related to configuration, maintenance and approval has been automated through IPA and Design Studio.
R&A-1: Avaap USA, LLC: Intelligent ERP: Birst + Infor CloudSuite for True Data Visibility
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Gold/225B Presenters: Massimo Emilione, Avaap USA, LLC
Attendees to this session will learn about Birst and how the analytic platform combined with Infor software, including Lawson and Infor CloudSuite, offers organizations true visibility across the organization to improve their business processes. The presentation will also cover Avaap Security Dashboard and testing solutions designed specifically for Infor software, giving attendees a firsthand look at the tools and accelerators available for rapid implementation and faster time to value.
T1: Focus Group: Onboarding Associate Level Technologists
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Valhalla Presenters: Tim Mettler, Mayo Clinic & Ron Maskal, Allina Health
Please join Tim Mettler from Mayo Clinic, and Ron Maskal from Allina Health, in a conversation about the challenges and successes with onboarding new technical staff, whether they be Programmers or Business/System Analysts.  How do you recruit your talent? What resources have been successful for onboarding staff to support Lawson apps, 4GL programming, IPA? These are some of the discussion questions that Tim and Ron will pose and share their experiences.  This session will be a facilitated discussion but is dependent on audience participation.  
Watch 'n' Learn: Infor Spreadsheet Designer
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Black/225A Presenters: Don Peterson, Infor
Infor Spreadsheet Designer is the Infor Lawson Add-Ins for Microsoft Office for Infor Landmark-based applications. Watch and learn how you can create queries and uploads to your Infor Landmark applications' Business Classes.
Break
2:15 PM
2:00 PM
Room: Buntrock Commons

Session 2

F2: Customer Story: HealthPartners use of Activities
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Undset/142 Presenters: Ann Roth, HealthPartners
Have you ever wondered how other clients use Project and Activity Accounting? In this session, HealthPartners will describe how they have used Project & Activity Accounting in their organization for different purposes.
G1-2: Cashbook: Automating your Lawson Cash Management Processes
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Grieg/144 Presenters: Greg Coulter, Cashbook
In this educational presentation, Greg Coulter, CEO Cashbook, will discuss how automation of Cash Management processes is seen as a necessity now in all companies. Especially with the time-consuming repetitive manual tasks that finance staff must do daily. Greg will show how you can now consolidate all your cash information in one location and create a daily overview of your cash position through automation. Greg will demonstrate how you can now transform your financial operations.
G2-2: MHC Software: MHC Imaging & Automation Solutions for Infor Lawson AP/SCM/HR/PR
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Munch/143 Presenters: Chris Rademacher, MHC Software
Want to have quick and secure access to the documents you need to effectively manage your organization? Come learn how MHC Software's Image Express not only provides access to information and documents within the context of everyday Infor Lawson business functions but also automates otherwise manual processes through intelligent data capture and electronic forms
G3-2: RPI Consultants: The 2018 IPA Symposium – Information plus Q&A, a Panel Discussion
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Valhalla Presenters: Richard Leigh Stout, Jeff House, Jeremy Stoltzfus, RPI Consultants & Keith Thompson, Denver Health
The buzz is growing, and if youÂ’ve not yet heard, RPI hosted an Infor Process Automation symposium on Tuesday of MWLUG in conjunction with the MWLUG Summer Conference. RPI Partner Richard Leigh Stout joins IPA guru Jeremy Stoltzfus plus several other presenters to discuss the eventÂ’s background, findings from the IPA Symposium survey, what is going on with IPA, and what happened at the event that can help you make a real difference in your organization.
G4-2: Ascend: Get your AP Automation Project to Pay for Itself by Reducing Cost and Preventing Fraud
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Trollhaugen Presenters: Aaron Teague, Ascend
Learn how to detect and prevent employee fraud through Ascend's SmartTouch AP Imaging and Automation solution. In addition, Ascend's financial Automation Suite will increase visibility, improve AP controls, convert paper-based tasks to paperless, route invoices for approval, plus approve invoices on mobile devices. Ascend has the only "Real-time" Infor Lawson AP transaction integration, which reduces steps and cuts your AP process in half.
H2: Business Software, Inc.: BSIÂ’s Payroll Tax and Regulatory Horizon 2018
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Sun/225C Presenters: Gregory Shine, Business Software, Inc.
Significant regulatory and legislative changes could have implications for the payroll profession and all U.S. employers and can redefine the ways payroll departments conduct their business.  This session shares “need-to-know” changes in payroll that will impact regulations, allowing payroll teams to stay at the forefront of their daily processing requirements. Come learn about legislative and administrative actions from all authorities that may have an effect on employee policies and employer requirements.  This interactive discussion will focus on the latest legislative news, as well as anticipated changes.
P2: Customer Story: EVMWD, Deep Dive into Cloud Suite Financials and Supply Chain, One Year Later
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Gold/225B Presenters: Jim Ollerton, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District
Join Jim Ollerton on a discussion on the lessons he has learned in the last year from going live with Cloud Suite Financials and Supply Chain. This session will be geared towards the Supply Chain implementation.
T2: JK Seva: Transitioning from Lawson Security as Security Token Service to Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Viking Presenters: Todd Kastle, JK Seva
This session covers the memorandum/announcement sent out by Infor about the requirement to change from LS as STS and what that means.  We will also cover other security connection items around Infor's Distributed Security Package (DSP) including "Distributed Single-Sign On (DSSO)" and "Infor Security Services (ISS)".
Watch ‘n’ Learn: Infor Lawson Add-Ins for Microsoft® Office - Intermediate/Advanced
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Black/225A Presenters: Don Peterson, Infor
In this more advanced Watch ‘n’ Learn session, see how to go about creating more complex queries and uploads. This session is comprised of various how-to techniques covering topics intended to make the creation of queries and uploads more efficient.
Break
3:30 PM
3:15 PM
Room: Buntrock Commons

Session 3

F3: Overview of Lease Management
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Undset/142 Presenters: Carolyn Bench, Infor
Are you still tracking leases in spreadsheets? Join this session to see the ASU 842 solution updates added as well as get an overview of lease processing: learn how finance and long-term operating leases are tied to assets in asset management, and see lease payment integration with accounts payable.
G1-3: Bails & Associates, LLC: Lessons Learned from a Successful CloudSuite Financials – aka V11 – Implementation
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Gold/225B Presenters: Arden Varney, Bails & Associates, LLC
Come learn how Bails is successfully implementing CloudSuite (aka v11) Financials and Supply Chain. We will share our experiences, challenges and stories related to both the clients that we have brought LIVE and those that are currently implementing.
G2-3: TEAMabsolute: Ask the Experts
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Valhalla Presenters: Cat Gau, TEAMabsolute
In this presentation, we bring in a skilled expert to talk to about anything the customers want. We send out a survey to all MWLUG attendees before the conference and they can submit topics they would like to discuss. This allows our team to prepare ahead of time, but we also encourage additional questions at the conference. It is more of an open dialogue to really engage with customers, share our experiences, and provide them with the information they've been looking for.
G3-3: Infor Education: Master Infor Products, Maximize Your Potential
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Trollhaugen Presenters: Tom Passe, Infor
Explore whatÂ’s new in Infor Education, including new self-directed learning courses, the expanded eLibrary education subscription, and our new Certification Program. WeÂ’ll also review some exciting initiatives on our education roadmap designed to support your learning needs, whether youÂ’re a new customer or an existing customer upgrading your Infor Lawson and HCM software.
H3: Focus Group: How HCM will Change the way you Work
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Sun/225C Presenters: Matthew Bragstad, Infor
Join Matthew Bragstad for this interactive focus group. Interact, discuss and share your ideas/concerns.
P3: Overview of Recall Management (v10 & v11)
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Munch/143 Presenters: Chris Wiekert, Infor
Attend this session to learn about what is new and next for Infor Recall Management. Learn how Recall Management can allow users to effectively and efficiently manage their recalls, safety notices, and device corrections that organizations receive on a regular basis. Find out how its beautiful look and signature features improve and streamline processes.
R&A-3: Dashboard Gear: Reporting and Analytics Options and Tools
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Grieg/144 Presenters: Rich Bendickson, Dashboard Gear
There is a lot of confusion in the Infor space about reporting options.  What can I use to create reports today?  What are the best tools to use to position our organization for the future of reporting and analytics?  Dashboard Gear will show you things you can do today to create reports such as Financial Statements, Turnover and Headcount reports, etc.  All examples will be shown using Version 10 data.  If you want to see a specific report scenario during the session, send the request to Rich.Bendickson@dashboardgear.com and he will demonstrate the creation of it.
T3: Differences between the Lawson System Foundation and Landmark Runtime Platforms
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Viking Presenters: Del Dehn, Infor
Learn about the technology differences between Lawson System Foundation and Landmark Technology Runtime. You'll hear about what's replacing what and how you should prepare for the transition.
Watch 'n' Learn: Infor Configuration Console
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Black/225A Presenters: Don Peterson, Infor
Infor Configuration Console is to Infor Landmark-based applications as Infor Lawson Design Studio is to Infor Lawson Portal and Scripting is to Infor Smart Office. Come and see some of the things you can do with Infor Configuration Console to get your Infor Landmark-based applications more finely tuned to how you do your work.
MWLUG Reception
11:00 PM
4:30 PM
Room: The Grand Event Center, 316 Washington Street, Northfield
The Grand Event Center is the site of this year's MWLUG reception. The historic Grand building in downtown Northfield has been restored to resemble the original theatre that it was in the early 1900's. Join us for fun, food, drinks and some surprises at this premiere event location! Prizes will be given away! Located just 1 mile from St. Olaf in downtown Northfield.

Thursday - June 28th, 2018

Breakfast Provided in Stav Cafeteria
8:30 AM
7:30 AM
Room: Stav Hall Dining Area
WhatÂ’s new with Digital Concourse, powered by WorkOutLoudÂ…
8:30 AM
8:00 AM
Room: Viking Presenters: Eric Lopez, CEO, Co-Founder, WorkOutLoud
WorkOutLoud will be introducing our new “Marketplace” solution. What is the Marketplace? The Marketplace delivers a place to find, buy, sell, share, rate and comment regarding products and services that will benefit your organization. In addition, we will be demonstrating some of the latest features of the WorkOutLoud community platform such as gamification, analytics, privacy, connection features.
Cloud: ItÂ’s about Transforming your Business
9:30 AM
8:30 AM
Room: Viking Presenters: Scott Ireland, Infor
Helping the customers get to the Cloud... What  if you could lower your Total Cost of ownership on a mission critical application like ERP, while improving flexibility, disaster recovery, and performance? You can with Infor CloudSuite. Come hear how customers like you are transforming their business with CloudSuite. Hear analysts findings that are fueling the move to cloud ERP as one of the most significant technology trends.
Break
9:45 AM
9:30 AM
Room: Buntrock Commons

Session 4

F4: Customer Story: Denver Health, MHC's AP Automation with eForms
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Gold/225B Presenters: Keith Thompson, Denver Health
Denver Health has automated much of the AP invoice process by leveraging MHC’s eForm and OCR solution integrated with Infor’s Process Automation (IPA).  We automatically process any invoice emailed or submitted on-line to AP, including data entry and routing for approval.
G1-4: Intellias: Transition Management: Simplifying Team Growth
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Undset/142 Presenters: Alyson White, Intellias
Learn how modern transition technology can help orchestrate and encourage collaborative employee engagement to improve employee effectiveness, cultivate team connections, and keep them onboard. Transform the transitioning employee experience into one that offers an individual, role-based, and social-driven approach to new position challenges with modern, streamlined, and integrated technology to accelerate productivity.
G2-4: Kinsey: Compliance Dashboard for Lawson
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Munch/143 Presenters: Dan Kinsey, Kinsey
Producing Security and Audit reports within Lawson can be a challenge and in some cases impossible. This webinar will introduce you to features in our Compliance Dashboard that can make the process easier for your organization.
G3-4: Velocity: Preparations for Adopting Infor CloudSuite
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Grieg/144 Presenters: Chance Veasey, Velocity
No matter what version of Infor you are currently running, or where it resides, preparing for a move to CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management (v11) can start now. In this session, you will get expert advice on: a) overcoming barriers to adoption b) impact analysis of adoption, c) options for preparing & implementing CloudSuite Financials & SCM and d) moving and improving - regardless of your deployment model.
H4: Special Interest Group Deeper Dive - Benefits
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Valhalla
Attend one of the deeper dive Special Interest Group Topics.
H4: Special Interest Group Deeper Dive - Payroll
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Trollhaugen
Attend one of the deeper dive Special Interest Group Topics.
P4: Inventory Intelligence for Healthcare
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Sun/225C Presenters: Chris Wiekert, Infor
In this session you will learn how Infor Inventory Intelligence for Healthcare can help optimize your inventory levels while anticipating problems and responding with solutions.
R&A-4: Birst Value-Based Design: Driving Business Impact with Analytics
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Black/225A Presenters: Tom Salzer Director, Infor
Drive greater results by better managing the Analytics Value Cycle in your organization. Learn how to develop analytic solutions that deliver real business value for your organization by embracing the decision making process and focusing on key value levers. In this session, you will learn: • How to develop a high-level Value Map and Value Plan for your organization • How to identify key areas of focus and business drivers that can impact your business • See how to put it all together from data to decision
T4: Infor CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management Upgrade/Migration Workshop for Existing Infor Lawson Customers – Part 1
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Viking Presenters: Joan Johnson-Stoltman & Brenda White, Infor
This is a two part session, split over consecutive timeslots. In this session, we will discuss the upgrade/migration options, tooling and methodologies available to existing Infor Lawson customers to adopt CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management 11 (and Global HR/Talent Management 11). We will cover release status, deployment options, upgrade/migration options and how they differ from previous Infor Lawson upgrades and implementation methodologies and considerations. We will also perform a live demonstration of the available migration tools that Infor is using with customer projects today.
Break
11:00 AM
10:45 AM
Room: Buntrock Commons

Session 5

F5: Realize the Full Benefit: How to Prepare for CloudSuite with an Improved Global Ledger Structure
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Gold/225B Presenters: Donna Booth, ROI Healthcare Solutions
The Chart of Accounts is the Heart of Finance. CloudSuite offers benefits that surpass any historical functionality of ERP systems in use today. Join us to learn how the full benefits of the CSF solution can be realized with proper planning and the restructuring of the general ledger. THIS IS A REMOTE SESSION
G1-5: Infor Smart Office Personalization
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Black/225A Presenters: Don Peterson, Infor
Infor Smart Office provides the end user with an extensive set of tools that allow them to modify the forms they use to fit the way they are used to working. See how these personalization methods can make your use of Infor Smart Office more efficient.
G2-5: The New World of Constant Change: Developing an Effective Change Enablement Strategy
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Undset/142 Presenters: Erica Doherty, Infor
Organizations in every industry are experiencing constant and dramatic change due to technological advancements (mobility and artificial intelligence), demographic shifts (Millennials), changing social norms (the gig economy) and transparency of information (think big data). HR departments are often the implementers of change within their organization and must approach transitions with a defined plan for success. This session will detail a proven change enablement (not management) methodology that can be utilized by organizations in any industry to effectively assess organizational readiness, ensure a consistently shared vision, facilitate communication, and secure leadership and stakeholder commitment. Using this model as the prototype, organizations can ensure a timely transition with minimal disruptions for both employees and clients.
G3-5: Lawson User Experience 10.1.0.0
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Sun/225C Presenters: Rajan Shanmugavelu, Infor
The new Lawson User Experience 10.1.0.0 delivers the latest Infor Hook & Loop 4.0 HTML5 controls. Themes, user configurable contrast, responsive design, better use of available screen space, improved navigation and more are enabled by Infor Hook & Loop's 4.0 HTML5 controls. Attend this session to learn what's available with the new Lawson User Experience 10.1.0.0.
H5: ROI Healthcare Solutions: Move, Groove and Improve for HCM  - An interactive Workshop (1.5 hours)
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Munch/143 Presenters: Diana Van Blaricom, ROI Healthcare Solutions
Join us for this fun interactive 90 minute workshop!  We'll explore ways to take advantage of Infor HCM technologies while transforming into a progressive, best-in-class HR organization.  Learn what others are doing to drive world-class Human Capital initiatives and discover what you can do tomorrow to move your organization forward.  Prepare to contemplate, collaborate and iterate!
P5: UDI: Compliance, Value, and Strategy
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Grieg/144 Presenters: Chris Wiekert, Infor
Learn how Infor CloudSuite Supply Management strategy is evolving to incorporate the changes in the UDI environment to help bring value to your organization and ensure compliance with the new rules.
R&A-5: Raw Data to Dashboards in Minutes for True Self-service Analytics – Birst Academy
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Classroom 492 Presenters: Raana Jeelani and Tom Ericsson, Infor
Explore the latest in smart, self-service analytics with Birst. Connect to data, prepare it for analysis, visualize it in beautiful dashboards on a computer, and even watch it come to life on your mobile phone in minutes.
T5: Infor CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management Upgrade/Migration Workshop for Existing Infor Lawson Customers – CONTINUED Part 2
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Viking Presenters: Joan Johnson-Stoltman & Brenda White, Infor
This is part two of the above session. Please plan on attending both sessions to fully understand the content being delivered.
Lunch Provided in Stav Cafeteria
1:00 PM
11:30 AM
Room: Stav Hall Dining Area

Session 6

F6: Infor Lawson AP Invoice Automation
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Gold/225B Presenters: Colleen Holm, Infor
Payables departments can faces innumerable challenges processing inbound invoices. The team must ensure that all invoices are coded and routed properly, and approved and paid in a timely manner. Come see an overview of Infor Lawson Accounts Payable Invoice Automation and collaborate with us to influence enhancements and new product features.
G1-6: Analysts: Converting to ADFS from LS as STS
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Undset/142 Presenters: Alex Tsekhansky, Don Steger, and Gary Link, Analysts
Provide information on what ADFS is and how it will impact your organization. Provide insight on what to consider when planning this conversion, who within your organization will need to be involved, and how it will impact users of the Infor Lawson ERP system.
G2-6: Customer Story: Aspirus, How IPA Tamed Month-End Close
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Munch/143 Presenters: Jen Underwood, Aspirus
For Aspirus, a heavy load of manual processes across departments consistently resulted in an inefficient month-end close process. Then they decided to leverage IPA to automate and streamline the entire procedure resulting in shaving an entire day off the process. Join Jen Underwood, System Director for Supply Chain Informatics as she takes you through the solution they developed, share how it has impacted the Aspirus team, and show you tips to take back to your organization to maximize how your Lawson solution works for you.
G3-6: (CANCELLED) Customer Story: EVMWD, Birst First Impressions
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Grieg/144 Presenters: Jim Ollerton, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District
Please note due to a late schedule conflict, this session had to be cancelled. Apologies for the inconvenience. Join Jim Ollerton as he provides a customer’s perspective of Birst, and discusses first impressions on utilizing this new Infor reporting tool.
H6: Customer Story: Fairview Health Services, How Fairview uses Special Processing for HR Corrections
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Sun/225C Presenters: Angie Gjerning, Fairview Health Services
Do you use Reversals to correct everything in Lawson? See examples of how Fairview uses Special Processing to correct employee records. We will explore different methods of correcting employee actions and history (PA and HR).
P6: ROI Healthcare Solutions: The Book of Basics: Infor CloudSuite Financials
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Black/225A Presenters: Donna Booth, ROI HealthCare Solutions
This presentation will provide a foundational review of what’s included along with considerations for Infor CloudSuite Financials and Supply Management.  We'll review out-of-the-box features and functionality included in the solution, as well as key acronyms and relationships to prior versions.  Learn what you should be asking, key considerations and what to do to prepare for this new solution. THIS IS A REMOTE SESSION
R&A-6: Raw Data to Dashboards in Minutes for True Self-service Analytics – Birst Academy
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Classroom 492 Presenters: Raana Jeelani and Tom Ericsson, Infor
Explore the latest in smart, self-service analytics with Birst. Connect to data, prepare it for analysis, visualize it in beautiful dashboards on a computer, and even watch it come to life on your mobile phone in minutes.
St. Olaf Tour
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Registration Desk
Meet at the registration desk for a tour for the Science Center and Tomson Hall. Regents Hall, the Science Center, is a sustainable or "green" building that serves as a teaching tool. With features such as a green roof, reliance on passive solar lighting, and the minimization of chemical and biological waste, Regents Hall is not simply a model for responsible environmental stewardship but a daily working example of sustainability in practice.
T6: Lawson System Foundation—Tuning for Maximum Performance
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Viking Presenters: Rajan Shanmugavelu, Infor
Learn how to tune the client, web, environment, and infrastructure tiers for maximum performance. Discover configuration tips and techniques to improve system stability, reduce system downtime, and increase both system performance and scalability.
Break
2:15 PM
2:00 PM
Room: Buntrock Commons

Session 7

F7: New Cash Requirements in Infor CloudSuite Financials
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Gold/225B Presenters: Colleen Holm, Infor
Learn how the new cash requirements process allows for online modification of selected payments and the ability to add released invoices not selected from the original parameters. Find out how this new process gives you the transparency to become flexible using online tools.
G1-7: HR and Technology: How AI will Change Everything
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Sun/225C Presenters: Erica Doherty, Infor
There have been milestones that have been documented throughout human existence. Critical points in our evolution that mark a distinct change within a short timeframe that sets off an explosion of new behaviors, emotions, and cultures. Many experts believe we have just entered into the next cycle, another demarcation…….Artificial Intelligence or A.I. A recent national study conducted by Harris Poll found that 55% of HR managers believe artificial intelligence will become a regular part of HR within the next five years. In this thought provoking session, we will look at the basic elements of AI and how AI can expand the potential of your workforce.  AI should not be feared as a “job killer” but rather a “job elevator”, enriching the daily activities of your employees. Additionally, we will discuss what is on the horizon for AI and the benefits of HR embracing AI to solidify its role as a strategic organizational leader.
G2-7: Hyland Software: Perceptive Software Joins the Hyland Family - Power of One. How to Maximize Data Capture with the AP Automation Process
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Undset/142 Presenters: Terry Prescott, Hyland
We'll discuss the impact Brainware Intelligent Capture, by Hyland, has on the ROI of your Infor AP Automation Process. This is a non-template based technology further reducing the implementation overhead. We will also discuss the many ways you can bring invoices into your system using Intelligent Capture.
G3-7:Infor Services Marketplace: Helping to Drive your Business by Driving our Business to you
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Munch/143 Presenters: Ryan Ptacek, Infor
The Infor Services Marketplace revolutionizes the customer experience by automating the customer’s ability to procure services from Infor Consulting.  This tool both simplifies and accelerates the your ability to seamlessly engage with Infor Services to fulfill their consulting needs, putting the entire end to end buying experience in your hands.  The Marketplace will not only present you with packaged services and promotional offerings, but will also give you the ability to submit requirements, receive a quote, review consultant schedules, and purchase services directly within the application. 
H7: Next Generation Payroll Program Update
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Viking Presenters: Amy Ihlen, Infor
The development of the new integrated payroll for Global HR is now well underway and this session will provide a status update on the progress of this important initiative. We will also provide an update on other payroll related initiatives as part of this session.
P7: RPI Consultants: Tips & Tricks, for Handling PO Receipts and Returns
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Grieg/144 Presenters: Beau Hunt, RPI Consultants
Special use cases for receiving such as capturing lot/expiration dates, auto-receiving from EDI, and using the Lawson’s inspections process to manage required lab QCs. No one really likes managing vendor returns, but they’re an important fact of life in Supply Chain. How to make an often-misunderstood process work better for your department and organization.
R&A-7: Raw Data to Dashboards in Minutes for True Self-service Analytics – Birst Academy
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Classroom 492 Presenters: Raana Jeelani and Tom Ericsson, Infor
Explore the latest in smart, self-service analytics with Birst. Connect to data, prepare it for analysis, visualize it in beautiful dashboards on a computer, and even watch it come to life on your mobile phone in minutes.
T7: Replicating Customizations with Configuration Tools in CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Black/225A Presenters: Don Peterson, Infor
Learn about Configuration Console and its new capabilities to personalize, configure, and extend your CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management application. Join this discussion about migration concerns and find out about options when going to CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management.
Break
3:30 PM
3:15 PM
Closing Session and Prize Drawings
4:00 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Viking
Registration for this event is closed

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User Groups
Human Capital Management
Financial Management
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When

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 → Thursday, June 28th, 2018, from 8:00 to 5:00 (US/Central)

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Ron Maskal
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Shannon Mulligan
Yvonne Cheslog
Amanda Ellenbaum
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