Midwest and West Coast Mega Meeting
When: Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 from 10:00 to 3:00 (US/Central)
Midwest and West Coast Mega Meeting
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Wednesday - August 18th, 2021

Vendor Booths Open
10:00 AM
9:30 AM
Welcome, Infor Updates!
10:55 AM
10:00 AM
Welcome from the User Group Board Members. Then hear updates from Infor: Customer Experience Update by Yvonne Cheslog, Technology update from Hans Mueller, HCM update from Dale Kennedy & Jeff King, and a Finance & Supply Chain Management update from Chris Wiekert and Andrew Wolling.

1st Session

Finance Track - ITK: Deploying AI and Machine learning in Procure to Pay applications: Duplicate Payment prevention and AP Automation. Bruce Beck
11:55 AM
11:00 AM
Presenters: Bruce Beck
Learn how your organization can reduce cost and eliminate fraud, waste and abuse with our SaaS based offering. ITK not only uses data science to prevent duplicate invoice payments from occurring but automates AP payments with our partner Nvoicepay.
General Track - RPI: How to get Ready for CloudSuite (v11 Pre-Planning) – RPI Consultants. Keith Wayland, Richard Leigh Stout
11:55 AM
11:00 AM
Presenters: Keith Wayland, Richard Leigh Stout
With CloudSuite v11 on your horizon, there is no better time to educate your team on how to do the implementation right and get everyone on board for this important journey. Join RPI Partner & Infor Practice Leader, Richard Leigh Stout, and RPI Managing Partner, Keith Wayland, as they discuss a pre-planning framework that will give you the best foundation for a successful go-live on CloudSuite while also leveraging its powerful new capabilities. Unlike previous upgrades, it will require deep engagement from process owners across all functional areas in order to succeed. This is a major leap forward in technology and functionality – it presents a significant opportunity to address pain points across all areas. However, the migration to v11 also represents a significant investment, so we will discuss how to develop the right path, right options, and right scope for this transformational project. Join these dynamic Infor thought leaders as they guide you to the next phase of ERP.
HR/HCM/Payroll Track - AVAAP/APEX: Global Financial Connector for S3Payroll and FSM.
11:55 AM
11:00 AM
Presenters: John Gallaher
Please join us for a review of the Global Financial Controller (GFC) and its role in integrating the Infor S3 GHR Payroll Application with the Infor Financials and Supply Chain Management System (FSM). This presentation will include an overview of the GFC framework and discuss some of the different ways that “Apex Systems formerly Avaap Infor Business” has helped clients utilize the application for their specific business needs.
Migration Path - St. Luke's: Customer Presentation! Migration story from St.Luke's. Kyle Peck
11:55 AM
11:00 AM
Presenters: Kyle Peck
Join Infor Customer, Kyle Peck from St. Luke's as he goes through the success and challenges of their recent migration to Infor FSM! Kyle and team will allow time for Q&A!
Reporting & Analytics - Dashboard Gear: HCM Analytics Made Easy. Rich Bendickson
11:55 AM
11:00 AM
Presenters: Rich Bendickson
Your data is only as good as the insights you glean from it. Learn how to easily pull together the information you need to understand your workforce demographics. Rich Bendickson will show you how to use new Dashboard Gear tools to simplify your ad hoc queries, packaged analytics and reports.
Supply Chain Track - INFOR: MSCM-- Android and SOHO 4 - User Interface. Jonathan Andersen
11:55 AM
11:00 AM
Presenters: Jonathan Andersen
See the new SoHo 4.0 visual interface changes that are being applied to MSCM Android devices and web screens.
Technology Track - INFOR: Infor Landmark async for the end user and Administrator. Don Peterson
11:55 AM
11:00 AM
Presenters: Don Peterson
Learn how Infor Landmark asynchronous queues framework (async) is fundamental to any Infor Landmark technology platform-based application’s operations and how this powerful engine applies to business end users' various actions related to Infor Landmark technology platform-based applications. Additionally, learn Infor Landmark asynchronous queues framework (async) administration best practices to keep this powerful engine fundamental to any Infor Landmark technology platform-based application’s operations running efficiently and at peak performance.

2nd Session

Finance Track - EPHESOFT: How to leverage IDM Capture for Intelligent Document and Data Capture
12:55 PM
12:00 PM
Presenters: Tim McGuire, Eugene Formanes
IDM Capture is an Intelligent Capture Platform native to Infor that can be leveraged across the enterprise. Join us to learn more about how many Infor customers are using the solution as part of their document and data automation strategy.
General Track - MHC: Easily Organize Important Documents While Working From Anywhere. Chris Rademacher
12:55 PM
12:00 PM
Presenters: Chris Rademacher
Whether you’re trying to manage paper documents, or poorly organized digital documents, inefficiencies will cost your organization time, money, and frustration. Learn how you or your remote workforce can capture, store, retrieve, and distribute digital documents. Easily provide employees, customers, and vendors with the information they need, regardless of their location! 
HR/HCM/Payroll Track - ASPIRUS: Enhancing Self Service: Creating a custom HR Org Unit Request Form
12:55 PM
12:00 PM
Presenters: Chris Hellweg, Chris Laugelli
Being in an organization that is constantly changing, we needed a way outside of the standard paper request form to get Org Units created. We modeled it after the Request Position process so that when a Generalist enters the request, it sends to the proper groups for review/approval before saving to the business class. This speeds up the request process and cuts down on double entry of the same information.
Migration Path - BAILS: S3 Payroll Migration to GHR Payroll co-presented with John Soules Foods. Sherry Allen, Kellie Gilbert.
12:55 PM
12:00 PM
Presenters: Sherry Allen (John Soules Food), Kellie Gilbert (Bails)
Join Bails and John Soules Foods to hear first-hand customer experience with the migration of S3 Payroll to GHR payroll.   This presentation will discuss some of the processes and migration steps followed in migrating S3 payroll to GHR payroll.   We will discuss what worked well and what we needed to adjust.   A great opportunity to hear from a customer about lessons learned, tips and tricks, along with an opportunity to ask questions!
Reporting & Analytics - INFOR: Landmark Reporting for the End User. Don Peterson
12:55 PM
12:00 PM
Presenters: Don Peterson
Learn how to use Landmark reporting capabilities to optimize your data visibility and ad-hoc reporting needs, directly from within the system starting with the many lists available throughout the applications. Be it Global HR, Financials, or Supply Management, the same techniques apply.
Supply Chain Track - ROI: Item Lifecycle Management: From Recalls and Beyond- Ben Hougland
12:55 PM
12:00 PM
Presenters: Ben Hougland
As Supply Chain becomes more complex, Infor Item Lifecycle Management (ILM) streamlines and simplifies the coordination of tasks across the organization in order to ensure a process is completed correctly. Originally created to manage product recalls, ILM offers functionality to help manage new item adds, the value analysis process, and can be leveraged to manage many other processes once the basics are understood. Join the discussion to understand how you can leverage ILM to better manage processes in your organization.
Technology Track - INFOR: Lawson System Foundation—Top ten new features. Rajan Shanmugavelu
12:55 PM
12:00 PM
Presenters: Rajan Shanmugavelu
New user experience, user Business Object Documents (BODs), new platform support, friendly user IDs, Lawson Add-Ins for Microsoft Office performance governance, and more features that are now available. Attend this session to learn what's new with Lawson System Foundation.
Prize Giveaway
1:00 PM
12:45 PM

3rd Session

Finance Track - INFOR: How AI, ML, and process automation can benefit your business. Jim Perry, Chris Weikert
1:55 PM
1:00 PM
Presenters: Jim Perry, Chris Weikert
Artificial intelligence (AI) can help the CFO and their team free up time to improve business performance, reduce risk, and optimize costs. Leading finance teams leverage AI tools, including robotic process automation (RPA) and machine learning (ML), to automate repetitive processes and drive greater efficiency, insight, and decision support across the enterprise. In this session, experts from Infor will discuss the impact of AI on the modern finance user and explore how use of AI technologies such as RPA and ML can help you automate mundane tasks and upskill talent within your organization.
General Track - Intellias: Streamline Your Infor Talent Acquisition Process with New Configurable Features
1:55 PM
1:00 PM
Presenters: Rob Flannery
Have you heard about the new configurable functionality in Talent Acquisition? Join the experts at Intellias as they guide you through the Configurable Job Application and Configurable Hiring Workflow, and how they will help your organization create significant efficiencies for your candidates, hiring managers and recruitment teams. Learn how to expand your GHR functionality and simplify hiring activities. During this session, we'll cover: · What this new functionality is all about · How to eliminate pain points that exist today in the standard TA functionality · An exploration of the new Soho XI/4.0 Responsive Controls · Lessons learned implementing this technology for our clients
HR/HCM/Payroll Track - INFOR: Infor Lawson Add-Ins for Microsoft® Office for Human Resources and Payroll. Don Peterson
1:55 PM
1:00 PM
Presenters: Don Peterson
Lawson Add-Ins for Microsoft® Office are powerful tools that connect Lawson applications to the commonly-used Microsoft® Office desktop applications. In this advanced session, learn how to take advantage of these tools to streamline work processes in your organization HR and Payroll.
Migration Path - RPI: CloudSuite Migrations 101 – RPI Consultants. Richard Leigh Stout, Stephanie Kowal, Theresa Nelson
1:55 PM
1:00 PM
Presenters: Richard Leigh Stout, Stephanie Kowal, Theresa Nelson
This is your starting point to the transformative potential of CloudSuite, so get off to a good start with the “secret sauce.” A successful migration to the Cloud requires a blend of functional and IT teams, as well as leadership. To tee off this one-of-a-kind series, RPI will try to keep you sane while covering what you need to know for a successful migration: the plan, team, conversions, development, reporting, testing, training, interdependencies and more.
Reporting & Analytics - GFORCE: Reporting and Analytics: Pilot Flying J. Darin Michael
1:55 PM
1:00 PM
Presenters: Darin Michael
Learn how Pilot Flying J has utilized Birst to improve their business.
Supply Chain Track - INFOR: Birst- MSCM Analytics. Jonathan Andersen
1:55 PM
1:00 PM
Presenters: Jonathan Andersen
Understand the analytical improvements coming to MSCM reporting as part of the RAD Birst project!
Technology Track - KINSEY: Security Reporting, SoD and Auditing for Infor CloudSuite (Landmark). Guy Henson
1:55 PM
1:00 PM
Presenters: Guy Henson
Security Reporting, SoD and Auditing for Infor CloudSuite (Landmark). If you hold any of the following positions you won't wait to miss this educational session: Controller, Supervisor, Manager, Business/Systems Analyst, CIO, System Administrator, Internal Auditor.

4th Session

Finance Track - ECS REPORTING SOLUTIONS: Getting the most out of Infor CloudSuite financial reporting. Kim Bernal
2:45 PM
2:00 PM
Presenters: Kim Bernal
Is your organization a current or future Infor CloudSuite customer? Enhance your business with these powerful tips and strategies that you can use for planning your Infor CloudSuite financial statements and transactional reports. You will not want to miss this presentation! 
General Track -INFOR: The Future for Infor OS. Chris Wiekert
2:45 PM
2:00 PM
Presenters: Chris Wiekert
Infor OS continues to evolve with the latest technology available. This session is dedicated to preparing Infor customers with strategies for the future of: - Infor Ming.le Homepages - Infor Document Management - Infor Ming.le Search - Infor App Builder"
HR/HCM/Payroll Track - RPI: V11 GHR Multi-Tenant Payroll – RPI Consultants. Melissa Olson, Kathy Buitendorp
2:45 PM
2:00 PM
Presenters: Melissa Olson, Kathy Buitendorp
At long last, Payroll is available at v11, and in the Multi-tenant (MT) Cloud. CloudSuite now has it all, so listen and watch the adventure of path to moving one of the last applications to v11 as a City government, with 1000s of employees, moves their Payroll to the Infor Cloud on AWS. Join the RPI team as you explore the product, the tips & tricks, testing, integration point, and all points in-between – live on v11 and in-person.
Migration Path - Gforce: Customer migration story- Havertys
2:45 PM
2:00 PM
Presenters: Darrin Michael
Learn how Havertys saved significant time and money with a customized GForce implementation.
Reporting & Analytics - AGILE DRAGON: Transitioning to Infor Birst. Bill Payne
2:45 PM
2:00 PM
Presenters: Bill Payne
As customers transition to the cloud they receive standard out of the box analytical content requiring Customer teams transition from their current tools such as Infor Reporting to Birst.  This session is focused on the process and steps necessary to transition to the new content, this presentation is for any customer or prospect considering planning transitioning to Birst from legacy reporting solutions.
Supply Chain Track - HyBridge Solutions - Process Mining: Visualize the Potential of Your Infor Solution
2:45 PM
2:00 PM
Business process models are designed with the best intentions based on what should happen in your system, but they’re often incomplete because they don’t show what actually happens. Process mining allows you to visualize your processes based on real data from your Infor system. HyBridge Solutions will show you how to apply process mining tools and techniques to support your transformation efforts on any Infor platform. So, stop guessing where your process inefficiencies are and start visualizing them.
Technology Track - INFOR: Optimize Infor Process Automation data extraction using Landmark replication sets. Marilyn Sizemore
2:45 PM
2:00 PM
Presenters: Marilyn Sizemore
Join Infor Education and learn how to optimize IPA data extraction out of Landmark applications using replication sets. Tap into a wealth of knowledge based on years of experience in the field and learn creative solutions and innovative ways to solve your day to day issues.
Closing, Drawings, Thank You
3:00 PM
2:45 PM
Vendor Booths Close at 3:30pm
3:30 PM
3:00 PM
Registration for this event is closed

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When

Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 from 10:00 to 3:00 (US/Central)

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Loring Kaveney
Amanda Ellenbaum
Michael Strand
Yvonne Cheslog
Emily Walter
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