Please note this is a draft agenda and is subject to change at short notice.
8:00 - 8:50 AM
REGISTRATION & COFFEE + BREAKFAST
THEATRE 1: CENTENNIAL HALL
8:50 - 9:00 AM
Presenter: Nigel Irvine, General Manager - NSW, ACT, QLD, Red Rock Session time: 8:50 - 9:00 AM Stream: THEATRE 1, Centennial Hall
9:00 - 9:20 AM
Red Rock Welcome Note
Presenter: Philip Milne, Chief Executive Officer, Red Rock & Seelan Nayagam, Managing Director ANZ, DXC Technology Session time: 9:00 - 9:20 AM Stream: THEATRE 1, Centennial Hall
Abstract: Join us as Philip Milne and Seelan Nayagam welcome you and set the scene for the day ahead.
9:20 - 9:30 AM
Presenter: Rob Willis, Regional Managing Director, Oracle ANZ Session time: 9:20 - 9:30 AM Stream: THEATRE 1, Centennial Hall
Abstract: Hear from Rob Willis, Regional Managing Director, Oracle ANZ.
9:30 - 10:00 AM
KEYNOTE ADDRESS- OPPORTUNITY IN CHANGE: TECHNOLOGY FOR HUMANITY
Presenter: Dr Jordan Nguyen, Biomedical Engineer & TV Presenter Session time: 9:30 - 10:00 AM Stream: THEATRE 1, Centennial Hall
Abstract: We are currently experiencing the fastest rate of change the world has ever seen. Most of this is facilitated by the ever-growing world of connected technologies, advanced algorithms, and new innovations. In this presentation Dr Jordan Nguyen will take the audience through some of the big disruptions changing our world today, and the reasons why we should be excited by the possibilities they bring. He will share some of the big-thinking social impact projects he has brought to life through adopting change and uncovering the associated opportunities.
10:00 - 10:10 AM
WALK TO SESSION
10:10 - 10:50 AM
Oracle E-Business Suite Strategy Update & Roadmap
Presenter: Cliff Godwin, Senior Vice President – Applications Development, Oracle US Session time: 10:10 - 10:50 AM Stream: THEATRE 1, Centennial Hall
Abstract: An update on the Oracle E-Business Suite product line. This session will discuss how many of the industry trends such as Adaptive Intelligence, Subscription Economy, Industry 4.0, Mobile and the Oracle Cloud are being adopted by Oracle E-Business Suite today and the future. You will come away with an understanding of the value Oracle E-Business Suite applications deliver now and in the future.
Destination customer success - Your digital journey with JD Edwards
Presenter: Lyle Ekdahl, Senior Vice President & General Manager - JD Edwards, Oracle US Session time: 10:10 - 10:50 AM Stream: THEATRE 2, Vestibule Room
Abstract: Digital technologies are rapidly creating connected, agile and real-time businesses. To help you gain competitive advantage in today’s business environment, JD Edwards is delivering new and mature solutions that facilitate digitisation of information. Mobility to move JD Edwards beyond the back office to the point of the business process; IoT to drive real-time insight enabling faster responses to market opportunities; hybrid cloud for operational and business process modernisation. Join us on our journey to explore how JD Edwards empowers your organisation to thrive in the business reality of a digital economy.
#feelinSaaSy with Oracle & Red Rock
Presenter: Ricky Lulla, Solution Director - ERP Cloud, Red Rock & Abbas Dangor, Regional Practice Lead – Oracle SaaS, Red Rock Session time: 10:10 - 10:50 AM Stream: THEATRE 3, Marconi Room
Abstract: We are #feelinSaaSy at Red Rock! Being the largest “Oracle only” Service Integrator in ANZ, we have accumulated a wealth of experience on Oracle Cloud SaaS applications. Be it through end-to-end implementations, assessments, journeys or post implementation support; we are ready to share our customers’ experiences and advice with you. If you want to know what’s hot and happening with Oracle SaaS through our customers, our experience and Oracle, then make sure you attend this session.
PeopleSoft Strategy Update and Roadmap
Presenter: Oracle US Session time: 10:10 - 10:50 AM Stream: THEATRE 4, Southern Room
What is Red & why should I care? Red Solutions roadmap update
Presenter: Mark Elley, Solution Director - Red Solutions, Red Rock Session time: 10:10 - 10:50 AM Stream: THEATRE 5, Treasury Room
Abstract: Our focus industries continue to face changing regulations and disruptive technologies, with a constant demand for a nimbler approach to delivering ERP. Red Rock continues to listen and adapt to business needs, through ongoing improvements and the expansion of industry extensions. Join us in this session to learn how market-leading Oracle Application technologies, combined with industry specific IP, can help your business thrive amongst this disruption and change, at a pace that will accelerate your business.
10:50 - 11:20 AM
MORNING TEA: EXHIBITION HALL
11:20 - 12:00 PM
E-Business Suite on Oracle Cloud - What you need to know
Abstract: Oracle E-Business Suite is a powerful, complete suite of applications that can deliver tremendous value to organisations around the world. That value can be greatly extended when coupling it with Oracle Cloud offerings delivered by Oracle Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). The purpose of this session is to understand the value proposition, the solutions offered and the use cases for Oracle E-Business Suite customers to deploy their environments on Oracle Cloud Platform (IaaS and PaaS).
Building better together - The Fletcher Construction JD Edwards Journey
Presenter: Terry Patterson, Project Director - Project Lion Rock, Fletcher Construction Session time: 11:20 - 12:00 PM Stream: THEATRE 2, Vestibule Room
Abstract: Project Lion Rock replaces five bespoke legacy systems for Fletcher Construction covering financials, procurement, project costs, forecasting and plant management. Implemented across New Zealand and seven South Pacific countries with JD Edwards 9.2, this project has overseen a major change program for the company - aligning business processes, data cleansing and migration, new system build/configuration, extensive testing, training and post go-live support. Given some very tough delivery deadlines, availability of staff, plus 30% growth in the industry, it hasn't been without its challenges – but worth it for the end result. Come along to this session to hear more.
Abstract: When choosing an implementation partner, what are the qualities you should be looking for? Freedom Insurance are here to help by sharing their experience with the Red Rock team to uncover the meaning of a true cloud partnership. Make time to hear from our customer first hand in this interview style session.
Oracle IaaS in Australia – The benefits of running all your workloads in Oracle Cloud
Presenter: Scott Newman, Senior Director - Platforms and Data Capital Pre-Sales, Oracle Session time: 11:20 - 12:00 PM Stream: THEATRE 4, Southern Room
RED PROJECTS: RAPID TIME TO BENEFIT FOR E&C COMPANIES
Presenter: Gavin Uys, Project Manager, Red Rock and Nick Pang, Senior Consultant, Red Rock Session time: 11:20 - 12:00 PM Stream: THEATRE 5, Treasury Room
Abstract: Smoother projects are what every engineering and construction (E&C) firm strives for. But they need smarter resource management to help them get there. Through the creation of Red Projects, E&C companies can address inefficiencies in business processes, reduce business costs and equip their business for a more agile, innovative future. In this session we will uncover the benefits realised by companies who have accelerated their digital transformation journey by adopting a tier-one, cloud-based industry solution!
12:00 - 12:10 PM
WALK TO SESSION
12:10 - 12:50 PM
Enabling Deep Personalised Customer Experiences with Oracle’s SmarterCX Platform
Presenter: Paul Ricketts, Head of \Digital (CX), APAC, Oracle Session time: 12:10 - 12:50 PM Stream: THEATRE 1, Centennial Hall
Abstract: Using industry research conducted by Fifth Quadrant in conjunction with Oracle, Paul will take you through the key challenges involved in enabling deep personalised customer experiences and explore how the next generation of multi-channel engagements can be supported by an ultra-modern Smarter Customer Experience Platform.
JD Edwards and Oracle Cloud - Better together and here is why
Presenter: Daniel Smith, Solution Director - JD Edwards, Red Rock & Jeff Amerine, Global JD Edwards Technology Lead, Red Rock Session time: 12:10 - 12:50 PM Stream: THEATRE 2, Vestibule Room
Abstract: Oracle’s Cloud capabilities across Software, Platform and Infrastructure as a Service represents a tremendous opportunity for JD Edwards customers. In this session we will consider which offerings make sense for JD Edwards customers by understanding practical co-existence scenarios - exploring the available JD Edwards adaptors, data models, business benefits and challenges. This session will also showcase Red Rock’s Oracle cloud assessment offering for JD Edwards customers and roadmap for adopting a Hybrid approach.
THE NUTS & BOLTS OF ORACLE PaaS: AN INTRODUCTION TO ORACLE'S INNOVATION PLATFORM
Presenter: John Lavery, Solution Director – Digital Platforms, Red Rock Session time: 12:10 - 12:50 PM Stream: THEATRE 3, Marconi Room
Abstract: Great news! Oracle recently brought its portfolio of PaaS services to Australia, opening up a world of productivity-enhancing possibilities for Australian businesses. We’ll explore Oracle’s PaaS service offering including cloud integration, mobility, IoT, cloud databases, data analytics, content management, API’s and the complete application development platform available. Join us for a closer look at what PaaS is and what it means for your organisation, whether you’ve already embraced SaaS applications or you’re working with a legacy on-premise software solution.
Abstract: To thrive, grow, differentiate and lead in today’s digital era, organisations and individuals must navigate risk and reward. Those that dare are winning in the digital market.
The speed of digital business and the need to continually evolve is accelerating. This combined with the increasing demand for more open and transparent data, and the exponential rise in cybercrime makes the need to manage risk paramount. In a connected world, disruptions can be devastating, and the benefits of protection are well worth the commitment.
The question is, how do you manage risk in the connected world when today’s driving forces and desire to win are also bringing increasing risk to the organisation? Join Scott Cassin, Chief Technology Officer, DXC Technology Australia and New Zealand to explore how organisations can approach and manage risk to thrive.
The strategy works - Red Beverage provides measurable business benefits
Presenter: David Jones, Global IT Director - Enterprise Projects, Treasury Wine Estates & Mark Elley, Solution Director - Red Solutions, Red Rock Session time: 12:10 - 12:50 PM Stream: THEATRE 5, Treasury Room
Abstract: Red Rock set out on a journey with Red Beverage, to address common challenges facing our customers in the beverage industry. Removing road blocks to technology adoption, undertaking global deployments and enabling business change were all part of the strategy. In this session, David Jones from Treasury Wine Estate will review this strategy and highlight the measurable business benefits to adopting Red Beverage.
12:50 - 1:40 PM
LUNCH: EXHIBITION HALL
1:40 - 2:20 PM
SLMS: THE POWER OF DXC, EXPANDING OUR CAPABILITY
Presenter: Matthew Dunn, Solution Director – SLMS, Red Rock & Matthew Levy, SAM & SLMS Specialist, Red Rock Session time: 1:40 - 2:20 PM Stream: THEATRE 1, Centennial Hall
Abstract: Software licensing and management solutions (SLMS) is now part of the Red Rock offering. Expanding our capabilities to include Microsoft, VMWare, Adobe, SAP and IBM (and other) licensing solutions, we offer clients a one stop shop for all of their licensing needs. At this session we will discuss worldwide licensing trends and implications, what this expanded capability will mean for your business, global vendors contracts, licensing advisory services, on-site software licensing/SAM specialists and our new offering resale-in-a-box.
Plans are worthless, but planning is everything. Transforming Supply Chain at Ravensdown
Presenters: Tim Roulston, Business Change Manager, Ravensdown & Marc-Andre Rajotte, Principal Consultant, Red Rock Session time: 1:40 - 2:20 PM Stream: THEATRE 2, Vestibule Room
Abstract: As one of New Zealand’s largest suppliers of agricultural inputs, Ravensdown has been transforming the planning of one of its key strategic assets – the Supply Chain. This session will walk you through the journey so far; aligning business change, user experience and JDE technology. Find out how Ravensdown is uncovering what really matters and how it takes a team to make a major transformation successful.
The power of integrated applications - ERP and HCM Cloud
Presenter: Ricky Lulla, Solution Director – Oracle SaaS Applications, Red Rock & Abbas Dangor, Regional Practice Lead – Oracle SaaS, Red Rock Session time: 1:40 - 2:20 PM Stream: THEATRE 3, Marconi Room
Abstract: Business functions like HR and Finance often make separate and isolated buying decisions due to disparate systems. While they get their needs addressed, the maintenance of trying to piece all this information together if affecting your bottom-line. In this session Red Rock will take you on a transformation journey to uncover the power of integrated applications and identify areas for automation and optimisation.
Abstract: Spend 40 minutes with the Oracle SCM Cloud go to market team. We will review Oracle’s SCM Cloud roadmap and how it supports today’s modern end to end supply chains. Oracle SCM Cloud covers areas such as product development, procurement, supply chain planning and visibility, manufacturing and maintenance, order management and logistics. R13 of Oracle SCM Cloud is a pivotal release for our customers – come learn more about what all the buzz is about in supply chain these days.
THE NATIONAL PHARMACIES STORY: DRIVING INNOVATION WITH MOBILITY, API’S & CHAT BOTS
Presenter: Ryan Klose, General Manager, National Pharmacies & Franco Ucci, Senior Director - Fusion Middleware, Oracle Session time: 1:40 - 2:20 PM Stream: THEATRE 5, Treasury Room
2:20 - 2:30 PM
WALK TO SESSION
2:30 - 3:10 PM
The JOURNEY TO THE CLOUD: TRANSFORMING YOUR FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
Presenters: Fraser Miller, Group Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, Minor DKL Food Group Session time: 2:30 - 3:10 PM Stream: THEATRE 1, Centennial Hall
Abstract: Join this session to hear a customer case study on financial transformation. Minor DKL, a subsidiary of Minor International - a listed Hotel and Food group with a portfolio of household brands across the globe. MDKL has committed to modernising the head office finance function by adopting Oracle PBCS to transform their analytics and reporting capabilities moving away from excel based tools and into a ‘cloud first’ strategy
Be current. Stay current. Test smart
Presenter: Lee Balsom, Product Strategy Director, DWS & Patrick Neary, Business Development Director, DWS Session time: 2:30 - 3:10 PM Stream: THEATRE 2, Vestibule Room
Abstract: You are being advised to get and stay code-current. The problem is that historically it has never been easy to apply ESU’s or run upgrade projects. There is a lot of uncertainty - What am I getting? What will a project mean to me and my business? How do I maximise project value whilst minimising disruption? Products that answer these questions, that help guide your efforts, and automate functional testing are the key to making all future JDE E1 projects smaller, faster and smarter. They are fundamental to any plans you might have for getting and staying code-current.
DATABASE AS A SERVICE: THE MODERN WAY TO MANAGE ORACLE DATABASES
Presenters: Mike Revitt, Global Head of Oracle Managed PaaS, DXC Session time: 2:30 - 3:10 PM Stream: THEATRE 3, Marconi Room
Abstract: Learn how DXC are using their unique automation tools to help organisations seamlessly and effortlessly move their database workloads into Oracle's Public IaaS and PaaS environments through the use of automation and orchestration as part of the DXC COMPaaS program. In this session, DXC will take you through a number of customer examples where we have used the DXC COMPaaS QuickStart program, in a "Tip of the Spear" approach to rapidly move databases onto Oracle's new Bare Metal Cloud offering. This low risk, automated approach then gives our customers confidence to move their production workloads into a Hybrid Cloud solution by simply expanding upon the initial transition without the need to start again.
BROADENING THE REACH OF ORGANISATIONAL INTELLIGENCE
Abstract: A large Government Organisation invested in a long term program of driving intelligent decision-making by leveraging their Oracle assets and broadening their footprint of Oracle applications. Listen to how they have effectively used Oracle BI, BI Apps, Endeca extensions and other data discovery tools to create and ecosystem for the business intelligence platform.
TWE & HUBBLE: REPORTING AND ANALYTICS IN THE AGE OF RED
Presenter: David Jones, Global IT Director - Enterprise Projects, Treasury Wine Estates & Keriann Edwards, Regional Manager ANZ, Hubble Session time: 2:30 - 3:10 PM Stream: THEATRE 5, Treasury Room
Abstract: TWE, Red Rock and Hubble have worked together in a true partnership to empower end users with flexible, real-time, slice-and-dice reporting and analytics capability. The Red Certified Solution is recognised for quick time to value through pre-built content, industry specific templates and deep ERP integration with full drill down. This delivered TWE the visibility needed to generate true business-wide partnering and an enhanced customer experience. Hubble by insightsoftware.com is a next generation corporate performance management solution. Attend this session for a live demonstration to understand what this solution can deliver for your business.
3:10 - 3:20 PM
WALK TO SESSION
3:20 - 4:00 PM
SOFTWARE ASSET MANAGEMENT HEALTH CHECK – THE 12 BOX ASSESSMENT
Presenters: Patrick Philips, Solution Director – SAM, Red Rock, Matthew Levy, SAM & SLMS Specialist, Red Rock & Guriq Sedha, Executive Director – Advisory and Consulting, Sedha Consulting
Session time: 3:20 - 4:00 PM Stream: THEATRE 1, Centennial Hall
Abstract: The 12 Box assessment model is a unique service from The ITAM Review to independently assess the maturity of your SAM practice. This session will highlight the benefits of having greater maturity knowledge and the pathways to improvement. Anonymising customer’s results, the output will be shared to provide a general overview of the current Maturity level within ANZ. Customer will gain access to their own assessment to be able to compare against this figure.
The assessment will be available for customers to fill out in the expo space (Lower Town Hall) before and after the session.
Major enterprise programs can succeed (if you make them bigger, faster and cheaper)
Presenter: David Jones, Global IT Director - Enterprise Projects, Treasury Wine Estates Session time: 3:20 - 4:00 PM Stream: THEATRE 2, Vestibule Room
Abstract: Treasury Wine Estates has successfully completed a global IT Systems Implementation Program that transformed its enterprise architecture and also its ideas of what is possible in IT Project Delivery. Defying conventional wisdom, prior experience and advice; TWE's project was delivered for less than a 1/3 of the originally estimated time-frame and budget.
We achieved something extremely rare: a single ERP across 4 continents, controlling all finance and operational processes, with no modifications, no custom applications and only industry standard 3rd party integrations. There were fortuitous successes, new challenges, and many mistakes. This is the summary of what we learned.
Cloud is GO! What is next?
Presenters: Louise Hulley, Head of Financial Management & Operations, Clearview & Vincent Gray, General Manager - Managed Services, Red Rock Session time: 3:20 - 4:00 PM Stream: THEATRE 3, Marconi Room
Abstract: Have you considered what happens once you have gone live and the music stops? Your success is not only defined by a successful implementation – due to the nature of a SaaS solution it is truly defined on a continuous improvement based model post implementation. You need to consider who will answer business questions, what updates are coming down the line, how they impact your business, and how they impact your overall strategy. Let one of our clients explain how Red Rock provides a framework for continued success post the implementation.
THE NEW APPROACH TO CUSTOMISING SAAS APPLICATIONS USING ORACLE PAAS
Presenter: John Lavery, Solution Director – Digital Platforms, Red Rock Session time: 3:20 - 4:00 PM Stream: THEATRE 4, Southern Room
Abstract: With organisations eschewing one-size-fits-all on-premise software in favour of modern SaaS applications, it’s easier and more cost-effective than ever to customise and extend your organisation’s software to deliver greater personalisation, integration, productivity and enhanced user experience. Learn about the tech stack and processes you need to customise and extend Oracle SaaS applications and how to use the latest PaaS services to deliver innovative solutions.
LEADING CHANGE ACROSS THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME AUSTRALIA
Presenter: Darryl Kefford, Director – Program Management Office, University of Notre Dame Session time: 3:20 - 4:00 PM Stream: THEATRE 5, Treasury Room
Abstract: The University of Notre Dame Australia has undertaken one of the largest change programs in its 25 years of existence, the replacement of its core systems with Oracle PeopleSoft. So what’s all the fuss about? Join Darryl Kefford, Director of the Program Management Office at the University of Notre Dame Australia, as he shares the Notre Dame story on Leading Change across the University.
4:00 - 4:20PM
AFTERNOON TEA: EXHIBITION HALL
4:20 - 5:00 PM
THE POWER OF E-BUSINESS SUITE: ENABLING GROWTH, PROFITIBILITY & SUPERIOR CUSTOMER SERVICE ACROSS DOVER’S GLOBAL OPERATIONS
Presenter: Tracey Hourd, Global Supply Chain Manager, Liquip, Ray Grovenor, Operations Manager, Ebsray and Sam Thompson, Senior Project Manager, Red Rock Session time: 4:20 - 5:00 PM Stream: THEATRE 1, Centennial Hall
JD Edwards Tools and Technologies enabled by "Red Bytes"
Presenters: Jeff Erickson, Senior Director - Product Management, Oracle US & Jeff Amerine, JD Edwards Lead - North America, Red Rock Session time: 4:20 - 5:00 PM Stream: THEATRE 2, Vestibule Room
Abstract: Showcasing the latest JD Edwards Tools and Technologies offerings and how ‘Red Bytes’ can help your organisation assess and adopt these in an agile manner.
DON’T HOLD BACK: THE POWER OF AUTOMATION IS HERE
Presenter: Joseph Coorey, Business Development Manager, Bottomline Technologies Session time: 4:20 - 5:00 PM Stream: THEATRE 3, Marconi Room
Abstract: Accounts Payable Automation has grown exponentially to become a necessity for high-activity corporations. From a simple project plan to reality, come and listen to Joseph Coorey from Bottomline Technologies, as he highlights how his team have been a stimulant to this trend for over 30 years - a must for all who are thinking about AP Automation, however, are yet to embrace the future of Automation.
THE BUSINESS IMPACT OF FINANCIAL CLOSE AND HOW CAN IT BE IMPROVED
Abstract: Many companies struggle with the financial closing cycle in Oracle e-Business Suite because its complex series of tasks must be executed on time and in the correct sequence to meet reporting deadlines. This session will present findings of independent analysis on companies close so that delegates can understand how their close ranks to their peers and provide guidance on how to improve the close through the use of automation. Using case studies this presentation will show that companies can significantly reduce close timeframe, reduce the burden on accounts and deliver financial reports days earlier to the business.
OPTIMISE YOUR TRADE SPEND WITH RED PROMOTIONS
Presenter: Pieter Els, Solution Director – Supply Chain Management, Red Rock & Luke Pocock, Regional Practice Lead - Supply Chain Management, Red Rock Session time: 4:20 - 5:00 PM Stream: THEATRE 5, Treasury Room
Abstract: Trade Spend is a significant component cost to your business. But how do you know whether this spend is achieving the desired result? The answer is Red Promotions - Red Rock's predictive trade spend planning and management solution, providing the visibility your company needs to accurately allocate your trade spend dollars. Join this session to find out how to make your trade promotions boom!
5:00 - 5:05 PM
WALK TO SESSION
5:05 - 5:30 PM
KEYNOTE: THE MAN WHO FOUND A UNIQUE WAY TO REPRESENT HIS COUNTRY!
Presenter: Mick Colliss, Australian Suduko Representative Session time: 5:05 - 5:30 PM Stream: THEATRE 1, Centennial Hall
Abstract: This is the story of Mick Colliss, a man who desperately wanted to wear the green and gold and represent Australia. After trying numerous different sports, from rugby to lawn bowls, he finally achieved his dream, just not in the way you might think. Mick’s is a laugh out loud true story about mateship, having a go and never giving up.
FORUM EXHIBITION HALL: LOWER TOWN HALL
5:30 - 6:30 PM
Cocktail Party, 2017 Leadership Forum Wrap Up and Prize Draw