SAUG SA Connect 2024

19th Jun 2024
2:00PM - 5:00PM
SA Power Networks Office
1 Anzac Highway KESWICK SA 5035

Join the SAUG team in person for an immersive afternoon of networking, learning, discussions and feedback.

Hear from SAP customers as they share their journeys including our special guests - Hydro Tasmania. Get insights from SAP Sapphire in Orlando as well as the recent SAP for Energy and Utilities conference in Seville. Engage with fellow members and SAP executives. Stay at the forefront with the latest SAP developments, and have your voice heard as you provide invaluable feedback to shape the future of this community.


  • 2:00 - 2:15pm: Welcome, Roundtable Introductions, SAUG Update


  • 2:15 - 2:30pm: Sapphire Update - Travis Smith, SAP Domain Architect, SA Power Networks. Travis will give us his unfiltered update on the latest and greatest from the recent global SAP Sapphire Event in Orlando.


  • 2:30 - 2:50pm: SAP Update - Jonathan Fogarty, Senior Industry Advisor, SAP ANZ. The latest from at SAP, including recent announcements, developments, organisational changes and how it affects you 


  • 2:50 - 3:20pm: Customer Insights: A journey in empowering our people with an optimised mobility solution - Tom Birdseye, Asset Management Systems Engineer & Sara Camarinha, IT Portfolio Manager, SA Power Networks. With an aging field inspection tool, the opportunity arose to research the market and select a replacement solution. Key priorities were an improved user experience through streamlined data entry, increased efficiency and reliability across the inspection process. Our speakers from SA Power Networks will share their journey 


  • 3:20 - 3:40pm: Regulatory Update: eInvoicing Implications for Organisations & Suppliers - Glenn Dawson, Government Lead, eInvoicing Adoption, Australian Taxation Office. Glenn will give us an update on e-invoicing, including the requirements for all organisations especially Utilities and all levels of government, including benefits such as mitigating risks with cybersecurity and easier reporting.


  • 3:40 - 4:10pm: Customer Insights: How Hydro Tasmania is creating excellence in SAP - Troy Goldner, SAP Delivery Lead, Hydro Tasmania & SIG Lead, SAUG Utilities SIG. Hydro Tasmania is Australia’s largest generator of clean, renewable energy. Troy will give an update on their business transformation journey, innovation and transition to S/4HANA and the Cloud, as well as their overall strategic planning.


  • 4:10 - 4:30pm: Q & A / Discussions


  • 4:30 - 5:00pm: Networking


A big thank you to our friends at SA Power Networks for hosting this event.



NB; Registration for this event has now closed.

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