Agenda

Identify key sessions for your area of interest and build your own agenda at this year's edition of the IT Conference on SAP Technologies! We offer 15 sessions & open panels, together with 6 engaging live demos and an open panel discussion on the future of SAP development. We promise a full day event packed with educational sessions, the latest SAP technologies, and networking opportunities.

09:00 - 09:30

09:00 - 09:30

Welcome coffee

Location: Lobby

Hosted by msg systems Romania

09:30 - 09:45

09:30 - 09:45

Opening Remarks

*Dedicated to all participants
Location: Room Toscanini

Horea Ratiu

Bereichsleiter at msg Systems
Romania

09:45 - 10:45

09:45 - 10:45

SAP S/4 HANA – The future is bright for your custom code

*Dedicated to all participants
Location: Room Toscanini

Thomas Fiedler

Product owner at SAP
Germany

Ingo Bräuninger

Product Expert at SAP
Germany
SAP S/4 HANA is the next generation Business Suite that comes along with a new architecture, a simplified data model and a new UI all based on the innovative in memory database HANA. But what does this mean for your custom code? In this talk you will learn what you have to do when you transition your old ERP solution to S/4HANA. You will see how to use tools like the ABAP Test Cockpit, the ABAP Call Monitor and the SQL Monitor to optimally adapt your custom code for S/4HANA. And you will also learn how to use the new capabilities of S/4HANA to further optimize your applications. After the session you will be well prepared for your way to S/4HANA.

10:45 - 11:00

10:45 - 11:00

Coffee break

Location: Lobby

Hosted by msg systems Romania

11:00 - 12:00

11:00 - 12:00

The UX (r)evolution in SAP software

*Parallel tracks
Location: Room Toscanini

Tudor Riscutia

Senior IT Consultant at msg systems
Romania

In this session we will have a look at the evolution of user experience in enterprise software, from SAPGUI to SAP Fiori, and what tomorrow might bring. We passed the days of the Screen Painter, adopted the Web and became mobile. So what is next?

11:00 - 11:30

11:00 - 11:30

Building an ES6 open source UI5 library

*Parallel tracks
Location: Room Rafaello

Serban Petrescu

Senior IT Consultant at msg systems
Romania

A presentation about how to build open source UI5 libraries using the latest JavaScript features whilst still getting it to work on Internet Explorer. We will take a look at an example repository that leverages all the necessary tools (Babel, Grunt, Travis, etc.) and talk about all the pitfalls and impediments that may arise when building such a library.

11:00 - 11:30

11:00 - 11:30

Integrating BRFplus into BOPF – the lazy man’s way

*Parallel tracks
Location: Room Botticelli

Catalin Chiuaru

Lead IT Consultant at msg systems
Romania

Claudiu Alban

Senior IT Consultant at msg systems
Romania
Question: What is cooler than working with BOPF or BRFplus? Answer: Working with both of them and being able to automate part of the integration effort required. If you’re familiar with BOPF and BRFplus, then you’ve surely considered harvesting the power of BRFplus to implement your business rules and integrating the resulting artifacts in BOPF. In this session we’ll explore how you can accelerate your work by automatically generating custom microframeworks in BRFplus for your BOPF objects.

11:30 - 12:00

11:30 - 12:00

abapGit - Open source and innovation with ABAP

*Parallel tracks
Location: Room Rafaello

Lars Hvam Petersen

Senior Consultant at INVIXO
Denmark

abapGit is a git client for ABAP written in ABAP, it is open source and built by the community. Learn about how the client works, its features, the background story, and where the project is headed. Discover how ABAP and git can be used to accelerate and innovate ABAP development.

11:30 - 12:00

11:30 - 12:00

Serverless Architecture with AWS Lambda

*Parallel tracks
Location: Room Botticelli

Otmar Jatsch

Lead IT Consultant at msg systems ag
Germany

Serverless Architecture With AWS Lambda Serverless architecture is the next evolution of cloud computing. In this model, the developer builds and runs applications without having to manage the infrastructure. AWS Lambda is a serverless computing platform to run your event driven apps. AWS Lambda handles auto scaling, high availability, monitoring and logging for you. In this session Otmar will talk briefly about the theory of serverless architecture. He will live-hack a sample app running on AWS Lambda, using API Gateway to expose the backend and a static web page to show the results. Keep your seat belt fastened on this fast paced cloud computing session!

12:00 - 13:00

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

Location: Restaurant

Hosted by msg systems Romania

13:00 - 14:30

13:00 - 14:30

Digital Lounge

*Dedicated to all participants
Location: Room Bernini

Whether you're new to SAP or an expert, plan to join us on our “dance floor” at the end of this October. Our SAP solution specialists will showcase and discuss six genuine applications based on latest SAP technologies. If you’re interested in SAP Cloud Platform, UI5 or S/4HANA, big things are in store for you this year edition. We won’t spoil all the fun, but we sure tried our best to exceed your expectations.

14:30 - 15:30

14:30 - 15:30

Containers, from Cloud Foundry to HANA XSA and SAP Cloud Platform

*Dedicated to all participants
Location: Room Toscanini

Victor Ionescu

Lead IT Consultant at msg systems
Romania

The advent of containerization has opened new horizons in software engineering, heavily influencing the way we build software. This talk provides some insight into how CloudFoundry, the open-source Platform-as-a-Service often referred to as the "Linux of the Cloud", is managing containers and how it helps in making developers' lives easier. We also take a look at how CloudFoundry has been adopted at SAP and what impact this has on SAP customers and partners.

15:30 - 15:45

15:30 - 15:45

Coffee break

Location: Lobby

Hosted by msg systems Romania

15:45 - 16:45

15:45 - 16:45

Digital Customer Engagement with SAP Hybris Commerce

*Parallel tracks
Location: Room Toscanini

Rastko Aničić

Product Owner at msgNetconomy
Serbia

Lazar Deretic

IT Consultant at msgNetconomy
Serbia
The SAP Hybris portfolio with solutions for Commerce, Marketing, Billing, Sales & Service provides a comprehensive offering for Digital Customer Engagement. In this session we would like to give a brief overview, outline capabilities in the financial services industry and focus on architecture and technology of SAP Hybris Commerce.

15:45 - 16:15

15:45 - 16:15

UI5 Authorization adaptation library

*Parallel tracks
Location: Room Rafaello

Serban Petrescu

Senior IT Consultant at msg systems
Romania

An introduction to an open-source library for UI5 that can adapt the user interface based on authorization information. The main purpose of the library is to decouple the core application code and the role-based adaptation. We will focus on the features of the library, the code behind it and a usage example.

15:45 - 16:15

15:45 - 16:15

SAP API Management

*Parallel tracks
Location: Room Botticelli

Johannes Veicht

Lead IT Consultant at msg systems ag
Germany

SAP API Management is a newer product in the SAP portfolio; it is a major building block in SAP's API strategy to become more open. In this session, we will have a look at why APIs are so important, what capabilities offers SAP API Management and finally find out from a developer perspective what to do to publish and consume APIs using this product.

16:15 - 16:45

16:15 - 16:45

SAP Cloud Platform iOS SDK

*Parallel tracks
Location: Room Rafaello

Florian Pfeffer

Principal IT Consultant at msg systems ag
Germany

In May 2016 SAP and Apple announced a partnership to “revolutionize” the mobile work experience for enterprise customers by using powerful native apps for iPhone and iPad combined with the capabilities of the SAP Cloud Platform. One outcome of that partnership is a new iOS software development kit called SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS, which was released in March 2017. This SDK allows SAP partners and customers to easily build native iOS apps tailored to their business. The SDK contains SAP Fiori for iOS design language compliant UI components and it also provides modules for an easy interaction with the SAP Cloud Platform mobile services. The session will give a brief overview about the capabilities of the SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS, additional supporting tools and information sources.

16:15 - 16:45

16:15 - 16:45

Caring about ABAP code quality

*Parallel tracks
Location: Room Botticelli

Lars Hvam Petersen

Senior Consultant at INVIXO
Denmark

We have all seen bad code, but what identifies bad code? This presentation will give an opinion about ABAP code quality, and how to improve it using free Open Source tools.

17:00 - 18:00

17:00 - 18:00

Discussion Panel

*Dedicated to all participants
Location: Room Toscanini

Details coming soon

18:00 - 21:00

18:00 - 21:00

Networking Session

Location: Lobby

Stand-up dinner and drinks

09:30 - 10:00

Welcome coffee

Location: Lobby

10:00 - 16:00

SAP CodeJam

Location: Room Botticelli
Looking to network with fellow developers while exploring something new and exciting? Well look no further, as SAP CodeJam presents the latest in ABAP for SAP HANA with Fiori! As a participant, you will get access to tools, sandboxes, interactive time with experts and much more. These physical face to face, in-person events have been going on since 2012 and have become a hit amongst all the attendees! Don’t know much about ABAP for SAP HANA with Fiori? Not to worry, we will be sending out an email checklist with links to help you prepare for the event. To attend our events, we ask of three simple things: DESIRE, your own laptop and of course for you to show up ready to learn!
*One coffee break and lunch around 11:30 and 13:00