xTupleCon 2013 Agenda

xTupleCon 2013

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AGENDA Wednesday, October 9, 2013 LOCATION INFORMATION
1:00pm-
5:30pm
xTuple Open Captain's Choice Golf Tournament, with boxed lunch included, at Ocean View Golf Course (Rain or Shine) 9610 Norfolk Ave., Norfolk [directions] What is your Golf handicap for flighting?
5:30pm-
6:00pm
Travel    
6:00pm-
8:00pm
VIP Tasting & Tour/Reception at Smartmouth Brewing Company 1309 Raleigh Ave., Norfolk [directions] How to join xTuple Open Golf-Reception?
       
 
Tracks = Business (Bus) | Implementation (Imp) | Technology (Tech) | All (Suitable for any)
Levels = Beginner (Beg) | Intermediate (Inter) | Advanced (Adv) | All (Suitable for any)
 
AGENDA Thursday, October 10, 2013      
TIME SESSION TRACK LEVEL SPEAKER
8:00am-
9:00am
Registration and Breakfast      
9:00am-
10:00am
Group Session: "Welcome to xTuple's Inaugural Global User Conference" | Keynote | All | Ned Lilly, xTuple CEO
10:00am-
10:15am
Break      
10:15am-
11:00am
Integrating Business Intelligence with your ERP: Improve company performance with powerful reporting, analytics and dashboards | Bus-Tech | Beg | Jeff Gunderson, xTuple Midwest USA
  PANEL: Distribution Planning for Operational Success (not an oxymoron!) | Bus | All | Stacey Pandeloglou, xTuple HQ; Tom Atkins, xTuple South; Mike Atherton, xTuple DC
  Custom Development: Designing, Collaborating, Implementing and Using xTuple Enhanced Commissions | Bus-Imp | Inter | Keith Rauseo, IT Mgr. EMSEAL
11:00am-
11:15am
Break      
11:15am-
12:00pm
xTuple Updates: Mobile Web and the Technology Stack that Legacy Vendors Only Dream About | Tech | Inter | John Rogelstad, xTuple HQ
  PANEL: Custom Development – xTuple, Partner and Customer Perspectives on Scripting | Tech | Adv | BC Wilson, xTuple HQ; Keith Rauseo, IT Mgr. EMSEAL
  Common & Uncommon EDI Challenges Solved with EDICG | Bus-Tech | Adv | Randall Hall, EDI Consulting Group
12:00pm-
1:00pm
Lunch      
1:00pm-
2:00pm
Group Session: Moving Lean Supply Chain Thinking Forward – Logistics, Logistics, Logistics | Keynote | All | Alex Kleyff, AKA Consulting, and Steve Hackbarth, Linda Nichols and Travis Webb with Logistify
2:00pm-
2:15pm
Break      
2:15pm-
3:00pm
Managing Automated Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Orders with xTuple Connect | Bus-Tech | Adv | Scott Zuke, Core Services Group (xTuple Elite Partner)
  PANEL: Reports in My Inbox for Transparent Productivity | Bus | Inter | Mike Atherton, xTuple DC; Marsha Kitter, Ceramic Dental Brackets (xTuple Power User)
  PANEL: Managing Projects via Desktop & Mobile Web Applications | Bus | Inter | BC Wilson, xTuple HQ
3:00pm-
3:15pm
Break      
3:15pm-
4:00pm
Making it Count: Best Practices for Running Physical Inventory | Bus | All | Mike Atherton, xTuple DC
  Package Processing: Introducing ShipIt for xTuple & PostBooks | Bus | All | Alex Kleyff, AKA Consulting
  It's Closing Time: Reconciliation and Closing the Books | Bus | Inter | Dan Means, Next ERP System (xTuple Elite Partner)
4:00pm-
4:15pm
Break      
4:15pm-
5:00pm
xWD: Growing Distribution Sales with Third Party Pricing Services (External Vendor Catalog) | Bus-Imp | Inter | Tom Atkins and Gary Hartnett, xTuple South
  Supporting Customers with Web Portal: Managing Success with Incidents (Trouble Tickets) | Bus |  Inter | Wally Tonra and Pierce Tyler, xTuple HQ
  Turning Inventory to Cash: Effective Management for Wholesale Distribution | Bus | Inter | Gerhard Peters, Interaction Versa
5:00pm Adjourn      
AGENDA Friday, October 11, 2013      
TIME SESSION TRACK LEVEL SPEAKER
8:00am-
9:00am
Breakfast      
9:00am-
10:00am
Group Session: From the Halls of UC-Berkeley to the World's Most Advanced Database: PostgreSQL, Open (Source) for Business | Keynote | All | Dr. Michael Meskes, PhD, CEO of credativ and the international Open Source Support Center (OSSC)
10:00am-
10:15am
Break      
10:15am-
11:00am
Integrating Business Intelligence with your ERP: Improve company performance with powerful reporting, analytics and dashboards | Bus-Tech | Beg | Jeff Gunderson, xTuple Midwest USA
  xTuple Updates: Mobile Web and the Technology Stack that Legacy Vendors Only Dream About | Tech | Inter | John Rogelstad, xTuple HQ
  Which Manufacturing Planning System Is Right For You? | Bus | All | Mike Atherton, xTuple DC
11:00am-
11:15am
Break      
11:15am-
12:00pm
PANEL: Automating Complex Data Transfer Processes between xTuple Databases | Tech | Inter | Mike Atherton, xTuple DC; Keith Rauseo, IT Mgr. EMSEAL; Allan Snodgrass, Tekoa Software
  Save Everything: Fully Integrated Email with xTuple Connect | Bus-Tech | Inter | Greg Pazo and Wally Tonra, xTuple HQ
  E-Commerce Profitability with Drupal & xTuple Web Portal | Bus | Inter | Josh Fischer, Artsmith Media, Drupal.org
12:00pm-
1:00pm
Lunch      
1:00pm-
2:00pm
Group Session: Innovation is Open – ISO Certified and Beyond – Using ERP Strategically for Your Business | Keynote | All | Mike Atherton, xTuple DC, Senior Consultant
2:00pm-
2:15pm
Break      
2:15pm-
3:00pm
xWD: Growing Distribution Sales with Order Management | Bus | All | Tom Atkins, xTuple South; Mike Atherton, xTuple DC
  A nice place to REST: Meet xTuple's powerful new Web Services API | Tech | Inter | Ben Thompson, xTuple Rocky Mountains USA
  ROUNDTABLE: Your Cloud or Mine? Is On-site or Cloud Right for You? | Bus-Imp | All | Perry Clark, xTuple Sr. DB Admin
3:00pm-
3:15pm
Break      
3:15pm-
4:00pm
Integration Central: Time Tracking, Workforce and Payroll Management | Imp-Tech | All | David Beauchamp, xTuple Northeast USA
  A Bug's Life: Customer Role in Software Development via Incidents | Bus | All | Ellen Diggs and Gene Levow, xTuple HQ
  Development Team: Writing extensions for the Mobile Web client | Tech | All | Steve Hackbarth and Linda Nichols, xTuple Development
4:00pm-
4:15pm
Break      
4:15pm-
5:00pm
The Single Most Important Setup Trick You Don't Know: Mastering Account Assignments | Bus | Inter | Jim McCluskey, xTuple Elite Partner
  Don't "Default" - 5 easy ways to improve PostgreSQL performance | Imp | Inter | Dave Cramer, xTuple Canada
  Integration Central: High-Volume Inventory Business Control with Wireless Devices | Bus-Imp | All | Bob Taflinger, Data Net
5:00pm-
9:00pm
Walk to xTuple HQ, 118 West Bute St., Norfolk [directions] | All   | VIP Event and Reception
AGENDA Saturday, October 12, 2013      
TIME SESSION TRACK LEVEL SPEAKER
8:00am-
9:00am
Breakfast      
9:00am-
10:00am
Group Session: "Future of open source and xTuple's role in the ecosystem" | Keynote | All | Marc O'Brien, VP Business Development, xTuple West Coast USA
10:00am-
10:15am
Break      
10:15am-
11:00am
ROUNDTABLE: ERP can be … Eternal Sunshine of the Feature Mob (Features Discussion) | All | All | John Rogelstad, xTuple HQ
  PANEL: On-Time/On-Budget/On-Spec: Piloting is Fundamental for Implementation Success with xTuple's Methodology | Imp | Inter | David Beauchamp, xTuple Northeast USA; Mike Atherton, xTuple DC
  Integration Central: OrangeHRM - World's Most Popular Open Source Human Resource Management Software | Bus | All | Sujee Saparamadu, OrangeHRM CEO/Co-Founder
11:00am-
11:15am
Break      
11:15am-
12:00pm
QuickBooks Data Migration | Tech | Adv | Scott Zuke, Core Services Group (xTuple Elite Partner)
  Ready to Upgrade? Migration Best Practices | Imp | Adv | Mike Atherton, xTuple DC
  Everything you want from Financial Reporting Engine (FRE): Balance Sheets, Income & Cash Flow Statements | Bus | Inter | Jim McCluskey, xTuple Elite Partner
12:00pm-
2:00pm
Lunch | All   | Community Awards Luncheon
  Adjourn      
AGENDA Saturday, October 12, 2013 LOCATION INFORMATION
7:15pm-
until
xTuple Night at Norfolk Admirals Hockey at Scope Arena 201 E. Brambleton Ave., Norfolk [directions] Order Special Event Ticket
(use code "XTUPLE13")
       

 

 

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