Bringing together 6 SAP communities: HR & Payroll, Finance, Technologies & Cloud, Business Analytics, Security & Risk, and Public Sector.

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MASTERING SAP is home to six independent conferences: HR & Payroll, Finance, Technologies & Cloud, Business Analytics, Security & Risk, and Public Sector. Each with their own hot topics, schedule, speakers and more. Your ticket to MASTERING SAP is a ticket to two amazing days of content, networking and knowledge-sharing across six events and communities. Bringing together 1000+ SAP customers, partners and thought leaders to celebrate the talent, technology, innovations and ideas that are literally transforming the way we work.


Learn about SAP’s strategy to “Deliver the Intelligent Enterprise”. Abdul Razack, Chief Product Officer for the SAP Cloud Business Group will share how the Intelligent Enterprise builds upon the promise of digital transformation by applying intelligent technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, the IoT, and advanced analytics to deliver new capabilities that enable the workforce to focus on higher-value outcomes. Mr. Razack will paint the vision for how SAP sees the future of business for its customers, the future of work for its customers’ employees, and the future of experience for its customers’ customers.


Join Timo for a fascinating insight into optimizing every experience that matters - customer experiences, employee experiences, innovation experiences, even ERP upgrade experiences.

Timo is an innovation evangelist and passionate advocate of digital transformation, analytics and artificial intelligence. Timo is a thought leader, renowned business cartoonist and author – often cited in publications such as Harvard Business Review, Forbes, ZDNet, The Guardian and Digitalist Magazine.


This is not your average SAP event.

Brave and inspiring – and meticulously researched – the MASTERING SAP program unashamedly zones in on the innovation, technology and ideas literally transforming the way we work.

That's why, in March 2020, 1000+ SAP customers, partners and SAP experts will descend on Melbourne for two amazing days of learning, networking and fun – and to unlock and realise the potential of technology for the betterment of people, businesses, and the world.

“Great news - your ticket gives access to 120 sessions across all 5 conferences”


Aarron Spinley Experience Anthropologist SAP
Sindhu Gangadharan (IND) Senior Vice President and Managing Director SAP Labs India
Michael R Wild (USA) SAP Technical Architect Nike, Inc.
Thomas Jung Head of Developer Advocacy, SAP Developer & Community Relations SAP
Caroline Efron IT Service Manager Orora
Mark Mitchell (USA) Managing Director HR Shared Services (FMR) American Airlines
David Ludlow (USA) Group VP - Product Management SAP SuccessFactors
Suzie Montagu Finance Governance Lead Aurizon Holdings Limited
Paul Sweeney Chief Operating Officer McGrathNicol
Mike Howles (USA) BI Solution Architect International Paper
Drago Stanojcic Assistant Secretary, Shared Services Transformation Department of Finance
Alexandra Thorogood ERP Program Manager RPC Technologies
Pranay Lodhiya Chief Financial Officer Bureau of Meteorology
Jude Falco Business Process Lead - HCM and HSE PanAust Limited
Otto Schell (GER) Co-Chair German Speaking SAP User Group
Timo Elliott (FRA) VP - Global Innovation Evangelist SAP
Tony De Thomasis SAP Technician SAPWORKS
Joshua Reader Head of People Services Medibank
Tina Lundkvist Head of People Analytics Fonterra Coop Group
Chris Savage CEO The Savage Company
Joe Burton (USA) Founder Whil (US)
Greg Steel CIO Xinja
Katherine Love Transformation Program Director - Queensland Treasury Office of State Revenue
Derek Loranca (USA) Lead - Enterprise Business Intelligence Center of Excellence Aetna
Amanda Harsas General Manager, Finance Strategy & Group Business Services Healius Limited
Catherine Phan Senior Manager – Accounting Services Australia Post
Antonella Ancona Cybersecurity Lead – SAP & Applications AGL
Cormac Denton (NZ) Chief Financial Officer Kapura
Ingo Hilgefort (CAN) Global Product Evangelist SAP
Erin Aslanidis Business Intelligence Analyst ElectraNet
Frank Florian (USA) Business Transformation & Innovation - Finance Independent
Graham Robinson SAP Mentor Independent
Harry Elder Group Reporting and Analysis Manager Visy
James Carlopio Consultant Holistic Management
Greg Capps (USA) SAP Security & Controls Lead Georgia-Pacific
Mark Hawksbee (NZ) Finance Solutions Manager Foodstuffs North Island
Mustafa Bensan Information Architect, Equip Centre of Excellence Transport for NSW
Nicholas Hartley HR Manager Process and Systems Glencore Coal Assets Australia
Peter Collett Managing Director Icon Integration
Sahana Chendira Cybersecurity Consultant - SAP Security AGL
Philip Hargreaves SAP Senior Technical Specialist Australia Post
Ross Metcalfe (NZ) IT Service Manager Christchurch City Council
Matthew Kent Chief Financial Officer GPC
Brett Campbell CGOT Development Lead AGL
Kate Christie Time Investment Expert and Best-Selling Author
Sarah O'Hagan (NZ) Portfolio Manager, Digital and Transformation Auckland Council
Nathan Harding Training Analyst CITIC Pacific Mining (CPM)
Sarah Reid Program Lead, People & Culture Australia Post
Cavan Arrowsmith Head of Innovation Turnkey Consulting
Frederik Weidemann (GER) Chief Technical Evangelist Onapsis
Dr. Nicholas Nicoloudis Machine Learning Principal (APJ), Innovation Factory SAP Australia
Peggy Renders Senior Vice President, Digital Transformation Office APJ SAP
John Zhao Security Architect Fonterra
Robert Budic Director Turnkey
Gina McNamara Chief Financial Officer SAP ANZ
Brigitte Colombo Chief Information Officer Powerco (NZ)
Steve Bennetts Head of EX Solutions & Strategy APJ Qualtrics
Carmen Lyons SAP Value Engineer BlackLine
Joe Demian Customer Success Manager BlackLine
Paul Young (USA) SAP Manager/Solution Architect Southern California Edison
David Brennan Business Architect – Finance and Procurement Lion
Christian Willig Strategic Analytics Specialist Energy Queensland
Igor Prgomet (former) Vice President IT - Global Manufacturing and Business Technology Incitec Pivot Limited
Simone Keenan General Manager Organisational Development Bureau of Meteorology
Claire Badger SAP SuccessFactors Talent Practice Director APAC Rizing
Deon van Onselen Practice Director APAC, Payroll and Time APAC Rizing
Chris Newdick Enterprise Architect ZAG
Chris Holmes Account Manager ZAG
Carl McGowan Customer Solutions ZAG
Melinda Gabriel Assistant Secretary Financial Systems and Operations, Defence Finance Group Department of Defence
Mat Rogers Executive Branch Manager - Strategic Business ACT Government
Stewart Munro Acting Head of the Service Delivery Office (SDO) Department of Finance
Dayle Stevens Chief Data Officer AGL Energy
Grant Brockelbank Customer & Distribution Business Analyst Ballance Agri-Nutrients
Cameron Amling Head of Corporate Systems Coles Group Limited
Matthew Wagnon Senior Director, Product Strategy Syniti
Brian Ng Head of Process Improvement & Automation Orora
Sandeep Johri CEO Tricentis
Kathryn Rae Global Ventures Entrepreneur SAP Innovation Services and Solutions
Simon Lewis Manager - Data Management Endeavor Energy
Bharath Chandru Enabling Technologies Leader Sydney Water
Rina Ushakova Senior Analyst - R2R Transformation Brambles
Grant McPherson Director TTC
Grant Borrie Executive Director TTC
Brendan Tanner Head of Finance McGrathNicol


Your registration includes entry to Mastering SAP, the solutions showcase, lunches, refreshments and the networking drinks. You also receive electronic access to all content and the custom-built networking app


We will be hosting roundtable discussions (RTDs) focused on each community within the conference. Each RTD is limited to 30 people, runs for 3 hours and includes: morning coffee and delicious snacks, lunch, awesome networking and lively debate and discussion. The RTDs are complimentary and vendor-free.


Download the digital brochure for easy reading or approval purposes. This PDF includes the first 25 speakers and abstracts, plus why our event and community recipe are unique and extraordinary.


These hot topics have evolved from 6 months of face-to-face research with 50+ industry professionals - sharing their challenges, trends and innovation investment plans.