SAPPHIRE is Virtual = SAPPHIRE + ASUGForward

Posted by Eva-Maria Fahrer on 13/05/2020 12:54

--->Update 2010-05-13

Register for ASUGForward for free before 31th of May, in June the price becomes $99 for non-members.

  • Read more about ASUG forward below
  • Read more about SAPPHIRE below ASUGForward

ASUGForward is ASUG’s replacement of Sapphire and the ASUG Annual Conference: 4 days action packed, highlighting thought leadership, SAP expertise, and practical advice for our customers. All virtual. Main topics include:

  • Supply Chain and Manufacturing
  • Sales and E-Commerce
  • IT Operations
  • Finance and Procurement
  • Employee Experience and HR

Registration link:


  • ASUG Members (included with Membership): $0
  • Nonmembers (through May 31, 2020): $0
  • Nonmembers (after May 31, 2020): $99


What else?

ASUG is also planning an Executive Exchange on May 13, but it is not part of ASUGForward. This event is also for non-members, but participants must be in an Executive position and need a special invite from ASUG.


Supply Chain and Manufacturing

June 22–23
10:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. CT

Supply chains have been upended at a scale, speed, and velocity that has never been seen before. We’ll discuss how to leverage your SAP investment in the best way possible to optimize your current challenges and ultimately restart your operations—or level back when supply and demand curves neutralize.


Employee Experience and Human Resources

June 24–25
10:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. CT

Employees, the cornerstone of every business, have had their lives shaken and uprooted. Join us for some real-life stories of survival, thriving, and ways we move forward. We’ll explore how organizations can manage workforce demands and create a safe, productive, and efficient environment for the future. Let’s define the “new normal” and how your SAP portfolio can complement your organizational needs.

Sales and E-Commerce

June 22–23
10:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. CT

As the economy, customers, and customer emotions recover, what was previously extraordinary could quite easily become the new baseline. Organizations need to be vigilant in balancing the demand curve, navigating credit uncertainties, and responding to the array of customer conditions regardless of distribution channel. Join us to examine how organizations can utilize their SAP portfolio to adjust to customers’ new reality.


Finance and Procurement

June 24–25
10:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. CT

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on most ASUG members’ financial operations. We’ll tackle how to configure and manage your SAP investment to gain agility and efficiency and create strategies for short-term recovery and longer-term needs.


IT Operations

June 23–24, 1:30 p.m.—4:15 p.m. CT
June 25, 1:00 p.m.—3:45 p.m. CT

IT organization are in hyperdrive, responding to personnel needs, keeping operations running smoothly, and planning for recovery. The focus of this experience will be how the IT organization manages an SAP product portfolio with efficiency and agility.

Register on this link



Below, you find older information about Sapphire:

Link to information bout the Virtual 2020 SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference

Direct links: 


Due to the global health crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the restrictions that have been imposed on travel, group gatherings, and business operations, SAP and ASUG must transform the 2020 SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference from an in-person event to an online experience for customers, partners, and guests.


//Published by EM Fahrer, questions call 922 52 539 or e-mail

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