SBN and SAP User Group SIG Leads

Start: 21/03 08:00 | End: 22/03 13:30

SBN and SAP User Group SIG Leads Meet SAP Experts

March 21st-22nd, 08:00-13:30.

SIG leads from European User Groups meet SAP Experts. Welcome are members in a SBN Leadership Team, SBN InnovationTeam Lead or in a SBN Program Committee role.

This is a very special premium opportunity for people supporting SBN with ideas and topics for our SBN member events. You will speak directly to the people head of development of SAP products. They are in a role called Product Manager. You can ask about news, future development and sometimes also influence the direction of the development.

Would you like to come along? Are you active in SBN??
Please contact Eva-Maria or Didrik or send a message to email info(at)


Details of the program

March 20
Flight to Frankfurt Airport, Train to Heidelberg and walk to the hotel. This travel is organised by you.

(Updated transfer-text)
FYI - there are no direct trains Airport-Heidelberg due to construction work

—>Taxi Transfer costs 150-250Euro. 
Tip from SAP is but this has to be pre-booked on web or by e-mail: Tel. 0621 414198 but there are lot’s of taxis on the airport as well. Travel time 1 hour
—>Public transport:
1) Search FlixBus and DB there are a few direct transfers to Heidelberg.
2) Every half hour: Air-bus to Darmstadt from there a DB/Flix-train or Flixbus to Heidelberg + Tram/walk. 
For Air-buss Use search: Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen Terminal 1 to  Darmstadt Hauptbahnhof. On Frankfurt airport Terminal 1 busses are located next to train station and leave 14 and 44 every hour. The journey takes 30+ minutes. Ticket is bought on the bus 9,90 Euro
DB Train on (Deutsche Bahn)
Flix Train and Bus on:  
Train and bus tickets are bought in App (DB or Flixbus) or website.
Information about tracks in Darmstadt
The benefit of Darmstadt is thats it in the right direction and therefore the total journey usually becomes shorter
In Heidelberg you can take a tram or walk. Search for HB Hauptbahnhof - Bismarkplats (=Hotel). Tram tickets on VRN Ticket App or in machine

Reception of Hotel Panorama Heidelberg will be our meeting-point.
Link to book hotel - it is also possible to use Booking but it seems to have a better price on their own link. The hotel has 4,7 in Google reviews and 8,8 = Faboulus on Booking.

The Hotel Panorama Heidelberg is central located and has a nice breakfast. It’s even possible to get a view over river Neckar if you get one of those rooms. The hotel has a good internt.

18:15 We meet in the hotel reception Panorma Hotel March 20.
From reception we make a Guided walk to the restaurant with traditional German Food called restaurant Dorfschänke. It is short walking distance, only max 10 minutes but we stop and talk. See Instagram. The adress is Lutherstr. 14, Heidelberg-Neuenheim, Phone +49 6221 - 90 32 358


March 21
9:00 Buss Picks us up at hotel and joint transport to SAP
10:00-11:30 Visit Pop-Up FactoryExperience Center in Walldorf
11:40 Buss (Hoffman Reiser) to SAP St:Leon Roth

12:10 Check in 
Link to detailed program from SAP for 12:30 until 13:30 Wednesday
12:30 SBN Networking Lunch together with 140 people from European User Groups
14:00  Welcome and SAP KeyNotes incl Q&A session from and with:

Bert Schultze Bert Schultze 
 Vice President, S/4HANA Product Success, Co-Innovation & Adoption   Programs

Vassilios Lolas Wassilios Lolas
Global VP, Head of the Center of Excellence, SAP Signavio


Arne Speck Arne Speck,
 Product Expert, Central Product Management,
 SAP Cloud Platform BTP

17:00  Group Picture - Make sure you are there
17:30 Pickup at SAP ROT03 and buss transport to Heidelberg
18:45 Meeting point hotel reception for walk to the restaurant.
19.30-22.00: Joint dinner - Heidelberger Kulturbrauerei, Leyergasse 6

March 22
7:45 Pickup Bergheimer Strasse in Heidleberg. Exact position to be given.
9.00-12.00: The "Meet the experts" session where you can talk to SAP product owners and developer to discuss the software products, get information about the new upcomming developments and influence the future prouct. 

The Meet the experts Topics are

1. Application Lifecycle Management
2. Artificial Intelligence
3. Business Process Intelligence
4. Business Technology Platform
5. Customer Experience
6. Data & Analytics
7. Digital Supply Chain
8. Enterprise Asset Management
9. Finance
10. SuccessFactors (HXM)
11. Integration
12. Ariba (Procurement & Sourcing)
13. RISE with SAP
14. S/4HANA
15. User Experience
16. Security & GRC 

12:00-13:00 Lunch with technical guest expert on Agile / DevOps oriented delivery models .
13:00 PDF file -> SAP Dataspheare, Amogh Kulkarni  (Launched 6 march)
14:00 PDF file -> SAP Document and Reporting Compliance E-invoicing, E-reporting and Statutory Reporting Olivia Vorstheim, SAP SE March 2023
SBN activities are in ROT3 and ROT4 (see map)

16:00 Pickup for Transfer to airport for 21:20 departure Frankfurt Airport
If earlier return check DB train from Rot-Malsch, see this link or transfers see arrival.

On invitation only

Se links to the virtual event 20222021, 2020 and the Face2Face event in 2019
Pictures by Joakim Löves, Roland zum Busch and Eva-Maria Fahrer

Link to Pictures travel 2023

SBN and SAP User Group SIG Leads Meet SAP Experts
Picture from 2019

Contact EM & if you have suggestions for the agenda, questions or comments.

Eva-Maria FahrerEva-Maria Fahrer
SBN - SAP Brukerforening i Norge
+46 70 569 78 08 eller +47 92252539


Didrik ArstadDidrik Arstad
SBN - SAP Brukerforening i Norge
+47 90562921

Tags: cx, retail, finance, analytics, hr, remuneration, it, hana, projects, sap, sap knowledge, supply chain

Number of participants: 14

  • Sabrina Bourque  
  • John Christian Hveding  
  • Freddy Hafskjold  
    Statkraft AS
  • Daniel Boer Johannessen  
    Hemit HF
  • Thor Øyvind Nilsen  
  • Stig Hamre  
  • Martin Kyseth  
  • Svein Helge Høydal  
    Statkraft Energi Nordic
  • Magnus Ollfors  
  • Sigurd Skyum  
  • Deepa Jose  
  • Eva-Maria Fahrer  
  • Didrik Arstad  
  • Marita Johansen