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Join Infor experts and customers showcasing modern solutions to improve food safety, minimize waste, achieve sustainable food production, and provide transparency throughout the end-to-end supply chain. Learn how simplified ERP solutions help food and beverage customers make smarter decisions and gain operational advantages.

Featured speakers

Drawing on years of food and beverage industry expertise, these speakers are well known for their knowledge of business challenges and can provide real-world examples of how to increase time to value, with less risk and lower costs.

Eric Austvold

VP & GM, Infor Process Manufacturing | Infor

Eric Austvold is the Vice President and General Manager for the Food & Beverage industry team at Infor. A cornerstone of Eric’s career in the industry started at AMR Research (now part of

Eric Austvold is the Vice President and General Manager for the Food & Beverage industry team at Infor. A cornerstone of Eric’s career in the industry started at AMR Research (now part of Gartner) serving the advisory needs of the world’s most sophisticated supply chain companies with a client list that included: Nestle, Tyson Foods, Mondelez, Cargill, PepsiCo, Walmart, Coca Cola, P&G, and Unilever. Eric has 30 years of experience in customer facing roles solving complex challenges on process improvement, technology innovation, and joint value creation.

Marcel Koks

Director, Industry & Solution Strategy | Infor

Marcel Koks is the Industry & Solution Strategy Director for Food & Beverage, with more than 25 years of experience in the food and beverage industry. During that time, he has helped a large

Marcel Koks is the Industry & Solution Strategy Director for Food & Beverage, with more than 25 years of experience in the food and beverage industry. During that time, he has helped a large number of food and beverage manufacturers by defining and implementing fit-for-purpose solutions.

Mikael Bengtsson

Industry Principal Food & Beverage | Infor

As Principal Sales Director, Mikael Bengtsson is responsible for food and beverage sales programs at Infor. His focus is to provide thought leadership in how technology can address current

As Principal Sales Director, Mikael Bengtsson is responsible for food and beverage sales programs at Infor. His focus is to provide thought leadership in how technology can address current challenges within the food and beverage industry and provide business benefits to Infor customers. Mikael has more than 20 years of experience from business and technology consulting and with a special focus on the food and beverage industry.

Grace Foman

Sr. Director of Solutions | Infor

Grace Foman, Senior Director of Solutions for the food and beverage industry team, has been with Infor more than 25 years, focusing exclusively on the process manufacturing industries.

Grace Foman, Senior Director of Solutions for the food and beverage industry team, has been with Infor more than 25 years, focusing exclusively on the process manufacturing industries. She has supported the food and beverage industries in several positions including Implementation Project Manager, managing the training and documentation team, Product Manager, and Director of Solution Consulting. Grace holds a degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Louisville.

Keynotes

Executive Keynote

Hear from Infor’s leaders CEO Kevin Samuelson, CTO Soma Somasundaram, and President, Customer Experience John Frank.

The Food and Beverage briefing: Key industry challenges and how our customers are winning

Hear our food and beverage leaders discuss key industry challenges from cloud readiness to supply chain efficiencies, as well as how to enable a sustainable workforce strategy. Learn how our customers are meeting those challenges and driving success.

Infor Platform Sessions

How to prepare, embark and sustain a successful journey to cloud that delivers real business value

Learn how Infor is helping our customers move to the cloud. Find out how to reduce risk and complexity while optimizing your resources.

Why role-based solutions matter when conquering industry-specific challenges

Good software is designed to provide the best user experience. More than just the look and feel, the user experience should enable interaction and usability to drive worker satisfaction. Great product design seeks to build upon the user experience, learn from it, and shape it to meet each user’s unique needs to streamline productivity, provide all relevant content in a single location, and essentially make work easier so we can focus on the things that truly matter. Learn how leveraging role-based solutions increases productivity and visibility in your business.

Achieving real-time value at work

Discover how smart, preconfigured, and modern solutions deliver tangible business outcomes by removing complexity and accelerating time to value.

Discover how Infor’s customer focus is transforming digital transformation journeys

Infor customers are optimizing their digital transformation plans by partnering beyond the software. Discover how Infor is helping them realize the value of their investments faster, while mitigating risk.

Driving continuous customer value from Infor OS

What makes our industry ERP smart and modern is our platform technology Infor OS, an enterprise application platform that lets us configure a solutions ecosystem that’s exactly right for each business. Infor OS gives us the ability to connect processes and data even beyond the walls of Infor and any given ERP. Learn how Infor OS provides a unified backbone for continuous innovation and defines the true value of moving to the cloud, such as predictive analytics, RPA and advanced automation, detecting fraudulent activities, and eventually self-healing workflows.

Navigating security in the cloud

A cloud environment is only as secure as its weakest link in the cloud security chain. The Infor Cloud employs a “defense-in-depth” strategy. Multiple layers of overlapping security safeguard customer data through each link of the chain. These security controls are enforced by a team of specialists who continuously monitor and improve the Infor Cloud security posture to stay ahead of threats and vulnerabilities. Join Infor security experts to explore how Infor prioritizes security, including governance, risk, and compliance; infrastructure security; and application security.

Product Sessions

How to drive innovation and transformation with M3 industry CloudSuites

Drive business results across your organization with industry-leading ERP functionality. Whether you’re on-premises or in the cloud, don’t miss the opportunity to get an overview of the exciting product investments, deliveries, and recent successes for M3 and the M3-based CloudSuites.

Optimizing warehouse fulfillment with cloud WMS

Today’s warehouses must track associate productivity, inventory, and equipment in real-time. Knowing who is and what’s available to fulfill hot shipments can make a competitive difference for your business. Join us to discuss the new era of fulfillment being driven by the digitally savvy consumer and learn how a robust warehouse management system helps warehouses achieve perfect order fulfillment at the lowest possible cost, while streamlining operations to exceed customer expectations.

The future of EAM: Explore how smart digital realities can help grow your business with Hexagon

Learn about Hexagon, a leader in delivering smart digital realities that combine inputs from reality capture sensors with advanced visualization software and tools to enable remote, location-based intelligence. Discover how Infor EAM puts the power of these insights into the hands of those on-site, enhancing their field of view with superimposed digital information, meaning you can literally do more and further the possibilities of digital realities.

Real world innovation with the Infor OS

Explore real customer projects that implemented advanced Infor technologies. Examine the problems customers attempted to solve, the solution they chose, and the results they experienced. If you’re wondering how Infor platform components like Infor OS, Coleman, and Birst can be applied to your business—this is the session to attend.

Roadmaps

Find out how M3 is innovating to better support your business

Find out how Infor WMS is innovating to better support your business

Find out how Infor EAM is innovating to better support your business

Ask the Experts

Ask your M3 questions live to Infor experts

Ask your Infor WMS questions live to the Infor experts

Ask your Infor EAM questions live to the Infor experts

Ask your Infor OS and Birst questions live to the Infor experts

Demos

See what’s new in the M3 industry CloudSuites

See what’s new in Infor WMS

See what’s new in Infor EAM

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