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This annual customer conference offers sessions across Ross Special Interest Groups, including the Chemicals, Metals & Natural Products, Food & Beverage, Life Sciences and Services industries. Special Focus Groups revolve around Finance, Technology and Operations. Attendees have the opportunity to meet with Ross product experts, as well as their peers from other customer companies.

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Pre-Conference Session [clear filter]
Monday, October 15
 

9:00am

Pre-Conference Session: Intermediate EMF (Fee Applies)
In this session we will review EMF from the ground up. This is an introduction to EMF for users who have never used the product. We will cover the server, logs, maintenance, and even build a few basic processes. Additionally, we’ll cover the implementation and configuration of a selection of the 70+ pre-defined processes which Aptean has built and are ready for use in your environment. Finally, we will close the session with a Q&A session to review any questions you have about EMF.


**Note that a $99 per person fee applies to each pre-conference session. If you wish to add a session to your registration, please go to the about page or reference your confirmation email, then log in to the registration site to edit your details.  Contact your account manager with any questions or if you need assistance. 

Speakers
avatar for Michael Hoglander

Michael Hoglander

Technical Consultant, Aptean
Michael has experience in IT working with both hardware and software, including B2B consulting experience across multiple clients, and is proficient in SQL syntax, SQL Server Management Studio, and Windows Server.  He works with EMF, Ross Financials, Ross Manufacturing, IAF, DML... Read More →


Monday October 15, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm
Ravinia

9:00am

Pre-Conference Session: SSRS Reporting (Fee Applies)
SSRS is a reporting tool that you likely already own. In this session we will cover SSRS from the ground up. We will build a few basic reports and also discuss implementing these reports for your users through Smart Client. We will have a Q&A session at the end of the session to review any questions you may have about SSRS Reporting.


**Note that a $99 per person fee applies to each pre-conference session. If you wish to add a session to your registration, please go to the about page or reference your confirmation email, then log in to the registration site to edit your details.  Contact your account manager with any questions or if you need assistance.

Speakers

Monday October 15, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm
Piedmont

9:00am

Pre-Conference Session: Technical Tips & Tricks: Issue Resolution & Debugging (Fee Applies)
This session will focus on understanding stored procedures and common library programs. We will cover IAF debugging techniques used in identifying complex problems and/or data errors and finding resolution as applicable. A high level discussion on the Ross application architecture and functional flow of logic based on relational data will be presented to support the review process. This session is targeted for business and technical analysts maintaining and supporting the Ross enterprise system.


**Note that a $99 per person fee applies to each pre-conference session. If you wish to add a session to your registration, please go to the about page or reference your confirmation email, then log in to the registration site to edit your details.  Contact your account manager with any questions or if you need assistance. 

Speakers
avatar for Eddy Kassaye

Eddy Kassaye

Customer Solutions, Aptean
Eddy Kassaye is an accomplished ERP professional with more than 20 years of experience designing, developing, implementing and supporting new and existing enterprise software systems. He has a wide range of experience in manufacturing, financials, maintenance, supply chain, finance... Read More →


Monday October 15, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm
Ellington Salon B

1:00pm

Pre-Conference Session: Advanced EMF (Fee Applies)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This session is intended for users with a working knowledge of EMF. We will cover advanced topics such as web services, email listeners, HTTP listeners, Regular Expressions, JavaScript, and more. We will have an open forum and Q&A session to review any questions you have about EMF and review advanced usage scenarios.


**Note that a $99 per person fee applies to each pre-conference session. If you wish to add a session to your registration, please go to the about page or reference your confirmation email, then log in to the registration site to edit your details.  Contact your account manager with any questions or if you need assistance. 

Speakers

Monday October 15, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Piedmont

1:00pm

Pre-Conference Session: Functional Tips & Tricks: Potency, Calculations & Conversions (Fee Applies)
In this session we will review three main functional topics (Potency, Formula based calculations and conversions, Specification codes):
  • Setup and utilization of formula based UOM conversions
  • Setup and use of Potency in formulating recipes
  • Use of dependency formulas in recipes to support complex formulations based on potency
  • Setup and use of specifications and test codes with lot characteristics within the supply chain.
 
This session is designed for power users with basic knowledge of setting up and maintaining configuration within the Ross application.


**Note that a $99 per person fee applies to each pre-conference session. If you wish to add a session to your registration, please go to the about page or reference your confirmation email, then log in to the registration site to edit your details.  Contact your account manager with any questions or if you need assistance. 

Speakers
avatar for Eddy Kassaye

Eddy Kassaye

Customer Solutions, Aptean
Eddy Kassaye is an accomplished ERP professional with more than 20 years of experience designing, developing, implementing and supporting new and existing enterprise software systems. He has a wide range of experience in manufacturing, financials, maintenance, supply chain, finance... Read More →


Monday October 15, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Ravinia

1:00pm

Pre-Conference Session: Getting the Most out of Advanced Reporting (Fee Applies)
Advanced Reporting for Ross ERP is constantly evolving based on user feedback, regulations and new technology. Be sure to get the maximum value from this report writer. We’ll cover:
  • Overview of the latest features and reports
  • Using spheres and advanced sphere drilldowns
  • Creating reports for your business


**Note that a $99 per person fee applies to each pre-conference session. If you wish to add a session to your registration, please go to the about page or reference your confirmation email, then log in to the registration site to edit your details.  Contact your account manager with any questions or if you need assistance. 

Speakers
avatar for Trevor Erridge

Trevor Erridge

Financial Solutions Consultant, Aptean
Trevor Erridge has had a 30-year career as a senior professional in Finance, Operations and Sales Management. He has international business experience in accounting and finance, budgeting, forecasting, process optimization, costing and sales operations.He began his career in South... Read More →
avatar for Kelly Riley

Kelly Riley

Customer Success – Ross ERP, Aptean


Monday October 15, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Ellington Salon B