ERP Tech Summit 2024

 

About ERP Tech Summit 2024 

Expand your technology foundation and ERP capabilities at the 6th annual ERP Tech Summit by ICG. Our 2024 event is your gateway to the latest IT and ERP solutions explicitly tailored for manufacturers and distributors.

This year, we delve into cutting-edge technologies and strategies to streamline your operations, boost productivity, maximize efficiency, and strengthen your technology foundation. We will showcase industry-leading ERP systems and explore the diversity of IT in manufacturing and distribution, giving valuable insights into overcoming challenges in technology and maximizing your investments. ERP Tech Summit expands our commitment to the Fourth Shift ERP community with curated training courses and Fourth Shift-specific sessions throughout the 3-day event.

Discover industry-leading insights, network with fellow professionals, and gain invaluable knowledge from expert speakers. Whether you're looking to explore new ERP solutions, modernize your ERP, or enhance your IT platform, the ERP Tech Summit is your ultimate destination.

 

Don't miss out on this opportunity to revolutionize your business!

Register now and stay ahead of the curve with ICG's ERP Tech Summit. 

 

Fun in Pigeon Forge!

You will gain new tools, improve business processes, AND enjoy time at Dollywood Theme Park in beautiful Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

All-Inclusive Attendance

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner events are included in every ERP Tech Summit ticket! Enjoy evening games, prize giveaways, networking, and relaxation. 

 

 

 

Why Attend ERP Tech Summit 2024

 

Knowledge and Insight:

Learn from the experts offering hands-on training. We will discuss ERP and IT and provide ample extension product training.

Roadmap & Industry Trends:   

Map the future to a new ERP with Acumatica, VISUAL, and the latest enhancements with Fourth Shift 8.0D.

Strengthen IT Foundation: 

Arm your company with vital IT insight and tools to maximize efficiency, ROI, and cybersecurity posture.

Access to Resources:

One-on-one consultations with ICG's ERP Professional Services team and exposure to new tools, resources, and technologies through real-world case studies in Data Collection and Process Automation.

Network, Connect, & Collaborate:

Expand your professional network and establish connections with like-minded individuals from diverse industries.

 

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SHOWCASING ERP SOFTWARE

 

 

 



IMPORTANT DETAILS

Need support with getting approval to attend? Download our justification letter to help build a business case by emphasizing the benefits you'll gain for your team.

Click this link to reserve your room: Dollywood’s Dreammore Resort & Spa

Use Group Code 240917INCI when booking to get the ICG Group Rate.

Dollywood's DreamMore Resort
2525 DreamMore Way
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Conference held in Peaks Conference Rooms

A free ticket to Dollywood Theme Park is included in your conference ticket. We will also have plenty of exciting swag giveaways at each event throughout the conference.




DAILY AGENDA

TIME EVENT & LOCATION

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Summit Introduction - Welcome & Day's Agenda

ALL DAY FOURTH SHIFT TRAINING COURSES 

9:30 AM - 4:45 PM

Choose one:

1) Streamline Your Shop Floor with MFGStream (Peaks E Room)

2) Product Costing Variance Analysis (Peaks F Room)

3) Master Production Scheduling (Eagle Boardroom)

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Fundamentals of Protecting Your Business: Resilience and Redundancy (Peaks D Room)

  • Why Everyone Needs IT Managed Services (Skies Room)

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Morning Break

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

  • IT Platform Comparison: Public/Private Cloud/On-Premise (Peaks D Room)

  • What is Generative AI? (Skies Room)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Don't Neglect Your Tech - A Guide to Optimal Platform Maintenance (Peaks D Room)

  • Selecting the Right ERP for You - VISUAL ERP Demo (Skies Room)

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Why Private CloudFour Hosting (Peaks D Room)

  • Selecting the Right ERP for You - Acumatica ERP Demo (Skies Room)

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

2024 Cybersecurity Landscape (And How It Effects You) (Peaks D Room)

5:00 PM

Covered Barn Welcome Cocktail Party

TIME EVENT & LOCATION

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Day 1 Wrap-up and Intro for Day 2

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Fourth Shift's Future - Infor's Direction - Product Roadmap (Peaks EF Room)

  • How AI is Influencing Manufacturing and Distribution Sector (Peaks D Room)

  • Mobile Data Collection Architecture (Eagle Boardroom)

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Morning Break 

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

  • MFGStream Platform - What's New! (Peaks EF Room)

  • Say Goodbye to Desktops - Modern VDI and Manufacturing (Peaks D Room)

  • I Didn't Know My Fourth Shift ERP Did That! - Detailed Functionality Tour (Eagle Boardroom)

  • Backups and Disaster Recovery - From the SMB to the Enterprise (Skies Room)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Shop Floor Data Collection and Automation with MFGStream for Fourth Shift (Peaks EF Room)

  • The Anatomy of a Breach - Town Hall (Peaks D Room)

  • Cybersecurity Training (Eagle Boardroom)

  • ERP Extension Products - RMA Assistant (Skies Room)

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • The Right Platform for Your ERP Town Hall (Peaks EF Room)

  • Why Move to a New ERP: VISUAL ERP Demo (Peaks D Room)

  • Alternative Order Entry and Customer Management for Fourth Shift - SOPM Sales Manager Demo (Eagle Boardroom)

  • Acumatica for Fourth Shift Demo

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Afternoon Break

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

  • EDI Solutions with EDI-Visualizer/Success Stories (Peaks E Room)

  • CAD Link - CAD and 3D Modeling (Peaks F Room)

  • Cybersecurity - 9 Things Every Business Must Do to Protect Themselves! (Peaks D)

  • ERP Dashboards - Power BI and Tableau (Eagle Boardroom)

 

Consulting 1-on-1 sessions each day throughout the day (To be scheduled before the event or at the front desk) Conference Room and Hotel Areas

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Meadow Event Lawn Tented Dinner with Games and Prizes

TIME EVENT & LOCATION

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Day 2 Wrap-up and Intro for Day 3 

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

  • EDI for Fourth Shift - MFGStream EDI vs. the World (Peaks E Room)

  • Which ERP Platform is Right for You? Town Hall (Peaks F Room)

  • Forecasting and Forecast Consumption within Fourth Shift (Peaks D Room)

  • Credit Card Processing Demo (Eagle Boardroom)

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Morning Break 

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

  • E-Commerce for ERP (Peaks E Room)

  • Securing Your Cloud Applications (Peaks F Room)

  • Fourth Shift's Modern Web Interface - Workplace (Peaks D Room)

  • Sales Tax for ERP (Eagle Boardroom)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Why You Need a 24hr SOC in Manufacturing and Distribution - ICG/EndPoint Complete (Peaks EF Room)

  • CAD Link - CAD and 3D Modeling for Fourth Shift (Peaks D Room)

  • VISUAL Shop Floor/PI/MFGStream Use Cases (Eagle Boardroom)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Emerging Technologies in Manufacturing or Securely Deliver Fourth Shift Anywhere (Hosting, VDI, Workplace) (Peaks EF Room)

  • Round Table - Fourth Shift - ERP Upgrades-Enhancements - Extension Productions (Peaks D Room)

  • Cybersecurity - 9 Things Every Business Must Do to Protect Themselves! (Eagle Boardroom)

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Afternoon Break

3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Acumatica ERP Demo (Peaks EF Room)

  • Is Your Claim Paid? - Cybersecurity Insurance and Compliance (Peaks D Room)

 

Consulting 1-on-1 sessions each day throughout the day (To be scheduled before the event or at the front desk) Conference Room and Hotel Areas

5:00 PM

Dollywood Theme Park (Park gates close at 9 PM)

 

BOOK NOW. DON'T MISS OUT!

 

 

Fourth Shift Training Tuesday Courses, Choose One when purchasing your ticket:

Streamline Your Shop Floor with MFGStream   |  Training

Understand how to get the most out of MFGStream Data Collection and Process Automation using a hands-on process and real-world exercises to design, script, and deliver MFGStream solutions to best fit your needs. This course will also include MFGStream Developer Training to supplement thorough understanding of the product.

Presented by:
Nick Weber, President ERP Operations, ICG

OR
Product Costing Variance Analysis  |  Training

This course thoroughly explains the Cost Roll process and how to calculate costs by exploring every possible manufacturing transaction that impacts cost or inventory. Understand the setup of new items, Bill of Material product structures, and the key fields affecting cost. Learn the ideal sequence for each type of order (Customer, Purchase, and Manufacturing) and track all transactional activity to the General Ledger. Understanding variances created by the Order Variance Analysis (OVAR) process once an order is completed and closed will be a significant focus topic. Includes hands-on exercises.

Presented by:

Raquel Tapia, Sr. Financial & Manufacturing Consultant, ICG

OR
Master Production Scheduling   |  Training

This course models and implements a Master Production Schedule for top-level saleable items or lower-level sub-assemblies to meet Sales and Inventory plan requirements. Includes hands-on exercises.

Presented by:

Roger Weidel, Director or Sales, ICG

 

BOOK NOW. DON'T MISS OUT!