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Monday, October 16
 

8:00am

(306) Customer Case Study: Using ION for LX Integrations
Limited Capacity seats available

This case study will show how Formica Corporation uses ION to integrate LX with SCE, EAM, their home-grown B2B web based solutions, and EDI. The presentation will share some of the challenges and benefits include defining the system of record for inventory, custom BODs, asynchronous messaging, and Type 5 warehouses.

Speakers


Monday October 16, 2017 8:00am - 9:00am
Marshall Field

8:00am

(317) Maintaining the Health of your LX System
Limited Capacity seats available

Tips for developing LX Health Reports to identify some types of data issues in LX (record locks, header/detail files out of sync, etc.) so that you can proactively correct them.

Speakers


Monday October 16, 2017 8:00am - 9:00am
John Hancock

8:00am

(318) LX Security and User Management Beyond IBM i
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn about current and future LX user management, authorization, and security features within Infor Xi and LX. You'll also learn how IFS and its user provisioning work with LX, Infor Ming.le, and IDF security setup.

Speakers
LM

Larson, Mark

Infor
BPCS/LX Technical Architect responsible for LX SYS product, database, security, licensing. 20+ years working on BPCS and LX.



Monday October 16, 2017 8:00am - 9:00am
Poetry

1:15pm

(301) LX Roadmap and Product Lifecycle
Limited Capacity seats available

Join this session to hear Product Management discuss the Infor LX development roadmap and overall product investment strategy. You'll learn about major user experience improvements and core product enhancements. We will also discuss our lifecycle policy for older BPCS releases.

Speakers
avatar for David Rapacz

David Rapacz

Infor
Joining Infor in 1997, Dave’s extensive background and current role as a product manager enables him to help manufacturing companies transform their business and become more efficient and profitable. Dave is instrumental in helping customers modernize their proven Infor BPCS/LX... Read More →



Monday October 16, 2017 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Technology

2:45pm

(302) LX 8.4—The next big thing
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn about the upcoming major release of LX and the value it will deliver to your business. This release includes further support for IDF, new application features, and an expanded database.

Speakers
avatar for Hickey, Lynn

Hickey, Lynn

Infor
Lynn is a Project Manager (PMP) for LX Development. With more than 20 years of experience in designing solutions for BPCS/LX product, Lynn managed the LX 8.3.5 release and is responsible for the upcoming LX 8.4 release.
avatar for David Rapacz

David Rapacz

Infor
Joining Infor in 1997, Dave’s extensive background and current role as a product manager enables him to help manufacturing companies transform their business and become more efficient and profitable. Dave is instrumental in helping customers modernize their proven Infor BPCS/LX... Read More →



Monday October 16, 2017 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Sports

2:45pm

(311) Customer Case Study: Implementation of the Infor Xi Technology Stack
Limited Capacity seats available

Hear from two LX 8.3.5 customers on their use of the Infor Xi technology platform. You'll learn about the value gained through integrations, reporting, and a modernized user experience.

Speakers
avatar for Tim Baker

Tim Baker

Manager, MCFA
avatar for Russell Jacobs

Russell Jacobs

Systems Analyst, Sandvik Materials Technology



Monday October 16, 2017 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Technology

2:45pm

(312) Managing Master Data in LX 8.4
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to manage your vendor, customer, item, and item cost data with IDF. This 8.4 enhancement will dramatically improve your ability define, manage, and secure critical information within your business.

Speakers
KL

Kasabian, Lisa

Infor
Lisa Kasabian is a Senior Manager for LX Development with more than 25 years of experience in ERP Software Development. Lisa is responsible for engineering resources, maintenance as well as development projects, including EGLi and Ming.le.
avatar for Hickey, Lynn

Hickey, Lynn

Infor
Lynn is a Project Manager (PMP) for LX Development. With more than 20 years of experience in designing solutions for BPCS/LX product, Lynn managed the LX 8.3.5 release and is responsible for the upcoming LX 8.4 release.



Monday October 16, 2017 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Trigonometry

4:15pm

(309) LX User Group Meeting
Limited Capacity seats available

Meeting of all current LX Community User Group members and those interested in joining. Discuss what you want from your user group, what you want from Infor and ideas for growing the community.

Speakers


Monday October 16, 2017 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Sports
 
Tuesday, October 17
 

8:00am

(303) Preparing for Your Upgrade to LX 8.4
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn from our experts on what you need to know and how to best prepare for an upgrade to LX 8.4.

Speakers
KL

Kasabian, Lisa

Infor
Lisa Kasabian is a Senior Manager for LX Development with more than 25 years of experience in ERP Software Development. Lisa is responsible for engineering resources, maintenance as well as development projects, including EGLi and Ming.le.



Tuesday October 17, 2017 8:00am - 9:00am
Poetry

8:00am

(305) Maximizing the Infor Enhancement Request System for LX
Limited Capacity seats available

See an overview of the new Enhancement Request System and discuss its use in shaping future LX enhancements. We will include a look at some of the current enhancement requests.

Speakers
avatar for David Rapacz

David Rapacz

Infor
Joining Infor in 1997, Dave’s extensive background and current role as a product manager enables him to help manufacturing companies transform their business and become more efficient and profitable. Dave is instrumental in helping customers modernize their proven Infor BPCS/LX... Read More →



Tuesday October 17, 2017 8:00am - 9:00am
Theater

8:00am

(606) Sponsor Case Study: HCL- Trusted Infor Partner for Your UpgradeX Journey
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how and where HCL helped customers with UpgradeX and how we can help your organization. We will focus on capabilities, Tools, and Accelerators readiness. HCL will share actual upgrade case studies with live customer testimonials.

Speakers
KR

Krishnan, Rajesh

HCL America



Tuesday October 17, 2017 8:00am - 9:00am
John Hancock

1:15pm

(313) Master Data Roundtable (Customer, Vendors, etc.)
Limited Capacity seats available

Join this roundtable to have an open discussion on managing master data in LX. In this session, customers and Infor will share ideas and experiences to help you drive process improvement in this area.

Speakers
KL

Kasabian, Lisa

Infor
Lisa Kasabian is a Senior Manager for LX Development with more than 25 years of experience in ERP Software Development. Lisa is responsible for engineering resources, maintenance as well as development projects, including EGLi and Ming.le.
avatar for Hickey, Lynn

Hickey, Lynn

Infor
Lynn is a Project Manager (PMP) for LX Development. With more than 20 years of experience in designing solutions for BPCS/LX product, Lynn managed the LX 8.3.5 release and is responsible for the upcoming LX 8.4 release.


Tuesday October 17, 2017 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Poetry

1:15pm

(314) Process Instruction Builder Overview and Configuration
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session you will learn how to install and configure Infor’s Process Instruction Builder to prepare for PI development. Recommended for intermediate users. By the end of the session you will know:

• What the PI Builder tool is
• How to install the PI Builder
• How to setup and configure the PI Builder for development

Speakers
avatar for Russell Jacobs

Russell Jacobs

Systems Analyst, Sandvik Materials Technology



Tuesday October 17, 2017 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Theater

1:15pm

(319) Role Based Security in LX
Limited Capacity seats available

Attend this session to get information and examples on how to manage LX security and using roles to simplify user management.

Speakers
LM

Larson, Mark

Infor
BPCS/LX Technical Architect responsible for LX SYS product, database, security, licensing. 20+ years working on BPCS and LX.



Tuesday October 17, 2017 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Science

2:45pm

(310) ION Tips and Techniques
Limited Capacity filling up

In this session, Tim Baker and Tim Keys will present their experiences encountered over the last 2 years while using ION and its rich features to pass information in the form of XML documents between MCFA headquarters and various business partners. Their presentation will discuss topics such as:

• Description of the MCFA environment
• Installation of ION components
• I.T. Roles and responsibilities involved in supporting ION procedures
• Developing a suitable level of XML expertise
• Transforming documents from one format to another
• Important ION development components including ION Desk, connection points, and document flows

Speakers
avatar for Tim Baker

Tim Baker

Manager, MCFA



Tuesday October 17, 2017 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Poetry

2:45pm

(315) Creating a Process Instruction Using PI Builder
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session you will learn how to develop a Process Instruction for an Outbound BOD message. Recommended for intermediate users. By the end of the session you will know:

• How to create an Exit Point in ERPLX
• How to develop an Exit Point Process Instruction
• How to develop an Outbound BOD Process Instruction

Speakers
avatar for Russell Jacobs

Russell Jacobs

Systems Analyst, Sandvik Materials Technology



Tuesday October 17, 2017 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Theater

2:45pm

(316) Customer Case Study: Moving Your Customizations to LX Exit Points
Limited Capacity seats available

Brief overview of the LX Exit Point functionality followed by some real life examples from companies who have utilized exit points to eliminate or avoid customizations.

Speakers
LM

Larson, Mark

Infor
BPCS/LX Technical Architect responsible for LX SYS product, database, security, licensing. 20+ years working on BPCS and LX.



Tuesday October 17, 2017 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Technology

4:00pm

(304) The Modernization of LX: Improved User Interface and Seamless Integrations
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover how your business can benefit with Infor Xi technology. Xi allows you to modernize your user experience and gain efficiency through technology designed to improve business processes and effectiveness.

Speakers
FD

Foster, David

Infor
David Foster is a Principal Solutions Consultant for Infor. He has been in the high-tech business for over 30 years. With the past 19 years working as a Business Solutions Consultant on System I ERP platforms. David began his career at IBM as a System Engineer. It was there... Read More →
avatar for Verheijen, Jan

Verheijen, Jan

Solution Director System-I, Infor
Experience with System-I, especially on XA, for 25 years in all kind of roles.


Tuesday October 17, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Theater

4:00pm

(308) Open Forum with LX Product Managers & Development Team
Limited Capacity seats available

Meet with LX product managers and leaders of the development team in this open forum where you can engage, interact, and share your thoughts and ideas for LX.

Speakers
KL

Kasabian, Lisa

Infor
Lisa Kasabian is a Senior Manager for LX Development with more than 25 years of experience in ERP Software Development. Lisa is responsible for engineering resources, maintenance as well as development projects, including EGLi and Ming.le.
avatar for Hickey, Lynn

Hickey, Lynn

Infor
Lynn is a Project Manager (PMP) for LX Development. With more than 20 years of experience in designing solutions for BPCS/LX product, Lynn managed the LX 8.3.5 release and is responsible for the upcoming LX 8.4 release.
avatar for David Rapacz

David Rapacz

Infor
Joining Infor in 1997, Dave’s extensive background and current role as a product manager enables him to help manufacturing companies transform their business and become more efficient and profitable. Dave is instrumental in helping customers modernize their proven Infor BPCS/LX... Read More →


Tuesday October 17, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Poetry