Annual Conference 2019 – Making the Most of IFS

IFS UK&I User Group Annual Conference – 7pm on the 1st July to 4pm on the 3rd July 2019

Event Date:

01 Jul 2019

Event Time:

07:00 PM

Event Location:

The Woodlands Events Centre , Wyboston

Woodlands Events Centre, Wyboston Lakes, near St Neots, Bedfordshire.

The Draft Agenda can be viewed below.

Watch this space – this will be regularly updated with information about the event.

The hotel is now full on the nights of the 1st and 2nd July, as a result, some of the packages have been removed. If you require accommodation, you could try the Premier Inn at Wyboston which is very close by. You can still book for Day Passes and the Gala Dinner on the 2nd. We will be providing a shuttle bus in the evenings for those who are staying in The Willows, The Waterfront Hotel and The Premier Inn.

Round Tables are now available to book – see below
o Purpose of Round Tables
To discuss ideas with your peers from other organisations
To feedback ideas to IFS and influence the future product roadmap

o How to Prepare
Please think about the Round Table topic in advance
Prepare to share your ideas with the group for discussion
If possible, have information documented, especially if the idea is a detailed one

o What Happens Next?
Ideas will be scored within the session
The IFS Consultant leading the session will take the best ideas back to R&D for consideration

o Maximum of 1 representative from same company please
o Please note, spaces for Round Tables are limited to 10, please book early to avoid disappointment
o Please note, we have had to swap Finance and Projects to accommodate Consultant availability

IFS Surgeries
This year we will not be taking bookings for Surgeries before the conference, you can book them on the IFS stand when you arrive at the event.

The Event
The Theme of the Conference this year is “Making the Most of IFS”, we have included some interesting presentations about the different uses of the same aspects of IFS and of how to achieve best practice. As a result of feedback received after the conference last year, we are also including specific time slots for meeting with other Members, with the IFS Team or with the IFS Partners, we hope that you will find this useful and will make the most of this opportunity to gain from others’ experience.

Customer Presentations
As always our members request “more customer presentations at the next conference please”… So, we are looking for members who would be prepared to make a presentation. Members who speak at our Annual Conference are entitled to free attendance at the event including their accommodation. You do not have to be an expert, you just need to have an interesting experience or a successful project relating to IFS that you can present. The committee reserve the right to decide which presentations are included in the conference, unfortunately it is not always possible to include everybody. If you would be interested in presenting, please let us know on [email protected]

Please note that there is an informal dinner on the night of the 1st July for those people who wish to arrive on the night before the conference starts. The conference itself will start at 8.30am on the 2nd July and will finish at 3pm on the 3rd July so that you can get on your way home before the rush hour traffic.

Visit the “User Group Annual Conference 2018” in archived events to see the Agenda, Video, Photos and Presentation Slides from last year, to give you an idea of what an informative and useful event this will be.

Please note, this is a members only event, you must pay your Annual Membership fee for 2019-2020 before you will be able to book. If you have not received a membership invoice, please contact the User Group Manager on [email protected]

Please book early, there are 120 bedrooms in the Woodlands Events Centre, these will be allocated on a first come, first served basis once bookings have been paid for. After this our guests will be allocated the Willow Events Centre which is a 10 minute walk away.

If you are a Member of the User Group, please only book a Member’s Package, these are subsidised by the User Group. If you are a Partner or if you work for IFS, please only book a Partner’s Package. If you book the wrong package your booking may be rejected.

We hope to see you there!

Please note we may share your details with the Sponsors of the event, (IFS & Partners) this will be on the condition that they do not share them with anyone else and they do not contact you more than once prior to the event.

Your booking is not guaranteed until we have received full payment.
Once we have processed your booking you will receive an invoice.
When we have received your payment, you will received a final confirmation email.

Please note that cancellation fees will apply to all bookings:

50% cancellation fee for bookings cancelled within 6 months of the start of the event.
80% cancellation fee for bookings cancelled within 2 weeks of the start of the event.
90% cancellation fee for bookings cancelled within 1 week of the start of the event.
100% cancellation fee for bookings cancelled within 72 hours of the start of the event.

By confirming a booking, you are agreeing to accept the cancellation charges.

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Total Seat: 90

By: Amanda - IFS UK&I User Group Manager

  • The Woodlands Events Centre
  • Wyboston Lakes, Great North Road
  • Bedfordshire
  • Wyboston
  • United Kingdom

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