SAP PLM for Process Industries Forum


April 8-10, 2024


3 days


LeverX HQ: 801 Brickell Ave # 1970, Miami, FL 33131


Chief Information Officer, Miami-Dade County


Margaret Brisbane is the CIO and Director of the Information Technology Department for Miami-Dade County. In her current role, she is responsible for leading a team of 900+ IT professionals in servicing the technology needs of the County. Margaret is the first woman to serve in the role of county CIO.

Prior to joining the County, Margaret served as an IT Director for various brands under the Diageo Corporation. 

Throughout her career, Margaret has been actively involved in the community and professional organizations.  She is a member of the South Florida CIOs, the Chair of the ITWomen Virtual Mentoring Program, and a member of the Technology Committees at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and the Beacon Council. She has a passion for mentoring and currently leads programs for high school students and an apprenticeship program with Miami Dade College and Florida International University students.

Margaret earned a Master of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University. She received a certificate in Executive Leadership from Harvard University. She was inducted into the Miami-Dade College Hall of Fame in 2022, received the Torch Award from FIU, and was named Female Technology Leader of the Year by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. She recently received the “Ones to Watch” award from the CIO Executive Council, and was nominated for the “Badass Woman of the Year”.  She received the South Florida CIO ORBIE Awards.

Dr. Victor Lozinski
Co-founder and Chairman of the Board, LeverX
Nathan Emler
Engineering Programmer, Ariel Corporation
Lindsay Neill
Director Enterprise Applications, Mizuho-OSI
Cristina Greysman
Head of SAP on AWS Partner & Alliance at Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Soumya Sekhar
Senior Partner Solutions Architect - SAP at Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Achim Rossel
SVP Business Development at DSC Software
Lino Messerschmidt
Product Manager, SAP Product Lifecycle Costing
Jim Osborne
Solution Advisor, DSCM, SAP America, Inc.
Andy Hancock
Global Vice President, Center of Excellence, SAP Digital Supply Chain
Arnold Heinz
Head of Product Management Quote to Cash 
Eric Stajda
SVP Services & Product Development, LeverX
Christoph Fischer
VP of Sales - North America, LeverX
Dmitry Antanovich
Solution Director, Digital Supply Chain, LeverX
Jacques Muratori
Solution Director, Intelligent Spend & Business Network, LeverX
Walter Riskie
Sr. Client Partner, PLM, LeverX
Sergey Seleznev
Director SAP Software Solutions and Product Development, LeverX
Stepan Yunkevich
Head of Web Development, LeverX
Dmitry Novik
Head of Design, LeverX
Nataliya Rubakhava
Senior UX Researcher, Design Thinking Coach at LeverX AppHaus Wrocław
Vitali Usau
Head of Innovation and Mobile
Siarhei Valenda
Head of Automated Information Systems, LeverX

Event Agenda

Day 1 – Monday, April 8, 2024  
Time Agenda / Location
06:00PM – 09:00PM Welcome Reception | Networking
Day 2 – Tuesday, April 9, 2024    
Time Agenda Speakers
8:30AM – 9:00AM Registration | Networking  
9:00AM – 9:15AM Welcome Introduction  
9:15AM – 10:00AM SAP PLM Strategy & Roadmap Ismail Serin, SAP
10:00AM – 11:00AM Specification Management Ulf Petzel, SAP
11:00AM – 11:15AM Break | Networking  
11:15AM – 12:15PM Supplier Collaboration Use Cases in Process Industries  Ulf Petzel, SAP
Nico Bonthuys
, LinxAS
12:15PM – 1:15PM Lunch  
1:15PM – 2:45PM SAP PLM Formulation − the Next-Generation Cloud Recipe Solution Natallia Arkhipava, LeverX
Ing-Marie Loennerheden
2:45PM – 3:15PM Break | Networking  
3:15PM – 4:15PM Packaging Data Management - Design Packaging and Artwork with SAP PLM solutions Achim Rossel, DSC Software AG
Dominik Maier
, DSC Software AG
4:15PM – 5:15PM Declaration and Product Registration Management in the Cloud for the next generation SAP PLM Sebastian Pleister, GRAMONT
5:15PM – 5:30PM Wrap-Up | Next Steps  
5:30PM – 5:45PM Adjourn to Hotels  
6:30PM – 9:30PM Dinner Event | Mini Golfing  
Day 3 – Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Time Agenda Speakers
8:30AM – 9:00AM Registration | Networking  
9:00AM – 9:15AM  Recap Day 1 | Review | Customer Feedback Christoph Fischer, LeverX
David Kramp
, LeverX
9:15AM – 9:45AM

AI in SAP PLM: Overview and Outlook

Ing-Marie Loennerheden, SAP
Ismail Serin, SAP

10:15AM – 10:45AM Sustainable Product Innovation Sean Laughlin, SAP
10:45AM – 11:45PM Open Discussion | Roundtable Christoph Fischer, LeverX
David Kramp
, LeverX 
11:45AM – 12:00PM Wrap-Up | Adjourn Event  

Why Attend?

Strategize for Sustainable Formulation

Elevate your formulation game with a cutting-edge solution, optimizing costs and steering your strategy towards sustainability.

Get Exclusive Insights from Premier PLM Experts

Unlock industry secrets with firsthand insights from top PLM experts, ensuring you stay at the forefront of innovation.

Foster Valuable Relationships

Immerse yourself in a dynamic networking environment, exchanging valuable insights with peers and executives from the Process Industry.

Here’s What You Can Expect

Participants of the event will engage in in-depth discussions surrounding key challenges and strategies, including:

  • Managing a single source of truth

    Explore methodologies for ensuring consistency and accuracy throughout the entire product development lifecycle, encompassing Recipe, Specification, Label, Packaging, Material Master, and Bill of Materials (BOM).

  • Efficient handover to manufacturing

    Examine best practices for seamless transitions from product development to manufacturing, optimizing processes to minimize errors and delays.

  • Navigating regulatory compliance

    Delve into the complexities of regulatory requirements within the Process Industry, including FDA regulations and international standards, and learn how to effectively integrate compliance measures into product development workflows.

  • Streamlining change control

    Gain insights into establishing robust change management processes to adapt to evolving market demands, regulatory updates, and internal requirements while maintaining product integrity.

  • Enhancing Collaboration

    Discover strategies for fostering collaboration among cross-functional teams, suppliers, and partners to accelerate innovation, improve communication, and drive efficiency throughout the product development lifecycle.

Through interactive sessions, case studies, and expert panels, participants will gain actionable insights and practical solutions to address these critical issues, empowering them to optimize their product development processes and drive success in the Process Industry.

Who Is This Event For


Chief Information Officers (CIOs)


Product Development Leaders


IT Business Analysts

Chronicles of Excellence: Revisiting Unforgettable Events

Immerse yourself in the chronicles of excellence as we revisit unforgettable moments from past LeverX events. Each photograph tells a story of innovation, collaboration, and the extraordinary connections that have shaped our journey.

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