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Monday, October 15
 

1:00pm

Optional training: Beyond the Basics: Financials*
Beyond the Basics: Financials will cover a variety of tips to enhance your use of General Ledger, Payables Management and Receivables Management. Take your Dynamics GP knowledge of the Financial Series to the next level with this fast-paced session where you'll see some lesser-known and under-utilized features of the financial modules. Don't miss this valuable session to review tons of tips to help you get your job done faster and simpler. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Monday October 15, 2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

1:00pm

Optional training: Customizing GP for Non-Programmers with Extender*
Collecting as much data as possible is important to every Dynamics GP customer, and while Dynamics GP has its fair share of user defined fields, sometimes there just aren't enough of them or the right ones. In the past, adding specialized fields meant customized development efforts. But not anymore - GP Extender can help. Extender enables non-coders to quickly and easily add unique windows to Dynamics GP that can collect the additional data your organization needs, and allow you to report on it with tools you already utilize. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Monday October 15, 2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

1:00pm

Optional training: Information Flow & Posting - A Roadmap to the Flow of Information through the Tables of Dynamics GP*
We could easily call this class, CSI:GP - but where and how your data moves throughout the GP tables is quite specific. Curious about what happens when you press that SAVE or POST button on your Dynamics GP screen? Uncover the facts of where your GP data goes and how to get it back out. Understand how your posting and posting setups affect how and when the data moves within GP. This class is designed for a more comprehensive understanding for GP users and not a SQL dba training class. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Monday October 15, 2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

1:00pm

Optional training: Introduction to Management Reporter*
If you haven't started thinking about migrating to Management Reporter, it's time! This course will focus on introducing and demonstrating the concepts of Management Reporter to users who are new to the product. The class will start with a brief demonstration, and then move on to an overview of building blocks and navigation. We will step through creating a trial balance and detailed income statement. Next, take the design process a step further and see how Reporting Trees add power and flexibility to your reporting process. Last, use the skills you have learned to do Side by Side Reporting. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Monday October 15, 2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

1:00pm

Optional training: Leveraging the Microsoft Stack for Better Data Insight*
Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to leverage Microsoft's SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence capabilities. In this session, you will experience the vast Business Intelligence capabilities available to everyone that utilizes Microsoft SQL Server and specifically SQL Server 2012. Instead of a lecture on each tool and nuance of the MS BI stack, we will review real world examples on how business insights can be gained through the use of Microsoft's BI tools. Demonstrations on each of the major components of the stack will be given. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Monday October 15, 2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

1:00pm

Optional training: SharePoint 101*
Do you have SharePoint at your organization and are not sure how to use it? Are you struggling with the site you are already using? Join this class to solidify your understanding of the basics of SharePoint. We’ll explore all the basic features (document management, list management, etc.) of SharePoint through the use of hands on lab work. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Monday October 15, 2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

1:00pm

Optional training: Upgrading to Management Reporter from FRx*
Migrating to Management Reporter can be done in an organized fashion with minimal disruption. We will share with you successful migration strategies to avoid issues. This hands-on training class will provide FRx administrators and users the knowledge they need to successfully evaluate Management Reporter for their own organization, determine what will be involved in the migration and how to implement Management Reporter's new features. Students will use the Management Reporter Migration Wizard to migrate existing sample FRx reports into Management Reporter in a controlled training environment. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Monday October 15, 2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes
 
Tuesday, October 16
 

8:00am

Optional training: Beyond the Basics: HR*
The Dynamics GP HR module contains a powerful set of features and functions, but proper setup and maintenance are essential. In this class, we'll review recruiting and requisitions, attendance and PTO tracking, benefit enrollment, HR integration with payroll, and using SmartLists and reminders to streamline the HR process. The format will be process-oriented and will cover the entire hire-to-fire process with tips and tricks throughout. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 8:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

8:00am

Optional training: Enhancing Your A/P Process with POP*
Learn how to leverage the Dynamics GP Purchase Order Processing module and streamline the related A/P functions in one class! If you use Payables Management and POP, you will not want to miss this class. Learn how to set up the module and enter purchase orders, enter shipment receipts and returns, and how the shipment invoicing process automatically updates the Payables Management module to pay your vendors. Basic Reporting, Inquiries and SmartLists will be covered to help you manage your purchasing to accounts payable process. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 8:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

8:00am

Optional training: Introduction to Forecaster*
Want to do away with the pains of budgeting spreadsheets? Learn how to set up and configure Microsoft Forecaster in less than one day for basic budget input. This training will include: populating budget segments, creating rollups for summarized reporting, and creating a budget input set for data entry including the flexible line, column and calculation set architecture of Forecaster. This class is perfect for those considering or beginning a Forecaster implementation. We will start from scratch with this excellent out-of-the-box application to share with you the setup steps needed to begin budgeting. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 8:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

8:00am

Optional training: Introduction to Management Reporter*
If you haven't started thinking about migrating to Management Reporter, it's time! This course will focus on introducing and demonstrating the concepts of Management Reporter to users who are new to the product. The class will start with a brief demonstration, and then move on to an overview of building blocks and navigation. We will step through creating a trial balance and detailed income statement. Next, take the design process a step further and see how Reporting Trees add power and flexibility to your reporting process. Last, use the skills you have learned to do Side by Side Reporting. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 8:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

8:00am

Optional training: Introduction to the GP Toolset*
Make sure you're making effective use of the GP tools you have to manage your GP environment, make your users happier, and reduce the number of support calls you get. As a GP administrator or super-user, you have a variety of tools at your disposal to help your organization use GP more effectively, and to help GP run more efficiently. In this fast-paced class, we'll review these common tools to make sure you know what they are, how to leverage them, and give you a jump start in putting them to use. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 8:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

8:00am

Optional training: SharePoint for Site Owners*
Congratulations, you have been granted ownership of your very own SharePoint site! Now what? Come to this class to gain a greater understanding of what your responsibilities and capabilities are as a site owner. Topics will include security, content types, basic workflow, auditing, and page layouts. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 8:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

8:00am

Optional training: Using SmartList Builder + Excel Report Builder*
SmartList Builder takes the highly popular, easy-to-use SmartList tool in Microsoft Dynamics GP and dramatically increases its power and range. Join Bob McAdam as he reveals how you can query more data in more ways with SmartList Builder, which gives you access to all the information that you capture, enabling you to create your own custom SmartLists. Excel Report Builder is covered as well. Come see how the useful SmartList Builder and Microsoft Office Excel 2007 work even better together. This course includes information about Office Data Connection. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 8:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

8:00am

Optional training: Data Migration Techniques and Integration Tools*
Don't miss this in-depth walk through of the considerations and techniques needed to ensure a successful data migration or integration from any system to Microsoft Dynamics GP. In the process, you will learn about the tools available from Microsoft to complete your migration or integration project. You will walk away from this course understanding Best practices for data migration and integration; What tools are available to complete your migration and integration projects; The philosophy and concepts behind each tool; Strengths and weaknesses of each tool. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 8:00am - 5:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

8:00am

Optional training: SSRS 101*
Do you need more information loaded reports? Reports with maps of your customers or sales? Reports with gauges that show current balances? SSRS and SRB are two related tools that allow semi-technical people to create reports directly out of the MS SQL database as well as others. Since this is the native database for any of the Dynamics ERP systems and since these tools are provided free with SQL 2005 and newer, learning to use these tools has significant benefits for you and your organization. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 8:00am - 5:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

1:00pm

Optional training: Advanced Forecaster*
Want to do away with the pains of budgeting spreadsheets? Learn how to design, maintain and use advanced features within Microsoft Forecaster. This training will include detailed report building concepts for line item data details, human resource data details, capital data details and revenue data details, as well as revenue detail setup and other variance reporting options. This class is perfect for those responsible for the administration of a Forecaster installation and budgeting process. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

1:00pm

Optional training: Advanced Management Reporter*
Maximize your Microsoft Management Reporter product knowledge! Take your MR knowledge to the next level, and learn to create advanced financial reports like: balance sheets, statements of cash flows, and multi-company consolidations. In this deep dive we'll also cover spreadsheet linking, and learn about report distribution and analysis tools available in Management Reporter. This course is perfect for those who have already been using FRx or Management Reporter and want to take their Management Reporter skills to the next level. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

1:00pm

Optional training: Best Practices for Your Month-end / Year-end Close*
Closing your books - smooth and "enjoyable" or late and stress-filled? Struggle no longer and join us for this valuable walk-through of best practices for your month-end and year-end close. Looking forward to another harried holiday season trying to close the books while your CEO waits "patiently"? Or would you like to spend the next few weeks comfortably planning and have a smooth end of year? We'll review the process and best practices for your year-end close in Dynamics GP. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

1:00pm

1:00pm

Optional training: Dynamics GP Administration Made Easy - Life Support for the GP Administrator*
Checklinks, backups, and maintenance - oh my! This is a critical class for any GP administrator or support team member to ensure that your system is setup to run smoothly, your data integrity is confirmed, your downtime is minimized. This class will save you countless hours and issues at your organization. Know what you should be doing when with what tools to properly manage your GP environment. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

1:00pm

Optional training: Dynamics GP Smorgasbord - A Virtual Buffet*
The GP Smorgasbord is a half-day course aimed at beginning and intermediate users of GP. Learn how to better leverage the deep functionality of GP and walk away with a great list of tips and tricks. This course doesn't concentrate on just one area or tool within Dynamics GP but rather visits numerous sections within the core and distribution modules, as well as newer areas like Navigation Lists and the scores of refreshable Excel files. Find out how to use & navigate Dynamics GP more efficiently and receive many valuable tips you can make use of immediately. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

1:00pm

Optional training: The Payroll Aftermath: Balancing and Fixing the Payroll System for each Period, Quarter, and Year-End*
The Dynamics GP Payroll module is a powerful system you can rely on to keep your company in compliance with Federal, State, and Local Agencies. Anyone who processes payroll with GP will benefit from this content-packed class. The format will be scenario-based and will cover best practices for balancing your individual pay runs to streamline Quarter-End and Year-End reporting. For the full class description and details, please sign into the registration system here: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?eventid=1027177.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes

5:00pm

Expo Reception
Attend the kick-off Expo Reception to visit with supporting ISV's and learn what they offer you and your processes.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 5:00pm - 8:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All
 
Wednesday, October 17
 

7:00am

Breakfast
Wednesday October 17, 2012 7:00am - 8:00am
TBA
  • Skill Level All

8:00am

Kick Off General Session
Welcome to GPUG Summit 2012! We'll kick off the conference with an overview, key note and give recognition to our great volunteers.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 8:00am - 9:30am
TBA
  • Skill Level All

10:00am

How SQL Reporting Services Can be Used to Create Financial Reports for Microsoft Dynamics GP
In this session, you will learn the processes used to create an income statement report for Microsoft Dynamics GP by using SQL Server Reporting Services.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

10:00am

What's New in Management Reporter 2012?
In this session, we will introduce you to all the new features in Management Reporter 2012. Management Reporter 2012 brings innovation and flexibility to your financial reporting process. Learn about the new collaboration, distribution, and Microsoft Dynamics ERP integration features that put more power at your fingertips.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

10:00am

The Argument to Automate
Based on the book - "The Argument to Automate - How Innovation Can INSPIRE not Fire", this session will explore the two reasons companies have a difficult time (a) justifying automation (b) executing an automation plan. Each person attending will receive a free copy of the book as well as practical advice for a successful automation project.


Wednesday October 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA
  • Skill Level All

10:00am

50 Tips in 50 Minutes for Microsoft Dynamics GP: The Next Generation
This is a completely new version of '50 Tips' with 50 brand new tips for Microsoft Dynamics GP. Microsoft MVP Mark Polino delivers these tips in his classic fast paced style with lots of materials to follow up with. There is something in here for everyone.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

10:00am

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Overview
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 has hundreds of new features that gives our existing customer the ability to get more out of their investment.  Come to this session to get filled with knowledge on what’s new in the 2013 release.  Dynamics GP 2013 track includes this overview and various sessions about the newly released version of GP.  It is most suitable for those people planning their upgrade sooner rather than later.  Alternatively, a great Overview session is the keynote of the Thursday General Session.  If you’ve attended GP 2013 track sessions up to that point, you will have deeper knowledge, but some of the Thursday general session may be redundant.


Wednesday October 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA
  • Skill Level All

10:00am

25 Human Resource and Payroll Tips and Tricks
Whether you’re new to Human Resources/Payroll or a seasoned veteran, we know you will learn something from this session. Attend this fast-paced session to learn tips, tricks and insights on how to use the Human Resource and Payroll modules more efficiently and more effectively.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

10:00am

Is the Table Set?
Do you struggle with what tables to pull information from?  Attend this session for an insight on how to build reports and more.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

10:00am

System Maintenance for Microsoft Dynamics GP and SQL Server
Maintenance of both your Microsoft Dynamics GP Application and your Dynamics SQL Server is crucial! But how do you go about it? Attend this session to get the 'low-down' on System Maintenance. We'll review SQL Backups, Check Links, and Reconcile: why you need them and what they do. We will also look at other routines and procedures inside of Microsoft Dynamics GP!

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

10:00am

Microsoft Dynamics GP Navigation Part 1 of 2
This course will explore the shortcuts to navigating Microsoft Dynamics GP. We will look at customizing user preferences to find what you work with quickly. We will also include drill downs to research transactions, quick reports, navigation panes, keyboard shortcuts and much more.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

10:00am

Enhancing Your Use of SmartList with Microsoft Dynamics GP
Do you love SmartLists? Join this discussion with other Microsoft Dynamics GP users and experts as we dig into the details of SmartList and SmartList Builder (SLB), Microsoft SQL Views in SLB, accessing external non Microsoft Dynamics GP data, using SmartLists for Workflow and seeing Extender data in Microsoft Dynamics GP.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

10:00am

Quick ROI Solutions with SharePoint
How do you get the faster return on your SharePoint investment? We’ll discuss ways organizations have achieved fast success and the most common ways to leverage the toolsets found in SharePoint.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

10:00am

50 Tips in 50 Minutes in Upgrading
Upgrading is a way of life when using Microsoft Dynamics GP. Every year, you are presented with an opportunity to improve your processes with upgrades. Come and hear 50 tips on how to make these transitions smoother and cleaner.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes
  • Skill Level All

10:00am

Using Microsoft Dynamics GP Job Costing as 'Project Accounting Lite'
If you need the ability to associate revenue and cost elements to a specific 'job' or 'project' but don't need the full functionality that Microsoft Dynamics GP Project Accounting offers, Job Costing might be for you. In this session, learn what Job Costing has to offer and how it can be setup and utilized to help you track revenue and cost transactions and calculate profitability on specific jobs that you define. Note: Must have Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing and MFG Suite registered to take advantage of this tool.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 10:00am - 11:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:15am

101 Ways to Use Dimensions in Management Reporter
Dimensions are a big deal in Management Reporter. They help you take financial reporting to the next level through deeper analysis, lowered operational maintenance, ad-hoc financial reporting, and ease of design. Learn how dimensions provide value to end users by showing data at the level that is important to them. You’ll also pick up other quick tips and tricks for using Management Reporter.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:15am

Make Microsoft Dynamics GP Do Things You Have Never Dreamed of Without Writing Code
See how the team at eOne makes all their tools fit together, making Microsoft Dynamics GP the most flexible and Configurable ERP solution on the market. Get a look at the end result of combining SmartList Builder, Excel Report Builder, Extender, Drill Down Builder, SmartConnect, SmartPost and Flexicoder all in this one session.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

11:15am

50 Tips for Closing the Month Faster with Microsoft Dynamics GP
Microsoft MVP, Mark Polino, provides advice, tips and techniques for shortening the month end close cycle with Microsoft Dynamics GP.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:15am

Approaches for Addressing Multiple Entity Environments
Have you ever been confronted with a situation that requires you to deal with multiple entities within Microsoft Dynamics GP, whether it is going from one entity to multiple, or you need to go from multiple entities to one?  If so, this interactive session is for you. We’ll entertain approaches for addressing both scenarios in an effort to help everyone move forward with confidence that you’re making the best decisions.


Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:15am

Order and Invoice Payment Processing: Accepting Payments in Microsoft Dynamics GP and Online
Want to learn more about how you can easily accept payments in Microsoft Dynamics GP or allow your customers to make payments online to improve cash flow? Microsoft Dynamics GP can be linked up with gateway and merchant accounts to streamline the payment process. Payments can be made through a website, back office or in call centers while those payments are automatically processed and applied to Microsoft Dynamics GP. Attend this session and learn how you can empower customers, get paid faster and have hassle free invoice follow-up.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:15am

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013  Web Client Overview
The Microsoft Dynamics GP Web Client is here and you need to be ready for it.  In this session, we will look inside the Microsoft Dynamics GP Web Client to explore what it is, why you would leverage it and important questions you should ask when considering it for your business.


Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

11:15am

SmartList/SmartList Builder: Human Resources and Payroll
Attend this session to see how SmartLists and SmartList Builder can enhance the functionality of the Human Resource and Payroll modules. Learn the specific tables and fields necessary to get to Human Resource and Payroll data within Microsoft Dynamics GP.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:15am

Microsoft Dynamics GP Security Methodologies
Managing your Microsoft Dynamics GP security matrix is a critically important and complex job. Participate in this session to discover how others are managing organization-wide security for Microsoft Dynamics GP. We'll entertain approaches for addressing Microsoft Dynamics GP security and discuss ways to make it easier and better for all, especially administrators.


Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:15am

The Accidental Microsoft Dynamics GP Administrator
In this class, we will go over the top things you need to know to be an effective Microsoft Dynamics GP Administrator. What to do as a Microsoft Dynamics GP Administrator, and when to do it. In addition, we will cover what not to do as the Microsoft Dynamics GP Administrator, and why.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:15am

Microsoft Dynamics GP Navigation Part 2 of 2
In this course, we will take a deeper look at navigation panes, list views, as well as how to customize lists and home pages.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:15am

SmartList 101: SmartList Out-of-the-Box
Looking at all of the options available in SmartList when you first install Microsoft Dynamics GP can be daunting. Attend this session to see what you can (and can’t) do with SmartList ‘Out-of-the-box’. In this session we’ll go over navigation and how to save and manage favorites and reminders and go into some depth on how to use the Favorites as published by Microsoft, even if you’re not a programmer!

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:15am

The Secrets of Making SharePoint and Office Work Better Together
Frustrated by your SharePoint collaboration sites?  Too many steps to create and edit your documents? Join this session to learn the secrets to making SharePoint as simple to work with as your local hard drive.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:15am

100 Products in 50 Minutes
There's always a lot of hype from ISVs who create add-ons for Microsoft Dynamics GP. Join this rapid-fire presentation on 100 different ISV products, while keeping the focus on functionality. Most people can determine in 30 seconds whether or not an add-on product is useful to them.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 11:15am - 12:15pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

12:00pm

Expo and Lunch
Start off with your lunch hour networking with fellow GPUG members and then visit the expo area.

Wednesday October 17, 2012 12:00pm - 2:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

2:00pm

Improve your Financial Reporting and Forecasting Process by MSx Group
Microsoft has excellent, user friendly and cost effective solutions for Corporate Performance Management (CPM), including Microsoft FRx, Microsoft Management Reporter for Reporting, and Microsoft Forecaster for budgeting or planning.  Come learn about and see these products in action while asking the experts questions on how to best implement these tools within your organization.   

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

2:00pm

Revolutionize Your Reporting and Budgeting for Dynamics GP with BI360
In this session, you will learn to build your Microsoft Dynamics GP reports in BI360, the leading Excel report writer for Microsoft Dynamics GP. We'll review how to run reports through Excel or Web browser (including mobile), show the first ever automated narrative reports for Microsoft Dynamics GP (yes, it’s more exciting than numbers!) and show how BI360 completely automates your budgeting and forecasting processes. Don’t settle for text comments on reports; see how BI360 gives you full Social Collaboration to drive performance and results.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

2:00pm

Buy Back Time with Dynamic Budgets
Meet Dynamic Budgets customers and learn how the application has eased the burden of these budget administrators and how their organizations are budgeting more precisely with less effort. 


Wednesday October 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

2:00pm

Purchase to Pay – Streamlining Requisitioning, Expense Reporting with AP Invoice Automation by Ariett
Learn how Ariett’s web solutions, eliminate paper, manage workflows and simplify your requisition, expense reporting and Accounts Payable (AP) Invoice processing. Reduce ERP licensing costs by automatically creating completed transactions in Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Dynamics GP. Ariett's simple but elegant Electronic Document Manager, along with Mobile Apps, and support for multiple companies offers you one workflow solution to manage all your non-payroll expenses and documents. This is offered in the Cloud on Windows Azure or can be deployed On-Premises.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

2:00pm

Get $20 and GP 2013 Sandbox in the Cloud by Data Resolution
Every attendee gets a $20 gift card to Starbucks and a dedicated Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 sandbox in the cloud. After this session, you will be able to use your dedicated Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 sandbox to upload a test Database to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013.  In addition, you will see Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 in the cloud as well as learn how to save on Microsoft Renewals, server hardware, and IT support.   Data Resolution is the 2012 Microsoft Dynamics hosting partner of the year and we want to help you work with your partner on ways to move to the cloud.


Wednesday October 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

2:00pm

Security Audit Compliance Solutions – Make Your Audits Easier by Fastpath, Inc

Do you know where your risks are in Microsoft Dynamics GP? How do you know who can print checks? Who has your ‘sa’ password? How do you monitor changes to critical data? Featuring segregation of duties analysis tools, audit trails and our innovative link between Microsoft Dynamics GP security and Active Directory, learn how Fastpath can make your annual visits from the auditor much easier.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

2:00pm

Workflow and Notifications Anytime, Anywhere for Microsoft Dynamics® GP! By Integrity Data
Imagine that virtually all of your business processes are automated so your business rules are always consistently enforced. Imagine that your system has the ability to notify you of business transactions across your organization that you really need to know about. Now, imagine doing this by leveraging technologies and systems you already own. Attend this session to find out how to get more out of your existing Microsoft Dynamics GP system with notifications and workflows tailored to your existing business processes.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

2:00pm

Automate Document Management Processes Without Busting Your Budget! By ImageTag
Your paper and electronic document-driven processes are an efficiency opportunity. Join this session to learn how KwikTag can reduce your work, what’s new with KwikApps solutions, what you can achieve, and why all of this doesn’t break your budget! We’ll show you how this is possible through case studies and demonstrations. We’ll also be offering a special GPUG Summit promotion to make KwikTag even more affordable.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

2:00pm

Eliminating IM, Enhancing SmartList, and Making GP Hassle-Free by: eOne Solutions
Join eOne and learn about a Hassle-Free Microsoft Dynamics GP. You’ll see SmartConnect, the integration and automation tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and beyond. Over 1300 customers leverage SmartConnect for their integrations as it runs 50 times faster than Integration Manager (IM), has more integration points, provides push from Excel, automations, and more. Dive into SmartView, the answer to your SmartList frustrations. It displays lists in fractions of a second, provides unlimited filters, copy & pastes to Excel, and can be viewed without logging into Microsoft Dynamics GP. Finally, learn more about Extender, which allows complete custom applications to be built by end users without writing code. 

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

2:00pm

EDI Trends: The Outlook on What EDI Should Deliver by Data Masons
Wouldn’t you think an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) solution should be your answer to complete end-to-end automation? Many companies find out that they're still managing too many transactions, incurring transaction fees and challenged to integrate documents quickly and easy. In this session you’ll learn the latest trends in EDI that are driving customers to adopt an innovative technology model that eliminates these inconveniences and streamlines EDI integration and compliance requirements without Microsoft Dynamics GP platform customizations. Also hear a customer’s perspective on how they resolved their business challenges with a risk-free, cost-effective integrated EDI solution.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

2:00pm

Pitch the Paper Clips and Move to Paperless ERP by MetaViewer
Metafile invites you to go beyond the electronic file cabinet and experience the amazing efficiencies of Paperless ERP from MetaViewer. MetaViewer gives you paperless invoice and order capture with OCR, automated workflow, real-time visibility and full Microsoft Dynamics integration. In Paperless ERP, nothing compares to MetaViewer. MetaViewer can:

• Eliminate manual data entry by efficiently implementing paper and electronic invoice capture.
• Utilize web-based workflow.
• Enjoy real-time visibility to the entire AP process
• Retrieve associated documents without leaving your Microsoft Dynamics solution
• Provide vendor self-service with the MetaViewer Vendor Portal
• Easily expand to AR, HR, and Payroll to achieve complete paperless ERP

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

2:00pm

Streamline Business Processes and Go Paperless w/doc-link, Document Management
Opportunities in your department(s) are waiting to be untapped. Increased business efficiencies; reduction in filing, faxing and copying of documents; elimination of file cabinets and form costs are all opportunities for your company to work smarter and go paperless. Join this session to learn how one tool ─ doc-link, Integrated Document Management for Microsoft Dynamics GP, can help your enterprise work leaner, faster and more effectively!

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

2:00pm

Making Microsoft Dynamics® GP Work Simpler & Easier by Rockton Software
Optimize your enterprise as we explore ways to make Microsoft Dynamics GP work simpler and easier.  Got deadbeats hogging your Microsoft Dynamics GP licenses? Do you want to increase your data lookup speed by 83%? Do you want to track data changes from within your Microsoft Dynamics GP accounting system? Are your pricing updates ugly? Got Reports? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then don’t miss out on this session!

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
TBA

3:30pm

Excel Report Builder - How2
In this session, we'll dig into Excel Report Builder and build reports from scratch – step by step. Discover how to use sexy formatting in Excel without breaking your data connections to deliver everything SmartList Builder does but without a Microsoft Dynamics GP license.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:30pm

Transitioning from Microsoft FRx to Management Reporter for Microsoft Dynamics ERP
Are you ready to move from Microsoft FRx to Management Reporter for Microsoft Dynamics ERP? Not sure where to start? Management Reporter provides a migration wizard to migrate your FRx building blocks into Management Reporter. We’ll discuss what you need to do to get prepared for migration. We’ll also discuss how Microsoft FRx features have been enhanced in Management Reporter.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:30pm

Finance Module Best Practices for Microsoft Dynamics GP
Join this session and learn best practices for batch controls/approvals, batch naming conventions, SmartList batch query, budget imports/exports, copying journal entries, recurring batches, expense deferrals, eliminating inactive accounts and much more....

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:30pm

Help!  Don’t Call 911, Just Attend this Session
Often times you feel alone in figuring out how to find help when you run into a problem or have a project that has you puzzled.  This session is meant for any level user and will share direction on where to look for answers.  April Bauer will share what she has found out over the years from networking, Microsoft resources, and yes, from digging around long enough to find it.  By attending this session you’ll save hours on getting the answers now when you need it.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:30pm

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013  Web Client Deployment
Deploying the web client and maintaining it has a different set of skills.  In this session we will go deep from an IT perspective on the desktop client,  web client, and mixed mode deployments and everything in between.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:30pm

Microsoft Dynamics GP Payroll Garnishments Made Easy
Microsoft Dynamics GP includes many features to handle complicated Payroll garnishment calculations.  Come to this session to learn how to make the process of setting up and using garnishments easier.  Also learn how to link payroll deductions with vendors for a seamless integration.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:30pm

Getting Started with Modifier and Visual Basic® for Applications

Learn how easy it is to modify the appearance and functionality of any Microsoft Dynamics GP window. Join Bryan Prince as he unlocks the mystery of these tools by developing several customizations in real time.


Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm
L03
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:30pm

Introducing Integration Manager
This workshop will provide an overview of Integration Manager and walk through a simple integration. Learn how to integrate data into Microsoft Dynamics GP to reduce data entry time.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:30pm

Setting Up and Maintaining Test Systems
Understand all the ins and outs of setting up and maintaining Test Systems (User Test Systems or Upgrade Test Systems) and explore the reasons why you should have multiple test systems.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:30pm

FREE Modules for Microsoft Dynamics GP
Software, software everywhere and all of it is FREE! Come see free modules in action. Change sorting order for Lookups, get warned to change your password, add a 'go to' button to the customer card, spell check your invoices, color code your companies and more -  you can do it all for FREE!

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:30pm

Manufacturing and SmartList Builder
Want to get your manufacturing reporting data in an easy-to-use format? With SmartList Builder, we will show you how to get Manufacturing Order (MO) Transaction Costing, MRP Exceptions, Purchase Request Resolution data and more within reach of your fingertips.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:30pm

12 Step Program for Upgrading
Do you have your ducks in a row for upgrading? Learn from an industry expert on how you can take steps in preparing for your next upgrade. Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 presents many benefits; learn how you can prepare today for the year end release.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible Yes
  • Skill Level All

3:30pm

Project Accounting Tips and Best Practices
Learn tips and best practices for using Microsoft Dynamics GP Project Accounting.

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 3:30pm - 4:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

5:00pm

Networking Huddles
Networking Huddle time is about finding peers who have the same common interest. You will find tables posted with topics, sit down and visit about the topic!

Speakers

Wednesday October 17, 2012 5:00pm - 6:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

6:00pm

Expo Reception
Come back and enjoy another expo reception experience!

Wednesday October 17, 2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

8:00pm

Ending for Day 1
Enjoy the evening!

Wednesday October 17, 2012 8:00pm - 8:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All
 
Thursday, October 18
 

7:00am

Breakfast
Thursday October 18, 2012 7:00am - 8:00am
TBA
  • Skill Level All

8:00am

Management Reporter Beginner Report Design
Are you new to Management Reporter? This session will provide valuable tips and key report design techniques to help you produce your mission critical financial reports, including trial balances, income statements and balance sheets.  Key report design concepts will be shown for building and maintaining the Row, Column, and Reporting Tree along with tips for efficiently generating and distributing your financial reports.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
TBA

8:00am

What Tool Should You Pull From the Toolbox?
Let's say you want a report out of Microsoft Dynamics GP; should you use Report Writer, Excel Report Builder, SmartList, SmartList Builder, SQL Reporting Services, or something else? Or let's say you need a new field or a customization within Microsoft Dynamics GP; should you use Modifier, Extender, Dexterity, .Net or something else? Join this session to learn what tool is best for the job you need done.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

8:00am

Microsoft Dynamics GP Electronic Banking
Discover how to create an interface between the bank and Microsoft Dynamics GP using Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) for Payables, EFT for Receivables, Electronic Reconcile, SafePay and Lockbox Processing.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
TBA

8:00am

Microsoft Forecaster Interactive Session: Sharing Budget Successes and Challenges
This interactive session will focus on Microsoft Forecaster design strategies, sharing tips & tricks to improve your forecasting process. Examples will be shown on how to leverage Forecaster rollups, budget detail screens, and calculations with assumption models for driver based budgeting. Audience participation is encouraged to share budget successes or challenges and how Forecaster may solve those issues.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

8:00am

Your Indispensable GPUG Academy
The User Group Academy is your source for comprehensive learning - whether it's Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Desktop Software, Microsoft Server technologies, general business training, project management, or hundreds of other tools, technologies, and topics. We'll also be reviewing our certification program designed specifically for Microsoft Dynamics GP users. If you want to be more productive and effective (which often leads to more success), don't miss this fast-paced session and learn how to leverage the robust classes and resources from your Academy.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
TBA
  • Skill Level All

8:00am

Better Together: Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and Office ‘15’
Microsoft Excel 15 is coming, and will provide many new and powerful tools for business intelligence. In this session, we’ll see how these new features, along with existing data tools in Excel, can be used to create powerful and compelling report options for giving meaning to your financial data in Microsoft Dynamics GP.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

8:00am

Ask Your Peers: Human Resources and Payroll
Do you have questions about Human Resources or Payroll that you'd like to ask someone who uses the software every day? You've come to the right place! We’ll have GPUG customers who have used the software for years and can share their tips, tricks and insights.


Thursday October 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
TBA
  • Skill Level All

8:00am

Advanced Microsoft Dynamics GP Administration with the Support Debugging Tool

The Support Debugging Tool is recognized by system administrators and consultants as a valuable tool to ease the task of administering Microsoft Dynamics GP. In this new session, MVP Mariano Gomez, will show you some of the advanced capabilities of the tool. Come learn about the Advance Debugger Mode, enabling SQL Server traces, and some of the programmability aspects of the Support Debugging Tool through practical, hand-on examples while having fun doing so.


Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
L04

8:00am

Understanding the Microsoft Dynamics GP Extender
How can you store additional information in Microsoft Dynamics GP if you've run out of space and you’re not a developer?  Get some ideas with Microsoft Dynamics GP Extender and learn how to extend your data storage quickly & easily without writing any code. If you’ve ever said “I wish we had a field for that,” this session is for you.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

8:00am

Wait! Don’t Check that Box.
There are 237 options in the setup of General Ledger, Account Receivables, Account Payables and Bank Rec. How do you know the right choices were made for your company? Don’t accept the defaults, come learn what to do and not do from Leslie Vail, a Microsoft MVP and one of the best in the industry.  You’ll walk away with a clear picture of how important set-up is and what all of those checkboxes really mean!

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
TBA

8:00am

SmartList Builder Deep Dive Insights
Harness the power of your Microsoft Dynamics GP data with a tool you can quickly learn! Hear how you can leverage SmartList Builder (SLB) for meaningful insight into your operations as we reveal additional ways to help make better analytical decisions. We'll also help you leverage SmartList Builder with Excel Report Builder & Navigation List Builder, both of which are included with SLB.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
TBA

8:00am

OneNote Wonders
Pen & Paper? How 20th century! Notepad? For amateurs! Come experience a life changing event when you learn of the fabulous features provided by a tool that has sat dormant on your PC for years.  This session is not to be missed!

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

8:00am

Returns Management in Microsoft Dynamics GP
Every company has to process returns at some time. Learn how to use Microsoft Dynamics GP to setup and control Return Materials Authorization (RMA) processing for customer returns and Return to Vendor (RTV) processing for vendor returns.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

9:15am

Infinia Integrator - Copy, Paste & Import Excel into GP
Join us for this session and learn how to easily import your data from Microsoft Excel to Microsoft Dynamics GP. If you can use Excel, you can use Infinia Integrator. Infinia Integrator is extremely easy to use and ensures that your data remains accurate – just copy, paste and import from Excel.  Infinia Integrator is fully user-based. You don’t need to call in the IT department to import transactions. It’s intuitive and won’t let you miss a thing, improving productivity and accuracy throughout your organization. It’s also very fast, validating data in seconds so you can see on one screen what errors need to be addressed, if any.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 9:15am - 10:15am
TBA

9:15am

Reporting and Analytics for Dynamics GP: Utilize Microsoft Excel Like You Never Have Before by BizNet Software
Discover BizNet Software’s powerful 100% Excel-based reporting and analysis solution which enables users to create a real time connection to massive amounts of data allowing anyone to connect and share millions of rows of information.  Our BizNet Content Packs provide a pre-built integration of more than 60 functions, templates, and analysis sets for General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable, allowing anyone to build reports within minutes. Our patent pending ‘In Memory Analytics’ technology provides real time access and lightning-fast performance.  Join us for our Partner Showcase and learn why over 7,000 users and 200 partners recommend BizNet as the top FRx replacement solution of 2012.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 9:15am - 10:15am
TBA

9:15am

deFacto: The New Standard for Dynamics CPM
deFacto Performance Management is absolutely one of the hottest products in the Dynamics channel today. And no wonder; it does what no other Corporate Performance Management (CPM) product can. We’ve taken all of the financial budgeting, forecasting, consolidation, analysis and reporting capabilities Dynamics customers will likely ever need and put them in a single, powerful, comprehensive yet affordable product. In addition, deFacto supports a range of user interfaces including native Excel, Web and dashboards. Designed using SQL Server and pre-built Dynamics connectors, deFacto is truly the new standard for Dynamics CPM.


Thursday October 18, 2012 9:15am - 10:15am
101

9:15am

deFacto: The New Standard for Dynamics CPM
deFacto Performance Management is absolutely one of the hottest products in the Microsoft Dynamics channel today. And no wonder; it does what no other Corporate Performance Management (CPM) product can. We’ve taken all of the financial budgeting, forecasting, consolidation, analysis and reporting capabilities Microsoft Dynamics customers will likely ever need and put them in a single, powerful, comprehensive yet affordable product. In addition, deFacto supports a range of user interfaces including native Excel, Web and dashboards. Designed using SQL Server and pre-built Dynamics connectors, deFacto is truly the new standard for Dynamics CPM.


Thursday October 18, 2012 9:15am - 10:15am
TBA

9:15am

Multiple Check Batch Processing & Secure Payment Workflow by Mekorma
Build, print, post, repeat! Does that sound familiar? Do you process multiple check batches? If so, this always entertaining and informative presentation from Mekorma will show you how you can build, print or post many payment batches at once. Eliminate hours of repetitive tasks. In addition, Mekorma will show you how you can add security and convenience to your payment processing with Secure Approval Workflow. Route payment approval requests to one or more approvers based on the rules you create. We will also discuss and answer questions about best practices and payment processing myths.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 9:15am - 10:15am
TBA

9:15am

The Ins and Outs of Moving GP to the Cloud by Tribridge
There are many options on how to deploy Microsoft Dynamics GP today, but what is best for your business? Join this session and learn how to determine the most efficient way to deploy Microsoft Solutions for your business.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 9:15am - 10:15am
TBA

9:15am

Enterprise Security for Microsoft Dynamics GP by Fastpath, Inc.
Wish your Windows login and password worked for Microsoft Dynamics GP? Want to eliminate the use of ‘sa’? Want to prevent users from being locked out? Want to automatically log-off idle users?  With Fastpath Config AD, Microsoft Dynamics GP customers can do just that. This session will describe how solutions from Fastpath can make security better, easier and increase the end user experience for ANY Microsoft Dynamics GP customer.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 9:15am - 10:15am
TBA

9:15am

Best Practices for Managing Documents and Workflow Automation by Metafile
Companies today are benefitting from document management. In order to maintain a competitive advantage, organizations need to work as efficiently as possible. Document management systems can integrate tightly with Microsoft Dynamics solutions to allow enterprise-wide visibility and fluidity. Implementing a Document Management Solution can reduce operating costs, while increasing cash flow and productivity.

Participants will learn:

• Document Management – realizing ROI
• Capture Options – Paper vs. Electronic
• Data Extraction Techniques – streamlining data entry
• Workflow – effects on company-wide productivity and management
• Reporting – high-level visibility for key decision makers
• System Integration – seamless communication between existing systems
• Document Retention – adhering to defined policies for compliance

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 9:15am - 10:15am
TBA

9:15am

What is more cost effective – Cloud or Premise?  By GoIWx 
Have you or someone in the company talked about Cloud Hosting as an option for your ERP application, but couldn’t determine if it would be a cost effective alternative.  Attend this session for a side by side comparison between Cloud Hosting versus on-premise management of your ERP application.  We will cover the cost structures of the two options based on an apple to apples comparison.  By the end of the session you should be armed with enough knowledge to make an educated decision on the future of your ERP management. 

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 9:15am - 10:15am
TBA
  • Host Organization GolWx
  • Skill Level All

9:15am

Making Microsoft Dynamics® GP Work Simpler & Easier by Rockton Software
Optimize your enterprise as we explore ways to make Microsoft Dynamics GP work simpler and easier.  Got deadbeats hogging your Microsoft Dynamics GP licenses? Do you want to increase your data lookup speed by 83%? Do you want to track data changes from within your Microsoft Dynamics GP accounting system? Are your pricing updates ugly? Got Reports? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then don’t miss out on this session!

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 9:15am - 10:15am
TBA
  • Skill Level All

10:30am

Expo
Last chance to visit with ISVs in the expo hour - enjoy and learn!

Thursday October 18, 2012 10:30am - 12:30pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

12:30pm

Networking Lunch
Enjoy networking with your new found GPUG peers!

Thursday October 18, 2012 12:30pm - 1:30pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

SSRS Using Visual Studio – JUST Beyond the Basics!
This session is designed for the non-Database Administrator who is required to author reports beyond the basic “SmartList” reports.  You will learn how to create and deploy reports throughout the organization in a repeatable and timely fashion.  In this case study style session, Viola will share samples of what she has done, along with SSRS best practices that she has learned along the way. 

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

The Dynamic Duo of Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Excel
Learn how to get more out of the combination of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Dynamics GP. In this session Microsoft MVP Mark Polino shows how to use Microsoft Excel to get more out of Dynamics GP including removing duplicate records, forcing Excel to respect leading zeros, drilling back into Dynamics GP from Excel and more.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

Microsoft Dynamics GP Budgeting 101
If you're responsible for budgeting, attending this session is the responsible thing to do.  We'll take a look at the native budgeting features in Dynamics GP, showcase ways to prevent inadvertent deletion or corruption of budgets, and demonstrate reporting approaches to link Dynamics GP Budget data and Actuals into custom refreshable Excel reports.  We'll also encourage peer-to-peer best practice sharing, so come prepared with your own budgeting questions and advice.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

13 MORE Classic, Underused Features in Microsoft Dynamics GP
Are you getting the most out of your Microsoft Dynamics GP implementation? We bet that you aren’t. Have you seen the original 13 Classic, Underused Features? Well, in this continuation of the series, we'll dig into 13 additional classic, long standing features that are often overlooked and under-used. Find out how to get more out of what you already own from a Microsoft MVP.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

FREE Professional Tools from Microsoft
Need to merge a General Ledger account? Want to change the name of the checkbook? Have 1 vendor to set-up five times? Have a name change in Payroll? You can fix all of this!!! In this "Tool Time" session, we will review the different uses of professional tools now available from Microsoft. Microsoft offers many great tools to help you do your job.  Yet at times, you are not sure what to use when you have a project.  Come and listen to one user’s experiences of what she has learned over the years.  She’ll share do’s and don’ts on what she has learned on projects now that they are complete.   Call this a “Tool Time” experience.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013  Web Client Overview
The Microsoft Dynamics GP Web Client is here and you need to be ready for it.  In this session, we will look inside the Microsoft Dynamics GP Web Client to explore what it is, why you would leverage it and important questions you should ask when considering it for your business.


Thursday October 18, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

What To Do When Something Goes Wrong with Human Resources & Payroll for Microsoft Dynamics GP
What do you do when you are having problems with Human Resources and Payroll for Microsoft Dynamics GP? Participate in this deep dive to get valuable answers on troubleshooting critical processes like printing checks. Instead of learning tips on how to use the Human Resource and Payroll modules, you'll learn what to do when you're on a deadline and problems happen, including how to fix common problems, where to go to get help and how to prevent problems from happening.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

Maximizing SQL Performance with Microsoft Dynamics GP
Join this session to learn how to maximize the performance of a SQL Server running Microsoft Dynamics GP Databases. We'll also cover settings you should be using and important things you should teach your users, including data warehousing and business reporting.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA

1:30pm

Professional Tools -FREE 
Need to Merge a G/L account, wan to change the name of the checkbook, Have 1 vendor set-up five times, Had a name change in PR – You can fix that!!!  We will review the different uses of the professional tools now available from Microsoft. Microsoft offers many great tools to help you do your job.  Yet at times, you are not sure what to use when you have a project.  Come and listen to one user’s experiences of what she has learned over the years.  She’ll share do’s and don’ts on what she has learned on projects now that they are complete.   Call this a “Tool Time” experience.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
L05
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

Hiring a 'Good' Microsoft Dynamics GP Employee
Have you ever hired an “experienced” Microsoft Dynamics GP employee, only to find out they really didn’t know much about Microsoft Dynamics GP? Or Accounting for that matter? How would you like to hire someone and KNOW you are getting an experienced employee with Microsoft Dynamics GP skills and expertise? Come to this session to find out best practices for finding and hiring the right employees. We will provide you with tools, resources, and guidance to help you build your knowledgeable, experienced Microsoft Dynamics GP team!

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

SmartList for Payables
Learn how you can use SmartList and SmartList Builder to connect payables information to Purchase Order and General Ledger information for a holistic view of your payables activity, reducing research time and improving internal control.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

Choosing the Best Integration Method for Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Dynamics CRM
In these sessions you will learn best practices for integrating Microsoft Dynamics CRM with Microsoft Dynamics GP.   We will cover what integrations are best suited for the Microsoft Dynamics GP Connector vs. other tools and give you an overview of the various tools and methods for integrating Microsoft Dynamics GP with Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

Introduction to Business Portal for Microsoft Dynamics GP
Have you always wanted to extend Microsoft Dynamics GP information to more people in your organization, without having to purchase those expensive Microsoft Dynamics GP users? Business Portal may be the answer to your problems! Come to this session to learn more about the easy to use tool that extends Microsoft Dynamics GP information to your users without requiring them to login. We’ll discuss the basics of how it works and how you can get started using it in your organization.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA

1:30pm

Manufacturing Serial Lot & Trace (Tips and Tricks)
In this session, we will cover the impact of having serial or lot traced items within Manufacturing as well as best practices.  Need to accommodate a recall?  We will demonstrate the procedures and available reports to handle full traceability all the way to the end customer.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Interactive: Management Reporter
Are you considering or already using Management Reporter? Attend this interactive session to hear from experts on why the move is the right decision and why.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Interactive:  BI Toolsets 
Do you have questions on what tool to use for Business Intelligence and when?  Come and hear from industry experts on what they see with the many clients they support today.  Bring your situation and you’ll walk out with more answers!

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Interactive: Enhancing the Accounts Payable Experience
Open discussion of accounts payable processing, best practices, integration options, and unusual scenarios. Bring your questions and experiences for an interactive and information Q&A session as well.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Round Robin “Dynamics Idol” Favorite Features
Fellow GPUG Attendees share their “Top Picks” for Most Beloved GP Shortcuts, Preferred Tips, or Overlooked Advice that can improve the life of an everyday user of Microsoft Dynamics GP.  Come and learn from this Round Robin session given by 7 users who want show you their favorites.


Thursday October 18, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Interactive:  Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013
Want to pose questions to Microsoft?   This interactive session will host staff who are a part of the support and design team  of Microsoft Dynamics GP.  Great time to hear firsthand from the source and get answers to the questions you have had!


Thursday October 18, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Interactive: Human Resources and Payroll 3rd Party Solutions
Are Human Resource and Payroll modules falling short of your company’s needs?  Attend this interactive session with other professionals and discuss what they are using today to fill the gap.  Come prepared to share best practices and specific needs you have.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Interactive: Security Best Practices
Is security a concern for you? Join this session to learn what your peer and industry experts know about security best practices.


Thursday October 18, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Interactive:  Ask the IT Experts
What is keeping you up at night? Come to this session with your IT questions and we will find you an answer. Led by John Lowther, GPUG All Star who has years of experience and many connections, can help you get to the bottom of your challenges.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Interactive: Partner Relationships
How are you doing with your partner relationships? VARs and ISVs are key to your success. This session is meant for users who are looking for best practices in keeping these relationships a win/win/win.

Speakers

Thursday October 18, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Interactive: SmartList Builder
Ever run into the limitations in “out-of-the-box” SmartList? Learn from your peers how to use this powerful tool to return user-friendly SmartLists linking just about anything in Microsoft Dynamics GP to just about anything else.


Thursday October 18, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Interactive: Microsoft SharePoint & Microsoft Dynamics GP
Are you thinking about integrating Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Dynamics GP? Do you have an experience to share? Come to this interactive session to discuss how SharePoint allows your employees and alliances to make better business decisions.


Thursday October 18, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Interactive: Microsoft Dynamics GP Upgrades
Hear firsthand from other users on how their upgrade went. They will share what to do and what not to do next time!


Thursday October 18, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Interactive: Non-Profits
Are you in the Non-Profit world? Come together with others who walk in your shoes and hear of how they are able to meet your unique needs with software and services.


Thursday October 18, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

4:30pm

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 General Session
See Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 for the first time! A 90 minute presentation on Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013. Hear from Microsoft executives what to expect so that you can plan for the upcoming release.


Thursday October 18, 2012 4:30pm - 6:30pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

6:30pm

Night Off!
Time to check out Seattle Downtown!

Thursday October 18, 2012 6:30pm - 6:30pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All
 
Friday, October 19
 

7:00am

Breakfast
Friday October 19, 2012 7:00am - 8:00am
TBA
  • Skill Level All

8:00am

Ask the Experts Hour
Do you have questions you'd like to ask some of the most knowledgeable folks in the industry? Then get up early and ask Microsoft MVP and GPUG All Stars. This session is simply a town hall format where it's up to you to make it enlightening!


Friday October 19, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
TBA
  • Skill Level All

9:30am

PowerPivot and Microsoft Dynamics GP: Beyond the Pivot Table
Explore how the free PowerPivot add-on for Microsoft Excel 2010 can combine with Microsoft Dynamics GP to provide even more depth and context to your organization’s data. This session looks at using PowerPivot to build advanced pivot tables with Microsoft Dynamics GP data combined with other information to provide additional perspective to the organization. This is an advanced session. Attendees should understand how to create an Excel Pivot Table and have at least a basic understanding of connecting to data sources.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 9:30am - 10:30am
TBA

9:30am

Roll Based Tips and Tricks - Finance Module 
Find out what other finance module users are doing to increase accuracy, speed up work flow, and produce a higher quality work product. We'll share best practices and encourage roundtable discussions.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 9:30am - 10:30am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

9:30am

Word Up!  Learn How to Set-up and Use Word Templates and Email in Microsoft Dynamics GP2010 
If you're on Microsoft Dynamics GP2010 and are not getting the most out of this new functionality, you need to attend this session.  Get the hot tips on setting up and customizing Word Templates and leveraging the Templates in Email to communicate with your customers and vendors  more effectively. 

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 9:30am - 10:30am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

9:30am

Reporting and Intelligence:  Windows 8 Metro, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and Business Analyzer
Microsoft Dynamics GP has made a huge investment in reporting over many years and Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 is no different.  In this session, we will cover what features have been added for reporting and review what products we'll release with Windows 8 and the Business Analyzer.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 9:30am - 10:30am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

9:30am

What’s New in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013:  Distribution
Microsoft has made many improvements to Distribution in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013.  Come to this session to learn about what’s new in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 for Distribution.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 9:30am - 10:30am
TBA
  • Skill Level All

9:30am

From Hire to Fire
Many capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics GP Human Resources are unused for various reasons. This session will follow an employee from applicant to dismissal and how Microsoft Dynamics GP Human Resources provides the tools to record and report information needed by the Human Resources and Payroll Departments.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 9:30am - 10:30am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

9:30am

Going Beyond Microsoft Dynamics GP Business Alerts
Stay alert! Discover how to build on and overcome the shortfalls of the built-in Business Alerts in Microsoft Dynamics GP. Learn to write your own alerts so that you and your users know when something is wrong before it causes a problem.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 9:30am - 10:30am
TBA

9:30am

What are Navigation Lists?
This session will explore Navigation Lists and how to use them to work more efficiently. Find information faster and navigate Microsoft Dynamics GP quicker by using this powerful but underutilized feature.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 9:30am - 10:30am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

9:30am

Workflow Functional Overview
Come learn how a workflow can be used to automate business processes in your organization.  This session will show you how a business user utilizes workflows and will also cover some of the general system requirements to implement workflow in your organization.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 9:30am - 10:30am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

9:30am

SmartList for Service Management
Are you utilizing SmartList to maximize your use of Microsoft Dynamics GP with Field Service?  Do you struggle finding equipment information, service history, parts usage, or maybe you want to make it easier for your technicians to get around in Microsoft Dynamics GP.  Learn from other customers how they utilize SmartList to manage their call center and technicians more effectively.  Come to this session to learn how to design and build custom SmartLists to manage your field service tasks and walk away with a better understanding of the Field Service tables.


Friday October 19, 2012 9:30am - 10:30am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

9:30am

Considering the Cloud Before the Lightning
The benefits of moving to the cloud are many and well documented. However, before making the leap of moving your critical financial data offsite, it's best to understand the risks associated with the cloud. One of the biggest risks is choosing a private cloud provider to manage and support your Microsoft Dynamics GP system. When selecting your cloud, there are some questions you must ask and some qualifications you might want to demand. Considering the cloud? Attend this session.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 9:30am - 10:30am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

9:30am

Microsoft Dynamics GP User Adoption: Myth or Reality?
Struggling with user adoption at your organization?  You’re far from alone – this is regularly one of the top 3 issues of discussion, and ultimately, can make or break your long-term success with your Dynamics implementation.  In what will surely be a dynamic (pun intended) hour, we’ll review the top elements that can drive or sink user adoption, and score them against two case studies to see why they are so important.  Mark will also share some time honored tools and templates that will help you, whether you’re going live soon or have been using Microsoft Dynamics GP for a while.  We’ll reserve time so you can share your ideas, successes, and not so successful attempts – so be sure to bring your experiences and questions. 

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 9:30am - 10:30am
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

9:30am

Best Practices When Working With ISVs
Have you ever implemented software from an ISV intended to improve your Dynamics experience in some way and the project went terribly wrong? Or maybe it simply took a lot longer or cost a lot more than you expected. Do you know what you should and should not expect from an ISV? How should you work together to provide the best practice for implementation? This session is a must-attend for any Dynamics user that has or plans to install additional software functionality provided by ISVs. This will be an interactive discussion where users will share best practices and things to watch out for when working with ISVs.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 9:30am - 10:30am
TBA
  • Skill Level All

11:00am

How 'Power View' in SQL Server 2012 Can Provide Business Intelligence Capabilities for Microsoft Dynamics GP Users
Familiar with Power View? Power View is a new tool in SQL Server 2012. Attend this session and you'll walk away with an understanding of how it can be leveraged as a business intelligence tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:00am

Migrating from Microsoft FRx to Management Reporter
Join this session to prepare for the transition from Microsoft FRx to Management Reporter. You'll learn how to use the Migration Wizard to move your FRx building blocks into Management Reporter. We’ll discuss what you need to do to get prepared for upgrading and walk you through the migration wizard step-by-step. We’ll also talk about what’s new and exciting in Management Reporter 2012!

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
TBA

11:00am

Where Should You Turn for Answers? The Power of Social Media
You’ve come to learn about all the resources available to make your life easier from the previous sessions that this community expert has brought to you. Mariano Gomez, MVP now zones in on how the experts are leveraging social outlets like Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, combined with the power of blogging to bring knowledge to the community.


Friday October 19, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

11:00am

Year End Closing Process
Dig into the important steps required to close out your fiscal year in Microsoft Dynamics GP. In this session, you'll pick up valuable time saving tips and orderly tasks so that you can hammer through this annual journey easily, efficiently and without missing a step.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:00am

What’s New in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013:  Financials
Microsoft has made many improvements to Financials in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013.  Come to this session to learn about what’s new in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 for Financials.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

11:00am

Human Resource Management Self Service for Business Portal
So, you’ve installed Business Portal and are taking advantage of its benefits, but you’re struggling to get Human Resource Management (HRM) Self Service Suite implemented for your users? Join us for this Deep Dive look at how you can implement and fully utilize the powerful features of the HRM Self Service Suite for Business Portal. We’ll look at setup configurations for timecards and pay stubs, and also look at the training and benefit self-service options that are available.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:00am

Compliance and Microsoft Dynamics GP - What You Need to Know Before the Auditors Ask
Don't be caught off guard when your auditors show up and start asking internal control questions that you can't answer. In this roundtable session, listen, learn, and share your experiences around managing your internal control system with Microsoft Dynamics GP and what to be prepared for BEFORE the auditors show up. There are always tips to learn from others in the compliance area and this session traditionally has lively dialogue, so don't miss this opportunity to prepare for your next audit.


Friday October 19, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
TBA

11:00am

Microsoft Forecaster Introduction: Avoid Excel Nightmares and Improve Your Budgeting Process
Learn how Microsoft Forecaster can resolve Excel budgeting problems, errors and inefficiencies such as version control, security, consolidations, and broken formulas to name a few. Come see this Forecaster functionality overview. Such features as centralized calculations, budgeting details for Human Resources, Capital and Revenue will be shown along with other bells and whistles you will love (drag and drop consolidation reorganization, automatic consolidations, security with workflow and audit trail, allocations, multi-currency, oh my!). 

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:00am

Make Microsoft Dynamics GP Fit Your Business with the Extender Challenge
Make Microsoft Dynamics GP fit your business with the Extender challenge. We will attempt to take a real life scenario from the audience and build a solution right there on stage. See the thought process we go through to come up with the design and watch as the new application comes to life right there on stage.   

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

11:00am

Integrating Microsoft Dynamics ERP with Microsoft Dynamics CRM using Connector for Microsoft Dynamics
Do you want to share data between Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Microsoft Dynamics ERP? Join us to learn about the Connector for Microsoft Dynamics, an application that provides the ability to integrate key sales data between the two products.  We will also cover the new features in the latest release.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

11:00am

“Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) – Now What?!”
Your company wants to do business with well-known retailers like Wal-Mart and Target and you have been asked to implement EDI!   Now what?!   The session will explore how to overcome the complexity of EDI, offer adoption and enablement tips, review trading partner compliance, teach what to look for in terms of EDI Software and more. There will also be an opportunity to have an EDI roundtable discussion so all of your questions about EDI will be answered.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

11:00am

Ask Your Peers: Field Service/Project Accounting
Do you have a question about Field Service or Project Accounting that you'd like to ask someone who uses the software every day? You've come to the right place! We’ll have GPUG customers who have used the software for years and can share their tips, tricks and insights.


Friday October 19, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

12:00pm

Networking Lunch
Enjoy your last meal with your GPUG Summit peers!

Friday October 19, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

Harness the Power of Excel Refreshable Reports & the Excel Report Builder in Dynamics GP
Discover a 'sure-fire win' that you can take back to your colleagues! In this How2 session, you will learn to leverage Excel Refreshable Reports within Microsoft Dynamics GP. We'll also explore the accompanying Excel Report Builder that you can use to supplement out-of-the-box reports. Utilizing these tools can help non-Microsoft Dynamics GP users in your office access the same real-time data as those who login to Microsoft Dynamics GP each day.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

Management Reporter Intermediate Report Design
Are you an experienced user of Management Reporter (or FRx)? This session will demonstrate powerful features like how to effectively use reporting trees, multi company consolidations, cash flow concepts, report calculation, report distribution options, and other features you may not be aware of. Come join this interactive session to build upon your existing knowledge.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA

1:30pm

Minimizing Risk with the IRS: 1099 Best Practices
Learn how to minimize the risk of receiving B-notices and fines from the IRS. Review three approaches to printing, mailing, correcting, eFiling, and enabling web presentment of your 1099s. Listen as we discuss Microsoft Dynamic GP's native 1099 generation process, third party products, and the IRS TIN Matching Program.


Friday October 19, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

Set Up and Understand Multicurrency (Is it Working for You?)
Multicurrency is one of those necessities in today’s global economy.  Attend this session and you'll have a better understanding of the master tables, best practices in setup, how to reconcile and revalue subsystems and then monitor and manage your Gain/Loss on FRx.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

50 Tips in 50 Minutes for Microsoft Dynamics GP: The Next Generation
This is a completely new version of '50 Tips' with 50 brand new tips for Microsoft Dynamics GP. Microsoft MVP Mark Polino delivers these tips in his classic fast paced style with lots of materials to follow up with. There is something in here for everyone.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

Understand the Value of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Human Resources and Payroll.
Employees are the most important asset of any organization! You should be able to entrust Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Human Resources and Payroll to complete many advanced operational tasks associated with managing your greatest asset. In this session, the new features and product enhancements will be highlighted as we take a look at Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

Introduction to T-SQL and Microsoft Dynamics GP Database Schema

To get the data you need, sometimes you have to go straight to the source. Come see how easy it can be to retrieve data from the Microsoft Dynamics GP database. This session is meant for those with little to no database experience.


Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
L04

1:30pm

Leveraging SmartLists in Advanced Human Resources and Payroll
In today’s environment, running reports and hoping that your attention is drawn to what is important and requires your attention is not efficient. This session will show you how the use of SmartLists and SmartList Builder will keep you focused on the important and urgent Human Resources and Payroll matters in your organization.


Friday October 19, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

How to Turn an Cross-Generational Team into a 'Well-Oiled Machine'
Almost every workplace today has a mix of personnel from across the generations - The long-lasting Baby Boomers; The Gen-X and Gen-Y in line right behind; and now the Internet Generation.  Attend this workshop where we examine the general characteristics of each generation and what helped shaped them.  What can you most often count on and what misalignment can you avoid?  Then join in what's sure to be a lively round table discussion of experiences in workplaces of your peers.  Learn what works best to motivate each generation.  Walk away with tips and guidelines on how you can build a cross-generational team into a well-oiled machine!   

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

Leveraging Microsoft Dynamics GP Modules in the Public Sector
Join us for a discussion on the use of Analytical Accounting, Grant Management, Project Accounting, and Business Intelligence for public sector companies, with examples from tribal government entities.


Friday October 19, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

1:30pm

Manufacturing and Outside Processing
Do you have outside processing steps that you need to capture costs and/or generate Purchase Orders (POs) for?  In this session, we will review how the standard Microsoft Dynamics GP MO Outside Processing procedure works as well as show you some tips on how to make it actually work for you!

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA

1:30pm

Third Party Solutions Anyone?
Investing in third party solutions is a way of life for Microsoft Dynamics GP users. This session will cover “Why should I buy them?", "Why do I need them?" and "What are they for?". You'll walk away with guidance on how to go about the next investment.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

What Are Analysis Cubes?
Do you have management asking for more reports these days?  Getting a finger on the business is key to your success.  Attend this session and you’ll have a better understanding of what Analysis Cubes can do to make you look like a superstar.  Analysis Cubes is a hot tool that you can leverage today!

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Anyone Interested in Collecting Money?
Join this session to learn about the power of Account Receivables within Microsoft Dynamics GP. Microsoft Dynamics GP can streamline your process, getting your money more efficiently.  With Receivables Collections Management, Customer Statements, Scheduled Payments and Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) for receivables you have all the tools to maximize your time and money.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Regional Chapter Roundtable
Come to this roundtable discussion on best practices and brainstorm new ideas for planning Regional Chapters in your area. Whether you are involved or plan to get involved, come to this session and hear from others on how to make a chapter a great GPUG experience.


Friday October 19, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

What’s New in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013:  Fixed Assets
Microsoft has made many improvements to Fixed Assets in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013.  Come to this session to learn about what’s new in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 for Fixed Assets.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

What You May be Missing in the Human Resources Module?
Many of us understand the value derived from Microsoft Dynamics GP Payroll, but far less of us take advantage of the Human Resources capabilities. This session will demonstrate the value of adding Human Resources to our Payroll processing systems.


Friday October 19, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Demystify Routines and Utilities
If you feel there are too many routines and utilities to run, then this session is for you. Learn which ones to run, and which ones to run from. Learn how to safely get rid of outdated items, vendors you don't use, and employees you never knew. Learn when 'remove' means delete and when it doesn't.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Enterprise Data Warehousing and Consolidated Business Intelligence
Enterprise Data Warehousing and Consolidated Business Intelligence: Explore when, why, and how you can set up an Enterprise Data Warehouse. We will also discuss how it helps Consolidated Business Intelligence.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Enterprise Data Warehousing and Consolidated Business Intelligence
Enterprise Data Warehousing and Consolidated Business Intelligence: Explore when, why, and how you can set up an Enterprise Data Warehouse. We will also discuss how it helps Consolidated Business Intelligence.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Getting Started with eConnect

Microsoft Dynamics GP eConnect is a powerful tool to integrate your business applications with Microsoft Dynamics GP. Learn to build your first .NET application using eConnect in this live development demonstration. This session is for those with little to no programming experience.


Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
204
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Stay Alert with Business Alerts!
Learn how to set up and use business alerts to stay on top of the critical data points in your Microsoft Dynamics GP system.  From monitoring checkbook balances to knowing when a critical Item quantity is about to drop to a dangerous level, Business Alerts can notify you and others in your organization about important metrics as they occur.  Note: A basic understanding of  Microsoft Dynamics GP table structure is helpful in setting up Business Alerts.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

SmartList for the Distribution Series
Customer service representatives typically need to field questions from customers on everything from ‘when will I get my order’ to ‘what did I order this time last year’, and they need to do it while the customer is on the phone.  Inventory Control managers want to know where the product is, and production managers want to know when their costs are out of line. Integrated 3rd party software makes your system more powerful, and learning how to design and build custom-designed SmartList favorites takes it to the next level.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

What is Microsoft Dynamics CRM?
In this session you will learn how Microsoft Dynamics CRM extends your investment in Microsoft Dynamics GP.  We will review how companies are using Microsoft Dynamics CRM to create more efficient business processes and when to utilize Microsoft Dynamics CRM versus Microsoft Dynamics GP within your organization.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • Skill Level All

3:00pm

Managing Internal Projects with Project Accounting

In this session, you will learn how to leverage your Microsoft Dynamics GP investment by tracking costs for internal projects and capital improvements utilizing Microsoft Dynamics GP Project Accounting. You will also learn how to efficiently transfer completed project costs to Microsoft Dynamics GP Fixed Assets.


Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA

3:00pm

Stock Counts in Microsoft Dynamics GP Inventory
In this session, we’ll cover how to use Microsoft Dynamics GP in creating your cycle count program and completing successful processing of your daily cycle counts to improve inventory accuracy.

Speakers

Friday October 19, 2012 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TBA
  • CPE Eligible YES
  • Skill Level All