Better with the SAP Business Network: Event Registration

When:  Thursday, June 8th, 2023 | 12:00pm – 5:00pm    Location: SAP Offices – Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia, USA 

The SAP Business Network powers transparency, resiliency, and sustainability. With the Business Network, you can collaborate with your trading partners for greater supply chain visibility to deliver what your customers and your business need.

Join us for this interactive half-day event to hear real-life customer insights and connect with peers to discover the benefits of the Business Network and the better outcomes you can deliver to your organization.


12:00pm            Welcome

12:15pm            Live Panel Discussion with Louisiana Pacific

Join Belinda Tidwell and Holden O’Brien from Louisiana Pacific as they share insights from their journey with the Digital Supplier Network (DSN), utilizing the discovery element to access a wider supplier base and drive RFP savings.

1:00pm          Fireside Chat with Norfolk Southern Corp

Matteo Toniolo, Manager of Information Systems at Norfolk Southern will be joining excelerateds2p for a fireside chat as he discusses his experiences of the SAP Business Network and the benefits of SAP Ariba optimization. 

1:30pm         Lunch and Networking

2:00pm         Live Panel Discussion with Peabody Energy

Hear from Stephanie Dougherty and Derek Cooper from Peabody Energy as they share their experiences with Commerce Automation including the move from individual EDI connections to the creation of a portal network for all suppliers to access, enabling a streamlined, seamless one-to-many connection and process. 

2:30pm          Interactive Roundtable

Join peers in this SAP Business Network roundtable, focusing on common pain points, use cases and potential barriers to utilising the full extent of the business network. Share experiences and gain insights from others in this in-depth collaborative experience.

4:00pm         Close


Louisiana Pacific
Norfolk Southern
Holden O’Brien

Procurement Technology Analyst 


Belinda Tidwell

S2C COE Process Owner/PTP Business Analyst

Matteo Toniolo

Manager of Information Systems

Peabody Energy

Stephanie Dougherty

Director Shared Services Operations

Derek Cooper

Senior Manager Procure to Pay

Valerie Blatt

Global Head of SAP Business Network Customer Success & Go-to-Market