Haydock Park 26 Sep 2019

Product Update & Networking


What is FutureForum?

FutureForum continues to grow in popularity, frequently exceeding capacity. Our forums bring you up-to-date information regarding your IBM Planning & Analytics environments as well as complementing platforms that help bring different environments into a single view.

During the day you will have the opportunity to explore and discuss the various business challenges and success you and your peers have encountered, and use these to develop proven best practices within your organisation.

Why attend?

  1. Learn from the experts

    Consultant-led sessions will guide you through the latest updates to Cognos technology – see the latest capabilities and what’s coming round the corner.

  2. 1-2-1 Workshops

    Bring your technology questions to our 1-2-1 sessions. Speak directly to our specialist consultants about issues or queries affecting your business.

  3. Networking

    Break-out sessions and a roundtable provide the opportunity to learn from your peers; understand how other organisations are employing technology to benefit their business.

  4. World class speakers

    From cutting-edge technology providers to customer advocates, we’re proud to host a variety of international speakers at our FutureForums.

Register to attend


Catherine Wakelin

Planning Practice Director, Sempre Analytics

Catherine will be presenting our Financial Planning Analytics Demonstration. Watch a live demo and see what’s coming up next in the roadmap for IBM Cognos Planning Analytics.

Tom Clark

Business Intelligence Practice Director, Sempre Analytics

Tom will be presenting What’s New with Cognos Analytics 11.1 with a look to the future as we consider what’s next in the roadmap for IBM Cognos Analytics.

Simon Short

CDO / Head of Business Intelligence at IMI Precision

Details coming soon!

Draft Agenda

Main schedule

08:30 - 09:30

Arrival & breakfast

09:30 - 10:00

Welcome & Sempre Update – Neil Harvie

10:00 - 11:00

Round Table Introductions & Business Challenges – Richard Abraham

11:00 - 11:15

Break (+ pre-booked consultant surgeries & technology spotlight session)

11:15 - 12:10

Financial Planning Analytics Demo Roadmap – Catherine Wakelin

12:10 - 13:00

What’s new with Cognos Analytics – Tom Clark

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch (+ pre-booked consultant surgeries & technology spotlight session)

14:00 - 15:00

Robotic Process Automation – Ollie Fulljames, Automation Anywhere

15:00 - 15:15

Break (+ pre-booked consultant surgeries & technology spotlight session)

15:15 - 16:15

Integrating Business Systems and Data within a hybrid IT environment

16:15 - 16:30

Round-up, close and networking drinks – Nick Patrick

All day schedule

11:00; 13:00 & 15:00

1-2-1 Consultant Surgeries

Take a personalised look at your specific challenges and get some high level advice for moving forward. Book yours here.

Book a 1-2-1 slot with a Sempre expert

Bring your technology or business process questions to our 1-2-1 sessions. Speak directly to our specialist consultants about issues or queries affecting your business.


"An enjoyable and informative day. Really useful as a way of gaining a rapid insight / update on planning and analytics applications. Thanks!"

David Smith, Commercial Finance Manager, Brewers Decorator Centres

“The thing I always take away from these events is how other companies are using the products and the discussions around the implementation process, business benefits, drawbacks etc.”

Andrew Insch, Director FP&A, Casual Dining Group

Can't make this date?

We run a number of FutureForums through the year. If you can't make our upcoming event, register now for one of our later dates.

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Getting here

Event Date:

26 Sep 2019 -

Event time:

08:30 - 16:30


Haydock Park Racecourse
WA12 0HQ

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