Which Sessions Are Right For You?

Session Tracks

GPUG Summit Phoenix’s 180+ sessions are categorized into learning tracks centered on job role, industry, skill level and product version. Attend sessions in one track or jump between tracks for a truly customized conference experience.

Explore track descriptions and recommended job roles to see what is waiting for you at Summit Phoenix around Microsoft Dynamics GP.

         
            

Business Intelligence

            

This track covers everything BI, including the integration of Microsoft Power BI with Dynamics GP 2016 and how best to leverage this popular reporting tool.

Recommended for these Job Roles:

  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Analyst
  • CFO/Controller
  • CIO/VP/Director of IT
  • Developer/DBA
  • Distribution
  • Field Service
  • Finance and Accounting
  • IT Professional
  • Manufacturing
  • Owner/Executive
  • Planner
  • Production Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Sales and Customer Service
  • Supply Chain/Logistics Mananger
  • System Administrator
  • Warehouse Manager
        
            

Developer

            

Dynamics GP development resources wanted their own track and now they’ve got one! This track covers programming, integrated tools, and hacks galore to help you to better manage and customize your Dynamics GP environment. We’ll convene a developer-only roundtable as well so you can get your toughest inquiries answered by a group of like-minded coders. This track will be the most unique one we have in Phoenix.

Recommended for these Job Roles:

  • Development Resources
  • Database Administrators
        
 
            

Extracurriculars

            

This track has a potpourri of topics that don't necessarily fit into our primary tracks. You never know what to expect, but it is comprised of great content.

Recommended for these Job Roles:

  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Analyst
  • CFO/Controller
  • CIO/VP/Director of IT
  • Developer/DBA
  • Distribution
  • Field Service
  • Finance and Accounting
  • IT Professional
  • Manufacturing
  • Owner/Executive
  • Planner
  • Production Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Sales and Customer Service
  • Supply Chain/Logistics Mananger
  • System Administrator
  • Warehouse Manager
        
        
            

Finance

            

This track covers core financial modules - G/L, RM, PM, but also digs into other related areas such as Multicurrency, Analytical Accounting, and Fixed Assets.

Recommended for these Job Roles:

  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Analyst
  • CFO/Controller
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Purchasing Manager
        
            

GP System Administrator

            

This is a track fine-tuned specifically for Dynamics GP system administrators, covering topics like SQL Server, SOD, and Security.

Recommended for these Job Roles:

  • CIO/VP/Director of IT
  • Developer/DBA
  • IT Professional
  • System Administrator
        
            

HR/Payroll

            

Everything Payroll-related and Human Resources-related is here: ACA, W2 checklist, and more.

Recommended for these Job Roles:

  • CFO/Controller
  • Finance
  • Accounting
        
            

Industry

            

This track centers around Distribution modules, Field Service Series, and various Project Accounting topics.

Recommended for these Job Roles:

  • CFO/Controller
  • Field Service
  • Manufacturing
  • Production Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Sales and Customer Service
  • Supply Chain/Logistics Manager
  • Warehouse Manager
        
            

IT Professional

            

This track is broader than the GP Sys Admin track, covering areas such as integrations, Web Client, and disaster recovery.

Recommended for these Job Roles:

  • CIO/VP/Director of IT
  • Developer/DBA
  • IT Professional
  • System Administrator
        
            

Manufacturing

            

The Manufacturing track will cover important areas for Dynamics GP end users leveraging this module area, including building product, product costing, proper routing, MRP, and best practices in analyzing your data via reporting and inquiries. Demand for this area is growing and we’re expanding session coverage this year to exceed expectations!

Recommended for these Job Roles:

  • Cost Accountants
  • Inventory/Purchasing Resources
  • Scheduling Resources
  • Buyers
  • Materials Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Product Planners
        
            

New to GP

            

If you’re a brand new Dynamics GP end user, this track is exactly what you’re looking for! We’ll touch on the core GP areas you’re learning today and make sure you’re more than up-to-speed on the most critical areas of your back office system. This track contains nothing but introductory sessions, so be sure to bring your questions as our session speakers will be prepared to answer any and all questions!

Recommended for these Job Roles:

  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Distribution
  • Field Service
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Production Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Sales and Customer Service
  • Supply Chain/Logistics Mananger
  • System Administrator
  • Warehouse Manager
        
            

Reporting

          

This track is broader than the BI track, reviewing SmartList Builder, MR, SSRS, and even sessions on Jet Express for Excel.

Recommended for these Job Roles:

  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Analyst
  • CFO/Controller
  • CIO/VP/Director of IT
  • Developer/DBA, Distribution
  • Field Service
  • Finance and Accounting
  • IT Professional
  • Manufacturing
  • Owner/Executive
  • Planner
  • Production Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Sales and Customer Service
  • Supply Chain/Logistics Mananger
  • System Administrator
  • Warehouse Manager
        
            

Upgrades

          

Upgrades are always on the docket with Microsoft's increased coding cadence, and this track covers every aspect you need to be fully prepared for yours.

Recommended for these Job Roles:

  • CFO/Controller
  • CIO/VP/Director of IT
  • Developer/DBA
  • Finance and Accounting
  • IT Professional
  • Planner
  • Project Manager
  • System Administrator