We will be adding additional sessions to this Agenda. 
Times, descriptions and locations are subject to change.

Day 1 :

Wednesday June 12, 2019
8:00 AM
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Registration
9:00 AM
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
01C - Building Value Through Collaboration: Welcome to the COINS User Conference 2019
COINS CEO Robert Brown and other COINS leaders welcome you to the COINS User Conference 2019 and the finale of the COINS Grand Challenge 2019.
RobertBrown (COINS)
10:00 AM
10:10 AM - 10:45 AM
02C - How healthy are my sites? The surveyors’ site perspective, without a spreadsheet in sight! Home Building Operations (CVR)
In an uncertain and constantly changing environment, improvements on process efficiencies and reducing reporting timelines are key to achieving success. The COINS CVR model solution helps companies move from standalone spreadsheets to an integrated CVR solution which brings together all aspects of site budgeting, costs, accruals, revenues and forecasts to provide a single version of the truth about a site. Removing risk and error from the business, see how Surveyors can remove paper and spreadsheets from their processes, doing more in less time and getting a clear picture of site progress, forecast and costs to complete. Speed, consistency and predictability are key. Duane Wingell will lead this session.
RichardVale (COINS)DuaneWingell (COINS)
02H - Financials: Mind the Gap
COINS Financials can provide your organisation with a flexible, modern and powerful solution to deliver best practices for key business processes – but how do you address those requirements that are unique to either your organisation, or your industry? Topics include Financial Reporting & Enquiries, IFRS, Making Tax Digital, Shared Services, P2P Improvements Attendees: CFOs, Finance Managers, Accountants
JimEtherton (COINS)PhilipMiller (COINS)TroyMunroe (COINS)
02PA - Intelligent Delivery – The effective use of technology for clients
The effective use of people, process and technology for legal service delivery - Kerry will be discussing how law firms use of people, process and technology is changing with demonstrable impact on legal clients. She'll highlight imaginative case studies of where law firms are delivering legal work differently as well as how clients are also benefiting from its use internally.
KerryWestland (Addleshaw Goddard)
02PB - From Standalone to Integrated Project Management – The Big Leap
The nature of cloud collaboration requires a fresh approach to integrated Project Management. In this session you will come to understand the current solution offerings within the COINS Construction Cloud product set as well as the vision for COINS Project Management. Discuss with COINS your requirements and the solutions required for the long-term vision. Topics include: COINS Construction Cloud Project Management Module, Current Solution, Future Vision Audience: CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, Commercial Directors, IT Directors
SteveJones (COINS)YanLlamas (COINS)
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Break and Genius Bar
Enjoy refreshments, network with exhibitors and industry colleagues, and talk to the COINS experts at the Genius Bar.
12:00 PM
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Lunch and Genius Bar
Enjoy a delicious lunch while visiting with industry colleagues. The COINS Genius Bar will also be open at this time.
1:00 PM
1:15 PM - 1:50 PM
04H - Crack the Spreadsheet – how to move to COINS Forecasting
In today’s competitive environment, improvements on process efficiencies and reducing reporting timelines are key to achieving success. The CVR smart model solution helps companies move from standalone spreadsheets to an integrated CVR solution, allowing companies to better predict and resolve cost overruns. Come to this session to see and hear how the COINS CVR smart model solution can help you improve the performance reporting of your company. Topics include: Contract Forecasting Models, Risk & Opportunities, Variations, Cost to Complete Audience: CEOs, Commercial Directors, Commercial Managers, Quantity Surveyors
SteveJones (COINS)
04PA - Fancy a Brew?
Join us for a discussion of the thorny issues around rogue and uncontrolled spend. Learn how eProcurement via the COINS eCatalogue can streamline your procurement processes, reduce waste, control spending and provide innovative eProcurement tools right where they are needed. Audience: Procurement, Buyers
DavidBullock (COINS)JakeLloyd (COINS)
04PB - Mastering COINS Reporting
In this session, learn how COINS reporting provides a platform for client focused reporting. Hear about the existing toolset within the COINS suite of modules together with the COINS vision and strategic approach in this session. Topics: include Report Builder, Datasets, Dynamic Queries and COINS Analytics Audience: CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, IT Directors, IT Managers, Doers
TimArmitage (COINS)KerryBrown (COINS)
2:00 PM
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Break and Genius Bar
Enjoy refreshments, network with exhibitors and industry colleagues, and talk to the COINS experts at the Genius Bar.
3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
06C - Quality Management and the Customer Journey from first contact to customer aftercare. Home building (Home Builder CRM, Construction Forecasting and After Care)
Modern home buyers expect a modern home buying experience. COINS mobile site-based applications can help to ensure that build quality is managed, site progress and forecasts are always up to date. Key decisions can be based on accurate information. In turn, accurate and timely information can be provided to customers to meet and exceed their expectations. Predict problems before they happen and ensure that you’re always three steps ahead. Manage the sales process in a modern, easy to visualise way with the COINS CRM Kan-Ban board. Easily chart the progress of every lead and sale. Post-sale, a COINS mobile enabled workforce of operatives is able to remotely receive aftercare tasks along with the ability to see the history of the plot, record updates using photographic evidence and give customer satisfaction.
SantjitGill (COINS)ChrisWestbury (COINS)DuaneWingell (COINS)
06H - Accelerate & De-Risk Monthly Consolidated Reporting
The month end journey from end of month close down to completed reporting comes in many shapes and sizes, but ensuring you reach your destination on-time with happy users is critical to delivering tomorrow's reports today. In this session, we will discuss three user journeys (CRM users, Contract Reporting and Financial users) that embrace the newest digital technologies to accelerate and de-risk the journey. Topics include: Opportunities, Contract Forecasting, Overheads & Business Planning & Forecasting Audience: CEOs, Commercial Directors, Commercial Managers, Quantity Surveyors
SteveJones (COINS)PhilipMiller (COINS)
06PA - Managing Legal and Contractual Risk in Construction and Engineering Projects
This session will complement your risk management strategy. Joe, who leads the Managing Risk Service at Addleshaw Goddard, will cover why construction and engineering projects can go wrong, best practice / processes and use of technology to proactively manage risk and avoid disputes, thereby saving time and cost.
JoeWilkinson (Addleshaw Goddard)
06PB - Succeeding with Service Management
The primary goal of COINS Service Management is to enable clients to deliver quality services within the Service & FM market within the construction industry. In this session understand how the COINS service product supports service providers who often face a precarious balancing act of managing customer relationships and requirements. Understand and manage the demand and patterns of business activities, while maintaining fiscal responsibility through great cost control. If you want to increase the value of your services to the clients, you should focus first on customer facing processes. Learn how COINS supports this process. Topics include: Service Agreements, Dispatching, Mobile Applications, Costs & Billing Audience: Commercial Directors, CTOs, FM & Service Directors
BrianDrumm (COINS)
3:55 PM - 4:30 PM
07H - How do I unify my Sales, Marketing & Ops using COINS CRM?
In order to thrive in the future landscape of sales, organisations must seek to unify sales, marketing, and operations around common goals and definitions. See how COINS enables the fusion of sales, marketing and operational data. How can you manage the initial opportunity through to contract practical completion? See recent changes which enable COINS to seamlessly progress opportunity data into contractual data. Understand how the opportunity is used in COINS to prepare forecasting data for use in the Business Planning and Forecasting module (BPF) to present a complete business plan and forecast. Topics include: Opportunities, Contract Creation, Forecasting, Mobile Applications Audience: Business Development Directors, CFOs, Commercial Directors, CTOs
SharikaFernando (COINS)SabrinaStrassheim (COINS)
07PA - How the integration of digital modelling has brought the digital twin into the heart of the construction industry
Using visualisation tools to engage stakeholders
BenHaldin (Fulcro)
07PB - The Future of HR & Payroll
As markets become more competitive, disrupted and dynamic, collaboration between finance, payroll and HR becomes critical. Organisations that have stronger alignment between these functions deliver faster growth, better employee engagement and higher workforce productivity. Today’s reality is that some organisations are finding collaboration between HR, Payroll and Finance challenging this often results in disorder, complexity and cost. Understand how COINS HR & Payroll & Expenses can help you with this challenge staying up to date with legislation and introducing employee self-service, time collection and expenses. Topics include: Legislative Changes, Health & Safety, Employee Self Service, Expenses and Mobile Applications Audience: HR Directors, Payroll Managers and Administrators
MofussirMian (COINS)TroyMunroe (COINS)
4:00 PM
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
08C - Building a Mad Scientist: Driving New Innovation at Complacent Companies
What does it mean to be a "Mad Scientist"? While the term may conjure images of white lab coats and unkempt hair, James Benham argues a "Mad Scientist" is someone willing to disrupt the status quo and experiment in hopes of breaking down inefficiencies. In this presentation, James Benham challenges contractors to cultivate Mad Scientists within their teams to lead technology research and development efforts. Learn how to create a culture of innovation at your construction company by giving your team the tools and space to creatively solve problems with technology. Review the historical context of thought-leaders throughout the ages who were deemed "Mad Scientists of Technology." Identify the modern tools and processes today's innovators use to evaluate and test technology on projects. Explore how practical application of technology, curiosity, experimentation, and 'tinkering' can be used to awaken today's generation of mad scientists.
JamesBenham (JBKnowledge)
6:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
COINS Grand Challenge Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony
Meet the COINS Grand Challenge 2019 finalists and celebrate the winners at the Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony on Wednesday evening, 12th June in the stunning Imperial War Museum North. Imperial War Museum North Trafford Wharf Rd Stretford, Manchester M17 1TZ Just a short walk across the Millennium Bridge from The Lowry.

Day 2 :

Thursday June 13, 2019
8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Registration
9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
09C - COINS Analytics with Power BI
Don’t get stuck just looking at the numbers. Today it’s about generating meaningful insights from all your data that lead to decisive actions and optimal business outcomes. What once required a team of professional report designers with specialised skills is now available with recommendations, predictions, natural language, and new insights. This helps you with your competitive advantage over competition. The result: fewer IT bottlenecks, greater productivity, smarter decisions. In this session, learn about innovations brought about by COINS Analytics with PowerBI, what customers are doing now, and what changes you should expect in the future. Topics include: Data Replication, Microsoft Azure SQL, Microsoft Power BI Reporting Audience: CEOs, CFOs, Finance Managers, Commercial Directors, CTOs
TimArmitage (COINS)KerryBrown (COINS)AfsanehMirazimi (COINS)
9:55 AM - 10:30 AM
10C - Job Costing: The Small Step for COINS ERP
This session looks at the foundations that COINS provides in the framework and features to obtain relevant and valuable financial information was not generally available through traditional accounting methods by implementing a contract cost ledger using a combination of traditional managerial accounting and activity-based costing. Here we explore the building blocks for a true integrated project management and job costing solution. Topics include: Job Budgets, Job Control, Variations, Risk Management, Overhead Management P2P including Procurement Packages Attendees: CEOs, CFOs, Commercial Directors, CTOs, Procurement Directors
JohnCurtis (COINS)
10H - Project Management Overview: Issue Management: Production Planning, Inspections & Checklists, Daily & Weekly Planning
In this session take a deeper dive into the current solution offerings within the COINS Construction Cloud product set as well as the vision for COINS Project Management. Discuss with COINS your requirements and the solutions required for the long-term vision. Topics include: Issue Management, Inspections & Checklists, Production Planning, Daily & Weekly Planning Audience: CTOs, Commercial Directors, IT Directors
MofussirMian (COINS)
10PA - The Pareto Principle
Experience tells us that our customers tend to gravitate towards the Pareto Principle and receive 80% of the volume of documents, for example invoices, from just 20% of their supply chain. This session will discuss best practice when it comes to implementing electronic trading for your business. Audience: Procurement, CFOs, Accounts Payable
DavidBullock (COINS)JakeLloyd (COINS)BenPerry (COINS)
10PB - One Planet Living – turning a nice idea into a day-to-day reality
Pooran will describe the challenge that we face in living truly sustainable lives on our planet. How can science and digital technologies help us? What role might the new digital platform, Oneplanet.com, play and how might this interface with the COINS platform?
PooranDesai (Oneplanet.com)
10:00 AM
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Break and Genius Bar
Enjoy refreshments, network with exhibitors and industry colleagues, and talk to the COINS experts at the Genius Bar.
11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:35 AM
11C - The Challenge of Change in Construction
We've all had frustrations trying to change things for the better in the industry, whether we're trying to be more efficient, improve decision-making, or simply deliver better to our clients. What is sometimes lost is that while IT solutions can help in these areas, technology shouldn't be the entire focus. Projects which do focus on the technology regularly fail - real change is about the people and the processes, with a keen focus on benefits and making sure they are realised.
JonMurrell (CSaccelerate)
11PA - Apps and Certs – How to De-risk your supply chain payment process
This session will look at how COINS Construction Cloud Subcontract Controller can help provide transparency and certainty for you and your supply chain, create efficiencies, and ultimately bring value by saving time and money for contractors when processing subcontractor payments. Attendees: Quantity Surveyors, Site Managers and Commercial Managers.
MofussirMian (COINS)
11PB - Supply Chain Management - SC Controller (Home Building)
This session will look at how COINS Construction Cloud Subcontract Controller application can create efficiencies on site with paperless and easy to use functionality. It will also discuss what some of the pain points are and what SC Controller does to alleviate them. Attendees: Quantity Surveyors, Site Managers
DuaneWingell (COINS)
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
12C - Transforming Infrastructure Performance
Moving from a Goods based sector to a Service and Experience based sector using Digital and Manufacturing technologies to plan, deliver, operate and maintain assets that deliver value for money and the best environment to deliver services and experiences to consumers.
AlexLubbock (Infrastructure and Projects Authority)
12:00 PM
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Lunch and Genius Bar
Enjoy a delicious lunch while visiting with industry colleagues. The COINS Genius Bar will also be open at this time.
1:00 PM
1:45 PM - 2:20 PM
13H - Digital transformation: is UK construction ready?
UK construction firms need to look beyond conventional software and traditional document-centric deliverables (and even beyond BIM), and shift towards data-centric built asset delivery and whole-life operation. To quote Mark Farmer, construction businesses need to "Modernise or Die": the current construction industry business model is unsustainable. How might UK construction firms deliver better whole-life value? Can we take full advantage of 21st century technologies to find better - and more profitable - ways of doing things?
PaulWilkinson (pwcom.co.uk Ltd)
13PA - Drive the Return on Your Company's Fixed Assets
In this session we will go through Fixed Asset Management and discuss the skills, information, and insights on how to make the fixed asset function a key to enhancing the company's return on fixed assets. In this session, we’ll review the best practices and gotchas with setup, walk through the life cycle of an asset, cover how to handle maintenance and insurance, and of course the all-important fixed assets reports. Topics include: Fixed Asset Workbench, Reporting, Mobile Applications. Audience: Commercial Directors, Plant Company Directors and Managers
JohnCurtis (COINS)GethinPhillips (COINS)
13PB - Risky Business
For many, supply chain partners are the lifeblood of their business, as well as the biggest risk. This session will discuss how the COINS Supply Chain Manager will enable you to work closely with your supply chain partners, ensuring compliance, managing performance and ultimately managing and mitigating your risk. Audience: Supply Chain Managers, QS, Commercial
DavidBullock (COINS)BenPerry (COINS)
3:00 PM
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Break and Genius Bar
Enjoy refreshments, network with exhibitors and industry colleagues, and talk to the COINS experts at the Genius Bar.
4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
15C - How healthy is my business? Understanding cash forecasting from COINS Land Management through to Sales and back again. Home Building Operations (Cashflow and Forecasting)
In a complex business where there are multiple sites in all stages of the lifecycle from early assessment through to built out, the ability to get clarity on cashflow and profitability is key. COINS Land Management for the first time brings together sites from all stages of the lifecycle into a single consolidated business report. Cashflows are consolidated using current build progress, forecast programmes or estimated programmes for those sites which are still in planning. Forecast and real-rime data are blended to provide the most up to date picture of sites under construction. Forecast construction costs and their timeline for spend throughout the project. Maintain forecasts based on the latest programme updates and see all in a single company summary. Reduce risk, see the impact of planned changes and respond more quickly based on information fed directly from sites.
JimEtherton (COINS)RichardVale (COINS)ChrisWestbury (COINS)
15PB - Towards Perfect Data and Master Data Management
This session covers techniques for taking on and perfecting the Customer, Supplier, Project Records and Coding Systems used in Coins, ensuring that they stay fit for purpose in the long term as the business changes. This session is ‘workshop’ in that clients are invited to share their own ideas and wishes for improvement in this area. SPS see Data Management as one of the steps required to achieve Perfect Management Reporting, the ultimate goal.
IainCurtis (Single Point Solutions Ltd)DavidLeslie (Single Point Solutions Ltd)
4:55 PM - 5:30 PM
16C - Unlocking Business Information for Home Builders in COINS. Home Building Business Intelligence
Understanding the range of COINS’ information solutions, from out of the box reports to COINS Report Designer, SQL reporting and Power BI. This session looks at how reporting solutions are seamlessly integrated in COINS, providing automated, up to date and real-time information to the business. See how COINS desktops and the user experience have evolved, plus what today, tomorrow and the future look like. Data has never been so exciting!
KerryBrown (COINS)RichardVale (COINS)DuaneWingell (COINS)
16H - Financials: Mind the Gap
COINS Financials can provide your organisation with a flexible, modern and powerful solution to deliver best practices for key business processes – but how do you address those requirements that are unique to either your organisation, or your industry? Topics include Financial Reporting & Enquiries, IFRS, Making Tax Digital, Shared Services, P2P Improvements Attendees: CFOs, Finance Managers, Accountants This session is a repeat of 02H - Financials: Mind the Gap.
JimEtherton (COINS)PhilipMiller (COINS)
16PB - Succeeding with Service Management
The primary goal of COINS Service Management is to enable clients to deliver quality services within the Service & FM market within the construction industry. In this session understand how the COINS service product supports service providers who often face a precarious balancing act of managing customer relationships and requirements. Understand and manage the demand and patterns of business activities, while maintaining fiscal responsibility through great cost control. If you want to increase the value of your services to the clients, you should focus first on customer facing processes. Learn how COINS supports this process. Topics include: Service Agreements, Dispatching, Mobile Applications, Costs & Billing Audience: Commercial Directors, CTOs, FM & Service Directors This is a repeat of session 06PB - Succeeding with Service Management.
BrianDrumm (COINS)

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