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On May 25th 2019 the first SAP Inside Track in the Ruhrgebiet (also known as Ruhrpott) will take place in Essen.
We also plan a Code Jam on Friday, 24th of May.

Both, SAP Inside Track and Code Jam are a community events, for all people of the SAP Community, i.e. developers, consultants, customers, freelancers ...
It is organized by members of the community and you can come to listen to great talks or even present your session about a SAP related topic.
And of course it is a great opportunity to meet other members of the community, talk, exchange knowledge and thoughts and make new friends.

The conference language will be English.

When and how to register?

The SAP Inside Track Ruhrpott will take place on May 25th 2019. 

Details about time and registration link will be posted here soon.

Where will it take place?

SAP Inside Track

thyssenkrupp Materials Service Gmbh, Building Q6.

Google Map Link

Enough parking lots are available.

Code Jam

(to be planned)

Who shall attend?

The Inside Track is from the SAP community for the SAP community: customers, consultants, developers, freelancers, bloggers, nerds and geeks ... - But also for absolute rookies! The important thing of the entire event: share your knowledge, learn great new stuff and gain new buddies.

Hotel suggestions

(to be announced)

Pre-conference event location

(to be announced)

Post-conference event location

(to be announced)


(to be announced) - Feel free to hand in session proposals

Sessions suggestions

The call for speakers is now open! Grab your chance and add an interesting talk! The session topics at SAP Inside Tracks are usually technology focused. If possible, the talks should be related to SAP topics...

Please use  Google Forms to add your talk proposal. 
Or press button

Some weeks before the Inside Track the organizing team will vote for the different talks and define a final agenda.

Speaker (First Last)Titel of TalkAbstractKeywordsAdd. Information (SCN, Xing, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.)
Christian DrummHunting Zombies the SCP WayI'll show a nice integration scenario with an ABAP Backend and the SAP CP.  
Volker StöfflerWindows, Cubes & Rollups: OLAP Extensions in SQLA core component in Business Intelligence is Online Analytical Processing (OLAP). It is based upon the aggregation of (usually many) rows to a (usually much smaller) result set. The SQL Standard contains some fundamental capabilities (MIN, MAX, AVG, SUM, ... functions, GROUP BY, HAVING) and more advanced functionality is usually provided by applications. But there is an extension to SQL, implemented in SAP products HANA, IQ and SQL Anywhere, which brings more powerful functionality into SQL and the database server itself. With more analytic capabilities closer to the data, there is potential for improvement, especially when dealing with extreme numbers of data rows aka Big Data. Here, I'll introduce basics and principles of these SQL extensions.OLAP, SQL, Database, Analytics, Database Server, Business Intelligence 
Volker StöfflerHow to visualize Query Semantics using Open Source GraphvizWhen analyzing the performance of complex queries, you may find yourself with multi table joins, e.g. generated by a BI system, coded by an out-of-reach developer or evolved through a long life cycle. A semantic query graph visualizes the topology of such a join and helps to understand the options the optimizer has at hand for an execution plan. The graph unveils possible shortcuts or extensions you can provide to enhance query performance by providing additional information to the query optimizer
I will demonstrate how to use the Open Source utility Graphviz for visualization.
This presentation is based upon ANSI Standard SQL and not restricted to a specific RDBMS implementation. The method is a generic approach to deal with the challenge of understanding and possibly enhancing the topology of a multi table join query.
SQL, Database, RDBMS, Joins, Optimizer, Query Analysis, Query Tuning 
Uwe FetzerSomething with beer and HANAtba  
Andre FischerABAP development in SAP Cloud Platform
Get the latest Information about programming with ABAP in SAP Cloud Platform. With ABAP being part of SAP Cloud Platform new features are shipped on a bi-weekly basis, so stay tuned.
In my talk I will introduce the new ABAP RESTful Programming Model which is available in SAP Cloud Platform ABAP Environment and explain the new concepts such as behavior definition, behavior implementation, service Definition and service binding.
In my talk I will show you in several demos how to onboard , how to develop a simple transactional application and how to extend an existing scenario in SAP S/4HANA.

Laurens van RijnThe Hitchhikers Guide to the LegacyBring your towel!  
Valentin ChernomazFrom UI- to Unit-Test in SAP ERP without Scripting
In the SAP® ERP environment, you face challenges specific to SAP® when building automated tests.
In this talk, we share with you our experience in automating the testing of our RT.easy products and why we ultimately chose to develop our own TEST.easy solution.
We will talk about:
- Typical problems with test automation in the SAP environments
- Testing of customer enhancements and in-house developments
- Requirements for test tools
- Cost reduction


(to be announced)

Social Media

Twitter Hashtag: #sitPOTT


Code Jam

(to be announced)

Register now!

Grab your ticket here soon! (Speakers don't have to register)


A huge "Thank you!" to our sponsors:


We are looking for sponsors. If you like to support us don't hesitate to contact us.
Contact details can be found below.

For sponsors we offer the following:

  • Your logo on the SAP Community Network Space for SAP Inside Tracks
  • You will be mentioned during the opening and closing sessions of the conference
  • At the event, you can put some flyer and merchandising to one of the desks. Please no rollups.

And the best of all, by sending your employees to the conference, you'll have the opportunity to get in contact with plenty of highly motivated SAP experts.


If you have any questions, feedback or other topics, you can always contact us through email address

Organizational Team

Andreas Profiltlich

Jens Knappik

Roland Knipp

Rene Thimel

Fabian Lupa

Dominik Di Lorenzo