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Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport


October 16-17, 2019

October 16-17, 2019


Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport


What is Riversand Confluence?

Riversand Confluence is an annual event bringing together technology influencers and digital transformation leaders, with the agenda to shape the future of cloud-native Master Data Management.

Register now and reserve your seat!

Featured Speakers

Riversand Confluence 2019 gathered the brightest minds in the tech world.

Get unique insights from experts and practitioners.

How Cloud and Data are driving Digital Disruption

Dr. Tu-Lam Pham is an international expert for digital business models, e-commerce and social media. He is the founder of digital IQ, a consulting company focused on the digital economy. Previously, he was a successful e-commerce start-up founder, a professor and worked in venture capital.

Dr. Tu-Lam Pham

Tech & Business influencer

The Omni-Customer in Retail

Erik Cuypers is the passionate and enthusiastic CIO of Maxeda DIY Group, with over 30-years-experience as a digital leader always looking at ways to improve organizations. Maxeda DIY Group is the largest DIY retailer in the Benelux that operates 376 stores with nearly 7,000 employees.

Erik Cuypers

CIO, Maxeda

Data Driven NIVEA Experience

Learn how Beiersdorf takes the NIVEA experience to the next level. Data driven from product creation to omnichannel and AI driven content to meet the customer need in the right context.

Jasmin Quellmann

Head of Studio NX Beiersdorf

B2B Commerce - Transformation Journey of a Traditional Manufacturer

Pewag, is a 500-year-old business with multiple business units and product lines that is mastering digital transformation B2B commerce customer experience across omnichannel.

Markus Unterweger

Head of Digital Marketing, pewag

The strategic role of data for Orkla

The food & CPG business at Orkla, the largest enterprise of Norway highly relies in data. Learn how best of breed enterprise data solutions like PLM, MDM, PIM and more collaborate & integrate to deliver the Orkla customer experience.

Magnus Arnesen

Team Lead for Data Management, Orkla IT

Implementation of a Global Experience Platform using Riversand and Priint

Saint Gobain is using Riversand as a global standard for a complex assortment of many product categories and dependencies. This session explores Saint Gobain’s successful global roll-out and how priint influenced their global digital experience strategy.

Sébastien ROYON

Digital IT Manager, Saint Gobain

Conference Schedule

Below you will find the schedule for Riversand Confluence 2019.

This page regularly updated with all new speakers and sessions, so be sure to keep checking in!

CAB Track (14:00 – 17:00)


Opening by Co-Chairman of Riversand CAB


Learn from your peers: Customer use case I


Learn from your peers: Customer use case II


Coffee Break


Riversand Roadmap & Strategy


Coffee Break


Customer Insights and Recommendations



Partner Track (10:00 – 15:00)


Opening by Ben Rund, VP of Business Development, Europe


Riversand: State of the Business and Partner Strategy
Speaker: Raman Parthasarathy, Global SVP Business, Development and Strategy at Riversand


Riversand University – Updates & Outlook on All Things Enablement
Speaker: Muku Ramani, VP & GM of India Operations




Working as a Team – Ensuring Customer Success and Collaboration: Proposal Creation and Agile Implementations in the Cloud-era
Speaker: Sachin Kumar, VP of Customer & Partner Services, Europe


Strategy, Platform Roadmap for Partners
Speaker: Nikhil Bhatia, Director of Product Management at Riversand

13:00 – 14:00



Partner Bootcamp: Come, Learn & Take Action

  • Sales & Presales Break-out Session: Positioning & Showcase
  • Professional Services Break-out: Running a Riversand project & latest tricks for configurating the platform



Customers and Partners (09:00 – 14:45)


Registration & Breakfast in Partner Exhibition


How Cloud and Data are Driving Digital Disruption
Speaker: Dr. Tu-Lam Pham. Platinum sponsored by Parsionate


Keynote: Upen Varanasi, CEO & Founder, Riversand


Break – Book your seat – The Parsionate WTF Data Chat

12.00 -12.30

The Omni-Customer in Retail
Customer Keynote: Erik Cuypers, CIO of MAXEDA


Data Driven NIVEA Experience
Speaker: Jasmin Quellmann, Head of Studio NX Beiersdorf.
Gold Sponsor: Advellence.


Lunch & Networking in Partner Exhibition

14.00 – 14.30

Riversand platform: What’s New and Future Roadmap

14.30 – 14.45


Breakout sessions Track I: Driving value with data

14.45 – 15.05

Case study 1 – Presented Avensia, Silver Sponsor

15.05 – 15.25

Case study 2 – Presented Comma Group, Silver Sponsor

15.25 – 15.45

Case study 3 – Transformation journey of a traditional manufacturer.
Presented by Silver Sponsor: Inbetween
Speaker: Martin Unterweger, Director Digital Marketing


Case study 4 – Implementation of a Global Experience Platform using Riversand and Priint.
Presented by Silver Sponsor: Priint Group
Speaker: Sébastien ROYON, Digital IT Manager, Saint Gobain


Case study 5: The strategic role of data for Orkla
Speaker: Magnus Arnesen, Team Lead for Data Management at Orkla IT

Breakout Session Track II: Working more agile with data

14.45 – 15.30

Bootcamp for Business Users – Working Smarter with Riversand

15.30 – 16.15

Bootcamp for Admins – Configure your Platform the Right Way

From 16.30h

Networking & Drinks in the Partner Exhibition Area

Hotel Information

Just a few minutes from the airport

Please book your room through the link below.
+50 rooms are blocked for Riversand guests until July 23, 2019. We have reserved the following special group accommodation rate for Riversand.

To reserve the accommodation

Location & Hotel


Rijnlanderweg 800, 2132 NN Hoofddorp, Netherlands