Registration The Open i; Latest 7.3 announcements & New Year Reception 14 March

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* Become company member (€250+VAT: up to 3 persons/event) or individual member (€100+VAT): about 4 events, often free for members or with nominal fees; COMMON Europe Congress at member rates saving minimum € 300 per person


Tuesday 14 March 2017, 13:30 to 20:00 hours

Location - Het Anker (Guido Gezellelaan 49, 2800 Mechelen)

• 13:30 Welcome coffee
14.00: Event opening - Philippe Vanden Bussche, President COMMON Belgium
14.10: State of the Business - Eddy Nijs, IBM Server Systems Manager Belux
14.30: Current status of Open Source and Linux on IBM Power Systems and  IBM i
   What about the new languages on Power Systems : GIT , Orion, Python,..
   and to get started with - Franz Bourlet, IBM Belgium
15.15: IBM i and i7.3 in 2017: what can you expect ? - Fabian Michel, IBM Belgium
16.00 Coffee break
16.15: COMMON Europe Congress, Brussels, 18-21 June 2017 - Ranga Deshpande, President COMMON Europe
16.25: From legacy AS400 applications to renewed IBM i applications with new functions and possibilities:
    a practical approach with live examples - Koen Decorte, CD Invest and Philippe Vanden Bussche, e5 mode.

Het Anker visit
17:15 Guided visit
18:15 Beer tasting
18:45 Dinner


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Common BE/Other
Common user group member/



1) OPen Source & 7.3 / New Year reception event




2) Take COMMON Be COMPANY membership from this event, about 4 events at member fees (often free for members). The 3 persons from the company need not be the same for each event.  

€ 250

3) Individual membership from this event, about 4 events at member fees (often free for members)   € 100  


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