COMMON Belgium & IBM Belgium celebrate IBM i 30 years


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Dear IBM i and Power Systems colleagues,

We are very excited to invite you to COMMON Belgium and IBM Belgium combined 30 year celebrationbs of our beloved platform IBM i. The longevity of this platform is legendary and there is already a 10+ years roadmap, something not seen in the industry.

It's none others than Steve Will, the IBM i Chief Architect and Jacques Platieau, Country General Manager, IBM Belgium-Luxembourg who will grace this occasion.

This is your once a thirty years chance to attend such a prestigious event and listen to such prestigious speakers. Spread the word, come with your colleagues, this event is fully free.

COMMON Belgium Board


Thursday 26 April 2018, 13:30 to 20:00 hours
Location - IBM Client Center (Avenue du Bourget 42 Bourgetlaan, 1030 Brussels)

See speakers full list, bios and abstracts here

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• 13:30 Welcome coffee
• 14.00 Event opening - Philippe Vanden Bussche, President COMMON Belgium
• 14.10 Celebrating 30 years of IBM i - Steve Will, IBM i Chief Architect, Rochester, USA
• 14.50 ESB: integration in the enterprise, Geert Judong, IT Architect Brain2, Belgium

• 15:30 Coffee break
• 15:50 COMMON Europe Congress, Warsaw, 17-20 June 2018 – Shrirang “Ranga”     Deshpande, President COMMON Europe

• 16:05 IBM i 7.3 Technical Refresh 4 - Fabian Michel, Client Technical Architect, IBM Belgium
• 16:45 The IBM i Box of Chocolates - Steve Will, IBM i Chief Architect, Rochester, USA
• 17:25 IBM i Hall of Fame  - Francine Wiener, Louis Cuypers,Jos Vermaere, Paul Masschelein, Dimi Van Langenhoven
  • 17:45 Closing session - Jacques Platieau, Country General Manager Belgium-Luxembourg

IBM i 30th anniversary celebrations 

• 18:00 Cake cutting
• 18:15 Buffet Dinner

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