Benelux Power 2019

06-07 November
Eindhoven, Netherlands

Why you should be there? Once a year Benelux Power brings together hundred plus Power System, IBM i experts, users, vendors and like-minded professionals under one roof to network, learn, and share best practices. High quality Education is delivered by IBM and Industry Experts. 

The conference main education themes are: Emerging technologies, Open Source, AI, Machine learning, Application Development, Db2 and SQL, System Management and Customer cases. 

Workshops / deep dives and education sessions will be offered by IBM and industry experts Steve Will, Chief Architect IBM i; Scott Forstie, Business Architect Db2 for i, Doug Mack, WebQuery specialist; Thomas Decorte, Machine learning, R and Python specialist; Fabian Michel, Client Technical Architect; and industry experts like Erwin Earley, Open Source specialist; Niels Liisberg, Application Development specialist; Liliane Van Winckel for Application Modernization, Koen Decorte for Application Development; and Rudi van Helvoirt for Systems Management.

Please see the full event in a page here and submit it to your IT Director of Management if needed to obtain leave and budget.

I. Wednesday 6 November
(Paid) Workshops / Deep dives and Certifications:


  • Rapid modernization on IBM  i —  Erwin Earley
  • AI for IBM I : the next step for your system and business  — Thomas Decorte
  • Who needs an Advanced Job Scheduler ? — Rudi van Helvoirt
  • SQL – RCAC, Temporal, Authority Collection, and more  —  Scott Forstie


  • Decouple your IT transformation process with PL/SQL and Microservices — Niels Liisberg
  • IBM i Analytics with Db2 Web Query – a hands on workshop Doug Mack
  • Managing your IBM i with SQL Made Easy! — Scott Forstie
  • Certifications

II. Thursday 7 November
Main Conference, iChat & Expo

FREE for members & sponsor recommended participants

Keynote by IBM Executives Steve Will, Chief Architect IBM i
Education sessions by Niels Liisberg, Scott Forstie, Rudi van Helvoirt, Franz Bourlet, Doug Mack, Fabian Michel, Thomas Decorte, Erwin Early
Tracks: Development using open source, Development and modernization, System management and availability & Ai, machine learning and BI.

Discover the full program

III. Thursday 7 November
Excellence Awards

The 4th edition of IBM and Benelux Power Excellence Awards:Knowing that all you BPs / ISVs / Consultants and our customers have excellent solutions that are sometimes unknown to the community, we want to continue discovering hidden talent through Benelux Power Excellence Awards, a project done in collaboration with IBM.

There are two categories: Application Development or Database and Systems and Security. Attend the Thursday 7 november conference to know the winners and finalists. 

Customers submit their own solutions, Business Partner, ISVs submit on behalf of their customers. More details and submission. Last date of solution submissions is 20 October 2019

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