Mark in your agenda our next major event: May 8th - 9th, 2017
at the Elisabeth Center Antwerp, Belgium.
An amazing venue, with awesome speakers!
We have room for a few Sponsors! Attendees can Register now.

Rnd01. The future of collaboration (Round Table)

Monday, May 8 | 13:30 - 14:00 | Table 1 Gorilla 1

The future of collaboration is powerful. It's time to move past noise and splintered applications and drive true business outcomes. The future of collaboration is open, integrated, seamless, and smart. Best of all, the future is now. Come learn how ICS is making collaboration more modern and intuitive with IBM Connections, IBM Verse, Notes/Domino, and beyond.
Ed Brill (IBM) @edbrill
Lauren Maxwell (IBM) @maxwelllauren

Ed Brill is Vice President - Product Management and Design, IBM Collaboration Solutions. Brill has been part of the collaboration market for over two decades, and is the author of Opting In: Lessons in Social Business.

Lauren Maxwell is Storyteller - IBM Collaboration Solutions. She is in her third year at IBM driving adoption of social business solutions.

Rnd02. Watson Work (Round Table)

Tuesday, May 9 | 14:45 - 15:15 | Table 1 Gorilla 1

Rishi Vaish (IBM) @rishivaish
Ann-Marie Darrough (IBM) @amdarrough

Ann-Marie Darrough is the Director of Offering Management for IBM Watson Work. In this role, she leads the product teams for IBM Watson Workspace, Watson Work Services, Box Relay as well as the Box partnership. In her 18 years at IBM, Ann-Marie has rotated between lab services, technical sales and sales roles, primarily in the collaboration business unit. Previously she was both an IBM partner and customer, and keeps both of those perspectives close to her heart.

Rnd03. Think PINK (Round Table)

Monday, May 8 | 16:00 - 16:30 | Table 1 Gorilla 1

Jason Roy Gary (IBM) @jasonroygary
Maureen Leland (IBM) @mvgirl

Jason Roy Gary is the Director of Software Development for IBM Connections and an IBM Distinguished Engineer. A recognized executive in social business and collaboration, within IBM, and in the global marketplace, Jason has demonstrated, in two decades of leadership, vision and drive in social collaboration, software architecture, real-time collaboration, agile transformation, open source initiatives, and situational applications. Jason has led IBM innovation efforts in social business from development engineering and services. He is an acknowledged thought leader and is widely solicited, by the industry, to speak and provide thought focus around the world.

Maureen Leland is the Chief Architect for IBM Connections AppDev and Middleware, bringing years of experience building tools for developers (Lotus Notes ViP, Domino Designer, and Lotus Component Designer) to the task of creating a true platform for Connections development. At home, Maureen is the mother of six sons, keeps five dogs from completely taking over the household, and likes to spend time with her family on Martha's Vineyard. Maureen has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY, and a Master of Arts and Ph.D. Candidacy in Theoretical Chemistry from Boston University, Boston, MA.

Rnd04. Domino App Dev (Round Table)

Tuesday, May 9 | 11:30 - 12:00 | Table 1 Gorilla 1

Martin Donnelly (IBM) @TweeterDonnelly
Brian Gleeson (IBM) @BGleesonIE

Martin Donnelly is a software architect at IBM Ireland working on various aspects of App Dev for IBM Collaboration Solutions. This includes IBM Connections customization and extensibility, Domino Designer and the XPages runtime. He is a co-author of a number of best-selling books on these topics with IBM Press, a regular speaker at ICS conferences and a board member of

Brian Gleeson is a software engineer on the App Dev team in IBM Ireland. His work includes the XPages runtime, in areas such as Responsive Web Design, Relational Database support and bringing XPages to the cloud on IBM Bluemix. He also works on IBM Connections Cloud, with a focus on the Application Registry, which provides customisation and extensibility support in Connections Cloud. He is a contributor to across a number of open source projects, presents regularly at conferences, runs tutorial workshops and collaborates with the IBM community on github, stackoverflow, twitter and through the release of blogs & video tutorials

Rnd05. Analytics (Round Table)

Tuesday, May 9 | 09:00 - 09:30 | Table 1 Gorilla 1

Daniel Hernandez (IBM)
Laurent Boes (IBM) @laurentboes

16 years at IBM. Laurent Boes spent the majority of his career in Social Business in a variety of local and international roles. Since 2016 he joined the IBM Analytics team where he is responsible for Financial sector accounts. Laurent is a regular speaker on internal and external events.

Rnd06. IBM Europe Engagement (Round Table)

Monday, May 8 | 17:00 - 17:30 | Table 1 Gorilla 1

Your key questions about IBM Collaboration Solutions from a European perspective.
Huguette Ranc (IBM) @huguetteranc
Uffe Sorensen (IBM) @uffesorensen

Huguette Ranc is Vice President, Collaboration and Talent Solutions, Europe.
She has lead this business in Europe for more than 4 years now, focusing on Client Success and Europe specifics requirements.

Uffe Sorensen leads the ICS Notes/Domino business in Europe and have a continued focus on the entire collaboration stack and future directions - including the ever important cognitive and cloud transition. Uffe focused on helping and supporting the business professional through collaboration and social offerings from IBM for 47 years.

Rnd07. Business Partner Roundtable (Round Table)

Monday, May 8 | 11:45 - 12:15 | Table 1 Gorilla 1

IBM Business Partners are invited to this interactive discussion sessions, chaired by Alan Hamilton, WW Channels Technical Leader. We want to discuss our roadmaps, incentives, general feedback on being a partner and what we can do better for you in 2017.
Eduardo Angulo (IBM)