January 15th, 2019 at the IBM Client Center in Brussels

V11 Jam in Brussels 2019

Happy to host the V11 Domino Jam in Belgium with
Uffe Sorensen leads IBM's Notes/Domino Messaging & Collaboration Business world wide
Andrew Manby is Director Product Management for IBM Collaboration Solutions
Anthony Blake from HCL, Director of GTM/Enablement
and Richard Jefts, Vice President HCL.

24 people joined us for another exciting round of face-to-face workshops and virtual events
and helped us build a better Domino for the future.
Thanks for your passionate participation.

October 10th, 2018 at the IBM Client Center in Brussels

Happy to host the V10 Domino launch in Belgium with
Uffe Sorensen leads IBM's Notes/Domino Messaging & Collaboration Business world wide
Barry Rosen is the Director for Products and Platforms at HCL Technologies
Davide Iesini: IBM Europe Domino Technical Sales Leader

Great attendance: Thanks for coming.

May 22-23, 2018 in Rotterdam, Netherlands

Engage 2018


May 22-23, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Our 2018 event on our 'floating' venue, our 10th major event, is over, and it was awesome!

aboard the ss Rotterdam, the former flagship of the Holland America Line

The 3 free workshops on Monday where well attended!

And our cool App for iOS and Android was used by over 50% of the attendees!

Blogposts by: Rainer Brandl, Martin Pradny, Gabriella Davis, Milan Matejic, Daniel Nashed, Paul Withers, Andrew Magerman, Matteo Bisi, Hogne Bø Pettersen, BCC, Red Pill Now, Luis Suarez
Pictures from: Joerg Rafflenbeul, Hogne Bø Pettersen, Kristof Bruers (my favorites), Kristof Bruers (All)
Videos by: C3UG (Jason Roy Gary), Dion Hinchcliffe (Drone video), C3UG (Andrew Manby)

Have a look at our Session Agenda and all the Session Details (presentations become available as soon as we get them from our speakers).
Over 90 speakers, with about 40 IBM Champions!

For the first time ever we've organized Engage Idol.

Details about the venue, the hotels, travel, sponsoring, presenting, decks & floorplans?] [

Great job by our main guest speakers:

Bob Schultz: General Manager, IBM Watson Talent and Collaboration Solutions
Richard Jefts: Vice President & General Manager, Collaborative Workflow Platforms at HCL Technologies

May 8-9, 2017 in Antwerp, Belgium
a Room with a Zoo

Our 2017 event is in the can,
and it was great!

80+ Sessions, all in English.

TOP speakers from all over the world!

5 Tracks:
Business & Strategy, Development, Administration & Deployment,
Emerging Technologies and new Big Data & Analytics

Antwerp is an amazing city.

Over 80 sessions! Have a look at the Agenda!

The moment we receive the presentations from our speakers,
you will find them in the session details.

More than 90 speakers, 40 of them are IBM Champions.

Ed Brill, Ann-Marie Darrough, Jason Roy Gary, Huguette Ranc, Peter D'Haeyer and Luis Guirigay joined us during the keynote.

Thanks to our 2017 sponsors this event was free to attend!

Tack-On WORKSHOP on Wednesday, May 10th
Ann-Marie Darrough organized a free half-day workshop about 'Make Watson Work for You'

This time we were at the brand new, and at the same time 19th century Elisabeth Center Antwerp
aka 'Flanders Meeting & Convention Center Antwerp'.
Right in the city center, next to the Central Station.

October 27th, 2016, at the IBM Client Center in Brussels
These topics were covered:
  • Verse On-premises - the Facts by Uffe Sorensen
  • The Notes/Domino/Verse Roadmap by Uffe Sorensen
  • Verse Demo by Koen Lenaerts & Steve Lievens
  • Project Toscana by Arnd Layer
  • Welcome to the Cognitive Era - The Future of Technology for Social Business by Petra Florizoone & Jean-Marie Smets
Thanks everyone for coming, and many thanks to all our speakers!
Watch the recorded meeting, made possible by Jean-Marie & Stijn.

March 23-24, 2016 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands

Inhi Cho Suh
General Manager,
IBM Collaborations Solutions

honored us by doing the keynote!


Who joined her on stage?
Suzanne Livingston, Sarah Gibbons
and Christopher Crummey

Over 60 sessions! Check them out and have a look at the Agenda too!
So grateful for the 84 speakers (33 of them IBM Champions), who gave it their best.
We have the most generous Sponsors you can hope for!
Details about the Venue, the hotels can be found here.

Congrats Lars Berntrop-Bos from Zeeman (NL) for winning the NetAtmo Weather Station by filling in the Evaluation!

Pictures are coming in: Oliver Busse, Theo Heselmans

October 29th, 2015 at the IBM Client Center in Brussels (Zaventem)
Great job by all our Speakers:

Getting Started With Modern Domino Applications in IBM Bluemix & Exploring a World of Possibilities for Domino Applications in Bluemix
Martin Donnelly - Software Architect and Team Leader, IBM Ireland
Brian Gleeson - Software Developer, IBM Ireland

IBM Watson goes to work, real life examples behind the hype & Watson Analytics: A new way to work in the new Insight economy
Laurent Boes - Disruptive Technologies Strategist, IBM Benelux
Peter D'Haeyer- Business Analytics Specialty Architect and Watson Analytics Evangelist, IBM

March 30-31, 2015 in Ghent, Belgium
THANKS everyone for another excellent event: Speakers, Sponsors and Attendees

4 top IBM keynotes speakers: Uffe Sorensen, Kramer Reeves, Omar Davison, René Schimmer.

The List of Sessions for 2015 with presentations to download

65 Different speakers, among them 30 IBM Champions!

Details about the Venues, the hotels, and a agenda are available.

Many pictures were taken.
Thank you: Oliver Heinz, Chris Miller, Oliver Busse, Amanda Bauman, Tim Clark, Theo Heselmans, ...

October 30th, 2014 at the IBM Client Center in Brussels (Zaventem)

Another interesting meeting featuring
HP Dalen - ICS Sales Leader Europe
Omar Davison - IBM Connections Cloud - Tech Sales Lead, Europe
Maurice Teeuwe - IBM Connections Cloud Tech Sales Lead, Europe
Roman Weber - CEO of WebGate Consulting AG, Switzerland
Mail.Next live
Notes/Domino roadmap
From on Premises to the Cloud with Domino: all you wanted to know, and a customer case by WebGate

March 17 and 18, 2014 at the Chassé Theater in Breda (Netherlands).
THANKS everyone for another super event:
Speakers, Sponsors and Attendees

3 top keynotes speakers: Katrina Troughton, Vice President, IBM Social Business & Smarter Workforce Solutions,
Kramer Reeves, Director, Product Management, IBM Messaging and Collaboration Solutions
and Suzanne Livingston, Lead product manager for IBM Connections

65 Different speakers!
among them 30 IBM Champions!

Howard Greenberg (TLCC) did an excellent workshop about 'Rapid XPages development' on Wednesday, March 19.

October 29th, 2013 in Brussels: All things Mobile with
IBM: WorkLight (with Ed Brill)
Teamstudio: Unplugged
We4IT: Aveedo/DocLinkr
Red Pill Development: redpill Now
About 80 people joined us. They were also the first to see our new logo!

March 21 and 22, 2013 at the Faculty Club in Leuven.
Here is the list of sessions and speakers, who did an outstanding job!
Almost all of the slides are available.
We had the honor of having 17 current and 2 former s !
The keynote was the best ever. Thanks to these guys:

Louis Richardson
Social Business Evangelist and Storyteller at IBM ICS

Scott Souder
Product Manager for IBM Notes, iNotes and IBM Connections Mail
Paul Mooney's full-day workshop about 'Ethical Hacking' was packed too.

September 6th, 2012 in Brussels.
Almost 90 people showed up !
2 topics on the agenda this time:
John Beck (IBM US): Lotus Notes & Domino 8.5.4 The Social Edition
Mark Osborn (IBM UK): IBM Connections 4.0

March 22 and 23, 2012 in Antwerp.
Listening to your reactions, it was another successful event!
All thanks to YOU: attendees, speakers and sponsors!
This was the list of sessions. Most of the presentation Slides are available.

Our keynote speaker:
Christopher Crummey
Business Unit Executive at IBM
Lead Evangelist for Collaboration Solutions

Look at the rest of our outstanding Speakers too. 16 of which are !

October 20th, 2011 at the IBM Forum in Brussels.
Over 80 people showed up !
3 Interesting topics, 2 highly regarded speakers from IBM:
David Via: The emergence of Social Mail and the evolution of the IBM Collaboration platform
Niklas Heidloff: OpenNTF and a summary of the (best) submitted XPages Custom Controls
& the new XPages extension around Mobile, Social, REST and Relational

June 28th, 2011 at the NH hotel in Diegem.
2 Topics:
Tivoli Directory Integrator (TDI) for Domino admins/devs
UCC Is The Action In Social Business: What's new with Sametime ?

March 31st and April 1st, 2011 in Antwerp.
The speaker/session list including most slides is available!

Our keynote speaker:
Kevin Cavanaugh
IBM Lotus's Vice President for
Business and Technical Strategy

Also splendid presentations from the rest of the speakers!

October 26th, 2010 in Brussels
Nathan T. Freeman came to demonstrate the cool FREE Extensions to XPages they are developing together with IBM.
We also had a pre-meeting session sponsored by RIM: BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express for Domino.
Over 80 people showed up. Thanks for your enthusiasm.

June 22nd, 2010 in Brussels.
Over 50 people turned up, for 2 topics: What's new in 8.5.2 and Document Management.

March 30th, 2010 in Brussels at the IBM Forum.
We got mostly positive reactions from the 220 attendees and speakers.
We took a lot of pictures too !

Our keynote speaker was Alistair Rennie,
the new GM of IBM Lotus Software !

Here's the full list of sessions and speakers,
a lot of them including the slides.

March 2009 in Brussels: Our first event!