1. Save the date – Monday-Tuesday, 06-07 November 2023
  2. Call for Presentations – Last date of submission 25 August 2023
  3. Submit session
  4. Suggest a topic for presentation mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Dear IBM i aficionados,

Save the date – Monday-Tuesday, 06-07 November 2023

Benelux Power 2023 happening on Monday – Tuesday, 06 – 07 November, in Hotel van de Valk, Tilburg Netherlands. This is its 11th edition and like always it will bring together 100+ IBM i experts, users, solution providers and like-minded professionals under one roof to network, learn, and share best practices.

There will be 8 workshops on Monday 06 November and the 4-stream main conference and Expo will be on Tuesday 07 November. On the main conference you can expect, amoung many others, the following guest sprekers.

  • Allison Butterill, IBM i Product offering manager
  • Scott Forstie, IBM Business Achitect DB IBMi
  • Douglas Gibbs, IBM product manager Power IO
  • Pete Massiello, Itech, IBM i System Expert USA

Please already save the date and start planning your projects to be free on the 2 days. Watch Common Belgium, Common Netherlands and Common Luxembourg websites for more information.                    


Share your knowledge!

The Call for Presentations for the 2023 Common Europe Benelux Power (CEC) is now open – Submit session

Please consider sharing your knowledge and expertise with your peers by offering a session at the Benelux Power.

  1. We are looking for education on current and emerging topics through 50-minute presentations and 3-hour hands-on workshops or Deep-Dives.
  2. We highly solicit submissions from new speakers who have not yet presented at Benelux Power. The best new speaker found through evaluations will be recognized at the end of the conference.
  3. All members of the community we request you to immediately inform the topics you would you like to see covered, some specific skills that should be covered in a dedicated workshop or any other idea to make the Benelux Power even better?
  4. All ideas received will be evaluated by the education committee will choose the 5 best entries and put them in a raffle to win a wine package at the end of the conference.

Topics to Submit - Although all topics will be considered, the Common Europe Education Committee is looking for topics in the following Courses of Study:

AI, ACS, Application development, Business Analytics, Cloud computing for i, Db2, High Availability, Infrastructure, Open source languages, Open source tools, Personal Development, Security, SQL, Storage, System Management.

Last date for submitting presentations is 25 August 2023.

Things to consider when submitting a session:

  • Benelux Power language is English
  • Presentations should be maximum 50 minutes long
  • Workshops and deep dives should be maximum 3 hours long
  • Newer topics or content not previously offered is preferred
  • Benelux Power Tuesday 07 conference registration is free for all
  • Speakers support their own travel and accommodation expenses unless prior agreement  

Submit session

Looking forward to a prolific response.

Benelux Power organization team.

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