World Trade Center Rotterdam, June 16th 2011
On September 28th 2010, the first edition of the Innovate IT Conference was being organized. With the support of leading partners on cloud computing, such as Accenture, Avanade, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce.com and 150 high-quality visitors, the event proved successful!
The second edition of the conference will be organized on June 16th 2011, at the World Trade Center, Rotterdam.
At Innovate IT 2011 you will learn all about IT’s role as a driver of business growth!
Presided by Dr. Peter van Eijk (Columnist at Computable and Consultant on Cloud Computing), leading experts on cloud computing will address the following topics:
– Matt Wood (Technology Evangelist, Amazon Web Services) will comment the power of Infrastructure as a Service
Matt Wood will replace Dr. Werner Vogels as a keynote speaker from Amazon
– Hans Appel (Professor Computer Science & Sensor Technology, Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen and former Chief Technology Officer (CTO), SUN Microsystems) tells us how the ‘Internet of Things’ will help us to change ‘invisible’ services into smart systems
Other Keynote Speakers:
– Paul Daughterty, Chief Technology Architect (CTA), Accenture
– Hans Bos, National Technology Officer (NTO), Microsoft Nederland
– JP Rangaswami, Chief Scientist, Salesforce.com
– Robert Whiteside, Head of Enterprise UKI & Benelux, Google Enterprise
Executive Cloud Panel Discussion – hosted by Dr. Peter van Eijk
Our panel discussion with key industry experts will investigate the relevance of cloud computing for medium to large organizations. Do the promises of cloud computing hold up against the complex business realities? Who is really using these clouds for business internal purposes? Is cloud resistance just a way to protect the IT manager’s jobs? Join us for these and other questions!
Attention paid to practice
During the parallel sessions, special attention is paid to practice. Among others, the following organizations will share their lessons learned:
– Accenture (interactive session – exploring the facts and figures around Cloud Computing based on research)
– Pega Systems (what are customers in the Global 500 doing to revolutionize the way business applications are purchased, developed, and deployed with Cloud 2.0?)
During the day, a separate client session will be organized. Attendance is at the invitation of the Partner concerned
Besides a strong program as regards content, with keynote speakers and business cases, there’s an exhibition at which you’ll find the latest Cloud competences.
FREE participation CloudCamp
As a participant of the Innovate IT Conference, we invite you to visit the CloudCamp for FREE! CloudCamp will be organized on June 15th from 6-10 pm in the WTC, Rotterdam.
More information you’ll find in the ‘CloudCamp’ section or on the registration form.
Date and location
Innovate IT 2011 will be organized at the World Trade Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands on Thursday, June 16th.