Azure & Integration Congress
Tuesday, June 4, 2024

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Azure & Integration Congress 2024

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 | Jaarbeurs, Utrecht

Join us for the fourth edition of the Azure & Integration Congress, where we are set to transform your perspective on Integration, Platform Engineering and AI Capabilities. This year’s theme, “Transforming Integration Strategies for a Smarter Ecosystem” promises to be more innovative and inspiring than ever before.


Key themes

Optimizing Developer Experience with Platform Engineering: Learn how to streamline and enhance the developer experience with self-service development platforms, accelerating the delivery of customer value. Gartner highlights the importance of platform engineering in reducing time-to-market and fostering innovation.

Catalysing Agility and Innovation through Integration: Discover how seamless integration within your ecosystem serves as a catalyst for agility and innovation. According to McKinsey, effective integration strategies are crucial for maintaining competitive advantage in a rapidly evolving market.

Strategic AI Integration: Explore how integrating AI within your IT landscape can significantly boost developer productivity, drive AI adoption in your business processes and add competitive advantage. Both Gartner and McKinsey emphasize AI’s role in transforming business operations and unlocking new value streams.


Why would you join?

Expert insights and real-world applications: Gain inspiration from industry experts through insights, case studies and real-world applications that demonstrate the power of Azure services and integration tools.

Showcasing solutions: Experience a showcase of innovative solutions, success stories and practical applications developed using Azure’s cutting-edge services and integration tools.

Exploring latest trends: Stay ahead of the curve by discussing and exploring the latest trends, innovations, and advancements in Azure services, integration tools and related technologies. Be part of the AI revolution that is reshaping the business landscape.

Networking opportunities: Connect with like-minded professionals, build valuable relationships and collaborate on projects related to Azure and integration. Meet your peers, expand your network and enjoy a vibrant and engaging community.


Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and elevate your integration strategy to the next level!

Program

Speakers

The program includes distinguished guest speakers, inspiring success stories, networking and more.

Emiel Kool
Business Unit Manager Integration, Cloud Services, HSO

With our large integration practice of 50+ Microsoft Azure Integration specialists we constantly inspire and help organizations with their integration strategy and the added value in the integration space. Integration is in our DNA. Today I will be your host.

Slava Koltovich
Product Lead for Azure Integration Services and Azure Cache for Redis – Microsoft USA

Slava has a wealth of experience in the tech industry and is an expert in integration, cloud-native, and DevOps technologies. He is currently leading products for Azure Integration Services and Azure Cache for Redis at Microsoft. Slava is passionate about increasing developer productivity for all kinds of developers and has created and led several successful products that allow driving business value from technology faster.

Pascal van der Heiden
CLOUD SOLUTION ARCHITECT – MICROSOFT Netherlands

Pasal van der Heiden is a Cloud Solution Architect for Azure Integration Services & Cloud Native Development at Microsoft. He believes that to innovate, you need to integrate. His goal is to inspire and show how you can make integrations yourself. From 20 years of experience, he has learned that “seeing is believing” and doing it yourself accelerates your understanding of what’s possible. So, that is why he has chosen to show how you can create beautiful solutions yourself.

Alex Zweekhorst
Data & AI Director, HSO

As Director Data & AI it is Alex’s primary responsibility to lead the Service Line for consultancy and projects on Analytics. Next to that he is part of the Global AI Task Force with the goal to ensure the entire HSO Group in a leading position in the Era of AI.

Aldrik de Jongh
Senior Business Consultant, Customer Engagement Unit, HSO

As a business consultant in our department Customer Engagement I am always trying to find maximum business value for our customers. Asking the right questions, removing impediments, determining the best solutions, especially in Marketing, Sales, Customer Service and Field Service processes. Today, I will be engaging with you in an interactive session about the value of AI in business processes.

Mark radstake
Team Leader Software Solutions – Rijk Zwaan

Mark is team leader of the Software Solutions team at Rijk Zwaan, a family-owned fruit and vegetable breeding company, which operates globally in over 100 countries. He is passionate about connecting and developing people and technology in the field of software development.

Wilco Blom
Technical Solution Architect – HSO

As a technical architect Wilco focusses on the Azure Integration Services domain and Power Platform. Over the last 20+ years he has helped many companies, using integration technologies, to decouple their applications, which enabled them to accelerate and innovate their business. Wilco is a Technology Lead at HSO, where he is responsible for shaping the company’s vision in integration domain.

Dennis van de Laar
Digital & Application Innovation Specialist – Microsoft

As Application Innovation specialist I am focussing on helping organizations start new cloud native projects, modernize existing applications by leveraging PaaS components in Azure, and improve developer productivity. I have a background in software development and a passion for integration and architecture. With the upcoming popularity of platform engineering I see a lot of opportunities for organizations to become high performing software companies. I am curious to see where our industry will be in the upcoming years…

Partners

Jaarbeurs, Utrecht

The Azure & Integration Congress 2024 takes place in de Jaarbeurs, Utrecht. De Jaarbeurs is centrally located in the Netherlands. Jaarbeurs has more than 4,300 private parking spaces divided over P1 to P4, which are open 24/7.The Central Station is within walking distance.

FAQ

Here is an overview of the most frequently asked questions.

– Architects (Lead, Enterprise, Domain, Information, Software and Solution)
– ICT Managers
– CIO’s
– Application Developers
– Information Managers
– Business Analysts
– Innovation Managers
– BizTalk users
– Azure fans

There are no costs involved to participate in this event.

– 4,300 parking spaces
– Next to Utrecht CS & 30 minutes from Schiphol Airport

Don’t miss out and claim your free ticket now!

Contact

Get in touch. Call us or send an email.

  • info-nl@hso.com

  • 010 235 1035