Introduction:

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On behalf of IBM, we would like to invite you to the SAP on IBM i Summit to be held on October 24 and October 25, 2018 at the IBM Executive Briefing Center in Rochester, Minnesota.

The SAP on IBM i Summit is for IBM i customers running SAP workloads on IBM i or considering running SAP workloads on IBM i. This event is designed to help clients leverage IBM i and SAP technology, share best practices, and network with other companies running SAP workloads on IBM i. Presenters include experts from both IBM and SAP with many years of experience with SAP and IBM i technologies and solutions.

New for this year is a pre-Summit workshop that will focus on SAP on IBM i performance and optimization. This workshop will be held on October 23rd, the day prior to the Summit, and will be a highly-informative, hands-on, all-day event. Registration for the workshop is separate from registration for the Summit.

We look forward to seeing you at the SAP on IBM i Summit, the SAP on IBM i Performance Workshop, or both.

Richard Ross
Director, IBM Systems Lab Services and Training
Dave Nelson
Director, IBM i Development

Overview:

The SAP on IBM i Summit is a free of charge customer event open to customers and business partners that have an interest in SAP workloads running on the IBM i platform and the Db2 for i database.

New for this year’s SAP on IBM i Summit is a pre-Summit workshop. The workshop will be focused on SAP on IBM i performance and optimization and will be held on October 23rd, the day prior to the Summit. The workshop is an all-day, hands-on workshop that offers an opportunity for in-depth instruction and hands-on practical experience with SAP on IBM i performance and optimization. Registration for the workshop is separate from the SAP on IBM i Summit registration and there is a fee for the workshop.

For more details and to register see http://ibm.biz/saponi_perf

The SAP on IBM i Summit and SAP on IBM i Performance Workshop is an opportunity to hear from experts with many years of experience with IBM i and SAP technologies and solutions. During the Summit you will learn how new IBM and SAP technology can help simplify your SAP on IBM i solution and position your SAP on IBM i solution for the future.

Join your colleagues from other companies running SAP on IBM i for this informational and networking event. Gain valuable knowledge and insights in many different areas. The following is a list of topics planned for the Summit. Note that the list of topics is no particular order and is subject to change, so do not use this list to plan a late arrival or early departure.

SAP on IBM i Summit Registration:

All attendees must register for the SAP on IBM i Summit, including IBM representatives and business partner representatives accompanying customers. There is no charge to attend the Summit, but you are responsible for all travel and living expenses.

The registration deadline for the Summit is Wednesday, October 10th. After submitting your registration, you will be contacted with further details, including confirmation of your registration, suggested hotels and other travel information.

SAP on IBM i Performance Workshop Registration:

Anyone interested in attending the SAP on IBM i Performance Workshop must register in advance. Registration is required even if you have registered for the SAP on IBM i Summit. There is a fee associated with the workshop.

The registration deadline for the workshop is Wednesday, October 10th. After submitting your registration, you will be contacted with further details, including confirmation of your registration, suggested hotels and other travel information.

Contact for more details:

Michelle Ojielo, chelle@us.ibm.com, 1-720-395-7083
Kolby Hoelzle, hoelzle@us.ibm.com, 1-507-316-1851