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Thursday, November 15

11:00am CET

Tech Track Kick-off & 2018 MVP Awards
This year we are kicking off the main tech track with a celebration of the Most Valuable Participant of the BloomReach community during the MVP awards. We are looking for exceptional opinion leaders devoted to helping the community to understand and use BloomReach products and technologies.
Find out more and nominate yourself - or someone else -  for the MVP Award before Nov 9th.

The kick-off is also the place to learn what's new for developers and which of the other sessions in the tech tracks will go more into them more in-depth. A session you don't want to miss!

Thursday November 15, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am CET
Wenen Stage

11:30am CET

Content & Commerce: The CIO Challenge
As a CIO or technical decision maker in commerce, you will ultimately be facing the challenge of bringing content and commerce together. Why is this such a difficult challenge? Because in theory, the solution seems easy…

Join Mark Blockhuys (CTO & Director Consulting of Osudio) and Steven Fockema (Commercetools) to learn from a successful collaboration in building an agile commerce platform.


Mark Blockhuys

CTO & Director Consulting, Osudio

Menno Pijpers

Business Development Manager, Commercetools

Thursday November 15, 2018 11:30am - 12:00pm CET
Belgrado Stage

11:30am CET

Scale Up Your Dev Teams with BloomReach Experience Manager 13.0
Do you have separate dev teams that want to build and deploy sites independently? BloomReach Experience Manager 13.0 can support this! Come learn when to do it, how it works, and how it affects the daily code-test-deploy workflow. Safely reuse code and config between teams, without conflicts! Redeploy specific channels without retesting the world! And more!

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Peter Centgraf

Platform Teamlead of BloomReach Experience, BloomReach

Thursday November 15, 2018 11:30am - 12:00pm CET
Wenen Stage

12:00pm CET

NHS Digitals Journey with BloomReach Experience – a Technical Perspective
See how NHS Digital uses BloomReach Experience as the CMS and BloomReach onDemand v1 as the choice of hosting platform. Graham Dodsworth, Solution Expert at NHS Digital, shares all the technical aspects of their journey such as the software development life cycle, CI, security, testing and monitoring of performance.

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Graham Dodsworth

Solution Expert, NHS Digital

Thursday November 15, 2018 12:00pm - 12:30pm CET
Wenen Stage

1:30pm CET

Bringing ML to Content - Search Intelligence
Whether for internal or external use cases, search is a fundamental capability of a content-centric technology. Join this tech talk to learn all about how BloomReach is applying machine learning to it's content search.


Gijs Hendrix

Product Manager, BloomReach

Thursday November 15, 2018 1:30pm - 2:00pm CET
Wenen Stage

2:00pm CET

Roundtable Discussion: Next Generation Digital Experience Platform
The Next Generation Digital Experience Platform is all about Microservices: Small, but mighty.

What's the big deal about services so small? Join a panel of experts from technology providers SKAVA, Elastic Path and implementation agency Authentic, as we discuss the promise of microservices and why teams are just beginning to apply them to significant projects.  Bring questions you would like the group to discuss.


Nate Barad

Head of Product Marketing, BloomReach


Ritesh Jaiswal

VP, Europe, SKAVA

Peter Lukomskyj

SVP, Products, Elastic Path

David Roe

CEO, authentic.

Thursday November 15, 2018 2:00pm - 2:30pm CET
Belgrado Stage

2:30pm CET

CMS Platform - Architectural plans for BloomReach Experience Manager
Ate will present and explain important upcoming architectural changes for the next major release(s) for BloomReach Experience Manager. These changes will enable more agile development, and more power to build and standardize integration solutions on top of BRX, while reducing the need for customizations. And thereby also make future upgrades easier and quicker.

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Ate Douma

Principal Product Architect BloomReach Experience, BloomReach
Ate is our Principal Product Architect at Bloomreach Experience (Amsterdam), working for the company for more than 12 years now. He's passionate about Open Source, Open Solutions, Java, dynamic languages, and overall architecture in general, in no particular order. He is also heavily... Read More →

Thursday November 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:00pm CET
Wenen Stage