INTERNATIONAL

USER GROUPS


Connect, share ideas & learn best practices.

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WHY JOIN A USER GROUP?

Network with your peers from all around the globe.

As a user group member, you can:

  • Get the latest on product developments—often before it goes public
  • Access the broad knowledge base of experienced Software AG customers
  • Develop contacts for ongoing information exchange
  • Discuss and vote on product changes and enhancements
  • Communicate directly with Software AG experts


Software AG supports local and international user groups, which are established independent panels of customers, around the globe. International User Groups and Special Interest Groups (SIG) include:

  • Very Large DBMS SIG - VLDBMS (Adabas)
  • Very Large Natural User Group - VLNUG (Natural)
  • EMEA Natural Programmers User Group - ENPUG (Natural Programmers)
  • webMethods User Group
  • ARIS User Group
  • EMEA Alfabet User Group


Interested?
 
Register for a user group now


Learn more about the program Impressions from the IUG 2017 Conference

INTERNATIONAL USER GROUPS CONFERENCES 2018

April 9 - 13, 2018 - Berlin, Germany

Join Software AG and an audience of your peers for the 2018 International User Groups Conference (IUG): 

  • Hear success stories from global enterprise
  • Learn from your peers from different industries
  • Share and discuss experiences and evaluate innovative ideas
  • Engage directly with Software AG experts 

Our host city is Berlin, the capital of Germany and with a population of 3.5 million inhabitants Germany's largest city. The metropolis is a city of culture, politics, media and science and bears the UNESCO title “City of Design”.

Participants can join all conferences or selected sessions: 

  • April 9-11: International Adabas & Natural User Groups 
  • April 9: Alfabet Open House (at Software AG, Leibnizstrasse 53, Berlin) - only for licensed Alfabet customers
  • April 10: International Alfabet User Group 
  • April 11: Integration Session: Digital Business Platform 
  • April 11: Terracotta DB in DBP
  • April 11: General Session 
  • April 12-13: International ARIS User Group 
  • April 12-13: International webMethods User Group 

Venue
Steigenberger Hotel Berlin
Los-Angeles-Platz 1
10789 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 30 2127-0 


Agenda

Registration is closed

Watch our impression video from IUG 2017 to find out what you can expect. 

Contact
Bernd Gudat
Software AG Darmstadt - Germany
Phone: +49-6151-92-1262
Email: bernd.gudat@softwareag.com

CollaborationHub:

CollaborationHub is your place at IUG 2018 to meet Software AG products users and dive deep into topics of mutual interest. Participants can share tips and tricks, find working solutions and make professional connections that can be extended in our online community. CollaborationHub will introduce you to like-minded people and help you network in a structured way to get the best results. Attendees will not only be users but also the people behind our products (managers, architects and developers) who will be there to share expertise and best practices, and listen to your feedback to improve our solutions.

Don’t miss the chance to chat with users with the same needs as you – we’ll help you find and network with them.

Learn more and join for ARIS and for All other Software AG products.

Sponsored by

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Apply for an “A&N 2050+ award” and win an iPhone!

At this year´s International User Groups Conferences Software AG will award three iPhones X for customers that have achieved significant successes related to our “Adabas & Natural 2050+” agenda:

  • Digital Transformation: A&N customer who has made the most progress on the path to become a Digital Enterprise – by rethinking his IT legacy.
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  • Generational Change: Customer who has successfully managed the generational shift in skills and talent within his company.

Please find more information and the subscription form here

Email your questions and completed submission form to 2050Awards@softwareag.com

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CONNECT WITH A USER GROUP

Find your contact.

Get involved in a user group near you. Software AG customers have organized local working groups around the world. Members of these local groups are also welcome to participate in the International User Groups and our upcoming conference.


For more information on your local user group, contact your local Software AG office.

International User Group contacts

International/European User Groups

Bernd Gudat
Software AG
Darmstadt - Germany
Phone: +49-6151-92-1262
Email:bernd.gudat@softwareag.com

International Adabas User Group (VLDBMS)

President:
Sudhir Patel Home Office IT
Hendon Data Centre
Aerodrome Road
Colindale
London NW9 5JE
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 20 8358 5165
Fax: +44 (0) 20 8350 5060
Email: sudhir.patel@Homeoffice.pnn.police.uk


Vice President: Alfred Prenner
s IT Solutions AT Spardat GmbH
Resource, Data & Platform Management
Geiselbergstraße 21 - 25
1110 Wien (Vienna)
Austria
Phone: +43 (0)50100 - 39499
Fax: +43 (0)50100 9 – 39499
Mobile: +43 (0)664 1321052
Email: Alfred.Prenner@s-itsolutions.at

International Natural User Group (VLNUG)

President:
Stefan Macke
ALTE OLDENBURGER Krankenversicherung AG
Theodor-Heuss-Straße 96
49377 Vechta
Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 4441/905-173
Email: stefan.macke@alte-oldenburger.de


Vice President:
Peter Leibl
Peter Leibl Consulting
Sackgasse 8
A 7551 Stegersbach
Austria
Phone: +43 680 3102033
Email: peter.leibl@gmail.com


2. Vice President:
Volker Ritter
GEHIS GmbH & Co. KG
Neckartalstrasse 155
70376 Stuttgart
Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 711 57719-564
Email: volker.ritter@gehe.de

European Natural Programmers Group (ENPUG)

President:
Stefan Macke
ALTE OLDENBURGER Krankenversicherung AG
Theodor-Heuss-Straße 96
49377 Vechta
Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 4441/905-173
Email: stefan.macke@alte-oldenburger.de

Vice President:
Jesper O. Led
TrygVesta
Klausdalsbrovej 601
2750 Ballerup
Denmark
Phone: +45 4420 5181
Email: Jesper.Led@Tryg.dk

2. Vice President:
Volker Ritter
GEHIS GmbH & Co. KG
Neckartalstrasse 155
70376 Stuttgart
Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 711 57719-564
Email: volker.ritter@gehe.de

International webMethods User Group

President:
Bernhard Kreuz
Raiffeisen Bank International AG
Am Stadtpark 9
1030 Vienna
Austria
Phone: +43 1 71707-3029
Email: bernhard.kreuz@rbinternational.com


Vice President:
Alexander Uebele
Flughafen Zürich AG
Postfach
8058 Zürich-Flughafen
Switzerland
Phone: +41 43 816 72 37
Email: Alexander.Uebele@zurich-airport.com

International ARIS User Group

President:
Pieter Walraven
FrieslandCampina Summit Office
Smallepad 32 - 36
3811 MG Amersfoort
Netherlands
Email: pieter.walraven@frieslandcampina.com

EMEA Alfabet User Group

President:
Hugo Preiss
Deutsche Bank AG
Alfred-Herrhausen-Allee 16-24
65760 Eschborn
Germany
Phone: +49 69 910-69676
Email: hugo.preiss@db.com


Vice President:
Claus Thiede
Continental AG
Guerickestr. 7
60488 Frankfurt
Germany
Phone: +49 (69) 7603-4205
Email: claus.thiede@continental-corporation.com

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Please stay tuned for upcoming events in 2018.

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