Conference Programme

Wow! what a lineup.

Welcome...

...your attendance at the 2014 Progress Africa Conference is the beginning of an era in which every interaction with AIGS makes a difference and, hopefully, enhances your life in a truly positive way.

Sunday 27 July 2014

11:00 - 16:00 Golf Tournament Conference Registration
12:00 - 16:00 Spa Treatments Conference Registration
16:15 - 17:45 Making a Difference Showcase
18:00 - 'till late Evening Event

Monday 28 July 2014

07:00 - 08:30 Breakfast Conference Registration
General Session Monks Cowl
08:30 - 08:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks - AIGS
08:45 - 10:15

Application Developer of the future: Capitalising on the consumerism of IT
Karen Padir & Mark Armstrong - Progress

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10:15 - 10:45 Tea and Coffee Break - Making a Difference Showcase
10:45 - 12:30

Unconscious Bias - Angela Peacock

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
Breakouts Ondini  Ithaba Amplett
13:30 - 14:15

OpenEdge roadmap
Brian Bowman

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Emerging Application Development models in the cloud
Ramesh Loganathan

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Introduction to Business Rules
Harold-Jan Verlee

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14:30 - 15:15

Accessing your OpenEdge Applications with BI Tools
Jesse Davis

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Rollbase roadmap
Brian Bowman

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Main features and functions highlight Corticon version 5 (show and tell) including roadmap themes (Pacific integration)
Harold-Jan Verlee

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15:15 - 15:45
Tea and Coffee Break
  Ondini  Ithaba Amplett
15:45 - 16:30

Data Blending and BI Integration with Easyl
Jesse Davis

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Model driven rapid app Dev using Rollbase
Ramesh Loganathan

Corticon & OpenEdge (integration)
Technical integration highlights including small demo
Harold-Jan Verlee

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16:45 - 17:30

Today's appserver, architecture and how to use it and modernizing OE apps using Rollbase & Mobile
Brian Bowman

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Integrating Rollbase and OpenEdge
Mike Fechner

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Corticon Case Study (OpenEdge)
MIP

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17:45 - 18:00 PUG Africa
18:00 - 18:30 Making a Difference Showcase
19:00 - 'till late Evening Event - Performance by Drakensberg Boys Choir

Tuesday 29 July 2014

07:00 - 08:30 Breakfast
Breakouts Ondini  Ithaba Amplett
08:30 - 09:15

Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge
Mike Fechner

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Progress Rollbase and OpenEdge
Brian Bowman

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When good systems go bad (and you’re locked up by your legacy)

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09:30 - 10:15

OO framework design principals for the ABL
Mike Fechner

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How can my mobile application access data locked in salesforce.com and behind my firewall?
Jesse Davis

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Horizontal table partitioning
Libor Laubacher

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10:15 - 10:45
Tea and Coffee Break
  Ondini  Ithaba Amplett
10:45 - 11:30

Overview on the pacific appserver for OE
Brian Bowman

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User interface modernization with embedded windows
Mike Fechner

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Virtualization
Libor Laubacher

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11:45 - 12:30

Mobile app in the real world
ELCB Meyrick Flanagan and Elsworth Burmeister (Abri Venter)

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Enterprise Mobile apps
Ramesh Loganathan

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Touch me!
Mike Fechner

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12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
  Ondini  Ithaba Amplett
13:30 - 14:15

Community Source Project
MIP

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Modernization Process Case Study
Automate

 
14:30 - 15:15

Modernization Process Case Study
Automate

 
15:15 - 15:45
Tea and Coffee Break - Making a Difference Showcase
15:45 - 16:30 Monks Cowl

OpenEdge Product Information Exchange
Panel Discussion Brian Bowman, Mike Fechner, Abri Venter, Patrick O'Reilly

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 Breakout Ondini  Ithaba Amplett
*16:30 - 18:00

TBA

TBA TBA
*"Birds of a Feather" and
"Doctors Surgery"

TBA

TBA TBA
19:00 - 'till late Evening Event - An African evening with the Soul Tone Bank

Wednesday 30 July 2014

07:00 - 08:30 Breakfast
08:30 - 08:45 Conference Review
08:45 - 09:30 Keynote Address - Richard Firth
09:30 - 09:45 Tea and Coffee Break
09:45 - 10:45 Keynote Address - Justice Malala
10:45 - 11:00 Conference Wrap Up

 

*Subject to change. E&OE.

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