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4 & 5 October 2018

Think Brussels is for thinkers

At Think Brussels, local and international innovators, IT technologists and business professionals come together to discuss the impact of AI, cloud & data.

Discover why a hybrid cloud infrastructure is fundamental for your business. Understand how this multi-cloud realise a faster go to market including using latest technologies as Blockchain and IoT. See how to activate data, customers and your ecosystem in a secure way.

On every topic, we created a dedicated campus for you. Be inspired by customer stories and see proven results. Experiment, learn and exchange experiences.


Cloud & Data | 4th October

Put all your data to work, using a cloud designed for you and secure to the core. Move from insights to intelligence with systems that can learn. Innovate continuously, accessing the latest technologies, methods and expertise.

Join us at the Cloud & Data campus to learn how to:

  • Understand which apps should be cloud native, when to move and what cloud model to use.
  • Define a comprehensive integration strategy for multi-cloud and AI
  • Transform client experiences and business models with technologies as AI, machine learning to blockchain.
  • Organize your data into a trusted source of truth with practical tips on how to successfully manage and run enterprise data lakes.

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Business & AI | 5th October

Now is your time to be the disruptor –see change before it happens or risk losing relevance. The way forward is to continuously reinvent your business with the customers, employees and partners at the core.

Join us at the Business & AI campus to:

  • Discover hidden insights and make decisions with greater confidence with AI.
  • Find new personal ways to engage using intelligent chatbots and workspaces.
  • Implement, enhance or redesign processes using blockchain and IoT to drive digital transformation.

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Modern Infrastructure | 4th October

How to you build a future proof IT-infrastructure? Most companies are convinced, activating a hybrid-cloud infrastructure is the foundation for innovation and a fast go to market. To reach this you must make choices and take lots of decisions.

Join us at the Modern Infrastructure campus and learn how to:

  • Transform to a hybrid cloud while using your existing infrastructure.
  • Modernise legacy-and enterprise applications.
  • Manage a hybrid cloud, datacentre and lots of containers.
  • Optimize your infrastructure maintenance with AI and augmented reality.

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Security & Resiliency | 4th October

Cyberattacks and data breaches are a fact of life. Your company needs to be ready to respond and minimize the impact on its business operations. Take a closer look at what’s needed to become cyber resilient. And examine the latest solutions to detect, prevent and react to security incidents.

Join the Security & Resiliency campus and learn how to:

  • Orchestrate and automate incident response processes.
  • Apply AI to help speed-up threat-detection and incident response times.
  • Understand the threat landscape of 2018.
  • Adopt a disaster recovery approach that is also effective during a cyber crisis.

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IBM Client Center

The IBM Client Center is located in the IBM HQ building
Avenue du Bourget/Bourgetlaan, 42
B-1130 Brussels
Phone : +32 (0)2 339 55 60

By car

Coming from Brussels
Go to the Avenue Leopold III and follow that one until the indication towards the Nato. Take the road right to the Leopold lane and follow the Avenue du Bourget/Bourgetlaan The IBM building is at the right after about 500 meter.

Coming from the North or West (Antwerp, Gent,...)
Coming from the Ring around Brussels, take the exit Zaventem Airport, and directly take the right lane.
Take the exit A201 Evere – Zaventem, and follow the direction Evere.
As soon as you get to the A201, take the first exit to Diegem Kantorenzone 2 (Diegem Industrie 2).
At the crossroad go left, and drive under the viaduct, in the direction of Kouterveld – Hermes.

At the roundabout take the first exit, in the direction of E40 Diegem – Hermes.
Follow this road until the next roundabout, where you take the third exit.
After approximately 500 meters the IBM building is at your left hand.

Coming from the East (Waterloo,...)

Follow the outer ring until the exit Zaventem.
Turn left (Heneaulaan) towards Machelen/Diegem and follow this road until you arrive at the roundabout
Take the third exit in the direction E40 Diegem-Hermes
Follow the road until the next roundabout, where you take the third exit
After approximately 500 meter the IBM building is at your left hand

By bus

Bus 65
Place de Brouckère with NATO/BLS.

Bus 471
The bus 471 links Brussels North Railway (at BH and BK busstop) with Keiberg Diegem and stops in front of our building Brussels Leopold Square.

By train

The nearest railwaystation is Diegem.

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