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Successful first edition of the API Summit – Brussels

The first edition of The API Summit Belgium has exceeded our expectations. With 82 participants, 7 partners and 15 speakers we had a successfull first edition of The API Summit.

The overall programme was rated 8,0 by the participants and the best session was the API Game Workshop in which 24 attendees worked in groups to learn about the lifecycle of API development and maintenance and the choices and decisions people need to make.

The programme contained various technical and business sessions. From API Awareness to security and from usefull tip to closing the brackets, we discussed it all and learned a lot.

We hope to see all participants and partners in 2020 to discuss the next level in API Management, more focussed on the level of the API Maturity of the attendees. In 2020 there will be more in depth technical sessions as well as more practical use cases.

Some quotes of the attendees:

Guillaume Lefebvre (IPM Group) “1-day intensive seminar for leaders in the API area who want to turn their organisations into API-driven organisations.”

Luc De Craecker (Honda Motor Europe Logistics): “Content of the sessions were great, it was worth every minute of my time.”

Robin Appeltants (Wolters Kluwer Belgium): “Top event, good quality!”

Programme 2019

SeMI Technologies: How do you Release Platform Ecosystem Thinking, into the Physical World?

Bol.com: API Awareness: APIs are More Than Just a Piece of Technology!

The Dualarity: Strategy Cafe

Yenlo: What is the Perfect Blueprint for APIs and Microservices?

KBC: An Answer to the Opportunities that PSD2 Brings

Fednot and Archers: How Does an API Management Strategy Support your Digital Transformation? – The Fednot Story!

IBM: How to Drive more Business with an Integrated Platform and Event Driven APIs?

Isaca: How to Avoid APIs Becoming a Nightmare for Security?

API Game Workshop

Digipolis: How Digipolis Accelerates their Digital Transformation with APIs

Ferrologic and Google: Top 10 recommendations for your API-enabled business and architecture journey, based on a number of war stories and reference cases

Axway: Let’s Close The Bracket…


If you missed the first edition, don’t worry. We will be back on October 1st 2020 in Brussels. To be informed about new developments surrounding the topic don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter.

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