RPG & DB2 Summit

October 20-26, 2021
Registration opening soon!

Virtual RPG & DB2 Summit

Discover the true power of IBM i at the Virtual RPG & DB2 Summit, October 20 – 26, 2021!

Join the top IBM i development experts at the Summit to wow your users with innovative applications built with IBM i data and business logic.

Upgrade your skills with the latest on modernization, web services, mobile apps and open source. Find out how to architect IBM i applications for future flexibility. Work magic with your data.

You'll walk away with loads of practical, detailed information to help you deliver amazing IBM i applications faster than ever.


"The Summit is the Woodstock of the IBM i world. I feel like my brain has been massaged by a Bulgarian weightlifter!"

Tom

Learn from the industry's premier experts — Susan Gantner, Jon Paris, and Paul Tuohy — along with their own personal gurus Liam Allan, Ted Holt, Scott Forstie and other trusted friends. Attendees find Summit speakers uniquely approachable because each of them thrives on meeting other IBM i enthusiasts and brainstorming ways to solve sticky problems.

"The interaction with the IBM i rock stars is incredible!"

Gene

The Summit focuses on the critical skills you need to excel with today's IBM i development. SQL, open source, RPG, Free Form, DB2, ILE, RSE/RDi, Web-enablement techniques and mobilizing IBM i apps.

Whether you're new to RPG or a seasoned pro, you'll go deep into tips and techniques that help you work smarter and faster.

"I wish I had attended years ago. The amount of good
technical information was astounding."

Andy

"Every time I attend I find more and better ways to perform my job."

Rob

Escape day-to-day distractions to focus on merging the skills and knowledge of senior and newer staff. It's the perfect environment to share expertise and build exceptionally productive relationships. Bring your entire team to spark new energy and inspire collaboration.

"This is exactly what I needed to start working in an RPG world."

Jeremiah

Take a photographic tour of RPG & DB2 Summit events from March 2007 to the present.

"Every time I attend I find more and
better ways to perform my job."

Rob

These Summit attendees are real people doing real IBM i development work on a daily basis, just like you. They found the technical know-how and inspiration they needed at the Summit, and they agreed to share their experience with you. They'll tell it to you straight!

"The RPG & DB2 Summit was awesome!
I'm already using some of the things I learned."

Julie

RPG & DB2 Summit
at-a-Glance

  • Practical skills that you can use immediately
  • Tips and techniques for faster coding
  • The best way to architect applications for the future
  • Open source technologies for IBM i
  • How to improve your productivity

Group Photo
Techchannel

SiD Services & Events

Custom Training

As the SiD team or as individuals, Paul Tuohy, Susan Gantner, and Jon Paris offer a wide range of custom services to help you leverage key IBM i technologies in your unique environment.

Hands-On Workshops

Take a giant leap forward in one of today's critical IBM i development skills. These live, hands-on workshops offer a full day of in-depth learning with a lab workbook you can continue using as a reference.

Virtual RPG & DB2 Summit

In October, join the top IBM i development experts at the Summit to refresh your skills and wow your users with innovative applications built with IBM i data and business logic.