Programme

BLUEPOINT, BRUSSELS

IN-PERSON CONFERENCE: 21 November 2024

START ONLINE CONFERENCE: 22 November 2024

Theme: Running on APIs

Be part of this exciting journey and discover how your organization can accelerate by fully harnessing the power of APIs. Learn from leading experts, connect with visionary professionals, and uncover cutting-edge solutions. Don’t miss this opportunity to set your organisation running on the rhythm of APIs. API Conference – where the future of technology is set in motion.

Pawan Dubey

Pawan Dubey

Enterprise Architect at Luminus

Keynote: Enterprise DNA - Value Focused API strategy and Management

Pawan Dubey, Enterprise Architect at Luminus

Defining and implementing API Strategy in an organization (Small, Medium or even Big) is not only about having numerous Technical API’s and managing their versioning, Lifecycle and governance etc.

It’s all about outcome based, Value driven and Reasonable set of achievable Actions which organizations should take to construct an API Roadmap.

In this session, Pawan Dubey will talk about multiple facets of API universe starting from motivations behind strategic decisions to modernize IT Landscape, benefits and business cases for the API First approach, unlock the potential of API standardization, unified API Catalog, Challenges encountered and lessons learnt while- transition from Legacy stack to a modern API-led architecture.  Stay tuned to gain more insights on how APIs are changing the dynamics of Digital Ecosystem, API Community board, Event driven Architecture is the future and many more.

Vincent Boucheron

Vincent Boucheron

Enterprise & Data Architect of Forem

Keynote: Forem's strategy to Align API's and Data Governance in order to Boost its Digital Initiative

Vincent Boucheron, Enterprise & Data Architect of Forem

In this session, we will explore Forem’s API context and business objectives, drawing parallels with other organizations and sharing strategic advice. What’s the importance of integrating data governance at the start of your API journey? Vincent Boucheron will debunk a common mistake to avoid and propose a more efficient approach to mix data governance program and api delivery. Lastly, he will discuss the power of data virtualization in accelerating your API journey and positioning this technology in the api ecosystem. An insightful session for organizations aiming for digital transformation!

Tamara Meers

Tamara Meers

Business development manager Open Banking & Insurance of KBC Brussels

Bartel Braeckman

Bartel Braeckman

Department Head Open Bank Insurance of KBC Bank & Verzekering

Update & Dialogue Session: Challenges and Opportunities in Adopting the Open Banking Business Model

Tamara Meers, Business development manager Open Banking & Insurance & Bartel Braeckman, Department Head Open Bank Insurance of KBC Bank

KBC Bank has a broader view on Open Banking. They aren’t limited to PSD2 but also loans, asset finance etc. Therefore, they talk about Embedded Finance instead of Open Banking.

Join this update & dialogue session and exchange knowledge and ideas on user cases, and the marketing of (technical) solutions and how to organize this.

KBC

ADVISORY BOARD

The advisory board consists of independent experts in the field of APIs. Together they ensure that the programme meets the quality requirements. They help build the conference, test the cases, and monitor that the programme is and remains inspiring, diverse, and innovative. This year the board consists of:

Guy Crets

Guy Crets

Managing Partner of I8C

Vincent Boucheron

Vincent Boucheron

Enterprise & Data Architect of Forem

Willem Lambrechts

Willem Lambrechts

CEO van Drebbel Technology Brokers

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