11. COMBIS CONFERENCE

Šibenik, September 27th - 29th 2017
CHALLENGE THE FUTURE

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ABOUT THE EVENT


Prepare yourself for a new edition of inspirational networking and seize the opportunity to learn about business improvements that offers modern technology! You are more than welcome to the 11th COMBIS Conference, if you are an ICT expert or if you’re about to become one! The Conference is entering into its new decade in a new, three-day format, and we are putting an emphasis solely on the future. Through our moto CHALLENGE THE FUTURE, we are challenging the future and preparing ourselves for all possible challenges along the way.


We will present the best Case Studies, educate ourselves about newest ICT solutions, introduce new knowledge and offer an insight into exclusive project results of companies that have already started their own digital evolution!


Don’t worry, we will find time for fun and relaxation as well. In three days, from September 27th to 29th, find out why COMBIS Conference won the Attend Award for the Best Conference in 2016!

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Over 95% of last year’s participants said they will come back this year!

400+

More than 400 participants. Don't miss out on quality ICT networking!

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Over 50 ICT experts speak about the newest technology trends!

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27.09.
03:00 pm - 08:00 pm
PARTICIPANT REGISTRATION
Atrium, Convention Centre Šibenik

Conference participants can register at Registration desk in Convention Center Šibenik.

04:00 pm - 04:30 pm
Welcome to COMBIS Conference
In front of Great Congress hall Šibenik 1

You can find refreshments and welcome on CoCo Sponsors Street.

04:30 pm - 04:45 pm
CoCo Get Together powered by Cisco
Great Congress hall Šibenik 1

We are starting the 11th edition of COMBIS Conference in a casual style, with a touch of humor. Our main theme is CHALLENGE THE FUTURE, and for start, we are going to show how the future can look like in a somewhat different way!

04:45 pm - 05:30 pm
Plenary session powered by Cisco: Big Data & Social Analytics
Robert Kopal, Ph.D., Asst. Prof.
Great Congress hall Šibenik 1

Technology connects us more and more day by day, and offers new possibilities. Get acquainted with social networks analysis through practical examples of appliance in the telecom industry, banking, in prevention and suppression of corporate frauds, human resources management and national security, and learn about social physics and many opportunities it offers. Find out how to utilize social learning to find the best ideas, to motivate clients / customers by using network incentives, and how to classify consumer behaviour by using socio-mobile data. See how you can identify personality traits from the network structure or how to find out in real-time what is the customer's interest in the service offered.

05:30 pm - 06:30 pm
CoCo Dating powered by Cisco
Great Congress hall Šibenik 1

Experience a new level of business networking! Relax and learn something new! Excellent opportunity for a short introduction with other participants of the Conference, quick meeting or start of a wonderful business cooperation. Don't forget to prepare enough business cards! You will definitely need them.

08:00 pm - 00:00
CoCo Beer Up - Party & dinner
Swimming pool Hotel Jure

Join us at an excellent dinner and interesting party on the first Conference day. For beer fans we are bringing Milan Peh – the first Croatian beer sommelier, who is going to teach you how to cook beer. With newly acquired knowledge about craft beer, we are going to have fun during a short CoCo Quiz. What can follow? Beer tasting of course.

28.09.
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
Participant registration
Atrium, Convention Centre Šibenik

Conference participants can register at Registration desk in Convention Center Šibenik.

09:00 am - 10:30 am
Palo Alto workshop: Ultimate Test Drive - Next-Generation Firewall*
Peter Lechman & Jakub Jiricek, Palo Alto
Hall Šibenik 8

Join us on a combination of technical presentation and real-world practical demos of how Next-Generation Firewall differs from the traditional stateful packet inspection solutions, what does it mean to get a real network traffic visibility, how to safely enable not only social media but all important enterprise applications and also how to prevent infection from 0-day threats with the help of highly automated cloud (or on-premise) sandbox.

Track: Security

*Program is in English

09:00 am - 10:30 am
Palo Alto workshop: Ultimate Test Drive - Traps*
Andreas Persson & Patrick Reischl, Palo Alto
Hall Šibenik 8

In the theoretical part we will see how true Next Generation Endpoint Protection was designed so that it does not rely on any signature database or frequent content updates, how to free up many precious endpoint resources (CPU, memory) in comparison to the traditional AV solutions and still prevent even the most sophisticated threats of these days. Practical part will introduce real-life example of stopping an infection by a recent ransomware (live sample) using multi-method prevention approach.

Track: Security

*Program is in English

10:00 am - 10:30 am
WELCOME TO COMBIS CONFERENCE
In front of Great Congress hall Šibenik 1

You can find refreshments and welcome on CoCo Sponsors Street.

10:30 am - 11:00 am
Opening the conference
Great Congress hall Šibenik 1

COMBIS and HT are opening COMBIS Conference, traditionally, eighth year in a row. Don't miss the opening ceremony this year, since you can not only find out what's new, but also get a sneak peek into the future. CHALLENGE THE FUTURE!

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Plenary session powered by HT: How You can challenge the future?*
Jonas Kjellberg
Great Congress hall Šibenik 1

Thinking out of the box is not easy, stepping out from a comfort zone cannot happen overnight. Learn how disruptive technology dictates the need for a different mindset and what is an optimum way to adjust to the rapid development of technology. Jonas Kjellberg, one of the creators of Skype will share his experience and teach you how to think differently. Find out what it takes to open your mind for new ideas and innovations.

*Program is in English

12:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Lunch
Restaurant Hotel Ivan

02:00 pm - 02:30 pm
Case Study: Trade Air flies safely on the wings of iFlight solution!*
Hrvoje Akmadzic, Trade Air, Marko Rados & Mario Rudman, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 9

COMBIS Neostartup team will present their recent experience in implementation of iFlight solution and module for safety and quality management in Croatian airline Trade Air. Find out all about implementation and benefits this system provides to the Airline, and hear about following steps for system’s upgrade and moreover, safety upgrade within the Airline. Fly with us into the aircraft world on the wings of iFlight solution!

Track: COMBIS Solutions

*Program is in English

02:00 pm - 02:30 pm
Case Study: Top user experience in distance collaboration
Anto Bilobrk, Atlantic Group & Darijo Puntaric, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 8

Atlantic Group optimizes its operations within digital transformation process of the company, in order to automate and harmonize user experience of all employees and IT users. Thus, the Atlantic Group has decided to implement Cisco Video conferencing solution with high-definition video communication (HD), ensuring high quality in day-to-day operations in Atlantic Group offices in several countries, thereby significantly lowering travel costs. Get the details from first hand!

Track: Connected Future

02:00 pm - 02:30 pm
Case Study: New Frontiers
Igor Papic, Iskon & Bruno Sunjic, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 7

Learn about all the benefits that come with the new concept of building a data center. Find out all about COMBIS’s implementation of VMware vSAN solution in Iskon, a company already recognized as an agile, fast and flexible broadband telecom provider, and therefore wanted all of these attributes for their own data center. Discover numerous benefits of VMware vSAN solution, from infrastructure unloading, greater scalability, higher performance, and many more.

Track: It's All About Technology

02:35 pm – 03:05 pm
Case Study: Istrian agriculture from IT perspective - tradition meets innovation
Blanka Sincic Pulic, Istrian Region & Edita Kustura, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 9

Manufacturers know that production of trademark products demands a lot of control, proof of origin, and also, supervision of each production phase, documentation of all activities and product movements between subjects that are included in a production chain. Find out how technology helps in aswering to all these challenges and how COMBIS and Istarian region contribute in digitalization of agriculture in Croatia!

Track: COMBIS Solutions

02:35 pm - 03:05 pm
Is there IoT in your strategy of business growth?
Josip Kastelan, Hrvatski Telekom & Berislav Lastric, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 8

There Is Not One Internet of Things. Internet of Things (IoT) is the integration of several aspects of technology and solution components into a business solution. Benefits of applying IoT technology are demonstrated by automating and speeding up business processes thus reducing costs and increasing productivity as well as quality of products and services. At the same time IoT is helping us focus on making only the most important and timely decisions in order to increase our business value…. but will not be successful without planning and proper engagement.

Track: Connected Future

02:35 pm - 03:05 pm
Cisco SD-Access: Revolution in local networks design (SD-WAN)
Vedran Hafner, Cisco Systems
Hall Šibenik 7

The design of network environments has not undergone any major changes over the past 25 years, since networks have been designed as L2 and L3 entities. Configuring was traditionally manual through command line at all time, and without much automation or checking how clients exactly perceived service quality. Learn how new generation of SD-Access solutions enters automation in network design and configuration, how to improve security through network policy unification, how to improve mobility of users and finally get tangible data of users’ perception of network service.

Track: It's All About Technology

03:10 pm - 03:40 pm
Case study: Migration to SDDC (Software Defined Data Center)
Marko Galetic, INA - Plavi tim, Mate Grbavac & Domagoj Pehar, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 9

Can you imagine a data center where you can adjust network and security settings of your applications within minutes instead of days or even weeks? Moreover, you have insight into your application health regardless of virtual or physical environment. Join us and find out how COMBIS and INA have established a modern, secure and highly available 40 G active-active SDDC, by using Cisco ACI (Application Centric Infrastructure) technology!

Track: COMBIS Solutions

03:10 pm - 03:40 pm
Chat your way to product service or purchase!
Mario Mustapic, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 8

Communication with customers can be simpler and better with omnipresent technology. Use Chatbot to create additional communication channel towards customers and provide them to approach to product service or to purchase product/service faster and simpler. No matter where you are located, with mobile phone or with tablet and some Instant Messaging tool installed on it (Skype, Viber or Messenger), you can easily get in touch with customers (including potential buyers), and likewise - they can easily contact you for quick solving of any dilemma!

Track: Connected Future

03:10 pm - 03:40 pm
Case study: Flexible disk backup system that provides the best value for money
Goran Biskup, Erste Group IT HR & Dominik Saric, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 7

Erste bank has chosen HPE technology to support one of the most important IT functions – backup. We are going to present implementation and benefits of this solution in today's demanding and dynamic business environment. With a wide range of devices, support for leading backup applications, and flexible connectivity, this solution is applicable to enterprise environment, but also for smaller users. Come to the presentation and find out how to choose the optimal disk backup system.

Track: It's All About Technology

03:40 pm - 04:00 pm
Coffee break
In front of Great Congress hall Šibenik 1

You can find refreshments and beverages on CoCo Sponsors Street.

04:00 pm - 04:30 pm
From managing Software Defined WAN network to smart traffic analysis
Domagoj Pehar, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 9

Discover magic of SDN in two interesting examples from practice! The first one shows SDN applied in WAN environment and benefits of using SDN controller in WAN environment. In the second example, you will be able to see power of SDN through COMBIS NPB (Network Packet Broker) product. Find out how you can, in just two clicks, extract desired traffic of a user or an application on network, and deliver it to any monitoring system for further analysis to be more successful in problem solving!

Track: COMBIS Solutions

04:00 pm - 04:30 pm
Can digital tracking bring money?
Vedran Pustisek, Hrvatski Telekom & Mario Maric, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 8

Tourists leave electronic tracks during vacation, like transactions, geo-tagging and geo-locations, or comments on social networks. Connecting these tracks to logical completeness gives overall image, which can be used to approache tourists with better personalization and address their concrete needs in real time. Thus, for better analysis and tourist destination planning. Knowlegde of Italian, German or English is not enough anymore to understand tourists. Find out what you can learn by ‘reading’ their digital tracks!

Track: Connected Future

04:00 pm - 04:30 pm
VEEAM AVAILABILITY PLATFORM
Tomislav Loparic, Veeam
Hall Šibenik 7

Veeam Availability Platform solution provides virtual, physical, and cloud-based process availability for companies all sizes through following capabilities: Enterprise Continuity (Recovery Service Level Objectives and Disaster Recovery orchestration), Process Mobility (process availability across any cloud or location), and Compliance and Visibility (proactive monitoring, reporting, testing and documentation to ensure business and regulatory requirements).

Track: It's All About Technology

04:35 pm - 05:05 pm
Imagine IT infrastructure of the future
Dominik Saric, Mate Grbavac & Slobodan Kozul, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 9

COMBIS team of three experts present the topic “IT infrastructure in future”. Aside from the presentation of good synergy in COMBIS, this lecture will show you trends in the IT segment of business infrastructure, and discover what you need to take into account in order to be ready for IT technologies that are yet to come. Only dynamic and flexible IT infrastructure can support business development you wish for – find out how to realize it!

Track: COMBIS Solutions

04:35 pm - 05:05 pm
Cisco AMP for Endpoint: Secure answer on time, with traffic encryption
Vedran Hafner, Cisco Systems
Hall Šibenik 8

Traffic encryption exists for many years and creates problems for traditional firewalls in traffic analysis. However, HTML2 technology brings drastic TLS encryption expansion that is becoming more and more problematic in defence from security threats since more and more traffic can no longer be decrypted on firewalls. Hence, it is necessary to look for alternative solutions in a world where security threats such as ransomware are becoming increasingly commonplace.

Track: Security

04:35 pm - 05:05 pm
Case Study: Sometimes, what is essential is invisible to the eye…
Ivan Kruljac, Hrvatska posta & Tomislav Turk, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 7

Do you have geographically dispersed users with more Data Centers, who wish the best user experience no matter where they are located, and available business critical services no matter where Data Center is located? Find out how we have provided connection to the nearest Data Center, relived network infrastructure and made disaster recovery process invisible to users in Croatian Post, with NetScaler GSLB solution (Global Server Load Balancing!

Track: It's All About Technology

05:10 pm - 05:40 pm
Case Study: CRM and Business Analytics in Cloud
Darko Jovin, Tokic & Zvonimir Kunetic, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 9

Lecture about implementation of advanced Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Business Analytics (Power BI) in cloud. The protagonist of this story is Tokić, owner of the biggest sales chain of car parts in Croatia. The company has improved their own business, maximized information availability and reduced meeting preparation time by using this solutions. Join us for the lecture to find out how!

Track: COMBIS Solutions

05:10 pm - 05:40 pm
GDPR – How to find soulution?
Mladen Krivokuca, Commvault & Slobodan Kozul, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 8

GDPR regulation (General Data Protection Regulation) is ready and we are waiting eagerly for May 25th 2018, when it will become a part of our IT life. Are you ready for the implementation of one of the most restrictive regulation in the world related to privacy and data protection? The biggest challenge is in keeping unstructured data. Most solutions that contain structured data already have control and compliance mechanisms, but how to do the same for different unstructured data? Find out how you can build a strong foundation for GDPR compliance with centralized data management!

Track: Security

05:10 pm - 05:40 pm
HPE Synergy – consolidation platform for new generation data centers
Tomislav Lukacevic, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hall Šibenik 7

Modern IT uses more applications and services of new generation (cloud, software-defined) to meet business requirements for faster delivery and scalability of services. At the same time, IT division has to continue with the support of traditional applications and services (database, virtualization and other). Find out how HPE Synergy enables consolidation of traditional IT infrastructural platform and software-defined platform of next generation!

Track: It's All About Technology

05:45 pm - 06:15 pm
Case Study: Asset Management in digital business transformation
Boris Sabo, Hrvatske ceste & Veljko Stanojevic, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 9

What is the role of Asset Management solution in a company’s transformation process? Find out all about Asset Management and optimization of processes related to user services, purchase, maintenance and security. The Asset Management solution ensures compliance with increasingly demanding regulations, regardless of the company’s industry, assets amount or complexity. Visit our presentation and learn how!

Track: COMBIS Solutions

05:45 pm - 06:15 pm
Fortinet Security Fabric
Tomislav Tucibat, Fortinet
Hall Šibenik 8

To address the security challenges brought on by the digital economy and evolving enterprise network, and to deliver on the promise of security without compromise, the Fortinet Security Fabric provides a new visionary approach to security, that enables organizations to deliver broad, powerful and automated security. Find out how our collaborative approach provides a much less time to detect threats with the ability to initiate and synchronize a coordinated response, no matter what part of the network is being compromised.

Track: Security

05:45 pm - 06:15 pm
Wacom: The new future for the digitalization of forms*
Jörg Prinzhorn, Wacom Europe GmbH
Hall Šibenik 7

With the Wacom Clipboard, your customers fill out paper forms like they always have. What is different? Those documents are converted to digital format in real time and can be uploaded immediately for easy document management. Better still, no scanning is necessary and biometric handwritten signatures can be captured and attached to the digital document.

Track: Redefined Workplace

*Program is in English

08:00 pm - 01:00 am
CoCo Networking - Party & dinner powered by HT
Legend Beach Club

This year, Vindon Havin – the band from Zagreb is in charge of good entertainment and relaxation. It is currently one of the biggest club attractions in Croatia with their recognizable, penetrating sound with punk elements, which conquers you on the first listening. Vindon Havin is impressive in live performances, which you’ll witness yourself on a second Conference day. In a case of bad weather, Party & Dinner powered by HT will take place in Night Bar of Hotel Ivan.

29.09.
09:00 am - 11:00 am
COCO VALUE ADD
Rajka Markovic, Prava formula
Hall Šibenik 7

Join us on a workshop where we are going to try the innovative concept 'Four rooms of change'. Many consider ‘Four rooms’ as the most practical and most useful psychological theory which influences on changes in all companies in a short period of time, thanks to its tools! Thousands of companies around the world already use 'Four rooms' in their business. Now it is time you meet them too! Maximum number of participants is 25. You can register at Registration desk until filling vacancies.

Track: COCO VALUE ADD

09:30 am - 11:00 am
COCO SECURITY
Biljana Cerin, Ostendo Consulting, Marko Sardelic, HT, Juraj Ban & Bojan Alikavazovic, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 9

Visit the lectures on the always interesting topic of security, especially in the light of new regulations. Our Conference lecturers, top experts in their business area, present everything you want to know about security. Don't miss the following lecturers, find out more about their interesting topics:

INFORMATION SAFETY AND REGULATIONS – ARE WE GOING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION?

Biljana Cerin, Ostendo Consulting

HT: BUSINESS SECURITY IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Marko Sardelic, HT

ANTIVIRUS IS DEAD. LONG LIVE ANTIVIRUS!

Juraj Ban, COMBIS

SECURITY AS A SERVICE IN A COMBIS MODE

Bojan Alikavazovic i Juraj Ban, COMBIS

09:30 am - 10:00 am
Citrix: Increase SLA with cost reduction - SD-WAN
Grega Zoubek, Citrix
Hall Šibenik 8

Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) technology is reshaping the modern enterprise network by providing improved performance, reduced costs, and enhanced security. With an SD-WAN solution that combines real-time path selection, edge routing, stateful firewall, end-to-end QoS, and WAN optimization, you can deliver the reliability and efficiency your business demands.

Track: Redefined Workplace

10:05 am - 10:35 am
Dell EMC: Data protection for Modern datacenter
Primoz Golob, Dell EMC
Hall Šibenik 8

Data protection everywhere is a cornerstone of any modern data center. Discover how to efficiently protect your data—whether it resides on-premise, in virtualized environments, or in the cloud—across the full spectrum of service levels required for your mission-critical applications, and transform for the future with confidence.

Track: It's All About Technology

10:40 am - 11:10 am
Case Study: Insurance from Cloud
Andrija Rimac, Croatia osiguranje & Sasa Buric, COMBIS
Hall Šibenik 8

Croatia osiguranje is the biggest insurance company in Croatia, with over 40 locations. They have solved problem of dispersed locations and provided the same user experience to all its employees, no matter whether they work in office, on site or from home. Find out all about implementation of solution for office in cloud.

Track: Redefined Workplace

11:10 am - 11:30 am
Coffee break
Next to Great Congress hall

You can find refreshments and beverages on CoCo Sponsors Street.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
CoCo Vision
Bojan Alikavazovic, Dean Muhoberac, Drazen Nezic, Damir Kipcic, Igor Duzevic & Nenad Trajkovski, COMBIS
Great Congress hall Šibenik 1

Before the closing ceremony, we are preparing real IT delicacy – CoCo Vision. It is our vision of IT! COMBIS top experts will present future of technology across multiple areas of interest – IoT, Computer Vision, Cloud, Collaboration, Data Security and Protection. Join us in a series of short presentations from our experts to see how we will use these technologies in the future!

12:30 pm - 01:00 pm
Conference closing
Great Congress hall Šibenik 1

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Lunch
Restaurant Hotel Ivan

REGISTRATION


Registrations via the web are closed!

For any further information about the registration, accommodation and transportation, please call the MeetMe Agency at the phone number: +385 01 4550 334 or send an e-mail to: combiskonferencija2016@meetme.hr.
For any other questions regarding the COMBIS Conference, please call COMBIS at the phone number: +385 1 3657 532 or send an e-mail to: marketing@combis.hr.

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