12. COMBIS CONFERENCE

Poreč, May 23th - 25th 2018
BE THERE. CREATE VALUE.

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ABOUT THE EVENT


Would you like to be the first and best in using the newest technology? Would you like to learn about expansive technology and be involved in quality networking? You are focused on digital transformation, but do not have the answers to your many questions and dilemmas? COMBIS Conference is the right place to inspire your business.


It is our great pleasure to announce the 12th edition of the traditional ICT Croatian and regional community gathering, which will be held on the 23rd to 25th of May 2018 in beautiful Poreč. The main theme always best describes the conference vision – Be there. Create value. So, do not miss this opportunity to hear the top ICT case studies, and other educational lectures on the newest ICT solutions and services.


COMBIS, a high-tech company and the leading provider of IT services in Croatia, has supported the young IT community for many years. This years’ edition of the hackahtona try{code}catch, which provides valuable cash prizes and work opportunities in innovative projects within COMBIS NeoStartup, will be held for the first time as part of the COMBIS Conference 23rd to 24th of May. The past two years brilliant competitors of the hackahton try{code}catch have managed to inspire us. This year we have decided to share the inspiration with you!

3 days

Format which provides many activities for a complete conference experience!

500+

Last year the number of attendees increased more than 20%. Be part of the conference that grows inexorably!

50+

More than 50 ICT experts will talk about the newest technological trends.

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AGENDA


23.5.2018.
02:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Registration
Valamar Diamant hotel

Participant can register on registration desk across the Valamar Diamant hotel’s reception.

03:00 pm - 03:30 pm
CoCo Get Together/Opening session
Hall Diamant 1

Be there. Create value. is the moto of 12th edition of COMBIS conference. So, be with us on the opening of the conference and check out what we’ve prepared for you so that this three conference day will be to remember!

03:30 pm - 04:30 pm
The Future and What to Do About it Plenary lecture powered by HT
Mark Stevenson
Hall Diamant 1

Don’t miss the lecture from Mark Stevenson, one of the most respected world futurists according to Huffington Post. Stevenson is the author of bestsellers 'We do things differently' and 'An Optimist's Tour of the Future', and expert in global trends and innovations. find out what is The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of the next 20 years and why 'business as usual' is a recipe for disaster. The plenary lecture will thematise how is the landscape of society going to change in terms of technology, energy, governance, health and commerce and what is a successful business in the future. We bring you a unique opportunity to experience a lecture that is visionary and motivating, but wittily at the same time.

04:40 pm - 05:00 pm
Hackathon try{code}catch opening
Hall Diamant 1

Students attention – do the registration for hackathon trycodecatch on time and take your working positions! At the beginning, we will get to know you with the rules of hackathon contest and introduce you to this year’s tasks. Get to know your expert jury and mentors, and we will also present to you our NeoStartup project within which the best teams at hackathon will have the opportunity to work in and thus continue to develop their ideas and record a new work experience.

05:00 pm
Beginning of hackathon try{code}catch
Hall Diamant 2

We are starting to count 24 hours of student contest in programming. Each minute is important for you to create your creative and innovative idea, so we insure enough refreshments and motivating work atmosphere. All 24 hours’ you have mentors who will help you on every step until the very best realisation of hackathon task. The whole time there will be enough food, drinks and snacks, and there is also a lounge corner where you can rest or even take a nap so that you can be prepared to continue your work.

08:00 pm - 12:00 am
CoCo ConnectUp Party & dinner powered by HT
Diamant hotel pool

Join us at great dinner and party of the first day. Through fantastic world of craft gins, which in this case you can also try, will lead you Dario Grabarić, gin enthusiast and connoisseur. You can also try to make a cocktail and participate in CoCo Cocktail 2018 contest and collect additional points for awards hunting.
Number of participants is limited, so hurry up to registration desk and sign up for this contest!

24.5.2018.
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
Registration
Valamar Diamant hotel

Participant can register on registration desk across the Valamar Diamant hotel’s reception.

09:30 am - 10:35 am
Transformation of IT infrastructure in service of its majesty – digital transformation
Sinisa Stanicic and Ilija Ranogajec, COMBIS
Hall Magnolia

In process of digital transformation, IT doesn’t have an easy task. It must be faster, agile, cheaper and offer timely business support. COMBIS experts and partner speakers caught up with her majesty – digital transformation and prepared numerous examples from practice which enter more in this issue and suggests solutions. Join us at the interactive series of lectures of our top experts at which we’ll address numerous themes – from software defined infrastructure, over automation, Cloud dilemmas, applications and container platforms, all the way up to equality important – safety.

10:00 am - 06:00 pm
CoCo Relax
Sponsors Street

Afford yourself relaxing time in CoCo Relax zone and enjoy total relaxation of body and soul. Chair massage is efficiently short-term 15 to 20 minutes’ treatment of shoulder and neck massage that doesn’t require any additional preparation. It is carried out by professionally educated persons and adapted to the needs of each person individually.

10:40 am - 11:10 am
Using Fortinet Security Fabric technology in the fight with zero-day threats
Ivan Scavnicar, Fortinet
Hall Ruzmarin

Fortinet Advanced Threat Protection enables users the establishment of the safety system in whole organization and all attack vectors to fight against advanced threats (APT) and to avoid data leakage. Specifically, FotiGuard Labs global safety intelligence and FortiSandbox local intelligence are quickly divide among Fortinet and nonFortinet security components to quickly and effectively prevent, detect and respond to known and unknown attacks. Find out how to effectively protect yourself with the help of Fortinet Security Fabric technology!

10:40 am - 11:10 am
COMBIS Hybrid Cloud solutions and examples from practice
Ilija Ranogajec, COMBIS
Hall Magnolia

Most of the examples from practice show that the beginning of cloud service or infrastructure utilization is usually associated with expanding specific on-premise solutions with infrastructure and services from Cloud. Whether we talk about solutions that ensure business continuity, expand an identity management solutions or simply expand the required capacities, hybrid cloud solutions will still be an example of the most efficient way to use Cloud services. In addition, we will demonstrate the capabilities of integration of VMware, CommVault, Veeam and Citrix solutions and technologies through examples from practice.

10:40 am - 11:10 am
Excursor - provide tourists a digital experience
Tatjana Pecek, COMBIS
Hall Lavrika

Excursor platform is intended for tour organizers, tourist agencies, hotels and other accommodation providers as well as providers of other tourist offers. Excursor is complete end-to-end solution that offers minimum time consumption for reservations and excludes order processing through e-mail and telephone and thus eliminates missed reservation opportunities. Find out all about this innovative solution that enables communication and excursion sale in real time!

11:10 am - 11:40 am
Coffee break
In front of Valamar Diamant hotel restaurant

11:40 am - 12:10 am
COMBIS: One-stop-shop Managed Services Partner
Juraj Markotic and Ivan Kules, COMBIS
Hall Magnolia

Are you interested what contains a complete service of managed services which is technically and commercially attractive? Through its portfolio of managed services COMBIS offer each user a complete group of services which will ultimately boost company’s efficiency and lower business operational costs. Find out how we’ve integrated our know-how from all segments of our business into unique offer and which platforms and tools we use in services realization.

11:40 am - 12:10 pm
From collaboration to digital transformation
Maja-Marija Nahod, Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning and Hrvoje Dunkic, COMBIS
Hall Ruzmarin

The area of collaboration and productivity of employees is one of the most important areas of IT that touches and changes popular trend of digital transformation. How to use platforms and tools form communication and collaboration so that your employees will be faster, more efficient, more creative and productive? Be with us on a lecture about examples of digital transformation of internal processes of collaboration by using Microsoft Office 365 platforms in Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning.

11:40 am - 12:10 pm
Lenovo Datacenter Group: creating data centres of the future
Haris Kulenovic, Lenovo
Hall Lavrika

With its products and solutions Lenovo Datacenter Group enables its users the best availability, safety and performances by offering systems that are integrating in existing environments. New ThinkSystem product line represents server and network solutions as well as data storage systems. ThinkAgile systems represent a new generations of products for software defined infrastructure. Lenovo DCG services round off these systems in the overall solution. Find out everything about Lenovo products and services for data centre from the future!

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Foundation for safety in data centre: Micro-segmentation
Mate Grbavac, COMBIS
Hall Magnolia

Safety is more than ever a must-have for companies. While all the most critical resources are located in data centre it’s important to secure protection against possible cyber-attacks and be prepared for other security risks. That’s why we’ll talk about the fast-growing software-based approach to agile IT security called micro-segmentation. On the example from practice we will explain what benefits it brings to managing security risks and how to properly implement it to protect applications and data.

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
DEMO: Get to know self-service currency exchange device ComExchange
Goran Kladnik and Mario Loncar, COMBIS

ComExchange is complete solution for automated exchange of foreign currency banknotes into the Croatian Kuna. It enables exchange of six foreign currencies EUR, USD, GBP, JPY, RUB in banknotes and coins in HRK. The device is placed on locations where there is a need for a 0-24 exchange service. The solution is fully aligned with all Croatian National Bank (HNB) requirements.

12:45 pm - 02:30 pm
Lunch
Valamar Diamant hotel restaurant

03:35 pm - 04:00 pm
Coffee break
In front of Valamar Diamant hotel restaurant

04:00 pm - 04:30 pm
Marketplace: Let the digitalization sells instead of you
Edita Kustura, COMBIS
Hall Lavrika

Imagine that in just few steps you can significantly expand the geographic circle of potential customers, lower transaction costs, shorten sales cycle time, enable 24/7 sales and quickly attract new customers. Still looking for reasons to open a web shop through which you can provide services and sell products? Visit our lecture on which we’ll present to you B2B and B2C solutions for digitizing your business!

04:00 pm - 04:30 pm
DEMO: Get to know self-service currency exchange device ComExchange
Goran Kladnik and Mario Loncar, COMBIS

ComExchange is complete solution for automated exchange of foreign currency banknotes into the Croatian Kuna. It enables exchange of six foreign currencies EUR, USD, GBP, JPY, RUB in banknotes and coins in HRK. The device is placed on locations where there is a need for a 0-24 exchange service. The solution is fully aligned with all Croatian National Bank (HNB) requirements.

04:35 pm - 05:05 pm
Case Study: Applications migration on container technology
Drazen Nezic, COMBIS
Hall Magnolia

Containers are a buzzword for a long time and are followed by concepts like Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD, cloud-native, and all this is bound to the DevOps model. Find out everything about our experience of development of Husky application on container technology and how we solved the challenges of application development and production. We will talk about advantages of container technologies, application packaging, orchestration, and how to come from PoCa to production and all the other needs of production environment.

04:35 pm - 05:05 pm
Dell EMC Isilon - Unstructured Data Solutions
Victor Nasr, Dell EMC and Intel
Hall Ruzmarin

Do you know that in 2017 80% of stored data was unstructured? Please join us to hear about Dell EMC Isilon- industry’s #1 family of scale-out network-attached storage systems, designed for demanding enterprise file workloads. Dell EMC Isilon scale-out storage solutions are designed for enterprises that want to manage their data, not their storage.

04:35 pm - 05:05 pm
With omnichannel contact centre to the best first impression
Branimir Tesija, COMBIS
Hall Lavrika

While multi-channel contact centres are usually identified as an unintegrated approach to the client, use of omnichannel strategy for companies means better client support, business optimization and balanced experience of interaction between client and company regardless of channel of communication. Find out everything about newest trends in contact centre industry and about new contact centre solution from COMBIS and its functionalities!

05:00 pm
End of hackathon try{code}catch
Hall Diamant 2

Hackathon try{code}catch will finish exactly 24 hours after its beginning, and that means short break for all participants after nonstop programming. Competitive teams and expert jury are moving to the main conference hall where each team will present their solutions.

05:15 pm - 06:15 pm
Short presentations of hackathon solutions
Hall Diamant 1

Competitive teams present their solutions up to four minutes, and the top three solutions by the expert jury will get a chance to present their ideas to all conference participants at the closing of the conference. Don’t miss the chance to listen to what the young teams designed and how they solved the tasks of this year's hackathon contest. Maybe you’ll find an inspiration for your business solutions!

08:30 pm - 01:00 am
CoCo Networking Party & dinner powered by Cisco
Hall Diamant 1

One more excellent party is ready for you! After good dinner for even better party will take care band Živa legenda! Živa legenda is legendary Zagreb club attraction, a some say one of the best “cover band”. Composed of great musicians, excellent music and repertoire of the best domestic and foreign music they have entertained a wide audience for a long time, and they will also take care for the best party at COMBIS conference!

25.5.2018.
12:15 pm - 01:00 pm
Closing session
Diamant 1

In the last two years of COMBIS hackathon contest, students have inspired us with their creative ideas. That’s why this year we want to share the same inspiration with you! Don’t miss the chance to listen to the top three solutions form this years’ hackathon contest and be the first to know which young team will win this year.
Like every year, for closing of 12th COMBIS conference we have prepared a special programme. Apart from giving a point on everything we've been presenting in these three days, we will also announce the winners of the hackathon and CoCo Quest competitions. Thank you for being part of the 12th COMBIS Conference!

REGISTRATION


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      • Registration fee - 1.373,75 HRK and include:
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      • Registration fee 1.248,75 HRK, and include:
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