eZ Roadshow & Diginight - KOLN

eZ Roadshow & Diginight

Learn, Share, Innovate, Transform

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June 13, 2019 | Koln

eZ Roadshow


Dive into our content management, commerce and personalization solutions. Attend this full day of training, workshops and talks about successful projects worldwide and be inspired to deliver great digital experiences with eZ. If you are a user of eZ Platform or eZ Publish, whether you are a developer, a manager or an editor, this day of learning is for you!

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Meet our experts and learn how to be best at digital!




The “Diginight”, a set of talks with inspiring speakers sharing on how Digital can help you transform your businesses. Join our get-together on the rooftop with perfect view over Cologne, engage in conversations, network with digital and product experts, and have fun!

Media Partner:


Schwarz IT KG:

Who Should Attend:


Developers and Tech Leads, Sales & Marketing, Project and Product managers, Consultants and analyst from eZ customers and partners willing to learn the latest on eZ technology.


- All of the above.

- Any “digital maker” who want to learn how to deliver striking digital experiences.


8.30 - 9.00


9.00 - 10.00

Keynote: The rise of Digital Experience Platforms (EN)

"Looking into the growing need for unified platform to build personalized Digital Experiences from Content to Commerce, from engagement to purchase and beyond"

by Bertrand Maugain Co-CEO and Roland Benedetti CMO eZ Systems

10.10 - 10.30


10.30 – 12.30

Editorial training and digital best practices

Introduction, Overview and Importance of the Customer Success Management at eZ Systems

- Productportfolio

- what makes a modern CMS

- eZ Platform at a glance, Q&A

- Part I: Come with your laptop and use eZ Platform with the support of eZ expert and touch on topics such as:


- How to build landing pages that convert quickly?

by Matthias Kühn, Customer Success Agent DACH, eZ Systems Germany

Tech track and developer best practice

- New in eZ Platform 2.5LTS / 3.0 for Dev and Ops

- Get to know what’s new, and how to take advantage when coding your next project.

- Everything from WebPack Encore, API improvements, to advanced Workflow capabilities

by Thorsten Reiter, Professional Service Consultant and Ramzi Arfaoui, Senior Professional Service DACH, eZ Systems Germany

12.30 – 13.30


13.30 – 15.30

Editorial training and digital best practices

Part II:

- How to create your content and collaborate with your colleagues?

- How to get your SEO needs covered by your platform?

- How to multi-site?

- How to create a workflow

by Matthias Kühn, Customer Success Agent DACH, eZ Systems Deutschland

Tech track and developer best practice

Continue workshop on eZ Platform features and best practices hands on API Example

by Ramzi Arfaoui, Senior Professional Service DACH, eZ Systems Germany

15.30 - 15.55


16.00 – 17.45

Editorial training and digital best practices

Continuing workshop and diving into the topics

- Commerce

- Personalization

- followed by Q&A

by Matthias Kühn, Customer Success Agent DACH, eZ Systems Deutschland

Tech track and developer best practice

- eZ Platform 3.0 - what's new

- GraphQL, how to extend (EN)

by Bertrand Dunogier, Technical Product Manager, eZ Systems France

5pm: New features in 2.5 for caching & profiling, new 3.x features coming from Symfony 4.x; such as Mailer, HttpClient and more (EN)

by André Romcke, VP Technical Service & Support, eZ Systems AS


18.15 - 18.30

Official Start & Welcome

18.30 - 18.45

"Successful in the Age of Experience - how it works!" - Monika Schütz, Business Unit Manager Web Experience Management at ARITHNEA

Your goal yesterday, today and in the future: turning people into customers. Make use of the possibilities of our digitized world and consistently focus on your customers. Learn about trends and tricks in this talk to achieve this goal.

18.45- 19.30

"Lidl Retail-Portal: Development & International Rollout" - Schwarz IT KG, Neckarsulm. Steffen Becker (Business Unit Manager - BC Digital), Martin Hassler (Team Leader Requirements Management & Application Support), Foued Dghaies (Team Leader PHP-Development)
Short presentation of "Schwarz IT KG", project insights "Lidl Retail-Portal" and Tech-Infos "Startpage-Function / PIM-Connector / Caching (CDN & Varnish)"

19.30 - 22.00

Rooftop-Networking + Dinner + Entertainment

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June 13, 2019

8.30am - 6.00pm

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Holzmarkt 4 - Cologne 50676 Germany


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