Common Europe Congress 2020

Montpellier, France 15-18 June

The Common Europe Congress brings together hundreds of Power System experts, users, vendors and like-minded professionals under one roof to network, learn, and share best practices. Education is delivered by industry experts, IBM developers, and like-minded peers. The Congress is designed to welcome networking and conversations to seeking solutions to your IT issues by conversing one-on-one with vendors in the exhibit hall or learning new ideas from casual conversation with your peers.

Education Delivered by Industry-Leading Speakers

Three and a half days of education delivered by industry leading speakers. Add a pre-congress workshop for even more in-depth learning! About 100 sessions offered in the following topic areas:

  • Application Development
  • Change Management
  • DB2 or SQL
  • Emerging Technology
  • High Availability & Disaster Recovery
  • Executive level
  • Open Source
  • Personal development
  • System Management
  • RPG
  • Security or compliance
  • Storage
  • Workshop or Deep Dive
  • Other

Pre-Congress Workshops

Many hands-on and deep-dive pre-Congress workshops will also be offered on Monday 15 June. Take up to 2 workshops before the Congress begins. Each workshop last 3 hours, offers a greater return for your education investment, and affords attendees a better, overall, Congress experience. Workshop titles will be posted soon.

Certification (COMMON – A User Group)

As a benefit to Common Europe members, we are pleased to offer Congress attendees industry certifications developed by and exclusive to ‘COMMON – A User Group’ members – our sister group in North America. These certifications will be offered only on Monday, 15 June and are available to you at a major discount. You must pre-register for the exam.

Certification exams offered include:

    • a) Business Computing Associate
    • b) Business Computing Professional
    • c) ILE RPG
    • d) Associate RPG developer
  • For additional informational on the certification requirements, please visit COMMON – A Users Group

Register Early and Save!

Members who register early will save by taking advantage of the early-bird registration rate discount.
Members include direct active members of Common Europe and active members of Common Europe-affiliated user groups.


IBM Client Center Montpellier
1 Rue de la Vieille Poste
34006 Montpellier


To be announced soon

Vendor Solution Center

CEC 2020 is proud to showcase IT solutions, services, and products in our Vendor Solution Center. Open on both Monday and Tuesday, visit Europe’s top technology companies at their booths or throughout the Congress during networking events.