COBOL #DevDay 2021

15 September 2021

What will I learn? 

Proudly developer-focused, our agenda is for enterprises with the vision to transform their COBOL- and mainframe-based host applications without upheaval. Highlights of Virtual #DevDay include: 

  • The Micro Focus application modernization strategy 

  • Visual COBOL 7.0 and Enterprise 7.0 demos and content 

  • Developer led sessions with tech tips and best practices 

  • Four breakaway sessions to choose from - Enterprise| AcuCOBOL | Visual COBOL | Host Connectivity 

  • Our ever popular "Ask the Experts" discussion panel with your peers 

  • Scheduled 1:1 meetings with Micro Focus speakers and executives upon request 


Ready to book your place at #DevDay on 15 September 2021?

#DevDay is often the first stop for anyone on the modernization journey. And now there is no travel required.  

This year #DevDay is fully digital and totally global, with everything online. A virtual event, but with real benefits. Because we have geared our agenda towards tackling your IT and industry challenges with key insights, innovative live technical demonstrations, and the best technical experts out there, all from wherever you are.  

Who should attend?

  • .NET/Java and COBOL/Mainframe Developers
  •  Application Owners
  •  Development Director/Manager

For this years edition, we also invited your peers from Scandinavia and the Nordics!


10h30 Welcome and Opening
10h40 Opening Address Eddie Houghton, Director Product Management at Micro Focus  
11h00 Microservices Architecture based modern applications Guy Sofer, Product Manager at Micro Focus
11h20  Mainframe Enterprise and Analyzer  Henk van der Knoop, Solution Architect / Pre-sales AMC Team-lead at Micro Focus
11h40 Lunch Break
  Host Connectivity – Verastream Host Integrator Visual COBOL 7.0 - The Next Chapter AcuCOBOL Application Modernization & The Enterprise Suite 
  Malcolm Trigg, Principal Systems Engineer at Micro Focus; Robert Scriven, Program Lead TCF4.0 of ING Bank Switzerland Alwyn Royall, Technical Specialist COBOL, Jennifer Osborne, Technical Specialist COBOL & Giulia Sermann, Mainframe Presales Consultant at Micro Focus  Piet Henskens, Senior Solutions Consultant / Pre-Sales for AMC at Micro Focus & Annette Viljoen, IT director- Railway Furnishers  Henk van der Knoop, Solution Architect / Pre-sales AMC Team-lead & Nav Saini, at Micro Focus 
14h00 Close