Top Summer Business Process Management Events to Attend

Top Summer Business Process Management Events to Attend

Business Process Management (BPM) is a vast and complex subject. Today, businesses need to adopt solutions that are able to streamline workflows and business processes in order for business leaders to focus on the bigger picture. Even if you’re constantly surveying the web for the latest in BPM news, you’re still bound miss some major stories. As BPM technology is in constant flux, it always helps to have your finger on the pulse of the industry.

Here at Solutions Review, we do our best to provide IT professionals with the top BPM software best practices, news, resources, and buyer’s guides, but sometimes you need a little extra push, the kind you can only get in person. We understand, and that’s why we’ve created this list of the top business process management conferences and events for summer 2018. If you’re looking for top-notch speakers, vendor demos, and networking opportunities, then these should definitely be on your calendar.

Events are listed in chronological order. Be sure to also click through to Solutions Review’s full conference directory.


Gartner Application Architecture, Development and Integration Summit

When: July 23-24, 2018

Where: Sydney, Australia

“Applications are the principal driver of digital business and powerful enabler of speed, scale and agility. As an Applications leader with an eye on the future, it’s up to you to make rapid application delivery a reality for your organization, linking growing technology capabilities to deep cultural transformation and your own personal application leadership.”

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Appian’s San Francisco User Group

When: July 25, 2018

Where: San Francisco, CA

“This complimentary event provides an excellent opportunity to expand your Appian knowledge, hear from other customers, share best practices, and learn the tips that will accelerate your Digital Transformation efforts. Hear best practices from Appian experts and your peers. Learn from the latest customer case studies and network with local Appian users. Keep current on Appian news and product updates. Inspire other attendees with your ideas, successes, and expertise. Discover what you can do with Appian through the experience of fellow users.”

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OPEX Week: Australia 2018

When: July 26-27, 2018

Where: Sydney, Australia

“As Operational Excellence enters a paradigm shift, organisations find themselves needing to make more significant strategically aligned transformations. This ensures not only bottom line impacts through processes efficiency, but top line growth as process improvement becomes more customer centric. With this in mind, the 14th Annual Operational Excellence Summit (OPEX 2018) will explore brand new case studies and applications of process excellence with a focus on not just end-to-end process efficiency, but an understanding of how culture and transformation through technology play an integral role in achieving OPEX strategy and customer focus.”

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International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics & IoT

When: August 21-22, 2018

Where: Paris, France

“Artificial Intelligence, Robotics & Internet of Things (IoT) is the latest trending technology in many fields especially in industries like Manufacturing, Automation, Control Systems, Healthcare, Energy, Transport, Defense, Space, Data Mining, etc. AI & IoT 2018 will be a common platform to gain knowledge and share new ideas amongst the Technologist, Professionals, Industrialists, Researchers, Innovators and students from research area of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Internet of Things. Experts will share their research experiences and engage in many interactive discussions at the event.”

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OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit Summer

When: August 27-29, 2018

Where: San Diego, CA

“An increasingly competitive global market full of disruptive challenger brands together with evolving digital marketplace and workplace continue to push leading companies to reinvent and transform to achieve business excellence, only this time, with a much more aggressive goal. Anything less than 10x improvements is no longer enough to impress your CEO and CFOs – they demand more from you, their COOs, Transformation and OPEX leaders. They need you to lead the charge to true business excellence, and to use technology, people and process methodology to deliver cutting-edge operational excellence.

Join Operational Excellence Leaders from companies from across North America, all exclusively under one roof. With the ability to benchmark and learn from operational leaders across industries, leading brands, market disrupters and industry gurus, OPEX Summer: Business Transformation leaders summit will leave you inspired to take your technology, people and process strategy to the next level.”

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Agile Transformation

When: August 28-30, 2018

Where: Berlin, Germany

Discussion topics include:

-What agility can do for your business – Agile as a driver of innovation.

-How to align your strategy with the customer and maximize customer value – customer centricity.

-How To Put On An Iterative Approach And Delivering Short Term Results – Agile Processes.

-Which leadership style is needed in an agile context – agile leadership.

-Speed ​​Networking, interactive roundtable sessions, keynote panel discussion and leadership workshops

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Appian’s New York User Group

When: September 12, 2018

Where: New York, NY

“This half day, complimentary event provides an excellent opportunity to expand your Appian knowledge, hear from other customers, share best practices, and learn the tips that will accelerate your Digital Transformation efforts.”

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International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2018)

When: September 9-14, 2018

Where: Sydney, Australia

“BPM 2018 is the 16th conference in a series that provides the most prestigious forum for researchers and practitioners in the field of Business Process Management. Over the past decade, the conference has built its reputation by showcasing leading-edge research of the highest quality together with talks, tutorials and discussions by the most renown thought leaders and innovators in the field. The BPM conference series embraces the diversity and richness of the BPM field and serves as a melting pot for experts from a mix of disciplines including Computer Science, Information Systems Engineering, and Management.”

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Appian’s Boston User Group

When: September 18, 2018

Where: Boston, MA

“This half day, complimentary event provides an excellent opportunity to expand your Appian knowledge, hear from other customers, share best practices, and learn the tips that will accelerate your Digital Transformation efforts.”

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BrainStorm DC

When: September 24-27, 2018

Where: Arlington, VA

“BrainStorm Events are an immersive experience. Come together with like-minded professionals and expert instructors in an intimate learning environment. You will learn the disciplines, methodologies and hands-on skills to propel your career and your projects forward. When the day is done, network with the instructors and students at one of our mixers or decompress by exploring the city. As organizations push for digital transformation, digital skills will continue to be in hot demand. One of the biggest challenges in transforming to a digital business is the skills gap that exists to execute. We have developed seven professional certificates that address digital transformation skills. Attend BrainStorm DC to jump start your efforts to earn one of the following certificates: Agile Business Analyst, OpEx Professional, Digital Decisioning Analyst, Business Architecture Professional, Business Process Management Professional, Digital Business Professional.”

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BPM Live 2018

When: September 24-27, 2018

Where: Digital Event: register here.

“For the 6th year running, BPM Live has been our biggest digital event ever! With over 2,000 registrants signed up to get the inside track on all things BPM in 2017, we’re expecting to go even bigger in 2018. Not to mention, our keynote speaker Peter Evans, Global Continuous Improvement Director, Lego will kick-start our sessions!”

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Looking for more? Download our Business Process Management Buyer’s Guide for free to compare the top-24 products available on the market with full page vendor profiles. The guide includes four key capabilities to look for in a BPM platform, plus questions to ask before purchasing. It’s truly the perfect resource for anyone looking to find the right BPM for their business/organization, or those looking to replace an existing one.

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