An Evening with Dr Frank Soltis

An Evening with Dr Frank Soltis

Wednesday 22nd May 2013 at 7:00pm, Hogarths Hotel, Solihull

You have been invited to attend An Evening with Dr Frank Soltis in Solihull on Wednesday, 22 May at 7.00pm.

Join us as we celebrate IBM i at 25. Through the collaborative efforts of IBM’s clients, Business Partners and ISVs, IBM i has helped to create a new wave on innovation that continues today.

APSU invites you to a dinner debate, following a drinks reception at Hogarths Hotel and Restaurant in Solihull. The evening will bring together IT Directors, CIOs and Board Directors from IBM i companies to promote discussion about the platform from a variety of perspectives.

Dr Frank Soltis is an American computer scientist and IBM’s AS/400 Chief Architect. Dr Frank is better known as ‘the father of the System i’ and today’s Power Systems. Soltis’ views on system architecture and his unique approach to protecting business software assets led to the most successful commercial computer platform in history.

IBM i at 25 Years: It started as a simple idea


An emPOWERed Forum sponsored Event bringing together strategic leaders who use IBM Power platforms to facilitate dialogue and improve networking at board level. Membership is exclusive and by invitation only.



The Venue

Wednesday 22nd May 2013

16.00 – 17:30

Arrival and Check-in

18.00 – 18:30

Welcome Reception

19.00 – 20:30



After Dinner Debate & Refreshments

Thursday 23rd May 2013

Invitation to APSU emPOWERed Strategic Marketing Event Morning Session Presentations

07:00 – 08:15


08:30 – 09:00


09:00 – 09:55

APSU Solution Presentations

09:55 – 10:30

IBM i 25th Anniversary and IBM i Futures – A Presentation by Dr Frank Soltis



Hogarths Hotel, Solihull


Hogarth’s is a privately owned country house hotel, situated in over 30 acres of stunning parkland. With its sweeping drive and very own woods and historic moat. Reached in just minutes from the M42/M6 network, Birmingham International Airport and NEC. The hotel has 49 bedrooms, beautifully decorated to reflect the changing seasons of the year.

Hogarths Hotel

Four Ashes Road


West Midlands

B93 8QE

Sat Nav Postcode: B93 8NB

Telephone: +44 (0) 1564 77 99 88