Latest news from the Social Connections user group

Changes to the Social Connections organisation

Over the past year, the team behind Social Connections have been working hard to put the organisation onto a firm footing for the future. As a thriving user group that had delivered 7 successful events between 2011-2014, and a growing leadership team featuring a number of IBM Champions from around the community, it was felt that […]

Social Connections 9, it’s a wrap!

It’s great to be back at home base, recovering from the Social Connections 9 event and resuming normal family and work pace. After the hectic weeks leading up to the event and the effort of actually running it, this is proving to be a welcome and much needed change! Before too much time passes, the team […]

Social Connections 9 – Speed Sponsoring 101

If you’re attending Social Connections 9 next week, and you’ve already taken a look at the agenda on our site or in PDF form, you’ll have noted that we have Speed Sponsoring scheduled at the end of our first day’s sessions, before everyone heads off to the event’s Gala Reception. For some attendees, Speed Sponsoring is a well-practiced ritual, whereas if you’re […]

Social Connections 9 Gala Reception announced. “It’s Playtime!”

We are happy to announce the venue for our Gala Reception on Thursday evening, ending the first day of Social Connections 9 in Stuttgart. We invite you to Sensapolis, a place of adventure and excitement! Enjoy a night of great food and drink in the company of your fellow attendees, speakers and sponsors.  Plus, if you wish, take […]

Yet another keynote speaker

We are very happy to announce René Schimmer as keynote speaker for Social Connections. As a sr. product manager for Social Software at IBM René is in pole position to talk to us on how Working Out Loud translates in the IBM Social Software roadmap. Please register asap for the conference if you want to hear René […]

Our lineup is growing, Social Connections presents second keynote speaker

  After announcing John Stepper as keynote speaker yesterday, we are very proud to present Silvia Cambie as keynote speaker. As a digital strategist and thought leader in social technology she is well placed to talk about cultural changes needed to adopt to enterprise social networking. Convincing the C-Suite: Collaboration begins with Culture We are […]

Social Connections first keynote speaker announced

We are very proud to announce John Stepper as one of our keynote speakers. John is the author of “Working Out Loud”. A lot of his ideas and work is available on     He will talk about how to make work more effective & fulfilling across your organization. You can find the abstract for his […]

Three months to go!

Hello everyone, August is here, people are returning to work and hopefully starting to think about which IBM Connections user group they are going to attend this fall/winter. Well, since you are here, you already know the answer! You should of course register for Social Connections 9, right now! When Stuart posted on the organisation team’s […]

Sponsorship opportunities available for #SOCCNX 9

The clock is ticking and the countdown has begun for the IBM Connections event of 2015 – Social Connections 9 in Stuggart – Thursday November 5th and Friday November 6th 2015. With a venue that can hold 250 people, this promises to be the largest event that we have held. With keynote speakers from  IBM, […]