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2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition

May 15 - 18, 2016

Hilton Riverside  |  New Orleans, Louisiana

The Annual Meeting is COMMON’s largest educational event of the year, with in-depth IBM i, AIX, and Linux-related education including all-day pre-conference workshops, open labs, and a wide variety of regular-length sessions. It is the annual meeting of the COMMON membership and the largest gathering of the Power Systems user community.


It will kick-off with the Opening Session on Sunday, May 15, 2016, followed by four full days of education. The fun and exciting Closing Reception caps things off on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Of course, as is expected from all COMMON conferences, there will be plenty of social and networking events taking place throughout the week.



Register by December 31, 2015 and Save $400 with Super Early Bird Rate.

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The Annual Meeting and Exposition is the premier educational and networking event that you and your team will not want to miss. Be sure to schedule time to browse the world’s largest Power Systems Exposition, encompassing over 80 exhibitors, including IBM. The COMMON Exposition provides a one-stop source of up-to-the minute information and ideas for the IT industry. Discover what’s new in the IBM i and AIX world and give your company ways to reduce costs and improve productivity. Also, since many different technologies are on display, you can compare alternatives and determine what’s right for you.

If you were an attendee, and would like access to the 2015 conference handouts, please click here.


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COMMON Requirements

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COMMON 2015 Buyer's Guide

Your 2015 guide to the latest products and services from leading Power Systems solution providers.