Join us for an inspiring event that will challenge the way you see your future in the digital landscape.

Under the banner of Colabo, the Oracle competence centers of the Cronos Group join forces to build the future of business, one interconnected solution at a time.

We connect our knowledge and expertise to each other to create a consistent and complete offering to lead your company to a bright future. Come and find out how!

Infrastructuur en Cloud

Applicatie ontwikkeling

Managed Services

This is us

Colabo brings together the experience, knowledge and know-how of the different Cronos competence centers working with Oracle. Together we can offer comprehensive solutions that bring out the best in your company. Let’s build that connected future together.

Colabo for you

Imagine a world where every aspect of business, from infrastructure over analytics and development to business applications, is seamlessly connected, optimized, and empowered by cutting-edge technology. That’s the future we’re forging, and we want you to be a part of it.

Customers’ corner

At Connected Future, you’ll witness real-world examples of how our integrated solutions are propelling businesses like yours to new heights of success. Our customers will share inspiring tales of innovation and growth that will hopefully resonate with you too.

Connect yourself

In a world where innovation thrives on collaboration, here’s an opportunity for you to strengthen existing relationships and forge new ones. In our networking area you can ask questions, explore solutions you didn’t know existed and connect yourself to your innovative future.

What can you expect?

12:00 pm – 01:00 pm

Arrival and lunch

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Welcome speech by:

  • Colabo
  • Dirk Deroost – Cronos
  • Jan Ronsse – Oracle

1:30 pm – 2:10 pm

Keynote by:

  • Martijn de Grunt – Oracle

2:20 pm – 3:10 pm

Breakout sessions
Go to sessions

3:10 pm – 3:40 pm

Coffee break

3:40 pm – 4:30 pm

Breakout sessions
Go to sessions

4:30 pm – 4:40 pm

Coffee break

4:40 pm – 5:30 pm

Breakout sessions
Go to sessions

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Networking reception

Breakout sessions 1

2:20 PM – 3:10 PM

Hosted by Droppar

How Tennis and Padel Vlaanderen hit an ace with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

In this session you will learn why Tennis and Padel Vlaanderen deemed Oracle Cloud Infrastructure the perfect fit for their customer-facing workloads. Initially a lift-shift operation in search of performance at a reasonable price, the environment now constantly evolves, leveraging technologies that were not available in the legacy environment.




  • Olivier Maurice – Droppar
  • Sascha Van Itterbeeck – Tennis en Padel Vlaanderen
Hosted by Tripwire Solutions

Data platform - Data Lakehouse in Oracle CIoud Infrastructure

The Oracle Data Platform components make up an architecture that combines the abilities of a data lake and a data warehouse to provide a modern Data Lakehouse platform that processes streaming data and other types of data from a broad range of enterprise data resources. This architecture leverages the data for business analysis, machine learning, data services, and data products.


A Data Lakehouse combines the capabilities of both the data lake and the data warehouse to increase operational efficiency and to deliver enhanced capabilities. It is the next step in the natural evolution of Oracle’s Data Architecture.




  • Geert Zegers – Tripwire Solutions
Hosted by iAdvise

Optimizing an existing truck planning with Oracle Application Express

Discover how we’ve built a revolutionary digital truck planning solution for our valued client, ITC Rubis Terminal Antwerp, using Oracle Application Express. With a fully cloud-based approach, we seamlessly schedule orders from the internal TMS system without losing sight of the bigger picture or creating conflicts that are impractical to resolve. During this presentation, we’ll delve into the captivating narrative behind the outcome, including our approach and the challenges we have overcome. Don’t miss out!




  • Bart Peeters – iAdvise
  • Serina Jacobs – ITC Rubis Terminal Antwerp NV
Hosted by HRMC

Oracle Cloud human capital management (HCM) solutions across diverse contexts

More information will follow soon.



  • T.B.A.

Breakout sessions 2

3:40 PM – 4:30 PM

Hosted by Exitas

Demystifying Oracle database deployment models and the Microsoft Partnership. Featuring a success story at Samsonite Europe



Are you lost on where to host your Oracle database in the cloud or on premise?


We give you a comprehensive overview of what’s possible and how to decide which model fits you best. We take a close look at the Oracle partnership with Azure and bring the success story of Samsonite’s interconnect to Azure on stage.




  • Michiel Stubbe – Exitas
  • Guy Dedeurwaerder – Samsonite
Hosted by RKITEK

Oracle Integration Excellence: Insights from RKITEK

We’ll delve into the transition from on-premises integration tools to the cloud, led by Oracle. Explore the functionalities of Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) platform, enabling businesses to configure high-performing, secure integrations seamlessly using built-in connectors and data-mapping tools, connecting anything, anytime, anywhere.


Experience firsthand the real-world success stories from our own clients, highlighting the benefits and added value of OIC. And as we peer into the future, discover how AI integration is revolutionizing the integration landscape, promising even more innovation and efficiency. Don’t miss this insightful session where Oracle integration expertise meets cutting-edge technology.




  • David Vanden Bussche – RKITEK
Hosted by Contribute

Antwerp University Hospital (UZA) embraces Oracle APEX as low-code platform for automation of departmental hospital processes

The Antwerp University Hospital guarantees top quality healthcare and a wide range of specialized treatment consisting of 38 specialized medical services.  Some of these departments had a need to further automate their patient care or medical services.  By choosing Oracle APEX and OCI we are able to quickly build new applications or replace MS Access applications that needed to scale in a secure way.




  • Wim Verhavert – UZA
  • Filip Huysmans – Contribute
Hosted by Dynappco

Learn how Cybersecurity expert Orange Cyberdefense uses NetSuite to support their business processes

Orange Cyberdefense, a leading security services provider, already has a long history with NetSuite. Learn how NetSuite supports their business processes and is a central part of their overall application architecture. We will share our experience with the implementation and use of NetSuite, how it supports application updates, and reveal some of the near future plans with NetSuite.




  • Thibaut Vos – Orange Cyberdefense
  • Glenn Convents – Dynappco

Breakout sessions 3

4:40 PM – 5:30 PM

Hosted by Monin

Protecting your data: unveiling Oracle Data Safe

Join Monin for an insightful talk on Oracle Data Safe, a cloud-based solution, revolutionizing database security. Discover how it mitigates risks, ensures compliance, and simplifies security management. Explore Oracle Data Safe’s seamless setup, connectivity options, and its transformative features, including security assessments and user activity auditing. Don’t miss this opportunity to empower your organization’s data security.




  • Dries Moelans – Monin
  • Kristof Vangeenderhuysen – Monin
Hosted by Colabo

The ins and outs of doing win-win business with Oracle Cloud

Let’s talk about all things non-technical! We will walk you through the different available cloud subscription models, their advantages, and pitfalls and how you determine what is best for your company. We will zoom in on how to leverage your existing license estate in a cloud environment and how to navigate the choices you have. You will be able to make the most of your cloud contracts with our tips and tricks for a successful partnership. You will also learn about how the Cronos Managed Service Provider offering for Oracle Cloud can make your life easier. And we have some local customer success stories to prove that!




  • Goedele Lousbergh – Colabo
Hosted by BRYXX

Orchestrating the Future: Pioneering Self-Service Oracle Platforms

We unveil the transformative journey from manual deployment to automated, self-service Oracle environments, using cutting-edge tools. We will guide you through the process of designing modern Internal Developer Platforms (IDPs) that enhance operational efficiency, reduce time-to-market, and foster innovation.


By integrating these tools into the Oracle ecosystem, we demonstrate how organizations can not only streamline their IT infrastructure but also empower their development teams with the autonomy to innovate. Whether you are an IT professional, a business leader, or an innovator, join us to discover actionable insights and strategies for building a future-ready, self-servicing IT landscape that aligns with your business goals.




  • Dries Dams – BRYXX
Hosted by Sinube

Leveraging Oracle Fusion to optimize financial processes at Ladbrokes

Ladbrokes Belgium, a leading organizer of Sports Betting, decided to shift to Oracle Fusion as their central accounting platform. Learn how Oracle Fusion supports their financial processes and is now a central part of their application architecture. During this session experiences will be shared on how they prepared, executed, and perceived their journey to the Oracle Cloud.




  • Florian Marchal – Ladbrokes
  • Kurt Vanclooster – Sinube

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    In the spirit of collaboration and innovation, Connected Future 2024 is proud to showcase a diverse assembly of partners, each bringing their unique expertise and visionary insights to the forefront.

    Our Partners, consisting of leading companies and specialists within the Oracle landscape, are at the heart of this event’s pursuit of excellence. Together, we are setting the stage for a symposium of groundbreaking ideas, cutting-edge solutions, and transformative strategies designed to propel your business into a future where technology and collaboration converge.

    Join us in exploring the vast possibilities as we navigate the digital transformation landscape, hand in hand with the best in the industry.

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