PHPBenelux Conference 2010

Jan 31 , 2010

PHPBenelux, in co-operation with its gold sponsors Microsoft and Ibuildings, is proud to announce the PHPBenelux 2010 PHP Conference. This conference, aimed at professional PHP users throughout Western-Europe, will be held on Saturday January 30th 2010 at the Best Western Hotel ‘Ter Elst’ in Edingen (Antwerp, Belgium). This English spoken conference will last for one day, and will bring you the latest topics on how to empower PHP in your business, and how to improve your capabilities as a PHP Application Developer.

This conference is a unique opportunity for every company and developer who uses PHP academically, professionally and/or for hobby to learn more about, and stay up to date with, the latest technologies that revolve around PHP. You get to listen to the best PHP developers in the world sharing their knowledge, and you will get the opportunity to make many new and useful contacts during this conference, especially during the breaks. Have a drink and a chat with fellow PHP developers, exchange knowledge, exchange contacts and extend your network.

Out of the many Call For Papers responses, PHPBenelux selected the ten most interesting and appealing papers for the PHP community as a whole. All these sessions will be yours to follow in a dual-track format, where you can pick the most interesting talk and attend it. Besides these great sessions, PHPBenelux has also asked two key-players in the PHP Community to share their expertise in a keynote on their favorite topic. All this great PHP content jammed into a single day makes sure no excuse to stay away is valid for anyone who is serious about PHP.

For more information about the PHPBenelux Conference and to register, visit

About PHPBenelux
PHPBenelux is the main representative for the PHP community in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg (BeNeLux), providing monthly meetings and special events for PHP enthusiasts. As the central point of contact for PHP developers in the Benelux, workshops, talks and best practice sessions are organized to share knowledge among PHP Developers, emphasizing the fact that PHP has grown up as a language. PHPBenelux meetings are free to enter and are held monthly throughout the Benelux region. The current calendar shows bi-monthly meetings in both the Netherlands and Belgium, and events in Luxembourg are about to follow soon. Becoming a participant is done with a simple registration with no cost involved, becoming a contributing member comes at a cost of only 15 EUR per calendar-year and comes with lots of great benefits, but most of all: makes you a true supporter for the PHP Community in the Benelux region.

About Microsoft
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Through efforts like Port 25, Shared Source and, Microsoft is focused on participating in a broad range of choices for developing and deploying software, including open source.

About Ibuildings
Established in 1999, Ibuildings has evolved into the leading PHP company in Europe, assisting medium and large enterprises with their web development challenges. We focus on PHP, offering our customers a total package of web development, training, 24/7 application support and professional services – all delivered by our exceptionally talented software engineers. Interested to work for Ibuildings? We like to believe that we have great positions for developers. Our size allows us to work with a wide range of technologies, and on a large variety of projects. This often means that we have to challenge our developers with hard, complex problems. Solving the functional requirements of a project is one thing, but making sure that it still works when 11 million people visit the site on a single day is another! A complete overview with full job descriptions can be found on our website (