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HORIZON: A Discussion on the Evolution of CMS

  • Robins Kaplan LLP 800 Lasalle Avenue, Suite 2800 Minneapolis, MN, 55402 United States (map)

oin eZ Systems and other Minneapolis area businesses for a free half-day event on content management, digital transformation and the benefits of eZ Systems’s CMS. This is a wonderful opportunity for networking and discovering new technologies.

Please reach out to with any comments or questions. We would be thrilled to see you there.


This will be an afternoon to:

  • Discuss the evolution of CMS into a system for content delivery and integration

  • Learn about eZ software and how it can impact your business growth, as well as your clients’

  • Hear success stories from key players in the industry

  • Network with other businesses in Minneapolis and beyond



1:00pm – 1:20pm
       Agencies, Their Clients, and CMS Today: What Drives Digital Success? Aleksander Farstad, CEO and Co-Founder – eZ

1:20pm – 2:00pm
       The Natural Irrationality of Implementing CMS, Deane Barker, Chief Strategy Officer – Blend Interactive.

2:00pm – 2:40pm
       Exploring eZ’s Content Management Platform, Roland Benedetti, Chief Product Officer and Bård Farstad, Chief of Strategy and Co-Founder – eZ

2:40pm – 2:50pm

2:50pm – 3:20pm
       Case Studies to be Announced, Peter Keung, Managing Director and Doug Plant, Client Engagement Manager – Mugo Web

3:20pm – 3:50pm
       Creating Digital Experiences with eZ: From Content to CommerceAn Overview of The Economist, Gayot and Protegez-vous, Gauthier Garnier, General Manager and Partner – Kaliop and Sébastien Morel, Head of US Operations and Technology – Novactive

3:50pm – 4:00pm
       Benefits of the eZ Partner Program, Roderick Thomas, Partner Manager – eZ

4:00pm – 4:30pm
Panel Discussion: Supporting Clients Through Their Digital Transformation and Using Content Management as a Business Driver, Mark Marsiglio, Enterprise WCM Expert – Contextual Code; Jeff Herron, VP of Client Services and Founder – Beaconfire RED; other panelists and moderator to be announced

4:30pm – 5:15pm
       Networking and Reception

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