If you’re not familiar with the IBM Community, it’s a collaborative space for IBM users that makes sharing of know-how and best practices on IBM products and IT interests simpler. As a member, you can access the collective knowledge of thousands of peers across a multitude of interest areas that matter to you. The IBM Community houses a collection of spaces including Integration, WebSphere Liberty & DevOps, Security, IoT, AIOps, and many others. IBM Community offers a constant stream of freshly updated content including blogs, forums, white papers, webcasts, presentations, and research uniquely for members, by members.

One such resource is IBM Expert TV. It’s a resource where you can find a wide selection of shows covering topics in AI, automation, cloud, DevOps, social topics, and IBM Z®. You can find the latest technical talks, interactive coding sessions, and up-to-date information straight from IBM experts and IBM partners.

IBM Community Festival 2021

From November 8 through November 17th The IBM Community is holding it’s inaugural IBM Community Festival. It’s a live virtual event where they’ll be utilizing the IBM Expert TV platform to stream you the event happenings live, but not just from one location. But, they’re doing it live at three different times, so that no mater what region you are in, you’ll get to participate live along with everyone else as opposed to watching a recording after the fact.

It kicks off with an opening keynote by Rob Thomas, Senior Vice President of IBM Global Markets, in each of the regions:

Central European Time (CET, GMT+1)
12:00–16:00 (12 PM–4 PM)

Eastern Time, U.S. (ET, GMT-5)
10:00–16:00 (10 AM–4 PM)

Hong Kong Time (HKT, GMT+8)
08:00–11:00 (8 AM–11 AM)


It’ll be a fun and informative IBM Community event you won’t want to miss. Get more information and check out the agenda at the official IBM Community Festival 2021 page.