Welcome to the PHPBenelux conference website


  • David Zülke

    David Zülke is the lead developer of the Agavi project, an open source MVC framework for PHP, and managing director at Bitextender GmbH, a Munich, Germany based software company.
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  • Derick Rethans

    Derick Rethans has contributed in a number of ways to the PHP project, including the Xdebug debugging tool, the mcrypt, date and input-filter extensions, bug fixes, additions and leading the QA team.
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  • Ivo Jansch

    Ivo is an evangelist of PHP technology in professional and enterprise environments. He is the author of the books 'php|architect's Guide To Enterprise PHP Development' and 'php|architect's Guide to Cloud Computing' and a member of the Zend PHP 5.3 Certification Advisory Board.
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  • Jan Burkl

    Since November 2006 Jan Burkl has been working as a System Engineer for Zend Technologies in Stuttgart, Germany. The university degree trained computer scientist consults business customers in the field of PHP software projects.
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  • Jan Willem Eshuis

    Jan-Willem Eshuis is the technology coordinator and architect of NOS new media. The biggest public broadcast in The Netherlands.
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  • Jeroen Keppens

    Jeroen Keppens has been passionate about PHP and MySQL for over 10 years now. He has worked for various big online companies in the stock trading, gambling and telecom sector.
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  • Jeroen van Dijk

    Jeroen has been doing development with PHP for more then 10 years, specializing in high-performance and high-volume websites.
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  • John Mertic

    John Mertic is a software engineer at SugarCRM, and has several years of experience with PHP web applications.
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  • Joshua Thijssen

    Joshua Thijssen (31) currently is working as a Software Consultant and speaks fluent php, C, python, perl, java and a lot of (computer)languages. Besides the development of software his passion also lies in (linux/unix) system administration and database optimizations.
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  • Katrien De Graeve

    Katrien is a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft Belgium and Luxembourg, focusing on Microsoft Web and UX stack. In this role she works with the community and is responsible for developer events.
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  • Keith Casey

    Keith has been a PHP developer for about six years and a professional agitator within the local Washington, DC tech community for a few years longer.
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  • Kore Nordmann

    Kore Nordmann will graduate in 2010 with a degree in computer science (University). He managed and manages different open source projects, like Arbit, PHPillow, VCS-Wrapper and others.
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  • Maarten Balliauw

    Maarten Balliauw is a technical consultant in web technologies at RealDolmen, one of Belgium's biggest ICT companies. His interests are ASP.NET (MVC), PHP and Windows Azure.
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  • Michelangelo van Dam

    Michelangelo is a community animal, devoting much of his time to PHPBenelux (a PHP user group in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg), the international PHP community at large, contributing to PHP projects and speaking about PHP at user group meetings and conferences.
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  • Mike van Riel

    Mike van Riel is a Senior Software Developer at Unet, an ISP for the corporate segment based in the Netherlands.
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  • Nick Belhomme

    With more than 11 years in professional web application development Nick Belhomme has contributed in a number of ways to the PHP Community.
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  • Paul M. Jones

    Paul is an internationally-recognized expert on PHP, performance benchmarking, and other technologies.
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  • Rob Allen

    Rob Allen has been programming with PHP since 1999 and is a member of the PHP community. He is the lead author of Zend Framework in Action and is a contributor to the Zend Framework
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  • Sander van de Graaf

    Sander works for some of the largest sites in the Netherlands. Besides that, he is a full time geek.
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  • Scott MacVicar

    Scott is an open source engineer at Facebook, he's currently working on HipHop for PHP but over the years has contributed to PHP itself and several other extensions.
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  • Stephan Hochdörfer

    Stephan Hochdörfer is co-founder and department manager of Research Labs at bitExpert AG in Mannheim, Germany.
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  • Tobias Schlitt

    Tobias Schlitt has a degree in computer sience and works for more than 10 years in professional web projects on the basis of PHP.
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  • 01 – Microsoft
  • 02 – Ibuildings


  • Combell
  • PHPro
  • Zend


  • 01 – Facebook
  • Amazium
  • Github
  • http://www.telenet.be
  • Oracle
  • Qafoo


  • cloudControl
  • Day Camp 4 Developers
  • Enrise
  • in2it vof
  • ServerGrove
  • WEBclusive
  • Yappa

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