Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Elevate 2024 Call for Papers is Now Open

All proposals have to be submitted by October 11, 2024.  Submissions can be made at

Wednesday, May 08, 2024

Elevate 2024

Appeon announced in their May 2024 newsletter that Elevate 2024 will be an online event on December 2-3, 2024.  They also indicated that the call for papers will open in June of 2024.

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Elevate 2023

The Appeon website now provides information on Elevate 2023.  It will be a one-day online event on November 20th.  Registration opens on October 17th.

Saturday, September 16, 2023

ISUG-TECH 2024-2025 Term Nomination Period

The nomination period for this year's election for the The Independent SAP Technical User Group (ISUG-TECH) board is Monday, October 2nd until 5:00pm EDT on Friday, October 13th, 2023.  The nomination form will appear on the ISUG-TECH website ( once the nomination period opens.

Any member may nominate another member to serve; however, only regular (paid) members may vote in the election. Nominees must be both qualified for the position they are nominated for and be willing to serve for their nomination to be considered. The available positions are listed on the nomination form, you may complete it multiple times to nominate more than one person.

The election will run from November 6th - 17th, 2023 *.

(*) California State law permits a non-profit organization to forgo an election if there are no contested positions on the ballot.

ISUG-TECH Annual Meeting - Sept 26th

The Independent SAP Technical User Group (ISUG-TECH) will hold its annual member meeting on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at 11:00 CT. The meeting will be held through via Zoom and you must register at the link provided below to attend.

All members are invited to attend, although Associate Members will not be permitted to vote on any pending action required by the membership. We hope you will participate in this important aspect of your ISUG-TECH membership. If you are unable to attend, minutes of the meeting will be available afterwards, as well as (we hope) a recording of the meeting.

Wednesday, July 05, 2023

Missions Trip to the Navajo Nation


From June 3rd to June 10th, 2023 I travelled with a team of 31 from Saddleback Church to the town of Dilkon, Arizona in the Navajo Nation.  We were there to support the Dilkon Church of the Nazarene (DilkonNaz). (That's my Jeep above on the drive from Winslow, where we were staying each night, to the town of Dilkon).

Monday, May 29, 2023

European User Group Meetings

 As indicated in the Appeon Newsletter for June of 2023, Armeen Mazda, Appeon CEO and myself will be presenting information about the latest PowerBuilder update (2022 R2) at a number of user group meetings in Europe in October 2023 as follows:

  • October 17: Florence, Italy
  • October 19: Valencia, Spain
  • October 23 - 24: Berlin, Germany
  • October 26: Zurich, Switzerland

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Elevate 2023

 According to the April 2023 Appeon Newsletter, Elevate 2023 will be held in "mid-November" with registration opening in October.  It will again be an free online conference.  However, according to the newsletter this year it will be only a one day event (rather than a two day event as in most recent years).