WALLDORF, Germany, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced the next evolution of its technology education and developer events, the SAP® d-code conference. Taking the best of SAP® TechEd and the company's internal developer kick-off meetings and extending it with additional developer- and technology-focused topics and programs, the new conference will offer the entire SAP ecosystem of developers and technology professionals the opportunity to network, learn and collaborate on the latest trends and technologies from SAP, its partners and the industry at large. SAP d-code will incorporate key elements of SAP TechEd, such as hands-on workshops and demo-driven lectures, as well as meet-ups and hack sessions, SAP® CodeJam, SAP® DemoJam and SAP® InnoJam, while providing a new experience for a wide range of attendees, including IT managers and architects, developers, system and database administrators and security and business intelligence professionals. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110126/AQ34470LOGO) "I'm very excited about SAP d-code, a celebration of developers in the SAP ecosystem. SAP d-code builds on the great success of SAP TechEd and our internal developer kick-off meetings, and combines these into one unique, open event," said Dr. Vishal Sikka, member of the Executive Board of SAP AG, Products & Innovation. "It is an opportunity for our customer and partner community to come together in an open atmosphere and share their findings and experiences, best practices and learnings with each other as well as our own developers. It is a learning event for us all and it will further cultivate our culture of software development and innovation. SAP d-code will further inspire us to move the world forward as it gets more and more reshaped by software." SAP d-code will offer technical hands-on sessions and demo-rich lectures focused on SAP technologies, targeted at ultimately enhancing the experience for developers, partners and customers. The conference will also incorporate keynotes and sessions on topics trending in the industry, include new experiences for developers and IT professionals, and increase opportunities for customer and partner attendees to interact and communicate with SAP developers and product experts. SAP d-code will also be open to new audiences, such as students who are curious to learn more about coding and SAP technologies.