GSE UK Conference 2017

The Future.Ready() Mainframe

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Conference Keynote Sessions

Conference Opening
Tuesday: 09:15

Mark Wilson

The Future Ready Imperative: A Mainstreamed Mainframe
Tuesday: 09:30

Chris O'Malley

Hackathon 101
Tuesday: 17:35

John Rattray

z Performance and Pricing Update - Birds of a Feather Session
Wednesday: 08:00

Ray Jones

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Tuesday 7th November

101

Large Systems

Linux on z

Storage Management

Network Management

Enterprise Security

CICS

IMS

DB2

MQ

zCMPA

Application Development

TWS/Workload Automation

Automation & Monitoring

New Technologies

Tuesday 7th November

101

Large Systems

Linux on z

Storage Management

Network Management

Enterprise Security

CICS

IMS

DB2

MQ

zCMPA

Application Development

TWS/Workload Automation

Automation & Monitoring

New Technologies

Registration & Coffee

08:00 - 09:15

Keynote: Conference Opening

09:15 - 09:30

Presentation Slides/Notes Speaker: Mark Wilson
Company: RSM Partners Ltd
Room: Bentleys
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Keynote: The Future Ready Imperative: A Mainstreamed Mainframe

09:30 - 10:30

Presentation Slides/Notes Speaker: Chris O'Malley
Company: Compuware UK Ltd
Room: Bentleys
Session Code: K1

15 Minute Break

10:30 - 10:45

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zEssentials – An accessible introduction to what zSystems are all about

10:45 - 11:45

Jeff Gribbin
RSM Technology Ltd
Suzuka
Session: AA

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GDPS 3.14 what’s new?

10:45 - 11:45

Dave Clitherow
IBM UK LTD.
Indianapolis
Session: BA

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z/VM - The Leader in Virtualization

10:45 - 11:45

Victor Boyarintsev
CA Technologies
Wellington A
Session: CA

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DS8000 Update

10:45 - 11:45

Nick Clayton
IBM UK LTD.
Vale
Session: DA

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What's new in RACF

10:45 - 11:45

Mark Nelson
IBM USA
Monza
Session: FA

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CICS Technical Overview

10:45 - 11:45

Steve Foley
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GA

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Vendor updates & Working Group business

10:45 - 11:45

Various
GSE UK
Wellington B
Session: HA

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Here we go again - What's New in DB2 12

10:45 - 11:45

Phil Grainger
BMC Software Ltd
Nurburgring
Session: IA

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Introduction to IBM Integration Bus

10:45 - 11:45

Graham Haxby
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: JA

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zAAP it’s gone, so is my zIIP capacity

10:45 - 11:45

Don Zeunert
BMC Software Ltd
Woodcote
Session: LA

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Three Steps to DevOps for Core Enterprise Teams

10:45 - 11:45

Jean Louis Vignaud
CA Technologies
Becketts
Session: MA

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IWSz Keynote

10:45 - 11:45

Marco Cardelli
HCL Technologies
Catalunya
Session: NA

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What has changed recently with CA OPS/MVS

10:45 - 11:45

Frank White
CA Technologies
Magny Cours
Session: OA

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The latest emerging technologies: what mainframers need to know

10:45 - 11:45

Neil Evans
Macro 4
Hockenheim
Session: PA

15 Minute Break

11:45 - 12:00

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Blockchain 101

12:00 - 13:00

Jerry Crossfield
L3C LTD
Suzuka
Session: AB

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Introduction to GTF trace

12:00 - 13:00

Vlastimil Jedek
CA Technologies
Indianapolis
Session: BB

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Managing and Orchestrating Docker Containers with OpenShift

12:00 - 13:00

Neale Ferguson
Sine Nomine Associates
Wellington A
Session: CB

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New Brocade SAN features for configuration and availability

12:00 - 13:00

Bill Bolton
Brocade
Vale
Session: DB

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z/OS Communications Server V2R3 New Features Update

12:00 - 13:00

Jerry Stevens
IBM USA
Monza
Session: EB

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Ransomware on Z? Checkmate

12:00 - 13:00

Mark Wilson
RSM Partners Ltd
Melbourne
Session: FB

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Getting started with Liberty in CICS

12:00 - 13:00

Paul Cooper
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GB

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IMS Virtualization with COPE

12:00 - 13:00

Thomas Esser
Compuware UK Ltd
Wellington B
Session: HB

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Total Recall: Exploiting In-Memory Features in DB2 12 for z/OS

12:00 - 13:00

Julian Stuhler
Triton Consulting
Nurburgring
Session: IB

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What's new in IBM Integration Bus v10

12:00 - 13:00

Dominic Storey
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: JB

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Run-Cycle groups - the gift that keeps on giving

12:00 - 13:00

Anna Dawson
IBM UK LTD.
Catalunya
Session: NB

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IBM System Automation Update

12:00 - 13:00

Dave Swift
IBM UK LTD.
Magny Cours
Session: OB

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Machine Learning on the Mainframe

12:00 - 13:00

Tom Juhl
CA Technologies
Hockenheim
Session: PB

Lunch

13:00 - 14:00

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Introduction to CICS

14:00 - 14:45

Pradeep Gohil
IBM UK LTD.
Suzuka
Session: AC

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The Latest and Greatest z/OS Release Is Here: V2R3!

14:00 - 14:45

Marna Walle
IBM USA
Monza
Session: BC

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Red Hat on z update

14:00 - 14:45

Sebastien Siegert
Red Hat
Wellington A
Session: CC

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New trends in Virtual Tape: Cloud and Automation

14:00 - 14:45

Robin Fromm
Dell EMC
Vale
Session: DC

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IMS SVSO Fast Path database conversion for availability - User implementation

14:00 - 14:45

Dominic Jackson
Barclays Bank plc
Wellington B
Session: HC

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API’s, DB2s native REST support and z/OS Connect

14:00 - 14:45

Mark Turner
The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc
Nurburgring
Session: IC

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IBM Hybrid Integration and your Enterprise

14:00 - 14:45

Dominic Storey
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: JC

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AD Panel Session

14:00 - 14:45

Keith Allen
IBM UK LTD.
Becketts
Session: MC

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So what gotcha this year with IWSz ?

14:00 - 14:45

Dean Harrison
IBM UK LTD.
Catalunya
Session: NC

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New monitoring method for enterprise critical applications

14:00 - 14:45

Dr. Tomasz Cieplak
systemwork
Magny Cours
Session: OC

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IBM eXp: Z systems on demand, wherever and whenever

14:00 - 14:45

Francis Burgess
IBM UK LTD.
Hockenheim
Session: PC

15 Minute Break

14:45 - 15:00

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RACF Commands For Dummies – Presented By A Dummy

15:00 - 16:00

Leanne Wilson
RSM Partners Ltd
Suzuka
Session: AD

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GDPS Virtual Appliance

15:00 - 16:00

Dave Clitherow
IBM UK LTD.
Wellington A
Session: CD

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GDPR – What does it mean for the mainframe?

15:00 - 16:00

Rui Feio
RSM Partners Ltd
Melbourne
Session: FD

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Discovering z/OS Provisioning Toolkit

15:00 - 16:00

Alasdair Hunter
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GD

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The Analytics (R)evolution for your IMS Assets

15:00 - 16:00

Clive Harriss
IBM UK LTD.
Wellington B
Session: HD

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PBR RPN - Removing Partitioning restrictions in Db2 12 for z/OS

15:00 - 16:00

Steve Thomas
CA Technologies
Nurburgring
Session: ID

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Parallel Sysplex Performance Topics

15:00 - 16:00

Martin Packer
IBM UK LTD.
Monza
Session: LD

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Accelerating Revenue Generating Development Efforts on the Mainframe

15:00 - 16:00

Rebecca M Levesque
21st Century Software, Inc.
Becketts
Session: MD

IWS (TWS) Tools 2017 from Horizont

15:00 - 16:00

Murray Turner
Blenheim Software Ltd.
Catalunya
Session: ND

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OMEGAMON News

15:00 - 16:00

Dave Swift
IBM UK LTD.
Magny Cours
Session: OD

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Development of search and rescue robot for disaster events

15:00 - 16:00

David Jazani
University of Bedfordshire
Hockenheim
Session: PD

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Afternoon Refreshments - 30 Minutes

16:00 - 16:30

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The Joy of Mainframe

16:30 - 17:30

Keith Banham
Macro 4
Monza
Session: AE

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Migrating to z/OS V2.3 - Planning

16:30 - 17:30

Marna Walle
IBM USA
Indianapolis
Session: BE

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The New CICS Asynchronous API

16:30 - 17:30

Pradeep Gohil
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GE

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IMS performance and problem analysis using tools

16:30 - 17:30

Henry Kiesslich
Fundi Software Pty Ltd.
Wellington B
Session: HE

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DB2 Building Blocks

16:30 - 17:30

Jim Dee
BMC Software Ltd
Nurburgring
Session: IE

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MQ Latest and Greatest Enhancements

16:30 - 17:30

Jamie Squibb
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: JE

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zIIP and Memory: the two Pillars of z/OS cost reduction

16:30 - 17:30

Danilo Gipponi
EPV Technologies
Woodcote
Session: LE

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Open group discussion on AD best Practices

16:30 - 17:30

Keith Allen
IBM UK LTD.
Becketts
Session: ME

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Batch and the 4 hour rolling average

16:30 - 17:30

Dean Harrison
IBM UK LTD.
Catalunya
Session: NE

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Use the latest technology to manage your NOC smarter?

16:30 - 17:30

Tom Juhl
CA Technologies
Magny Cours
Session: OE

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5 Minute Break

17:30 - 17:35

Keynote: Hackathon 101

17:35 - 18:20

Presentation Slides/Notes Speaker: John Rattray
Company: Barclays Bank plc
Room: Bentleys
Session Code: K3

Free Time

18:20 - 18:30

Pre-Dinner Drinks

18:30 - 19:30

Conference Dinner

19:30 - 23:59

Wednesday 8th November

101

Large Systems

Linux on z

Storage Management

Network Management

Enterprise Security

CICS

IMS

DB2

MQ

zCMPA

Application Development

TWS/Workload Automation

Mainframe Skills & Learning

Wednesday 8th November

101

Large Systems

Linux on z

Storage Management

Network Management

Enterprise Security

CICS

IMS

DB2

MQ

zCMPA

Application Development

TWS/Workload Automation

Mainframe Skills & Learning

Registration & Coffee

07:30 - 08:00

Keynote: z Performance and Pricing Update - Birds of a Feather Session

08:00 - 09:00

Presentation Slides/Notes Speaker: Ray Jones
Company: IBM UK LTD.
Room: Bentleys
Session Code: K4

15 Minute Break

09:00 - 09:15

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I want a decision and I want it Now! ODM Rules !!

09:15 - 10:15

Mike Johnson
IBM UK LTD.
Suzuka
Session: AF

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Migrating to z/OS V2.3 - Actions to Perform

09:15 - 10:15

Marna Walle
IBM USA
Indianapolis
Session: BF

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The Ins and Outs of Docker Micro-services on Mainframe

09:15 - 10:15

Lukas Rapek
CA Technologies
Wellington A
Session: CF

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A DR Test a Day Keeps Unexpected Downtime Away

09:15 - 10:15

Mike Shorkend
Shorkend Associates
Vale
Session: DF

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IBM Network Management Update

09:15 - 10:15

Dave Swift
IBM UK LTD.
Stowe
Session: EF

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Overview of z/OS Pervasive Encryption

09:15 - 10:15

Mark Nelson
IBM USA
Melbourne
Session: FF

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CICS and zIIP : MIPS or Myths?

09:15 - 10:15

Jenny He
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GF

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IMS Continuous Delivery, Future Trends and Directions

09:15 - 10:15

Clive Harriss
IBM UK LTD.
Monza
Session: HF

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The Extended RBA/LRSN

09:15 - 10:15

Gareth Jones
IBM
Nurburgring
Session: IF

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Cloud-style MQ Deployments on z/OS

09:15 - 10:15

Gwydion Tudur
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: JF

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How Application Discovery helps identify early adoptions for CI

09:15 - 10:15

Simon Jennings
IBM UK LTD.
Becketts
Session: MF

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Mainframe Degree Apprenticeships - The Students view

09:15 - 10:15

Ian Skellern
Barclays Bank plc
Magny Cours
Session: QF

Morning Coffee Break - 30 Minutes

10:15 - 10:45