GSE UK Conference 2018

Better, stronger, faster; The Mainframe….. the Machine!


The Conference is over

Thank you to everyone who attended: the speakers who presented; the venders who exhibited and sponsored; the helpers who organised and all the delegates who came and helped us make this another record year for the conference with 486 delegates taking part over the three days.

On Monday 5th November 402 delegates attended the conference, Tuesday 467 delegates and Wednesday 418 delegates.  Of these 44 were students or trainees.

Our delegates came from all over Europe and some even further afield as you can see in the table alongside.

Country Number
United Kingdom 373
United States 45
Germany 12
Czech Republic 11
Israel 8
Ireland 8
Italy 6
Switzerland 3
Spain 3
Netherlands 3
Canada 3
Denmark 2
France 2
Portugal 1
India 1
Sweden 1

During the conference we collected over £1300 for our chosen charities: Rainbow Trust and Parkinsons UK. GSE will be contributing a further £1000 bringing the total with speaker contributions to around £2500.  Thank you to all that donated so generiously.

We shall be back in 2019 in November at Whittlebury Hall, maybe for some more fireworks!

We look forward to seeing you again then.


The 2018 Agenda

The agenda for this years conference can be seen under the agenda tab with copies of the presentations shown by the 'little man' icon. These can be opened and saved on a presentation by presentation basis. There is no option to download all attachments in one go - this maybe something for next years website development.

The recorded sessions from this years conference will be made available on our GSE  UK Region YouTube channel shortly. We will send out a conference newsletter once they are available and while you are there please could you also subscribe to the GSE UK Region YouTube channel.


Last Year's Agenda & Recorded Sessions

The changes we have made to the conference web pages to support an extended agenda means that it is now unable to display an agenda in the previous format. Therefore, if you want information of the previous agenda or just a flavour of what the conference is like please take a look at the following pdfs of last year's agenda:

You can also see the ten recorded sessions from the 2017 Conference that are available to view on the GSE  UK Region YouTube channel. While you are there please could you also subscribe to the GSE UK Region YouTube channel.


GSE UK Member Benefits

GSE UK Members get six free places to attend the conference. This covers registration, attending the sessions, entry to the vendor exhibition, lunch and refreshment breaks throughout the conference and the conference dinner and pre-dinner drinks on Tuesday evening.

For those new to the mainframe we plan to fund an additional 30 free apprentice or trainee places for GSE UK Members.

If you would like one, or more, of these places please contact ukconference@gse.org.uk once registration opens.

Conference Packages are available for members and non-members to purchase a package of three conference vouchers at a discounted price.


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