GSE UK Conference 2018

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

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Conference Keynote Sessions

Conference Opening
Monday 5th: 12:30

Mark Wilson

Conference Opening
Tuesday 6th: 09:00

Mark Wilson

Your Skills, Your Brand, Your Career
Tuesday 6th: 09:15

Paul Martynenko

Difficult Conversations
Tuesday 6th: 17:35

Resli Costabell

Ai
Wednesday 7th: 08:00

Lubomir Cheytanov

The seven ages of mainframe
Wednesday 7th: 08:30

Keith Banham

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Monday 5th November

101

Large Systems

Linux on z

Storage Management

Enterprise Security

CICS

zCMPA

System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics

Women in IT

Registration & Coffee

11:30 - 12:30

Keynote: Conference Opening

12:30 - 12:45

Speaker: Mark Wilson
Company: RSM Partners Ltd
Room: Bentleys
Session Code: K0

15 Minute Break

12:45 - 13:00

50 years in mainframe

13:00 - 14:00

Mike Kerford Byrnes
#Exec Stream Vouchers
Becketts
Session: BA

Hitachi Vantara VSP update

13:00 - 14:00

TBC

Vale
Session: DA

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RACF Update

13:00 - 14:00

Mark Nelson
IBM USA
Melbourne
Session: FA

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Can It Communicate Siri? – Proving CICS is cognitive.

13:00 - 14:00

Nick Garrod
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GA

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EPV University: Collecting data for Capacity Management (Part I)

13:00 - 14:00

Danilo Gipponi
EPV Technologies
Woodcote
Session: LA

15 Minute Break

14:00 - 14:15

How to make the most out of z/OS BCPii

14:15 - 15:15

Stephen Warren
IBM
Becketts
Session: BB

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DevOps Tomorrow: Interfacing a Robot with an IBM Z Server

14:15 - 15:15

Sebastien LLaurency
IBM Europe
Wellington A
Session: CB

Protecting your business from data corruption events

14:15 - 15:15

Dave Clitherow
IBM UK LTD.
Vale
Session: DB

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Passwords? To Infinity and Beyond!

14:15 - 15:15

Julie-Ann Williams
millennia...
Melbourne
Session: FB

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Agile applications with microservices

14:15 - 15:15

Ian J Mitchell
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GB

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EPV University: Collecting data for Capacity Management (Part II)

14:15 - 15:15

Danilo Gipponi
EPV Technologies
Woodcote
Session: LB

Analytics with Automation – Gotta have it!

14:15 - 15:15

Rebecca M Levesque
21st Century Software, Inc.
Magny Cours
Session: OB

The Glass Ceiling Hack!

14:15 - 15:15

Gillian Arnold
Tectre
Hockenheim
Session: RB

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Afternoon Refreshments - 30 Minutes

15:15 - 15:45

Do More with Virtual Tape

15:45 - 16:45

TBC

Vale
Session: DC

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Data Privacy and the Insider Threat

15:45 - 16:45

John Crossno
Compuware USA
Melbourne
Session: FC

Introduction to z/OS Connect and APIs

15:45 - 16:45

Nick Garrod
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GC

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EPV University: Collecting data for Capacity Management (Part III)

15:45 - 16:45

Danilo Gipponi
EPV Technologies
Woodcote
Session: LC

TBA - Panel

15:45 - 16:45

Resli Costabell
Costabell.com
Hockenheim
Session: RC

15 Minute Break

16:45 - 17:00

Powerful yet Easy to Use Cloud Management for Linux on IBM Z

17:00 - 18:00

James Vincent
Velocity Software GmbH
Wellington A
Session: CD

Compliance for the Storage Manager

17:00 - 18:00

Panel of Experts
GSE UK
Vale
Session: DD

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z/OS integrity, the foundation of all your security

17:00 - 18:00

Mark Wilson
RSM Partners Ltd
Melbourne
Session: FD

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17:00 - 18:00

Ezriel Gross
Circle Software Incorporated
Hungaroring
Session: GD

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EPV University: Collecting data for Capacity Management (Part IV)

17:00 - 18:00

Danilo Gipponi
EPV Technologies
Woodcote
Session: LD

AI platform for business continuity

17:00 - 18:00

Aleh Lapushanski
IBA IT UK Ltd.
Magny Cours
Session: OD

Free Time

18:00 - 18:30

Fireworks and free Bar

18:30 - 19:30

BBQ

19:30 - 23:30

Tuesday 6th November

101

Large Systems

Linux on z

Storage Management

Enterprise Security

CICS

IMS

DB2

MQ

zCMPA

Application Development

Batch/Workload Scheduling

System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics

New Technologies

Mainframe Skills & Learning

Registration & Coffee

07:30 - 09:00

Keynote: Conference Opening

09:00 - 09:15

Speaker: Mark Wilson
Company: RSM Partners Ltd
Room: Bentleys
Session Code: K1

Keynote: Your Skills, Your Brand, Your Career

09:15 - 10:15

Speaker: Paul Martynenko
Room: Bentleys
Session Code: K2

15 Minute Break

10:15 - 10:30

Mainframe Introduction: 101 Mainframe Terms, Acronyms, and Concepts

10:30 - 11:30

Keith Sisson
Compuware UK Ltd
Suzuka
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z/OS Installation Strategy

10:30 - 11:30

Marna Walle
IBM USA
Becketts
Session: BE

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Managing and Orchestrating Docker Containers with OpenShift

10:30 - 11:30

Neale Ferguson
Sine Nomine Associates
Wellington A
Session: CE

What’s new from Dell EMC: A VMAX and DLm update

10:30 - 11:30

Brett Quinn
Dell EMC
Vale
Session: DE

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What's new in CICS - Hot off the press from Hursley

10:30 - 11:30

Steve Foley
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GE

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Vendor updates & Working Group business

10:30 - 11:30

Various
GSE UK
Wellington B
Session: HE

Copy Smarter - Unload/Load, DSN1COPY and beyond

10:30 - 11:30

Kai Stroh
UBS Hainer GmbH
Nurburgring
Session: IE

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What's New in App Connect Designer

10:30 - 11:30

Dominic Storey
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: JE

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Shift Left and Get Agile on the Mainframe

10:30 - 11:30

Sanjay Chandru
IBM USA
Becketts
Session: ME

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IWS for z/OS – New release coming

10:30 - 11:30

Marco Cardelli
HCL Technologies
Catalunya
Session: NE

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OMEGAMON News

10:30 - 11:30

Richard Strong
IBM UK LTD.
Magny Cours
Session: OE

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15 Minute Break

11:30 - 11:15

Hardware and Software updates

11:45 - 12:45

TBC

Suzuka
Session: AF

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DS8000 update

11:45 - 12:45

Nick Clayton
IBM UK LTD.
Vale
Session: DF

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Securing loopholes in compliance in the z/OS environment

11:45 - 12:45

Sally Oliver
Action Software GmbH
Melbourne
Session: FF

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CICS Explorer: What's New, and What's Even Newer

11:45 - 12:45

Nick Garrod
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GF

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The No Cost Way to Manage the IMS Catalog

11:45 - 12:45

David Schipper
BMC Software Ltd
Wellington B
Session: HF

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The SMurF are EXCELling

11:45 - 12:45

Mark Falconer
The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc
Nurburgring
Session: IF

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A Hybrid Integration Architecture suitable for the Agile Enterprise

11:45 - 12:45

Dominic Storey
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: JF

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z14 Capacity Planning: Theory and Practice

11:45 - 12:45

Danilo Gipponi
EPV Technologies
Woodcote
Session: LF

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Optimise your Batch with Application Discovery

11:45 - 12:45

Preethi Ramdoss Prabakar
IBM UK LTD.
Catalunya
Session: NF

Automate Everything - Best Practices to Create a Self-Driving Data Centre

11:45 - 12:45

Michael Kiehl
CA Technologies
Magny Cours
Session: OF

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Swiftly moving into Swift on z/OS

11:45 - 12:45

Frank van der Wal
IBM USA
Hockenheim
Session: PF

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Lunch

12:45 - 13:45

Networking: Milk That Conference (Part 1)

13:45 - 14:45

Resli Costabell
Costabell.com
Suzuka
Session: AG

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z/VM and Linux on z Networking

13:45 - 14:45

Malcolm Beattie
IBM UK LTD.
Wellington A
Session: CG

DFSMS data set encryption

13:45 - 14:45

Tom Reed
IBM USA
Vale
Session: DG

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The Life of an ACEE

13:45 - 14:45

Mark Nelson
IBM USA
Melbourne
Session: FG

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CICS Performance update

13:45 - 14:45

Nick Garrod
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GG

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Java and SQL in IMS applications

13:45 - 14:45

Radek Mrvec
CA Technologies
Wellington B
Session: HG

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So you want to be a Data Scientist?”

13:45 - 14:45

Michael Lowe
IBM UK LTD.
Nurburgring
Session: IG

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What's New in App Connect Enterprise v11 software

13:45 - 14:45

Ben Thompson
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: JG

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2 LPARs Good, 4 LPARs Better?

13:45 - 14:45

Martin Packer
IBM UK LTD.
Woodcote
Session: LG

New environment for IMS testing needed? (with DEMO)

13:45 - 14:45

Thomas Esser
Compuware UK Ltd
Becketts
Session: MG

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How do I launch a Frog? Let me count the ways......

13:45 - 14:45

Anna Dawson
IBM UK LTD.
Catalunya
Session: NG

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Learn how to get End to End visibility into IBM Z with leading APM vendors

13:45 - 14:45

Nathan Brice
IBM UK LTD.
Magny Cours
Session: OG

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15 Minute Break

14:45 - 15:00

Networking: Milk That Conference (Part 2)

15:00 - 16:00

Resli Costabell
Costabell.com
Suzuka
Session: AH

IBM Skunkworks Projects for z/OS

15:00 - 16:00

Stephen Warren
IBM
Becketts
Session: BH

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RedHat Updates

15:00 - 16:00

Sebastien Siegert
Red Hat
Wellington A
Session: CH

Changes are coming! GDPR and how it pertains to the Mainframe

15:00 - 16:00

Brian Marshall
Vanguard Integrity Professionals Ltd
Melbourne
Session: FH

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Automated Regressions and component test

15:00 - 16:00

Nick Garrod
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GH

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Current Trends in IMS Analytics

15:00 - 16:00

David Schipper
BMC Software Ltd
Wellington B
Session: HH

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What should you be aware of before your manager asks you to recover lost data?

15:00 - 16:00

Jacek Rafalak
CA Technologies
Nurburgring
Session: IH

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The Benefits and Growth of In-memory Database and Data Processing

15:00 - 16:00

John Baker
DataKinetics
Woodcote
Session: LH

Taming the Wild West

15:00 - 16:00

Dean Harrison
HCL Technologies
Catalunya
Session: NH

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Gaining Insight into Mainframe Log Data through Enhanced z/OS Analytics

15:00 - 16:00

Ed Wrazen
Syncsort Limited
Magny Cours
Session: OH

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Development of low cost mechatronic prosthetic hand, actuated by muscle signals

15:00 - 16:00

David Jazani
University of Bedfordshire
Hockenheim
Session: PH

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Afternoon Refreshments - 30 Minutes

16:00 - 16:30

Introduction to CICS

16:30 - 17:30

Pradeep Gohil
IBM UK LTD.
Suzuka
Session: AI

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Hyperledger Fabric v1 Technical Update

16:30 - 17:30

Anna Shugol
IBM Europe
Becketts
Session: BI

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Leveraging IBM Z Security in the Cloud with IBM Cloud Hyper Protect Services

16:30 - 17:30

Chris Poole
IBM UK LTD.
Wellington A
Session: CI

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DFSMS update

16:30 - 17:30

Tom Reed
IBM USA
Vale
Session: DI

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Ezriel hold slot

16:30 - 17:30

Ezriel Gross
Circle Software Incorporated
Hungaroring
Session: GI

New environment for IMS testing needed? (with demo)

16:30 - 17:30

Thomas Esser
Compuware UK Ltd
Wellington B
Session: HI

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What's New in IBM MQ

16:30 - 17:30

Jamie Squibb
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: JI

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zIIP stealing GCP MSUs time for Capacity Management

16:30 - 17:30

Don Zeunert
BMC Software Ltd
Woodcote
Session: LI

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Nine Steps to Agile Mainframe Ops

16:30 - 17:30

Keith Sisson
Compuware UK Ltd
Becketts
Session: MI

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System Automation update

16:30 - 17:30

Dave Swift
IBM UK LTD.
Magny Cours
Session: OI

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5 Minute Break

17:30 - 17:35

Keynote: Difficult Conversations

17:35 - 18:20

Speaker: Resli Costabell
Company: Costabell.com
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 7th November

101

Large Systems

Linux on z

Storage Management

Network Management

Enterprise Security

CICS

IMS

DB2

MQ

zCMPA

Application Development

Batch/Workload Scheduling

System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics

New Technologies

Registration & Coffee

07:30 - 08:00

Keynote: Ai

08:00 - 08:30

Speaker: Lubomir Cheytanov
Company: L3C & IBA Group
Room: Bentleys
Session Code: K4

Keynote: The seven ages of mainframe

08:30 - 09:00

Speaker: Keith Banham
Company: Macro 4 Limited
Room: Becketts
Session Code: K5

Breakfast Break

09:00 - 09:30

Introduction to MQ

09:30 - 10:30

John Waldron
IBM UK LTD.
Suzuka
Session: AJ

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What's currently happening with z/OS Continuous Delivery

09:30 - 10:30

Marna Walle
IBM USA
Becketts
Session: BJ

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z/VM Updates including 7.1 new features

09:30 - 10:30

Malcolm Beattie
IBM UK LTD.
Wellington A
Session: CJ

Air Gap Risk Awareness: Batch is Mission Critical

09:30 - 10:30

Rebecca M Levesque
21st Century Software, Inc.
Vale
Session: DJ

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NetVew New Functions

09:30 - 10:30

Dave Swift
IBM UK LTD.
Stowe
Session: EJ

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Better safe than sorry: Avoiding access rights problems in an outsourced environment

09:30 - 10:30

Peter Koll
Beta Systems Software Ltd
Melbourne
Session: FJ

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New Language support in CICS

09:30 - 10:30

Nick Garrod
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GJ

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IMS Checkpoint pacing

09:30 - 10:30

David Schipper
BMC Software Ltd
Wellington B
Session: HJ

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Know your onions when it comes to Db2 indexes

09:30 - 10:30

Randy Bright
BMC Software Ltd
Nurburgring
Session: IJ

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Introduction to the IBM MQ Console and REST API

09:30 - 10:30

Gwydion Tudur
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: JJ

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Measuring new z/OS functions

09:30 - 10:30

Danilo Gipponi
EPV Technologies
Woodcote
Session: LJ

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Mainframe DevOps and how to plan and structure implementation

09:30 - 10:30

Sean Gillespie
IBM UK LTD.
Becketts
Session: MJ

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IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS  - Small Program Enhancements 2015-2018

09:30 - 10:30

Federica Gari
HCL Technologies
Catalunya
Session: NJ

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How IBM Operations Analytics solves your top Z business challenges

09:30 - 10:30

Nathan Brice
IBM UK LTD.
Magny Cours
Session: OJ

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Basics to bots workshop (part 1)

09:30 - 10:30

Paul Read
IBM UK LTD.
Hockenheim
Session: PJ

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15 Minute Break

10:30 - 10:45

Panel discussion with industry employers

10:45 - 11:45

Panel of Experts
GSE UK
Suzuka
Session: AK

Have Mettle and See How Metal C Can Improve User Exit Maintenance

10:45 - 11:45

Ray Mullins
cat herder software
Becketts
Session: BK

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RACF Best Practice on z/VM

10:45 - 11:45

Geoff Rousell
IBM UK LTD.
Wellington A
Session: CK

Storage performance with zHyperlink

10:45 - 11:45

Nick Clayton
IBM UK LTD.
Vale
Session: DK

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zSecure and IBM MFA for z/OS Updates

10:45 - 11:45

Michael Zagorski
IBM USA
Melbourne
Session: FK

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CICS Asynchronous API

10:45 - 11:45

Pradeep Gohil
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GK

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Db2 V12 Migration

10:45 - 11:45

Karen Wilkins

Nurburgring
Session: IK

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IBM MQ Hybrid Cloud Architectures

10:45 - 11:45

Jamie Squibb
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: JK

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How many GCP MSU is my CF stealing?

10:45 - 11:45

Don Zeunert
BMC Software Ltd
Woodcote
Session: LK

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Building AI into Mainframe batch automation; can you afford not to?

10:45 - 11:45

Gary Alcock
Compuware UK Ltd
Catalunya
Session: NK

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Basics to bots workshop (part 2)

10:45 - 11:45

Paul Read
IBM UK LTD.
Hockenheim
Session: PK

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15 Minute Break

11:45 - 12:00

Pervasive Encryption on z and LinuxONE

12:00 - 13:00

Dominic Day
IBM UK LTD.
Suzuka
Session: AL

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SuSE Updates

12:00 - 13:00

TBC

Wellington A
Session: CL

TS77600 virtual tape update

12:00 - 13:00

TBC

Vale
Session: DL

Network Security … it's not just about TCP, what about SNA?

12:00 - 13:00

Tony Amies
RSM Partners Ltd
Stowe
Session: EL

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A fresh look at Erase-on-Scratch

12:00 - 13:00

Mark Nelson
IBM USA
Melbourne
Session: FL

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CICS Deploying CICS Regions with the z/OS Provisioning Toolkit

12:00 - 13:00

Nick Garrod
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GL

Db2 V12 Topic 1 TBC

12:00 - 13:00

Karen Wilkins

Nurburgring
Session: IL

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The Importance of Being Urgent

12:00 - 13:00

Dean Harrison
HCL Technologies
Catalunya
Session: NL

Conquer performance challenges with IBM Z Decision Support insight and analytics

12:00 - 13:00

Lennart Lundgren
21st Century Software, Inc.
Magny Cours
Session: OL

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Basics to bots workshop (part 3)

12:00 - 13:00

Paul Read
IBM UK LTD.
Hockenheim
Session: PL

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Lunch

13:00 - 14:00

z/VM – The Wine the Vintners Drink

14:00 - 15:00

Jeff Gribbin
RSM Technology Ltd
Suzuka
Session: AM

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NetMaster Updates

14:00 - 15:00

Niall Buchanan
CA Technologies
Stowe
Session: EM

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Ransomware protection for your Mainframe Data

14:00 - 15:00

Brett Quinn
Dell EMC
Melbourne
Session: FM

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Setting up security and SSL with Liberty in CICS

14:00 - 15:00

Nick Garrod
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: GM

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IMS Birds of a Feather Panel of Experts

14:00 - 15:00

Various
GSE UK
Wellington B
Session: HM

Db2 V12 Topic 2 TBC

14:00 - 15:00

Karen Wilkins

Nurburgring
Session: IM

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Securing IBM MQ for GDPR and Regulatory compliance

14:00 - 15:00

Gwydion Tudur
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: JM

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More about application development. Focus on efficiency

14:00 - 15:00

TBC

Becketts
Session: MM

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IWSz for Rookies

14:00 - 15:00

Ilaria Rispoli
HCL Technologies
Catalunya
Session: NM

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CDPz Hands-on LAB

14:00 - 15:00

Fabio Riva
IBM
Magny Cours
Session: OM

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Prize Draws & Afternoon Refreshments

15:00 - 16:00

End of Conference

16:00 - 16:00