GSE UK Conference 2019

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Tuesday 5th November

Stream Session Presentation Title Speaker Company Room Time
Keynote: Conference Opening Mark Wilson RSM Partners Ltd Bentleys 09:00 - 09:15
Keynote: Mainframe & Digital Transformation Mark Howell Lloyds Banking Group Bentleys 09:15 - 10:15
Morning Coffee Break - 30 Minutes 10:15 - 10:45
Large Systems BA z/OS V2.4 - The latest and greatest Marna Walle IBM USA Indianapolis 10:45 - 11:45
Linux on Z CA Using Your Performance Monitor to Watch z/VM and Linux on IBM Z Rich Smrcina Velocity Software GmbH Wellington A 10:45 - 11:45
Network Management EA VTAM – why it is still important Tony Amies RSM Partners Ltd Stowe 10:45 - 11:45
Enterprise Security FA RACF for z/OS V2.4 Update Mark Nelson IBM USA Melbourne 10:45 - 11:45
DB2 IA Db2 12 SQL Chris Crone IBM USA Nurburgring 10:45 - 11:45
zCMPA LA Reduce Mainframe Costs and Fund Modernization Initiatives (A step-by-step approach to optimize and modernize the mainframe) Carlos Mendez Tessi Woodcote 10:45 - 11:45
Application Development MA Our DevOps story to date – how we got things in motion Reg Wilkinson Lloyds Banking Group Becketts 10:45 - 11:45
Application Development MA Using Self-Provisioning tools and a Cloud-Based IDE for Mainframe Development TBC Becketts 10:45 - 11:45
Batch Workload Scheduling NA IzWS 9.5 news & roadmap Marco Cardelli HCL Technologies Catalunya 10:45 - 11:45
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OA Z Automation portfolio overview Domenico D'Alterio IBM Europe Magny Cours 10:45 - 11:45
15 Minute Break 11:45 - 12:00
Large Systems BB z/OS 2.4 BCPii Update Stephen Warren IBM Indianapolis 12:00 - 13:00
Linux on Z CB RedHat on z more than RHEL Adrian Keward Red Hat Wellington A 12:00 - 13:00
Network Management EB Tech Updates TBC Stowe 12:00 - 13:00
Enterprise Security FB The Enemy Within John Crossno Compuware USA Melbourne 12:00 - 13:00
DB2 IB Access Path Stability on Db2 for z/OS - Best Practices David Simpson Themis Inc Nurburgring 12:00 - 13:00
zCMPA LB Engine-ering Martin Packer IBM UK LTD. Woodcote 12:00 - 13:00
Application Development MB UrbanCode Deploy for mainframe TBC Becketts 12:00 - 13:00
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OB CA OPS/MVS New Features and Roadmap Michael Kiehl Broadcom Magny Cours 12:00 - 13:00
Women in IT RB TBA Resli Costabell Costabell.com Monaco 12:00 - 13:00
Lunch & Learn 13:00 - 14:00
Lunch ... Astons & Grand Prix 13:00 - 14:00
Large Systems BD z/OS V2R4 User Experience Ed Jaffe Phoenix Software International Indianapolis 14:00 - 15:00
Linux on Z CD z/VM Shared Segments (advanced) Yvon-Marie Avril IBM Wellington A 14:00 - 15:00
Network Management ED TBD TBC Stowe 14:00 - 15:00
Enterprise Security FD IBM MQ Operational, Network and End-to-End Security Gwydion Tudur IBM UK LTD. Melbourne 14:00 - 15:00
DB2 ID Your Z analytics just became even faster and easier. Find out how. Christopher Watson IBM Nurburgring 14:00 - 15:00
zCMPA LD WLM – Not All Address Spaces are Managed Alike Peter Enrico EPS Woodcote 14:00 - 15:00
Application Development MD DevOps using Zowe - deep dive Joe Winchester IBM UK LTD. Becketts 14:00 - 15:00
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OD Monitoring Java and z/OS Connect EE API workloads-Discover-Alert-Optimize Ashok Mahay IBM UK LTD. Magny Cours 14:00 - 15:00
15 Minute Break 15:00 - 15:15
Large Systems BE Whats New in GDPS Dave Clitherow IBM UK LTD. Indianapolis 15:15 - 16:15
Linux on Z CE IBM Cloud Private and deployments to Secure Service Containers (Customer Experience) Sebastien LLaurency IBM Europe Wellington A 15:15 - 16:15
Network Management EE How to manage your multiple 3270 application sessions with CL/SuperSession Paul Carruthers IBM UK LTD. Stowe 15:15 - 16:15
Enterprise Security FE Security for a Modern Mainframe Database Jim Porell Rocket Software Melbourne 15:15 - 16:15
DB2 IE Get Cozy with Db2 for z/OS REST Services Denis Tronin Broadcom Nurburgring 15:15 - 16:15
zCMPA LE Measuring the Amazing Performance of Db2 V12 Danilo Gipponi EPV Technologies Woodcote 15:15 - 16:15
Application Development ME Extending Zowe - adding new APIs, new command line interfaces, new desktop apps Joe Winchester IBM UK LTD. Becketts 15:15 - 16:15
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OE How to perform capacity management and planning on IBM Z Chris Walker IBM USA Magny Cours 15:15 - 16:15
Afternoon Refreshments - 30 Minutes 16:15 - 16:45
Large Systems BF Containers Come to z/OS Dave J Jeffries IBM USA Atrium 16:45 - 17:45
Linux on Z CF TBC Brian Petch SUSE Wellington A 16:45 - 17:45
Network Management EF zCX TBC Stowe 16:45 - 17:45
Enterprise Security FF The journey of two Mainframe Security Trainees Beth Newman-Jones Lloyds Banking Group Melbourne 16:45 - 17:45
DB2 IF DevOps and the DBA Tony Poole BMC Software Nurburgring 16:45 - 17:45
zCMPA LF Hiperdispatch – SLA improvements and MSU reductions Don Zeunert BMC Software Ltd Woodcote 16:45 - 17:45
Application Development MF Open Source Mainframe Development Lab Joseph Taffe-Atkins IBM UK LTD. Becketts 16:45 - 17:45
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OF IBM Z Operations Analytics: Gain access and insight to your IBM Z Data Daniel Wiegand IBM Magny Cours 16:45 - 17:45
45 minute Break 17:45 - 18:30
CICS Birthday Party - BBQ and Bar 18:30 - 20:15
Keynote: 50 Years of Application Serving-What Will the Next 50 Years Bring? Steve Wallin IBM UK LTD. Atrium 20:15 - 21:00
Fireworks 21:00 - 21:15

Wednesday 6th November

Stream Session Presentation Title Speaker Company Room Time
Keynote: Broadcom Keynote Greg Lotko Broadcom Bentleys 09:00 - 10:00
15 Minute Break 10:00 - 10:15
Large Systems BG Upgrading to z/OS V2.4 - Planning Marna Walle IBM USA Indianapolis 10:15 - 11:15
Linux on Z CG TBC Neale Ferguson Sine Nomine Associates Wellington A 10:15 - 11:15
Network Management EG zERT NA (Network Analyzer) TBC Stowe 10:15 - 11:15
Enterprise Security FG Secure Engineering : How to develop authorised code without compromising z/OS system integrity Rob Scott Rocket Software Melbourne 10:15 - 11:15
DB2 IG All of the ZPARMs Chris Crone IBM USA Nurburgring 10:15 - 11:15
MQ JG What's New in App Connect Designer TBC Chapel 10:15 - 11:15
zCMPA LG Even More Fun With DDF Martin Packer IBM UK LTD. Woodcote 10:15 - 11:15
Application Development MG On-demand Mainframe Testing Capacity in a DevOps World Brian Crane Micro Focus Becketts 10:15 - 11:15
Batch Workload Scheduling NG Output and Enterprise Report Management Roadmap Edward Blazejewski Broadcom Catalunya 10:15 - 11:15
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OG Millenialization of the Mainframe, and Beyond – Catering to the Emerging Mainframe Professionals Jeff Cherrington ASG Magny Cours 10:15 - 11:15
Morning Coffee Break - 30 Minutes 11:15 - 11:45
Large Systems BH Upgrading to z/OS V2.4 Technical Actions Marna Walle IBM USA Indianapolis 11:45 - 12:45
Linux on Z CH RHEL 8 Update Adrian Keward Red Hat Wellington A 11:45 - 12:45
Network Management EH NetMaster Updates Niall Buchanan Broadcom Stowe 11:45 - 12:45
Enterprise Security FH What's new in IBM Z Security Michael Zagorski IBM USA Melbourne 11:45 - 12:45
DB2 IH SQL PL – Creative Uses David Simpson Themis Inc Nurburgring 11:45 - 12:45
MQ JH A Hybrid Integration Architecture update TBC Chapel 11:45 - 12:45
zCMPA LH z/OS Capacity Planning in 2020 Danilo Gipponi EPV Technologies Woodcote 11:45 - 12:45
Application Development MH Compuware presentation 1 Atul Bhovan Compuware UK Ltd Becketts 11:45 - 12:45
Batch Workload Scheduling NH Service Management Unite Domenico D'Alterio IBM Europe Catalunya 11:45 - 12:45
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OH IBM Z-Monitoring the modern mainframe and API economy Ashok Mahay IBM UK LTD. Magny Cours 11:45 - 12:45
Lunch & Learn 12:45 - 13:45
Lunch ... Astons & Grand Prix 12:45 - 13:45
Large Systems BJ z/OS Parallel Sysplex Update Stephen Warren IBM Indianapolis 13:45 - 14:45
Linux on Z CJ z/VM Admin Tool Ideas David Austin RSM Partners Ltd Wellington A 13:45 - 14:45
Network Management EJ Tech Updates - Repeat TBC Stowe 13:45 - 14:45
Enterprise Security FJ Enterprise Security Myths with the Mainframe: Lessons Learned Jim Porell Rocket Software Melbourne 13:45 - 14:45
DB2 IJ Db2 Locking for Application Developers Gareth Jones IBM Nurburgring 13:45 - 14:45
MQ JJ What's New in App Connect Enterprise v11 software TBC Chapel 13:45 - 14:45
zCMPA LJ Leverage Machine Learning technologies for your mainframe operations Marc Beschi zCost Managment Woodcote 13:45 - 14:45
Batch Workload Scheduling NJ CA ESP New Features and Roadmap Michael Kiehl Broadcom Catalunya 13:45 - 14:45
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OJ Z System Automation new release Yuri Dragan IBM Europe Magny Cours 13:45 - 14:45
Afternoon Refreshments - 30 Minutes 14:45 - 15:15
Large Systems BK Automated Mainframe Software Management Jan Prihoda Broadcom Indianapolis 15:15 - 16:15
Linux on Z CK Simple z/VM Cloud Management and Customer Use Cases with zPRO James Vincent Velocity Software GmbH Wellington A 15:15 - 16:15
Network Management EK SMC (Overview, Linux updates, and futures) TBC Stowe 15:15 - 16:15
Enterprise Security FK SAFTRACE demystified Mark Nelson IBM USA Melbourne 15:15 - 16:15
DB2 IK ISV Product Watch Karen Wilkins IBM Nurburgring 15:15 - 16:15
MQ JK Deploying and managing integrations across private and third-party clouds with App Connect Enterprise Containers TBC Chapel 15:15 - 16:15
zCMPA LK And now for something completely different John Baker IntelliMagic Woodcote 15:15 - 16:15
Batch Workload Scheduling NK Transforming batch resiliency through greater control using analytics and automation Chris Walker IBM USA Catalunya 15:15 - 16:15
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OK Cognitive IT Operations Analytics: Leveraging machine learning to reduce system outages Daniel Wiegand IBM Magny Cours 15:15 - 16:15
Women in IT RK Diversity in AI? Aileen Wynne Allied Irish Bank, P.l.c. Monaco 15:15 - 16:15
15 Minute Break 16:15 - 16:30
Large Systems BL GDPS CA Customer Experience at RBS Dave Clitherow IBM UK LTD. Atrium 16:30 - 17:30
Enterprise Security FL I Smell a Rat – A digital Forensics Approach Cristian Coraci The Open University Melbourne 16:30 - 17:30
DB2 IL Experience with Db2 12 Continuous Delivery Emil Kotrc Broadcom Nurburgring 16:30 - 17:30
MQ JL What's New in IBM MQ TBC Chapel 16:30 - 17:30
zCMPA LL How well is your mainframe outsourcer managing capacity and performance? Steven Thomas SMT Data Woodcote 16:30 - 17:30
Application Development ML Managing JCL changes through the Development Life Cycle – A different approach Christian Le Fils ASG Becketts 16:30 - 17:30
Batch Workload Scheduling NL To Maturity and Beyond: Batch to the Future… Gary Alcock Compuware UK Ltd Catalunya 16:30 - 17:30
Women in IT RL Panel Discussion Resli Costabell Costabell.com Monaco 16:30 - 17:30
15 Minute Break 17:30 - 17:45
Keynote: High Expectations: Our Systems Are Like (or Could Be Like) Airplanes Mark Nelson IBM USA Bentleys 17:45 - 18:30
30 Minute Break 18:30 - 19:00
Pre-Dinner Drinks 19:00 - 20:00
Conference Dinner 20:00 - 23:59

Thursday 7th November

Stream Session Presentation Title Speaker Company Room Time
Keynote: BOF Dave J Jeffries IBM USA Bentleys 08:00 - 08:45
15 Minute Break 08:45 - 09:00
Large Systems BM Building a z/OSMF Workflow-Driven Install Ed Jaffe Phoenix Software International Indianapolis 09:00 - 10:00
Linux on Z CM Oracle DB on IBM LinuxONE and Linux on z Philippe Deverge IBM Wellington A 09:00 - 10:00
Enterprise Security FM The mainframe and the lunar landing Mark Nelson IBM USA Melbourne 09:00 - 10:00
DB2 IM MLC - I'm paying HOW MUCH for Db2? Phil Grainger BMC Software Ltd Nurburgring 09:00 - 10:00
MQ JM MQ Application Development Essentials & Anti-Patterns TBC Chapel 09:00 - 10:00
zCMPA LM EPV University: z/OS Performance Analysis (Part I) Danilo Gipponi EPV Technologies Woodcote 09:00 - 10:00
Application Development MM Compuware presentation 2 Alan Johns Compuware UK Ltd Becketts 09:00 - 10:00
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OM Introducing the IBM Z SME User Experience on Zowe Ashok Mahay IBM UK LTD. Magny Cours 09:00 - 10:00
15 Minute Break 10:00 - 10:15
Large Systems BN Protecting Data Through Encryption of Coupling Facility Structures Stephen Warren IBM Indianapolis 10:15 - 11:15
Linux on Z CN z/VM and Linux on IBM Z Networking Malcolm Beattie IBM UK LTD. Wellington A 10:15 - 11:15
Enterprise Security FN Deeper Risk & Compliance Insights with Security Intelligence Stuart McIrvine Broadcom Melbourne 10:15 - 11:15
DB2 IN Db2 Indexes and the Optimizer Rodolfo Custodio Broadcom Nurburgring 10:15 - 11:15
MQ JN Achieving scaling and high availability with IBM MQ for z/OS queue sharing groups TBC Chapel 10:15 - 11:15
zCMPA LN EPV University: z/OS Performance Analysis (Part II) Danilo Gipponi EPV Technologies Woodcote 10:15 - 11:15
Application Development MN Building end-2-end features Reg Wilkinson Lloyds Banking Group Becketts 10:15 - 11:15
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics ON IBM and AppDynamics: Empowering Greater Agility through Mobile-to-Mainframe Visibility Nicole Nemec IBM Magny Cours 10:15 - 11:15
Morning Coffee Break - 30 Minutes 11:15 - 11:45
Large Systems BO New announcements part 1 - Hardware Parwez Hamid IBM Indianapolis 11:45 - 12:45
Enterprise Security FO Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) – defence against the dark arts Mark Wilson RSM Partners Ltd Melbourne 11:45 - 12:45
DB2 IO Express yourself! Marcus Davage BMC Software Ltd Nurburgring 11:45 - 12:45
MQ JO TBD Colin Paice IBM UK LTD. Chapel 11:45 - 12:45
zCMPA LO EPV University: z/OS Performance Analysis (Part III) Danilo Gipponi EPV Technologies Woodcote 11:45 - 12:45
Application Development MO ZIGI - Developing Open Source Software for the Mainframe Henri Kuiper zDevOps Becketts 11:45 - 12:45
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OO Tailored Fit Pricing: How to manage workload in a world without capping Chris Walker IBM USA Magny Cours 11:45 - 12:45
15 Minute Break 12:45 - 13:00
Large Systems BP New announcements part 2 - Installation Parwez Hamid IBM Indianapolis 13:00 - 14:00
Enterprise Security FP Cracking RACF Passwords Jim Taylor BT Melbourne 13:00 - 14:00
DB2 IP A view from the trenches Dana Conway Lloyds Banking Group Nurburgring 13:00 - 14:00
MQ JP What is Kafka and IBM Event Streams ? TBC Chapel 13:00 - 14:00
zCMPA LP EPV University: z/OS Performance Analysis (Part IV) Danilo Gipponi EPV Technologies Woodcote 13:00 - 14:00
Application Development MP Mainframe continuous testing – A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and automation ... Darren Griggs Sandhata Becketts 13:00 - 14:00
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OP A modern look inside the black box: Unlock IBM Z with IBM Z Operations analytics and Splunk Daniel Wiegand IBM Atrium 13:00 - 14:00
Brown Bag Lunch 14:00 - 14:30
Prize Draws and Best Speaker Awards 14:30 - 15:30