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 - 09:30
Keynote: Mainframe & Digital Transformation Mark Howell Lloyds Banking Group Bentleys 09:30 - 10:15
Morning Coffee Break - 30 Minutes 10:15 - 10:45
101 AA Mainframe Hardware Overview Lena Rosch IBM UK LTD. Suzuka 10:45 - 11:45
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
Storage Management DA Beyond Legacy Tape: Expecting More from Mainframe Virtual Tape Arthur Tolsma Luminex Vale 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 Monza 10:45 - 11:45
CICS GA CICS Update Steve Wallin IBM UK LTD. Hungaroring 10:45 - 11:45
IMS HA Best Practices: IMS CDC data to Modern Streaming Platforms Scott Quillicy SQData Corporation Wellington B 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) Mark Perillo Rocket Software 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
Batch Workload Scheduling NA Discover IBM Z Workload Scheduler V9.5 features and strategic 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
zEscape Room TA zEscape Challenge 1 Henri Kuiper zDevOps Imola 10:45 - 11:45
15 Minute Break 11:45 - 12:00
101 AB DevOps for Mainframe or the Tale of the Unicorns Yuliya Varonina IBA Group Suzuka 12:00 - 13:00
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
Storage Management DB Using Cloud Object Storage for encrypted z/OS data sets Paul Carruthers IBM UK LTD. Vale 12:00 - 13:00
Network Management EB z/OS 2.4 Tech Update (CS 2.4 Release Overview) Jerry Stevens IBM USA Stowe 12:00 - 13:00
Enterprise Security FB The Enemy Within John Crossno Compuware USA Melbourne 12:00 - 13:00
CICS GB CICS V5 Technical Update Jenny He IBM UK LTD. Hungaroring 12:00 - 13:00
IMS HB Demo of exposing an IMS pgm and DB through REST API with Z/OS Connect EE Aymeric Affouard IBM Europe Wellington B 12:00 - 13:00
DB2 IB Access Path Stability on Db2 for z/OS - Best Practices David Simpson Themis Inc Monza 12:00 - 13:00
zCMPA LB Engine-ering Martin Packer IBM UK LTD. Woodcote 12:00 - 13:00
Application Development MB Using GIT for Mainframe Development Sylva Bursikova Broadcom Becketts 12:00 - 13:00
Batch Workload Scheduling NB Using WAPL to solve lifes little problems – Frogs to the rescue Dean Harrison HCL Technologies Catalunya 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 The Game Resli Costabell Costabell.com Nurburgring 12:00 - 13:00
zEscape Room TB zEscape Challenge 2 Anna Shugol IBM UK LTD. Imola 12:00 - 13:00
Lunch & Learn 13:00 - 14:00
Lunch ... Astons & Grand Prix 13:00 - 14:00
101 AD Getting Yourself Sorted with DFSORT Rahul Bajaj Broadcom Monza 14:00 - 15:00
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
Storage Management DD What zDMF 3.4 does for Pervasive Encryption Mike Moss 21st Century Software, Inc. Vale 14:00 - 15:00
Network Management ED The need for Policy Agent inspection and monitoring Glennon Bagsby NewEra Software, Inc. 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
CICS GD Static Code and Runtime Analysis: a new integration scenario for CICS TS applications Russell Bonner IBM UK LTD. Hungaroring 14:00 - 15:00
IMS HD Demo of consuming a REST API from an IMS pgm using Z/OS Connect EE Aymeric Affouard IBM Europe Wellington B 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
Batch Workload Scheduling ND IZWS - End-to-end solutions and new workloads orchestration Marco Cardelli HCL Technologies Catalunya 14:00 - 15:00
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OD IBM Z-Monitoring the modern mainframe and API economy Ashok Mahay IBM UK LTD. Magny Cours 14:00 - 15:00
zEscape Room TD zEscape Challenge 3 Henri Kuiper zDevOps Imola 14:00 - 15:00
15 Minute Break 15:00 - 15:15
101 AE Intro to CICS Peter Siddell RSM Partners Ltd Suzuka 15:15 - 16:15
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
Storage Management DE TDMF 5.9.0 This is Not Your Father’s TDMF! John Hogan 21st Century Software, Inc. Vale 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 Monza 15:15 - 16:15
CICS GE CICS V5 Performance Highlights Jenny He IBM UK LTD. Hungaroring 15:15 - 16:15
IMS HE Don´t be afraid of ODBM security and gain control over all access points to your databases Radek Mrvec Broadcom Wellington B 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
Batch Workload Scheduling NE IzWS Birds of a Feather / Roundtable Dean Harrison HCL Technologies Catalunya 15:15 - 16:15
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OE IBM Z Operations Analytics: Gain access and insight to your IBM Z Data Daniel Wiegand IBM Magny Cours 15:15 - 16:15
zEscape Room TE zEscape Challenge 4 Anna Shugol IBM UK LTD. Imola 15:15 - 16:15
Afternoon Refreshments - 30 Minutes 16:15 - 16:45
101 AF Intro to z/OS Part 1 Stephen Warren IBM Suzuka 16:45 - 17:45
Large Systems BF Containers Come to z/OS Dave J Jeffries IBM USA Monza 16:45 - 17:45
Linux on Z CF Why a Multi modal OS is vital in a cloudy world Brian Petch SUSE Wellington A 16:45 - 17:45
Storage Management DF Round table - data migration Nigel Morton GSE UK Vale 16:45 - 17:45
Network Management EF Pervasive Encryption: Get a Grip on Your z/OS Network Encryption with zERT Jerry Stevens IBM USA 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
CICS GF Completing the picture- Hybrid cloud to CICS William Yates IBM UK LTD. Hungaroring 16:45 - 17:45
IMS HF Do not forget to keep your IMS database in a good shape Jakub Hofman Broadcom Wellington B 16:45 - 17:45
DB2 IF MLC - I'm paying HOW MUCH for Db2? Phil Grainger BMC Software Ltd 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 Git on z/OS Development Lab Joseph Taffe-Atkins IBM UK LTD. Becketts 16:45 - 17:45
Batch Workload Scheduling NF Resiliency – keeping batch going whatever (Hot Standby) Anna Dawson IBM UK LTD. Catalunya 16:45 - 17:45
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OF How to perform capacity management and planning on IBM Z Al Hanna 21st Century Software, Inc. Magny Cours 16:45 - 17:45
zEscape Room TF zEscape Challenge 5 Henri Kuiper zDevOps Imola 16:45 - 17:45
Break ... 1h15m 17:45 - 19:00
CICS Birthday Party - BBQ and Bar 19:00 - 20:45
Keynote: 50 Years of Application Serving-What Will the Next 50 Years Bring? Steve Wallin IBM UK LTD. Atrium 20:45 - 21:30
Fireworks 21:30 - 21:45

Wednesday 6th November

Stream Session Presentation Title Speaker Company Room Time
Large Systems BQ Phoenix JES3plus : The same, only better. Ed Jaffe Phoenix Software International Indianapolis 07:30 - 08:30
30 Minute Break 08:30 - 09:00
Keynote: Release the Power of the Mainframe Force Greg Lotko Broadcom Bentleys 09:00 - 10:00
15 Minute Break 10:00 - 10:15
101 AG Into to z/OS Part 2 Stephen Warren IBM Suzuka 10:15 - 11:15
Large Systems BG Upgrading to z/OS V2.4 - Planning Marna Walle IBM USA Indianapolis 10:15 - 11:15
Linux on Z CG z/VM Admin Tool Ideas David Austin RSM Partners Ltd Wellington A 10:15 - 11:15
Storage Management DG Flash storage technology John Baker IntelliMagic Monza 10:15 - 11:15
Network Management EG z/OS 2.4: Introduction to z/OS Container Extensions: Running Linux on Z Docker Containers Inside of z/OS Jerry Stevens IBM USA Stowe 10:15 - 11:15
Enterprise Security FG Deeper Risk & Compliance Insights with Security Intelligence Stuart McIrvine Broadcom Melbourne 10:15 - 11:15
CICS GG Enhancing the foundation of CICS Phil Wakelin IBM UK LTD. Hungaroring 10:15 - 11:15
IMS HG IMS Ecosystem: Beyond TM, DB and Tools Jim Porell Rocket Software Wellington B 10:15 - 11:15
DB2 IG All of the ZPARMs Chris Crone IBM USA Nurburgring 10:15 - 11:15
MQ JG Deploying and managing integrations across private and third-party clouds with App Connect Enterprise Containers Aaron Gashi IBM UK LTD. 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
New Technologies PG Keeping Up with the Times: Adopting Zowe as a Modern Mainframe Developer Jessielaine Punongbayan Broadcom Hockenheim 10:15 - 11:15
Mainframe Skills & Learning QG The mainframe, the machine, the mystique and the mastery Matt Roseblade IBM Copse 10:15 - 11:15
z/OS Connect hands on labs SG z/OS Connect Walk-in Session 1 Steve Foley IBM UK LTD. Monaco 10:15 - 11:15
zEscape Room TG zEscape Challenge 6 Anna Shugol IBM UK LTD. Imola 10:15 - 11:15
Morning Coffee Break - 30 Minutes 11:15 - 11:45
101 AH Designing Databases for Performance Michael Lowe IBM UK LTD. Suzuka 11:45 - 12:45
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
Storage Management DH What's new in DFSMS Andrew Wilt IBM USA Vale 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 David Rossi IBM USA Melbourne 11:45 - 12:45
CICS GH Do your application Developers love CICS? William Yates IBM UK LTD. Hungaroring 11:45 - 12:45
IMS HH Modernizing IMS Change Management David Schipper BMC Software Ltd Wellington B 11:45 - 12:45
DB2 IH SQL PL – Creative Uses David Simpson Themis Inc Nurburgring 11:45 - 12:45
MQ JH What's New in App Connect Designer Dominic Storey IBM UK LTD. Chapel 11:45 - 12:45
zCMPA LH z/OS Capacity Planning in 2020 Danilo Gipponi EPV Technologies Monza 11:45 - 12:45
Application Development MH What does high performing DevOps look like? 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 Service Management Unite Domenico D'Alterio IBM Europe Catalunya 11:45 - 12:45
New Technologies PH Secure Hybrid Cloud on Z Dave Hay IBM UK LTD. Hockenheim 11:45 - 12:45
Mainframe Skills & Learning QH Engage, Educate, Inspire & Retain Amber Barnett Barclays Bank plc Copse 11:45 - 12:45
z/OS Connect hands on labs SH z/OS Connect Walk-in Session 2 Steve Foley IBM UK LTD. Monaco 11:45 - 12:45
zEscape Room TH zEscape Challenge 7 Henri Kuiper zDevOps Imola 11:45 - 12:45
Lunch & Learn 12:45 - 13:45
Lunch ... Astons & Grand Prix 12:45 - 13:45
101 AJ Pentesting 101 Mark Wilson RSM Partners Ltd Suzuka 13:45 - 14:45
Large Systems BJ z/OS Parallel Sysplex Update Stephen Warren IBM Indianapolis 13:45 - 14:45
Linux on Z CJ z/VM Updates and support for z15 Malcolm Beattie IBM UK LTD. Wellington A 13:45 - 14:45
Storage Management DJ Hitachi Vantara Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) update Ian Clatworthy Hitachi Vantara Ltd Vale 13:45 - 14:45
Network Management EJ z/OS 2.4 Tech Update (CS 2.4 Release Overview)- Repeat Jerry Stevens IBM USA 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
CICS GJ Efficient management of online resources using CICS Configuration Manager Ezriel Gross Rocket Software Hungaroring 13:45 - 14:45
IMS HJ IMS10: Using Real-Time IMS Data for Security Analysis Nick Griffin BMC Software Wellington B 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 Aaron Gashi IBM UK LTD. Chapel 13:45 - 14:45
zCMPA LJ Leverage Machine Learning technologies for your mainframe operations Marc Beschi zCost Managment Woodcote 13:45 - 14:45
Application Development MJ Using Self-Provisioning tools and a Cloud-Based IDE for Mainframe Development Dejan Milinkovic Broadcom Becketts 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 Domenico D'Alterio IBM Europe Magny Cours 13:45 - 14:45
New Technologies PJ Full Stack Development in the Digital Era: Swift + IBM Cloud + IBM Z-Built by Millennials Frank van der Wal IBM USA Monza 13:45 - 14:45
Mainframe Skills & Learning QJ Employing new mainframe talent – looking at universities Elaine Duffin Manchester Metropolitan University Copse 13:45 - 14:45
z/OS Connect hands on labs SJ z/OS Connect Walk-in Session 3 Steve Foley IBM UK LTD. Monaco 13:45 - 14:45
zEscape Room TJ zEscape Challenge 8 Anna Shugol IBM UK LTD. Imola 13:45 - 14:45
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics 2 UJ Millenialization of the Mainframe, and Beyond – Catering to the Emerging Mainframe Professionals Jeff Cherrington ASG Hockenheim 13:45 - 14:45
Afternoon Refreshments - 30 Minutes 14:45 - 15:15
101 AK Introduction to Enterprise Messaging using IBM MQ Gwydion Tudur IBM UK LTD. Suzuka 15:15 - 16:15
Large Systems BK Modernizing and Standardizing the Mainframe Software Management Lifecycle Elliot Jalley Broadcom Indianapolis 15:15 - 16:15
Linux on Z CK Simple z/VM Cloud Management and Customer Use Cases with zPRO Rich Smrcina Velocity Software GmbH Wellington A 15:15 - 16:15
Storage Management DK Deeper dive into File Level Backup Andrew Wilt IBM USA Vale 15:15 - 16:15
Network Management EK Securing z/OS FTP Transmissions Mike Moss Value-4IT LTD Stowe 15:15 - 16:15
Enterprise Security FK SAFTRACE demystified Mark Nelson IBM USA Melbourne 15:15 - 16:15
CICS GK CICS and automated Testing James Davies IBM Monza 15:15 - 16:15
IMS HK Opening the Doors to Accessing IMS/DB via DB2 Stan Hoey Syncsort Wellington B 15:15 - 16:15
DB2 IK ISV Product Watch Karen Wilkins IBM Nurburgring 15:15 - 16:15
MQ JK A Hybrid Integration Architecture update Dominic Storey IBM UK LTD. Chapel 15:15 - 16:15
zCMPA LK And now for something completely different John Baker IntelliMagic Woodcote 15:15 - 16:15
Application Development MK zDevOps: What We Do, How We Do Tatsiana Ihnashchenka IBA Group Becketts 15:15 - 16:15
Batch Workload Scheduling NK Transforming batch resiliency through greater control using analytics and automation Chris Taylor 21st Century Software, Inc. 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
New Technologies PK Redhat - what does it all mean? Adrian Keward Red Hat Hockenheim 15:15 - 16:15
Mainframe Skills & Learning QK Teaching Mainframe Skills to Your Incoming Gen Workforce Simon Ratcliffe Ensono Copse 15:15 - 16:15
Women in IT RK IT is from Mars, Women from Venus Sarah Burnett Everest Group EVP Hungaroring 15:15 - 16:15
z/OS Connect hands on labs SK z/OS Connect Walk-in Session 4 Steve Foley IBM UK LTD. Monaco 15:15 - 16:15
zEscape Room TK zEscape Challenge 9 Henri Kuiper zDevOps Imola 15:15 - 16:15
15 Minute Break 16:15 - 16:30
101 AL BCPii for Dummies Stephen Warren IBM Monza 16:30 - 17:30
Large Systems BL Happy 25 Years of Parallel Sysplex - A Retrospective and Lessons Learned Peter Enrico EPS Indianapolis 16:30 - 17:30
Linux on Z CL Managing and Orchestrating Docker Containers with OpenShift Neale Ferguson Sine Nomine Associates Wellington A 16:30 - 17:30
Storage Management DL Cyber Resilience for Enterprise Data - Protection from Logical Corruption with GDPS Dave Clitherow IBM UK LTD. Vale 16:30 - 17:30
Network Management EL Shared Memory Communications (SMC) with z/OS Communications Server and Linux on Z Jerry Stevens IBM USA Stowe 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
CICS GL CICS Explorer: What's new, and what's even newer Phil Wakelin IBM UK LTD. Hungaroring 16:30 - 17:30
IMS HL Innovative Customer Solutions to IMS Challenges David Schipper BMC Software Ltd Wellington B 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 ? Jamie Squibb IBM UK LTD. 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
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OL Monitoring Java and z/OS Connect EE API workloads-Discover-Alert-Optimize Ashok Mahay IBM UK LTD. Magny Cours 16:30 - 17:30
New Technologies PL A Cloud Native Development Experience for IBM Z Amit Tolmare IBM USA Hockenheim 16:30 - 17:30
Mainframe Skills & Learning QL Z-Trial - free and open z/OS for anyone Mark Hostler IBM UK LTD. Copse 16:30 - 17:30
Women in IT RL Mobilising the Power of Women - Panel Discussion Resli Costabell Costabell.com Suzuka 16:30 - 17:30
z/OS Connect hands on labs SL z/OS Connect Walk-in Session 5 Steve Foley IBM UK LTD. Monaco 16:30 - 17:30
zEscape Room TL zEscape Challenge 10 Anna Shugol IBM UK LTD. Imola 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
101 AM Road Rage against the machine John Baker IntelliMagic Suzuka 09:00 - 10:00
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
Storage Management DM What’s new from Dell Technologies:  PowerMax and DLm updates Robin Fromm DELL Technologies Vale 09:00 - 10:00
Enterprise Security FM Mainframes and the Moon Mark Nelson IBM USA Melbourne 09:00 - 10:00
CICS GM Intro to IPCS for CICS People Ezriel Gross Rocket Software Hungaroring 09:00 - 10:00
DB2 IM Putting the capital A in ‘Agile on the mainframe’ Tony Poole BMC Software Nurburgring 09:00 - 10:00
MQ JM MQ Application Development Essentials & Anti-Patterns Jamie Squibb IBM UK LTD. 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 DevOps – Improving It’s AIM Alan Johns Compuware UK Ltd Becketts 09:00 - 10:00
Batch Workload Scheduling NM Managing JCL changes through the Development Life Cycle – A different approach Christian Le Fils ASG Catalunya 09:00 - 10:00
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OM Z Netview new release Domenico D'Alterio IBM Europe Magny Cours 09:00 - 10:00
zEscape Room TM zEscape Challenge 11 Henri Kuiper zDevOps Imola 09:00 - 10:00
15 Minute Break 10:00 - 10:15
101 AN RACF Basics Leanne Wilson RSM Partners Ltd Suzuka 10:15 - 11:15
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
Storage Management DN DS8000 update Roger Hathorn IBM USA Vale 10:15 - 11:15
Enterprise Security FN Secure Engineering : How to develop authorised code without compromising z/OS system integrity Rob Scott Rocket Software Melbourne 10:15 - 11:15
CICS GN Don't let Java OutOfMemoryError get your CICS down Phil Wakelin IBM UK LTD. Hungaroring 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 Gwydion Tudur IBM UK LTD. 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
Batch Workload Scheduling NN IzWS WAPL 101, aka, how to juggle frogs Dean Harrison HCL Technologies Catalunya 10:15 - 11:15
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics ON IBM and AppDynamics: Empowering Greater Agility through Mobile-to-Mainframe Visibility Nathan Brice IBM UK LTD. Magny Cours 10:15 - 11:15
zEscape Room TN zEscape Challenge 12 Anna Shugol IBM UK LTD. Imola 10:15 - 11:15
Morning Coffee Break - 30 Minutes 11:15 - 11:45
101 AO Making the Mainframe a Millennial Magnet: Dev in DevOps, Brightside Zowe and more Gerald Pfeiffer Broadcom Suzuka 11:45 - 12:45
Large Systems BO The New IBM z15: A technical review of the Processor Design, New Features, I/O, and Crypto Parwez Hamid Independent Consultant Indianapolis 11:45 - 12:45
Linux on Z CO MongoDB for Hotel Room Shopping at Marriott Neale Ferguson Sine Nomine Associates Wellington A 11:45 - 12:45
Storage Management DO DS8000 functionality deep dive Roger Hathorn IBM USA Vale 11:45 - 12:45
Enterprise Security FO Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) – defence against the dark side Mark Wilson RSM Partners Ltd Melbourne 11:45 - 12:45
CICS GO z/OS Connect EE security considerations Nigel Williams IBM Europe Hungaroring 11:45 - 12:45
DB2 IO Express yourself! Marcus Davage BMC Software Ltd Nurburgring 11:45 - 12:45
MQ JO Learn from the suffering of others. An MQ Consultant's perspective Colin Paice Stromness Software Solutions 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
Batch Workload Scheduling NO IZWS - Latest trends in automation - do your best with REST API Federica Gari HCL Technologies Catalunya 11:45 - 12:45
System Automation, Monitoring and Analytics OO Tailored Fit Pricing: How to manage workload in a world without capping Nathan Brice IBM UK LTD. Magny Cours 11:45 - 12:45
zEscape Room TO zEscape Challenge 13 Henri Kuiper zDevOps Imola 11:45 - 12:45
15 Minute Break 12:45 - 13:00
101 AP My Journey as a Newbie into the World of Mainframe - Successes & Failures Manik Kainth Suzuka 13:00 - 14:00
Large Systems BP The New IBM z15: A technical review of the Physical Planning, Installation/Migration, Coupling/STP, and HMC, OS Support and Statements of Directions. Parwez Hamid Independent Consultant Indianapolis 13:00 - 14:00
Storage Management DP Hitachi solutions in a z environment as a core for digital business Christine Pugnet Hitachi Vantara Ltd Vale 13:00 - 14:00
Enterprise Security FP Embrace the dark side - Cracking RACF passwords Jim Taylor BT Melbourne 13:00 - 14:00
CICS GP z/OS Connect EE performance and workload management considerations Nigel Williams IBM Europe Hungaroring 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 ? Andrew Dunnings IBM UK LTD. 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 COBOL - Here's to the Next 60 Years Derek Britton Micro Focus Becketts 13:00 - 14:00
Batch Workload Scheduling NP What is IzWS? An introduction to batch scheduling Anna Dawson IBM UK LTD. Catalunya 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 Magny Cours 13:00 - 14:00
zEscape Room TP zEscape Challenge 14 Anna Shugol IBM UK LTD. Imola 13:00 - 14:00
Keynote: Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: The Ins and Outs of Docker Micro-services on Mainframe David Helsley Broadcom Bentleys 14:00 - 15:00
Prize Draws and Best Speaker Awards 15:00 - 15:30