GSE UK Conference 2016

The Mainframe is a lean machine.

About the Conference

Planning for the 2016 conference is now close to completion; we will return to the Whittlebury Hall Hotel once again for two days of intensive information across a broad range of topics.

As in the last few years we will be featuring some hands-on workshops, in both multi-session and short "drop in" formats. The agenda is still being finalised so please check back from time to time to see updates.

Call for Papers

Our call for papers was sent out to all interested parties in our distribution lists. A copy is available to view and/or download here.

Join us again in November

We look forward to meeting you at the 2016 GSE Working Groups' Conference which will take place at the Whittlebury Hall Hotel on November 1st and 2nd 2016. Please see the map below for the location of Whittlebury Hall and visit the various links in the menu above for further details about the conference and hotel.

These pages will be updated as the conference detail is planned, so please return from time to time to see the latest news. 



The Agenda

The agenda for the 2016 conference is now complete though of course there may be minor changes as we approach the day of the conference.

Any changes made after the weekend before the conference will be announced through the My GSE message service.

Please visit the agenda page for the full picture.




Agenda highlights

As mentioned above the agenda is still being finalised, although most streams are complete or close to completion and can be viewed on the agenda page. Our plans include ;-

  • A large number of technical streams including all the usual mainframe technologies plus
    • zCMPA (Capacity Management & Performance Analysis)
    • New Technologies
    • 101, the stream for newcomers or recent-comers to z
  • Our opening keynote presentation, to be given this year by Ashok Reddy who is the General Manager responsible for CA's Mainframe Solutions Business Unit. His subject linking to our theme, is Mission Essential in a World of Agile and LeanGeneral Manager, CA Mainframe Solutions Business Uni


Not forgetting of course

  • The amazing vendor exposition with more than 30 stands
  • A fabulous conference dinner

AND the opportunity to network with everyone who is anyone in z Systems in the UK plus many from around the world.

Don't miss it!