GSE UK Conference 2022

Mainframes are MAD - Modern, Adaptable, Diverse

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Conference Keynote Sessions

Conference Opening
Tuesday 1st: 09:00

Mark Wilson

Plug into the Future of Infrastructure
Tuesday 1st: 09:15

Greg Lotko

Energize Your Team's Performance – Think Like an Improv Actor
Wednesday 2nd: 17:45

Glenn Anderson

Birds of a Feather - Resiliency is not an Accident
Thursday 3rd: 08:00

Mark Nelson

Conference Lunch & Learn Sessions

Menitoring Collaboration (Lunch & Learn)
Tuesday 1st: 13:00

Dr. Herbert Daly

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Tuesday 1st November

Time

Becketts

Catalunya

Chapel

Hockenheim

Hungaroring

Indianapolis

Melbourne

Monaco

Nurburgring

Stowe

Suzuka

Vale

Wellington A

Wellington B

Woodcote

Monza

Copse

Registration & Coffee

07:30 - 09:00

Keynote: Conference Opening

09:00 - 09:15

Bentleys

Mark Wilson
Company: GSE UK
Session: K1

 

Keynote: Plug into the Future of Infrastructure

09:15 - 10:15

Bentleys

Greg Lotko
Broadcom Mainframe Software

Reg Wilkinson
Lloyds Banking Group

Session: K2

 

Morning Coffee Break - 30 Minutes

10:15 - 10:45

10:45 - 11:45

Git on the mainframe, a natural fit

Anthony Anter
BMC Software Ltd
Becketts
Session: AA

AppDev
Stuart Ashby
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What's New in MQ

Jamie Squibb
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: CA

MQ
Melvyn Maltz
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CICS 6.1 Solution Overview

Jenny He
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: EA

CICS
Rob Stroud
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RACF Update

Mark Nelson
IBM USA
Melbourne
Session: GA

Security Working Group
Jamie Pease
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Observability for Managing the Modern Mainframe

Michael Kiehl
Broadcom Inc.
Monaco
Session: HA

Systems Management
David Swift

Db2 Version 13 for z/OS: Technical Overview.

Haakon Roberts
IBM
Nurburgring
Session: IA

DB2
Colin Knight
chilli ratingchilli rating

GSE 101 Introductions (3 Presentations)

Niall Ashley
BMC Software Ltd
Session: LA

Zuhair Munshi
IBM
Session: LA

101
Atul Bhovan

Surgical recovery for your Cyber Vault

Butch Rambish
21st Century Software, Inc.
Vale
Session: MA

Storage
Nigel Morton
chilli rating

Women in the mainframe world – yes we exist and are thriving!

Michelle Harris
Macro 4
Session: OA

Dolly Popat
Macro 4
Session: OA

Women in IT
Aileen Wynne
15 Minute Break

11:45 - 12:00

12:00 - 13:00

DB2 understands in-memory is important, so should the application developers

Nathan Brice
IBM UK LTD.
Becketts
Session: AB

AppDev
Stuart Ashby
chilli ratingchilli rating

Working title : WAPL 101

Anna Dawson
IBM UK LTD.
Catalunya
Session: BB

Systems Management
Anna Dawson
chilli rating

Python on z/OS (with MQ) - WOW!

Colin Paice
Stromness Software Solutions
Chapel
Session: CB

MQ
Melvyn Maltz
chilli ratingchilli ratingchilli rating

Leveraging z16 AI accelerator: a live demo of deploying and running AI models on Z

Anna Shugol
IBM UK LTD.
Hockenheim
Session: DB

New Technologies
Keith Banham
chilli rating

Moving to Open API 3 and Hybrid architectures with z/OS Connect and CICS

Jenny He
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: EB

CICS
Rob Stroud
chilli ratingchilli rating

Snakes, Security and Saving Time

Henri Kuiper
zDevOps
Melbourne
Session: GB

Security Working Group
Jamie Pease
chilli ratingchilli rating

You’re only as resilient as your weakest link

Chris Taylor
21st Century Software, Inc.
Monaco
Session: HB

Systems Management
Dave Swift

Your statistics are safe with me, statistics profile revealed

Nilufer Osken
BMC Software Ltd
Nurburgring
Session: IB

DB2
Marcus Davage
chilli ratingchilli rating

Detecting, Diagnosing, and Solving Common Network Problems

Phillip Schoen
Broadcom Mainframe Software
Session: JB

Austin Jones
Broadcom Mainframe Software
Session: JB

NMWG
Niall Buchanan
chilli ratingchilli rating

Mentoring Collaboration - GSE101

Dr. Herbert Daly
University of Wolverhampton
Suzuka
Session: LB

101
Paul Fairbairn

What's New on the IBM DS8900F Storage Family

Beth Peterson
IBM USA
Vale
Session: MB

Storage
Nigel Morton

Customer Experiences Managing z/VM and Linux

Tracy Dean
IBM USA
Wellington A
Session: NB

zVM & Linux on Z
Geoff Eggleston
chilli rating

Want to Standout at Work?

Pooja Uppalapati
Broadcom Mainframe Software
Session: OB

Jyotsna Chatradhi
Broadcom Mainframe Software
Session: OB

Women in IT
Aileen Wynne

Tips for DBAs and Application Programmers to help reduce costs

Dhrubajyoti Maiti
BMC Software Ltd
Session: PB

Steve Solomon
BMC Software Ltd
Session: PB

zP&C
TBC
chilli ratingchilli rating

Mentoring Collaboration - GSE102

Dr. Herbert Daly
University of Wolverhampton
Suzuka
Session: QB

101
Paul Fairbairn
13:00 - 14:00

Menitoring Collaboration (Lunch & Learn)

Dr. Herbert Daly
University of Wolverhampton
Suzuka
Session: HC

101
Paul Fairbairn

Mentoring Collaboration (Lunch & Learn)

Dr. Herbert Daly
University of Wolverhampton
Suzuka
Session: LC

101
Paul Fairbairn

Mentoring Collaboration (Lunch & Learn)

Dr. Herbert Daly
University of Wolverhampton
Suzuka
Session: QC

101
Paul Fairbairn
Lunch ... Astons & Grand Prix

13:00 - 14:00

14:00 - 15:00

Create a z/OS instance in a coffee break

Dr. Chris Poole
IBM UK LTD.
Becketts
Session: AD

AppDev
Stuart Ashby
chilli rating

Working title : IzWS and RestAPI

Federica Gari
IBM
Catalunya
Session: BD

Systems Management
Anna Dawson

What's New in the MQ Console

TBC
GSE UK
Chapel
Session: CD

MQ
Melvyn Maltz
chilli ratingchilli ratingchilli rating

Developing for the Mainframe the Git-native Way

Vaughn Marshall
Broadcom
Hockenheim
Session: DD

New Technologies
Keith Banham
chilli ratingchilli rating

Simplified security and compliance with CICS 6.1

Lewis James
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: ED

CICS
Rob Stroud
chilli ratingchilli rating

Ransomware, gaps in SMF records, and detection options

Trevor Eddolls
iTech-Ed Ltd
Melbourne
Session: GD

Security Working Group
Jamie Pease
chilli ratingchilli rating

Mobile to Mainframe Observability: Detecting hybrid application issues faster

Chris Walker
IBM USA
Monaco
Session: HD

Systems Management
David Swift

Managing DRDA clients, and more, with Db2 System Profile Monitoring

Mark Rader
IBM
Nurburgring
Session: ID

DB2
Colin Knight
chilli ratingchilli rating

IBM Z NetView Technical Update Part 1 of 2

Pamela McLean
IBM USA
Stowe
Session: JD

NMWG
Niall Buchanan
chilli ratingchilli rating

Appealing to the future Z pioneers - GSE101

Max Dahl
Mainframe Training
Suzuka
Session: LD

101
Niall Ashley

zHyperLink New Features and Real-World Experiences

Beth Peterson
IBM USA
Vale
Session: MD

Storage
Nigel Morton

Simplifying the Administration of IMS with a web browser interface

Tracy Dean
IBM USA
Wellington B
Session: OD

IMS
Dominic Jackson
chilli ratingchilli rating

The 102’s of application design for Db2 for z/OS

Patric Becker
Rocket Software
Monza
Session: QD

102
Christopher Knowles
chilli ratingchilli rating

Unconscious Bias Affects Technologies as Well as People

Misty Decker
Micro Focus
Hockenheim
Session: RD

Microfocus
Mark Wilson
15 Minute Break

15:00 - 15:15

15:15 - 16:15

How to prevent job failures through advanced JCL checking

Domenico D'Alterio
IBM Europe
Becketts
Session: AE

AppDev
Stuart Ashby
chilli rating

Automate your Workload Automation (WA) through suitable orchestration

Jens Bühring
HORIZONT Software GmbH
Catalunya
Session: BE

Systems Management
Anna Dawson

IBM MQ Advanced - What it Does and What it Does for You

TBC
GSE UK
Chapel
Session: CE

MQ
Melvyn Maltz
chilli ratingchilli ratingchilli rating

Cloud based Mainframe Application Development: Reality or a Myth?

Venkat Balabhadrapatruni
Broadcom
Hockenheim
Session: DE

New Technologies
Keith Banham
chilli ratingchilli rating

Application modernisation with Java on CICS

Phil Wakelin
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: EE

CICS
Rob Stroud
chilli ratingchilli rating

Hiding Among Bits - A Digital Forensic Saga

Cristian Coraci

Melbourne
Session: GE

Security Working Group
Jamie Pease
chilli ratingchilli rating

Untangling Business Applications and How to Identify Them

Tomas Pavelka
Broadcom
Session: HE

Michal Kramaric
Broadcom Mainframe Software
Session: HE

Systems Management
Dave Swift

Db2 for z/OS Utilities Update

Haakon Roberts
IBM
Nurburgring
Session: IE

DB2
Colin Knight
chilli ratingchilli rating

Network Security Basics

Austin Jones
Broadcom Mainframe Software
Session: JE

Phillip Schoen
Broadcom Mainframe Software
Session: JE

NMWG
Niall Buchanan
chilli ratingchilli rating

Do you have a Flexible Cloud Storage Strategy?

Perry Jones
Broadcom
Vale
Session: ME

Storage
Nigel Morton
chilli rating

OpenShift on Z: Practical Experience, Yet Another Year On

Malcolm Beattie
IBM UK LTD.
Wellington A
Session: NE

zVM & Linux on Z
Geoff Eggleston
chilli ratingchilli rating

Finding your way around IMS

Anders Ohrnberg
SEB Conference Package
Wellington B
Session: OE

IMS
Dominic Jackson
chilli rating

XCF Auto-Magic Tuning

Don Zeunert
BMC Software Ltd
Woodcote
Session: PE

zP&C
TBC
chilli ratingchilli rating
Afternoon Refreshments - 30 Minutes

16:15 - 16:45

16:45 - 17:45

DevSecOps – Preventing Supply Chain Attacks while securing your DevOps process

Al Saurette
MainTegrity Inc
Becketts
Session: AF

AppDev
Stuart Ashby
chilli rating

IzWS Futures

Marco Cardelli
HCL Technologies
Catalunya
Session: BF

Systems Management
Anna Dawson

Going Large With MQ for z/OS

TBC
GSE UK
Chapel
Session: CF

MQ
Melvyn Maltz
chilli ratingchilli ratingchilli rating

Visualize Data Like a Hawk

Mauricio Silva
Broadcom
Hockenheim
Session: DF

New Technologies
Keith Banham
chilli rating

Ensuring the security of your applications with CICS 6.1

Lewis James
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: EF

CICS
Rob Stroud
chilli ratingchilli rating

More ways to manage z/OS with SDSF for z/OS 2.5

Rob Scott
Rocket Software
Indianapolis
Session: FF

LSWG
Rui Feio

Attack Vectors to the APF

Joshua Steen
IBM USA
Melbourne
Session: GF

Security Working Group
Jamie Pease
chilli ratingchilli ratingchilli rating

Tuning SQL using EXPLAIN STMTCACHE

Claus Ejner Mikkelsen
Nordea
Nurburgring
Session: IF

DB2
Marcus Davage
chilli ratingchilli ratingchilli rating

Mainframes & Cybersecurity

Leanne Wilson
BMC Mainframe Services
Session: LF

Cyber Resiliency with GDPS and Logical Corruption Protection - Update

Terry O'Connor
IBM UK LTD.
Vale
Session: MF

Storage
Nigel Morton

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Z and LinuxONE

Rakesh Krishnakumar
IBM
Wellington A
Session: NF

zVM & Linux on Z
Geoff Eggleston
chilli ratingchilli rating

Batch Performance Management

Mary Solomon
SMT Data
Woodcote
Session: PF

zP&C
TBC
chilli ratingchilli rating

Data Replication Concepts and Capabilities

Nick Clayton
IBM UK LTD.
Monza
Session: QF

102
Christopher Knowles
15 Minute Break

17:45 - 18:00

Evening Meal & Bar

19:00 - 21:00

Wednesday 2nd November

Time

Becketts

Catalunya

Chapel

Hockenheim

Hungaroring

Indianapolis

Melbourne

Monaco

Nurburgring

Stowe

Suzuka

Vale

Wellington A

Wellington B

Woodcote

Monza

Copse

Registration & Coffee

08:00 - 09:00

15 Minute Break

10:00 - 10:15

10:15 - 11:15

If great testing is a data problem, how are you solving it?

Anthony Anter
BMC Software Ltd
Becketts
Session: AG

AppDev
Stuart Ashby
chilli rating

What’s new in OMEGAMON to make your life easier?

Ashok Mahay
IBM UK LTD.
Catalunya
Session: BG

Systems Management
Anna Dawson

What’s New in App Connect Enterprise 12.0.5

Dominic Storey
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: CG

MQ
Melvyn Maltz
chilli ratingchilli ratingchilli rating

Accelerate Modern Development on Z with Secure Open-Source Innovation

Peter Fandel
Rocket Software
Hockenheim
Session: DG

New Technologies
Keith Banham
chilli rating

Enhancing the foundation of CICS 6.1

John Tilling
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: EG

CICS
Rob Stroud
chilli ratingchilli rating

What’s New in z/OS 2.5

Marna Walle
IBM USA
Session: FG

Stephen Warren
IBM
Session: FG

LSWG
Rui Feio

Continuous Compliance on IBM Z and LinuxONE

Michael Zagorski
IBM USA
Session: GG

Matthew Meck
IBM UK LTD.
Session: GG

Security Working Group
Jamie Pease
chilli ratingchilli rating

Db2 for z/OS Data Sharing: Configurations and Common Issues

Mark Rader
IBM
Nurburgring
Session: IG

DB2
Marcus Davage
chilli ratingchilli rating

New Mainframers Talk Candidly - GSE101

Earl Dixon
Broadcom
Suzuka
Session: LG

101
Zuhair Munshi

Cyber Vault for IBM Z

Nick Clayton
IBM UK LTD.
Vale
Session: MG

Storage
Nigel Morton

Backup Strategies for z/VM and Linux

Tracy Dean
IBM USA
Wellington A
Session: NG

zVM & Linux on Z
Geoff Eggleston
chilli ratingchilli rating

Overview, usage, and best practices of IMS DEDB SDEP portion and SDEP segment types

Anshul Agrawal
BMC Software Ltd
Wellington B
Session: OG

IMS
Dominic Jackson
chilli ratingchilli rating

z/OS Connect Identifying and Analyzing Failures

Sean McShane
Broadcom Inc.
Session: PG

Phillip Schoen
Broadcom Mainframe Software
Session: PG

zP&C
TBC
chilli ratingchilli rating

MVS System Trace

Ed Jaffe
Phoenix Software International
Monza
Session: QG

102
David Lea
chilli ratingchilli ratingchilli rating
Morning Coffee Break - 30 Minutes

11:15 - 11:45

11:45 - 12:45

Zowe (r)evolution with V2 and beyond

Jakub Balhar
Broadcom
Becketts
Session: AH

AppDev
Stuart Ashby
chilli rating

How to gain x-ray vision into your workload inter-dependencies

Daniel Wiegand
IBM
Catalunya
Session: BH

Systems Management
Anna Dawson

What’s New in App Connect Enterprise Certified Containers

Dominic Storey
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: CH

MQ
Melvyn Maltz
chilli ratingchilli ratingchilli rating

Upgrading CICS to 6.1

Steve Foley
IBM UK LTD.
Hungaroring
Session: EH

CICS
Rob Stroud
chilli ratingchilli rating

Ansible, our lessons from a real project

William Periera
Cognizant
Indianapolis
Session: FH

LSWG
Rui Feio

Are You Trying Everything You Have In ACF2/Top Secret?

John Pinkowski
Broadcom
Melbourne
Session: GH

Security Working Group
Jamie Pease
chilli ratingchilli rating

Continuous Delivery - Navigating from Db2 12 to Db2 13

Chris Crone
Broadcom Inc.
Nurburgring
Session: IH

DB2
Colin Knight
chilli ratingchilli rating

An Overview of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)

Phillip Schoen
Broadcom Mainframe Software
Session: JH

Austin Jones
Broadcom Mainframe Software
Session: JH

NMWG
Niall Buchanan
chilli ratingchilli rating

Sustainable Decision-making in IT Infrastructure

Liz Dore
IBM UK
Suzuka
Session: LH

101
Zuhair Munshi
chilli rating

TDMF (Transparent Data Migration Facility) is a known value, so What’s New?

John Hogan
21st Century Software, Inc.
Vale
Session: MH

Storage
Nigel Morton
chilli ratingchilli rating

Modernizing the Great z/VM Platform

James Vincent
Velocity Software GmbH
Session: NH

Rich Smrcina
Velocity Software GmbH
Session: NH

zVM & Linux on Z
Geoff Eggleston
chilli ratingchilli rating

Customer Experiences Managing the IMS Subsystem

Tracy Dean
IBM USA
Wellington B
Session: OH

IMS
Dominic Jackson
chilli ratingchilli rating

Db2 and WLM

Martin Packer
IBM UK LTD.
Woodcote
Session: PH

zP&C
TBC
chilli ratingchilli rating

ACF2 vs RACF (not a competition)

Eamonn McGrath
Albioneire Solutions Ltd
Monza
Session: QH

102
Christopher Knowles
Lunch ... Astons & Grand Prix

12:45 - 13:45

12:45 - 13:45
13:45 - 14:45

Using Git As An Interface to DevOps Tools

Vaughn Marshall
Broadcom
Becketts
Session: AJ

AppDev
Stuart Ashby
chilli rating

AIOps - Using your OMEGAMON data with your visualization and AI/ML platform of choice.

Ashok Mahay
IBM UK LTD.
Catalunya
Session: BJ

Systems Management
Anna Dawson

Practical approach to deploying Hybrid Cloud environment on Z

Anna Shugol
IBM UK LTD.
Hockenheim
Session: DJ

New Technologies
Keith Banham
chilli rating

CICS Performance and Tuning 101

Ezriel Gross
Rocket Software
Hungaroring
Session: EJ

CICS
Rob Gould
chilli ratingchilli rating

The Latest Simplification News in z/OSMF V2.5

Marna Walle
IBM USA
Indianapolis
Session: FJ

LSWG
Rui Feio

z16 Crypto Update

Eysha Powers
IBM USA
Melbourne
Session: GJ

Security Working Group
Jamie Pease
chilli ratingchilli ratingchilli rating

Db2 Product Watch

Colin Knight

Nurburgring
Session: IJ

DB2
Marcus Davage
chilli rating

IBM Z NetView Technical Update Part 2 of 2

Pamela McLean
IBM USA
Stowe
Session: JJ

NMWG
Niall Buchanan
chilli ratingchilli rating

Impostor Syndrome - GSE101

Resli Costabell
Costabell Ltd
Suzuka
Session: LJ

101
Niall Ashley

The Automated Storage Manager

Mihai Ficiorita
Broadcom
Vale
Session: MJ

Storage
Nigel Morton
chilli ratingchilli rating

IBM z/OS Container Extensions for Red Hat OpenShift – Hands-on Lab

Rakesh Krishnakumar
IBM
Wellington A
Session: NJ

zVM & Linux on Z
Geoff Eggleston
chilli ratingchilli rating

Best Practices for Monitoring JVMs on z/OS

Sean McShane
Broadcom Inc.
Woodcote
Session: PJ

zP&C
TBC
chilli ratingchilli rating

Shh! Don't Say the M-Words; How to Talk About Mainframes and Modernization

Misty Decker
Micro Focus
Hockenheim
Session: RJ

Microfocus
Mark Wilson
15 Minute Break

14:45 - 15:00

15:00 - 16:00

Zigi The ISPF Git interface for the rest of us

Henri Kuiper
zDevOps
Becketts
Session: AK

AppDev
Stuart Ashby
chilli rating

How we delivered the IBM OMEGAMON Monitoring Configuration Manager to market by working with Sponsor Users

Boudewijn Dekkema
Belastingdienst Nederland
Catalunya
Session: BK

Systems Management
Anna Dawson
chilli rating

An Introduction to and Comparison of the Different MQ APIs

Jamie Squibb
IBM UK LTD.
Chapel
Session: CK

MQ
Melvyn Maltz
chilli ratingchilli ratingchilli rating

Our first 90 Days with IBM Telum's AI

David Helsley
Broadcom Inc.
Session: DK

Kirill Maiantsev
Broadcom Inc.
Session: DK

New Technologies
Keith Banham
chilli rating

IBM z16 - Building a foundation for planning z16 exploitation.

Parwez Hamid
Independent Consultant
Indianapolis
Session: FK

LSWG
Rui Feio

The Path to an Encrypted RACF Data Set

Mark Nelson
IBM USA
Melbourne
Session: GK

Security Working Group
Jamie Pease
chilli ratingchilli ratingchilli rating

Playing (with) FETCH

Chris Crone
Broadcom Inc.
Nurburgring
Session: IK

DB2
Colin Knight
chilli ratingchilli rating

Ensure the Integrity and Security of your Enterprise Network

Phillip Schoen
Broadcom Mainframe Software
Session: JK

Austin Jones
Broadcom Mainframe Software
Session: JK

NMWG
Niall Buchanan
chilli ratingchilli rating

Mind-numbing vs Mind-blowing: Energize Your Next Technical Presentation - GSE101

Glenn Anderson
GlennAndersonSpeaks
Suzuka
Session: LK

101
Niall Ashley

IBM TS7700: Technical Overview and What’s New

Lourie Goodall
IBM USA
Vale
Session: MK

Storage
Nigel Morton

Installing Red Hat OpenShift on RHEL KVM on IBM Z – Hands-on Lab

Rakesh Krishnakumar
IBM
Wellington A
Session: NK

zVM & Linux on Z
Geoff Eggleston
chilli ratingchilli rating

What does IBM Z Cyber Vault Mean for an IMS environment?

Tracy Dean
IBM USA
Wellington B
Session: OK

IMS
Dominic Jackson
chilli ratingchilli rating

Digital Certificates ABCs

Michael Blaha
Broadcom
Monza
Session: QK

102
David Lea
Afternoon Refreshments - 30 Minutes

16:00 - 16:30

16:30 - 17:30

Transforming Db2 for z/OS Application Development Experience

Katherine Soohoo
IBM
Becketts
Session: AL

AppDev
Stuart Ashby
chilli rating

Monitoring Java and z/OS Connect EE APIs: Discover, Alert and Optimize

Ashok Mahay
IBM UK LTD.
Catalunya
Session: BL

Systems Management
Anna Dawson