Sunday/Monday SHAREnews Daily, SHARE Atlanta 2016

SHAREnews Daily Issue 1

First-time SHARE attendee? Watch out for this symbol - First-time Attendee Badge - throughout each issue for activities and resources we think may be of interest to you. 


Breakfast and Lunch & Learn Schedule

Gain valuable insight about SHARE's Premier Partners' services, solutions and new products by attending a Breakfast or Lunch & Learn session. All sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Monday, August 1 • 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

IBM • A704 (Visit Booth #603 to hear more!)
Your Biggest Vulnerability – The Privileged User

GTSG • M304 (Visit Booth #507 to hear more!)
Managing Mainframe Infrastructure in Today’s Constrained Environment

EMC Corporation • A602 (Visit Booth #503 to hear more!)
Achieving Mission Critical DASD Protection with GDDR

IntelliMagic • L508 (Visit Booth #513 to hear more!)
New Value from RMF/SMF – How to Interpret the Data Differently Leads to MLC Savings and Better Protection of Continuous Availability

CA Technologies • M301 (Visit Booth #302 to hear more!)
The Intelligent Mainframe: Business and Skills Continuity through Advanced Analytics

First-time Attendee Orientation First-time Attendee Badge

Are you new to SHARE or new to the mainframe? Are you returning to SHARE after a few years? Make sure to attend one of our event orientation sessions! You will learn what to expect at SHARE, pick up tips and tricks for navigating your week, and have the chance to get your questions answered by seasoned SHARE attendees.

Sunday, July 31  
4:30 p.m. –  5:15 p.m.

Monday, August 1
7:00 a.m. – 7:55 a.m.

Participate in Birds of a Feather (BoF) Sessions First-time Attendee Badge

A BoF session is an informal, interactive forum hosted and moderated by SHARE attendees to share their knowledge and experience on a given topic with other interested attendees.

Use the
online BoF request form to submit your ideas for a session. All BoF requests will be approved by SHARE Event Operations. If you have any questions or need assistance, please visit SHARE Event Support.

Networking Events

zNextGen® Happy Hour First-time Attendee Badge
Sunday, July 31
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Skyline Level

Are you a zNextGen-er? Join us to mix, mingle and network with fellow young professionals!

Welcome to Atlanta: The Sweet Spot | Sponsored by  Global Technology Solutions Group
Sunday, July 31
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Marquis Ballroom, Salon B

"Go for the Gold" Opening Night Party
Monday, August 1
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Atrium Ballroom  

Attendee Resources First-time Attendee Badge

Looking for more information? Make sure to visit the SHARE Atlanta Attendee Resources page for everything you will need this week.

Sunday HackZone Kickoff: Don't Worry, Be API!

Calling all innovators! Learn new skills, win prizes and earn bragging rights! Starting Monday, the SHARE Booth (#303) HackZone will provide you with fun challenges — for everyone from beginner through advanced — to experience the power of z Systems in Application Development. With each challenge you complete, you will earn points toward prizes, and a special grand prize goes to the participant with the most points. Play with IBM Bluemix, APIs delivered via z/OS Connect, Apache Spark on z/OS and more. Experts will be available throughout the week to help you navigate your way to the top. But first... Attend the HackZone Kickoff session! Details below.

HackZone Kickoff First-time Attendee Badge
5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Spotlighted Sessions

Keynote: Those Who Tell Stories Rule the World (#19184)
Shane Snow, Chief Creative Officer, Contently
Monday, August 1 | 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Imperial Ballroom

A Holistic Approach to Mainframe and Enterprise Security (#19573)
Charles Mills, Director of Advanced Projects, CorreLog
Monday, August 1 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Availability and Applications – the Missing Links to Resiliency and Successful Recovery (#19602)
Roselinda Schulman, Director, Data Protection, Hitachi Data Systems
Monday, August 1 | 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

SHARE Technology Exchange Expo

The SHARE Technology Exchange Expo (STE) opens Monday at 4:00 p.m. in the Atrium Ballroom and closes following the reception. Visit our exhibitors and participate in Passport to Prizes for the chance to win some fabulous giveaways and hear about the latest product updates and solutions. A few other key things to note in the Expo are:

SHARE Events (Booth #303)

Tech Talk Corner

When you visit the STE, stop by the SHARE booth during the following times to hear from industry experts.

Monday @ 5:00 p.m.
Protecting Data on z Systems with a Defense in Depth Strategy
Carla Flores

Monday @ 6:00 p.m.
SHARE Redbooks Live!
Barbara McDonald, IBM Redbooks

Open Mainframe Project (Booth #114)

Visit the Open Mainframe Project to hear more about how they are working to increase collaboration within the mainframe community.

Thank you to our 2016 partners and sponsors:

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The LVM Program Needs Your Help!

The SHARE Linux and Virtualization Program Technical Steering Committee (TSC) needs your input. Help them out by taking a few minutes to complete an "IBM z/VM Product Questionnaire" survey.

Take the Survey

Electronic Evaluations First-time Attendee Badge

Attendees should submit all session feedback online or through the SHARE Mobile App. Session evaluations can also be accessed using a unique Quick Response (QR) code included on all session signs. QR codes can be scanned with your smartphone or tablet using a QR code reader.

Attendees who complete a total of 20 evaluations or more will be eligible for a raffle drawing to win an American Express Gift Card.

Hashtags: Join the Conversation

Get social with SHARE by using #SHAREatl to engage with the community for a full event experience. Feeling extra social? Use #SHAREredpaper to participate in the live IDCAMS redpaper (to be published Friday).
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