Tuesday SHAREnews Daily, SHARE Providence 2017

 SHAREnews Daily Issue 2

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Tuesday Events


The Four Corners of Enterprise Security First-time Attendee Badge
Tuesday, August 8 • 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
David Hayes, U.S. Government Accountability Office; Stu Henderson, The Henderson Group; Simon Dodge, Wells Fargo; and Buzz Woeckener, Nationwide Insurance 
Ballroom A, Rhode Island Convention Center

Lunch and Learns

Tuesday, August 8 • 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

  • The API Revolution on z Systems: Unlocking Your Mainframe for Accelerated Digital Transformation | Rocket Software | Meeting Room 555A, Rhode Island Convention Center
  • How Did One of the Largest Credit Reporting Agencies in the World Dramatically Improve DASD Response Time? | Dell EMC | Meeting Room 555B, Rhode Island Convention Center
  • INTRODUCING CLOUDVTB...A New Storage Tier for Mainframe Tape Data Sets | Innovation Data Processing | Meeting Room 556A, Rhode Island Convention Center
  • Promoting the Mainframe in YOUR Shop  Enhancing and Extending Mainframe Applications and Skills | IBM | Meeting Room 556B, Rhode Island Convention Center
  • 2017 State of Enterprise-wide Data Sharing Survey: Results, Priorities and Solutions | Luminex | Narragansett Ballroom A, Omni Providence
  • Secure Your Mainframe Applications Using Multi-factor Authentication | Micro Focus | Narragansett Ballroom B, Omni Providence

Birds of a Feather (BOF) Session

  • PDSEGEN: Exploiting PDSE Member Generations | VA | 555A, Rhode Island Convention Center
  • Open Source Software on z/OS: Joys and Frustrations | Rocket Software | 555B, Rhode Island Convention Center

Stoplighted Session

  • Programming Languages in the Enterprise: Swift on z/OS | IBM Toronto Lab | Providence Ballroom, Omni Providence Hotel

Student Career Day

Calling all students! Student Career Day is taking place today.

Technical Session Spotlight

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SHARE Technology Exchange Expo First-time Attendee Badge

The SHARE Technology Exchange Expo opens at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Exhibit Hall C at 4:00 p.m., and will remain open until the close of the reception at 7:30 p.m. Don’t forget to meet IBM Poughkeepsie Developers at Developer Day in the SHARE Booth (#130)! 

View Exhibitor List    View Developer Day Schedule

Networking Receptions First-time Attendee Badge

SHARE Evening Reception: Steamin' Up New England Style Clambake
Tuesday, August 8 • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall C, Rhode Island Convention Center

Award Winners

The "Best of the Best" session award winners from SHARE San Jose 2017 have been announced! For past winners, click here.

Best User Session
Ezriel Gross
CICS Internals: An Introduction

Best IBM Session
Gus Kassimis
IBM z/OS Communications Server — Shared Memory Communications (SMC)

Best Vendor Session
Mark Wilson
RACF Commands for Dummies — Presented by a Dummy

Town Hall

On Tuesday, August 8 at 11:15 a.m. in room 552A/B in the Rhode Island Convention Center, learn about SHARE's plans to transition, with the approval of SHARE's membership, to operate as an IRS 501(c)(6) corporation. The Town Hall will be recorded and available post-conference. 

Ask a Question: Tuesday's Keynote

All attendees have the opportunity to pre-submit questions for the Tuesday keynote, then vote on which questions that you want answered. Prepare by submitting a question to your presenters! Click the button below to ask your question. 

Ask a Question

Developer Day

Are you ready to hear from IBM Poughkeepsie developers? Join us in the SHARE Booth (#130) at the SHARE Technology Exchange Expo in Exhibit Hall C in the Rhode Island Convention Center to hear from the developers on their product/area of focus! Click here for the full schedule

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