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SHAREnews Dailies

Get the most up-to-date information on all that's happening at SHARE in Anaheim with the
SHAREnews Dailies!

Dailies can be downloaded straight from the "Documents" icon within the SHARE Mobile App or viewed electronically at

Birds of a Feather

Participate in a Birds of a Feather (BOF) Session

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

Use the online BOF request form to submit your ideas. All BOF requests will be approved by SHARE Conference Operations. If you have any questions or need assistance, please visit SHARE Conference Support or e-mail us at

Birds of a Feather (BOF) Sessions

Thursday, March 13 at 6:00 p.m.
Grand Ballroom Salon A
Title: z/VM Product Dialogue & Feedback Session   

This session is your chance to hear from, and provide feedback to, some key IBMers in the z/VM product space. George Madl is the z/VM Product Development Manager. He is responsible for the design and development of z/VM, its features, and some of the related products. Steffen Thoss is the System z Linux and Virtualization Product Development Team (PDT) Leader. Steffen's role is to help set the vision and priority for z/VM and Linux on System z, interfacing with various other groups inside and outside of IBM. Steffen and George will be in this session to share some insight and hear from you. 


Networking Events


Tap into the expertise of over 1,000 enterprise IT professionals, up close and personal, at the networking events below! Stay tuned for more details for each event

SHARE Open House: Sunday, March 9
Join us for what promises to be a groovy time! Participate in the 1960’s flashback theme by reaching into the back of your closets and grabbing your favorite tie dyed or paisley shirt and bell bottoms. Celebrate the Mainframe’s 50th Anniversary and explore the last 50 years of the mainframe’s journey. Radical Then. Radical Now. 

SHARE Welcome Reception: Monday, March 10
It’s opening night at the SHARE Technology Exchange Expo and we’re rolling out the red carpet for exhibitors, attendees and the VIP of the evening, the mainframe. Don’t forget to bring your sunglasses to shield your eyes from the paparazzi.  

SHARE Technology Exchange Expo Evening Reception: Tuesday, March 11
Rev your engines to network and refuel with Tuesday evening’s raceway themed reception. We will be waving the checkered flags as we wrap up our final reception in the SHARE Technology Exchange Expo.  

Farewell Happy Hour: Thursday, March 13
Enjoy drinks and appetizers while networking with colleagues during the happy hour.


Project Session Grids

AADI Application Development & Integration Grid (PDF)

AADI LE and Programming Languages Grid (PDF)


AADIC WebSphere MQ Grid (PDF)

Cloud Computing Grid (PDF)

Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Grid (PDF)

Integrating Innovative Technologies (I2T) Grid (PDF)


MVS Storage Management Grid (PDF)

Search, Analytics and Business Intelligence Grid (PDF)

Trends and Directions Grid (PDF)

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Engage with Social Media

Stay up to date on the latest SHARE in Anaheim news and connect with the SHARE community by interacting with us on TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn. Be sure to use the #SHAREorg hashtag to join in on the SHARE conversation on Twitter.

Getting to Anaheim

Travel to Anaheim

Anaheim is easily accessible from two area airports. Click the below links for ground transportation options. 

See ground transportation options to John Wayne Airport (SNA).

See ground transportation options to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Save $50 with Uber!

First-time Uber Discount

Get up to $50 off a cab ride during your stay from Uber! This offer is good for first-time riders and can by used in Southern California only. Offer expires March 30, 2014.

Click here to redeem using code 'OCFSM.'

Disneyland Resort

Add Magic to Your Stay

Enjoy California's Disneyland® Resort Theme Park at a discounted price during your stay. Offer valid through 9:00 p.m. (PST) on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Special ticket prices are not available once you arrive at the Resort. Don't delay! Prices are subject to change without notice.

Click here to purchase specially-priced tickets. 

These specially priced tickets are intended only for guests that are participating in this Event. Only the registered attendee is allowed to purchase tickets from this discounted ticket store link and they can purchase up to 8 tickets maximum. We reserve the right to contact the ticket purchaser to request event registration confirmation. If it is discovered that the purchaser of the ticket is not participating or attending this event it will be considered a misuse of this offer and ticket, and the ticket(s) will be blocked and will not be eligible for a refund. In addition these tickets cannot be purchased for the purpose of being resold. 

SHARE in Anaheim 2014 Brochure

Download the Event Brochure

Check out the highlights and find out more about the upcoming SHARE in Anaheim - download the event brochure today. Spread the word about SHARE and pass it onto colleagues and managers!

The brochure outlines SHARE in Anaheim keynote speakers, networking opportunities, the Analytics Spotlight, ExecuForum, SHARE Live! and offers a technical track overview. Registration and housing information is also available. 

Justify your Attendance

Justify Your Attendance at SHARE

You know the business impact of your SHARE participation, including increased simplicity, agility and cost efficiency, makes this one of the best IT investments your company will make all year. Do you have a colleague that would benefit from SHARE but is not quite sure how to approach the approval process? Utilize SHARE's justification documents to view tips for securing approval and a sample e-mail template that can be used when submitting for approval.