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Atlanta DB2 Users Group Meeting Notice

Our Next meeting of the group will be on Friday, June 16th 2017.

If you attended the previous meeting of the Atlanta DB2 Users Group, you would have had a heads up for the next meeting. We discussed a joint meeting with the zCouncil at the new stadium. Please see the details of this meeting below. Please follow the links to register for this event. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and seats are limited.



System z Clients and memebers of the Atlanta DB2 Users Group.

We are glad to announce our next exciting z Systems Customer Council event in Atlanta on June 16th, 2017. It will be hosted in the brand new Atlanta Braves SunTrust Park. We are going to talk about the latest top trends on the mainframe, digital transformation with your mainframe data through APIs, and how to attract the new mainframe talents. After the event, you are encouraged to stay and watch an exciting game of Braves vs. Marlins.

Seats are limiting, come and register quickly!!  

z Systems Customer Council in Atlanta

Friday June 16th, 2017

Atlanta Braves SunTrust Park
 755 Battery Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30339

RSVP:  http://ibm.biz/zCouncilAtlanta

Are you curious about the newest mainframe technology trends and digital transformation?
Wondering how to recruit and retain new mainframe talent?
Join us for an exciting and informative event and stay for the game (Braves vs Marlins)!


As a valued customer of IBM, you are cordially invited to attend our Atlanta z Systems Customer Council.

First, if you have been a bit too busy to stay current with the latest IT trends and how the mainframe intersects, then join us to see the new things people are doing on the mainframe. Glenn Andersonof IBM will satisfy your curiosity by giving you a look at the Top 10 Mainframe Trends in IT digital disruption and the mainframe.  

Next, Rocket Software will discuss Combining mainframe RESTful Services and data virtualization to accelerate digital transformation.  In this session we will learn how IBM z/OS Connect Enterprise Edition is being enhanced with real-time data virtualization from Rocket Software to enable mainframe customers to accelerate mobile, hybrid cloud and Internet of Things development. This session will provide the background and a demonstration on the art of the possible with this powerful solution.

Finally, we will discuss the IBM Academic Initiative program.  Worried that you won't be able to find bright, young talent to work on the mainframe?  Think again!   Come and meet the next generation of z Systems professionals and listen to them share their experiences of being a millennial working on the z platform.  Be sure to ask lots of questions, as they will be providing excellent insight (the good, the bad, and the ugly) on how to find, attract, train, and retain terrific young talent like themselves.  This will be an interactive, engaging, and insightful panel discussionthat you won't want to miss.

3:30 PM Arrival
3:45 PM Welcome and Kickoff
3:50 PM Top Trends in Mainframe Technology
4:45 PM Break
4:55 PM Rocket Data Virtualization
5:50 PM IBM’s Academic Initiative including zNextGen Panel Discussion
6:20 PM Closing remarks
6:25 PM Reception
7:25 PM Walk to the seats
7:35 PM Game Start

Stay for the Game!

After the presentation, you will be treated to admission to the Braves vs Marlins game.  The game starts at 7:35 pm. 

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Special thanks for Stan Muse with IBM for getting memebers of the Atlanta DB2 Users Group involved in this meeting.

Thanks Stan.


PDF for details of this meeting: Click Here..



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