Agenda

Day 1:  Conference Opens  at 09:00   10/06/2020     

    Conference Kick-off at 12:00

 (All times are UK time)

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Day 1 Early Sessions

Systems Management Modernisation

09:00 Rudi van Helvoirt

Rudi van Helvoirt

Tools free today on IBMi that will convince you to modernise your Systems Management
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Will you recover your latest data in case of crash or data corruption or loss?

09:00 - Pascal Ruchebusch - M81

Will you recover your latest data in case of crash or data corruption or loss?

Pascal will explain that there are options and considerations...
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IBM i Authority Collection Service

10:00 - Steve Bradshaw - i-UG and Rowton IT

IBM i Authority Collection Service

Would you like the ammunition to justify why you don't need to give *ALLOBJ authority to users?
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Improving Business in a Digital Era

10:00 - Chris Koppe and Nick Hampson

Improving Business in a Digital Era

Chris and Nick will highlight how to align IT initiatives with key business objectives.
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11:00 - 12:00 A short break for an early lunch.

Day 1 Conference Kick-Off 12:00

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Welcome to the 2020 i-UG International i-Power conference(v).  Mike Ryan (i-UG Chairman) will be welcoming you to the conference and pointing out the added value that we are managing to provide to our

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Mike is followed by a short message from the NHS

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12:35

Speed Dating the Sponsors

Our regular, light-hearted introduction to our Sponsors…

Day 1 Technical Sessions 13:00

i can Blockchain! Yes, Blockchain right from IBM i

13:00 - Ross Cruikshank - IBM

i can Blockchain! Yes, Blockchain right from IBM i

Join Ross as he demonstrates how we can join the burgeoning Blockchain world from IBM i.
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Programming RPG With Style

13:00 - Paul Tuohy - System i Developer

Programming RPG With Style

The what's and why's of standards and guidelines for modern RPG development.
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Day 1 Keynote 14:00

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Steve Will and Alison Butterill will join us Live from North America to formally set the tone for the Event.  In their inimitable styles, Alison and Steve will open a window on just where this fantastic platform is going.

Day 1 Technical Sessions (Cont'd)

Fun Facts about IBM i Security

15:00 - Carol Woodbury - Help Systems

Fun Facts abour IBM i Security

Yes, 'fun and security' can be in the same sentence! Join Carol to explore just what she means and dispel some misconceptions!
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IBM i Services - As you've never seen them before

15:00 - Scott Forstie - IBM, Senior Technical Staff Member, Db2 for i Business Architect

IBM i Services - As you've never seen them before

Come and see how these IBM i Services will become the SQL alternatives to your favourite CL commands and APIs..
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Access Client Solutions SQL Performance Center

16:00 - Rudi van Helvoirt

Getting your feet wet with IBM i Access Client Solutions SQL Performance Center

SQL can no longer be ignored, so why not get started with looking at it from a SQL performance point of view using ACS...?
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Open Source Management on the IBM i

16:00 - Andy Youens - Formaserve

Open Source Management on the IBM i

Andy will cover how to manage the Open Source that can now be freely downloaded and run directly from your IBM i.
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Day 2:  Conference Opens  at 09:00  11/06/2020       

    Conference Kick-off at 10:00

 (All times are UK time)

 

A recording of the Alison Butterill/Steve Will Keynote from Day 1 for those that missed it yesterday (Aprox 1 hour long)

Main Conference opens at 10:00am

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A short welcome for the Day 2 Delegates – Starts 10:00am

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Mike is followed by a short message from the NHS

10:35

Speed Dating the Sponsors

Our regular, light-hearted introduction to our Sponsors…

Tales of how IBM has been working to help in these challenging times

11:00 - Dave Spurway - IBM Power Systems Manager

Tales of how IBM has been working to help in these challenging times

Dave looks around to see what is innovative that we could leverage in the future.
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Business Continuity and backup options

11:00 - Richard Field - Power Consulting

Business Continuity and backup options

A truly holistic and agnostic view for considering business continuity options.
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12:00 - 13:00 A short break for lunch.

An holistic approach to IBM i at ABP Food Group".

13:00 - John Armstrong - Group IT Director at ABP Food Group

An holistic approach to IBM i at ABP Food Group".

John outlines a successful journey covering questions on Cloud v On-Prem strategy as well as skills development...all set against a COVID-19 background.
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OLAP on IBM i DB2

13:00 - Birgitta Hauser

OLAP on IBM i DB2

OLAP (as opposed to OLTP) can bring great analytical benefits to Decision Support systems. Do it now on i.
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Manage and Monitor your i with Administration Runtime Expert

14:00 - Tim Rowe - IBM

Manage and Monitor your i with Administration Runtime Expert

Managing PTF across multiple systems can be painful. With the new enhancements in ARE, you can now simplify and automate the process of distributing and applying PTF + more
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The Hidden Gems in RDi V9.6

14:00 - Susan Gantner - System i Developer

The Hidden Gems in RDi V9.6

RDi V9.6 - with its 7 point releases (so far) - is chock full of useful features. Come and see just some of them..
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Exploring the world of NVMe and IBM i

15:00 - Douglas Gibbs and Dan Sundt - IBM

Exploring the world of NVMe and IBM i

Douglas and Dan explore the value of adding memory speed storage right onto your POWER system running IBMi
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The Latest in RPG: It just keeps growing and growing and …

15:00 - Jon Paris - System i Developer

The Latest in RPG: It just keeps growing and growing and …

RPG is at the heart of the vast majority of IBM i applications and it gets better and better with each new release.
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Quiz answers, prize giving and close