Full Calendar of iSeries Events

September 11 -- Wauwatosa, Wisconsin - Application development specialist Aaron Bartell will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association. Bartell will be speaking about the open source programming language Ruby and its development environment Rails. His presentation will include an introductory perspective about the language, how to install it, where to get support, and how to write a sample program and invoke it. Scenarios of how to use the Ruby language on IBM i to do basic system administration tasks will also be included. This meeting will take place at Mo's Irish Pub located at 10842 West Bluemound Road. LEARN MORE >


September 11 -- St. Louis, Missouri - HTML5 for RPG Developers is the feature presentation at the regular monthly meeting of the Gateway/400 Group, a System i user group serving the greater St. Louis area. Brian May, an RPG expert and frequent speaker at COMMON and other IBM I technical conferences, will be the guest speaker. His session will include insights into RPG Open Access. The meeting begins with lunch at noon and the presentation following lunch. RSVP no later than Monday before the meeting date. LEARN MORE >


September 16 -- Costa Mesa, California - RPG Open Access, an IBM technology used to migrate green-screen applications to browser interfaces, and the current state of the IT job market will be the featured topics at the monthly meeting of the OCEAN User Group. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. with networking and dinner, followed by the job market presentation by Bob Langieri and the RPG OA session presented by Alex Roytman. The meeting location is National University located at 3390 Harbor Boulevard. LEARN MORE >


September 16 -- Minneapolis, Minnesota - Richard Dolewski, a subject matter expert on the topic of business resiliency, will be discussing high availability and disaster recovery at the monthly meeting of QUSER, the local user group for IBM midrange professionals in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. This will be a catered half-day event. The meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. at the American Registry of Radialogic Technologists (ARRT) located at 1256 Mendota Heights Road. LEARN MORE >


September 16 -- Nashville, Tennessee - This meeting of the Tennessee IBM Mid-Range User Group will feature a presentation on CL enhancements from V5R3 through i 7.2 by subject matter expert Bruce Vining. Topics on the agenda include data types, multi-file support, SQL support, structures, based variables and program options such as DoWhile, Select, and Subroutines. The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Vanderbilt located at 2613 West End Avenue. It begins at 5:30 p.m. LEARN MORE >


September 17 -- Woodbury, New York - The Long Island Systems Users Group monthly meeting will feature two presentations. At 5 p.m. Dawn May, senior technical staff member for IBM in Rochester, will discuss analyzing IBM i performance data, including Collection Services, Job Watcher, Disk Watcher, and Performance Explorer data. At 8 p.m., May will provide her insights into managing temporary storage on IBM i. In between the two presentations is time for dinner and networking. LISUG meetings are held at the Fox Hollow Inn located at 7725 Jericho Turnpike. LEARN MORE >


September 25 -- Burlington, Vermont - The 10th annual Vermont Midrange User Group Technical Conference featuring three tracks of four sessions each will take place at the DoubleTree Hotel. Tracks include RPG programming, taught by Charles Guarino; PHP, led by John Valance and Isiah Keepin; and DB2/SQL, presented by Mike Cain. The conference is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. LEARN MORE >


September 30 - October 2 -- Minneapolis, Minnesota - The RPG & DB2 Summit is a three-day conference featuring more than 50 sessions focused on modern IBM i development skills. The session agenda includes topics such as mobile applications, business analytics on IBM i, RPG IV and ILE, free-form RPG, SQL, database and application modernization, Web security, and RPG Open Access. A partial list of sessions is available online along with a preliminary list of headstart seminars and workshops. Jon Paris, Susan Gantner, and Paul Tuohy are the core educators at this conference, and they are assisted by a team of highly qualified subject matter experts. An early registration discount is available. LEARN MORE >


October 1 -- Webinar - This online presentation will include a discussion of business challenges that led to the implementation of mobile applications, the creation of a modernization roadmap and deployment plan, the selection of a modernization partner, and the impact mobile applications have had on this IBM i shop. Profound Logic is the host and this session begins at 10:30 a.m. Pacific time. LEARN MORE >


October 6-10 -- Las Vegas, Nevada - IBM Enterprise2014 is a combination technical and executive conference featuring IBM Power Systems, System z, and enterprise storage platforms. More than 600 technical sessions covering IBM systems and software topics are planned, as well as, trends and directions discussions, hands-on labs, certification testing, and a vendor exposition. For the executive attendee there are sessions on strategies for enterprise systems infrastructure, improving financial performance, and enhancing organizational effectiveness. LEARN MORE >


October 20 & 21 -- San Antonio, Texas - ASNApalooza, the developer conference for RPG and ASNA Visual RPG programmers, offers a variety of sessions and hands-on labs that are designed as how-to guides for extending and enhancing RPG with tips and techniques for developing Windows, Web, and mobile applications. ASNA, an IBM I application tool vendor in the IBM i community for more than 25 years, specializes in modernizing IBM i applications using Microsoft .NET. The conference takes place at the Hyatt Regency Riverwalk. LEARN MORE >


October 22 & 23 -- Markham, Ontario - A two-day seminar on RPG, SQL, Web development and database modernization will be presented by software and database engineer Birgitta Hauser, who also is a training specialist, frequent speaker at COMMON conferences, and Redbook author. Details of her sessions and topics are available at the Toronto User Group website. This event will be held at the IBM offices in Markham. LEARN MORE >


October 27-29 -- Indianapolis, Indiana - The COMMON 2014 Fall Conference and Expo features two and a half days of IBM i-, AIX-, and Linux-related education. The preliminary session agenda (more than 100 sessions plus pre-conference workshops) is available online and dozens of vendors will be on-site in the Power Systems Exposition. As always, there will be plenty of networking events taking place throughout the event. Discounted registration is available through August 28. LEARN MORE >


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