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Monday September 18

Z/OS

The Forum

LUW

Room 101

IMS

The Studio

8:00 – 9:00

Registration, Badge Pickup & Breakfast

Sponsored by DBI Software

9:00 – 9:20

Welcome & Introduction

9:20 – 10:15

Keynote
(The Forum)

Behind the birth of an accidental enterprise & beyond
Michael Kwok, Ph.D.
Director, Db2 / BigSQL / Data Virtualization / Lakehouse Development | IBM Data and AI

Coffee Break

10:30 – 10:20

ZOS-01

Database Administration Enhancements of Db2 13 for z/OS

Robert Catterall, IBM

LUW-01

Latest from the Lab

Keri Romanufa, IBM
Mike Springgay, IBM

IMS-01

New Function in IMS 2020-Current

Deepak Kohli, IBM

Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:20

ZOS-02

Db2 for z/OS 101: Buffer Pools and Group Buffer Pools

Tori Felt, IBM
Keziah Knopp, IBM

LUW-02

Db2 purescale on LinuxONE

Dale McInnis, IBM

IMS-02

Modernizing IMS Connect: Discuss ways to modernize IMS Connect to support newer technologies and architectures, such as cloud computing, RESTful APIs, and microservices

Santosh Dorge, BMC Software

Lunch – Sponsored by Broadcom

1:30 – 2:20

ZOS-03

It’s AI Jim, but not as we know it!

Roy Boxwell, SEGUS

LUW-03

Db2 Warehouse: Object Storage Tablespaces and Open Data Formats

Christian Garcia-Arellano, IBM

IMS-03

IMS Managed ACBs/Catalog Progress Report

Deepak Kohli, IBM

Coffee Break

2:30 – 3:20

ZOS-04

Analysis of DEADLOCK IFCID 172 in SMF with no special tool and low cost

Xiaodong Ma, CIBC

LUW-04

Unleashing the Potential of Columnar Tables in Db2

Satya Krishnaswamy, IBM

IMS-04

What to expect with the latest IBM IMS Enterprise Suite Explorer for Development

Haley Fung, IBM

3:30 – 4:20

ZOS-05

Who is afraid of DDF?

Toine Michielse, Broadcom

LUW-05

Recipes for Db2 Backups with Encryption, Compression, Hardware Acceleration and More Advanced Ingredients

Beck Tang, IBM

IMS-05

Best Practices for RESTfully Enabling your IMS

Suzie Wendler, IBM

4:20 – 5:30

Vendor Expo

Vendor Expo – Sponsored by IDUG & IBM

Tuesday September 19

Z/OS

The Forum

LUW

Room 101

IMS

The Studio

AppDev

Room 103

8:00 – 9:00

Breakfast

Breakfast

9:00 – 9:50

ZOS-06

Securing Db2 for z/OS Data: Encryption and Much More

Robert Catterall, IBM

LUW-UW-06

Db2 Ready for Modern Deployments and Workloads

Les King, IBM

IMS-MS-06

Managing the IMS catalog database from the DBA perspective

Tracy Dean, IBM

APP-PP-06

Db2 12 and 13 SQL and SQL PL Enhancements – The Latest Information

Chris Crone, Broadcom

Coffee Break – Sponsored by IDUG

10:00 – 10:50

ZOS-07

An Audit a day keeps the lawyers at bay!

Ulf Heinrich, SEGUS

LUW-07

Best practices for HADR performance

Hao Yan, IBM

IMS-MS-07

DevOps and IMS: The Journey Begins

Suzie Wendler, IBM
Haley Fung, IBM

APP-07

Db2 for z/OS, REST Services, and RESTful APIs

Tori Felt, IBM
Keziah Knopp, IBM

Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:50

ZOS-08

Db2 for z/OS administrative and development tooling strategy: Customer feedback, roadmap and future direction

Sowmya Kameswaran, IBM

LUW-08

A Db2 Security Primer

Cyrus Ng, IBM

IMS-08

Deleting those “pesky” older instances of DBDs & PSBs from the IMS Catalog

Deepak Kohli, IBM

APP-08

Db2 Hot Topics from Progressive Insurance

Bob Vargo, Progressive
Dustin Ratliff, Progressive

Lunch Sponsored by SEGUS
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1:00 – 1:50

ZOS-09

Partition By Range (PBR) and Relative Page Number (RPN) explained

Frank Rhodes, BMC

LUW-09

ML Optimizer

Calisto Zuzarte, IBM

IMS-09

Everything you wanted to know about the IMPORT command but were afraid to ask

Deepak Kohli, IBM

APP-09

Explain explained. What is explain telling me and how to optimize

Toine Michilese, Broadcom

Coffee Break

2:00 – 2:50

ZOS-10

Unicode Basics

Chris Crone, Broadcom

LUW-10

Demystifying Recovery – Top Questions From Customers Answered

Wei Cao, IBM

Roger Zheng, IBM

IMS-10

Hands-on Lab: IMS Buffet of Labs

Tracy, Suzie, Dennis
IBM

APP-10

Bringing Db2 for z/OS-Based Applications Into the Modern Age

Robert Catterall, IBM

Coffee Break – Sponsored by IDUG

3:00 – 3:50

ZOS-11

Db2 for z/OS and System Profile Monitoring: overview and Db2 13 enhancements

Mark Rader, IBM

LUW-11

Decoding Db2 Security Bulletins

Mitchell Waite, IBM

IMS-11

Hands-on Lab: IMS Buffet of Labs

Tracy, Suzie, Dennis
IBM

APP-11

Db2 SQL – go beyond the usual – My current TOP 40 SQL tips, tricks, and opinions

Brian Laube, Manulife