What is IBM Z Day?

  • 1-DAY VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
  • 100 INDUSTRY SPEAKERS
  • LEARNING PLATFORM FOR ALL
IBM Z Day is a free 1-day virtual conference for anyone and everyone! Our lineup of global thought leaders will highlight industry trends and innovation, and demonstrate how IBM Z is reliably running the world – always open | on | secure.

Watch the replays now to advance your tech skills, explore technical case studies, and discover how anyone can build their path to IBM Z. There’s something for everyone!

Tracks

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Keynotes

US EDT Sessions
15-Sept
7:45 AM
Welcome & Kickoff
Meredith Stowell
VP, IBM Z Ecosystem
IBM
15-Sept
8:00 AM
IBM Z Executive Keynote
Ross Mauri
GM, IBM Z & LinuxONE
IBM
Barry Baker
VP, IBM Z Software
IBM
Skyla Loomis
VP, IBM Z Application Platform
IBM
15-Sept
8:30 AM
Open Mainframe Project Overview – Open Z Track Keynote
John Mertic
Director of Program Management
The Linux Foundation
15-Sept
12:00 PM
IBM Developer Keynote
Willie Tejada
GM & Chief Developer Advocate
IBM
15-Sept
2:00 PM
IBM Community Town Hall – the power of community innovation
Marius Ciortea
IBM Chief Community Officer
IBM
Jim Erdahl
President & CEO
SHARE Association
Bill Johnston
Chief Community Officer
Structure 3C

IBM Z

US EDT Sessions
15-Sept
7:45 AM
Welcome & Kickoff
Meredith Stowell
VP, IBM Z Ecosystem
IBM
15-Sept
8:00 AM
IBM Z Executive Keynote
15-Sept
8:30 AM
Temenos & IBM Z: A stepping stone to cloud
Paul Carr
Head of Global Strategic Technology Alliances
Temenos
John Smith
IBM Z Ecosystem & strategy team
IBM
Chris Poole
Lead Developer Advocate & Master Inventor, IBM Cloud Hyper Protect
IBM
15-Sept
9:00 AM
Allstate Client Innovation – API Enablement with z/OS Connect
Patrick Lane
Mainframe Performance and Capacity and zOS Connect Engineering
Allstate
Anthony Papageorgiou
Offering Manager for API Enablement on IBM Z
IBM
15-Sept
9:30 AM
KKB Kredi Kayıt Bürosu Client Innovation – Accelerate AIOps on IBM Z to improve resiliency
Mursel Tasgin
Head of AI Research and Manager of Mainframe Systems
KKB Kredi Kayıt Bürosu
Maneesh Goyal
Offering Management Leader
IBM
15-Sept
10:00 AM
DATEV Client Innovation – Modern COBOL, business agility everywhere!
Armin Kramer
Software Engineer
DATEV
15-Sept
10:30 AM
Client Spotlight – zDevOps at USAA
Keith Wilson
Technical Architect Principal
USAA
Rosalind Radcliffe
Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect Enterprise Systems DevOps
IBM
15-Sept
11:00 AM
Demo: Securing data as it moves – How can you do that?
Roy Panting
Data Privacy Passports Customer Technical Professional
IBM
15-Sept
11:30 AM
Fully Homomorphic Encryption meets the mainframe
Flavio Bergamaschi
Senior Research Scientist
IBM
15-Sept
12:00 PM
IBM Developer Keynote
15-Sept
12:30 PM
Classical Cryptography and the Impacts of Quantum Computing
Anne Dames
Senior Technical Staff Member, Cryptographic Technology Development, IBM Z Systems
IBM
15-Sept
1:00 PM
Demo: Modern Enterprise Application development in the Hybrid Cloud with IBM Z Open Editor, IBM Wazi, and Zowe
Peter Haumer
Senior Software Engineer, DevOps Intelligence
IBM
15-Sept
1:30 PM
Demo: Containerizing IBM Service Management Unite using zCX
Tim Friessinger
IBM Z System Automation Development & Security Focal
IBM
15-Sept
2:00 PM
IBM Community Keynote
15-Sept
2:30 PM
SHARE Panel: Influencing Innovation in Mainframe Computing
Jeanne Glass
Founder & CEO
VirtualZ Computing
Jim Erdahl
President & CEO
SHARE Association
Lisa Wood
Chief Marketing Officer
VirtualZ Computing
Pam Taylor
Author
The Second Son Chronicles
Robert Rosen
VP & CTO
R&R Computing
Edward Jaffe
CTO
Phoenix Software International
Hemanth Rama
Software Engineer/IBM Champion
BMC Software
Scott Fagen
Chief Products Officer
21st Century Software
Ron Thielen
IT Risk Consultant
University of Chicago
15-Sept
3:00 PM
Demo: IBM Watson Machine Learning for z/OS overview and demo
Maggie Lin
IBM Machine Learning Development
IBM
15-Sept
3:30 PM
Training the Next Z Generation
Rick Scott
Black Knight, Inc.
Bob Turner
Application Development Manager
Western Southern

Open Z

US EDT Sessions
15-Sept
7:45 AM
Welcome & Kickoff
Meredith Stowell
VP, IBM Z Ecosystem
IBM
15-Sept
8:00 AM
IBM Z Executive Keynote
15-Sept
8:30 AM
Open Mainframe Project Overview – Open Z Track Keynote
John Mertic
Director of Program Management
The Linux Foundation
15-Sept
9:00 AM
Mainframe musings, wishes, challenges, and vision for the future from a customer perspective
Rune Christensen
Senior Software Developer
Bankdata
Joe Winchester
Senior Technical Staff Member
IBM
15-Sept
9:30 AM
What Ubuntu Server LTS 20.04 can do for IBM z15 and LinuxONE III
Frank Heimes
Technical Lead for Ubuntu Server on s390x
Canonical
15-Sept
10:00 AM
How open source drives IBM Secure Execution
Jonathan D Bradbury
STSM IBM Z System Architecture
IBM
Claudio Imbrenda
KVM Developer on IBM Z
IBM
15-Sept
10:30 AM
20 years of open source software growth for Linux on IBM Z, and more to come!
Javier Perez
Open Source Program Manager, IBM Z and LinuxONE
IBM
15-Sept
11:00 AM
Bringing the DevOps experience to Db2 for z/OS
Paul Bartak
Principal Solutions Architect/IBM Champion
Rocket Software
15-Sept
11:30 AM
What is new from SUSE for IBM Z and LinuxONE
Mike Friesenegger
Solutions Architect
SUSE
15-Sept
12:00 PM
IBM Developer Keynote
15-Sept
12:30 PM
Bringing container orchestration to the mainframe with OpenShift
Filipe Miranda
Worldwide Architect Leader on OpenShift zAcceleration Team
IBM
15-Sept
1:00 PM
Deep Dive OpenShift on IBM Z and LinuxONE
Filipe Miranda
Worldwide Architect Leader on OpenShift zAcceleration Team
IBM
15-Sept
1:30 PM
Demo: New! OpenShift on Z on LinuxONE Community Cloud
Bruce Gilkes
IBM Community Clouds Lead and Focal
IBM
Elizabeth K. Joseph
Developer Advocate
IBM
15-Sept
2:00 PM
IBM Community Keynote
15-Sept
2:30 PM
Demo: Zowe in action
Thomas McQuitty
Senior Principal Solution Engineer
Broadcom
15-Sept
3:00 PM
Demo: Customer Proof of Concept experiences with Ansible managing z/OS
Phillip Allison
Enterprise Architect/IBM Champion
Black Knight, Inc.
15-Sept
3:30 PM
Tips and tools for porting your open source application to LinuxONE
Elizabeth K. Joseph
Developer Advocate
IBM

Global Z

US EDT Sessions
15-Sept
7:45 AM
Welcome & Kickoff
Meredith Stowell
VP, IBM Z Ecosystem
IBM
15-Sept
8:00 AM
IBM Z Executive Keynote
15-Sept
8:30 AM
Garanti BBVA Client Modernization Spotlight – Garanti BBVA’da üretim ortamı öncesi, uygulamaların üretim ortamı performansı nasıl değerlendiriliyor (Turkish)
Ibrahim Parlak
Information Systems (zOS) Manager
Garanti BBVA
Gulfem Ogutgen
Client Technical Specialist zAnalytics
IBM
15-Sept
9:00 AM
KKB Kredi Kayıt Bürosu Client Innovation – AIOps desteğiyle IBM Z’de esneklik ve dayanıklılığı arttırın (Turkish)
Mursel Tasgin
Head of AI Research and Manager of Mainframe Systems
KKB Kredi Kayıt Bürosu
Caglar Okat
Client Technical Leader in FSS
IBM
15-Sept
9:30 AM
在LinuxONE社区云上体验OpenShift容器平台 (Chinese)
Qi Ye
IBM中国系统实验室LinuxONE首席架构师, Executive IT Specialist
IBM
15-Sept
10:00 AM
Startup Ecosystem in Pakistan Panel – داستان ای اسٹارٹپس (Urdu)
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
Syed Abrar Ahmed
CEO & Founder
Liber Health
Arzish Azam
CEO
Ejad Labs
Jehan Ara
Big Bird
Next I/O
M. Ali Nasim
Chief Evangelist
PX Pulse
Imran Saeed
CEO
Encore
15-Sept
10:30 AM
Sogei Client Spotlight – zCX: A client Xperience – Rinnova il tuo mainframe con i container! (Italian)
Diego D’addeo
IT System Architect / IBM Champion
Sogei S.P.A.
15-Sept
11:00 AM
DATEV Client Innovation – Wege zum Mainframe (German)
Sebastian Wind
IBM Champion
DATEV
15-Sept
11:30 AM
Demo: Moderne Enterprise-Anwendungsentwicklung in der Hybriden Cloud mit IBM Z Open Editor, IBM Wazi, und Zowe (German)
Peter Haumer
Senior Software Engineer, DevOps Intelligence
IBM
15-Sept
12:00 PM
IBM Developer Keynote
15-Sept
12:30 PM
Lo último en Código Abierto para IBM Z y LinuxONE (Spanish)
Javier Perez
Open Source Program Manager, IBM Z and LinuxONE
IBM
15-Sept
1:00 PM
Fully Homomorphic Encryption no mainframe (Portuguese)
Flavio Bergamaschi
Senior Research Scientist, Information Security and Machine Learning
IBM
15-Sept
1:30 PM
Por que, Como e Onde obter conhecimento em Mainframe? (Portuguese)
Viviane Sanches
Mainframe Service Engineering – Enablement Leader
IBM
15-Sept
2:00 PM
IBM Community Keynote
15-Sept
2:30 PM
Demo: Zowe e Ansible – Uma nova experiência para IBM Z (Portuguese)
Bill Pereira
IBM Z Developer Advocate
IBM
15-Sept
3:30 PM
Demo: Usando VSCode com Git e z/OS – (Portuguese)
Reginaldo Barosa
Executive IT Specialist – DevOps for IBM Z
IBM

Voice of Z

US EDT Sessions
15-Sept
7:45 AM
Welcome & Kickoff
Meredith Stowell
VP, IBM Z Ecosystem
IBM
15-Sept
8:00 AM
IBM Z Executive Keynote
15-Sept
8:30 AM
IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator 2020 Global Launch – Expert Startup Panel
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
Allie Burns
CEO
Village Capital
Leslie Feinzaig
Founder & CEO
Female Founders Alliance
Cate Rung
COO
Pngme
Irene Woerner
CEO
emTRUTH
Wim Kees Janssen
Co-founder
Syntho
Mittun Sharma
CEO
MyAllergy
Ioanna Stanegloudi
Co-Founder & Chief Risk Officer
Finclude
15-Sept
9:30 AM
Panel: My Intern Journey with Hyper Protect – Data Protection, Privacy and Security
Alexander Leventhal
Technology Business Development Associate
IBM
Rishi Salwi
Student
Duke University
Alex Schiff
Student
Duke University
Jacob Rubin
Student
Duke University
15-Sept
10:00 AM
Tech Beyond The Textbooks: The Voice of The Youth
Chloe Allen-Ede
Student Hub Senator & IBM Z Ambassador
University of Wolverhampton
Lella Violet Halloum
Student Hub Senator & IBM Z Ambassador
The Sixth Form at Harrogate Grammar School
Malek Omri
Student Hub Senator & IBM Z Ambassador
Gadsden State Community College
Alexander Le
IBM Z Ambassador
Folsom Lake College
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
15-Sept
10:30 AM
Up and Coming Leaders of the Mainframe
Theresa Hans
Z Advocacy Program Lead
IBM
Shahriar Mahib
Global Security Analyst
Equifax
Nicola McIrvine
Marketing Specialist
Broadcom
Byron Smith
Mainframe Security Engineer/IBM Champion
M&T Bank
Megan Yee
Product Manager
Rocket Software
15-Sept
11:30 AM
Garanti BBVA Client Modernization Spotlight – Optimizing Db2 SQL performance before our code hits production
Ibrahim Parlak
Information Systems (zOS) Manager
Garanti BBVA
Gulfem Ogutgen
Client Technical Specialist zAnalytics
IBM
15-Sept
12:00 PM
IBM Developer Keynote
15-Sept
12:30 PM
Call for Code on IBM Z and Clinton Foundation
Daniel Krook
CTO Call for Code + Code and Response
IBM
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
Alex Sheldon
Deputy Director, Clinton Global Initiative
Clinton Foundation
Anarghya Das
Student
University of Buffalo
15-Sept
1:00 PM
CodeTheCurve: Tech for Good brought to you by UNESCO, IBM Z and SAP
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
Davide Storti
UNESCO
Alexandra van der Ploeg
SAP
Ali Serag
Co-Founder
Fostrum & COVIDImpact
Joaquin Lopez Herraiz
Associate Professor
Complutense University of Madrid
Christy Xie
Student
Western University
15-Sept
1:30 PM
Making Mainframe Storytelling Mainstream – Fireside Chat
Dux Raymond Sy
CMO
AvePoint
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
15-Sept
2:00 PM
IBM Community Keynote
15-Sept
2:30 PM
Innovative Power of Community
Theresa Hans
Z Advocacy Program Lead
IBM
Darren Surch
COO/IBM Champion
Interskill
Phillipp Brune
Professor/IBM Champion
Academic Mainframe Consortium
Scott McFall
VP, Business Development & Strategy
Pro-Tech Enterprise IT Training & Consulting
Sophie Green
CICS Explorer Software Developer
IBM Z / MainframerZ Meetup
Wolfram Greis
IBM Champion
Academic Mainframe Consortium
Brian Kithcart
Vice President of SHARE
Rocket Software / SHARE
15-Sept
3:30 PM
Machine Learning on IBM Z – Student Innovation & Winning Solutions
Akshey Nama
President
SacHacks
Kavihesha Kanagalingam
Student
UC Davis

Master the Mainframe

US EDT Sessions
14-Sept
4:00 PM
Master the Mainframe Kick-off & 2019 Winner Spotlight – Join the Contest!
Misty Decker
Program Manager, IBM Z Master the Mainframe
IBM
Jeff Bisti
Z Ecosystem Architect
IBM
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
MtM 2019 Winners
University Students
14-Sept
4:30 PM
Cape Verde National Day of Code: Computer Science Meets Cultural Heritage
Pedro Lopes
Secretary of State for Innovation and TVET
Government of Cabo Verde
Dino D’Santiago
Musical Artist
Josslyn
Musical Artist
Lara Sepulveda-Machado
Program Manager
code.org
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
14-Sept
5:00 PM
Launching Your Mainframe Career
Misty Decker
Program Manager, IBM Z Master the Mainframe
IBM
Theresa Hans
Z Advocate Program Lead
IBM
Alina Kong
Security Build Analyst
Equifax
Anna Shugol
Solutions Engineer, Red Hat Synergy, Worldwide IBM Z
IBM
Gabriel Vicente
Db2 Database Administrator
Itaú Unibanco
Ryan Rawlins
z/OS Function Test
IBM
Sebastian Wind
IBM Champion
DATEV
14-Sept
6:00 PM
Master the Mainframe Meetup sponsored by CSforALL
Ruthe Farmer
Chief Evangelist
CSforALL
Darren Surch
COO/IBM Champion
Interskill Learning
Delanda Harper
IBM Z Ambassador
Albany State University
Misty Decker
Facilitator
IBM
14-Sept
8:00 PM
Master the Mainframe Meetup sponsored by Caribbean Girls Hack & RSC
Nicole Pitter-Patterson
Co-Founder/Director
Caribbean Girls Hack
Raj Ramdass
Founder & CEO
RSC
Chad Rikansrud
IBM Champion
BMC Software
Cameron VanDerHorst
IBM Z Ambassador
Lakeland Community College
Misty Decker
Facilitator
IBM
14-Sept
10:00 PM
Master the Mainframe Meetup sponsored by Circle Women
Sadaffe Abid
Founder (of Circle Women)
Circle Women & She loves Tech Pakistan
Ray Mullins
Principal Software Engineer
Rocket Software
Hartanto Widjaya
IBM Z Ambassador
Singapore Management University
Misty Decker
Facilitator
IBM
15-Sept
12:00 AM
Master the Mainframe Meetup sponsored by code.org
Leonardo Ortiz Villacorta
VP of International Partnerships
code.org
Lu Kun
Professor
Dalian University of Technology
Chuyang Zou
IBM Z Ambassador
City University of Hong Kong
Tian Tian
Facilitator
IBM
15-Sept
2:00 AM
Master the Mainframe Meetup UN EQUALS
Alex Wong
Senior Strategy Advisor and Lead
Giga Telecommunication Development Bureau, ITU
Subhasish Sarkar
IBM Champion
BMC Software
Komalpreet Kaur
IBM Z Ambassador
Chandigarh University
Joris Mertens
Facilitator
IBM
15-Sept
4:00 AM
Master the Mainframe Meetup sponsored by GOODWALL
Niels den Daas
Community Manager
GOODWALL
Herb Daly
IBM Champion
University of Wolverhampton
Fidel Gatimu
IBM Z Ambassador
University of Pecs
Phila Dlamini
Facilitator
IBM
15-Sept
6:00 AM
Master the Mainframe Meetup sponsored by YOUNGA
Kelly Lovell
Founder & CEO (of BridgingTheGap Ventures)
YOUNGA & BridgingTheGap Ventures
Mark Wilson
Senior Director Consulting Services
BMC Software
Lukas Jaks
IBM Z Ambassador
University of Wolverhampton
Misty Decker
Facilitator
IBM
15-Sept
8:00 AM
Master the Mainframe Meetup sponsored by AIESEC
Alexandra Robinson
President
AIESEC International Inc.
Henri Kuiper
IBM Champion
CEO of zdevops
Emmannuel Mbuya
IBM Z Ambassador
University of Johannesburg
Misty Decker
Facilitator
IBM
15-Sept
10:00 AM
Master the Mainframe Meetup sponsored by EllePod
Abir Chermiti
Founder & Podcast Host
ELLEPOD
Julie Bergh
IBM Champion
Rocket Software
Amardeep Singh
IBM Z Ambassador
University Of Toronto
Misty Decker
Facilitator
IBM
15-Sept
12:00 PM
Master the Mainframe Meetup sponsored by Code EQUAL
Valeria Torres-Olivares
Co-Founder
Code EQUAL
Kyara Torres-Olivares
Co-Founder
Code EQUAL
Packy Laverty
Professor
Robert Morris University
Laura Landetta
IBM Z Ambassador
Broward College
Misty Decker
Facilitator
IBM
15-Sept
2:00 PM
Help Wanted: Employers Searching for MTM Finishers
Misty Decker
Program Manager, IBM Z Master the Mainframe
IBM
Veronica Gilliard
Deputy Director of Platform Services
California Department of Technology , State of California
Melissa Downer
VP, Worldwide Z Technical Sales
IBM
Neal Cash
Sr Manager / Vitality Program Director
Broadcom
15-Sept
3:00 PM
IBM Z for Generation Z – What’s a BeeZ?
Sabine Holl
Vice President Technical Sales and CTO MEA
IBM
Bogosi Moima
IBM Z Software Engineer
IBM
Simge Helvaci
Z Program City Leader
IBM
Rawan Mahmoud
IBM Z Software Engineer
IBM
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
15-Sept
3:30 PM
Tech for Good and Closing Remarks
Camaley Jennings
Partnership Manager
ShareTheMeal, United Nations World Food Programme
Mercedes Escala
VP, Corporate Citizenship Initiatives
IBM
Misty Decker
Program Manager, IBM Z Master the Mainframe
IBM
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM

Student Journey

US EDT Sessions
14-Sept
4:00 PM
Master the Mainframe Kick-off & 2019 Winner Spotlight – Join the Contest!
Misty Decker
Program Manager, IBM Z Master the Mainframe
IBM
Jeff Bisti
Z Ecosystem Architect
IBM
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
MtM 2019 Winners
University Students
14-Sept
4:30 PM
Cape Verde National Day of Code: Computer Science Meets Cultural Heritage
Pedro Lopes
Secretary of State for Innovation and TVET
Government of Cabo Verde
Dino D’Santiago
Musical Artist
Josslyn
Musical Artist
Lara Sepulveda-Machado
Program Manager
code.org
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
14-Sept
5:00 PM
Launching Your Mainframe Career
Misty Decker
Program Manager, IBM Z Master the Mainframe
IBM
Theresa Hans
Z Advocate Program Lead
IBM
Alina Kong
Security Build Analyst
Equifax
Anna Shugol
Solutions Engineer, Red Hat Synergy, Worldwide IBM Z
IBM
Gabriel Vicente
Db2 Database Administrator
Itaú Unibanco
Ryan Rawlins
z/OS Function Test
IBM
Sebastian Wind
IBM Champion
DATEV
14-Sept
6:00 PM
24 hour Master the Mainframe Code-a-thon – 10 global meetups!

Global Meetups: 14-Sept 6:00 PM EDT to 15-Sept 2:00 PM EDT

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15-Sept
7:45 AM
Welcome & Kickoff
Meredith Stowell
VP, IBM Z Ecosystem
IBM
15-Sept
8:00 AM
IBM Z Executive Keynote
Ross Mauri
GM, IBM Z & LinuxONE
IBM
Barry Baker
VP, IBM Z Software
IBM
Skyla Loomis
VP, IBM Z Application Platform
IBM
15-Sept
8:30 AM
IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator 2020 Global Launch – Expert Startup Panel
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
Allie Burns
CEO
Village Capital
Leslie Feinzaig
Founder & CEO
Female Founders Alliance
Cate Rung
COO
Pngme
Irene Woerner
CEO
emTRUTH
Wim Kees Janssen
Co-founder
Syntho
Mittun Sharma
CEO
MyAllergy
Ioanna Stanegloudi
Co-Founder & Chief Risk Officer
Finclude
15-Sept
9:30 AM
Panel: My Intern Journey with Hyper Protect – Data Protection, Privacy and Security
Alexander Leventhal
Technology Business Development Associate
IBM
Rishi Salwi
Student
Duke University
Alex Schiff
Student
Duke University
Jacob Rubin
Student
Duke University
15-Sept
10:00 AM
Tech Beyond The Textbooks: The Voice of The Youth
Chloe Allen-Ede
Student Hub Senator & IBM Z Ambassador
University of Wolverhampton
Lella Violet Halloum
Student Hub Senator & IBM Z Ambassador
The Sixth Form at Harrogate Grammar School
Malek Omri
Student Hub Senator & IBM Z Ambassador
Gadsden State Community College
Alexander Le
IBM Z Ambassador
Folsom Lake College
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
15-Sept
10:30 AM
Up and Coming Leaders of the Mainframe
Theresa Hans
Z Advocacy Program Lead
IBM
Shahriar Mahib
Global Security Analyst
Equifax
Nicola McIrvine
Marketing Specialist
Broadcom
Byron Smith
Mainframe Security Engineer/IBM Champion
M&T Bank
Megan Yee
Product Manager
Rocket Software
15-Sept
12:00 PM
IBM Developer Keynote
Willie Tejada
GM & Chief Developer Advocate
IBM
15-Sept
12:30 PM
Call for Code on IBM Z and Clinton Foundation
Daniel Krook
CTO Call for Code + Code and Response
IBM
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
Alex Sheldon
Deputy Director, Clinton Global Initiative
Clinton Foundation
Anarghya Das
Student
University of Buffalo
15-Sept
1:00 PM
CodeTheCurve: Tech for Good brought to you by UNESCO, IBM Z and SAP
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
Davide Storti
UNESCO
Alexandra van der Ploeg
SAP
Ali Serag
Co-Founder
Fostrum & COVIDImpact
Joaquin Lopez Herraiz
Associate Professor
Complutense University of Madrid
Christy Xie
Student
Western University
15-Sept
1:30 PM
Making Mainframe Storytelling Mainstream – Fireside Chat
Dux Raymond Sy
CMO
AvePoint
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
15-Sept
2:00 PM
IBM Community Town Hall – the power of community innovation
Marius Ciortea
IBM Chief Community Officer
IBM
Jim Erdahl
President & CEO
SHARE Association
Bill Johnston
Chief Community Officer
Structure 3C
15-Sept
2:00 PM
Help Wanted: Employers Searching for MTM Finishers
Misty Decker
Program Manager, IBM Z Master the Mainframe
IBM
Veronica Gilliard
Deputy Director of Platform Services
California Department of Technology , State of California
Melissa Downer
VP, Worldwide Z Technical Sales
IBM
Neal Cash
Sr Manager / Vitality Program Director
Broadcom
15-Sept
3:00 PM
IBM Z for Generation Z – What’s a BeeZ?
Sabine Holl
Vice President Technical Sales and CTO MEA
IBM
Bogosi Moima
IBM Z Software Engineer
IBM
Simge Helvaci
Z Program City Leader
IBM
Rawan Mahmoud
IBM Z Software Engineer
IBM
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
15-Sept
3:30 PM
Machine Learning on IBM Z – Student Innovation & Winning Solutions
Akshey Nama
President
SacHacks
Kavihesha Kanagalingam
Student
UC Davis
15-Sept
3:30 PM
Tech for Good and Closing Remarks
Camaley Jennings
Partnership Manager
ShareTheMeal, United Nations World Food Programme
Mercedes Escala
VP, Corporate Citizenship Initiatives
IBM
Misty Decker
Program Manager, IBM Z Master the Mainframe
IBM
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM