What is IBM Z Day?

  • 1-DAY VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
  • 25 INDUSTRY SPEAKERS
  • LEARNING PLATFORM FOR ALL
IBM Z Day is a 1-day virtual conference for anyone and everyone! Our lineup of 25 global thought leaders will highlight industry trends and demonstrate how IBM Z is reliably running the world – always open | on | secure.

IBM Z Day Agenda

US PST US EST IBM Z Open Z Global Z
4:00 AM 7:00 AM Keynote: IBM Z Community Day Welcome and Kick-off
Ross Mauri
GM, IBM Z & LinuxONE
IBM
Meredith Stowell
VP, IBM Z Ecosystem
IBM
4:30 AM 7:30 AM Bare Metal – Inside the Z15
Anna Shugol
Client Technical Specialist
IBM
Open Mainframe
John Mertic
Director of Program Management
The Linux Foundation
World Economic Forum Priorities and the Role of Technology
Kirstine Stewart
Head of Shaping the Future of Media Entertainment and Information
World Economic Forum
5:00 AM 8:00 AM IBM Z — Built for the Cloud
Chris Poole
Dev Advocate & Master Inventor
IBM
Walmart and Modern Z
Rich Jackson
Walmart
Randy Frerking
Walmart
5:30 AM 8:30 AM Ubuntu
Frank Heimes
Canonical
6:00 AM 9:00 AM Keynote: IBM Developer
Willie Tejada
GM & Chief Developer Advocate
IBM
6:30 AM 9:30 AM Call for Code
Sarah Storelli
Program Director, Code and Response Ecosystem
IBM
Call for Code
Sarah Storelli
Program Director, Code and Response Ecosystem
IBM
Call for Code
Sarah Storelli
Program Director, Code and Response Ecosystem
IBM
7:00 AM 10:00 AM Client Skills
Meredith Stowell
VP, IBM Z Ecosystem
IBM
RHEL
Murthy Garimella
Red Hat
Technology for Sustainable Development
Ursula Wynhoven
ITU Representative to United Nations
ITU
7:30 AM 10:30 AM zSystems Apprenticeship Program
Kelly Mackey
Regional Director of Strategic Partnerships
State of California
Open Shift
Elton de Souza
IBM
People Centered Design – Where Technology is Going
Mei Lin Fung
Co-Founder
PCI & Impact Network
8:00 AM 11:00 AM Keynote: IBM Community
Marius Ciortea
Chief Community Officer
IBM
8:30 AM 11:30 AM Encryption Everywhere — Data Privacy Passports
Jessica Doherty
IBM Z Security Offering Manager
IBM
Open Source on LinuxONE
Leon Kiriliuk
Sr. Manager, Linux on Z
IBM
IBM & Startup Magic
Melissa Sassi
Startup Program Manager
IBM + 15 Startups
9:00 AM 12:00 PM
9:30 AM 12:30 PM Cloud Native Development / DevOps
Kyle Charlet
Distinguished Engineer
IBM
Cloud Native Development / DevOps
Kyle Charlet
Distinguished Engineer
IBM
Diversity and Inclusion — Be an Ally
Eileen Scully
Founder and CEO
Rising Tides
10:00 AM 1:00 PM NewTech: Youth at the Center
Kelly Lovell
CEO
Lovell Corporation
10:30 AM 1:30 PM Instant Recovery
Tyler King
Design Lead, IBM Z Resiliency
IBM
ZOWE
Thomas McQuitty
Sr. Principal Solution Engineer
Broadcom
Master the Mainframe — New Faces of Z
Byron Smith
Mainframe Security Engineer
M&T Bank
Anna McKee
Systems Administrator
IBM
11:00 AM 2:00 PM Story Telling for Tech Professionals
Jason Kolinsky
CMO
Save the Cat
11:30 AM 2:30 PM zOS Container Extension (ZCX)
Joe Bostian
z Systems Data Science Architect
IBM
SUSE
Mike Friesenegger
Solution Architect
SUSE Alliances
Community Overview & Walk-Through
Jeanne Brooks
WW IBM Z Community Leader
IBM
Andrii Vasylchenko
IBM Z Community Technical Content Developer
IBM