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TPF Users Group 2023 Conference Agenda

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Conference Theme "Hybrid Cloud and Mainframe Integration"

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Monday - April 24th, 2023

7:30am - 6:00pm Registration Open

9:00am - 11:00am General Session - Opening

11:00am - 11:15am Break

11:15am - 12:10pm Subcommittee Meeting - Database / TPFDF

Addresses all issues related to TPF Database/TPFDF, Business Events, Recoup, Pools, and the file systems in TPF. This includes Dasd file systems.

12:10pm - 1:00pm Lunch provided by TPFUG

1:00pm - 2:00pm Subcommittee Meeting - Application Development

Addresses issues related to development of applications for the zTPF environment, including the application program interface presented by zTPF, programming language compilers, development and test tools, and development methodologies.

2:00pm - 2:50pm Subcommittee Meeting - Web Services Subcommittee

Addresses distributed technologies. including MongoDB, REST, DFDL, MQSeries, SOAP, and XML. Includes Web and Mail Servers on TPF.

2:50pm - 3:05pm Break

3:05pm - 3:35pm TPF Center of Excellence at Mphasis - Prince Daniel & Rajkumar Chinnannan (Mphasis)

3:35pm - 5:00pm Subcommittee Meeting - Development Tools

Addresses TPF Toolkit and other source development tools. This includes test tools, zTPFGI, VPARs, VTAPE and other third party products.

5:00pm – 6:00pm Monday's Hot Topics

6:00pm - 9:30pm Vendor Hospitality and Exhibition programs

Tuesday - April 25th, 2023

7:30am - 6:00pm Registration Open

9:00am - 10:25am Subcommittee Meeting - Systems Control Program

Addresses CPU, DASD and tape components as well as the general issues of TPF shipments, packaging, support standards, documentation and procedures.

10:25am - 10:40am Break

10:40am - 11:40pm Subcommittee Meeting - Communications

Addresses TCP/IP, MQSeries and inter-processor communications, including MPIF, OSA, etc.

11:40pm - 12:00pm z/TPF Learning Platform - Colette Manoni (IBM)

12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch provided by TPFUG

1:00pm - 4:50pm Subcommittee Meeting - Operations and Coverage

Addresses the issues with operating and managing the TPF systems, including Console support (TOS), Virtual Tape, Dasd subsystems, performance, load and incident management in the TPF environment.

2:50pm - 3:05pm Break

4:50pm - 5:00pm Presentation: Database Growth at Visa - Jean Armatis (Visa)

5:00pm - 6:00pm Tuesday's Hot Topics

6:30pm - 9:30pm TPF Users Group Reception and Special Program

Wednesday - April 26th, 2023

7:00am - 9:00am Registration Open

9:00am - 10:30am Ongoing TPF Education

10:15am - 10:30am Break

10:30am - 11:30am General Session