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Meeting Date
Wednesday, November 16, 2016




at the The Westbury Manor, room
in Westbury, Long Island


The Presession starts at 5pm
The Networking and Cocktail hour starts at 6pm

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5:00pm: IBM i Around the World

Steve Will
IBM

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About Steve Will

Steve Will is the Chief Architect for the IBM i operating system, the descendent of the AS/400 operating system which runs on IBMs Power Systems. Steve joined IBM in 1985 and while there, has worked as a software programmer, designer and architect at all levels of the operating system. In his role as Chief Architect, he is responsible for the strategy and planning for IBM i, he is a frequent speaker at customer events, he collects requirements from customer advisory groups, and he works with professionals both inside and outside IBM on future technology.



7:00pm: Q&A

Charles Guarino
Central Park Data Systems

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About Charles Guarino

With an IT career spanning over 30 years, Charles Guarino has been a consultant for most of them. Since 1995 he has been founder and President of Central Park Data Systems, Inc., a New York area based IBM midrange consulting and corporate training company. In addition to being a professional speaker, he is a frequent contributor of technical and strategic articles and webcasts for the IT community. He is a proud member of COMMON?s Speaker Excellence Hall of Fame and also Long Island Software and Technology Network?s Twenty Top Techies of 2009. Charles currently serves as a member of COMMON?s Strategic Education Team (SET) and is also Immediate Past President and monthly Q&A host of LISUG, a Long Island IBM i User?s Group www.lisug.org.



8:00pm: IBM i Trends and Directions

Steve Will
IBM

Presentation Description

Information about trends on the market and the future of IBM i. Steve will hold a bonus 30 minute Q&A session following the main session.

About Steve Will

Steve Will is the Chief Architect for the IBM i operating system, the descendent of the AS/400 operating system which runs on IBMs Power Systems. Steve joined IBM in 1985 and while there, has worked as a software programmer, designer and architect at all levels of the operating system. In his role as Chief Architect, he is responsible for the strategy and planning for IBM i, he is a frequent speaker at customer events, he collects requirements from customer advisory groups, and he works with professionals both inside and outside IBM on future technology.



9:00pm: Bonus 30 minute Q&A session

Steve Will
IBM

Presentation Description

Bonus 30 minute Q&A session

About Steve Will

Steve Will is the Chief Architect for the IBM i operating system, the descendent of the AS/400 operating system which runs on IBMs Power Systems. Steve joined IBM in 1985 and while there, has worked as a software programmer, designer and architect at all levels of the operating system. In his role as Chief Architect, he is responsible for the strategy and planning for IBM i, he is a frequent speaker at customer events, he collects requirements from customer advisory groups, and he works with professionals both inside and outside IBM on future technology.