TUG Buzz! for December 11, 2012

Survey Reminder

If you haven't already filled in our questionnaire, please do so now.

TUG strives to provide its members quality education and support through a series of regular & special events, and communications. Our events are an opportunity not only to learn, but also a forum to meet and share our challenges and interests with others in our community. In order to serve and grow our community in this ever-changing landscape, we need your input (your thoughts, requirements, and interests). We are asking members as well as non-members interested in the IBMi platform to complete the following set of questions. It takes less than three minutes to complete. As a thank you for participating, all respondents are entered into a draw to win one of two $100 Best Buy gift certificates. All entrants will also receive a summary of the survey report.

Your responses will help inform TUG's five year plan to create meaningful events and grow our membership. Responses are due December 15th. Please be assured that the information gathered will remain confidential and for research purposes only. We hope you will take the time to answer these questions, and want to thank you in advance for sharing your valuable opinions. Contact admin@tug.ca if you have any questions or comments.


Next TUG Meeting of Members January 23, 2013

There are no details available at press-time, but you can register in advance for the next TUG MoM at: www.tug.ca/reg_meet_form.php


Mark your calendar now for TUG TEC 2013

April 25 & 26, 2013 (Thursday & Friday)

TUG's premier 2-day spring conference — "STOP THE INSANITY!"

TEC is the Toronto Users Group’s annual Technical Education Conference. This year, once again, we will be conducting the event at the York University Keele Street Campus in conjunction with Seneca College, with a new and exciting agenda! We have plenty of hands-on labs and a very intense lineup of main themes including, but not limited to:

  • Web and Mobile Development on IBM i
  • IBM i Application Development
  • Modernizing your IBM i Applications
  • Accessing and Optimizing IBM i data
  • IBM i System Management

This year we have pulled out all of the stops and have invited some of the industry’s top speakers, including: Barbara Morris, Bob Cozzi, Charles Guarino, Claus Weiss, Dawn May, Frank Soltis, Inge Weiss, Jim Cooper, Jon Paris, Kent Milligan, Larry Bolhuis, Scott Klement, and Susan Gantner! *

* Speaker names subject to change. (Not all have confirmed their availability.)

Note: We are working on the attendee registration form and will have it online soon. Check the TUG website for further developments.

TECRegister (as a TEC EXPO sponsor) online at:
www.tug.ca/tec/sponsorRegForm.php Read More

Download the Sponsor Invitation and Registration Form (PDF) at: www.tug.ca/tec/tec2013_Sponsor-Invitation.pdf Read More

Download the TEC 2013 conference brochure(PDF) at: www.tug.ca/tec/tec2013_brochure.pdf Read More

The Toronto Users Group for Power Systems (TUG) is a user group/forum for the exchange of ideas, and specializes in providing affordable education relating to the IBM iSeries, AS/400, System i, and Power Systems platforms. TUG is in its 28th year of operation.

TUG is the proud recpient of a 2012 Maxava iFoundation grant.


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