TUG Buzz! for December 24, 2012

Happy Holidays from your Toronto Users Group!

Bruce ViningWe would like to wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season and a fabulous 2013!

Sincerely, TUG

Next TUG Meeting of Members is January 23, 2013

Bruce ViningSpeaker: Bruce Vining has his own company in Rochester, MN – providing IBM i contract programming, consulting, and application development. He was previously with IBM for 27 years, from 1992 to 2007 on the OS/400 and i5/OS System Design team responsible for review of all software changes.

(Update on new CL and API capabilities spanning V5R4 through 7.1 )
   • 5:00 Session – CL - The Story Continues.
   • 7:00 Session – What's New in System APIs.

Monte Carlo Inn & Suites (Savoy Room), 7255 Warden Avenue, Markham, ON (Downtown Markham — corner of Warden & Dennison)

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Register for the next TUG MoM at: www.tug.ca/reg_meet_form.php

TUG Survey Results

The TUG planning questionnaire is now closed. As a thank you for participating, all respondents are entered into a draw to win one of two $100 Best Buy gift certificates. The draws will take place at the January MoM. All entrants will also receive a summary of the survey report. If you did not participate, but would like a copy of the results, send a request to admin@tug.ca.

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. The survey responses will help inform TUG's five year plan to create meaningful events and grow our membership.

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.)

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Register for TEC2013 at: www.tug.ca/reg_meet_form.php

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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