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TUG Buzz! for April 19, 2013

FREE Parking at TEC 2013!

TUG has rented Outdoor Parking Lot #9 at Senece College for the two days of the conference. There is also optional covered parking, but this will cost you $15 per day. So if you want to save $15, park in the outdoor lot on the South side of The Pond Road, right across the street from the SEQ Building. The gate will remain open all day, so you may come and go as you please. Visit the "maps" page on the TEC 2013 website for location details: http://www.tug.ca/tec/Maps/index.html.

Free Parking

The conference address is:
Seneca College @ York University Campus
SEQ Building, 70 the Pond Road, North York

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TEC 2013TUG's premier 2-day spring conference —
April 25 & 26, 2013 (Thursday & Friday) "STOP THE INSANITY!"

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What are others saying about TEC 2013?

"Toronto Tech Conference An Educational Achievement"
IT JunglePublished in IT Jungle: March 25, 2013
by Dan Burger

Successful IBM i tech conferences depend on a couple of key performance indicators. First of all, there has to be attention to the right topics and speakers and secondly there must be a core group of volunteers who are dedicated to getting the conference done right. The Toronto User Group (TUG) consistently scores high with its annual Technical Education Conference (TEC), which this year is scheduled for [April 25 and 26] in Toronto.

There are good reasons for this... Read More Read More

TEC 2013 Keynote Session
IBM i Trends and Directions

Steve WillKeynote Speaker Steve Will is the Chief Architect for the IBM i Operating System. In over five years in this position he has become an award-winning speaker, author of the Top i Blog according to IT Jungle ("You and i "), and is one of the most sought-after voices at customer briefings and events. Steve has worked on IBM i and its predecessors since before the creation of the AS/400, and is currently responsible for setting the strategy of the IBM i operating system, as well as deciding which enhancements will be implemented. In his role, he talks to many clients and partners, explaining the direction of the platform, while listening to the requirements of IBM i users around the world.

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