President’s Note

Dear TUG Community Member:

Well, after a long hot summer it's time to kick off our Fall Season. This year TUG is starting with a bang!

Full Day "Mini-Summit" Seminar

Mark your calendar on Wednesday September 26 for a very special day at the Savoy Conference Centre attached to the Monte Carlo Inn, 7255 Warden Avenue in Markham (corner of Warden & Dennison, 2 blocks north of Steeles). During the day, Jon Paris and Susan Gantner will present 2 full tracks (4 sessions each track). The TUG member price of $199 (+ tax) includes breakfast and lunch plus morning and afternoon breaks.

Proposed Seminar Topics:
(Titles and sequence subject to change.)
    Jon Paris: RPG Open Access / V7 RPG / Processing XML from RPG / Instant Web Services via XMLService
    Susan Gantner: RPG Subprocedures - The Basics / RPG Subprocedures - Beyond the Basics / My Favorite RSE Features / Tools and Tips to Make Your SQL Sing

TUG "MoM":
Then in the evening, Alison Butterill will speak at the TUG Meeting of Members at the same location. (Free admission to TUG members). As usual the meeting will include a complimentary buffet dinner (sponsored by IBM Canada Ltd.)


Sept. 26 – Preliminary Agenda:
     • Registration/Continental Bkfst: 8:00-9:00
     • Session 1: 9:00 - 10:15
     • Session 2: 10:30 - 11:45
     • Lunch/roundtable/interview: 11:45 - 13:00
     • Session 3: 13:00 - 14:15
     • Session 4: 14:30 - 15:45
     • TUG MOM (IBM) – 16:00 +

TUG Night School

We are also resuming the TUG Night School program, with the first class ("First Step to modern web: HTML5, CSS3") starting Monday September 10. We have 10 different courses lined up for this semester, including: Linux, PHP, HTML5, CSS3, Java Script, Ruby on Rails, SQL on I, and Web Services on i. Download the PDF brochure for complete information on TUG's Night School 2012 Program.

We will have our registration site up and running soon, but in the meantime — if you want to register for the September 26 Full Day Seminar, or any of the Night School offereings, send an email to

Best Regards,

Léo Lefebvre
Toronto Users Group for Power Systems
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