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TUG Buzz! for April 10, 2017


The TEC 2017 early bird has flown...

Early BirdBut you can still take advantage of our "Toronto Blue Jays Countdown to Home Opener" special pricing only before April 11th. Register now to save $50 per person!

Register for TEC 2017 at:


Conference Prices:

    Full Conference Rate:
        • TUG Members $695 (plus HST)
        • Non-members $795 (plus HST)
    Toronto Blue Jays Countdown to Opening Day Discount:
        TUG members save $50 on a full conference registration
        only until April 11, 2017. ($645 plus HST)

TEC 2017 PDF brochure

TEC is the Toronto Users Group’s annual Technical Education Conference. We have a very intense lineup of main themes including, but not limited to:

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

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TEC 2017 Hotel Reservations

Planning to spend a night or two?

TUG has reserved a block of rooms with a special group rate at the Monte Carlo Inn from May 1st to May 3rd. If you are interested in a room, please contact Stephanie Nicole Yiourourkis at (905) 752-2700 by April 24th.

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TUG Board Election Update

Nominations have closed for the 2017 TUG General Election.There are four candidates for three open positions. Three candidates will be elected for three-year terms, taking office on June 12th 2017 ("... at the next TUG Board meeting immediately following their election").

The following candidates were announced at the March 29th MoM:

Sherali Bhamani
Marly Campbell
(The John Forsyth Shirt Company Ltd)
John Deluca
(Atlas Van Lines Canada Ltd)
Jamil Satti
(Shaw Satellite Services Inc)

The election will take place by electronic ballot during April and May. The poll will open soon and will close on Friday May 12th 2017 at 11:59 pm. Results will be announced at the May 24th 2017 Meeting of Members (AGM).

All TUG members in good standing are eligible to vote. You may vote for one, two, or three candidates, but not four. Ballots with four votes will be disqualified. If you vote more than once, only the first ballot submitted will count.

Stay tuned for more details on the election process and the candidates (including bios).

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TEC 2017 Sponsorships

Register (as a TEC EXPO sponsor) online at: Read More

Download the Sponsor Invitation (PDF) at: Read More

Download the TEC 2017 conference brochure (PDF) at: Read More

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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 32nd year of operation.

TUG is the proud recipient of a 2016/ 2017 Maxava iFoundation grant.



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