Sunday/Monday SHAREnews Daily, SHARE in San Antonio 2016

SHAREnews Daily Issue 1

First-time SHARE attendee? Watch out for this symbol - First-time Attendee Badge - throughout this issue for activities and resources we think may be of interest to you. 

Breakfast and Lunch & Learn Schedule

Gain valuable insight about SHARE's Premier Partners' services, solutions and new products by attending a Breakfast or Lunch & Learn session. All sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Monday, February 29 • 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

IBM Corporation • Room 221B (Visit booth #316 for details.)
Leveraging the Internet of Things for Greater Business Value

Global Technology Solutions Group • Room 225D (Visit booth #214 for details.)
Optimizing Mainframe Cost and Performance: Integrated Performance, Capacity and Workload Management Enabled by Breakthroughs in Tooling

EMC Corporation • 301B (Visit booth #204 for details.)
EMC's zDP: Breakthrough Data Protection for the Enterprise

IntelliMagic •  301C (Visit booth #405 for details.)
New Value from RMF/SMF – How to Better Protect Availability by Interpreting Data with Automatically Applied Built-in Knowledge

CA Technologies • 302B (Visit booth #104 for details.)
Continuous Delivery and Agile Operations for Today's Mainframe

Hitachi Data Systems • 304A (Visit booth #423 for details.)
Object Level FlashCopy Implementation at UBS with FMDs – Improving DB2 Recovery Capabilities for Service Oriented Architecture

Need to Get Online? Wi-Fi Available All Week Long

Wireless Internet will be available throughout the shared areas in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center starting Sunday afternoon throughout the event. The SSID is "SHARE Inc," and the password is "Winter2016." (Note: This password is case sensitive.)

Participate in Birds of a Feather (BoF) Sessions First-time Attendee Badge

A BoF session is an informal, interactive forum hosted and moderated by SHARE attendees that give you a chance to convey knowledge and experience on a given topic among equally curious peers.

Use the online BoF request form to submit your ideas. All BoF requests will be approved by SHARE Event Operations. If you have any questions or need assistance, please visit SHARE Event Support.

Download the SHARE Mobile App


Enhance your SHARE in San Antonio experience and download the official event mobile app for timely updates, session details, scheduling and much more! The app is accessable on smartphone and tablet devices, as well as via web browser. 

Click here to learn more and download the app.

Sunday/Monday Networking Opportunities

Welcome to San Antonio: Prohibition Soirée
Sunday, February 28
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.*
Stars at Night Ballroom
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Travel back to a simpler time – the bygone Roaring Twenties and help us kick off this winter's SHARE week with a bang!                                                    

La Noche de Los Muertos (Opening Night Party)
Monday, February 29
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.*
Exhibit Hall 1

Enjoy a fiesta among fellow enterprise IT professionals at this exciting event where you will have the chance to explore the expo hall in an unmatched environment of fun. 

Meet the Experts First-time Attendee Badge
Monday, February 29
5:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
SHARE Booth (#302), Exhibit Hall 1

Stop by to learn about the Open Mainframe Project, how you can get involved and what to expect this summer in Atlanta.

Twitter Wall Introduction
Monday, February 29
5:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
SHARE Booth (#302), Exhibit Hall 1

Learn the story behind the event Twitter Wall, and get details on how to enter the SHARE in San Antonio social media contest. 

zNextGen® Social Media Hangout First-time Attendee Badge

Monday, February 29
6:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
SHARE Booth (#302), Exhibit Hall 1

Hear what zNextGen is up to on social media, and get tips on both personal and professional branding through social media.

*Bar closes 15 minutes prior to reception end time. 

Event Orientation First-time Attendee Badge

Are you new to SHARE or new to the mainframe? Are you returning to SHARE after a few years? If yes, then make sure to attend one of our event orientation sessions. You will learn what to expect at SHARE, tips and tricks for navigating your week, and have the chance to get your questions answered by an experienced attendee.

Sunday, February 28  ● 6:00 p.m. –  7:00 p.m.

Monday, February 29 ● 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Hey zNextGen'ers! 

Don’t miss your chance to hang out with other young professionals in the SHARE Technology Exchange (STE) Expo by visiting the zNextGen Lounge, located in the SHARE Booth (#302). While you’re there, stop by and meet Jerry Seefeldt, Director of Vendor Relations on the SHARE Board of Directors, from 5:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. He will be offering tips on how to effectively leverage the STE!

Thank you to our 2016 partners and sponsors:

SHARE 2016 Partners and Sponsors

Get Social with SHARE 
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Follow us on social media by selecting any of your favorite social networks below. Do not forget to tag all posts with #SHAREorg to join the event conversation! (Do not forget to watch for your tweets and Instagram posts on the Twitter Wall in booth #302!) 

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Featured Presenter Spotlight

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Reclaiming Your WhiteSpace®
Juliet Funt, Founder and CEO, Whitespace at Work
Monday, February 29 • 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Stars at Night Ballroom

Electronic Evaluations 
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Attendees should submit all session feedback online or through the SHARE Mobile App. Session evaluations can also be accessed using a unique Quick Response (QR) code included on all session signs. QR codes can be scanned with your smartphone or tablet using a QR code reader.

Attendees who complete a total of 20 evaluations or more will be eligible for a raffle drawing to win an American Express Gift Card.

SHARE Technology Exchange (STE) Expo: Hours, Contests & Giveaways First-time Attendee Badge

Join exhibitors at the STE Expo, located in Exhibit Hall 1. In addition to finding tons to look at, you will have the opportunity to win cool prizes, thanks to the interactive Passport to Prizes competition, and SHARE Booth (#302) giveaway challenge and Mainframe Movie Trivia contest. 

Hours & Events: Monday
4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. • SHARE Technology Exchange Expo Open
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. • Welcome Reception 

Use your Passport to Prizes card to collect answers to questions as well as stamps from each of the SHARE Technology Exchange Expo exhibitors stated below. You must be present to win! The drawing will take place on March 2 at 1:10 p.m. at the SHARE booth (#302).

Once you have collected all answers to questions and recieved stamps from all of the participating exhibitors, drop your card into the ticket tumbler at the SHARE booth (#302).

Participating Vendor List:

ASG Software Solutions


Fit Bit-Charge HR Wristband

BMC Software



CA Technologies


Go Pro Hero 3



Acer ICONIA Tablet

EMC Corporation


iPad Mini

Enterprise Systems Media


Apple TV

GT Software


$500 gift voucher to the Porsche Experience Center



Amazon Echo

Hitachi Data Systems


Hitachi Drill

IBM Corporation


Amazon Echo

IN-COM Data Systems


Pebble Smartwatch

Innovation Data Processing


Apple Watch

Luminex Software, Inc.


$200 American Express Gift Card

Micro Focus


Jumping Sumo Bluetooh Robot Insect Mini Drone

MVS Solutions Inc



NewEra Software


iPad Mini

Optica Technologies


$250 American Express Gift Card



$300 iTunes Gift Card

Rocket Software


Jawbone mini Bluetooth Jambox

Secure Agent Software


64GB Apple TV with Siri Remote with Touch Surface

SERENA Software Inc.



Software Diversified Services


$100 Amazon Gift Card



Bose Wireless Speaker



$200 Amazon Gift Card

Trident Services


$100 Visa Gift Card & Hawaiian Shirt



It is not too late to add SHARE Live! to your registration. With this add-on, grant yourself access to all recorded sessions from SHARE in San Antonio for up to six months after the event. 

Attendee Resources 
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Looking for more information? Make sure to visit the SHARE in San Antonio Attendee Resources page for everything you will need this week.

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