Sunday/Monday SHAREnews Daily, SHARE in Seattle 2015

SHAREnews Daily Issue 1

Thank you to our 2015 Strategic Partner and Sponsors: Strategic Partner Platinum Premier Sponsors Gold Premier Sponsors Silver Premier Sponsors Conference Sponsors
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Oracle Luminex
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Breakfast and Lunch & Learn Schedule

Gain valuable insight about SHARE's Premier Sponsors' 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, March 2 • 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

IBM Corporation • Metro A (Visit booth #307 for details.)
Is the Z Really Too Expensive - Why Waste Resources

EMC Corporation• Aspen (Visit booth #300 for details.)
VMAX and DLm Update

Oracle Corporation • Cedar (Visit booth #500 for details.)
Modernize Your Data Protection Architecture with Multiple Tiers of Storage

CA Technologies • Willow A (Visit booth #301 for details.)
Help Drive Down Costs of z Systems™ Storage – Microsoft and CA Technologies will show you how! 

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

Wireless Internet will be available throughout the shared areas in  the Sheraton Seattle starting Sunday afternoon throughout the event. The SSID is "Sheraton-Seattle-Meeting-Room Network". Please use the password "SHARE".

Participate in Birds of a Feather (BOF) Sessions

A BOF session is an informal, interactive forum hosted and moderated by SHARE attendees to convey their knowledge and experience on a given topic with other interested attendees.

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

Download the SHARE Mobile App!

Enhance your SHARE in Seattle experience and download the official event mobile app for timely updates, session details, scheduling and much more! The app is accessible on iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry devices. 

Click here to learn more and download.


Sunday/Monday Networking Opportunites

SHARE Open House: "Pike Place Market"
Sunday, March 1 • 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Metropolitan A
Sponsored by EMC Corporation

The SHARE Open House is your start to the week and a great opportunity to connect with new attendees as well as those you have met before. It would not be a visit to Seattle without a trip to the Pike Place Market. Join us Sunday night as we kick off SHARE in Seattle with fish throwers and local cuisine.

SHARE Welcome Reception: "Seattle's International District"
Monday, March 2 • 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Grand Ballroom
Sponsored by IBM Corporation
Hosted Beer Bar sponsored by CA Technologies
Hosted Cocktail Bar sponsored by 

Mix and mingle with hundreds of other enterprise IT professionals and network with a variety of attendees while enjoying the "International District" at the SHARE Welcome Reception Monday night. Join us as we celebrate one of Seattle's iconic cultural hubs, the International District. 

SHARE Orientation

New to SHARE or returning after a hiatus? If yes, we want you to get the most out of the SHARE in Seattle experience! Make sure to attend one of our SHARE orientation sessions. 

Sunday, March 1 ● 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Monday, March 2 ● 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Celebrating 60 years of SHARE

SHARE 60thAnniversary Seal

Make sure to join us during the SHARE Open House to celebrate SHARE's 60th Anniversary.


Get Social with SHARE

Follow us on social media by selecting any of your favorite social networks below. Don't forget to tag all posts with #SHAREorg to join the event conversation! 

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Keynote Spotlight

SHARE in Seattle Keynote Speaker: Ross A. MauriThe New Generation Mainframe is Here
Ross A. Mauri, General Manager, z Systems, IBM Corporation
Monday, March 2  8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Metropolitan Ballroom, Sheraton Seattle Hotel


SHARE in Seattle Keynote Speaker: Philip YoungThe Security Gap
Philip Young, Information Securty Specialist
Tuesday, March 3  8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Metropolitan Ballroom, Sheraton Seattle Hotel



Electronic Evaluations

Attendees should submit all session feedback through the SHARE Mobile App or online. 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 smart phone 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 Expo and Passport to Prizes

Visit the SHARE Technology Exchange Expo located in the Grand Ballroom during open hours (indicated below). In addition to finding tons to look at from various exhibitors, you'll have the opportunity to win cool prizes thanks to the interactive Passport to Prizes.

Monday, March 2
4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. • Exhibit Hall Open
5:15 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 to complete Passport to Prizes! You must be present to win! The drawing begins on Wednesday at 1:10 p.m. at the SHARE booth (#103).

Once you’ve collected all answers to questions and stamps from participating exhibitors, drop your card into the ticket tumbler at the SHARE Inc. booth (#103).

Participating Vendor List:

ASG Software Solutions


Fitbit–Charge HR Wristband

Black Hill Software


$100 Visa gift card

BMC Software



CA Technologies


Fitbit Flex Activity & Sleep Tracker

CorreLog, Inc.


Google Nexux 7 tablet

EMC Corporation


Pebble Watch

Enterprise Systems Media


Apple TV

Hitachi Data Systems


Hitachi Cordless Driver Drill & Flashlight Set

HostBridge Technology


hp chromebook 14



iPad Mini

IN-COM Data Systems



Innovation Data Processing


$500 apple gift card

Luminex Software, Inc.


$200 American Express gift card

MVS Solutions Inc.



NewEra Software, Inc.


iPad Mini




Rocket Software


Jawbone Mini Jambox

SERENA Software


Google nexus tablet

Software Diversified Services


$100 Amazon Gift Card

Software Engineering of America





Samsung Galaxy Notebook



$200 Amazon Gift Card

Trident Services, Inc.


Hawaiian Shirt with $100 gift card



It's not too late to add SHARE Live! to your registration. With this add-on, grant yourself access to all recorded sessions from SHARE in Seattle for up to six months after the event. Know someone who couldn't make it to Seattle? SHARE Live! can give them unique insight into to 29 hours of technical content. 


Attendee Resources

Looking for more information? Make sure to visit the SHARE in Seattle Attendee Resource page for everything you'll need this week. 



**For the latest agenda updates: Download the Sunday/Monday Agenda Change Sheet, double-check the SHARE Mobile App or check the online scheduler.*

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