Tuesday SHAREnews Daily, SHARE in Orlando 2015

SHAREnews Daily Issue 2

Thank you to our 2015 Strategic Partner and Sponsors: Strategic Partner Platinum Premier Sponsor Gold Premier Sponsors Silver Premier Sponsors Conference Sponsors
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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.

Tuesday, August 11 • 7:15 a.m. - 8:15 p.m.

IBM Corporation • Southern Hemisphere III (Visit booth #312 for details.)
Is There Really a Mainframe Skills Issue?

Tuesday, August 11 • 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

IBM Corporation • Southern Hemisphere III (Visit booth #312 for details.)
Enterprise Grade Platform for Linux-Why is z Systems the Answer?

Luminex Software, Inc. • Asia 3 (Visit booth #223 for details.)
Converged Mainframe Storage Solutions: Consolidating Your Data Across Processes and Platforms

Innovation Data Processing • Southern Hemisphere IV (Visit booth #220 for details.)
Learn About the Best Practices Based on the Enhancements Made to IAM in Version 9.2

BMC Software • Southern Hemisphere V (Visit booth #107 for details.)
What do Apple Watch, coffee, and plane tickets all have to do with a mainframe?

MicroFocus • Oceanic 7 (Visit booth #307 for details.)
Accelerating Time to Delivery using with the IBM Mainframe & Micro Focus COBOL

Hitachi • Oceanic 3 (Visit booth #206 for details.)
Understanding Hitachi Mainframe Storage Performance

Download the SHARE Mobile App

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Enhance your SHARE in Orlando 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 the app.

Thank you to our Mobile App sponsor Luminex Software, Inc.

Tuesday Networking Opportunities

Polynesian Paradise
Tuesday, August 11 • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.*
Atlantic Hall C
Oracle Hosted Wine Bar
CA Technologies Hosted Cocktail

Take a trip to Hawaii and enjoy the opportunity to network with your colleagues at this luau. Hawaiian drinks and surprises around every corner make this a must-attend event.

*Bar closes 15 minutes prior to reception ending time. 

First-Time Attendee Feedback Sessions

Thursday, August 13 • 7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Attending SHARE for the first time? We want your feedback! Join us for this casual, “open house” session to have your comments and concerns collected and addressed by a SHARE volunteer facilitator and SHARE staff member.

Electronic Evaluations

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.

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 Conference Support.

Keynote Spotlight


National Security: Looking Back to Look Forward
Joseph W. Lambert, Director Information Management Services, Central Intelligence Agency
Tuesday, August 11 • 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Southern Hemisphere I & II

SHARE Technology Exchange Expo

Visit the SHARE Technology Exchange Expo located in Atlantic Hall C. In addition to finding tons to look at from various exhibitors, you will have the opportunity to win cool prizes thanks to the interactive Passport to Prizes competition.

Tuesday, August 11
4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. • SHARE Technology Exchange Expo Open

Get Social with SHARE

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!

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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 Orlando for up to six months after the event. Know someone who could not make it to Orlando? SHARE Live! can give them unique insight into the event's top technical content.

ROCK On in Orlando


We're celebrating our 60th anniversary in style by honoring you. ROCKs, or Random Occurances of Conference Kindness, were announced on Monday and will be happening throughout the event week. Be sure to keep an eye out for exciting prizes, activites and more! We will ROCK you.

Visit the SHARE Booth

Stop by the SHARE Booth (#200) and talk to staff about the latest programs and updates. The booth will be stocked with SHARE swag available for purchase.

Attendee Resources

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

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