SHARE Pittsburgh Highlights
> Encouraging Women in IT Breakfast
Join in SHARE’s initiative to encourage Women in IT. This networking breakfast is open to all attendees to discuss experiences and share best practices. Be sure to RSVP during your registration, spots are limited!
> Lunch and Learn Sessions
Lunch and Learn Sessions are your opportunity to learn more from our key partners about the latest technology and services that you use in your every day. Join a lunchtime session on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday to enhance your experience. Pre-registration is highly encouraged, but not required.
During the registration process, you have the opportunity to select complimentary add-ons under Additional Registration Options for sponsored Lunch and Learn sessions on Monday, Tuesday, and/or Thursday. Lunch and Learn session information is in the Technical Agenda, shown by searching “LNL”. For frequently asked questions related to Lunch and Learn sessions, visit our FAQ page.
> Networking Lounge
Networking is one of SHARE’s key pillars, and we are always looking for ways to encourage meaningful interactions between all of our conference attendees and partners. New for SHARE Pittsburgh, visit the Networking Lounge to have a seat, recharge your device, and join one of our pre-scheduled meet-ups if your schedule allows (see below). The lounge will be located in the West Atrium on the third floor, across from room 310.
Monday 12:20 p.m. - 12:40 p.m. IBM Champions 1:50 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Meet the SHARE Board and Volunteers Tuesday 9:35 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. zNextGen and First Time Attendees 12:20 p.m. - 12:40 p.m. Meet Your Peers 1:50 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Women in IT Wednesday 9:35 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. Women in IT
> Security Warrior Badge
When you attend at least 15 identified Security Warrior sessions, you can earn your Security Warrior badge to demonstrate your mastery of mainframe security! After SHARE Pittsburgh, you will receive access to your digital badge, which can then be added to your email signature, social media profiles and digital resumes to help you showcase your accomplishment. Learn more about how to earn your badge.
> Secure Z! The Escape Room Experience
In this collaborative Escape Room experience, participants play the roles of newly hired z/OS security professionals investigating a possible insider threat to a massive data breach. It’s a fun mix of logic puzzles and security best practices on IBM Z, including Pervasive Encryption. With just an hour to complete their task, teams are encouraged to compete for the fastest time & highest score in the game. Plus, several clues stem from the new Enterprise Knights video curriculum on IBM Z Secure Engineering; play the game and discover how to earn your badge as a Knight-Errant! Reserve your spot today.