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Schedule of Events

Sunday, February 23

12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Registration Open
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception: Kick-Back at the Ranch 

Monday, February 24

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration Open
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
First-time Attendee Orientation
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Opening Keynote: 13 Hours: Bottom Up Leadership and How it Saved Lives in Benghazi
9:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Technical Sessions*
4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
SHARE Technology Exchange Expo 
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Opening Night Reception: Texas Tailgate 
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m
DevOps Discussion Lounge; Cloud Discussion Lounge
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Z Talent - Attracting, Retaining, & Training and Security Discussion Lounge; Cyber Security Discussion Lounge 

Tuesday, February 25

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration Open
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Women in IT: Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Keynote: Can the Rest of Application Development Catch Up to the Importance of the Mainframe? 
9:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Technical Sessions*
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.; 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Cyber-Resilient Z! HA/DR Escape Room
4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
SHARE Technology Exchange Expo
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
z/OSMF Roundtable Discussion Lounge; Open Source for the Mainframe (not just z/OS) Discussion Lounge 
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
AI/Automation Discussion Lounge; Zowe Discussion Lounge 
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday Reception: Fat Tuesday Celebration 

Wednesday, February 26

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration Open
8:30 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Technical Sessions*
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
GEEK SPEAK Millennial Style Discussion Lounge; CICS Discussion Lounge 
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
SHARE Technology Exchange Expo
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.; 4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Cyber-Resilient Z! HA/DR Escape Room
12:25 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.
"Embrace Open" Trivia Competition and Lunch

Thursday, February 27

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Registration Open – located at Event Support Desk
8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Technical Sessions*
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Farewell Reception: Boston Bound

Friday, February 28

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Technical Sessions*

  *Technical sessions take place in the Fort Worth Convention Center.