CAVMEN - Chicago Area
                      VM (and Linux) Enthusiasts

May 5, 2016 Meeting

Meeting Agenda:

9:00 AM z/VM Platform Update and Putting SMT to Work on z/VM - Bill Bitner (IBM)
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10:15 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM Mainframe Virtual Tape Solutions - Marty Sissman (Luminex Software)
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11:30 PM Administration and Vendor Announcements  Elena Nanos (HCSC) / Len Santalucia (Vicom Infinity)
12:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM Linux on Z Update - Walt Pesch (IBM)/ Len Santalucia (Vicom Infinity)
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1:30 PM LinuxONE update - Marcel Mitran (IBM)
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2:30 PM Coffee Break and Prize Drawing
3:00 PM Engage the API Economy with API Connect and System Z - Ken Nelson (IBM)
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4:00 PM Free-for-All
Members will attempt to answer any reasonable VM or hardware related questions. If you are having a problem and want to find out if others are experiencing it, or you are installing new hardware or software and want to find out what types of problems others have experienced, here is the place to find out.
Members are encouraged to bring ideas for future presentations and speakers to this meeting.

Meeting Location:

This quarter's meeting will once again be held at the Aon Hewitt site at 4 Overlook Point on the west side of Lincolnshire. Please note that our attendees are required to enter through the Building A entrance.

Make sure to check out our site for all the details about the meeting site and more, Click here.


We are fortunate to have refreshments and lunch sponsored by Vicom Infinity once again this quarter. We would like to request a count of expected attendees by the Monday before the meeting to assist in planning appropriately. If you are planning to attend, PLEASE send an E-Mail by that date to elena_nanos@bcbsil.com with a subject line of "Meeting Attendance". (Note - The SEND TO email address is not an actual link. Please cut and paste the address. Thanks, Elena.)

This request is meant to be a planning aid and should not be interpreted as either a registration or attendance requirement. Attendance is always encouraged and appreciated regardless.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation in this matter.