The Conference Agenda

TimeTitleSpeaker
09:00 - 10:30 Opening Keynote: #WINNING Every Day! Scott Hayes, DBI Software
10:40 - 11:40 [A1] Db2 12 for z/OS Migration Planning and Very Early Experiences John Campbell, IBM
11:40 - 12:00 Coffee Break -
12:00 - 13:00 [A1] Db2 12 for z/OS Migration Planning and Very Early Experiences John Campbell, IBM
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch -
14:00 - 15:00 [V1] Successfully Managing Performance of 100's of Db2 Databases Mike Petkau, TMW Systems Inc (DBI Software)
15:10 - 16:10 [A3] Your queries rewritten - for you or by you ? Peter Vanroose, ABIS Training and Consulting
16:10 - 16:30 Coffee Break -
16:30 - 17:30 [A4] Now you see it, Now you don’t - Implementing Db2 row access control Roberto Cason, BMC
TimeTitleSpeaker
09:00 - 10:30 Opening Keynote: #WINNING Every Day! Scott Hayes, DBI Software
10:40 - 11:40 [A1] Db2 12 for z/OS Migration Planning and Very Early Experiences John Campbell, IBM
11:40 - 12:00 Coffee Break -
12:00 - 13:00 [A1] Db2 12 for z/OS Migration Planning and Very Early Experiences John Campbell, IBM
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch -
14:00 - 15:00 [V2] What Is/How to Adopt DevOps with Db2 z! Patrick Bossman, IBM
15:10 - 16:10 [B3] History of bete a noire taming - mass deletes in PBG vs PBR Pedro Macareno Ferriera, Caixa Geral de Depositos
16:10 - 16:30 Coffee Break -
16:30 - 17:30 [B4] Db2 12 for z/OS Performance Topics Bart Steegmans, IBM
TimeTitleSpeaker
09:00 - 10:30 Opening Keynote: #WINNING Every Day! Scott Hayes, DBI Software
10:40 - 11:40 [C1] Db2: The Latest Advances and a Look Into the Future Keri Romanufa, IBM
11:40 - 12:00 Coffee Break -
12:00 - 13:00 [C2] Db2 pureScale - Taking Highly Available Scalability to a Public Cloud Martin Heitkamper and Sabine Rentzsch, Arvato Systems
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch -
14:00 - 15:00 [V3] How to Accelerate Db2 SQL Workloads Without Db2 Craig S. Mullins, Log-on
15:10 - 16:10 [C3] SQL in Action Part II - More Problem Solving Michael Tiefenbacher, ids-System GmbH
16:10 - 16:30 Coffee Break -
16:30 - 17:30 [C4] I split the mirror - now what? Seven years of good luck with Db2 backups Patrik Rantanen, Capgemini Finland
TimeTitleSpeaker
09:00 - 10:30 Opening Keynote: #WINNING Every Day! Scott Hayes, DBI Software
10:40 - 11:40 [C1] Db2: The Latest Advances and a Look Into the Future Keri Romanufa, IBM
11:40 - 12:00 Coffee Break -
12:00 - 13:00 [D2] Db2 Security - Unscrambled! Again! Henrik Loeser, IBM
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch -
14:00 - 15:00 [V4] Db2 Continuous Delivery - New Challendges for Deployment Roy Boxwell, Software Engineering
15:10 - 16:10 [D3] Experiences Migrating Data Marts to Db2 BLU at Zurich Insurance Markus Knecht, Zurich Service GmbH
16:10 - 16:30 Coffee Break -
16:30 - 17:30 [D4] Tuning Db2 LUW Using Administrative Views and Table Functions Cristian Molaro, Mconsulting
TimeTitleSpeaker
09:00 - 10:30 Opening Keynote: #WINNING Every Day! Scott Hayes, DBI Software
10:40 - 11:40 [E1] Good Nulls, Bad Nulls John Maenpaa, Health Care Service Corp
11:40 - 12:00 Coffee Break -
12:00 - 13:00 [E2] Use Db2dsdriver.cfg and your apps and databases will be highly available Andrej Furlani, Interes
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch -
14:00 - 15:00 [V11] Using Data Virtualization to Unlock Mainframe Data for Real-time Business Insights Gregg Willhoit, Rocket Software
15:10 - 16:10 [E3] Get Cozy with Db2 for z/OS Stored Procedures and UDFs Denis Tronin, CA
16:10 - 16:30 Coffee Break -
16:30 - 17:30 [E4] How to Build a RESTful Server using Python Klaas Brant, KBCE
TimeTitleSpeaker
09:00 - 10:30 Opening Keynote: #WINNING Every Day! Scott Hayes, DBI Software
10:40 - 11:40 [F1] XML – Exploiting new enhancements in Db2 V11 and V12 for z/OS Jan Marek, CA
11:40 - 12:00 Coffee Break -
12:00 - 13:00 [F2] Extending a data warehouse environment with a Hadoop Cluster using Q-Replication Malte Lange, Finanz Informatik
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch -
15:10 - 16:10 [F3] Faster Development with Db2 and Docker Ian Bjorhovde, DataProxy LLC
16:10 - 16:30 Coffee Break -
16:30 - 17:30 [F4] How to Survive with 1TB Tables Heavily RW-Accessed. A UTS PBG/PBR Story Laura Montorio, Banca D'Italia
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 10:00 Keynote: Data Without Limits - Monetizing the data behind your firewall Daniel Hernandez, VP IBM Analytics Offering Management
10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break -
10:20 - 11:20 [A5] Visualization of the Db2 Log Rolf Drees, Fiducia & GAD IT
11:30 - 12:30 [V5] Magical DB2 LUW Performance Tips and Tricks your Hardware & Software Vendors Don't Want You to Know Scott Hayes, DBI Software
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch -
14:30 - 15:30 [A6] Db2 12 Continuous Delivery - How to Safely Embrace Change Chris Crone, IBM
15:40 - 16:40 [A7] Db2 12 and Continuous Delivery - What's New from the Optimizer Terry Purcell, IBM
16:40 - 17:00 Coffee Break -
17:00 - 18:00 [A8] What's log got to do, got to do with it David Baldon, BMC
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 10:00 Keynote: Data Without Limits - Monetizing the data behind your firewall Daniel Hernandez, VP IBM Analytics Offering Management
10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break -
10:20 - 11:20 [B5] How Do I Get 10 Pounds of LOB into a 5 Pound Bag Jim Dee, BMC
11:30 - 12:30 [V6] Machine Learning and Intelligence: The Future of Mainframe Steve Thomas, CA Technologies
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch -
14:30 - 15:30 [B6] Adapting PCTFREE to your real needs Maria Belen Frances Foz, Bankinter
15:40 - 16:40 [B7] Reducing CPU, the more you search the more you find Iolanda Lopes, Fidelidade Insurance
16:40 - 17:00 Coffee Break -
17:00 - 18:00 [B8] UBI's Way to Efficiency By Db2 for z/OS Clones Consolidation Mauro Contessa, UBI
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 10:00 Keynote: Data Without Limits - Monetizing the data behind your firewall Daniel Hernandez, VP IBM Analytics Offering Management
10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break -
10:20 - 11:20 [C5] Monitoring BLU Acceleration in Depth David Kalmuk, IBM
11:30 - 12:30 [V7] Reimagine your Db2 experience Tim Willging, Rocket Software
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch -
14:30 - 15:30 [C6] Db2 JSON - the hidden features George Baklarz, IBM
15:40 - 16:40 [C7] Security in the Cloud - Protecting your data from the world Chris Eaton, IBM
16:40 - 17:00 Coffee Break -
17:00 - 18:00 [C8] LOAD vs INGEST: Effects on Query Performance Janttu Lindroos, Accanto Systems
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 10:00 Keynote: Data Without Limits - Monetizing the data behind your firewall Daniel Hernandez, VP IBM Analytics Offering Management
10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break -
10:20 - 11:20 [D5] PepsiCo’s Migration from Db2 9.7 to Db2 11.1 on the Cloud (DashDB) Kimberly Floss, PepsiCo and Chris Godfrey, IBM
11:30 - 12:30 VSP V8: Vendor presentation -
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch -
14:30 - 15:30 [D6] Db2 Warehouse: Data Warehousing in a Snap! Kelly Schlamb, IBM
15:40 - 16:40 [D7] Migration from Db2 9 for z/OS to Db2 11.1 RedHat Tomasz Kraszucki, Asseco Poland
16:40 - 17:00 Coffee Break -
17:00 - 18:00 [D8] SQL Query Writing Tips To Improve Performance in Db2 and Db2 Warehouse on Cloud Calisto Zuzarte, IBM
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 10:00 Keynote: Data Without Limits - Monetizing the data behind your firewall Daniel Hernandez, VP IBM Analytics Offering Management
10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break -
10:20 - 11:20 [E5] HTAP with Db2 Analytics Accelerator Unified Store Peter Bendel, IBM
11:30 - 12:30 [V9] GDPR is Coming! Is your Recovery Ready? Phil Grainger, BMC
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch -
14:30 - 15:30 [E6] Useful SQL Tips for LUW and z/OS Marcel Scheibe, Fiducia & GAD IT
15:40 - 16:40 [E7] Latest data movement techniques for Db2 using IBM Data Server Driver for JDBC and SQLJ Sujan Ghosh, IBM
16:40 - 17:00 Coffee Break -
17:00 - 18:00 [E8] Overview of Db2 for z/OS 11 and 12 SQL Enhancements Chris Crone, IBM
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 10:00 Keynote: Data Without Limits - Monetizing the data behind your firewall Daniel Hernandez, VP IBM Analytics Offering Management
10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break -
10:20 - 11:20 [F5] SLA – what the .... is it ? Zeljen Stanic, CA
11:30 - 12:30 VSP V10: Vendor presentation -
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch -
14:30 - 15:30 [F6] Business Intelligence Systems Success Stories with Db2 BLU Taejin Kim, Norfolk Southern
15:40 - 16:40 [F7] REST Easy With Db2 For z/OS – Services Made Simple James Gill, Triton Consulting
16:40 - 17:00 Coffee Break -
17:00 - 18:00 [F8] : System z Synergy – Focus on Db2 for z/OS and System zNext Processor Akiko Hoshikawa, IBM
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 10:00 Keynote: Data Without Limits - Monetizing the data behind your firewall Daniel Hernandez, VP IBM Analytics Offering Management
10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break -
10:20 - 11:20 [G5] Expand Db2 beyond SQL for advanced analytics with embedded Apache Spark Torsten Steinbach, IBM
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch -
14:30 - 15:30 [G6] Machine Learning on z for Beginners Nigel Slinger, IBM
15:40 - 16:40 [G7] Machine Learning By Examples Emil Kotrc, CA
16:40 - 17:00 Coffee Break -
17:00 - 18:00 [G8] Using Db2 LUW with DSX (Data Science Experience) to solve practical machine learning problems Mark Ryan, IBM
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 09:30 [A9] Top Tips to Improve the Performance of Dynamic SQL Steve Thomas, CA
09:40 - 10:40 [A10] Stable queries in an unstable world - today and tomorrow Michal Bialecki, IBM
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break -
11:00 - 12:00 [A11] LOBs with Db2 for z/OS V12 Enhancements - Are you aware of it Frances Villafuerte, IBM
12:00 - 13:40 Lunch -
13:40 - 14:40 Db2 z/OS Expert Panel
Thomas Baumann, John Campbell, Kurt Struyf,
Terry Purcell, Julian Stuhler, Steve Thomas
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14:50 - 15:50 [A13] Our Road to FLASHCOPY Enrica Prati / Florence Dubois, Unipolsai / IBM
15:50 - 16:20 Coffee Break -
16:20 - 17:20 [A14] Stretching the Distance - Multi-site Db2 for z/OS Data Sharing Florence Dubois, IBM
17:30 - 18:30 [A15] Db2 Utilities - The Very Latest Developments Haakon Roberts, IBM
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 09:30 [B9] Exploiting Large Memory with Db2 12 for z/OS Akiko Hoshikawa, IBM
09:40 - 10:40 [B10] Bazinga! The Big Buffer Pool Theory Adrian Collett, Expertise4IT
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break -
11:00 - 12:00 [B11] Proactive Performance Management Using Analytics Steen Rasmussen, CA
12:00 - 13:40 Lunch -
13:40 - 14:40 Db2 z/OS Expert Panel
Thomas Baumann, John Campbell, Kurt Struyf,
Terry Purcell, Julian Stuhler, Steve Thomas
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14:50 - 15:50 [B13] Db2 V12 for z/OS Real Customer Experiences and interesting things to know about Ute Kleyensteuber, Commerzbank AG
15:50 - 16:20 Coffee Break -
16:20 - 17:20 [B14] Db2 12 for z/OS: Real Customer Performance Results and Findings Jacek Surma, PKO BP
17:30 - 18:30 [B15] Total Recall: Exploiting In-Memory Features in Db2 12 for z/OS Julian Stuhler, Triton Consulting
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 09:30 [C9] Db2 V11.1 – SQL Enhancements George Baklarz, IBM
09:40 - 10:40 [C10] The Db2 Parallel Universe John Hornibrook, IBM
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break -
11:00 - 12:00 [C11] Implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery for Db2 Hosted and Db2 on Cloud Kelly Schlamb, IBM
12:00 - 13:40 Lunch -
13:40 - 14:40 [C12] SQL Infusion: A Transaction Log Expedition Ember Crooks, Xtivia
14:50 - 15:50 Db2 LUW Expert Panel
Ian Bjorhovde, Iqbal Goralwalla, Thomas Kalb,
David Kalmuk, Keri Romanufa, Roger Sanders
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15:50 - 16:20 Coffee Break -
16:20 - 17:20 [C14] Reel Vs Real – How to solve performance problems in Db2 Ekta Manglani, Morgan Stanley
17:30 - 18:30 [C15] Table Space Odyssey Pavel Sustr, IBM
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 09:30 [D9] User Defined Aggregates Andreas Weininger, IBM
09:40 - 10:40 [D10] Data movement tools – managing the flow, from raindrop to flood Ken Shaffer, Aerodata Inc.
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break -
11:00 - 12:00 [D11] Sage Advice Part 4 – The Db2 Performance Optimization Journey Continues Scott Hayes, DBI Software
12:00 - 13:40 Lunch -
13:40 - 14:40 [D12] B Sides Win - An Eclectic Collection of Query Tuning Rarities John Hornibrook, IBM
14:50 - 15:50 Db2 LUW Expert Panel
Ian Bjorhovde, Iqbal Goralwalla, Thomas Kalb,
David Kalmuk, Keri Romanufa, Roger Sanders
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15:50 - 16:20 Coffee Break -
16:20 - 17:20 [D14] Data Warehousing with Data Vault and log-based Change Data Capture Andreas Buckenhofer, Daimler
17:30 - 18:30 [D15] Db2 11 Performance: BLU Hits and Misses Mark Gillis, Triton Consulting
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 09:30 [E9] Do your developers want to go agile? No Problem Kirsten Ann Larsen, JN Data
09:40 - 10:40 [E10] IBM Data Server Gateway for OData : Expose,Query and Update data using REST API endpoints Sujan Ghosh, IBM
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break -
11:00 - 12:00 [E11] Db2 for z/OS Mobile Application Using Db2 REST Service Jane Man, IBM
12:00 - 13:40 Lunch -
13:40 - 14:40 [E12] Application Development Using Node.js and IBM Databases Bimal Jha, IBM
14:50 - 15:50 [E13] Db2 QRep Performance Analysis & Optimisation Mark Turner, Royal Bank of Scotland
15:50 - 16:20 Coffee Break -
16:20 - 17:20 AppDev & Analytics Expert Panel
Chris Crone, Henrik Loeser, Jane Man,
Nigel Slinger, Fred Sobotka, Tony Andrews
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17:30 - 18:30 Fun with SQL -
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 09:30 [F9] Surviving or thriving – automation may be the key to your future success Phil Grainger, BMC
09:40 - 10:40 [F10] Changing the rules – more reorgs of more data in less time with fewer outages Asgeir S Gudbjartsson, Valitor
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break -
11:00 - 12:00 [F11] Real-Time Streaming – Mainframe to Big Data Scott Quillicy, SQData
12:00 - 13:40 Lunch -
13:40 - 14:40 [F12] SQL-PL Variable Array Processing Tony Andrews, Themis Inc.
14:50 - 15:50 [F13] Back to the Future : How We Changed EuroClear with QMF Mattia Michelazzo, EuroClear
15:50 - 16:20 Coffee Break -
16:20 - 17:20 AppDev & Analytics Expert Panel
Chris Crone, Henrik Loeser, Jane Man,
Nigel Slinger, Fred Sobotka, Tony Andrews
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17:30 - 18:30 Fun with SQL -
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 09:30 [G9] Integration of Apache Spark/Hadoop for z Analytics Eberhard Hechler, IBM
09:40 - 10:40 [G10] IBM Watson Data Platform 101 for the Db2 DBA James Sobieski, Fourth Millennium Technologies
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break -
11:00 - 12:00 [G11] IBM BLU for Spark: An Event store for the Next Generation of Applications Namik Hrle, IBM
12:00 - 13:40 Lunch -
13:40 - 14:40 [G12] Db2 for z/OS Modern application: Watson, ML, REST, Spark and more Jane Man, IBM
14:50 - 15:50 [G13] Where does Db2 stand in this Big Data World? Ludovic Janssens, AE
15:50 - 16:20 Coffee Break -
16:20 - 18:30 Hands On Lab -
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 09:30 [A16] Bufferpool Tuning in the Cognitive Era Thomas Baumann, Swiss Mobiliar
09:40 - 10:40 [A17] DSNUTILU for Fun and Profit Emil Kotrc, CA
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break -
11:00 - 12:00 [A18] Db2 Building Blocks Jim Dee, BMC
12:10 - 13:10 Keynote: Continuing Digital Business Challenges – Finding Value in your data... Jonathan Adams, BMC Software
13:10 - 14:00 Break -
14:00 - 18:00 IBM Db2 Analytics Accelerator Architecture Workshop Separate registration essential!
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 09:30 [B16] Beginning with Java and Java Stored Procedures in Db2 for z/OS Jan Marek, CA
09:40 - 10:40 [B17] Disaster Recovery – Real Life Stories Isaac Yassin, dbX-Consulting Services
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break -
11:00 - 12:00 [B18] Solving Db2 Performance Problems Phil Grainger, BMC
12:10 - 13:10 Keynote: Continuing Digital Business Challenges – Finding Value in your data... Jonathan Adams, BMC Software
13:10 - 14:00 Break -
14:00 - 18:00 IBM Db2 Analytics Accelerator Architecture Workshop Separate registration essential!
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 09:30 [C16] Some of my Favorite Tuning Tips and Tricks for Db2 LUW Joe Geller, JPMorgan Chase
09:40 - 10:40 [C17] Migrating an On-Premises Db2 Database to the Cloud Roger Sanders, IBM
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break -
11:00 - 12:00 [C18] Advanced Performance Diagnostics for SQL David Kalmuk, IBM
12:10 - 13:10 Keynote: Continuing Digital Business Challenges – Finding Value in your data... Jonathan Adams, BMC Software
13:10 - 14:00 Break -
14:00 - 18:00 Db2 LUW Problem Determination and Troubleshooting Workshop Separate registration essential!
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 09:30 [D16] Open-Source Monitoring and Visualization for Db2 with the Elastic Stack Fred Sobotka, FRS Consulting
09:40 - 10:40 [D17] Safeguarding Databases Against Insider Threats Walid Rjaibi, IBM
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break -
11:00 - 12:00 [D18] The Need for Speed: 7 Ways to Move Your Data from Ground to Cloud Matthias Nicola, IBM
12:10 - 13:10 Keynote: Continuing Digital Business Challenges – Finding Value in your data... Jonathan Adams, BMC Software
13:10 - 14:00 Break -
14:00 - 18:00 Db2 LUW Problem Determination and Troubleshooting Workshop Separate registration essential!
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 09:30 [E16] Working with JSON Documents by Using SQL Bimal Jha, IBM
09:40 - 10:40 [E17] Stored Procedure Options on Db2 for z/OS Tony Andrews, Themis Inc.
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break -
11:00 - 12:00 [E18] The Db2 Catalog – A Guided Tour Henrik Loeser, IBM
12:10 - 13:10 Keynote: Continuing Digital Business Challenges – Finding Value in your data... Jonathan Adams, BMC Software
14:00 - 18:00 Leverage relational and unstructured data in your JavaScript, JSON and Node.js applications! Separate registration essential!
TimeTitleSpeaker
08:30 - 09:30 [F16] Db2 RESTful service support and z/OS Connect – SQL/Stored procedures play a role in Mobile and API Economy Maryela Weihrauch, IBM
09:40 - 10:40 [F17] Using Jupyter Notebook for Db2 Administration Ember Crooks, Xtivia
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break -
11:00 - 12:00 [F18] IBM MDM with Db2 on z/OS and IDAA Georghios Kypragora, Nedbank
12:10 - 13:10 Keynote: Continuing Digital Business Challenges – Finding Value in your data... Jonathan Adams, BMC Software
14:00 - 18:00 Leverage relational and unstructured data in your JavaScript, JSON and Node.js applications! Separate registration essential!