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    Tuesday:  All Day Workshop

     

    Topic: Improving Your Database

    Tuesday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Presented by Rob Bestgen

     

    Database technology has come a long way from the early days. This workshop will expose the attendees to the many facets of database technology, introduce the concept of database modernization, show techniques for improving the quality of existing databases, and ways to ensure better data quality in new database projects.

    *NEW* Lunch is included

     

    Tuesday:  Women in IT Seminar

     

     

    Topic: Opportunity

    Tuesday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM 

    How to recognize opportunity

    Opportunities presented to you

    Opportunities Taken

    Opportunities passed up

    How opportunity relates to your career path

     

     

    Tuesday night:  Experts Roundtable

    Topic: SQL/Database Modernization

     

    Tuesday Night 7:00-9:00pm 

     (6:00pm – Appetizers)

    A Huge Success Every Year!

    Rob Bestgen, Charlie Guarino, Mike Pavlak, Jim Ritchhart, Debbie Saugen, Dr. Soltis, Steve Will 

     

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Conference Sponsors - 2015

Speakers
  • Aaron Bartell
  • Alan Seiden
  • Charles Guarino
  • Chris Koppe
  • Debbie Saugen
  • Dr. Frank Soltis
  • Floyd Del Muro
  • jeff tickner
  • Jim Ritchhart
  • Jon Paris
  • Larry Bolhuis
  • Margaret Fenlon
  • Mike Pavlak
  • Raymond Everhart
  • Rob Bestgen
  • Robert Swanson
  • Robin Tatam
  • Scott Klement
  • Steve Will
  • Susan Gantner
  • Tom Cremieux
Location
 

Lake Lawn Information

The conference will be held at Lake Lawn Resort located on the shores on Delavan Lake. It's location off Highway 50, near Interstate 43 makes it easy to get to from any location. 
 
Room Rates for the conference are $99 (plus tax) per night. Register online  or call  800.388.5253 and use the following code for Room Reservations: 10E5O8
Sessions

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2015 WMCPA Spring Conference - Session Grid

  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Wednesday Lab
  • Thursday Lab

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Time/Track Track One Track Two Track Three Track Four Track Five Track Six
  Geneva 1 Geneva 2 Geneva 3 Madison Milwaukee Chicago-lower level
7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast Buffet
8:30 - 10:00 Let's talk
Modernization
Charlie Guarino
Floyd Del Muro
Bring RPG/COBOL
business logic to
the web with the
PHP Toolkit
Alan Seiden
Essentials of
Backup Recovery
for Disaster
Debbie Saugen
Data Centric
Application
Architecture
Jim Ritchhart
Integrated File
System:
Fundamentals
Margaret Fenlon
Selecting your
Hosting System
Environment
Larry Bolhuis
 10:00 - 10:15  
10:15 - 11:45 RPG User
Defined
Functions &
Table Functions
Scott Klement
New (?) Tricks
for Old RPG
Dogs
Jon Paris
My Favorite
Things about
RSE (aka RDi)
Susan Gantner
Database
Security. Not
Just for the
Other Guys
Rob Bestgen
How to Plan and
Start a
Modernization
Project
Chris Koppe
LPAR - The Nuts
and the Bolts

Part 1
Larry Bolhuis
11:45 - 12:45 Lunch
1:00 - 2:15 Keynote - Dr. Frank Soltis "IBM i: Designed for the Future"
2:30 - 4:00 Putting the Pedal to the Metal for Web Services on IBMi
Charlie Guarino
PHP Tricks for the RPG Progrmmer: graphics, Excel, PDFs, E-Mail and More
Alan Seiden
What's New with Backup Recovery on IBM i
Debbie Saugen
The Science and Art of (Database) Indexes
Rob Bestgen
Integrated File System: Advanced Topics
Margaret Fenlon
LPAR - The Nuts and the Bolts
Part 2
Larry Bolhuis
4:00 - 4:15  
4:15 - 5:45 Sponsor Showcase
The sponsors take over to dazzle and entertain for a while. Free food and 2 adult beverages.
6:30 - 9:30 Evening Entertainment
 Please Note: Speakers are subject to change without notice!

 

Time/Track Track One Track Two Track Three Track Four Track Five Track Six
  Geneva 1 Geneva 2 Geneva 3 Madison Milwaukee Chicago-lower level
7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast Buffet
8:30 - 10:00 Look What Susan Can Do with RSE aka RDi
Susan Gantner
Introduction to MySQL for IBM i Beginner
Mike Pavlak
Getting Started with IBM i Security
Robin Tatam
Imbedding SQL into other Programming Languages
Rob Bestgen
Node.js, DB2, and RPG; Talking at Last
Aaron Bartell
Worst Practices in Systems Management
Larry Bolhuis
10:00 - 10:15  
10:15 - 11:45 Accessing External Databases from RPG
Scott Klement
Apache Web Server Magic on IBM i
Alan Seiden
C D I R? An Introduction to Error Trapping and Recovery
Charlie Guarino
PHP Web Security in an Insecure World
Mike Pavlak
Dream Enterprises
Tom Cremieux
Integrated File System Security
Margaret Fenlon
11:45 - 12:45 Lunch
1:00 - 2:15 Keynote - Steve Will "IBM i Directions"
2:30 - 4:00 Embedding SQL into RPG The Basics
Susan Gantner
PHP and DB2 Best Practices
Alan Seiden
Tips and Techniques for Shrinking Backup Recovery Windows on IBMi
Debbie Saugen
Organizing your Data for Maximum Flexibility Performance
Jim Ritchhart
JavaScript 101 First Look for RPGers
Robert Swanson
Inside the HMC
Larry Bolhuis
4:00 - 4:15  
4:15 - 5:45 Embedding SQL into RPG Beyond The Basics
Susan Gantner
Stored Procedures and PHP on IBM i Intermediate
Mike Pavlak
Activation Groups and Overrides in Action
Charlie Guarino
Achieving Good Performance with SQL on DB2 i
Rob Bestgen
Liberating Your RPG
Jon Paris
IBM i NetServer: Easy Access to Data
Margaret Fenlon
 Please Note: Speakers are subject to change without notice!

Time/Track Track One Track Two Meet The Expert
  Courtyard 3 Courtyard 2 Courtyard 1
7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast Buffet
8:30 - 10:00   PHP Half Day Hands-on Mobile Workshop Part 1
Mike Pavlak
COMMON
Certification
Exams
8:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:15  
10:15 - 11:45 Modernize your Database with ARCAD- Transformer DB
Jeff Tickner
PHP Half Day Hands-on Mobile Workshop Part 2
Mike Pavlak
Ask the Expert
Jim Ritchhart
Debbie Saugen
11:45 - 12:45 Lunch
1:00 - 2:15 Keynote - Dr. Frank Soltis "IBM i: Designed for the Future"
2:30 - 4:00 Modernize your Code with ARCAD- Transformer RPG
Jeff Tickner
Mobile App in RPG with Profound UI
Scott Klement
Ask the Expert
Rob Bestgen
4:00 - 4:15  
4:15 - 5:45 Sponsor Showcase
The sponsors take over to dazzle and entertain for a while. Free food and 2 adult beverages.
6:30 - 9:30 Evening Entertainment
 Please Note: Labs are subject to change without notice!

Time/Track Track One Track Two Meet The Expert
  Courtyard 3 Courtyard 2 Courtyard 1
7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast Buffet
8:30 - 10:00 Using X-DB Modernize to Convert DDS to DDL
Raymond Everhart
RPG Open Access By Example
Jon Paris
COMMON
Certification
Exams
8:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:15  
10:15 - 11:45 Automated Field Re-Sizing using X-Resize
Raymond Everhart
RPG Open Access By Example LAB
Jon Paris
Ask the Expert
Larry Bolhuis
Debbie Saugen
11:45 - 12:45 Lunch
1:00 - 2:15 Keynote - Steve Will "IBM i Directions"
2:30 - 4:00 My First Rails App
Aaron Bartell
Mobile Application using ONLY RPG
Tom Cremieux
Ask the Expert
Margaret Fenlon
4:00 - 4:15  
4:15 - 5:45 My First Rails App - cont.
Aaron Bartell
   
 Please Note: Labs are subject to change without notice!
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