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October 2-4, 2018 in Chicago

Session Grid

This Session Grid presents the entire RPG & DB2 Summit line-up. The first day consists solely of optional Headstart Workshops. Next comes the 3-day Conference, with each conference day offering four tracks of interactive sessions plus plenty of opportunities to network with speakers, other attendees, and the vendors whose products make your jobs easier.

Click on the and next to a day to view or hide the schedule. You can also view a list of sessions, sessions by speaker or have a look at the Session Roadmap.

  Monday, March 19, 2018 - Headstart Seminar Day

Headstart Track 1 Headstart Track 2 Headstart Track 3 Headstart Track 4
7:30 - 8:30 Headstart Workshop Registration / Breakfast in Atrium
8:30 - 5:30 SQL for the RPG Programmer
Paul Tuohy
Hands-On with Procedures & Service Programs
Jon Paris
Hands on: RDi Beyond the Basics
Susan Gantner
Hands-on: Python Workshop
Mike Pavlak
- Lunch for Workshop Participants served 12:30 to 1:30
3:00 - 6:00 Conference Registration

Schedule of sessions and/or speakers are subject to change


  Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - Conference Day 1

RPG Track 1 RPG Track 2 RPG Track 3 DB2 Track
7:30 - 9:00 Late Registration
6:00 - 9:00 Breakfast in Atrium
8:30 - 8:50 Opening Session
9:00 - 10:15 Development Strategies on Power
Paul Tuohy
21st-century CL
Ted Holt
Look what you can do with RDi
Susan Gantner
The DB2 for i Database Engineer
Tom McKinley
10:15 - 10:45 Morning Break
10:45 - 12:00 RPG Talks To Watson
Paul Tuohy
Advanced Data Structures (Now with Free-Form)
Jon Paris
MVC Application Architecture
Mike Pavlak
Db2 for i - Strategy, Enhancements and more
Scott Forstie
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch & Expo Kick-Off Entertainment begins at 12:30
1:30 - 2:45 Overview of HTML, CSS and Javascript
Liam Allan
SQL Procedure Language for RPGers
Ted Holt
What's new in RPG: V7.3 + PTFs for 7.2 & 7.3
Barbara Morris
Introduction to Database Design & Modeling
Tom McKinley
3:00 - 4:15 A Pattern for Reusable RPG Code
Scott Klement
Intro to XML Basics & Generating XML with RPG
Jon Paris
Game On! IBM i - From Strategy to Reality
Steve Will
Advanced SQL Data Definition Lang Elements
Tom McKinley
4:15 - 4:45 Afternoon Break and Exhibitor Showcase
4:45 - 6:00 RPG User-defined Functions & Table Functions
Scott Klement
Strategic Modernization with PHP on IBM i
Alan Seiden
The IBM i Box of Chocolates - with Q&A
Steve Will
Adv SQL Data Manipulation Language Elements
Tom McKinley
6:00 - 7:15 Welcome Reception and Exhibitor Showcase
7:15 - 9:00 RPG & DB2 Summit Dinner

Schedule of sessions and/or speakers are subject to change


  Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - Conference Day 2

RPG Track 1 RPG Track 2 RPG Track 3 DB2 Track
6:00 - 9:00 Breakfast in Atrium
7:30 - 8:10 Unlock Your Data
Rocket Software
Dan Magid and Mark Watts




8:20 - 9:00 Create Web & Mobile Apps with No Programming
CNX
Rob Swanson
Why go open source
on IBM i?

Fresche Solutions
Mike Pavlak
Profound Logic: Agile Modernization for IBM i
Profound


9:15 - 10:30 Processing XML with RPG
Jon Paris
SQL Aggregation without Aggravation
Ted Holt
Programming RPG With Style
Paul Tuohy
Advanced SQL Procedure Language Elements
Tom McKinley
10:30 - 11:00 Exhibitor Showcase and Morning Break
11:00 - 12:15 Extending RPG with Db2 for i Functions
Liam Allan
DATA-INTO: Like XML-INTO but for JSON, CSV...
Barbara Morris
Hidden Gems in Db2 for i
Scott Forstie
Deep Dive into DB2 Temporal
Robert Bestgen
12:15 - 1:30 Exhibitor Showcase and Lunch
1:30 - 2:45 Consuming Web Services from RPG with HTTPAPI
Scott Klement
RPG Open Access - By Example
Jon Paris
ILE Essentials: Modules, Pgms & Service Pgms
Susan Gantner
News for DB2 Web Query & Query Modernization
Robert Bestgen
2:45 - 3:45 Exhibitor Showcase, Prize Drawing, Summit Photo & Break
3:45 - 5:00 Providing RPG Web Services on IBM i
Scott Klement
Access Client Solutions (ACS) for Pgmrs
Paul Tuohy
ILE Essentials: Act Groups & Binder Language
Susan Gantner
Analyze your Data Using DB2 SQL OLAP Support
Robert Bestgen
5:15 - 6:30 Open Source Q&A and Roundtable Discussion

Schedule of sessions and/or speakers are subject to change


  Thursday, March 22, 2018 - Conference Day 3

RPG Track 1 RPG Track 2 RPG Track 3 DB2 Track
6:00 - 9:00 Breakfast in Atrium
8:00 - 8:45 RDi: Even Better with iSphere
Susan Gantner
RPG & Git: Open-Source ILE Concepts
Liam Allan
Fun!(damentals) of Table-driven programming
Ted Holt
Deep Dive into DB2 Row/Column Access Control
Robert Bestgen
9:00 - 10:15 RPG Free Form in a Nutshell
Jon Paris
Embedded SQL - Beyond the Basics
Paul Tuohy
Speed Up Your Web Site
Alan Seiden
Prepare Data for Analysis...the Automated Way
Robert Bestgen
10:15 - 10:45 Morning Break
10:45 - 12:00 The World of Node.js
on IBM i

Scott Klement
RPG Tricks and Techniques
Paul Tuohy
Overcoming the Legacy Label
Alan Seiden
Intro to DB2 SQL Performance Tools & Methods
Tom McKinley
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:15 Working with JSON in RPG
Scott Klement
Modern ILE DevOps
Liam Allan
Using Free Tools - By Example
Jon Paris
Design It / Build It / Secure It / Tune It
Robert Bestgen
2:30 - 3:45 Debugging with RDi
Susan Gantner
Handling the Weird Stuff in RPG Programs
Paul Tuohy
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30 SQL Tips in 60 Minutes
Ted Holt
3:45 - 4:15 RPG & DB2 Summit Wrap-Up and Feedback

Schedule of sessions and/or speakers are subject to change


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