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TPF Users Group Spring 2017 Conference Agenda

Conference Theme "Generation z/TPF"

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Sunday - April 2nd, 2017

4:00PM - 6:00PM Early Registration Open

4:00PM - 6:00PM Board of Directors / Subcommittee Chairs Meeting (Closed) Subcommittee Chairs and Directors only

6:00PM - 6:30PM New Attendees Orientation

Monday - April 3rd, 2017

8:00am - 6:00pm Registration Open

7:45am - 9:00am Breakfast provided by TPFUG

8:00am - 9:00am Web Services Task Force

9:00am - 11:30am General Session - Opening

11:30am - 11:45am Break

11:45am - 12:30pm Subcommittee Meeting - Systems Control Program

Addresses CPU, DASD and tape components as well as the general issues of TPF shipments, packaging, support standards, documentation and procedures.

12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch provided by TPFUG

1:30pm - 3:30pm Subcommittee Meeting - Communications

Addresses TCP/IP, MQSeries and inter-processor communications, including MPIF, OSA, etc.

3:30pm - 3:45pm Refreshment Break

3:45pm - 4:45pm Subcommittee Meeting - Operations and Coverage

Addresses the issues with operating and managing the TPF systems, including Console support (TOS), Virtual Tape, Dasd subsystems, performance, load and incident management in the TPF environment.

Monday Hot Topics 5:00pm – 6:15pm

6:30PM - 9:30PM Vendor Hospitality and Exhibition programs (Bouchon & Rattlers Room)

Tuesday - April 4th, 2017


8:00am - 6:00PM Registration Open

7:45am - 9:00am Breakfast provided by TPFUG

8:00am - 9:00am Toolkit TaskForce

9:00am - 10:30am Subcommittee Meeting - Development Tools

Addresses TPF Toolkit and other source development tools. This includes test tools, zTPFGI, VPARs, VTAPE and other third party products.

10:30am - 10:45am Break

10:45am - 12:30pm Subcommittee Meeting - Service Oriented Architecture ( SOA ) Subcommittee

Addresses distributed technologies. including MongoDB, REST, DFDL, MQSeries, SOAP, and XML. Includes Web and Mail Servers on TPF.

12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch provided by TPFUG

1:30pm - 4:00pm Subcommittee Meeting - Application Development

Addresses issues related to development of applications for the zTPF environment, including the application program interface presented by zTPF, programming language compilers, development and test tools, and development methodologies.

4:00pm - 4:15pm Refreshment Break

4:15:pm - 5:15pm Subcommittee Meeting - Database / TPFDF

Addresses all issues related to TPF Database/TPFDF, Business Events, Recoup, Pools, and the file systems in TPF. This includes Dasd file systems.

5:30pm - 6:30pm Tuesday's Hot Topics

7:00pm -10:00pm TPF Users Group Reception and Special Program


Wednesday - April 5th, 2017

8:00am - 6:00PM Registration Open

7:45am - 9:00am Breakfast provided by TPFUG

9:00am - 10:15am Ongoing TPF Education

10:15am - 10:30am Refreshment Break

10:30am - 11:30am General Session


Immediately following Closing Board of Directors / Subcommittee Chairs Meeting (Closed) Subcommittee Chairs and Directors only