As the coronavirus continues to spread, the health and safety of all attendees is our priority. At this time, the TPFUG Annual Conference scheduled for March 22-25, 2020 in Atlanta has been cancelled. If you had already registered a full refund will be issued - you will receive an email within the next 2 business days to confirm your registration has been cancelled and full refund has been issued.

Please be sure to cancel any hotel accommodations directly with the hotel.

CLICK HERE TO CANCEL YOUR HOTEL RESERVATION.

Then click on “manage existing reservation” OR call 888-627-7087.

Moving forward, the TPFUG board of directors will continue to closely monitor the effects of the COVID-19 with respect to rescheduling the conference for possibly later this year. We will keep you updated as any plans unfold.

 
 
 

Sunday - March 22nd, 2020

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 - March 23rd, 2020

8:00am - 6:00pm Registration Open

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

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

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

11:00am - 11:15am Break

11:15am - 12:15pm General Session - Presentation

12:15pm - 1:00pm Lunch provided by TPFUG

1:00pm - 2:15 pm Subcommittee Meeting - Communications

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

2:15pm - 3:30pm 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.

3:30pm - 3:45pm Refreshment Break

3:45pm - 4:45pm 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.

5:00pm – 6:00pm Monday's Hot Topics

6:30PM - 9:30PM Vendor Hospitality and Exhibition programs ()

Tuesday - March 24th, 2020


8:00am - 6:00PM Registration Open

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

8:00am - 9:00am Toolkit TaskForce

9:00am - 10:15am 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.

10:15am - 10:30am Break

10:30am - 11:30pm Subcommittee Meeting - Web Services Subcommittee

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

11:30am - 1:00pm Lunch provided by TPFUG

1:00pm - 3:00pm 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.

3:00pm - 3:15pm Refreshment Break

3:15pm - 5:00pm Subcommittee Meeting - Development Tools

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

5:00pm - 6:00pm Tuesday's Hot Topics

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


Wednesday - March 25th, 2020

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