TPF Users Group 2024 Conference Agenda

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Conference Theme "Application Modernization on z/TPF"

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Sunday - May 5th, 2024

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

Monday - May 6th, 2024

7:30am - 6:00pm Registration Open

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

9:00am - 10:15am General Session - Opening

10:15am - 10:30am Break

10:30am - 12:00pm 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.

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

1:00pm - 2:15pm 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.

2:15pm - 3:05pm Subcommittee Meeting - Web Services Subcommittee

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

3:05pm - 3:15pm Break

3:15pm - 5:00pm 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.

5:00pm – 6:00pm Monday's Hot Topics

6:00pm - 9:30pm Vendor Hospitality and Exhibition programs

Tuesday - May 7th, 2024

7:30am - 6:00pm Registration Open

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

9:35pm - 11:30pm Subcommittee Meeting - Development Tools

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

10:20am - 10:44am Break

11:30am - 12:30pm Lunch provided by TPFUG

12:30am - 1:45pm Subcommittee Meeting - System Control Program

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

1:45pm - 3:00pm Subcommittee Meeting - Communications

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