• OCEAN TechCon21
    Virtual Technical Conference

    July15–16, 2021

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  • OCEAN TechCon21
    Virtual Technical Conference

    Innovate & Thrive with IBM i

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    Virtual Technical Conference

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Technical Conference Overview

Two Days of Inspiration & Innovation!

Save the Dates - July 15 & 16, 2021

Plus On-Demand Sessions Available July 19th - September 17th

Technically, We’re passionate about continuing education on the Power Systems platform!

#OCEANTechCon21

Interactive IBM i Expert Panel Discussion

Thursday, July 15, 2021
8:30 AM - 9:50 AM PT

Focusing on How to Innovate & Thrive with IBM i.

Virtual Technical Conference

Thursday and Friday July 15-16, 2021
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM PT

Technical presentations focusing on all aspects of IT from strategic directions to drilling down into today’s latest technologies.

On-Demand Sessions

Available July 19, 2021 - September 17, 2021

Watch sessions by IBM i Expert Speakers at your convenience.

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OCEAN TechCon21
Virtual Technical Conference

July 15–16, 2021

Thursday

Innovate & Thrive with IBM i

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Mike Pavlak
Panelists: Scott Forstie, Jesse Gorzinski, Charles Guarino, Birgitta Hauser, Richard Schoen, Alan Seiden, Paul Tuohy

Break - Chat with attendees

ListAgg and Split – Accumulating and Decomposing Data with SQL Birgitta Hauser

Break - Chat with attendees

Python Modules for Profitability Mike Pavlak

Break - Chat with attendees

What's New in Db2 for i Scott Forstie

Break - Chat with attendees

Integrate IBM i with Anything with Apache Camel Jesse Gorzinski

End of Sessions
 

Friday

Innovate & Thrive with IBM i

RPG Tricks and Techniques Paul Tuohy

Break - Chat with attendees

Security Testing Yvonne Enselman

Break - Chat with attendees

Some of My Favorite RDi Tips in 30 Minutes Charles Guarino

Break - Chat with attendees

Open Source Performance Tools for PHP, Python and Node.js Alan Seiden

Break - Chat with attendees

IBM i Service Commander-Manage Your Open Source and System Services Richard Schoen

Break - Chat with attendees

Security Options for API and Web Service Enablement Aaron Magid

Break - Chat with attendees

The Success Story of Java & Open-Source Software on the IBM i Frederic Marceau

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On Demand Sessions - Available July 19, 2021 - September 17, 2021

On Demand

Innovate & Thrive with IBM i

Web Services: A RESTful Introduction Patrick Behr

What the Heck is Binder Source and Why Do I Care? Patrick Behr

Why Procedures Are Better Than Subroutines Patrick Behr

Building and Leveraging File System Containers Erwin Earley

Basics of Testing for IBM i Professionals Yvonne Enselman

Tame the IFS using SQL Scott Forstie

SQL Performance Analysis Tools in IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS) Birgitta Hauser

Setting Up Your Development Environment Mark Irish

JavaScript for IBM i RPG Developers Aaron Magid

Understanding the New Power9 Pete Massiello

Advanced Python on IBM i Mike Pavlak

Intro to Node.js Mike Pavlak

The Real Effects of Malware Steve Pitcher

Using Digital Certificates Steve Pitcher

Using the New DCM Steve Pitcher

RPG Makes Friends with Open-Source Apps Richard Schoen

ODBC Your Open Source Alan Seiden

PHP in 2021 - What's New and Exciting on IBM i Alan Seiden

Web Server Magic on IBM i Alan Seiden

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Exhibitors & Sponsors

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Membership

Benefits of Membership

Benefits of being a member of the OCEAN User Group

As we move into a new era of technology, it is critical that we are aware of how and when to implement technology at our companies. At OCEAN, we hope to provide a venue so that you can get an overview and education in many of these new technologies that will enable you to be an informed professional.

OCEAN Members get a discount off the registration price for our annual Technical Conference, which helps to justify the cost of membership.

Types of Membership

Individual Membership – $80 - This is a membership for one person. (Please note that companies with two or three employees can save money by purchasing multiple individual memberships rather than a Corporate Membership.) Allows full access to the OCEAN website, free access to OCEAN’s monthly meetings (including food & refreshments), a discount on the OCEAN Technical Conference and eligibility for OCEAN special members only education events.

Corporate Membership – $250 – This membership is for companies that want to sign up four or more employees as OCEAN Members. Up to five persons may attend each monthly meeting, and an unlimited number can attend the annual technical conference at the member rate. Allows full access to the OCEAN website, free access to OCEAN’s monthly meetings (including food & refreshments), a discount on the OCEAN Technical Conference and eligibility for OCEAN special members only education events.

Non-members – Sign up for our mailing list to receive notice of OCEAN meetings and special events.

Dress Code - The dress code for all OCEAN events is business casual, except for Saturday labs which are casual.

Get in touch

We would love to hear from you. Please contact us.

OCEAN Conference info: info@oceanusergroup.org