WMSUG June 2019 Information
WMSUG Update for June 

WMSUG regular meetings return in September. 
Meetings typically appear on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, featuring a 1 hour presentation beginning at 8:30am.

 
If... there is a particular presentation or presenter that you would like to see in the upcoming season, 
or... you have a presentation that you would like to make for our group, 
please contact any WMSUG Executive Committee Member listed below. 

Current Information:

Item 1: 
Our sister group SEMIUG is hosting a webinar Tuesday evening June 18, 6 PM 
"Anatomy of a Security Failure" by Steve Pitcher, IBM i Administration, iTech Solutions 
For full meeting details and webinar access information, visit: www.semiug.org 

Item 2: 
MITEC 2019 returns to Livonia in June 24 & 25. 
https://gomitec.com/register/ 

Monday, June 24, 2019 offers four pre-conference workshops: 
 - RDi/RPG Bootcamp 
 - Systems Management 
 - Python 
 - PHP 

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - Choose from over 45 sessions.  

View the full schedule: http://gomitec.com/list-view/ 

Item 3: 
HelpSystems Security Tour comes to Detroit, July 16 
"2019 Security Tour" by Robin Tatum, Director of Security Technologies, HelpSystems 

Learning Objectives: 
- How compliance differs from security 
- Cybersecurity trends and risks 
- Results from our annual State of IBM i Security Study 
- What’s new in security for IBM i 7.3 and 7.4 
- How to get started securing your data 

Date & Time: Tue, July 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM EDT 
Location: Topgolf, 500 Great Lakes Crossing Dr., Auburn Hills, MI 48326 

For full event information and registration details, visit: 
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-ibm-i-security-tour-detroit-tickets-61594797698?aff=usergroups 

Item 4: 
Education opportunities available through Common... 

Online:   http://www.common.org/online-education/schedule/ 

 July 23 & 24, 2019 - Virtual Conference 
Sessions will cover: 
 - DB2 Mirror in IBM i 7.4 
 - Rest APIs for Direct DB2 Access 
 - Use Cases for Rest APIs 
 - SQL Service for the System Administrator 
 - What’s New in Security 
 - What’s New in Open Source 
 - IBM i 7.4 Language Enhancements 
 - IBM i in the Cloud 
 - HA and Business Continuity Updates in IBM i 7.4 

Note: if you can’t attend live, still register as you will have access to the recordings for 30 days post event. 

- July 11, 2019 - POWERcast: How to Avoid IFS Security Mistakes 
Speaker: Sandi Moore 

- October 24, 2019 - POWERcast: IBM i Work Management 101 
Speakers: Tom Huntington, Chuck Losinski, & Ash Giddings 

On-site: 
- September 9-11, 2019 
2019 Fall Conference & Expo - Indianapolis, Indiana 
http://www.common.org/events/ 

- Speaking opportunities are available at Common events. 
Contact Ian Cartwright at 312-279-0204 or icartwright@common.org. 
Speakers Resources are available. 

For more information about Common, please see the Common main page: 
www.common.org 

Item 5: 
WMSUG regular meetings return in September. 
Meetings typically appear on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, featuring a 1 hour presentation beginning at 8:30am. 
If... there is a particular presentation or presenter that you would like to see in the upcoming season, 
or... you have a presentation that you would like to make for our group, 
please contact any WMSUG Executive Committee Member listed below. 

If you have questions, please contact an Executive Committee member. 

Sincerely, 
The WMSUG Executive Committee 

Chris Van Liere - Chairperson 
Chairperson@wmsug.net 

Leo Whitaker, Jr - Program Director 
ProgramDirector@wmsug.net 

Scott A. Smith - WebMaster, Treasurer, Secretary 
administrator@wmsug.net 


Membership: 

The 2018-2019 Season Continues 
Please prepare this membership form for your company.  
It is also your invoice for this season: http://www.wmsug.net/WMSUG_invoice_2018-2019.pdf 

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