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IBM Community Festival

November 8, 2021 - November 17, 2021

Open Mainframe Project member IBM is hosting an inaugural IBM Community Festival 2021, which takes place on November 8-17.

This five-day festival will have days dedicated to user groups, the IBM Loyalty program, IBM experts, and our Cloud Without Compromise program with an opening keynote presentation by Rob Thomas, Senior Vice President of IBM Global Markets.

Len Santalucia, Open Mainframe Project Governing Board Chair and CTO of Vicom Infinity, will be giving a presentation about Open Source on the mainframe on November 10 at 8:30-9:30 am PST/ 11:30 am – 12:30 am EST. He’ll be joined by Andy Youens, Managing Director of Formaserve, and Phil Allison, Enterprise Architect at Black Knight Inc.

Open Source Meets IBM Systems

Bring your questions for this panel of IBM Champions who have been supporting, contributing to, and implementing open source on two of IBM’s key platforms: IBM i and IBM Z. The panel will feature Andy Youens, Managing Director of FormaServe in the UK; Phil Allison, Enterprise Architect at Black Knight Inc in the USA, who has been working with Ansible on IBM Z; and Len Santalucia, CTO at IBM Z Platinum Business Partner Vicom Infinity, A Converge Company, and Governing Board Chair of the Linux Foundation Open Mainframe Project. They will share their experiences and provide insights you will certainly find valuable in your discussions with clients and colleagues.

Learn more or register for the event here.



November 8, 2021
November 17, 2021
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