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2019 CTUG Fall Conference

Session & Training Day Schedules

Day 1 – General Session

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Time Room Topic Speaker
08:00 – 08:45 Reception Area Registration & Breakfast Reception Sponsored by
08:45 – 09:00 Ontario Welcome Address, CTUG Update
Early Bird Prize Draw

HPE Business Update
Kim Katigbak
CTUG President

Ken Goldman & Paula Hodgins
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
09:00 – 09:55 Ontario HPE NonStop WW Strategy Update Franz Koening
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
09:55 – 10:10   Mid–Morning Break Sponsored by
10:10 – 11:05 Ontario Keynote Presentation
HPE Keynote Presentation: NonStop — The Art of the Possible
Franz Koenig
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
11:05 – 12:00 Ontario HPE Guest Speaker
NonStop Liberated — A new Way to Look at NonStop
Keith Moore
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
12:00 – 1:00 North Atrium Lunch — Exhibition Room is open Sponsored by

1:00 – 1:45
Manitoba Modernization and Enterprise Integration of Your HPE NonStop Ecosystem Dale Van Stratten
Nova Scotia HPE Shadowbase Mission — Critical Use Case Solutions and Product News Paul & Paden Holenstein
Gravic Inc.
Pacific Future-Proofing NonStop – Staying ahead of the curve in the 21st Century Phil Ly
TIC Software

1:50 – 2:35
Manitoba Multi-Factor Authentication: Make it Easy, Do it Right! Henry Fonseca
Nova Scotia Latest Developments in DevOps for GUARDIAN Randall S. Becker
Nexbridge Inc.
Pacific Raising the Bar with NonStop Ron Thompson
2:35 – 2:50 Ontario Afternoon Break Sponsored by:
HPE & Intel

2:50 – 3:35
Manitoba The Evolving Payments Industry Luisa Fernanda Forero
Nova Scotia Data Security and Modernization go Hand In Hand Brad Poole
Pacific Integrated manageability with open architecture Vishal Kudchadkar

3:40 – 4:25
Manitoba HPE NonStop and the Modern User Experience Jeff Oldham
Rocket Software
Nova Scotia Payment Modernization in Canada David Grindal
ACI Worldwide
4:25 – 4:40 Ontario HPE Q&A HPE Executives
4:40 – 5:00 Ontario Closing Remarks & Prize Draw
Kim Katigbak
CTUG President
5:00 – 7:00 North Atrium Wine & Cheese Reception Sponsored by


Day 2 – CTUG Education Session

Thursday, September 26, 2019


  • Introduction to DevOps and TBC Sneak Previews


  • Keith Moore, HPE
  • Randall Becker, Nexbridge Inc.

This year’s Education Day features several exciting topics, including a couple of sneak previews of sessions from the NonStop Technical Bootcamp.

  • Intro to Development Operations (dev/ops)
    This section covers the tools used to include NonStop into enterprise development and deployment processes. Integrated Development Environments (IDE), compilers, data repositories, continuous integration, deployment scripting, artifact management, and versioning will all be discussed.
  • Database update beyond just SQL/MX
    Topic include New SQL/MX features, In memory database, hybrid database tools, DDL management, and stream data.
  • Virtual NonStop - Beyond just how it works.
    Think differently about NonStop and how it can be used. Also some teasers for newer technologies that will be announced at the upcoming Bootcamp.
  • Process management and orchestration on NonStop
    TS/MP and other tools that can be used to manage processes on and off NonStop platform. Also, an introduction into hybrid cloud and parallels between NonStop process management and cloud service orchestration.
  • Mission Critical Distributed Ledger Technology (MCDLT)
    Mission Critical Distributed Ledger Technology (MCDLT) is being discussed again at TBC. This overview includes some technical changes discussed at TBC that make the new design even better than before.
Time Room Topic
8:30 – 9:00 Reception Area Breakfast & Registration: voucher for Coffee and Muffin at Tim Hortons
Sponsored by the NonStop Enterprise Division and CTUG
9:00 – 9:15 Ontario Introductions
9:15 – 10:30 Ontario Training
10:30 – 10:45 Ontario Break
10:45 – 12:00 Ontario Training
12:00 – 1:00 Ontario Lunch - boxed lunches provided
Sponsored by CTUG
1:00 – 2:30 Ontario Training
2:30 – 2:45 Ontario Break
2:45 – 4:30 Ontario Open Question Forum

Note: Sessions and schedules are subject to change without notice.

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