Welcome to the first VMS-SIG meeting of 2018, hosted by VMS Software Inc., April 23rd and 24th at the World Trade Centre, Malmö, Sweden. We expect this to be an informative and action-packed two days, full of interesting talks and useful information, with presenters from VMS-SIG members, VMS Software Inc., and perhaps one or two special guests!
Where and when
The event will be hosted over two days from lunch-to-lunch on the 23rd and 24th of April at the World Trade Centre in Malmö, located a short walk (15-20 minutes) from Malmö Central Station and the Old Town.
World Trade Centre in Malmö
211 19 Malmö
Tokyo, located at ground floor with its own entrance to the right of the main entrance.
Please note that the following agenda is indicative only at this time.
12:00-13:00 - Registration
13:00-13:20 - Introduction and operational matters (Anders Johansson and David Brinnen)
13:20-13:50 - VMS Software Inc. Business Update (Johan Gedda)
14:00-14:30 - Porting Java 8 - Letters from the Trenches (Brett Cameron)
14:30-14:50 - Overview of VMS Software Inc. Professional Services (Brett Cameron)
15:00-15:30 - Break
15:30-16:20 - Porting OpenVMS using LLVM (John Reagan)
16:30-16:50 - HPE update (Klaus Harder)
16:55-17:05 - Wrap up (Anders Johansson)
17:30-18:30 - HP-Connect Annual Meeting
18:30-23:00 - Three-course Dinner at Turning Torso
8:00-8:10 - Introduction to the day (Anders Johansson)
8:10-9:00 - Roadmap and x86 update (John Reagan and Brett Cameron)
9:00-10:00 - OpenVMS Online Training Update (Daria Zelenia)
10:10-11:00 - C/C++ on OpenVMS x86 (David Brinnen and Patrik Eklöf)
11:10-12:00 - The Digital Transformation Journey: Maximizing the benefits of IoT in your industry (Mick Keyes)
12:00-12:20 - Wrap up (Anders Johansson)
12:30-14:00 - Lunch
14:00-17:00 - Customer Meetings
If you are visiting from out of town and need accommodation, we would recommend considering the following options:
Hotel Garden (https://ligula.se/profilhotels/hotel-garden/). Generally very cost-effective; comfortable rooms and an excellent buffet breakfast; located in the Old Town, approximately a 20 minute walk with the World Trade Centre.
Renaissance Malmö (http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mmabr-/). Another nice option in the Old Town.
Park Inn by Radisson Malmö (https://www.parkinn.com/hotel-malmo). A modern hotel, and literally 100m from the World Trade Centre facility. Special conference room prices: 925kr for a single room and 1025kr for double room. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to book rom at Park Inn by Radisson to be eligble for conference room prices.
If you are travelling to the event from outside of Sweden we would recommend flying into Copenhagen International Airport and taking the train across the bridge to Malmö. Tickets for the train can be purchased in the airport arrivals area and Malmö Central Station is the third stop.