~~SPECIAL NOTICE (Updated
Hi again MUG Members,
we previously mentioned, situations continue to develop & today is no exception.
all for taking the survey & leaving your comments, it was instrumental in
helping us to determine a proper course of action.
board of directors discussed our current conditions & decided that we should
pull back from the planned September meeting & shoot for an October virtual
meeting as our 1st meeting. As usual, we will keep you posted.
Please read the following message from our board of directors:
we begin our user group season, we are eager to get back to regular in-person
meetings at our favorite establishments. However, in keeping with current health
guidelines, we must start the season off virtually to ensure the well-being of
MUG Board of Directors will continue to evaluate CDC guidelines, NYS/local
mandates and DOH regulations to make responsible decisions for the health and
safety of our members and guests, with regards to the re-opening of our
in-person meetings. In the meantime we are planning to hold virtual meetings to
fulfill our commitment to provide education and value to our membership.
you for your patience and co-operation throughout these unprecedented times.
of the MUG Board of Directors
David Giambra, President
Our current tentative plans
for the rest of the season are as follows (depending on conditions &
24, 2020 Event:
Postponed until further notice
27, 2020 Event (Tuesday):
We are excited to have IBM Platform Leader, Steven
Fier, talk about IBM’s recent announcements around Power9, IBMi Operating System
and Cloud. You do not want to miss this informative session from an IBM subject
matter expert. The pandemic has not slowed down IBM from refreshing the Power9
hardware in July and enhancing the IBMi software stack in October. IBM has
supercharged the platform with many great new features and offerings. The
presentation boils down the information and highlights key announcements of most
value to you and your organization.
(instructions for linking to the virtual event will be
made available via email)
November 2020: Dark, as has been customary
December 3, 2020: TBD
January 2021: Dark, as has been customary
February 18, 2021: We are working on plans to make
this our first in-person meeting; TBD
March 23, 2021 (Tuesday): TBD
April 22, 2021: TBD
May 2021: End of year party
the uncertainty remains, there can & likely will continue to be modifications as conditions
ask your patience & support in making the season the best possible.
MUG Board of Directors
Registration is now open for October 27.
(Thanks for your patience)
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Please feel free to check back often for additional
details which are added regularly, as they become available.
Our 2020-21 meeting season is here!
excited about getting back together! There promises to be some
coming up!! We'll keep you posted.
tuned for posting of any preliminary details, as soon as they become available!!
input anyone has as to locations, topics, prospective new members, etc. are
welcome & would be greatly appreciated.
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