Launch to IBM Z

Enterprise Computing

When: Tuesday December 7th, 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m PST
Where: Once you register, a Zoom link will be shared by email,
closer to the event date.


11:00 a.m - 11:15 a.m - Welcome and Opening

Reena Gupta, Mom Relaunch & Jessica Lozada, Latinas in Tech

11:15 a.m - 11:30 a.m - What is Enterprise Computing?


Anna McKee, IBM 

What is Enterprise Computing? What is IBM Z? Why do I need to know about it? All great questions… hear from Anna McKee about this technology that runs the world 24x7 reliably & securely.

11:30 a.m - 12:15 p.m - A website - in a container on Linux on IBM Z


Elizabeth Joseph, IBM 

In this on-hands lab, you'll be walked through key concepts of what a server is, and jump right in to how a web application can be run in a container. This will all be done on the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform running on Linux for IBM Z.

12:15 p.m – 12:20 p.m - Client Perspective

Veronica Gilliard, State of CA

12:20 p.m – 12:30 p.m - Client Perspective

 Jackie Moore, Maribel Mendoza-Alba, Black Knight

 Hear from our clients on why this platform is so important in today’s technology landscape, what skills it takes to be on this platform and most importantly career opportunities available!

12:30 p.m – 12:40 p.m - My IBM Z Journey

Anila Shiny Peter & Jade Melody Walker

Hear from Anila & Jade on their journey with IBM Z, through the IBM Z Apprenticeship program.

12:40 p.m – 1:00 p.m - Q&A and Closing Remarks