MIDWEST
COLLEGIATE
COMPUTING
CONFERENCE

March 22-23, 2019
mwc3.org

TITLE SPONSOR:
IBM

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Venue

Cornerstone University
Grand Rapids Theological Seminary
3000 Leonard Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Co-Chairs

Speakers

Saturday Evening Keynote Address

Enterprise Computing: Connecting To The Future


Paul Newton is an IBM Consulting IT Specialist at the IBM Innovation Center in Dallas where he assists IBM Business Partners and entrepreneurs on System z and helps enable university faculty to use z/OS-based technology in existing curriculum. He joined IBM in 1998 after 25 years of applying mainframe technology to a variety of industries. IBM responsibilities included assisting Independent Software Vendors port software products to z/OS and Linux on IBM Z systems.

Breakout Sessions

Learn Cybersecurity
Learn Mastering the Mainframe
Learn Project Management
Learn Cybersecurity
Learn Mastering the Mainframe
Learn Project Management

Competitions

Schedule

Friday, March 22 2019

Timeslot Event
Fri 07:30 am - 08:00 am Check-In & Registration
Fri 08:00 am - 08:15 am Announcements/Kickoff
Fri 08:15 am - 08:30 am Vendor time, transition to a.m. competitions
Fri 08:30 am - 11:00 am Competitions: Visual Studio .NET, Python Programming, Network Design
Fri 11:00 am - 11:15 am End a.m. competitions, transition to lunch
Fri 11:15 am - 11:45 am Lunch
Fri 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Panel/Speaker
Fri 12:30 pm - 12:45 pm Vendor time, transition to signup for p.m. competitions and training
Fri 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm Breakouts: Learn Cybersecurity, Learn Mastering the Mainframe, Learn Project Management
Fri 01:45 pm - 02:00 pm Vendor time, transition to p.m. competitions
Fri 02:00 pm - 04:30 pm Competitions: Cybersecurity, Mastering the Mainframe, Project Management
Fri 04:30 pm - 08:00 pm Free Time

Saturday, March 23 2019

Timeslot Event
Sat 07:30 am - 08:00 am Check-In & Registration
Sat 08:00 am - 08:15 am Announcements/Kickoff
Sat 08:15 am - 08:30 am Vendor time, transition to a.m. competitions
Sat 08:30 am - 11:00 am Competitions: Microsoft Office, Java Programming, System Analysis & Design
Sat 11:00 am - 11:15 am End a.m. competitions, transition to lunch
Sat 11:15 am - 11:45 am Lunch
Sat 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Panel/Speaker
Sat 12:30 pm - 12:45 pm Vendor time, transition to signup for p.m. competitions and training
Sat 12:45 pm - 01:45 pm Breakouts: Learn Cybersecurity, Learn Mastering the Mainframe, Learn Project Management
Sat 01:45 pm - 02:00 pm Vendor time, transition to p.m. competitions
Sat 02:00 pm - 04:30 pm Competitions: Cybersecurity, Mastering the Mainframe, Project Management
Sat 04:30 pm - 06:00 pm Free Time
Sat 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm Awards Dinner & Keynote Address

Contact

Dr. John H. Reynolds

Conference Coordinator

mwc3foundation@gmail.com

(616)-204-7315