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LocationCNX Corporation, 217 N Jefferson St, Suite 450, Chicago, IL 60661

Main Speaker –Jim Buck’s career in IT has spanned more than 30 years, primarily in the manufacturing and healthcare industries. A twelve year president of the Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association ( and has served on a number of teams developing IBM and COMMON certification tests. Other accomplishments include; recipient of the 2007 IBM System i Innovation – Education Excellence Award, named 2013/2016 IBM Champion Power Systems and the 2014 COMMON Presidents Award. Jim is a programming instructor at Gateway Technical College and is active in the IBM i community working to help students, colleges and companies develop the next generation of IBM i professionals. The following are the topics that will be presented in the sequence listed:

  1. What's the Fuss? - Using Procedures and Service Programs
  2. Using SQL & Cursors in your Programs
  3. Failure to Modernize – The Real Cost!

During dinner there will be a panel discussion.