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October Meeting

Topic: IBM i 7.4 and TR Announcements

Date:Tuesday, October 22, 2019Scott Forstie
Time:5:30 (Deli Snacks) - 6:00 (Meeting)
Location:BrassCraft Manufacturing Company
39600 Orchard Hill Place
Novi, MI 48375-5331 (map)
Speaker:Scott Forstie
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Presentation:IBM i 7.4 and TR Announcements

On Tuesday, October 8 2019, IBM made several announcements, including the first Technology Refresh (TR) for the IBM i 7.4 release, as well as TR 7 for 7.3 (More...)

From the President

Dear Members:

Security is an important factor for every organization. How does your organization identify, protect against and respond to security failures? June's meeting addresses the hot topic of security and we are fortunate to have Steve Pitcher from iTech presenting "Anatomy of a Security Failure". It's a meeting you won't want to miss. You are sure to walk away with useful information to better protect your organizations systems. The meeting will be provided in WebEx format only.

A New Age In Power

Don't miss out on MITEC. There is still time to register for the big event. We have packed the event full with plenty for everyone. Whether you are a developer, manager or system administrator MITEC is a wonderful way to find out what's new and keep current. Connect with other IBM i colleagues, connect with students and educators, take advantage of the IBM i round table with an opportunity to discuss anything on your mind IBM i related. The event will be held at the Schoolcraft College VistaTech Center located in Livonia Michigan. See details at

2019 Michigan IBM Power Systems
Technical Education Conference

Early Bird Discount only 1day LEFT!

A savings of $50 if you register by June
11th, visit today!

Pre-Conference Workshops Monday June 24, 2019



Main Conference Tuesday June 25, 2019

Early Bird Discount Rates End June 11th

User Group Member $365
Non-User Group Member $445
Group (4 or more) User Group Member $335
Group (4 or more) Non-User Group Member $415

Standard Price

User Group Member $415
Non-User Group Member $495
Group (4 or more) User Group Member $385
Group (4 or more) Non-User Group Member $465

Don't miss an opportunity to get real hands-on learning with pre-conference workshops on PHP, Python, RDi/RPG Bootcamp, and System Management.

The event will take place at the VisTaTech Center Schoolcraft College in Livonia, MI. Choose from over 45 sessions, delivered by industry experts covering topics such as system architecture, application development, mobile applications, business intelligence, system upgrades, performance monitoring and more!

All-Day Pre-Conference Workshops (Monday June 24th)

Speakers (Tuesday June 25th)

Don't miss MITEC 2019! Register Today!

Extraordinary networking opportunities - have fun, learn and share with your peers, renowned speakers, IBM developers, executives, Student Meet & Greet and visit the Vendor Expo

We will break soon for the summer. Board elections will be held during the June meeting. If you have interest in volunteering for a board position, please step up. It doesn’t take much time and makes a big difference. Reach out to any of the SEMIUG board members or email Laura at .

We're closing the year out before the summer break with a great meeting and MITEC. SEMIUG strives to bring current world class IBM i education to local colleagues and provides opportunity to connect with other IBM i colleagues. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming SEMIUG activity.

President, Southeast Michigan iSeries User Group
Phone: 248-701-7410

Previous Meetings:

May 2019 Overview of Open Source on IBM i Jesse Gorzinski
April 2019 Understanding your High Availability and Disaster Recovery Options Brian Nordland
March 2019 Watson student member game activity Laura Ubelhor presiding
February 2019 Deep dive into fully free-form RPG Barbara Morris
January 2019 Daily Care and Feeding of IBM i Larry Bolhuis
November 2018 Strategic Modernization with PHP Alan Seiden
October 2018 POWER9 and IBM i: Install, upgrade and backup using USB Bob Schuster
September 2018 The "Best Stuff" of Advanced RDi Charles Guarino
June 2018 Leveraging Db2 Web Query to Simplify Security Compliance and Systems Utilization Monitoring Doug Mack

More in the archives

Meetings are a great opportunity to socialize with iSeries Colleagues and are always a great learning experience. We look forward to seeing you at upcoming meetings.