Submit to Speak at IMPACT 2022

     Easily the best part of IMPACT is our community as they share their expertise with others.  Our call for sessions is OPEN. 

We want to feature sessions that cover key topics in enterprise IT including: 

Cloud Computing   |   Mainframe |   System Engineering  |  Machine Learning/AI/Deep Learning  |   Scalability and Resilience
Infrastructure Design  |   Performance and Capacity Planning   |    Strategic Vision  |   DevOps   |   On-Call Strategies |  Managing IT Teams  |     Continuous Delivery  |   Security   |   Monitoring and Instrumentation   |   Performance and Debugging   |   Backup and Recovery    |    Solving the Customer Experience

We look forward to your submission.

About Speaking at IMPACT 2022

CMG will be accepting speaker submissions on a rolling basis.

2022 speakers will receive free conference admission

Speakers will be required to participate in a practice session and pre-record their session for broadcast and archiving.

Sessions are 40 minutes with a 15 minute Q&A session immediately following.

Speakers are asked to engage in live video Q&A sessions immediately after their scheduled broadcast.

Questions? Contact [email protected]

See our Terms and Conditions for speakers

We will be accepting sessions on a rolling basis with these 3 selection deadlines. If you are interested in speaking, you are highly encouraged to submit early!

– September 17: First Round Deadline

– October 22: Second Round Deadline

– November 19: Third and Final Round Deadline

Past Sessions

Technical methods to solve performance issues

Technical methods to solve performance issues

Based on a case study that involves reporting and automation with zWR and zGuard, this session will explore how to avoid MSU MLC costs overrun and deploy tuning in a mainframe environment.  ...

Enable Your DevOps Transformation

Enable Your DevOps Transformation

Rapid delivery of core business systems needs to be enterprise-wide, and DevOps is now mainstream, even on the mainframe. Your mainframe DevOps tool chain needs to integrate and communicate all...

Locating CICS Abnormal Reponse Times

Locating CICS Abnormal Reponse Times

Most of z/OS sites run CICS to serve transactional applications. These CICS environments are often very complex with thousands of different transaction codes running in hundreds of CICS regions...

Mainframe Modernization Success Use Cases

Mainframe Modernization Success Use Cases

Every journey is different, and theoretically ongoing. Smart Digital Transformation is strategic, avoids the sharp turns that threaten business continuity, and is programmed to address the three...

Capacity Analysis Techniques for VMware VM I/O

Capacity Analysis Techniques for VMware VM I/O

The methodology previously presented for VMware capacity/performance analysis is extended to I/O analysis (memory analysis, 2013, and CPU analysis, 2019). The methodology demonstrates a holistic...

Performance Engineering – FinOps

Performance Engineering – FinOps

This session will talk about how performance engineering is related to Fin Ops and especially in the cloud world; where every one is either moving or already in cloud. Fin Ops will be the key major...

Cost-to-Serve: Computing Transaction Efficiency

Cost-to-Serve: Computing Transaction Efficiency

In a cloud operating environment, it is of utmost importance to understand performance, capacity and scale needs. It is also equally critical to identify areas of optimization and improvement before...

DevOps: Delivering Relationships and Solutions

DevOps: Delivering Relationships and Solutions

In this talk, I will discuss novel deliverables from a DevOps perspective; delivering people skills, relationships and community through a DevOps lens. It is particularly important, especially now,...

Providing Business Value Through Observability

Providing Business Value Through Observability

When we look at business value, we often assume that the product we are building, that app which is going to revolutionize the world, that change in the infrastructure of a complex process, will...

Observability for Microservices

Observability for Microservices

For the last few years, the buzzword of 'observability' has stood in for heavy, expensive Service solutions really only workable for enterprises. With the rise of microservices has come a new breed...

Life Cycle of a Query in SQL Server

Life Cycle of a Query in SQL Server

Many Developers work with SQL Server but don’t fully understand how it really works behind the scenes. Join Deepthi on her dive into the internals of SQL Server to explain why knowing what goes on...

z14 and z15 Pipelines

z14 and z15 Pipelines

The z13 can execute about 12% more [1.695/1.514] Instructions than the zEC12, although its Cycle Time is about 9% higher [5/5,5 GHz], but its Execution Units have almost 2x of Circuits, compared to...

Mainframe Modernization Challenges and Strategy

Mainframe Modernization Challenges and Strategy

The Mainframe is still strategic and will exist for a long time to come ... The projection of the Mainframe in the IS evolution roadmaps requires the implementation of a modernization and...

When your Site Fails it can be Great for Business

When your Site Fails it can be Great for Business

The site crash was and still is their best sales day, ever. The platform failing over caused people to keep trying and trying to get through. The site failing over made them more desirable. They...

Cloud Resources Workload Profiling

Cloud Resources Workload Profiling

How to be sure a cloud object’s (e.g, AWS EC2, RDS or EBS) workload fits the rightsized resources (Compute, RAM, IO/s and Network traffic)? It is very difficult to do using raw system performance...

A Mainframe Security Rosetta

A Mainframe Security Rosetta

What's an ESM on z/OS? Why are there three of them? Why does each have such a different personality from the other two? And if I know how to use one of them, is there a way for me to understand the...

Controversial z/os performance topics debated

Controversial z/os performance topics debated

Not all performance topics and recommendations simply cut and dry. Many are controversial. These are the recommendations that tend to generate discussion amongst peers, need careful consideration,...

Detection of Performance Anomaly using DESOM

Detection of Performance Anomaly using DESOM

Deep Embedded Self Organizing Map (DESOM), a hybrid Deep Neural Network based Autoencoder-Decoder (AE-DE) with an embedded Self Organizing Map (SOM), is applied successfully for the first time to...