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Next Meeting - Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - Double Session - RPG and RDi with Charles Guarino


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Date:  November 20, 2019

 Sign in 3:30p.m.;

Speaker Session #1 4:00 -  5:15p.m.,

Registration #2 5:15p.m.

Dinner 6:00p.m.

Speaker Session #2: 7:15 - 8:30p.m.

Place:  Bella Sarno Ristorante, 553 Kelley Blvd, North Attleborough, MA 02760


Session #1: RPG! It's alive with new treasures!

Session #2: Configuring RDi for RPG Development

Speaker:  Charles Guarino - Central Park Data

Surf & Turf - Bourbon steak tips paired with 2 baked jumbo shrimp served with potato and vegetables

Vegan or Vegetarian – Available on request

Cost:  NEMUG Members $30, Guests $40 +$15 for Additional Session, Students $10.  Make check payable to NEMUG  Mail to NEMUG, c/o Eileen Newell, 455 Smith Street, N. Attleboro, MA 02760 or register on the NEMUG web site, and pay at the door

We must receive your reply no later than Friday, November 15, 2019
 ** No shows will be billed, unless cancellation is received by Tuesday, November 19, 2019





RPG! It’s alive with new treasures!

“New” RPG Free Form enhancements? Well sure, but that happened at 7.1. Time marches on and so do the enhancements.

Today’s RPG is living, vibrant and ever-evolving, keeping pace and meeting the requirements and needs of TODAY’S programming community. If you haven’t been keeping up you are missing out on the many new treasures that will not only improved the readability of your code but also the reliability. Long live RPG!



Configuring RDI for RPG development.

RDi is the most versatile application development tools available today. It provides more and more functionality with each update, and the results are obvious. This session focuses on the particular attributes of enhancing your RPG development. How many of these features are you already using?



Charles Guarino believes in the “power” of IBM Power Systems. His career reflects his dedication and interest in bringing the platform and its solutions to others and as a result has been recognized as an IBM Champion.

He is a member of COMMON’s Speaker Excellence Hall of Fame and a proud recipient of the Al Barsa Memorial Scholarship Award. Additionally, he participates on COMMON’s Strategic Education Team. Other professional endeavors have included the roles of President and monthly Q&A host of the Long Island System User’s Group LISUG (

Today, along with the team at Central Park Data Systems, he is serving individuals and companies on a worldwide basis though his consulting work and award-winning speaking engagements.

Charles is a true people person and can often be found at conferences sharing his expertise on RDi and other IBM i topics


NEMUG Officers:


Dawn Dawson,
The Moore Company

(401) 315-6351

Vice President  

Chip DiFolco,


(774) 227-7373


Rick Marcotte

iTech Solutions  

(508) 243-3508


Eileen Newell,
FGX International

(401) 719-2337


Rick Marcotte

iTech Solutions

(508) 243-3508

NE Conference Liaison  

Chip DiFolco,


(774) 227-7373

President's Message:

For October we had Dawn May as our speaker.  She is a leading authority on work management, systems management, performance, and diagnostics, with intimate knowledge of the IBM i operating system developed through her distinguished career with IBM.  Today, she is an independent consultant, focusing her skills on helping companies troubleshoot issues and plan for the future while teaching them how to get the most out of their IBM i systems.  Thank you for presenting "What's New in 7.4 for Security and System Administration" for NEMUG.  It was a great session!!

In November we will have Charles Guarino coming to join us at NEMUG.  We are planning on a Double Session that will begin at 4pm to get the most from this speaker!!  The two topics presented will be:

Session 1
  RPG!  It's Alive with new Treasures!  Today's RPG is living, vibrant and ever-evolving, keeping pace and meeting the requirements and needs of TODAY'S programming community.  If you haven't been keeping up you are missing out on the new treasures that will improve readability and reliability.  

Session 2
  Configuring RDi for RPG Development.  RDI is the most versatile application tool available today.  It provides more functionality with each update.  This session will focus on the particular attributes of enhancing your RPG development.

Please join us for this great topic!

Do you want to attend the 30th Northeast User Groups Conference in Framingham, MA for FREE?

All you need to do is attend NEMUG meetings between September 2019 and February 2020. Those in attendance will be entered into a drawing for a free registration for the April 6-8, 2020 conference.  Get one entry for each meeting you attend. At our February meeting we will draw the winner. (Winner is responsible for their own lodging, transportation, and other expenses).


Dawn Dawson

NEMUG President


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Callico Distributors

J.H. Lynch & Sons

The Moore Company


iTech Solutions

Franklin Sports



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