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Schedule of Sessions


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PLEASE NOTE:
- Due to a scheduling snafu at the hotel, fewer slots are available the Tuesday afternoon.

- Only one slot per person please. If there is still availability after March 3 you are welcome to take more than one slot.

- Organizers reserve the right to move schedules if one slot will require more space in a larger room.

Sunday 3/13

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3:00PM-
6:00PM
X
Check-In and Socialize! Hang out, network, get your name badge
Mint & Vault
4:00 PM -
6:00 PM
X
Meet, Network, Socialize, Enjoy
Vault


Monday 3/14

6:30AM-
7:15 AM
Yoga - Yoga Studio - Level B2
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Mint Ballroom A
Mint Ballroom B
Mint Ballroom C
Alex Theater
8:00AM-
9:00AM
X
Breakfast
8:45AM-
9:15AM
X
Opening Session - Welcome to Pause, Announcements, etc.
9:15AM-
10:30AM
X
What Makes a Strong Developer Community?
Mark Baum - FileMaker, Inc.
Group discussion about our developer
community in all its forms.
What do we need from one another?
What can we give each other?
How can we connect with each other in
new ways to support our work?
(available)
Auditing - Don’t ask... if you can’t deliver!
Vince Menanno - Beezwax
Open discussion and peer review of how we are currently implemented auditing in a number of solutions. Along with the benefits, side effects and challenges of tackling this problem.
10:30AM-
10:45AM
X
Break
10:45AM-
12:00PM
X
Whats-His-Face? Whats-Her-Face? In-Your-Face!
Albert Harum-Alvarez - SmallCo
Live Development Best Practices
Dan Weiss - Adatasol
Let's Talk Server
Joey Grimaldi - ODI Tech
Placeholder for a FileMaker Server
discussion panel
12:00PM-
2:00PM
X
Lunch
2:00PM-
3:15PM
X
Large Solutions in FileMaker - Performance Optimization
Danny Mack - New Millennium
Requirements: Many users, many records, some users can only see their own records, and fast!
(presentation/discussion)
User Driven Automated Workflow Design
Matthew Nehring - MC Services
Creating automated workflows that
allow the user to setup and define
how those workflows run.
MBS Plugin Overview
Christian Schmitz
What is new in MBS Plugin and what does our
plugin offer you?
Perspective Development
Mike Bergie - MainSpring
Comparing FileMaker Development
to other development platforms
3:15PM-
3:30PM
X
Break
3:30PM-
4:45PM
X
Extreme Abstraction
Chris Cain - Extensitech
Coding with extensibility
Episode XIV: Marketing Awakens
Jay Gonzales, @BeezwaxTeam -
A Jedi Council-style (round table) discussion on how we're going to tell the world about our great ideas, products/services and FileMaker itself. Star Wars costumes optional.
Schema Change Logging
Chris Moyer - The Moyer Group
This session will explore a
methodology for automatically
tracking changes (to tables,
fields, layouts, scripts) in FileMaker databases.
Hierarch
Dave Ramsey - Workflow Data Systems
How fast can a DDR tool be?
6:00PM-
TBD
X
Off-Site Event sponsored by Adatasol
The Corner Alley
402 Euclid Avenue

Tuesday 3/15


6:30AM-
7:15AM
Yoga - Yoga Studio - Level B2
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Mint Ballroom A

Mint Ballroom B

Mint Ballroom C

Alex Theater

8:00AM-
9:00AM
X
Breakfast
9:15AM-
10:30AM
X
How Agile/scrum can increase client Happiness (and Yours!)
Alan Deffenderfer - ABD Enterprises

YOU WILL LEAVE WITH A *SECRET* HANDOUT ON SCRUM FOR FILEMAKER.

If you want to learn more about Scrum or want
to share your experience with Scrum, and how
it can it help you have a more successful consulting
business, this session is for you.
Virtualizing FileMaker Server
Brent Hedden, University of Louisville
A Field By Any Other Name
Todd Weller, Cross IT
A roundtable discussion centered on
preferred naming conventions.
App, App, and Away…
Brian Schick - Beezwax
A fun, informal, deep dive into Lake Erie
exploring what makes an app… an App.
  • The best FileMaker tools 'n techniques for creating truly satisfying apps.
  • Turbo-charging apps with cutting-edge FileMaker-JavaScript app tools & workflows.
  • Unwarranted "Cleve"-r puns aplenty, hard hats advised :=|
10:30AM-
10:45AM
X
Break
10:45AM-
12:00PM
X
Salesforce Integration Roundtable
Christopher Bailey
Discussion of Salesforce integration and related matters
Explaining FileMaker to
Non-FileMaker Developers
Bobby Hritz - Cross IT
Live Coding – WAN Optimizations in 2016
Chris Irvine, Threeprong
Work as a group to significantly improve
the performance of a WAN hosted solution.
Iconic icons
John Renfrew - att.it{ude}
Sticking and gluing fun with icons
12:00PM-
2:00PM
X
Lunch
2:00PM-
3:15PM
X
Roundtable: Fleshing out Selector-Connector
Jonathan Fletcher, moderator
Discussion of techniques and best-practices
when pushing the envelope on
Selector-Connector.
GIS Integration Experiments
Perren Smith - Beezwax
A peek into my obsession with making
FileMaker work with geographic
information systems.
FMP URL Outside The Box
Ross Mackintosh - DataMate Solutions

3:30PM
X
Break
3:30PM-
4:45PM
X
Finding the TrimTab
Dennis Burnham
Creating User Workflow When
There is None
Laura Betz ~ Cross IT
FileMaker's Tipping Point
Dan Weiss - Adatasol
(not available)
4:45PM-
5:30PM
X
Closing Session
7:30 PM - ?
X
Karaoke in Alex Theatre - Sponsored by ODITech

Come and sing the night away! Over 60,000 songs to choose from and we will have a cash bar. To help you get your courage up to sing ODITech will buy your first drink!

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