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~~SPECIAL NOTICE (Updated 12/09/20)~~

Hi again MUG Members,


See details below. We look forward to starting fresh in 2021 & hope all stay safe & healthy


Our current tentative plans for the rest of the season are as follows (depending on conditions & additional survey results).....

September 24, 2020 Event:

Postponed until further notice


October 27, 2020 Event (Tuesday): Virtual.


  We are excited to have IBM Platform Leader, Steven Fier, talk about IBM’s recent announcements around Power9, IBMi Operating System and Cloud. You do not want to miss this informative session from an IBM subject matter expert. The pandemic has not slowed down IBM from refreshing the Power9 hardware in July and enhancing the IBMi software stack in October. IBM has supercharged the platform with many great new features and offerings. The presentation boils down the information and highlights key announcements of most value to you and your organization.


December 10, 2020: Cancelled due to low registration.


Unfortunately, The MUG virtual holiday party set for tomorrow evening (December 10) has been cancelled due to a low registration rate. We want to thank everyone who was involved in the planning for their efforts.


We understand this has been a trying year for all and we hope everyone is able to end 2020 on a positive and healthy note. We wish you a Happy Holiday and the MUG board looks forward to reconvening in February 2021.


MUG COVID-19 Update

Please read the following message from our board of directors:

     As our user group season progresses, we are eager to get back to regular in-person meetings at our favorite establishments. However, in keeping with current health guidelines, we must continue the season virtually to ensure the well-being of our members.  

     The MUG Board of Directors will continue to evaluate CDC guidelines, NYS/local mandates and DOH regulations to make responsible decisions for the health and safety of our members and guests, with regards to the re-opening of our in-person meetings. In the meantime we are planning to hold virtual meetings to fulfill our commitment to provide education and value to our membership.

We thank you for your patience and co-operation throughout these unprecedented times.

On Behalf of the MUG Board of Directors

David Giambra, President


February 18, 2021: TBD as conditions allow. We are working on plans to make this our first in-person meeting

March 23, 2021 (Tuesday): TBD as conditions allow

April 22, 2021: TBD

May 2021: End of year party


While all the uncertainty remains, there can & likely will continue to be modifications as conditions dictate.

We, again ask your patience & support in making the season the best possible.

Thank you,

MUG Board of Directors



Registration is cancelled for December 10th

(We'll keep you posted & welcome any input!)




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