The continued success of mainframe systems rests critically on the knowledge and skills of the professionals who operate and innovate on the platform. This stream focuses on topics on education and skills development for the mainframe environment to embrace existing and future challenges. We welcome informative, thought-provoking talks relating to the mainframe professional at every stage in their career. Developing new talent however is an important and regular theme. Please take part in our talks and events if you have an interest in education, training and sustaining skills and learning practice on the platform .