2015 Location

The location of the 2015 VM Workshop is:

  • Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Binghamton University opened its doors as Triple Cities College in 1946 to serve the needs of local veterans returning from service in World War II. Originally located in Endicott, five miles west of the present campus, the fledgling school was a branch of Syracuse University.

Four years later, when the college was incorporated into the State University of New York, it was renamed Harpur College in honor of Robert Harpur, a Colonial teacher, patriot and pioneer, who devoted his later years to settling the area around Binghamton.

Until 1953, Harpur College was one of only two public liberal arts colleges in the state. In 1961, the campus was moved across the Susquehanna River to Vestal. Growing enrollment and a reputation for excellence soon led to the selection of Harpur College as one of four doctorate-granting University Centers in the state system.

In 1965, the campus was formally designated the State University of New York at Binghamton. Binghamton University was adopted as its informal name in 1992.

Binghamton University is a first-time VM Workshop site and graciously invited us to their campus. The university has an active relationship with IBM, and it is near the IBM Endicott site where z/VM is created and maintained.

We're looking forward to the site and to seeing you there!

A campus map including parking may downloaded from the attachment below.

Note that the map is oriented such that "North is down", instead of the typical "North up". The Dickinson Community, and Rafuse Hall dorm in which dorm housing is located is at the upper left corner of the map (but the southeast corner of campus), while the Innovative Technologies Complex (ITC) is at the bottom left corner of the map (but the northeast corner of campus).

PDF File BU campus-map VM Workshop - June 2015 - v3