IDUG Europe - Warsaw Poland, October 13-17
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IDUG 2008 - Europe, 13-17 October, in Warsaw, Poland which will provide you the most up-to-date information on major issues taking place in the DB2 industry.
Highlights:This year's conference will feature subject matter experts and users who will provide in-depth information regarding the latest in DB2 technology.
General Session Keynote Presentations:
* Monday, 13 October - Path to Gold, a speech by World Champion Paralympic Athlete, Marc Woods, takes you on an inspirational journey as he shares his personal story of triumph over adversity. Using BBC archive footage from Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000, Marc's inspiring story delivers insights into personal responsibility, leadership, teamwork and motivation. Find Marc's book at the conference bookstore.
* Thursday, 16 October - Get the most recent news on IBM's Information on Demand initiative from Curt Cotner, IBM Fellow, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Data Services. Curt will review the very latest news on DB2, IDS, IMS, Cognos, InfoSphere, and many other key IBM product offerings.
One-Day Education Seminars:
If you are looking for in-depth training, IDUG One-Day Educational Seminars are the answer. Taking place Friday, 17 October, 8:30 - 16:30 these full-day seminars will enhance your IDUG Experience and include intensive training from some of the best in the DB2 industry.
DB2 for LUW Performance Diagnosis Learning LabScott Hayes, DBI
DB2 9 for z/OS - In DepthPhil Grainger, CA
Dynamic SQL Performance Diagnosis Class for DB2 for z/OSThomas Baumann, Swiss Mobiliar
Query Performance and Tuning for DB2 for LUWJohn Hornibrook, IBM Toronto Lab
DB2 v8/v9 Appl
For a complete listing of all the education being offered at IDUG 2008 - Europe, browse the Conference Scheduler.
Education That Fits Your NeedsIDUG 2008 - Europe will offer these unique conference activities to help make your IDUG Experience different from the last.
Free IBM Certification Testing: IDUG has FREE certification testing to help you advance in your area of expertise. Sponsored by IBM, IDUG 2008 - Europe will offer attendees a variety of tests so that attendees of all types of DB2 roles may become certified.
IBM Panel Discussion: Hear directly from IBM engineers in this unique, conversational setting. Nine IBM experts for DB2 for LUW and DB2 for z/OS technologies will be on-hand to answer all of your questions, offer solutions and discuss the future of these technologies.
Online registration for IDUG 2008 - Europe closes Friday, 3 October, so go online and register today! We hope to see you this October in Warsaw!
New for Management Level Professionals
Taking place 13 October, the IDUG 2008 - Management Forum is meant exclusively for IT managers and executives and will provide you a unique environment to speak one-on-one with DB2 experts, leading vendors and fellow managers in a small setting. To learn more about this jam-packed, one-day experience, visit the Management Forum Web site.
Full-conference attendees can add this exclusive full-day offering to your conference registration at no additional cost. Simply register for the full conference using our convenient online registration form. Once complete, please send an e-mail to IDUG Europe Headquarters at Laur
Conference BookstoreAgain this year, the conference will feature a bookstore with discounts to conference attendees. New at the bookstore this year:
DB2 9 Database Administration Certification Study Guide for Exam 731 by Roger Sanders
DB2 9 Database Administration Upgrade Certification Study Guide for Exam 736 by Roger Sanders
DB2 9 FundamentalsDB2 9 for z/OS Database Administration Certification Study Guide for Exam 732 by Susan Lawson and Dan Luksetich
DB2 9 for Developers by Philip Gunning
DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows: DBA Guide, Reference, and Exam Prep, 6th edition by George Baklarz, Paul C. Zikopoulos
Understanding DB2(R): Learning Visually with Examples (2nd Edition) by Raul F. Chong, Xiaomei Wang, Michael Dang, and Dwaine R. Snow
Enterprise Master Data Management: An SOA Approach to Managing Core Information by Allen Dreibelbis, Eberhard Hechler, Ivan Milman, Martin Oberhofer, Paul van Run, and Dan Wolfson
IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence: The Official Guide by Dan Volitich
Personal Best: 10 lessons to help you achieve your true potential by Marc Woods