Here is some pre-conference training and certification information for anyone thinking about attending the IOD conference in Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay, Oct 26-31). For the training, four of tech support's finest join forces to offer a troubleshooting course which promises a high factor of usefulicity..
Free Certification Testing at IOD
CERTIFICATION TESTING LAB
Take advantage of free professional certification testing for Information Management, WebSphere, SOA, XML, Tivoli, and Rational software while at the conference. The first three tests are free, additional exams are offered at a discounted price of $75.00 each.
CERTIFICATION “MEMBERS ONLY” LOUNGE
All IBM Information Management Certified Professionals will be entitled to visit the ‘Members Only’ Certification Lounge. This café-style lounge is designed for the ultimate in relaxation. Comfortable seating, quiet study areas, chair massages and unique refreshments are just a few of the amenities. > More
Pre-Conference Education Classes
Get an early start to building your skills at the Information On Demand Global Conference by attending one of our full day education classes. These classes will be offered on Sunday only, October 26th, 2008 from 8:30 am to 4:30pm at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Take advantage of preferred attendee pricing of US $399.00 and get a full day of education, delivered by professional IBM instructors. Registration is now open, sign up early as seats will be limited.
Speakers: Hyun-Ju Vega, Suma Vinod, Mark Jamison, Ron Privett
Learn more about troubleshooting from the experts – the IBM Informix advanced support team. Attendees will learn Informix diagnostic methods and tools, how to troubleshoot and diagnose performance problems, connectivity and network issues, memory problems, ER/HDR problems, and Windows specific issues.
SKILLS HUB @ IOD -- NEW IN 2008!
Network at the Information Management Skills Hub! Come to the Skills Hub to learn more about IBM Training, Services, and Support in one convenient location. Talk to experts from Data Management, InfoSphere, Cognos, and Enterprise Content Management. Learn about IBM Professional Certification, Training, Software Services, Premium Support, developerWorks and Redbooks. Network with your peers and enjoy exclusive giveaways and offers. Complete a short survey and get a cool 2.0 USB Hub -- helping you connect everything you need to your computer! > More