IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Austin, Texas, USA 2016
Speaker Resource Page
If you have any questions regarding any of the information on this site or need hard copies of any of the following materials, please request this information from IDUG Headquarters at naspeakers @idug.org.
- Conference Agenda
- Speaker Deadlines
- Speaker Guidelines
- IDUG Presentation Template
- Volunteer to Moderate a Session
- How to Upload Your Presentations
- Conference Registration
- Housing Information and Reservations
- Speaker Marketing Kit
- Scheduled Speaker Activities
- Thread Chair Listing
- Educational Seminars
- Speaker Webinar
Schedule of Events
To view conference agenda, please click here. Attendees will be able to access speaker's biography, presentation abstract and 5 key bullet points on the sessions available throughout the conference. Speakers can access their session information here and can update the abstracts selected for the program, provided the thread chair is notified of any changes.
Below are the important speaker deliverable deadlines for IDUG North America 2016:
- Draft Presentation Due: March 25, 2016
- Final Presentation Due: April 22, 2016
We encourage all speakers to adhere to these deadlines or notify the Thread Chairs with any reasons why you cannot meet these dates. Your Thread Chair will confirm receipt of all materials sent to meet the above deadlines. Your Thread Chair is the primary contact for all communications related to the conference, including submitting draft/final presentation, registration and other questions you may have for a successful conference.
Access the Speaker Guidelines Packet to access the IDUG 2016 Speaker Guidelines. IDUG strongly encourages you to read through these guidelines thoroughly.
Please use the official IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Austin, Texas USA 2016 template to assist you in preparing your presentation for the conference proceedings. The presentation template must be used throughout the entire presentation slide deck. The Speaker Guidelines document on this page provides directives for what information to include on certain slides.
- Upload your draft presentation by March 25, 2016.
- Upload your final presentation by April 22, 2016.
- Please click here to download Instructions on how to upload presentation.
- If using Microsoft Office 2007 and above – save file as PDF
- If using Lotus Symphony – Export as PDF.
If you are a primary or an alternate speaker, you will receive a complimentary registration to IDUG North America 2016 conference. You will be able to register for the conference through the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Austin, Texas USA 2016 registration site using the speaker discount code that will be provided by your thread chair in a future email communication. If you are a co-speaker you will be entitled to a discounted registration of $1100. Additional instructions for completing the co-speaker discounted registration will be provided by your thread chair in a future email. You may also download and complete the hard copy Registration Form, and in the Source Code field provide the speaker discount code, and fax the form to IDUG 2016 +1.905.479.9297. If you have any questions please email email@example.com.
All speakers are responsible for booking their own accommodations for IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Austin, Texas USA 2016. For information on housing and reservations, please click here. Make your reservations by April 5, 2015 to ensure you are included in the IDUG room block.
Thank you for sharing your expertise at IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Austin, Texas USA 2016, May 23 - May 26. In an effort to spread the word about IDUG North America, we have created a number of tools at your disposal to help promote your participation at this year’s event. We encourage you to leverage these tools in the Speaker Marketing Kit to promote the conference to your DB2 contacts as we seek to drive record number of attendees at this year’s event. We appreciate your support and look forward to delivering an exceptional conference this May in Austin.
Thursday, May 25, 2016
Speaker Feedback Lunch: (Room: TBD)
This is a great opportunity for speakers to discuss their experiences with North America conference. Speakers will meet face to face with the conference planning committee and provide feedback to improve the process for next year!
- Thread A - DB2 for z/OS - I: Robert Hall
- Thread B - DB2 for z/OS - II: Mike Inman
- Thread C - DB2 for LUW - I: Ken Shaffer
- Thread D - DB2 for LUW - II: Pavan Kristipati
- Thread E - Application Developers: Mary Dever
- Thread F - DB2 A La Carte - I:Dustin Ratliff
Educational Seminar Instructors: please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any administrative questions regarding your paper or conference participation.