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IDUG EMEA 2024

IDUG EMEA 2024

Sunday, October 27, 2024 to Thursday, October 31, 2024

Event Details

Registration is OPEN!

IDUG is excited to visit Valencia for the 2024 EMEA Db2 Tech Conference (EMEA24)!  Attend the IDUG EMEA 2024 Db2 Tech Conference onsite and participate in 100% of the activities we have planned – including the Expo Hall, pre- or post-conference workshops & hands-on labs, IBM’s certification & badging opportunities, networking and special event options – or participate online and enjoy pre-selected sessions representing approximately 30% of our available educational content. We look forward to seeing you in Valencia, and online! 

Register Today!

Early bird rates expire August 31. Our signature EMEA event will be held from Monday, October 28, to Thursday, October 31. IDUG will host optional workshops and labs as part of our pre- and post- conference event schedule on Sunday, October 27 and Thursday, October 31.

Hotel is information is expected soon!


Presentation / Speaker Notification Timeline

 


IDUG Fundamentals Courses

The IDUG z/OS and LUW Fundamentals Courses are available exclusively at IDUG NA and EMEA events. These in-person only training sessions run parallel to our planned sessions. Fundamentals registrants are eligible to test at the end of week at no additional cost. 

Experience the IDUG conference while working on your fundamentals skills! The IDUG Db2 Fundamentals for z/OS Course, which begins on Monday, October 28 and closes on Wednesday, October 30, runs alongside traditional technical and breakout sessions and allows participants to master Db2 fundamentals while taking part in IDUG 2024 EMEA Db2 Tech Conference activities. This four-day for-beginners Db2 z/OS basic course is designed for z/OS database administrators who need to acquire the basic skills required to administer a Db2 database in a z/OS environment. Db2 12 for z/OS beginning DBAs can develop fundamental skills or recognition through lectures and hands-on exercises of:

  • TSO/E and ISPF
  • JCL and SDSF
  • Data Sets
  • Db2 Utilities
  • Db2 Objects
  • Db2 Logging
  • Structured Query Language
  • Db2 Program Preparation
  • Db2 Commands
Experience the IDUG conference while working on your fundamentals skills! The IDUG Db2 Fundamentals for LUW Course, which begins on Monday, October 28 and closes on Thursday, October 31, runs alongside traditional technical and breakout sessions and allows participants to master Db2 fundamentals while taking part in IDUG 2024 EMEA Db2 Tech Conference activities. This four-day for-beginners Db2 LUW basic course is designed for individuals who will plan, implement, and maintain Db2 11.5 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows databases. These skills can also be utilized to support cloud based databases using Db2 on Cloud or Db2 Hosted environments.

Topics will include: 

  • Overview of Db2 11.5
  • Locking and concurrency   
  • Db2 Command Line Processor (CLP) and GUI tools
  • Security
  • The Db2 database manager instance
  • Database rebuild support   
  • Creating databases and data placement   
  • Db2 database and tablespace relocation
  • Creating database objects       
  • Using Explain tools
  • Moving data 
  • Using indexes for performance 
  • Backup and recovery  
  • Advanced monitoring
  • Database maintenance, monitoring, and problem determination

Certification & Badging with IDUG

IDUG and IBM are proud to offer z/OS and LUW certification and badging opportunities to our in-person attendees at no additional cost. One exam per attendee is complimentary with your paid IDUG EMEA Db2 Tech Conference Registration. Check back here for more information about available tests and times available. 

All onsite attendees at IDUG EMEA 2024 are eligible to receive a complimentary z/OS certification exam with their paid registration. Times and locations will be announced before our event. 
All onsite attendees at IDUG EMEA 2024 are eligible to receive a complimentary LUW badging exam with their paid registration. Times and locations will be announced prior to our event. 

NEW! Create Your Own Track at IDUG

Technical Sessions at IDUG EMEA 2024 will be organized by theme. Build your agenda based on what you're most interested in exploring! Session themes include: 

  • AI & GenAI
  • Security & Compliance
  • Machine Learning
  • Db2 Latest & New Features
  • Application Development
  • DevOps Modernization
  • Automation
  • Performance & Monitoring
  • Best Practices
  • User Stories
  • Back to Basics
  • Utilities
  • Data Movement, Analytics & Integration
  • Working with SQL
  • Db2 Cloud & Warehouse

Look for our full schedule, coming in this spring. Sessions will be tagged with each theme/category, platform, and experience level. We can't wait to see the schedules you create! 


Thank you to our Partners & Exhibitors

We are truly grateful for our annual and event partners who make our Db2 Tech Conference series possible. Attending onsite? Be sure to share a coffee with our supporters while you're with us in Valencia. Attending online? Consider connecting via e-mail or LinkedIn. 

Are you interested in becoming an IDUG Partner or Exhibitor?

Download our event prospectus here for more information. 


Venue | Palacio De Congresos De Valencia

The technical program of the conference will take place at the Valencia Conference Center, a building that won the prize for World's Best Convention Center in 2010 and in 2018, awarded by the International Congress and Convention Association. The building is an emblematic piece of architecture, designed by
the renowned architect Norman Foster, specifically to attract event tourism to the city of Valencia. 


Additional Resources & FAQ

As we move closer to our conference dates, the IDUG team will release access to the Virtual Attendee Portal for our online attendees, and the IDUG EMEA 2024 Conference Library for all registrants. Check back here for links and more information! 

Are you a speaker looking for Speaker Resources? Access the IDUG Speaker Portal here. 

To help illustrate the value of IDUG EMEA 2024 to you and to your organization, we have prepared this customizable justification letter to download and make your own!

If you need additional support, please contact idug@idug.org