The IDUG Db2 Tech Conferences in India are back!

The 2023 IDUG India Db2 Tech Conference  returns soon with a choice of two face-to-face events. Join us February 28th in Chennai or March 2nd in Bengaluru. Registration is open!

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Join us in Australia in March! 

The IDUG 2023 Australasia Db2 Tech Conference (AUS23) returns in March with a choice of three face-to-face events. Join us in Sydney, Melbourne, or Canberra. Registration is OPEN!

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Join us in Philadelphia for the IDUG 2023 North America Db2 Tech Conference

IDUG returns to Philadelphia for our 2023 North America Db2 Tech Conference (NA23)! This year’s event will officially open on Tuesday, May 16 and conclude on Friday, May 19 [this is a new pattern, for this year only]. In addition, IDUG will be announcing optional workshops that will be held on Monday, May 15 and Friday, May 19. Make your plans now to join IDUG in Philadelphia for NA23. Registration is OPEN!

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Have You Heard? IDUG has a podcast!

We're thrilled to announce that IDUG has a new podcast, Db2 Table Talk, hosted by Marcus Davage and Julia Carter. Take a listen on your favorite platform, or visit us here for a new episode each month. 

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Save the Date for EMEA 2023 in Prague!  

Mark your calendars now to save the date for the IDUG 2023 EMEA Db2 Tech Conference (Europe, Middle East & Africa). EMEA23 will be held in Prague, Czechia, on October 16-19. 

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  • Friday

    35. DeDUG Treffen am 03.02.2023 (Mannheim, hybrid)

    Committee Meeting

    Feb 3, 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM (CET)
    Zum 35. DeDUG Treffen wurde die DeDUG von der Firma ITGAIN Consulting Gesellschaft für IT-Beratung in die Geschäftsräume nach Mannheim eingeladen. Details zur Anreise findet man über diesen Link . Für diejenigen, die schon am Vortag anreisen, werden wir ein Vorabend-Treffen ab ca. 18:00 Uhr organisieren (Restaurant, auf eigene Kosten). Agenda 08:00 - 09:00 Uhr, Get Together mit kleinem Frühstück (Canapés, Brezeln und Kaffee), ITGAIN 09:00 - 09:20 Uhr, Begrüßung und Vorstellung der Agenda, Ferdinand Prahst, Michael Tiefenbacher und Roland Schock 09:20 - 10:20 Das Db2(diag)log unter Beobachtung mit Hilfe von Opensource, Markus Fraune, ITGAIN GmbH kurze Pause 10:35 - 11:35 Uhr, Analyse des db2diag.log per SQL (oder auch das Nadel - Heuhaufen Problem), Joachim Klassen, LIS .TEC GmbH (remote) kurze Pause 11:50 - 12:50 Uhr, Db2 11.5.8 What's New, Roland Schock 13:00 - 14:00 Uhr, Mittagspause 14:00 - 14:30 Uhr, Lightning Talks 14:30 - 14:45 Uhr, Verabschiedung, Ferdinand Prahst, Michael Tiefenbacher und Roland Schock Auch dieses Mal versuchen wir wieder die Veranstaltung als hybrides Treffen anzubieten. Für die Koordination der Plätze und der Verpflegung ist unbedingt eine schriftliche Anmeldung bis spätestens 30.01.2023 erforderlich. Die Teilnehmerliste wird an die ITGAIN weitergegeben. Spätere Anmeldungen können dann nur noch virtuell teilnehmen. Bitte melden Sie sich per Email über dedug@web.de an und geben Sie uns Bescheid, ob Sie gerne vor Ort oder virtuell teilnehmen wollen. Und bitte geben Sie auch an, ob Sie am Vorabend-Event teilnehmen wollen. Danke!
    Mannheim, Germany

  • Tuesday

    DB2 User Group Italy

    Community Event

    Mar 14, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (CET)
    MIlano, Italy

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