The IDUG Db2 Tech Conference is not only about Db2 anymore. In the past, the scope was limited to pure Db2-related in-depth functions and features for DBAs and application programmers. Today, IDUG offers a broader perspective, addressing additional topics.
The 2017 IDUG Db2 Tech Conference took place in Lisbon, Portugal October 1-5. This event drew 15% more attendees than the previous year from around the world to be immersed in 4 days of Db2 education and training.
It feels like yesterday that I was presenting at IDUG 2015 in Dublin. But there is no time lose. Today IDUG 2016 in Brussels opens its doors and welcomes you for a week fully packed with great sessions on DB2 for z/OS, DB2 LUW, Application Development and Analytics.
I know it is not always easy to go to your manager and ask for a handful of euro notes to attend a 4,5 day event... Read about a variety of great reasons for attending IDUG EMEA 2016 DB2 Conference written by Marcel den Hartog, Closing Keynote speaker.
The dust has started to settle after a great week at the IDUG EMEA 2015 Technical Conference in Dublin. My CPC colleague Phil Nelson has written a Blog which gives an excellent overview of the high spots but as Conference Chair this year I just wanted to add a few closing thoughts.