The IBM and IDUG Data Tech Summit at Toronto Lab will provide in-depth technical training on Db2 for LUW, Analytics and Machine Learning.  Make your plans to attend and experience the latest in Db2 technologies, networking opportunities and the technical content you need to be successful.

This event will start on Monday, September 23 and end on Tuesday, September 24. 

Agenda for Monday, September 23

08:30 - BREAKFAST
09:00 - Welcome, Introductions, Agenda
09:15 - Welcome from Development (Development Update) - Piotr Mierzejewski
09:45 - Update from Offering Management (HDM Strategy) - Thomas Chu
10:15 - BREAK
10;30 - Update from the CTO (Technology Vision for HDM) - Sam Lightstone
11:00 - Db2 V11.5 Details and V11.5.1.1 Outlook - Keri Romanufa
12:00 - LUNCH
13:00 - Private Cloud:  Cloud Pak for Data System - Update and Roadmap
13:45 - Hybrid & Multi-Cloud Update and Roadmap
14:30 - BREAK
14:45 - Db2 Event Store 2.0 Update and Roadmap
15:30 - Db2 Big SQL 6.0 Update and Roadmap
16:15 - BREAK
16:30 - IIAS Update and Roadmap
17:15 - Open Source Strategy and Update                                               
18:00 - CLOSE

Agenda for Tuesday, September 24

There will be 2 tracks on Tuesday - Track C and Track I.

08:30 - BREAKFAST
09:00 - Welcome, Introductions, Agenda - Les King

09:15 – C1 – Roland Schock – ASCII to UTF-8:  A Primer for a Successful CP Conversion
09:15 - I1 - Db2 BLU - 11.5, 11.5.1.1 drill-down - John Hornibrook

10:15 - BREAK

10:30 – C2 - Martin Hubel - Indexes versus Prefetch: How to win the Fight
10:30 – I2 - Db2 pureScale 11.5, 11.5.1.1 drill-down - Toby Haynes             

11:30 – BREAK

11:45 – C3 – Ember Crooks – Using Jupyter Notebook for Db2 Administration
11:45 – I3 - External Tables and JSON – Michael Springgay & Paul Bird

12:45 – LUNCH

13:45 – C4 - Jeff Jonas - Senzing

13:45 – I4 - Db2 and Machine Learning – Vinayak Agrawal            

14:45 – BREAK

15:00 - C5 – Ember Crooks – Theory to Practice:  HADR in the Real World
15:00 - I5 - Graph Query and SQL Integration – Hamid Pirahesh                                     
16:00 - BREAK
16:15 –C6 – Olivier Bernin – Analytics & AI on Blockchain using SQL with Db2 11.5

16:15 – I6 - SQL Enhancements & Compatibility - Michael Springgay

17:15 - BREAK
17:30 – C7 – Scott Hayes – The State of the Db2 Universe 2019

17:30 – I7 - WLM / AWLM Update (DBA Thread) - David Kalmuk                                             
18:30 - CLOSE

13:45 – I4 - Db2 and Machine Learning – Vinayak Agrawal            

14:45 – BREAK

15:00 - C5 – Ember Crooks – Theory to Practice:  HADR in the Real World
15:00 - I5 - Graph Query and SQL Integration – Hamid Pirahesh                              

16:00 - BREAK

16:15 –C6 – Olivier Bernin – Analytics & AI on Blockchain using SQL with Db2 11.5

16:15 – I6 - SQL Enhancements & Compatibility - Michael Springgay

17:15 - BREAK

17:30 – C7 – Scott Hayes – The State of the Db2 Universe 2019

17:30 – I7 - WLM / AWLM Update (DBA Thread) - David Kalmuk                                             
18:30 - CLOSE