Speaker Information

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

Speaker Resources

Conference Agenda

Attendees will be able to access the speakers' biographies, presentation abstracts, and five 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.

Speaker Deadlines

Below are the important speaker deliverable deadlines for IDUG 2020 Virtual Db2 Tech Conference:

  • Final Presentation Due: July 6, 2020

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.

Speaker Guidelines

Download the Speaker Guidelines Packet to access the IDUG 2020 Virtual Db2 Tech Conference Speaker Guidelines. IDUG strongly encourages you to read through these guidelines thoroughly.

Presentation Template

Please use the official IDUG 2020 Virtual Db2 Tech Conference 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.

Light Theme: https://www.idug.org/d/do/10193

Dark Theme: https://www.idug.org/d/do/10194

Please contact IDUG Headquarters (naspeakers@idug.org) should you have any questions or concerns.

How to Upload Your Presentation

Special for IDUG 2020 Virtual Db2 Tech Conference, in addition to uploading slides, speakers are required to upload a recording of their sessionPlease contact IDUG Headquarters (naspeakers@idug.org) should you have any questions or concerns.

1) Uploading Slides:

  • Please click here to download Instructions on how to upload your presentation.
  • Deadline to upload your final presentation is July 6, 2020.

Please convert your presentation to PDF format (with notes) prior to uploading the file.

  • If using Microsoft Office 2007 and later, save the file as PDF.
  • If using Lotus Symphony, export as PDF.

2) Uploading  Video:

We have video instructions outlining how to record a session and how to upload that recording to the IDUG website. We encourage you to watch this five-minute recording to familiarize yourself with the process: https://www.idug.org/d/do/10209

Conference Registration

If you are a primary or an alternate speaker, you will receive a complimentary registration to the IDUG 2020 Virtual Db2 Tech Conference. You will be able to register for the conference through the IDUG 2020 Virtual Db2 Tech Conference registration site using the speaker discount code that will be provided via email.

New to IDUG 2020 Virtual Db2 Tech Conference, if you are a co-speaker, you will be entitled to a complimentary registration. IDUG will reach out with a discount code. You may also download and complete the hard copy registration form. In the Source Code field, provide the speaker discount code, and fax the form to IDUG 2020 +1.910.523.5504. If you have any questions please email naspeakers@idug.org.

Speaker Marketing Kit

Thank you for sharing your expertise at the IDUG 2020 Virtual Db2 Tech Conference. 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 to this year’s event. We appreciate your support and look forward to delivering an exceptional conference this year. Download the Speaker Marketing Kit here.

Session/Thread Chairs

For the IDUG 2020 Virtual Db2 Tech Conference, the thread chairs are listed below. Click on a name to get in touch via email.