Speaker Resource Page

Important 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 by emailing auspeakers@idug.org



IDUG My Conference 

Build your own conference agenda using IDUG’s My Conference feature. Each attendee can customize their week at IDUG.  The “My Agenda” tab gives attendee’s the ability to customize their conference choices including technical sessions, technical networking sessions, social networking and zero weight gain opportunities. This My Conferece allows attendee’s to evaluate sessions and the overall conference. Attendees can download their custom agenda or hook up their calendar (Google Calendar, Outlook 2010, etc.) to the iCalendar link and have the information at their fingertips. 

My conference



To view confence agenda, please click here. Attendees will be able to access speaker's biography, presentation abstract and 5 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.


Below are the important speaker deliverable deadlines for IDUG Australasia 2015:
Draft Presentation Due: August 8, 2015
Final Presentation Due: August 29, 2015

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 presenation, registration and other questions you may have for a successful conference.


Speaker Guidelines Packet
Click on the above link to access the IDUG 2015 Speaker Guidelines. IDUG strongly encourages you to read through these guidelines thoroughly.


Please use the official IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Melbourne, Australia 2015 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.

 Australasia 2015 PowerPoint Template  

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


We ask each speaker to volunteer to moderate one or more sessions at the conference. Instructions on how to sign-up to moderate will be published soon. 


Please upload your draft presentation by August 8, 2015.
Please upload your final presentation by August 29, 2015.
Please click here to download Instructions on how to upload presentation.

Please convert your presentation to pdf format (with Notes) prior to uploading the file.
  • If using Microsoft Office 2003 – Print to PDF (install PDFCreator free tool from sourceforge.net)
  • If using Microsoft Office 2007 and above – save file as PDF
  • If using Lotus Symphony – Export as PDF.


If you are a primary or an alternate speaker, you will receive a complimentary registration to IDUG Australasia 2015 conference. You will be able to register for the conference through the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Melbourne, Australia 2015 registration site using the speaker discount code that will be provided by your thread chair in a future email communication. If you are a co-speaker you will be entitled to a discounted registration, additional instructions for completing the co-speaker discounted registration will be provided by your thread chair in a future email. You may also download and complete the hard copy Registration Form, and in the Source Code field provide the speaker discount code, and fax the form to IDUG 2014 +1.905.479.9297. 
If you have any questions please email auspeakers@idug.org


All speakers are responsible for booking their own accommodations for IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Melbourne, Australia 2015. For information on housing please click here  


Thank you for sharing your expertise at IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Melbourne, Australia September 15-18, 2015. In an effort to spread the word about the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Melbourne, 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 at this year’s event. We appreciate your support and look forward to delivering an exceptional conference this September in Melbourne. Please click here to download the document.


Thread A - DB2 for Z/OS                              Frances Warren
Thread B - DB2 for LUW                              David Lynch
Thread C - Mixed DB2 for z/OS and LUW   Randall Ibbott
Thread D - Application Development           Jennifer Brookes
Thread E - Analytics                                     Adrian Chew Lee


Further information for Instructors regarding Educational Seminar, will be provided here in the near future. Email auspeakers@idug.org if you have any administrative questions regarding your paper or conference participation.