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 - Coming Soon!

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



The Conference Agenda will be coming soon! 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 2016:
Draft Presentation Due: August 5, 2016
Final Presentation Due: August 26, 2016

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 2016 Speaker Guidelines. IDUG strongly encourages you to read through these guidelines thoroughly.


Please use the official IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Sydney, Australia 2016 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 2016 PowerPoint Standard Template

Australasia 2016 PowerPoint Wide 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, 2016.
Please upload your final presentation by August 29, 2016.
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 2016 conference. You will be able to register for the conference through the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Sydney, Australia 2016 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. 
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 Sydney, Australia 2016. We will have suggested places to stay coming soon  


Thank you for sharing your expertise at IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Sydney, Australia September 13-16, 2016. In an effort to spread the word about the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Sydney, 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 Sydney. Click here for the Speaker Marketing Kit.


Thread A - DB2 for Z/OS                              Paul Murray
Thread B - DB2 for LUW                              David Lynch
Thread C - Mixed DB2 for z/OS and LUW   Jennifer Brookes
Thread D - Application Development           Randall Ibbott


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.