IDUG 2005-North America Call For Speakers Reminder

Cathy Peck

IDUG 2005-North America Call For Speakers Reminder
Reminder! If you're interested in submitting an abstract for the 2005
Denver IDUG Conference next May, the deadline is Sept 23th! If you would
like to discuss your topic, please feel free to contact Joe Burns or me
w/questions! Good luck!!

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IDUG 2005-North America Call For
Speakers Reminder

IDUG 2005-North America Call for Presentations Deadline is Fast Approaching

The International DB2 Users Group (IDUG) is now accepting presentation abstracts for IDUG 2005-North America, May 22-26 in Denver, Colorado. What
better way to share your wealth of knowledge and expertise with your peers than at the premier user event dedicated to IBM's industry-leading
database engine, DB2 Universal Database! Abstracts are due on September 23, 2004 . No abstracts will be accepted after the due date.

Presentation Requirements

IDUG prefers presentation abstracts that outline the details of implementation, migrating to a new release, or maximizing performance from any
member of the DB2 product family*. In addition, IDUG is requesting presentation abstracts relating to tools and utilities solutions complementary to
the DB2 product family.

IDUG would like all presentations to be heavy in technical nature, absent of marketing themes, and in compliance with the IDUG mission statement.

For instructions to participate visit!

Registration-Recognition-Free Travel!

Presenters whose abstracts are selected to be delivered at IDUG 2005-North America will have their conference registration fee waived. Dual
presenters are eligible for one free conference registration and a second registration at a reduced rate. At the conference presenters will have
access to all conference activities, scheduled meals and social functions, program materials, conference proceedings, and a one-year IDUG

All the presentations delivered by users are eligible for "The Best User Presentation" award. This award is based exclusively on the evaluation of
conference attendees. The presenter who earns "The Best User Presentation" award is given an all expense paid trip to deliver their presentation at
a future international IDUG conference.

Critical Dates

September 23, 2004
Abstracts due to IDUG Headquarters. Receipt of abstract will be confirmed via email.

November 15, 2004
Speakers will be selected and notified via email/telephone.

February 3, 2005
Draft presentation due to IDUG Headquarters.

March 3, 2005
Final presentation due to IDUG Headquarters.

Unable to present but want to attend? Find more information at

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Universal Database for z/OS; DB2
Database for Linux, UNIX, Windows;
DB2 Universal Database for iSeries,
DB2 for VSE
and VM; DB2 Express; DB2 Information
Integrator; and DB2 Everyplace.

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