IDUG Insider e-Bulletin August Issue

Barb Lidstrom

IDUG Insider e-Bulletin August Issue
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Barb Lidstrom
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The International DB2 Users Group (IDUG) is pleased to announce the
latest issue of the IDUG Insider e-Bulletin, a monthly electronic
newsletter for members of the IDUG electronic community. Following is a
synopsis of issue contents; you can view the August newsletter in full
at < > as the most current IDUG
News item.

Paragraphs from the President
< > In conjunction with the Regional
User Groups in San Francisco, Sacramento, and Los Angeles, IDUG will be
offering our first-ever "Taste" of IDUG! Whether you're looking for
information on DB2 for z/OS V8 or DB2 Stinger, this event offers a
little bit for everyone, so check it out at
< > .

Pick of the Forums < >
Recent postings on the IDUG Insider discussion forums, complied by
Suneel Konidala, one of the IDUG Insider discussion forum managers.

The Code Place < >
IDUG Insider is introducing its newest feature, The Code Place, which
can be accessed from the IDUG Insider home page. Looking to access
useful DB2-related code pieces to help you do your job? Although we've
barely started, you'll find at least a dozen in The Code Place,
including the following (this sampling of the content in The Code Place
was provided by Robert Galambos of Compuware Canada, an IDUG volunteer
and lead administrator of The Code Place).

Technical Library News < >
View an example of one of the newest additions to the content of the
IDUG Insider Technical Library.

Free IDUG Technical Webcasts < >
IDUG is pleased to partner with The Fillmore Group and five industry
experts to deliver free Webcasts on a variety of technical subjects.
View the upcoming webcast schedule and learn how to reserve your space.

RUG News < >
New DB2 User Groups in Peru and Romania
In this past month alone, two additional DB2 User Groups have joined the
IDUG RUG Family: Peru and Romania.

DB2 User Group Community Listservs Now Forming
This month IDUG began rolling out IDUG Listservs to support the
communications needs of the Regional User Group community throughout the

IDUG Board of Directors Seeks DB2 RUG Leadership Involvement!
The call for nominations for the 2005-2006 IDUG Board of Directors has
gone out.

IDUG Events Update < >
IDUG 2004 - Technical Symposium
Register for IDUG 2004 - Technical Symposium and receive one set of
Conference Proceedings on CD-ROM from a recent IDUG North American
Conference for FREE.

IDUG 2004 - Europe
Register before 17 September to save 226 Euro.

IDUG Regional Seminars
Online registration is now live for IDUG's Regional Events in
California, taking place 26-27 October in San Ramon, California and
28-29 October in Cerritos, California.

IDUG - Asia Pacific
Save the date for IDUG 2005 - Asia Pacific taking place 17-18 March 2005
at the Carlton Crest Hotel in Melbourne, Australia.

IDUG - North America
Mark your calendars and make plans to attend IDUG 2005 - North America
May 22-26 in Denver, Colorado. IDUG is currently accepting responses to
the Call for Presentations.


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