Top Ten Reasons to Attend the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Barcelona

Adrian Collett

Top Ten Reasons to Attend the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Barcelona

Prime DB2 Training and Resources in BarcelonaJoin IDUG in Barcelona Register for the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Barcelona, Spain, before 16 September and save! Why should you attend? Check out the list below and don't wait another minute - register today! There are so Many Reasons to AttendYou won't want to miss all the IDUG DB2 Tech Conference in Barcelona has to offer:  1. DB2 11 Sessions and Networking with Developers - IDUG has been working closely with IBM and has a multitude of DB2 11 sessions planned. While the formal product announcement date has yet to be released from IBM, this is your chance to gain insight into the new product and get a head start with your DB2 Migration Plans.  2. Expansive Technical Session Schedule - Choose from more than 90 technical sessions to fill your schedule with the right education for your job role. 3. Celebrations for IDUG's 25th Anniversary and IBM DB2's 30th Anniversary - It's hard to believe IDUG is 25 this year! Join us to look back at where we have come from and see where IDUG and the world of DB2 are headed in the future.  4. Complimentary Workshops - The perfect opportunity to learn more about specific aspects of DB2 that you deal with on a day-to-day basis. Learn more.   5. Pre-Certification Classes - Take advantage of free DB2 10 pre-certification classes for LUW and z/OS on 13 October. 6. Certification Exams - Take advantage of this opportunity to gain IBM professional certifications at no additional cost. All IDUG DB2 Tech Conference attendees are eligible to take one free certification exam. If you pass the first exam, take a second one for free! 7. Networking - While in Barcelona, gain access to old and new connections. Trade business cards with industry-leading vendors, your DB2 peers and speakers at the Solutions Centre and networking events. 8. The Experts are at IDUG - Gather new thoughts and insights at sessions led by top-notch presenters. The top DB2 professionals will participate in the DB2 Expert Panels.   9. Top-notch Keynote Speakers - The brightest minds in the industry will gather to present three keynote addresses. Keynotes include:    30 Years of DB2 - Past, Present and Future presented by Tim Vincent of IBM Corporation, Bonnie Baker of Bonnie Baker Corporation and Julian Stuhler of Triton Consulting Big Data: Old News or BIG Hype? presented by Marcel den Hartog of CA TechnologiesMotivational speaker Pete Cohen will open the conference - stay tuned for more information!    

10. Discuss Hot Industry Topics - Hear from experts regarding their opinions on important topics. Key sessions include:  DB2 11 for z/OS Technical Overview, John Campbell, IBM CorporationAn Inside Look at the Next Release of DB2 LUW, Matt Huras, IBM CorporationExplaining Tuning Results to the C-level, Thomas Baumann, Swiss Mobiliar The Challenges and the Redesign of BigData Mission Critical Application, Bryan Paulsen, John Deere Fun With SQL, Kurt Struyf, SuadaSoft and Dan Luksetich, DanL Database Consulting DB2 with BLU Acceleration - Live!, Matthias Nicola, IBM Corporation Stay Connected      Upcoming IDUG DB2 Tech ConferencesMelbourne, Australia11-13 September 2013  Barcelona, Spain13-18 October 2013

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