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Conference/User Group Speaking History
 
IDUG Awards  IDUG Europe Best Overall Speaker - 1996
IDUG Europe Top 10 Overall Conference Presenter - 2008
IDUG North America Top 10 Overall Confernece Presenter -
      1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006
Exemplary IDUG Volunteer - 2008
IDUG Hall of Fame Forum Contributor
SHARE Awards  4 Top Speaker Awards
IDUG DB2 Technical ConferenceApril 28 - May 3, 2013
Orlando, FL
First Look at DB2 10 Changes to DSNZPARM
My Favorite DB2 for z/OS Topics
IBM System z Technical SymposiumMay 8-10, 2013
New Orleans, LA
DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS: A deep dive into the real workings
Data Warehousing on System z Best Practices
SHARE March 11-16, 2012
Atlanta, Georgia
Getting Ready for a DB2 10 Migration
DB2 for z/OS Universal Table Spaces: The DB2 10 Story
DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS
Social Networking for the Database Professional
IBM System z Technical University October 1-5, 2012
Las Vegas, Nevada
Data Warehousing on System z Best Practices
A First Look at the DB2 10 DSNZPARM Changes
IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS, v2.1
DB2 10 for z/OS Catalog Gets a Makeover
IDUG DB2 Technical Conference May 14-18, 2012
Denver, Colorado
DB2 for z/OS Universal Table Spaces: The DB2 10 Story
Information On Demand (IOD) 2012 October 21-25, 2012
Las Vegas, Nevada
Social Networking for the Database Professional
Data Warehousing on System z Best Practices
IBM System z Technical SymposiumApril 27-29, 2011
Orlando, FL
IBM Smart Analytics Optimizer for DB2 for z/OS: How Does it Work
DB2 Parallelism 2011 - Busting the Myths
DB2 for zOS Data and Index Compression
IBM "A New Dimension in Computing" BriefingMarch 15, 2011
Phoenix, AZ
IBM Smart Analytics Optimizer for DB2 for z/OS: How Does it Work
SHAREFebruary 2011
Anaheim, CA
IBM Smart Analytics Optimizer for DB2 for z/OS: How Does it Work
The DB2 Catalog Gets a Makeover
An Intro to Tuning Your Dynamic SQL on DB2 for z/OS
IBM "A New Dimension in Computing" BriefingDecember 1, 2010
Phoenix, AZ
IBM Smart Analytics Optimizer for DB2 for z/OS: How Does it Work
Information on Demand Conference
IOD
October 24-29, 2010
Las Vegas
DB2 for z/OS Universal Table Spaces
New England DB2 User GroupNovember 18, 2010
Sturbridge, MA
Accelerating your Queries using the IBM Smart Analytics Optimizer on System z
Delaware Valley DB2 User GroupOctober 1, 2010
Philadelphia, PA
IBM Smart Analytics Optimizer
Universal Table Spaces
Total Solution Event for System z (TSE/z)September 7-10, 2010
Brussels, Belgium
IBM Smart Analytics Optimizer for DB2 for z/OS: How Does it Work
An Intro to Tuning Your Dynamic SQL on DB2 for z/OS
SHAREAugust, 2008
Boston, MA
Accelerating your Queries using the IBM Smart Analytics Optimizer on System z
DB2 Parallelism 2010: Busting the Myths
IBM Data Management UpdateJune 23, 2010
Lincoln, NE
IBM Smart Analytics Optimizer for DB2 for z/OS: How Does it Work
St Louis DB2 Users GroupJune 8, 2010
St Louis, MO
 
Central Canada DB2 User GroupMay 31 - June 1, 2010
Markham, Ont
Accelerating your Queries using the IBM Smart Analytics Optimizer on System z
DB2 Parallelism 2010: Busting the Myths
Tridex DB2 User GroupMarch 31, 2010
Brooklyn, NY
Accelerating your Queries using the IBM Smart Analytics Optimizer on System z
DB2 Parallelism 2010: Busting the Myths
IBM Data Management UpdateMarch 23, 2010
Des Moines, IA
IBM Smart Analytics Optimizer for DB2 for z/OS: How Does it Work
DB2 Parallelism 2010: Busting the Myths
Total Solution Event for System z (TSE/z)March 9-11, 2010
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Preview of DB2 V10
IBM Smart Analytics Optimizer for DB2 for z/OS: How Does it Work
Dynamic Data Warehousing in System z - Overview
Running OLTP and Batch concurrently on z/OS - Data Access Best Practices
Wisconsin DB2 User Group December 1, 2009
West Bend, WI
 
Midwest Database User Group December 2, 2009
Chicago, IL
 
Twin Cities DB2 User GroupDecember 3, 2009
Minneapolis, MN
 
Information on Demand Conference
IOD
October 25-30, 2009
Las Vegas
DB2 Data and Index Compression
St Louis DB2 Users GroupOctober 20, 2009
St Louis, MO
 
IDUG North AmericaMay 11-15, 2009
Denver, CO
Data and Index Compression
SHAREMarch 1-6, 2009
Austin, TX
DB2 for z/OS Data Warehousing
DB2 9 for z/OS Structure and Format Enhancements: Universal Tablespaces and Reordered Row Format
What Does a DBA Do Anyway? A Dual Experience Perspective
The Art of Mentoring or Being a Mentee
St Louis DB2 Users GroupDecember 9, 2008
St Louis, MO
Data and Index Compression
Heart of America DB2 Users GroupDecember 8, 2008
Kansas City, MO
Data warehousing on DB2 for z/OS
Structure and Format Enhancements in DB2 9: UTS and RRF
Alabama DB2 Users GroupDecember 4, 2008
Birmingham, AL
Data warehousing on DB2 for z/OS
Structure and Format Enhancements in DB2 9: UTS and RRF
Tridex DB2 User GroupNovember 6, 2008
New York City, NY
Data Warehousing on DB2 for z/OS
IDUG EuropeOctober 12-16, 2008
Warsaw, Poland
Structure and Format Enhancements in DB2 9: UTS and RRF
Data Warehousing on DB2 for z/OS (Top 10 Session)
Information on Demand Conference
IOD
October 26-31, 2008
Las Vegas
Structure and Format Enhancements in DB2 9: UTS and RRF
DB2 Compression
Cool New SQL for DB2 9
Central Pennsylvania DB2 Users GroupSeptember 11, 2008
Harrisburg, PA
Data warehousing on DB2 for z/OS
Northeast Ohio Database Users Group (NEODBUG)August 21, 2008
Cleveland, OH
Data warehousing on DB2 for z/OS
Structure and Format Enhancements in DB2 9: UTS and RRF
SHAREAugust, 2008
San Jose, CA
Data warehousing on DB2 for z/OS
Compression with DB2 for z/OS
Heart of Texas DB2 User Group (HOTDUG)July 8, 2008
Austin, TX
Structure and format enhancements in DB2 9
New England DB2 User Group (NEDB2UG)June 17, 2008
Sturbridge, MA
Data warehousing on DB2 for z/OS
Structure and format enhancements in DB2 9
IDUG North AmericaMay 18-23, 2008
Dallas, TX
Structure and format enhancements in DB2 9
Colorado DB2 Users Group For z/OSMay 1, 2008
Colorado Springs, CO
Data warehousing on DB2 for z/OS
Structure and format enhancements in DB2 9
GlassHouse Systems, Inc.April, 2008DB2 Health Check Webinar
San Francisco Bay Area DB2 Users GroupApril 10, 2008
San Ramon, CA
Data warehousing on DB2 for z/OS
Structure and format enhancements in DB2 9
SHAREFebruary 23-29, 2008
Orlando, FL
Birds of a Feather (BOF): DB2 for z/OS Migration Planning
DB2 for z/OS CPU Usage
B2 for z/OS Data and Index Compression
Los Angeles DB2 User Group
Los Angeles, CA
December, 2007Structure and Format Enhancements V9 for z/OS
IDUG Europe
Athens, Greece
November 5-9, 2007New Cool SQL: DB2 9 for z/OS
SHAREAugust 12-17, 2007
San Diego, CA
New SQL Enhancements in DB2 V9 for z/OS
Multi-Row SQL in DB2 for z/OS Version 8
IDUG North America
San Jose, CA
May 6-10, 2007zIIP, zAAP, and IFL: The Special in Specialty Engines
DB2 for z/OS Recovery SIG
Houston Area DB2 User GroupMarch 1, 2007
Houston
A Sneak Peak at DB2 9 for z/OS
SHAREFebruary 11-16, 2007
Tampa, FL
DB2 for z/OS Packages - How They Really Work
Cool New SQL Enhancements in DB2 V9 for z/OS
Northeast Ohio Database Users GroupNovember 16, 2006The perfect combination: zSeries, z/OS, and DB2
The Best Defense is a Good Offense - V8 Migration Planning
IBM Information on Demand Conference
IBM DB2 Technical Conference
October 15-20, 2006The perfect combination: zSeries, z/OS, and DB2
The Best Defense is a Good Offense - V8 Migration Planning
DB2 V8 Migration Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF)
Alabama DB2 Users GroupSeptember 27, 2006The Best Defense is a Good Offense: DB2 V8 Upgrade
The Good, the Bad and the Really Ugly - DSNZPARM
zIIP, zAAP, and IFL: the Special in Specialty Engines
Baltimore/Washington DB2 Users' GroupSeptember 13, 2006The Best Defense is a Good Offense - V8 Migration Planning
SHAREAugust 13-18, 2006
Baltimore
The Good, the Bad and the Really Ugly: DSNZPARMs
Re-examining Dynamic SQL
The Perfect Combination: System z, z/OS, and DB2
Great Plains DB2 Forum
Omaha, NE
Summer, 2006The Good, the Bad and the Really Ugly: DSNZPARMs
Re-examining Dynamic SQL
The Perfect Combination: System z, z/OS, and DB2
Heart of America DB2 User Group
Kansas City, MO
Summer, 2006Re-examining Dynamic SQL
The Perfect Combination: System z, z/OS, and DB2
Pittsburgh, PA DB2 User GroupSummer, 2006Re-examining Dynamic SQL
The Perfect Combination: System z, z/OS, and DB2
Central Pennsylvania DB2 Users Group
Harrisburg, PA
Summer, 2006The perfect combination: zSeries, z/OS, and DB2
The Best Defense is a Good Defense
Colorado DB2 Users Group For z/OS
Colorado Springs, CO
Spring, 2006DB2 for z/OS V8 Planning
DSNZPARM: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
Southwest Area Relational Users Group
Phoenix, AZ
Spring, 2006Re-examining Dynamic SQL
The Perfect Combination: System z, z/OS, and DB2
IDUG North America
Tampa, FL
May 7-11, 2006Perfect Combination: System z, z/OS, and DB2
DB2 for z/OS Availability SIG
SHARESpring, 2006 (Seattle)DSNZPARM: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
DB2 Version 8 SQL Enhancements (Best Session)
IBM Software University (SWU)Winter, 2006The Perfect COmbination: z/OS, System z, and DB2
Heart of Texas DB2 Users Group (HOTDUG)
Austin,TX
Fall, 2005DSNZPARM: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
San Francisco Bay Area DB2 Users GroupFall, 2005DSNZPARM: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
Dynamic SQL Re-Examined
Planning a V8 Migration
DB2 Forum (Dallas, TX)Fall, 2005DSNZPARM: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
IBM DB2 Technical ConferenceFall, 2005Dynamic SQL
DSNZPARM: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
Packages Re-Visited
IDUG (North America - Denver, CO)May 22-26, 2005DB2 Version 8 SQL Enhancements
DSNZPARM: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
SHARESpring, 2005DSNZPARM: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
DB2 Version 8 SQL Enhancements
IBM Software University (SWU)Winter, 2005DSNZPARM: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
DB2 Version 8 SQL Enhancements
DB2 Dynamic SQL
DB2 Version 8 64-Bit Exploitation
IBM DB2 Technical ConferenceSeptember 20-24, 2004
Las Vegas, NV
DSNZPARM: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
ERP Performance & Availability Tips Using DB2 for z/OS
IBM Global EducationFall, 2004DB2 UDB for z/OS/390 Performance and Tuning
Wisconsin DB2 User Group (WDUG)Fall, 2004DSNZPARM: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
DB2 Version 8 Migration Experience
IBM Global EducationSummer, 2004DB2 UDB for z/OS Version 8 Transition
IDUG (North America - Orlando, FL)May 9-13, 2004DSNZPARM: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
DB2 for z/OS Version 8: Point and Counterpoint (Migration)
SHARESpring, 2004Understanding Sequences in DB2 Version 8
Fundamentals of DB2 for z/OS Database Design
New Cool SQL Enhancements in DB2 for z/OS Version 8
Heart of Anerica DB2 User Group (Kansas City)Spring, 20042
Seattle DB2 User GroupSpring, 2004Recovery Seminar
Alaska DB2 User GroupSpring, 2004
Juneau, AK
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IBM eBusiness University (eBU)Winter, 2004
Las Vegas, NV
DB2 Version 8 SQL Enahncements
Chicago DB2 User Group (MWDUG)Winter, 2003DB2 for z/OS Version 8: Point and Counterpoint (Migration)
IDUG EuropeOctober 7-10, 2003
Nice, France
DB2 for z/OS Version 8: Point and Counterpoint (Migration)
IBM DB2 Technical ConferenceOctober 27 31, 2003
Las Vegas, NV
Do You Know How to Get Your Data Back? Today’s DB2 for z/OS Backup and Recovery
DB2 for z/OS Version 8: Point and Counterpoint (Migration)
SHARESummer, 2003ERP Performance and Availability Tips
SQL is Getting Very Cool: DB2 for z/OS Version 8
DB2 for z/OS Version 8: Point and Counterpoint (Migration)
IDUG (North America)May 19-23, 2003
Las Vegas, NV
ERP Performance & Availability Tips
SHARESpring, 2003ERP Performance and Availability Tips
IBM DB2 Technical ConferenceFall, 2002DSNZPARM: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
DB2 Performance Tuning for SAP
IDUG EuropeOctober 21-24, 2002
Lisbon, Portugal
Explaining EXPLAIN
IDUG (North America)May 12-16, 2002
San Diego, CA
DB2 Data Recovery
Delaware Valley DB2 UGSpring, 2002 
SHAREMarch 3-8, 2002
Nashville, TN
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Harris Bank Internal Database User GroupWinter, 2001 
Bank of Montreal Internal Database User GroupWinter, 2001 
Midwest DB Users Group (MDUG)Winter, 2001
Chicago, IL
 
IDUG EuropeFall, 2001
Florence, Italy
 
IDUG Canadian SymposiumFall, 2001
Toronto, ONT
A First Look at DB2 Version 7 (seminar)
Richmond DB2 Users Group (RICDUG)Summer, 2001"e-Stuff"
Objects for the DB2 Professional
Alabama DB2 Users GroupSpring, 2001
Montgomery, AL
DB2 Stored Procedures – The Whole Picture
Fun with DB2 Performance for Everyone
IDUG (North America)Spring, 2001
Orlando, FL
Fun with DB2 Performance: Details on Locking
Top 10 Speaker
SHARESpring, 2001DB2 Buffer Pools 101
Michigan DB2 Users GroupSpring, 2001 
Central Ohio DB2 User GroupSpring, 2001 
Central Illinois DB2 User GroupSpring, 2001 
Delaware Valley DB2 User GroupSpring, 2001 
Portland Database User GroupSpring, 2001 
New England Vendor FairSpring, 2001 
Database Users Assoc. of Iowa Vendor FairSpring, 2001 
Central PA Database User GroupSpring, 2001DB2 Performance for Everyone
VERSIONS
DB2 and the Web
OO Design and Relational
DB2 Forum - Dallas DB2 User GroupSpring, 2001 
Bank of Montreal Internal Database User GroupSpring, 2001 
Harris Bank Internal Database User GroupSpring, 2001 
Cincinnati DB2 User GroupSpring, 2001 
Benelux Summit (Belgium)Spring, 2001 >
Northeast Ohio Database User Group (NEODBUG)Spring, 2001 
Central Ohio DB2 User Group (CODUG)Spring, 2001Fun with DB2 Performance for Everyone (both parts)
Wisconsin DB2 User Group (WDUG)Summer, 2001 
New York City Database User Group (TRIDEX)Summer, 2001 
SHARESummer, 2001ERP Performance and Availability Tips
Los Angeles Area DB2 Users GroupWinter, 2001E-business
Great Plains DB2 Forum Winter, 2001DB2 Stored Procedures, Triggers, Types, Functions and Other Fun New Things
Heart of America DB2 User GroupWinter, 2000 
Upstate New York Open Database User GroupWinter, 2000 
Harris Bank Internal Database User GroupWinter, 2000 
Bank of Montreal Internal Database User GroupWinter, 2000 
IDUG EuropeFall, 2000
Geneva, Switzerland
 
Richmond DB2 Users Group (RICDUG)Fall, 2000Fun with DB2 Performance for Everyone
IDUG (North America)Spring, 2000
Dallas, TX
Fun with DB2 Performance for Everyone
Central PA Regional User GroupSpring, 2000DB2 Triggers
IDUG Asian-PacificFall, 1999
Sydney, Australia
 
IDUG EuropeFall, 1999
Nice, France
 
IDUG Canadian SymposiumFall, 1999
Toronto, ONT
 
Heart of Texas DB2 User GroupSummer, 1999
Austin, TX
 
New Mexico DB2 User GroupSummer, 1999  
NEODBG Vendor Fair Summer, 1999 
Twin Cities Vendor Fair Fall, 1999  
Richmond Database User Group (RICDUG) Fall, 1999  
Baltimore/Washington User Group MeetingFall, 1999  
Nordic GUIDE Summer, 1999  
Wisconsin DB2 User Group (WDUG) Spring, 1999  
Central Canada DB2 Users Group Spring, 1999DB2 Recovery
SQL for the 21st Century
New York City Database User Group (TRIDEX)Spring, 1999  
Central PA Regional User GroupSpring, 1999DB2 Recovery from Z to A
Discover Types, Functions and Other Fun New Things
Atlanta DB2 User GroupAtlanta, GA 
Delaware Valley DB2 User GroupSpring, 1999 
ING Bank, AmsterdamSpring, 1999 
New England Vendor FairSpring, 1999 
Dallas DB2 User GroupSpring, 1999 
Heart of America DB2 User Group Vendor FairSpring, 1999 
St. Louis DB2 User GroupSpring, 1999
St Louis, MO
 
Northeast Ohio Database User Group (NEODBUG)Spring, 1999
Independence, OH
 
IDUG (North America)Spring, 1999
Orlando, FL
Discover Types, Functions and Other Fun New Things
Top 10 Speaker
Summit 99Spring 1999
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
 
Upstate New York DB2 User GroupWinter, 1999
Rochester, NY
 
Southwest Area Relational Users Group (SWARUG)Winter, 1999
Phoenix, AZ
 
Heart of America DB2 User GroupWinter, 1998
Overland Park, KS
 
Central Canada DB2 Users Group Winter, 1998
Toronto, ONT
DB2 for OS/390 DB2 V5 - What You Need to Know (both parts)
IDUG Asian-PacificFall, 1998
Sydney, Australia
 
IDUG Canadian SymposiumFall, 1998
Toronto, ONT
 
IDUG EuropeFall, 1998
Amsterdam, THe Netherlands
Discover Types, Functions and Other Fun New Things
Richmond DB2 Users Group (RICDUG)Spring, 1998Plans, Packages, and DBRMs
Baltimore/Washington User Group MeetingSpring, 1998  
IDUG (North America)Spring, 1998
San Francisco, CA
 
Heart of America DB2 User GroupWinter, 1997 
IDUG Asian-PacificFall, 1997
Sydney, Australia
Top 10 Session
IDUG (North America)Spring, 1997
Chicago, IL
Top 10 Session
Baltimore/Washington User Group MeetingSpring, 1998  
Heart of America DB2 User GroupWinter, 1996 
IDUG Asian-PacificFall, 1996
Melbourne, Australia
Top 10 Session
IDUG EuropeFall, 1996
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Best Overall Speaker
IDUG (North America)Spring, 1996
Dallas, TX
Top 10 Session
Baltimore/Washington User Group MeetingSpring, 1996  
Heart of America DB2 User GroupWinter, 1995 
IDUG (North America)Spring, 1995
Orlando, FL
 
IBM DB2 Technical ConferenceFall, 1993  
GuideFall, 1993Multiple DB2 Topics
GuideSpring, 1993Multiple DB2 Topics
IBM DB2 Technical ConferenceFall, 1992  
GuideFall, 1992Multiple DB2 Topics
GuideSpring, 1992Multiple DB2 Topics
IBM DB2 Technical ConferenceFall, 1991  
GuideFall, 1991Multiple DB2 Topics
GuideSpring, 1991Multiple DB2 Topics
IBM DB2 Technical ConferenceFall, 1990  
GuideFall, 1990Multiple DB2 Topics
GuideSpring, 1990Multiple DB2 Topics
IBM DB2 Technical ConferenceFall, 1989 Multiple Topics

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