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Forum 2006 - Ambuj Goyal, GM IBM Information Management, keynoteat user group meeting

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A two-day IBM Informix and DB2 User Group Technical Conference - Friday and Saturday, December 8-9, 2006

Location - Fairview Park Marriott, Falls Church, VA (near Washington D.C.)
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We are very please to announce our Keynote Speakers

* Friday, December 8, 2006 Ambuj Goyal, General Manager of IBM Information Management
* Saturday, December 9,2006 - Arvid Krishna, Vice President of Database Servers, IBM Information Management

These are the top two executives for IBM Information Management and Database Servers. We are very please with IBM's support for our Forum 2006. The Washington Area Informix User Group (WAIUG) based in Washington, DC, and the Southeast Informix Users Group (SEIUG), based in Atlanta, GA, are teaming up once again to present Forum 2006.

Forum 2006 will include:
* Technical presentations by the top Informix Speakers * Three tracks covering:
- Database Tools and Applications
- Informix Administration and Performance
- DB2 Administration and Performance
* Exhibitors showing products for Informix users
* CD with public domain software, and
* A chance to meet and network with database developers, programmers, DBAs, and users.


DB2 Performance Tuning and Administration
* DB2 Active-Active Clustering by Dwaine Snow, IBM
* DB2 Performance Tuning - A Practical Approach by Jim Cleveland, Bluepoint Consulting, Inc.
* DB2 Version 9 New Features by Keith Gardenhire, IBM
* DBA Cross Training - Informix & Unix DB2 by Kate Tomchik, The Home Depot
* How To Expand DB2 from a Single Partition to a Multiple Partition Database, a Step by Step Guide by Warren Donovan, SAIC
* Index Design for the Busy Database System by Larry Kintisch, ABLE Information Services
* Performance for SOA Java DB2 Applications by David Beulke, Pragmatic Solutions, Inc.
* SQL on Fire - Part 1 by Serge Rielau, IBM Canada
* SQL on Fire - Part 2 by Serge Rielau, IBM Canada

Database Tools and Applications
* Auditing with IDS by Jonathan Leffler, IBM
* Building Informix Data-Driven Applications with .Net by Sean Durity, CornerCap Investment Counsel
* Calling Informix 4gl from Java 2 EE by Sergio Ferreira, IIUG
* Develop Informix Applications in Python by Carsten Haese, Unique Systems, Inc.
* Introduction to Java Development with IDS by Jean Georges Perrin, IIUG
* PHP Programming with the New PDO Informix Module by Thomas Beebe, Advanced DataTools Corporation
* Using Perl with Your Databases by Darryl Priest, DLA Piper US LLP
* WebSphere Information Integrator Federation with DB2 and Informix by Sathish Sadagopan, IBM

Informix Performance Tuning and Administration
* IDS Features Update by Jacques Roy, IBM
* IDS Performance Tuning by Carlton Doe, IBM
* IDS Replication Tool Kit by Madison Pruet, IBM
* Informix, DB2 and Oracle, Side by Side on Linux by Jack Parker, DBAgnostics
* Informix Data Storage and Data In's and Out's by James Edmiston, Quest Information Systems, Inc.
* Introduction to Replication in IDS by Nancy Balsbaugh, Cisco Systems
* SQL Performance Tuning by Kevin Fennimore, UCI Consulting
* The Art of Reorganization by Jerry Hamilton, Fleishman-Hillard
* UNIX Tools and Scripts to Monitor Informix IDS by Lester Knutsen, Advanced DataTools Corporation
Premiere Sponsor Presentations
* Administration and Performance Tuning with Server Studio/Sentinel
* Converting Character 4GL Apps to Windows GUI Using Genero by Tom Smith, Fourth Generation Software
* FourGen: How to Improve Productivity on IDS or DB2 by Syed Kamal, Gillani
* Informix Application Performance Tuning with DBSonar by Young Tan, Cobrasonic Software, Inc.
* Querix by Querix
The list of planned sessions maybe subject to change.

* Friday - December 8, 2006
o 7:00-8:00 Early Registration
o 8:00-9:00 Keynote - Ambuj Goyal, General Manager of IBM Information Management
o 9:00-5:30 - Sessions and Exhibit Hal
* Saturday - December 9, 2006
o 8:30 - 9:30 Keynote - Arvid Krishna, Vice President of Database Servers, IBM Information Management
o 9:30 - 4:30 - Sessions and Exhibit Hall
o 4:30 - Forum Close

Key Sponsors:
* International Informix Users Group
* IBM Information Management Software

* Advanced DataTools Corporation
* AGS Ltd. (Premier Sponsor)
* CobraSonic Software Inc. (Premier Sponsor)
* Four Js Development Tools Inc.
* Fourth Generation Software (Premier Sponsor)
* Gillani, Inc (Premier Sponsor)
* Kazer
* M Systems International, Inc.
* One Point Solutions
* Querix Ltd. (Premier Sponsor)

Registration Fee: $120 - this is the best value ever for a 2 day technical seminar.

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