Public Speaking

I have spoken publicly on many occasions and privately even more.  Here are some of the larger public events I have presented at:

  • Hacking IBM i presented at LUG, Rochester, MN, June, 2017
  • IBM Technical University, Orlando, FL, May, 2017
    • Protecting you IBM i from Administrative Risks
    • Securing Remote DB2 and FTP Access
    • Single Sign-On Overview
    • Compliance Assessment and Reporting Tool with Real Time Event Monitoring for IBM i
  • Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association User Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, April, 2017
    • Protecting your IBM i from Administrative Risks
    • Anatomy of A Password
    • IBM i Two Factor Authentication
  • Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association Spring Technical Conference, Delavan, WI, March, 2017
    • IBM i Security Best Practices
    • What’s new in IBM i 7.1, 7.2, and 7.3 Security
    • Two Factor Authentication on IBM i
    • Authority Collection Utility in 7.3
    • Single Sign on Overview
  • What’s new in IBM i 7.1, 7.2, and 7.3 Security presented at QUser, Minneapolis, MN, February, 2017
  • Staying Safe from the Storm presented at QUser, Minneapolis, MN, February, 2017
  • IP Packet Filtering Rules presented at LUG, Rochester, MN, January, 2017
  • Two Factor Authentication and IBM Lab Service Offerings presented at LUG, Rochester, MN, January, 2017
  • IBM Edge 2016, Las Vegas, NV, September, 2016
    • IBM i 7.3 Authority Collection: Locking Down Security for Your Sensitive Data Files
    • Securing DB2 on IBM i in the Cloud
    • Securing Telnet and FTP on IBM i in the Cloud
    • What’s New in IBM i 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 Security
    • Securing Passwords and Authentication on IBM i in the Cloud
  • Security Considerations for Mobile Applications presented at LUG, Rochester, MN, September, 2016
  • Protecting Your IBM i from Administrative Risks presented at AgVantage National Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July, 2016
  • Single Sign On Overview presented at LUG, Rochester, MN, June, 2016
  • Securing Remote Telnet and FTP presented at LUG, Rochester, MN, June, 2016
  • Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association Spring Technical Conference, Delavan, WI, March, 2016
    • Protecting Your IBM i from Administrative Risks
    • Securing Remote DB2 Access
    • Anatomy of a Password
    • Security Considerations for Mobile Applications
  • Protecting Your IBM i from Administrative Risks co-presented at LUG, Rochester, MN, January 2016
  • Securing Remote DB2 Access presented at LUG, Rochester, MN, January 2016
  • Security Considerations for Mobile Applications presented at LUG, Rochester, MN, September, 2015
  • Anatomy of a Password presented at Midrange Support Power Systems Day, Fort Lauderdale, FL, June 2015
  • Protecting Your IBM i from Administrative Risks presented at Midrange Support Power Systems Day, Fort Lauderdale, FL, June 2015
  • Anatomy of a Password presented at LUG, Rochester, MN, June, 2015
  • Securing Remote DB2 Access presented at LUG, Rochester, MN, June 2015
  • A Disastrous Year presented at LUG, Rochester, MN, June 2015
  • A Disastrous Year presented at Sunrisers Kiwanis, Rochester, MN, May 2015
  • IBM Edge, Las Vegas, NV, May, 2015
    • Protecting Your IBM i from Administrative Risks
    • Security Considerations for Mobile Applications
    • Securing Remote DB2 Access
  • Is Your SAP Data Secure? presented at IBM SAP Summit, Rochester, MN, April 2015
  • Staying Safe from the Storm: Weather Basics presented at IBM, Rochester, MN, March 2015
  • Securing Remote DB2 Access presented at LUG, Rochester, MN, February 2015
  • Security Considerations for Mobile Applications presented at LUG, Rochester, MN, February 2015
  • Security considerations and topics presented at the IBM Executive Briefing Center, Rochester, MN, Multiple dates, 2014, 2015
  • A Disastrous Year presented at IBM, Rochester, MN, October 2014
  • Welcome to COM-Land: An IMAT and Communications Adventure presented at RARC, Rochester, MN, September 2014
  • Weather Basics for Emergency Operators presented at FEMA, Washington, DC, April 2014
  • Emergency Satellite Communications presented at FEMA, Washington, DC, March 2014
  • Emergency Satellite Communications presented at the Emergency Management Institute and National Fire Academy, Emmitsburg, MD, March 2014
  • Finance and Investing Basics presented at FEMA, Washington, DC, January 2014
  • Weather Basics for Emergency Operators presented at DR-4130-MO, Jefferson City, MO, August, 2013
  • NIMS, ICS, NRF and Bears, Oh My! An Overview presented at RARC, Rochester, MN, March, 2013
  • IBM Power Systems Technical University, Las Vegas, NV, October, 2012
    • DB2 for IBM i Database Re-Engineering
    • DB2 for IBM i 7.1: What’s New
    • Exploring the IBM OmniFind Text Search Server
    • Beyond Query/400: Experience DB2 Web Query
    • What’s New in DB2 Web Query
    • Hands on DB2 Web Query for i Lab
  •  Omni User Group Day of Education, Chicago, IL, September, 2012
    • Introduction to the Query Optimizer and Database Engine
    • 7.1: DB2 for IBM i – Hot Off the Grill
    • Beyond Query/400 – Introduction to DB2 Web Query for IBM i
  • COMMON Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, May 2012
  • DB2 day at Washington Area Midrange User Group, Richmond, VA, March, 2012
    • What’s new in DB2
    • Why i for BI?
    • Experience DB2 Web Query for i
    • Building DB2 Web Query for i
    • Expanding DB2 Web Query for i
  • DB2 Web Query two day workshop at the TLM, Bogotá, Columbia, February, 2012
  • IBM Power Systems Technical University, Miami Beach, FL, October, 2011
    • DB2 for i Advanced SQL
    • DB2 for i Stored Procedures
    • Introduction to Database Optimization
    • Introduction to Database Modernization
    • Expanding DB2 Web Query for i
    • Hands on DB2 Web Query for i Lab
    • DBA Tools Lab
  • Volunteer Safari presented at RARC, Rochester, MN, September, 2011
  • IBM Power Systems Technical Symposium, Sydney, Australia, August, 2011
    • Introduction to Database Modernization
    • DB2 for i Advanced SQL
    • Experience DB2 Web Query for i
    • Hands on DB2 Web Query for i Lab
  • DB2 Web Query full day workshop at the Association of Mid-Range Computer Users, Atlanta, GA, July, 2011
  • Experience DB2 Web Query presented at Minnesota Counties Computer Cooperative Annual Conference, Alexandria, MN, June, 2011
  • COMMON Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, May, 2011
    • Experience DB2 Web Query
    • Basic DB2 Web Query Lab
    • Advanced DB2 Web Query Lab
  • IBM Power Systems Technical Symposium, Orlando, FL, April, 2011
    • Expanding DB2 Web Query
    • Hands-on DB2 Web Query
    • DB2 for i Advanced SQL
    • DBA Tools Lab
  •  IBM Systems Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic, April, 2011
    • Experience DB2 Web Query
    • Expanding DB2 Web Query
    • Hands-on DB2 Web Query
    • What’s New in DB2 for i
    • DB for i Advanced SQL
    • DBA Tools Lab
  • Adaptive Query Processing presented at Omni User Group Day of Education, Chicago, IL, October, 2010
  • SQL Stored Procedures presented at Omni User Group Day of Education, Chicago, IL, October, 2010
  • IBM Power Systems Technical University, Las Vegas, NV, October, 2010
    • Getting Started with DB2 Web Query
    • What’s New in DB2 Web Query for 2010
    • I Didn’t Know I Could Do That with DB2 Web Query
    • Turning Data into Information with DB2 Web Query
    • DB2 Web Query Basic and Advanced Labs
    • Meet the Experts Panel Speaker
  • Intro to DB2 Web Query and user workshop at Daffron User Group Meeting, St. Louis, MO, September, 2010
  • IBM POWER Systems and System Storage Symposium, Melbourne, Australia, August, 2010
    • What’s new in DB2 7.1
    • Business Intelligence Intro using DB2 Web Query
    • Advanced features and Administration of DB2 Web Query
    • Art and Science of Query Optimization
  • IBM POWER Systems and System Storage Symposium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July, 2010
    • What’s new in DB2 7.1
    • Business Intelligence Intro using DB2 Web Query
    • Advanced features and Administration of DB2 Web Query
    • Art and Science of Query Optimization
  • COMMON Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, May 2010
    • Introduction to IBM i Journaling
    • Deadly Journal Sins for HA Users to Avoid
    • Putting Your Journal on a Diet to Save Space and Overhead
    • IBM i Chock Full of New Journal Enhancements
    • OPEN LAB: End-to-End Replication Recovery on a Shoestring
    • OPEN LAB: Try Out Tools to Analyze Journal Behavior
    • OPEN LAB: Dig into High Availability Journal Enablers
    • Ask the Experts: High Availability Expert
  • Radio merit badge presented at 2010 Gamehaven Council Merit Badge Fair, Rochester, MN, March, 2010
  • SQL Fundamentals presented at QUSER, Bloomington, MN, February, 2010
  • Trunked Radio Traffic presented at RARC, Rochester, MN, January, 2010
  • Intro to Data Warehousing presented at COMMON Belgium, Brussels, Belgium, October, 2009
  • Intro to Data Warehousing and Intro to Web Query presented at COMMON Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, October, 2009
  • DB2 6.1 Enhancements presented at COMMON Austria Rochester Day, Vienna, Austria, October, 2009
  • IBM Server Systems Technical Conference, Mannheim, Germany, October, 2009
    • IBM i 6.1 DB2 for IBM i Overview
    • Getting Started with DB2 Web Query
    • The What, Where, and Why about Data Warehousing with IBM i
    • DB2 Web Query Open Lab
    • Application Modernization: DB2 for IBM i Style
    • The Science & The Art of Query Optimization for IBM i
    • Advanced DB2 Web Query Functions
    • Meet the Developers Panel
  • Intro to DB2 Web Query at Daffron User Group Meeting, St. Louis, MO, September, 2009
  • Intro to DB2 Web Query at IBM Power of i Roadshow, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2009
  • Intro to DB2 Web Query at IBM Power of i Roadshow, Indianapolis, IN, June 2009
  • IBM Early Career Conference Presenter, one of 20 people selected IBM-wide, June, 2009
  • Web Query Introduction, Advanced, and Report Broker presented at MiTEC, Detroit, MI, June 2009
  • DB2 Web Query Report Broker, Online, April 2009
  • MicroTrak AIO and APRS presented at RARC, Rochester, MN, February, 2009
  • Digital Modes and APRS for Free presented at RARC, Rochester, MN, November, 2008
  • Web Query Report Broker and SDK presented at FASUG, Danbury, CT, October 2008
  • Web Query Report Broker and SDK presented at LISUG, Woodbury, NY, October 2008
  • Web Query Report Broker and SDK presented at NESTU, Fairfield, NJ, October 2008
  • Web Query Breakout Session at IBM Large User Group, Rochester, MN, October 2008
  • Internet Basics presented at RARC, Rochester, MN, September, 2008
  • Web Query Introduction presented at the IBM Executive Briefing Center, Rochester, MN, Multiple dates, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Web Query Introduction, Advanced, and Tips and Tricks presented at MiTEC, Detroit, MI, June 2008
  • Dale Carnegie Course graduate, June 2008
    • Selected by peers for the Human Relations Champion award
  • Web Query Introduction, Advanced, and Open Lab presented at NEUGC, Boston, MA, April 2008
  • Web Query Introduction and Advanced presented at COMMON, Norwalk, CT, February 2008
  • Web Query Introduction and Advanced presented at COMMON, Melville, NY, February 2008
  • Web Query Introduction and Advanced presented at COMMON, Fairfield, NJ, February 2008
  • Internet Basics presentated at AART Rochester, Rochester, MN, October, 2007
  • Web Query Introduction at IBM Large Users Group, Rochester, MN, June 2007
  • COMMON Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, May 2007
    • Introduction to System i Journaling
    • High Availability on a Shoestring
    • Tools to Analyze Journal Performance in an HA Environment
    • OPEN LAB: Try Out New Journal and Commit Goodies
    • OPEN LAB: Try Out Tools to Analyze Journal Behavior