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TUG Buzz! for Thursday August 31, 2017

HAPPY SUMMER EVERYONE! As the season begins to wind down we are getting busy for an exciting new fiscal year (our 33rd). We will kick things off with the September Meetring of Members (our "Annual General Meeting") on September 20th at the Monte Carlo Inn, Markham --- featuring guest speaker Thibault Dambrine. Mark your calendar! We will follow this with a full-day seminar in October on modernization with Paul Touhy. Stay tuned for more information!

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab Donation

On Wednesday June 21st, 2017 we were back at St. Andrews Valley Golf Club in Aurora for the 29th Annual TUG Charity Golf Classic.

We raised $520 in donations for the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital! Thanks to everyone who played, and a special thanks to all those who made the generous donations, especially Leo Lefebvre, who personally topped up the total to reach $1,000 !

August 31, 2017 --- L-R: Vaughn Dragland, Executive Director TUG |
Michelle Char
, Fundraising Coordinator Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation | and Leo Lefebvre, President TUG

September TUG Meeting of Members

Registration is open for the September 20th MoM.        

LOCATION: The Monte Carlo Inn & Suites "Downtown Markham"
7255 Warden Ave (at Denison Street) Markham, Ontario L3R 1B4

Jesse Goezinski



ADMISSION: Free to all TUG members
($60 non-members)

SPEAKER: Thibault Dambrine

Thibault Dambrine is an IT professional working out of Calgary, Alberta. His IBM i systems experience spans Retail, ERP, Telecom Billing, Data Warehousing and Data Conversions. The presentations he will deliver are rooted in lived-in experience.


4 pm Registration
5 pm

Session 1: SQL Joins and Aggregate Functions
This presentation provides the audience with methods and concrete examples to effectively use more.

6 pm Buffet Dinner
7 pm

Session 2: Data Conversion Methods
This presentation provides the audience with methods and concrete examples to structure a data migration or data conversion project. more.

8:45 pm Wrap Up and Door Prize draw

Stay tuned to the TUG website for more information ...

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