30th International Conference on
Very Large Data Bases
Royal York Hotel
30 August - 3 September 2004
Toronto, Canada



IBM is proud to be the premier sponsor of the 30th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases. For more information on IBM, our products, services and organizations, please refer to the information posted below.

  • CAS
    Innovation through Collaboration
    The IBM Centers for Advanced Studies (CAS) program, established in 1990 at the IBM Toronto Software Laboratory, has played a significant role in bringing together worldwide academia, government, and industry research organizations. It is a model for facilitating the transfer of advanced technology into strategic products. By working closely with universities around the world, with government agencies and funding bodies, and with the IBM research labs, CAS has created a world-class applied research program that offers a winning solution. As of January 2004, there are nine Centers for Advanced Studies around the world.
    - www.ibm.com/ibm/cas

  • CASCON - Centers for Advanced Studies Conference
    October 4-7, 2004
    CASCON is an annual conference sponsored by CAS and the National Research Council Canada (NRC) and is a forum for exchanging ideas and networking between academic researchers and industry practitioners. The conference includes workshops on key issues facing the information technology industry, technical paper presentations, demonstrations, which feature working prototypes from the various CAS projects, and student poster displays, which showcase their latest research ideas and results.
    - www.ibm.com/ibm/cas/cascon

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    IBM DB2 Information Management Software products help you leverage your existing IT assets so you can maximize the value of your information and benefit from the era of ebusiness on demand. IBM data products, including database, content management, data warehousing and database management tools, can offer you the technology that will keep your business ahead of the competition.
    - www-306.ibm.com/software/data

  • IBM Scholars
    The IBM Scholars Program is designed to provide faculty and researchers at higher education institutions worldwide with a wealth of academic and research offerings, resources and benefits from IBM. The IBM Scholars Program delivers a wide breadth of IBM software, hardware and technologies. In addition, you can take advantage of the associated learning materials and curriculum, discounts on books and events, technical support, community resources and more! Apply now!

  • IBM Toronto Software Lab
    Canada's largest software development facility
    As one of the largest IBM software development laboratories, the IBM Toronto Lab develops leading products for worldwide distribution in the areas of: application development tooling, application servers, database management software, electronic commerce applications, and systems management solutions. These products are often created across several IBM sites, providing developers with the opportunity to work on multinational teams.
    - www.can.ibm.com/torontolab