If you read DM Review and are not a member of DAMA, you are not taking advantage of what is perhaps the single best source for professional community, continuing education, networking and information in the field. The Data Management Association International (DAMA-I) is the premier organization for data professionals worldwide.
DAMA's Web site (www.dama.org) includes a list of all of our chapters and links to each chapter's Web site as well as information on our Member-at-Large program. The chapter Web sites list each chapter's programs and events. Speakers' presentations will keep you current on every aspect of contemporary data and information resource management. Many of the chapters post their speakers' presentations and professional papers as well as links to local events of interest.
The DAMA-I site has links to the latest information on our symposium and conferences and also non-DAMA, data-related events, many of which offer discounts to DAMA members.
Our Jobs Listing Page currently has more than 75 postings for jobs in data management. If you are looking for qualified people, this is the best place to reach data professionals everywhere. DAMA offers this service to the data management community at no charge, so take advantage of it.
New features on our Web site include the most comprehensive listing of courses of study at secondary educational institutions worldwide and online, an expanded listing of organizations offering professional training in data management disciplines and an expanded listing of professional certifications in data management. You can also find the table of contents and ordering information for the new fourth edition of our book, Guidelines to Implementing Data Resource Management.
What else can our site do for you? What information or links would you like to find on the DAMA Web site? My goal as Vice President of Online Services is to not only make the Web site an essential reference for data management professionals, but also to make it easy to use. Please drop me a note at VP_Online_Services@dama.org if you have ideas for ways that I can make this site a more useful and valued resource for you in your work.
| DAMA Chapter and Events Calendar |
|Austin/San Antonio||The chapter meets the last Monday of January-May and August-October at 7:00 p.m. in San Marcos. For more information see www.main.org/hotdama.|
|Atlanta||Contact Barbara Helmer, BHelmer@DataArchitects.com, for meeting schedule or visit www.dama-atl.org.|
|Boston||E-mail Kris Chatterjee, email@example.com, for meeting schedule or visit www.geocities.com/BostonDama.|
|Canberra, Australia||Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for meeting details or visit www.dama.org.au/canberra/.|
|Carolina||E-mail Connie Cain, email@example.com, for meeting schedule.|
|Central Florida|| |
Chapter now forming! Contact Bob Gagnon at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
|Central Virginia||For more information visit www.go.to/dama-cv.|
|Chicago||Visit www.DAMAChicago.org for meeting schedule or contact information.|
|Dallas/Fort Worth||Call Rodney Cole, 972-693-1009, for meeting schedule or visit www.dfwdama.org.|
| Denver |
|Visit www.dama-rmc.org for meeting schedule or contact Mark Dalton at Mark_Dalton@jdedwards.com or 303- 334- 5881.|
|Heart of Texas |
|For more information see www.main.org/hotdama or contact Wayne Miller, president of HoT at email@example.com.|
|Houston||Call Ted Kowalski at 713-241-2030 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Iowa||Visit the newly formed Iowa Chapter at www.datamodel.org/dama.|
|Italy||Contact Paolo Cecchellero, email@example.com or 3923 02 2533, for meeting schedule.|
|Kansas City||Visit www.dama.org/chapters/KC.htm for chapter information.|
|London||Chapter now forming! Contact Brett Champlin, firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.|
|Los Angeles||Contact Bill Harenburg, email@example.com, for meeting schedule.|
|Melbourne, Australia||Contact Daniel Moody, firstname.lastname@example.org or http://www.dama.org.au/ or +61-3-9650-5100 for details.|
|Michigan||Visit www.dama-michigan.org for meeting schedule or contact information.|
|Minnesota||Visit www.dama-mn.org for chapter information.|
|New Jersey||Visit www.dama-nj.org for chapter information.|
|New York City||Please see www.dama-ny.com or call 212-439-0063 for meeting details.|
| Northeast Region |
|E-mail email@example.com or call John Lucas at 516-221-5560. See www.damane.org for meeting details.|
|Ohio (Central)||Chapter meets quarterly. Visit http://www.damacoc.org for meeting details and membership information.|
|Visit http://www.dama.org/chapters/SWOhio/default.htm for chapter information.|
|Philadelphia/ Delaware Valley||Chapter meets quarterly. Visit http://www.dama-phila.org/ or call 610-690- 1653 for more information.|
|Phoenix||Call Laura Kostyo, 602-766-5486, or visit www.dama-phx.org, for meeting schedule.|
|Portland||Visit www.dama-pdx.org for meeting schedule and chapter information.|
|Rochester/ Upstate New York||Contact Sue Bartleson, firstname.lastname@example.org, for meeting schedule or visit www.damaruny.org.|
|Sacramento Valley||Call Judy Candlish, 916-227- 3074, email@example.com, for meeting schedule or visit http://go.to/dama-sac. P.O. Box 996, Sacramento, CA 95812-0996.|
|San Francisco Bay Area||Call Dan Weller, 510-272-8126, for details or see www.sfdama.org.|
|Scandinavia||Contact Eskil Swende, +46-8-80-22-40, or firstname.lastname@example.org for meeting schedule.|
|Seattle (DRMA)||Visit www.drma-seattle.org for registration and meeting details.|
|St. Louis||Please visit the DAMA-St. Louis Chapter Web site at www.damastlouis.org for information about upcoming meetings and events.|
|Sydney, Australia||Contact Robert Arnold, email@example.com, or +61-2-9211-6200, for meeting details.|
|Toronto, Canada||(Information Resource Management Association of Canada) Please visit the Toronto IRMAC Web site at www.irmac.ca for information about upcoming meetings and events.|
|Washington, D.C. |
(National Capital Region)
|Contact Jim Carpenter, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.dama-ncr.org or call DAMA- NCR headquarters at 703-442-8780.|
|Wisconsin||Contact Cathy Stacy, email@example.com, for meeting details.|
|Can't find a chapter near you? Check out our Web site, www.dama.org, for information about our Member-at-Large program. Send updates for this listing to firstname.lastname@example.org.|
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