The Firebird Conference 2007 was in Hamurg (Germany) from 18 to 20 October 2007. I gave a talk about Character Sets and Unicode in Firebird.
This was my session:
This session will show you how non-ASCII text and text from different languages and scripts can be handled with Firebird. It will introduce you to the Firebird world of Character Sets, Collations, Unicode, case insensitive searching and Client character sets.
We will take a look at how international text influences the design of your database and the client programming. The session will also discuss the various new international features of Firebird 2.0.