The 2014 Call for Proposals is now open. Have something interesting to present to the world’s largest gathering of Java developers and community leaders? Making breakthrough innovations with Java? We want to hear from you, and so do the attendees at JavaOne 2014. Submit your proposal now for a chance to share your expertise at the Java conference of the year.
We recommend you take the time to review the General Information, Content Program Policies, and Tips and Guidelines below before you begin. We look forward to your submission.
Please submit your proposal by clicking on the link below, then selecting the event for which you are submitting.
By submitting a session for consideration, you authorize Oracle to promote, publish, display, and disseminate the content submitted to Oracle, including your name and likeness, for use associated with the JavaOne and Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco 2014 conferences.
|Call for Proposals—Open||Tuesday, March 4|
|Call for Proposals—Closed||Tuesday, April 15, 11:59 p.m. PDT|
|JavaOne Early Acceptance Notifications||Mid-March*|
|Final notifications for accepted and declined submissions sent||Mid-June|
*JavaOne will be accepting proposals on a rolling basis. Submitting your proposal early improves your chance of being selected.
Note that the submission tool will time out after 15 minutes of inactivity based on the oldest inactive tool window.
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Title*: Maximum character limit is 80 characters, including spaces (approximately 12 to 17 words)
Abstract*: Maximum character limit is 750 characters, including spaces
- Existing and upcoming Java EE technology JSRs and implementations
- Cool stuff that extends Java EE in new and interesting ways
- Case studies using Java EE 5, Java EE 6 or Java EE 7 (including migration from other technologies)
- Best practices for using Java EE technologies
- Emerging trends in the ecosystem such as mobile, HTML5, caching, complex event processing, modularity, and the like
- Insightful research, development, and analysis work in server-side Java
Session Type*: Describes the format in which the topic will be delivered
- Panel: A 60-minute session presented in a panel format by multiple speakers consisting of Oracle, customers, partners, developers, and/or user group members.
Presentation Summary*: For evaluation only, this is an additional description of your proposal to help the reviewers better understand your submission.
Experience Level*: Identifies the knowledge level of the targeted attendee.
Link to Supporting Video*: (new for this year's JavaOne Call for Proposals) Include a hyperlink to a video of one of your past presentations or speaking engagements. If you do not have a video, please record a two minute presentation and submit a link to the online recording.
Each submission must have at least one speaker assigned in order to be considered.
- Receives all speaker communications
- Must provide information including speaker name, company name, e-mail address, and mobile number.
- A biography is required for all speakers. It is always a plus to include more speaker information, such as a Twitter handle or LinkedIn page.
Session Type Speaker Limit:
- Maximum of 3 Oracle speakers
- Maximum of 2 non-Oracle speakers
- Can consist of any combination as long as it does not exceed 3 speakers in total
- Maximum of 5 Oracle speakers
- Maximum of 4 non-Oracle speakers
- Can consist of any combination as long as it does not exceed 5 speakers in total
- Maximum of 8 speakers
Review Your Session Information
In this section, you will be asked to review all submitted information for accuracy. If you notice any incorrect or missing information, you may go back and edit. If everything looks correct, click the finish button to complete your submission. This will bring you to the confirmation page with options for next steps.
Below are general guidelines for submitting sessions. Providing such information does not guarantee that a submission will be accepted by the conference review committee.
On behalf of myself and my company/organization, which is designated below ("Organization"), and in consideration of my participation in either of these events: Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco 2014 and/or JavaOne San Francisco 2014, which are scheduled to take place September 28 to October 2, 2014 in San Francisco (the "Event"), I grant Oracle (and its designated contractors) and its subsidiaries and affiliates under common control ("Oracle") the following permissions in connection with the Event:
1. Permission to make sound and visual recordings of any and all presentation(s) I give in relation to the Event ("Presentation") on film, tape, disk, and/or other forms of media, whether in analog or digital format (the "Recordings").
2. Permission to use and distribute my name, voice, biographic material, likeness, and portrait (hereinafter collectively referred to as my "Likeness") in connection with my Presentation or the Recordings, for the purpose of publicizing or promoting my Presentation(s) at/participation in the Event.
3. Permission to use, copy, translate, reformat, edit, broadcast, publish, perform, promote, distribute, digitize, transmit, make derivative works based upon, and/or display all or parts of my Presentation, the Recordings, a transcript of the Recordings, and any presentation materials that I provide to Oracle and use in connection with my Presentation, including without limitation any written speeches, visual aids, or other visual or written materials used, performed, displayed, and/or provided by me in connection with the Presentation (the "Presentation Materials"). This includes, without limitation, the right to make and distribute a DVD, CD, flash memory card, memory stick, PC card, audio tape, video tape, and/or other recording of the Event proceedings that contains the Recordings and Presentation Materials, the right to distribute the Presentation Materials via download from Oracle's affiliated websites, and the right to distribute, display, broadcast, rebroadcast, and reproduce my Presentation, in any and all media existing now or later developed, as part of Event proceedings and archives that Oracle makes available on its website or elsewhere. Any such use must be in connection with the Event or future versions of the Event, and must not be misleading or reflect negatively on my Organization or me.
4. Permission to incorporate the Presentation Materials into the Recordings, in whole or in part.
I understand that neither my Organization nor I will receive any compensation for granting these permissions. Oracle has no obligation to use or record and is not granted any other permissions or rights with respect to my Likeness, my Presentation, the Recordings, or the Presentation Materials. Oracle reserves the right to cancel a session or speaker at the Event if necessary.
I represent and warrant that I have the right to the Presentation and Presentation Materials except any Presentation Materials listed herein, that the publication of this Presentation and Presentation Materials will not infringe on the patent, trademark, copyright rights of others, nor is it slanderous, libelous, or an invasion of any person's right of privacy or publicity. I further represent and warrant that I have full power to grant this license to Oracle. I have read and understand the provisions above, and I (a) confirm that I am the person named in this consent form and (b) grant this permission and agree to the terms and conditions set forth above on behalf of my Organization and myself.