Experiences

Experience JavaOne in More Ways than One

The heart of JavaOne is the Zone, a virtual city within the City. In the Zone you’ll find unique attendee experiences, designed for networking—and for fun.

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Buzz House
Sponsored byQualcomm

Taylor Street Café

Sunday 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Monday 7:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
Wednesday 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Parc 55 Wyndham, Cyril Magnin Foyer

Monday 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Thursday 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Drop by a Buzz House to relax with friends and colleagues over hot or cold liquid refreshments. We’ll be serving coffee in the morning and pouring beer daily, starting Monday at 2 p.m.


Duke’s Choice Award Ceremony

Taylor Street Café

Sunday 7:45 p.m.–8:15 p.m.

Join us for the 11th annual Duke’s Choice Awards Ceremony—the Java community equivalent of the Oscars. Duke’s Choice Awards celebrate some of the latest Java technological innovations and exemplify how the Java community has grown and changed over the years. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet the diverse group of 2013 winners in the Taylor Street Café during the Taylor Street Café Open House. The awards ceremony starts at 7:45 p.m.


Game Zone
Sponsored byCompuware

Parc 55 Wyndham, Cyril Magnin Foyer

Monday 8:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Commandeer a pinball machine and lose yourself in a classic arcade game at the Game Zone, located this year in the Zone’s Parc 55 hotel.


It’s a Wrap!

Oracle Plaza @ Howard Street

Thursday 4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

Close out JavaOne 2013 with glass in hand and music in the air at It’s a Wrap! Back by popular demand, local band The Five Hundreds helps the crowd unwind as the conference winds down.


Java Certification Zone

Taylor Street Café

Sunday 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Monday 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Tuesday 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Are you Java certified or considering a Java certification? Stop by the Java Certification and Training Zone in the Taylor Street Café. Learn about the benefits of Java certification, find out how to get certified, get demos of the latest training and certification resources available to help you prep for your exam, and get your certification questions answered by the experts. Already certified? Drop by for a conference badge ribbon to show others that you have not only the skills but also the certification to back it up.


Java DEMOgrounds

Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Grand Ballroom

Monday 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Head for the Java DEMOgrounds to see the latest Java technology in action. Get hands-on demos of technologies spanning the Java ecosystem and on topics ranging from embedded Java, Java EE, Java SE, Java ME, and JavaFX to other Java standards and technologies such as Eclipse, NetBeans, and Hudson that are accelerating Java application development productivity.


Java Embedded Challenge for Raspberry Pi

Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Union Square Room 19/20

Monday 2:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
Tuesday 2:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
Wednesday 2:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Develop fun and innovative applications with Java Embedded technologies, Raspberry Pi devices, sensors, and more. Training, technical expertise, and equipment are provided. Just bring your laptop. For more information, go to java.net/challenge.


JavaOne Codegarten

Sponsored by Oracle Technology Network

Java Exhibition Hall, Booth 5207

Monday 10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Contribute to your favorite open source project at the JavaOne Codegarten, where you can participate in an open source community to code, test, and share your work. Drop in, join a group, pick a feature or bug you want to tackle, and submit your results. In many cases, open source project leads will be present. You bring the creativity; we provide wireless access and power. JavaOne Codegarten is located in the Oracle Technology Network Lounge, so you’re sure to be surrounded by experts and fellow coders whenever you drop in.


Oracle Technology Network Lounge

Java Exhibition Hall, Booth 5207

Monday 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Stop by the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) Lounge to chat with technology experts, talk tech with other developers, watch live demos, charge your laptop, and recharge yourself between sessions.

The OTN Lounge features an expert drop-in program, with technology experts available to talk about Java User Groups, Java, JCP, Java EE, Java SE, Java ME, Java embedded, and more. Check back for online schedule. Also in the OTN Lounge this year is the JavaOne Codegarten (see the JavaOne Codegarten description on this page for details and schedule). And finally, blog for a 2013 Java T-shirt! Blog about Java, the community, Java-related technologies, or JavaOne, and include the website oracle.com/ technetwork/java. Show us, at the OTN Lounge, your short blog post of at least five sentences to get a 2013 Java T-shirt while supplies last.


Store @ the Zone

Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Yosemite Foyer

Monday 10:00 a.m.–6:15 p.m.
Tuesday 10:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Thursday 9:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Visit the Store @ the Zone to buy the latest and leading Java and Oracle technology books at a 20 percent discount. While you’re there, check out Oracle Outfitters for Java apparel and novelty items.


Taylor Street Café

Taylor Street, between O’Farrell and Ellis

Sunday 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Monday 7:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
Wednesday 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Need a quick break, a cup of coffee, a beer, or a change of scenery? The block-long Taylor Street Café is the perfect place for JavaOne attendees to meet up, hang out, and charge themselves and their devices during the week.


Taylor Street Café Open House

Taylor Street Café

Sunday 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Close down your JavaOne Sunday at the Taylor Street Café Open House, where you can join fellow developers and Java experts for food, drinks, and fun starting at 7:00 p.m. Stick around for the Duke’s Choice Awards Ceremony, part of this year’s open house celebration.