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May/June 2011


Technology Events

Conferences and sessions to help you stay on the cutting edge


JavaOne and Oracle Develop

May 10–11, Hyderabad, India
Connect with Oracle and Java developers at JavaOne and Oracle Develop. These colocated conferences feature two days of keynotes, sessions, and hands-on learning focused on Java and its various platforms, Oracle Database, and development trends such as rich enterprise applications and SOA. OTN Night is among the many networking opportunities.


2011 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference

May 1–5, Detroit, Michigan
This Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) event is a meeting of the worldwide defense intelligence community. This year’s theme is “Collaborative Intelligence in Defense of the Nation.”



Oracle User Groups


 FullCircle 2011: OWAM (Oracle Work and Asset Management) Users Group Conference
May 3–6, Madison, Wisconsin

 Paris Java User Group Meetings
May 10 and June 14, Paris, France

 UKOUG Quick Start Masterclass for Fusion Development with Oracle JDeveloper and Oracle ADF
May 11, Reading, England

 New England Java Users Group Presentation on Scala
May 12, Burlington, Massachusetts

May 12, West Midlands, England

 Northeast Ohio Oracle Users Group Training Seminar (with Quest’s Steven Feuerstein and Oracle’s Sue Harper)
May 16–17, Cleveland, Ohio

 Northern California Oracle Users Group Quarterly Conference
May 19, Redwood Shores, California

 Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group Quarterly Educational Workshop
May 20, Broomfield, Colorado

 Greater Cincinnati Oracle User Group Meeting
May 25, Cincinnati, Ohio

 Austin Java Users Group Meetings
May 31 and June 28, Austin, Texas

 UKOUG Scotland Conference and Exhibition
June 8, Linlithgow, Scotland

 Eastern Canada Regional User Group (ECRUG) Annual Conference
June 13, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

 New England Oracle Applications User Group Conference
June 13, Worcester, Massachusetts

CMS Expo Learning and Business Conference

May 2–4, Chicago, Illinois
This event for content management system (CMS) professionals includes more than 80 training sessions in tracks including business, technical, and creative foundations.


Gartner Business Intelligence Summit

May 2–4, Los Angeles, California
This conference features more than 100 sessions and how-to clinics focusing on frameworks and best practices for business intelligence, analytics, and performance management.


DOAG Applications Conference and Exhibition

In partnership with Oracle Applications Users Group, German Oracle User Group (DOAG) presents three days of keynotes, expert papers, and networking opportunities.


IHRIM 2011 Conference and Technology Expo

May 15–18, National Harbor, Maryland
The International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM) annual conference includes educational opportunities and technical sessions for human resources and human resources management systems professionals.


North America CACS

May 15–19, Las Vegas, Nevada

Sponsored by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, the North America Computer Audit, Control, and Security (North America CACS) Conference for IT audit, control, security, and governance professionals presents strategies to address their challenges from business, managerial, and operational perspectives.


Oracle Spatial User Conference 2011

May 19, Washington DC
Learn to use Oracle Exadata Database Machine to maximize Oracle Spatial performance, exploit spatial analysis in business solutions, and incorporate mapping into applications. The event includes a variety of technical training sessions on Oracle Spatial and the Oracle Fusion Middleware MapViewer feature.


EMEA Harmony

May 19–20, Helsinki, Finland
Presented by Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, and Russian Oracle user groups, this event hosts more than 300 delegates and focuses on Oracle technology, middleware, and business intelligence. Tom Kyte is a keynote speaker.


ACORD LOMA Insurance Systems Forum

May 22–24, San Diego, California
Hosted by the Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development (ACORD) and LOMA, this event for insurance industry information professionals features sessions on operational efficiency, customer experience, talent management, and strategic management.


ASTD 2011 International Conference and Exposition

May 22–25, Orlando, Florida
Some 8,000 workplace learning and development professionals from more than 70 countries will attend this event, sponsored by the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD). More than 230 educational sessions are offered.


Compliance Week 2011

May 23–25, Washington DC
This conference for corporate financial, legal, risk, audit, and compliance officers covers topics including reporting, Wall Street reform, and ethics.


IASA 2011 Educational Conference and Business Show

June 5–8, Nashville, Tennessee
Sponsored by the Insurance Accounting & Systems Association (IASA), this conference features three topic-based “Super Sessions,” 80 technical sessions, and seminars on statutory accounting and risk-focused examinations.


Defense Intelligence Information Enterprise (DI2E) Conference and Technology Demonstration

June 7–9, Dallas, Texas
This event brings together program offices, developers, and users to focus on establishing a fully integrated and seamless enterprise in providing the best intelligence, counterintelligence, and security information for defense organizations.


4th Annual Nursing Informatics Symposium

June 16–17, Redwood Shores, California
Presented by the Northern California Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, this two-day education program at Oracle headquarters covers diverse nursing informatics (NI) topics, including preparation for the NI certification test.


Oracle HCM Users Group Global Conference

June 19–23, Orlando, Florida
This conference features breakout sessions for Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise applications; special interest group meetings for defense, education, public sector, and other verticals; and opportunities to network with human capital management (HCM) experts.

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 Register for Oracle OpenWorld 2011
October 2-6, 2011, in San Francisco, California


Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit

June 20–23, National Harbor, Maryland
This summit features four complete programs—each with a full agenda—on security, risk management, business continuity management, and the chief information security officer role.


Oracle Retail Crosstalk

June 21–24, Washington DC
Leading retailers will discuss strategies for generating business value, exchange ideas and best practices, gather product knowledge, and network. Attendees are business and IT executives from specialty, grocery, hard line, department, and discount stores from around the world.


ODTUG Kscope11

June 26–30, Long Beach, California
Presented by Oracle Development Tools User Group (ODTUG), Kscope—formerly Kaleidoscope—features full-day symposiums on business intelligence, Oracle Application Express, MySQL, and more, as well as hundreds of training sessions and hands-on labs.


Retail World Australia

June 27–28, Sydney, Australia
Get insights from influential retailing leaders and learn about innovative supplier solutions to develop effective strategies for retail success.


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