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November/December 2011



Technology Events

Conferences and sessions to help you stay on the cutting edge


Oracle Day 2011

October 17-November 30, throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Africa
Oracle Day is coming to a range of cities, including Prague, Czech Republic; Lagos, Nigeria; Istanbul, Turkey; and Casablanca, Morocco. It features C-level, functional, and technology tracks demonstrating how simplicity can make IT a force that drives business innovation. Topics include Oracle's public and private cloud computing solutions; best practices and case studies on deploying an integrated, engineered technology stack; and Oracle's integrated and open business applications. Get the complete list of cities and dates at


JAX London 2011

October 31-November 2, London, England
JAX is a comprehensive Java ecosystems conference that covers Java, enterprise, Web, agile, Android, and cloud computing. The event provides software developers, project managers, and architects with a forum to learn about the latest technology, architecture, and agile methodologies. Tracks include Java Tech and Tools, Big Data and Cloud Day, Java Core Day, Java EE Day, Agile Day, Spring Day, Android Day, and Architecture Day.



Oracle User Groups


 Southeastern Oracle Users Conference
November 3-4, Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina

 Quest International Users Group Midwest Conference
November 7-9, Rosemont, Illinois

 Northern California Oracle Users Group 100th Quarterly Conference, Held at the Computer History Museum
November 9, Mountain View, California

 Western Canada Regional User Group Conference
November 9-10, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

 Java User Group Chennai
November 12 and December 10, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

 South African Oracle User Group Conference
November 13-15, Sun City, South Africa

 Northwest Regional Users Group Fall Conference
November 15, Portland, Oregon

 OAUG Connection Point—EPM/BI
November 15-16, Atlanta, Georgia

 German Oracle User Group (DOAG) Conference
November 15-17, Nürnberg, Germany

 Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group Quarterly Educational Workshop
November 18, Denver, Colorado

 Bulgarian Oracle User Group Autumn 2011 Conference
November 18-20, Hisarya, Bulgaria

 Sangam11—All India Oracle Users Group
December 9-10, Bangalore, India

 New York Oracle Users Group Special Winter Meeting
December 13, New York, New York

HRO Summit Europe 2011

November 2-4, Barcelona, Spain
Learn how to manage global operations and improve the business value of human resources at this three-day summit through keynotes, case studies, workshops, interactive discussions, and a focused exhibition covering HR solutions and technologies. The summit is presented in conjunction with the HR Outsourcing Association (HROA). 



November 3-4, Sofia, Bulgaria

Now in its third year, Java2Days is focused on Java and Java development tools. The conference includes more than 30 technical sessions and offers Java developers the opportunity to connect with the latest technologies, participate in the global Java community, and learn from the best.


Oracle with 20:20 Foresight

November 3-4, Perth, Australia
More than 300 Oracle practitioners from three independent user organizations (Australian Oracle User Group, Oracle Applications Users Group, and Oracle Development Tools User Group) share their skills and experiences. End users, independent professionals, Oracle employees, and Oracle partners present case studies, strategies, and techniques covering Oracle technology and applications.


Insurance and Technology's 13th Annual Executive Summit

November 6-9, Carefree, Arizona
Learn how top insurance carriers are incorporating trends and technologies—such as mobility and cloud computing—that drive growth, profitability, and compliance.


Cloud Expo

November 7-10, Santa Clara, California
Through keynotes, general and breakout sessions, and an expo floor, this event delivers resources, ideas, and examples that can immediately maximize performance, minimize cost, and improve scalability of cloud computing endeavors.


RubyConf Argentina 2011

November 8-9, Buenos Aires, Argentina
This conference focuses on the Ruby programming language and related Web technologies and offers content for both new Ruby developers and long-time Ruby experts.


Oracle's JD Edwards Update

November 10, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Learn about the latest developments in Oracle's JD Edwards solutions and hear from customers and partners about their experiences. Find out about new products and features announced at Oracle OpenWorld, and network with other JD Edwards users.


AHIP Fall Forum

November 14-16, Chicago, Illinois
Healthcare and business leaders discuss broad trends shaping the healthcare system, the ways health reform implementation will affect health insurance plans, health IT, and more.


DEVOXX 2011 Java Community Conference

November 14-18, Antwerp, Belgium
This annual European Java conference is organized by the Belgian Java User Group. It features a two-day in-depth Devoxx University program, followed by three days of conference sessions. Demos of Java tools, hands-on labs, birds-of-a-feather sessions, and opportunities for attendees to give quick presentations are also on the agenda.


QCon International Software Development Conference

November 14-18, San Francisco, California
This practitioner-driven conference is designed for team leads, architects, and project managers. It includes two tutorial days and three conference days with 18 tracks and more than 80 speakers covering relevant and emerging topics in software development.


Gartner Data Center and IT Operations Summit

November 28-29, London, England
Learn how cloud computing, infrastructure innovation, and virtualization can create positive business outcomes, and how effective datacenter management can improve sustainability, uptime, and recoverability. Other topics at this summit include storage trends and strategic vendor management.


Gartner Application Architecture, Development, and Integration Summit

November 29-December 1, Las Vegas, Nevada
Learn from and interact with analysts, peers, and solution leaders on topics including cloud computing; SOA, Web-oriented architecture, and event-driven architecture; application modernization and governance; agile and application lifecycle management; and middleware, B2B, and data integration.


Gartner Data Center Conference

December 5-8, Las Vegas, Nevada
The 30th anniversary of this gathering of datacenter professionals provides advice and strategic recommendations related to servers, mobility, operating systems, storage, facilities, business continuity, and disaster recovery. Virtualization and cloud computing, Information Technology Infrastructure Library, and fabric computing are also on the agenda.

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IANS Pacific Information Security Forum

December 6-7, San Francisco, California
This forum for information security professionals is organized in four tracks: Information Protection in a Borderless World; Security 2.0: The Proactive Security Organization; Next Generation Security Operations; and Strategy 2.0: Anticipating Legislation, Mitigating Risk. The event includes keynotes, strategic roundtable discussions, networking events, and information on emerging technologies.

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