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September/October 2011


Technology Events

Conferences and sessions to help you stay on the cutting edge


Oracle OpenWorld

October 2-6, San Francisco, California
Oracle OpenWorld presents the world’s largest, most in-depth selection of sessions by Oracle experts, customers, and partners. This year’s streams include Applications, Database, Industries, Middleware, Server and Storage Systems, and Oracle Develop, with tracks that span solution and product areas. Get details and register at

Integrasjonsdagene (Integration Week) 2011

September 1-2, Halden, Norway
The largest event in Scandinavia focused on middleware integration solutions features real-world case studies and tracks for IT managers and Oracle Fusion Middleware and Java professionals. It covers new-platform introduction, development methods, SOA, and security.


Oracle User Groups


 Paris Java User Group Meetings
September 13 and October 11, Paris, France

 UKOUG Security Special Event
September 13, Bletchley Park, England

 Java Metroplex Users Group Meetings
September 14 and October 12, Dallas, Texas

 Kansas City Java User Group Meetings
September 14 and October 12, Leawood, Kansas

 Belgium Java User Group Seminar on Data Grids
September 15, Leuven, Belgium

 Dallas Oracle Users Group Meetings
September 15, September 16, and October 20, Dallas, Texas

 Northeast Ohio Oracle Users Group Meeting
September 16, Independence, Ohio

 Suncoast Oracle User Group Meetings
September 22 and October 27, Tampa, Florida

 Austin Java Users Group Meetings
September 27 and October 25, Austin, Texas

 St. Louis Oracle Users Group Meeting
October 13, St. Louis, Missouri

 Greater Cincinnati Oracle User Group Meeting
October 19, Blue Ash, Ohio

 Heartland Oracle Users Group Fall Conference
October 20, Omaha, Nebraska

 Ohio Oracle Users Group Meeting
October 20, Dublin, Ohio  

 FORTUNE Oracle Technology and Applications Forum by Quest Asia
October 24, Hong Kong

 Southern New England Regional User Group Meeting
October 28, Farmington, Connecticut

JCertif 2011

September 3-4, Brazzaville, Congo
JCertif is the biggest Java community event in central Africa. It includes presentations on Java technology and mobile applications, with topics ranging from server-side Java and open source to rich-client and cloud technology.

JavaZone 2011

September 7-8, Oslo, Norway
For software developers in Scandinavia, this independent, volunteer-run conference attracts more than 2,000 attendees and more than 30 corporate partners, who participate in more than 100 presentations totaling some 200,000 hours of information sharing.

AIIM Social Business Virtual Conference

September 8, online

Sponsored by the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM), this one-day virtual conference focuses on how organizations can use social technologies to engage staff and customers while maintaining appropriate controls.


September 10-11, São Paulo, Brazil
For team leads, architects, and project managers, this international software development conference is organized by the community, for the community.

International Conference on Infocomm Technologies in Competitive Strategies

September 12-13, Singapore
Colocated with GreenIT 2011, this conference provides academics, researchers, technology professionals, and businesspeople with an opportunity to share their research. Conference topics include science, technologies, regulations, and industry initiatives on algorithmic efficiency, resource allocation, product longevity, virtualization, power management, materials recycling, and telecommuting.


Hacktivity 2011

September 17-18, Budapest, Hungary
Topics at the largest hacker conference and festival in central and eastern Europe include Oracle forensics, SAP security, database security, mobile hacking, lock picking, and WiFi worms. The target audience is security, IT, and networking professionals including chief information security officers, chief security officers, and CIOs.



September 19-23, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Leaders from financial institutions, market infrastructures, multinational corporations, and their technology partners gather at this annual conference. Topics include regulation revisited; technology; changing landscape, new expectations; and global and local perspectives.


Business Analysis Conference Europe

September 26-28, London, England
Intended for business analysts from across Europe, this event provides an interactive forum to discuss and debate the competencies needed to face today’s business analysis challenges.


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Economic Times Asia ITEX

October 7-9, Mumbai, India
Asia’s largest IT exhibition attracts more than 35,000 visitors and 300 exhibitors from around the globe. Attendees learn about new suppliers, products, and services; keep abreast of changes in the industry; and meet key decision-makers in government, manufacturing, and services.


Seminar on Master Data Management Fundamentals and Best Practices

October 11, Hilversum, Netherlands
Highlighting business problems that result from poorly managed data, this seminar offers a thorough approach to master data management (MDM) and the various ways to implement it. Discussions include recent MDM-related acquisitions by Oracle.


Oracle Health Sciences User Group Annual Conference

October 16-19, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
This conference features presentations on the technical and functional aspects of Oracle Health Sciences applications. Clinical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and other companies will present and participate in focus groups, and Oracle representatives will update attendees on current and planned features.


Gartner Symposium ITxpo

October 16-20, Orlando, Florida
With the theme “e-imagine IT: Leading from the front,” this event has three goals: to be personally relevant for attendees, to stimulate their thinking, and to leave them with an action plan for the coming year.

Croatian Oracle User Group Conference

October 18-22, Rovinj, Croatia
This regional conference includes information for users of Oracle technology and applications. More than 500 participants will exchange best practices and share their experiences with a variety of Oracle business solutions.

Oracle Applications Strategy Day

October 20, Madrid, Spain
Learn how entrepreneurial companies use Oracle applications to generate business opportunities, cultivate loyalty among their customers, manage talent, make decisions efficiently, and optimize business performance.


October 2-6, San Francisco, California

Java experts and enthusiasts convene for a week of learning and networking. Java-specific content tracks include Core Java Platform; Emerging Languages, Tools, and Techniques; Enterprise Service Architectures and the Cloud; Java EE Web Profile and Platform Technologies; Java ME, Mobile, Embedded, and Devices; Java SE, Client Side Technologies, and Rich User Experiences; and the Java Frontier. Get all the details and register at


Project Management Institute Global Congress

October 22-25, Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
This gathering offers professional development, networking, and information sharing for project management practitioners around the world. Presentation topics include project management issues and challenges.

Property Casualty Insurers Association of America Annual Meeting

October 23-26, New Orleans, Louisiana
This annual event for property casualty insurance professionals in North America provides perspective on issues facing their industry.

GITA’s GIS for Oil and Gas Pipeline Conference

October 24-27, Houston, Texas
For geospatial professionals from leading oil and gas pipeline industry organizations, this conference includes in-depth seminars, technical presentations, discussion forums, and a product exposition, all designed to help geographic information system users access information and increase efficiency.

New Zealand Oracle Users Group (NZOUG) Conference

October 31-November 1, Auckland, New Zealand
The NZOUG Conference is an Oracle event held in New Zealand for New Zealanders. Attendees network with their peers, discuss their current work projects with others in their specific fields, and acquire helpful information and contacts. 

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