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July/August 2012



Technology Events

Conferences and sessions to help you stay on the cutting edge



AACE International Annual Meeting

July 8–11, San Antonio, Texas
The American Association of Cost Engineers will gather for technical sessions, exhibits, talks, and networking events.


Oracle User Groups


 Sacramento Java Users Group Meetings
July 10 and August 14, Sacramento, California

 Ohio Oracle Users Group Meeting
July 19, Columbus, Ohio

 Southwest Regional Oracle Applications User Group Conference
July 20, Irvine, California

 Michigan Oracle Users Summit Golf Outing
July 23, Plymouth, Michigan

 Higher Education User Group Regional Conferences
July 25, Arlington, Texas
August 8–9, Naperville, Illinois

 Austin Java Users Group Meetings
July 31 and August 28, Austin, Texas

 Oracle Transportation Management User Conference
August 12–15, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  Oregon and Southern Washington Oracle Users Group Meeting
August 14, Portland, Oregon

 North Central Oracle Apps User Group Training Day
August 17, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

 Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group Quarterly Education Workshop
August 17, Littleton, Colorado

 Southern California Oracle Users Group Quarterly Meeting
August 21, location to be announced

 KCR Users Group Meeting
August 25, Kansas City, Missouri  

OR2012: The 7th International Conference on Open Repositories

July 9–13, Edinburgh, Scotland
With the theme “Open Services for Open Content: Local In for Global Out,” this conference covers open and augmented content, distributed systems, and data delivery infrastructures. It features general conference sessions and open user group meetings.

TechNet Land Forces—South 2012

July 10–12, Tampa, Florida
At this forum for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps as well as Department of Defense, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard security forces, discussions focus on technology issues related to joint and coalition land warfare and U.S. border protection.

OAUG Connection Point

July 11–12, Austin, Texas

The Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), the South Texas Oracle Applications Users Group (STOAUG), and the OAUG Upgrade Special Interest Group collaborate to present two days of technical sessions on Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 and Oracle Fusion Applications.

The No Fluff Just Stuff Software Symposium Tour

July 13–14, Columbia, Maryland
July 20–22, Austin, Texas
August 3–5, Des Moines, Iowa
The No Fluff Just Stuff Software Symposium Tour covers the latest trends within the Java ecosystem and agility space.

Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit

July 16–17, Sydney, Australia
This event is for IT and business executives responsible for creating, implementing, and managing a proactive and comprehensive strategy for information security, risk management, governance, business continuity management, and business resiliency.

O’Reilly OSCON Open Source Convention

July 16–20, Portland, Oregon
More than 3,000 developers, open source experts, businesspeople, investors, and vendors will converge for hundreds of sessions on open source languages and platforms. An exposition, “birds of a feather” sessions, and social events are also on the agenda.

Gartner PPM and IT Governance Summit

May 21–23, National Harbor, Maryland
Learn about IT program and portfolio governance, enterprise program and portfolio management (PPM) issues beyond IT, organizational change management, agile project leadership, and PPM software and solutions at this gathering.

NASPE 2012 Annual Meeting

July 22–25, Jersey City, New Jersey
The National Association of State Personnel Executives conference includes speakers and roundtable discussions, as well as sessions on IT, healthcare, retirement trends, performance measurement, and working with the media.

Sales 2.0 Conference

July 23, Boston, Massachusetts
Leaders of sales, marketing, and related groups will learn to balance people, process, and technology to improve overall organizational effectiveness at this conference.


July 24–26, Chicago, Illinois
This gathering features more than 40 technical sessions on desktop and application virtualization, plus live demos and networking opportunities. Attendance is limited to 325 attendees.

NACUBO 2012 Annual Meeting

July 28–31, Washington DC
The National Association of College and University Business Officers’ 50th annual meeting offers a variety of education sessions for professionals in college and university business offices.

NASBO 2012 Annual Meeting

July 29–August 1, Providence, Rhode Island
The National Association of State Budget Officers gathers to hear expert speakers discuss the economy, state revenues, healthcare reform, and other pertinent topics.

TDWI World Conference

July 29–August 3, San Diego, California
With the theme “Big Data Tipping Point,” this conference will look at how the internet, social media, and streaming data are fundamentally changing data warehousing and business intelligence as we know it.

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TASSCC Annual Conference

August 12–15, Arlington, Texas
Join the Texas Association of State Systems for Computing and Communications for a conference focusing on the challenges and opportunities faced by public sector IT professionals in the Lone Star State.

Enkitec Extreme Exadata Expo (E4)

August 13–14, Dallas, Texas
This two-day gathering is designed for technical directors who already have an Oracle Exadata Database Machine, as well as those who are considering one. A working Oracle Exadata system will be onsite, and experts will explore all facets of working with the engineered system.


August 19–22, Dallas, Texas
More than 250 solution providers from the U.S. and Canada will view demonstrations of new products, services, and solutions from leading IT vendors. One-on-one appointments and small group vendor meetings are available.

Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference

August 19–23, Boston, Massachusetts
This conference brings together thought leaders from the public and private sectors to share ideas and information related to Medicaid systems and initiatives.

Register for these upcoming
Oracle events

 Oracle OpenWorld 2012
September 30–October 4

September 30–October 4

 MySQL Connect
September 29–30

 Oracle Customer Experience Summit @ OpenWorld
October 3–5

LinuxCon North America

August 29–31, San Diego, California
This annual conference focuses on collaboration and education for the Linux community. It includes colocated, topic-specific minisummits and workgroups, including the Linux Kernel Summit and the Linux Plumbers Conference.



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