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July/August 2013



Technology Events

Conferences and sessions to help you stay on the cutting edge


Oracle OpenWorld Shanghai

July 22–25, Shanghai, China
Oracle OpenWorld Shanghai keynotes, technical sessions, hands-on labs, and demos deliver information on critical technology topics such as cloud, business analytics, customer experience, and engineered systems. Oracle and its partners and customers present information to help you address today’s challenges and plan for the future.

Java Forum Stuttgart

July 4, Stuttgart, Germany
This one-day gathering is primarily geared toward developers, but technology managers who want to learn more about Java can also attend lectures and birds-of-a-feather gatherings. About 40 exhibitors are participating.

Oracle User Groups


 The Chartered Institute for IT, BCS Berkshire Branch Committee Meeting
July 2, Reading, England

 UKOUG Application Express (APEX) SIG Meeting
July 4, Solihull, England

 Sacramento Java Users Group Meetings
July 9 and August 13, Sacramento, California

 UKOUG Partner Forum
July 11, London, England

 UKOUG Mobile Day
July 16, Reading, England

 Chicago Java Users Group Meetings
July 16 and August 20, Chicago, Illinois

 Australian Oracle User Group BI-Focused Meeting
July 17, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

 Ohio Oracle Users Group Meeting
July 18, Dublin, Ohio

 UKOUG Public Sector HCM Customer Forum and Workshop
July 18, Solihull, England

 Southwest Regional Oracle Applications User Group Meeting
July 19, Irvine, California

 Suncoast Oracle Users Group Meetings
July 23 and August 27, Tampa, Florida

 Austin Java Users Group Meetings
July 30 and August 27, Austin, Texas

 Burlington Ruby Conference
August 3–4, Burlington, Vermont

 London Java Community: Hack the Tower
August 10, London, England

 Northern California Oracle Users Group One-Day Oracle Performance Research Seminar with Craig Shallahamer
August 14, Santa Clara, California

 UKOUG Fusion Applications Event
June 6, London, England

ÜberConf 2013

July 16–19, Denver, Colorado
Explore the Java platform through 160 technically focused sessions, including more than 25 hands-on workshops on architecture, cloud, security, enterprise Java, languages on the Java Virtual Machine, build/test, mobility, and agility.

NASBO Annual Meeting

July 21–24, Anchorage, Alaska
The National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO) annual meeting features expert speakers on the economy, state revenues, healthcare reform, and other topics.

JavaOne Shanghai

July 22–25, Shanghai, China

Four content-packed days include constructing applications using Java Platform, Standard Edition; composing Java Platform, Enterprise Edition–based enterprise solutions; creating client-side solutions using JavaFX, building mobile and embedded Java applications for smart devices, and building and deploying applications in the cloud.

O’Reilly OSCON Open Source Convention

July 22–26, Portland, Oregon
More than 3,000 members of the open source community are expected to hear from speakers sharing new developments, best practices, and tips; choose from sessions covering open source languages and platforms; and participate in comprehensive tutorials on technical skills, new features, and applications.


July 23–25, Rosemont, Illinois
PeopleSoft Reconnect, this year replacing Quest regional events, offers end users in-depth education on specific Oracle’s PeopleSoft modules plus sessions that cover enhancements, techniques, and tips.

Black Hat USA 2013

July 27–August 1, Las Vegas, Nevada
The information security community convenes for training and briefings. Topics include Web attacks and exploitation, cloud security fundamentals, digital forensics, and Java security.

OTM SIG User Conference

July 28–31, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oracle Transportation Management Special Interest Group (OTM SIG) sponsors four days of knowledge sharing, ideas, and experiences.

OAUG Connection Point—Apps Tech

July 30–31, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG); Pittsburgh OAUG; and the OAUG Database, Upgrade, and ATG SIGs present an unprecedented gathering of Oracle E-Business Suite technical professionals sharing information, best practices, and details about Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.

SHARE in Boston

August 11–16, Boston, Massachusetts
Subject-matter experts and practitioners discuss issues facing enterprise IT professionals. Technical education and peer-to-peer networking opportunities are available for IT managers, IT architects, systems analysts, systems programmers, and IT support personnel.

Flash Memory Summit

August 13–15, Santa Clara, California
This three-day event includes tutorials, in-depth sessions, and keynotes. Tutorials cover flash technology, architectures, solid-state drives (SSDs), hardware, testing, enterprise storage, and applications. The program also features a preconference seminar, “Introduction to SSDs.”

USENIX Security Symposium

August 14–16, Washington DC
USENIX brings together researchers, practitioners, systems administrators and programmers, and other professionals interested in the security of computer systems and networks. The symposium spans three days, with a technical program including refereed papers, invited talks, panel discussions, and birds-of-a-feather sessions.

AUSOUG INSYNC13 National Conference Series

August 15–16, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
August 19–20, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
August 27–28, Canberra, Australia

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This series of conferences, which replaces the former “Oracle with 20:20 Foresight” events, runs in each Australian state capital and features two days of concurrent topical and attendee-specific sessions and workshops, as well as networking functions. Additional events are planned for Brisbane and Adelaide (September) and Perth (November).

Quest ANZ User Group Annual Conference

August 15–16, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
This conference, sponsored by the Quest independent user group, features content related to Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, JD Edwards World, and PeopleSoft products.

XChange 2013

August 18–22, Washington DC
August 26–29, San Francisco, California

XChange is a two-day event for representatives from 250 United States and Canadian IT solution providers who meet with technology vendors and industry experts to explore opportunities, deepen their understanding of IT trends, and share best practices with peers.  

Java Specialists Symposium

August 19–22, Crete, Greece
Java champions and geeks gather in this user-created and user-run event to learn about new Java technologies, talk about Java, and explore the island of Crete.


August 27–29, Las Vegas, Nevada
More than 7,000 attendees representing companies of all sizes and sectors of the IP communications industry are expected at ITExpo for education and networking.


August 27–30, Munich, Germany
MobileHCI covers the field of human-computer interaction (HCI), specifically as it relates to portable and personal devices and the services those devices access. This is a multidisciplinary forum for academics, developers, designers, and practitioners.


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