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May/June 2013



Technology Events

Conferences and sessions to help you stay on the cutting edge


TDWI World Conference

May 5–10, Chicago, Illinois

Courses at this conference include business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing topics, including BI essentials, business analytics, data analysis and design, and data asset management. Certification preparation courses and exams are offered. 


May 6–8, Las Vegas, Nevada
This event for insurance professionals covers analytics, business strategy, cloud computing, enterprise architecture, mobile technology, operational efficiency, regulatory issues, social media, and other topics relevant to the industry.

Oracle User Groups 

 Dallas Oracle Users Group Meetings
May 3, May 23, June 7, June 27, Dallas, Texas

 Boulder Java User Group Meeting
May 7, Boulder, Colorado

 Greenville Java Users Group Meetings
May 9 and June 13, Greenville, South Carolina

 St. Louis Java Users Group Meetings
May 9 and June 13, St. Louis, Missouri

 Turkish Oracle User Group Conference
May 13, Istanbul, Turkey

 Great Lakes Oracle Conference
May 13–15, Cleveland, Ohio

 Azerbaijan Oracle User Group Meeting
May 15, Baku, Azerbaijan

 UKOUG Solaris SIG Meetings
May 15, London, England

 Memphis Java User Group Meetings
May 16 and June 20, Memphis, Tennessee

 Northwest Regional User Group Spring Conference
May 21, Seattle, Washington

 UKOUG Development SIG Meeting
May 21, London, England

 Queensland Regional User Group Meeting
May 22–25, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

 New South Wales Regional User Group Meeting
May 23, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

 Suncoast Oracle Users Group Meetings
May 23 and June 27, Tampa, Florida

 Swiss Oracle User Group Meetings
June 6, Basel, and June 19, Baden, Switzerland

 UKOUG Fusion Applications Event
June 6, London, England


May 6–10, Las Vegas, Nevada
This independent conference combines educational content, an exhibition of technology providers, and peer networking for IT professionals. Topics include network infrastructure, cloud, virtualization, data centers, wireless and mobility, and information security.

eHealth Week

May 13–15, Dublin, Ireland
This event encompasses the eHealth Conference, co-organized by the European Commission and the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and the World of Health IT Conference and Exhibition, organized by HIMSS Europe. Industry partners, providers, and government decision-makers discuss patient empowerment, patient safety, cross-border e-health solutions, e-health as a business driver, telemedicine, and mobile health.

Living Labs Global Award and Summit on Service Innovation in Cities 2013

May 14–16, San Francisco, California

This event matches companies, social entrepreneurs, and research centers with cities seeking the technologies and solutions that those groups develop. Innovation departments from 22 cities worldwide are participating.

Gartner PPM and IT Governance Summit

May 20–22, National Harbor, Maryland
This gathering of program and portfolio management (PPM) executives covers IT program and portfolio governance, enterprise PPM issues outside of IT, organizational change management, agile project leadership, and PPM software and solutions.

Location Intelligence Conference and Oracle Spatial and Graph User Conference

May 21–22, Washington DC
Directions Magazine’s Location Intelligence Conference presents a one-day, multitrack program exploring trends in geospatial solutions, followed by a one-day Oracle Spatial and Graph User conference. Topics include location analytics for business intelligence, geographic information systems for energy management and sustainability, and spatial and mapping applications on Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g.

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

May 21–23, Phoenix, Arizona
This annual gathering of senior supply chain executives features a new agenda covering supply chain strategy and transformation, performance measurement, collaboration, supply chain planning, and risk management.

Government Finance Officers Association Annual Conference

June 2–5, San Francisco, California
Public finance professionals gather to share ideas, develop technical and managerial skills, view new products, and network. Session topics include accounting, auditing, and reporting; debt management; economic development; and pension and benefit administration.

IASA Annual Educational Conference and Business Show

June 2–5, Washington DC
More than 80 technical sessions and super sessions, keynotes, and opportunities for interaction and collaboration are on the agenda as the Insurance Accounting and Systems Association (IASA) gathers for its annual conference.


June 9–12, Scottsdale, Arizona
The Oracle Healthcare Industry User Group (HIUG) conference features more than 70 educational sessions covering eight tracks, including Oracle’s PeopleSoft applications, Oracle tools and technology, Oracle E-Business Suite, and reporting and business intelligence.

Big Data Expo

June 10–13, New York, New York
Technical and strategic breakout sessions, general sessions, industry keynotes, power panels, two demo theaters, and an expo cover all aspects of cloud computing and big data.

OHUG Global Conference

June 10–14, Dallas, Texas
More than 1,800 members of the Oracle HCM Users Group gather for more than 200 sessions covering Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle’s PeopleSoft applications, Oracle Fusion Applications, Oracle Taleo solutions, and general human capital management topics.

Oracle’s Primavera Virtual Summit

June 13, online
Experts discuss product news and trends in enterprise project portfolio management, provide demonstrations, and answer questions at this online event focused on Oracle’s project portfolio management solutions.

PLDI 2013

June 16–22, Seattle, Washington
The ACM’s conference on programming language design and implementation (PLDI) brings together researchers, developers, educators, and practitioners to exchange information on practical and experimental work in the design and implementation of programming languages. Tutorials precede the conference, and several colocated conferences will follow.

ODTUG Kscope13

June 23–27, New Orleans, Louisiana
This gathering features content for developers, administrators, architects, and business users. Topics covered include Oracle Application Express, Oracle Application Development Framework and Oracle Fusion development, business intelligence, Oracle Essbase, database and financial topics, enterprise performance management, and more. The conference also includes ample opportunities for networking and discussion.

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DEBS 2013: ACM International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems

June 29–July 3, Arlington, Texas
This conference provides a forum for sharing original research, new practical insights, and relevant experience in event-based computing. Academic and industry researchers and practitioners discuss big data systems, the Internet of Things, complex event processing, publish/subscribe systems, business process management, and more.

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