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November/December 2013



Technology Events

Conferences and sessions to help you stay on the cutting edge


UKOUG Technology Conference 2013

Oracle User Groups


 Suncoast Oracle Users Group Holiday Event
December 3, Ybor City, Florida

 Houston Oracle Users Group Christmas Social
December 5, Houston, Texas

 New Zealand Oracle Users Group Committee Meeting
December 6, Auckland, New Zealand

 South East Michigan Oracle User Professionals Meeting
December 10, Southfield, Michigan

 Houston Users Group Meeting and Casino Night
December 11, Houston, Texas

 Kansas City Java User Group Meetings
December 11 and January 8, Leawood, Kansas

 Portland Java User’s Group Meeting
December 17, Portland, Oregon

 Chicago Java Users Group Downtown Meetings
December 17 and January 21, Chicago, Illinois

 UKOUG Solaris SIG Meeting
December 18, London, England

 Memphis Java User Group Meeting
December 19, Memphis, Tennessee

 Chartered Institute for IT, BCS Berkshire Branch Committee Meeting
January 7, Reading, England

 New England Java Users Group Meeting
January 9, Waltham, Massachusetts

 PackerLand Users Group Meeting
January 9, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

 Northeast Ohio Oracle Users Group Business Meeting
January 25, Independence, Ohio

 Austin Java Users Group Meeting
January 28, Austin, Texas

December 2–4, Manchester, England
This annual conference covers major technology topics, including big data, cloud, mobility analytics, virtualization, collaboration, social, and security. Deep dives, labs, and networking activities are on the agenda, as are highlights from Oracle OpenWorld 2013.


December 2–4, Denver, Colorado
This event offers in-depth education about Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne applications and kicks off year-long special interest group (SIG) programs.

Big Data World Congress

December 3–4, Munich, Germany
More than 40 speakers and 500 attendees explore infrastructure for big data, analytics, in-memory computing, machine learning, the Internet of Things, and social data.

ICDM 2013: IEEE International Conference on Data Mining

December 7–10, Dallas, Texas
This international forum is for researchers and developers whose focus includes statistics, machine learning, pattern recognition, databases, data visualization, and knowledge-based systems.

Gartner Data Center Conference

December 9–12, Las Vegas, Nevada

Professionals attending the Gartner Data Center Conference choose from tracks that focus on servers, cloud computing, enterprise mobility, operating systems, IT operational excellence, storage and facilities, business continuity, and disaster recovery.

SANS Cyber Defense Initiative 2013

December 12–19, Washington DC
This event covers security, IT auditing, security management, penetration testing, and computer forensics. It also offers hands-on, immersive training on how to mitigate cyber attacks.

National Retail Federation Annual Convention and Expo

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January 12–15, New York, New York
Nicknamed “Retail’s BIG Show,” this annual gathering includes education and thought leadership on topics ranging from mobile retailing to sustainability.

Oracle Business Intelligence Warehousing and Analytics Summit

January 14–16, Redwood City, California
This summit brings together Oracle ACE experts, customers, Oracle partners, and Oracle product experts. Focus areas include advanced analytics, big data, business intelligence and visualization, enterprise performance management, and spatial technologies.



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