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Conferences and sessions to help you stay on the cutting edge


Oracle OpenWorld 2013

September 22–26, San Francisco, California
Featuring thousands of sessions, including keynotes, technical sessions, demos, and hands-on labs, Oracle OpenWorld is the most important event and networking opportunity of the year for Oracle technologists, customers, and partners. Hundreds of exhibitors are on hand, and there are endless opportunities to trade information with peers and gain insights from experts.


September 30–October 4, New York, New York
Interop focuses on IT infrastructure and networking technologies for the forward-looking technology community. More than 125 conference sessions and 300 exhibitors are expected.

Oracle User Groups

 UKOUG Partner of the Year Awards
October 3, London, England

 Southeastern Michigan Oracle Professionals Meetings
October 8 and November 12, Southfield, Michigan

 Slovenian Oracle Users Group Conference
October 14–16, Ljubljana, Slovenia

 New Zealand Oracle Users Group Committee Meeting
October 21, online

 Western Canada Regional User Group Conference
October 21–22, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

 Queensland Regional User Group Meeting
October 22, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

 UKOUG Availability Infrastructure and Management SIG Meeting
October 22, Solihull, England

 Northwest Oracle Users Group Conference
November 4, Portland, Oregon

 Chartered Institute for IT Berkshire Branch Meeting
November 5, Reading, England

 Western Australian User Group Meeting
November 14, Perth, Western Australia

 Oracle Benelux User Group PeopleSoft SIG Meeting
November 15, Voorthuizen, Netherlands

 Victorian Regional User Group Meeting
November 15, Melbourne, Australia

 Engineered Systems Business Intelligence Seminar
November 20, Lagos, Nigeria

 South Australian Regional User Group Meeting
November 28, Adelaide, Australia

Oracle Day 2013

October and November, various cities worldwide
Presented admission-free in nearly 100 cities worldwide, Oracle Day helps attendees see innovation in practice and helps attendees see innovation in practice, understand how the world is changing, and position their organizations to drive innovation. Topics include cloud, mobile, social, big data, and the Internet of Things.

Gartner Symposium ITxpo

October 6–10, Orlando, Florida
This gathering of CIOs and senior IT executives offers more than 500 analyst sessions, workshops, roundtables, mastermind keynotes, 10 role-based tracks, and 11 industry tracks.

HR Technology Conference

October 7–9, Las Vegas, Nevada

This is the largest yearly international gathering related to HR technology, with more than 6,000 people expected. Attendees include senior HR practitioners; product executives and CEOs; and important industry analysts, consultants, influencers, and thought leaders.

CAMP IT Portfolio Management Conference

October 8–9, Chicago, Illinois
At this conference, IT leaders learn how to define, implement, and deliver their projects; prioritize their work; assemble and align resources; report on results; and more.

Higher Education User Group Conferences

October 9–10, London, England
Higher Education User Group members gather to share knowledge, experiences, and solutions related to Oracle applications. Check for regional events in October and November.

UK Oracle User Group Applications Conference

October 14–16, London, England
This new conference features end-user presentations of product roadmaps for Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle’s business intelligence and customer relationship management applications, plus Oracle Hyperion and Oracle’s PeopleSoft product families.

Big Data TechCon

October 15–17, San Francisco, California
This conference offers practical, how-to classes and tutorials for database and business analysts, developers, software architects, data scientists, and project managers. Topics include Apache Hadoop, Hadoop MapReduce, R, Apache Hive, and Apache Pig.

VMworld 2013 Europe

October 15–17, Barcelona, Spain
Thousands of IT professionals and decision-makers learn how to leverage virtualization for computing, storage, networking, security, availability services, mobility, and more.

Cloud Connect


September 22–26, San Francisco, California

JavaOne offers thousands of activities to choose from, including strategy and technical keynotes, Java University, technical sessions, demos, hands-on labs, tutorials, and special interest group meetings. Network with peers, get expert advice, and find out where Java technology is headed.

October 21–23, Chicago, Illinois
This conference helps enterprise and small-to-midsize businesses navigate cloud technologies. Lectures, panels, tutorials, and roundtable discussions are scheduled.

OAUG Connection Point

October 22–23, Washington DC
The Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG); DC-OAUG; and the OAUG Hyperion, OBI, and Upgrade special interest groups collaborate to present two days of education. The focus is on implementing, supporting, and maintaining Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle’s enterprise performance management applications and business intelligence systems.

Eloqua Experience North America

October 23–25, San Francisco, California
Learn from top marketing professionals at leading brands that are using Oracle Eloqua marketing automation technology to power revenue performance. Share ideas and network during interactive sessions, demos, and other activities.

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CMAA National Conference

October 27–29, Las Vegas, Nevada
The annual conference of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) features education, deal-making, and inspiration. Topics include public-private partnerships, knowledge management, and new technology.

PMI Global Congress North America

October 27–29, New Orleans, Louisiana
Join thousands of Project Management Institute (PMI) members for programs that provide practical information to increase project efficiency, productivity, and profitability. A day-long workshop on October 26 precedes the conference.

O’Reilly Strata Conference

October 28–30, New York, New York
November 11–13, London, England

Topics for these conferences include distributed and real-time data processing, data science best practices, the changing role of business intelligence, visualization and design principles, and more. The New York conference also includes Hadoop World.  

Powering the Cloud

October 29–30, Frankfurt, Germany
Comprising three events—SNW Europe, Datacenter Technologies, and Virtualization World—this conference covers the key IT elements of any cloud strategy, including data storage, data management, data protection, and security, along with desktop, server, storage, and network virtualization.


November 8–9, Hyderabad, India
Cohosted by the All India Oracle User Group, India OAUG, and local Java user groups, this gathering features database, applications, developer, and Java tracks as well as hands-on labs. 

DEVOXX Belgium

November 11–15, Antwerp, Belgium
Organized by the Belgian Java User Group, this conference welcomes nearly 3,500 participants, including 195 speakers giving 200 presentations. Nine educational tracks cover Java Platform, Enterprise Edition; Java Platform, Standard Edition; Java Virtual Machine; languages; cloud; big data; and other topics.

Healthcare IT Summit

November 17–20, Palm Springs, California
This summit covers the trends, people, innovations, and policies that affect technology used by healthcare providers and payers.

DOAG 2013 Conference and Exhibition

November 19–21, Nuremberg, Germany
Sponsored by the German Oracle User Group, this conference—the biggest Oracle event in Europe—offers keynotes, technical lectures, an exhibition hall, and peer interaction. 

BYTE into BIG Data Summit

November 21–22, Bangalore, India
This new gathering brings together data analysis, storage, and management professionals and decision-makers in media and entertainment, retail, health and science, public sector, financial services, and other industries. 

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