Oracle Press Release

Oracle OpenWorld 2012 to Offer Utilities Industry Sessions

Redwood Shores, Calif. – Sept. 18, 2012

News Facts

At Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco, Sept. 30 - Oct. 4, 2012, utilities executives will discuss applications, technology and systems that transform operational excellence and customer satisfaction, manage big data and support smart metering and smart grid programs.
Executives from AGL Resources, Duke Energy, Duquesne Light, Exelon, Green Mountain Power, Pacific Gas & Electric, San Jose Water Company, San Diego Gas & Electric and Veolia Water North America will participate in more than 40 sessions, demonstrations and networking events.
Oracle Utilities will host its general session on Monday, Oct. 1 at 10:45 a.m. Oracle Utilities’ Rodger Smith and Linda Jackman will discuss industry challenges and new innovations for utilities. AGL Resources Chief Executive Officer John Somerhalder and Kelly Gallant, North American Managing Director for Accenture’s Utilities Group, will also speak.
On the second level of the Palace Hotel, Oracle Utilities will conduct live demonstrations of its mission-critical software applications.

Supporting Quote

“At Oracle OpenWorld 2012, attendees will have the opportunity to join experts for a broad range of sessions, demonstrations and activities that address the critical issues facing the utilities industry today. We designed this year’s dedicated track to help utilities improve service reliability as well as transform customer service, operational efficiency and business processes,” said Rodger Smith, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Utilities.

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About Oracle OpenWorld

Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco is the most important educational and networking event of the year for Oracle technologists, customers, and partners. This information technology event is dedicated to helping businesses optimize existing systems and understand upcoming technology breakthroughs. The conference, which draws more than 50,000 attendees from over 110 countries, offer more than 2,100 educational sessions, 400 product demos, exhibitions from 450 partners showcasing applications, middleware, database, server and storage systems, industries, management and infrastructure – all engineered for innovation. Oracle OpenWorld 2012 is being held September 30-October 4 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco. For more information or to register, please visit Watch Oracle OpenWorld keynotes, sessions and more live on YouTube. Join the Oracle OpenWorld discussion on Twitter, Facebook and the Oracle OpenWorld Blog.

About Oracle Utilities

Oracle Utilities delivers proven software applications that help utilities of all types and sizes achieve competitive advantage, business performance excellence and a lower total cost of technology ownership. Oracle Utilities integrates industry-specific customer care and billing, network management, work and asset management, mobile workforce management and meter data management applications with the capabilities of Oracle's industry-leading enterprise applications, business intelligence tools, middleware, database technologies, as well as servers and storage. The software enables customers to adapt more nimbly to market deregulation, meet ever-evolving customer demands and deliver on environmental conservation commitments. Additionally, Oracle Utilities helps utilities prepare for smart metering and smart grid initiatives that enhance efficiency and provide critical intelligence metrics that can help drive more-informed energy and water usage decisions for consumers and businesses. For more information, visit

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