Event Highlights

Oracle OpenWorld Middle East offers a variety of programs to make sure you get the most out of your visit. Explore the highlights below and see what else there is to explore at Oracle OpenWorld Middle East.


Business Lounge

Your business doesn’t stop just because you’re out of the office, and neither should you. The Business Lounge in The Exchange offers you a place to sit down and check email, catch up with colleagues or hold a quick meeting. While you’re here grab a specialty coffee and take a moment to interact with thought leaders and peers in an informal environment. Sponsored by PwC.

Business Lounge Hours: 14-15 January, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Drop-in Labs

Drop-in Labs

Drop-in Labs are short, self-paced exercises that enable you to get hands-on with the Oracle Cloud and Autonomous Database. Oracle technical experts will be readily available to answer any questions. Join us to find out how you can gain a better understanding of Oracle Cloud services and related solutions. Find out how easy it is to provision Autonomous Databases, create an APEX application in under 30 minutes, deploy a containerized application to Kubernetes, and learn more about Machine Learning. Simply drop in any time Tuesday or Wednesday during the Exchange hours to join the fun.

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion

At Oracle, we don't just value differences -we celebrate them. We believe innovation starts with inclusion. Join a panel session on inclusion and discover how can organisations can unlock the true power of diversity.



Experience today and tomorrow's latest technology. You don't want to miss these demos including robots, blockchain, drones, IoT, machine learning and more. Get interactive with the Demos in The Exchange.

Featured Speakers

Get inspiration from the thought leaders, technologists, and innovators who are redefining what's achievable: explore the limits of human endurance and the boundaries of achievement; focus on the biggest trends transforming the business and technology landscape; and look ahead at the opportunities and risks of the dawning autonomous age.


Groundbreakers Hub

Stop by the Groundbreakers Hub, located in The Exchange, and join fellow Developers and Java nerds. Try the Super Hero Escape Room, create a personalized luggage tag and experience other innovative projects with fellow developer community members and Oracle Groundbreakers. Don't miss the opportunity to learn about Oracle Cloud Free Trial.

Networking Cafe

Networking Café

Looking for the perfect spot to socialise and unwind? Come to the Networking Café in the heart of the Exchange. Courtesy of Oracle Consulting, here you can find your preferred specialty coffee throughout the day or house beverages during the closing Networking Hour.

While you enjoy your beverage, share your tweets and photos with fellow attendees next to the 'O' media cube (#OOWDXB). Sponsored by Deloitte.

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Oracle PartnerNetwork Lounge

Meet with your customers and Oracle contacts. Get answers from OPN staff or attend a partner-exclusive session. Or, simply take a break to recharge. All at the OPN Lounge located in The Exchange

OPN Lounge Hours: 14-15 January, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Hands-on Labs

The Oracle@Oracle Experience

Meet with the executive team who reimagined Oracle. Learn about our journey to Oracle Cloud and the benefits we achieved. Check out these sessions including:

- Oracle IT’s Applications Transformation Strategy & Lessons Learned

- Oracle HR and IT: Lessons Learned for a Successful HCM Cloud Implementation

- How Oracle Automates the Close Process with Oracle ERP Cloud, EPM Cloud, and Analytics Cloud