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Improve Reliability, Service, and Safety

In an energy-dependent world, you're focused on developing strategic, efficient processes for metering, grid/network operations, and work and asset management. You want to balance customer demands for sustainability with cost efficiency. Don't miss Utilities track at Industry Central @ OpenWorld to learn about industry-specific solutions to help you achieve operational excellence and enhance customer satisfaction.

Highlights

At Utilities—Industry Central @ OpenWorld learn:

  • Discover how big data and predictive analytics can transform complex data into business value
  • Learn how to harness the power of social media for an improved utilities customer experience
  • Gain insight into solutions for grid/network operations and corporate administration to improve reliability and performance

Agenda

This year's Oracle OpenWorld conference will be packed with illuminating keynotes, inspiring educational sessions, and nearly countless opportunities for networking. Below are some highlights to help you plan your conference—check back regularly for updates.


Monday, September 29

7:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Registration Open

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.

Oracle OpenWorld Keynotes—Moscone North, Hall D

10:15 a.m.–11:45 a.m.

Industry General Session

11:15 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Exhibition Halls Open

12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Sessions

Tuesday, September 30

7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Registration Open

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.

Oracle OpenWorld Keynotes

Moscone North, Hall D

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Exhibition Halls Open

10:15 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Session

1:30 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

Oracle OpenWorld Keynotes

Moscone North, Hall D


Wednesday, October 1

7:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m.

Registration

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.

Oracle OpenWorld Keynotes

Moscone North, Hall D

9:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Exhibition Halls Open

10:15 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Session

7:30 p.m.–12:00 a.m.

Appreciation Event

Treasure Island

Speakers

Hear from the industry's top thought leaders, Oracle experts, and Oracle customers about how they are transforming businesses and organizations today. This year, Oracle OpenWorld will feature more customer speakers than ever before, each sharing their unique success story. The conference will also feature the Oracle and community experts you know and love to hear from, discussing best practices that help you get the most out of your Oracle investment now and in the future.

Featured Speakers

  • Hedi Ago, IT Director, Orlando Utilities Commission
  • Tim Burfoot, Program Director, Northumbrian Water Group
  • Paul Dicken, Citizens Energy Group
  • Chad Johnson, Director of Technical Architecture, Red Clay Consulting
  • John Lucas, Vice President IT Officer,Citizens Energy Group
  • James Robbins, Northumbrian Water Group
  • Jerry Sullivan Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Orlando Utilities Commission
  • Rodger Smith, Senior Vice President & GM, Utilities GBU, Oracle

Sessions

This year's Oracle OpenWorld will feature more than 2,000 sessions focused on Oracle product roadmaps and strategies, and customer best practices. Learn how Oracle and your peers are helping world-class companies achieve operational excellence by adopting technologies that enable utilities to deliver reliable, secure, and scalable technologies and processes that deliver results for their customers with Oracle Utilities.

View All Utilities sessions

Featured Sessions:

Utilities Transformation:  Improving the Time to Value of Technology

Rodger Smith, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Utilities GBU, Oracle

Perry Stoneman, Global Head of Sectors & Utilities Global Sector Lead, Capgemini

Oracle Utilities Strategic Vision and Solution Overview

Bill Devereaux, Vice President Industry Strategy and Alliances, Oracle

Daniel Byrnes, GVP - Product Management & Development, Oracle

Martin Dunlea, Senior Director, Utilities IBU, Oracle

Roadmap for Oracle Utilities Analytics Solutions

Andreas Ruhl, Senior Director Product Management, Oracle

Bradley Williams, Vice President Industry Strategy, Oracle

Hillary Bargagliotti, Director, Product Strategy, Oracle

Roadmap for Oracle Utilities Operational Solutions

Bradley Williams, Vice President Industry Strategy, Oracle

Transforming Field Service Operations at Northumbrian Water

James Robbins, Northumbrian Water Group

Tim Burfoot, Program Director, Northumbrian Water Group

Exhibits

Conference attendees flock to the Oracle OpenWorld Exhibition Halls every year to connect with the hundreds of partner experts who can help them get the most from their technology and make an impact on their business. Sponsors and exhibitors take advantage of this opportunity to meet with thousands of prospects and customers—all in one place. Find each other quickly in this year's Exhibition Halls, organized by technology and industry focus to ensure that all participants make the most of their Oracle OpenWorld experience.

View Industry Central @ OpenWorld Demographics (PDF)

Oracle OpenWorld Showcases

Network

Oracle OpenWorld provides nearly limitless opportunities to meet up with your peers, colleagues, and friends in a relaxed environment. You'll have ample time to grab a coffee or cocktail during our dedicated networking events—catch up with old friends and have the opportunity to make new ones. A big part of what makes the conference so valuable is the time you spend networking, so don't hesitate to fill your waking hours…you can sleep when you get home.


Oracle OpenWorld Welcome Reception

Sunday, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The conference kicks off in high gear at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld Welcome Reception at Oracle Plaza @ Howard Street and the adjacent Yerba Buena Gardens.


Oracle Appreciation Event

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

We invite you to extend your networking into the night—while enjoying great music, food, and drink—at this renowned annual event held on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay.


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