ODTUG at #OOW 2011

kent-grazianoGuest Blogger: Kent Graziano

It’s hard to believe but Oracle OpenWorld 2011is less than 2 weeks away (October 2-6, 2011)!  It’s an exciting time as Oracle devotees from around the world make their annual fall migration to the Moscone Center in beautiful San Francisco, California.

As we have since the dawn of time (the first OOW in 1996 that is), ODTUG will be there to bring you the best of the best in technical content from our pantheon of Oracle development gurus (including many Oracle ACEs and ACE Directors).  You can hear from the likes of Steven Feuerstein, Mark Rittman, Edward Roske, Tim Gorman, Peter Koletzke, Lonneke Dikmans, and Dr. Pal Dorsey (just to name a few).

During the Sunday User Forums we bring you over 25 sessions packed with information you can use. This year we have put together five tracks for you to choose from:  Business Intelligence (led by Mark Rittman), APEX (led by Scott Spendolini), Web  Architecture (led by Paul Dorsey), EPM/Hyperion (led by Edward Roske), and  Data Warehouse Performance (led by Jerry Ireland). These sessions start at Noon on Sunday October 2nd and are free to all registered OOW attendees. Check out ODTUG’s Website or the online content catalog to see the abstracts, times, and room assignments (all in Moscone West).  Be sure to select “User Group Forum” in the Type filter.


Continuing on throughout the week ODTUG gurus are presenting another 20 sessions for your edification.  There are sessions covering database development, Hyperion, business intelligence, data warehousing, middleware, and SOA.  Here is a list of sessions and titles being presented by our members:

02240 Angels in the Architecture: An Oracle Application Development Framework Architectural Blueprint
02500 High-Performance PL/SQL
03120 Oracle Application Express 4.0 Charts Inside Out
03122 Oracle Application Express and Locator/Spatial Features: A Success Story
03340 Dell’s Multichannel Implementation of Oracle Real-Time Decisions
04460 Agile BI with Oracle Exadata and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g
05923 Introduction to Data Vault Modeling
06782 Instrumentation: Why You Should Care
06788 Thinking Clearly About Skew
07624 Best Practices: Oracle Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management at General Dynamics
08620 Push to the Limit: Rich and Proactive User Interfaces with Oracle ADF
08623 Instant Agility in Oracle Fusion Middleware Through Design Time @ Runtime
08625 Reaching Out from PL/SQL
09480 Oracle ADF On-Ramp: What You Need to Know to Use the Oracle ADF Technology Stack
09491 Oracle WebLogic Server Application Security: Implementing the Superstition in Oracle JDeveloper
09568 Oracle Essbase Studio Release How It Can Reduce Your Stress
09576 Oracle Application Express Behind the Scenes
09700 Building Oracle Systems in the Developing World
09718 Achieving Great Web Application Performance with Only SQL and PL/SQL
10019 Taking  Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition to the Next Level of Performance


You can get times and locations again by going to the online content catalog and entering the session number into the keyword search field at the top. Alternatively you can find all the ODTUG sessions by entering “ODTUG” into the keyword search.

Myself, I will present a session “Why Data Vault?”  and be part of a data warehouse expert panel on Sunday afternoon as part of the ODTUG Sunday User Group Forum. Then on Thursday October 6, at 3 PM, I will present “Introduction to Data Vault Data Modeling” where I will discuss all the basics you need to get started modeling your EDW using the Data Vault Modeling technique.

Again this year, you can meet with board members and ODTUG staff at the user group pavilion in Lobby Level 2 in Moscone West.  Be sure to drop by the ODTUG booth to get the latest news aboutKScope 12 or maybe to join or renew your membership.

Hopefully, you have already registered, but if not, do it NOW:


Don’t miss your chance to meet, greet and learn from the best. See you in San Francisco!

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