DOUG Training Day 2023

November 15, 2023 at The Grapevine Convention Center

A Full Day of Learning, Networking, and Expert Insights

Join us at The Grapevine Convention Center (1209 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051) for DOUG Training Day 2023, a premier in-person event that promises a full day of enriching learning experiences, networking opportunities, and the chance to interact with Oracle experts and ACE speakers. Whether you’re new or an experienced user interested in database, applications, development, performance, security, recovery, or cloud, we’ve got you covered with multiple tracks to choose from.

  • In-Person Event: Experience the thrill of learning in a vibrant, face-to-face setting. Connect with fellow professionals and Oracle enthusiasts in person.
  • Full Day of Learning: Dive deep into Oracle technologies with a packed schedule of informative sessions.
  • Multiple Sessions: Choose from a wide range of sessions covering various Oracle-related topics to tailor your learning experience to your needs.
  • Oracle Speakers: Benefit from insights shared by multiple Oracle experts who bring years of industry experience to the table.
  • Oracle ACE Speakers: Learn from Oracle ACE speakers who are recognized for their exceptional expertise and contributions to the Oracle community.
  • Diverse Tracks: Explore tracks dedicated to database, applications, development, performance, security, recovery, and cloud technologies. Find the sessions that align with your interests and expertise.
  • Dedicated Learning and Networking Space: Enjoy a comfortable and productive environment for learning, eating, and networking. Connect with peers who share your passion for Oracle technologies.
  • Free Swag: Take home free swag as a memento of your participation in DOUG Training Day 2023.
  • Expert Knowledge Sharing: Seize the excellent opportunity to learn from industry-leading experts, share your knowledge, and expand your professional network.

How to register?


If you are already a registered DOUG member, click the “Member Registration” button to secure your spot now!


Click the “General Registration” button to book your spot now!

Entry is FREE for Corporate and Individual paid members!! Spots are limited so, hurry and secure your spot!!

The registration fee includes the following:

  • DOUG Training Day presentation material access.
  • Free SWAG (Backpack)
  • Coffee, water, snacks and lunch of choice (vegetarian/ non-vegetarian)
  • Advanced access to DOUG library (access recordings and materials from previous webinars and sessions)

Please get in touch with us by sending an e-mail to or via in case any assistance is needed.

Who should attend?

If you’re involved in any aspect of Oracle Database and Application work, this event is a must for you. Whether you are an Oracle Database Administrator, Developer, Technical and Functional Consultant, Data Scientist, System Administrator, Architect, Middleware Administrator, Operations Manager, Application Manager, or Business Analyst, this event is for YOU!
It offers a unique opportunity to connect with Oracle experts with diverse backgrounds, all in one place.
You can engage in discussions, ask questions, network, share knowledge, and connect with fellow Oracle enthusiasts. The event offers multiple tracks designed to cater to professionals at all levels of expertise.

Training Day Agenda

Speakers and Sessions:

  • Keynote: Michael Marx, MySQL Master Principal Solution Engineer – Oracle
    • Staying off the Front Page with MySQL: Unveiling the Art of Secure Database Management
  • Cary Millsap, Oracle ACE Director, Founder – Method R Corporation
    • Millsap’s Grand Unified Theory of “Tuning”
  • Satish Senapathy, MySQL Team – Oracle
    • MySQL HeatWave for OLTP & Analytics
  • Christoph Ruepprich, Oracle
    • Liquibasics: Managing Database Changes with Liquibase in SQLcl
  • Alex Zaballa, Oracle ACE Director, Associate Director – Accenture
    • The Oracle DBA in the Autonomous Era
  • Richard Soule, Director of Consulting Services – Insum
    • APEX and ORDS for DBAs and System Admins
  • Daniel Morgan, Oracle ACE Director, Technical Director Oracle Database and Cloud Security – Oracle
    • Oracle Database Attack Surface Reduction
  • Bobby Curtis, Zero-ETL: Accelerating Data Insights with Oracle GoldenGate – Rheodata
  • Eduardo Claro, Oracle ACE Pro, Technology Innovation Principal Director – Accenture
    • Common SQL mistakes and better ways to write SQL code
  • Susan Behn, Oracle ACE Director, VP-Application Delivery – Infosemantics/Cherryroad Technologies
    • Post Production Methodology – Best Practices for Rolling out Enhancements, Customizations and Add-On Features
  • Anil Mahadev, Oracle ACE Associate, Principal Pre-sales Cloud Solutions Architect – Idera
    • Getting Started with Oracle Database Containers
  • Heema Satapathy, Oracle ACE Pro, Secretary DOUG, Manager – Applications Software Technology
    • Better Safe than Sorry: Get “Stack”ed Up Monitoring for Your E-Business Suite
  • Biju Thomas, Oracle ACE Director, Global Oracle Practice Head – Data Intensity
    • Migrate E-Business Suite Application (11i, 12.1, 12.2) to OCI and Gain Speed and Reliability
  • Divit Gupta, Cloud & Oracle Product Advisory Leader – Oracle
    • Zero-Trust Security Model with Oracle
  • Marcus Vinicius Miguel Pedro, Oracle ACE Pro, Infra Transformation Senior Manager – Accenture
    • How Ansible Can Save Your Time When Patching Databases
  • Harsha Vemulapati, Client Principal – ACCELQ
    • Speed up Oracle releases with Codeless-AI Test Automation
  • Naresh Miryala, Engineering Leader – Meta Facebook
    • Multi-Cloud Management: Practical Approach to Manage the Multi Cloud Deployment

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