2008 Events

Date / TimeGroupTopicLocationSponsor
1/17/2008
05:00 pm to
07:00 pm
Technology ForumOracle Performance Tips and Tricks – 5-7 pm – different time than usual!, Oracle building, Las Colinas – Cary Millsap, HotsosOracle Corp. Las ColinasMethodR
2/1/2008
12:00 pm to
02:00 pm
Applications ForumRelease 12 Focus on Financials @ The SMU Legacy Campus in Plano, TX – Alyssa Johnson, Solution BeaconSMU Legacy Campus, Plano TX Solution Beacon
2/7/2008
5:00 PM to
7:00 PM
Business Intelligence & Fusion MiddlewareOracle Fusion Middleware, Fusion Applications and 11g Release 5PM-7PM, Oracle Building – Las Colinas – Jason Oglesby, Applied Technology SC, Oracle CorporationOracle Corp. Las Colinas TXDallas Oracle Users Group
2/21/2008
04:00 pm to
06:00 pm
Technology ForumOracle – The Foundation for Legacy Modernization, Oracle building, Las Colinas – Ron Gray, Oracle

Embedded Databases: TimesTen, Berkeley and Oracle Lite – Thomas Simonson, Oracle
Oracle Corp. Las Colinas TXTek Systems
2/21/2008
06:00 pm to
10:00 pm
CIO Peer Group1st CIO Peer Group Event. Dinner by invitation only. – Tony Reed, CPA, PMP author: The Achievement Equation

Talent Management: your career and your organization – David Hebert, Sr Advisor, The Hackett Group
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse
3/7/2008
12:00 pm to
2:00 pm
Applications ForumPay for Performance – An Introduction to Oracle’s Compensation Workbench. – Gaurav Bansal, President of Evolveaid, an Oracle HCM consulting firmSMU Legacy Campus, Plano TXEvolveAid
3/13/2008
08:00 am to
11:00 am
CIO Peer GroupCIO Peer Group: Executive Breakfast: “Business value impact of IT” Hackett Sr Advisor – Bruce Kelly, The Hackett Group Sr. Business AdvisorFour Season’s Hotel, Irving TX
3/13/2008
5:00 PM to
7:00 PM
Business Intelligence & Fusion MiddlewareVisual Representation of Geo Data using Oracle MapViewer – Jim Healer, Senior Oracle Consultant, Enkitec

Rapid Web Development Using Grails – Scott Walter, Senior Technical Architect, Perficient
Oracle Corp. Las Colinas TXenkitec
3/20/2008
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology ForumOracle VM, Oracle building, Las Colinas – Oracle CorporationOracle Corp. Las Colinas TXTek Systems
4/10/2008
5:00 PM to
7:00 PM
Business Intelligence & Fusion Middleware“Oracle Application Integration Architecture – Building Composite Business Processes On A Service Oriented Architecture” – Jill Jennings, Principal Regional Sales Consultant, Oracle Corporation

“Deploying a High Availability Oracle SOA Infrastructure” – Shriram Subramanian, Director Oracle FMW Practice, Perficient
Oracle Corp. Las Colinas TXOracle
4/12/2008
0:0 to
0:0
National EventCollaborate 08 Denver April 12-18, 2008 in Denver Colorado –Denver, CO
OAUG & Quest
4/17/2008
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology Forum11g New Features for DBAs and Developers, Oracle building, Las Colinas – Charles Kim, Novara, and Sam Alapati, DBA, Boy Scouts of AmericaOracle Corp. Las Colinas TXTek Systems
5/2/2008
12:00 pm to
01:00 pm
Applications ForumApplication Integration Architecture (AIA) in action – Rob McMillen, Triora GroupRoom 422, SMU Legacy Campus, Plano, TXTriora Group
5/2/2008
01:00 pm to
02:00 pm
Apps ForumApplication Data Growth Management – Farhan MohammadRoom 422, SMU Legacy Campus, Plano, TXApplimation
5/15/2008
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology ForumOracle Unbreakable Linux – Thor Nolen, Senior Sales Consultant, Oracle Corporation

11g New Features – A Developer’s Perspective – Ricky Burke, Independent Consultant
Oracle Corp. Las ColinasTek Systems
6/6/2008
12:00 PM to
2:00 PM
Apps ForumConsiderations for Multi-National Rollout of Oracle Financials – Jim Canning222 West Las Colinas Blvd, Ste 1007, Irving, TX 75039Newton Consulting
6/12/2008
5:00 PM to
7:00 PM
Business Intelligence & Fusion Middleware“Deploying a High Availability Oracle SOA Infrastructure” – Shriram Subramanian, Director-Oracle FMW Practice, Perficient

“Introduction to BEA AquaLogic Toolset & Speculation on the Future” – Scott Cote & Chris DeBracy- Sr. Architects, Perficient FMW Practice, Perficient
Oracle Corp. Las Colinas TX
6/19/2008
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology ForumSecurity-O-Rama: Annoy Snoops, Thwart Hackers, Protect Your Data! – Oracle CorporationOracle Corp. Las ColinasMcNeely Technology Solutions
6/26/2008
5:00 PM to
9:00 PM
DOUG Members and New MembersMembership Drive Party

Blue Mesa Grill AddisonOracle
7/10/2008
5:00 PM to
7:00 PM
Business Intelligence & Fusion MiddlewareGetting Coherence: Introduction to Data Grids – Randall Rhea from OracleOracle Corp. Las Colinas TXOracle
7/17/2008
4:00 to
6:00
Technology Forum Multi-topic: Portal Development/Portal Demos/Monitoring the Oracle Application Server/Performance Tuning for Developers – Tim Fox, EnkitecOracle Buildingenkitec
8/7/2008
5:00 PM to
7:00 PM
Business Intelligence & Fusion MiddlewareImproving collaboration effectiveness by extending Oracle environments into S&OP off-line planning processes. – Andres Arce, Enterprise Account Executive, BoardwalkTech, Inc.

EPM Roadmap – John Hernandez, Oracle
Oracle Corp. Las Colinas TXBoardwalkTech, Inc.
8/8/2008
1:00 pm to
2:00 pm
Apps ForumCommon pitfalls in implementing and maintaining an OAB system – Gaurav BansalOracle building in Las Colinas, 222 West Las Colinas Blvd, Room 1007, Irving, TX 75039EvolveAid
8/8/2008
12:00 PM to
1:00 PM
Apps ForumDemantra Presentation from Oracle –Oracle building in Las Colinas, 222 West Las Colinas Blvd, Room 1007, Irving, TX 75039Oracle
8/21/2008
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology ForumTuning the Oracle Grid ** RSVP required – different venue: University of Dallas/Irving ** – Rich Niemiec, TUSCUniversity of Dallas (Irving), Gorman Lecture Hall, Room ATUSC
9/4/2008
08:00 am to
10:30 am
DOUG – UTD Intelligent Supply Network SeriesUTD Intelligent Supply Network – Procurement for the 21st Centure. Procurement Comes of Age – Trends, Challenges and Procurement Capability Model – Cris Sawchuck, The Hackett Group Sr Business Advisor

Oracle Supply Chain Applications: today’s features, business benefits and Oracle Procurement Road Map. Case study and Lessons Learned – Wes Arnold, Oracle Sr. Sales Consultant and Saeed Mogharabi, VP Enterprise Solutions, Dibon Solutions
UTD Campus, Plano TXOracle
9/11/2008
4:00 PM to
6:00 PM
Business Intelligence & Fusion MiddlewareBEA and Oracle Product Integration Strategy – Shari White, Senior Sales Consultant, OracleOracle Corp. Las Colinas TXOracle
9/18/2008
4:00 to
6:00
Technology Forum Current Trends/Products for Backup and Recovery, Oracle building, Las Colinas – Oracle CorporationOracle Building, Las Colinas TXMcNeely Technology Solutions
9/21/2008
0:0 to
0:0
National EventSeptember 21-25, 2008: Oracle Open World 2008 in San Francisco, CA –Moscone Center, San Francisco CAOracle
10/3/2008
12:00 pm to
2:00 pm
Apps ForumProactive Risk and Compliance Strategies for Uncertain Times –Oracle building; 222 West Las Colinas Blvd , Room 1007, Irving TX 75039Oracle
10/3/2008
1:00 pm to
2:00 pm
Apps ForumCharacterizing Workload for the Oracle E-Business Suite – Larry Klein, Hotsos222 West Las Colinas Blvd, Ste 1007, Irving, TX 75039HOTSOS
10/9/2008
4:00 PM to
6:00 PM
Business Intelligence & Fusion MiddlewareOracle’s EPM Roadmap – John Hernandez, Oracle

Oracle Identity Management – Jill Jennings, Senior Sales Consultant, Oracle
Oracle Corp. Las Colinas TXOracle
10/12/2008
7:30 am to
1:00 pm
Enterprise Mobility SeriesTENTATIVE 1/2 day Enterprise Mobility Series: Verizon Industry update, Enterprise Solutions and demos – Industry Experts and Corporate UsersVerizon Wireless Training Center, Lewisville TX
10/16/2008
4:00 to
6:00
Technology Forum11g Performance-specific New Features; RAC Performance Myths, Oracle building, Las Colinas – Riyaj Shamsudeen, Oracle DBA, PythianOracle Building, Las Colinas TXOracle
11/13/2008
4:00 PM to
6:00 PM
Business Intelligence & Fusion Middleware ForumSocial Media – Part 1: How do we know it works? – Shanti Mangala, Sr. Solutions Architect, Perficient

Integrating Oracle EPM System, Fusion Edition with Your Data Warehouse Strategy – Ed Roske, CEO, interRel Consulting
Oracle Building, Las Colinas TX
11/20/2008
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology ForumProduct Announcement: Query Processing Revolutionized – James Brienski, Senior Directory, BI/DW, Oracle Corporation

VLDB (Very Large Databases) and ILM (Information Lifecycle Management) – Oracle Corporation
Oracle Corp. Las Colinas – Urban Towers Conference Room – ground floorMcNeely Technology Solutions
12/4/2008
5:00 PM to
9:00 PM
DOUG Members and New MembersDOUG Holiday PartyBlues Mesa Grill AddisonOracle