2009 Events

Date / TimeGroupTopicLocationSponsor
1/15/2009
04:00 pm to
06:00 pm
Technology ForumTracing: How to communicate about Oracle performance among DBAs, Developers, and Users – Cary Millsap, President, Method-R

UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS (in Irving), Gorman Lecture Center, Room A. –
University of Dallas (in Irving), Gorman Lecture Center, Room AMcNeely Technology Solutions
2/19/2009
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology ForumAWR Analysis – Kapil Goyal, Principal DBA (Performance Group), Fidelity Investments

RAC Overview for Dummies – Oracle Corporation
Oracle Corp. Las Colinas TXMcNeely Technology Solutions
3/6/2009
12:00 PM to
1:30 PM
Applications ForumAccounts Payable Process Automation – Business reasons, financial benefits, lessons learned (a case study) – Zahid Khalid. Managing Partner of The Hardstone GroupOracle Building; 222 Las Colinas Blvd W, Suite 1000, Irving, TX 75039Hardstone Group
3/12/2009
04:00 pm to
06:00 pm
BI ForumHyperion Interactive Reporting: Cube Query Against Essbase – Vince Tran, interRel ConsultingOracle Corp. – Las Colinas, TXDallas Oracle Users Group
3/12/2009
4:00 PM to
6:00 PM
Fusion Middleware ForumImplementing Oracle Identity Management Using External Authentication Plug-In – Dinesh Gupta, Manager, Centroid SystemsOracle Corp. – Las Colinas, TXCentroid
3/19/2009
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology ForumThe Journey to 11g: All About Getting Upgraded – Sales Engineer – Oracle CorporationOracle Corp. Las Colinas TXMcNeely Technology Solutions
4/2/2009
8:30 am to
11:30 am
Applications Forum Technology ForumOracle Technology Solutions Fair -Oracle Experts across Applications, Technology and Fusion Middleware Representatives from Oracle Customer Relations, Oracle Consulting, Oracle Finance, Oracle University and the local Oracle User Group, as well as seve – Oracle CorporationFour Season Resort, Irving TXOracle
4/16/2009
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology ForumWhy does the Oracle optimizer hate my SQL? – Riyaj Shamsudeen, Principal DBA, Ora!nternalsOracle Corp. Las Colinas TXOraInternals
5/3/2009ALLCollaborate09 May 3-7, 2009 – Orlando Florida – IOUG – OAUG – QUEST – OracleOrlando FloridaOracle
5/14/2009
04:00 pm to
06:00 pm
BI ForumOBIEE: Introduction to Oracle’s Premier BI Toolset for a Hyperion Audience – Daniel Thomas, US Analytics

Get Smart in Uncertain Times with Oracle Business Intelligence – Daniel Fager, Oracle
Oracle Building, Las ColinasOracle
5/21/2009
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology ForumAWR, Part 2: Trending – Kapil Goyal, Principal DBA (Performance Group), Fidelity Investments

ASM for Dummies – Nitin Vengurlekar, Oracle Corporation
Oracle Corp. Las Colinas TXKerdock
6/5/2009
12:00 pm to
2:00 pm
Applications ForumCase Study on Demantra Implementation – A DBA Perspective – Sunday Ichie, Texas InstrumentsOracle Building; 222 Las Colinas Blvd W, Ste 1000, Irving, TX 75039Texas Instruments
6/10/2009
5:00 pm to
9:00 pm
Special EventsDOUG Membership Drive Party –Blue Mesa Gril, Addison TXOracle
6/16/2009
04:00 PM to
06:00 PM
Fusion MW ForumCANCELLED – Fusion Middleware Forum –Oracle BuildingNone
6/18/2009
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology ForumRAT (Real Applications Testing): SQL Performance Analyzer (SPA) and DB Replay – Chandra Pabba, Pinnacle Technical ResourcesOracle Corp. Las Colinas TXPinnacle
6/23/2009
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Professional Development ForumEstablishing a Project Management Office (PMO) – 4pm to 6pm – Tony Reed, CPA, PMP – project management consultant, speaker, writer, and athlete

Finding the I in TEAM  How We Saved Millions on Upgrades and Implementations. (Repeated from OAUGs 2009 Collaborate Conference) – Tony Reed CPA, PMP
Oracle Building, Las Colinas TXDallas Oracle Users Group
6/30/2009
4:00 pm to
7:00 pm
Professional Development ForumProfessional Development Day: – Interviewing Tips – – Resume Tips – – Market Trends/Rates – – Three Staffing Firm Experts: Jim Westrom, Apex Systems, Babbich & Asso., E.J. Demaree

– Keeping Yourself Marketable – – Accelerating Your Influence – – Emmanuel Delpierre, Chairman Advisory Counci. Christine Lambden and Casey Conner, authors of Consulting Stance
Oracle Bldg, 1st Floor, Las Colinas TXDallas Oracle Users Group
7/9/2009
04:00 pm to
06:00 pm
BI ForumBuilding Sustainability Dashboards with greenEPM Powered by Essbase  – Len Vitello, greenEPM

Visual Analysis: Going Beyond Two-Dimensional Grids and Charts – Dan Murray, Tableau Software
Oracle Building, Las ColinasOracle
7/16/2009
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology ForumRapid Development with APEX – Consultant – Enkitec

What’s New in Oracle Development – Consultant – Enkitec
Oracle Corp. Las Colinas TX – 1st Floor Meeting Roomenkitec
8/7/2009
12:00 pm to
2:00 pm
Application ForumRiceland Foods, Inc. Bank Reconciliation Case Study – Don Ford from Kerdock Consulting222 Las Colinas Blvd, Suite 100, Irving, TX 75039Kerdock
8/20/2009
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology ForumData Guard for Dummies – Charles Kim, NovaraOracle Corp. Las Colinas TX – 1st Floor Conference RoomNovara Solutions
8/27/2009
4:00 PM to
6:00 PM
Fusion MiddlewareIntroducing Oracle FMW 11g – Shari White, Sr. Sales Consultant, OracleOracle Building – Las Colinas, TexasOracle
9/15/2009
04:00 pm to
06:00 pm
BI ForumAchieving a Common Goal: Creating an Oracle EPM Center of Excellence – Edward Roske, Oracle ACE Director

Hidden Features of Oracle Essbase – Edward Roske, Oracle ACE Director
1000 Ballpark Way, Suite 304, Arlington, TX 76011 o Watch the Texas Rangers from a Luxury Suite at The Rangers Ballpark in Arlington after the meeting Oracle
9/17/2009
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology ForumNear Zero Downtime Database Migrations – Caiping Yue, Senior Consultant, StonebridgeOracle Corp. Las Colinas TX – First floor conference roomStonebridge
10/2/2009
12:00 pm to
2:00 pm
Apps ForumMaking Elephants Dance – Managing Employee Performance through Oracle’s Talent Management – Gaurav BansalOracle Building. 222 W Las Colinas Blvd, Ste. 1000, Irving, TX 75039EvolveAid
10/11/2009ALLOracle Open World – October 11-15 2009 – San Francisco, CA Moscone Center – Oracle corp.San Francisco, CaliforniaOracle
10/15/2009
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology ForumApplication Express: Making Oracle FUN and Highly Productive! – Ricky Burke, independent Oracle consultantOracle Corp. Las Colinas TX, First floor conference roomMcNeely Technology Solutions
10/28/2009Special EventOctober 28-29: Jonathan Lewis seminar on tuning for DBAs and developers – Jonathan LewisPlano Location – registration requiredDallas Oracle Users Group
10/29/2009
2:00 pm to
5:00 pm
Supply Chain ForumSupply Chain Management in the Era of Mass Customization: industry trends and technology roadmap.  Keynote from TBD, 1st session: Oracle Sales Consultant, Wes Arnold

How to answer the challenge of faster, more efficient mass customization. A case study of Dresser Inc. – Josh Jujjavarapu, Oracle configurator Practice Lead and Eash Pallipuram, Director Enterprisee Solutions
UTD Plano CampusKeste
10/29/2009
6:00 pm to
7:00 pm
Special EventOptimising through Understanding – One SQL – Jonathan LewisSMU Legacy Campus, Building 4, Room 122Dallas Oracle Users Group
11/5/2009
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Fusion Middleware ForumEnterprise 2.0 A Case Study of Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) including the Award-Winning Webcenter Portal, UCM, Collaboration and SOA suite – Sri Ayyeppen, CTO, Keste and Sanjay Date, Solutions Architect, Keste

SOA Business Cases – How do you get started with SOA? – Sanjay Date, Solutions Architect, Keste
Oracle Building, Las ColinasKeste
11/12/2009
03:00 pm to
06:00 pm
BI ForumData Warehouse 2.0 – Bill Inmon

Using Unstructured Text for Decision Making  – Bill Inmon
Oracle Building. 222 W Las Colinas Blvd, Irving, TX 75039 Urban Tower CRKerdock
11/17/2009
12:30 pm to
05:30 pm
BI Forum2009 Hyperion & BI User Summit

This meeting will offer 2 tracks: the Hyperion 11x & BI/EPM Track. Both tracks will offer insightful presentations –
222 W. Las Colinas Blvd, Urban Tower Conference Room Irving, TX 75039Dallas Oracle Users Group
11/18/2009
4:00 pm to
6:00 pm
Technology ForumWEDNESDAY Meeting!! Lower Costs with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 – Kerry Osborne, EnkitecOracle Corp. Las Colinas TX, First Floor Conference Roomenkitec
11/19/2009
5:00 PM to
9:00 PM
Special EventsHoliday Membership Appreciation Party; http://www.doug.org/registration_mixer.com to RSVP –Maggiano’s Little Italy (8687 N Central Expressway Dallas, TX – Northpark mall)