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UKOUG Midlands Technology Summit Agenda

UKOUG Midlands Technology Summit

Thursday 28 February


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08:30 - 09:00

Registration, Coffee, Exhibition & Networking

Start your day before sessions begin with a moment to get to know other attendees in the exhibition hall over coffee.

09:00 - 09:05

UKOUG Welcome & Introduction

09:05 - 09:50

Keynote Session

Speaker: John Abel, Oracle

09:50 - 10:10

Vendor Awareness Session

10:20 - 11:05

Entity Modelling Tips & Techniques

Speaker: Carl Dudley, University of Wolverhampton

Costing & Building Cloud Infrastructures

Speaker: Philip Brown, DSP

Sponsor Session

 Speaker: TBC

Rapid Enterprise Mobile Application Development

Speaker: Steve Morton, Oracle

Oracle Analytics Cloud - Strategy & Roadmap

 Speaker: Mike Durran, Oracle

11:05 - 11:35

Coffee, Networking & Exhibition

11:35 - 12:20
12:30 - 13:15

Unlock Oracle’s True Performance Potential

Speaker: Martin Pinner, Application Performance

Introduction to Exadata Cloud Services

Speaker: Jason Arneil, Accenture Enkitec Group

OAC - Abbey International Finance: Group Consolidation

Speaker: Tony Cassidy & David Heraty, Vertice

13:15 - 14:15

Lunch, Networking & Exhibition

Explore the exhibition hall, discuss what you've learnt so far and enjoy a lunchtime buffet.

14:15 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:30

Coffee, Networking & Exhibition

A final break before the last few sessions of the day.

15:30 - 16:15

Reading Execution Plans - A Couple of Case Studies

Speaker: Jonathan Lewis, JL Consultancy

Experimenting with Kubernetes Ingress

Speaker: Anthony Macey, TMD Associates

How can we make a Bot Realise Human Emotions

Speaker: Ardhendu Samajadwer & Luc Bors, eProseed

OAC, ADW into ML

Speaker: Tony Cassidy & David Heraty, Vertice

16:25 - 17:10
17:10 - 18:00


Northampton Pub Crawl

Stay updated on our Twitter where we'll be revealing clues for the locations every week. Be the first to guess the pub name and win a prize.

1. The Auctioneers

2. ??? (Clue revealed 15 Feb)

3. ??? (Clue revealed 22 Feb)

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