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The first week of December I'm visiting the UKOUG in Birmingham. This is my first visit, and I will not only attend sessions, but also chairing a couple and even presenting one. Luckily my presentation is on the first day (Monday 15:20), so I can enjoy the rest of the conference without being nervous...
My presentation is on the automatic transformation of Oracle Forms to Java, so if you're interested: come to the show in Birmingham (or the Pro4Pro in Amstelveen on December 11).

I've got a very interesting - and busy - schedule for this week. And apart from this schedule I will visit the Blogger Meetup on Monday. And besides attending sessions I hope I can make the time and energy to (re)contact a lot of people I met in San Francisco last year or that I know of from the net only.

I hope to meet you there!
I will post some report back on this conference, so return later on.

Monday

08:00 - 18:45 REGISTRATION OPEN
10:30 - 19:40 EXHIBITION OPEN
09:05 - 09:10Welcome from UKOUG Chairman
09:10 - 09:40Oracle Opening Keynote "30 years working with our customers": Ian Smith, Regional Senior Vice President, Oracle UK, Ireland & Israel
09:40 - 10:30Technical Keynote "30 years of Oracle": Thomas Kyte, Database Product Evangelist, Oracle
10:30 - 11:15Break
11:15 - 12:15Oracle Application Express 3.0: Introduction and New Features
Mr Barry McGillin
Oracle
Ms Hilary Farrell - Oracle
Mr Barry McGillin - Oracle
Hall: 11b

12:25 - 13:10Keeping your Oracle Forms Application Live: Upgrade, Integration and Lifecycle Management
Mr Peter Sechser
PITSS GmbH
Hall: 6

13:10 - 14:25Lunch
14:25 - 15:10Oracle 11g/10g Features For Developers: What You Need to Know
Mr John King
King Training Resources
Hall: 1

15:20 - 16:20From Oracle Forms to J2EE: Why, What and How (not)?
Mr Roel Hartman
LogicaCMG
Hall: 11a

16:20 - 16:50Break
17:35 - 18:3511g new features for DBAs
You are chairing this session
Mr Thomas Kyte
Oracle
Hall: 1

18:40 - 19:40 EXHIBITION WELCOME DRINKS - Exhibition Hall

Tuesday

08:00 - 18:45 REGISTRATION OPEN
09:30 - 16:00 EXHIBITION OPEN
09:00 - 10:00Oracle SQL Developer Latest Features
Ms Sue Harper
Oracle
Hall: 5

10:00 - 10:20Break
10:20 - 11:05Integrating Oracle Forms and Service-Oriented Architecture
Mr Grant Ronald
Oracle
Hall: 5

11:15 - 12:1511g new features for Developers
Mr Thomas Kyte
Oracle
Hall: 1

12:15 - 13:30Lunch - AGM will run from 12:50 - 13:20 in Hall 11b
13:30 - 14:15A roadmap for legacy system migration - From client server Oracle Forms and Reports And Designer to the Web.
You are chairing this session
Mr Nathan Morgan
JoraPh Consulting Ltd.
Hall: 11a

14:25 - 15:10Simpler Web 2.0 & AJAX UI development with JSF and ADF Faces
Mr Grant Ronald
Oracle
Hall: 8a

15:10 - 15:40Break
Mr Colin Mccartney - BSkyB

15:40 - 16:25Integrating an Existing Forms 10g Application with SSO for ADF and Portal
Mr Tim Piper
Atrium Software Ltd.
Hall: 8b

16:35 - 17:35Oracle JHeadstart: New Features and Customer Case Studies
You are chairing this session
Mr Steven Davelaar
Oracle
Hall: Exec 2

17:30 - 20:00 COMMUNITY FOCUS PUBS

Wednesday

08:00 - 18:00 REGISTRATION OPEN
09:30 - 16:40 EXHIBITION OPEN
09:00 - 09:45Lost in JDeveloper – A Forms Developer’s Survival Guide
Mr Sten Vesterli
Scott/Tiger A/S
Hall: 8a

09:55 - 10:40Programming real applications with Application Express
Mr Andrew Woodward
Yorkshire Building Society
Hall: 1

10:40 - 11:20Break
11:20 - 12:20Debugging APEX Applications
Mr John Scott
APEX Evangelists
Hall: 1

12:30 - 13:15Modelling on the cheap
You are chairing this session
Mr Andrew Clarke
LogicaCMG
Hall: 9

13:15 - 14:15Lunch
14:15 - 15:00Oracle SQL Developer: Focus on a Few Advanced Features
Ms Sue Harper
Oracle
Hall: 9

15:20 - 16:20Oracle Forms Roundtable facilitated by
Mr Grant Ronald
Oracle
Hall: Hall 1 Foyer L5

16:35 - 17:35Integration of BI (XML) Publisher and APEX (Oracle Application Express)
Mr Dimitri Gielis
APEX Evangelists
Hall: 8a

17:45 - 18:45Featured Speaker: Trevor Baylis - a World Famous British Inventor
19:30 - Late EVENT DINNER

Thursday

08:30 - 15:30 REGISTRATION OPEN
EXHIBITION CLOSED
09:00 - 09:45Database Modelling using JDeveloper 11g
Mr Nathan Morgan
JoraPh Consulting Ltd.
Hall: 9

09:55 - 10:40Incorporating Web Services into your Oracle ADF Application
Dr Guus Ramackers
Oracle
Hall: Exec 1

10:40 - 11:10Break
11:10 - 11:55How to Make Your Oracle APEX Application Secure.
You are chairing this session
Mr Peter Lorenzen
WM-data a LogicaCMG Company
Hall: 6

11:55 - 13:10Lunch
13:10 - 15:15Oracle Application Development Framework Masterclass
Mr Duncan Mills
Oracle
Susan Duncan - Oracle
Hall: 7a
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