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UKOUG is right around the corner!

In a few days I will pack my bags and head off to Birmingham for the 2008 version of the UKOUG. I am looking forward in meeting old friends and making new ones. And of course - attend some of the most interesting sessions available in Europe!
While I was setting up my agenda for the week I noticed that on every day the first session starts at 9:25. That makes it a lot easier to network at night...
My agenda contains a mix of Fusion, DBA, Development sessions and of course APEX (all though there is not that many APEX sessions). It is gonna be a busy week!



MondayAdvanced SQL for PL/SQL Programmers

Oracle Application Express Now and in the Future

Oracle Forms: Features and Future

Building Your Business Services in Oracle ADF: A Case Study of Redeveloping an Oracle Forms Application

UKOUG 2008 Opening Party
TuesdayFollow up session to 'Oracle Exadata - Extreme Performance'

Beginners' Guide to Trouble-shooting

Extreme Reusability - New Features in Oracle ADF 11g (FTMS)

Designing and Building Security at the Data Layer

Community Focus Pubs
WednesdayChanging to the World with Oracle Web Services and the Service Oriented Architecture (FTGTS)

The Fusion Development Platform (FTMS)

Migrating Oracle Forms to SOA and J2EE (Oracle ADF)

Advanced Oracle Application Express Tips and Techniques

Performance Tuning Basics

Visual Data Modeling with Oracle SQL Developer

25th Year Celebration Party
ThursdayMaterialized Views Administration and Internals

Being Steven Feuerstein (IMHO wins the Best-Title-Award)

Designing PL/SQL applications

(Re)Developing a logistic application in APEX in the real world (that's mine)

Securing an APEX application on a Microsoft platform
FridayOracle Beehive - The only complete and open platform for integrated, secure collaboration

Advanced SQL Features
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