Keynotes and Guest Speaker

Opening Keynote - Monday

Community Keynotes - Monday & Tuesday

Guest Speaker - Monday


Opening Keynote

Monday 3rd December 09:30 - 10:20

Oracle and UKOUG
Dermot O'Kelly, Senior Vice President Oracle UK, Ireland and Israel Technology

Oracle -  The Whole Story
Dr. Andrew Sutherland, Senior Vice President of Technology for Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Oracle

Hot off the press and recently back from Oracle OpenWorld, San Francisco, to discuss with the UK the latest news and announcements from Oracle, in particular how it will benefit UK and European users.


Community Keynotes

The opening keynote will be followed by six community keynotes, running in parrallel, before our official Exhibition Opening.

The Fusion keynote will take place on Tuesday morning.

Oracle's Latest Generation of Database Technology
Tom Kyte, Technologist, Oracle
Monday 3rd December 10:30 - 11:15

We'll be taking a look at the Latest Generation of Database Technology and zeroing in on high impact capabilities, looking at what they are and why they are relevant.

Deploy, Scale & Save with Oracle Linux, Oracle Virtualization and MySQL
Rich Mason, Senior Vice President - Linux, Virtualization & MySQL Sales, Oracle
Monday 3rd December 10:30 - 11:15

The customer base continues to grow for Oracle Linux, Oracle VM and MySQL. Attend this keynote from Oracle Senior VP Rich Mason to get updated on these important areas and better understand how to deploy applications safely, scale as your business demands and save Opex.

The Future of Development for Oracle Fusion - From Desktop to Mobile to Cloud
Duncan Mills, Senior Director and Architect Oracle Application Development, Oracle
Monday 3rd December 10:30 - 11:15

Mobile and the cloud continue to be hot topics in application development. As demand for applications moves beyond the desktop and onto mobile devices and into cloud environments, you need a strategy that can support today’s demands and adapt to future trends. In this session, you will learn the latest on how Oracle Application Development Framework (Oracle ADF) seamlessly supports development and deployment, from the desktop to mobile to the cloud, and how Oracle Fusion is architected to adapt for the future. The session includes live demonstrations of Oracle Application Development Framework Mobile Client, Oracle Developer Cloud Service, and the latest in UI advances from real customer experiences.

Roadmap and Strategy for Java EE and WebLogic Server in the Cloud
Will Lyons, Director of WebLogic Server Product Management , Oracle
Monday 3rd December 10:30 - 11:15

If you are developing, managing or planning enterprise Java and business application deployments on Oracle WebLogic Server with Coherence, Oracle GlassFish applications or continue to have deployments of Oracle Application Server, then this session will give you the roadmap of how Oracle is evolving this infrastructure to be the next generation cloud application foundation for its customers.

Oracle E-Business Suite - Strategy, Update and Roadmap
Cliff Godwin, Senior Vice President - Application Development, Oracle
Monday 3rd December 10:30 - 11:15

In this session, hear Oracle E-Business Suite General Manager Cliff Godwin deliver an update on the Oracle E-Business Suite product line. This session covers the value delivered by the current release of Oracle E-Business Suite, the momentum, and how Oracle E-Business Suite applications integrate into Oracle’s overall applications strategy. You’ll come away with an understanding of the value Oracle E-Business Suite applications deliver now and will deliver in the future.


The Next Generation of Oracle Business Analytics: Endeca, Big Data, and Beyond
Dr. Adam Ferrari, Vice President, Business Analytics Software Development, Oracle
Monday 3rd December 10:30 - 11:15

Business Analytics is a top CIO priority, but the space is moving quickly with the rise of Big Data, Data Science, and new models of delivery via the cloud and mobile, forcing organisations to deploy new tools and develop new capabilities. This talk will examine how the Oracle Business Analytics portfolio is evolving quickly meet these new needs in a comprehensive and integrated fashion.



Fusion Community Keynote
Liam Nolan, Senior Director, Product Development & Product Management, Fusion Applications Product Development team, Oracle
Tuesday 4th December 10:45 - 11:30

Abstract TBC


Guest Speaker

Monday 3rd December 17:40 - 18:40

Guest Speaker: Martin Corry MBE

Martin Corry is a living legend in the world of Rugby. His impressive list of accolades include winning the Rugby World Cup with England in 2003, captaining not only England, but the British and Irish Lions as well as top Premiership club Leicester Tigers, winning five Premiership titles and two Heineken Cups. Now retired Martin is Technology Sales Director responsible for Business Services/High Technology and Ireland/Life Sciences at Oracle.