Connect 2019

Melbourne

The Connect 2019 Melbourne Conference is packed with amazing domestic and international speakers delivering papers on a wide range of topics to ensure there’s something for almost every Oracle profession – the Melbourne conference schedule and speaker list are given below. We also have a great mix of businesses coming along to show case their products and services and to talk to you about the challenges and opportunities you’re facing as an IT professional in the Oracle arena. Tickets to the event are now available to buy on-line using the links further down this page.

Date

14th October, 2019

Time

8:00am – 6:30pm

Venue

Rendezvous Hotel
328 Flinders Street
Melbourne
VIC 3000

(03) 9250 1888

The Trade Exhibition will be held in The Atrium from 8.00am to 6.30pm and all catering will take place in this area.

The Networking Drinks will be held at the end of the day from 5.30pm to 6.30pm.

Schedule

The following shows the current schedule for Connect 2019 in Melbourne.

The day will be split into four streams; with each stream focusing on a different technology area.

To finish the day, a networking event will give you the opportunity to connect with peers, speakers and vendors.

Time

King Edward Ballroom

Tompkins Room

Davis Room

Bresnan Room

8:00 - 8:30

Registration

Caroline Room

8:30 - 8:45

Connect 2019 Conference Series Welcome

King Edward Ballroom

8:45 - 9:30

Making Sense of Today's Database Technologies

  • Guy Harrison
Chief Technology Officer dbKoda.com Australia

Low Code AppDev with Oracle Autonomous Database

  • David Peake
Oracle Application Express (APEX) Product Manager Oracle USA

Oracle E-Business Suite: Strategy and Update

  • Dr. Nadia Bendjedou
Vice President – Product Strategy Oracle E-Business Suite Oracle France

Lessons Learned and Battle Wounds on Migrating Mission Critical Databases to Oracle Cloud

  • Charles Kim / Francisco Alvarez

9.45 - 10:30

Get Ready For Brain OverLoad with Oracle Database 12.2/18c/19c Features

  • Charles Kim
CEO at Viscosity North America Viscosity North America USA

Oracle Low Code Lowdown: APEX vs. Visual Builder, Which is Best For You?

  • Karen Cannell

Director

TH Technology, USA

A best practice strategy for moving to the Cloud

  • Richard Atkins
Director, Cloud Applications Certus APAC Australia

Don’t throw away your Discoverer investment. Revitalize your visualizations with Oracle Analytics Cloud

  • Gustavo Gonzalez
Chief Technology Officer IT Convergence Argentina

10:30 - 11:00

Morning Tea / Coffee - Trade Exhibition Area

Atrium – Meet and Greet -Oracle ACE and Oracle experts

11:00 - 11:45

Journey to the future – Discovering Oracle Developer Cloud Services and more

  • Francisco Munoz Alvarez
CEO CloudDB Australia

Replacing NoSQL Caches with SQL for better performance

  • Douglas Hood
Consulting Member of Technical Staff & Product Manager Oracle USA

A best practice strategy for moving to the Cloud

  • Gustavo Gonzalez
Chief Technology Officer IT Convergence Argentina

Powerful: Practical Machine Learning In The Hands Of The Oracle Cloud - DBA/Developer

  • Craig Shallahamer
President & Founder, Oracle Ace Director OraPub Inc. USA

12:00 - 12:45

Oracle Linux for Developers

  • Avi Miller
Senior Manager, Oracle Linux and VM Product Management at Oracle ,Australia

Modern app with Universal Theme and APEX 18.1 - mobile and desktop

  • Scott Wesley
Systems Consultant Sage Computing Services Australia

From Bits of Paper to an Optimized Hospital Theater Supply Chain

  • Angela Morley
Programme Director Waikato District Health Board, New Zealand More4Apps

Oracle Database 18c and 19c New Indexing Related Features (Performance Tuning session)

  • Richard Foote
Director & Principal Consultant Australia

12:45 - 1:30

PrimeQ Lunch - Vestibule / Trade Exhibition Area

Atrium – Meet and Greet – Oracle ACE and Oracle experts

1:30 - 2:15

The latest and greatest features

  • Connor McDonald

Developer Advocate

Oracle

Australia

A Gentle Introduction to Polymorphic Table Functions

  • Patrick Barel
Sr. Oracle Developer Qualogy Netherlands

Analytics on Financials doesn’t need to be so hard

  • Paul Vella
Accenture PrimeQ Australia

SOAR to Oracle ERP & HCM Cloud from Oracle PeopleSoft, E-Business Suite – It’s the last upgrade you’ll ever do

  • Sucheta Devaraj

Oracle ERP Cloud Specialist

Oracle Consulting

Oracle Australia

2:30 - 3:15

Can you really run an Oracle Database on Object Storage?

  • Anthony Vandewerdt
Actifio Australia

APEX Data Loading: Was it Supposed to be Easy?

  • Christopher Jones
Senior Principal Product Manager Oracle Australia

What is SLA and how can it work for you? Knowledge is everything when it comes to this topic

  • Gregg van der Westhuizen
Solution Engineer Manager insightsoftware Excel4apps Australia

Low Code AppDev (Hands on Lab) in Person

  • David Peake
Oracle Application Express (APEX) Product Manager Oracle USA

3:15 - 3:45

Afternoon Tea - Trade Exhibition Area

Atrium -Meet and Greet -Oracle ACE and Oracle experts

3:45 - 4:30

10 Things You Might Not Know But Really Should About Oracle Indexes

  • Richards Foote
Director & Principal Consultant Australia

What & Why of Database In-Memory - Promises an incredible performance boost for analytic workloads

  • Raj Rathee
Product Management & Business Development USA

Speed up Your EBS: Simple and Effective Performance Tuning using Excel

  • Andy Haack
Managing Director Enginatics Switzerland

Low Code AppDev(Hands on Lab) in Person

  • David Peake
Oracle Application Express (APEX) Product Manager Oracle USA

4:45 - 5:30

How To Analyse SQL Run Times By Plan Using ASH Data

  • Craig Shallahamer
President & Founder, Oracle Ace Director OraPub, Inc. USA

Get to know your program by instrumentation

  • Patrick Barel
Sr. Oracle Developer Qualogy Netherlands

Move & Improve your E-Business Suite to Oracle Cloud (OCI): Strategy and Updates

  • Dr. Nadia Bendjedou

Vice President – Product Strategy Oracle E-Business Suite

Oracle France

Oracle Partitioning 19c - It just got better!

  • Gavin Soorma
Oracle DBA Australia

5:30 - 5:45

Accenture Enkitec Group Networking Hour

King Edward Ballroom

5:45 - 6:30

Networking Drinks

Caroline Room
  • { { Database / Technology
  • { { Development / FMW
  • { { Cloud Applications & BI
  • { { Emerging technologies & Meet & Greet with Experts
  • Oracle Ace
  • Oracle Ace Director
  • Oracle Ace Alumni
  • Oracle Ace
  • { { Oracle Groundbreaker
  • Java Champion

Tickets

To attend this year’s Melbourne conference, you can purchase tickets online by selecting one of the following options

Please note, that when purchasing tickets, you must be logged in to your AUSOUG account to receive member pricing.

Early Bird has been extended to 15/9/2019.

Need a helping hand to register? Please contact conferencemanager@ausoug.org.au for all issues / enquiries.

Member

$ 249
  • 32 Speakers
  • 4 Streams
  • Database / Technology Development / FMW Cloud Applications & BI Emerging Technologies
  • Industry Exhibitors
  • Lunch & Refreshments

Non-Member

$ 299
  • 32 Speakers
  • 4 Streams
  • Database / Technology Development / FMW Cloud Applications & BI Emerging Technologies
  • Industry Exhibitors
  • Lunch & Refreshments

Speakers

This year we’ve been able to secure some of the worlds best speakers to deliver a conference like no other.

The confirmed speakers for the Melbourne conference are listed below.

To find out more about each speaker, read the their bio and see what papers they will be presenting, simply click on the desired speaker.

Oracle ERP Cloud Specialist

Oracle Consulting, Oracle Australia

Senior Manager, Oracle Linux and VM Product Management

Oracle

Oracle Application Express (APEX) Product Manager

Oracle, Greater Denver Area

Consulting Member of Technical Staff & Product Manager

Oracle

Product Management & Business Development

San Francisco Bay Area

CEO at Viscosity North America

Viscosity North America

Vice President - Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite

Oracle Corporation

Programme Director

Waikato District Health Board, New Zealand

AUSOUG reserves the right to change speakers, events and/or session times, dates, prices and other details as deemed necessary.

Partners

We are proud to have the following sponsors for the Connect 2019 Melbourne Conference.

We encourage you to engage with our sponsors at the event and to visit their websites to find out more about their products and services.

Are you interested in becoming a sponsor for this event? Download the Partner Brochure here.

Event partnerships are available to purchase online here.

Lunch

Networking Drinks

Lanyards

Speakers

Education

Getting There

Airport

Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is approximately 35 minutes northwest of the city and can be easily accessed by car, taxi or bus.

Train Station

From Flinders Street Railway Station exit via the Elizabeth Street Exit. Rendezvouse is on the left and is approximately 2 minutes walk opposite the station.

Bus Station

Running between the airport and Southern Cross Station, Skybus departs daily every 10-15 minutes between the hours of 0600 – 0030 and every 30 minutes outside of this time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Board any tram on Collins Street / Spencer Street and alight at Elizabeth Street Tram Stop. Walk toward Flinders Street alone Elizabeth Street and Rendezvous Hotel is on the right on Flinders Street. It is approximately 5 minutes from the Tram Stop.

Parking

Unfortunately, parking is not available at the venue itself, but several parking options are available near the Hotel.

Accommodation

Staying at the venue is a great way to get the most out of your conference and you will receive a competitive room rate by booking directly. Please contact Conference Manager on 0411 231 198 or hotel reservations on 03 9290 1000.