Virtathon – A virtual conference for Oracle community


BrainSurface is organizing an online, virtual conference for the Oracle community called “VirtaThon” which includes Java and MySQL communities as well. I like the idea of online and virtual conference since personally I have not attended many conferences like Oracle Open World or IOUG etc. being in a part of the world where such conferences happen very less. I have always rued that I haven’t been able to attend such conferences organized for my community but now I’m very excited and looking forward to participate in VirtaThon.
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Collaborate11: Hits Not To Miss

Oracle User Group faithfuls from OAUG, Quest and IOUG will congregate at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL from Sunday, April 10 to Thursday, April 14, 2011. With over 1200 sessions and multiple mini events, 24 hours a day would not seem enough for attendees. Instead of spending hours flipping through the conference guide to decide the sessions to attend, use the My Show Planner Mobile to build your schedule and carry with you on your smart phone. Session updates and other news including cash prizes from Twitter feeds will all feature on this app. To make sure you do (more...)

Top Ten Reasons To Attend COLLABORATE11

COLLABORATE11 - The annual Oracle Applications conference hosted by user groups invites you to join thousands in sunny Orlando, FL. For those sitting on the fence and still deciding on attending the conference or not, here are the top ten reasons (in no specific order) to book your hotel rooms and airline tickets today.

Reason # 10 - The conference is like a week-long education class. The registration fee is less than $2000 (for Federal employees it is less than $1000). This is a big discount compared to a week-long class at leading Oracle education providers. Great value for money.

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Call for Papers for Oracle OpenWorld 2011

Oracle OpenWorld 2011 will be held this year from October 2-6, 2011 in San Francisco, CA. If you want to get a free conference registration, respond to the call for papers and submit a presentation proposal. If your submission is selected, you get a FREE registration!

This year the site for presentation proposal submission is a new one. So you have to register on the site first and then submit. Read the submission guidelines before your submit your proposal. There are strict character limits on abstracts and other sections.

The title should be 80 characters or less which is about (more...)