ODTUG March News


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ODTUG Kscope Community Service Day Renamed to Honor Its Founder

To honor its longest-serving executive director, ODTUG has renamed its Community Service Day to the Kathleen McCasland Community Service Day. 

The first official Kathleen McCasland Community Service Day will take place June 9 in Orlando, Florida, at UP Orlando, an organization that helps 180,000 people dealing with hunger in Orange County, Florida. Click here to learn more. 

Read the full press release here.

ODTUG Kscope18 Kathleen McCasland Community Service Day Sponsored By:

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ODTUG Kscope18 Updates

Content Announcement Coming Soon
The selected abstracts for ODTUG Kscope18 will be posted to the website on March 19. Stay tuned!

ODTUG Kscope18 Keynote Speaker & General Session

We are pleased to announce Dr. Heather Knight as the ODTUG Kscope18 keynote speaker

Dr. Heather Knight is an assistant professor of Robotics at Oregon State University. There, her CHARISMA research group uses methods from entertainment to bootstrap the development of social robots. Their research interests include minimal social robots, robot ethics, charismatic machines, and multi-robot/multi-human social interaction.

Dr. Heather Knight will present during the General Session on June 11. Sponsored By: interRel-01.png

Early Bird registration is available until March 29, 2018! Register today and SAVE!

Oracle Corner
Oracle OpenWorld Call for Speakers Now Open
If you’ve got something interesting or innovative you’ve been itching to present, this is your chance
to impart your wisdom while representing ODTUG. The Call for Speakers is open through Thursday,
March 22, 2018. Submit your proposal today.

Please note: On the submission form, there are two user-group-related questions. Be
sure to indicate that you are a member of a user group, then secondly that you are submitting
on behalf of ODTUG. If you do not indicate ODTUG, we will not be able to see your proposal
or review it.

Oracle Peer-to-Peer Review Program
Oracle Corporation has partnered with TrustRadius to collect feedback on Oracle products from Oracle user group members. This is an opportunity to share both your product insights and your experience as an Oracle user group member. Each in-depth review you write earns you a $25 Amazon gift card. Click here to write a review today.

Oracle Support Accreditation Program
Are you interested in getting Oracle Support accredited? Oracle Corporation offers guided learning paths that maximize the effectiveness of your support efforts. The program includes 15 learning paths and more than 100 short videos. Click here to get started today.

Oracle AskTOM
The Oracle Developer Advocates team recently launched a new program called Oracle AskTOM Office Hours. This program features monthly, free, live Q&A sessions with Oracle Corporation experts. To browse the upcoming Office Hours sessions, click here

ODTUG Community News

Upcoming Meetups:

communities_0002_Layer-2.png Atlanta, Georgia BI Community Meetup
Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

communities_0001_Layer-1.png Paris APEX Community Meetup
Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. 

communities_0001_Layer-1.png APEX Developer Day

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Click Here to Register

Have you thought about starting a Meetup in your community but don’t know where to begin? ODTUG is here to help! If you would like to start a Meetup group in your city, ODTUG will reimburse you for the cost of an annual Meetup organizer fee. This is your opportunity to network with your fellow ODTUGers year-round and introduce other Oracle techies who live near you to ODTUG. We hope you take advantage of this opportunity to have ODTUG help you create a strong local network of peers.

For more information on how to #GetInvolved, click here. If you have any questions, please email Haleigh@odtug.com. 
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World of Webinars

communities_0002_Layer-2.png Tuesday, March 13, 2018, Noon - 1:00 p.m. EDT
Saddle Up: Data Wrangling in Oracle Data Visualization (DV) Desktop 

Cameron Ross and Doug Ross, Performance Architects

Register Here

communities_0006_Layer-6.png Thursday, March 15, 2018, Noon - 1:00 p.m. EDT
Getting Started with Oracle and .NET
Christian Shay and Alex Keh, Oracle Corporation
Register Here

communities_0006_Layer-6.png Thursday, March 22, 2018, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. EDT
2018 CodeTalk Series: Common Database Development Disasters
 Connor McDonald, Oracle Corporation
Co-Sponsored by ODTUG and IOUG

Register Here

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Noon - 1:00 p.m. EDT
Property Graphs 101: How to Get Started with Property Graphs on the Oracle Database

Arthur Dayton, Vlamis Software Solutions
Register Here

Click here for the full list of upcoming ODTUG webinars.


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