Tag: conference

The village idiot

If you are not familiar with the term Village Idiot, then Wikipedia provides a sufficient definition from which I can base this blog post. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Village_idiot “The village idiot … is a person known for ignorance or stupidity” Over the past couple of weeks I’ve…

UKOUG 2016

Just a little video montage of the fun and learning from UKOUG.  A great conference every year. I was fortunate enough to receive a Best Speaker award (from a 12c features talk given at the 2015 conference). I gave three talks, one of which…

Just one more week

I’m off to UKOUG again this year.  It’s an awesome conference, and I’ll be doing three talks there. On Monday at 3:30 it’s my first keynote talk   “12 Things You’ll Love About the Oracle Database 12.2”, followed up at 6pm by “AskTom –…

OTN tour 2016 APAC

The OTN tour came to APAC this year, so it’s been a pleasure and privilege to be able to participate in some of the legs.  Being Perth born and bred, I know all too well that any travel to Australia from … well… anywhere…

Shirts of OpenWorld

OpenWorld just isn’t OpenWorld without enjoying a bit of fun with one’s attire                  

After OpenWorld…

Don’t forget that there’s lot of great content still to come your way throughout the rest of the year. I’ll be part of the OTN Tour in Bangalore, Sydney and Brisbane. And for a change of pace… I’ll be doing a keynote  at UKOUG…

OOW16 – The Park Central

Some of my sessions this year at OpenWorld are at the Park Central. So…you’ve arrived at the Moscone Center, and you’re wondering “How do I get to the Park Central ?  After all…that’s where all of the hot talks will be” Here’s my simple…