Australian Oracle User Group (AUSOUG) is holding their annual conference series in Perth & Melbourne this year, again this year, and I'm lucky enough to be at both events.
If you can, hold these days aside for Connect 2019, meet an interesting mix of people, and talk with them about your experiences. Seeing & hearing what other people are up to can be invaluable.
- Monday 14th October – Rendezvous Hotel In Melbourne
- Wednesday 16th October – Mercure Hotel in Perth
I'll be enjoying sunny Melbourne the weekend before, then flying back home for the Perth event.
Looking at the programs, I see a nice list of international visitors to compliment our ripper Aussie line-up. This includes, and not limited to
- Aussie ex-pat & Oracle APEX Product Manager Daivd Peake, maybe we'll consider him a hybrid?
- Indexing extraordinaire & Bowie tragic Richard Foote.
- YouTube sensation Connor McDonald
- ODTUG board member Karen Cannell
- Freshly branded Oracle ACE Jeffrey Kemp
- Writer, and Oracle Performance guru Craig Shallahamer
- EBS strategist Nadia Bendjedou
- South American sensation Francisco Munoz Alvarez
- Ride the cloud with DBA guru Gavin Soorma
- TimesTen expert, or is that 10x cloud man Doug Hood
- Go Dutch with Patrick Barel
- Database polymath Guy Harrison
- Got Script? Get Christopher Jones
On the flip-side, currently I'll miss out on seeing both Guy & Connor due to scheduling conflicts. I know I can find Connor at the bar later, but Guy has a flare for infotainment.
And if I'm not mistaken, Groundbreaker & ACE Program Director Jen Nicholson will also join us down under.
Oh, and this doesn't include all the amazing delegates, who always have a tale to tell, even if it isn't up on the stage.