Speaker Program

The Speaker Program of the AUSOUG INSYNC13 Conference in Perth will be held over two days commencing on 12 November and concluding on 13 November 2013.  This year's program is a response to member's feedback. Following is the list of speakers and papers confirmed as at 26 September 2013. Click onto the speaker's name to open the details of that talk.  This program schedule showing dates and times can be downloaded - click onto Perth Session Program.  The folowing schedule is in day, alphabetical and stream order and will be regularly updated if required.

Please note: Session times are subject to change. The Conference Organisers reserve the right to change speakers, events and/or session times, dates, prices and other details as deemed necessary.

Day One - 12 November


Penny Cookson - Sage Computing Services
New Optimizer Features in Oracle 12c
Darren Matchett - Lansen Consulting
The Readiness (or not) of ADF Essentials for Public-facing Web Applications
Coenraad Bekker  - IBM
Automation, the key to exploiting cloud for Flexibility, Speed and Economy
Gavin Parish - Oracle
Exalogic: The World's Best Foundation for Applications
Tariq Farooq
How to setup your own Private Oracle Fusion Applications Cloud?
Chris Muir - Oracle  Corporation
CRUX (CRUD meets UX) Case Study: Building a Modern Applications User Experience with Oracle ADF and UX Design Patterns
Chris Downie - Oracle Corporation
Strategy, Update and Roadmap (EBS)
Phil Robinson - Lonsdale Systems
Testing the Limits of Testing
Connor McDonald
Kylie Payne - Sage Computing Services
Oracle ADF for Newbies: Surviving your first project
Wilhelm Hamman - Excel4apps; James Fare - Dept of Commerce
Government of WA – Department of Commerce case study – Improving EBS reporting
John Vine Hall - Oracle Corporation
Data Privacy. Are you ready?
Osama Mustafa - Guru Solutions
Hack Oracle Database
Eddie Phan - Independent Contractor
Empowering your business with mobile applications
Mark Price - ASG Group
Upgrading a Data Sensitive Oracle e-Business suite

Martin Power - LogicalTech; Troy Anthony - Oracle
Redefining the Cloud with Oracle Multitenant Clusters & 12c WebLogic Suite
Consolidate and Extend Solutions with Oracle 12c

Bjoern Rost - Portrix Systems (OTN)
Tackling Time troubles
Alec Rimmer, Andrew Rosson - Lansen Consulting
WebCenter Imaging - From KFI to OFR. An automated AP journey
Martin Power - LogicalTech
Database 12c Training
Half Day Workshop
Scott Wesley - Sage Computing Services
Spice up your APEX application with third party plug-ins
Half Day workshop
Bjoern Rost - Portrix Systems (OTN)
Choose the best OS for your database: 11 reasons for Oracle Solaris and 6 for Oracle Linux
Peter Sharman - Oracle Corporation (OTN)
Tips and Tricks for Upgrading Enterprise Manager 12c
Gavin Soorma - OnCallDBA
12c New DBA Features


Day Two - 13 November


Kamran Agayev - AzerCell Telecom (OTN)
Penny Cookson - Sage Computing Services
Redeveloping a legacy application in JDeveloper ADF
Half Day Workshop
Chris Downie - Oracle Corporation
Technology Highlights and Upgrade Best Practices
Steve Button - Oracle Corporation
Hot Innovations in WebLogic Server 12c (12.1.2) for Cloud and Conventional Environments
Tariq Farooq
Oracle VM, OEM12c and Cloud Computing 360 Degrees
Jeff Kemp - jk64
Apex and Row-Level Security
Doug Hughes - Oracle Corporation
Oracle Apps Strategy - Cloud and on Premise Directions
Tim Middleton - Oracle Corporation
Strategy, Coherence 12.1.2 New Features
Bernie Hernandez - Dell Software Group
Proactive Performance Management for Oracle Databases
Mark Lancaster
APEX 4.2Building a Responsive Application using Twitter Bootstrap
John O'Keeffe - More4Apps
Organization saves 70% work effort fixing unit of measure problems with More4Apps on Oracle EBS
Andrew Rosson - Lansen Consulting
Glassfish & WebLogic: Sibling Rivalry?
Paul Kangro - Oracle Corporation
Oracle Linux
Half Day Workshop 
Chris Muir - Oracle Corporation
The Future of Oracle Forms: Upgrade, Modernize, or Migrate?
Howard Ong - Aurora Consulting
“MUD”dling Through Oracle Business Intelligence
Ray Tindall - Sage Computing Services
"Elementary my Dear Weblogic" - the Case of Spying on ADF
Barry Matthews - Oracle Corporation
Exadata and Oracle Database 12c
Scott Wesley - Sage Computing Services
APEX in your hands: Lessons learnt from a tablet project
Chris Downie, Tony Ryan, Pinky Noel - Oracle Corporation
Are you getting the most from your Oracle Applications?
Half Day Workshop
John Vine Hall - Oracle Corporation
Security in the cloud
Barry Matthews - Oracle Corporation
Managing the new database 12c with Enterprise Manager 12
    (Courtesy of Tim Daniell - Fresh Computer Systems)
Scott Wesley & Penny Cookson
Being Productive in IT
Peter Sharman - Oracle Corporation (OTN)
Oracle's Management Tools for Managing Oracle Database 12c
    Stuart Zorbas - HP
Solutions for a new style of IT
Gavin Soorma - OnCallDBA
Upgrading to 11gR2 and 12c  with minimal downtime using Oracle Data Guard


The trade exhibition will be held from 8.00am to 5.00pm on both days in the Golden Ballroom North & Foyer 1. All catering will take place in the exhibition area.  Details of all Conference partners and those exhibiting will be provided once confirmed.

Networking Function

Relax, network and catch up with friends and your peers. The Networking Function will be held in the exhibition area at the end of the first day.

Guests will receive canapés and drinks, including wine, beer and softdrinks.

Tuesday 12 November 2013
Pan Pacific Perth Hotel
Golden Ballroom North & Foyer 1 (with Trade Exhibition)
5.00pm – 6.00pm
Hosted by AUSOUG and OAUG

The Networking Function is an entitlement for those who are registered conference attendees. Additional guests are required to pay $50.00 if they wish to attend.


The Conference Organisers reserve the right to change speakers, events and/or session times, dates, prices and other details as deemed necessary.