The Speaker Program of the AUSOUG Connect 2017 East Coast Conference in Melbourne will be held on Monday 27 November 2017. 

This conference will provide you with an unprecedented opportunity to gain detailed knowledge and skills, covering Oracle’s latest announcements from Open World 2017, 12c Database new features, Cloud based services and practical training, plus much more. With presentations from key international and Australian presenters including Oracle Aces.

Please Note:

The following program is correct as of 24 September and may be 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.

Please keep checking for updates.  

Session profiles can be obtained by clicking onto the speaker's name in the table folllowing to open the details of that talk. 

Stream Key Oracle Developer Community Experts   Oracle Ace
Database / Technology Keynote  / Main Group Session
Development / FMW EBS - Cloud Applications &  BI


27 Nov Main Plenary (Function Rooms 3 & 4) Function Room 5 Function Room 6
8.00-8.30 Registration and Arrival Tea/Coffee: Pre-Function Area
8.00-5.30 Trade Exhibition Opens in Pre-Function Area
AUSOUG Official Welcome
Martin Power, VIC President AUSOUG and Joint Connect 2017 Conference Chair :  Main Plenary
  Oracle’s Ask Tom 

3 Key Reasons Executives should stay the course to Release 12.2.7

( Webinar )

Project Management and Senior Consultant Dresser Rand Co  Dallas/Fort Worth  USA
Independent Oracle Database and Tuning Expert 
Director, APEX R&D
( Webinar )
10.30-11.00 Morning Tea/Coffee in trade exhibition area:  Pre-Function Area
President, Cloud Computing SIG for IOUG


      Oracle’s Ask Tom  
VP Certus Cloud Services
APEX expert,  APEX R&D

 Discoverer Alternative for Project Management Reporting for Oracle Projects

(Presented in Collaborate )

Donna Christie


12.45-1.30 Dell EMC Lunch in trade exhibition area: Pre Function Area

Oracle at RDS, Tips and Tricks

Francisco Munoz Alvarez


Panel Discussion

The Future of Autonomous Database
(Cloud World ) 
Impact on Organizations & Roles 

( Q &A)


Open Source PL/SQL Utility Tools for Oracle

( Webinar )

Martin D'Souza

3.15-3.45 Afternoon Tea/Coffee in trade exhibition area: Pre Function Area



Data Copy Virtulisation using Actifio
Michael Chew (Actifio), Stewart Lever (NAB)


Panel Discussion

The Future of Oracle Developement Tools 

Impact on Organizations & Roles 

(Q &A)

4.45 - 5.30

Bulletproof Your Data Guard Environment to Oracle Cloud


Charles Kim


5.30- 6-30

Welcome Reception and Networking downstairs in bar area

Conference Close


The Conference Floorplan



The trade exhibition will be held from 8.00am to 4.00pm.  All catering will take place in the Pre-Function area.  

Networking Function / Welcome Reception

Relax, network and catch up with friends and your peers.

The Networking Function will be held at the end of the day (Monday 27 November).

Drinks, including wine, beer and soft drinks, will be served..

Although this is included with your registration, please inform us of your attendance for this function.

Monday 27 November 2017
Jasper Hotel Melbourne
5.15pm – 6.15pm
Hosted by AUSOUG

Additional guests are required to pay $45.00 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.