Connect 2018

Conference Series

The Connect 2018 Conference Series is shaping up to be one of our best conferences yet. As usual, we are running events in two locations – in Melbourne and in Perth – to cater for our members on both the east and west coasts of Australia. You can find out more about both events including how to get there, the conference schedule at that location and much more using the links below. You can also buy tickets to both events on-line.

Connect 2018


19th November

Connect 2018


21st November

We have secured some amazing speakers both from within Australia and from around the globe who are presenting a varied and informative set of papers that are broadly split into the four streams below. As well as our speakers, we also have a great mix of businesses coming along to showcase their products and services and to talk to you about the challenges and opportunities you’re facing as an IT professional in the Oracle arena. There’s also plenty of opportunities to network with other Oracle professionals and catch-up with your peers.

Database Technology

Development & FMW

Cloud Applications & BI

Emerging Technologies


We’ve been able to secure some of the worlds best speakers for this year’s conference series. To find out more about each speaker, read the their bio and see what papers they will be presenting, simply click on the desired speaker.

Chief Technology Officer Cloud Architect

AMIS, Netherlands AMIS | Conclusion

Head of Solutions Architecture, Databases APJ

Pure Storage

Programme Director

Waikato District Health Board, New Zealand

VP - Oracle Autonomous Health and Machine Learning

Oracle Corporation

Account Manager - insightsoftware - Reporting Solutions

Excel4apps - An Insightsoftware Company

Product Manager Web Center Suite

Oracle Corporation

Data Analytics Manager

National Australia Bank

Vice President - Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite

Oracle Corporation

Director & Principal Consultant

Richard Foote Consulting

Lead Oracle Database Administrator, NameInfolob Solutions, Inc

Infolob Solutions Inc

Cloud Expert | DevOps | Oracle Expert Senior Manager Cloud Advisory Senior Manager

Omnix International Accenture AAccenture

Technical Director | Database and Cloud Security

Oracle, Consulting Services | Minneapolis, Minnesota US

Oracle ACE Director Alum

Principal Architect

International Autonomous Database Group

Principal Enterprise Architect

Big River Steel

Principal Solution Engineer Solution Engineer

Oracle Oracle / MySQL

Product Management & Business Development

San Francisco Bay Area

Consulting Member of Technical Staff & Product Manager


Oracle Enterprise Architect | Oracle Cloud Migration Specialist | Performance Tuning Expert | Speaker | AppsDBA

Oracle, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Vice President, Database Upgrade, Patching, Migration & Utilities


Director – EPM & Analytics Solutions

DXC Red Rock

Senior Principal Product Manager


Oracle | Docker | AWS | DevOps | Serverless Enthusiast

Dbvisit Software Limited

Oracle Application Express (APEX) Product Manager

Oracle, Greater Denver Area

Senior Manager, Oracle Linux and VM Product Management


Cloud Transformation Director

Oracle Consulting, Oracle Australia

Oracle ERP Cloud Specialist

Oracle Consulting, Oracle Australia

President, Douglas Volz Consulting

Douglas Volz Consulting, Inc

Senior Manager, Product Management - Linux and Virtualization


Distinguished Engineer

Dell Technologies, Inc

EPM Solution Architect

ODTUG / Turrell Consulting, LLC

Group Vice President and General Manager, Strategic Services SVP & Cheif Technology Officer

Rimini Street

General Manager – Finance Systems, Digital & Technology Solutions

Compass Group, Australia

Practice Manager, Oracle Analytics Cloud


Vice President - Product Strategy, Oracle E-Business Suite

Oracle Corporation

AWS Oracle Certified Professional


Treasurer To AUSOUG National Executive Committee Member