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Presidents OUIC Meeting

  1. 1. EMEA Presidents Meeting Tuesday October 12 and Wednesday October 13 2010 Sofitel Le Louise, Brussels1 Sofitel Le Louise, 40 Avenue de la Toison d’Or, 1050 Brussels, Belgium. Telephone: (+32) 2/5142200 Europe, Middle East and Africa Oracle User Group Community Ami Aharonovitz, iLOUG Board Member (Israel) Bert Breeman, Board Member, NLJUG Jean-Jacques Camps, President AUFO (France) Edgar Chupit, Latvia Oracle User Group Antonio Goncalves, President Paris JUG Janny Ekelson, President, Oracle Belgium User Group, Fedex Joël Flambard, Board Member, French Oracle User Group (PeopleSoft), Business@Work Stephan Fuegner, President PeopleSoft Regional User Group Germany Milena Gerova, President, Bulgarian Oracle User Group, TechnoLogica Heli Helskyaho, President, Finland Oracle User Group, Kantamestarit Oy Francoise Hemery, President, French Oracle User Group (JDE), Vilmorin Stephan Janssen – President Belgium JUG Ralf Koelling – Board Member DOAG (Germany), HP Debra Lilley, IOUC PDC Committee Leader & Vice Chair UKOUG, Fujitsu Ronan Miles, Chair UKOUG, British Telecom Eunice Opo-Ola, Nigerian Oracle User Group Gyorgy Orosz – President Hungarian Oracle User Group Abraham Otero, President Spain JUG Fried Saacke, President iJUG e.V. (Germany) Wolfgang Scherrer, IOUC Localisaitons Committee Leader & DOAG Board Member Dirk Snyman, Chair South African User Group Sebastien Stormacq - Luxembourg Java User Group (JaJUG)** Rien Wijnhoven, Higher Education User Group (HEUG) EMEA Representative & DEUG Marek Wojciechowski, Poland Oracle User Group ** Transitioning leader as now Oracle employee Oracle Speakers Lenz Grimmer, My SQL Community Relations Sipecialist EMEA Owen Hughes, Core Technology Director Bob Vangeel, Vice President, EMEA Customer Advocacy - Confirmed Oracle Staff Mary Lou Dopart, Senior Director, User Group Management Jackie Rose, Senior Manager, EMEA User Groups Tom Scheirsen, Customer Reference Manager, Liaison, Benelux User Group Marcia Spencer, Manager, EMEA Users Groups Xavier Verhaeghe – VP, Middleware Solutions Oracle Europe South & Country Leader Benelux Massimo Vogessi, Senior Director, EMEA References 1
  2. 2. *********************************************************************************************************************** October 11th: Please join us for wine and canapés in the hotel foyer at 7pm ********************************************************************************************************************** EMEA Presidents Meeting October 12 & 13 2010 Agenda - Day One – October 12 2010 Meeting Room: Salon Saphir 09:00 Welcome and Introductions Jackie Rose - Senior Manager EMEA User Groups 09:15 Local Welcome Xavier Verhaeghe – VP, Middleware Solutions Oracle Europe South & Country Leader Benelux Welcome to Brussels – local perspective 09:45 Global User Group Update Mary Lou Dopart - Senior Director Global Customer Programs A lot has happened in our user group world over the past few months. Let’s look at where we are, the groups we have and what that means for us all and very importantly what it means for our customers and users of Oracle software and hardware. 10:00 EMEA User Group Update Jackie Rose – Senior Manager, EMEA User Groups 10:30 Break – Tea & Coffee served 11:00 MySQL in EMEA Lenz Grimmer – Community Relations Specialist EMEA 11:30 IOUC Committee Updates – A constant in the IOUC is the great work undertaken by IOUC committees and their close collaboration with Oracle. Hear some committee achievements and statuses during today and tomorrow, starting with: 11:30 Education Committee Ralf Koelling on behalf of Betty Brugger Ralf will outline the new purpose and direction of the Education Committee since last January. 11:45 Product Development Committee (PDC) Debra Lilley- PDC Leader 12:00 Support Committee Debra Lilley on behalf of Pat Dues (Committee leader) 12:15 Lunch – location to be advised 2
  3. 3. 13:45 Oracle User Group and Java User Group Collaboration Fried Saacke – President iJUG e.V Hear from Fried about the creation of the umbrella group created in Germany, hear some of his tips and best practices, ask questions. Hear from German Java User Group leaders how this is working from a JUG perspective. 14:15 Oracle OpenWorld 2010 and JavaOne - General discussion led by Jackie - User Group Sunday – value, sessions, achievements, any lessons? - JavaOne – how was it, any differences under Oracle banner, achievements, any lessons? - Oracle OpenWorld – which keynotes did people attend? - All – what key messages are leaders taking back to members? How will they be communicated? 14:45 Oracle ACE & Java Champion Programs Debra Lilley – Oracle ACE Director 15:00 Break – Tea & Coffee served 15:30 Sun related groups What have been the experiences of the Sun related group leaders since Oracle’s acquisition? What has worked well? Any challenges to resolve? Which groups have already started working with other communities such as the Oracle product groups? 16:00 EOUC Future – PART A What do EMEA User Groups want the future of the EOUC to be? Now is an excellent time to pause and consider the future, please all come prepared with your thoughts such as: - Should it continue as is Any changes needed? - Impact of Oracle’s acquisitions? - Expectations of EOUC membership (e.g. What do you require from other EMEA user group leaders? How can you support each other outside of these meetings? 16:45 Licensing & Business Practices Committee (LMS) Sue Shaw (Joint Committee leader) Sue will be calling in to make her presentation by phone 17.00 Day 1 Close ************************************************************************************************************** *19:00 Depart for dinner at Armand & Ko Transport leaves promptly at 7pm so please meet in good time in the foyer. If you are unable to make dinner or are planning to make your own way there please let Marcia know (mobile: +447799 046616) 3
  4. 4. EMEA Presidents Meeting October 12 & 13 2010 Agenda - Day Two – October 13 2010 Meeting Room: Salon Saphir 09:00 Welcome back Jackie Rose – Senior Manager, EMEA User Groups 09:15 IOUC Committee Updates –More updates about the great work undertaken by IOUC committees and their close collaboration with Oracle, committee achievements and statuses. Localisation Committee Wolfgang Scherrer – Committee Leader 09:30 Oracle Support Update & Discussion Bob Vangeel – Vice President, EMEA Customer Advocacy Latest updates and status from Oracle Support and perspective about collaboration with the IOUC Support Committee 10:15 Break – Tea and Coffee served…. 10:45 Oracle User Group and Collaboration with other “acquired” Groups Ronan Miles – Chair UKOUG Ronan will share his work and tips for other collaborative exercises using his success locally with OpenSolaris and Primavera communities. 11:15 EOUC Future – PART B Review of main comments from yesterday’s discussions, matters arising, actions as necessary. 12:00 Lunch – location to be confirmed 13:30 Higher Education User Group (HEUG) & EMEA Collaboration Rien Wijnhoven is the HEUG’s EMEA representative, he will give an insight into how his group has been collaborating in EMEA. 13:45 Exalogic MiddleWare Machine Update Owen Hughes – Core Technology Director 14:30 Close of meeting (Jackie) 4