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Where to Find Me at Oracle OpenWorld (So Far)

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My OpenWorld is schedule is looking less like a blob. The evolving

agenda below is exclusive of any keynotes I pop into, time spent on the

exhibition floor, or "work" hours in the show office (nope, no sessions

- employees not allowed).

Of course I will be

Twittering (personal | official), live-blogging, and


all day, every day (not to mention tagging

your blog entries

Sunday, Nov


11am-5pm: At the Oracle ACE Director Technical

Briefing, and also serving as the moderator of an ACE Director round

table there.
5pm: Taping the first episode of the official

Oracle OpenWorld Daily Show in the late PM, watch it Monday

7:30pm: Oracle ACE dinner,



Nov 12

8am: First stop, the OTN Lounge at Mosc

West (3rd Floor) to set up the Unconference agenda whiteboard and get

that deal rolling! I'll be checking up on the Unconf all

11am: Catch me in Yerba Buena Theater for the opening

session (panel) of the "No Slide Zone", an experimental track in which

Oracle speakers will be relying on unconventional formats (fishbowls,

whiteboarding etc.). Marius Ciortea (Oracle.com Web Strategy) and Paul

Pedrazzi (AppsLab/Apps Product Strategy) and Mark

Townsend (VP

Database Product Management)
will be on this panel as

2pm-5pm: Staffing the OTN Lounge
5pm: Videocast

taping from the Unconference
7:30pm: Meet you at OTN Night

(Westin St. Francis)!

Tuesday, Nov 13
10am: Podcast recording

with Oracle's Kurt Hackel (Linux engineering)
12pm: Presenting

at the Oracle Book Publisher's Seminar, one of the great lesser known

sources of product direction info
2pm-5pm: Staffing the OTN

5pm: Videocast taping from the OTN Lounge

Oracle Blogger Meetup at Thirsty Bear, yes!
8pm: Miscellaneous

partying from that point forward

Wednesday, Nov


10am: Podcast recording with Oracle's Chris

Jones (PHP guru/OCI8 hacker)
10:30am: Podcast recording with

Eddie Awad, the

community's unofficial "Webmaster"
1:30pm-5pm: Staffing the

OTN Lounge
5pm: Videocast taping from a location

6pm: Miscellaneous partying from that point


Thursday, Nov 15
10am: Podcast

recording with guest TBD (Cameron Purdy? I hope so)

Staffing the OTN Lounge
2pm: Things are a little fuzzy from

this point forward.....

Look for me, happy to meet


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