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The Word from the Web – 09/12/08

world.jpg The Democratic convention is over. The Republican convention is over. Those were just warm-up acts for the one you're truly interested in, right? Take at look at some more reasons why Oracle OpenWorld is the conference you cannot miss this year.

OpenWorld Hands-On Labs—Another Bite at the Apple
There's no better way to experience new technology than to take it out for a test drive. Oracle ACE Floyd Teter talks about how helpful the hands-on labs were at Collaborate 08, and advises you to sign up early for those sessions at Oracle OpenWorld.

OpenWorld Once Again
Chen Shapira, a DBA living in Cupertino, CA, has set up an ambitious agenda for the show. And now that she's shared it, we can all help make sure she doesn't get too nervous to present her Unconference session this year.

Get Out Your Glue Guns and See If You Can Beat This
The Triora Group has come up with a great contest for the show. If you're crafty, or even if you're not, head over to their blog and enter to win some conference bling.

Where's Red Hat This September?
The folks at Red Hat hit the road on their 2008 North American Red Hat Road Tour at the beginning of the month. You can catch one of their theater sessions at Oracle OpenWorld booth #622.

Oracle OpenWorld
EDS, an Elite Sponsor at Oracle OpenWorld, has some intriguing speakers and showcases lined up for the conference, including Nothing Like it in the World: Lessons of Security, Confidence, and Trust from the Navy Marine Corps Intranet. See what else they have planned for the show.


How about the editor's recommendation on 'Top 10 Presentation Sessions to Attend' ? Several Oracle experts and bloggers have 'published' their Openworld schedule. Perhaps highlights of some of them would be interesting. Attendees would not only attend a great session but also meet some of these experts in person!

Posted by Mohan Dutt on September 13, 2008 at 11:45 AM PDT #

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