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Public Appearances

19th Mar 2015 Dublin: I’ll be speaking at the Ireland OUG 2015 annual conference, doing a repeat of the  Fundamentals of Troubleshooting (without graphics) that I did at the UKOUG annual conference. Full agenda (pdf file with eye-searing colours) at this URL.
21st – 22nd Apr 2015 Bucharest, Romania: Oracle University is hosting an Expert Summit over 4 days and has asked me to speak for two of the days. My topics will be “Troubleshooting and Tuning”, and “Writing Optimal SQL”. I’ll also be in the audience to hear Chris Date who is always a pleasure to listen to. The full list of speakers and their topics is at this URL.
23rd Apr 2015 London: Provisional: evening meeting of #cluboracle. A couple of Oracle topics, time for chat, with free pizza, beer etc. courtesy of e-DBA
11th – 12th May 2015 Johannesburg, South Africa: Provisional: Oracle University is working on an Expert Summit event, dates not yet confirmed, and has asked me to speak for two of the days. Currently they expect to the event to feature a total of four different speakers.
June/July 2015 London, UK: Provisional: Oracle University is working on an Expert Summit, dates not yet confirmed but possibly in the last full week of June, and has asked me to speak for two of the days. The event is likely to last for 4 days.
9th – 10th Sep 2015 Zurich, Switzerland: Provisional, Christian Antognini is planning his annual event on Oracle Performance and has asked me to deliver a couple of presentations. I’ve suggested “Calculating Join Cardinality” and “Understanding Parallel Execution Plans” at the topics.
7th – 9th Dec 2015 Birmingham: UKOUG Tech Conference 2015. I can’t imagine not putting in a couple of abstracts when the call for papers goes out


  1. Hi Jonathan Sir
    It would be great to hear you at AIOUG. Are there any plans for next year AIOUG event in Feb?


    Comment by Navneet — November 17, 2014 @ 10:21 am GMT Nov 17,2014 | Reply

  2. Is there not a past-appearances page?

    Comment by Dird89 — December 8, 2014 @ 7:43 am GMT Dec 8,2014 | Reply

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