Online: I’ll be presenting “Beating the Optimizer” as a 2 day event spread over two weeks (two lots of three hours – plus a 30 minute break), managed by John Goodhue of SpeakTech and scheduled for the US market. Details and registration page to follow.
19th / 21st May
London (UK): I’ll be a presenter at the Oracle University EMEA Expert Summit. My session will fill the first day of the event, on the topic of Trouble-shooting and Tuning, and will be held at The Brewery in Chiswell Street (near the Barbican Centre)
10th - 11th June
Zurich (Switzerland): I’ll be speaking at the annual Trivadis CBO Days along with some of the other well-known experts in the field; more details here. My topics are “Calculating Selectivity” and “Compression”.
Seattle (Washington State, USA): I’ll be in Seattle for ODTUG (KScope 14). I’ve had two sessions confirmed, both on Wednesday 25th: first thing in the morning (8:30 am to 9:30 am) I’ll be presenting “Designing Efficient SQL” and in the afternoon I’ll be presenting: “The Developers’ Guide to Cost Based Optimisation” from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. I’ve also be asked to sit in on a “Lunch and Learn” panel event for “Database and Developers’ Toolkit” on Tuesday from 12:15 – 13:45.
27th Sept – 2nd Oct
San Francisco: I’ll be at OpenWorld – though may not be doing any presentations at the main event.
20th - 23rd Oct
Nordic Tour (provisional): I’ve put my name down to speak on the OTN Nordic Tour – which is going to to a whirlwind visit to Stockholm (Sweden), Oslo (Norway), Copenhagen (Denmark), and Helsinki (Finland) in that order. Details to follow.
18th - 20th Nov
Nurnberg, Germany(provisional): DOAG Annual conference – I should be able to get there this year.
8th - 10th Dec
Liverpool (provisional): The UKOUG Tech Conference is in Liverpool this year; I’ll be putting in a couple of abstracts.