September 17, 2018

Oracle Open World/Code One Conference 2018

Written by
Lisa Dunn
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Are you ready to paint the city of San Francisco red as part of the industry’s premier business and technology event, the Oracle OpenWorld conference, taking place October 22 to 25, 2018?

With four busy days chock full of keynotes, collective learning sessions, networking opportunities, product demos, and lots of fun, Oracle OpenWorld 2018 – at the Moscone Center in San Francisco – is where you need to be to transform tomorrow’s business, today.

Whether you attend for one day or all four, this year’s conference organizers invite you to engage in free-flowing ideas covering leading-edge technology including blockchain, chatbots, microservices, AI, and much more.

Check out the Oracle OpenWorld Session Catalog – now live – to peruse some of the 500+ sessions available during this year’s conference. Be sure to take note of the varying session types such as Product Roadmaps, Product Training, Customer Case Studies, Tips and Tricks and Business Use Cases. This year, there will also be more conversational session formats, including Open Classrooms, Mini-Theaters, Conference Room Discussions and Networking Lounges.

Fun Alert! Conference organizers are also bringing back Oracle CloudFest.18 for an epic night of live music. Last year, the 2017 event featured Ellie Goulding and The Chainsmokers!

2018 Keynote Speakers

  • Mark Reinhold, Chief Architect of the Java Platform Group, Oracle
  • Georges Saab, Vice President of Development, Oracle
  • Amit Zavery, Executive Vice President, Fusion Middleware and PaaS Development, Oracle
  • David Blevins, Founder & CEO, Tomitribe
  • Stephen Chin, Director, Oracle Developer Community, Oracle
  • Sebastian Daschner, Developer, IT-Beratung
  • Simon Maple, Director of Developer Advocacy, Snyk
  • Johan Vos, CTO, Gluon
  • Dmitry Vyzaelenko, Senior Software Engineer, Canoo Engineering AG
  • Agenda Monday, October 22 -Thursday, October 25


Registration, Sessions and Hands-on Labs, Developer Exchange Open, Lunch, Keynote, Birds of a Feather Sessions.

Don’t miss these sessions:

  • Make AppDev Fun Again, with the Oracle RAD Stack with Kris Rice, Senior Director, Oracle; Michael Hichwa, Software Development VP, Oracle; and, Joel Kallman, Senior Director, Software Development, Oracle
  • Talk to Me, Goose: Going Beyond Your Regular Chatbot with Luc Bors, Technical Director, eProseed
  • The Art of Building Java APIs: Dos and Don’ts with Jonathan Giles, Senior Cloud Developer Advocate, Microsoft
  • 3D: Docker for Database Developers with Roel Hartman, Director, APEX Consulting


Registration, Tutorials, Hands-on Lab, Developer Exchange Open, Sessions and Hands-on Labs, Lunch, Keynote, Birds of a Feather Sessions, Ignite Session.

Don’t miss these sessions:

  • Clouds in My Coffee: Java on Mobile for iOS and Android with Cloud Data with Paul Anderson, President, Anderson Software Group, Inc. and Gail Anderson, Research Director, Anderson Software Group, Inc.
  • Getting Started with Ethereum Private Blockchain with Mohamed Taman, Sr. Enterprise Architect / Sr. Software Engineer, WebCentric
  • SECURITY ALERT! Patch Production with Confidence in an Hour with Jon Schneider, Senior Software Engineer, Netflix
  • Adding Geospatial Features to a Java Web App with Matti Tahvonen, Developer advocate, Vaadin Ltd


Registration, Sessions and Hands-on Labs, Developer Exchange Open, Lunch, Keynote.

Don’t miss these sessions:

  • Oracle, Blockchains, and the Stateful Internet with John Wolpert, Executive, ConsenSys
  • A Modern Fairy Tale: Java Serialization with Steve Poole, Developer Advocate, IBM
  • Who Needs Servers Anyway? with Justin Lee, Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat
  • Groundbreakers: The Code Avengers with Simon Maple, Director of Developer Relations, Snyk; Stephen Chin, Director, Oracle Developer Community, Oracle; David Blevins, Founder & CEO, Tomitribe; Sebastian Daschner, Developer, Sebastian Daschner – IT-Beratung; Johan Vos, CTO, Gluon; and Dmytro Vyazelenko, Senior Software Engineer, Canoo Engineering AG


Registration, Sessions and Hands-on Labs, Lunch.

Don’t miss these sessions:

  • Java Debugging Tips with Martin Skarsaune, Senior System Developer, Kantega AS
  • Chatbots Best Practices and Design Patterns with Ruben Rodriguez, Cloud Solution Specialist, Avanttic and Soham Dasgupta, Mobile & Bot Specialist, Capgemini N.V
  • Working on the Chain Gang: Using Oracle as Off-Chain Storage for Blockchain with Michael Ault, Oracle Expert, IBM and Eric Herzog, CMO IBM Storage Systems and VP Global Channel Sales, IBM
  • A Thousand Things You Always Wanted to Know About SSO but Never Dared Ask with Luis Rodriguez Fernandez, Software Engineer, Cern

Find Some Time to Check Out the Bay Area During Your Stay

From the Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park, Fisherman’s Wharf and Lombard Street, to Alcatraz Island and the ferries, San Francisco is home to a little bit of everything for everybody.

So, whether you are a first time visitor or repeat tourist, there are countless things to do and popular sights to see. Visit San Francisco Travel’s website to plan your sightseeing activities during your stay in this exciting part of the country.

Book Your Spot Today!

Register now to save $200. Don’t let time run out! Pre-event prices end October 20. For complete information and links to register, visit the conference website at Oracle Code One.

TechnologyAdvice also has 7 free passes to Oracle OpenWorld! The first 7 readers who email will receive a free pass–now that’s how you convince your boss to let you go!

Also, Oracle guarantees the lowest hotel rates at its official conference hotels. Based on availability, conference room rates are in effect until September 21, 2018, or until room blocks sell out. Hotel rooms are available on a real-time inventory system and are first come, first served.

Lisa C. Dunn is a writer for TechnologyAdvice and a freelance writer, copywriter and ghostwriter who develops high-quality content for businesses and non-profit organizations. For over 20 years, she has worked with numerous PR and digital marketing agencies, and her work has been featured in well-known publications including Forbes, VentureBeat, Mashable, Huffington Post, Wired, B2C, USA Today, among others.

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