Representation of Interests

The association's objective is to represent the common interests of the EMEA Oracle user groups, particularly towards their members, Oracle and the public.

Cooperation

The EOUC unites independent user groups from Europe, Middle east and Africa. Together, they carry our PR activities and promote the establishment of networks as well as exchange of information and experiences.

Online Media

Next to press releases regarding news straight from the Oracle Community, the EOUC publishes the magazine ORAWORLD.

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#EOUC Webinar

EOUC is organizing a free #orclapex webinar on 4th of December at 5:00pm CET.

Titel:  Oracle APEX – the promising future of Oracle Forms?

Abstract: Can an Oracle Forms application be easily migrated to Oracle APEX?
How can an Oracle Forms applications benefit from Oracle APEX?
How could a project to replace Oracle Forms with Oracle APEX be set up, and what points need to be considered?

These and other questions will be addressed during this presentation.
In a brief introduction of Oracle APEX, we focus on the architecture as well as similarities and differences to Oracle Forms.
Practical examples are used to show areas in which Oracle Forms applications can be supplemented by Oracle APEX and thus meets new business needs.
We also report on our approach, challenges and experience with migration projects from Oracle Forms to Oracle APEX – and round off the picture with project examples.

Speaker: Mark Eichhorst

Mark Eichhorst started software development with Oracle Databases, Oracle Forms and Oracle Reports in 1992.

Since then, the Oracle technology stack accompanied him in various roles of his entire professional career – from Software Developer to Software Architect as well as Management.

He is co-founder and managing director of the company “Der It-Macher GmbH”.  With around 25 experts, the company’s focus is on consultancy, software development and support for Oracle customers which are using Oracle Forms, Reports and/or Oracle APEX.

Registration  is mandatory.

The link to join will be sent before the event.

EMEA OUGs Leaders’ Summit – Madrid 2023

Listen here the message Richard Smith and Cormac Watters (Tech and Apps EVPs) had recorder for us, the OUG leaders.

EOUC together with Spanish Oracle User Group cordially is organizing

      Assembly of Representative meeting and the Autumn EMEA Oracle User Groups Summit.

when: Monday, October 16th, 2023 

whereOracle Office, P.º de la Castellana, 81, Madrid, Spain

In addition, the SPOUG is inviting all of us to attend their annual convention SPOUG23, on Tuesday, 17th  Oct and Wednesday, 18th Oct.

Here is the meeting’s agenda for Monday, 16th of October: 

11:30 – 13:00  Assembly of Representative meeting

13:00 – 14:00  Lunch

14:00 – 16:00 EMEA Leaders’ Summit

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00 Leader to Leader Chat

An interactive discussion with the Oracle executive Leadership and OUG leaders.  This is an exclusive opportunity to meet Oracle EMEA EVP of Technology Richard Smith & Oracle EMEA EVP of Applications Cormac Watters in person, and focus on a new era of engagement between Oracle and OUGs.  Share your vision, and hear their vision.

19:00 – 20:30 Guided tour in the historical center of Madrid
20:30 –            Dinner

EMEA Oracle User Group Leaders’ Summit 2023

We are inviting all the EOUC executives to join our summit on April 18th, the day before the Oracle CloudWorld event in London.

Agenda:

13:30 Welcome coffee

14:00 Let’s GET together to GET ahead!
Cormac Watters, EVP of Applications, EMEA, Oracle
Jason Rees, Vice President, Technology Software and Cloud Engineering, EMEA – Oracle
Gerald Venzl, DB Senior Director & Oracle User Groups Liaison – Oracle

14:45 EMEA OUGs: Mission and Vision
EOUC Board Members: Mirela Ardelean, APEX Developer – Equip GmbH
Janny Ekelson, Mgr. IT International Ship-to-Collect – FedEx Express Europe

15:15 Oracle Applications Briefing
Paul McCartan, VP Applications License Sales, Oracle – Oracle
Andreea Istrate, Partner Manager Applications Unlimited – Oracle

15:30 How a more than 400 years old Dutch company started to use the power of Oracle Cloud
Margareta Henrich-Quist, Head of Global Financial Systems & Digitalization – Royal Vopak

15:45 Networking Break

16:15 Oracle Technology Briefing
Dom Giles, Technology Product Manager – Oracle
Gerald Venzl, DB Senior Director & Oracle User Groups Liaison – Oracle

17:00 The Oracle database in a market of 400 database brands
Julian Dontcheff, Global Database Lead – Accenture

17:30 Event closing & networking