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Get hands on

Advanced technical learning & training for Oracle technology users

Learn from the experts. Connect with your peers and meet the Oracle Database & Technology experts for 4 in-depth days of training, workshops and education.

Tracks & hot topics for this year’s program include Availability in a Cloud World, Elastic Computing, Oracle Database Innovations, Security & Manageability and Data-driven Development. Learn about Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Engineered Service, Security and Zero Trust, Enterprise Manager 13.5 and Machine Learning. Plus, get ready to dive deep with training on the latest Oracle Database features and functionality with Hands-on Labs. View sessions by hot topic

Interested in learning even more about Cloud? Check out the Cloud Summit sessions, accessible with your BLUEPRINT 4D registration.

This event is a great chance to meet the Oracle product teams in person, make connections with innovative solutions providers and integrators and build your network with other Oracle technology users. The Oracle Database Forum agenda has plenty of informal networking activities built in for making fun and impactful community connections.

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“The conference was very well thought out and organized. There were a variety of topics that applied to many users and the Showcase was excellent!”

— 2022 Conference Attendee

Who should attend?
Advanced technical learning & hands-on training for Oracle technology users across all industries.

  • Analytics managers, data analysts and data engineers: get the insights and information you need to develop your data strategy, hear the latest on Oracle Database innovations, plan for coming upgrades, learn about data visualization and enhance your understanding of database/SQL performance optimization techniques.
  • Software architects, DBAs and Devs: stay in the loop on what’s coming for Oracle Database! Get the latest on hot topics like OCI, Engineered Service, security and zero trust, Enterprise Manager 13.5 and machine learning. Dig into data-driven development, go deep with Hands-on Labs and learn about availability in a Cloud world.
  • Oracle Apps solutions architects and developers: see how other companies are making the move to SaaS, learn more about 3rd party integrations and expand your knowledge about how to extend Oracle Apps using multiple technologies and cross-platform extensions. Build your agenda with sessions from both the Oracle Database Forum and the Oracle Cloud Summit programs.

What you’ll learn
Walk away with fresh insights and expanded knowledge

LiveLabs Workshops and learning sessions provided by global experts in the Oracle Database & Tech field will include:

  • Upgrading to Oracle Database 19c and new features of Database 23c
  • Protecting your data from ransomware and using zero trust frameworks
  • How to utilize cloud or cloud at customer for innovation and cost reduction
  • System management and on-premises OEM and cloud based solutions
  • Data driven development using APEX, low code, and machine learning

Meet the experts: connect with the Oracle Database product strategy team, stay abreast of the latest technologies, learn from the Oracle ACEs, get the latest training with Hands-on Labs and network with your peers from other companies facing similar challenges.

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Agenda at-a-Glance

Monday, May 8, 2023

7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Registration Open

*Join us for early registration happy hour, 3:00 pm - 7 pm on Sunday, May 7 for attendees arriving early

8:30 am - 9:00 am
AM Coffee & Connect OnSite Orientation 
8:30 am – 9:00 am
AM Database & Tech Coffee & Connect 
9:00 am – 10:15 am
Speed Networking
9:15 am – 10:15 am
Database & Tech Special Interest Group Meet-ups 
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Oracle Database Keynote Address

Presented by Sean Stacey,

Director of Product Development at Oracle

11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Database & Technology Community Welcome Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Featured Oracle sessions
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Featured Oracle sessions 
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
PM Coffee
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Education Breakouts
4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Education Breakouts
5:15 pm – 7:15 pm
BLUEPRINT 4D Welcome Reception 
6:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Happy Hour with the Oracle Database product team 

All times listed in Central Time

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Registration Open
8:30 am – 9:00 am
AM Database & Tech Coffee & Connect  
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Oracle Partner Keynote
10:15 am – 11:15 am
Education Breakouts
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Exhibitor Showcase Open 
11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Education Breakouts
12:15 pm – 1:45 pm
12:15 pm – 1:45 pm
Women in Technology Luncheon & Panel 
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Lunch & Learn Product Demonstrations (showfloor theatres)
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Education Breakouts
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
PM Coffee
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Education Breakouts
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Education Breakouts
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Showfloor Reception

All times listed in Central Time

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Registration Open
8:30 am – 9:00 am
AM Database & Tech Coffee & Connect 
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Education Breakouts & Hands-on Labs
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Exhibitor Showcase Open  
10:15 am – 11:00 am
Education Breakouts & Hands-on Labs
11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Education Breakouts
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
12:15 pm – 1:15pm
Lunch & Learn Product Demonstrations (showfloor theatres)
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Education Breakouts & Hands-on Labs
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
PM Coffee
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Education Breakouts
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Education Breakouts & Hands-on Labs
5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Education Breakouts & Hands-on Labs
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Attendee Appreciation Party Transportation - Pick Up
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
BLUEPRINT 4D Attendee Appreciation Party 
9:45 pm - 10:30 pm
Attendee Appreciation Party Transportation Drop-off

All times listed in Central Time

Thursday, May 11, 2023

8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Registration Open
8:30 am – 9:00 am
Database & Tech Coffee & Connect
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Workshops, Education Breakouts & Hands-on Labs
10:15 am – 11:00 am
Workshops, Education Breakouts & Hands-on Labs
11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Workshops, Education Breakouts & Hands-on Labs

All times listed in Central Time

NEW! for 2023
Check it out

  • Three new Special Interest Groups for the Oracle technology user community – Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA), Oracle Database 19c, and Cloud Computing
  • Lunch & learn product demonstrations – grab a bite and see the latest Oracle Database features and enhancements up close
  • Oracle ACE networking session – find old friends and make new connections at the Oracle ACE community meet-up!
  • Customer Ignite sessions – stop by for fast, fun learning!
  • Fail Fest – check out lessons learned from other customers facing similar challenges!
  • Meet the Experts – join Oracle Database product teams and other specialists for informal Q&A
  • Database & Tech Community welcome lunch – kick off the conference with the Oracle teams, product experts and other Oracle technology users
  • Happy Hour with the Oracle Database product strategy teams

Key Oracle Database Speakers at BLUEPRINT 4D include:

Sean Stacey
Keynote Speaker, Oracle Database
Director of Product Development, Oracle
Harish Niddagatta
Guest Speaker, Oracle Database
Director, Product Management, Oracle
Maqsood Alam
Director, Product Management, Oracle
Alex Lima
Director of Product Management GoldenGate, Oracle
Melliyal Annamalai
Distinguished Product Manager, Oracle
Steve Lemme
Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle

Oracle ACE Speakers

Alfredo Abate
BBB Industries, LLC
Erik Benner
Roger Cornejo
Accenture Enkitec Group
Gustavo Gonzales
KNEX Technology
Gary Gordhamer
Viscosity North America
Janis Griffin
Quest Software
Monty Latiolais
Debra Lilley
Jim Marion
Marcus Vinicius Miguel Pedro
Accenture Enkitec Group
Anuj Mohan
Big River Steel
Rich Niemiec
Viscosity North America
Simon Pane
The Pythian Group
Michael Rosenblum
Dulcian Inc
Sean Scott
Viscosity North America
Craig Shallahamer
OraPub, Inc
Biju Thomas
Data Intensity
Franky Weber Faust
Kai Yu
Dell Technologies
Alex Zaballa
Accenture Enkitec Group

LiveLabs Workshops
Experience Oracle’s best technology, live!

Come to this open house style session where you’ll gain access to a selection of LiveLabs Workshops to solve your complex developer requirements using the Oracle Database. Topics include Autonomous Database, APEX, Machine Learning, Database 19c, and Database 21c.  Each workshop environment takes between five and 15 minutes to set-up. Once set up, you’ll be able to complete this workshop outside of the session time, once the conference is over. There are five different LiveLabs session times.  Pick whichever timeslot is most convenient for you!

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Meet the Database & Tech community
Connect with other DBAs, developers, technologists, the Oracle product strategy teams and the Oracle ACE community

Database & Tech Community Welcome Lunch

Sit down for casual conversation with Q&A as customers share their insights & experience on hot topics like Oracle Database 23c, Engineered Service, Enterprise Manager 13.5, and Machine Learning.

Happy Hour with the Oracle Database product teams and Oracle ACEs

Join the Oracle technology crew for happy hour during the BLUEPRINT 4D welcome reception.

Stump the ACEs

Bring your questions and join the Oracle ACE community for Q&A and informal conversation.

Database & Tech Speed Networking

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a 90 minute Speed Networking session which enhances the traditional value of face-to-face networking by utilizing an advanced matching software. Participants will complete a 2-3-minute survey a few weeks before conference and then will receive a customized schedule of meetings with their highest compatible matches.

Women in Technology luncheon & panel

Join an exciting panel of women in the technology field at a luncheon providing a forum to discuss personal experiences and strategies for success.

Informal Coffee & Connect sessions

Grab your morning joe and start your day off with your fellow technologists.

Special Interest Group meetings

Discuss, network and share best practices with other users in the Database community who share your interests and challenges by joining SIG meet-up sessions on Maximum Availability, Oracle Database 19c and Cloud Computing.

Lunch & Learn product demonstrations

See live product demonstrations of recently delivered features and meet the Oracle technology experts on the BLUEPRINT 4D showfloor.

BLUEPRINT 4D Attendee Appreciation Party

Come celebrate the end of a great BLUEPRINT 4D week with your new friends and colleagues! Taking place at the one and only home of the legendary Dallas Cowboys, AT&T Stadium, you’ll catch a rare view as you overlook the playing field from our nifty party space. Get your groove on with our funky DJ, enjoy stellar food and beverages, enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the stadium and meet Rowdy, the Cowboys’ mascot! As a BLUEPRINT 4D Attendee, you’ll receive two drink tickets! Want more? The bartenders will be happy to serve you. Please note it is a cashless bar- cards only. This stellar party with disco will take place Wednesday evening, May 10, from 7-10pm CT. Transportation to and from the stadium will be provided. We hope you come jive with us!

Working on your Cloud strategy? 

Check out the Cloud Summit at BLUEPRINT 4D to learn more about running SaaS on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, planning for a move to the Cloud or the latest features and enhancements for Oracle Cloud HCM and Cloud ERP/SCM apps. Your BLUEPRINT 4D registration provides access to the full Cloud Summit program.

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