Call for Papers

The Tech17 call for papers is now open and this is the opportunity to submit your ideas and showcase your industry expertise to feature on this year’s agenda. So, no matter where you are in your career you can still take part as we’re looking for new and experienced presenters to take to the stage to educate users in the Oracle technology space.

Our agenda will feature sessions in a variety of styles so whether you’ve a roundtable discussion topic to propose, a demo to show, or a subject that would suit a deep-dive masterclass, do still submit your expertise. Presentation length can be either: 25mins, 50mins or 1hr 50mins.

Not sure how the submission process works? It’s simple! Click on any of the Submit an Abstract buttons found in each section and register yourself as speaker. You’ll then be redirected to the Speaker Lounge where you can submit your presentation(s). All you need to provide is a 200 word abstract outlining what you would like to present and you can submit as many proposals as you would like; you even have the chance to go back and edit your abstracts until the 26th June deadline.

Click the areas below to find out a little more about our Tech17 streams:


Our APEX stream will provide content for APEX & Database developers to educate the user community around the latest industry trends and best practices. We’re looking at the release of 5.1, upgrading to 5.2 and we want your insights and expertise to help users maximise efficiency within their day-to-day role.

We’re looking for content around:

APEX Development
DB Design
Development Practices
Extending Core APEX
  Real World Examples

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Business Analytics

We’ve streamlined our submissions process to ensure our Business Analytics content is relevant to both the Apps17 & Tech17 conferences – so whether you're more an applications user or more technology focused, you can submit in either area.

We’re looking for presentations in the following areas:

Big Data & Data Warehousing
Business Intelligence Applications
Data Integration & Provisioning
Data Visualisation & Presentation
Predictive Analytics & Machine Learning
  Enterprise Performance Management & Business Intelligence

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Oracle Database

Now that 12.2 is available on-premise – we want to hear your triumphs and tales around upgrading to help other users who are looking to move to the new release. Whether you’ve an inspiring success story detailing how to effectively manage the transition, or you’ve a handy talk around the new features – we want your 12.2 papers!

If you’re not on the latest release, there’s still a whole host of topics you can speak about; maybe you'd like to submit a session focused on:

12c Database
Compliance, Audit & Security
Management & Administration
Performance & Internals

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As the development space evolves over the coming months, we’re looking for engaging presentations to educate developers in the newer industry trends as well as the Oracle legacy topics within the technology space.

Our Development stream aims provide industry relevant content that would appeal to both Applications Developers and Oracle-tools focused Developers – so if you’ve a presentation that could benefit other users, get submitting!

You can submit under any Development-centred topics, such as:

  Development Practices

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Open Source Non-Oracle Complementary Technologies

As the landscape for 2017 changes, we are trying to appeal to a growing audience. We’re looking for content around Open Source Non-Oracle Complementary technologies such as Apache Kafka and Docker - to name but a few. So whether you’re a master of containers or you’ve some handy hints and tips around Hadoop – submit your expertise!

 Business Analytics

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Our Middleware stream will educate users about the latest on-premise Fusion Middleware 12.2 release, Oracle Cloud Integration products and architectural topics such as API Management and Microservices. From live demos to hand-on sessions – we want you to share your experiences to help other businesses develop within the PaaS arena in terms of security, deployment and management.


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Oracle Systems

From Systems Administrators to DevOps Engineers – our Systems stream appeals to a wide variety of Oracle users who’ve an interest in:

Engineered Systems
Operating Systems

Whether you’ve insights into silicon secured memory, or you’ve overcome issues with a project that could benefit the Systems community, tell us about your highs/lows and real-world stories and present your knowledge at Tech17.

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