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DOAG Conference + Exhibition

November 21st to 24th, 2017


The 30th edition of DOAG Conference + Exhibition will be held November 21 - 24, 2017 in Nuremberg. Participants will have the opportunity to attend a three-day lecture program with more than 400 talks and international top speakers, plus a wide choice of workshops and community activities. This is a great opportunity for everyone to expand their knowledge and benefit from the know-how of the Oracle community. 

Lecture program

Again, we'll be offering more than 400 lectures. That's three days of pure knowledge to bring you up to date with the latest technology.

Community Sessions

A great opportunity to learn from peers: Join our interactive sessions to get in touch with the community.

Training day

Want to broaden your knowledge? Selected workshops will provide you with everything needed for your daily work routine.

Attendee Information


Practical Information

All information about arrival, admission, breaks, programme and more can be found on the page » Practical Information.


The Conference Guide

The official event guide, which will also be handed out on site, is now available online. Take a look inside!

Community Evenings


Community Eve on Wednesday

On Wednesday, the popular community evening begins at 7 pm, with an exclusive dinner, live music and plenty of networking opportunities. If you want to do some sport, you can take part in the table tennis tournament. » More information


Music on Thursday

At the end of the DOAG 2017 Conference + Exhibition, the band "Café Noir" will perform on Thursday. Jazzy sounds mix with groovy rhythms to create a total work of art that brings the annual conference to a fitting conclusion and makes you want to network in a relaxed atmosphere. 



Dematerialization – the redistribution of the world in times of digital Darwinism

On Wednesday evening, the digital Darwinist and consultant Karl-Heinz Land will present the challenges that come with the increasing digitalisation. He is convinced: anyone who does not care about a digital strategy today is at risk of extinction tomorrow.


Neil Sholay, Head of Digital for Oracle EMEA

Get first-hand information: Neil Sholay is responsible for supporting Oracle EMEA’s strategic customers who are undergoing digital transformation. He also has a lot to talk about on the topics of Internet of Things, Customer Experience, Big Data, Mobile and Cloud.


The difference between mistakes and failure

Robert Schröder is an active pilot, training captain and "Flight Safety Manager" at Deutsche Lufthansa. In his talk, he shows what can be learned from civil aviation in terms of fault management, and why the fear of flying is irrational.

Session Keynotes


How Linux is Transforming the Cloud

Cloud is the future for next generation application development and operational efficiency for a growing number of customers around the world. Solutions like Docker and Kubernetes are transforming how applications are delivered and security has never been more critical as customers move from traditional on-premise solutions to IaaS, PaaS and SaaS. Join Wim Coekaerts, Senior Vice President for Operating Systems and Virtualization at Oracle, who will describe how Oracle is contributing to Linux and other open source projects in the development of Oracle Cloud. View keynote


E-Business Suite: Product Strategy and Roadmap

In this session, hear from Oracle E-Business Suite Strategy leader Dr. Nadia Bendjedou as she delivers an update on the Oracle E-Business Suite product line. Nadia will also discuss how many of the industry trends such as subscription economy, adaptive intelligence and the Cloud are being adopted by Oracle E-Business Suite. You will come away with an understanding of the value Oracle E-Business Suite applications deliver now and in the future. View keynote



Whether a dedicated tour during a keynote or a short trip between two lectures, a visit to the exhibition is always worthwhile: Established international and national companies will be exhibiting alongside SME newcomers, manufacturers and service providers, Oracle Partners and competitors, presenting news from the Oracle world. 

Our offer for companies: In a topic-specific environment, you have direct personal contact with trade professionals and you can benefit from the networking among Oracle users to establish contacts and reach your target group directly.