You may ask, “Why are there Bonus Sessions at Kscope17?” Do we need more than:


• Nearly 300 educational sessions among 11 tracks?

• Hands-on Training with Oracle experts from around the world?

• A full day of track-centered training from Oracle’s Product Managers and Product Leads?

• Two-hour Deep Dives on Thursday?

• Networking with colleagues from over 30 countries and over 500 cities?

• Interacting with vendors who are on hand to help solve your most difficult technical scenarios?


Yes, we think you do! 

So…ODTUG Kscope17 brings you Bonus Sessions!


Don’t miss: 

The Importance of User Groups 

Wednesday, June 28, 2017; Session 14   1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Audience: All

Tracks: All

Join Debra Lilley, Certus Solutions, Natalie Delemar, ODTUG President, and other User Group Leaders and Volunteers to discuss:

In the modern, digital world in which we now live, what is the value of a user group? Can we not get the content from Google, YouTube or Oracle direct? A group of passionate user group leaders will discuss where they think the user group delivers additional value: the networking, the learning, the sharing of stories and challenges, and most of all the fun.

How to Write a Winning Abstract for Kscope18

Wednesday, June 28, 2017; Session 12   9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Audience: All

Tracks: All

Join Danny Bryant, Accenture Enkitec Group and Kscope17 Conference Chair, and Natalie Delemar, Ernst & Young and ODTUG President, as they moderate a discussion:

With over 1200 abstracts submitted in 2016 for Kscope17, the competition to be selected to present at Kscope is tougher than ever. Want to know the secret of writing a winning abstract? Join Danny Bryant, Kscope17 Conference Chair, and Natalie Delemar, ODTUG President, as they moderate a group discussion on best tips and tricks for writing a winning abstract. Whether you have previously had sessions accepted or declined, or are considering sharing your experiences next year, this session should not be missed.

Ghost in the Cloud: Hacking Kscope

Monday, June 26, 2017; Session 4   3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Audience: All

Tracks: Essbase, BI & Reporting, Data Visualization & Advanced Analytics

In the 21st century, humans have become interconnected at conferences through a vast electronic network of beacon technology. Come join cyberpunks Danny Bryant (Kscope17 Conference Chair) and Opal Alapat (Kscope17 Assistant Conference Chair) as they welcome you to this super cool IoT technology. They'll also demo how they paired it with Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) to hack Kscope16 attendance metrics and movement, as well as visualize the data. Ever wanted to get a behind-the-scenes view of Kscope? Come plug into this session!