Then I've got some exciting news:
My session, titled "The Whys and Wherefores of New Oracle Database 12c PL/SQL Features", and given the very best session number: CON7828, will take place at 3:45 PM on Wednesday, October 1 (also the birthday of my son, Eli - surely this is not a coincidence. Surely there must be a reason...oh, wait, right, no. Stuff just happens).
And the location? Moscone South 103
As anyone who has ever attended OOW before knows, Moscone South 103 is the premier location for a session on PL/SQL.
OK, fine, so I am being a little...sarcastic? No, no, not at all. Just playful.
I am very excited to be attending OOW as an Oracle Architect for the first time. We are going to have FUN!
Especially because Monday night at 6:30 PM, we will hold the FIRST EVER YesSQL! a celebration of SQL and PL/SQL.
This celebration is on the OOW schedule as a "session", though I can assure you it will be unlike any other session you've gone to. Here's a description:
Co-hosted by Tom Kyte and Steven Feuerstein, YesSQL! is an Oracle Open World event celebrating SQL, PL/SQL, and the people who both make the technology and use it.
At YesSQL!, special guests Andy Mendelsohn, Maria Colgan, Andrew Holdsworth, Graham Wood and others share our stories with you, and invite you to share yours with us, because....
YesSQL! is an open mic night. Tell us how SQL and PL/SQL - and the Oracle experts who circle the globe sharing their expertise - have affected your life!
And right after YesSQL! everyone is invited to join the big Tech Fest on Howard Street, where we can continue our conversations, and mingle with Java, MySQL and other developers in the vast Oracle ecosystem.
Bottom line: If developing applications against Oracle Database is a big a part of your life, join us for a fun and uplifting evening.
Space is limited at YesSQL!, so be sure to sign up. The session ID is CON9027.