Oracle Corporation, the world's largest enterprise software company, presented
the keynote series during the Oracle AppsWorld conference, held June
23 - 26, 2003, at the ExCeL Conference Centre in London, UK.
program included addresses by industry leaders, strategic partners and
Oracle's leading visionaries. The keynote series will tackle some of the
industry's most prevalent issues and concerns, offering attendees insight
on strategy and direction on ways to maximize and extend Oracle applications
to reduce costs, increase efficiencies and provide better information.
The keynote series included:
- Sergio Giacoletto, Executive Vice President, Oracle Europe
Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Mark Jarvis, Chief Marketing Officer,
Oracle, will open the show on Tuesday, June 24th with a welcome address
that will provide insight into developments that will occur across countries
and regions in 2003 to help clarify thinking on risks and opportunities
for businesses in tomorrow's economic climate.
- Douglas Busch, Vice President and Chief Information Officer,
Intel Corporation, will explain how he has increased productivity, lowered
costs and provided Intel with a competitive edge in this down market
by investing in the mobile workforce and an integrated enterprise.
- Larry Ellison, Oracle Chairman and CEO, will deliver a live
keynote on Tuesday, June 24th.
- Garry Veale, EMEA Vice President, Business & Partner Development,
EMC Corporation, will outline EMC's vision for the future of information
- Ron Wohl, executive vice president, Oracle Applications Development,
will provide an update on the current status and direction of the Oracle
- Paul Spence, CEO Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, UK and Ireland;
Stephen Gill, Vice President & Managing Director, HP Ltd, UK and
Ireland; and Stephen Lyle, Vice President, Global Alliance, Hewlett-Packard
will engage in a meeting of minds to discuss how innovation can reduce
total cost of ownership, the benefits of an adaptive infrastructure
and current and future technology trends.
- Greg Papadopoulos, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology
Officer, Sun Microsystems, Inc., will look at trends and advances in
network computing architecture and technology, and how these can be
applied to drive cost and complexity from IT infrastructure for maximum
performance and return on investment.
- Cliff Godwin, Senior Vice President, Applications Technology,
Oracle Corporation, will deliver a technology update, including how
to implement e-business processes, upgrading to the Oracle E-Business
Suite version 11i and consolidation of data instances to gain competitive
The Oracle AppsWorld keynote series always provides delegates with insight
into the latest technology directions and strategies to help them stay
competitive and succeed in any business climate," said Robert Fleming,
Senior Director, Applications and Outsourcing Marketing, Oracle Europe,
Middle East and Africa.