Call for Papers

Speaker Guidelines

We will accept papers on any topic related to Oracle Cloud, Oracle Database, Oracle Applications (EBS, PeopleSoft, Siebel), Middleware, Engineered Systems, BigData, Virtualization and Servers and Storage. Please follow the following guidelines to submit your papers.

Similar to all user group conferences around the world, speakers selected will get free registration.  Travel, accommodation and expenses will be the responsibility of the speakers.

Please note that presentations should not have sales or marketing content.  This is a user’s conference and should have technical value to the attendees. Presentations containing any kind of sales or marketing information will be disqualified.

Important Dates for Speakers:

  • Deadline to submit abstracts: 20th July 2016 - Closed
  • Approximate date you will be notified: 20th Aug 2016       
  • Deadline to submit white papers: 20th Sep 2016
  • Deadline to submit Version 1 of your presentations: 30th Sep 2016
  • Deadline to submit copies of presentations: 31st Oct 2016


Sangam16 will have Seven tracks:

  •     Database Track 
  •     Developer Track 
  •     Application Track -1
  •     Application Track -2
  •     PeopleSoft/Middleware Track
  •     BigData/Virtualization/SIG Track
  •     Oracle Cloud Track

How to submit a paper:

A Simple 2-Step Process to Fill Google Forms.

Selection Process:

Once the CFP closes, the presentations will be selected by panel of judges who have attended previous Sangam conferences.  Basically this is a user’s conference and we allow our users to select what topics they want to listen. Panelists will score each paper on a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being the highest). Papers with highest scores will be selected.

Guidelines to Submit White Paper

White papers will be published in the Sangam16 edition of Oracle Connect.  Oracle Connect is a technical journal of AIOUG published quarterly. Check this link for Articles Submission Guidelines.

Contact Us

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