Call for Papers

You've got the experience, and we've got your stage!

Share your story with hundreds of Oracle professionals in Largest Independent Oracle Users Group Conference in India. Not only will you gain valuable recognition and connections from being part of the conference, you will also receive complimentary registration to Sangam18 (10th Anniversary) Conference happening December 7-8, 2018 at The Oterra in Bengaluru, India.

We are looking for dynamic storytellers to lead interactive and engaging sessions sharing proven practices or innovative and unique capabilities, tools, tips or approaches. This conference will spotlight Oracle strategies and approaches that can immediately improve business performance.

Important Dates for Speakers:

  • Deadline to submit abstracts: 25th Aug 2018, Extended Date: 3rd Sep 2018
  • Approximate date you will be notified:
    • Round 1: 10th Sep 2018 &
    • Round 2: 30th Sep 2018
  • Deadline to submit Version 1 of your presentations: 15th Nov 2018
  • Deadline to submit white papers: 30th Nov 2018
  • Deadline to submit copies of presentations: 30th Nov 2018

About the Process

  • We will accept papers on any topic related to Oracle Cloud, Oracle Database, Oracle Applications (EBS, PeopleSoft, and Siebel), Middleware, Engineered Systems, BigData, Virtualization and Servers, and Storage. Please follow the following guidelines to submit your papers.
  • Submissions will only be accepted through the online form. By submitting a proposal for consideration, you agree that if selected, you will be available to present at Sanngam18
  • Primary presenter will receive complimentary registration for the entire two-day conference.
  • Each presentation may have a maximum of two presenters.
  • Please list all the presenters on the form as you will not be able to add presenters once you are selected.
  • Costs associated with the presentation—including travel and lodging—are the responsibility of the presenter

How to request additional speakers/Co-speakers

Please complete your additional/ co-speaker(s) request on or before 15th Nov 2018.
Note: For getting additional speaker conference pass, please follow the normal registration channel.

How to submit a paper:

A simple process to fill following Google Form
CFP Link - 

Selection Process:

Once the CFP closes, the presentations will be selected by a 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 the highest scores will be selected.

Guidelines to Submit White Paper:

White papers will be published in the Sangam18 edition of Oracle Connect.  Oracle Connect is a technical journal of AIOUG published quarterly. Check this link for Articles Submission Guidelines.

Tips for writing your proposal

  • Imagine yourself as an attendee. What would you like to hear? What would make a positive impression and make you feel your time was well-spent?
  • Have something to say that’s useful! The audience will want actionable content – stuff they can apply or make a difference with when they get back to their jobs. What have you learned that can be useful to them? How can they apply it? Talking about case studies is always good.
  • Say enough, but don’t say too much. One sentence – or a list of bullets – is definitely not enough, but more than 200 words are usually too much. Think through and express your message succinctly
  • Don’t be commercial, and don’t overuse buzzwords. Both will lessen your chances of being accepted
  • Don’t underestimate the audience. Generally, you’ll be talking to an experienced professional who is capable of absorbing new material comfortably. Aim high!

Contact Us:

For questions regarding the Call for Proposals, send an e-mail to