As most people likely to read this blog will know, I am a great fan of the ODTUG Kscope yearly conference for Oracle developers. In my opinion it is one of the absolute best places for awesome content, presenters, attendees and networking - all wrapped in one high quality package that's fun too.
Some Dutch developers (Erik van Roon, Gert Poel and more) and I had a little twitter discussion some time ago. Some european developers would love to attend Kscope due to the high quality, but they simply can't attend a US based conference, either due to lack of funding or company policy that prohibits travelling far away for conferences. A European version of Kscope we think would have potentially a large number of attendees who would love the ODTUG experience but can't go to Kscope.
We believe there is room for such a conference, even though Europe has great national OUG conferences like UKOUG, DOAG, OUGN, Harmony, BGOUG and more. These also have developer content, but they are not conferences dedicated solely to developers. We think a developer conference could supplement the existing european conferences, not replace them.
But so far that is just a feeling we have. We would like some more facts and figures on how many would be interested in an "ODTUG Escope" conference - somewhat like Kscope but in Europe.
So just in time before Kscope15 starts, here is a feasibility survey on what you would all think about an Escope conference: https://goo.gl/forms/ulJJY9cXP9
Please fill out the survey and give us your opinion about the idea of Escope. That way we can better know whether the idea is stillborn, or whether we have a good idea to present to ODTUG :-)
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