October 23, 2003

6:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M.






Eric Siglin, President

Len Terranova, Treasurer

George Spantidakis, Vice President

Chuck Egerter, Meeting Co-ordinator

Maryann Marnell, Immediate Past President

Suzanne Papp, Technical Co-ordinator

Richard Stears, Membership Co-ordinator

Shanon Carter, Secretary

John Letchford, Web Co-ordinator



Attendance: See sign-in list


Call To Order: The meeting was called to order at 6:20 PM

Approval of Minutes:      




Registration, networking with fellow members, light refreshments

General discussion among members and visitors.


Welcome, User Group Update

Eric Siglin called the meeting to order and welcomed all to the meeting. Introduces new President George Spantidakis who reviews the agenda for the evening.


Thanks to KDC for hosting our meetings. Jeff and Brad from KDC review the new course offerings.


Incoming officers of the board for FY 2004 effective November 2003:

George Spantidakis, President

Bruce Elliott, Vice President and Membership Coordinator

Len Terranova, Director of Finance

Dorothy Schubert, Secretary

Chuck Ergeter, Meeting Coordinator

Eric Siglin, Immediate Past President


We will have a meeting on November 20th the third Thursday of November 2003. 6:00 PM.


Suggested topics for future meetings were suggested:

  • Database Migration 8i to 9i.
  • 10G Database new features
  • 9i Application Server
  • 10G Application Server
  • Installation Topics
    • 9i on Linux
    • 9i on Windows
  • Distributed database connectivity
  • Enterprise computing


The website domain has been changed and can be accessed from:

Soug.net or Soug.us, both of which redirect to Soug.acomp.usf.edu where we are hosted.


Christmas Party will be at Bahama Breeze December 11, 2003 at 6:00 PM.




Keynote Address: Oracle University and the 10G database.

George introduced our speakers Ed Dansker Sr. Director, Oracle University and Nick Angelis, Director of Core Curriculum, Oracle University.


Action items

Meeting adjourned


Next Meeting

November 20, 2003 6:00PM,

KDC Knowledge Development Center

1715 Westshore Boulevard, Suite 120



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