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Karen Cannell

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About Karen:

Karen Cannell promotes APEX topics and best practices through local, regional and national user group presentations and papers. A devoted user group volunteer since 2007, she is especially active in ODTUG, where she serves as the editor of the ODTUG Technical Journal. She is former Associate Editor of IOUG SELECT Magazine. She is co-author of Agile Oracle Application Express, Expert Oracle Application Express and Beginning Oracle Application Express 4. Her most recent presentation at Kscope15 focused on APEX Interactive Reports with a Deep Dive: APEX 5 New Features and Upgrade Cheat Sheet.


Karen Cannell has delivered Application Express solutions since its Web DB and HTMLDB beginnings, and continues to leverage the Oracle suite of tools to build quality web applications for clients in government, medical, and engineering industries.  She is known for thinking outside the box to implement maintainable APEX solutions – most are still in production today (upgraded, of course!). . A mechanical engineer by degree (one of them), she has analyzed, designed, developed, converted, upgraded, enhanced, and otherwise improved legacy and commercial database applications for over 25 years, concentrating on Oracle technologies since 1994 and APEX since it was born. Karen is President of TH Technology, a small consulting firm providing Oracle technology services, lately focused on APEX, where she continues to deliver quality solutions for her clients.


A list of Karen's "APEX Presentations Through the Years" are available here.

A list of some of Karen's favorite APEX applications may be seen here.



OTN Community Name: @K Cannell

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Twitter: @thtechnology (


Book: Oracle-Application-Express-Experts/dp/1430237597


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