News Release

Digital Media Center Hosts Oracle APEX Tour on December 4

Santa Ana Marks Only U.S. Location on Five-Country Tour

WHAT

Rancho Santiago Community College District’s Digital Media Center is the last stop on the Oracle APEX Tour 2013. This week, the tour has stops in Montevideo, Uruguay; Cordoba, Argentina; Porto Alegre, Brazil; and San Jose, Costa Rica. The fifth and final stop in Santa Ana will feature presentations in both English and Spanish.

The purpose of the tour is to introduce Oracle APEX and its lightening fast database development – a free, innovative tool to aid the development of Web applications for desktops, tablets and smartphones. Presentations will also include: Customizing Reports with Oracle Application Express and APEX Mobile Breakdown. Lunch and ample networking time will be provided.

WHERE

Digital Media Center, 1300 S. Bristol, Santa Ana, CA 92704

WHEN

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
  8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

WHO

The event is sponsored by ClarTech Solutions, Inc.; Camara de Empresarios Latinoamericanos, California Community Colleges Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy, and Miniondas. Presenters include: Raj Mattamal, Oracle ACE Director, co-president, Niantic Systems, LLC; Clarisa Maman Orfali, system engineer, co-founder AROUG, founder and CEO at ClarTech Solutions, Inc.; and Gustavo Chamorro, director of the Digital Media Center.

WHY

This event is presented by the Digital Media Center to offer a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs to learn more about technology from master teachers.

HOW

The event is free, but seating is limited. To ensure a seat at this event, please contact Marbella Gonzalez at (714) 241-5836 or gonzalez_marbella@rsccd.edu.

About the Digital Media Center
The Digital Media Center (DMC), an economic development program of Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) and a Santa Ana College (SAC) instructional center, joins technology, business and education under one roof. The DMC was made possible through a $1.6 million U.S. Department of Commerce grant, land donated by the City of Santa Ana and Measure E funds. The DMC features a RSCCD-hosted business incubator currently nurturing 19 digital media companies and college programs and seminars in the digital media arts, TV/video and business.

About the Rancho Santiago Community College District
The mission of the Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) is to respond to the educational needs of an ever-changing community and to provide programs and services that reflect academic excellence.  Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College are public community colleges of RSCCD, which serve the residents of Anaheim Hills, East Garden Grove, Irvine, Orange, Santa Ana, Tustin and Villa Park.  Both colleges provide education for academic transfer and careers, courses for personal and professional development, customized training for business and industry, and programs to train nurses, firefighters and law enforcement personnel. 

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Contact: Judy Iannaccone

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