COLLABORATE 10 - OAUG Forum Brochure
Three leading Oracle users groups – the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) and Quest International Users Group (Quest) – unite to present COLLABORATE 10: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community. As an educational conference, COLLABORATE 10 helps users of Oracle business applications and database software gain greater value from their investments. Created by and for customers, COLLABORATE 10 offers an expert blend of customer-to-customer interaction and insights from technology visionaries and strategists. Expand your network of contacts by interacting with users, solutions providers, consultants, developers and representatives from Oracle Corporation at COLLABORATE 10.
M a n dala y B ve Las nt Veg as , OAUG ay C on r n te Ce A a US io n vad Ne FO RU Register by March 18 and save over 20% M Education on Target 400 user-driven sessions by OAUG-selected speakers featuring tips, techniques and best practices � plus access to all three groups' education, nearly 800 sessions in total. APRIL 18-22, 2010 MANDALAY BAY CONVENTION CENTER LAS VEGAS, NEVADA USA The Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) and Quest International Users Group (Quest), present COLLABORATE 10: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community. As an educational conference, COLLABORATE 10 helps users of the full family of Oracle business applications and database software gain greater value from their Oracle investments. Created by and for customers, COLLABORATE 10 offers an expert blend of customer-to-customer interaction and insights from technology visionaries and Oracle strategists. Expand your network of contacts by interacting with Oracle customers, solutions providers, consultants, developers and representatives from Oracle Corporation at COLLABORATE 10. Over 50 Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings throughout the week � fantastic opportunities to connect and discuss your specific areas of interest. Geographic networking meetings. Get to know the users in your region. Interact, face to face, with Oracle executives and product development professionals. Unique educational experiences, including the Women in Technology panel discussion, Fusion Council seminar, OAUG-IT Convergence Boot Camp programming and more. Sunday's 20th Anniversary Celebration is a trip down memory lane to celebrate the meteoric ascent of the OAUG � and help kick off its next twenty years with a bang. Find complementary products and solutions providers who can help you reach new heights of performance with your Oracle environment in the Exhibitor Showcase. If you attend one conference this year, make this the one. COLLABORATE 10 offers hundreds of user-driven educational presentations, highimpact networking opportunities and direct access to other Oracle customers, executives and solution providers. Be there and you'll gain practical insights, techniques and answers to your questions -- everything you need to help your organization sharpen its performance and WIN. 2 Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com Who Will Be There? Fusion, E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, Agile, Hyperion, Oracle Communications, Siebel users Oracle development and executive management Applications managers Executive management Systems analysts Strategic IT managers Business and IT developers DBA and technical support Functional project managers Solution providers New This Year! A Full Day of Sunday Programming 2010 marks both the 5th year of the COLLABORATE conference and the 20th Anniversary celebration for the OAUG. To celebrate these milestones and provide even more value to attendees, we've enhanced Sunday offerings. You'll find more details throughout these pages and online at oaug.collaborate10.com: � � � � � 35OAUGEducationalBreakoutSessions FreeOAUG-ITConvergenceBootCampWorkshops Fusion"SouptoNuts"Seminar 33SpecialInterestGroup(SIG)Meetings 20thAnniversaryCelebrationatMandalayBay Bullseye: COLLABORATE 10 is Productive & Affordable Save $400 when you register prior to the early-bird cutoff, March 18. The OAUG has negotiated discountedrateswiththeofficialconferencehotels(aslowas$71pernight�seepage19). Visit our online Cost-Cutting Corner for even more ways to save hundreds on your trip. oaug.collaborate10.com/about/costcutting Be sure to arrive on Saturday so you can hit the ground running early Sunday! 3 Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE Additional information available at oaug.collaborate10.com Sunday, April 18, 2010 7:00a.m.-6:00p.m. General and Exhibitor Registration OAUG Boot Camp Workshops OAUG Educational Breakout Sessions OAUG SIG Meetings Oracle Fusion "SouptoNuts" Wellness Session OAUG 20th Anniversary Celebration Monday, April 19, 2010 6:00a.m.-7:00a.m. OAUG Wellness Program Morning Workout General and Exhibitor Registration OAUG Educational Breakout Sessions OAUG SIG Meetings General Session and Keynote Address OAUG Educational Breakout Sessions Lunch OAUG Educational Breakout Sessions Afternoon Break OAUG Educational Breakout Sessions Welcome Reception in Exhibitor Showcase Tuesday, April 20, 2010 6:00a.m.-7:00a.m. OAUG Wellness Program Morning Workout General and Exhibitor Registration OAUG Educational Breakout Sessions OAUG SIG Meetings Wednesday, April 21, 2010 6:00a.m.-7:00a.m. OAUG Wellness Program Morning Workout General Registration Thursday, April 22, 2010 7:30a.m.-12:00p.m. General Registration OAUG Educational Breakout Sessions OAUG SIG Meetings 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m. 7:00a.m.-7:00p.m. 7:30a.m.-6:00p.m. 7:30a.m.-6:00p.m. 8:30a.m.-1:15p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8:00a.m.-9:00a.m. 8:00a.m.-9:00a.m. 7:30a.m.-3:00p.m. Exhibitor Registration OAUG Educational Breakout Sessions OAUG SIG Meetings 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8:00a.m.-11:30a.m. 1:00p.m.-6:00p.m. 9:15a.m.-10:30a.m. 9:15a.m.-10:15a.m. Keynote Address 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 10:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Exhibitor Showcase OAUG Educational Breakout Sessions Lunch in Exhibitor Showcase OAUG Educational Breakout Sessions OAUG Geo Meetings Cocktail Reception in Exhibitor Showcase 10:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Exhibitor Showcase 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m. 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. 10:30a.m.-11:30a.m. 10:30a.m.-11:30a.m. Women in IT Panel Lunch in Exhibitor Showcase OAUG Educational Breakout Sessions Afternoon Break in Exhibitor Showcase OAUG Educational Breakout Sessions Evening Appreciation Event 22 Calendar Thursday 1:15p.m.-3:30p.m. 11:30a.m.-1:00p.m. 11:30a.m.-1:00p.m. 3:30p.m.-3:45p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 1:00p.m.-3:15p.m. 18 Calendar 4 Sunday 3:45p.m.-4:45p.m. 4:30p.m.-5:30p.m. 3:15p.m.-4:00p.m. 5:00p.m.-7:30p.m. 5:30p.m.-7:00p.m. 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m. Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com ORACLE PARTICIPATION Demonstrating the continued collaboration and partnership between the user community and Oracle Corporation, Oracle representatives will be on hand throughout COLLABORATE 10 to provide direction and strategies to help you advance. Get the one-to-one access you need through education sessions, meeting opportunities, product demonstrations and networking events. Hear breaking news and product announcements. With the latest information directly from Oracle, you can increase your quality of service, strengthen your architecture for maximum performance and minimize IT costs. For a list of confirmed participants, session abstracts and speaking times, visit oaug.collaborate10.com. "I can tell COLLABORATE has already become a very important event because so many products get synchronized inside of Oracle, from development, targeted at this event now." � Charles E. Phillips, Jr. President, Oracle Corporation COLLABORATE 09 Keynote Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com 5 OAUG FORUM TARGETS YOUR TOP CHALLENGES As the leading knowledgebase for Oracle Applications users, it is the OAUG's mission to enhance the capabilities of real users through education. COLLABORATE 10 - OAUG Forum is the cornerstone of that You Call educational programming. To develop the top-quality, user-driven content you have come to expect, theOAUGengagesapanelofexperts,includingleadersfrom70specialinterestgroups(SIGs),the Conference Committee, Education Committee and Oracle Product Development, as well as the Board of Directors. The presentation selection process is rigorous. An open call for presentations met with a tremendous response from the user community this year, with well over 1,300 proposals received. Our multidisciplinary team reviews and thoroughly vets those proposals for a final selection of approximately 400 education sessions. Selected presentations are deemed to be the most relevant, the most useful and the most likely to have an immediate impact when their concepts are applied by your organization. These sessions are organized into 18 educational tracks, designed to help you identify the most pertinent sessions to complement your particular educational needs. Design your own curriculum � feel free to fully immerse yourself in a single track, or sample offerings from as many as you'd like. Sessions range from beginning to advanced levels and dedicated session rooms eliminate conflicting sessions within your specific track. As a COLLABORATE 10 attendee, you also have access to the educational offerings presented by IOUG and Quest � together, the three groups will deliver nearly 800 sessions at this year's conference. More detailed descriptions of the following tracks are available at oaug.collaborate10.com. You can also view the entire slate of education sessions and begin to plan your full week of COLLABORATE education with our convenient online agenda builder. The Shots COLLABORATE 10 lets you design your own curriculum from all of the education sessions presented by IOUG, OAUG and Quest. Preview the OAUG offerings online at oaug.collaborate10.com/agenda, and in early 2010, use the online agenda builder to create and save a schedule using all three groups' offerings. 6 Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com MAKE WINNING CONNECTIONS WITH OAUG GEOS and SIGS 57* SIGs will meet during Over 50 Special Interest Group (SIG) General Meetings During the Week The OAUG SIGs serve as forums to collect and discuss user requirements and interests on specific issues and areas within the family of Oracle Applications products. Whether a SIG works with a particular application or a particular industry, it provides the information specificity you need to maximize your Oracle Applications investment! Over 50 SIGs will host general meetings during COLLABORATE 10, which are great opportunities to network with users in your area of special interest. GEOs Meet Tuesday, April 20 The OAUG Geo members reside within a defined geographic region and meet to facilitate networking among area applications users. Members discuss and share ideas concerning many diverse topics. Be sure to visit oaug.collaborate10.com/agenda/geosig for the latest meeting schedule. COLLABORATE 10 to discuss these products and others: E-Business Suite Siebel Customer Relationship Management Hyperion OBIEE Enterprise Asset Management Customer Data Management Fusion Applications General Ledger Financials PeopleSoft *At press time. For the complete schedule of Geo and SIG meetings at COLLABORATE, please visit oaug.collaborate10.com/agenda/geosig. Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com 7 TRACKS AND SAMPLE EDUCATION SESSIONS Application Strategy and Services Sessions discuss the overall strategy of Oracle Applications as a variety of Applications thought leadership, user experience and integration. These sessions apply to all the Oracle Applications product lines, including E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, Siebel and JD Edwards. In addition, you'll find sessions covering services that aim to help you maximize the value of your applications investment, accelerate your implementation timelines and business results and optimize your post-implementation monitoring and support including Oracle Support, Oracle Consulting On Demand/SaaS for applications and Oracle University. Sessions include: Improving Your Return on Investment: Strategically Accelerating User Adoption of Oracle Technologies David Dodds, Oracle University How to Manage Customizations Using Application Change Management Pack for Oracle E-Business Suite Milton Estrada, TUSC I found something appealing and applicable in almost every timeslot." Alicia Hoekstra, Consultant, Solution Beacon, LLC 2009 Attendee BI/Data Warehousing/EPM Business intelligence, knowledge management, data mining, analytics: what does it all mean? What does it have to do with my data warehouse and databases? Today you have to do more than tune your data warehouse. You have to start at the beginning with the design, work through to the deployment, and keep it tuned for peak performance. Plus, you need to make the most of that stored data by analyzing it and using it to give your company a competitive advantage. Business intelligence has moved beyond the data warehouse to access other data sources; learn how BI is helping companies make the right decisions. This track examines the growth of business intelligence and the partnership with data warehousing to make the most of your key data sources. Sessions include: Leveraging Your Hyperion Investment for Non-Financial Operations Maria Myers, Linium Oracle's Strategy and Roadmap for Oracle's Hyperion Performance Management Applications John O'Rourke, Oracle Asset Lifecycle Management Organizations are realizing significant cost savings and improved planning capabilities through integration of the entire asset lifecycle. From sourcing and procurement through capitalization, financial and operations management and write-off, out-of-the-box enterprise integration links all business functions for complete asset visibility and control. Sessions include: Upgrade Analysis: Enterprise Asset Management 11.5.10 to 12.1, Who What Where When Why and HOW? Aaron Williams, USANA Health Sciences Oracle's Capital Infrastructure Blueprint for PeopleSoft Customers Mark Rosenberg, Oracle 8 Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com TRACKS AND SAMPLE EDUCATION SESSIONS Database Customer Relationship Management The customer is always right, so you need to be right about your customers. Creating profitable, loyal customers is theultimategoalofcustomerrelationshipmanagement(CRM)-- customers who will continue to buy from you when a competitive alternative exists. Gain insight and guidance from your peers who are setting the standard for customer-centric business transformations. Sessions include: Governance Risk Compliance as the Foundation for Computer System Validation of Siebel E-medical Rosemary Amato, Deloitte Consulting Leveraging Oracle Quoting for a Fully Integrated Opportunity to Back Office Process Jill Vickers, OAC Services, Inc. The Oracle relational database continues to evolve to include more new features, and as a result, has become even more complicated. On top of all the daily challenges of maintaining a high performance database, now youhavetobesurethedataareavailable24�7andcompatible with other systems. This track is designed to provide DBAs of every experience level and industry with the tools to productively and creatively administer your data. Sessions include: Top Ten DBA Challenges in an EBS Environment Srini Chavali, Cummins, Inc. Leveraging Oracle Database Security Technologies with Oracle E-Business Suite Steven Kost, Integrigy Corporation Development Working in application development means learning an alphabet soup of languages and performing a balancing act between Web-based, wireless and client/ server applications. What will give you the edge to create successful applications? Do you use the Oracle suite of tools, or do you need to look for something that you can integrate? And how will your applications be used? With wireless technology? Through a portal? Will your forms and reports be used on an intranet or on the Internet? This track covers the topics that surround the development and deployment of your applications. Sessions include: Data Sanitization for R12 Oracle E-Business Suite Anunaya Shrivastava, ADS I heard from experts and my peers. It was particularly helpful to hear from more than one expert on the same topic. In my case, I heard two very different views of the security in APEX. This presented a balanced starting point for further research. Chad Johnson, DBA Polk County BoCC 2009 Attendee Steps and Methodology for Custom Development in R12 E-Business Suite Srinivas Pothireddy, Apps Associates Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com 9 Governance Risk and Compliance Governance Risk and Compliance is not just about business controls that legislation requires. It makes sound business sense to protect your reputation, remain competitive, ensure your staff follows your business processes and control your business finances, in addition to any legislation or industry requirements. Follow this track if you are affected by government regulations or industry requirements, or you want to improve your management of business risk and enable your organization to operate more effectively. Sessions include: HowtoIntegratePeopleSoftEnterprise9.1Applications and Oracle Policy Automation Jen McClure, CherryRoad Technologies, Inc. Case Study: An Embedded and Effective GRC Solution for the Oracle E-Business Suite Chris Broussard, Paradigm Geophyiscal TRACKS AND SAMPLE EDUCATION SESSIONS Infrastructure Technologies As a technology professional, you have the ability to guide a company's direction. Part of your evolving responsibilities includes implementing best practices and understanding viable future technologies. Your knowledge will help lead discussions to apply technology to the changing needs of the business. This track covers the information you need to participate in your company's infrastructure decisions surrounding the database environment. Topics focus on an enterprise scope when dealing with networks, hardware, middleware, backup strategies, disaster recovery, data management and technology trends. Sessions include: Implementing an Advanced Architecture for Oracle E-Business Suite Elke Phelps, Humana Inc. Advanced Technology Deployment Architectures for E-Business Suite Steven Chan, Oracle Financial Management This track provides the regimen needed to maintain the health and well-being of an organization, covering the systems and processes that enable efficient operations and support strong internal financial controls. Sessions include: Oracle Financials Road Map and Vision Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 and Beyond Amrita Mehrok, Oracle Implementation of Hyperion EPM System Integrated to Oracle EBS Matthew Maxon, Coherent, Inc. 10 Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com Human Capital Management In the face of brutal competition, leaders must drive superior levels of efficiency and performance throughout their operations. This track discusses how Human Capital Management can be employed to create a direct line of sight between key objectives and workforce performance, improving operating and financial results. Sessions include: Oracle SSHR: Get Your Information When You Need It without Waiting Karen Busko, IT Convergence PeopleSoft Approval Workflow Engine Overview Philip Ledbetter, TITIAN Technology Partners TRACKS AND SAMPLE EDUCATION SESSIONS I was able to learn exactly what I set out to learn when I registered for the conference. Manufacturing In order to compete in the manufacturing arena companies must deal with the pressures of globalization, increasing supply chain complexity and increasing customer expectations. Learn how different companies are gaining a competitive edge by building responsive and lean manufacturing organizations. Sessions include: Supply Chain Lessons From The Economic Meltdown Kraig Brown, LL Products How to Increase Throughput with Oracle Production Scheduling, Nicolas Huret, Chevalier Consulting, LLC Professional Development It's not enough these days to just know how to tune a database or build a Web page. You need to have all the skills to stand out in the sea of IT professionals and to move ahead. Skills like risk analysis, project management, determining return on investment, resolving conflicts and team building are just as valuable in the work place. This focus area highlights the other professional and personal skills you need to get ahead and to advance your career. Sessions include: PM BlackJack - The 21 Things Your Project Sponsor Really Wants to Know Janet Dahmen, TUSC Ten Steps to Success: Tips and Advice to Achieve Oracle EBS Certification Mohan Dutt, VeriSign Inc. Jim Emanuelson, Land O'Lakes 2009 Attendee Master Data/ Application Integration Master Data Management consolidates and maintains complete, accurate and authoritative master data across the enterprise and distributes this master information to all operational and analytical applications as a shared service. Sessions include: Oracle Master Data Management Strategy and Roadmap Pascal Laik, Oracle Best Practices and Advanced Topics in Master Data Management and Data Governance Dan Power, Hub Solution Designs, Inc. Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com 11 Sales Order Fulfillment Sales Order Fulfillment applications streamline and automate the entire sales order management process, from order promising and order capture to transportation and shipment. It captures multi-channel demand, including EDI, XML, telesales and web storefronts. Business benefits include reduced fulfillment costs, reduced order fulfillment cycle time and improved order accuracy and on-time delivery. Sessions include: Streamlining Multiple Instantiation in Oracle Configurator Developer James Lindhorst, DARC Corporation Implementing Oracle WMS in a High Volume Distribution Center Paula Baran, KAZ, Incorporated TRACKS AND SAMPLE EDUCATION SESSIONS Supply Chain and Planning When a performance-driven approach is applied to a manufacturing-based enterprise, an effective, streamlined supply chain takes center stage. These enterprises focus on performance-enhancing initiatives that let them reduce inventories and operational costs and improve customer service through better, timelier product availability. Such near-flawless execution is a result of having crystal-clear visibility into the supply chain to identify problems early and make real-time adjustments to supply chain processes. Sessions include: Synchronize Your Financial and Operating Plans with Oracle Integrated Business Planning Scott Malcolm, Oracle sPro:Implementation in a Complex Regulatory Environment in Support of Global Supply Chain Objectives Brad Gualrson ManTech International Corporation Project and Portfolio Management Learn about applications that enable organizations to develop, manage and deliver dynamic product catalogs across all channels. By using the software, companies can bundle profitable offerings, simplify the process of defining and classifying products and equip marketers with tools for configuring pricing rules, staging content, managing approvals and publishing catalogs. Sessions include: Phasing Your Way to Project Management Success Patrick Savage, Emerging Solutions Improved Federal Accounting with Oracle Projects Release 12.1.1 Randy Egger, Project Partners, LLC Supplier Relationship Management and Procurement Supplier Relationship Management is the integrated suite of procurement applications that dramatically cut all supply management costs. Enterprise SRM reduces spend on goods and services, streamlines procure-to-pay processes and drives policy compliance. Sessions include: Developing an Inventory Consignment Program with Your Supplier, Yvonne Ventimiglia, Garmin International Oracle's PeopleSoft Purchasing Contracts and RecurringVouchersRelease9.1Overview Alexandra Dhillon, Oracle 12 Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com TheOracleApplicationsUsersGroup(OAUG)isregisteredwiththeNationalAssociationof State Boards ofAccountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North,Nashville,TN37219-2417.Website:nasba.org. For issues regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact OracleApplicationsUsersGroup,3525PiedmontRoad,BuildingFive,Suite300,Atlanta,GA 30305-1501.Phone:+1404.240.0897.Website:oaug.org. Our goal for 2010? Overwhelming value! As a team, we recognize the limitations placed on individuals and companies with travel restrictions and budgetary constraints. We have pursued the "best of breed" presenters and timely topics to ensure that COLLABORATE 10 is your not-to-be-missed opportunity to network, learn and get definitive answers to your every question. Melissa Sider, DARC Academy Practice Director, DARC OAUG Agenda Chair 13 Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com IT ALL STARTS SUNDAY! Oracle Fusion "Soup to Nuts" Sunday, April 18 1:00 p.m. � 6:00 p.m. Join the OAUG for a half-day seminar dedicated to all things Fusion. Top Oracle Fusion Ace Directors and customer evangelists from Oracle's leading users groups guide an intensive deep-dive into Oracle Fusion, current and future. This event is open to everyone registered for COLLABORATE 10. Hear the latest updates from both Oracle and customers on the following topics: Fusion Applications, Middleware with Applications Unlimited, Development Tools and, of course, the Database. This isit�Fusion"SouptoNuts"�everythingyouwantto know and more. You can't get this kind of information from anyone, anywhere, except at COLLABORATE 10! SPECIAL EVENTS AND FEATURES High-Impact Workshops, Activities, Meetings, Receptions and more! users willing to help with quality issues; they formed an organization with the purpose of establishing a structure with a means of effectively comparing and communicating collective experiences between users and Oracle. Now OAUG is over 20,000 users strong with a global reach and a reputation as the leading source of Oracle Applications education. Join the OAUG and IT Convergence for a unique, FREE workshop experience during COLLABORATE 10! We are joining forces to bring you compelling primers to our year-round boot camp series. Learn new skills and business-centric problem solving techniques. Minidemos give insight to deploying Oracle Applications in business environments. For session titles, times and details, visit oaug.collaborate10.com. The COLLABORATE 10 Exhibitor Showcase will officially open at the Welcome Reception Monday evening. Continue your networking while you walk through the showcase and get a preview of what's to come during the conference. Sunday Boot Camp Primer Workshops Sunday, April 18 getting the most out of your conference experience. Join us Sunday for an informative kick-off session and then jump-start each morning Monday through Wednesday with a workout led by a local trainer. Welcome Reception Monday, April 19 5:00 p.m. � 7:30 p.m. 2010 Wellness Program OAUG Wellness Program Kick-Off Session Sunday, April 18 2:00 p.m. � 2:50 p.m. OAUG Wellness Program Morning Workout Monday, April 19 � Wednesday, April 21 6:00 a.m. � 7:00 a.m. Exercise and healthy living don't have to stop while Join your fellow members, OAUG board members, and our great volunteers at this very special event as we take a trip down memory lane. you're away from home. To assist, the OAUG provides a program for the health-conscious attendee by offering tips on eating right, exercising, staying healthy and OAUG 20th Anniversary Celebration Sunday, April 18, 2010 6:00 p.m. � 8:00 p.m. The OAUG is celebrating 20 years of sharing knowledge and experiences for the Oracle Applications community! It all started with a small group of Exhibitor Showcase Happy Hour Tuesday, April 20 5:30 p.m. � 7:00 p.m. Take a well-deserved break after the education sessions and join us in the Exhibitor Showcase for a cocktail reception held in your honor. The COLLABORATE 10 exhibitors invite you to join them for refreshments and fun as Featuring a live performance by Pete Martinez! 14 Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com you learn about the products and services available to increase the return on your Oracle investment. The Exhibitor Showcase Happy Hour is sponsored by the COLLABORATE 10 exhibitors. "Meet at the Beach!" Evening Appreciation Event Wednesday, April 21 6:00 p.m. � 8:00 p.m. Join your fellow COLLABORATE 10 attendees for an evening of sand and surf as the Mandalay Beach turns into the biggest event on the Vegas strip! Who would have thought that you can enjoy the beach in the middleofthedesert?TheCOLLABORATE10"Meetat theBeach!"EveningAppreciationEventisacelebration you won't want to miss! With the ever-changing economy, along with Oracle Corporation's ongoing acquisitions of companies to augment the Oracle portfolio, it's critical to validate any Oracle product that you are thinking of purchasing and implementing with companies who have real world experiences with those products. The best way to get the most accurate and current information on the latest and greatest products in your Oracle product suite is at COLLABORATE 10. With all of the new certifications and products out there, it's critical that you purchase the right product at the right time and implement it in the right way. At COLLABORATE 10, you'll be able to speak with real users of the Oracle products and take advantage of their prior experiences so that you can avoid any missteps in your implementation. The combined show provides the best forum to validate your business plans, technology road maps with the most economical use of your time and money. Women in Technology Panel Wednesday, April 21 10:30 a.m. � 11:30 a.m. Looking to engage with women who are Oracle experts? The Women in Technology Panel is an environment ripe for learning more about the experiences of women working in the technology realm, an industry that has historically been male. This interactive panel features women who have been successful in their careers as technology professionals. Panelists include Katrina Lane, senior vice president and chief technology officer of Harrah's Entertainment Group. You must be pre-registered. Space is limited. John Stouffer, Oracle E-Business Architect and DBA, Independent Consultant, OAUG Education Track Manager Volunteer Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com 15 The Exhibitor Showcase is the place to be � see the latest software enhancements and customizations available from our exhibitors, Star Partners and solution providers. Inside the Exhibitor Showcase you can: � Findoutabouttheproductsandservicesyou can use to boost efficiency and extend the functionality of your business applications. � Discussandgetprofessional,unbiasedadvice on application maintenance, upgrades and integration issues in the OAUG Demo Grounds. � Gettheinformationyouneedtomakebetterinformed purchasing decisions. � "PlaytoWin"greatprizes. GAME ON! Exciting things are happening inside the exhibit hall! OAUG Demo Kiosks & Innovation Hour COLLABORATE 10 exhibit and sponsorship information can be found on the COLLABORATE 10 OAUG Web site at oaug.collaborate10.com. COLLABORATE 10 Exhibitors and Sponsors Get in THEgame BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND Attendees love THEgame, so we're bringing it back for another year! Visit participating exhibitors and collect pieces to the OAUG puzzle, located near the OAUG membership booth. Are you feeling lucky? Give the wheel a spin and get in THEgame for fantastic prizes! Be prepared to be wowed by the OAUG's Rising Star Partners and testdrivethelatestappsintheHandsOnDemoArea(HODA). New this year! Innovation Hour � Where exhibitors and sponsors can pitch their most innovative product or service in just 10 minutes!This"AsseenonOAUG"formatwillbe energetic and educational. The Award-Winning OAUG Mini-Theater BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND Grab your popcorn, the show is about to begin! Listen to vendor presentations inside the award-winning OAUG Mini-Theater, located on the exhibit show floor. Our theater features 30-minute presentations and workshops that highlight new developments, best practices, products and services within the Oracle community. By attending a vendor presentation in the OAUG Mini-Theater, your name will be entered into a drawing to win some great prizes! New! OAUG Wellness Program Inadditiontodailyworkouts(seepage 14),theOAUGispartneringwiththeAmerican Heart Association on a Wellness booth offering free blood pressure checks, wellnessrelated giveaways and heart-healthy snacks. Be sure to stop by! 16 Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com 2010 OAUG STAR PARTNERS (at press time) The OAUG would like to thank its 2010 Star Partners, sponsors and exhibitors who are among the leading third-party solution providers in the Oracle community. It is through their continued support that we are able to provide you with outstanding educational opportunities. 5-Star Partners 4-Star Partners 3-Star Partners 2-Star Elite Partners Gaea Global Technologies 2-Star Partners Enterprise Software Quality... Accelerated Register before March 18, 2010 for early-bird savings oaug.collaborate10.com 17 REGISTER TODAY! Registration Category Early Bird Member Registration Early Bird Non-Member Registration Advance Member Registration Advance Non-Member Registration On-Site Member Registration On-Site Non-Member Registration Member Government Employee Registration Non-Member Government Employee Registration One Day Full Conference Availability BEST VALUE Through March 18 Through March 18 March19-April8 March19-April8 AfterApril9 AfterApril9 Through April 22 Through April 22 Through April 22 Monday,April19/Tuesday,April20 Cost (USD) $1,385 $1,725 $1,585 $1,925 $1,785 $2,125 $995 $1,150 $775 OAUG Members Save! 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