|[March 21, 2013]
Oracle Applications Users Group Co-Hosts COLLABORATE 13 Conference
ATLANTA --(Business Wire)--
Applications Users Group (OAUG), the world's largest user
knowledgebase for Oracle (News - Alert) Applications users, co-hosts the COLLABORATE
13: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community
conference in partnership with the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG)
and Quest International Users Group (Quest), April 7-11, at the Colorado
Convention Center in Denver, Colo.
The COLLABORATE 13 keynote presenters are Oracle President Mark Hurd (News - Alert);
Aron Ralston, extreme adventurer and subject of the film 127 Hours;
Sean D. Tucker, aviator with Team Oracle; and Martin Wildberger, vice
president of IBM's (News - Alert) worldwide information development within IBM Software
Group. Katherine Ridenhour, a retired battalion chief of Aurora Fire
Department in Colorado, will deliver the keynote presentation during the
Women in Technology luncheon.
Illustrating its theme, "Elevate Your Potential," the COLLABORATE 13 -
OAUG Forum offers more than 500 user-driven educational sessions focused
on practical training to help Oracle Applications customers derive the
most value from their Oracle product investments. The variety of content
within 23 educational tracks presents attendees with multiple
opportunities to find the most relevant information on topics including
application strategy, big data, business intelligence/data
warehousing/enterprise performance management (EPM), cloud computing,
customer relationship management (CRM), human capital management (HCM),
middleware, supply chain and more.
Oracle community members are exposed to various networking opportunities
to further their professional connections and exchange ideas with more
than 5,000 knowledgeable peers and recognized subject matter experts.
Networking activities include the popular Women in Technology Panel
Discussion and luncheon, more than 50 OAUG Special Interest Group (SIG)
and Geographic (Geo) meetings held throughout the conference and a
selection of social events.
Representatives from Oracle are scheduled to present a number of
education and Oracle Roadmap sessions, participate in SIG meetings,
provide demos in the exhibit hall, host the Oracle Meet the Expert
meetings at the Hyatt and meet one-on-one with attendees throughout the
"Users attending COLLABORATE 13 gain insight into the latest technology
and applications features, learn about increasing efficiencies within
their organizations and make valuable connections with like-minded peers
and Oracle experts," said Margaret Wright, president of the OAUG. "The
educational and networking opportunities available at the conference
provide a unique opportunity for applications users to train with Oracle
representatives and distinguished industry experts, strengthen
professional contacts and enhance their Oracle knowledgebase."
Additional information regarding COLLABORATE 13 is available at www.collaborate.oaug.org.
About Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG®)
Founded in 1990, the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) is the
world's largest user knowledgebase for Oracle Applications users. The
organization serves as an advocate to Oracle Corp. for companies
worldwide and represents users of more than 65 Oracle Applications
products including Oracle Fusion Applications, Oracle E-Business Suite,
Oracle's Agile (News - Alert), Oracle Hyperion, Oracle's Primavera EPPM, Oracle
Communications, Oracle's Customer Experience including Oracle CRM On
Demand and Oracle's Siebel CRM, and others. The OAUG provides its
members with education, networking and support via a wide range of
activities and forums including conferences, publications, special
interest groups and online communities. For more information about the
OAUG, visit the website at oaug.org.
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