COLLABORATE 13 - IOUG Forum was a huge success with many influential Oracle technology professionals, experts and attendees gathering in Denver for the premier Oracle Users Conference, COLLABORATE 13. Throughout the week, over 5,000 Oracle users attended, 1,000 presentations were shown and a full week of great events and networking opportunities were offered. This was an exciting time for IOUG as we celebrated our 20th anniversary with our members and volunteers!

IOUG has persistently delivered a unique event with leading edge content for Oracle technology users and the expert user community for one week out of the year. Thank you to everyone who attended and we look forward to seeing you at COLLABORATE 14 – IOUG Forum in Las Vegas, NV.

COLLABORATE 13 featured numerous opportunities for attendees to advance their careers, such as:

  • Face-to-face access to over 5,000 Oracle users
  • Panels, Q&A Sessions with top Oracle experts
  • Case studies and success stories straight from users
  • Access to IOUG Board and User Group Members
  • Special Interest Group meetings on the topics that matter to you

Oracle Corporation presenters at COLLABORATE 13:

  • Mark Hurd spoke about efforts to further engage with user communities, which he noted as a critical partnership for Oracle
  • Sean D. Tucker inspired attendees with his tales of aviation and overcoming challenges
  • Oracle-led roadmaps and sessions focused on 12c and more
  • Oracle product managers and other employees answering questions in sessions and during the Exhibitor Showcase

Opportunities to connect with Oracle solutions providers and users in person and online:


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