Oracle has announced a full line-up of partner events and activities at Oracle OpenWorld 2010 in San Francisco.
The week kicks off with the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Forum, and will be followed by a series of Partner Pavilions and partner-only sessions, throughout the conference that will allow partners to share successes, showcase solutions and capabilities, increase customer and prospect visibility, and learn about new opportunities for business growth with Oracle.
During Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle will also hand out global and regional awards recognizing partners from around the globe for their innovation and business achievements.
The OPN Forum provides a venue for Oracle partners to learn about new innovations in the OPN Specialized program directly from Oracle executives, as well as hear more about unique regional opportunities. The event, to be held on Sunday, September 19 in Moscone South, will feature a discussion on Oracle strategy and vision with top Oracle executives. Oracle senior vice president of worldwide channel and alliances, Judson Althoff, will also share insights on Oracle's FY11 channel vision and outline how partners can strengthen their market opportunities with Oracle.
In addition, partners can join Special Interest Group meetings for Database, Middleware, Applications, Project Portfolio Management, Servers and Storage, Software-as-a Service, Partnering with Oracle in the Cloud, Solaris, Linux and Java, amongst others.
Oracle OpenWorld Partner pavilions will include the CRM On Demand Pavilion; Hyperion Pavilion; JD Edwards Pavilion; Project Portfolio Management Pavilion: and Virtualization and Cloud Pavilion. The Oracle PartnerNetwork, located in Moscone South Room 100, is available to partners throughout the week. The lounge will include meeting spaces, demo kiosks, OPN information stations, and a special area for blogging/vlogging in the OPN Video Blogging Room, as well as opportunities to network with Oracle and other partners.
"The Oracle PartnerNetwork Forum was designed to deliver the information, resources and intelligence our partner community needs to achieve growth and differentiation with Oracle," says Judson Althoff, senior vice president, Worldwide Alliances and Channels, Oracle. "This year's program will continue to highlight how partners can achieve success through specialization, deliver new strategies and techniques for FY11 and provide the insight customers need to better build, market and sell Oracle technologies - from application-to-disk."