From April 7-11th, Oracle users from across the world will gather in San Antonio for the largest user-led, user-focused event where they’ll get the real story about Oracle products and experience in-depth education and networking to take their Oracle product impact to the next level.
As always, Quest Oracle Community has worked hard to incorporate feedback from the user group community to deliver an amazing experience for anyone who attends. I’d like to highlight some of the things you can expect at this year’s COLLABORATE 19:
- Product roadmaps and insights directly from the Oracle product and strategy teams
- Valuable tips and insights from peers using the same product
- Product solutions from hundreds of thought leaders and solution providers
- Practical takeaways to use and apply immediately to your own business
Education to Fit Your Business Needs
Whether you’re looking to optimize your Oracle Cloud investment, are considering a move to Oracle Cloud or want to support your on-premise JD Edwards or PeopleSoft product, you’ll find learning sessions to fit your business need.
Featuring more than 1,000 total education sessions, COLLABORATE 19 offerings are organized into key tracks, focused on Oracle products and your technology journey status. Tracks are designed to help you receive the most relevant education for you and your organization. View the available tracks or use the COLLABORATE 19 agenda app to build a personalized schedule.
Quest Oracle Community is excited to be hosting 450+ sessions designed to help attendees optimize their Oracle Cloud, JD Edwards and PeopleSoft products. Sessions will feature real stories from real Oracle customers, Oracle expert insights, and emerging technologies. You’ll have the opportunity to hear from customers like Yum! Brands, Kaiser Permanente, Guardian Life Insurance and Trek Bicycle as they share challenges, successes and tips and tricks to help you along your technology journey. We’re also excited to have an exciting line up of speakers from the Oracle Product & Strategy Teams in attendance to provide a look at what’s ahead for each product, including:
- A Platform and a Path to the Cloud – Steve Daheb, Senior Vice President, Oracle Cloud
- Overall Applications Strategy and Roadmap for PeopleSoft – Rebekah Jackson, Vice President of PeopleSoft Strategy and Product Management
- JD Edwards Keynote – Lyle Ekdahl, Senior Vice President, Oracle JD Edwards
- Oracle HCM Cloud Overview, Strategy and Roadmap – Nancy Estell Zoder, Senior Director of Global HR for Oracle HCM Cloud Service
- Supply Chain Management Cloud: Business Value, Roadmap and Strategies for your Digital Supply Chain – Vikash Goyal, Vice President, Product Strategy
On-Site Training and Discussions
Quest will also be hosting 15+ workshops providing attendees hands-on training on topics such as JD Edwards Orchestrator, Robotics, User Experience, Security, and more.
Special Interest Groups – Discuss, network and share best practices with others in the community who share your product interests. Discover solutions to product challenges and leave with answers relevant to you and the Oracle community.
New This Year
Quest has added new programs this year to expand your COLLABORATE experience.
Report Jam – Join us to meet reporting experts from Oracle HCM product development who can build a report with you, answer your reporting questions and demo reporting tips and tricks. Attendees can walk away with a new report or new reporting skills.
Oracle Certification - Get Oracle Certified for free. We are offering each of our attendees the chance to select and take on site one of the more than 100 certification exams available for Oracle Technology, Oracle Applications and Oracle Cloud Solutions.
Speed Networking – Sign up for a 75-minute Speed Networking session which enhances the traditional value of face-to-face networking by utilizing an advanced matching software. Participants will complete a 2-3-minute survey a few weeks before conference and then receive a customized scheduled of meetings with their highest compatible matches.
Exclusive Executive Programs
Quest also provides a series of programs over the week specifically designed to help executives and decision makers get the most strategic value from COLLABORATE 19. These programs range from exclusive networking receptions and luncheons to valuable, custom content tailored for business leaders.
Time to Register
I’m excited for what awaits this year at COLLABORATE 19 in San Antonio. Advanced Registration discounts are available through April 3, so register early and save. On-site registration opens April 7th.. We look forward to seeing you there!