April 7 - 11, 2019 at the Henry B. González Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas

COLLABORATE 19: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community

COLLABORATE 19 is the largest user-led, user-focused event for Oracle users of all levels. IT decision makers, super users, Oracle and Oracle vendors gather to share real-world insights and practical solutions to maximize return on their Oracle investments. Expand your Oracle skill set by creating a customized agenda from 1,000+ interactive sessions all about Oracle. Network with experienced professionals who have the same challenges as you. Ask questions directly to Oracle and Oracle vendors at the Exhibitor Showcase. The user-focus of COLLABORATE 19 ensures that it’s full of first-hand experiences, real-world scenarios and honest advice. Whether you want to optimize your Oracle Cloud investment, need help transitioning, or are considering a move to Oracle Cloud, there’s something here for everyone.

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Call for COLLABORATE 19 presentations is open!

Join us by sharing your stories, insights and advice by submitting a presentation with an abstract and a few objectives. Submissions are accepted through November 2.

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Learn

COLLABORATE 19 features more than 1,000 educational sessions on new product features and functionality, product roadmaps and strategic insight from customers, solution providers and Oracle.

Connect

Don’t miss out on numerous opportunities to network and make lasting connections with other Oracle users. At COLLABORATE 19 you’ll gain valuable tips and insights from customers using the same products or in the same industry as you.

Explore

Discover solutions to your most pressing questions on the COLLABORATE 19 exhibitor show floor, featuring more than 200 Oracle solution providers. Join thought leaders and find trusted advisers experienced in serving the Oracle community.

“It's all about connection. The exposure to all the other companies and getting a broader perspective from others in the community is invaluable.”

— COLLABORATE Attendee

“A great opportunity to network with new people and learn what they are doing with their Oracle products.”

— COLLABORATE Attendee

“It's awesome to see all the vendors and meet users from different companies so we can understand newer functionality in our Oracle products.”

— COLLABORATE Attendee

“Our company comes for the access to the vendor community and all the education sessions we would miss if we weren't at COLLABORATE.”

— COLLABORATE Attendee

What is COLLABORATE 19?

COLLABORATE 19: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community is a live event created by users for users. At COLLABORATE, IT decision makers and super users alike find practical solutions to today’s business technology problems, while learning about tomorrow’s strategies. COLLABORATE 19 meets users where they are in their technology journeys. Whether they are evaluating paths to the cloud, optimizing business in the cloud or in on-premise applications, COLLABORATE 19 helps users to maximize the ROI from their business technology investments.

At this event, users can directly access Oracle leaders and benefit from 1000+ interactive learning sessions, numerous networking opportunities and an active show floor packed with Oracle solution providers. COLLABORATE is presented by three Oracle users groups: Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) and Quest Oracle Community (Quest).

Why should I attend the COLLABORATE 19 conference?

Oracle users can expect a truly personalized, tailored experience at COLLABORATE 19. As compared to other conferences for Oracle customers, this event was created by actual Oracle users to help other Oracle users maximize the value of their Oracle investments. At the COLLABORATE 19 Quest Forum, users will get the real story and hear true stories from actual Oracle customers about victories and pain points they experienced throughout their Oracle journeys.

What can I expect to learn at COLLABORATE 19?

1000+ functional and technical educational sessions are being offered at the event. You can personalize your experience by choosing your own education agenda to best meet your organization’s needs.

At this event, you can gain access to education from three Oracle users groups.

Your paid registration provides access to the latest Oracle applications and database technology education sessions across 14 tracks from the IOUG, the OAUG and Quest. You’re in the driver’s seat: choose any educational breakout session offered by any users group.

What business objectives and business outcomes can the COLLABORATE 19 conference help me achieve?

In 2019, COLLABORATE educational sessions are categorized by the business goals and outcomes they can help Oracle users achieve:

  • Multi-layered Security Planning
  • Performance in the Data Center
  • Managing Rapid Data Growth
  • Business Transformation with Big Data
  • Applications Development
  • Journeys to the Cloud
  • Optimizing On-premise Applications
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Governance / Compliance
  • “Lift and Shift” for Current Workloads
  • New Workloads in the Cloud

When and where is COLLABORATE 19?

COLLABORATE 19 will take place from April 7 to 11, 2018 at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. You can get hotel and travel information here.

What Oracle products are being covered at COLLABORATE 19?

At the COLLABORATE 19 Quest Forum, the Quest Oracle Community is presenting numerous interactive, educational sessions, exclusive networking opportunities and much more – created specifically for Oracle HCM Cloud, ERP Cloud, EPM Cloud, CX Cloud, SCM Cloud, JD Edwards and PeopleSoft users.

If Quest is not covering your specific Oracle product, a list of all product lines being covered at COLLABORATE is available at attendcollaborate.com.

What can I expect at the COLLABORATE 19 Exhibitor Showcase?

Hundreds of top Oracle solution providers in one central location.

Network with Oracle and third-party Oracle solution providers in the COLLABORATE 19 Exhibitor Showcase. During exclusive showcase hours, you can conveniently visit with more than 250 solution providers, explore how you can get the most out of your existing products, how you can plan ahead for growth and learn about others that you can integrate into your environment.

Who hosts COLLABORATE 19?

COLLABORATE is hosted by three prominent Oracle users groups, the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) and Quest Oracle Community (Quest).

The Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) represents the voice of Oracle technology and database professionals, serving database administrations, developers, application and infrastructure architects, business intelligence specialists and IT management. The IOUG is dedicated to providing education and access to its membership of more than 20,000 international Oracle professionals, with special focus on: Business Intelligence, OBIEE, Data Warehousing, Analytics, Content Management, APEX, RAC, Disaster Recovery, Exadata/Exalogic, Fusion Middleware, High Availability, Linux, MySQL, SOA, Security, Storage, Virtualization Manageability, Cloud Computing and more.

The Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) Forum: Thousands of Oracle Applications users around the world connect through the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG). They know that OAUG involvement equips them to improve efficiency, enhance problem solving and spark innovation through opportunities for education, networking and influence. The COLLABORATE 18 – OAUG Forum features applications, technology and professional development sessions for users of E-Business Suite, Oracle EPM/Hyperion, Cloud Applications, HCM, OBIEE, and many other Oracle Applications. The OAUG Forum explores upgrades, implementations and cloud deployment opportunities, hybrid environments, support, BI and EPM, SCM, CRM, financials, application strategy and more.

The Quest Oracle Community (Quest) is a leading Oracle user group with 55,000+ members, offering anytime anywhere access to the information that matters – articles, videos, webinars, conferences, online learning opportunities and virtual events. Quest gives Oracle users the unbiased, real-life experiences, benchmarks and best practices they need to successfully plan, deploy and optimize their Oracle technology solutions. Quest offers best-in-class digital and face-to-face customer experiences, access to a vibrant community of Oracle users and a deep library of relevant, real-world content – presented by an accessible band of real-world experts. The COLLABORATE 19 – Quest Forum will deliver a deep, education and networking experience for Oracle Cloud (HCM Cloud, ERP Cloud, EPM Cloud, SCM Cloud and CX Cloud), JD Edwards and PeopleSoft customers, wherever they are in their technology journeys.

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