April 19 - April 23, 2020

Las Vegas, NV
The COLLABORATE Quest Forum is the official Oracle user event for
Oracle PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, Cloud Applications and Database & Technology products

COLLABORATE 20 Presenters

Speakers at COLLABORATE 20
Thanks for joining us at COLLABORATE 20. We look forward to hearing your stories, insights, expertise, and experience in April!

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Speaker materials

Use this presentation template to create the final draft of your COLLABORATE presentation. Presentation drafts are due by February 28.

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Why Present?

Benefits of presenting at COLLABORATE 20

As an accepted primary presenter at COLLABORATE 20, you’ll earn these exciting benefits:

Primary Customer Speakers: You will receive complimentary full-conference registration valid April 19 – April 23, 2020 including access to all breakout sessions, keynotes, conference meals and official networking events. (you must book your hotel through the conference website or receive a $200 USD fee).

Primary Exhibiting or Sponsoring Vendor Speakers: You will receive complimentary full-conference registration valid April 19 – April 23, 2020 including access to all breakout sessions, keynotes, conference meals and official networking events (you must book your hotel through the conference website or receive a $200 USD fee).

  • Your company must have a signed contract submitted for COLLABORATE 20 in order to be considered an Exhibiting/Sponsoring Vendor.
  • Contracts for COLLABORATE 20  can be with either of the hosting user groups (Quest Oracle Community or OATUG), regardless of your user group speaking assignment.

Primary Non-Exhibitor/Sponsor Vendor Speakers:  You will receive a deeply discounted full-conference registration of $299 USD, valid April 19 – April 23, 2020 including access to all breakout sessions, keynotes, conference meals and official networking events  (you must book your hotel through the conference website or receive a $200 USD fee).

  • You must book your hotel in the COLLABORATE housing block to receive the discounted rate of $299 USD. Speakers who book outside the COLLABORATE housing block will receive the discounted rate of $499 USD.
  • Speakers whose companies become an Exhibitor/Sponsor Vendor may be eligible to receive a full registration refund prior to February 28, 2020.

All speakers will receive:

  • A profile in the Speakers section of the COLLABORATE agenda builder and networking app, through which supplementary materials can be shared.
  • An “official speaker” badge to use in highlighting your participation with your online networks.

Speaker Designations

  • Customer Speakers – individuals who work for a company/organization that utilizes at least one (1) Oracle product or service in a business capacity, and does not re-sell services, support, Oracle products or complimentary products to its customers.
  • Vendor Speakers – individuals who work for a company that sells products, services, support or other complimentary offerings to Oracle products or services.

Speaker deadlines

August 19, 2019
Call for presentations opens
October 11, 2019
Call for presentations closes
November 2019
Speaker notifications are sent out
February 28, 2020
Speaker presentation drafts due
April 15, 2020
Final presentation due

“I would not be able to make the types of connections that I have and the subsequent access to peer knowledge, without putting myself out there and speaking at Quest conferences.”

— Andrew Ostdiek
Senior Enterprise Applications Administrator
Hamilton Telecommunications

“My favorite thing about presenting is the dialogue it opens. While the content of the presentation provides a backdrop, the real value is the diversity of thought within the room.”

— Angela Beckman
HR Applications Team Yum IT Shared Services
Yum! Brands, Inc.

“We at the County are PeopleSoft product champions and Quest conferences offer me a platform to fulfill our CIO’s vision of sharing and collaborating insights into what we have done.”

— Arkalgud Venkatesh
Director of Technical Services
Alameda County IT Department

Hot topics at COLLABORATE 20

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

UX One

A powerful tool, UX One is the latest advancement to provide an innovative user experience that enables users to perform their job more efficiently. With role-based solutions and personalization options, UX One can help transform the user experiences. Join us to learn about creating re-usable templates to support “Alert, Analyze, Act” paradigm, how this tool will provide a visual representations of business process, how to implement the capabilities and provide a customizable user experience so users can work the way they want.


EnterpriseOne Orchestrator is becoming the communications backbone for your connected systems. It can help you rethink your entire JD Edwards integration strategy. The Orchestrator uses the same technology that drives JD Edwards Mobile Applications and UX One – the AIS Server – to expose the functionality built into JD Edwards applications. Learn how you can create orchestrations to help your organization eliminate time consuming and error prone manual processes as well as learn how Orchestrator Studio enables business analysts to create, test, and deploy orchestrations without having to understand the complexity of the underlying code required for processing orchestrations.

Upgrading to 9.2

Learn what customers have implemented during their upgrade, how it’s improved the user experience, the business process, and what to think about to have a successful upgrade.

Continuous Delivery

Oracle will continue to enhance the 9.2 release with incremental enhancement packs, two to three times per year. What does this really mean? How will this affect you? Join us to learn what it means to live in a world of things always changing, recommended strategies, and how to create a strategy to move from upgrade to update mentality.

JD Edwards on Oracle Cloud

This refers to running Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne on Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings. Learn how this can help you provision new instances, deploy development tools on the cloud, clone existing instances, and the benefits you can receive by using JD Edwards on Oracle Cloud.


PeopleSoft on Oracle Cloud

Rapidly deploy PeopleSoft environments while Oracle manages the infrastructure. This will allow you to use your configuration, customization, and data of PeopleSoft while Oracle handles the hardware and storage. Learn the value of PeopleSoft on Oracle Cloud, how to migrate, best practices, and lessons learned as companies embark on this journey.


Elasticsearch is an open-source, broadly-distributable, readily-scalable, enterprise-grade search engine. Accessible through an extensive and elaborate API, Elasticsearch can power extremely fast searches that support your data discovery applications. Elasticsearch will be the only search engine supported in People Tools 8.56 and later releases. Learn how to transition to Elasticsearch, deploy and administer it, and understand how it will improve performance in indexing and results retrieval.


In the ever-changing technology environments, being able to provide information you need, where you need it and when you need it is becoming more important. Learn how to personalize the user experience using PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface and understand how related content and simplified analytics allow you to get the specific information you need.  Also hear about new PeopleSoft tools and frameworks such as Page Composer, Page and Field Configurator, and Activity Guide Composer that enable updates without costly customizations.

Oracle Cloud

Move to the Cloud

Developing strategies for moving your business-critical applications, providing access to your environments, exploring migrations options, and discovering best practices, lessons learned and frameworks as you move to the Cloud.

Innovate in the Cloud

Your cloud journey has just began, share insights on how to extend your cloud capabilities while being innovative.

Build in the Cloud

Share how you can create and deploy applications in the cloud and how to use the Cloud architecture.

Database and Technology

DevOps and Deploy

Working on database and/or application development means learning multiple languages and performing a balancing act between Web-based, wireless and client/server applications. What will give you the edge to create successful applications? Do you use the Oracle suite of tools, or do you need to look for something that you can integrate? And how will your applications be used? With wireless technology? Through a portal? Will your forms and reports be used on an intranet or on the internet? This track covers the topics that surround the development and deployment of your applications.


The relational database continues to evolve to include more new features, and as a result, has become even more complicated. On top of all the daily challenges of maintaining a high performance database, now you have to be sure the data are available 24/7 and compatible with other systems. This track is designed to provide DBAs of every experience level and industry with the tools to productively and creatively administer your data.

Data Science & Analytics

Learn how organizations are using Data Science & Analytics to transform their operations and sustain their competitive advantage, addressing the challenges of managing rapid growth for data storage and availability, and how analytics are enabling organizations to function more efficiently. You’ll hear how other users are proactively using customer data to create opportunities, what how to make better, Big Data-driven decisions.


Emerging Technologies

Every day there’s another news story about IoT, Blockchain, AI, Machine Learning – a whole host of new opportunities and new challenges. If you’re wondering what these technologies mean to your day, you’re not alone. In these sessions, we’ll help to dig through the buzzwords and get to a real definition of how these technologies work, and how they’re changing your day and your business.

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