Las Vegas is the venue for this years Collaborate14 user conference which will be held on April 7-11. This is a huge event co-presented by three organizations, the IOUG, OAUG and Quest, and is expected to draw over 5,500 attendees this year. These three independent user groups each promotes it’s own educational content and plans activities geared specifically to its respective community, but all shared in one place at Collaborate14. The shared goals include promoting and sharing best practices and user-driven training. The combined event creates a critical mass that brings more attendees, more exhibitors, Oracle representatives and other Oracle users.
Collaborate14 will held at The Venetian and Sands Expo Center. The Venetian, The Palazzo next door and the adjacent Sands Expo Center offer a great location for the user conference.
The Venetian and Sands Expo Center
201 Sands Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Tel: (702) 733-5556
Due to the high number of attendees, there are rooms and conference rates at several nearby hotels including:
- The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino (connected to Palazzo and Sands Expo Center)
- The Palazzo (connected to Venetian and Sands Expo Center)
- The Mirage Hotel and Casino (directly Across the Street from Venetian)
Of course, there are many other hotels within a short distance of the ones listed above.
There are three keynote speakers this year and we’re particularly looking forward to hearing from Adam Savage who has also worked on movies including Galaxy Quest, The Matrix and Star Wars.
Host of “MythBusters” on the Discovery Channel
Women in Technology Lunch Keynote
Jhone M. Ebert
Chief Innovation and Productivity Officer, Clark County, Nevada School District
Oracle leadership delivers news and insider insights.
Dick Faris, Senior Vice President, Primavera Global Business Unit, Oracle
There are hundreds of presentations geared to Primavera P6 users ranging from technical and application specific through to how to’s and real world user experiences. There are way to many tracks to mention here, but below is a list of the ones that are relevant to Primavera P6 users.
Application Strategy and Services
The Applications Strategy and Services track includes sessions that discuss the overall strategy of Oracle applications as a variety of Applications through leadership, user experience, and integration sessions.
Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing/Enterprise Performance Management
This track examines how Business Intelligence and Enterprise Performance Management function together enable these solutions and assist companies in making the right decision.
Primavera track focused on all things Primavera related and is for users of Primavera, including Crystal Ball, P6, PCM, Inspire, Instantis, Portfolio Management, Risk Analysis, Unifier. Learn about applications that enable organizations to plan and manage projects across the enterprise utilizing real-time data to reduce costs, optimize resources, minimize risks and meet delivery deadlines.
The C-Level Development track provides the inspiration and know-how you need to rediscover the value of business fundamentals while continuing to investigate the new systems, processes, strategies, and markets.
If you are a member of one of the three hosting companies, then you can take advantage of the lower rates for members. The OAUG rates cover members, non-members, Government rates, whether you plan to attuned for one day or the whole conference as well as discounts for registering before April 3rd. Below are a couple of examples if you book before April 3rd:
- OAUG Member – $1,950
- Non-Member – $2,340
- Government Member – $1,240
- Government Non-Member – $1,580
You can register directly by clicking here.
This is THE annual Primavera P6 event. There are over 22 tracks with more than 1,250 sessions, panels packed with first-hand user experiences, case studies, practical “how-to’s” and product news from Oracle executive management. This event offers great opportunities to build your personal and professional networks through special interest group (SIG) meetings, geographic networking events and receptions.
Finally, we huge supporters of the unique Women in Technology Forum where you can connect with key women who are great examples of success in today’s fast-changing environment. We look forward to seeing you all there!