April 22-26, 2018
Mandalay Bay Resort & CasinoLas Vegas, NV USA

Education for All at COLLABORATE 18: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community

COLLABORATE 18: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community takes place April 22-26, 2018 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Choose from hundreds of interactive sessions, networking events and a knowledge-packed Exhibitor Showcase to get your questions answered.  COLLABORATE is designed by users for user to help you:

  • Maximize your on-premises solutions
  • Evaluate a path to the cloud
  • Optimize your business in the cloud!

Your path to collaboration starts here:

Hear directly from attendees how COLLABORATE helps them "stay educated and relevant":

Access COLLABORATE 17 Knowledge: OAUG members, access session materials from last year's event in the OAUG Conference Paper Database.


  • Created by and for users, COLLABORATE provides a personalized experience so you can invest your time in wisely, exploring only the most relevant topics to you and your orgnization. You'll design your own educational agenda, selecting from hundreds of functional and technical education sessions led by other experienced professionals. COLLABORATE offers education for all, whether your organization seeks to maximize its on-premises solutions, evaluate a path to the cloud, or optimize your business in the cloud.



  • The conference provides a variety of opportunities and settings for interaction so you can make helpful connections and gather practical advice from your peers (and have fun doing it). Watch this space, as we'll be releasing more details, including times, locations and links to the events in the agenda builder so you can add them to your personal schedule. 


    Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings

    Get the insights you need on a particular product, function or industry by connecting to dozens of OAUG Special Interest Groups (SIGs). Meetings will be open to all.

    New Attendee Orientation

    Are you a new COLLABORATE attendee?  This session will "Illuminate" your experience. Beginning with a tour of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, you’ll learn your way around the event and its many amenities. Then, take a seat and get the inside scoop on how to navigate the agenda and mobile app, learn about exclusive programs for OAUG-registered attendees, learn how to get your LinkedIn updated and how you can take a new professional headshot.  

    OAUG Geo Network Community Service Build-a-Bike

    Build your network while you build a child’s healthy future. This new and exciting community service project is open to all OAUG registered attendees and there is no fee to participate. Brought to you in conjunction with OAUG’s Geographic User Groups (Geos), and sponsored by Global Software and SkyBridge Global, enjoy an afternoon of community and creativity as we construct bicycles for under-privileged children in the Las Vegas area and complete fun team spirit challenges, too. Be sure to select this option when you register. Space is limited to the first 100 participants. Participating Geos include: Atlanta, British Columbia Canada, Colorado, DCOAUG, Eastern States, Gateway, Heartland, Michigan, North Central, New England, Nevada, Northern California, Northwest, Ohio Valley, Oklahoma-Arkansas, Pittsburgh, San Diego, Southern Ontario, Twin Cities Manufacturing and Texas-Louisiana. Not aligned with a Geo? You can participate on Team COLLABORATE!

    Meeting of the OAUG Members

    Celebrate the achievements of OAUG members and volunteers! Witness our major award winners including Member, Innovator, Oracle Ambassador and Geo/SIG of the Year, meet the OAUG Board of Directors and learn about the committees hard at work to deliver member value year-round. Bring questions! 

    OAUG Welcome Reception

    Welcome to COLLABORATE 18, designed to illuminate your mind and senses. Enjoy time with old friends and new, and set a course for making the most of your week at COLLABORATE. Fun, food, spirits and plenty of entertainment will be available to help kick-start your week in the most amusing of ways.         


  • The Exhibitor Showcase at COLLABORATE is packed with thought leaders and solution providers with experience serving the Oracle Applications Community. It's a bustling marketplace, with educational talks, demonstrations and networking opportunities around every corner!


What 2017 Attendees Had to Say

I never thought I could be the speaker of a session, and COLLABORATE allowed to me do that.

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