Key Details to Pave Your Path to COLLABORATE

COLLABORATE 17: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community | April 2-6, 2017 | Las Vegas, NV, USA | Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

Get ready to COLLABORATE!

Events kick off on Sunday, April 2. To maximize your conference experience, please review the information below and take steps to prepare. You’ll arrive equipped and ready to learn and have fun!


Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119

Reserve Your Airport Shuttle

Book your transportation with our partner LAS Xpress’ Non-Stop Service and Economy Service for travel to and from McCarran International Airport (LAS).

McCarran International Airport offers taxi service and additional transportation options.


Bayside Foyer, Level 1

Please check in to receive your conference badge and bag, update your conference registration or purchase guest passes to receptions. For faster check-in on site, be sure to bring a printed copy of your “FastTrack” email.

  • Sunday | 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Monday | 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday | 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday | 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thursday | 7:30 a.m. - Noon


Meals included with full-conference registration:

  • Morning coffee (Monday - Thursday) - Breakfast is on your own
  • Lunch (Monday - Wednesday) - New! All attendee lunch buffets include options for vegetarians, vegans and those who require wheat-free/gluten-free meals.
  • Hors d’oeuvres at Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evening receptions and Wednesday evening Bohemian Nights party
  • Refreshment breaks

Mandalay Bay Food Court Options and Hours

Install the Mobile App

Install the app and create your profile to maximize networking. Be sure to build your agenda so you can manage your schedule on the go and receive critical information such session changes and updates. The app also features interactive maps. Please note: Printed schedules will not be distributed.

iTunes App Store (iOS)
Google Play (Android)

COLLABORATE 17 App Trainings

Sunday | 11:30 a.m. - Noon
Mandalay Bay Ballroom D, Level 2

Monday | 8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Mandalay Bay Ballroom C, Level 2

App Help Desk

Mandalay Bay Foyer, Level 2 and Bayside Foyer, Level 1

  • Sunday | 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Monday | 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday | 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday | 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Support Line +1 720.230.6801 x0 | 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. PDT

Complimentary WiFi

Complimentary wireless access is available in most spaces in the convention center. The network ID for the conference WiFi is “COLLABORATE” and no password is required. WiFi is complimentary in all COLLABORATE 17 sleeping rooms at Mandalay Bay, Delano and Luxor reserved through the official group block and can be utilized in most spaces throughout the complex. We recommend switching to the conference WiFi once in the convention center. Computer stations are located in the South Convention Center on Levels 2 and 3 in the Networking Zones.

Remember: Pack your device chargers, extra battery pack and your business cards!

OAUG Community Sunday, April 2

OAUG New Attendee Orientation (with app demo; ID 10535)
Sunday | 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Mandalay Bay Ballroom D, Level 2

OAUG Geo Land: Your Community of Tomorrow (ID: 10536)
Sunday | 4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
South Seas F, Level 3
Travel around the globe to network and win prizes.

Meeting of the OAUG Members (ID: 10537)
Sunday | 5:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Mandalay Bay Ballroom F, Level 2
Be part of a celebration recognizing the achievements of OAUG members and volunteers! Pick up your flash drive pre-loaded with OAUG session materials. One lucky attendee will also win an American Express gift card valued at $250.

OAUG Welcome Reception, Sponsored by Centroid, CSS and Global Software (ID: 10534)
Sunday | 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
House of Blues Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay Casino Level
Enjoy live music by the CSS House Band, the Conference Room Pilots, plus food, beer and wine (cocktails for purchase) and more with friends old and new! Please note: Conference badge and photo ID required to enter the House of Blues.

Exhibitor Showcase

Visit the bustling Exhibitor Showcase to find solutions to your biggest challenges, test products and more. Review all exhibitors in the app before you arrive and request meetings to optimize your time.

Exhibitor Showcase Hours and Receptions

Bayside BC, Level 1

  • Monday | 5:15 p.m. - 8 p.m. Welcome Reception
  • Tuesday
    • 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
    • 5:15 p.m. - 7 p.m. Happy Hour
  • Wednesday | 10:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Vendor Awareness Sessions

Solutions Spotlight

OAUG Membership Booth #1437

Activate your success! Visit the OAUG in booth 1437 to meet your member services team and make sure you’re getting the most out of your affiliation with the OAUG. Collaborate with your friends and colleagues to solve 3D puzzles and build a roller coaster! Enter to win prizes. Plus, get free samples of members-only resources.

Education Highlights

CPE Credit

Gain CPE credits when you participate in sessions from the entire Financials track and select sessions in the Enterprise Performance Management/Business Intelligence track. Add CPE sessions to your agenda.

One credit will be granted per 50-minute onsite course hour. Validation forms will be available for pick up at the COLLABORATE registration desk. Learn more about earning CPE credits at COLLABORATE.

Access Session Materials

Registered attendees may access session materials now via the COLLABORATE 17 app. When viewing agenda search results, a paperclip (paperclip icon) indicates a session with materials. Within session listings, look for materials under “Collateral.” No password is required.

Morning Yoga (IDs: 10604, 10605, 10606)

Monday - Wednesday | 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Mandalay Bay Beach Entrance, Beach Level (security will escort to Beachside Ballroom)

Start your day with gentle exercise and breathing to focus in a welcoming and fun environment. Instructor Tori Reynolds will guide your moves as set to live music performed by Ben Rivet. All levels welcome; a limited supply of complimentary yoga mats will be given out. Sponsored by ChainSys.

Book Discounted Tickets for Cirque du Soleil

Enjoy greatly discounted rates to see renowned Cirque du Soleil shows. Reserve tickets today for select performances and be amazed!

Check Email Each Day

Saturday through Wednesday, the OAUG will send a daily email (to the address with which you registered for the conference) containing key event info to help you successful navigate the following day.

Program Guide

Preview the Program Guide (PDF file) online; you will receive a printed copy when you pick up your conference bag.


Connect with the vibrant COLLABORATE community before you arrive and show us your travel photos as you make your way to Las Vegas! Use the official hashtag, #C17LV, on your social media posts. Don’t forget to add @COLLAB_OAUG to your Twitter posts for a shout out.

Let’s do this! Let’s COLLABORATE!

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