Motivation & Inspiration for Monday, April 3.

COLLABORATE 17 | Monday Preview

New Monday, new week, new goals.

We hope you’re settled in and ready for a few days of learning and networking. COLLABORATE is now underway and Monday packs a punch with yoga, a keynote session and the opening of the Exhibitor Showcase. You’ve set your goals, now go after them!

Here’s what you need to know for Monday, April 3.

On-Site Registration

Monday | 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Bayside Foyer, Level 1
Mandalay Bay South Convention Center


Mandalay Bay Food Court Options and Hours

Morning Coffee
Monday | 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Mandalay Bay Foyer, Level 2
Mandalay Bay South Convention Center

Monday | Noon - 1 p.m.
Bayside E, Level 1


iTunes App Store (iOS)
Google Play (Android)

COLLABORATE 17 App Training

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

Use the COLLABORATE App for Navigation and Caffeination!

Each day, the COLLABORATE team will draw two winners from the app leaderboard top 20 and award them $15 Starbucks gift cards. Simply use the app to earn points for a chance to win.

App Support

Monday | 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Mandalay Bay Foyer, Level 2 and Bayside Foyer, Level 1

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

Free Conference 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.

Morning Yoga

Monday | 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Mandalay Bay Beach Entrance, Beach Level (Security will escort you 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 Chain-Sys.

Opening Keynote: Delivering Happiness

Monday | 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Mandalay Bay F

Join us for an uplifting start to the week! Chief Happiness Officer Jenn Lim, Delivering Happiness, will show how companies with a higher sense of purpose outperform the others.

Networking Zones and Buttons

Mandalay Bay Foyer, Level 2
Palm Foyer, Level 3

Use the Networking Zones for impromptu meetings. Pick up your networking buttons on Level 2 and collaborate with others who speak your language. Computer stations are available in both locations.

Stop and Share Networking

New! Need an answer for a particular question? Find the networking whiteboards near Registration and post your topic of question for discussion. Conversations take place Monday through Thursday in the Networking Zone on Level 2 and 3.

Women in Technology Luncheon

(Sold out; pre-registered attendees only)
Monday | Noon - 1:15 p.m.
Mandalay Ballroom AB, Level 2

Colonel Michelle L. Hayworth, commander, 688th Cyberspace Wing, United States Air Force discusses career experiences gained conducting defensive cyberspace operations.

OAUG Membership Orientation

Monday | 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Islander C
North Convention Center

Attend this session to learn how to make the most of your OAUG membership. All are welcome to attend — current, new and future members of the OAUG.

Welcome Reception in the Exhibitor Showcase

Monday | 5:15 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Bayside BC, Level 1

Happy hour is on the exhibitors! Enjoy refreshments and fun as you meet partners who can help to optimize your Oracle environment.

OAUG Membership Booth #1437

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.

March Madness at COLLABORATE! The NCAA championship game will be aired at the OAUG membership booth. Come watch with friends and peers!

OAUG International Attendee Reception

OAUG International attendees are invited to network with the OAUG Board of Directors and members from the Asia Pacific, Canada, EMEA and Latin America regions. Welcome to the U.S. — let’s catch up over tapas and cocktails!

THEgame of Drones - Presented by OAUG

Get ready to take to the skies with the OAUG Drone Pilot Team. Act fast and get in position to fly drones, earn points and win prizes.

Online Bookstore

COLLABORATE participants receive a 20% discount on Oracle Press titles.

Visit the Online Bookstore
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