Welcome to COLLABORATE 17!

COLLABORATE 17 | Sunday Preview


We’re so glad you’re here! Our goal is to ensure you have a fantastic and productive week; we’ll keep you informed so you can focus on learning and networking while you’re here. Watch your inbox for a daily email containing key information for the following day.

Here’s what you need to know for Sunday, April 2.

On-Site Registration

Be sure to check in at registration before your first workshop or session!

Sunday | 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Bayside Foyer, Level 1
Mandalay Bay South Convention Center

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.


Mandalay Bay Food Court Options and Hours

Meals on Sunday are on your own. Hors d’oeuvres will be served at the OAUG Welcome Reception Sunday evening.

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 Training

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

App Support

Sunday | 7 a.m. - 6 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. 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.

Sunday | OAUG Training Day Workshops

Take a deep dive into tactical skills with our optional workshops. Pre-registration required; visit Registration prior to the start of your desired workshop to sign up.

OAUG Community Sunday

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.

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.

Stop and Share Networking

Attending COLLABORATE and looking for an answer to a particular question? Find one of the networking whiteboards near Registration on Sunday, April 2, to post your topic or question and reserve a table for discussion. Other attendees can reserve a seat at that table to join your conversation. Conversations take place Monday through Thursday in the Networking Zones on Level 2 and 3.

Making Plans for Monday?

Don’t forget Morning Wellness Yoga, sponsored by Chain-Sys, at 6:30 a.m. Monday morning — with a pool view! Meet at the Mandalay Bay Beach entrance on the Beach Level. Security will escort you to the class location inside the Beachside Ballroom.

NCAA Championship Game, or Exhibitor Showcase Welcome Reception? You can have both! We will be showing the game in the OAUG Membership Booth during the reception Monday evening. Join us!

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!

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! 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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