Wednesday Wisdom and Information

COLLABORATE 17 | Wednesday Preview

Success is a Habit. Practice it Daily!

You’re on the cusp of a new day at COLLABORATE rich with idea sharing, networking and fun. Wednesday unfolds with morning yoga, a personalized journey to the Cloud during the Oracle keynote and thought-provoking educational sessions. Then, unwind and enjoy the Euro-chic Bohemian Nights Closing Party.

Here’s what you need to know for Wednesday, April 5!

Video Team — Share Your #C17LV Story

Take a few minutes to speak to the OAUG video team and tell us your COLLABORATE story. Share your experiences, ideas sparked and how you think this conference will help you in your work.

You can find us on Wednesday in these locations:

#C17LV on Facebook

Daily image highlights are posted to the COLLABORATE Facebook page. View all albums and tag yourself and friends!

Networking Zones, Level 2 and Level 3

Plug in, recharge and take a mental break and refocus over old-school board games with friends, new and old!

Women in Technology Panel Discussion

Wednesday | 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Mandalay Bay Ballroom K, Level 2

Join a panel of four women as they discuss their personal and professional experiences in the technology industry.

Oracle Cloud: Strategy and Vision for the Journey to Cloud

Wednesday | 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Mandalay Bay Ballroom F, Level 2

A confluence of factors continues to change the requirements for what a modern Cloud must deliver. Oracle Senior Vice President, PaaS and IaaS Business Groups, Steve Daheb will take attendees on a journey outlining how companies can successfully navigate a personalized path to Cloud during the final keynote.

Meet the Oracle Experts: On-Premises Oracle Applications Licensing with Oracle Digital

Wednesday | 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Breakers H, Level 2

Join a session primed to deliver answers presented by Oracle Digital, the new on-premises licensing group. Get more information at the Oracle Digital kiosk in the Oracle Demo Grounds (Booth #859).

Exhibitor Showcase Hours

Wednesday | 10:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Bayside BC, Level 1

Connect with the Customer Support Council Over Lunch

Meet with others and get answers to Customer Support questions at the tables located in the 1600 aisle (across from AST) in the Exhibitor Showcase during Wednesday lunch.

Morning Yoga

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

Get centered and set your day’s intentions with yoga overlooking a serene Mandalay Bay Beach vista. Flow into Wednesday as Instructor Tori Reynolds guides you alongside live music by Ben Rivet. All levels welcome. Sponsored by Chain-Sys.


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

Wednesday | Noon - 1 p.m.
Bayside BC, Level 1

Afternoon Refreshment Break
Wednesday | 3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Bayside BC, Level 1

OAUG Young Professionals Forum Cocktail Meetup

Wednesday | 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Islander C, North Convention Center

Enjoy a pre-party with OAUG young professionals! Meet with peers and network with experts to gain knowledge. Then, caravan over to the closing party together for even more fun.

Bohemian Nights Closing Party

Wednesday | 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Mandalay Bay Ballroom FH, Level 2

Enter a magical Euro-chic party to celebrate a successful week at COLLABORATE. Join us as we toast to new experiences, connections and one more night of fun!

Beer, wine and cocktails will be available for purchase. Conference badges required for entry; visit the registration desk to inquire about guest passes.


Wednesday | 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Bayside Foyer, Level 1

Download Session Materials

Conference session materials from all three user groups remain in the app for 4 weeks following COLLABORATE 17. Be sure to locate your sessions and download the related content for your reference.

Online Bookstore

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

Visit the Online Bookstore

Ready to Jet?

Reserve your transportation back to McCarran International Airport.

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