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Thursday at COLLABORATE 18

The end of one journey is the beginning of another.

COLLABORATE crew, it’s been a joy learning, networking and sparking with you this week. Refer to the helpful information below as a guide for the last hours of #C18LV and beyond.


Breaks and Concessions

Morning Coffee
Mandalay Bay Foyer, Level 2
Thursday | 8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Mandalay Bay Food Court Options and Hours

General Registration and Information

Mandalay Bay Foyer, Level 2, South Convention Center
Thursday | 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Complimentary Bag Drop

Flying out on Thursday after COLLABORATE? Enjoy the complimentary bag check located on Level 1 of the South Convention Center near the FedEx Business Center.

Reserve Your Airport Shuttle

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

Book Discounted Tickets for Cirque du Soleil

Enjoying Las Vegas after COLLABORATE? Reserve discounted tickets to see renowned Cirque du Soleil shows. Be amazed and book your tickets today!


Evaluate Your Sessions

The new knowledge is still fresh in your mind — complete session evaluations in the COLLABORATE 18 mobile app to help us understand your educational experience.

Access Session Materials

Take back educational value to share with your team. Registered attendees may access session materials now via the COLLABORATE 18 app. When viewing agenda search results, a paperclip () indicates a session with materials. Within session listings, look for materials under “Collateral.” No password is required. These materials are available until May 11. OAUG session materials will then be made available in the Conference Paper Database.

Thursday Half-Day Workshops

Stop by registration before the desk closes at 6 p.m. Wednesday to add half-day enrichment to your Thursday agenda!

All About Finance: Take Your E-Business Suite Financial Processes to the Next Level
Jasmine A, Level 3
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

EBS Upgrade StreetSmarts®, a Guide to Executing Oracle EBS R12.2.x Upgrades
Jasmine B, Level 3
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The E-Business Suite R12.2.7 Upgrade Workshop for Managers, DBAs and Developers
South Seas Ballroom B, Level 3
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Apps DBA 101: A Day in the Life of an EBS 12.2 DBA
South Seas Ballroom A, Level 3
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Security and Controls Foundational Concepts for Oracle E-Business Suite
Jasmine C, Level 3
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Master Data Management Boot Camp Training
Banyan D, Level 3
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

CPE Credit

Gain CPE credits when you participate in sessions from the E-Business Suite Financials and ERP Cloud tracks and select Cloud EPM/Hyperion, On-Prem EPM/Hyperion and Professional Development sessions.

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

This email is sponsored by OAUG Star Partner DXC Technology.

News from #C18LV

Exhibitor Showcase Booth Awards

Congratulations to these exhibitors. Attendees voted for their show-stopping booth experience through the COLLABORATE mobile app. Way to knock our socks off through your booth design!

People’s Choice | 10′ × 10′
Incorta #1317

People’s Choice | 20′ × 20′
Corning Data #249

Best in Show | 10′ × 10′
GSI, Inc. #317

Best in Show | 20′ × 20′
Skuid #1255

#C18LV Does Facebook Live

Relive the COLLABORATE experience and tune into segments recorded live! We captured networking, education and highlights of the Exhibitor Showcase on our Facebook page.

Tune in:

OAUG Awards

The OAUG recognized its 2018 winners during the Meeting of the Members at COLLABORATE 18. Your contributions serve the OAUG year-round and we salute your efforts!

2018 Oracle Ambassador
Jeff McCall, Oracle Senior Principal Technical Engineer, Oracle Proactive Services

STAR Presenter of the Year Award
Fidel Fayad, IT Analyst at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (User Member)
Doug Volz, Douglas Volz Consulting, Inc. (Associate Member)

2018 Member of the Year
Marty Fye, Director – Applications, Snap-On Business Solutions

OAUG SIG of the Year
Cost Management SIG, Coordinator Douglas Volz

OAUG Geo of the Year
North Central OAUG, Coordinator Melissa Sider

Certificates of Distinction


  • Cloud ERP SIG – Coordinator, Padam Bansal
  • Configurator SIG – Coordinator, Tarun Sharma
  • Cost Management SIG – Coordinator, Douglas Volz
  • EBS Security SIG – Coordinator, Michael Barone
  • EPM/Hyperion SIG – Coordinator, Chuck Persky
  • Multi-National SIG – Coordinator, Hans Kolbe and Jennifer Rush
  • Oracle Analytics, BI and Big Data SIG – Coordinators, Kirby Lunger and Jay Canupp


  • Atlanta OAUG – Coordinator, Andrew Snyder
  • Gateway OAUG – Coordinator, Victor Alarcon
  • Michigan OAUG – Coordinator, Sue Maloney
  • North Central OAUG – Coordinator, Melissa Sider
  • Ohio Valley OAUG – Coordinator, Jon Riley
  • Southwest Regional OAUG – Coordinator, James Lui
  • Texas-Louisiana OAUG – Coordinator, Susan Behn

View the blog post and images from the awards ceremony.

OAUG Career Center

Did you know that market analysis shows an estimated 119,000 positions in the United States that require Oracle Applications skills and an average of 3,500 positions are posted each month? The OAUG Career Center serves as a resource that allows Oracle customer organizations to post IT positions specifically requiring Oracle Applications expertise. Job seekers can use the OAUG Career Center to create a professional profile, set up job agents to search open positions, post a resume and apply for jobs. Learn more about the OAUG Career Center.

A collaborative event presented by:
Independent Oracle Users Group
Oracle Applications Users Group
Quest International Users Group

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