April 22-26, 2018
Mandalay Bay Resort & CasinoLas Vegas, NV USA


The conference provides a variety of opportunities and settings for interaction so you can make helpful connections and gather practical advice from your peers (and have fun doing it). Watch this space, as we'll be releasing more details, including times, locations and links to the events in the agenda builder so you can add them to your personal schedule.


Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings

Get the insights you need on a particular product, function or industry by connecting to dozens of OAUG Special Interest Groups (SIGs). Meetings will be open to all. View the Sunday SIG meetings

New Attendee Orientation
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. | South Seas G

Are you a new COLLABORATE attendee?  This session will "Illuminate" your experience. Beginning with a tour of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, you’ll learn your way around the event and its many amenities. Then, take a seat and get the inside scoop on how to navigate the agenda and mobile app, learn about exclusive programs for OAUG-registered attendees, learn how to get your LinkedIn updated and how you can take a new professional headshot.  

OAUG Geo Network Community Service Build-a-Bike
12:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. | South Seas F

Sponsored by:
Global Software
SkyBridge Global

Build your network while you build a child’s healthy future. This new and exciting community service project is open to all OAUG registered attendees and there is no fee to participate. Brought to you in conjunction with OAUG’s Geographic User Groups (Geos), and sponsored by Global Software and SkyBridge Global, enjoy an afternoon of community and creativity as we construct bicycles for under-privileged children in the Las Vegas area and complete fun team spirit challenges, too. Be sure to select this option when you register. Space is limited to the first 100 participants. Participating Geos include: Atlanta, British Columbia Canada, Colorado, DCOAUG, Eastern States, Gateway, Heartland, Michigan, North Central, New England, Nevada, Northern California, Northwest, Ohio Valley, Oklahoma-Arkansas, Pittsburgh, San Diego, Southern Ontario, Twin Cities Manufacturing and Texas-Louisiana. Not aligned with a Geo? You can participate on Team COLLABORATE!

Meeting of the OAUG Members
4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Mandalay Bay Ballroom F

Celebrate the achievements of OAUG members and volunteers! Witness our major award winners including Member, Innovator, Oracle Ambassador and Geo/SIG of the Year, meet the OAUG Board of Directors and learn about the committees hard at work to deliver member value year-round. Bring questions! 

OAUG Welcome Reception
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Mandalay Bay Ballroom GH

Welcome to COLLABORATE 18, designed to illuminate your mind and senses. Enjoy time with old friends and new, and set a course for making the most of your week at COLLABORATE. Fun, food, spirits and plenty of entertainment will be available to help kick-start your week in the most amusing of ways.         

What 2017 Attendees Had to Say

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