Oracle Applications Users Group Co-Hosts COLLABORATE 13 Conference

  Oracle Applications Users Group Co-Hosts COLLABORATE 13 Conference

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ATLANTA -- March 21, 2013

The Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), the world’s largest user
knowledgebase for Oracle Applications users, co-hosts the COLLABORATE 13:
Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community conference in
partnership with the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) and Quest
International Users Group (Quest), April 7-11, at the Colorado Convention
Center in Denver, Colo.

The COLLABORATE 13 keynote presenters are Oracle President Mark Hurd; Aron
Ralston, extreme adventurer and subject of the film 127 Hours; Sean D. Tucker,
aviator with Team Oracle; and Martin Wildberger, vice president of IBM’s
worldwide information development within IBM Software Group. Katherine
Ridenhour, a retired battalion chief of Aurora Fire Department in Colorado,
will deliver the keynote presentation during the Women in Technology luncheon.

Illustrating its theme, “Elevate Your Potential,” the COLLABORATE 13 – OAUG
Forum offers more than 500 user-driven educational sessions focused on
practical training to help Oracle Applications customers derive the most value
from their Oracle product investments. The variety of content within 23
educational tracks presents attendees with multiple opportunities to find the
most relevant information on topics including application strategy, big data,
business intelligence/data warehousing/enterprise performance management
(EPM), cloud computing, customer relationship management (CRM), human capital
management (HCM), middleware, supply chain and more.

Oracle community members are exposed to various networking opportunities to
further their professional connections and exchange ideas with more than 5,000
knowledgeable peers and recognized subject matter experts. Networking
activities include the popular Women in Technology Panel Discussion and
luncheon, more than 50 OAUG Special Interest Group (SIG) and Geographic (Geo)
meetings held throughout the conference and a selection of social events.

Representatives from Oracle are scheduled to present a number of education and
Oracle Roadmap sessions, participate in SIG meetings, provide demos in the
exhibit hall, host the Oracle Meet the Expert meetings at the Hyatt and meet
one-on-one with attendees throughout the week.

“Users attending COLLABORATE 13 gain insight into the latest technology and
applications features, learn about increasing efficiencies within their
organizations and make valuable connections with like-minded peers and Oracle
experts,” said Margaret Wright, president of the OAUG. “The educational and
networking opportunities available at the conference provide a unique
opportunity for applications users to train with Oracle representatives and
distinguished industry experts, strengthen professional contacts and enhance
their Oracle knowledgebase.”

Additional information regarding COLLABORATE 13 is available at

About Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG^®)

Founded in 1990, the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) is the world’s
largest user knowledgebase for Oracle Applications users.The organization
serves as an advocate to Oracle Corp. forcompanies worldwide and represents
users of more than 65 Oracle Applications products including Oracle Fusion
Applications, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle’s Agile, Oracle Hyperion,
Oracle’s Primavera EPPM, Oracle Communications, Oracle's Customer Experience
including Oracle CRM On Demand and Oracle’s Siebel CRM, and others. The OAUG
provides its members with education, networking and support via a wide range
of activities and forums including conferences, publications, special interest
groups and online communities. For more information about the OAUG, visit the
website at


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