Networking at COLLABORATE 12

    Build your network and take advantage of being in Vegas with our receptions and networking activities!

    Welcome Reception

    hackfestIOUG Welcome Reception
    Operation Classified: It's Personal Now
    Sunday, April 22, 5-7pm

    Combine drinks, food, and hundreds of database experts, and what do you get? IOUG’s Sunday evening Welcome Reception. If you enjoyed last year's Hackfest competition, you'll love what we have in store for 2012! Plan to arrive early and network with peers, engage in a little friendly competition, and get ready for a great week at COLLABORATE 12. Available exclusively to those who register for the IOUG Forum.

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    Showcase Receptions

    Welcome Reception in the Exhibitor Showcase
    Monday, April 23, 6-8pm
    Join us Monday to mingle with attendees across all three groups and meet face-to-face with leading Oracle solution providers during the opening night of the Exhibitor Showcase. Hundreds of exhibitors -- brought to you by the IOUG, OAUG and Quest – will be on-hand during the evening to answer questions about their services, products and ideas that can integrate with and improve your existing Oracle environments. Complimentary drinks and hor d'oeuvres will be provided.

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    pokerHappy Hour in the Exhibitor Showcase
    Tuesday, April 24, 5:30-7pm
    Enjoy complimentary drinks and hor d'oeuvres before you head out to explore the Las Vegas nightlife Tuesday evening at an exclusive cocktail party in the Exhibitor Showcase. COLLABORATE 12 exhibitors will be ready and waiting to mingle, while you learn more about the complementary products and services available to increase the return on your Oracle investment.


    IOUG SIG Events


    Virtualization SIG
    - Meet and Greet, Sunday, April 22, 4-5pm
    - SIG Meeting, Monday, April 23, 12:15-1:15pm
    - SIG Lounge, Monday, April 23, 6-8pm

    - Expert Panel, Monday, April 23, 1:15-2:15pm
    - Birds-of-a-Feather, Tuesday, April 24, 12:30-1pm (grab lunch first)

    - SIG Meeting, Monday, April 23, 12:15-1:15pm
    - Oracle/SAP Development Update, Monday, April 23, 3:45-4:45pm
    - Round Table, Tuesday, April 24, 12-1pm 

    WebCenter SIG
    - SIG Lounge, Tuesday, April 24, 5:30-7pm

    - SIG Meeting, Tuesday, April 24, 10:45-11:45am
    SIG Meeting, Wednesday, April 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm 

    Exadata SIG
    - SIG Meeting, Tuesday, April 24, 12-1pm

    DBA Manager SIG
    Birds-of-a-Feather, Wednesday, April 25, 12:15-1:15pm 


    Birds of a Feather

    Monday, April 23 
    Networking by Geography

    Tuesday, April 24 & Wednesday, April 25 
    Networking by Education Track

    Of all the intangible benefits you'll experience, one of the most important -- and longest lasting -- is your ability to have spontaneous conversations and discuss shared interests with other attendees. During lunch time Monday through Wednesday, be sure to take advantage of our "Birds of a Feather" tables, designed to make networking on some of your most important topics easier.

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    COLLABORATE 12 Closing Session

    The Rise of the Examachines
    Thursday, April 26, 12-1pm

    Don't miss the chance to hear a debate on Examachines!  The moderator for the event will be Todd Sheetz. 

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