Learn: Must-Attend Sessions

COLLABORATE offers 1200+ educational sessions on product features and functionality, product roadmaps and strategic insight from Oracle, Oracle customers and solution providers. We've curated our top picks for JD Edwards and PeopleSoft users below. Simply click on the navy tabs to see recommended sessions for each application.

Compromising a JDE system: A Cookbook

  • Summary: Have you hardened your JDE landscapes? An out-of-the-box installation of JDE is vulnerable to compromise from many vectors. This session will demonstrate how to leverage various vulnerabilities to gain elevated access to a JDE system. Simultaneously we will discuss the appropriate hardening mechanism to prevent these exploits.
  • Date: Monday, April 8
  • Time: 9:15 AM–10:15 AM
  • Location: GH 3RD FL Bonham D

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OCI Gives the 'EASY' Button for 9.2 Upgrades in the Cloud: A Customer Panel

  • Summary: With the new features and flexibility that continue to be delivered in EnterpriseOne 9.2 releases; the opportunity for Oracle JD Edwards customers to leverage the newest tools; functionality and technologies to modernize and digitize their business is unprecedented. There has never been a better time to upgrade to JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.2 and along with that the ideal opportunity to embrace the power of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. This session moderated by Oracle Cloud Managed Services Partner Velocity Technology Solutions; features a panel of customers including Phibro Animal Health; TruGreen; and Waycrosse Inc; will discuss their decision criteria; process; and benefits realized of upgrading to JD Edwards 9.2 on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. It will also include a discussion on cloud models; technologies available in the cloud; and best practices for a cloud migration.
  • Date: Monday, April 8
  • Time: 4:30 PM–5:30 PM
  • Location: GH 2ND FL Lonestar Salon D

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Cut Weeks out of your Upgrade to 9.2

  • Summary: Are you planning your JD Edwards 9.2 upgrade and would like to streamline the upgrade process? This session will detail the latest upgrade improvements that can remove weeks from your upgrade. Understand how JD Edwards has automated of getting code current during your upgrade which removes manual steps of applying ESUs; special instructions and Tools Releases.
  • Date: Tuesday, April 9
  • Time: 10:30 AM–11:30 AM
  • Location: GH 2ND FL Mission A

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A Cloud Strategy with JD Edwards and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

  • Summary: Are you looking to move to the cloud? Would you like to get out of the business of managing your data center but still want the choice and control of JD Edwards? Learn how the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) can enable you to continue to leverage your current JD Edwards investments while having a Cloud strategy. We'll show you how to cut time and money out of your project and look at some of our recent customer successes.
  • Date: Tuesday, April 9
  • Time: 2:00 PM–3:00 PM
  • Location: GH 2ND FL Bowie B

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Migrating PeopleSoft to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure: How and Why Southcoast Health made the Move

  • Summary: Organizations that will thrive in tomorrow's competitive environment must today shift their focus from a legacy 'run-and-maintain' mode and embrace innovation. In this session learn how combining PeopleSoft applications with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure provided by Oracle Cloud Managed Services Partner Velocity Technology Solutions; delivered better performance; application usability; and a lower cost of ownership for Southcoast Health. This session will also discuss the migration of Southcoast's Kronos platform to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
  • Date: Wednesday, April 10
  • Time: 4:30 PM–5:30 PM
  • Location: GH 3RD FL Presidio B

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Connect: Collaborate With Attendees

Don't miss out on numerous opportunities to network and make lasting connections at COLLABORATE! Below you'll find some popular networking opportunities to take advantage of during the event.

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Monday, April 8

  • 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Reception in the Showcase

Tuesday, April 9

  • 9:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Happy Hour in the Showcase

Wednesday, April 10

  • 11:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Collaborate Keynote: Be The Leader You Were Meant to be, Monday to Monday®

Stacy Hanke, Executive Coach, and Author 

  • When: 8:00am-9:00am
  • Where: CC Street FL Exhibit Hall 1

Exhibitor Showcase Hours

  • When: 11:30 am- 2:00pm, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Exhibitor Showcase Reception
  • Where: CC Street FL Exhibit Hall 1

Oracle Keynote: A Platform and a Path to the Cloud

Steve Dahed, Senior Vice President, Oracle Cloud

  • When: 2:00pm-3:00pm
  • Where: CC Street FL Exhibit Hall 1


Women in Technology Panel Discussion

A diverse panel of innovators share lively conversation and powerful ideas on a variety of issues important to the COLLABORATE community.

  • When: 10:30am-11:30am
  • Where: CC 3RD FL 302A

Exhibitor Showcase Hours

  • When: 9:15 am- 3:15 am, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Exhibitor Showcase Happy Hour
  • Where: CC Street FL Exhibit Hall 1

Oracle Analytics, BI, Big Data and EPM/ Hyperion Reception

Take in an inspiring view of the San Antonio skyline from atop the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Join your peers at the poolside terrace to relax, enjoy great food and share COLLABORATE 19 highlights.

  • When: 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Where: Grand Hyatt Poolside Terrace
Artificial Intelligence Has Arrived. You're Fired!

Dennis Amorosano

  • When: 8:00am-9:00am
  • Where: CC Street FL Exhibit Hall 1

Exhibitor Showcase Hours

  • When: 11:30 am - 4:15 p.m.
  • Where: CC Street FL Exhibit Hall 1

Emerging Leaders Networking Event
Join us as atop the Grand Hyatt Hotel as we enjoy the panoramic view of the San Antonio skyline. Network with peers and experienced pros as you sip and learn about growing your career in the Oracle Applications space. Pre-register by adding this event to your conference agenda. 

  • When: 5:30pm-6:30pm
  • Where: Grand Hyatt Poolside Terrace
Attendee Appreciation Party - ¡VIVA FIESTA!
On the eve of San Antonio’s renowned annual cultural celebration known as Fiesta, let’s gather by the river to enjoy a glittering carnival atmosphere packed with local flavors and talent!


Let's Find Time to Collaborate

We'd love to discuss options for maximizing your applications at COLLABORATE19. Start the conversation by reaching out to schedule time to meet during the event here.