April 22-26, 2018 | Las Vegas, NV — Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino



Frequently Asked Questions


Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community is a live event created by users for users, presented by the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) and Quest International Users Group (Quest). Powered by community-sourced education, focused on peer collaboration and offering direct access to Oracle, COLLABORATE 18 delivers a tailored experience for each user and decision maker looking to expand their skills and network to amplify the value of their Oracle investments.

April 22-26, 2018
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada USA

  1. What Kind of Education Will I Find at COLLABORATE?
  2. How Do I Become a COLLABORATE Presenter?
  3. Who Hosts COLLABORATE?
  4. If I Register Through One Group, Can I Take a Session From One of the Others?
  5. How Do I Register?
  6. What's Happening in the Exhibitor Showcase?

What Kind of Education Will I Find at COLLABORATE?

Over 1200 sessions and learning opportunities await. Search the online agenda (December 2017) by keyword or apply filters according to your products of interest. Build and save a personalized educational agenda.

How Do I Become a COLLABORATE Presenter?

Thanks for your interest! The 2018 Call for Presentations has closed. Watch for COLLABORATE 2019’s call to open in August 2018.


Three of Oracle’s biggest and most influential users groups.

The Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) represents the voice of Oracle technology and database professionals, serving database administrations, developers, application and infrastructure architects, business intelligence specialists and IT management. The IOUG is dedicated to providing education and access to its membership of more than 20,000 international Oracle professionals, with special focus on: Business Intelligence, OBIEE, Data Warehousing, Analytics, Content Management, APEX, RAC, Disaster Recovery, Exadata/Exalogic, Fusion Middleware, High Availability, Linux, MySQL, SOA, Security, Storage, Virtualization Manageability, Cloud Computing and more.

The Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) Forum: Thousands of Oracle Applications users around the world connect through the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG). They know that OAUG involvement equips them to improve efficiency, enhance problem solving and spark innovation through opportunities for education, networking and influence. The COLLABORATE 18 – OAUG Forum features applications, technology and professional development sessions for users of E-Business Suite, Hyperion, Cloud EPM, Cloud ERP, Cloud CX, Cloud SCM, Analytics (OBIEE and Information Discovery) as well as sessions on critical topics such as Professional Development, new technologies, and Cloud strategies. Visit COLLABORATE.oaug.org for program details and updates.

The Quest International Users Group (Quest) Forum concentrates on practical information that can be applied on the job today, with a focus on education for PeopleSoft, JD Edwards and Oracle Utilities users and the entire family of complimentary products they use. Quest’s educational topics are handpicked by users, and sessions are presented by customer and industry experts. Whether you are an executive, technical or functional user, the Quest Forum will help you expand your knowledge and skills, make better use of your existing software and find new solutions to business challenges. Product-specific work sessions, industry hot topics, best practice roundtables, guided networking, executive sessions and professional development are part of our expert blend of dynamic and diverse offerings. Information about Quest’s education and networking program and optional pre-conference training are available the Quest website.

If I Register Through One Group, Can I Take a Session From One of the Others?

Yes. Educational breakout sessions are open to all registrants, no matter how you registered. Each users group does offer some customized content exclusive to its registrants, such as in-depth workshops and receptions; do choose the users group that most closely aligns with your educational interests so you’re positioned to network with peers interested in those topics.

How Do I Register?

Answer a few quick questions and this website will recommend the users group with which your interests align. Proceed to that users group’s COLLABORATE website to secure your hotel reservations and register for the conference.

What's Happening in the Exhibitor Showcase?

Network with Oracle and the top third-party Oracle solution providers in the COLLABORATE Exhibitor Showcase. You can conveniently visit with a variety of key vendors and learn how you can get the most out of your existing products and learn about others that you can integrate into your environment.

For more information on each users group, refer to their website:



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