Product Lifecycle Management Summit
Oracle’s complete Agile Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions help companies solve one of today’s most complex challenges: how to innovate profitably. Business leaders aiming to optimize all aspects of designing, developing, launching, servicing, and disposing of products in an integrated, best-in-class model are choosing to partner with Oracle to leverage our deep expertise, broad portfolio, and strong community commitment. PLM community members attending the Oracle Value Chain Summit will have the opportunity to hear about a host of topics including product innovation, business analytics, globalization, regulatory compliance, and much more. Collaboration is the core of Agile PLM, so we have built collaboration into the PLM pillar of the Value Chain Summit. With product tracks covering forty sessions and plenty of networking time, attendees will have many opportunities to discuss strategies with peers, discover best practices used by market leaders and industry experts, learn from the knowledgeable team that designs and develops Agile products, and even add input to shape the future of the Agile PLM solution.
Sourcing and Procurement is a new pillar this year. The target audience includes heads of procurement, finance, operations, contracting, strategic sourcing, and technology functions with responsibility for services, direct and/or indirect supply. Secondary targets include line of business managers for shared services, engineering, sourcing, and procurement who are responsible for collaboration with other functions to achieve company objectives. Enterprises over $1B in annual revenue are ideal. Target industries include industrial manufacturing, retail, high-tech, public sector, communications, and asset intensive industries (e.g., metals and mining).
The Oracle Maintenance Summit brings together maintenance and IT professionals from the Oracle community to share experiences on how to effectively operate, manage, and maintain assets. Sessions include topics related to system optimization as well as industry best practices for management of maintenance, reliability, spare parts inventory, and human capital. Customers repeatedly attend this outstanding information-sharing and networking event. Customer attendees come from all industries, notably manufacturing, natural resources, utilities, higher education, and government.
This event will provide a forum to highlight our maintenance solutions, as well as enable customers and partners to share their experiences with Oracle products. Past attendees of our Maintenance Summit have included Alcoa, Barrick Gold, Compass Minerals, Drummond Company, Graymont Limited, Minnkota Power, Krško Nuclear Power Plant (NEK), Orlando Utilities Commission, Stanford University, Sunflower Electric, the J.M. Smucker Company, Wells Enterprises/Blue Bunny, Western University, and Westmoreland Coal.
The Oracle Manufacturing Summit brings together thought leaders in manufacturing from the Oracle community to share strategies for driving productivity on the shop floor. Sessions include topics related to operational effectiveness, quality, cost management, and regulatory issues. Industry best practices for lean practices, prioritization of jobs, on-time deliveries, and increased customer satisfaction will also be presented. Attend and network with your manufacturing and IT peers to come away with innovations to improve your shop floor performance. In the past, the event has attracted customers from all manufacturing methods, encompassing industrial manufacturing, food and beverage, life sciences, and natural resources.
This event will provide a forum to highlight Oracle’s manufacturing management and analytics solutions as well as enable customers and partners to share their experiences with Oracle products. Past attendees for the Manufacturing Summit include: Pella Windows, Master Lock, Emerson Electric, the J.M. Smucker Company, Teva Pharmaceutical, USANA Health Sciences, Land O’Lakes, Green Mountain Coffee, and others.
Value Chain Execution Summit (Logistics)
The Oracle Value Chain Execution (VCE) solution set is made up of fulfillment, warehousing, transportation, and trade applications that support today’s most advanced logistics operations. A leader in the supply chain execution space, Oracle is excited to invite customers, partners, and prospective customers to the 2013 Oracle Value Chain Execution Summit. This first-time event will provide supply chain and logistics professionals with a unique opportunity to learn how they can save money, serve customers more efficiently and effectively, and create an enhanced logistics environment for the entire organization. With four tracks, each with nine sessions, there will be plenty of information-sharing and best practice discussions. This event is ideal for order fulfillment, purchasing, warehousing, inventory, transportation, global trade, and logistics personnel, and is particularly valuable to Oracle customers, as sessions will focus on how to better utilize applications and highlight new product releases.
Value Chain Planning Summit
Oracle Value Chain Planning (VCP) delivers a best-in-class, complete planning solution enabling companies to speed decision making and continuously monitor the impact of those decisions at all levels in the organization. Oracle is excited to invite customers, partners, and prospective customers to the inaugural 2013 Oracle Value Chain Planning Summit. This premier event will provide supply chain and planning professionals with the opportunity to learn how to use Oracle VCP to reduce risk, improve responsiveness to customers, and improve profits.
We will be presenting two tracks totaling twenty sessions to highlight our strategic directions and present best practices. The sessions will provide a unique opportunity for customers, partners, and prospective customers to learn from each other and share information. This event is ideal for supply chain executives, operational executives, and sales executives, as well as demand, supply, and distribution planning personnel. It will be especially valuable to Oracle customers, as sessions will focus on how to better utilize applications and will highlight new product releases.