Finance at CloudWorld

Connect with finance customers, experts, and thought leaders to learn how advancements in automation and machine learning can help finance teams move faster and make better-informed business decisions.

Successful companies rely on finance teams for insight, vision, and direction. Learn how your peers use machine learning in Oracle Cloud ERP and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) to automate cash forecasting, scenario planning, and the financial close. Hear how customers like you stay current on technology with automatic updates to their Oracle Fusion Cloud applications.

Discover why Brian Sommer, founder and president of TechVentive, is excited for CloudWorld.

Meet the future of finance

Learn about innovations to help transform your finance team so you can stay ahead of change.

What’s next with Oracle Cloud ERP and EPM

No one can predict the future, but you can get close. Explore the innovations that help suggest pre-emptive action before your competitors even recognize the opportunity.

Connect plans across the business

Working in siloes is counterproductive. Planning your business with integrated, connected data improves insight, accuracy, and the ability to make smart decisions—fast.

Unify finance and ops with analytics

Finance and operations are better together. Hear how prebuilt analytics, unified across these departments, can improve financial performance with real-time insights.

Automate financial operations

Eliminate tedious, manual tasks and stop hunting for anomalies. Learn how advanced technologies such as AI and machine learning can automate more than 80% of your standard processes.

Industry innovations

Hear leaders from high tech, financial services, retail, and more share the product, service, and business model innovations that propelled them ahead of the competition.

Deliver great projects—start to finish

Your customers continually evolve, so must your projects. See how you can optimize project management to increase profits, reduce effort, and satisfy customers.

Featured sessions

  • Solution keynote

    Digital Finance Transformation with Oracle as Your Innovation Partner

    Powerful forces are impacting “normal” in unexpected ways, offering forward-thinking firms an opportunity to leverage their finance transformation efforts. Join global leaders as they share keys to success.

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  • Learning session

    Oracle Cloud ERP: Financials Strategy and Innovation Roadmap

    Learn how Oracle helps finance teams focus on strategic and value-adding priorities. We’ll preview Oracle’s latest innovations and roadmap for accounting operations, financial planning and analysis, and treasury.

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  • Learning session

    Connected Planning: Align Plans and Decisions to Drive Growth

    Planning and forecasting aren’t just for finance—they’re for sales, operations, IT, HR, and other departments. Hear from customers who use Oracle Cloud to connect and align planning across the company.

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  • Learning session

    Oracle Cloud ERP: Project Management Strategy and Innovation Roadmap

    Hear how you can transform and rationalize the project business with a unified, AI-enabled enterprise cloud solution, supporting a broad spectrum of project types and diverse project operations.

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  • Learning session

    Modernizing Finance Processes with Machine Learning in Oracle Cloud EPM

    AI, machine learning, and process automation can help finance become more data driven. Learn new capabilities and hear roadmap announcements for Oracle Cloud Enterprise Performance Management.

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  • Learning session

    Make Better Use of Your Cash with Continuous Cash Liquidity Forecasting

    Continuous cash forecasting gives you immediate insight into your cash position, helping you decide the best ways to invest, faster. Learn how Oracle Cloud can help you better manage your cash.

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Learn from finance innovators

Hear from forward-thinking business leaders and industry trailblazers about how technology can improve your finance function. Our customers will offer new perspectives across a variety of industries—including healthcare, gaming, transportation, and more.

  • Cadence Bank, Deputy Chief Accounting Officer

  • DENSO INTERNATIONAL AMERICA, INC., Manager Financial Systems Corporate Planning

  • TRATON SE, Senior Specialist Data Analytics, Tools & Processes

  • CTB, Inc, IT Business Solutions Director

Jennifer Coleman

Jennifer Coleman is the deputy chief accounting officer at Cadence Bank. She began her accounting career at Arthur Andersen and KPMG. Since then, Jennifer’s roles have encompassed all aspects of operational accounting, regulatory and SEC reporting, technical accounting and new GAAP standard implementations, SOX compliance, and financial and accounting systems implementation and development. She has also been responsible for accounting for numerous acquisitions and the IPO of Cadence Bank.

Heather Emery

At global mobility supplier DENSO Corp, Heather Emery is the corporate planning financial systems manager and the system architect of it's enterprise performance management (EPM) planning system. She designed and implemented a multicube solution for their regional HQ and plant finance across North America. Before DENSO, Heather spent 15 years at General Motors, implementing global Hyperion applications. She enjoys a good bottle of wine and summers on the water at her home in South Detroit.

Verena Hlavon

Verena Hlavon is a data analytics senior specialist of tools and processes at TRATON SE. After completing her master’s degree in management and technology at TU Munich, she began her career at Deloitte Consulting and gained vast experience with management reporting, IT transformation projects, and the TRATON IPO. In her current role, she works as a project manager establishing Oracle Analytics as a fully business-run solution delivering a holistic view on finance, markets, and R&D projects.

Jennifer Leatherman

Jennifer Leatherman is the IT business solutions director at CTB, Inc. She has 25 years of experience with JD Edwards World ERP software and is currently implementing Oracle Cloud ERP. She has served on the board of the Quest World user group as both president and vice president. During her 32 years at CTB, Jen has held various positions with the company, all building to her current leadership role. Jen has been a presenter at Collaborate, INFOCUS, and BluePrint 4D conferences.

Meet the award winners

Celebrate the accomplishments of finance and supply chain leaders who are setting new standards by accelerating innovation, digital transformation, and sustainability. Meet the Oracle Change Agents Awards winners and the partners helping make their success possible. Join us on Tuesday, October 18, at 6 p.m. in the Pivot Lounge in the CloudWorld Hub.

Build your agenda

What will you discover at CloudWorld? From innovation keynotes and technical workshops to customer sessions and an exhibition packed with partner solutions, you’ll find unique value for your role, business, and industry. Browse the Session Catalog for more details.

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    • Registration: 9am - 11pm
    • CloudWorld Hub: Closed
    • Developer Hub: Closed
    • Always On: Closed
    • Registration: 7am - 8pm
    • CloudWorld Hub: 1pm - 7:30pm
    • Developer Hub: 8am - 7:30pm
    • Always On: Networking lounges for Consulting, Support, Industries and more
    • Keynote: 9am - 10:30am
    • Learning sessions, hands-on labs, tutorials, certifications, lightning sessions: 11am - 2pm
    • Keynote: 2pm - 3:30pm
    • Welcome reception and award ceremonies in the CloudWorld Hub: 4pm - 7:00pm
    • Learning sessions, hands-on labs, tutorials, Applications Innovation keynote, certifications, lightning sessions: 4pm - 6pm
    • Open time: 7:00pm - 12am
    • Registration: 7am - 10pm
    • CloudWorld Hub: 8am - 6pm
    • Developer Hub: 8am - 6pm
    • Always On: Networking lounges for Consulting, Support, Industries and more
    • Keynote: 9am - 10:30am
    • Learning sessions, hands-on labs, tutorials, certifications, lightning sessions: 9am - 5:30pm
    • Keynote: 4pm - 5:30pm
    • Open time: 5:30pm - 9pm
    • The CloudWorld Party: 9pm - 12am
    • Registration: 7am - 3pm
    • CloudWorld Hub: 8am - 2pm
    • Developer Hub: 8am - 5pm
    • Always On: Networking lounges for Consulting, Support, Industries and more
    • Learning sessions, hands-on labs, tutorials, certifications, lightning sessions: 9am - 4:30pm
    • Conference concludes, attendee departures

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Success starts at CloudWorld. See you in Las Vegas, October 17–20.