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Education and Research—Industry Central @ OpenWorld

Technology Innovation for Student Success

Higher education and research institutions face a shifting landscape as they address the transformative effect of technology on the modern learning environment. Institutions are focused on improving their programs and overall attractiveness to students, researchers, and donors/sponsors, while working to drive down costs—and technology is a critical success factor. From classroom tools such as tablets and white boards to operationally efficient administrative systems, technology factors heavily as institutions work to take advantage of today's mobile and multi-channels to serve a new generation of students and research professionals.

Highlights

Attend Education and Research—Industry Central @ OpenWorld to discover the possibilities.

  • Use the cloud to drive administrative and academic transformation through increased agility and faster innovation
  • Implement more efficient management of the processes that facilitate teaching, learning, and research
  • Use business modeling to provide needed visibility into program, degree, course, and student costing
  • Transform education through personalized learning, improved teacher development and performance, and enhanced access to information

Agenda

This year's Oracle OpenWorld conference will be packed with illuminating keynotes, inspiring educational sessions, and nearly countless opportunities for networking. Below are some highlights to help you plan your conference—check back regularly for updates.


Monday, September 29

7:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Registration Open

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.

Oracle OpenWorld Keynotes—Moscone North, Hall D

10:15 a.m.–11:45 a.m.

Industry General Session

11:15 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Exhibition Halls Open

12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Sessions

Tuesday, September 30

7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Registration Open

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.

Oracle OpenWorld Keynotes

Moscone North, Hall D

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Exhibition Halls Open

10:15 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Session

1:30 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

Oracle OpenWorld Keynotes

Moscone North, Hall D


Wednesday, October 1

7:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m.

Registration

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.

Oracle OpenWorld Keynotes

Moscone North, Hall D

9:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Exhibition Halls Open

10:15 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Session

7:30 p.m.–12:00 a.m.

Appreciation Event

Treasure Island

Speakers

Hear from the industry's top thought leaders, Oracle experts, and Oracle customers about how they are transforming businesses and organizations today. This year, Oracle OpenWorld will feature more customer speakers than ever before, each sharing their unique success story. The conference will also feature the Oracle and community experts you know and love to hear from, discussing best practices that help you get the most out of your Oracle investment now and in the future.

Featured Speakers

General Session: Oracle's Future in Higher Education

Susan Beidler, Senior Director Product Strategy, Oracle

Oracle WebCenter for Education and Research

Leonarda Horvat, Chief Information Officer and Director of IT, Texas A&M University System

Kevin Roebuck, Director, Oracle Learning Exchange, Oracle

Julia Von Klonowski, Director, Solutions Specialist, Oracle

Today's Thoroughly Modern Student System:
Oracle's Powerhouse Campus Solutions

Gary Allen, Product Strategy Director, Oracle

Susan Beidler, Senior Director Product Strategy, Oracle

Sessions

This year's Oracle OpenWorld will feature more than 2,000 sessions focused on Oracle product roadmaps and strategies, and customer best practices. Learn how Oracle and your peers are helping world-class institutions transform education through personalized learning, improved teacher development and performance, and more efficient management of processes that facilitate teaching, learning, and research with Oracle Education and Research.

View All Education and Research sessions

Exhibits

Conference attendees flock to the Oracle OpenWorld Exhibition Halls every year to connect with the hundreds of partner experts who can help them get the most from their technology and make an impact on their business. Sponsors and exhibitors take advantage of this opportunity to meet with thousands of prospects and customers—all in one place. Find each other quickly in this year's Exhibition Halls, organized by technology and industry focus to ensure that all participants make the most of their Oracle OpenWorld experience.

View Industry Central @ OpenWorld Demographics (PDF)

Oracle OpenWorld Showcases

Network

Oracle OpenWorld provides nearly limitless opportunities to meet up with your peers, colleagues, and friends in a relaxed environment. You'll have ample time to grab a coffee or cocktail during our dedicated networking events—catch up with old friends and have the opportunity to make new ones. A big part of what makes the conference so valuable is the time you spend networking, so don't hesitate to fill your waking hours…you can sleep when you get home.


Oracle OpenWorld Welcome Reception

Sunday, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The conference kicks off in high gear at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld Welcome Reception at Oracle Plaza @ Howard Street and the adjacent Yerba Buena Gardens.


Oracle Appreciation Event

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

We invite you to extend your networking into the night—while enjoying great music, food, and drink—at this renowned annual event held on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay.


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