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OPN Central @ OpenWorld

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Take full advantage of what Oracle PartnerNetwork and Oracle OpenWorld have to offer by registering now for OPN Central @ OpenWorld, a "must-attend" event. Don't miss out on the opportunity to increase your knowledge and gain valuable insight from Oracle executives as they give the most current Oracle direction and strategy. Attend the partner-specific keynote and sessions, network with other business professionals, and expand your contact list and resources—all of it geared to helping you build and grow your business with Oracle.

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Highlights

Attend OPN Central @ OpenWorld and experience:

  • The OPN keynote, OPN Lounge, and famed OPN AfterDark reception
  • OPN Lounge Theater sessions, featuring 20+ topics relevant to OPN partners
  • The ability to earn OPN Certified Specialist accreditations for free!
  • Partner-specific events hosted by Oracle PartnerNetwork
  • Official OPN activities included with either an Oracle OpenWorld or Discover pass

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.

Sunday, September 28

1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Oracle PartnerNetwork Keynote

Mark Hurd & Safra Catz
Marriott Marquis, Salon 7-9

3:15 p.m.–4:15 p.m.

Oracle PartnerNetwork Product Executive Update

Thomas Kurian & John Fowler
Marriott Marquis, Salon 7-9

5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Oracle OpenWorld Keynotes

Moscone North, Hall D

7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Oracle OpenWorld Welcome Reception

Oracle Plaza @ Howard St

7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

Oracle PartnerNetwork AfterDark Reception

Metreon City View Lounge, 4th floor
Open to all partners


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

9:45 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Exhibition Halls and OPN Lounge Open

Moscone South, Exhibition Hall, Room 100

9:45 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Oracle PartnerNetwork Theater Sessions

Moscone South, Exhibition Hall, Room 100

10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Test Fest Session 1

Westin St. Francis – Oxford Room

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Test Fest Session 2

Westin St. Francis – Oxford Room

3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Test Fest Session 3

Westin St. Francis – Oxford Room

3:45 p.m.–4:45 p.m.

Engineered Systems, Servers, and Storage General Session

Moscone North, Hall D


Tuesday, September 30

7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Registration Open

8:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Oracle OpenWorld Keynotes

Moscone North, Hall D

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Exhibition Halls and OPN Lounge Open

Moscone South, Exhibition Hall, Room 100

9:45 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Oracle PartnerNetwork Theater Sessions

Moscone South, Exhibition Hall, Room 100

10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Test Fest Session 4

Westin St. Francis – Oxford Room

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:30 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

Oracle OpenWorld Keynotes

Moscone North, Hall D

3:45 p.m.–5:45 p.m.

Test Fest Session 5

Westin St. Francis – Oxford Room


Wednesday, October 1

7:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m.

Registration Open

8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

Oracle OpenWorld Keynotes

Moscone North, Hall D

9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Exhibition Halls and OPN Lounge Open

Moscone South, Exhibition Hall, Room 100

9:45 a.m.–3:45 p.m.

Oracle PartnerNetwork Theater Sessions

Moscone South, Exhibition Hall, Room 100

10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Test Fest Session 6

Westin St. Francis – Oxford Room

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Test Fest Session 7

Westin St. Francis – Oxford Room

3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Test Fest Session 8

Westin St. Francis – Oxford Room

6:30 p.m.–12:00 a.m.

Appreciation Event

Treasure Island
*Requires Oracle OpenWorld or JavaOne full conference pass


Thursday, October 2

8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Registration Open

9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Oracle OpenWorld Keynotes

Moscone North, Hall D

11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Test Fest Session 9

Westin St. Francis – Oxford Room

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Test Fest Session 10

Westin St. Francis – Oxford Room

Speakers

Hear from the industry's leading 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. Details about specific Engineered Systems expert speakers will be posted in mid-June, so check back for updates.

Sessions

Oracle OpenWorld 2014 will feature more than 2,000 sessions that focus on Oracle product roadmaps, strategies, and customer best practices. Learn how Oracle and your peers are helping world-class enterprises drive down costs and transform their businesses with Oracle Engineered Systems.

View the OPN Focus on Document

The OPN Lounge will be back this year, and home to the majority of Oracle PartnerNetwork activities:

OPN Theater Sessions

Discover the tools and resources needed to run a successful business.

Social Media Rally Station

Learn the latest on social media tools and how to optimize your online presence.

Information Stations

Questions about your OPN membership? Drop by! No reservation required.

OPN Test Fest (taking place at Westin St. Francis; not the OPN Lounge)

Get recognized for your skills with an OPN Specialist accreditation.

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 exhibition hall floor maps

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 PartnerNetwork AfterDark Reception

Sunday, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Mark your calendars for an evening of networking, hospitality and entertainment at our annual OPN AfterDark Reception. This event is exclusively for Oracle partners around the globe, and will take place in the City View Lounge on the 4th floor of the Metreon. You will be able to network with fellow partners and Oracle execs, while taking in the unparalleled views of downtown San Francisco. Come celebrate with your colleagues and meet Team Oracle pilot Sean D. Tucker, enjoy our live DJ, and take pictures in our OPN photo booth!

*OpenWorld, JavaOne, or Discover conference pass required to enter


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.

*Requires Oracle OpenWorld or JavaOne full conference pass


OPN Lounge

Monday through Wednesday

The very popular OPN Lounge will be available to all Oracle partners. Come by, have a drink, put your feet up, and network with your peers.


Oracle Appreciation Event

Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Buses depart at 6:00 p.m.
Show begins at 6:30 p.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.

*Requires Oracle OpenWorld or JavaOne full conference pass


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