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5 Reasons to Attend HCM Central at Oracle OpenWorld

Sunita Khatri
Director, Product Marketing

San Francisco is a one-of-kind city notorious for the finest living in the U.S all year-long but one of highlights of visiting this eccentric city is experiencing the fun-filled month of October – sunshine, Fleet Week, and of course Oracle OpenWorld. If this isn’t enough of a reason for folks in HR to attend HCM Central during Oracle OpenWorld then we’ve got five more for you.

1. Get Informed with the Latest from Exhibitors and Showcases  

Hundreds of exhibitors are getting ready to strut their stuff at the upcoming OpenWorld exhibit and showcase floors. Brands from Accenture, to Baker Tilly, CSC, Deloitte and more will be gathering together to show you the latest technology, solutions and trends which impact your day-to-day business needs. General exhibits for OpenWorld will take place at the Moscone Center; HCM Central  specific Exhibit Hall will be located at The Palace Hotel; doors will open at 4:15pm on Sun Oct 26thand will be open daily through Wed Oct 28th for you to come and go. See who’s exhibiting.

2. Experience HCM Cloud For Yourself with Hands-On Labs 

Would you or a member of your HR team want to experience Oracle HCM Cloud for yourself? At HCM Central you’ll have an opportunity get up close and personal with Oracle’s HCM Cloud on a mobile device with the help of Oracle HCM’s team of experts. The Hands-On Lab series is available 3-4 times a day starting Tuesday at 11am through Thursday at 1:15pm at the Palace Hotel. More info.

3. Be Empowered by Oracle and HR Industry Leader Keynotes 

One of the highlights of HCM Central are the special General Session Keynotes designed specifically for HR business teams. HCM Central keynotes will kick off on Monday Oct 26 at the Palace Hotel.  This year, we’ve gathered together leaders at Oracle as well as the HR industry to discuss and share insights on trends that are disrupting day-to-day HR and the rewards companies are reaping from the disruption. There will also be a Keynote focused on the Future of HCM, featuring stories and real-life experiences from experts who have trialed HCM in the Cloud. More info on what to expect at the keynotes.

4. Learn and Network at Conference Sessions 

Conference sessions at HCM Central will give you a chance to be selective and build a schedule based on specific areas of interest and topics related to HCM. The conference sessions at HCM Central will offer participants a chance to hear from some of the most innovative companies on how they are using mobile and social to improve collaboration and performance within their organization. The conference sessions are also designed to offer you latest on Oracle technology and product roadmaps focused on global HR, talent management, workforce rewards and management. Here’s a curated list of the top #HCM sessions.

5. Enjoy and Let Loose at the Oracle Appreciation Event 

And the last on this list and probably the more worthier reason for live music lovers is the opportunity to attend Oracle's Customer Appreciation Event. Oracle will be hosting one night of live music at Treasure Island. While listening to the music, enjoy the 360-degree views of the San Francisco and Oakland skylines, Marin and Silicon Valley, and nearby Alcatraz and Angel Islands. Ride the Ferris wheel, test your skill playing arcade games new and vintage, fill up on excellent food and drink, and relax in preparation for your last day at the conference. Find out more about the Customer Appreciation Night. 

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Sunita is Product Marketing Director for Oracle’s HCM Talent Management Cloud solution. Prior to joining Oracle, she brought products to life for Monster Worldwide’s recruitment & consumer advertising business. While leading sizeable growth for Monster’s business, she also braved the world of online marketing. Today, blogging is a newfound passion of hers – Sunita writes to inspire readers who are in search of professional and personal awareness. Follow @SunitaSKhatri

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