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Excitement Builds for Oracle OpenWorld this September in Beautiful San Francisco!

Oracle OpenWorld 2016 is fast approaching! It’s the year’s big event for HR professionals and entire companies engaged in exploring the cloud. Attendees last year came from over 140 countries! 

Come join us in celebrating the Oracle Community by networking with HR and business leaders, cloud customers, and subject matter experts. Meet new people, learn, explore, and have fun with your friends in one of the most beautiful, exciting cities in the world –San Francisco, California. 

Oracle’s flagship event kicks off on Sunday, September 18th, 2016, with great User Group content and an opening address by Oracle founder, Larry Ellison. This is an excellent opportunity for HR professionals to get Engaged, stay Informed, and to learn how to Adapt to massive change and innovation happening in HR across the globe.
Here are some of the highlights to help you plan:

Customer Presentations
Customer stories are great learning opportunities. A few examples are below. Also, note the HR Thought Leadership session, further down, with Siemens, SGS, MoneyGram, and Kaiser Permanente on a customer panel on Thursday at 10am.

  • G&J Pepsi Bottling [CON5881]: From Paper Based to the Cloud in 90 Days! 
  • Exelon [CAS1462]: How Leading Energy Provider Exelon is making the Journey to Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud 
  • Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York [CAS5242]: A Nonprofit Company’s Transformation with Oracle Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud, Oracle HCM, and Oracle Cloud Payroll
  • G&K Services [CON3053]: The G&K Services Journey to Full Implementation of the HCM Platform 

HR Thought Leadership
Tap into the latest in innovative thinking around digital HR:

  • Latest Trends in HCM—Connecting the Dots [GEN1750]: A look at current trends in digital, social, and other aspects of your daily life, and the implications for enterprise HCM, today and in the future.
  • Moneyball for HCM [CON2408]: Through the lens of the popular film Moneyball, what business leaders can learn from baseball about building competitive teams.
  • Thought Leader Series: Customer Perspectives [GEN6324]: A panel of CHROs and senior business leaders, including Siemens, SGS, MoneyGram, and Kaiser Permanente, explore top challenges and the prioritization of HR’s path forward.

Sessions and Workshops
Choose from 80 sessions, panels, and workshops, all focused on the interest areas of HR professionals. A few examples:

  • Business Value Realization with Journey to the Cloud [CON2534]: Learn best practices, techniques, and trends to prepare for the journey to the cloud, shorten the learning curve, and speed up decision-making inside organizations.
  • Successful Strategies for Digital Learning [CON1549]: Explore the latest trends in training and digital learning.
  • From Reports to Real-Time Workforce Intelligence [CON6905]: Learn best practices on how to transition from delivering data to delivering real-time workforce intelligence.


Live Experts, Hands on Labs and Demos, and Journey Mapping
For those looking for a more hands-on experience, a number of sessions are designed to be highly interactive. HR events at the Palace Hotel include 30 Oracle and partner interactive kiosks and dedicated open spaces to explore specific interests. A few examples:

  • Open Space: How do you know you're ready for Living in the Cloud? [MTE6648]: One of a series, this open space session will tap into audience expertise and topic interest, largely to share ideas, experience, and conversation in an open forum.
  • HCM Cloud Meet the Experts: Global HR [MTE6645]: One of a series, this expert session will cover anything you want to learn or share about Oracle Core Human Resources, Workforce Directory, Work-Life Applications, HelpDesk for Human Resources, as well as HR Optimization and Analytics.
  • HCM Cloud Meet the Experts: Talent Management [MTE6647]: One of a series, this product expert session will address Oracle Talent Acquisition, Performance and Goal Management, Career and Succession, and Learning and Development.
  • A Human Design Approach to HR: Employee Experience Journey Mapping [JMP4970]: This unique interactive, hands-on crash course will showcase a step-by-step process for mapping the journey your employees have with your organization, so you can deliver the right experience.

Inspiring Keynotes  
Always exciting and inspirational, keynotes by top Oracle executives—Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Thomas Kurian, and Chris Leone, provide insight into the state of business, technology, innovation, and the future.  

Celebration and Networking
The networking fun starts on Monday night. An HCM Reception is held at the Plaza Hotel, the main venue for HR sessions. Events go on throughout the week across all of San Francisco, with a spectacular community appreciation event on Wednesday night along the city waterfront at AT&T Park, featuring a live performance by Billy Joel, and complimentary food and beverages. Bring your camera!

Register and Share


Why wait? Register now! Oracle OpenWorld is the HR technology event of the year. With all of the latest cloud innovation and customer enthusiasm, 2016 will be our best year ever!  

Please forward and share this invitation to others who may want to attend.

Hope to see you there!

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