Oracle OpenWorld | September 18, 2016

Welcome to Oracle OpenWorld 2016!

By: Lauren Mckay | Social Media Manager


It's here! Today marks the start of Oracle OpenWorld 2016, and we couldn't be more excited. There's a lot going on today, and we want to make you get to experience the best of the best. 

Here are the top Sunday happenings for #oow16:

1. Start at the Beginning: Oracle OpenWorld Opening Keynotes: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Moscone North, Hall D 

  • Complete, Integrated Cloud | Larry Ellison, Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer, Oracle 
  • Rise of the Enterprise: Delivering the Next Wave of Opportunity | Diane Bryant, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Data Center Group, Intel 

2. Go Mobile: Don't miss anything Oracle OpenWorld. Get the latest news, updates, access to My Schedule, and interactive maps–just download the Oracle OpenWorld app. Search "Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco" in the Apple iTunes App Store or on Google Play. Sponsored by Deloitte. 

3. Join Us at the Oracle Welcome Reception, Sponsored by NetSuite: After the opening keynote sessions, join us, American Authors, and your colleagues to eat, drink, and relax at Oracle Cloud Plaza. 

  • 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Oracle Cloud Plaza @ Howard Street 
  • *Available to Full Conference pass holders only.

4. Come and Collaborate: Oracle Users Forum: Come visit with user group members and attend a user group-led session or special interest group (SIG) meeting presented by a variety of user group communities. View sessions. 

  • 15th Annual Oracle Users Forum
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Moscone West, Level 3 and Moscone South
  • *Available to Full Conference pass holders only.

5. Create Your Best Conference Experience: Schedule What Matters Most: Don't miss the sessions and social events important to you. Build a schedule based on your priorities to create the experience you want.

6.  Know Your Options: Oracle OpenWorld Programs and Showcases

  • At Oracle OpenWorld, we have programs designed to target your real-world challenges. Select how and where you'll spend your time while you network, and learn from like-minded colleagues. 
  • Don't forget to stop by the Showcases to see Oracle products in action!

7. ORACLE TEAM USA Sailing Experience: ORACLE TEAM USA will be back on Oracle Cloud Plaza @ Howard Street. Stop by to meet the sailors, experience what it’s like to be onboard the catamaran in a virtual reality experience, take a photo of the America’s Cup, and check out the technical sessions. Plus, have a chance to work out with the team on Tuesday morning. But hurry, space is limited.

  • Sunday, September 18 – 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Monday, September 19 – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 20 – 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 21 – 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 22 – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

8. The Café on Howard Street: Reserve a table for your group of two, three, or four at The Café on Howard. Meet with colleagues to refuel, relax, and reflect on your conference experience. Tables can be reserved through the mobile app's Info Booth. 

  • Monday, September 19, 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 20, 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 21, 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 22, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Reserve your spot

9. Need a Lyft? Lyft is the official ride-sharing partner for Oracle OpenWorld. Enter the code OPENWORLD to get up to $15 off your first two rides. Valid for new users only.

Don't forget to tweet and share your experience at Oracle OpenWorld using the hashtag #oow16!

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