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Quick Survey How many of you are new to the Oracle E-Busines Suite? How many are on pre-11.5.10, 11.5.10, R12? How many use MFG, FIN, PROJ, CRM, HR? How many of you are new to OAUG, NorCal OAUG? How many of you are users, consultants, vendors?
History Northern California area, defined as: North of Fresno to the California/Oregon Border Formed in the summer of 2000 Merged with the Bay Area OAUG January 2001
2008 Board of Directors Chairperson Carl Harter, Logitech, Inc. (re-elected) Treasurer Cynthia Enderlein, Lucasfilm, Ltd Secretary Mohan Iyer, FSCP Solutions, Inc. Communications and WebMaster John Peters, JRPJR, Inc. (re-elected) Meeting Planners Kai Hypko, Senior Director Supply Chain Systems, Plantronics Manish Khanna, IT Project Manager, NetApps (just elected) Jyothi Pingali, Section Manager, ERP Systems, Network Appliance Mark West, AnswerThink (re-elected) Oracle Liason Indy Bains, Oracle (just appointed)
OAUG GEO Certificate of Distinction the last six years: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Mission A forum for sharing information and experiences on the selection, implementation and effective use of Oracle Applications To learn about future directions in the Oracle product line To offer resource assistance
Membership There is no cost to join the Northern California Oracle Applications User Group There is no limit to the number of users a company may have in the organization We are trying to bring together the end users of the Oracle Applications You do not have to be a member of the OAUG to be a member of the Northern California Oracle Applications User Group Membership is easy to sign-up for – point to the following web- site - http://www.norcaloaug.org follow the links to the Membership page.
OAUG Membership The OAUG is the national organization we are affiliated with. There is a charge for companies to become members of the OAUG. For a limited time the NorCal OAUG is offering a discount (up to $445) for companies that want to join the OAUG. Check out our web site for the discount information and code: http://www.norcaloaug.org You do not have to be a member of the OAUG to be a member of the NorCal OAUG.
Board Member Elections There are 8 Board Members. No more than 4 non-users are allowed on the board. All board positions are held for 2 years. Board positions are staggered so that 4 positions come up every year. Elections are held via email and every NorCal OAUG member gets four votes (one per position). Keep an eye open for the signup page on the web site. Nomination/Election process will take place in Dec/Jan time frame. New board members will take their position the first of Feburary
Web Site http://www.norcaloaug.org/ We currently have over 500 papers and presentations (1GB) from Seminars and Training Days The web site and email will be our primary methods for communicating with the group
Events - Seminars Bi-monthly meetings with alternate locations between the San Francisco, San Jose, and the Tri/Central Valley region A single specific topic will be covered Panel discussion format Cost is free (we just ask that you please sign up on the web site)
Past Seminar Topics Application management and Internal Controls (Sarbanes- Oxley and Oracle) Intercompany Gap in Oracle Applications Project Accounting Workflow and the Oracle Applications WMS (warehouse management system)/Shipping/Distribution iProcurement in Action Myths about global and international implementations Human Resources Order Management Oracle Applications Tips and Tricks
Seminars Calendar At this time there are no seminars scheduled Future possible topics: ??? We are looking for topics and locations where we can hold future seminars.
Events – Training Days Annual day long meeting with 18 tracks x 6 sessions (108 sessions in total). We have content for: E-Business Suite, Siebel, Hyperion, Agile, PeopleSoft At least 18 of the sessions are from Oracle Presenters There is also a vendor exhibit hall with 47 exhibitors. This year will be our 7 th annual Training Day Paper archives from past ones are on the web site. 2009 Training Day will be January 21 st, 2009 in Santa Clara, CA There is a minimal charge, ~$95 to offset the facility expenses and lunch costs.
Training Day Exhibitors This really offsets most of the cost of the Training Day Event, keeping user registration below $100. We have 47 exhibitor booths in the exhibit hall. This is a one day conference, setup 6:30am, tear down 7pm We will have a social event this year in the exhibit hall from 4-7pm. Exhibitor booths are 10x10 and cost $1500 for the day, going up to $2000 12/1. We have sponsorship opportunities available to the Exhibitors A very limited number of Presentations are available to exhibitors for an additional fee. Once we open up the registration space goes very quickly, so if you are interested please let the NorCal OAUG board know: firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer We need You! Suggestions for future events Email newsletter with Tips and Suggestions Meeting locations/venues Meeting presenters Sponsorships for Seminars and Training Day