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Join us for the Heartland OUG Conference and Training Day: October 30, 2014 in Omaha

August 24, 2014



Gallup is again sponsoring the upcoming Heartland OUG Conference and Training Days in Omaha. 

The conference date is October 30, 2014 and registration is FREE.  



Sponsors so far:

Premier Sponsor Lunch Sponsor
 Grant Thornton Open
Book Sponsor Conference Program Sponsor
Open oracle_sig_clr


Conference Sponsors  
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How to Find Gallup

Where to find us:  1001 Gallup Dr.  Omaha NE 68102

Gallup Directions

Looking for a Place to Stay?

Homewood Suites by Hilton1314 Cuming Street402-345-5100 Courtyard by Marriott101 South 10th Street402-346-2200
Hilton Omaha1001 Cass Street402-998-3400 Embassy Suites555 South 10th Street402-346-9000
Hampton Inn & Suites1212 Cuming Street402-426-7866 Holiday Inn1420 Cuming Street402-341-0124




August 6, 2014

We are preparing for the upcoming Heartland OUG meeting and have begun collecting suggestions for session topics our members would like to see presented.  We sent out a survey recently and compiled the results below.  If you have additional suggestions please complete the survey at by 8/15/2014 and we will review and pass them on to our presenters.  Final session topics to be presented at the meeting will be announced the week of September 29, 2014. 


  • Technical Topics

12C Database Administration



Oracle Applications Framework

Oracle Fusion

Oracle BI Publisher

Database Design / Data Modeling

Automated release tools

Web Services

Columnar database

In memory databases

Database performance/SQL Tuning Feature usage – How To’s/Case Studies

DataGuard Golden Gate

Editions based redefinitions

NoSQL vs relational, etc.

oracle 12c database new features oracle OEM 12c – practical usage

Oracle 12c upgrade database compression/advanced compression

Oracle database security (Data masking)

Oracle RAC Oracle ASM VMware

Payment Card Industry (PCI)

Pluggable Databases, RAC, ASM, PL/SQL, SQL Performance Tuning

SQL / PL/SQL New Features Analytical Functions

SQL hints – what they actually do, for example, explain at a high level the diff types of joins etc.

  • Middleware Topics

Introduction on what is out there and results from use

Identity management

Java EE and Oracle database integration

Mobile Server

SOA and integration related material

Weblogic Cluster Domain Management

  • Functional Topics

EBS 12.2 upgrade – new functionality, tips and tricks for the upgrade

General Ledger: SLA, secondary ledgers

Project Accounting

Accounts Receivable Forms Personalizations

grants/project accounting

Oracle BI 11G

Oracle HCM Cloud co-existence with PeopleSoft in real-life, Oracle ERP Cloud co-existance with any legacy installed applications in real-life

Oracle Report Manager – Life after ADI Report Wizard

Oracle WMS — limitations Implementing Endeca — what is the process? What is a reasonable timeline? What technical skills are needed to support it?

Performance Management

Security and different ways of passing credentials in Web services

Tracks specific to modules in AP, AR, FA. OBIEE installation.

R12 Complex Purchasing, R12 Supplier Setups/Managing, Advanced Procurement

  • BI Topics

BI Administration


Dimensional Modeling, logical level designs in OBIEE.

Implementing ESRI MAPS with OBIEE 11G Visualization Software Comparison

How to implement OBIEE / OBIA without breaking the bank.

Skills needed in-house for long-term success with BI Keys to building an effective data warehouse.

Drilling down into EBS — how does this work?

Low cost ways to bring data into the warehouse for very basic ad hoc reporting


OBIEE upgrade – new functionality

OBIEE and OBIA. XML publisher

OBIEE implementation best practices

OBIEE OBIEE – Oracle Applications Integration

OBIEE repository info – design, tips & tricks, etc;


SaaS Business Intelligence options in marketplace, Oracle Cloud business intelligence — real-life case study–what works and what does not

Third party add-ons that may replace ORCLE analytics.

Partner / Speaker Sign Up for October 30th Heartland OUG Conference

August 5, 2014

Join us for the Heartland OUG Conference and Training Day: October 30, 2014 in Omaha! Call for Speakers / Vendors

July 30, 2014

Mark your calendar for October 30 2014 for the next Heartland OUG Conference in Omaha at Gallup!

We are currently accepting vendor sponsorship applications. Abstracts need to be received from both Oracle and Partner Speakers by September 19, 2014. Topics can focus on process, conversion, interface efforts, etc. and can come from the worlds of Applications, Middleware, Business Intelligence or Database.  Email your information to or

If you are new to the Heartland OUG and have never attended a conference, it might be best if we did a quick conference call.

The User Group will be selecting the top 20 presentations for the conference. Not all entries will be selected. Speakers will be notified the week of September 22 if selected. Sponsorship required to present, presentation not required to sponsor.


Watch this site for all the latest announcements for the group or follow us on Twitter at

Vendors, Consultant and Oracle Partners:

Your sponsorship allows us to operate the user group without charging dues, thus getting better attendance.  Several sponsorship levels are available including a single event sponsorship for $350, Lunch Sponsorship for $700, Conference Book Sponsorship for $700 and Premier Sponsorship for $1,000.  All sponsorship levels provides access to the user group meeting, a space to set up your display materials, a sponsorship slide and special mention (we will introduce your team) during the opening session and one session during the vendor breakouts on the day of the user group meeting. It also provides the best positive exposure to the user group community.  Additional benefits of the other sponsorship levels is available under the Vendors / Partners link at

Sponsors can send membership fees to: Heartland OAUG, PO Box 3909, Omaha NE 68108. Tax ID forms can be provided as needed if required. The contact for this payment is Trevor Jackman (

Sponsorship fees MUST be received by October 30th, 2014 to participate in the Fall Conference.

We look forward to seeing you there!

SAVE THE DATE – October 30th, 2014

July 29, 2014

Start Your Planning for the October 30th 2014 Heartland OUG Conference in Omaha!


The next Heartland OUG Conference is quickly approaching and we wanted you to SAVE THE DATE!  Join us Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at Gallup in Omaha.


The schedule is still being set but we want to get this on your calendar. More information and EARLY registration at


This conference is FREE for our users and members. If you would be interested in speaking or sponsoring the conference, please email for more info.

We looking forward to seeing your there!

Heartland OUG Conference April 24 – Agenda now available!

April 11, 2014

The Heartland Oracle User Group Conference is once again upon us!  Sessions have been chosen, speakers are lined up and the schedule has been posted.  Here is what you need to know.


Get Registered! We need to know you are coming so we can buy you lunch. To register click here.  Remember the conference is a single day conference and registration is FREE.

The Conference is again at Gallup!  1001 Gallup Dr.  Omaha NE 68102

The schedule for events has been posted.  We have a ton of sessions for everyone. If you are attending, it would be very helpful to us if you indicate what sessions.  This helps plan the right room with the right size audience!


Full Conference Agenda here.  Or the Mobile Site here


Prizes everyone loves free stuff.  Win a $50 Amazon gift card and more when you attend and participate.


It’s not too late to register!!


Premier Sponsor:

Grant Thornton

Other Sponsors include:

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User Group – Register Now for the April 24th 2014 Heartland OUG Conference!

March 4, 2014

Preparation for the April 24th Heartland Oracle User Group conference is in full swing. If you have already registered, thank you. If you plan to attend, please register by clicking here!


The agenda is in progress with a number of vendors already committed to make this a great conference.

Premier Sponsor:

Grant Thornton

Other Sponsors (so far!)

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Excel 4 apps logo               noetix logo

Rolta logo                      teksystems logo

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