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Networking at COLLABORATE

April 2 - 6, 2017  |  Las Vegas, Nevada  |  Mandalay Bay Convention Center

It's called COLLABORATE for a reason!

Each day offers a variety of opportunities to interact and learn from others just like you. Take advantage of each day’s networking opportunities to make the most of your time in Las Vegas. There will also be designated networking areas on level 2 and 3 of the South Convention center for more impromptu meetings.
* EVENT TIMES AND LOCATIONS WILL BE ADDED AS THEY ARE CONFIRMED

Sunday

  • Special Interest Networking

    Get the insights you need by product, function or industry by connecting through dozens of Special Interest Networking sessions based on your product – Cloud, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, or Primavera. Not seeing what you want? No worries, simply use the agenda builder and filter by “Session Type” on the drop down with networking or SIG Meetings selected.

  • Quest Meeting of the Members

    Let’s celebrate what the Quest community has accomplished in 2016 and see where Quest is heading in ’17 (and beyond)! Quest recognizes many outstanding volunteers in this session including Ambassadors, Board of Directors and Distinguished Award Winners. It’s a great way to meet up with old friends and hear how the organization has helped other users just like you.

  • Quest Welcome Receptions

    Start the week off with Quest’s product specific receptions. Receptions will be held in separate areas for Quest’s JD Edwards and PeopleSoft communities to ensure networking is easy*.

    Also, be sure to pick up networking buttons from the networking zone to make it even easier to find customers with the same interests. You won’t want to miss this fun night complete with music, food and a chance to win great prizes!

    *See Tuesday's schedule for the Primavera reception

  • Buddy Match Program - NEW!

    New at COLLABORATE 17, first time attendees will now have the opportunity to be paired with a veteran attendee through Quest’s new “Buddy Match” program. Buddies will be matched and introduced in mid-March, giving you plenty of time to connect and ask questions before the conference. Additionally, Quest will be hosting a lunch on Sunday, April 2nd so you can meet your COLLABORATE Buddy in person.

    Click here if you would like to participate.

  • Stop and Share Networking - NEW!

    Attending COLLABORATE looking for a help with a particular issue? Find one of the COLLABORATE Networking Whiteboards to post your topic or question and reserve a table for discussion. Other attendees will then have the opportunity to reserve a seat at that table to join the conversation.

    Whiteboards will be posted near the Registration Desks on Sunday, April 2nd for attendees to sign up. Conversations will take place Monday through Thursday in the Networking Zones on the 2nd floor.

    Questions? Contact engagement@questdirect.org for more information.

Monday

  • Special Interest Networking

    Get the insights you need by product, function or industry by connecting through dozens of Special Interest Networking sessions based on your product – Cloud, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, or Primavera. Not seeing what you want? No worries, simply use the agenda builder and filter by “Session Type” on the drop down with networking or SIG Meetings selected.

  • Women in Technology Lunch

    Join this lunch-and-learn to hear from Colonel Michelle L. Hayworth, commander, 688th Cyberspace Wing, United States Air Force. Hayworth will share her perspective and experiences gained conducting defensive cyberspace operations. Network and make new connections over an informal lunch. Registration is required during the Quest conference registration process or if already registered, in the myConference tool. Customer attendees only, space limited.

  • Welcome Reception in the Exhibitor Showcase

    Your first chance to meet with consultants and solutions providers, see demonstrations and gain insights into the latest products is a must. The exhibitor showcase is packed full of 200+ exhibitors, plus the Oracle Demo Grounds, all ready to help you maximize your Oracle environment.

  • VIP Customer Lounge Roundtable Networking - NEW!

    Quest’s VIP Customer Lounge is open to group registrants, speakers and key customers. One of the new lounge benefits for COLLABORATE 17 is Round Table Networking on Monday and Tuesday mornings from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.. Start the day with a cup of hot coffee and join a table discussing current hot-topics facing PeopleSoft and JD Edwards customers. Table discussions will be led by customer experts and conference speakers.

    A survey to lounge participants will be sent out in early March to determine round table hot topics. A full schedule of networking tables will then be distributed to lounge participants.

    Interested in participating in the VIP Customer Lounge? Email engagement@questdirect.org for more information.

  • Stop and Share Networking - NEW!

    Attending COLLABORATE looking for a help with a particular issue? Find one of the COLLABORATE Networking Whiteboards to post your topic or question and reserve a table for discussion. Other attendees will then have the opportunity to reserve a seat at that table to join the conversation.

    Whiteboards will be posted near the Registration Desks on Sunday, April 2nd for attendees to sign up. Conversations will take place Monday through Thursday in the Networking Zones on the 2nd floor.

    Questions? Contact engagement@questdirect.org for more information.

Tuesday

  • Special Interest Networking

    Get the insights you need by product, function or industry by connecting through dozens of Special Interest Networking sessions based on your product – Cloud, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, or Primavera. Not seeing what you want? No worries, simply use the agenda builder and filter by “Session Type” on the drop down with networking or SIG Meetings selected.

  • JD Edwards and PeopleSoft Executive Forums

    Take some time out of the general agenda on Tuesday to attend one of these exclusive networking events. Learn more about how to qualify for the JD Edwards and PeopleSoft Executive Forums.

  • Exhibitor Showcase Happy Hour

    Continue gathering ideas and exploring new solutions in the Exhibitor Showcase Tuesday night. Be sure to visit the Quest membership booth to see what we have in store for our 2017 education programs, as well as our enhanced web site. Our membership team will be waiting to help you take advantage of all Quest has to offer.

  • Primavera Reception

    Join Primavera attendees and exhibitors mid-week as they get together for a night of networking and idea sharing.

  • VIP Customer Lounge Roundtable Networking - NEW!

    Quest’s VIP Customer Lounge is open to group registrants, speakers and key customers. One of the new lounge benefits for COLLABORATE 17 is Round Table Networking on Monday and Tuesday mornings from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.. Start the day with a cup of hot coffee and join a table discussing current hot-topics facing PeopleSoft and JD Edwards customers. Table discussions will be led by customer experts and conference speakers.

    A survey to lounge participants will be sent out in early March to determine round table hot topics. A full schedule of networking tables will then be distributed to lounge participants.

    Interested in participating in the VIP Customer Lounge? Email engagement@questdirect.org for more information.

  • Stop and Share Networking - NEW!

    Attending COLLABORATE looking for a help with a particular issue? Find one of the COLLABORATE Networking Whiteboards to post your topic or question and reserve a table for discussion. Other attendees will then have the opportunity to reserve a seat at that table to join the conversation.

    Whiteboards will be posted near the Registration Desks on Sunday, April 2nd for attendees to sign up. Conversations will take place Monday through Thursday in the Networking Zones on the 2nd floor.

    Questions? Contact engagement@questdirect.org for more information.

Wednesday

  • Special Interest Networking

    Get the insights you need by product, function or industry by connecting through dozens of Special Interest Networking sessions based on your product – Cloud, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, or Primavera. Not seeing what you want? No worries, simply use the agenda builder and filter by “Session Type” on the drop down with networking or SIG Meetings selected.

  • Women in Technology Panel Discussion

    A diverse panel of innovative women will share lively conversation and ideas on a variety of issues important to the COLLABORATE community. Read more & add to your agenda.

  • Quest’s Re-Energize Session

    Take a break from education and join us for a fun and interactive session to help you power through the rest of the week! This year's session features Kevin Viner, a magician and mentalist, who, in true Vegas style, will involve the audience in all the fun! We will also select the winner for the Quest-opoly grand prize of $2000. All Quest customer registrants can play the game and must be present to win.

  • Bohemian Nights Party

    Step into the excitement of a European festival, where all the whimsy and adventure of the bohemian lifestyle is on display. From free-spirited travelers, to absinthe tastings, to beer gardens and more, raise a glass to a successful conference and have one more night of fun with your new connections!

  • Stop and Share Networking - NEW!

    Attending COLLABORATE looking for a help with a particular issue? Find one of the COLLABORATE Networking Whiteboards to post your topic or question and reserve a table for discussion. Other attendees will then have the opportunity to reserve a seat at that table to join the conversation.

    Whiteboards will be posted near the Registration Desks on Sunday, April 2nd for attendees to sign up. Conversations will take place Monday through Thursday in the Networking Zones on the 2nd floor.

    Questions? Contact engagement@questdirect.org for more information.

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