WELCOME TO THE ORACLE UTILITIES USER GROUP OUUG 2023 CONFERENCE
Join us for the 14th Annual Oracle Utilities Users Group OUUG 2023 Conferenceat the luxury four-star Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California on March 14-16, 2023. Co-located with the Oracle Utilities Customer Edge Conference (separate registration & website), this “for users, by users” grassroots customer community event will once again be your opportunity for product-specific collaboration with fellow utility colleagues, solution partners, industry experts & Oracle resources. There is an affordable registration fee to attend this self-funded in-person experience, which is made possible via attendee registrations and industry partner sponsorships and is not funded, nor organized by Oracle.
This thriving user-directed event will feature sessions & workshops for Customer Operations, Asset Management & Field Services, Meter Data Management, Network Management System, Load Analysis/Lodestar & Cloud/Technology & Analytics.
COLLABORATIVE CO-LOCATED EVENTS
Both events will be held at the MANCHESTER GRAND HYATTin San Diego, California. Click HERE for San Diego flight destination options.
Oracle Utilities Users Group Conference (OUUG) – Tuesday Evening, Wednesday & Thursday, March 14-16, 2023
The Oracle Utilities Edge Customer Conferenceevent is separate from the OUUG Users Group Conference, though traditionally held in conjunction with OUUG for in-person events, and used to present Product Roadmaps and to solicit feedback from customers. Invitations & registration information for this Oracle Utilities Edge Customer event is forthcoming under separate cover from your Oracle representative and registration is handled separately from this OUUG website (click here).
If you desire more information regarding contacts for your specific Product User Group Community, please navigate to the CONTACT US page. Please note that with your OUUG registration you can attend any product group sessions, but for registration purposes we need you aligned with a primary product group for planning purposes.
CALL FOR SPEAKERS! ABSTRACT DEADLINE DECEMBER 15, 2022
OUUG customer speakers attend for FREE!* The 2023 OUUG Abstract Portal is now open with deadline for submissions is no later than December 15, 2022. Share Your Experiences, Insights & Ideas with Colleagues! Be part of the conference program by presenting a session or participating in a panel discussion on all things Oracle Utilities. Have a compelling project overview, case study, partner solution success story, etc.? We want to hear about it!
As a user-managed event, each product group’s OUUG agenda is prepared by the customer product planning committees based on volunteer speakers & attendee input, and comes together as abstracts are received. Historically, the OUUG agenda is published in January 2023. CLICK HERE to view last year’s agenda to get a feel for format & content.
* One free Customer speaker registration per session; applies to customer presenters only. And all Partner/Sponsor presentations must be co-presented with an Oracle customer.
OUUG EVENING ACTIVITIES
TUESDAY, March 14, 2023 @ 5:00PM – 8:00PM /Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall/Lobby Level Prior to the start of the conference, join us for a casual Vendor Night Welcome Reception & Expo; a great way to kick-off your conference networking opportunities with fellow colleagues, partners & the Oracle team. Guests will enjoy appetizers & refreshments as they visit the Vendor Expo and meet Oracle Utilities solution & service providers. RVSP to attend during online registration.
**Conference registration for all attendees will also take place at this time.**
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2023 @ 6:00PM – 9:00PM / Awesome Offsite Location to TBA
Always a conference highlight, on Wednesday following the conference day starting at 5:30pm, attendees will be delivered by motorcoach to a spectacular location for a divine evening of regional epicurean delights, hosted bar, live music and amazing views of the famous San Diego skyline (location to be announced shortly).
Always included in your OUUG registration, advance guest evening event tickets are also available for purchase via OUUG online registration system. Transportation provided to/from the event location & hotel (buses run throughout the evening). RVSP to attend during online registration. Wristband required for admittance; casual layered attire recommended.
OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL
Explore Southern California’s vibrant culture and natural beauty from the luxury waterfront four-star Manchester Grand Hyatt. Experience spacious rooms, stunning views, and upscale amenities steps from the city’s top attractions. Guests enjoy easy access to San Diego’s best beaches, restaurants, shops, entertainment venues, and more.
The discounted room rate for this Four-Star hotel is $309 + tax/night (King or Double Queen). And OUUG negotiated NO $39/night destination fee for our attendees. This hotel is also pet-friendly. Cancellation of any guest room is subject to one night’s room & tax if cancellation occurs within 72-hours of arrival date and the early departure fee is one night’s room & tax. Check-in is 4:00pm & checkout is 11:00am.
Or you can call Hyatt Central Reservations at +1 (619) 232-1234 and use the event group code of G-OUCE.
Transportation & Parking: Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego offers convenient San Diego parking for guests and visitors based on availability. We are unable to accommodate vehicles taller than 8’2. Please note the rates below as of January 1, 2020:
Valet Parking Overnight Guest: $60 Transit: $10 for first hour, $8 each add’l hour Daily Maximum: $60
Transportation Centers San Diego International Airport – 2.9 miles Santa Fe Depot – 0.5 miles San Diego Trolley (Green Line) at the Seaport Village Station – Access to Fashion Valley, Mission Valley shopping centers, Old Town, PetCo Park
COVID POLICY: Hyatt, OUUG, Oracle & its partners continue to put safety first & wellbeing always! To view the Manchester Grand Hyatt’s current hygiene & safety policies, click HERE.
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