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MEOUG MAJLIS 2014 Annual Conference

Monday, March 24, 2014
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Event completed Registration Closed

Middle East Oracle User Group (MEOUG) - an Independent Oracle User group will hold its Annual Conference MEOUG MAJLIS. An exciting day of Oracle Roadmap, User Case Studies, SIG meetings and Round table.

MEOUG Majlis is an Oracle Technology Forum for the Middle East Oracle Users Community. As an educational Forum, MEOUG Majlis 2014 benefits users of the full stack of Oracle technology products to gain better value from their Oracle investments. Develop your network of contacts by interacting with Oracle customers, System Integrators, Consultants, developers and representatives from Oracle Corporation.
Why to Attend?
  • Take advantage of in-depth technology offerings covering following:
    • E-Business Suite (R12): Application roadmaps, upgrade tips, case studies and useful methodology; information to help with reimplementation vs. upgrade decisions; 11i to R12 decision-making
    • EPM, OBIEE and Hyperion: Introduction to Oracle financials; how to use HCA; taking EPM to new levels with Oracle Hyperion Data Relationship
    • The latest insights on the Oracle Sun and PeopleSoft/JDE product families
  • Hear Oracle User success stories, get Oracle partner tips and tricks and hear first-hand from Oracle executives on timely issues and future roadmap
  • Network with your peers from across the Middle East enabling you the strategic momentum you need to go further in your job and take your organization to greater heights
  • It’s time to use your Organization training budgets wisely, take benefit of low-cost event fees and high-impact Oracle educational Series MEOUG Majlis is an immersive
  • experience where Oracle Users Community will connect with 300+ Oracle technology users
  • MEOUG Majlis offers plenary sessions as well as specifically streamed sessions that will fall into the following categories:
    • Case study or useful tips
    • Educational sessions
    • Real life experience and best practice
    • Defining strategies and techniques
    • The latest and best technologies

If you have any question? MEOUG MajlisGeneral Questions & Registration: info@meoug.com
The MEOUG is the shared “voice” for Oracle Users and provides an essential source of information for all Oracle professionals. MEOUG – Connecting the Oracle Users Community!

Join MEOUG and Majlis 2014 to Connect, Communicate & Collaborate how innovation can be achieved without complexity. Come learn from the experts how to simplify your IT investment by putting the latest technologies into practice to drive your business performance.

Full Conference Registration Rates per individuals:
  1. Free Oracle End Users Registration will close on March 22, 2014
  2. Participants from Oracle Partners/System Integrators Registration= 1000AED per person

MEOUG Majlis Registration Process for Oracle End Users - Free
  • Step-1 Click on Registration Tab
  • Step-2 Click on above Register NOW and fill the details
  • Step-3 You will get acknowledgment email from MEOUG and your registration will be in Pending Status.
  • Step-4 MEOUG Team will review the registration
  • Step-5 You will receive REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION email from MEOUG.
MEOUG Majlis Registration Process for participants from Oracle Partners/System Itegrators - Paid
  • Step-1 Click on Registration Tab
  • Step-2 Click on above Register NOW and fill the details, make the payment through Paypal
  • Step-3 You will get acknowledgment email from MEOUG and your registration will be in Pending Status.
  • Step-4 MEOUG Team will review the registration
  • Step-5 You will receive REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION email from MEOUG.

Payment in full must be received online for admittance into the Majlis event. Onsite payments of only cash, company checks will be accepted. For more information, please contact the MEOUG Team via e-mail at info@meoug.com prior to registering.

Cancellations and Refunds
Cancellations of registration must be received in writing no later than 10MAR 2014 and are eligible for a full refund less a AED 100 processing fee. At all times, however, substitute delegates are welcome upon written advice to the MEOUG Conference Committee.Please send your notice to info@meoug.com.

All information is correct at time of publishing. The MEOUG Majlis conference organisers reserve the right to change speakers, events and/or session times, dates, prices and other details as necessary. At all times, delegates and their guests are responsible for their own conduct, actions and consequences.
MEOUG MAJLIS Conference - Day 1 - Monday, March 24, 2014
Period Main Hall Breakout Room 1 Breakout Room 2
8:00-17:00 Registration Open - Main Room
8:00-9:00 Sponsors Showcase / Registration Area
9:00-9:15 MEOUG Welcome Address - Haresh Ahuja, President - MEOUG
9:15-9:30 Conference Opening by AbdulRahman Al Thehaiban, Oracle VP, MEA
9:30-10:30 Keynote - Oracle E-Business Suite - Strategy, Update and Roadmap
Cliff Godwin - Oracle Senior Vice President
10:30-11:30 Innovations in Government Resource Planning -
Wesam Lootah, Assistant Director General - Dubai Smart Government Department
11:30-11:45 Break / Sponsors Showcase
11:45- 12:45 Voice of Customer - Session for Oracle Users
Moderator- Thameem Rizvon, IT Director, KOJ Group
12:45- 13:30 Innovation Forum - Five Quick Fire Session from MEOUG Experts
How to change the Chart of Account without Re-implementation - Sebastian T Samuel, AW Rostamani Group, UAE
Quickest Oracle roll out - 650 Stores, 6 countries, 90 days - Sulthan Mohideen, IT Manager, KOJ Group, UAE
Oracle e-Biz & Fusion Co-existence Strategy - Alok Srivastava, Head of ICT, Masdar, UAE
A Journey to become an Oracle ACE - Kashif Manzoor, Oracle ACE / Project Manager - Applications, Raqmiyat LLC, UAE
ADNOC Distribution Transformed its Core Businesses with Oracle Private Cloud - Awad Ahmed Ali El Siddig, Senior Database Administrator, ADNOC Distributions, UAE
Session Moderator- Thameem Rizvon, IT Director, KOJ Group
13:30- 14:30 Lunch / Sponsors Showcase
14:30-15:30 Innovation Session
E-Commerce at Dubai Duty Free ? Early Lessons Learned - Ramesh Cidambi, Senior Vice President IT & Logistics, Dubai
Session Moderator - Tahir Razak ? Gulf Cryo
Oracle Session
Oracle E-Business Suite Extensions for Oracle Endeca - Under the Cover - Muhannad Obeidat, Senior Director, Oracle Applications Development
BI Session
The GLA Oracle experience, Chetan Kothari, CFO, GLA
Session Moderator - Neeraj Varma, DUBAL
15:30-16:30 E Business Session eBusiness R12 Upgrade and Paperless Procurement - Mohamed Shah, Head of IT Business Solutions, AMS Basheen Co, KSA
2-ERP Rollout in 66 days - Shumon Zaman, Vice President of Information Systems & Technology, Lamprell, UAE
Moderator - Tahir Razak ? Gulf Cryo
Oracle Session
Oracle E-Business Suite Human Capital Management - Strategy, Update and Roadmap - Subraya Yeltimar Shenoy Vice President- Oracle HCM Applications Development
E Business Session
1-Oracle E-Business upgrade to R12 ? In house - Hanan Ahmed AlAli, A/manager Business Solutions, Gulf Air, Bahrain
2-Merger of Two Large Organization-Delivering IT Integration - Kadiveti Sreedhar Reddy, Director of IT, ALDAR
Session Moderator - Alok Srivastava, Masdar
16:30-17:00 Meet MEOUG SIG Leaders
17:00-17:15 Close of day 1 - MEOUG MAJLIS 2014
17:15-18:00 Sponsors Showcase
MEOUG MAJLIS Conference - Day 2 - Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Period Main Hall
8:30-16:30 Registration Open
8:00-9:00 Sponsors Showcase / Registration Area
9:00-9:15 MAJLIS Day 2 Opening by -  - Rahul Misra- Sales Director-MRD, Oracle / President, MEOUG
9:15-10:15 10 Things You Can Do Today to Prepare for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2
Nadia Bendjedou - Senior Director - Product Strategy at Oracle Corporation
10:15-11:00 Technology driven success: Illusion or reality?
Farid Farouq - CIO, Dubai World Trade Centre
11:00-12:00 1. The Oracle eBusiness Suite Footprint, Extensions and R12 Upgrade Lessons learned / best practice - Kim Morris, Solution Design Manager - ERP, Emirates Airline
2. Fusion Taleo Implementation – covering the Business transformation, Implementation approach and lessons learned - V. P. Vishal Anand, HR Systems Manager & Dinesh Surendranath,Solutions Delivery Manager , Emirates Airline
12:00- 12:15 Break / Sponsors Showcase
12:15- 13:00 E Business Session
1. How to win and influence tough users - Mohammed Khaiata, DEPA 2. NMDC from Tandem to Oracle EBS - Ramy Abdelwahab, Senior IT Manager, National Marine Dredging Company
Session Moderator - Tahir Razak ? Gulf Cryo
Fusion/Cloud Applications Panel Discussion
Sebastian T Samuel, Group Head of IT, AWRostamani, Dubai
Alok Srivastava, Head of ICT, Masdar, Abu Dhabi
Thameem Rizvon, IT Director, KOJ Group
Session Moderator - Sandy Boyd, Oracle
Oracle Private Event
13:00- 13:45 Health Care Session
1. Oracle Supplychain in Health Care - Naveen Kumar, Ambulatory HealthCare Services, Abu Dhabi
2. Oracle HRMS Implementation Journey - Swaminathan Subramaniam, TAWAM Hospital, Alian
Session Moderator - Gagan Goel, Application Development Manager, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Oracle Engineered System Session
Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation E-Business 12.1.2 migration to EXADATA- Sam Roberts, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, Abu Dhabi
Session Moderator - Awad Ahmed Ali El Siddig, ADNOC Distributions
Oracle Private Event
13:45-14:45 Lunch / Sponsor Showcase
14:45-15:30 Business Analytics Training Workshop
Business Analytics Workshop (Business Intelligence Foundation and Business Intelligence Applications)
Samar AlRayyes, Business Intelligence Team Leader -ECEMEA, Oracle
Hossam El-Din Hassanien, Senior Sales Consultant – ECEMEA SWAT, Oracle
Oracle EBS R12.2 Upgrade Training Workshop
Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 Upgrade Workshop- How To Do a Upgrade and New Features, Functionality  - Kashif Manzoor, Oracle ACE/Project Manager - Applications, Raqmiyat LLC
Training Workshop JAVA
Rapid Web Application Development in JAVA-
Umesh Sharma
15:30- 16:00 Innnovations from Oracle Vendors
16:00-16:30 Close of MEOUG MAJLIS 2014 - Haresh Ahuja, President - MEOUG
Fusion Applications Coexistence
Learn how the Oracle Fusion Applications can fit into your company’s strategy. Hear from Middle East customer early adopters, Oracle technology experts, and consultants who are actively involved in Oracle Fusion Applications implementations. Oracle’s Fusion Applications experts will describe the Fusion Applications coexistence strategy and how to move forward with your own company’s investment.

Oracle eBusiness R12.2
Oracle Development team will explore this release, covering the new skills your technical staff will need to learn, how the new WebLogic Server is different from the current 10.1.3 Oracle home in Oracle R12.1.3. Get answers to your questions about how and when to fit Release 12.2 into your company’s E-Business Suite roadmap.

Oracle eBusiness R11i/R12+
Oracle E-Business Suite R11i/12.1 upgrade topics will include, how to find and deal with customizations, functional and technical testing, and new features

Enterprise Performance Management / Business Intelligence
EPM/BI will focus on the accounting, finance and internal audit teams at your company to provide up-to-date information, an understanding of application roadmaps and practical solutions to better leverage your current and prospective investments across all of the Oracle BI applications and tools.

Oracle Database
Daily challenges of maintaining a high performance database and you have to be sure the data is available 24×7 and compatible with other systems. MEOUG Majlis provides DBAs of every experience level and industry with the tools to productively and creatively administer data.

Engineered Systems
High performance is key, but software and hardware conflicts can sap your speed. It’s time to consider Engineered Systems and take advantage of a pre-integrated solution with power. Learn how to optimize your database performance, decrease your time to production and reduce your overall costs with the family of Oracle products.


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