2014 OTM Euro Conference Update


The highly anticipated 2014 OTM User Conference Europe will be held at the Mövenpick Hotel in Amsterdam on March 19-20, 2014. We are delighted to announce that the conference will be held in collaboration with the Oracle Value Chain Summit on March 18-19, 2014.The agenda is slowly getting in shape, but we still invite all users and partners to submit presentation proposals and we have extended the Call for Papers deadline to 31 January.

Interest in this unique event continues to grow and we are anticipating more than 100 attendees this year. So make your plans now to ensure you don’t miss out on this important, informative, and educational conference. Register before February 7th and receive the early bird fee of €345,00 (excl. 21% VAT). Early registration gives you full access to the conference facilities including:

  • 1,5 days of special educational sessions
  • open forum discussions with experts and other users
  • an exclusive networking reception on the first day of the conference
  • breakfast, lunch and energy breaks on the second day of the conference
  • access to the exhibit hall full of vendors eager to share their products and services with you
  • networking opportunities throughout the conference
  • the opportunity to hear from and meet with Oracle specialists from development and support

More information is available on the conference website, including:

  • Sponsorship opportunities
  • Agenda
  • Hotel Information

Sponsorship Opportunities

Application acceptance has started!
Sponsorship opportunities are now available. Please review the options and select the package that’s right for you.

  • Evening reception
  • Platinum
  • Gold
  • Silver

We will begin accepting applications on 6 January. In the past sponsorship packages have sold out very quickly, so we encourage you to review the information and submit your application as soon as possible.

Call for Papers

Deadline to submit 31 January, 2014
Interested in presenting a session at the conference? OTM is accepting white papers for presentations. The deadline for submissions is Friday, 31 January, 2014 and the call for papers template can be found here here.
As always, if you are a user of OTM software, we want to hear from you. Please be sure to submit your paper by the deadline for consideration. Remember, each presentation includes one complimentary conference registration.

Hotel Reservations
We have reserved a limited number of hotel rooms in the Mövenpick Hotel (169.00 euro per room per night). Please click here to make a reservation.

We look forward to seeing you in Amsterdam!

Kind Regards,

2014 OTM User Conference Europe 19 & 20 March 2014
19th: 16:00 – 18:00 hrs
20th: 08:30 – 16:30 hrs

Mövenpick Hotel
Piet Heinkade 11
1019 BR Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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The following speakers are confirmed: Mr. Derek Gittoes,
Vice President, Value Chain Execution Product Strategy

Mr. Jim Mooney,
Vice President, Logistics Development

Antti Ilovuori,
Solution Owner with UPM-Kymmene

Keerthi Gundlapalli,
OTM Techno Functional consultant with Dell

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OTM SIG User Community Newsletter, January 2014

Oracle OTM User Group
OTM SIG User Community Newsletter January 2014, Vol. 2014, Issue 1


OTM SIG Board Elections Results

The OTM SIG Board election process has come to a close for 2013. Thank you to all of the OTM SIG members who cast their votes in this year’s election, and a special thanks to those members who felt passionately enough about the OTM community to seek election on the OTM SIG Board.

This year’s voter turnout was better than expected, almost doubling the participation we saw in last year’s election. We hope as the board expands to better serve the OTM community in EMEA and APAC, we will continue to see increased participation in board elections and user conferences (Americas and European).

Election Results Statistics

  • Total votes tallied: 61
  • Total vote increase from last year: 84%
  • Total Companies represented: 38
  • New voters (did not vote in 2012): 42
  • New Companies (did not vote in 2012): 27

All of the races in this year’s election were extremely competitive. Both the Client and Partner seats on the Americas board were settled by a single vote. Congratulations and good luck to these newly elected Board members.

Americas Client Board Member Results

  • Daniel Rose, Parker Hannifin
  • Chris Gumz, Landstar
  • Eric Bauchwitz, Family Dollar Stores, Inc.

Americas Partner/Consultancy Board Member Results

  • Christine Cognetti, Oracle Consulting (re-elected)
  • Manoj Turlapati, Mavenwire

EMEA/APAC Client Board Member Results

  • Asta Lukosiene, IKEA
  • Joshua Lim, APL Logistics

EMEA/APAC Partner/Consultancy Board Member Results

  • Brian Steemson, CSC

2014 OTM User Conference Europe: Registration Open!

The Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) SIG Board, is delighted to announce the European OTM / Global Trade Management (GTM) User Conference for 2014, which will be held in collaboration with Oracle’s European Value Chain Summit (VCS).

Registration - Call for Papers - Sponsorship Opportunities

Following on from the success of the first event in 2013, we’ve gone a long way to bring this conference nearer to a large number of OTM users in Europe. The yearly OTM User Conference in the US is already well-established since 2007, attracting an audience of almost 400 people, and our event in Europe brought 100 users and specialists from across the region. This European conference will again bring together users from different areas of the business looking at both Transportation and Trade Compliance. The collaboration with the VCS will widen participation by Oracle and the leading consulting companies in the conference to promote discussion of current issues and opportunities. For further details and registration please refer to each conference website below.

Co-location: Mövenpick Hotel, Amsterdam City Centre, Netherlands

Quarterly Webinar Date Changed to February 11

Oracle In-Memory Logistics Command Center Solution
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
11:00 a.m. EST

Srini Rajagopal will discuss Oracle’s Logistic Command Center. This has been featured in this Supply Chain Digest video as the “cool new product of the month.”

Srini Rajagopal (Logistics Product Strategy Senior Director) is the head of the team responsible from Oracle Transportation Management and Logistics Command Center solutions.

Oracle Value Chain Summit

Join more than 1,000 of your peers at the Oracle Value Chain Summit to learn how smart companies are transforming their supply chains into information-driven value chains. This unparalleled experience will give you the tools you need to drive innovation and maximize revenue.

Thought-Leading Speakers

Top minds and tech experts across industries will share the secrets of their success, first-hand. Prepare to be inspired by speakers likeGeoffrey Moore, business advisor to Cisco, HP, and Microsoft and best-selling author of six books, including Crossing the Chasm.

Customized Experiences

Choose from more than 200 sessions offering deep dives on every aspect of supply chain management: Product Value Chain, Procurement, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Value Chain Execution, and Value Chain Planning.

Unrivaled Insight and Solutions

Hands-on workshops, product demonstrations, and interactive breakouts will showcase new value chain solutions and best practices to help you:

  • Grow profit margins
  • Build products faster and cheaper
  • Expedite delivery
  • Increase customer satisfaction

Register now.

Calendar of Events

  • January 21, 2014
    EMEA/APAC Quarterly Webinar
  • February 3-6, 2014
    Value Chain Summit
    San Jose, CA
  • February 11, 2014
    OTM SIG Quarterly Webinar
  • March 18-19, 2014
    Euro Value Chain Summit
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • March 19-20, 2014
    2014 OTM Euro Conference
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • August 10-13, 2014
    2014 OTM SIG Conference
    Philadelphia, PA

More information

For more information on OTM SIG activities, please visit our website.

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