OTM SIG User Community Newsletter, August 2014

Oracle OTM User Group
OTM SIG User Community Newsletter August 2014, Vol. 2014, Issue 8


2014 OTM User Conference

The 2014 OTM User Conference is just five days away! If you have not registered for this event just yet, you have until August 9 to do so. After this date, only on-site registration is available.

For those who have registered, we wanted to take this opportunity to provide you with a little more information regarding the conference before you make your way to Philadelphia.

Conference Location

Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Telephone: +1 215-627-1200

Conference Mobile App

Access the 2014 OTM User Conference mobile app through your mobile or desktop browser.

After creating your profile, you can then navigate to other functions of the app such as viewing the agenda, the list of conference sponsors and speakers, or interactive maps of the hotel meeting space.

We hope this app proves valuable to you during the conference. Please be sure to let us know how you like it!

Registration Hours

The conference registration desk will be open during the following hours:

  • Sunday, August 10, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, August 11, 7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 12, 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 13, 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


In-room high speed internet access is included in the room rate. There is also complimentary wireless internet access in the meeting space.

Conference Agenda

Review the full conference agenda on the conference website or check it out in the mobile app.

Welcome Reception

There will be a welcome reception on Sunday, August 10, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the exhibit area (Millennium Hall). This is a great chance for you to visit with all of our conference sponsors and learn more about their products and services. Also, this is an opportunity to complete the on-site registration process early and beat the Monday morning crowd.

Closest Major Airport

The Philadelphia International Airport is located approximately 9 miles from the hotel.

Transportation to/from the Airport


Taxis are readily available by baggage claim. The rate is approx. $32.00 flat (not including gratuity) to/from hotel/airport (each way).

Lady Liberty Shuttle

Shuttle service is also available by the baggage claim area. The rate is $10.00 per person each way. Arrival reservations are not required.

For departure from the hotel to the airport, it is suggested that guests call Lady Liberty shuttle to confirm a pick up at the hotel, or arrange for the concierge/front desk/doorman to make the arrangements and confirm pick up. The telephone number for Lady Liberty Shuttle is +1 215.724.8888.

Parking at the Hotel

Valet parking is available at the Loews Hotel for $36.00 + 20% tax overnight. Please be sure to let OTM know onsite if you will be parking at the Loews.

Conference Attire

Business causal is the recommended attire for the conference.

Weather in Philadelphia

The 10-day forecast predicts temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to the high-80s with scattered showers on Tuesday, August 12, and Wednesday, August 13.

Don’t forget

You may want to bring the following items with you:

  • Business cards for networking
  • Sweater or light jacket (as meeting rooms tend to be cool)
  • Umbrella

Tuesday Evening Reception

Hosted by Oracle and CSC, an evening reception will be given on Tuesday, August 12, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Cuba Libre. Space is limited, so call 1.800.820.5592, ext. 12530, by August 8 to RSVP for this exclusive event.

We look forward to seeing you next week!

Value Chain Summit

The 2015 Oracle Value Chain Summit will be held January 26-28, 2015, at the San Jose Convention Center. The call for papers is now open through August 25.

Calendar of Events

  • August 10-13, 2014
    2014 OTM SIG Conference
    Philadelphia, PA
  • EMEA/APAC Webinar
    September 16, 2014
    Topic TBD
  • Quarterly Webinar
    October 14, 2014
    Topic TBD

More information

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

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