Ascend – Las Vegas, NV

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Jun 17 - June 20, 2024
Presented by the Oracle Applications & Technology Users Group (OATUG) and Oracle HCM Users Group (OHUG), Ascend delivers reliable insights, time-and-money-saving strategies, and valuable opportunities to connect with the global user community.

Ascend is the Oracle user community event that unites functional users, IT professionals, and experts for frank discussion and practical education. Attend Ascend to find inspiration and insight to elevate your Oracle experience.


Dive into the realm of Oracle Cloud Applications with our enlightening session, dispelling the misconception of closed systems. We're here to show you that customization is possible and can be done seamlessly and intelligently, aligning with best practices. Our session is more than just theory—we bring practical examples and techniques to the table. Consider this your initiation into the world of extensions as we guide you on leveraging Oracle's features to amplify your business processes. From development kick-off to the final implementation, we'll equip you with tools and share the indispensable best practices for success. Join us to unlock the true potential of Oracle Cloud Applications through intelligent and seamless extensions.

Join a session led by a veteran Oracle expert with 20+ years in EBS and a current focus on Fusion Applications. Gain firsthand insights into moving from EBS to Oracle Cloud SaaS. Learn factors for building a lasting IT strategy in Oracle SaaS, uncover the roadmap to smoothly transition EBS into Oracle Cloud SaaS, and get actionable guidance from project start to post-implementation. Discover 10 shifts from on-premises systems to the dynamic SaaS world. Topics include new terms like POD and P2T, along with vital elements like cloning and reporting. A comprehensive view covering technical details and strategic outlook, paving your way to Oracle Cloud SaaS success. Join our exploration blending tech insights and strategic vision for your path to excellence in Oracle Cloud SaaS.

Many Enterprises are in process to migrate their applications to cloud or are already in cloud. Cloud Migration provides great opportunity to transform but also has its own fair share of challenges. it is very critical that OATUG Members have awareness of these challenges and opportunities.. While applications have become feature rich and standardized, the migration path is quite challenging. To be successful in cloud it is important that the overall enterprise cloud strategy, change management and business process transformation has to be addressed to ensure overall success. OATUG Cloud ERP SIG Panel will be in attendance to answer questions and share implementation experiences as well as answer questions from the members on these topics.

Redwood, Oracle's acclaimed next-generation user experience, redefines the interaction paradigm for enterprise scenarios, offering cutting-edge consumer-grade interfaces across devices. This presentation by Oracle ACE Director Basheer Khan explores harnessing the power of Redwood Design, integrated with Visual Builder, to develop Fusion Extensions or standalone Web Applications. Join us to discover practical insights into implementing Redwood Design within your enterprise solutions, enhancing user experience and efficiency.


Gustavo Gonzalez


Gustavo Gonzalez, Chief Technology Officer at KNEX Technology, possesses over 20 years of experience in implementing, developing, and supporting Oracle solutions. Holding the esteemed title of Oracle ACE Director, he stands among just three Application ACE Directors worldwide, underscoring his expertise and significant contributions to the Oracle community.

Basheer Khan


Basheer Khan, founder and CEO of Knex Technology, brings over 34 years of expertise in information technology and enterprise architecture, particularly in Oracle Cloud applications. Having been recognized as one of only three Application ACE Directors globally, he was honored as Oracle's Integration Architect of the Year by Oracle Magazine. Basheer has shared insights on Oracle Cloud Applications & Technology as a prominent speaker at major conferences like Oracle CloudWorld.