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7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration/Hospitality Desk
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast
7:30 a.m. Solutions Zone & Sponsor Area Open
8:15 a.m. Oracle Retail User Group State of the Union

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Breakout Sessions #1

Optimized Operations
Saks: Using Technology to Support an Omni-Channel Experience
Business Intelligence • Merchandising • Planning • Supply Chain • Stores 

Connected Interactions
Ribeiro: Speed to Value with Oracle Commerce
Commerce
Actionable Insight
Coldwater Creek: Unlocking Growth through Inventory Planning
Planning
Optimized Operations
Orscheln Farm & Home: Optimizing the Supply Chain to Improve the Customer Experience
Merchandising • Supply Chain
Oracle Retail User Group Hosted Session
Oracle Retail User Group
Stores Special Interest Group
Limited to Licensed Customers Only

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Networking Break
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions #2
Optimized Operations
Academy Sports & Outdoors: Lessons Learned during Our Implementation
Merchandising
Actionable Insight
Gucci USA: Implementing a Planning Solution that Grows with You
Merchandising • Planning • Supply Chain • Stores
Connected Interactions
Stein Mart: Gaining Operational Efficiencies with Returns Management
Merchandising • Planning • Supply Chain • Stores
Connected Interactions
Walgreens: Omni-channel Digital Platform Strategy
Commerce
Oracle Retail User Group Hosted Session
Oracle Retail User Group Supply Chain Special Interest Group
Limited to Licensed Customers Only
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Networking Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions #3
Optimized Operations
Express: Maintaining Alignment During Channel Convergence
Business Intelligence • Merchandising • Planning • Supply Chain • Commerce • Stores
Actionable Insight
Galeria Kaufhof: Integrated Planning – Architecture of the Oracle Retail Planning Suite
Planning
Optimized Operations 
Kirklands: The Value of a Vanilla Implementation 
Merchandising • Planning • Supply Chain
Connected Interactions
Vodafone: Gaining Inventory Visibility Across Channels
Stores • Commerce
Oracle Retail User Group Hosted Session
Oracle Retail User Group Technical Special Interest Group 
Limited to Licensed Customers Only
12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Affinity Networking Luncheon
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions #4
Optimized Operations
Kamal Osman Jamjoom: A Journey to Enable Growth
Merchandising • Planning • Supply Chain • Stores
Actionable Insight
Burlington Coat Factory: People, Process and Technology for Enterprise Success 
Merchandising • Planning • Stores • Pricing
Optimized Operations
Best Buy: Enhanced Customer Experience through Time Phased Replenishment
Supply Chain
Connected Interactions
Staples: Guided Search Made "Easy"
Commerce
Oracle Retail User Group Hosted Session
Oracle Retail User Group Planning Special Interest Group
Limited to Licensed Customers Only
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Networking Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions #5
Actionable Insight
MEXX: Improving Profitability and Performance with Clearance Optimization
Pricing
Actionable Insight
Gordmans: Building a Foundation for Growth
Merchandising • Planning
Optimized Operations
Global Fashion Panel Discussion with Group Dynamite, New Look and Oracle

Merchandising • Planning • Supply Chain • Stores
Connected Interactions
The Disney Store: Save the Sale, Endless Aisle and Instant Credit – Mash up
Stores • Commerce
Oracle Retail User Group Hosted Session
Oracle Retail User Group Commerce Special Interest Group
Limited to Licensed Customers Only
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Networking Break
4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions #6
Connected Interactions
American Apparel: Enhancing the Online Customer Experience
Commerce
Actionable Insight
Reitmans: Gaining Actionable Insight with the Cost Accounting Method
Planning • Merchandising • Supply Chain
Connected Interactions
Ahlens: An Assortment Planning Case Study
Planning
Connected Interactions
Farmatodo: Setting New Standards for Efficiency and Service
Merchandising • Supply Chain • Stores
Oracle Retail User Group Hosted Session
Oracle Retail User Group Merchandising Special Interest Group
Limited to Licensed Customers Only
5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception
6:30 p.m. Sharp - 7:00 p.m. Bus Departures to Field Museum
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Global Networking Event: Field Museum
10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Late Night Lounge at the Fairmont
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5:45 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Rise & Shine Stretch & Run

7:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Hospitality Desk

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Networking Breakfast

7:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Solution Zone & Sponsor Area Open

9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

General Session
Closing Keynote
Mark Hurd, President, Oracle Corporation
A Retail Perpective
Paul Coby, IT Director, John Lewis
Oracle Retail Excellence Awards

12:00 p.m. Sharp

Bus Departures for Golf Networking Event - Shotgun Start at 1:00 PM
(Pre-Registration Required)

12:30 p.m. Sharp

Bus Departures for Store Tours - (Pre-Registration Required)
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration Desk
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m Solutions Zone & Sponsor Area Open
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Opening General Session
Opening Keynote
Bob Weiler, Executive Vice President, Global Business Units, Oracle Corporation
Retail State of the Union
Mike Webster, General Manager and Senior Vice President, Oracle Retail
Enterprise Transformation
Mike Rodgers, Executive Vice President - Chief Information & Operations Officer, Saks
A Global Case Study
Ramesh Cidambi, Senior Vice President – IT and Logistics, Dubai Duty Free
6:30 p.m. Sharp - 7:00 p.m. Bus Departures to Shedd Aquarium
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Welcome Reception: Shedd Aquarium
10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Late Night Lounge at the Fairmont with Bolo 313
Tuesday, June 25
Wednesday, June 26
Thursday, June 27
*Schedule is subject to change
FEATURED SPEAKERS
CrossTalk Agenda

Oracle Retail CrossTalk is unique among retail networking events, featuring a retailer-led agenda. The agenda and breakout sessions showcase the latest deployments of Oracle Retail solutions, new innovations, and trends discussions by retailers for retailers. Please reach out to Rose.Spicer@oracle.com to participate in the program.

Bob Weiler
Executive Vice President,
Global Business Units
Oracle
Mike Webster
SVP and General Manager
Oracle Retail

Optimized Operations: 
Align every aspect of your business to gain efficiencies and economies.
 

Actionable Insight:
Enable smarter decisions by connecting siloed sources of data and embedding science and business intelligence.
Connected Interactions:
Connect customer interactions seamlessly across channels and touch points.
Tracks: The CrossTalk 2013 program tracks will align to the below three imperatives of Your Experience Platform. Join us and learn from retailers who are creating world-class experience wherever your brand is touched.
CrossTalk Program Agenda
Confirmed customer speakers:
Academy Sports & Outdoors
American Apparel
Best Buy
Burlington Coat Factory
Coldwater Creek
Dubai Duty Free
Express
Farmatodo
Galeria Kaufhof
Gander Mountain
Gordmans
Groupo Pao de Acucar
Gucci USA
JC Penney
Kamal Osman Jamjoom
Kirklands
MEXX
Orscheln Farm & Home
Reitmans
Ribeiro
Saks
Staples
Stein Mart
The Disney Store
Vodafone
Walgreens
Mark V. Hurd
President
Oracle
Ramesh Cidambi
Senior Vice President - I.T. and Logistics
Dubai Duty Free
Click Here for a Printable PDF Agenda
Agenda  |  Affinity Groups
Paul Coby
IT Director
John Lewis
Michael Rodgers
EVP - Chief Information & Operations Officer
Saks Fifth Avenue
A full agenda is available on your mobile device:
 
- IOS Download:
  http://ativ.me/expressios or search EventPilot Conference in the App Store
- Android Download:  http://ativ.me/expressandroid or search EventPilot Conference in the Play Store

App Download Directions:
    
1) Visit the web link that matches your device or find the app in the store
2) Download / Install the Event Pilot Conference App
3) Launch App and Enter Code:  CrossTalk2013