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May 16-18th, 2022

Minneapolis, MN

 Embassy Suites by Hilton Minneapolis Airport

 

A conference specifically for PeopleSoft Administrators. The conference features talks from expert admins on a variety of topics, as well as hands-on training from Oracle ACEs. The goal of the conference is to expand your knowledge of PeopleSoft Administration and network with admins from around the country.

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Agenda

Monday

5/16

10:00  Welcome
10:30  Lab Environment Setup
11:00  Getting the Most Out of PeopleTools 8.59
12:00  Lunch
13:00  Kibana and PeopleSoft Lab
19:00  Open Lab

 

 

 

Tuesday

5/17

08:30  Coffee Talk
09:00  Automating Maintenance Windows
10:00  A Journey Towards the Cloud
11:00  Migration from On Prem Data Center to OCI
12:00  Lunch
13:00  Automated Environment Validation Lab
17:30  Dinner
19:00  Open Lab

Wednesday

5/18

08:30  Coffee Talk
09:00  Using Apache Rules to Secure PeopleSoft
10:00  PeopleTools Platform Overview
11:00 Lightning Talks
12:00 Lunch
13:00  Implementing Real-Time Indexing
13:30  Real-Time Indexing Lab
14:30  Closing

 

Note: All times Central Daylight Time (CDT)

Call for Lightning Talks

Interested in a 5-10 minute talk?

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Monday

Welcome!

Kyle Benson & Dan Iverson

Monday, May 16th - 10:00 AM CDT


Join us for our conference welcoming session. We will be going over the agenda and logistics of the conference. There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion as well!

Lab Setup

Kyle Benson & Dan Iverson

Monday, May 16th - 10:30 AM CDT


In this very important session, we will be distributing lab environments. Each attendee will receive their own environment. We will complete all setup and confirmation needed to complete the labs throughout the conference. Please make sure to attend! If you can't make this session, please reach out to [email protected] and we can assist you with your lab setup. 

Getting the most out of PeopleTools 8.59

Sasank Vemana - Oracle

Monday, May 16th - 11:00 AM CDT


This session will cover new and unexplored features in PeopleTools 8.59 including fluid UI, search, analytics, lifecycle, PeopleCode and more. There is sure to be something for everyone.

Kibana and PeopleSoft Lab

Dan Iverson

Monday, May 16th - 13:00-17:00 PM CDT


This lab will cover the use of Kibana Dashboards in PeopleSoft and more!

Open Lab

Kyle Benson & Dan Iverson

Monday, May 16th - 19:00-22:00 PM CDT


Dan and Kyle will be hosting an Open Lab session. This is a lab session with no agenda. Come with questions on the labs or any other topics to discuss with instructors and other attendees!

Tuesday

Coffee Talk

Kyle Benson & Dan Iverson

Tuesday, May 17th - 08:30 AM CDT


Join Dan, Kyle, and other attendees at this informal roundtable discussion. 

Automating Maintenance Windows

Nate Werner - University of Minnesota

Tuesday, May 17th - 09:00 AM CDT


Dealing with maintenance windows in production environment can be challenging, but when the time could vary each week according to change needs, this creates some new challenges. How University of Minnesota implemented an automated dynamic maintenance window process leveraging Rundeck to control the operations, PeopleTool's sign-on-times to restrict access, and Google calendar API to communicate future maintenance window events to users.

A Journey Towards the Cloud

Minh La - Los Rios Community College District

Tuesday, May 17th - 10:00 AM CDT


Learn about the journey Los Rios is taking with PeopleSoft on its way to the cloud.

PeopleSoft HR/Portal Migration from On Prem Data Center to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. (OCI)

Ketan Kothari - FedEx

Tuesday, May 17th - 11:00 AM CDT


Join this session to know about how we managed the migration of all our DEV/TEST/PROD environments from On Prem to Oracle Cloud in Ashburn (Primary) and Phoenix (DR). As Part of migration we also enabled DR and setup Automated Prod to non-Prod Refresh process and took advantage of Oracle in memory patch management solution (KSplice) for Linux servers that is included free of cost in OCI. We also achieved People Tools/Oracle Database/Linux OS upgrade as part of migration.

Automated Environment Validation Lab

Kyle Benson

Tuesday, May 17th - 13:00-17:00 PM CDT


This lab will cover the use of JMeter to achieve automated environment validation. You will learn how to create your own JMeter Test Plans and walk away with a full PeopleTools validation test plan that also allows for basic load testing.

Open Lab

Kyle Benson & Dan Iverson

Tuesday, May 17th - 19:00-22:00 PM CDT


Dan and Kyle will be hosting an Open Lab session. This is a lab session with no agenda. Come with questions on the labs or any other topics to discuss with instructors and other attendees!

Wednesday

Coffee Talk

Kyle Benson & Dan Iverson

Wednesday, May 18th - 08:30 AM CDT


Join Dan, Kyle, and other attendees at this informal roundtable discussion. 

Using Apache Rules to Secure PeopleSoft

Kevin Feeley - UC Berkeley

Wednesday, May 18th - 09:00 AM CDT


Enhance your PeopleSoft security by limiting access to only pages necessary using Apache proxy server. In this session you will learn how to better protect PeopleSoft against compromised credentials using Apache rules.

 

PeopleTools Platform Overview

Mark Hoernemann - Oracle

Wednesday, May 18th - 10:00 AM CDT


This session walks you through Oracle’s PeopleTools certifications – including browsers, operating systems, databases, search and other components certified with PeopleTools.

Lightning Talks

Multiple Presenters

Wednesday, May 18th - 11:00 AM CDT


Lightning Talks are quick, fast-paced talks given in succession, averaging about 5 minutes in length. These talks are always fun and pack great little bits of knowledge.

Implementing Real-Time Indexing

Charlie Sinks - Andersen Windows

Wednesday, May 18th - 13:00 PM CDT


Real-Time Indexing (RTI) was delivered with PeopleTools 8.59, and can eliminate the need to schedule your search index recrawls while ensuring your indexes are always up to date. Join this session to learn what RTI is, how it works, and walk through the steps to configure it in your lab environment.

Real-Time Indexing Lab

Charlie Sinks - Andersen Windows

Wednesday, May 18th - 13:30-14:30 PM CDT


This labs will cover how to implement Real-Time Indexing.