What are the costs for participating/being a Cloud Boardroom member?
Membership is free of charge.
Are there any legal or financial obligations?
In principle, the CB-sessions are free of charge for attendees/guests/members. However, according to several local laws and/or corporate codes of conduct, please see the formal statement below regarding policies on gifts, entertainment and/or education:
- The Cloud Boardroom sessions are free of charge. This is because of the principle that the value of the content is created by the attendees themselves.
- The monetary value of a Cloud Boardroom session equals the out-of-pocket costs of the organising party, ICT Media BV, the Netherlands. This is limited to the costs of meals and beverages, which are rated at a maximum of 75 euro per attendee/guest per session.
- If an attendee/guest wishes to receive a formal statement and/or an invoice, the organising party can provide one on request.
What is the benefit of being a Cloud Boardroom member?
Through membership you will have access to peers at comparable organisations, to share experiences, knowledge, best practices, lessons learned or ideas. Existing Board Members have proven to be of great worth for new members. Centralised feedback from the members will also serve as input for Oracle’s roadmap and communications. Hence, Cloud Boardroom members do have an impact here.
Can anyone become a member?
Membership is by invitation only or through endorsement by one of the existing board members. To preserve the quality and value of the Cloud Boardroom, a membership is only granted to those with C-level and/or VP level positions.
Who is attending the Cloud Boardroom sessions/who are its members?
For privacy reasons we cannot share any member information with non-members. The majority of our members are employed at C-level positions. Participating organisations can be viewed on the respective Cloud Boardroom location pages.
Will the Cloud Boardroom only discuss Oracle cloud solutions?
No, the Cloud Boardrooms are for discussion and sharing knowledge on deploying cloud solutions for the digital transformation.
Will only Oracle customers attend?
No, Cloud Boardroom members comprise both Oracle customers and users of solutions by other vendors.
What will be expected of me as a Cloud Boardroom member?
We expect you to actively share your knowledge, experiences and thoughts at Cloud Boardroom sessions and through the Cloud Boardroom online platform.
Can I bring someone to a Cloud Boardroom meeting?
You can nominate other people to become a member. Contact us by email or through the contact form.
Our organisation isn't using (any) cloud solution. Will it still be interesting to join the Cloud Boardroom?
Membership is open to all organisations regardless of their cloud adoption level. Reluctance to cloud adoption is also an important discussion topic.
What happens at the Cloud Boardroom sessions?
We often invite an expert speaker to attend for an in-depth lecture. After that there is room for discussion and interaction, followed by drinks and dinner.
Will there be a report on the Cloud Boardroom session?
At the Cloud Boardroom sessions we adhere to the Chatham House Rule (a rule or principle according to which information disclosed during a meeting may be reported by those present, but the source of that information may not be explicitly or implicitly identified). All information will be handled confidentially. The meeting minutes will be shared with the members of its board.
Can I lose my membership? Or can I cancel?
We expect members to attend the Cloud Boardroom sessions in their region. If you want to quit being a member you can contact us through email or the contact form.
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