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1 Week to Go! What to Look out for at World Tour London

By May 12, 2016


It’s the one week countdown to Salesforce World Tour London! This year we’ve packed in more exciting Nonprofit and Higher Education sessions, activities and announcements and we’re sure you’ll be impressed.

As a nonprofit or higher education Salesforce user, you’re undoubtedly connected to the eco-system; whether that’s in the power of us hub, through user-groups, or just through your day to day. One of the ways our community becomes stronger is through those connections, so we’re pleased to be welcoming over 1,000 of our nonprofit and higher education customers, partners and prospects to World Tour London on May 19th.

There are tonnes of activities and sessions to keep you occupied for every minute of the day. We’ve put together a list of recommended sessions and things to do at the event, in case you’re wondering where to start.

8:00 – 8:30: Get in early, register and grab a yummy fresh coffee and snack.

8:45 – 9:25: AppExchange for Everyone: Apps That Make a Huge Difference – Breakout

With over 2,900 apps on the AppExchange you can run your entire organisation on Salesforce. In this session you will hear customers share best ways to extend Salesforce as well as how AppExchange can power solutions for every department with free and paid apps. Learn why over 79% of Salesforce customers use AppExchange apps.

10:00 – 11:30: Keynote

The keynote address is always a highlight at Salesforce World Tour events, and this year is no different. You’ll hear all the top product news, and get an insight into what’s coming up in Salesforce. We’re also delighted to have Anne-Marie Imafidon from partner, the Stemettes speaking during the keynote. She’ll be talking about women in STEM and some of the incredible ways the Stemettes are using Salesforce to build a community for young women interested in STEM.

11:30 – 13:00: Enjoy some well-deserved lunch and take the opportunity to network and engage in some of our onsite activities:

RNIB and CoderDojo – Campground

coderdojoMake sure to check out RNIB and CoderDojo in the campground. RNIB will be demonstrating the impact of technology on people affected by sight loss and offering sight simulation activities. RNIB will also be working alongside CoderDojo at the event during a coding workshop with children affected by sight loss (some really great technology to see here). Genius Bar – Campground (beside .org stand)

After checking out RNIB and CoderDojo, pop over to the Genius Bar where we’ll have nonprofit and higher education technology experts to answer your Salesforce related questions. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get all those niggling questions answered.

1:00 – 1:40: Check out the Trails! – Trailhead Zone

Get hands on with the latest Salesforce technologies using Trailhead.The trailhead zone is on all day and is invaluable for getting up to speed with Salesforce.

2:00 – 2:40: The Connected Nonprofit – Breakout

The NCS Trust had a big challenge: To build and deploy an integrated CMS system in just a number of weeks. Hear how they became a connected nonprofit, what it meant for their organisation and how it’s helping them power their mission.

3:00 – 3:40: New Features for Salesforce Admins – Breakout

Admins are the leaders who can guide their businesses to the future. Learn how to leverage the Lightning Experience and new features of Salesforce to drive innovation, tackle inefficiency and increase productivity.

3:00 – 3:40: App Overdose: A Panel Discussion on the Danger of Disconnected Systems – Breakout

Less is more. As tempting as it is to jump at every shiny new app, weaving too many into your business could do more harm than good. Come hear these experienced panelists explain how to choose the right ecosystem and develop a smart, streamlined app strategy. It’s central to delivering true business transformation…no matter what size company you are!

4:00 – 4:40: Become A Connected Campus – Breakout

Learn about campus strategy and how colleges and universities across the globe are placing students at the center of everything they do. Hear from leadership about all of the work Salesforce is doing in the Higher Education space and learn about our latest technology release – HEDA (Higher Education Data Architecture). Also hear how Hult International Business School is getting a 360-degree view of its students, events, business partners and alumni, while simultaneously and eliminating time-consuming pen-and-paper processes, with the help of Salesforce.

4:40 – 6:00: Networking and reception – Campground

Network, engage, and mingle with the team!

This is just a taster of what’s happening throughout the day. Check out the full line-up here>>

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