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Blaze Your Trail: 4 Perfect Days at Dreamforce ‘16 for Higher Ed Recruiting & Admissions Professionals

By Nathalie Mainland September 21, 2016

DreamforceDreamforce is in the air! Now that Agenda Builder is live, you’ve got some serious choices to make about the sessions you’re going to attend. There will be over 3,000 sessions at DF16. Even if you only think about the higher ed-specific sessions, there are still over 50 to choose from.

So we thought we’d help out by breaking it down for you. Here’s what we think would make a pretty perfect four days of content at Dreamforce for those of you who work in student recruiting and admissions. This list is not exhaustive ― it’s just meant to help you jump-start your Dreamforce planning. Take a look!

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Tuesday, October 4th

Salesforce.org Higher Ed Kickoff
9:00 – 10:15am
Speakers: Salesforce.org, Arizona State University, University of Colorado
Location: Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel, Grand Ballroom B

Enhancing the Prospect, Student & Alumni Experience with Communities
11:00 – 11:20am
Speaker: 7Summits
Location: The Westin St. Francis, Colonial Room: Power of Us Theater

How LSE’s Point-and-Click Portal Inspires & Attracts Prospective Students
2:00 – 2:20pm
Speakers: London School of Economics, TargetX
Location: The Westin St. Francis, Colonial Room: Power of Us Theater

Wednesday, October 5th

Using Salesforce to Build a Scoring Rubric and Recruit Quality Students
8:00 – 8:40am
Speaker: Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Location: The Westin St. Francis, California East

“Be A Customer Trailblazer” with Marc Benioff & Special Guests
1:00 – 3:00pm
Speakers: Marc Benioff & Special Guests
Moscone North, North Hall D

Hub Office Hours LIVE: Higher Ed
12:30 – 12:50pm
Speakers: Salesforce.org MVPs & Community
Location: The Westin St. Francis, Colonial Room: Power of Us Theater

Empowered Registration in Executive Education
4:30 – 5:10pm
Speaker: University of Texas Austin McCombs School of Business
Location: The Westin St. Francis San Francisco, California West

Salesforce.org Product Roadmap for Higher Ed: Where We Are & Where We’re Headed
5:00 – 5:40pm
Speakers: Salesforce.org Technology & Products
Location: The Westin St. Francis, Colonial Room: Power of Us Theater

Thursday, October 6th

From Slow to Flow: Using Flow to Streamline Processes in Admissions & Beyond
8:30 – 8:50am
Speaker: University of Michigan Ross School of Business
Location: The Westin St. Francis, Colonial Room: Power of Us Theater

Leveraging HEDA to Deliver Meaningful, Consistent, and Accurate Data
12:00 – 12:40pm
Speaker: Harvard University
Location: The Westin St. Francis, California East

Continuing & Executive Education: Roadmap for Migration to Salesforce
2:30 – 2:50pm
Speaker: Huron Consulting
Location: The Westin St. Francis, Colonial Room: Power of Us Theater

Going Beyond Recruitment: Mapping the Student Lifecycle to Salesforce
4:30 – 4:50pm
Speakers: Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, Wave6
Location: The Westin St. Francis, Colonial Room: Power of Us Theater

Friday, October 7th

Live Solution Demo: Salesforce for Higher Ed Recruiting & Admissions
11:00 – 11:20am
Speakers: Salesforce.org Solution Engineers
Location: The Westin St. Francis, Colonial Room: Power of Us Theater

Salesforce Sophistication: Creating True Automation
11:00 – 11:40am
Speaker: University of Texas San Antonio
Location: The Westin St. Francis, California East

There you have it. Remember, this is just a baseline to get you started. The trail you take is up to you. At Dreamforce, the sky’s the limit!

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NOTE: Session times, locations, and other details are subject to change. Make sure to check Agenda Builder for the latest info.