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Blaze Your Trail: 4 Perfect Days at Dreamforce ‘16 for Higher Ed Advancement & Alumni Relations Professionals

By Nathalie Mainland October 2, 2016

Stay Connected at DreamforceAre you a higher ed advancement and alumni relations professional? Will you be spending October 4 – 7 in San Francisco for Dreamforce ‘16? Then keep reading!

Dreamforce is right around the corner and now is the time to plan your Dreamforce schedule using Agenda Builder to make the most out of your 4 days!

We’ve created this handy guide of some of the sessions that we think higher ed advancement and alumni relations professionals will find inspiring and valuable.

This list is not exhaustive ― it’s just meant to help you jumpstart your Dreamforce planning. Take a look!

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
Speakers: 7Summits
Location: The Westin St. Francis, Colonial Room: Power of Us Theater

Wednesday, October 5th

It All Starts with Education
8:30 – 9:10am
Speakers: Tony Prophet in conversation with Sir Ken Robinson, Hadi Partovi and Marni Baker-Stein
Location: San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel, Yerba Buena Salon 9

ROI Is King
10:00 – 10:40am
Speaker: University of Minnesota
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

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

AppExchange Demo Jam for Higher Ed & Nonprofits
8:00 – 8:20am
Speakers: Apttus, Classy, Patron Technology, roundCorner, TargetX, WealthEngine
Location: The Westin St. Francis, Colonial Room: Power of Us Theater

Transforming Development & Alumnae Relations with Smith College
11:30 – 11:50am
Speaker: Smith College
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

Friday, October 7th

Live Solution Demo: Salesforce for Advancement & Alumni Relations
9:00 – 9:20am
Speakers: Salesforce.org Solution Engineers
Location: The Westin St. Francis, Colonial Room: Power of Us Theater

Gator Connect: Connecting with Alumni in New Ways
10:00 – 10:40am
Speakers: Allegheny College, Berklee School of Music

Remember, this is just a list to get you started. The only one in control of your Dreamforce experience is you — make every moment count!

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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.