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Salesforce World Tour 2015

May 28, 2015 | 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001

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All the innovation and fun you can pack into one day.

Come experience the all-new Salesforce World Tour in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, May 28 and see how to connect with your customers in a whole new way. Learn firsthand from leading customers how to sell, service, market, and succeed like never before. Register now now for a full day of innovation and learning.

See Salesforce products up close.

Find out how to use all the products of the Salesforce Customer Success Platform to transform how you connect with your customers. Get hands-on with the newest products, ask questions from our teams of product experts, and get all the answers and inspiration you need.

Visit the Success Services Zone.

Learn about our training, certification, support, and consulting programs. Connect with Salesforce experts to hear best practices, see customer examples, and gain expertise to help maximize your Salesforce investment.
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Hear from Vivek Kundra, EVP, Industries, Public Sector at Salesforce, and other executives, plus industry-leading customers, partners, and product experts who will show you how to transform your business. We’ll also feature customers who use Salesforce products to connect to their customers in a whole new way. Register now.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration & Cloud Expo* 08:30 a.m. - 09:10 a.m. Breakout Sessions** 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Keynote by Vivek Kundra, EVP, Industries, Public Sector at Salesforce, with Special Guests 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch in the Cloud Expo 1:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Breakout Sessions** 4:40 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception in the Cloud Expo *Cloud Expo will be closed during the keynote. **All breakout sessions are first come, first served.

Keynote speaker

Vivek Kundra

EVP, Industries, Salesforce CIO of the United States (2009–2011)

Vivek Kundra is executive vice president, industries at Salesforce, where he leads our efforts to create and launch innovative, scalable solutions that combine social, mobile, and cloud technologies to address challenges facing key global industries. Previously, Kundra was appointed as the first United States Chief Information Officer by President Obama and is credited with saving billions in taxpayer dollars , adopting game-changing technologies, strengthening the cybersecurity posture of the nation and launching an open government movement which has been replicated around the world. Prior to joining the Obama administration, Kundra served as the Chief Technology Officer for the District of Columbia and as the Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Kundra also served as a fellow at Harvard University at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and the Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy. He has also served in leadership roles in the private sector. The World Economic Forum selected Kundra as a 2011 Young Global Leader, representing a group of exceptional young leaders who share a commitment to shaping the global future. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Kundra was named 2011 Government Executive of the year by TechAmerica; the 2009 Chief of the Year by InformationWeek; and 2008 IT Executive of the Year for his pioneering work to drive transparency, engage citizens and lower the cost of government operations.

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Nonprofit and Higher Education Sessions

Get a year's worth of learning in a single day. Join us in Washington, D.C. for an action-packed day of power sessions for every role. Check back soon for full session details.

Walter E. Washington, Room 204BC

8:30am - 9:10am Salesforce for Nonprofits: Program Management on the Social Impact Platform Salesforce for Nonprofits helps organizations deliver more effective and efficient programs by connecting all relevant information in one place. Employees, partners, members, and data all work together seamlessly so organizations can automate every step and see the impact of their efforts in real time. Program managers collaborate seamlessly across geography. Directors have real-time insights to know they are investing in the right programs.
1:00pm - 1:40pm Salesforce for Nonprofits: Become a Connected Nonprofit Nonprofits are transforming the social sector and philanthropy by connecting their communities in powerful ways. Hear how nonprofits are leveraging Salesforce for Nonprofits to disrupt the status quo and revolutionize how they connect employees, supporters, partners and programs to accelerate the pace of change.
2:00pm - 2:40pm Salesforce for Nonprofits: Turn Big Data into Social Change Salesforce Analytics Cloud is Analytics for the Rest of Us and leading nonprofits are already showing how big data can help solve the world's complex problems. Learn how Project 8 is using Analytics Cloud to help ensure that the 8 billion people that will live on this earth in 15 years will have the food, water, and energy they need.
3:00pm - 3:40pm Salesforce for Higher Ed: Becoming a Connected Campus Built for the social and mobile era, learn how Salesforce for Higher Ed enables you to become a Connected Campus, place students at the center of everything you do, and achieve breakthrough performance across the student lifecycle. Then learn how an esteemed higher education institution is using Salesforce to increase productivity, streamline systems and processes, and create a more efficient engagement platform with their constituents. They will also share how this fits into a campus-wide CRM strategy for fostering and building relationships across the entire student lifecycle in a phased approach.
4:00pm - 4:40pm Salesforce for Nonprofits: Communicate More Effectively Whether you’re engaging a new prospect or spreading the word about your cause, delivering the message to the right person at the right time can amplify your impact. Learn how nonprofit organizations are taking advantage of 1:1 Customer Journeys in the Salesforce Marketing Cloud to get the word out and drive more impact.
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Got questions? We've got answers.

Is there a cost to attend?

The Salesforce World Tour is a free event! Register today.

Where will the event take place?

Salesforce World Tour Washington, D.C. will take place at Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

What is the venue address?

801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001.

What are the parking options?

There are thousands of parking spaces in a three block radius of the facility. This event is complimentary, with the exception of parking.

How far is the Convention Center from the airport?

Washington is surrounded by three major airports (IAD, DUL, BWI), Amtrak and a first-rate subway system, Metro. The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located between 7th and 9th Streets and N Street and Mt. Vernon Place in downtown DC, right across from Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square.

Are there public transportation options?

Yes, both the Yellow and Green lines have stations nearby: Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center.

Still have questions?

Contact us at [email protected].
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