Day 1 of Dreamforce is here! Get ready for a week that will challenge, inspire, and amaze you. As soon as you set foot on the Dreamforce campus, you’ll notice the abundance of things to see and do. Use these tips to wrap your mind around everything that’s happening at Dreamforce today — to help you experience a little bit of everything.
In addition to the sessions and activities you already have on your own agenda, here are our top 7 picks for what you shouldn't miss today.
1. Rick Welts and Bob Myers, Golden State Warriors
9:00AM - 10:00AM Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Yerba Buena Theater
The Golden State Warriors won the 2015 NBA Championship after registering one of the most incredible regular seasons in league history (67-15 record). Come hear the team’s General Manager Bob Myers and President & COO Rick Welts talk about the Warriors’ overall philosophy of inclusion, for the greater good, to help achieve their goals. This keynote is not to be missed!
2. The Partner Keynote
10:00AM - 11:30 AM Moscone West, 3rd Floor
The Salesforce partner ecosystem is a powerful force. With a vast knowledge of products, programs, solutions, and our joint commitment to customer success, there’s no stopping what we can accomplish together. Join Tyler Prince, EVP WW Alliances & Channels, and his team for this keynote that explains what it means to be a part of the #1 Cloud Ecosystem.
3. Will Marshall, Planet Labs
10:30AM - 11:30AM Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Yerba Buena Theater
If physical change on our planet was a digital dataset that could be analyzed, parsed and searched, how would it impact the way you see the world around you, and what would you build to harness this change? Will Marshall, CEO of Planet Labs, will detail radical new technology that is reshaping our view of Earth. Data geeks, you’ll want to be here.
4. Cloud Expos Open + Welcome Reception
12:00PM - 8:00PM Cloud Expo North and West
One of the main reasons attendees flock to Dreamforce is to meet the leaders in cloud computing face to face. Where else but the Cloud Expos can you evaluate more than 350 cloud computing companies showcasing more than 1,000 solutions that can be easily integrated with Salesforce? The Cloud Expos open today at noon, and we also invite you to a special welcome reception starting at 6:00PM.
5. Josh Tetrick, Hampton Creek
12:30PM - 1:30PM Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Yerba Buena Theater
You’re sure to be inspired by the entrepreneurship and innovation of Hampton Creek, founded in December 2011, which has quickly become the world's fastest growing food company. Founder and CEO Josh Tetrick will explain how Hampton Creek makes food that’s healthier, more affordable, and more sustainable. Hear first-hand how this company engineered explosive growth — get a seat at this keynote!
6. Breakout Sessions
The first day of Dreamforce’s 1,500+ expert-led breakout sessions start today. Check out the Dreamforce agenda builder, then sort by role, industry, and your preferred topics to plan the perfect day of sessions just for you.
7. Enjoy Music at the Dreampark
There’s so much to do on the Dreampark, the heart of the Dreamforce campus. Bring a friend or make a new one. Check out the amazing bands, great food, Foundation activities, and much more. Check out a map of the Dreampark, and enjoy one or more of these excellent bands:
10:00AM Garrin Benfield
11:00AM Matt Jaffe and the Distractions
12:00PM Hot Buttered Rum
1:00PM Mark Hummel
6:00PM Amazing Embarrassonic Human Karaoke Machine
Can’t be in San Francisco today? Tune into Salesforce LIVE for a jam-packed day of keynotes and sessions online.